U.S. Mission in Ecuador: Public Affairs Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The U.S. Mission in Ecuador is currently inviting interested individuals, non-profit organizations, public international organizations, and private, public, or state non-profit institutions of higher education from Ecuador and the United States to submit concept notes for its Public Affairs Small Grants Program. Projects and programs selected for funding will provide Ecuadorian audiences with current, accurate information and opportunities for increased understanding of … [Read more...]

Voice’s Tanzania Empowerment Grants: Working against Stigmatisation of Marginalised and Discriminated Groups

Deadline: 31 December 2019 Voice is currently inviting targeting (informal) groups or organisations for its Tanzania Empowerment Grants to raise awareness, develop transformative leadership, build confidence and skills and work against stigmatisation of marginalised and discriminated groups. Voice is a new innovative grant facility that supports the most marginalised and discriminated people in ten low- and lower-middle income countries in Africa and Asia. It aims to amplify and connect thus … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 1 June 2017 BBC Children in Need is currently 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. Grant Information The Small Grants … [Read more...]

Voice’s Tanzania Innovate and Learn Grants: Focusing on Human-centred Innovations

Deadline: 31 December 2019 Voice is currently inviting groups and organisations for its Tanzania Innovate and Learn Grants to test and scale new approaches with a focus on human-centred innovations that are very context-specific. Voice is a new innovative grant facility that supports the most marginalised and discriminated people in ten low- and lower-middle income countries in Africa and Asia. It aims to amplify and connect thus far unheard voices in efforts to leave no one behind. Funding … [Read more...]

The Chrysalis Trust Grants: Supporting UK-Based Charities

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Chrysalis Trust is currently accepting applications from the UK registered charities providing public benefit. The trust prioritizes less popular and harder to fund projects. The trust provides support for both capital projects and core funding. Priority Areas Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria All grants are made at the discretion of the trustees without discrimination … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice: Seeking Grant Applications to Serve Crime Victims with Disabilities

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is currently seeking applications for its "Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Seamless Approach from First Response to Healing" to support victims with disabilities. Objectives OVC anticipates that updating and expanding these resources will be achieved through the following objectives: Assessment of the state of the field with respect to first response … [Read more...]

Open Society Youth Exchange Fellowships: Inviting Young Persons of the US with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Exchange, in partnership with the Human Rights Initiative, seeks applicants for its Community Youth Fellowships. The Community Youth Fellowships will support dynamic activists aged 18-25 who want to implement a project of their own design that advances human rights anywhere in the United States.  This opportunity is specifically for young persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through these fellowships, the Open … [Read more...]

ACL: Empowering Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities through Chronic Disease Self Management Education Programs

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funds to make three-year grants to approximately 6-8 entities to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based programs that empower older adults and adults with disabilities to better manage their chronic conditions. Goals … [Read more...]

USAID/Macedonia: Seeking Applications for Inclusive Education for Learners with Disabilities

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development mission in Macedonia (USAID/Macedonia) is seeking applications from qualified organizations for its “Inclusive Education for Learners with Disabilities” to support a program that is focused on getting children and youth with disabilities into formal, public education settings at the primary and secondary grade levels, helping them to stay in school, and supporting their learning with an emphasis on achieving better … [Read more...]

GoodLife Kids Foundation Grant: Inviting Canadian Organisations to Provide Opportunities for Children

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The GoodLife Kids Foundation is currently accepting requests for funding for ongoing physical activity programs for children with special needs-primarily physical and/or intellectual disabilities. The Foundation raises funds to support national, provincial and local programs that provide sustainable physical activity opportunities for kids and remove some of the barriers currently holding children back from living a healthy life. Funding Information Grants of … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Arts: Increasing Employment Opportunities in the Arts for People with Disabilities in U.S.

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is seeking applications to select an organization to develop a web-based toolkit designed to provide resources for job seeks and employers to help reduce barriers to careers in the arts for people with disabilities. People with disabilities experience many barriers to careers in the arts, such as inaccessible work spaces, fluctuating job stability and health benefits, and attitudinal barriers about employment … [Read more...]

Nominations open for Arts Access Awards 2017: Recognising Disabled Artists of New Zealand

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Arts Access Awards, presented annually by Arts Access Aotearoa are now open. The Arts Access Awards celebrate the contribution of individuals, groups and organisations in providing access to the arts. They also acknowledge the achievements and contribution of a New Zealand-based artist with a physical, … [Read more...]

Embassy of Sweden: Inviting Nigerian NGOs for 2017 Small Grant Programme (SGP)

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Embassy of Sweden in Abuja is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its 2017 small grants programme (SGP) with an aim to support small-scale sustainable development projects and activities that are participatory in nature and preferably, with a long term impact that can be monitored and measured. Themes Innovation Human rights Disability rights Women’s rights Eligibility Criteria SGP partnership opportunity is available to … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Finland in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC)

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Addis Abeba is seeking applications for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) to support local civil society organizations and small-scale businesses to complement the bilateral development cooperation of Finland in Ethiopia. The FLC is expected to contribute towards the four goals of Finland’s development policy. Focus Areas The rights and status of women and girls have strengthened; Developing countries' own economies have generated … [Read more...]

Apply for SSA’s Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) is seeking applications for its "Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)", a four-volume series that highlights features of social security programs in 177 countries, by awarding a new cooperative agreement by September 2017. Each country summary of SSPTW is divided into sections based on the five branches of social security (old age, survivors and disability; sickness and maternity; work injury; unemployment; … [Read more...]

U.S Department of Education: Seeking Applications for State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) Program

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The U.S Department of Education is seeking applications for its State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) Program. The purpose of this program, authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), is to assist State educational agencies (SEAs) in reforming and improving their systems for personnel preparation and professional development in early intervention, educational, and transition services in order to improve results for children with … [Read more...]

Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund: Inviting Indigenous and Non-Indigenous People for Small Grants

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund (ADIPEF) is inviting applications from the  indigenous and non-indigenous people with disability to participate in both formal and informal education programs through small grants. This Fund will assist people with disability gain empowerment through access to formal and informal education programs. This education fund is about helping people complete or undertake courses and programs through providing … [Read more...]

ARDRAW Small Grant Program: Fostering New Analysis of Work, Rehabilitation, and Disability Issues

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is a one-year $10,000 stipend program awarded to graduate-level students to conduct supervised independent research designed to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and disability issues, which may develop innovative and fresh perspectives on disability. ARDRAW replaces the 5-year grant called the Disability Determination … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Seeking Projects for Education Fund to Improve Educational Outcomes

Deadline: 24 February 2017 Social Innovation Fund Ireland’s Education Fund is open to projects that are focused on improving educational outcomes (at QQI Level 6 or higher from the National Framework of Qualifications) for those experiencing educational disadvantage. Projects are likely to focus on students at the upper end of second level or starting higher education (QQI Level 3-6).  Educational disadvantage that arises from living in a disadvantaged area, socio-economic disadvantage, … [Read more...]

Australian Government Grant Program: 2017-18 National Disability Conference Initiative

Deadline: 14 March 2017 The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply via an open process to deliver services under the Disability Mental Health and Carers Program – Disability and Carer Support – National Disability Conference Initiative (NDCI) 2017-18. The Disability and Carer Support (DaCS) Activity provides assistance, support and services for people with disability and carers.  It provides and improves access to services and support, including advocacy and through … [Read more...]

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