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...]

Call for Concept Proposals: GEF Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Malaysia is currently inviting qualified civil society organizations to put forward Concept Proposal. The purpose for Concept Proposal is to assist interested applicants to use their time and effort more effectively and also to ensure that they are on the right track from the very beginning. Eligible Project Activities All project proposals … [Read more...]

Emergence Foundation Grant: Supporting Projects to improve the quality of Life in UK

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Emergence Foundation is seeking applications for its grant programme to support projects that improve the quality of life of individuals, enhance communities and benefit the environment: projects which affect a shift in consciousness and perspective based on the fundamental unity of all life, providing a force of positive change in the world. Applicants will need to explain how their project fits with these aims. This fund has been set up by the Emergence Foundation … [Read more...]

SACH Impact: Inviting Social Enthusiasts from all over India

Deadline: 25 June 2018 Are you building a solution which has the potential to change lives of underserved in India? If yes than apply now to SACH Impact! SACH Impact is one-of-a-kind incubator run by Subhash Chandra Foundation, in partnership with LetsEndorse, which truly embodies the philosophy of innovating for the modern-day challenges facing the nation and being agile in doing so at the same time. In a span of 6 months, Subhash Chandra Foundation equip promising social enterprises with … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Proposals for its Training Caregivers of OVCs Nationwide in Swaziland grant Programme

Deadline: 14 June 2018 European Commission is seeking proposals for its 'Training caregivers of OVCs nationwide in Swaziland' grant programme to develop a training programme to capacitate different groups of caregivers of vulnerable children in any centre or programme nationwide in Swaziland. The training programme for caregivers contributes to capacity development of NCSD, but the contracted NGO/CSO itself does not have the task to map/register child care centres, elaborate standards and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 June 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...]

EU-ENPARD III: Supporting the Development of Livelihoods in Disadvantaged Rural Regions of Georgia

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development in Georgia (ENPARD III) –Support to the development of livelihoods in disadvantaged rural regions of Georgia” to improve economic opportunities (employment and employability), social integration, and the access to basic social services for the target population. The objective of this call for … [Read more...]

9th Spirit of Humanity Awards: Inviting Charitable Organizations from India

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Nominations are open for 9th Spirit of Humanity Awards that is an excellent platform for charitable organizations to showcase their work and receive recognition and feedback from CSR professionals, industry leaders and other esteemed jury members. This is the philosophy which inspired the inception of Spirit of Humanity as a recognition and reward platform for exemplary contributions made towards the society. Over the years, Spirit of Humanity has expanded its scope to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Aid to Uprooted Programme Thailand

Deadline: 12 July 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its "Aid to Uprooted Programme Thailand" to contribute to a long-term solution to the challenges encountered by the Myanmar refugees living in 9 camps along the Myanmar border. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are: to continue with the provision of basic services in the nine camps and in the hosting communities in Thailand, while preparing Myanmar refugees for a possible return process. Expected … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Embassy of Japan in Lebanon is currently inviting applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects to support projects proposed by various organizations such as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and municipalities. The goal of GGP is to improve the livelihood of socially and economically vulnerable people. The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Program (GGP) was established to assist NGOs and local public authorities to … [Read more...]

Government of Japan contributes US$10 million to support WFP to rebuild Iraq

The Government of Japan contributes US$10 million to support United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), to scale up income-generating and livelihood activities for 9,000 vulnerable Iraqis. These activities are aimed at restoring agriculture through the rehabilitation of canals and irrigation systems that were damaged from fighting. A portion of this contribution will also support Syrian refugees sheltering in Iraq. Ambassador of Japan to Iraq, Mr. Fumio Iwai said, “For four years, Japan has … [Read more...]

World Bank raises US$295 million to support Lebanon’s Transport to improve Mobility, spur Growth

The World Bank has approved US$295 million package ushering in the overhaul of Lebanon’s decaying transport sector and securing employment for thousands of unskilled Lebanese and Syrian workers. The project will be financed by a US$225.2 million loan while the Global Concessional Financing Facility (GCFF) is contributing another US$69.8 million on a grant basis. The GCFF provides low- or no-interest financing packages to middle-income countries whose economies are strained by refugee inflows. … [Read more...]

World Bank grants US$145 million to Nicaragua to improve its Wellbeing

The World Bank has approved three loans totaling US$145 million to strengthen healthcare, improve roads and promote regularizing land titles in Nicaragua. It also approved the new 2018-2022 Partnership Strategy with that country. The new investments are financed by the International Development Association, the World Bank entity that helps the poorest countries. The loans for the health and land-titling projects are for 30 years, while the road project is a 10-year loan. The Minister of … [Read more...]

IKEA Foundation announces €3.5 million support for Women’s Empowerment Programme in India

The IKEA Foundation has announced a new grant for €3.5 million to support its partner PRADAN with its successful women’s empowerment programme in India which helps women living in rural communities in India to organise themselves into strong self-help groups. These groups give them a stronger voice within their families and villages, and enable them to take charge of their lives. IKEA have been working with PRADAN since 2013 and invested a total of €11.5 million in their programmes, which … [Read more...]

Borrin Foundation: Seeking Applications for 2018 EOI and Proposal Process

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Borrin Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018 Expression of Interest (EOI) and Proposal Process to make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders, through the law. 2018 EOI round is a call for great project ideas that contribute to the vision for Aotearoa New Zealand. The funding, through grants, will take into account the potential of a proposal to: Have a significant and enduring practical impact on the lives of New Zealanders Be a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 to mobilize Innovation Potential of Africa!

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 which is an Africa-wide and home grown initiative aimed at harnessing the innovation potential of the continent. The goal is to engage as many people as possible in order to build a broad constituency in support of innovation in Africa. The basic fact is that Africa cannot outsource its development. It aims to mobilize the people and, especially those with the ‘power to act’, including investors, the … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Projects Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa

Deadline: 12 April 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking concept notes from eligible organisations for its 2018 NGO Projects Benefiting urban refugees in South Africa. Programs should build capacity of national organizations and within communities to address refugee and asylum seeker needs and promote self-reliance. Focus Sectors Protection: Proposal should bear in mind existing refugee protection mechanisms including … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Western Balkans

Deadline: 28 March 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its 2018 NGO Programs benefiting refugees and displaced persons in the Western Balkans. Funding Priorities Proposed activities should primarily support refugees and persons displaced from armed conflict in the Western Balkans now residing in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, or Serbia, and returnees in Kosovo. Because of … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees and Other Vulnerable Populations in Egypt

Deadline: 28 March 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its 2018 NGO programs benefiting refugees and other vulnerable populations in Egypt. Proposed activities should primarily support Syrian and/or Sub-Saharan African refugee populations in Egypt. Programs may include both populations but should provide a beneficiary breakdown by proportion of the two populations. Because of PRM's … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Programs Benefiting Displaced and Conflict-Affected Persons in Armenia and Georgia

Deadline: 19 March 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its 2018 NGO programs benefiting displaced and conflict-affected persons in Armenia and Georgia. PRM will consider funding only those projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50 percent vulnerable IDPs/refugees/returnees in Georgia and Armenia. Focus Sectors Livelihoods: PRM will consider proposals … [Read more...]