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.

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...]

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: 30 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...]

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