In 2014, Adalah created the “Adalah Justice Project” (AJP), based in Boston, with the goal of transforming “American perception, policy and practice in Palestine/Israel into a human rights approach that guarantees historical justice and equality for all.”
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.
From April 29 – May 6, 2018, the Center for Constitutional Rights led a trip to Israel and the West Bank labeled as the “Justice Delegation.” This trip, made up of self-proclaimed social justice advocates, claimed to provide a “better understand[ing of] the human rights situation in Israel and Palestine.” In sharp contrast, participants met exclusively Palestinian and Israeli organizations that promote a one-sided Palestinian narrative of the conflict.
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.
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.