How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

Applications Open for WHSmith Trust Community Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The WHSmith Trust is offering grants of up to £500 to voluntary organisations and schools from the proceeds of the compulsory carrier bag levies across the UK. Grants are awarded every six months to charities, schools and community groups of any size, provided they support the community in the UK. The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity that aims to support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates, and also to promote literacy and a … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lebanon is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The Embassy is looking for projects that: Are participatory in nature, and have involved the beneficiaries in the … [Read more...]

Steiner Education Australia: Seeking Proposals for 2018 Research Grant Program

Deadline: 16 August 2017 Steiner Education Australia (SEA) is accepting proposals for its 2018 Research Grant program to provide support for theorised critical study with regard to national priorities in Steiner education with a view to peer-reviewed publication and wide dissemination in educational forums. Priorities Early Childhood Class Teacher and High School Education Digital Technologies Eligibility Criteria The research must be conducted in whole or part within … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: 2017 YSEALI Micro-Grant Program

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is currently inviting YSEALI members in Vietnam to submit proposals for the 2017 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Micro-Grant Program. Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia, deepen engagement with young leaders on key regional and global challenges, and advance people-to-people ties … [Read more...]

Lithuanian Foundation Project Grants: Contributing to the Preservation of the Lithuanian Heritage

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Lithuanian Foundation is accepting applications for its Project grants that contribute to the preservation of the Lithuanian heritage. The Foundation concentrates its resources on those projects that demonstrate the potential for far reaching benefits to the Lithuanian community and the community at large. Priorities Areas Education: The Foundation believes that education will ensure the continuity of the richness of our Lithuanian heritage.  Therefore, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Fulbright Scholarships for Australian Citizens!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers Scholarships to Australian citizens across all career stages. Awardees take part in a bi-lateral academic and cultural exchange, pursuing research or study at a U.S. institution, experiencing life in the United States of America, and bringing back their knowledge and experience to share with their communities in Australia. The Fulbright program is unique in its exchange nature and ambassadorial emphasis – Fulbrighters … [Read more...]

The EQUAL Global Network: Seed Grants for Small-Scale & Pilot Research Projects

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Education Quality and Learning for All (EQUAL) Global Network is seeking proposals for its "Seed Grant" from small-scale and pilot research projects based in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan African countries. EQUAL aims to engage researchers, research organizations, and education NGOs to support countries in achieving U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 4 and its targets (‘ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course for Youth Multipliers!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Are you a young key multiplier playing an active role in a youth organisation, willing to gain skills to promote and disseminate principles of Global Development Education (GDE) to other young people?  Do you want to develop intercultural competences to facilitate peer-learning processes with other young people?  If yes, then apply for the 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course. The North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of Europe is seeking applications for its … [Read more...]

Voice’s Mali Sudden Opportunity Grant: Enabling Environment for Civil Society in Mali

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is currently inviting applicants for its Mali Sudden Opportunity Grant to respond to specific and unforeseen opportunities to influence policies or face a threatened / imminent attack on the enabling environment for civil society in Mali. It is an opportunity for strategic advocacy, mobilization of civil society and / or collective action that can lead to changes in legal decisions, policies and laws, behavioral change and public Challenge discrimination, … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Cairo: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 10 August 2017 The Australian Embassy in Cairo is pleased to invite community groups, local NGOs, academic institutions or other organisations engaged in development activities in Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea for its Direct Aid Program. Focus Areas The Australian Government’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) supports projects that focus on: alleviating poverty enhancing community health and education developing small-scale infrastructure supporting rural development … [Read more...]

Direct Aid Program: Supporting Inclusive Development Projects in Peru and Bolivia

Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Australian Embassy has announced the opening of the 2017-2018 Direct Aid Program (DAP). The DAP is a program of competitive funds for development projects implemented in Peru and Bolivia by civil society organizations and government entities. The DAP aims to finance small-scale development projects that are participatory in nature, delivering tangible and sustainable results over time. Thematic Areas Proposals should focus on at least one of the following thematic … [Read more...]

WARC Travel Grant Program: Inviting West African Nationals to Promote Intra-African Cooperation

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The West African Research Association (WARC) is currently inviting applicants from West African nationals for its Travel Grant program to promote intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent. Funding for the WARC Travel Grant Program is provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of … [Read more...]

Bennelong Foundation Grant: Providing Opportunities for Positive and Lasting Change in Australia

Deadline: 28 July 2017 The Bennelong Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in community. Focus Areas Education, training and employment To support organizations that offer innovative programmes to encourage people to take advantage of learning, training and education opportunities in order to further lasting employment prospects. Community health To … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 7 August 2017 Applications are open for The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 8 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education, health, transport, energy among others. After undergoing a rigorous nomination and selection process, 12 finalists (3 per category) will be invited to attend the African Leadership Network (ALN) Annual … [Read more...]

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR): Domino’s Give for Good Grants

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) is seeking applications for Domino's Give for Good Grants program to support positive outcomes in three focus areas which underpin many efforts in building and sustaining strong and vibrant rural, regional and remote communities: Education and youth initiatives (17 yrs and over): recognising the importance of providing young people in rural communities with opportunities to develop skills, access quality … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2018-2019!

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon is inviting applicants for its "Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2018-2019" that brings accomplished young and mid-level professionals to the United States for a one-year, non-degree program of combined academic and professional opportunities in a variety of fields. It is highly competitive and targeted towards the most qualified applicants in both the public and private sectors. The U.S. Embassy in Beirut invites mid-career … [Read more...]

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood: Grants to Improve the Quality of Life of Children in United States

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is seeking applications to provide funding to research and development projects that may ultimately enhance the development, health, safety, education or quality of life of children from infancy through seven years of age across the country. Each of its grants is made with the expectation that a successful project outcome will be of significant interest to other investigators or developers, within the grantee’s field of … [Read more...]

Apply for Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education!

Deadline: 14 August 2017 Applications are open for "The Pan-African Awards" that rewards the very best projects which are using enterprise and entrepreneurship to innovate in the field of education. The awards are generously supported by The Saville Foundation, a charitable foundation based in South Africa. Teach A Man To Fish manage the awards using their expertise in enterprise education and highlight inspirational models and projects through their large network of educational … [Read more...]

Norad Call for Applications: Supporting Research Institutions and Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) is inviting research institutions and research organizations based in the Sub-Saharan Africa to submit applications for funding to increase research-based knowledge of high quality on poverty alleviation and sustainable development informing development policies, development programs, private sector investments, the general public and further research. The main desired outcomes would be: Increased … [Read more...]

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