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Top Embassy Grants for Indian NGOs

Foreign Embassies play a vital role in providing excellent grant funding to the Indian NGOs under various socio-economic issues. Along with the funding programs, they also provide support in the coordination of bilateral and multilateral development efforts. The United States Embassies are a significant source of funding for those willing to strengthen civil society. Besides, their funding programs are usually small in scale but most flexible to implement. Certain Embassies organize and … [Read more...]

Funding Landscape for Developing Communications for Social Change

Celebrate this World Radio Day on 13th February 2019 with FundsforNGOs and recognize the power of radio in bringing about social change and promoting dialogue, tolerance and peace through this medium of communication. Radio is the mass medium reaching the widest audience in the world. It is the most dynamic, reactive and powerful tool which is adapting itself with the changing norms of the 21st century and is offering new and different platforms to interact and … [Read more...]

Simple and Smart Ways to Raise Start-up Funding for your New NGO

Raising funds for a new NGO is truly challenging. Funding sources and new ideas are rare, and it takes a lot of planning, organizing, collecting, tracking and reporting. It would be more challenging if you establish an NGO without identifying funding avenues. When you are new to the world, it is evident for the people not to know you. Therefore, it is essential to communicate with other organizations and make contacts. Once you build a relationship with them, it will be easier to get … [Read more...]

International Donors Funding Food Security and Nutrition Projects and Programs

Food is the most crucial aspects of life and the basic necessity of people. As much as food is essential, its security is also a priority. To enhance livelihood, food security plays an important part which not only affects the thousands of household tables but also enormously affects the whole country. Food security exists when all people have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs for an active and healthy life. Addressing the … [Read more...]

Golden Tips for Writing Proposals from Top Donor Agencies

Proposals are essential for any organization, as they decide the success or failure of an organization. Writing proposal is one of the most critical aspects for any non-governmental organization to raise funds from the donors. It helps in cultivating the relationship between the NGOs and donors over a project. Writing proposal is not an easy task to perform, it involves a lot of brainstorming and learning from the past. As an NGO, you must be aware that it is both the uniqueness and the … [Read more...]

A List of Donors providing Non-Financial Support for NGOs dedicated towards Improving Education Worldwide

On 24 January 2019, the world will be celebrating the very first "International Day of Education" with the theme "Education for Peace and Development" to make universal quality education, a leading priority. This day commemorate people's will to improve the standards of education and their resolution towards eradicating illiteracy. By proclaiming the International Day of Education, UN member states recognized the importance of working to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education at all … [Read more...]

Top 25 Tips to Write Proposals Effectively

A proposal is an essential idea or plan which is one of the most significant aspects of NGOs. Therefore, it helps in cultivating a relationship between NGO and donor agency over a project. A quality proposal writing involves a lot of thinking, discussions, and learnings from past experiences. There should be an appropriate word choice for the conception of an idea. Writing a clear, thorough and targeted project proposal is therefore vital to an NGO’s success as it is the medium of projecting … [Read more...]

Upcoming Funding Opportunities for South Africa in 2019

South Africa is facing numerous development challenges relating to education, health, poverty, corruption, women empowerment and many more. Finding solutions to these challenges requires a unique and dedicated contribution of all stakeholders throughout the country. Throughout South Africa, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are playing a vital role in the country's development and to promote social or political change on a broad scale or locally. Their activities include, but are not … [Read more...]

Upcoming Funding Opportunities of 2019 for Uganda

In recent years, Uganda has transformed itself from a country with a troubled past to one of relative stability and prosperity. It has made significant social and economic progress in the last two decades. Civil society, and in particular non-governmental organizations in Uganda have played a watchdog role and have been a major service provider for the development of the nation. Along with the noble thought of assisting the needy, NGOs need funds to pursue the work to accomplish that … [Read more...]

2019 Upcoming Opportunities for Nigerian NGOs

NGOs in Nigeria indeed have a crucial role in helping and encouraging the people of the country. They have an upper hand in various areas like education, women empowerment, health, youth development, agriculture, rural folks, tribals, environmental protection, development of underprivileged, poverty alleviation, leadership training consumer protection and so on. Donors worldwide are supporting Nigerian organizations through their funding programs in order to make a Nigeria better for its … [Read more...]

How to Research and Identify New Donors for your NGO

We are sure you understand the reasons why your NGO both needs and merits funding - to further its mission and values, to run and implement the programs and projects, to plan for future programs, to ensure you hire and retain your amazing staff, and to spread the word about your work. But as the core competency of an NGO like yours lies in doing what it does best- social good; fundraising takes a backseat until there is a drop in funding or number of funders. Because of this reactive approach, … [Read more...]

Upcoming Funding Opportunities of 2019 for Kenya

Kenya is a country rich in wildlife, culture, history, beauty and friendly, welcoming people. It is one of the culturally rich in all of Africa with a beautiful blend of several different cultures and ethnic groups. Kenya is a leading producer of agricultural products as well as the third-leading exporter of fresh produce. Though being at the core of development, Kenya lacks the necessary capital to undertake the significant social and economic growth to solve meaningful … [Read more...]

2019 Upcoming Opportunities for Indian NGOs

India is a land of diversity and most populous democratic country in the world. In recent years, India has enjoyed consistently high rates of growth and steady improvement in human development. The Indian government and Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) are playing a significant role in the upliftment of the country. The Indian government have taken several steps and started various schemes for the development of Indian people. The projects cover a broad spectrum of subjects like … [Read more...]

Top Upcoming Funding Opportunities for NGOs around the World in 2019

2018 year has been a wonderful year and fundsforNGOs is glad to assist our users with the relevant fundraising opportunities and beneficial resources for the growth of NGOs worldwide in various sectors. To provide our users with more prominent opportunities, we will maintain this enthusiasm in 2019 and coming years too. NGOs face unique challenges in their fundraising process as well as maintaining their resources, specially the newly formed NGOs, grassroots NGOs, and NGOs from the developing … [Read more...]

‘Simplifying Logframes: A Guide for NGOs on How to Develop a Logical Framework (with Examples)

Working on your very first Log frame Matrix and are completely clueless? Or Are you intimidated by the Jargons used in the LFM exercise? Or Are looking for some suggestions to improve your Logframe? No matter what your concerns are, stress no further as you are at the right place. Here is a guide to simplify logical frameworks for development practitioners: 'Simplifying Logframes: A Guide for NGOs on How to Develop a Logical Framework (with Examples)' In this guide, we will … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

The webinar video on “How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief” is now available online. The number of emergency situations around the world is increasing. When a crisis erupts, or within the context of an ongoing emergency, there are many funding mechanisms that are available. However, it can be difficult to access this funding, due to the system’s complexity and the chaos that ensues in an emergency situation. It can be very difficult to know what is available and from whom. The … [Read more...]

Upcoming Funding Opportunities of 2018 for NGOs in Kenya

Kenya is known for its wildlife, culture, history, beauty and friendly, welcoming people. In Africa, Kenya is a largest producer of agricultural products. Though being at the core of development, Kenya is facing several challenges that are needed to be solved. Unemployment is continual challenge, as well as health, crime and poverty. The non-governmental organizations in Kenya organize several welfare programmes along with their continuous support to communities by strengthening and promoting … [Read more...]

Upcoming Funding Opportunities of 2018 for NGOs in India

India is the most populous democratic country in the world. It is among the top five fastest growing economies in the world, development being the core to it. This development has been led from individual and community growth in India. The Indian government through its various schemes and programs is working to eradicate poverty, gender discrimination, unemployment, catiesm and all the other sectors affecting the development of the country. Apart from the government, there is a huge … [Read more...]

Upcoming Funding Opportunities of 2018 for NGOs in Uganda

Uganda has made enormous progress in poverty reduction. Uganda needs better government determination to end corruption, to improve the weak educational reforms. Illiteracy is common in Uganda, especially in the female population which ultimately leads to low economic and health progress. Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have come to play a significant role in Uganda in recent years. They have been a major service provider for the development of the nation. Along with the noble thought of … [Read more...]

Upcoming Funding Opportunities of 2018 for NGOs in Nigeria

Nigeria is one of the largest countries in Africa. Nigeria is a developing West African country that has experienced periods of political instability, corruption, and mismanagement at the hands of its government. The development of a country can be defined using a variety of factors like Economy, poverty, education, healthcare, and unemployment. Nigeria has made a great progress in all these sectors. There are several NGOs in Nigeria that are working for its development by helping people and … [Read more...]