Sustainable Development Goals


CAF America actively aligns every grant we make with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


SDG #3 Good Health and Well-Being –  923 Grants | $15,525,144
SDG #4 Quality Education – 753 Grants | $13,019,810
SDG #15 Life on Land –  108 Grants | $3,514,875
SDG #2 Zero Hunger –  216 Grants | $2,144,662
SDG #8 Decent Work and Economic Growth –  117 Grants | $1,974,914








CAF America is a proud partner of SDG Philanthropy Platform.

The SDG Philanthropy Platform informs and catalyzes collaboration through building awareness and connections between those working in the philanthropy sector and beyond. We share a belief that the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an important and effective new roadmap to a better world for all.

Other partners include the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Foundation Center, The Mastercard Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Ford Foundation and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

Explore resources from the SDG Philanthropy Platform

Check out some of the work of CAF America grantees towards the Sustainable Development Goals!

No Poverty

Zero Hunger

Good Health
and Well-Being

Quality Education

 Gender Equality

 Clean Water
and Sanitation

and Clean Energy

Decent Work
and Economic Growth

 Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure

 Reduced Inequalities

 Sustainable Cities
and Communities

 Responsible Consumption
and Production

 Climate Action

Life Below Water

Life on Land

Peace, Justice and
Strong Institutions

for the Goals


Listen to more about SDGs on the CAF America Radio Network

Tune into the conversation on the Sustainable Development Goals with the following episodes of the CAF America Radio Network:

Post 2015 SDGs and International Diaspora GivingTranscript

Mind the Gaps: Unifying Philanthropy to Achieve Sustainable DevelopmentTranscript

To Lead or to Follow: Navigating the SDGsTranscript

Read more about the SDGs on the CAF America Blog

Learn more about the intersection of the SDGs and cross-border philanthropy on the CAF America blog:

The Sustainable Development Goals: A Plan for 2016 and Beyond

Latest from the UN: CAF America Participates in Global Development Week

Philanthropy and the SDGs: A Real Opportunity or Just Another Set of Buzzwords?

CAF America Celebrates UN Day