Webinar Video: Grant Fundraising for HIV & AIDS Programs

The Webinar video on "Grant Fundraising for HIV & AIDS Programs" is now available online. In recent years, much progress has been made in understanding HIV & AIDS. Both in preventing contraction and improving the health and quality of life for people affected. However, while there is still much important work to be done in this sector, HIV & AIDS are no longer a priority for many donors and there is a lot of competition for limited resources. This video will explain how NGOs … [Read more...]

Maximpact Ecosystems Capacity Building Small Grant Competition

Deadline extended till 28th April 2017. Registrations are open for the 1st Maximpact capacity building small grant that will support capacity strengthening of non-profit organizations capacity in fundraising, project management, and other technical area required. Maximpact Ecosystems provides a marketplace in which a unique network of like-minded people focus on creating good impact and a more sustainable future. Funding Information The finalist will receive the grant in amount of … [Read more...]

Explore the Winning Proposals: FundsforNGOs Great Proposals Contest 2016

As we have already announced the winners of the FundsforNGOs Great Proposals Contest 2016 where Toybox (INGO) and Thanda, South Africa (NGO)developed the best proposals among all the proposals we received. Here we are publishing the proposal made by both of them, so that all the NGOs around the world can be benefited. Have a look at the proposal below and improve your fundraising by developing an outstanding proposal.      … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

The Webinar Video on "How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief" is now available online. The number of emergency situations around the world is increasing. When a crisis erupts, or within the context of an ongoing emergency, there are many funding mechanisms that are available. However, it can be difficult to access this funding, due to the system’s complexity and the chaos that ensues in an emergency situation. This video will help to explain the complexities of the humanitarian funding … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Find Sources of Funding for LGBT Organizations and LGBT-Focused Programs

The Webinar Video on “How to Find Sources of Funding for LGBT Organizations and LGBT-Focused Programs” is now available online. In the past few years, there has been a shift with the donor community that LGBT rights are human rights and they have supported this shift with more funding and new funding mechanisms. This new funding is sorely needed as many local LGBT-focused organizations have for too long faced too few sources of funding for their work. This video will provide participants … [Read more...]

FundsforNGOs Great Proposals Contest 2016 Winners Announced!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2016 proposal contest! We received hundreds of fantastic proposals from all over the world, making it very difficult to decide on only two winners. However, these two winners were selected for their very high-quality proposals. The winners of our $500 prizes are: NGO: Thanda, South Africa for the proposal “Thanda Proposal for Albert Wessels Trust” INGO: Toybox, United Kingdom for the proposal “I Exist: Birth Registration in Guatemala … [Read more...]

Donors for Women Empowerment in Africa

Most African women, in common with women all over the world, face a variety of legal, economic and social constraints. There is a wide gender gap in the education sector in Africa. In some places, women are regarded as being the equals of men, but their roles are nevertheless different. So, women traditionally look after the homestead, while men find jobs outside the home. Though African government is committed to providing equal education for girls, in practice girls drop out from school … [Read more...]

The Most Awaited Funding Opportunities of 2017

In our process of assisting you in raising funds, we are back with a new resource guide so that you can mark up your calendars in order to apply in advance for the most important grant programs of 2017. Due to a number of big grant opportunities and foundations, there are chances of missing some important opportunities that are actually worth applying for. Therefore, we have compiled all such important grant programs in a single guide so that a regular check on all good opportunities can be … [Read more...]

New Year Special: Large Grant Awards and Prizes to apply in 2017

In our process of assisting you in raising funds and accomplishing new goals in 2017, we are happy to bring to you this resource guide on "Big Awards and Prizes to Apply in 2017". We have researched and listed 15 big awards and prizes that are open every year globally or regionally. Mark up your calendars, so that you can prepare in advance for these opportunities. The opportunities have open and closing dates- so keep a warm watch on them. Download the guide on “New Year Special: Large … [Read more...]

The LGBT Fund Deep Engagement Grants for Mozambique

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC), and The United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) through their joint partnership on The LGBT Fund is seeking applications for Deep Engagement Grants serving LGBT communities in Mozambique only. The LGBT Fund aligns and expands existing EJAF, OGAC and UNAIDS initiatives to improve access to HIV and STI services for LGBT people, advancing progress towards … [Read more...]

A List of Donors Supporting Urban Development Worldwide

The need of community and economic development from job retention, creation, training priorities to new investments in public facilities, to the development of affordable housing is increasing day by day. Countries, cities around the world are facing problems of urban development and thus prefer to live in cities. The urban environment provides a variety of options to people from economic sector to every aspect of a better life. Today’s urban centres are the basis of economic activities. … [Read more...]

Syria Recovery Trust Fund: Alleviating the Suffering of the Syrian People

The Syria Recovery Trust Fund (SRTF) is a multi-donor trust fund initiated by the Group of Friends of the Syrian People and its Working Group on Economic Recovery and Development. The fund serves to channel grant funding from the international community in a transparent and accountable manner into projects inside Syria with the objective to alleviate the suffering of the Syrian people. The fund's mission and core objective is to relieve the suffering of the Syrian people affected by the ongoing … [Read more...]

Walmart Foundation, Australian Government & ADRA Support to Haiti

The Walmart Foundation, Australian Government and  Adventist Development and Relief Agency have also provided their support to the victims of the tropical storm Hurricane Mathew in Haiti. Walmart Foundation The Walmart Foundation works with a mission to create opportunities to provide a better life to people. Walmart has a long history of providing aid in times of disaster in Louisiana, working hand in hand with the people of the Gulf Region during and after Hurricane Katrina. Walmart … [Read more...]

Big Donors for Relief Work in Haiti: Curing Destruction Caused by Hurricane Mathew

Visit the list of some more donors that are supporting relief work in Haiti to cure the destruction caused by the devastating tropical storm Hurricane Mathew. Foundation Beyond Belief The Foundation Beyond Belief is a humanist charity that promotes secular volunteering and responsible charitable giving. Its mission is to unite the humanist community in volunteering and charitable efforts and advocating for compassionate action throughout the world. After the Hurricane Matthew, the … [Read more...]

Hurricane Mathew Relief Work: Foundations supporting Haiti

Here is the list of foundations that are supporting Haiti in order to survive out from the destruction caused by Hurricane Mathew. The Boston Foundation The Boston Foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everyone. The foundation seeks to broaden participation, foster collaboration and heal racial, ethnic and community divisions. The foundation has developed a Haiti Development Institute … [Read more...]

A List of Donors supporting Relief Work for Victims of the Hurricane Mathew in Haiti

The devastating tropical storm Hurricane Mathew that occurred on October 4, 2016 near Les Anglais in southwestern Haiti left an estimated US $2.25 billion in damage and at least 546 fatalities, possibly as many as 1,600. Although international aid is pouring in Haiti, there is a large need of shelter and food for affected people. As part of our efforts to increase relief efforts, we have gathered a list of donors and other international agencies that are actively providing relief and other … [Read more...]

FundsforNGOs Great Proposals Contest 2016: A Chance to win US $500 small grant for your NGO

Deadline: 10 November 2016 Entries are open for FundsforNGOs "Great Proposals Contest 2016" that is open for local NGOs, international organizations and networks. The goal of the contest is to both showcase select proposals to FundsforNGOs users – thereby sharing best practices – as well as increase awareness of FundsforNGOs tools and services amongst NGOs around the world. The contest is simple and quick to participate. You only need to fill out a small application form and submit any of your … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Create a Concept Note for the European Commission

The Webinar Video on "How to Create a Concept Note for the European Commission" is now available online. The European Commission (EC) programmes are a significant potential source of funding for NGOs, but understanding what it is exactly that the Commission wants is often daunting. Drafting a comprehensive concept note under highly competitive conditions often discourages organisations from even applying. Those that do apply frequently end up wasting a lot of time and resources drafting … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Yale’s Greenberg World Fellows Program!

Deadline: 7 December 2016 Applications are open for Yale's Greenberg World Fellows Program that brings 16 accomplished, mid-career, global leaders to Yale for a four-month immersive transformational journey. The mission of the Greenberg World Fellows Program is to cultivate and empower a network of globally engaged leaders committed to making the world a better place. The program, which is part of Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, provides the opportunity for World Fellows to … [Read more...]

Creating a Social Media Strategy for Your NGO

A social media strategy is a plan to help NGOs best take advantage of the opportunities available through social media. Just as a communications strategy ensures your NGO’s communications efforts are consistent and effective, a social media strategy will do the same for your organization’s social network activity. While a social media strategy should be comprehensive, this is not a time to set overly ambitious goals. Rather, this is an opportunity for your NGO to look realistically at how and … [Read more...]