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Fight Fraud against NGOs
Fight Fraud against NGOs

NGOs are one of the most vulnerable groups susceptible to online frauds and phishing scams. Highly shrewd scammers specifically target NGOs with fake lucrative offers of arranging grants in exchange for a "processing fee". In order to win their trust, they often claim to represent large donor agencies and private companies (including fundsforNGOs) and issue false letters and contracts. NGOs often fall to such traps and pay money in hope of getting grants. But this usually ends up in losing money or sensitive information. The following resources have been developed to help NGOs become aware of online scams and take measures against them.

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Grants and Resources for Sustainability

False Promise of Grant Funding or Award to NGOs

This is one of the most popular scams going around the internet. NGOs unexpectedly receive an email or a social media post or a WhatsApp/text message which says that a certain... (More)

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Grants and Resources for Sustainability

Online fake offers of grants and similar scams are widespread across the NGO sector around the world. With so much information reaching them from all sides, it is often difficult for NGOs to identify the genuine grant offers from the... (More)

Phishing emails are one of the most common ways to dupe NGOs with false promises of grant money offered by unknown individuals. Here are some tips on how NGOs can avoid falling into phishing email traps.

Do not expose your... (More)

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Grants and Resources for Sustainability

Below are the steps you need to take if you think you have come across a scam.

Never Ever respond back to a Scam email

As fraudsters send millions of email messages, they want to make sure if the email... (More)