UK Aid Direct provides major Funding to Charities that support People with Disabilities

UK Aid Direct has provided a major funding to the charities which help people with disabilities in developing countries. These grants come in the second round of funding from UK Aid Direct. In total, 30 small and medium sized civil society organisations, who work on a wide range of issues throughout the developing world will benefit. Funding will also be provided to projects focussed on disability inclusion, projects working on food security and nutrition as well as preventing violence against … [Read more...]

Michael Cornish Charitable Trust: Inviting Organisations Based in the UK

Deadline: 14 September 2018 The Michael Cornish Charitable Trust is currently seeking applications from the charities and organisations based in the UK for its grants program. The Michael Cornish Charitable Trust is a grant making charitable organisation of UK founded by Michael Cornish in 2005. Priority Areas Organisations that work in the following areas are considered: General Charitable Purposes Children/ Young People Disabled / Disabilities Economic/ Community … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need’s Small Grants Programme: Improving Children’s Lives in the UK

Deadline: 2 September 2018 BBC Children in Need is inviting charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Grants programme with an aim to improve children’s lives in the UK. The funded projects make differences in children’s lives that 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. In Small Grants programme they are … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 13 September 2018 BBC Children in Need is currently 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 … [Read more...]

Enabling Accessibility Fund: Helping to Build an Accessible Canada

Deadline: 21 September 2018 Applications are open for The Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) which is looking for dynamic youth who want to demonstrate leadership and their commitment to their communities by volunteering their time to build a more accessible Canada. The EAF youth innovation component provides an opportunity for youth to have a direct impact in the lives of people with disabilities by addressing accessibility barriers in public spaces or workplaces within their community or … [Read more...]

DM Thomas Foundation’s Central Grants Programme: Helping Disadvantaged Young People in the UK and Ireland

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The DM Thomas Foundation for Young People is accepting applications for its “Central Grants Programme” with an aim to identify the most effective projects helping disadvantaged young people in the UK and Ireland. Focus Areas Improving the education of young people Improving the health of young people Target Groups Children and young people with disabilities Children and young people who are sick in hospital Children and young people who are life … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Seizing the Moment: Global Sudden Opportunity Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Are you a global or regional coalition or network that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you see a sudden and unanticipated opportunity to undertake joint action to influence global and/or regional bodies for your cause? Is there a sudden threat to civic space at regional or global level that could have a ripple effect on your access to (productive) resources and employment, access to social services, or your space for political participation? Is there a … [Read more...]

Save the Children International in Kosova/o: Seeking Proposals for Action for Inclusive Education

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Save the Children International in Kosovo has launched a call for proposal to support the local Disability Peoples Organizations (DPOs) work on IE. The Call is open to applications from non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Objectives This funding will be used to foster innovative approaches as well as provide support to existing examples of good practice, strengthening our programmatic response capacity in a phase of strategic expansion and increased focus … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Laos Empowerment Grants!

Deadline: 9 July 2018 Are you a new and/or informal group that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you want to learn how to (better) work together?  Do you want to work on leadership and/or increasing confidence of and within your group members? Do you want to embark on a journey to change attitudes and/or social norms in Laos towards your target group? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then apply for Voice’s Laos Empowerment Grants! Target Groups This Call for … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Rwanda: Promoting the Dignity of Every Human Life

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Rwanda and the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Bureau through the Africa Regional Democracy Fund (ARDF) has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to advance the human rights and promote full inclusion of people with disabilities (PWDs) in Rwanda, including people with disabilities in historically marginalized communities. The project will promote disability rights by: strengthening disability organizations, … [Read more...]

FLA 2018 Grant Program: Advancing Financial Literacy in Australia

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Financial Literacy Australia (FLA) is inviting applications for its Grants program to support not-for-profit organisations to advance financial literacy in Australia. Priority Areas Priority areas for 2018 are: Single Parents Women and Economic Abuse Disability (especially in the area of cognitive disability) Superannuation Indigenous Communities Funding Information The minimum grant is $50,000. Eligible Projects The kinds of projects that … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy to Ethiopia: Annual Program Statement (APS)

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy has announced an open competition for individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, public educational institutions, and public international organizations in Ethiopia and in the United States to submit proposals that fall into one of the thematic areas. Thematic Areas The APS is intended to inform individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions about opportunities from … [Read more...]

Microsoft announces $25 million initiative to use AI for Disabilities

Microsoft at Microsoft Build 2018, Microsoft Corp.’s annual developer conference has announced a new $25 million initiative to use Artificial Intelligence(AI) to amplify human capabilities for more than 1 billion people around the world with disabilities. The program comprises grants, technology investments and expertise, and will also incorporate AI for Accessibility innovations into Microsoft Cloud services. It builds on the success of the similar AI for Earth initiative. CEO, … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities- Eritera

Deadline: 19 June 2018 European Union is seeking applications for its Local Call for Proposals: "Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" - ERITREA, to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. Objectives The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: For LOT 1 - CSOs: To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UK Aid Match Funding Program!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the UK Aid Match, a competitive fund which brings charities, the British public and the UK government together to collectively change the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. Proposals for UK Aid Match will be particularly welcomed in disability, health, women’s empowerment, youth/youth employment, prosperity, ending modern slavery, girls’ education, oceans and plastics. Projects containing an element of … [Read more...]

Impact Investment Ready’s Growth Grant: Providing Capacity Building Grants in Australia

Deadline: 21 May 2018 The Impact Investment Ready is accepting applications for its Growth Grant to provide capacity building grants of up to $100,000 to mission-driven for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, allowing them to secure investment capital to scale their social or environmental impact. Funding Criteria The support needed is largely dependent on the characteristics of applicant’s organisation, but often includes: Financial modelling and preparation of the investment … [Read more...]

9th Spirit of Humanity Awards: Inviting Charitable Organizations from India

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Nominations are open for 9th Spirit of Humanity Awards that is an excellent platform for charitable organizations to showcase their work and receive recognition and feedback from CSR professionals, industry leaders and other esteemed jury members. This is the philosophy which inspired the inception of Spirit of Humanity as a recognition and reward platform for exemplary contributions made towards the society. Over the years, Spirit of Humanity has expanded its scope to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Connecting Voice(s): Uganda Linking & Learning Facilitation!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Is your organisation passionate about facilitating dynamic learning experiences with diverse groups of people? Do you have experience working with civil society groups in Uganda? Do you use participatory, creative and transformative approaches in networking with other stakeholders? Does your organisation undertake research to identify what works and what doesn’t work in development work and replicate best practices? If your answer yes, you could be the organisation that … [Read more...]

Apply for Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer

Deadline: 12 June 2018 Applications are now open for the "Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer" to promote the use of high-quality disability and rehabilitation research that is relevant to the needs of intended audiences by serving as the main knowledge translation (KT) resource for other NIDILRR grantees, including NIDILRR grantees that serve as KT centers (NIDILRR KT Centers). Knowledge translation (KT) … [Read more...]

The Ironmongers’ Company: Providing Opportunities for Disadvantaged Children in UK

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Ironmongers’ Company is seeking applications for its grant program to support projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential. The Company is looking for projects that deliver clearly defined educational benefits to a specific group of children or young people. Items of equipment will be considered only where a full explanation is given of how they will support this activity. The Company is particularly … [Read more...]