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Grantmaking

The United Nations Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. The United Nations Foundation works collaboratively with the UN in program development. UN Foundation grants to UN agencies are intended to support a variety of UN causes -- consistent with the Secretary-General's priorities, UN Foundation criteria and UN Foundation programmatic priorities. UN Foundation supports UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes exclusively, but strongly encourages the UN system to integrate civil society and the private sector into project proposals.

Together with the United Nations Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP), the UN Foundation pursues funding opportunities which support the UN's Agenda for Development and the goals set at recent United Nations global conferences. Projects consistent with national development goals and priorities as well as efforts aimed at improving collaboration among UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes are encouraged. UN Foundation is also working collaboratively with selected UN agencies to improve institutional capacity and effectiveness in a manner consonant with the Secretary-General's reform program.

Funding Reports
UN Foundation grants are approved by the Board of Directors after careful consideration of project proposals. Announcements of project funding are made public through press releases accompanied by project specific recipient lists and graphs.

The UN Foundation works with the UN and the UNFIP during identification, evaluation and approval of projects for funding. 

Agencies UN Foundation Grantmaking Supports

Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Office of the Secretary General
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (HABITAT)
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)
United Nations Department of Disarmament Affairs (DDA)
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Affairs (UNDPKO)
United Nations Department of Political Affairs (DPA)
United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI)
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
United Nations Development Group (UNDG)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Educational-Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
United Nations Gender Task Force
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP)
United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
United Nations Secretariat
United Nations Staff College (UNSC)
United Nations University For Peace
World Bank
World Health Organization (WHO)

 
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