Access Fund: Seeking Applications for Climbing Conservation Grant Program

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The Access Fund is seeking applications for its Climbing Conservation Grant Program that preserve or enhance climbing access and opportunities and conserve the climbing environment throughout the United States. Funding Information Most grant requests range from $1,000 to $4,000 The Access Fund considers requests for over $10,000, but these projects should have national significance and utilize a high degree of matching funds. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

European Commission: Ensuring Effective Delivery of Aid to Victims of Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Settings

Deadline: 22 August 2018 European Commission is seeeking applications for its program entitled "Ensuring effective delivery of aid to victims of sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian settings." The overall goal of the pilot project is to produce recommendations and contribute to increasing the capacity of humanitarian actors to adequately respond to sexual violence in humanitarian settings, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of EU aid. The overall aim shall be to develop … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the 16th Edition of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for the 16th Edition of its UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture with an aim to encourage the  propose qualified candidates who deserve recognition for their literary, scientific or artistic achievements, as well as for their global dissemination of Arab culture – independent of any religious considerations. The purpose of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture is … [Read more...]

LIFE: Seeking Proposals for Action Grants to finance “Integrated Projects”

Deadline: 5 September 2018 LIFE is seeking proposals for its Action Grants to finance "Integrated Projects" under the LIFE sub-programmes for Environment and Climate Action. Integrated Projects are projects implementing on a large territorial scale, in particular, regional, multi-regional, national or trans-national scale, environmental or climate plans or strategies required by specific Union environmental or climate legislation, developed pursuant to other Union acts or developed by Member … [Read more...]

UK Department for Education awards £240,000 to support Mental Health Services for Children and Young People

A group of organisations,  led by the Anna Freud Centre has received £240,000 from the U.K Department for Education, to work with Action for Children, Child Outcomes Research Consortium, Research in Practice and NSPCC. Up to 10 pilots across the country will trial new high quality mental health assessments, that ensure young people are assessed at the right time, with a focus on their individual needs as they enter care. The pilot areas will also benefit from a share of £650,000 to deliver the … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2018 Climate and Clean Air Awards

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Nominations are open for 2018 Climate and Clean Air Awards to recognize exceptional contributions and actions taken by individuals or groups to reduce short-lived climate pollutants. This can include transformative or innovative actions to reduce black carbon and methane emissions from household energy, transportation, municipal solid waste, the brick sector and other combustion industries, agriculture and the oil and gas industry; or to replace hydrofluorocarbons used in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for iF Social Impact Prize!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Nominations are open for iF Social Impact Prize with an aim to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty: Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing … [Read more...]

Healthy Canadians Grants: Providing Support for Community-Run Initiatives

Deadline: 22 June 2018 Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is accepting applications for its program entitled "Healthy Canadians Grants" to support innovative, grassroots health initiatives. These Grants are designed to provide support for community-run initiatives that: improve the quality of life for patients and vulnerable populations living in those communities; and have a positive impact on the community as a whole and the lives of Canadians. The theme for 2018 is seniors’ … [Read more...]

International Community announces US$4.4 billion life-saving Humanitarian Aid to support Syria

At the second Brussels conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region, the international community has announced a US$4.4 billion in funding to support life-saving humanitarian aid as well as resilience and development activities to millions of affected people in Syria and the region this year. The international community also confirmed $3.4 billion in funding for humanitarian, resilience and development activities in 2019 to 2020 for the Syria crisis response. Thirty-six donors at … [Read more...]

AHRC: Education in Conflict and Protracted Crises

Deadline: 24 May 2018 The Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in discussions with the Department for International Development (DFID) and British Academy about potential future collaboration on the theme of “Education in Conflict and Protracted Crises”. This highlight notice is intended to encourage the development of research networking proposals which explore the contribution that arts and humanities research can make to education and learning in low or middle income country … [Read more...]

EACEA Call for Proposals: Technical Assistance and Capacity Building 2018

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is accepting proposals for its program entitled "Technical Assistance and Capacity Building 2018" to contribute to strengthening the Union’s capacity to provide needs-based humanitarian aid and to strengthening the capacity and resilience of vulnerable or disaster-affected communities in third countries, particularly by means of disaster preparedness, disaster risk reduction and by enhancing the link between … [Read more...]

Apply for Women Leaders for the World Program 2018!

Deadline International Candidates: 15 May 2018 United States Candidates: 1 June 2018 Are you a woman leader poised for great impact in your organization, community, and world? If yes, then apply for the Women Leaders for the World Program 2018 and join women leaders from across the globe in a transformative leadership experience that will propel your leadership and impact forward. Participants in How Women Lead’s Women Leaders for the World (WLW) program will take a deep dive into … [Read more...]

10 Quick Tips to Improve Your Grant Applications

Since FundsforNGOs publishes hundreds of grant opportunities every week, it is easy to find exciting places to apply. But is your proposal ready? Here are ten quick ways to improve your grant applications. These tips brought to you by 1.Update your title Your project title provides the first impression of your project to a donor. Make it a good impression. A good project title will be short while explaining the who, what, where of the project. A great project title does … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program!

Deadline: 27 April 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program to bring together high school students and adult mentors from countries across the Americas to promote mutual understanding, increase leadership skills, and prepare youth to make a difference in their communities. Six students between the ages 15-18 years and one adult mentor will be selected to participate in the three-week exchange program to be held August 7-29, 2018 in the U.S. The U.S. Department of State … [Read more...]

Apply for Go Green in the City Challenge!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for the Go Green in the City Challenge. For 180 years Schneider Electric has been committed to changing the way they access energy. As a global specialist in energy management, with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including utilities & infrastructures, machine manufacturers, non-residential buildings, data centres & networks, and in residential … [Read more...]

Women PeaceMakers Program: Offering a Unique Opportunity for Women Building Peace

Deadline: 2 April 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Women PeaceMakers Program (WPM) to offer a unique opportunity for women building peace to engage in a cycle of learning, practice, and reflection through participation in a 10-month fellowship. The internationally-renowned Women PeaceMakers program is honoring 16 years of documenting the diverse roles women play in peacebuilding. Knowing the power of women’s full participation in peace and security decision-making to building more … [Read more...]

Things to Consider when Writing a Proposal for the Kora Kathmandu Cycling Challenge- An Interview with an Evaluator!

The Kora Kathmandu Cycling Challenge is seeking applications for funding for their supported causes program. This small grant opportunity for Nepal is open to all NGOs in the country. But what do you have to take into account when writing a proposal for the Kora Kathmandu Cycling Challenge? We had the opportunity to talk with Raj Gyawali, one of the organizers. He has some great tips for you if you consider applying for this opportunity. The Kathmandu Kora Cycling Challenge is a bike race that … [Read more...]

9 Open Funding Opportunities for NGOs in Africa

Here is a list of 9 open funding opportunities for NGOs and other agencies in Africa. Africa Matters: Seeking Applications for Emerging African Leaders Programme Deadline: 5 March 2018 The Africa Matters Initiative is seeking applications for its Emerging African Leaders Programme. The Africa Matters Initiative (Africa Matters) began in South Africa in April 2015 with the aim of empowering young Africans from all backgrounds to reject and challenge the notion that Africa is merely poor and … [Read more...]

Leadership and Innovation Lab: “Unveil the Hidden Presence- Trafficking in Women and Children”

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for Leadership and Innovation Lab- “Unveil the Hidden Presence: Trafficking in Women and Children.” This lab is co-convened by the Thompson Reuters Foundation, the GIZ Sector Programme on Gender Equality and Women’s Right and the Global Leadership Academy. Aims The Lab aims at the following: To create a global network to increase awareness and publicity on trafficking in women and children To foster exchange and dialogue among the … [Read more...]

Announcing New Resources for Proposal Writing!

FundsforNGOs has developed a new partnership to answer all of your proposal and application-related questions. Learn more at: ProposalsforNGOs began as a partnership between fundsforNGOs and Volunteers Initiative Nepal. The idea for ProposalsforNGOs came out of a joint fundraising workshop in Kathmandu discussing how we can reach more NGOs and further develop their capacities. ProposalsforNGOs is a space where all proposal-related questions can be found, from the very … [Read more...]