Applications Open for Souter Charitable Trust’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 17 August 2018 The Souter Charitable Trust (SCT) is seeking applications for its grant program to support projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos. Funding Information Whilst there are no minimum or maximum amounts given an average grant would be a small one off in the region of £1,000 - £3,000. Eligibility Criteria Grants are restricted to UK … [Read more...]

Australian Government to grant additional Humanitarian Assistance to support Rohingya People in Bangladesh

The Australian Government will provide $18.4 million additional humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya people in Bangladesh. This funding will contribute to the provision of food for more than 800,000 people and nutritious supplements for around 139,000 women and children. It will reinforce shelters, pre-position food supplies and relocate up to 135,000 people at highest risk of landslides. It will also help reunite children with their families, create safe areas for … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Sudan: Grant Assistance for Grassroots and Human Security Projects (GGP) 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Government of Japan is inviting entities such as national and international NGOs accredited by the authorities in Sudan to apply for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme, in fiscal year 2018 (April 2018- March 2019). GGP is a flexible and timely funding scheme which supports community level socio-economic development projects initiated by civil society organizations addressing people’s Basic Human Needs (BHNs). Reflecting the … [Read more...]

EU grants €68 Million to support Vulnerable Communities in Sudan and South Sudan

The European Commission has announced €68 million humanitarian assistance to support vulnerable communities in Sudan and South Sudan. The funding comes as millions of people across both countries are in need of assistance, with the conflict in South Sudan triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring Sudan. In South Sudan, €45 million will primarily target internally displaced persons and host communities, providing emergency food assistance, health, nutrition, shelter, water and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Applications are open for the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award established to recognize modern day heroes and the exceptional impact their actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversity. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s … [Read more...]

European Commission announces €35.1 Million in Emergency Aid to support Venezuelans

The European Commission has announced a package of €35.1 million in emergency aid and medium-term development assistance to support the Venezuelan people and the neighbouring countries affected by this crisis. This new package is for those who are in the country and those who fled. Out of the funding announced, €5 million in humanitarian aid will provide health assistance, food and nutrition, water and protection for the most vulnerable mostly inside Venezuela. Another €5 million will support … [Read more...]

Logistics Cluster receives US$860,000 from Iraq Humanitarian Fund

The Logistics Cluster, led by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received US$860,000 from the Iraq Humanitarian Fund (IHF). The Cluster facilitates the movement of humanitarian supplies including food, medicines and even ambulances on behalf of the entire humanitarian community in Iraq. This contribution is perfectly aligned with the objectives of the IHF, to provide timely and flexible humanitarian funding to enable effective emergency response, increase humanitarian access, and … [Read more...]

Elrha 6th Call for Proposals: Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme

Deadline: 17 July 2018 Elrha is seeking proposals for the 6th round of its “Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC)” programme with an aim to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. The R2HC programme is the product of a strategic partnership between the UK Government (DFID), the Wellcome Trust, and the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The scope of this programme covers any research that will … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Inviting Applicants for National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP)

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Government of Canada is seeking applications for its “National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP)” that will address rising flood risks and costs, and build the foundation for informed mitigation investments that could reduce, or even negate, the effects of flood events. Objectives The NDMP was established in April 2015 to reduce the impacts of natural disasters on Canadians by: Focusing investments on significant, recurring flood risk and costs; … [Read more...]

UN Grants $3 Million to support Cyclone hit Somaliland

The United Nations has released approximate $3 million to help people affected by an unprecedented storm which delivered a full year's worth of rain in just a few days, compounding damage caused by recent severe flooding. This grant will help to tackle the effects of climate change among the most vulnerable local populations, as resilience in these communities had already been extremely strained due to at least four failed rainy seasons. UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Peter de Clercq … [Read more...]

Souter Charitable Trust: Supporting Projects Engaged in the Relief of Human Suffering in United Kingdom

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Souter Charitable Trust (SCT) is seeking applications for its grant program to support projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas – especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos. Funding Information Whilst there are no minimum or maximum amounts given an average grant would be a small one off in the region of £1,000 – £3,000. Eligibility Criteria Grants are restricted to UK … [Read more...]

GFDRR Call for Proposals: Challenge Fund Round 3

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and the Centre for Global Disaster Protection have launched a new Challenge Fund to pilot and support the development of innovative risk financing mechanisms, and align global innovation with on-the-ground user needs. This Challenge Fund will fund projects that help bring these communities together and strengthen financial resilience in … [Read more...]

$80 million appeal launched to support Somalia

The new $80 million appeal, launched at a high-level event in Mogadishu, would provide short-term relief to the affected communities that were already vulnerable due to ongoing conflict and previous droughts. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the flooding – caused by the heaviest rainfall there in more than three decades – has led to fatalities, massive displacement, and damage to infrastructure and cropland, compounding an already fragile … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Vigor Awards International 2018

Deadline (For the Toronto event): 1 August 2018 Nominations are open for Vigor Awards International 2018 to celebrate, honour, and acknowledge individuals who have made impact in the world by bringing positive changes to, improving, encouraging or empowering other people’s lives. Vigor Awards International seeks to honor those who ordinarily would not receive recognition or be publicly appreciated for their selfless efforts to enhance the lives of people around them, through their unrewarded … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Resilient Australia Awards!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 Resilient Australia Awards to recognise individuals, groups, or organisations that demonstrate excellence and innovation in projects and initiatives that support communities to be better prepared and more disaster resilient. The Resilient Australia Awards is proudly sponsored by the Australian Government in conjunction with the states and territories. The 2018 Resilient Australia Awards program is being managed by the … [Read more...]

QFFD Grants US$3 million Assistance to support displaced People in Iraq

United Nations World Food Programme receives contribution of US$3 million from Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD), to provide assistance for displaced people in Iraq. The funding will support more than 22,000 Iraqis living in camps. QFD Executive Director of Corporate Strategy, Ali Abdulla Al-Dabbagh said, “The Qatar Fund For Development is committed to supporting displaced people in Iraq, providing them with their basic human needs, and giving them hope for a better future." Head of WFP’s … [Read more...]

Japan Grants US$ 10 million to support Palestine Refugees

The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$ 10 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency(UNRWA), to support the provision of vital services for Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria. This contribution from Japan will provide Palestine refugees from Syria health support and emergency cash and food assistance, among other services, through UNRWA’s operations in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl said' “We deeply … [Read more...]

DFID: Seeking Applications for Building Resilience in Ethiopia (BRE) Programme

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Department for International Development (DFID) has launched the Building Resilience in Ethiopia programme (BRE), which will make investments totalling £168 million to meet urgent humanitarian needs in Ethiopia while building long term capacity within the Ethiopian government to plan, finance and manage better the frequent climate and humanitarian shocks that the country experiences. Building Resilience in Ethiopia will seek to: Deliver technical assistance to … [Read more...]

Government of Sweden Grants US$3 million to UNICEF Ethiopia’s 2018 Humanitarian Action for Children

The Government of Sweden has provided US$3 million to UNICEF Ethiopia’s 2018 Humanitarian Action for Children. The funds will be used to meet the needs of internally displaced populations in the Oromia and Somali regions of Ethiopia. UNICEF Representative, Gillian Mellsop said, “We are grateful to the Government of Sweden for this contribution, which confirms Sweden’s continued commitment to supporting populations affected by humanitarian emergencies. This is the first such significant … [Read more...]

oPt Humanitarian Fund announces US$ 2.2 million Humanitarian Assistance to support Gaza Strip

The Humanitarian Fund for the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt HF) has announced the release of US$ 2.2 million to address urgent humanitarian needs resulting from the massive rise in Palestinian casualties in the Gaza Strip. Through this grant, the oPt HF will support health and protection actors in Gaza, through providing funds for urgently-needed drugs, medical disposables and laboratory items for frontline medical care and in-hospital, as well as enabling the deployment of specialized … [Read more...]