Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to provide services or other forms of support to increase mutual understanding across countries, encourage social, economic or political development outside of the U.S., and/or impact national, multilateral or international policies on international issues. (rev. 12/04)
Scope notes: Includes: Organizations that promote international understanding and friendly relations among nations; foster an exchange of ideas on international affairs and globalization; preserve world peace; protect national and cooperative security interests; foster international human rights; promote international economic, social and political development; foster exchanges of scholars scientists artists, journalists and other professionals; and raise and distribute funds for the benefit of overseas institutions (e.g., Friends of the American University in Rome).
Organizations whose primary purpose is to provide technical assistance training and material resources to support the capacity-building efforts of nations outside the U. S. with a focus on agricultural and rural development, health, education, social welfare, small business development and industrial growth. Use this code for organizations that provide a wide range of international development and/or relief services or those not specified below.
Key words: Aid to Developing Countries; International Aid; International Assistance
Scope notes: Includes: Organizations whose primary purpose is to provide health assistance and training, loans and loan guarantees, financial and other material support for hospitals, medical services for countries outside the United States; Organizations whose primary purpose is to educate individuals, provide financial support for educational institutions and other forms of material support for students and institutions in countries outside the United States; and Organizations whose primary purpose is to provide technical assistance, training, and other forms of support to encourage the development of appropriate technologies, science and technology transfer, and technological capability building of countries outside the United States.