Receive a Grant of Birr 40,000 to make a BIG impact on Children’s Lives in Addis Ababa

Deadline: 11 August 2019

Do you have a big idea that could improve early childhood development, pre-primary and primary school education or women’s economic empowerment in Addis Ababa?​ If yes, then applicants could receive a grant of Birr 40,000 and a spot in their accelerator program!

75% Discount on Premium Membership (Ad)
For a limited time only, this discount offer gives you exclusive access to all the Premium Standard features for NGO grant success. Join Today.

Focus Areas

Applicant’s solution must improve either:

  • early childhood development,
  • pre and primary education, or
  • women’s economic empowerment in Addis Ababa.


Searching for the fastest way to write proposals? (Ad)
We have an extensive database of sample proposals from successful grantee organizations from around the world offering project ideas, proposal writing techniques and planned strategies. Join Premium to view Sample Proposals

Selected individuals will receive a place in Reach for Change’s Accelerator program, which includes:

  • A start-up grant of Birr 40,000 to run a pilot and bring their ideas to life
  • Tools to develop and support their initiatives and gain leadership skills
  • Mentorship, training and advice from Reach for Change and external experts.
  • Access to a network of other social entrepreneurs
  • The possibility of progressing into their Incubator Program, gaining a further grant of up to Birr 40,000, and intensive coaching in areas such as business development, financial management, branding and communications, leadership and expansion strategy, enabling these individuals to build strong, scalable social enterprises.

Eligibility Criteria

They are looking for innovative solutions that will improve the lives of children in Addis Ababa. They especially look for ideas or initiatives that:

Are you overwhelmed with too much grant information? (Ad)
Join Premium and view relevant grants and resources on a clean, ad-free and user-friendly Member Dashboard to organize and plan your successful fundraising. Learn more
  • Are innovative – social innovations that are unearthing fresh new ways to impact children. Digital innovations are welcomed and environmentally friendly solutions are encouraged.
  • Will have big social impact – social innovations that can solve pressing problems faced by children aged 0-18 years, as well as pregnant women and mothers of young children in Addis Ababa, especially relating to:
    • Pre and primary school education: Ideas to improve access to and quality of pre and primary education for all
    • Early childhood development: Ideas to supports children’s survival, health, development and learning
    • Child protection: Ideas to increase safety of children aged 0-15, including reduction of child labor, victims of abuse, and orphans and child headed households.
  • Are scalable – social innovations that have the potential to change the lives of many children in Ethiopia or even globally
  • Can be financially sustainable – social innovations that have the potential to develop a business model which enables them to be financially sustainable in the long term.
  • Can be system-changing – social innovations that can solve societal issues in a big way and in the long-term.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit

Getting late information about new grants? (Ad)
The Early Grant Information feature for Premium Members ensures that you receive grant announcements much ahead of others so that you can have enough time to research and apply. Join Premium to get early information

UN-Habitat’s Call for Innovative Solutions to Transform Waste to Wealth

Submit Your Applications for Yesod Professional Development Fund

Call for Mobility Grants 2019 for Legal Entities in Romania and Norway

Funding Call to boost Sustainable Tourism Development and Capacity of Tourism SMEs

Call for Participants- Seminar “Roma Youth Participation: What now?”

Calling CSOs to participate in “Rooting Democracy in Kenya through an Informed Citizenry” Programme

Grant Program on Mapping Illicit Supply Networks to Combat Conservation Crimes at their Convergence

Call for Applications for Radcliffe Fellowship Program

Mobilize Power Fund for Youth-led and Intergenerational Groups, and Nonprofits- United States

Australia: Grant of Up to $22,000 for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Applications Open for African Youth Ambassadors for Peace

IFAD’s Call for Proposals to improve Livelihoods, Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Resilience (Malawi, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire)

UNESCO YouthMobile Seed-Grants to empower Girls with Digital Skills during Africa Code Week 2019

People’s Postcode Trust supporting Charities for their Good Causes in the UK

USAID-Kampala: Uganda Biodiversity for Resilience Activity Program

ACTION Call for Proposals to Support New and Ongoing Citizen Science Projects

Call for Proposal for Ensuring Sustainable Democratic Governance and Human Rights in Southern Mediterranean

ERBACHER Foundation Grant to Sponsor Charitable Projects

DMTFYP Central Grants Programme assiting Disadvantaged Young People in UK and Ireland

The Burns Price Foundation Grant to Promote Good Citizenship amongst Young People in the UK

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation accepting Applications for “Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program” in the U.S.

Program on Countering Unregulated Wild Plant Collection in Armenia

Small Grants for Interreligious Projects in the Central African Republic

Calling Serbian CSOs to Prevent and Fight against Trafficking in Human Beings