USAID Supporting Livelihoods in Syria: Building Resiliency through Strengthened Food Security and Livelihood Opportunities

Deadline:  10 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Supporting Livelihoods in Syria” with an aim to combine humanitarian assistance and development approaches to build resiliency at the household and community levels in Syria through strengthened food security and livelihood opportunities. Livelihoods programs can help to improve household-level food … [Read more...]

Life Chances Fund: Supporting Projects based in U.K. with up to £80 million

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Life Chances Fund is now open for expressions of interest (EOIs) in the themes of early years and young people. The Life Chances Fund will aim for contributions of around 20% of total outcomes payments, with local commissioners paying for the majority of the outcomes payments. However the level of contribution from the LCF will be refined to reflect the balance in savings that are generated for the wider public sector. Where the rate of savings to central government … [Read more...]

EU-RESTORE: Strengthening the Resilience of Communities in Puntland and Somaliland

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “RESTORE - Strengthening the resilience of communities in Puntland and Somaliland” in order to contribute to strengthening the resilience of Somalis and bridging the gap between emergency relief and rehabilitation. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is to sustainably improve food security and livelihoods and build resilience among vulnerable … [Read more...]

CPDC Call for Concept Notes: Strengthening the Voice of the Marginalized Social Sectors and Groups

Deadline: 16 December 2016 The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Commission (EC) is seeking applicants from eligible organisations for its program titled “Support to Facilitate Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in the Regional Development and Integration Process” in order to strengthen the voice of the marginalized social sectors and groups within Caribbean society by providing small scale funding to actions that enable CSOs representing … [Read more...]

USAID’s LSIL Grants Program: Enhancing Production, Marketing and Consumption of ASF in Cambodia

Deadline: Various Deadline for Focus Grant: 13 January  2017 Deadline for Reach Grant: 12 December  2017 The Feed the Future Livestock Systems Innovation Lab (LSIL) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Focus Grant and Reach Grant Program with an aim to enhance the production, marketing and consumption of ASF in the target countries in order to increase the incomes, livelihoods, nutrition, and … [Read more...]

Nigerian Conservation Foundation: Offering Research Grants to Nigerian Citizens

Deadline: 9 December 2016 The Nigerian Conservation Foundation with support from Chevron Nigeria Limited is currently inviting Nigerian citizens for its Chief S.L Edu Research Grant program to undertake research work in fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood. The grant shall be to support a PhD programme. Eligibility Criteria Candidates must be Nigerian citizens. Candidates must have M.Sc. Degree or equivalent qualification in Biological Sciences, Social … [Read more...]

PAN Africa Greengrants Global Fund: Inviting Small Organizations of Civil Society in Africa

Deadline: 25 November 2016 Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Africa is inviting African organizations for its Greengrants Global Fund (GGF) with an aim to provide small grants to small organizations of civil society in the South to carry out activities in the field of Environment and Sustainable Development. Themes Phase out of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHP) Fight against the G.M.O Promotion of alternatives to chemical pesticides Community monitoring of the effects of … [Read more...]

Tanzania Forest Fund Call for Proposals: Promoting and Funding Research into Forestry

Deadline: 31 December 2016 Tanzania Forest Fund is seeking proposals for its Small Grants Program in order to mobilize funds for sustainable financing of the management of forest resources for the present and future generations. Objectives Promote awareness of the importance of the protection, development and sustainable use of forest resources through public education and training; Promote and assist in the development of community forestry directed towards the conversation and … [Read more...]

6th EU-JRDP Call for Proposals: Improving Rural Livelihoods by Promoting Income Generating Activities

Deadline: 3 November 2016 The European Joint Rural Development Programme (EU-JRDP) is seeking applicants for its 6th Call for Proposals for Eco-tourism in the Governorate of Fayoum with an aim to improve rural livelihoods by promoting income generating activities and making best use of local resources. Expected Outcomes Trail/path system to connect existing eco-tourism facilities (including archeological sites) to generate tourism tours reinforced Capacity building of local tourist … [Read more...]

Partnership for Forests Call for Concepts: Improving Livelihoods by Catalysing Investment in Forests

Deadline: 14 October 2016 The Partnership for Forests is currently inviting applications from eligible organizations for its first call for concepts with an aim to tackle deforestation and improve livelihoods by catalysing investment in forests and sustainable land use. This first call is focused on supporting Forest Partnerships—partnerships between private sector companies, public sector actors and civil society that catalyse investment in forests and sustainable land use. Grant … [Read more...]

4th GAFSP Call for Proposals: Funding For Strategic Programs to Alleviate Poverty & Improve Rural Incomes

Deadline: 9 January 2017 The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) is seeking fourth Call for Proposals from all eligible countries for funding for strategic programs to alleviate poverty, improve rural incomes, and improve food and nutrition security. GAFSP is comprised of two financing windows: The Public Sector Window that, through grants, finances public investment and technical assistance to support implementation of country-led initiatives, giving priority to those … [Read more...]

Walmart Foundation’s National Giving Program: Addressing Social Issues across the U.S.

Deadline: Ongoing Walmart Foundation is inviting applications for its National Giving Program from nonprofit organizations working to address social issues across the U.S. The program empowers low-income people to help them live better. The program allows working strategically with organizations working across one or more states to address social issues strongly aligned with their focus areas. The Foundation often provides funds to organizations that have local affiliates around the country, … [Read more...]

CPDC Call for Applications: Strengthening the Voice of the Marginalized Social Sectors and Groups

Deadline: 7 October 2016 The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Commission (EC) is seeking applicants from eligible organisations for “Support to Facilitate Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in the Regional Development and Integration Process” in order to strengthen the voice of the marginalized social sectors and groups within Caribbean society by providing small scale funding to actions that enable CSOs representing vulnerable groups to be … [Read more...]

UNICEF: Improving Street Working Children’s Access to Education and Livelihood Support for their Families in Afghanistan

Deadline: 18 September 2016 United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is seeking proposals from eligible entities for evaluation of "Improving Street working children’s access to education and livelihood support for their families". The goal of this project is to provide greater protection to street-working children from violence, abuse and exploitation and to protect their rights to education. The project provided informal education to children and integrated them into … [Read more...]

NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum 2017: Creating Sustained Social Impact

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The NASSCOM Foundation is seeking applications for its Social Innovation Forum 2017 that is a 'Tech for Good' platform driving technology led innovation to create sustained social impact. The forum aims to foster inclusive growth by supporting technology based solutions that address critical gaps in key developmental areas. The objective of the forum is to recognize and support Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) led innovations that have met a social … [Read more...]

UNDP/Sudan: Inviting NGOs/CBOs for Integrated Livelihood and Economic Empowerment Programmes

Deadline: 18 September 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan has launched a request of Expression of Interest (EOI) to pre-qualify organisations-national and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Community-based organisations (CBOs) as an implementing partner that can provide a range of implementation services for Integrated Livelihood Programmes in Darfur region. The objective is to carry out a variety of livelihood and economic empowerment activities … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Belgrade: Direct Aid Program to Improve the Wellbeing and Livelihood

Deadline: 16 September 2016 The Australian Embassy in Belgrade is seeking applications from NGOs, CSOs and organisations for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) with an aim to improve the well being and livelihood of the target beneficiaries, if project activities are successful. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget and managed by the Embassy. Priorities Promotion of human rights and freedom of expression, with particular focus … [Read more...]

FONERWA’s Call for Proposals: Promoting the Mainstreaming of Environment Protection, Climate Change in Rwanda

Deadline: 14 October 2016 Rwanda’s Green Fund (FONERWA) is currently inviting applicants from ministries, government agencies, districts, private sector companies, academic institutions and civil society organisations to submit funding proposals for initiatives that promote the mainstreaming of environmental protection, climate change and green growth into Rwanda’s economy. FONERWA’s call for proposals are targeted to mainstreaming environment, climate change and green growth in the economic … [Read more...]

UNDP/Sierra Leone: Strengthening Access to Health Care, Community Governance and Livelihoods Support

Deadline: 17 August 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sierra Leone is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Implementation of a local Area based development initiative using entry points of strengthening access to primary Health Care, Community Governance and Livelihoods Support”. The project aims to strengthen rural resilience to disasters such as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) by promoting an integrated approach to improved health outcomes and community development for … [Read more...]

Life Chances Fund: Supporting Locally Developed Projects in UK

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Applications are open for the Life Chances Fund that seeks to help those people in society who face the most significant barriers to leading happy and productive lives. Objectives Increasing the number and scale of SIBs in England; Making it easier and quicker to set up a SIB; Generating public sector efficiencies by delivering better outcomes and using this to understand how cashable savings are; Increasing social innovation and building a clear … [Read more...]

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