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Global Communities

Base of operations (headquarters)

8601 Georgia Avenue, Suite 300 Silver Spring, MD 20910-3440 USA

Who we are

Global Communities is a global development organization committed to working in partnership with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable, impactful changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.

We bring together local ingenuity and global insights to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures.

What we do

Global Communities has expertise in the following areas:

  • Humanitarian Assistance
  • Development Finance 
  • Sustainable Development
  • Economic Development; 
  • Gender Empowerment
  • Positive Youth Development;
  • Democracy and Governance; 
  • Civil Society and Capacity Development; 
  • Food Security and Agriculture and Cooperative Development;
  • Global Health; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH);

Geographic scope

Americas – Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico

Africa – Botswana, Burundi, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia

Asia-Pacific – India, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Syria, Turkey

Europe – Ukraine


Bilateral Aid/Government agencies: USAID, Sida, USDA, BHA, UNHCR

Foundations: Gates, Caterpillar, Corteva, Diageo, Gap, MasterCard, Unilever, John Deere, Rick Steves

Multilateral Aid: World Bank

Others: Various

Year of foundation


Development Contact

Contact Name: Ashley Holst

Title or Position: Interim Chief of Party, USAID/CLEAR

Email: aholst@globalcommunities.org