Latest Grants and Resources for Children

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for Children's Programs.

Al Madad Foundation launched Education Grant 2019 for Children in Lebanon

Deadline: 18 March 2019 Al Madad Foundation has launched its first call for proposals, which will focus on the topic of 'Education'. The overall objective is to identify initiatives in support of the development and improvement of educational experiences of refugee and displaced children in Lebanon. A broad range of initiatives will be considered, but preference will be given to: Capacity building within local civil society organizations in order to tailor creative and innovative … [Read more...]

WFT announces Call for Proposals to Promote Women, Girls and Children Rights in Tanzania

Deadline: 23 February 2019 Women Fund Tanzania (WFT) has announced a call for proposals for 2019 on the promotion of women, girls and children rights in Tanzania. The Fund focuses on supporting initiatives that are working towards promoting women, girls and children rights for empowerment and contributing towards growth of a strengthened women’s movement in the country. Funding Windows WFT is inviting applications under its three funding windows as follows: Small Scale Window … [Read more...]

A Youth Grant Program for Grassroots NGOs working with Children and Youth

Deadline: 28 February 2019 KEEN is seeking applications for its Effect Youth Grants Program to support projects that bring together different groups of children and youth through outdoor adventures, environmental awareness and nature education. The KEEN Effect Youth Program creates experiences and outdoor values that shape the future of children and adolescents for a long time. By selecting programs that bring diverse audiences of children outside for adventurous recreation, … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland in Ukraine: Local Cooperation Fund 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Finnish Local Cooperation Fund (LCF) which is a fund administered by the Embassy of Finland in Kyiv, Ukraine. The objective of the LCF is to support strong and active civil society organizations, which is an important component of functioning democracy and open society. Funding Information The budget for a proposed project must not exceed € 50 000, but it should also not be less than € 20 000. If … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Botswana: Ambassador’s Special Self Help Program

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy Gaborone has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out projects through the Ambassador’s Special Self Help (ASSH) Small Grants Program. ASSH program is a grass-roots grant assistance program that funds grants for small development activities that generate public awareness of U.S. foreign assistance efforts but that fall outside the structure of other established U.S. assistance projects. The program is … [Read more...]

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Grants to improve the Quality of Life of Children in U.S.

Deadline: 30 May 2019 The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is inviting 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...]

Holiday Grants Programme: Inviting Youth Groups and Not for Profit Organisations to support Disadvantaged Children of UK

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Henry Smith Charity is seeking applications for the Holiday Grants programme for recreational trips and holidays for groups of children aged 13 and under in the UK who are disabled or disadvantaged. The purpose of the Holiday Grants programme is to provide access to recreational trips or holidays for groups of children who experience disadvantage or who have disabilities. In particular they are interested in contributing to trips that would not take place … [Read more...]

European Commission: Inviting Proposals for Combating all forms of Violence against Children, Young People and Women

Deadline: 13 June 2019 European Commission is seeking applications for proposals to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women. This call aims to fund targeted, practical projects ensuring maximum tangible and demonstrable benefits and impacts on the lives of beneficiaries. Research activities are not excluded, but the accent is put on the practical side and projects should include a combination of elements to form a coherent whole. While the projects … [Read more...]

Curiosity 2nd Round: Creating Change for Disadvantaged Children and Young People in UK

Deadline: 12 April 2019 BBC Children in Need and Wellcome have partnered and launched the Second Round of "Curiosity"- a one-off scheme to use the power of exciting and engaging science activities to create change for children and young people experiencing disadvantage in the UK. They expect to make no more than 35 small awards, and no more than 15 large awards in total in this final round. This means that only the strongest ideas will have a full assessment and they strongly recommend … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants to Support Strategic Legal Work in the UK

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) program to support legal work in the UK that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally. The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting on Vulnerable Children in Care

Deadline: 8 March 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation has partnered with UBS Optimus Foundation is seeking applications for "Reporting on Vulnerable Children in Care". This intensive 1.5-day programme run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation provides journalists with the opportunity to consider different domestic and international strategies to protect children, as well as how to report these issues to their own audiences. It offers a stimulating and collaborative environment to engage with a … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 5 February 2019 The DM Thomas Foundation for Young People (formerly known as Hilton in the Community Foundation) is seeking 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 … [Read more...]

2019 International Children’s Peace Prize to Improve Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The KidsRights Foundation is inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize 2019, awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform for children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. KidsRights feels that children should be recognized, awarded and motivated in their fierce efforts to improve their own situation and that of the children … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Children and Youth Mental Health Fund

Deadline: 17 May 2019 Applications are now open for the Children and Youth Mental Health Fund which has been created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development. Through the Children and Youth Mental Health Fund, SIFI aims to provide meaningful, lasting support to innovative mental health programmes and initiatives that reach out to children and young people before and during the societal, academic, physical, and emotional … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Children and Youth Education Fund

Deadline: 17 May 2019 Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development is seeking applications for its Children and Youth Education Fund with an aim to improve access to higher and further education for students (including the full primary school cycle and up to the age of 25) who are affected by disability or disadvantage. Fund Objectives Education largely determines the opportunities afforded to people throughout their … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice: Seeking Applications for 2019 Consolidated Grant Program

Deadline: 6 March 2019 The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking applications for 2019 Consolidated Grant Program to Address Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault and Engage Men and Boys as Allies. The CYEM Program supports comprehensive, community-based efforts to develop or expand prevention, intervention, treatment, and response strategies to address the needs of children and youth impacted by sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sex … [Read more...]

European Commission: Call for Proposals on Capacity-building in the area of Rights of the Child and Child-friendly Justice

Deadline: 14 May 2019 European Commission is inviting proposals for its Capacity-building in the area of Rights of the Child and Child-friendly Justice program. Priority Areas Priority 1: To systemise and further roll out evidence-based supports to children children do not suffer further or secondary traumatisation as a result of their involvement in judicial proceedings; judicial and other practitioners are more aware of the evidence-based supports that could and should be … [Read more...]

Matrix Causes Fund to Support the Needs of Vulnerable Persons in UK

Deadline: 24 April 2019 Matrix Chambers is inviting applications for Matrix Causes Fund to provide support to organisations which promote access to justice (particularly for people trying to get support to meet their basic personal needs), or promote equality of opportunity, or promote a sustainable environment. The Matrix Causes Fund is a charitable fund administered by Matrix. Since 2003 they have committed over £950,000 to national and international charitable causes. Funding … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Zambia: PEPFAR Small Grants Program 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The U.S. Embassy has announced a new round of funding for the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Small Grants Program. The PEPFAR Small Grants Program is highly competitive and supports projects related to HIV prevention, the care of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), and the promotion of democracy and governance in Zambia’s HIV response systems. HIV prevention small grants assist projects mitigating the spread of HIV. OVC small … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2019

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Nominations are open for 2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to improve the development and living conditions of children and youth. Scholars, academic institutions, and professional organizations all over the world who are engaged in research on children and youth are encouraged to submit nominations. Potential recipients may come from any scholarly discipline that seeks to enhance the development and living conditions of children and youth. This … [Read more...]