CISV International: Seeking Applications for Peace Fund

Deadline: 31 October 2017 CISV International is seeking applications for its Peace Fund that was created in 1988 to globally support CISV objectives, but it is registered independently and has different Trustees and governing instruments. CISV International is a global organization dedicated to educating and inspiring for peace through building inter-cultural friendship, cooperation and understanding. The aim of CISV is to help their participants develop the skills they need to become … [Read more...]

Community Broadcasting Foundation: Seeking Applications for Development & Operations Grants in Australia

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Community Broadcasting Foundation is seeking applications for its Development & Operations Grants with an aim to maintain, expand and/or strengthen the operations and broadcast capabilities of Australian community broadcasting stations through core support, support for development projects and support for necessary infrastructure. Objectives This year Community Broadcasting Foundation are particularly looking to support initiatives that build the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Fulbright Scholarships for Australian Citizens!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers Scholarships to Australian citizens across all career stages. Awardees take part in a bi-lateral academic and cultural exchange, pursuing research or study at a U.S. institution, experiencing life in the United States of America, and bringing back their knowledge and experience to share with their communities in Australia. The Fulbright program is unique in its exchange nature and ambassadorial emphasis – Fulbrighters … [Read more...]

Online Censorship: A Global Map & Ranking of Every Country’s Internet Restrictions (Infographic)

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Apply to Participate in SwitchMed Green Entrepreneurs Training Programme in Lebanon!

Deadline: 10 July 2017 Are you a green entrepreneur? Would you like to launch a green business and put a new green product or service on the market but don't know where to start? Would you like to learn how to develop a green business model that creates environmental and social value? If yes, apply now to join SwitchMed Green Entrepreneurs Training Programme. The SwitchMed is looking for green entrepreneurs, either individuals or in a group, who can start-up and develop economic projects that … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNFCCC’s Global Youth Video Competition 2017!

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Applications are open for “Global Youth Video Competition 2017” inviting entries for inspiring actions taken to combat climate change in a compelling and concise maximum three minute video. The competition is co-organized by the UNFCCC and the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme, and implemented by Television for the Environment-tve. The Global Youth Video competition is part of tvebiomovies. Now in its eighth year, tvebiomovies invites young people around the world to … [Read more...]

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Fund: Providing Funding to Larger Initiatives in United Kingdom

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is seeking applications for its Funding program that is focused on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community. The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural areas. Objectives To advance the education of the public by means of research and dissemination of information in … [Read more...]

Info-graphic “How to Write a Concept Note”

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Apply to Participate in Volunteer Challenge! Encouraging People of Serbia to Create Social Change through Civic Engagement

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for the “Volunteer Challenge” that is a competition of voluntary actions implemented by all people of good will who want to make positive changes in their environment. The challenge aims to inspire and encourage people from the Balkans to create social change through the process of civic engagement and lifelong participation in volunteer programs. Volunteer challenge was launched in 2017 for the first time by the Regional Volunteer Center (RVC). … [Read more...]

US Foreign Aid Budget Cuts – What Next?

In early March 2017, the new Trump administration published a budget proposal which, among other things, called for a 28% cut to United States spending abroad including the State Department and USAID for fiscal year 2018. This is a troubling prospect for many international organizations relying on the US government for funding. So what does this mean and what can we expect going forward? Here we have answered some of the questions currently on the mind of every NGO. What is the current US … [Read more...]

A List of Open Funding Opportunities for Community Healthcare

CHF’s Innovative Small Grants Program: Improving Health of Infants, Children and Pregnant Women Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Child Health Foundation (CHF) is currently accepting proposals from interested health workers, investigators, or community organizations for its Innovative Small Grants Program with an aim to improve the health of infants, children, and pregnant women. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the lives of children in low-income settings across the globe by empowering … [Read more...]

Info-graphic- Development Blogging: Some tips for NGOs

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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...]

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National Endowment for Democracy: Providing Grants to NGOs Worldwide to Promote Human Rights

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) invites civic organizations, associations, independent media, and other similar non-government organizations around the world to apply for its grant funding. NED yearly funds hundreds of projects of organizations that are working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. The foundation provides more than 1000 grants per year to NGOs promoting democracy in more than 90 countries. Funding decisions are … [Read more...]

U.S Embassy in Sri Lanka: 2017 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Competition

Deadline: 22 December 2016 The United States Embassy in Sri Lanka is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2017 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2017 Large Grants Competition. The AFCP large grants program supports the preservation of major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and major museum collections that are accessible to the public and protected by law in the host country. This program gives top priority to project … [Read more...]

WWF: Train Scholarships for Diploma, Postgraduate, or Higher Technical Degrees

The World Wildlife Fund's Train Scholarships for Diploma, Postgraduate, or Higher Technical Degrees will provide support to women to pursue a certification, diploma, or technical degree in conservation. These scholarships allow women in the Congo Basin to gain much-needed formal conservation qualifications. Funding Information Scholars receive financial support for education-related costs for a period of about one year (maximum of US$10,000.) Eligibility Criteria be a citizen and legal … [Read more...]

EP-Nuffic: Applications open for NFP-TMT Training Course

Deadline: 1 November 2016 EP-Nuffic is calling applications for its Netherlands Fellowship Program - Tailor Made Training Programme (NFP-TMT), which is meant to improve the overall functioning of an organisation by training a selected group of staff. An organisation facing constraints in achieving its goals can (partly) eliminate these constraints with a tailor-made training course. A tailor-made training course has to be carried out by a Dutch training provider. The programme is open to a … [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:  Facebook:  Mission: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative seeks to … [Read more...]

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