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FSD Fundraising Causes
FSD proudly supports the work of our community partners around the world. Through special grant funding, our partners learn important skills in project design and management, financial administration, and monitoring and evaluation of sustainable development programs.
The projects on this page have been endorsed by our Site Teams and San Francisco staff to ensure strong community buy-in and participation—integral to every project we undertake. You can be confident your donation support sustainable growth in some of the world's most marginalized communities, giving real help where it is needed most. Please consider making a contribution today!
NGO Fundraising Causes
FSD proudly supports the work of our community partners around the world. Through FSD´s grant process, FSD partners learn important skills in project design and management, financial administration, and monitoring and evaluation. The following projects have been developed by the staff of FSD´s community partners.
Alternativa | Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua
47% of Nicaragua’s population lives below the poverty line, and the rural communities in the municipality of Masaya are no exception. Microfinance NGO Alternativa is currently working with women in a number of rural communal banks, who face the daily challenge of selling agricultural produce, food and other sundry items at markets in the surrounding cities. Read more here ...
Formación Fénix | Tola, Nicaragua
A remote location, poor infrastructure, and poverty limit the aspirations of young adults in the communities of Limón 1 and 2 and Las Salinas. Tola, the district in which these communities are located, has an employment rate of only 30%. Young parents find themselves in the poverty cycle without the skills, resources or education to earn enough to sustain themselves or their families. Read more here ...
Intern Fundraising Causes
FSD Interns are students and young professionals working with FSD's partner NGOs throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America. Interns learn best practices for sustainable development while contributing their time and skills to strengthen the efforts of our NGO partners. The following projects have been collaboratively developed by FSD Interns and our local NGO partners. Stay posted for future intern causes to support!
Emmett O'Brian | Mombasa, Kenya
The Coast Region in Kenya suffers from a variety of problems; youth unemployment greater than 50%, rising fuel costs, and unhealthy living conditions. The rising costs of fuel cut into family’s budgets and drain money out of the local economy exacerbating aforementioned problems. Golden Services is a Microfinance Organization in Mombasa that reaches out to communities along the coast through providing credit and training for individuals in these communities to start up bio gas conversion centers. Read more here ...