UNICEF Interventions in Palestine receives $4.5 million Grant Support from Japan

The Government of Japan has granted $4.5 million to support UNICEF’s humanitarian and development response to children in Palestine. The grant supports UNICEF interventions to improve birth services, early detection of disabilities and developmental delays in Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The agreement was signed in Ramallah by Palestinian Minister of Social Development, Ibrahim al-Shaer, Palestinian Health Minister Jawad Awad, Takeshi Okubo, Representative of Japan to … [Read more...]

Two NGOs receive $1 million assistance from Japan Government!

Two NGOs- Japan Mine Action Service (JMAS) and World Vision Japan has received over $1 million assistance from the government of Japan. Japanese Ambassador Hidehisa Horinouchi signed the contracts on Friday endowing the NGOs with a total of $1,131,547. JMAS receives $676,019 to JMAS for its comprehensive program, Mechanical Demining in Kampong Thom, and World Vision Japan gets $455,528 to help improve child and maternal health in Takeo province. Mr Hidehisa said, "JMAS will pass its … [Read more...]

Alcuin Educational Fund: Supporting Initiatives for Children in Belgium and Europe

Deadline: 28 March 2018 The King Baudouin Foundation is seeking applications for its Alcuin Educational Fund to support initiatives on the ground that are likely to meet the range of current educational needs of children in Belgium and Europe. Such projects are open in their approach and teaching methods and are available to everyone. They are led by men and women who want to build a more humane society, “so that not-for-profit teaching establishments develop that welcome everyone, are of high … [Read more...]

India: Bengaluru-based Entrepreneurial Couple launches Self-Funded NGO, ‘NEW INDIA’

A Bengaluru-based entrepreneurial couple has announced the launch of their self-funded NGO, ‘NEW INDIA’ on Wednesday and committed Rs 200 crores for the underprivileged.  Actor Emraan Hashmi was the chief guest on the occasion. The couple – Vijay Tata and his wife Amrita, have been sheltering 40 children for six years and their intention to give back to society grew stronger with time. As the first initiative, 50 acres of land worth Rs 100 crores has been pledged in Attibele-Anekal Road to … [Read more...]

Leadership and Innovation Lab: “Unveil the Hidden Presence- Trafficking in Women and Children”

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for Leadership and Innovation Lab- “Unveil the Hidden Presence: Trafficking in Women and Children.” This lab is co-convened by the Thompson Reuters Foundation, the GIZ Sector Programme on Gender Equality and Women’s Right and the Global Leadership Academy. Aims The Lab aims at the following: To create a global network to increase awareness and publicity on trafficking in women and children To foster exchange and dialogue among the … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees and Other Vulnerable Populations in Egypt

Deadline: 28 March 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its 2018 NGO programs benefiting refugees and other vulnerable populations in Egypt. Proposed activities should primarily support Syrian and/or Sub-Saharan African refugee populations in Egypt. Programs may include both populations but should provide a beneficiary breakdown by proportion of the two populations. Because of PRM's … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 May 2018 Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is seeking applications to provide funding to research and development projects that may ultimately enhance the development, health, safety, education or quality of life of children from infancy through seven 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 … [Read more...]

Growth through Nutrition: Seeking Proposals for Small Research Grant Program

Deadline: 11 March 2018 Growth through Nutrition is seeking proposals for its Small Research Grant Program under the Feed the Future Ethiopia Growth through Nutrition Activity. Feed the Future Ethiopia Growth through Nutrition Activity is USAID’s five-year flagship (Sept 1, 2016, to August 31, 2021) multi-sector nutrition and WASH project. The project aims to improve the nutritional status of women and young children in Ethiopia’s four productive regions, focusing on the first 1,000 days (from … [Read more...]

Gratitude Network: Seeking Applications for Gratitude Awards 2018

Deadline: 15 March 2018 The Gratitude Network is now seeking applications for the Gratitude Awards 2018. It is working through social entrepreneurs to impact the lives of children globally. The Gratitude Network seeks out the world’s most dynamic and innovative leaders and organizations impacting the lives of children and youth. Those that are selected as awardees receive a 1‐year program of intense coaching, mentoring and strategic advice to help them scale their business model to achieve … [Read more...]

USAID-Benin: Integrated Health Services Activity

Deadline: 23 March 2018 The United States Agency for International Development in Benin (USAID/Benin) is seeking applications for a five year Cooperative Agreement from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. organizations to implement an activity entitled “Integrated Health Services”. The overall purpose of the activity is to contribute to the reduction of maternal, newborn, child and adolescent girls’ mortality and morbidity, with strong government and citizen engagement in the health sector. This … [Read more...]

The Auerbach Foundation: Protecting People in the Digital World

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Auerbach Foundation is inviting Non Profit organizations from Germany, Austria or Switzerland for its fund to protect people in the digital world. For the year 2018 the main focus is on "Digital media literacy" and "digital lifeassistant". The Auerbach Foundation was set up in April 2005 by Tjark Auerbach. He is an associate partner in the company Avira. From the sale of every product for private users bought in the Avira online shop five euros go straight into the … [Read more...]

DFID: Maintaining Essential Services After Natural Disasters

Deadline: 8 March 2018 The UK’s Department for International Development is seeking applications for its program entitled "Maintaining Essential Services after Natural Disasters". Natural disasters such as floods, droughts and cyclones already force 26 million people into poverty and cost an estimated $60 billion every year. They disproportionately affect the poor and most vulnerable, such as children, women, people with disabilities and the elderly. Shocks disrupt essential services, … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Quality Alternative Care for Children and De-Institutionalisation

Deadline: 27 March 2018 The European Union (EU)  is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Quality Alternative Care for Children and De-Institutionalisation" to ensure better outcomes for children by ensuring better implementation of the UN's Guidelines for the alternative care of children in their entirety, so that children enjoy equal chances to reach their full potential in societies. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to provide quality care for children through the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 18 March 2018 Applications are open for Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program that is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers aiming at improving the learning, development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political sciences, … [Read more...]

OHCHR: Call for Proposals for Lebanese Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 12 February 2018 The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner – the Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa is currently inviting interested Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for project funding. This call for proposal targets Lebanese NGOs to enhance their capacity and experience in engaging with the United Nations' protection mechanisms and to deliver high quality projects that are relevant to Lebanon's commitments made to the international … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Projects Benefiting Non-Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Deadline: 5 March 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its 2018 NGO projects benefiting non-Syrian refugees in Turkey. Proposed activities should primarily support non-Syrian refugees in Turkey. PRM will consider funding only those projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 51 percent non-Syrian refugees and asylum seekers. Focus Sectors Proposals must focus on the … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 17 May 2018 BBC Children in Need is 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 disadvantage … [Read more...]

Impact Investment Ready: Inviting Applications for Growth Grant Program

Deadline: 14 February 2018 The Impact Investment Ready is inviting applications for its Growth Grant to provide capacity building grants of up to $100,000 to mission-driven for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, allowing them to secure investment capital to scale their social or environmental impact. Funding Criteria The support needed is largely dependent on the characteristics of applicant’s organisation, but often includes: Financial modelling and preparation of the investment … [Read more...]

Helpusadopt.org Grant: Fighting for Millions of Needy Children around the Globe

Deadline: Various Postmarked: 23 March 2018 Submitted online: 30 March 2018 The Helpusadopt.org is accepting applications from couples and individuals regardless of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, marital status or sexual orientation for its grant program in United States. 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 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) Program in UK!

Deadline: 2 March 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) program to support legal work 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...]