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.

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...]

€89.5 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to Somalia and Djibouti

Somalia and Djibouti have received €89.5 million in humanitarian assistance from the European Union, as millions are grappling with the consequences of prolonged extreme weather conditions. Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides said, "The devastating effects of two years of drought and the recent intense flooding are taking their toll on the livelihood of millions of people in Somalia. Our aid will target the most vulnerable and provide life-saving … [Read more...]

€191 Million Humanitarian Aid Package for Africa’s Sahel Countries to Combat worst Food and Nutrition Crisis

EU has announced over €191 million humanitarian aid package for Africa's Sahel countries to overcome worst food and nutrition crisis and to avoid facing acute hunger. EU funding will also support disaster risk reduction initiatives that can help populations better prepare for natural hazards. According to Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, "There is no time to waste with many affected by a worsening food security crisis in the Sahel. Our EU aid will … [Read more...]

New Zealand approves $5.2 Million Humanitarian Assistance for South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia

Humanitarian funding of $5.2 million has been approved by New Zealand to combat critical humanitarian needs such as food insecurity and acute malnutrition, for South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia and help prevent the risk of famine. This support will be delivered through the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in South Sudan and Somalia, and the UN World Food Programme in Ethiopia. The New Zealand Government remains committed to doing our part to help address global humanitarian … [Read more...]

Humanitarian Aid Program: Supporting Humanitarian Causes Worldwide

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation (ISTAT Foundation) is seeking applications for Humanitarian Aid Program to support humanitarian causes that are designed to help save lives, promote human welfare and alleviate suffering. The focus is on restoring the basic necessities and improving the well-being of those in need as a result of global disasters and/or afflictions. In addition, the ISTAT Foundation collaborates with and supports … [Read more...]

European Commission: Ensuring Effective Delivery of Aid to Victims of Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Settings

Deadline: 22 August 2018 European Commission is seeeking applications for its program entitled "Ensuring effective delivery of aid to victims of sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian settings." The overall goal of the pilot project is to produce recommendations and contribute to increasing the capacity of humanitarian actors to adequately respond to sexual violence in humanitarian settings, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of EU aid. The overall aim shall be to develop … [Read more...]

Conference to support Poor and Vulnerable Peoples of Africa in Crises Situation

UNICEF and World Bank are going to conduct a 5-day conference together with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development of Uganda to discuss how social protection programmes can be better tailored to provide timely and effective support to the poor and vulnerable in crisis situations. As such programmes continue to expand across Africa, the meeting will focus on how to make social protection systems in the region more responsive to shocks. The five-day gathering will bring together … [Read more...]

ADB approves $100 Million Grant to develop Basic Infrastructure and Services for Displaced Persons

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $100 million grant assistance to help the Government of Bangladesh develop basic infrastructure and services for displaced persons. The ADB $100 million grant project will support the displaced people sheltered in camps in the Ukhia and Teknaf subdistricts of Coxsbazar focusing on water supply and sanitation, disaster risk management, energy, and roads. The project will rehabilitate roads within the camps to connect essential food distribution and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice: Supporting Innovation – Field-Initiated Programs to Improve Officer and Public Safety

Deadline: 30 July 2018 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding to support innovative field-driven projects to address current critical officer and public safety issues. To further the Administration’s commitment to locally-driven public safety solutions and to being responsive to critical emerging issues, BJA is seeking applications for Supporting Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs to … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Commerce, NIST: Seeking Applications for Disaster Resilience (DR) Research Grants Program

Deadline: 27 August 2018 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), United States Department of Commerce (DoC) is seeking applications for its Disaster Resilience (DR) Research Grants Program with an aim to advance the principles of resilience in building design and building codes and standards. Research proposals must support the overall effort of developing science-based building codes by evaluating potential technologies and architectural design criteria to improve disaster … [Read more...]

EU allocates €40 000 in Humanitarian Aid for Ebola Detection and Outbreak Preparation

The European Union has provided €40 000 in humanitarian aid for Ebola Detection and Outbreak Preparation to support health workers and the inhabitants of the Central African Republic (CAR). This funding is part of the EU's overall contribution to the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The funds from the European Commission's European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) support the Central … [Read more...]

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