Applications Open for Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Applications are now open for the Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge which supports radical improvements in the mobility and independence of people with lower-limb paralysis through smarter assistive technology. The challenge is looking for innovative teams from around the world to build the next generation of mobility devices for people with lower-limb paralysis. More importantly, it is looking for teams who put end-users at the heart of everything they do. That … [Read more...]

DHHS-ACL: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program

Deadline: 2 April 2018 The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is currently accepting applications for its program entitled “Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation (Research).” The purpose of NIDILRR's Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and … [Read more...]

Australian Government: National Disability Conference Initiative 2018-19

Deadline: 20 March 2018 The Australian Government is seeking applications through an open process to apply for the Disability, Mental Health and Carers Program – Disability and Carer Support - National Disability Conference Initiative to provide funding of up to $10,000 for disability-related conferences with a national focus planned for the 2018-19 year to: assist people with disability with the costs of attending conferences, (for example, conference fees, accommodation, travel for … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Disability Inclusive Development Programme

Deadline: 19 March 2018 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is accepting applications for its Disability Inclusive Development Programme (DID) that is a brand new innovation and evidence programme which will deliver a set of interventions to support people with disabilities in a number of developing countries. A lack of attention and funding has contributed to a severely limited evidence base on what works to deliver inclusion in international development for approximately … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need: Inviting Charities & Not-For-Profit Organisations for Main Grants Programme

Deadline: 17 May 2018 BBC Children in Need is inviting charities and not-for-profit organizations for its Main Grants programme to fund the projects that will make a difference in children’s lives to help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. Focus Areas Children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Tanzania Sudden Opportunity Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Through this Sudden Opportunity grant, Voice in Tanzania is calling on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to undertake collective action to address specific anticipated threats to marginalised and discriminated groups in Tanzania (Voice target groups mentioned above) in one or more of the following Voice impact themes: Access to productive resources (for example land and/or employment) Access to social services (for example health and/or education) Space … [Read more...]

Engage & Educate Fund: Empowering People through Education in Ireland

Deadline: 16 March 2018 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 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 potential of … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Seeking Proposals for Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities

Deadline: 6 March 2018 The Government of Canada is currently accepting national project proposals from organizations interested in receiving financial assistance from the Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (OF). Through funding for organizations, the OF program helps persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment or self-employment to increase their economic participation and independence. The OF program offers a range of activities that can be tailored to … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland, Bucharest: Fund for Local Cooperation in Moldova

Deadline: 9 February 2018 The Embassy of Finland, Bucharest is seeking applications for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Moldova to complement other Finnish development efforts in the fields of poverty reduction and environmentally, economically and socially sustainable development, human rights, democracy and good governance and civil society strengthening. Cross-cutting objectives of the Finnish development policy, including gender equality, reduction of social inequalities and … [Read more...]

Open Door Programme: Supporting Employers in Integrating Persons with Disabilities

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Disability Employment is seeking applications for its Open Door Programme to support employers in hiring, training and integrating persons with disabilities. The ODP administered by SG Enable is an initiative by the Workforce Singapore (“WSG”) and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (“MSF”) to enhance the employment and employability options for persons with disabilities. Grant Support New Employees Salary Support and Buddy Allowance Salary … [Read more...]

Disability Rights Fund (DRF) 2018 Round 1: Seeking Letters of Interest from Haiti and Indonesia

Deadline: 5 February 2018 The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is seeking Letters of Interest (LOIs) for the 1 round of its 2018 funding streams from Haiti and Indonesia who did not receive DRF or DRAF funding in 2017. DRF grants support both capacity of marginalized and emergent groups of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to advocate for rights and inclusion and ongoing efforts of national, state, provincial, regional, and district level DPOs to advance implementation of the CRPD and the SDGs. The … [Read more...]

Voice Call for Proposals: Uganda Empowerment Grants

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Is your organisation target-led by one of the below-mentioned target groups? Are you working in Karamoja, Acholi, Lango or West Nile region? Is your organisation’s or group’s annual budget smaller than Euro 50,000? If you answered yes to the above questions then apply for Voice’s Uganda Empowerment Grants! Voice is seeking proposals from groups or organisations for its Uganda Empowerment Grants to raise awareness, develop transformative leadership, build skills and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Learning Disabilities Foundation of America’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 The Learning Disabilities Foundation of America (LDFA) is seeking applications for projects which conform to the mission of LDFA by responding to an unmet need in the field of learning disabilities. Funds are granted for charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes or for the identification, ongoing evaluation, education of and services for children and adults with learning disabilities. Project Areas Examples of project areas that fall within this … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sidney Myer Fund / GALFA’s First Grant Round for 2018!

Deadline: 4 March 2018 The Sidney Myer Fund and the Gay and Lesbian Foundation of Australia (GALFA) Board of Directors have announced their next joint funding round, as part of the Sidney Myer Fund Poverty and Disadvantage Small Grants Program, to the value of $15,000. This grant round will focus on improving the wellbeing of LGBTI people living with a disability. Projects that are collaborate between disability advocacy and LGBTI groups, and from States and Territories other than Victoria are … [Read more...]

McLain Association for Children: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Recognizing that the most meaningful efforts often come from within the community, McLain Association for Children, Inc. is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program to identify those that are already out there doing good work and assist them to accomplish even more. McLain Association for Children seeks to transform the lives of the most vulnerable around the world by providing them with the resources they need and by strengthening the systems and individuals … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust’s Grant Program!

Deadline: Various Medium Grant: 11 February 2018 Large Grant: 4 March 2018 Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust is seeking applications for its Grants program with an aim to ‘make a difference’ in UK. Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. Areas of Interest Charitable work in the County of Sussex Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International) Reproductive Health … [Read more...]

Voice’s Uganda Innovate and Learn Grants: Empowering the Voice of Marginalized People

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Voice is currently accepting applications for its Uganda Innovate and Learn Grants program to focus on organizations that want to learn from innovation and/or to test and scale new approaches with a focus on human-centered innovations that are context-specific and relevant to empowering, amplifying and/or influencing the voice of marginalized and discriminated people to participate fully in society. There exist many new, interesting and effective methods and approaches … [Read more...]

Signature Employment Grants: Supporting Non-traditional Solutions to increase Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities

Deadline: 18 February 2018 Kessler Foundation awards Signature Employment Grants yearly to support non-traditional solutions that increase employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Signature Employment Grants are awarded nationally to fund new pilot initiatives, demonstration projects, or social ventures that lead to the generation of new ideas to solve the high unemployment and underemployment of individuals with disabilities. Preference is given for interventions that overcome … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Fund for Local Cooperation in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

Deadline: 11 February 2018 Applications are open for Finnish Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) which is a fund managed by the Office of the Ambassador to Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia to support initiatives of local non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations and other institutions in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The FLC helps local civil society actors to carry out well-targeted projects with a clear goal and sustainable outcome in the field of human rights, democracy … [Read more...]

TK Foundation Request for Proposals: 2018 Youth Sailing Programs

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The TK Foundation is seeking proposals for its 2018 Youth Sailing Programs that motivate disadvantaged youth through a combination of program criteria which aims to: Offer an ongoing educational experience Programmatic elements may include: Instruction, mentoring, and educational field trips Promote responsibility Programmatic elements may include: Internships, or other types of work-related, hands-on experience Promote leadership … [Read more...]