Applications Open for Planning Grants under Sida/Demo Environment Programme

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Can your technology contribute to a better environment and help reduce poverty? Do you want to explore a new market for your product? If yes, then apply for the Planning Grants. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grants to strengthen partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus Areas Climate change … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment Programme: Seeking Applications for Demonstration Grants

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you an organisation in one of the 14 countries mentioned below? Are you looking to import technology that would be new to your country? Would this technology have a beneficial impact on the environment, and help reduce poverty? If yes, then apply for the Demonstration Grants. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Demonstration Grants in order to involve new and sustainable … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in China: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Australian Embassy is seeking applications for the 2017-2018 Direct Aid Program (DAP) for China. DAP is a competitive, flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government with the primary aim of reducing poverty and achieving sustainable development outcomes consistent with Australia’s national interests. DAP generally funds around ten high-quality projects in China each year. The program is aimed principally at supporting small-scale development … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in New Delhi: Direct Aid Program to Strengthen Communities in India and Bhutan

Deadline: 22 December 2017 The Australian High Commission in New Delhi is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) with an aim to support projects that have a strong development focus, contribute to poverty reduction, and strengthen communities in India and Bhutan. DAP activities should aim to achieve practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. DAP funding can also support capacity building programs in the areas of governance and human rights engagement. Grant … [Read more...]

Internet for Development Grant: Scaling-Up an Innovative Internet-Based Solution to Development Issues

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Internet for Development Grant will support the scaling-up of an innovative Internet-based solution to development issues. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Applications areas such as women and girls in IT, diversity and inclusion, access provision, utility services, devices, IoT, IPv6, privacy, democracy enhancement, open data, economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, health and education will be considered … [Read more...]

Norad Call for Applications: Supporting Research Institutions and Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) is inviting research institutions and research organizations based in the Sub-Saharan Africa to submit applications for funding to increase research-based knowledge of high quality on poverty alleviation and sustainable development informing development policies, development programs, private sector investments, the general public and further research. The main desired outcomes would be: Increased … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Fiji: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Australian High Commission in Fiji is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program which is a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed through the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) overseas posts. The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia's broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. DAP supports projects … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2017!

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Nominations are open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2017 that is presented by the Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen to recognize the excellence of one individual in their work to end extreme poverty. Key Areas Global Citizenship: How does the nominee embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen? Impact: What is the nominee’s track record of reducing extreme poverty? Innovation: How has the nominee brought new thinking to … [Read more...]

Embassy of Australia’s Direct Aid Program: Alleviating Poverty and Promoting Economic & Social Development in Argentina and Paraguay

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Embassy of Australia in Argentina is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) to alleviate poverty and promote economic and social development in Argentina and Paraguay while meeting Australia's international objectives. Special attention is given to the needs of minority groups, women and children. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is part of the overall Australian Government development assistance program. DAP is a flexible small grant program that is … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Acumen Regional Fellows Program!

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Applications are open for Acumen Regional Fellows Program that is a one-year leadership development program designed to build the next generation of social leaders with the audacity to transform society and create a better, more inclusive world.  Through these programs, Acumen is building an empowered global network of leaders eradicating poverty and injustice through the practice of moral leadership. The program equips 20 extraordinary individuals each from East … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy Direct Assistance Program: Supporting Projects for Local Development in Colombia and Ecuador

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The Australian Embassy is seeking applications for its Direct Assistance Program (DAP Program) which is a scheme of competitive funds that selects and supports projects for local development in Colombia and Ecuador. The DAP Program aims to provide economic assistance for projects and local development activities of a productive nature aimed at overcoming poverty. Thematic Areas Assistance to vulnerable rural communities or high levels of poverty Gender … [Read more...]

ENI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme 2014-2020: Seeking Proposals for Standard Projects

Deadline: 9 November 2017 The ENI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme funded by the European Union has launched a call for standard projects to foster fair, equitable and sustainable economic, social and territorial development, which may advance cross-border integration and valorise the participating countries’ territories and values. The Programme provides the framework for the implementation of cross-border cooperation activities in the context of the European Neighbourhood Policy, … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lisbon: Seeking Applications for Direct Assistance Program

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lisbon is currently inviting all eligible organizations to apply for grants under the 2017-2018 Direct Assistance Program (DBP) for Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe and Guinea Bissau. The PAD is a small grant program designed to assist individuals, community groups, national or international NGOs, government agencies, academic institutions, museums or other non-profit organizations that work for community-level development and include … [Read more...]

Harcourts Foundation Grant Program: Promoting Art and Culture in New Zealand

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Harcourts Foundation is currently seeking applications for its grant program to reputable community-based organisations which need funding for projects and initiatives designed to benefit as many people as possible. The size of applicant’s organization doesn’t matter to Harcourts Foundation, the Foundation not only gives back to those affected by large scale cataclysmic disasters but to charitable community organisations or assists with helping individuals in need. … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program, a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed through the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) overseas posts. The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia's broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. The Direct Aid Program, managed by the … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lebanon is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The Embassy is looking for projects that: Are participatory in nature, and have involved the beneficiaries in the … [Read more...]

DFID’s UK Aid Connect Program: Creating Innovative Solutions to Change Poor People’s Lives

Deadline for Phase 1: 15 September 2017 Deadline for Phase 2: 20 October 2017 The Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking proposals for its “UK Aid Connect” program to support consortia to create innovative solutions to complex development challenges that deliver real change to poor people’s lives. There is a growing recognition that the problems facing the poorest most excluded people and the global challenges underlying those problems, are complex and interconnected. No … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Cairo: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 10 August 2017 The Australian Embassy in Cairo is pleased to invite community groups, local NGOs, academic institutions or other organisations engaged in development activities in Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea for its Direct Aid Program. Focus Areas The Australian Government’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) supports projects that focus on: alleviating poverty enhancing community health and education developing small-scale infrastructure supporting rural development … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Nepal: Call for Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Australian Embassy in Nepal is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program. DAP projects should be aimed primarily at achieving practical and tangible outcomes, such as on poverty alleviation, community health; schools/education; small-scale infrastructure; rural development; gender equality, environmental benefits including managing or adapting to climate change and ad hoc humanitarian relief. The focus should be on activities that have a direct impact and may … [Read more...]

UK Aid Direct’s Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF): Inviting Small UK Registered Charities

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The UK Aid Direct is currently accepting applications for its Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) with an aim to support and strengthen the work of small UK registered charities to help enhance their capacity to carry out work in the priority countries in efforts to tackle poverty and work towards achieving the Global Goals. Funding Information Applicants can apply for funding of up to £50,000 per grant. Duration UK Aid Direct Small Charities Challenge Fund … [Read more...]

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