Soros-Moldova Foundation: Grant Program for Local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

Deadline: 4 October 2018 The Soros-Moldova Foundation, from financial resources provided by the European Union, has announced a Grant Program addressed to the Local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for the development / creation or extension / diversification and delivery of innovative and sustainable community social services addressed to children in groups vulnerable people and people with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities. The grant program aims to provide financial and technical … [Read more...]

The Aziz Foundation: Call for Grant Applications for Development Fund

Deadline: 12 October 2018 The Aziz Foundation is seeking applications for its Development Fund to support a holistic development programme for Muslim communities. The Foundation looks to make strategic interventions to develop an effective leadership and service infrastructure so that Muslim communities can efficiently utilise their considerable resources. Priorities The number of projects which can be supported is limited by the amount of funds available for distribution in one year. … [Read more...]

Ethnic Communities Development Fund: Improving New Zealand’s Social Cohesion

Deadline: 26 September 2018 Applications are open for Ethnic Communities Development Fund with an aim to improve New Zealand’s social cohesion and support the development of established and emerging ethnic communities. Types of Projects The fund is available for projects that meet the purpose and one of the three funding priorities: Leadership Development Projects: Projects that build leadership capability within and between ethnic communities. Social Cohesion Projects: Projects … [Read more...]

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation is seeking applications for Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program to offer general or project support to non-profit organizations throughout the United States. Lasting change occurs when Social Justice Movements are built from the ground up and grassroots groups come together across sectors and constituencies to work for the common principles of Human Rights and Justice for All. The program supports organizations that share … [Read more...]

Harcourts Foundation: Providing Grants to Community-Based Organisation in New Zealand

Deadline: 4 November 2018 The Harcourts Foundation is currently seeking applications for its grant program for reputable community-based organisations which need funding for projects and initiatives designed to benefit as many people as possible. The Foundation will prioritise applications that demonstrate that their grant will have the widest community impact. Objectives The advancement of social and community welfare in New Zealand. The relief of poverty in New Zealand. The … [Read more...]

The Community Foundation for Ireland: Accepting Applications for Traveller Leadership Grants

Deadline: 20 September 2018 The Community Foundation for Ireland is accepting applications to offer grants of up to €6,000 to Traveller-led organisations to develop Leadership Strategies within their local communities. In 2017 a piece of research commissioned by The Community Foundation for Ireland highlighted the fact that Travellers in Ireland are still faced, on a daily basis with a wide range of social challenges, such as discrimination, bullying and obstacles when accessing accommodation, … [Read more...]

FRRR: Inviting Applicants for Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC) Round 34

Deadline: 26 September 2018 The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) is seeking applications for the 34th round of its Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC). It is a great example of a collaborative program that is supported by various partners, and it has the flexibility to address issues that make a real difference to the sustainability of rural, regional and remote communities. Focus Areas Projects funded through this program address the following areas: Building … [Read more...]

Community Foundation for Ireland: Seeking Applications for 2018 Traveller Identity Grants Program

Deadline: 20 September 2018 The Community Foundation for Ireland is currently seeking applications from not-for-profit, community-based groups for its 2018 Traveller Identity Grants program to develop new and innovate projects that focus on creative responses to the Traveller identity crisis. The Community Foundation for Ireland is a grant-making and donor services charity. The Community Foundation makes grants to not-for-profit and voluntary groups working in communities throughout the … [Read more...]

IRF/UNDP: Strengthening the Legal Capacity of Local Communities in Ukraine

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Program “Human Rights and Justice” which is jointly prepared by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF) are seeking applications for a program entitled “Strengthening the Legal Capacity of Local Communities”. The policy of decentralization of power sets new challenges for local self-government. At the same time, new needs and opportunities for addressing problems in local communities arise. Accessibility … [Read more...]

Applications Open for “Safe Community-Common Interest, Joint Responsibility” Program!

Deadline: 15 September 2018 Human Rights and Justice Program and Public Health Program, initiative of the International Renaissance Foundation are seeking applications for a program entitled “Safe Community-Common Interest, Joint Responsibility”. The purpose of the competition is to support the formation of sustained ties at the level of territorial communities that promote the implementation of police accountability, community involvement in identifying and addressing community security … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Fiji: Seeking Applications for 2018-19 Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Australian High Commission in Fiji is currently inviting applicants for the 1st 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...]

The Jerusalem Fund: Inviting Non-Government Organizations to Provide Humanitarian Assistance

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development is seeking applications for its grant program to non-governmental organizations providing humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem, and to Palestinian refugees in Syria and Lebanon. The Fund also supports projects that help Palestinians highlight their history and struggle to Western audiences. The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development is an independent, … [Read more...]

Full Basket Belize: Seeking Applications for 2019 Community Grants Program

Deadline: 5 October 2018 Full Basket Belize (FBB) is seeking applications for its 2019 Community Grants program to invest the donations from their contributors in communities all across Belize to support improvements in education, health, the environment, youth leadership development, and grassroots economic development. The mission is to improve the education, health, and environment of Belizean communities and support youth and community economic development through scholarships and … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy’s Direct Aid Program (DAP): Inviting Applicants from Turkey, Azerbaijan & Georgia

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Australian Embassy is currently seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants scheme available to individuals, community groups and local and international NGOs, government entities, academic institutions, or other non-profit organizations working in development activities at community level and that involve the beneficiaries in the identification and implementation of the project. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible … [Read more...]

European Commission Funding to address Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods in Kenya

Deadline: 25 October 2018 The European Commission has issued a call for proposals to provide funding to address drought resilience and sustainable livelihoods in Kenya. The aim of this programme is to address drought resilience and sustainable livelihoods through promotion of climate resilient and nutrition sensitive agriculture interventions. The global objective of this Call for Proposals (CfP) is to: Contribute towards increased resilience of communities in ASAL areas of Kenya to … [Read more...]

AAUW’s Community Action Grant Program: Addressing Issues Related to the Needs of Women & Girls

Deadline: 1 December 2018 The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is seeking applications for its Community Action Grants program to provide funds that address issues related to the needs of women and girls or that provide information to educate and benefit the public on those issues. AAUW encourages proposals for projects that Use innovative approaches to address local community needs or build links among community partners Build partnerships between schools and … [Read more...]

Jetstar’s Flying Start Program’s Grant: Inviting Community Groups and Organisations across Australia

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Jetstar's Flying Start Program is currently inviting community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community. Funding Information $15,000 Cash $15,000 worth of travel with Jetstar anywhere on the Jetstar network Promotion of their community group or organisation on Jetstar's website and Facebook page National and local level media leverage to be … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Liberia: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program

Deadline: 30 April 2019 U.S. Embassy in Liberia is seeking applications for its Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program to assist community groups in Liberia to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that benefit entire communities. The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Fund is a grassroots assistance program that began in Togo in 1964 as an experimental and modest self-help program, but has grown significantly since. The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund allows the Ambassador to … [Read more...]

Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network: Seeking Applications for Alumni Small Grants Program (2017 – 2019)

Deadline: 29 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Alumni Small Grants Program which is jointly administered by the U.S. Embassy and the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN). In the previous grant cycle (2013 – 2016), PUAN awarded 150 grants for projects of up to US $5,000 to alumni across Pakistan. These projects helped increase mutual understanding, community engagement, and invested in people by funding programs that support improving educational opportunities. Grant … [Read more...]

European Commission CFPs: Engaging Diaspora Communities on Awareness Raising

Deadline: 31 January 2019 European Commission is seeking proposals for its programme entitled "Engagement of diaspora communities on awareness raising" to sensitize the target audience and to provide prospective migrants, vulnerable communities, diaspora members and local media with objective information about the perils of migrant smuggling and the legal, social and economic realities of life in Europe, as well as the available legal pathways to Europe. Objectives Engage with and … [Read more...]