Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from USAID

The webinar video on "How to Raise Funds from USAID" is now available online. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is a major source of funds and partnership opportunities for NGOs around the world. USAID offers a significant amount of funding resources for NGOs through grant opportunities and requests for applications. USAID’s funding resources support a wide range of issues areas: agriculture and food security; democracy and human rights; education; global health; … [Read more...]

How NGOs can Work Remotely More Effectively

An Interview with Peter Ivanov Over the last 20 years, Peter Ivanov - Keynote Speaker and Executive coach, Athletic Champion and father of five girls - is leading international virtual NGO teams across Europe, Asia and Africa to show them how to deliver projects quicker, reduce cost and develop their NGOs for the future. Today, Peter is sharing his advice on effective leadership and collaboration within virtual NGO teams.   How can NGO companies achieve extraordinary results … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

The Chrysalis Trust: Grants to UK registered Charities providing Public Benefits

Deadline: 15 December 2016 The Chrysalis Trust is seeking applications from UK registered charities providing public benefits. The Trust prioritizes its funds for less popular and harder to fund projects in UK. The trust is able to provide support for both capital projects and core funding with 'one off' donations. Funding Priorities Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria Applicants can be … [Read more...]

The LGBT Fund Deep Engagement Grants in Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique

Deadline: 3 October 2016 The Elton John AIDS Foundation, the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC), and UNAIDS have recently launched the LGBT Fund to respond to the pressing need for action to support LGBT people affected by HIV. The LGBT Fund seeks to improve efforts to end stigma, discrimination and violence against LGBT individuals, by working with community leaders, civil society, and service providers to create environments that promote health and well-being. It has been set … [Read more...]

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative: Advancing Human Potential and Promoting Equality

Profile: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative  IMPORTANT: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is not likely to offer any funding opportunities to NGOs at this time. It is not a grant giving foundation but a company that also invests in social enterprises.  Founded on: 1 December 2015  Location: Menlo Park, CA, United States  Website: https://chanzuckerberg.com  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chanzuckerberginitiative/?ref=page_internal  Mission: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative seeks to … [Read more...]

HIF Invention Grants: Move Beyond Insights and Bring an Idea to Life

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund's Invention Grants are provided for the invention of a creative solution or novel idea, which helps address a problem or seize an opportunity. Combining analysis, discussion and, most importantly, creativity to generate ideas or harness new technologies. By invention, the fund means moving beyond insights and starting to bring an idea to life. Applicants will need to prioritise what is important about their innovation and develop a coherent solution that can be … [Read more...]

HIF Diffusion Grants: Extended Outreach of Successful Innovations

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund's Diffusion Grants are for the diffusion and extended outreach of successful innovations – taking them to scale and leading to wider adoptions outside the original setting. This might mean scaling within a large organisation, or transferring knowledge to other actors. This will likely see the original innovation continually developed and refined. A grant up to £50,000 is available for the Diffusion phase of the process. All proposals will be assessed … [Read more...]

Humanitarian Innovation Fund: Recognition Grants

Are you an aid worker in a humanitarian setting that can see a process isn’t efficient, or a product not adequate, but need support to research this further? Or, do you have a bright idea for inventing a device or process that could improve the quality and speed in which aid is delivered but need support to delve deeper and consult with relevant stakeholders? The recognition grants are for projects that involve generating meaningful insights to inform the invention of potential solutions.  It … [Read more...]

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund: Core Grants to Provide Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Do you have an innovative project? Does your project relate to humanitarian aid? If yes, then apply for Humanitarian Innovation Fund's Core grants. The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organisations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance. The Fund exists to support humanitarian innovation as the process of  creating, testing and scaling novel approaches in humanitarian aid, in order to … [Read more...]