Annual Report 2017
Holding firm to our disruptive approach and empowering the next generation to solve the seemingly intractable problems they face
Established sixteen years ago in 2002, CIFF was set up to improve the lives of children and young people living in poverty in developing countries. This mission has not changed. Indeed, we are holding firm to our disruptive approach and empowering the next generation to solve the seemingly intractable problems they face.
Much progress has been made during the twelve months covered in this Annual Report (January to December 2017). Keeping sustainability at the core of everything we do, in 2017 we renewed our emphasis on localisation – in our thinking, the insights we seek, our partnerships and in execution. And we continued to provide philanthropic leadership, building deeper collaborations with our current funding partners, while bringing new donors to the core issues we care about.
In doing so, CIFF continues to pursue our founder’s vision that the purpose of CIFF is as a catalyst of change. We exist “to solve problems not make grants.”