Latest Grants and Resources for Humanitarian Relief

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for Humanitarian Relief.

Innovation Norway: Call for Applications for Humanitarian Innovation Program 2018

Deadline: 17 October 2018 Are you a UN agency or a Norwegian humanitarian organization? Are you looking to conduct an innovation project in partnership with a private company? Innovation Norway is looking for bold innovation projects that contribute to more efficient humanitarian response that saves lives, relieves distress and sustains people's dignity. Innovation Norway is currently inviting UN agencies and Norwegian humanitarian organisations with an international mandate to submit … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan Foundation’s CGP Grant Program – Intellectual Exchange!

Deadline: 3 December 2018 The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) is seeking applications for its Intellectual Exchange Program to strengthen the global U.S.-Japan partnership and cultivating the next generation of public intellectuals necessary to sustain this partnership. The grant program supports U.S.-Japan collaborative projects conducted by universities, think-tanks, and other non-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) status. Projects should have a foundation in fostering … [Read more...]

Apply for LUIS VALTUEÑA International Humanitarian Photography Competition!

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for LUIS VALTUEÑA International Humanitarian Photography Competition which is conducted by Doctors of the World Spain (Médicos del Mundo Espana). Themes Photographs must narrate or tell a story related to these topics: humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations or socially excluded groups. Award Information The … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2019 RISK Award “Coastal resilience”

Deadline: 30 November 2018 All stakeholders involved — be it NGOs, NPOs, academia, associations, communities, political bodies or others are invited  to forward their ideas and applications for 2019 RISK Award "Coastal resilience". The specific objective of the RISK Award is to increase people’s resilience to risks and disasters, especially in developing countries. The award may concentrate on population development, water as a resource, and other risk factors may also be an issue. The RISK … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize!

Deadline: 25 October 2018 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Hilton Humanitarian Prize which is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to nonprofit organizations judged to have made extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering. The Prize is not only intended to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization, but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and to encourage others … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Souter Charitable Trust’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 14 September 2018 The Souter Charitable Trust (SCT) is currently accepting 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. Souter Charitable Trust was set up by Brian Souter and his wife Betty Souter in 1992 and over the last five years has awarded over 3,200 grants worth more than £32 million. The trust gave donations … [Read more...]

ACBAR: Seeking Proposals for Log-Frame Training

Deadline: 30 August 2018 ACBAR is currently implementing a four year DFID funded capacity building program, the Twinning Program, supporting humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan. This programs aims to improve the capacity of National NGOs (NNGOs) to respond to humanitarian needs. ACBAR will coordinate and train NNGOs to improve their capacity to assess and respond to humanitarian needs in Afghanistan and access international funding, including the Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF). As log-frame … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Armenia: Grant Assistance For Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) 2019

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Government of Japan is currently inviting applicants for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in fiscal year 2018 (April 2018- March 2019). Reflecting the Japanese Government's strong commitment to uphold the concept of "Human Security", GGP program intends to contribute to improvements in various fields including education, health, infrastructure, as well as other sectors. The overall goal of GGP is to enhance the wellbeing of people at … [Read more...]

The Jerusalem Fund: Inviting Non-Government Organizations to Provide Humanitarian Assistance

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development is seeking applications for its grant program to non-governmental organizations providing humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem, and to Palestinian refugees in Syria and Lebanon. The Fund also supports projects that help Palestinians highlight their history and struggle to Western audiences. The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development is an independent, … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Japan in Uganda: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Embassy of Japan in Uganda is seeking proposals for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) which provide financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations to support community development projects which directly benefit people at the grassroots level. Project Areas Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing under GGP. Preferable, however, are projects in the areas below. Particular … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lisbon: 2018-2019 Direct Assistance Program

Deadline: 19 August 2018 The Australian Embassy in Lisbon is currently inviting all eligible organizations to apply for grants under the 2018-2019 Direct Assistance Program (DAP) for Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau and Sao Tome and Principe. The Direct Assistance Program is a small grant program, managed by the Australian Embassy in Lisbon, to help individuals, community groups, national or international NGOs, government entities, academic institutions, museums or other non-profit organizations … [Read more...]

Belgium contributes €14.4 Million to address Food Crises and Build Resilience

World Food Programme (WFP) has received €14.4 million funding from the government of Belgium which will enable WFP to allocate funding where needs are greatest and most immediate from 2018 to 2020. Belgium’s flexible contribution will empower WFP to maximize the impact of donor funding at a moment of unparalleled needs, exemplified by multiple large-scale hunger crises facing the organization. Simultaneously, flexible funds allow WFP to invest in bridging the gap between humanitarian and … [Read more...]

Canada announces New Funding focusing on Humanitarian Needs and Economic Growth

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development has announced $50 million in new support for Palestinians, focusing on urgent humanitarian needs and on economic growth that works for everyone. Canada’s assistance will respond to the humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable groups in the West Bank and Gaza – particularly women and girls. Canada will provide $12.65 million to respond to food security, health, protection, and economic needs, as well as to support … [Read more...]

ECHO announces new Funding for Refugees and Host communities in Uganda

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has received funding worth EUR 2 million from the European Union's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO) to support refugees and host communities in western and north-western Uganda. The overarching objective of the project is to neutralize the risk of WASH-related diseases such as diarrhoea and cholera.These funds will be used to deliver life-saving interventions on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for refugees … [Read more...]

MADE West Africa Call for Proposals: Promoting the Positive Potential of Migrants for Development

Deadline: 20 August 2018 Migration and Development (MADE) West Africa has launched a call for proposals for actions to promote the positive potential of migrants for development from Ghana and Sierra Leone. The program objective is to promote good governance of migration and mobility, as well as the protection of the rights of migrants in the ECOWAS region, in order to increase the benefits of migration and mobility on development. The call for proposals particularly concerns maximizing the … [Read more...]

Australian Government Relief Aid for People with Disabilities affected by Syrian Crises

The Australian Government will provide $16.4 million to address the needs of people with disabilities affected by the conflict in Syria. This funding will assist survivors in Syria and educate communities about the threat of unexploded ordnance. It also includes targeted support to enable children with disabilities to participate in public schooling in Lebanon. This assistance forms part of Australia’s three-year $220 million Syria Crisis Humanitarian and Resilience Package, first announced as … [Read more...]

U.S. announces $170 Million in Humanitarian Aid to support Ethiopian People

Humanitarian assistance of $170 million has bee announced by the U.S. to support vulnerable people of Ethiopia who are facing escalating conflict, natural disaster, displacement and food insecurity. This additional funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian contribution for Ethiopia to more than $802 million since October 2016. The new funding includes emergency food and nutrition assistance, life-saving medical care, shelter, and safe drinking water, as well as programs to improve sanitation … [Read more...]

AIDF Global Summit: Seeking Nominations for Innovator of the Year Award

Deadline: 3 August 2018 The AIDF Global Summit is currently seeking nominations for its Innovator of the Year Award to celebrate individuals as well as teams who have introduced game-changing initiatives, created research or inventions that have made an impact on the humanitarian aid and development sectors globally over the past year. The aim is to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward-thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that … [Read more...]

WFP receives New Funding from Australia to support Drought affected People in Afghanistan

The Government of Australia has contributed AUD 5 million to WFP to provide food assistance for people affected by drought in Afghanistan. This contribution will enable WFP and partners, including the Government of Afghanistan, to help drought affected women, men and children make it through and build their resilience in this critical period by improving their food security and nutritional needs. WFP will use the contribution for a joint response to the drought-affected population in … [Read more...]

Swiss Embassy and ADB sign Agreement to support Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness in Pakistan

The Embassy of Switzerland in Pakistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed an agreement to finance investments in disaster risk reduction and preparedness that have high economic impact. Under this agreement, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will provide 1.5 million to the National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF). ADB has been working with the Government of Pakistan and other development partners to develop a financing window to reduce disasters risks … [Read more...]