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Today, we live in a world crippled by inequalities. Poverty, hunger, climate change, access to health and education, among other challenges are global concerns affecting us all.
The coronavirus crisis will push more than a quarter of a billion people into starvation unless swift action is taken to provide food and humanitarian relief to the most vulnerable. With already over 1 in 10 people worldwide living below the poverty line, the United Nations has warned 500 million more could fall into poverty as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
ConnectAID is the first combined charitable giving platform and social impact network dedicated to Sustainable Development Goals that allows direct support and contributions to international nonprofits. It allows nonprofits, corporates and individuals to get involved and contribute to sustainable development actions, and to become the change during the health and economic crisis we are currently going through.
The International Solidarity Network is on a mission. We want to be a part of the change and to encourage solidarity differently.
Our goal is to connect you to international aid, for greater social, humanitarian and environmental impact.
We offer a new approach of international solidarity: the belief that together we can tackle sustainable development and the disastrous consequences of COVID-19.
An advanced technology serving common good
Nonprofits now have access to the support and tools they need to be more impactful, including to a new communication network allowing them to inform their audience in real time about realities on the ground.
Your window to the humanitarian world
ConnectAID allows you to create your personal profile and invite your connections to join. Your newsfeed informs you of current humanitarian and environmental issues, while keeping you up to date with on-going projects.
A connected solidarity
We can help you make direct donations to support on-going development projects. All nonprofit partners have carefully been selected. You can choose to contribute to some actions on the ground, and the network will allow you to witness the real impact of your generosity.
Join the community of change makers
ConnectAID is built on the idea of community and networking as a way to bridge the gap between humanitarian needs in the field and individuals who want to help. We also offer, through our Volunteer, Sponsorship, Solidarity Trips and Ambassador Programs, the chance for anyone to become a global change maker.
Nonprofits who join forces with ConnectAID can reach a global audience on a viral platform which takes absolutly no commission on the direct contributions. ConnectAID offers to support nonprofits with their communication, for example to coordinate their information flow from the field and tell their story in a clear and compelling way. Many other services will be offered as the platform evolves, all meant to allow nonprofits to concentrate on their core mission.
ConnectAID offers international nonprofits various optional services to help them focus completely on their activities on the ground. Whether the aim of nonprofits who join ConnectAID is to raise more funds, reach potential corporate sponsors or minimize their need for their communication investment, our priority and principal beneficiaries remain the local communities directly impacted by humanitarian crises and development issues.
Any international nonprofit organization or Foundation whose on-going project(s) contribute to at least one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, and that fulfil all legal requirements, can request a partnership. All nonprofit partners must meet our selection criteria and be able to provide tax deduction forms to their donors (at least in one EU or North American country). Considering the current situation, priority for the next round of application may be given to actions related to international poverty, the coronavirus crisis and climate change. Do not hesitate to register!
Our Academy of Community Advocates provides training to SDG advocates and encourages solidarity at an international level. Community Advocates are from all over the world and are all activists dedicated to SDG action. In addition, ConnectAID’s Youth Voices project and the high-level thought leader Ambassador program includes international SDG influencers from all backgrounds that assist in the creation and execution of ConnectAID’s mission and values. ConnectAID also holds an SDG Book Corner, a list of SDG Influencers and provides a mapping system of SDG actions around the world. And annually, we organise distinguished World Summits dedicated to exposing SDG values, breaking silos, and encouraging solidarity.
Why join: find out how to become a partner
ConnectAID showcases meaningful sustainable development projects around the world. We finance ourselves through our services to nonprofits and corporations. 100% of all donations go to nonprofits who work directly with local populations.
The International Solidarity Network allows you to connect with people, support a nonprofit project and follow online what is going on in the field and the impact of your donation, for more positive effect on many lives.Join the network
ConnectAID, which is now in its Beta phase, is growing completely organically by word of mouth. This only inspires us to keep going, knowing we are actively contributing to changes within the global community.
ConnectAID has invested more than 28,000 hours of work in the creation of the International Solidarity Network, now internationally renowned through its extended network of over 2 million social media network, academic leaders, corporate entities, and other individuals and stakeholders who care about the “SDGeneration” and mission.
Thank you to everyone who has made the success of the International Solidarity Network possible. In addition to our current team of specialists in areas of communication, computer programming, humanitarian and development aid, we also would like to thank our partners, Ambassadors and all those who believed in us and who are using ConnectAID to make a difference.
Thank you for spreading the word of the International Solidarity Network on a global scale.