Bilateral Donors and their Funding Programs for NGOs

Here is a list of major international bilateral donor agencies that provide grant funding opportunities for NGOs in developing countries.

Liechtenstein Development Service: Liechtenstein’s ODA Program

The Liechtenstein Development Service (LED) is a private-law foundation of the people and government of Liechtenstein that was founded in 1965 and provides official development aid on behalf of Liechtenstein's government. LED works especially in rural regions in the fields of education, health and rural development giving priority to gender issues, social justice and the environment in all respects. The LED is committed to a world where … women and men are able to take their fate into … [Read more...]

The New Zealand Aid Programme: Support for Developing Countries

The New Zealand Aid Programme delivers New Zealand's official support for developing countries in order to develop shared prosperity and stability in the Pacific and beyond, drawing on the best of New Zealand’s knowledge and skills. The program supports sustainable development in developing countries to reduce poverty and contribute a more secure, equitable and prosperous world.It also provides humanitarian support to save lives and relieve suffering resulting from natural disasters and … [Read more...]

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation commonly known as Norad is a directorate under the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs whose main purpose is to ensure that Norwegian development aid funds are spent in the best possible way, and to report on what works and what does not work. Norad grants funding to organisations within civil society, research, higher education and private sector development that work with partners in poor countries. Thematic Areas Climate Change and … [Read more...]

The Scottish Government for International Development

The Scottish Government's International Development Policy articulates the vision of Scotland's place in the world as a good global citizen, committed to play its role in addressing the challenges faced by the world. The Scottish Government's international activities make crucial contributions to sustainable economic growth. Focus Areas Arts, Culture & Sport Built Environment Business, Industry & Energy Constitutional Reform Economy Education & Training … [Read more...]

Slovak Aid: Monitoring and Evaluation of Bilateral and Trilateral Development Projects

Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation (SAIDC) is responsible for managing bilateral and trilateral development projects within the responsibility of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. SAIDC represents an administrative and contracting unit for bilateral programming; its responsibilities include contracting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of bilateral and trilateral development projects. Official Development Assistance of the Slovak Republic is an … [Read more...]

SIDA: Reducing Poverty Worldwide

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida, is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world. It contributes towards implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development through its work and cooperation. The overall objective of Swedish development cooperation is to ensure that people living in poverty and under oppression have the ability to improve their living conditions. To carry out this … [Read more...]

Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund

The International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) is dedicated to boosting socio-economic development, enhancing human resources and promoting economic relations in a range of developing partner countries. The Fund's goal is to strengthen links to partner countries, to bring out the best in local talent, and to accelerate development by transferring the right combination of technology and technical expertise. Objectives Improve rural life upgrade industrial and … [Read more...]

The UK Department for International Development (UKAID)

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. It provides aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit. Priorities Strengthening global peace, security and governance Strengthening resilience and response to crisis Promoting global prosperity Tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable Delivering value for money Focus … [Read more...]

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID (United States Agency for International Development) is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. USAID's mission is to end extreme poverty and promote the development of resilient, democratic societies that are able to realize their potential. USAID’s efforts directly enhance American—and global—security and prosperity. USAID invests in ideas that work to improve the lives of millions … [Read more...]