Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Inviting Dutch Entrepreneurs for “Fund against Child Labour”

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is seeking applications from entrepreneurs from Dutch SMEs and large companies for "Fund against Child Labour" with an aim to help tackle child labour in their chain of production or as a multi-stakeholder project. Entrepreneurs can help eliminate child labour with a subsidy from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Fund against Child Labour. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) is administering the fund. Due to the lack of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 World of Children Awards!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 Nominations are open for World of Children Awards 2017 with an aim 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. World of Children Award was created to recognize and elevate those selfless individuals who make a difference in the lives of children across the globe, regardless of political, religious or geographical boundaries. These courageous … [Read more...]

Bel Foundation Call for Applications: Supporting Projects from Nonprofit Organizations and Charities to Improve Children’s Well-Being

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Do you represent an association or an NGO working to improve children's well-being, and are you undertaking a project aimed at promoting a balanced diet? If yes, then apply for the Bel Foundation's Project. The Bel Foundation, created by the Bel Group and its reference shareholder Unibel is seeking applications for its funding project to support initiatives on behalf of children and teens, with a particular emphasis on food and dietary issues. The Bel Foundation's … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Tackling Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for its programme focused on addressing- How to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic? Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century and its prevalence has increased at an alarming rate in the last decades. The main problem is that overweight and obese children are likely to remain obese in adulthood and more likely to develop noncommunicable diseases like diabetes and … [Read more...]

ICFJ Call for Entries: Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), is seeking applications for its "Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship". The goal of the fellowships is to improve news coverage of child health and form a global network of reporters covering this critically-important issue. Benefits During the year-long program, the Fellows will receive training, mentoring and financial support to produce … [Read more...]

DFID Malawi Justice and VAWG: Strengthening Communities to Prevent Gender Based Violence and Violence against Children

Deadline: 7 February 2017 DFID Malawi is planning a six year (2017-2023) Strengthening Access to Justice and VAWG Prevention programme designed to strengthen the capacities of communities and institutions to prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against Children (VAC) and to improve the accessibility, responsiveness and accountability of the justice system for women and girls living with violence. The programme will comprise two distinct but inter-linked phases. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize! Improving Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize, awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform to children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. Prize Information The winner receives the statuette 'Nkosi', which shows how … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to award outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the 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, linguistics, … [Read more...]

HRSA/DHHS: Optimizing Family Support for Families of Children with or at-risk for Congenital Zika Virus Infection in United States

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for a program entitled "Optimizing Family Support for Families of Children with or at-risk for Congenital Zika Virus Infection". The purpose of this program is to provide information, education, technical assistance, and support to families of children in United States territories and jurisdictions outside the continental United … [Read more...]

DFID: Supporting Child Protection and Youth Empowerment Projects in Tanzania

Deadline: 30 January 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) Tanzania is in the early design phase of programming on child protection and youth empowerment. This work will be part of a future larger programme on Education and Youth. Objectives DFID Tanzania is hosting an Early Market Engagement meeting on this project to: inform the market of the upcoming opportunity solicit feedback ahead of the development of the Business Case identify whether there are … [Read more...]

The Mazda Foundation’s Grant Program: Providing Assistance to Charitable Entities, Causes and Individuals throughout New Zealand

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Mazda Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program with an aim to include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to individuals and causes which may qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide: Assistance towards the maintenance and improvement of the natural environment Assistance in the advancement of culture and education to achieve excellence at all levels in the community Assistance to young people … [Read more...]

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation’s Omid Grant: Supporting Humanitarian Projects in Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Khaled Hosseini Foundation is seeking applications for its Omid Grant to support humanitarian projects in Afghanistan. The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The Foundation works with the United Nations refugee organization (UNHCR) to build shelters for refugee families. It also provides economic opportunities, education, and healthcare for women and children of Afghanistan. Eligibility … [Read more...]

National Institutes of Health: Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children in United States

Deadline: 7 May 2020 The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for the program entitled "Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children". The initiative includes a focus on ethnic and racial minority children and populations of underserved children to include: children from low literacy, rural and low-income populations, geographically isolated children, hearing and visually impaired … [Read more...]

EEA/Norway Grants Call for Proposals: Children and Youth at Risk Programme in Lithuania

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The European Economic Area (EEA) Grants and Norway Grants is currently seeking proposals for its programme "Children and Youth at Risk" to improve well-being of children and young people at risk in Lithuania. The EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 represent funding from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to reduce economic and social disparities and strengthen cooperation with 15 EU countries in Central and Southern Europe and the Baltics. Areas of Support Judicial … [Read more...]

USAID’s Afghan Children Read Program: Generating Measurable Reading Outcomes for Girls and Boys in Afghanistan

Deadline: 21 January 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for its Afghan Children Read (ACR) Program with an aim to improve equitable access to education and generate measurable reading outcomes for girls and boys in Afghanistan. The key objective for the grants program is to increase local advocacy for prioritizing early grade reading in schools and communities, while supporting increased access to … [Read more...]

Voice’s Indonesia Empowerment Grant: Raising Awareness against Marginalized Groups

Deadline: 13 February 2017 The Voice is seeking applications for its program entitled "Indonesia Empowerment Grant" with an aim to raise awareness, develop transformative leadership, build confidence and skills, as well as trying to fight stigma and discrimination against marginalized groups. Voice is an initiative by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is executed by a consortium between Oxfam Novib and Hivos. Support Areas Based on the results of research and analysis of the … [Read more...]

Brady Education Foundation: Closing Opportunity Gap for Children at Risk in United States

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Brady Education Foundation is seeking applications with an aim to close the achievement/opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to environmental factors associated with living in poverty. The Foundation pursues its mission by promoting collaboration between researchers and educators via the funding of program development and program evaluations in education. Currently, the Foundation is particularly focused on the development and … [Read more...]

MAXIMUS Foundation: Helping Disadvantaged Population and Underserved Communities in United States

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The MAXIMUS Foundation is seeking applications to provide grants to nonprofit organizations and charities that share the commitment in helping disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. The MAXIMUS Foundation is committed to support programs that promote personal growth and self-sufficiency through improved health, augmented child and family development, and community development. The foundation holds a strong sense of corporate citizenship and … [Read more...]

Mercy Foundation’s Social Justice Small Grants Program: Inviting Not for Profit Organisations in Australia

Deadline: 27 March 2017 The Mercy Foundation is currently accepting applications from Australian organisations for its Social Justice Small Grants Program that provide seed funding to assist communities and organisations to build capacity that will help create structural change and bring about greater social justice in Australia. The Mercy Foundation seeks to create greater social equity and inclusion in the Australian community. Grant Information  Grant amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000 … [Read more...]

GoodLife Kids Foundation: Supporting Organisations Providing Opportunities for Children with Disabilities in Canada

Deadline: 24 February 2017 GoodLife Kids Foundation is currently accepting requests for funding for ongoing physical activity programs for children with special needs - primarily physical and/or intellectual disabilities. GoodLife Kids Foundation raises funds to support national, provincial and local programs that provide sustainable physical activity opportunities for kids and remove some of the barriers currently holding children back from living a healthy life. Funding Information: … [Read more...]

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