DFID Call for Applications: Implementing an Independent Evaluation of the Amplify Programme

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for implementation of an independent evaluation of the Amplify programme. Owing to the weak evidence base around the use of Human-Centred Design to create development interventions which have the potential for long-term sustainable impact, and the experimental nature of the Amplify programme, it is critical to learn from both success and failure and to develop evidence on the … [Read more...]

Evidence Action Beta: Inviting Researchers based in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 3 February 2017 Evidence Action Beta is inviting researchers to submit a short expression of interest to collaborate in testing and scaling up results of rigorous research into policies and/or programs that have the potential to benefit millions of people living in poverty. Evidence Action Beta is looking for ambitious researchers whose work or insights could benefit millions of people living in poverty, and who want to participate in seeing their research turned into viable, scaled … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: VSO India Trust’s International Citizen Service Programme

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The VSO India Trust, a part of VSO International, is currently seeking applications for its International Citizen Service (ICS) programme, a development programme that brings together young people from the UK and developing countries to volunteer in some of the poorest communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It is unique initiative of the government of UK which was launched by the British Prime Minister in the year 2011 which was designed to enhance development … [Read more...]

Direct Aid Program (DAP): Alleviating Poverty and Basic Humanitarian

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Australian Embassy Federated States of Micronesia;  Republic of the Marshall Islands; Republic of Palau is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP), small grants scheme for development activities for up to USD $20,000. The emphasis of the program is on alleviating poverty and basic humanitarian hardships. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded by the Australian Government through overseas posts of the Department of Foreign Affairs … [Read more...]

Apply for Habitat Young Leaders Build Advocacy 2017: Inviting Young Leaders from the Asia-Pacific Countries

Deadline: 27 January 2017 The Habitat Young Leaders Build (HYLB) is calling for proposals from participating National Organizations to apply to receive advocacy grants. The specific aim of the grants to support and contribute to young people’s advocacy efforts on engaging on housing policy and related during this year’s HYLB period. Apart from directly constructing houses, Habitat for Humanity believes that policies, practices, and attitudes affect efforts on fulfilling requirements for … [Read more...]

IRTI Call for Proposals 2017: Inviting Applications from Developing, Emerging & Developed Countries

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a Member and the knowledge hub of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDBG), is seeking applications for its research projects which propose policy work on Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking. Given the importance of Islamic finance in mobilizing the resources needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), IRTI solicits proposals from developing, emerging, and developed countries to look into areas such … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission Fiji: Direct Aid Program to support Development Projects

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Australian High Commission Fiji is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program with an aim 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 is a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed through the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) overseas posts. DAP supports … [Read more...]

UN-Habitat Call for Proposals to create, protect, design and manage public spaces in urban areas

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) under its Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for innovative and exciting public space projects which could receive a small grant to support implementation. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to create, protect, design and manage public spaces, particularly in disadvantaged communities in rapidly urbanizing cities and towns, as critical … [Read more...]

The Australian High Commission in New Delhi: Direct Aid Program (DAP) in India and Bhutan

Deadline: 28 February 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...]

The Global Challenges Prize 2017: Calling Big Thinkers Worldwide

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The Global Challenges Foundation is seeking applications for its "The Global Challenges Prize 2017: A New Shape" with an aim to find models or frameworks for international cooperation, capable of addressing the interlinked risks and problems of climate change, other large-scale environmental damage, violent conflict (including nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction), extreme poverty, and expected continuing rapid population growth. The entrants should focus on … [Read more...]

Voice’s Indonesia Grant: Reducing the Threat in Public Spaces

Deadline: 13 February 2017 The Voice Global is seeking applications for its "Indonesia Grant" to provide flexibility for collective action groups, organizations, networks on specific unexpected opportunity. Voice is a program within the framework of the policy of "Dialogue and Dissent" by Ministry Dutch Foreign.  Voice is an innovative grant facilities that support groups most marginalized and discriminated against. Voice wants to strengthen and connecting voices are not heard in order to … [Read more...]

New America: Inviting Journalists for a Reporting Project on Unpaid Work Issues around the World

Deadline: 10 January 2017 The New America Fellows Program is open for applications and invites Journalists for a Reporting Project on Unpaid Work Issues around the world. The program seeks to support experienced international journalists with a fellowship to tell the stories of the often invisible and devalued labor that quietly powers the global economy: unpaid care work. Unpaid care work includes all of the activities involved in caring for others: cooking, laundry, cleaning, nursing, … [Read more...]

EU-SWITCH Asia II Call for Proposals: Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “SWITCH Asia II-Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production” with an aim to promote sustainable growth, to contribute to economic prosperity and poverty reduction in Asia, and to mitigate climate change. The specific objective of this Call for Proposals is to promote sustainable production (development of less polluting and more resource efficient … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Harare: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2016-2017 in Zimbabwe

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Australian Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe is seeking applicants for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2016-2017 with an aim 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 activities should primarily be aimed at achieving practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. DAP is able to fund activities that have a direct, practical and … [Read more...]

Apply for SODEXO Stop Hunger Foundation Grants: Supporting Youth across United States

Deadline: 15 January 2017 SODEXO Stop Hunger Foundation is currently seeking applications from the youth across the U.S. to submit ideas about how they can help end childhood hunger in their communities. Grant Information YSA and the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation will be offering a select amount of additional sustainability grants to sustain and continue the work of GYSD projects. These grants would award a maximum of $400 to fund a continuation of the GYSD work to end childhood hunger and … [Read more...]

D-Prize Calls Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Expanding Access to Poverty-alleviation Solutions in the Developing World!

Deadline: 15 December 2016 The world has solutions to poverty. Can you distribute them to those in need? If supported can you solve the problem and provide effective poverty solutions to millions of lives by providing access to proven energy, education, health, and other interventions? Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If Yes, D-Prize is seeking you to address the challenge. The D-prize is inviting applicants who can design a new social enterprise … [Read more...]

Apply for UK Aid Direct’s Impact Grant for Organisations of UK and Overseas

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The UK Aid Direct is currently seeking applications from eligible UK-based organisations for its Impact Grant, a large grant type for initiatives focused on bringing tangible change to the lives of the poorest and most marginalised on a larger scale. From between 3 to 5 years, proposals for 3+ years must be supported by a compelling case for longer duration. UK Aid Direct Impact grants can be used to fund new, time-limited projects of up to 60-month (five years) … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 9 January 2017 The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) has announced its fourth call for proposals for funding forstrategic 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 with evidence of … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities for Countries in Eastern Africa

Here are some recently opened funding opportunities for African Countries by various foundations in order to support NGOs, institutions and individuals working for the development of Africa and its people who are facing issues like poverty, improper livelihood, injustice with their rights and a lot more. Please visit the list by clicking “Next”. Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa: Supporting Research focused on Environment and Alleviation of Poverty Deadline: 31 March … [Read more...]

UNWG Charity Programme: Supporting Children’s Charities in Austria and the Developing World

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The United Nations Women's Guild (UNWG) is accepting applications for its UNWG Charity Programme for Children to support children’s charities in Austria and the developing world. This project-based programme is organised for the sole purpose of benefitting children in need.  The UNWG charity programme assists abused children, those having restricted access to education, children with serious health problems, children having no access to clean drinking water, victims … [Read more...]

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