The United Kingdom gives financial support to small-scale community-based project through the Small Grant Scheme (SGS), which is administered by the British High Commission. The local British Embassy will accept bids to the fund and by their chosen deadlines. Projects shall address issues linked to your country business plan and policy priority. In fact, the main aim of this Fund is to deliver transformational policy change, and strengthening governance and institutions.
The objectives of your proposed projects shall match main goals of the local Embassy.
Additional funding opportunities are advertised through the Department for International Development (DFID), which is in charge of planning and implementing the UK’s development cooperation agenda. All the activities promoted by DFID are oriented towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The section ‘Development Funding for NGOs’ provides guidance on funds available for NGOs working in developing countries. Main initiatives comprise:
If your NGO works in the cultural sector, you might find it useful to contact the local British Council, which aims to implement creative ideas and to strengthen education initiatives.
A list of British embassies is listed at https://www.gov.uk/government/world/ organisations