Department of Health and Human Services: Reducing Disparities in Vaccination Coverage by Poverty Status among Young Children

Deadline: 18 January 2018 The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accepting applications for its grant program entitled “Reducing Disparities in Vaccination Coverage by Poverty Status among Young Children”. The purpose of this program is to obtain a better understanding of the factors contributing to vaccination coverage disparities observed between poor and non-poor young children, including, challenges accessing vaccination services, … [Read more...]

Partnerships for International Development Fund: Seeking Applications from New Zealand

Deadline: 28 July 2017 The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is seeking applications for its Partnerships for International Development Fund to contribute ideas, knowledge and skills to activities that achieve sustainable economic development in developing countries. The Partnerships Fund supports partnerships led by New Zealand-based organisations to develop and deliver locally owned responses to development challenges in countries as identified in the New Zealand Aid … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the Globe

Deadline: 30 July 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? Nominations are now open for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. D-Prize Challenges Girl's Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education Governance and Infrastructure Custom Prize If selected, winner will be awarded with up to $20,000 to launch a pilot in any region where extreme poverty … [Read more...]

KSE-CDCC Call for Proposals: Support for Indonesian Pluralism Defenders Towards Positive Peace Program

Deadline: 10 July 2017 The Community of Sant'Egidio (KSE), CDCC (Centre for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilizations) of Muhammadiyah Indonesia that is supported by Pharos Observatory is seeking proposals for its Support for Indonesian Pluralism Defenders Towards Positive Peace program. Program Purpose Reduce stigmatization: Promotion of public seminars and talk shows, with participation of minority representatives (women, children, religious minorities, migrants, internally … [Read more...]

French Embassy in Kenya, Call for Proposals:  Innovative Projects for Civil Society and Coalition of Actors (PISCCA)

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The French Embassy in Kenya has launched a call for proposals for a new development fund called PISCCA (Innovative Projects for Civil Society and Coalition of Actors) that aims at contributing to poverty alleviation efforts by supporting capacity building projects. It seeks to meet the direct needs of communities, as well as to give the beneficiaries a chance to be directly involved in the development process. Priority Areas Environment: this includes climate … [Read more...]

Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC): Supporting Initiatives of Tunisian Civil Society to Reduce Poverty

Deadline: 22 June 2017 The Finnish Embassy in Tunis is currently accepting applications for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) with an aim to support the initiatives of Tunisian civil society to complement Finland's bilateral assistance for poverty reduction and civil society participation in the development process. In its FCL program, the Embassy of Finland in Tunis focuses on the employability of young people and on women's economic rights and financial autonomy. Priorities … [Read more...]

SEARCA’s Travel Grants: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD) toward Food Security and Poverty Alleviation

Deadline: 7 September 2017 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) towards 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...]

German Embassy in Nepal: Applications Open for Small Scale Project Funding

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Kathmandu, Nepal, is currently accepting applications for its Small Scale Project Funding. Special attention shall be given to the needs of women, children, handicapped people, and other disadvantaged groups. Projects concerning health, gender, disadvantaged groups, income generating activities and environmental sustainability can be funded. Project Priorities Following projects can be funded: Community-level … [Read more...]

DFID: Apply for Flexible Governance and Stability Fund – Zimbabwe

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Flexible Governance and Stability Fund - Zimbabwe. The programme would aim to support economic governance reforms in Zimbabwe, thereby creating an enabling environment for economic growth and helping Zimbabwe lift millions out of poverty. It would help strengthen the rule of law in Zimbabwe and would help create the space for UK-Zimbabwe trade and investment … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation’s Grant: Changing Dominant Narratives on Sex Work

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Open Society Public Health Program calls for letters of intent from organizations, informal groups, and networks in France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to apply for funding to change dominant narratives about sex workers. Purpose and Priorities With the overall goal of changing dominant narratives about sex work, the foundation consider funding requests specifically for creative interventions that provide … [Read more...]

Applications Open for New Zealand Embassy Fund (HEF) Mongolia!

Deadline: 7 July 2017 Applications are open for "New Zealand Embassy Fund (HEF) Mongolia" in order to support small scale, short-term community projects that contribute to wider community wellbeing. The New Zealand Embassy Fund (HEF) for Mongolia is a discretionary grants scheme managed by the New Zealand Embassy in Beijing. The fund supports the New Zealand Aid Programme’s objective to “support sustainable development in developing countries, in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Mongolia: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017-18

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Australian Embassy in Mongolia is currently accepting applications from eligible organisations for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017-18 to contribute towards economic growth and poverty reduction. Priority Sectors Health, with a focus on community health, combating communicable diseases, cancer, emergency medicine and facilitating medical services for minorities Agriculture and rural development focused on diversification of livelihoods, extending growing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Innovations Against Poverty Fund in Cambodia, Ethiopia, Uganda & Zambia!

Deadline: 24 July 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its "Innovations Against Poverty Fund (IAP)" to stimulate private sector development initiatives which otherwise would not have taken place. The IAP fund functions as a risk sharing mechanism, with the specific mandate to identify and support innovative Inclusive Business models that deliver both commercial benefits for the private sector and developmental benefits -such as the … [Read more...]

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Fund: Providing Funding to Larger Initiatives in United Kingdom

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is seeking applications for its Funding program that is focused on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community. The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural areas. Objectives To advance the education of the public by means of research and dissemination of information in … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank’s #LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest: A Chance to Voice Your Views on Poverty & Inequality

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you a student or a young professional passionate about development and data? Do you care about poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)? Then this blog contest is for you. To help promote and showcase innovative and promising blogs LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest, the Poverty and Equity Global Practice will reward the best blog entry related to poverty, inequality, and/or shared prosperity that integrates information from the LAC Equity Lab by … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 1 July 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 emphasis of the program is on … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The ASEAN Rural Development and Poverty Eradication Leadership Awards

Deadline: 9 June 2017 Nominations are currently open for The ASEAN Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (RDPE) Third (3rd) Leadership Awards, a regular biennial activity of the Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (SOMRDPE) under the Framework Action Plan on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication. The Awards giving will take place in conjunction with the biennial ASEAN Ministers on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (AMRDPE). For this year … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Apply for Animate Fund 2017 Awarding Innovations across Ireland

Deadline: 7 July 2017 Social Innovation Fund Ireland and Medtronic are currently accepting applications for its Animate fund 2017, that provides grants and supports to early stage projects or organisations that have come up with clever ideas to address health and social issues in their community. This year the Animate Fund will have two elements, the first will seek out early stage innovations that have smart responses to general community issues such as poverty, educational disadvantage etc. … [Read more...]

Apply for SAG-SEED Starter in Kenya, Ghana, Uganda & South Africa!

Deadline: Various Do you have a business idea and need expert support to turn it into reality? The SEED and SWITCH-Africa Green is seeking applications for the next round of the Starter Months in Kenya, Ghana, Uganda and South Africa. The SAG-SEED Starter promotes the incubation of new eco-enterprises. Setting up a business is both an exciting and challenging task: Turning an idea into a product or service customers actually want to buy, requires not only a deep-dive into the market, but also … [Read more...]

Apply for CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), in co-operation with Zed Book is seeking proposals for its CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017 with an aim to recognise works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the eradication and/or prevention of poverty are especially welcomed. Poverty must be the central focus of the proposed manuscripts. Innovative proposals are accepted from all … [Read more...]

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