Latest Funds for NGOs, Call for Proposals and Call for Applications

A list of latest grant funding opportunities for NGOs and individuals including call for proposals, call for applications, request for proposals and expression of interest.

Applications Open for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund 2018!

Deadline: 10 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund in 2018 (Round 5) which is a key part of the UK’s efforts. It is a competitive grant scheme, open to projects aiming to tackle the illegal wildlife trade in developing countries. The objective of the IWT Challenge Fund is to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and in doing so, to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries, through projects which address one, or more, of the following … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Inviting Young People in the Environmental Sector from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting applicants for its grant program. The mission of the JWH Initiative is to provide an accessible and tailored small grant for education and training of individuals who are nominated by their organisation as potential future leaders. In order to promote lasting change towards a more sustainable world the environmental movement is in constant need of inspirational and skilful leadership. Young people working … [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...]

Tiara Special Grant 2018-19: Inviting Indian Citizens

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Applications are now open for the 'Tiara Special Grant' 2018-19 which is a one-time Grant for students who already have an offer of a place in a University overseas for Post Graduate Studies, with a scholarship/fee waiver and teaching assistantship to finance their study. The Foundation hopes to award this grant to those who have the potential to be of consequence to others around them in later years. Tiara Charitable Foundation hopes to help students, humanitarian … [Read more...]

USAID-Pretoria: Community-Based Violence Prevention and Linkages to Response in South Africa

Deadline: 25 June 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for cooperative agreements from qualified organizations to fund a program entitled “Community-Based Violence Prevention and Linkages to Response in South Africa”. Activities Comprehensive training in and operationalization of Child Safeguarding policies, procedures and protocols among community caregivers/case managers conducting routine home visits; Community led approaches … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Laos Empowerment Grants!

Deadline: 9 July 2018 Are you a new and/or informal group that is led by one of Voice’s target groups? Do you want to learn how to (better) work together?  Do you want to work on leadership and/or increasing confidence of and within your group members? Do you want to embark on a journey to change attitudes and/or social norms in Laos towards your target group? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then apply for Voice’s Laos Empowerment Grants! Target Groups This Call for … [Read more...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: Preventing Deaths from Cervical Cancer in LMICs

Deadline: 20 June 2018 Unitaid has announced a new Call for Proposals for the area for intervention: Optimizing management of coinfections and comorbidities in people living with HIV. Specifically, Unitaid seeks to accelerate access and scale use of optimal tools for cervical cancer secondary prevention in low- and middle-income countries. The objective of this call for proposals is to identify projects that can address access barriers, catalyse the market for, and support adoption of … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Increasing Women’s Political Empowerment and Leadership through Community Sensitization mainland

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Through this Call for Proposals, UN Women is seeking proposals from organizations with track record in human and women’s rights and gender equality, community and grassroots sensitization to implement interventions in selected regions of Mara, Simiyu,  Geita, Shinyanga, Tabora, Singida, Kigoma, Mwanza and Dodoma, that aim at transforming gender norms so that women are accepted as legitimate and effective leaders particularly through increasing knowledge and skills of … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund Phase III

Deadline: 4 June 2018 The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund has announced a second call for concept notes under the third phase of the BUSAC Fund Programme. As a component under DANIDA’s Support to Private Sector Development Phase III (SPSD III) programme, the BUSAC Fund III engagement is expected to lead to an “improved business environment through enhanced advocacy capacity of private sector organisations and creation of platforms for private-public dialogue”. To achieve this … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Rwanda: Promoting the Dignity of Every Human Life

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Rwanda and the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Bureau through the Africa Regional Democracy Fund (ARDF) has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to advance the human rights and promote full inclusion of people with disabilities (PWDs) in Rwanda, including people with disabilities in historically marginalized communities. The project will promote disability rights by: strengthening disability organizations, … [Read more...]

DHHS-ACL: Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

Deadline: 17 July 2018 The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is currently accepting applications for its program entitled "Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services" to increase the evidenced based knowledge base of nutrition providers, drive improved health outcomes for program recipients by promoting higher service quality, and increase program efficiency through innovative nutrition service delivery models. Funding will support innovative and promising practices that move the … [Read more...]

UN-PRAC: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Social Accountability Grants Programme 2018

Deadline: 30 May 2018 The UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project, implemented by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is seeking applications for its Social Accountability Grants Programme to support projects aimed at building social accountability in Pacific Island Countries through engagement of non-State actors in social accountability processes and social monitoring. The Programme seeks to assist Pacific communities in the … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration: Seeking Applications for “YouthBuild” Grants

Deadline: 18 September 2018 The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration is seeking applications for its funding program “YouthBuild”  to provide a pre-apprenticeship program model that encompasses education, occupational skills training, leadership development, and post program placement opportunities to at-risk youth. YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Making the Connection between Child Marriage and SGBV, HIV/AIDS and Education

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Hivos Southern Africa is seeking proposals for its "Making the Connection between Child Marriage and SGBV, HIV/AIDS and Education". Grants will be provided to organisations proposing innovative ways to address the inter-sectionality between child marriage and one or more of the following three topics:  Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, HIV/AIDS and education at the national level that have the potential for scale up to the regional level. Funding Categories The … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Rural Youth Groups in Agriculture and Agribusiness Related Enterprises

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Eastern Africa Farmers Federation in partnership with IFAD is calling on rural youth groups in agriculture and agribusiness related enterprises to apply for support to help them access: Technical support to develop enterprise ready investment proposals, Agri-business incubation services and mentorship Potential funders/ investors and other partnership opportuniti The intention of this support is to build existing businesses/start ups run by youth with a … [Read more...]

Future2 Make the Difference Grants: Addressing the Needs of Disadvantaged Young Australians

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Future2 is currently inviting applications for its Make the Difference Grants with an aim to turn the lives of thousands of disadvantaged young people from adversity to opportunity, from social exclusion to productive lives in the community. All grants are made at the sole discretion of the Future2 Foundation, based on a thorough evaluation of individual applications, determination of relative priorities, and the availability of funds. Project Areas Education, … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund: Inviting Applicants for Mobilize Power Fund

Deadline: 13 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Third Wave Fund is the only national fund that supports youth-led Gender Justice Activism to advance the political power, well-being, and self determination of communities of color and low-income communities in the United … [Read more...]

UN Women Uganda: Women’s Economic Empowerment under the Leadership Empowerment Access and Protection Program in Uganda’s South Sudanese Refugee Crisis

Deadline: 18 June 2018 UN Women Uganda has announced a Call for Proposals from women-led Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) with innovative and high impact programmes on the advancement of gender equality, protection of women’s rights and the empowerment of women to facilitate UN Women’s Leadership, Empowerment, Access and Protection (LEAP) in Uganda’s Refugee Crisis Programme. The objectives of the LEAP programme are: To increase leadership and … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Nepal: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Australian Embassy in Nepal has announced a call for Expressions of Interest for its Direct Aid Program 2018-2019. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded from Australia's aid budget. It has the flexibility to work with local communities in developing countries on projects that reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development consistent with Australia's national interest. It sits alongside Australia's longer-term country and multilateral … [Read more...]

Apply for British Embassy Manila Programme Fund!

Deadline: 27 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the British Embassy Programme Fund (BEF) to support programme activity in line with the UK government’s foreign policy objectives in the Philippines during financial year 2018/19. Priorities All projects submitted must directly support at least one of the following priority objectives for the British Embassy Programme Fund: Tackle forms of modern slavery, including trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, and forced or … [Read more...]