Nominations Open for Equator Prize 2019! Awarding Outstanding Local Community and Indigenous Peoples

Deadline: 26 February 2019 The Equator Initiative is currently accepting nominations for its Equator Prize 2019 that will be awarded to outstanding local community and indigenous peoples’ initiatives that advance innovative nature-based development solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Equator Initiative is a United Nations-led partnership that brings together governments, civil society, grassroots organizations, and businesses to foster resilient communities by … [Read more...]

Friends of Mongolia announced Spring 2019 Community Grant Application

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Friends of Mongolia (FOM) is currently inviting Mongolia Based Volunteers and Community Organizations for its Spring 2019 Community Grant Application. The Friends of Mongolia Community Development Grant program provides financing for small community-based projects in Mongolia and the United States that further education, cultural exchange, and community development between both countries. These grants provide a small amount of funding that can go a long way do to … [Read more...]

2019 Shiraka Program: Supporting Initiatives of Local Organizations that Contribute to Societal Transformation in Jordan

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Netherlands Fund for Regional Partnerships (NFRP) "Shiraka" program to support sustainable transition in the MENA Region. Shiraka was launched in 2016 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a successor to the Matra South Programme. Projects funded from Shiraka are intended to support initiatives of local organizations that contribute to societal transformation. To be eligible for a contribution under the Shiraka Program, … [Read more...]

Seventh Generation Fund to Promote Indigenous Peoples’ Self-Determination and the Sovereignty of Native Nations in U.S.

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc. is accepting applications for its grant programme with an aim to support projects engaged in community empowerment and organizing endeavors, issue advocacy, cultural revitalization, strengthening Indigenous knowledge and practices, and Native leadership development. The Seventh Generation Fund directs grant support to culturally-grounded Indigenous community organizing efforts initiated and led by the … [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...]

Prince’s Countryside Fund offering Grants of up to £50,000

Deadline: 21 February 2019 The Prince’s Countryside Fund is seeking applications to offer grants of up to £50,000 for projects that will provide a long-term positive impact to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit. The Prince’s Countryside Fund will provide funding towards projects affecting areas of greatest need in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland that clearly contribute towards one or more of The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s objectives: To sustain rural … [Read more...]

Eurasia Foundation: 2019-2020 U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Eurasia Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations for its U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Dialogue Program. Together with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Eurasia Foundation will fund innovative projects promoting U.S.-Russian collaboration in professional and cultural areas of mutual interest to the United States and Russia, including but not limited to entrepreneurship, social inclusion, public health, community service, volunteerism, … [Read more...]

The Dunhill Medical Trust: Building and Physical Infrastructure Grants for Community-Based Organisations

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The Dunhill Medical Trust is seeking applications for its Building and Physical Infrastructure Grants for Community-based Organisations. The provision of accommodation/developments in the built environment for older people to enhance and maintain their health, well-being and independence and/or specific pieces of equipment or furnishings which can be used for the care and support of individuals. Priority will be given to care facilities which are focused … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in South Africa: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) 2019

Deadline: 18 February 2019 The Embassy of Japan in South Africa is accepting applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) 2019 to assist Non-Profit Organisations (NPO’s) and local authorities by supporting relatively small development projects which have a direct and immediate impact on the well-being of disadvantaged communities at a grass-roots level. The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of South Africa covers the Republic of South Africa, the … [Read more...]

2019 NextWorldNow Grant Program to Improve the Well-Being of Communities

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The NextWorldNow (NWN) Community Investments is seeking applications for its 2019 Grant program. NextWorldNow believes that world communities can work together in an informed and personal way using technology and resources to improve the well-being of participants in each community. This program is designed for individuals who share a view of a larger self, have decided that they have enough means to live comfortable lives, and want to share their resources with … [Read more...]

Shell providing Funds for Community Projects and Initiatives throughout Canada

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Shell Canada is seeking applications to provide funding for community projects and initiatives that are located near their facilities and exploration interests throughout Canada. Social Investment Themes Education Adult Learning Kindergarten – Grade 12 (Early Learning, High School Completion, STEM and Cultural Retention) Community Skills & Enterprise Development Skills/Vocational Training/Leadership Development Small and medium … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Harcourts Foundation’s Grant Program in Australia

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for "2019 Harcourts Foundation Grant Program in Australia". They will prioritize applicants which demonstrate their grant will have the widest community impact. Eligibility Criteria Grant applications must be for a specific event, project, item, or initiative. Requests for the event, project, item, or initiative must be scheduled to occur within four months of the upcoming Grant decision meeting date (meetings are held in … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Fiji: Direct Aid Program 2018-19 (Round 2)

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Australian High Commission in Fiji is inviting applicants for the 2nd round of its 2018-19 Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed through the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) overseas posts. The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia’s broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic growth and poverty … [Read more...]

Harcourts Foundation: Providing Grants to Community-Based Organisation in United States

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The Harcourts Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program to fund reputable community-based, non-profit organizations which need funding for projects and initiatives designed to benefit as many people as possible. They will prioritize applications that demonstrate that their grant will have the widest community impact. Eligibility Criteria The organization applying for the grant MUST be a non-profit. Grant applications must be for … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 2nd Round of Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 2 February 2019 Applicants are invited to submit applications for the 2nd Round of Australian High Commission Port of Spain's Direct Aid Program (DAP). The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded from Australia's aid budget. It has the flexibility to work with local communities in developing countries on projects that reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development consistent with Australia's national interest. The program is founded on a set of principles … [Read more...]

The Working Together More Fund brings long-term benefits to Non-profit Organisations in New Zealand

Deadline: 22 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for The Working Together More Fund to support collaborations and mergers that bring long-term benefits to non-profit organisations and the communities. They fund New Zealand community organisations to work together in order to make a greater difference for the people and communities they serve. Representatives of funders Wayne Francis Charitable Trust, J R McKenzie Trust, Todd Foundation and The Tindall Foundation came together in … [Read more...]

Australian Consulate-General in Chennai announced 3rd Round of Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-2019

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Australian Consulate-General in Chennai, India has announced a 3rd round of Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-2019 to provide small grants for activities that support development and strengthen communities in India. This program, funded by the Australian Government also helps build positive linkages between Australia and communities in India. The Consulate-General in Chennai supports small-scale, sustainable development projects in the South Indian states of Andhra … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Cote d’Ivoire: Special Self-Help Fund Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire has announced that funding is available through its Small Grants/Self Help Program. Embassy Abidjan invites proposals for small community projects. The program is designed to improve basic economic and social conditions in local communities and support high impact, quick implementation activities that benefit a large number of people. Participating communities provide a significant contribution in cash, labor and materials. … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Botswana: Ambassador’s Special Self Help Program – Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana 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 … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Seeking Applications for Engage & Educate Fund 2019

Deadline: 19 February 2019 Social Innovation Fund Ireland in partnership with Mason Hayes & Curran and the Department of Rural and Community Development is currently seeking applications for its Engage and Educate Fund 2019 to empower people through education to achieve their full potential and to contribute to their community. The objective of the fund is to find and back innovative projects that empower people through education with a focus on tackling the disabling effects on human … [Read more...]