Every Child Deserves To

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Today and in the Future

Who Are CIFF

We are an independent philanthropic organisation, with offices in Addis Ababa, Beijing, London, Nairobi and New Delhi. We work with a wide range of partners to transform the lives of children and adolescents.

Endowment and Grant Portfolio

Over the past decade, CIFF’s endowment has grown to a value of $6 billion, after charitable activities and costs. With this strong financial base, we have built a growing portfolio of charitable grants with a value of over $2.1 billion. In the 2020 financial year, grant disbursements totalled $344 million. Below is an overview of our current multi-year commitments, by sector.

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Below you can see the locations of our 5 offices...


Addis Ababa





CIFF’s Nairobi office has been operational since 2009, and in 2019 we opened our office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (officially signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ethiopian Government in 2018), increasing the level of localisation...

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Since the opening of CIFF’s office in Delhi in 2007, CIFF’s investments and partnerships in India continue to expand in number and scope. CIFF’s work in Rajasthan remains central to our India programme, where CIFF has had a...

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Building on several years of engagement with Chinese partners on climate programming, CIFF opened an office in Beijing in 2019. CIFF’s work in China focuses exclusively on climate, and the Chinese Government’s increased focus...

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Europe is home to a significant number of CIFF’s climate investments. Across the region, CIFF-supported climate programmes are implemented under a variety of strategies, including cross-cutting targeted communications, air quality...

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