EU Bank allocates EUR 750 million focussing on Innovation and Research, Education, Business and Health

The bank of the European Union has provided a EUR 750 million loan aimed at supporting selected investments defined under the Portugal 2020 Partnership Agreement. The EIB and the Portuguese Government have officially launched the first EUR 250 million tranche of this EUR 750 million credit line, dedicated to financing municipal projects. The funds will be managed by the Portuguese Agency for Development and Cohesion and will finance investments focused on innovation and research, education, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of EAP: Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Embassy Regional Grants Program

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) has announced an open competition to support local and regional small-scale projects in eligible countries in Southeast Asia. Since fiscal year 2014, EAP has awarded and administered regional grants in the EAP region.  These awards are funded through EAP Regional foreign assistance funds, and managed by the OES Regional Environment Officer (REO) posted in Bangkok. Proposed project activities may take … [Read more...]

UK Government announces £66 Million for Life-Changing Projects

UK Aid match funding has announced more than £66 million to 25 charities for life-changing projects in 20 different countries around the world. The programmes have helped save lives and create new opportunities for thousands of people across some of the poorest parts of the world. It has helped vaccinate children against preventable killer diseases, given people clean drinking water and food, stopped infectious diseases from reaching our shores and helped to create jobs so people can earn a … [Read more...]

SACH Impact: Inviting Social Enthusiasts from all over India

Deadline: 25 June 2018 Are you building a solution which has the potential to change lives of underserved in India? If yes than apply now to SACH Impact! SACH Impact is one-of-a-kind incubator run by Subhash Chandra Foundation, in partnership with LetsEndorse, which truly embodies the philosophy of innovating for the modern-day challenges facing the nation and being agile in doing so at the same time. In a span of 6 months, Subhash Chandra Foundation equip promising social enterprises with … [Read more...]

Japan Water Forum Fund 2018: Supporting Grassroots Organizations in Developing Countries

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Japan Water Forum (JWF) is currently accepting applications for its funding program 2018 that aims to support selected grass-roots organizations in developing countries who have been addressing water-related issues in their own countries. Successful applicants are provided with grants. JWF Fund is formed and operated by utilizing membership fees of Japan Water Forum and donations to Charity for Water. During the past 13 years, JWF Fund supported 163 projects in … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Iraq: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018-2019

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Embassy of Canada to Iraq, Baghdad is accepting proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) which supports small project grants for the fiscal year 2018/2019. Thematic Priorities Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law. Peace and security, with a focus on conflict prevention and building peace. Environment and climate action focusing … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Vietnam: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Embassy of Canada in Vietnam has announced a call for proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to seek small-scale, targeted local projects that contribute to the achievement of Canada’s priorities for international assistance. The CFLI supports small-scale but high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with the Government of Canada’s international assistance.  The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by … [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...]

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...]

Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities- Eritera

Deadline: 19 June 2018 European Union is seeking applications for its Local Call for Proposals: "Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" - ERITREA, to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. Objectives The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: For LOT 1 - CSOs: To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents in … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme!

 Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme . The Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme is meant to improve the overall functioning of an organisation by training a selected group of staff. An organisation facing knowledge and skills problems in achieving its goals can (partly) eliminate these problems with a tailor-made training course. A tailor-made training course must be carried out by a Dutch training … [Read more...]

Knorr-Bremse Global Care: Call for Proposals 2018

Deadline: 16 July 2018 Knorr-Bremse Global Care has announced a call for project proposals for chosen countries to allocate its funds in the most transparent and targeted way. Knorr-Bremse Global Care dedicates itself to fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals, especially to SDG 4 (Quality Education) and 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation). Based on SDG 6 on Clean Water and Sanitation, Knorr-Bremse Global Care aims to support projects that Improve access to safe and affordable drinking … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Caracas: Call for EOIs for Official Development Assistance (ODA) Bilateral Programme

Deadline: 27 May 2018 The British Embassy in Caracas is currently seeking expressions of interest from eligible organisations for its Official Development Assistance (ODA) bilateral programme. The ODA Bilateral Programme is the main channel through which the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom finances projects in Venezuela. These should contribute towards achieving results within strategic objectives identified by the Embassy, which benefit Venezuela. Objectives … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF)

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The governments of the United States of America (through the Department of State) and India (through the Department of Science & Technology) have jointly announced a call for proposals for United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) for the promotion of joint activities that would lead to innovation and technopreneurship through the application of science and technology. The fund aims to select and financially support promising joint … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Congo: U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program

Deadline: 13 July 2018 U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Congo is seeking applications for "U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program" to improve the basic economic and social conditions of the village or community and should benefit the greatest number of people possible. The goal of this program is to encourage community involvement and the use of local resources and expertise to improve basic economic and social conditions of the local community. The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund … [Read more...]

Korea-UNICEF collaborates to scale up Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services

The Korea International Cooperation Agency in collaboration with UNICEF have launched a five year programme to scale up water, sanitation and hygiene services in schools in Karamoja. The programme will be executed until 2022, benefitting 56,000 children from 100 schools in all Karamoja districts - Abim, Amudat, Kaabong, Kotido, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit. The overall programme contribution is worth 37 billion UGX (10 million USD), with nearly 30 billion UGX from the Korea International … [Read more...]

Young Water Fellowship Program: Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 16 May 2018 Applications are open for the Young Water Fellowship Program to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by offering them an intensive training program, seed funding grants for their projects, and mentoring support by senior level experts during one year. The YWF 2018 will focus on social entrepreneurship. Young people with social businesses … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for SIWI’s 2019 Stockholm Water Prize!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Categories Policy and Practices: This category covers achievements that has improved the governance and management of water, as a natural and economic resource and/or as a human right and … [Read more...]

2018 Loblaw Water Fund 2018 awards $250,000 to improve Freshwater Health in Ecosystems across Canada

11 community projects have benefited from the 2018 Loblaw Water Fund, managed by WWF-Canada. The communities have been awarded with $250,000 to improve freshwater health in ecosystems across Canada. During the last four years, Loblaw Water Fund projects have engaged more than 9,000 volunteers and 50 organizations to restore more than 200 hectares of habitat for freshwater species, plant 21,000 trees and wetland plants and collect more than 1,000 water samples. WWF-Canada’s Vice-President of … [Read more...]

Government of Japan announces US$ 1 million contribution to assist Communities of Zimbabwe

The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of communities in Zimbabwe through a comprehensive set of life-saving health, nutrition, food security and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions. It will particularly help to safeguard the resilience of the most vulnerable, especially women and children, through timely and efficient action to ensure that no one is left behind. The project will be implemented jointly by the United … [Read more...]