NGO Monitor research reveals that the NGO involvement in Congresswoman McCollum's legislation runs more deeply than endorsement from BDS NGOs. The entirety of the proposed bill is premised on factually inaccurate claims from anti-Israel advocacy NGOs, including direct quotes from DCIP’s “No Way to Treat a Child” 2016 report and website.
The United States and Canada are not immune to the negative consequences of NGO funding. While not as extensive as the problems in Europe, some American funding does support pro-BDS groups.
Transparency and Due Diligence in U.S. Government Funding for Israeli and Palestinian NGOs: 2016 Update
An updated analysis of U.S. government funding for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate in Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA).
The Canadian government has donated millions of dollars to World Vision, whose employee funneled funds to the terrorist group Hamas.
The findings of a Senate report detailing the use of resources developed with State Department funding to advance political campaigns in Israel highlight the need for greater oversight in US funding of political advocacy NGOs.
Jewish Voice for Peace, a US-based organization that refers to itself as the “Jewish wing” of the Palestinian solidarity movement, is completely non-transparent about its funding sources. NGO Monitor research has indentified a sizable portion of its funding, from private foundations and trusts.
Human Rights Watch and CodePink were involved in lobbying campaigns leading up to the United States' statement reiterating its regulations for labeling goods produced in the West Bank and Gaza.