LC4LS Project launched to strengthen NGOs in Ten Eastern and Southern Caribbean Countries

Local Capacity for Local Solutions (LC4LS) Project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was launched in Guyana’s capital city of Georgetown to strengthen the managerial, organizational, and administrative capacities of NGOs working in the areas of youth and citizen security, HIV and AIDS, and environmental resilience, as well as those that address poverty alleviation, economic empowerment and work with marginalized populations. The project is being … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Impact Fund Grants Program!

Deadline: 9 October 2018 Applications are open for the Impact Fund grants program for the Winter 2018, 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...]

Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 15 September 2018 Applications are now open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-2019 which is a flexible small grants scheme for development activities managed by Heads of Australian Missions. The emphasis of the program is on alleviating basic humanitarian hardships. The Direct Aid Program, managed by the Embassy in Harare provides funding for an average of 30 projects per year from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo. The program aims … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Applications for Rural Poverty and Agriculture Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Rural Poverty and Agriculture Programme. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified.  With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around Africa to attend this workshop … [Read more...]

SEARCA: Inviting Applicants for Travel Grants Program

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is inviting applicants for its Travel Grant program to reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) toward food security and poverty alleviation in the region. Objectives To provide opportunities to qualified Southeast Asian nationals to participate and present papers in … [Read more...]

FOMA Charitable Trust Fund: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Friends of Malawi (FOMA) Charitable Trust Fund is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program with an aim to sustainable development and those that promote a degree of self-help within the community. It helps with the relief of poverty through projects aimed at the improvement of health, education and agriculture and they hope that projects will act as pilots for wider replication. They normally require the promoting organisation to be a registered charity or … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: ‘Diagnostic Tools for Poverty-Related Diseases’ Programme

Deadline: 11 October 2018 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently seeking proposals for a programme entitled “Diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases”. Projects should focus on validation of the clinical performance and/or implementation of new or improved diagnostic tools and technologies for the detection of any of the PRDs, including co-infections. The proposed tools and technologies should improve the performance of diagnosis, … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need’s Small Grants Programme: Improving Children’s Lives in the UK

Deadline: 2 September 2018 BBC Children in Need is inviting charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Grants programme with an aim to improve children’s lives in the UK. The funded projects make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. In Small Grants programme they are … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need: Inviting UK Based Charities & Not-For-Profit Organisations for Main Grants Programme

Deadline: 13 September 2018 BBC Children in Need is currently inviting charities and not-for-profit organizations for its Main Grants programme to fund the projects that will make a difference in children’s lives to help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. Focus Areas Children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing … [Read more...]

EU Calls for Proposals: Skills for Employment and Social Inclusion

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Skills for Employment and Social Inclusion: promotion of sustainable social entrepreneurship initiatives for more inclusiveness of Disadvantaged Groups and Marginalised people". The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to poverty reduction and social inclusion of people confined in the informal economy and disadvantaged/marginalised groups … [Read more...]

N/Core tech Program: Inviting Entrepreneurs & Organizations Working towards Poverty Alleviation in India

Deadline: 10 June 2018 Are you working on an idea that can solve a problem that affects the economically disadvantaged at scale? If yes, then apply for the N/Core tech program! Applicants are invited to apply for the N/Core tech program, an incubator exclusively for early-stage nonprofits. N/Core is investing deeply in select founders of early-stage nonprofits, who are working on problems related to poverty, through a seed grant, one-of-a-kind mentoring, and N/Core support network. The … [Read more...]

The Most Promising Programme Award: Complementing the Efforts of International Communities and Governments in India

Deadline: 10 June 2018 Nominations are open for "The Most Promising Programme Award" which is a CauseBecause initiative to recognize and felicitate programmes that are complementing the efforts of international communities and governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The idea is to encourage and motivate non-profits to align their programmes’ objectives with the SDGs as also to create impacting models that can be adopted or replicated for a larger impact. Starting with … [Read more...]

The Chrysalis Trust Grant: Supporting UK Registered Charities

Deadline: 15 December 2018 The Chrysalis Trust is currently accepting applications from the UK registered charities providing public benefit. The trust prioritizes less popular and harder to fund projects. The trust provides support for both capital projects and core funding. Priority Areas Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria All grants are made at the discretion of the trustees without … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Nepal: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Australian Embassy in Nepal has announced a call for Expressions of Interest for its Direct Aid Program 2018-2019. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded from Australia's aid budget. It has the flexibility to work with local communities in developing countries on projects that reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development consistent with Australia's national interest. It sits alongside Australia's longer-term country and multilateral … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for iF Social Impact Prize!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Nominations are open for iF Social Impact Prize with an aim to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty: Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Rome-based Agencies Award

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 Rome-based Agencies Award which is Based on a shared vision of promoting world food security for all. The UN’s Rome-based Agencies - FAO, IFAD and WFP - work together, both at global and country level, to maximize results and support countries in fighting hunger, malnutrition and poverty in a sustainable way. The Rome-based agency award celebrates country teams that go above and beyond the call of duty. It recognises teams who think … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Proposals for its Training Caregivers of OVCs Nationwide in Swaziland grant Programme

Deadline: 14 June 2018 European Commission is seeking proposals for its 'Training caregivers of OVCs nationwide in Swaziland' grant programme to develop a training programme to capacitate different groups of caregivers of vulnerable children in any centre or programme nationwide in Swaziland. The training programme for caregivers contributes to capacity development of NCSD, but the contracted NGO/CSO itself does not have the task to map/register child care centres, elaborate standards and … [Read more...]

The Access To Justice Foundation: 2018 National Grants Program

Deadline: 5 June 2018 The Access To Justice Foundation (ATJF) is inviting applications for its 2018 National Grants Program to improve access to justice for the most vulnerable in society. Focus Areas Applications should also be particularly focused on: Widening the availability of access to justice for the most vulnerable people and in particular families and individuals living in poverty. Effective use of resources. Multiple delivery partners where appropriate. If … [Read more...]

DFID: AAWAZ II Pakistan – Inclusion, Accountability and Reducing Modern Slavery

Deadline: 4 June 2018 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applicants for its AAWAZ II Pakistan - Inclusion, Accountability and Reducing Modern Slavery programme to work with government and local communities to promote the rights of children, women, youth, religious minorities and excluded groups to strengthen their control over their own development. The programme has a particular focus on the issues of modern slavery, to which marginalised groups are … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) and the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) have announced the 2018-2019 call for applications of the Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme (SGS) for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty. The goal of the TDR strategy is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, … [Read more...]