Drupal Association members fund grants that make connections all over the world.
This project is only being used by 21 sites at the time of this posting. This project, while I have no connection to it, I feel NEEDS more exposure. Please look at it: https://drupal.org/project/internet_defense_league
"The Internet Defense League takes the tactic that killed SOPA & PIPA and turns it into a permanent force for defending the internet, and making it better. Think of it like the internet's Emergency Broadcast System, or its bat signal!"