Drupal Association members fund grants that make connections all over the world.
Attached is a patch that will cause email verification to be done on user-supplied e-mails on:
1) The site contact form
2) The multiple user account creation form provided by the userplus module (http://drupal.org/project/userplus)
The patch must be applied after the patch to verify e-mail addresses in comments at http://drupal.org/node/458758#comment-3047218