Global Development Program

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Part of the Global Development Program's work is focused on improving the quality of education in developing countries - shifting the focus from attendance to quality instruction. Photo by Dana Schmidt/Hewlett Foundation.


In 2008, the Global Development Program pursued four goals:


In order to work toward achieving these goals, the Program made over $62 million in grants to 83 organizations.

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Download the Global Development Program's 2008 Report to the Board

See a list of the Global Development Program's grants in 2008

The Global Development Program also partnered with the Gates Foundation to make grants to improve quality education in developing countries. A list of those grants can be found here.