Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Global Development Group USA and what does it do?
Over a billion people in poor countries around the world live in poverty and struggle every day simply to survive. Global Development Group’s work is to help improve the lives of those children, families and communities living in poverty.
Global Development Group U.S.A works in conjunction with Global Development Group in Australia. GDG is carrying out over four hundred projects in developing countries. Projects by Global Development Group in Australia commenced in 2004 and Global Development Group USA began taking tax deductible donations in May, 2007.
As well as providing relief in emergency situations, we work on long-term community development projects that address the causes of poverty and help people move towards self-sufficiency.
We depend on the support of the public for funding. Major donors include businesses, foundations and special interest groups. Other avenues include emergency relief appeals and cash donations.
We are an organization providing help on the basis of need. We do not discriminate on religious, political, social, cultural, age or gender grounds. Global Development Group believes in freedom, justice, peace and an opportunity for everyone.
Can I make a difference?
Every person who supports Global Development Group’s work is making a difference in someone's life in one or more of the following ways:
- provide the essentials to meet the basic needs of a child;
- sponsoring a family or community;
- helping rescue children from exploitation, funding vital development work, giving aid in emergency situations; or, participating in advocacy campaigns.
Is Global Development Tax Exempt ?
Yes, Global Development Group has 501 (c ) (3) approval.
Global Development Group is a signatory to the International Code of Conduct, which provides standards on management, communication with the public, and most importantly, how funds are spent.
At all times Global Development Group maintains the highest professional standards to ensure excellence in our performance, activities and accountability to all parties associated with our organisation.
Donations And Implementation
Donations for approved projects are receipted to provide tax-deductibility for the donors.
Finance is disbursed to approved projects, usually through an on-field Project Manager. Tax-deductible gifts are disbursed to the donor’s requested projects.
Monitor Project Implementation
Finance is disbursed to approved projects, usually through an on-field Project Manager. Tax-deductible gifts of money and goods are used on approved projects.