Latest Grants and Resources for Livelihood Development

Expo 2020 Dubai: An International Call For ‘Best Practices for a Better 2030’

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Expo 2020 Dubai’s platform to showcase projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. It will highlight simple but effective initiatives, which localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and can be adapted, replicated, and scaled to achieve an enhanced global impact. The international call for projects aims to recognise and enhance the visibility of impactful and integrated development practices at Expo 2020, a global … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Lebanon launches Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The Embassy of Japan in Lebanon has launched Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects with an aim to improve the livelihood of socially and economically vulnerable people. The Japanese Government offers small scale grants for development projects in order to meet the diverse needs of the vulnerable communities and people. "Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)” supports projects proposed by various organizations such as … [Read more...]

Azim Premji University’s Research Funding Programme to Strengthen the Understanding of Societal Processes in India

Deadline: 20 April 2019 Azim Premji University is seeking proposals for the fourth round of its Research Funding Programme to strengthen and elevate the state of understanding of societal processes and outcomes. This is designed to promote inquiry into areas of particular interest to the Foundation and to explore possible responses for some of them. They invite high-quality research proposals that examine significant questions of public concern in the following three areas: Education … [Read more...]

GAFSP Special Call for Proposals for Fragile and Conflict Affected Countries

Deadline: 10 September 2019 The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) Steering Committee is currently accepting proposals for grant funding for new projects under the Public Sector Window. Through the first four Calls for Proposals, the GAFSP Public Sector Window has allocated US$1.2 billion in recipient-executed funding to 31 low-income countries in Africa; Central, East, and South Asia; and Latin America and the Caribbean. GAFSP resources are being used to help finance … [Read more...]

USAID’s Restoring Fisheries for Sustainable Livelihoods in Lake Malawi (REFRESH) Program

Deadline: 29 May 2019 The United States Agency for International Development in Malawi (USAID/Malawi) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Restoring Fisheries for Sustainable Livelihoods in Lake Malawi (REFRESH) program. The purpose of the REFRESH activity is to conserve the freshwater biodiversity of Lake Malawi by restoring the natural fisheries productivity in the lakeshore districts of Karonga, Rumphi, Likoma, Nkhata Bay, … [Read more...]

WWF Nepal: Seeking Applications for for Hariyo Ban Program 2019

Deadline: 21 March 2019 WWF Nepal is inviting proposals from eligible consultants and or consultancy firms for ‘Knowledge and learning documentation of livelihood interventions’ covering different small, medium and large enterprises supported by the Hariyo Ban Program. The Hariyo Ban Program that is designed to benefit nature and people in Nepal and is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program is implemented by a consortium of four partners: … [Read more...]

2nd Financial Inclusion Lab Programme for improving Financial Health of India’s Underserved Communities

Deadline: 10 February 2019 Did you know that only 27% Indians have health insurance and that 60% MSMEs lack access to formal credit? Can you make the lives of a billion people better - through better financial services and helping them improve their livelihoods? If yes, then you can take part in the second cohort of the one-of-its-kind ‘Financial Inclusion Lab’ programme. Applicants are invited to apply for the Financial Inclusion Lab, a CIIE initiative which is supported by The Bill & … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize!

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Nominations are open for UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes which was created in 1995 to reward outstanding examples of action to safeguard and enhance the world’s cultural landscapes, a category of World Heritage. The Prize, generously supported by the Greek Government, bears the name of Melina Mercouri, former Minister of Culture of Greece and a strong advocate of integrated … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Cameroon: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Cameroon is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) to organized groups in order to help them carry out projects at grassroots level. Founded in 1993, this grant has contributed to the development and improvement of the livelihoods of less privileged people. Funding Information The maximum amount of the grant is about 50,000,000 FCFA for each project. (It may change … [Read more...]

Save the Children – Tanzania: Inviting CSO Partners to Implement Community Nutrition and Livelihood Intervention Activity

Deadline: 17 January 2019 Save the Children – Tanzania is currently inviting CSO partners in implementing community Nutrition and livelihood interventions under the Lishe Endelevu activity aimed at Improving Nutrition status of women of reproductive age, children under five and adolescents. USAID Lishe Endelevu (Sustainable Nutrition) is a 4-year Activity that aims at improving nutrition outcomes for women of reproductive age, children under five, and adolescents in four regions of … [Read more...]

FCS: Implementation of Good governance, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution and Livelihoods/ Economic Empowerment Programmes in Tanzania

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) is seeking proposals from Tanzanian civil society organizations (from both mainland and Zanzibar) to apply for grants to implement projects on three main broad programmatic areas which are (i) Good governance (ii) Peace Building and Conflict Resolution and (iii) Livelihoods and Economic Empowerment. Programme Areas Good Governance ProgrammeOutcome I: Local Government Authorities (LGAs) deliver improved quality and equal … [Read more...]

Pact: Advancing Community Empowerment (ACE) Project

Deadline: 6 August 2019 Pact has announced an Annual Program Statement (APS) for the Advancing Community Empowerment (ACE) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Burma. This first call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) under this APS publicizes the intent of ACE consortium members to fund one or multiple awards which provide quality, demand-driven health, education and livelihoods services to rural communities in underserved and hard to reach … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Right Livelihood Award!

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world’s political, scientific or economic elite, but an … [Read more...]

Igman Initiative Small-Grants Programme: “CARE – Contribution to Access of Refugees and IDPs to Rights and Employment Opportunities”

Deadline: 15 December 2018 The Igman Initiative is seeking proposals for the implementation of the projects under the regional Action “CARE – Contribution to Access of Refugees and IDPs to Rights and Employment Opportunities” to contribute to technical, socio-cultural and economic sustainability of the Regional Housing Programme by increasing the effectiveness of CSOs in undertaking the initiatives focused on RHP end-beneficiaries. Type of LOTs LOT 1 Types of activities which may be … [Read more...]

Igman Initiative Small-Grants Programme: Inviting Applications from Serbia

Deadline: 15 December 2018 The Igman Initiative is inviting proposals for the implementation of the projects under the regional Action “CARE – Contribution to Access of Refugees and IDPs to Rights and Employment Opportunities” financed by the European Commission, DG NEAR, and aimed at contributing to the technical, socio-economic and socio-cultural sustainability of the Regional Housing Programme. The overall objective of the sub-granting programme is to contribute to technical, socio-cultural … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 10 September 2018 Applications are now open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants scheme for development activities, managed by the Australian Embassy in Yangon. Funding Information USD 35,000 per project is available. Projects seeking smaller amounts of funding are also encouraged to apply. Eligible Projects The program funds projects that achieve practical outcomes (especially in improving livelihoods) for disadvantaged communities. Projects … [Read more...]

USAID-Senegal: Feed the Future Fisheries, Biodiversity & Livelihoods (FBL) Activity

Deadline: 17 September 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), represented by USAID/Senegal is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the “USAID/Senegal Feed the Future Fisheries, Biodiversity & Livelihoods (FBL)” Activity. The purpose of the five-year Feed the Future Senegal Fisheries Biodiversity and Livelihoods Activity is to improve management of fisheries for ecological sustainability. If the drivers of direct … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project 2018

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste is seeking applications for its Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project 2018 to provide assistance for social development projects designed to meet diverse needs at grass-roots level especially in rural areas. The Government of Japan has been funding GGP projects in almost 140 countries since 1989, and the Embassy of Japan (EoJ) in Timor-Leste has launched 107 projects up to now in all 13 municipalities since … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 September 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 … [Read more...]

EU Partner and UNESCO collaborate to improve Livelihood Opportunities for Urban Youth in Yemen

UNESCO’s initiative, Cash for Work: Promoting Livelihood Opportunities for Urban Youth in Yemen has received €10 million from the European Union to improve youth opportunities and heritage restoration in Yemen. Its main objective is to create livelihoods opportunities for youth in Yemen through urban regeneration activities, including the restoration of specific buildings and World Heritage sites in historic urban centres damaged in the ongoing conflict. It also foresees the establishment of … [Read more...]

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