Deadline: 1-Feb-21 Golden Plains Shire Council has launched a new grant program to help the community respond to the changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, following the easing of restrictions for events late last year. The COVID-19 Quick Response Community Grants program is designed to fund activities that will assist community groups adapt and recover from these changes, with a total funding pool of $35,000 and up to $4,000 available per application. This is a quick-response grant … [Read more...] about Australia: Quick Response Grants for Local Groups
COVID-19 Grants and Resources
Deadline: 29-Jan-21 The Global ICCA Support Initiative (GSI) has been extended to provide support to territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs), with a focus on forty-five (45) countries participating in the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The ICCA GSI is funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry of the Environment and Nuclear Safety (BMU). In … [Read more...] about UNDP: COVID-19 Support to Territories and Areas in Belize
Deadline: 1-Mar-21 Manchester City Council is launching a Covid-19 Impact Fund available for voluntary sector activity to support mental health and wellbeing and reduce social isolation in Manchester. Funding aims to increase provision either through the development or refocussing of existing sources of support. Priority Groups Based on the intelligence, developments and learning from the initial response to Covid-19, (such as the work of the Council and partners on the Central Hub, … [Read more...] about Covid Impact Fund: Mental Health & Wellbeing for Manchester (UK)
Deadline: 3-Feb-21 The Initiative Foundation makes grants through its Innovation Fund for projects and programs that advance mission to empower people across Central Minnesota to build a thriving economy, vibrant communities and a lasting culture of generosity. Innovation Fund grants primarily support start-up or capacity-building projects across the 14 counties of Central Minnesota. Focus Areas Proposals that focus on at least one of the following areas will be given priority … [Read more...] about Initiative Foundation inviting Applications for 2021 Innovation Fund – U.S.
Deadline: 26-Jan-21 Integrity Watch, an Afghan civil society organization, and Open Contracting Partnership, a global civil society organization, are inviting journalists to apply for story grants for data-driven investigations of public procurement in Afghanistan, especially in the context of the response to the pandemic. Open Contracting Partnership and Integrity Watch have designed a program to work with Afghan journalists to conduct investigative reports on the procurement of goods, … [Read more...] about Story Grants: Investigative Reports on Afghanistan’s Public Procurement including on COVID-19
Deadline: 31-Jan-21 The COVID-19 Vaccine Counter-Misinformation Open Fund has been announced which is intended to support journalistic efforts to effectively fact-check misinformation about the COVID-19 immunization process, with a concentration on projects that aim to reach audiences underserved by fact-checking or targeted by misinformation. The uncertainty and developing nature of the health crisis provoked by the novel coronavirus has made providing accurate, evidence-based journalism … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Vaccine Counter-Misinformation Open Fund
Deadline: 31-Jan-21 People in Need is happy to present its first small grants scheme for communities in Serbia in the scope of the project Amplifying Local Voices for Equitable Development (ALVED). This grant scheme is supported by the UK Government’s Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF). Recognizing the crucial role that grassroots civil society organisations (CSOs) and informal groups can play in acting as agents of change and advocating on behalf of members, this grant scheme is … [Read more...] about People in Need Small Grants Scheme for Communities in Serbia
Deadline: 28-Feb-21 The U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Poland are pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for grants of up to $20,000 for projects beginning no earlier than April 2021. Project Themes This call is for proposals for innovative projects that: Counter misinformation and disinformation about COVID-19, including, but not limited to, information campaigns, social media campaigns, science workshops for journalists, educational activities for students, … [Read more...] about U.S. Mission to Poland: Counter Misinformation and Disinformation about COVID-19
Deadline: 22-Jan-21 The Community Finance Ireland is seeking applications from organisations in the Charity Sector in Northern Ireland for its Covid Charity Fund that will provide financial support to charities who have lost income due to the impact of COVID-19 and will be unable to cover unavoidable costs until 31/03/2021. Funding Information Funding requests of up to £75,000 to be spent within 6 months. (The amount awarded will depend on the assessment of need and the demand for the … [Read more...] about Community Finance Ireland announces Covid Charity Fund (UK)
Deadline: 22-Jan-21 The Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR), in collaboration with the Centre for Information Resilience, the International Centre for Investigative Reporting and Africa Uncensored, has launched a unique Africa Resilience Network programme to fight disinformation in the age of Covid-19. The Africa Resilience Network programme is building a network of journalists, activists, and analysts to identify and expose Covid-19 related disinformation in Kenya and Nigeria. … [Read more...] about Call for Applications: Africa Resilience Network Programme
Deadline: 27-Jan-21 In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, The Denver Foundation, and Create Boulder created the COVID Arts & Culture Relief Fund to support nonprofit organizations that are experiencing a dramatic, unexpected loss in revenue. The fund is designed to offset lost revenue arts organizations in Metro Denver face due to the impact of COVID-19 and to help ensure organizations are able to maintain staff, artist engagement, and minimal operations … [Read more...] about Denver Foundation announces COVID Arts & Culture Relief Fund – U.S.
Deadline: 29-Jan-21 In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented medical, social and economic strains in communities across the nation. The effects of the pandemic are still prevalent in our communities. In efforts to aid those who have been affected by COVID-19, the Community Foundation of South Alabama (CFSA) has launched Phase II of the COVID-19 Response and Relief Fund. CFSA has expanded the focus areas for our eight-county footprint to include Mental and Behavioral … [Read more...] about CFSA’s Phase II COVID-19 Response and Relief Fund – U.S.
Deadline: 7-Feb-21 Supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, through the Embassy of Japan in Tirana, the Western Balkans Fund has launched the Funding Call, to better comprehend the impact of COVID-19 to the activities and functioning of Civil Society Organizations in Western Balkans (WB), to identify challenges, but also, the opportunities, lessons learned and recommendations that could provide bigger sustainable support for the CSO sector. With this Call for Research Papers … [Read more...] about Call for Research Papers: Impact of COVID-19 on Sustainability of CSOs in Western Balkans
Deadline: 29-Jan-21 Applications are now open for the Multicultural Community Support Grants Program to help the community and multicultural media foster programs to support the community. Funding will provide much needed support to community organisations and media to continue their excellent work in helping to keep NSW safe. Funding will also support Festivals and Events that celebrate and embrace their state’s vibrant cultural diversity, while ensuring health and safety remains a … [Read more...] about Australia: Multicultural Community Support Grants Program
Deadline: 31-Jul-21 The Volant Trust is currently seeking applications from charities in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Volant Charitable Trust is committed to other work that includes international projects, the support of single parents through Gingerbread and more recently, charities assisting groups impacted by the Covid-19 … [Read more...] about Volant Trust seeking Applications for Covid-19 Response Fund
Deadlines: Prevention and Early Intervention: 30 April 2021; Crisis and Emergency Relief: 30 June 2021. The Lotterywest is seeking applications for Supporting the Most Vulnerable. Funding Streams This grant program has two streams: Crisis and Emergency Relief - the objective of this stream is to help organisations providing support to people experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19, to meet their immediate basic needs. Prevention and Early Intervention - … [Read more...] about Lotterywest inviting Applications for Supporting Most Vulnerable (Australia)
Deadline: 22-Jan-21 The COVID-19 Emergency Fund has been announced which is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development (the Department) and administered by the Local Community Development Committees (LCDs) in each Local Authority area. Funding Information The 1st round of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund was launched in April, with funding of €2.5m. This is the 2nd round of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund and has funding of €1.7m. Note - The Department has recommended that … [Read more...] about The COVID 19 Emergency Funds – 2nd Round (Ireland)
Deadline: 21-Jan-21 The United for the Valley COVID-19 Fund (UVCF) has been announced which was established to identify and support the emerging and fast-changing needs of health and human services organizations, schools, and the individuals and families they serve due to COVID-19. This fund is designed to identify the most pressing needs in the Valley due to COVID-19 as they evolve in real-time. The UVCF will prioritize funding for organizations providing immediate relief to families and … [Read more...] about United for the Valley COVID-19 Fund (UVCF)- United States
The year 2020 was one of the most unique periods of time in recent human memory. It was long, lonely and full of uncertainty as we witnessed the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, the unprecedented lockdowns around the world, the weaknesses of the rich and developed countries and the poorest being pushed further down into poverty. The World Bank has coined the term, the “New Poor” as it looks at the data where an estimate of more than 115 million people have been added to the below the … [Read more...] about How will Donor Funding Strategies change in 2021
Deadline: 22-Jan-21 The City of Hagerstown is accepting applications from qualifying public service candidates who are able to serve residents in the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law and made available a total of $5 billion in supplemental Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG-CV) to be used for grants to prevent, prepare for, and respond to … [Read more...] about City of Hagerstown inviting Applications for CDBG-CV CARES Act Funding