Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship: Developing Effective Leaders with Deep Understanding of Hunger

Deadline: 14 January 2019 Applications are open for Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program that develops effective leaders with a deep understanding of hunger and poverty at both the local and national level that enables them to find innovative solutions and create the political will to end hunger. Each year, 16-20 participants are selected from around the country for this year long program. They gather in Washington, D.C. in August for a comprehensive orientation and field training, … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Botswana: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) 2019

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The Government of Japan is currently inviting applicants for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in fiscal year 2019 (April 2019- March 2020). The Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) was first introduced in 1989 to assist Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) by supporting people- centred relatively small projects which have a direct and immediate impact on the well-being of disadvantaged communities at a … [Read more...]

Rise Against Hunger: Call for Expressions of Interest for Emergency Response Portfolio

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Rise Against Hunger has announced a call for Expressions of Interest for the Emergency Response portfolio. Applications will be assessed by an evaluation committee to identify prospective partners that have the mandate, capacities and comparative advantage to support achievement of results from communities affected by an emergency and/or crisis. If successful in its application for the Expression of Interest, prospective partners will be contacted to submit a … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Applications for Reporting on Rural Poverty and Agricultural Progress

Deadline: 9 November 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its program entitled "Reporting on Rural Poverty and Agricultural Progress". In order to ensure that the daily issues faced by the poor and their communities in rural areas are recognized, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices amplified. With funds from the Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialized agency of the UN, they will call journalists from all over Latin America … [Read more...]

Apply for Souter Charitable Trust Grant to Support Projects Engaged in the Relief of Human Suffering!

Deadline: 16 November 2018 The Souter Charitable Trust (SCT) is currently accepting applications for its grant program to support projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos. Souter Charitable Trust was set up by Brian Souter and his wife Betty Souter in 1992 and over the last five years has awarded over 3,200 grants worth more than £32 million. The trust gave donations … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 3rd Round of UK Aid Match II

Deadline: 13 December 2018 The UK Aid Match funding round is inviting applications from charities working to achieve sustained poverty reduction and to achieve the Global Goals. It also encourages wildlife and conservation charities to apply for funds for projects that tackle wildlife crime and deforestation – and so reduce poverty in the world’s poorest communities. Objectives Projects will also need to support the department's wider objectives: Strengthen global peace, security and … [Read more...]

Impact Fund Grants Program: Advancing Human Rights, Environmental Justice and Poverty Law

Deadline: 8 January 2019 Applications are open for the Impact Fund grants program for the Spring 2019, awarding grants to legal services nonprofits, private attorneys, and/or small law firms who seek to advance justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and/or poverty law. Funding Sectors Social Justice: Provides grants and legal support to assist in human and civil rights cases. Environmental Justice: Provides grants to support impact litigation for … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for International Grants Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2019 The Light A Single Candle Foundation (LASC) is currently accepting applications for its International Grants Program. The Foundation is currently partnering with Food for the Poor on a number of projects designed to provide food support and economic development to a number of Central American and Caribbean countries. Focus Areas Projects to be funded will address one of the following LASC Focus Areas: Food support, security, and sustainability: this may … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Global Citizen Prize for Youth Leadership!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 Global Citizen Prize for Youth Leadership presented by Cisco to recognize and lift up a young person positively impacting the world, as a way to demonstrate the impact that young people are having on achieving their common goals. Cisco and Global Citizen are united in their belief that young people around the world are leading the way to create and implement solutions to achieve the Global Goals, and to accelerate global problem … [Read more...]

Sisters of Charity Foundation: Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Sisters of Charity Foundation is inviting applications for Community Grants Program with an aim to help groups who make a huge difference for those in need, but struggle to find funding through other avenues. The Sisters of Charity Foundation grants funds to hundreds of small organisations nationally that provide valuable community services to break down social isolation and alleviate the impact of poverty on individuals and families. Across Australia the Sisters of … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Transnet Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are open for Transnet Foundation 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 Arts, … [Read more...]

Dining for Women: Fostering Good Health, Education & Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 October 2018 Dining for Women is seeking Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the 2nd cycle of its 2019 grant program to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. The foundation funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries. They are devoted to educating and inspiring individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]

UK Aid Direct’s Small Charities Challenge Fund: Inviting UK Registered Charities & Not-For-Profit Organisations

Deadline: 28 March 2019 UK Aid Direct is seeking applications from small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) to strengthen the capacity of grassroots development organisations working with the poor, vulnerable and most marginalised to carry out work in priority countries and work towards achieving the Global Goals. Grant Information Grants of up to £50,000 are available for projects of up to 2 years will be considered by an … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for AECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Liberia Competition!

Deadline: 19 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the AECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Liberia competition to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by off-grid households in the target country. Its outcome will be private sector investment and innovation in low cost clean energy and climate change catalysed at scale. REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (REACT SSA) is a US$61 million project funded by the Swedish International Development … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: REACT Africa Sub-Saharan Competition in Mali

Deadline: 22 November 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for REACT Africa Sub-Saharan Competition in Mali to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by off-grid households in target country. Its outcome will be private sector investment and innovation in clean, low-cost energy and climate change catalyzed on a large scale. REACT Sub-SaharanAfrica (REACT SSA) is a project of SEK 521 612 000 funded by the Swedish International … [Read more...]

CIVICUS: GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator Program 2019

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Do you want to increase youth representation and influence in development decisions in your community? Do you want to generate and use data to improve accountability for local development? Do you have a great idea, but need a little extra support to realise its full potential? If yes, then apply for GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator. CIVICUS is accepting applications for its GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator Program 2019 will support promising youth advocates … [Read more...]

Consultative Group to Assist the Poor: 13th Annual Photos and Videos Contest 2018

Deadline: 14 December 2018 Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is seeking applications for its 13th Annual Photos and Videos Contest 2018 which is looking for striking photographs and short videos that tell the story of how financial services empower poor people and communities in Africa. Africa is a center for financial innovation, home to M-Pesa, the mobile money service launched a decade ago that has revolutionized digital financial services and helped lift many thousands of … [Read more...]

UNDP Armenia: Seeking EOIs for Innovation Challenge Call

Deadline: 10 October 2018 The UNDP Armenia “Integrated rural tourism development” project is seeking Expressions of Interest for its Innovation Challenge Call of tour products development in RA Shirak Marz. The project is financed by the Russian Federation to creating sustainable income-generating opportunities as supplemental income source to bring down the level of rural poverty, contribute to equal territorial development and shape conducive environment for rural development. Innovation … [Read more...]

Submit Concept Notes for AECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Zimbabwe Programme!

Deadline: 12 October 2018 AECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is currently inviting applicants to submit Concept Notes for its Zimbabwe Programme. REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (REACT SSA) is a US$61million project funded by the Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA) to support renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a dedicated funding of US$ 6.5 million for Zimbabwe. The programme seeks to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: REACT Africa Sub-Saharan Competition in Burkina Faso

Deadline: 12 October 2018 Applicants are invited to submit concept notes for REACT Africa Sub-Saharan Competition in Burkina Faso with an aim to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by non-network households in Burkina Faso. REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (REACT SSA) is a US $ 63 million project funded by the Swedish Embassy to support renewable energies in sub-Saharan Africa; with a dedicated funding of US $ 6.5 million for Burkina Faso. Objectives The … [Read more...]

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