How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

Applications Open for WHSmith Trust Community Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The WHSmith Trust is offering grants of up to £500 to voluntary organisations and schools from the proceeds of the compulsory carrier bag levies across the UK. Grants are awarded every six months to charities, schools and community groups of any size, provided they support the community in the UK. The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity that aims to support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates, and also to promote literacy and a … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lebanon is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The Embassy is looking for projects that: Are participatory in nature, and have involved the beneficiaries in the … [Read more...]

Community Broadcasting Foundation: Seeking Applications for Development & Operations Grants in Australia

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Community Broadcasting Foundation is seeking applications for its Development & Operations Grants with an aim to maintain, expand and/or strengthen the operations and broadcast capabilities of Australian community broadcasting stations through core support, support for development projects and support for necessary infrastructure. Objectives This year Community Broadcasting Foundation are particularly looking to support initiatives that build the … [Read more...]

Actors of Urban Change: Urban Development through Cultural Activities & Cross-Border Collaboration in Europe

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Applications are open for "Actors of Urban Change" program with an aim to achieve sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities and by using specific potentials of culture as driver and enabler of positive change. This is carried out by strengthening the competencies for cross-sector collaboration among actors from the cultural, public and private sectors. Through local projects, an international qualification program, Europe-wide … [Read more...]

Lithuanian Foundation Project Grants: Contributing to the Preservation of the Lithuanian Heritage

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Lithuanian Foundation is accepting applications for its Project grants that contribute to the preservation of the Lithuanian heritage. The Foundation concentrates its resources on those projects that demonstrate the potential for far reaching benefits to the Lithuanian community and the community at large. Priorities Areas Education: The Foundation believes that education will ensure the continuity of the richness of our Lithuanian heritage.  Therefore, … [Read more...]

ESRC-ICSSR: Call for Collaborative Research on Urban Transformations in India under Newton Fund

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) are inviting joint applications for collaborative projects between UK and Indian researchers which seek to enhance understanding of urban challenges and issues in India and achieve economic and social understanding of concerned areas in India. Funding Information Proposals are invited for joint UK and Indian projects; each proposal may request £360,000 - … [Read more...]

Direct Aid Program: Supporting Inclusive Development Projects in Peru and Bolivia

Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Australian Embassy has announced the opening of the 2017-2018 Direct Aid Program (DAP). The DAP is a program of competitive funds for development projects implemented in Peru and Bolivia by civil society organizations and government entities. The DAP aims to finance small-scale development projects that are participatory in nature, delivering tangible and sustainable results over time. Thematic Areas Proposals should focus on at least one of the following thematic … [Read more...]

Bennelong Foundation Grant: Providing Opportunities for Positive and Lasting Change in Australia

Deadline: 28 July 2017 The Bennelong Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in community. Focus Areas Education, training and employment To support organizations that offer innovative programmes to encourage people to take advantage of learning, training and education opportunities in order to further lasting employment prospects. Community health To … [Read more...]

USAID-BALADI Program: Supporting Development Projects that Respond to Lebanese Host Community Needs

Deadline: 10 August 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for the 3rd round of its "Building Alliance for Local Advancement, Development, and Investment (BALADI)” program to support municipal development projects that respond to Lebanese host community needs. BALADI aims at assisting municipalities implement needed local development activities especially those that are most responsive to Lebanese host community needs. This process encourages … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Comic Relief’s Active Ageing! Creating Change in Communities

Deadline: 29 August 2017 Comic Relief is seeking applications for its initiative entitled "Active Ageing: Creating Change in Communities" to reduce the inequality by supporting organisations seeking to remove barriers and promote inclusion. Comic Relief is launching a £1.5 million fund to engage older people aged 65 and over from ‘harder to reach’ groups to get involved in opportunities which use their skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to their communities. This funding programme … [Read more...]

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR): Domino’s Give for Good Grants

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) is seeking applications for Domino's Give for Good Grants program to support positive outcomes in three focus areas which underpin many efforts in building and sustaining strong and vibrant rural, regional and remote communities: Education and youth initiatives (17 yrs and over): recognising the importance of providing young people in rural communities with opportunities to develop skills, access quality … [Read more...]

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Inviting Applications for Quality of Life Grants Program across U.S.

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Pioneered by Dana Reeve, the Reeve Foundation is seeking applications for its "Quality of Life Grants Program" that awards grants to nonprofit organizations that serve the disability community. The Quality of Life Grants Program recognizes projects and initiatives that foster community engagement, inclusion and involvement, while promoting health and wellness for individuals living with paralysis and their families. Thematic Grant Areas Actively Achieving: … [Read more...]

ANZ New Zealand Staff Foundation: Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The ANZ New Zealand Staff Foundation is seeking applications for its Community Grants Program to provide grants of up to NZD 25,000 to community organisations throughout New Zealand to help them achieve their goals. Funding Criteria The Foundation supports charitable organisations whose work fulfils one or more of the following purposes: To assist in the promotion of financial literacy To provide opportunities for all New Zealanders to achieve economic and … [Read more...]

Australian Government: Seeking Applications for Community Resilience Grants

Deadline: 23 August 2017 The Australian Government is seeking applications via an open competitive process to deliver services under Families and Communities Program /Strong and Resilient Communities /Community Resilience grants from 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2021. Community Resilience grants aim to build strong, resilient and cohesive communities to help make Australia more secure and harmonious as a whole.  This will be done through providing grants designed to address issues in communities … [Read more...]

CEPF Call for LOIs: Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Programme

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is currently accepting Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) from non-governmental organizations, community groups, private, enterprises, universities and other civil society organizations for its Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot. Strategic Direction & Priorities Empower local communities to protect and manage biodiversity in priority Key Biodiversity Areas Support local communities to design … [Read more...]

The Australian Government: Inviting Applications for Inclusive Communities Grants

Deadline: 23 August 2017 The Australian Government is inviting applications via an open competitive process to deliver services under the Family and Communities Program/Strong and Resilient Communities/ Inclusive Communities from 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2021. Inclusive Communities grants aim to increase the social and economic participation of vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and families within their communities and enhance their life‑time wellbeing and sense of community … [Read more...]

EPF Call for Proposals: Promoting Participatory Civic Monitoring and Advocacy in Georgia

Deadline:  1 August 2017 The Europe Foundation (EPF) has announced its call for proposals aimed at promoting participatory civic monitoring and advocacy in Georgia to foster active and informed participation of Georgian community groups, CSOs, and media outlets in the political and economic decision-making in their regions by building capacity of civic groups, encouraging monitoring and evaluation of policy reforms, and facilitating public discussions and network building. The goal of the … [Read more...]

New England Biolabs Foundation: Seeking LOIs to Foster Community-Based Conservation

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The New England Biolabs Foundation is currently seeking Letters of Inquiry for its grant program to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes and the biocultural diversity found in these places. The foundation supports communities in the stewardship of their landscapes and seascapes and the associated bio-cultural diversity, ecosystem services, and food-ways. Thematic Areas The foundation welcome inquiries from community-based nonprofit … [Read more...]

Apply for FIRE Africa Grants 2017: Developing Innovative Solutions to Africa’s Education, Information, Infrastructure and Communication Needs

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Fund for Internet Research and Development (FIRE) is currently accepting applications for its Africa Grants 2017. The beneficiaries will be provided with series of institutional strengthening and capacity building activities aimed at providing the knowledge, tools and contacts needed to further advance successful initiatives. The FIRE Africa Grants program designed to encourage, support and develop innovative online solutions to Africa’s education, information, … [Read more...]

Apply for Public Safety Canada’s Community Resilience Fund!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Public Safety Canada is seeking applications for its programme "Community Resilience Fund (CRF)" in order to provide financial assistance to organizations undertaking programming and research to address radicalization to violence in Canada. Public Safety’s Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence (CCCEPV) provides leadership, coordinates talent and expertise, mobilizes and supports community outreach and enhances research in the … [Read more...]

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