To help donors overcome the barriers to grass-roots grantmaking by identifying worthy organisations and moving funds at minimal cost. Part of the association's aim is to mobilize resources for global environmental sustainability and social justice within the philanthropic community. Concerning the environmental problems, the Global Greengrants Fund has a primary role in ensuring funds specifically dedicated to climate change issues. Furthermore, Greengrants responds quickly to natural catastrophes, being able to mobilize funds quickly and direct them to grassroots groups.
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The Global Greengrants Fund makes small grants (typically $500 to $5000) to grass-roots environmental groups in about 75 developing countries around the globe, including Asia, Africa and Latin America. GGF uses a global network of activist advisors, based in 11 regional and 2 global advisory boards that are responsible for recommending and mentoring grantees.