Our response to Covid-19

This global pandemic is a stark reminder that no matter who we are or where we come from, we are all in this together. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been working to refine our operations to uphold and even improve support for our grantee partners. Read the letter from our President for more information.

Our online 2020 annual report is here!

Check it out here! It is filled with stories and videos about our grantee partners and the wonderful work that they do. Below you will find download links to the interactive online version and the printable version of the report. If you have any feedback, please let us know.

Our latest stories

Helping students to become strong readers in North Carolina

Education NC (EdNC) is an LDP partner that provides investigative journalism, diverse perspectives and policy research on education issues in North Carolina. For the past several years, EdNC has provided statewide coverage on North Carolina’s journey to improve early reading instruction, chronicling and helping to advance policy and practice to help more students become strong readers. In April 2021, EdNC’s coverage contributed to the successful passage of new statewide legislation governing the teaching of reading in all NC classrooms.

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Helping fishers in India during Covid-19

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) Trust is a not-for-profit collective that supports fishers and their families. In 2020, many locally based civil society organisations, in partnership with ICSF Trust, stepped up to the challenge of Covid-19. Aid was delivered to those who needed it most – single women households, the elderly, and people with disabilities.

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Watch our latest video

Since the Covid-19 crisis began, Partage – Geneva’s sole foodbank, has been organising volunteers to come together three times a week to pack 5,000 bags of food and hygiene products. It has distributed these supplies at sites across the city, reaching 16,000 people in need each week.


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