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...]

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...]

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