Applications Open for Gratitude Network Fellowship!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are open for Gratitude Network Fellowship which is a 12-month leadership development program for social entrepreneurs serving children and youth. The Fellowship is designed to help the social entrepreneur scale their organization to the next level and therefore positively impact even more children. All Gratitude Fellows Are matched and meet monthly with a highly-skilled Strategic Coach Receive support from Expert Advisors to help tackle … [Read more...]

UK Government announces £8 Million to help Children affected by Domestic Abuse

The UK Home Office has announced a new £8 million fund to support children and specifically to help transform the lives of victims of domestic abuse. This fund gives charities, local authorities and other organisations the chance to bid for money for projects designed to intervene early to help children who have been directly or indirectly affected by domestic abuse. The NSPCC have championed greater support for children affected by domestic abuse. The charity’s Domestic Abuse, Recovering … [Read more...]

McLain Association for Children: Accepting Applications for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 15 September 2018 Recognizing that the most meaningful efforts often come from within the community, McLain Association for Children, Inc. is currently accepting applications for its Small Grant program to identify those that are already out there doing good work and assist them to accomplish even more. McLain Association for Children seeks to transform the lives of the most vulnerable around the world by providing them with the resources they need and by strengthening the systems … [Read more...]

USAID/Lebanon: Seeking Applications for Improving Public Education Outcomes (IPEO) Program

Deadline: 17 September 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the "Improving Public Education Outcomes (IPEO) Program" to improve reading, writing and social and emotional learning skills of girls and boys in public primary schools in Lebanon. This goal will require a comprehensive approach to ensure that students acquire grade level competencies in Arabic and, to the extent … [Read more...]

ERT/GYLA Call for Applications: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The Equal Rights Trust (ERT), an independent international organization with expertise in enhancing equality and combating discrimination, in partnership with the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA), are implementing a project funded by the European Union to improve the implementation of selected UN and ILO Conventions in Georgia. The Call for Applications aims to support implementation of UN and ILO conventions in Georgia, addressed against discrimination and … [Read more...]

Matrix Causes Fund: Supporting the Needs of Vulnerable Persons in UK

Deadline: 17 September 2018 Applications Open 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 Information The MCF will only … [Read more...]

INSPIRE Fund: Supporting INSPIRE Awareness-Raising and Engagement Activities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The INSPIRE Working Group has launched a call for proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities in low- and middle-income countries. To enable leaders from Low- and Middle-Income Countries increase INSPIRE awareness and engage civil society and governments at national and regional levels, and from those experiences to actively exert leadership in shaping and driving INSPIRE globally. Funding is made possible by the New Venture Fund and Ignite … [Read more...]

U.S Department of Education, OSERS-OSEP: Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities

Deadline: 13 August 2018 U.S Department of Education is seeking applications for its grant programme entitled "OSERS-OSEP: Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities" to improve services and results for children with disabilities—associate degree preservice program improvement grants to support personnel working with young children with disabilities, catalog of federal domestic assistance. Purposes The purposes of this program are to: Help … [Read more...]

DHHS: Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of Children Affected by Substance Abuse

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Children's Bureau (CB) are seeking proposals for its grant programme entitled "Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse" to provide competitive grant funds for Regional Partnership Grants (RPGs) to improve the well-being of children affected by substance abuse. These … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People in UK

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is seeking applications 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 young … [Read more...]

VOICE: Seeking Applications for Philippines Empowerment Grants

Deadline: 31 August 2018 VOICE is seeking applications for its "Philippines Empowerment Grants" to raise awareness, develop transformative leadership, build confidence and skills and work against stigmatization of marginalized and discriminated groups. This is a small-scale grant with at least a one-year timeframe, accessible for informal groups through partnering with registered/accredited organizations. Funding Information Empowerment grants are available from €5,000 to €25,000 or … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Labor: Improving the Capacity of Labor and Agriculture Stakeholders to Address Child Labor in Agricultural Areas in Argentina

Deadline: 27 August 2018 U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs is seeking applications for its grant programme entitled "Improving the Capacity of Labor and Agriculture Stakeholders to Address Child Labor in Agricultural Areas in Argentina" to fund a technical assistance project in Argentina to increase action by labor and agriculture stakeholders to address child labor in agricultural areas in Argentina. ILAB leads the U.S. Government’s (USG) efforts to improve … [Read more...]

World Bank lends support to Djibouti in Reducing Childhood Stunting

The World Bank has announced new funding of US$15 million from IDA to support Djibouti in eliminating childhood stunting aimed at providing 100,000 women and adolescent girls and 50,000 children with key health and nutrition services, tripling the rate of breastfeeding, and raising the percentage of children fully immunized before their first birthday to 80%. The Towards Zero Stunting in Djibouti Project drew on global experience for its comprehensive strategy involving coordinated actions at … [Read more...]

UK commits £10 Million to build Digital Skills and Employment Prospects for Young People in Western Balkans

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has announced that the UK will commit £10 million to help build digital skills and employment prospects for young people in the Western Balkans. The funding will see the British Council provide training to children in over 4,500 schools, to bolster digital literacy and core skills across the region. By providing access to a digital education, this funding will help foster the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs, both in the Western Balkans and … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Ghana: Seeking Applications for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-19

Deadline: 29 July 2018 High Commission of Canada in Ghana is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-19. The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) supports small-scale but high-impact and results-oriented projects in developing countries, which align with the six action areas that guide the Government of Canada’s international assistance. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local civil society organizations (CSOs) and … [Read more...]

Helpusadopt.org Grant: Helping to Fulfill Dreams of Family

Deadline: Various Postmarked: 7 September 2018 Submitted Online: 14 September 2018 The Helpusadopt.org is inviting applications from couples and individuals regardless of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, marital status or sexual orientation for its grant program. The organisation supports domestic, international and foster care adoptions. They are fighting for the millions of children around the globe who are in need of a safe, loving, permanent home. Funding Information … [Read more...]

RWJF: Conducting Evaluations of Healthy Children, Healthy Weight Programs

Deadline: 25 July 2018 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking proposals for its Conducting Evaluations of Healthy Children, Healthy Weight Programs to improve the health and well-being of all in America. Evaluations could assess a wide range of evaluation questions, including (but not limited to): To what extent does a program/grant (e.g., its strategy, tactics, outcomes) align with that of the Foundation’s broader Healthy Children, Healthy Weight focus area? What are … [Read more...]

Grand Challenges India: Seeking Proposals for ‘ki Data Challenge for Maternal and Child Health’ Program

Deadline: 17 August 2018 Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) jointly funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Ministry of Science and Technology Government of India & Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has announced a 6th call under Grand Challenges India program, titled “ki (knowledge integration) Data challenge in Maternal and Child Health” that aims to diversify the scope of data analytics which can be explored to improve the lives of mother and … [Read more...]

£6.5 Million Fund to boost Social Mobility and support Disadvantaged Children

The UK Department of Education has announced £6.5 million fund to boost social mobility and support disadvantaged children who need the most help with early language and speech skills. This announcement builds on the £13.5 million investment announced in April to improve early language and literacy for disadvantaged children. This includes £5 million for the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) to trial projects that support parents to help their children learn new words, and an £8.5 million … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Seeking Applications for Social Development Partnerships Program

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from organizations interested in receiving funding from the Social Development Partnerships Program - Children and Families for innovative projects related to early learning and child care service delivery. Goals The Social Development Partnerships Program is a federal grants and contributions program. It funds partnership-based projects. It supports: the development and use of approaches to address … [Read more...]