Global Poverty

Please note the following includes all grants of £5,000 or more made since 2012-13 when the Trust was re-named the Frederick Mulder Foundation. Prior to this, it operated on a smaller scale and was known as The Prairie Trust. The Prairie Trust was established in 1986. Grant amounts, including thoser for for current grantees, are shown in our annual accounts and can be downloaded here.
Figures on this page are updated to March 2020.  New grantees from April 2019 will be listed soon.


Academics Stand Against Poverty

Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) is an international community of academics confronting the rules and practices that perpetuate global poverty. Using an evidence based approach, ASAP provides alternatives to conventional analysis by media and government organisations, proposals for reforming rules and policies and public education enabling citizens to engage with crucial issues. FMF supports the management of ASAP’s international network of country chapters.

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Global Witness

Global Witness is a leader in the anti-corruption and transparency movement. For over 25 years, the organisation has taken on large vested interests, pursued difficult lines of enquiry to expose the worst perpetrators of human and environmental rights abuse and used this to create systemic change. FMF supports Global Witness’ work to expose the worst cases of corrupt activity and campaign for robust international and national legislation to prevent the siphoning of state money.

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Global Financial Integrity

Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a Washington, DC-based research and advisory organization, is a global leader in estimating the magnitude of illicit money leaving developing country economies. Indeed it defined the now well understood term “illicit financial flows”. FMF’s grant supports the GFI’s work to embed its Trade Mis-invoicing Assessment System.

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Grant History:

FMF supported GFI from 2016 to 2019.

Total funds received to date £35,000


Incentives for Global Health

Incentives for Global Health is a non-profit organization devoted to advancing market-based solutions to global health challenges. FMF supports its Health Impact Fund initiative – a proposal for a new institution which would reward new pharmaceuticals based on actual health impact and enable the widest access to medicines registered with HIF. Currently, only 10% of global healthcare resources are spent on developing countries where 90% of preventable diseases happen.

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Grant History:

FMF has supported IGH between 2013 and 2019.

Total funds received to date £47,225



RESULTS works to generate the public and political will to make a difference to the lives of the poorest people in the developing world. RESULTS carries out strategic advocacy, media and public awareness-raising campaigns at national and international level. FMF is currently providing a two year grant towards its Climate Risk Insurance Programme through which it aims to ensure that insurance affords the poor the appropriate protections and opportunities.

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Grant History:

FMF supported RESULTS from 2013 to 2019.

Total funds received to date £100,623