IIEP-UNESCO/UNICEF’s Upcoming Round Table addressing issues related to Education in Children with Disabilities

The UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO) has partnered with UNICEF to host a Technical Round Table to support ministries of education in planning education systems to include children with disabilities. It will be held from 18-20 July 2018 in Paris, France. The upcoming round table will address issues related to children with disabilities, which remain one of the most excluded groups from education. It will address these issues by bringing together government … [Read more...]

Australian Government to grant additional Humanitarian Assistance to support Rohingya People in Bangladesh

The Australian Government will provide $18.4 million additional humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya people in Bangladesh. This funding will contribute to the provision of food for more than 800,000 people and nutritious supplements for around 139,000 women and children. It will reinforce shelters, pre-position food supplies and relocate up to 135,000 people at highest risk of landslides. It will also help reunite children with their families, create safe areas for … [Read more...]

New €167 Million Aid Package to support Refugees and Local Communities in Lebanon and Jordan

The EU Regional Trust Fund has approved new €167 million aid package to support refugees and local communities in Lebanon and Jordan. The new projects include the public schooling of refugee children in Lebanon and social assistance for vulnerable refugees and local communities affected by the Syrian crisis in Lebanon and Jordan. The new aid package includes: €100 million to guarantee access to education for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon; €52 million to provide social protection and … [Read more...]

USAID-Port Au Prince: Seeking Applications for Orphans and Vulnerable Children II (OVC II) Activity

Deadline: 30 July 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Orphans and Vulnerable Children II (OVC II) Activity”. This new four-year Activity will support Haitian children living with and/or affected by HIV/AIDS to grow into healthy, educated, young adults free from violence and the ill-effects of HIV. Objectives Expand early … [Read more...]

William T. Grant Foundation: Inviting Applications for Institutional Challenge Grant

Deadline: 7 September 2018 William T. Grant Foundation is seeking applications for its Institutional Challenge Grant to encourage university-based research institutes, schools, and centers to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality in youth outcomes. Applications are welcome from partnerships in youth-serving areas such as education, justice, child welfare, mental health, immigration, and workforce … [Read more...]

Apply for Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award 2018!

Deadline: 12 July 2018 Arts Council is seeking applications for its 'Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award' 2018 to support individual professional artists working with, and producing work for, children and young people across a range of art forms in developing their artistic practice. The award emphasises the value and benefit to an artist’s development derived from a process of reflective engagement. The award provides artists with the time and resources to think, research, … [Read more...]

UK Aid Direct provides major Funding to Charities that support People with Disabilities

UK Aid Direct has provided a major funding to the charities which help people with disabilities in developing countries. These grants come in the second round of funding from UK Aid Direct. In total, 30 small and medium sized civil society organisations, who work on a wide range of issues throughout the developing world will benefit. Funding will also be provided to projects focussed on disability inclusion, projects working on food security and nutrition as well as preventing violence against … [Read more...]

UK Government announces £66 Million for Life-Changing Projects

UK Aid match funding has announced more than £66 million to 25 charities for life-changing projects in 20 different countries around the world. The programmes have helped save lives and create new opportunities for thousands of people across some of the poorest parts of the world. It has helped vaccinate children against preventable killer diseases, given people clean drinking water and food, stopped infectious diseases from reaching our shores and helped to create jobs so people can earn a … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Early Childhood Ireland National Pyjama Day Fund 2018!

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The Community Foundation for Ireland is currently seeking applications for its program entitled "Early Childhood Ireland National Pyjama Day Fund 2018" to support innovative projects for children under 6 with additional needs: Indoors and Outdoors. Pyjama Day is Early Childhood Ireland’s national fundraising day and this year their members all over Ireland organised Pyjama Days in their communities. The funds raised will now go to support children aged from birth to six … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice, OVC: Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) are seeking applications for states or tribes to develop, enhance, and coordinate programs and activities geared toward improving outcomes for child and youth victims of sex and labor trafficking and a technical assistance provider to aid their efforts. The purpose of this grant is to improve statewide coordination and multidisciplinary collaboration to address human … [Read more...]

Philippine and U.S. join hands to curb Human Trafficking of Adults and Children

The Philippine and U.S. governments recently pledged to combat human trafficking of adults and children. Both officials also pledged their continued support for the bilateral Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership. The U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons committed $3.5 million USD (PhP 175 million) and the Philippine Department of Justice Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking in Persons (IACAT) committed approximately $800,000 USD (PhP 40 million) … [Read more...]

U.S/WFP launches New Five-Year Nutrition Programme for Children in Lao PDR

U.S. Ambassador Rena Bitter, Vice Minister of Education Mr. Boualarn Silipanya and Country Representative for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has launched WFP’s new five-year school feeding activity that is funded by the U.S. Government. This project is part of a comprehensive education initiative in which children also gain access to clean water, sanitation, hygiene, nutrition education, and literacy activities. This project is designed to build on the success of the past nine years of U.S. … [Read more...]

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood: Improving the Quality of Life of Children in U.S.

Deadline: 29 September 2018 Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is accepting applications to provide funding to research and development projects that appear likely to improve the welfare of young children, from infancy through 7 years, in the United States. Grants are only made if a successful project outcome will likely be of significant interest to other professionals, within the grantee’s field of endeavor, and would have a direct benefit and potential national application. The … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need’s Small Grants Programme: Improving Children’s Lives in the UK

Deadline: 2 September 2018 BBC Children in Need is inviting charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Grants programme with an aim to improve children’s lives in the UK. The funded projects make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. In Small Grants programme they are … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need: Inviting UK Based Charities & Not-For-Profit Organisations for Main Grants Programme

Deadline: 13 September 2018 BBC Children in Need is currently inviting charities and not-for-profit organizations for its Main Grants programme to fund the projects that will make a difference in children’s lives to help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. Focus Areas Children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing … [Read more...]

DM Thomas Foundation’s Central Grants Programme: Helping Disadvantaged Young People in the UK and Ireland

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The DM Thomas Foundation for Young People is accepting applications for its “Central Grants Programme” with an aim to identify the most effective projects helping disadvantaged young people in the UK and Ireland. Focus Areas Improving the education of young people Improving the health of young people Target Groups Children and young people with disabilities Children and young people who are sick in hospital Children and young people who are life … [Read more...]

France contributes €400.000 to support Life-Saving Nutrition Activities for Rohingya Refugees

France has made a contribution of €400.000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support life-saving nutrition activities for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. More than 5,000 children under five and 1,100 pregnant and nursing women in the refugee settlements of Cox’s Bazar will benefit from France’s support for this nutrition programme. France’s contribution will help prevent and address moderate acute malnutrition among children under five and pregnant and nursing … [Read more...]

RWJF’s Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Promote Health and Well-Being among Children

Deadline: 18 July 2018 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Healthy Eating Research (HER): Building Evidence to Promote Health and Well-Being among Children” to support research on policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies with strong potential to promote the health and well-being of children at a population level. Specifically, HER aims to help all children achieve optimal nutrition and a healthy weight. HER grantmaking focuses … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of ILAB: Building the Capacity of Civil Society to Combat Child Labor and Forced Labor

Deadline: 2 July 2018 The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department) is seeking applications for its grant Program entitled "Building the Capacity of Civil Society to Combat Child Labor and Forced Labor and Improve Working Conditions" to fund a technical assistance project to improve the capacity of civil society to better understand and address child labor and/or forced labor abuses and promote acceptable conditions of work in a sector … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Making the Connection between Child Marriage and SGBV, HIV/AIDS and Education

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Hivos Southern Africa is seeking proposals for its "Making the Connection between Child Marriage and SGBV, HIV/AIDS and Education". Grants will be provided to organisations proposing innovative ways to address the inter-sectionality between child marriage and one or more of the following three topics:  Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, HIV/AIDS and education at the national level that have the potential for scale up to the regional level. Funding Categories The … [Read more...]