Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2018!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 The World Bank Group (WBG) is seeking applicants for its Africa Fellowship Program 2018 for Ph.D. students and recent graduates who are Sub-Saharan nationals. The program intends to attract young African talent to the World Bank Group workplace. The fellows will work on research, economic policy, technical assistance, and lending operations that contribute to the World Bank goal of eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity. Fellows will spend a minimum of … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (CSOs-LAs) Programme

Deadline: 19 December 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (CSOs-LAs) Thematic Programme” to enhance CSOs' & LAs' capacities and contributions in governance and development processes in Sierra Leone, strengthening decentralisation and local development processes, and contributing to poverty reduction and the attainment of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in accordance with a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Orskov Foundation’s Student Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Orskov Foundation is accepting applications for its Student Grant to help individual students with funding to cover training needs in lower middle income or low-income countries classified by the UN. Preference will be given to support training aimed at sustainable land use problems with an emphasis on animal, plant and soil interactions, where it can be demonstrated that, in addition to contributing to knowledge, they will: have the potential to alleviate … [Read more...]

Dining for Women Grant: Supporting Grassroots Organizations to Empower Women/Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 24 October 2017 Dining for Women (DFW) is accepting letter of intent (LOI) for the 2nd round of its 2018 Grant program with an aim to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. DFW’s fund projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries with a devotion to educate and inspire individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]

Transnet Foundation Grant: Contributing to Economic Growth & Poverty Alleviation in South Africa

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Transnet Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program that contributes to economic growth and poverty alleviation in South Africa through the provision of sustainable development to organisations/projects that comply with good business practices and are strategically relevant to the objectives of Transnet SOC Ltd, Operational Divisions and Special Units. Focus Areas Health Sports Education Disability Women, youth & children … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Papua New Guinea: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 17 November 2017 Australian High Commission in Papua New Guinea is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed by the Australian High Commission in Port Moresby. DAP aims to support small-scale projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia’s broader aid program. DAP funding is only available to community groups, NGOs and other organizations engaged in development activities … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Echoing Green Fellowship!

Deadline: 24 October 2017 Do you have a solution that will help your community thrive, an idea that will create new pathways to justice, or see a fresh opportunity where others only see obstacles? If yes, then apply for Echoing Green Fellowship! This is the fellowship for innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels. We know that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not—which is why we invest in talent wherever it is. Fellows represent diverse ethnic, religious, and gender … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Iraq: Seeking Applications for 2017-18 Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 12 October 2017 The Australian Government is seeking applications for its 2017-18 Direct Aid Program to support local community organizations in Iraq working to reduce poverty, displacement and achieve sustainable development. Funding Information Grants may be a maximum of USD 40,000 for each project and must be spent by 30 June 2018. Eligibility for Funding In selecting projects to fund, post DAP Committees will ensure that projects have developmental outcomes, and are … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017/18 

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for 2017/18 Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget and managed by the Australian Embassy Kabul. DAP funding in Afghanistan is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups and NGOs engaged in development activities in Afghanistan. The program focuses on supporting small-scale development projects and activities which can achieve practical outcomes related to … [Read more...]

Impact Giving: Seeking Applications for Potential Grant Program

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Impact Giving is seeking applications for its Potential grant program to award projects that transform lives. It is a women’s collective giving organization. The purpose is to make an IMPACT both locally and globally by supporting positive sustainable social change where most needed. Principles High Impact & Transformation: Grants are awarded only to projects or programs which make a high impact by transforming lives, with obvious, significant change … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Thailand: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Applications are open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities, managed by the Australian Embassy in Bangkok. The program funds projects that provide direct benefits to those most in need in the local community, including vulnerable or disadvantaged groups. DAP projects should be aimed primarily at achieving practical and tangible outcomes, such as on poverty alleviation, community health; schools/education; … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Rome: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program in Albania

Deadline: 12 October 2017 The Australian Embassy in Rome is seeking project applications for funding under the Australian Direct Aid Program (DAP) in Albania that is a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed through the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) overseas posts. The aim of this program is to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia's broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic growth … [Read more...]

German Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar: Call for Proposals for Small Grant Projects

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has launched a call for proposals for small development projects in Myanmar aiming in particular to satisfy the basic needs of the poor and poorest members of society. Funding Information The Embassy will then choose the three most suitable projects which will receive funds of up to 9500 USD. The project must be completed by the 23rd of February 2018. Eligibility Criteria The Embassy expects: A … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: WHO-AFRO/TDR/EDCTP Small Grants Scheme to Implement Research on Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) have jointly announced applications for Small Grants Scheme to implement research on infectious diseases of poverty. The aim of this call is to strengthen capacity for implementation research conducted through close collaboration between researchers and … [Read more...]

ApexHi Charitable Trust Grant Program: Supporting Development of Communities in South Africa

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The ApexHi Charitable Trust is invitng applicants for its funding program to support development initiatives that are directed towards the alleviation of poverty and the development of communities in South Africa. The Trust seeks to invest in innovative, high-risk, community-based organisations and/or projects in each of its three focus areas. Focus Areas Early Childhood Development, which aims to increase access to high-quality ECD services, both formally and … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago: Direct Aid Program 2017-18

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Australian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government. The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus which contribute to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. DAP projects should also promote a distinctive and positive image of Australia. Eligible Activities DAP activities should achieve … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 10 September 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Georgia is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Grant Projects (GGP) with an aim to ensure the basic "Human Security" through the implementation of projects of various types and necessity in Georgia and many other developing countries. GGP attempts to empower people and communities and address the basic human needs in such fields as Primary Healthcare, Primary Education, Agriculture, Social Protection, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Brady Education Foundation’s Grant!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Brady Education Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to close the achievement/opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to environmental factors associated with living in poverty. The Foundation pursues its mission by promoting collaboration between researchers and educators via the funding of program development and program evaluations in education. Currently, the Foundation is particularly focused on the … [Read more...]

DFID: Breaking the Cycle of Hunger and Strengthening Resilience for the Poor in Malawi

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Department for International Development is seeking applications for its program entitled "Breaking the Cycle of Hunger and Strengthening Resilience for the Poor in Malawi" with an aim to strengthen resilience of poor and vulnerable households to shocks and stresses and to reduce annual dependence on humanitarian aid. The programme will support poor and vulnerable households and communities to manage their own risks, to reduce their exposure to shocks through … [Read more...]