Grantee Profile

Fund for War-Affected Children and Youth

Grants to Fund for War-Affected Children and Youth

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year)

    Human Rights

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The Fund for War-Affected Children and Youth in Northern Uganda (Uganda Fund) is an intermediary grantmaking organization based in Gulu that was established to address the deficits of the two-decade Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) war and to get a new generation on its feet. Funds support the hosting of The Missing Peace 3, a three-day meeting in Entebbe, Uganda, engaging 70-80 conflict-related sexual violence experts and practitioners from Kenya, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Support for the Fund for War-Affected Children and Youth in Uganda, an intermediary grant-making organization based in Northern Uganda, will provide livelihood opportunities to victims of sexual and gender-based violence in the post-conflict regions of Northern Uganda.

  • $1,500,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support grassroots initiatives to foster peace, justice, and reconciliation in northern Uganda (over three years).

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of grassroots initiatives to foster peace, justice, and reconciliation.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of grassroots initiatives to foster peace, justice, and reconciliation.

  • $1,500,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of funding community-driven initiatives to foster peace, justice, and reconciliation (over one year).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Fund for War-Affected Children and Youth $4,900,000 between 1983 and 2015.