Grants from governments, trusts and companies help to maximise Plan’s resources and impact in developing countries.
Over the last decade grants have grown to be an important source of funding for Plan. In 2010-11 our income from grants totalled €140,000,000.
Working with national governments
Several of Plan’s fundraising countries not only receive grants from their governments but have also formed partnerships with them.
Partnership agreements set out at a strategic level the way in which the partners will work together to meet agreed goals, such as the Millennium Development Goals.
To qualify, non-governmental organisations undergo a rigorous accreditation process which ensures that government funds are channelled through organisations that have strong community support and are of sufficient size and professionalism to be able to deliver aid programmes overseas.
Plan receives grant funding from the following government agencies:
AECID - Spain
AusAID - Australia
CIDA - Canada
Danida - Denmark
DFID - UK
Irish Aid - Ireland
KOICA - Korea
MFA - Finland
MFO - Netherlands
Norad - Norway
Sida - Sweden
USAID - USA