USDA: McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The Food Aid Information System, United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for its program entitled "McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition" to support feeding of school-aged children, reduce hunger, promote literacy (especially for girls), promote food security and enhance nutrition for mothers and their children in low-income, food-deficit countries committed to education and school meals. The program provides U.S. … [Read more...]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Call for VR/AR Technologies to Improve Children’s Lives

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Do you have a Virtual or Augmented reality solution that can help improve children’s lives? If yes, then apply for the UNICEF Innovation Fund. UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for start-ups that are developing and piloting new open source VR/AR solutions. VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) technologies can be used to solve real human problems. By providing new, immersive ways of accessing data they can enhance our learning experience, expand … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Child Project: Integrated Community Based Livelihoods Strengthening and Sustainable Land Management

Deadline: 14 February 2018 UNDP is currently inviting experienced local NGOs and CBOs to submit a project proposal to partner in the implementation of Child Project “Integrated Community Based Livelihoods Strengthening and Sustainable Land Management" (Round-2) under its project "Building Shoreline Resilience of Timor-Leste to Protect Local Communities and Their Livelihoods". The overall aim of the project should be to restore the existing and rehabilitate the degraded ecosystem and land in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize 2018!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize 2018, 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 … [Read more...]

ICFJ: Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Interested in becoming an influencer and leader for children’s development in your country? If producing high quality reporting and solutions-oriented stories about nutrition and early childhood development issues is one of your passions, then apply to this year-long fellowship, which will include two international reporting trips as well as continual mentoring and several virtual webinars. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Zambia: Seeking Applications for PEPFAR Small Grants Program

Deadline: 28 February 2018 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...]

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation: Seeking Applications for Youth Grants Program

Deadline: 12 February 2018 Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has partnered with YSA (Youth Service America) to provide grants for youth-led service projects that engage young people in the fight against hunger on Global Youth Service Day and beyond. One in six children in America are at risk of hunger. This is a problem that can be solved, and kids are a part of the solution! YSA (Youth Service America) and Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation are looking for 125 of the best ideas from young people about … [Read more...]

Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Children’s Initiative Grant Program

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation (WFF) is currently seeking applications for its Children’s Initiative grant program to support direct service programs that create and promote stability, resilience, and healing for children who have witnessed domestic violence. Priorities The Foundation gives priority to programs that: Include a specific domestic violence education component for the parent/primary caregiver. Offer therapeutic services beyond crisis … [Read more...]

Embassy of Switzerland in Amman: Call for Projects for Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 2 February 2018 The Embassy of Switzerland in Amman, accredited to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Iraq, has announced a call for projects “Small Grants Program 2018” in the fields of: Freedom of expression and association; Protection of children and women; De-radicalization and prevention of violent extremism; Promotion of rule of law, fight against torture and death penalty. Grant Information Amounts allocated normally range between 5’000 US$ … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World of Children Awards 2018!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Nominations are open for the World of Children Awards 2018 in order to provide funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective change makers for children worldwide. Award Categories and Grant Information The Protection Award is specifically for those providing services and protection from fear, abuse, and exploitation (including but not limited to trafficking, slavery and sexual … [Read more...]

Department of Justice: Addressing Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault

Deadline:  15 February 2018 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is pleased to announce the call for applications for a program entitled “Consolidated Grant Program to Address Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault and Engage Men and Boys as Allies Solicitation”. The Consolidated Youth and Engaging Men Program supports projects that will implement either a Comprehensive Project or an Engaging Men Project … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2018: The Kavli Trust Programme on Health Research

Deadline: 28 February 2018 The Kavli Trust is seeking proposals for its Health Research Programme that will be awarding a total of NOK 25 M to collaborative research projects addressing selected evidence gaps in child and adolescent mental health. Mental health problems in children and adolescents make up a considerable part of today’s global disease burden but funding for research addressing these problems is sparse compared to most somatic illnesses. For a variety of reasons a significant … [Read more...]

DFID: Tackling Maternal and Children Undernutrition Programme in Zambia

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking applications for its programme entitled- Tackling Maternal and Children Undernutrition Programme in Zambia. Zambia has one of the highest rates of malnutrition in the world with an under-5 stunting rate of 40%. In its commitment to address the problem, the Government of Zambia (GRZ) developed the national First 1000 Most Critical Days Programme (MCDP) whose aim is to reduce stunting as well as build … [Read more...]

UNICEF Moldova Call for EOIs: Implementation of the Action Plan of Social Change Strategy on Raising the Demand for Immunization Services

Deadline: 31 January 2018 UNICEF Moldova is inviting interested Civil Society Organisations to express their interest in partnering with UNICEF for the implementation of a project “Implementation of the action plan of Social Change Strategy on raising the demand for Immunization Services”. Specific Focus Development a communication/discussion platform among health professionals, pedagogues, parents and media and ensure its systematic use in promotion of immunization; Capacity … [Read more...]

Save the Children International in Kosovo: Enhancing Social Services for Vulnerable Groups

Deadline: 30 January 2018 The current Call for Proposals has launched under the Enhancing Social Services for Vulnerable Groups Scheme representing one of the main components of the Project to enhance provision of social services to the most vulnerable groups in Kosovo, through the financing of best proposals that will address and improve the delivery of social services to each community member. It also provides an opportunity for organisations that provide social services to further strengthen … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Philippines: U.S. Embassy Club (USEC) Community Services Project Grant

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy Club (USEC) is seeking applications to offer financial grants to local organizations dedicated to improving the lives of women and children. USEC primary focus is to assist organizations in the metro Manila area with small-scale projects in the areas of health, education, livelihood, and the environment. The United States Embassy Club is a charitable giving and volunteer organization made up of U.S. Embassy Manila employees and their family members. … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need: Inviting Charities and Not-For-Profit Organisations for Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 1 March 2018 BBC Children in Need is currently 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. Grant Information The Small Grants … [Read more...]

Responsible Mica Initiative: Seeking Proposals for Community Empowerment Programs

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Responsible Mica Initiative is seeking proposals for its Community Empowerment Programs with an aim to answer ambitions of the Responsible Mica Initiative in terms of Community Empowerment in the mica-belt of Jharkhand and Bihar in India. The Responsible Mica Initiative is an organization in which multiple industries & organizations jointly commit to using responsible sourcing practices and local engagement to eradicate child labor and improve the livelihood … [Read more...]

Apply for UNAIDS’s Start Free Challenge: Reducing New HIV Infections in Children!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking applications for The Start Free Challenge. This challenge is seeking replicable innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020. New infections in children can be reduced if they and their mothers have timely … [Read more...]

Brady Education Foundation: Seeking Applications for Existing Program Evaluation

Deadline: 1 April 2018 The Brady Education Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program entitled “Existing Program Evaluation.” Program Goals Primary Goal: Evaluate the effectiveness of programs designed to promote positive cognitive and/or achievement outcomes for children (birth through 18 years) from underserved groups and/or low-resourced communities (minority ethnic groups, low-income families). Secondary Goals: What works for whom, under what conditions: … [Read more...]