An Initiative of the International Youth Foundation

Victoria Dunning

Vice President for Programs
The Global Fund for Children

Victoria Dunning serves as the Vice President for Programs of The Global Fund for Children (GFC), with oversight of an annual $5.0 million global grants portfolio supporting community-based organizations that improve the lives of children and youth.  She is also responsible for building and strengthening GFC’s capacity-building services to its grantee partners.  Ms Dunning spearheaded GFC’s initiative for the design, development and implementation of GFC’s Organizational Capacity Index, as well as for its grassroots grantmaking metrics framework.  Previously, Ms. Dunning worked on global health and international development programs the United Nations Foundation, the Pacific Institute for Women’s Health, USAID Tanzania, and as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Ms Dunning has MPH from Columbia University and a BA from Mount Holyoke College.  She has exceptional language facility with proficiency in French, Spanish, Wolof and Swahili.