BBC Children in Need: Inviting Charities and Not-For-Profit Organisations for Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 1 March 2018 BBC Children in Need is currently 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. Grant Information The Small Grants … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: General Economic Development Framework

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is accepting applications for its General Economic Development Framework with an aim to provide technical services that deliver economic development and poverty reduction outcomes for the UK’s development operations that maintain them at the forefront of international development best practice. DFID wishes to work with Framework participants who are committed to ensuring that the best technical development … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Inviting NGOs & Community Groups for New Zealand Embassy Fund in Mexico Program

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The New Zealand Embassy is currently inviting NGOs and community groups for its New Zealand Embassy Fund (NZEF) in Mexico program that allows flexible support for projects that clearly and directly contribute to the elimination of poverty, and that have a high impact on the socioeconomic development of the community. The projects must be in line with the mission of the New Zealand Embassy Fund that seeks “sustainable development in developing countries, in order to … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Papers: Small-scale Renewable Electricity Projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Siemenpuu Foundation and EKOenergy Climate Fund have announced a call for project proposals to establish renewable electricity installations aiming at alleviation of energy poverty and social inequality in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. Funding Information Siemenpuu and EKOenergy are looking for projects in the range of 20.000 to 50.000 euros, lasting maximum for two years. Initially, Siemenpuu and EKOenergy are looking for 3-5 projects to be financed in … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 9 January 2018 Applications are open for the Impact Fund grants program for the Spring 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...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists from around the world for its one-week Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop in Rome. 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 specialized UN agency, they will bring … [Read more...]

Woodroffe Benton Foundation Grants: Supporting Charitable Organizations in UK

Deadline: 6 December 2017 The Woodroffe Benton Foundation, charitable organisation based in the UK, is accepting applications from the registered UK charities for its grant program. Priority Areas The foundation provides grants to officially recognised charitable organisations within the United Kingdom only in respect of: Relief of persons in need, hardship or distress by reason of disaster or as a consequence of social or economic circumstance. Provision/Maintenance of care and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 1 December 2017 BBC Children in Need is currently 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. Grant Information The Small … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: General Economic Development Framework

Deadline: 8 December 2017 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is accepting applications for its General Economic Development Framework with an aim to provide technical services that deliver economic development and poverty reduction outcomes for the UK’s development operations that maintain them at the forefront of international development best practice. DFID wishes to work with Framework participants who are committed to ensuring that the best technical development … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 March 2018 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 (SCCF) … [Read more...]

UN Habitat Call For Proposals: Small Public Space Implementation Projects

Deadline: 14 November 2017 UN-Habitat’s Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for the implementation of innovative public space projects. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to achieve the following expected result: The effective creation, protection, design and management of public spaces, particularly in disadvantaged communities in rapidly urbanizing cities and towns, as critical preconditions for poverty reduction and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 10 January 2018 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. This is a social justice program that trains, inspires, and sustains leaders. They support a … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Harcourts Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 5 February 2018 The Harcourts Foundation is currently seeking applications for its grant program for 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 … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018 Talent Programme

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Talent for Governance programme is inviting applicants for its "2018 Talent Programme" to support young people by providing opportunities for knowledge exchange and training so that they can develop their skills and realise their ambitions. In many parts of the world, local civil servants work under difficult circumstances. The communities for which they work are characterised by widespread poverty, a lack of basic services, high unemployment rates and environmental … [Read more...]

German Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe: Seeking Applications for Small Scale Projects Fund

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The German Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe is seeking applications for its Small Scale Projects Fund to support small scale anti-poverty projects by Zimbabwean Non-Governmental Organizations, associations, interest groups and communities. The Small Scale Project Scheme is part of Germany’s overall development co-operation that contributes to poverty alleviation and the improvement of living standards, especially in rural areas. Funding Information In general, … [Read more...]

Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2018!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 The World Bank Group (WBG) is seeking applicants for its Africa Fellowship Program 2018 for Ph.D. students and recent graduates who are Sub-Saharan nationals. The program intends to attract young African talent to the World Bank Group workplace. The fellows will work on research, economic policy, technical assistance, and lending operations that contribute to the World Bank goal of eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity. Fellows will spend a minimum of … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (CSOs-LAs) Programme

Deadline: 19 December 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (CSOs-LAs) Thematic Programme” to enhance CSOs' & LAs' capacities and contributions in governance and development processes in Sierra Leone, strengthening decentralisation and local development processes, and contributing to poverty reduction and the attainment of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in accordance with a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Orskov Foundation’s Student Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Orskov Foundation is accepting applications for its Student Grant to help individual students with funding to cover training needs in lower middle income or low-income countries classified by the UN. Preference will be given to support training aimed at sustainable land use problems with an emphasis on animal, plant and soil interactions, where it can be demonstrated that, in addition to contributing to knowledge, they will: have the potential to alleviate … [Read more...]

Dining for Women Grant: Supporting Grassroots Organizations to Empower Women/Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 24 October 2017 Dining for Women (DFW) is accepting letter of intent (LOI) for the 2nd round of its 2018 Grant program with an aim to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. DFW’s fund projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries with a devotion to educate and inspire individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]