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How are we funded?

The core needs of the GFMD are covered by membership fees and additional voluntary contributions from its members. At times, the GFMD receives grants or loans from institutional and private donors for specific activities. Donors that have supported the GFMD include the Flanders Government, UNESCO, the Open Society Foundations, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), the European Commission, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and the United Nations Development Fund (UNDEF). Currently, GFMD's project activties are funded by grants from Flanders Government and National Endowment for Democracy (NED).