UNICEF and UNICEF USA's work for children rely entirely on voluntary donations. These donors and philanthropists are critical to helping provide lifechanging and lifesaving care for children worldwide.



There are many reasons. Here are a few:


  1. UNICEF USA is included in CharityWatch's list of Top-Rated Charities.

  2. UNICEF USA receives the highest ratings for transparency, accountability and administration Charity Navigator.

  3. UNICEF USA has been vetted by GlobalGiving, and has achieved Superstar status for demonstrating the highest level of engagement and/or effectiveness over the past year.

  4. Of every dollar spent, 88 cents goes toward helping children. UNICEF USA spends about 8 cents on fundraising costs, and just over 3 cents on administration.

  5. UNICEF USA is consistently the top national committee that funds UNICEF's work for children.

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Join a UNICEF USA philanthropy community

Guardian Circle »

Every child needs a guardian, especially the world's most vulnerable children. When you join the Guardian Circle with a monthly gift, you can be a lifeline for children everywhere, helping them to survive and thrive.

Leadership Circle »

The Leadership Circle is our community of committed donors who give $1,000 to $10,000 annually to UNICEF USA. Its members help UNICEF provide the nutrition, clean water, medical supplies and education children need to survive and thrive.

Next Generation »

UNICEF Next Generation is a committed group of young leaders in their 20s and 30s who pledge their financial resources, time, networks and skills to UNICEF's lifesaving work. 

Humanitarian Circle »

The Humanitarian Circle offers increasing levels of membership to connect with UNICEF's work through volunteer opportunities, intimate program events, field visits and exclusive access to staff. Become a global citizen and make a lasting difference in the lives of children all over the world.

Legacy Circle »

Leave a lasting impact for future generations through estate planning. When you gift your estate to UNICEF USA, you help create a more equitable world for children.


Our mission

To relentlessly pursue an equitable world for every child.

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