Applications Open for Palliative Care Development in Africa’s Small Grants Programme!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Trustees of the True Colours Trust have set aside funds towards a small grants programme for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. Applications and approved grants are administered by the African Palliative Care Association. Funding is primarily for one-off projects, with a duration of no more than one year. Grant Information The size of grants ranges from £500- £5,000. Funding Priorities Trustees … [Read more...]

Ashoka Africa: Seeking Applications for its Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator

Deadline: 16 April 2018 Are you a social enterprise and are you looking to raise investments for the first time? Are you based in North, East or Southern Africa? Join 6 months Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator by Ashoka Africa, designed to support social entrepreneurs! The aim of the accelerator is to support social entrepreneurs to refine their business model and become investment ready. It also aims to support them to find the right hybrid corporate structure to access both investment … [Read more...]

Open Society Public Health Programme: Social Determinants of Roma Health!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 The Open Society Public Health Program is inviting proposals for its "Social Determinants of Roma Health" that address the social exclusion through exposure to environmental harms in order to improve health outcomes for Roma. It is looking to support individuals and organizations that have evidence, ideas, and commitment to tackle the social determinants of Roma health across Eastern Europe through advocacy and social mobilization efforts, making the living environment, … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Civil Society Leadership Awards

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applications for its Civil Society Leadership Awards to provide fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. Areas of Study Awards are available for study in the following areas: Communications, Journalism & Media Culture, History & Society … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Les Mills Fund for Children!

Deadline: 8 May 2018 Applications are open for Les Mills Fund for Children that works with a mission to create a healthier and fitter planet and wants to make the opportunity available to everyone. LMFC works with carefully selected organisations who share their values and have the resources available to help children. LMFC raises money to fund other charitable projects within the UK. In order to raise money their dedicated team carry out a wide range of charitable work. Focus … [Read more...]

CIHR Grants: Early Career Investigators in Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health

Deadline: 17 April 2018 IHDCYH in collaboration with the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (IAPH) has announced a  program entitled "Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Early Career Investigators in Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health" with an aim to strengthen Canada’s capacity and knowledge to respond to challenges and needs by providing important early career development support to researchers in these fields. The objective of this funding opportunity is to build … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Tata Innovation Fellowship 2017-2018!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Applications are invited for “Tata Innovation Fellowship”, a highly competitive scheme instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to recognize and reward scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences and a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture and other areas related to life sciences and biotechnology. Funding Information The amount of … [Read more...]

World Bank and World Food Programme collaborates to tackle Humanitarian and Development Challenges

The leaders of the World Bank and the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) have joined forces to knock down the practical and ideological barriers between “humanitarian” and “development” assistance in order to better tackle the complex challenges the world faces. Both share a vision of a world without extreme poverty and hunger, their approaches to tackling those problems in the past have been very different. According to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, “By 2030, we estimate that … [Read more...]

World Bank grants US$145 million to Nicaragua to improve its Wellbeing

The World Bank has approved three loans totaling US$145 million to strengthen healthcare, improve roads and promote regularizing land titles in Nicaragua. It also approved the new 2018-2022 Partnership Strategy with that country. The new investments are financed by the International Development Association, the World Bank entity that helps the poorest countries. The loans for the health and land-titling projects are for 30 years, while the road project is a 10-year loan. The Minister of … [Read more...]

World Bank approves US$80 million Project to support Panama

The World Bank has approved a US$80 million project to improve the infrastructure and quality of health, education, water and sanitation services in 12 Indigenous territories of Panama. The innovative project is based on the priorities established by the Indigenous communities and their traditional leaders. The loan will support the implementation of the Comprehensive National Plan for Indigenous Peoples of Panama. which aims to support the capacity of Indigenous Authorities and the … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Inviting Applicants for ‘Partnerships for Her Voice, Her Choice’ Program

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the “Partnerships for Her Voice, Her Choice” program, announced by Minister Bibeau in support of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) as a means of advancing gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls in line with the Feminist International Assistance Policy. The call focuses on comprehensive sexual education; reproductive health services and investments in family planning and contraceptives; the prevention of and … [Read more...]

The Noble Foundation Grants: Seeking LOIs on Funding for Agricultural Research in the United States

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Noble Foundation is currently accepting letters of inquiry with the primary focus on funding for agricultural research conducted by the Noble Research Institute. In addition, funding is provided to charitable organizations that cultivate good health, support education and build stronger communities. Generally, the emphasis of our grantmaking is geographically focused on Oklahoma organizations and projects. Lloyd Noble was born Nov. 30, 1896, in the young train depot … [Read more...]

Aetna Foundation: 2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program

Deadline: 18 April 2018 The Aetna Foundation is seeking applications for its 2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program to support communities’ efforts to become healthier places to live, work, learn, play and pray. The Cultivating Healthy Communities (CHC) grant program is geared specifically towards nonprofit organizations that work with underserved, low-income, and minority populations in the contiguous United States. Funding Information Applicants can request a total grant … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the ONE Champion Programme in Nigeria!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are now open for the ONE Champion Programme which will will recruit, train, and support 50 emerging leaders of Nigeria. It advocates and campaigns on education, gender, health, agriculture and transparency as a means to fight poverty. These champions will work closely with the ONE Nigeria Country program, led by the Country Director and will work with the direction and support of the ONE Campaigns team to come up with innovative and exciting ways to … [Read more...]

Maurice & Phyllis Paykel Trust: Inviting Applications for Project & Equipment Grants

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust is inviting applications for its Project & Equipment Grants to support research projects in any field relevant to human health, including basic biomedical sciences. The Trust encourages the development of health-related research in New Zealand by providing funds for research support. Types of Grants Project Grants provide limited research support for individuals or groups working in any health-related sciences, including … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (CEP-NTD) Program

Deadline: 27 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement(s) from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled "Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (CEP-NTD)". CEP-NTD seeks to support disease-endemic countries to control and/or eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) with proven, cost-effective public health interventions. Building on the successes that have been … [Read more...]

IKEA Foundation announces €3.5 million support for Women’s Empowerment Programme in India

The IKEA Foundation has announced a new grant for €3.5 million to support its partner PRADAN with its successful women’s empowerment programme in India which helps women living in rural communities in India to organise themselves into strong self-help groups. These groups give them a stronger voice within their families and villages, and enable them to take charge of their lives. IKEA have been working with PRADAN since 2013 and invested a total of €11.5 million in their programmes, which … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards!

Deadline: 24 May 2018 Applications are open for “2018 The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards” with an aim to recognize pioneering individuals who have persevered in their commitment to making the world a better place for women and children in the areas of health, education, leadership development, social reform and esteem. The Jaffe Awards are designed to recognize the spirit and values of Roslyn Jaffe. In 1962, Mrs. Jaffe, along with her husband Elliot Jaffe, co-founded dressbarn. Since then, they have … [Read more...]

USIEF: Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) is currently inviting applications for its Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship with an aim to provide Indian faculty, researchers, and professionals the opportunity to teach, conduct research, or carry out a combination of lecturing and research at a U.S. institution. Depending on the U.S. host institution, it is likely that the grantee may contribute towards developing curriculum and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 Tibetan Refugees in India and Nepal Program

Deadline: 17 April 2018 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “2018 Tibetan Refugees in India and Nepal”. Proposed activities should primarily support Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal locations. Priorities Proposed activities should primarily support Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal locations. Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and … [Read more...]