20 Top Global Funding Opportunities NGOs around the world applying for!

In this article, we take a look at the 20 top global open funding opportunities NGOs around the world are applying to receive potential grants. These opportunities are listed below:

Small Grants for empowering Indigenous Communities at Grassroots-level
KOEF is offering small grants to support indigenous communities and their most pressing issues so that they can be empowered at the grassroots level…[more]

INSPIRE Fund: Supporting INSPIRE Awareness-Raising and Engagement Activities
The INSPIRE Working Group has launched a call for proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities in low- and middle-income countries…[more]

£40,000 WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019
The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2019 to support the work of proven grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries…[more]

WhatsApp Research Awards Funding for Social Research Projects
WhatsApp is offering funding through its Research Awards to support research projects to tackle issues arising from fake news and misinformation…[more]

USD $1 million Grants to address Gender-based Violence
The World Bank and SVRI funding of USD $1 million for promising innovations aimed at preventing and responding to gender-based violence…[more]

Nestlé Foundation’s Training Grants, Pilot Grants and Full Grants
The Nestlé Foundation is seeking applications for its grants program in low-income and lower middle-income countries. It is offering grants under three categories, namely, Training Grants, Pilot Grants and Full Grants…[more]

Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2018
The Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund is given for projects which are developing innovative and progressive ways to deal with the mental health consequences of violence and political repression…[more]

$10,000 in Prizes for “Breaking Out of the Echo Chambers”
The Positive Action Challenges is seeking innovative storytelling approaches via digital technology, including but not limited to social media channels, to engage targeted, hard-to-reach groups on issues related to …[more]

Funding for Peace and Recovery in Select Countries
With this grant from the DFID, NGOs in select countries can implement projects that will reduce violence and promote peace in fragile situations and address issues arising from social and political violence…[more]

Human Rights Prize of the French Republic offers €70,000 in Grants
The 2018 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the French Prime Minister is awarded in recognition and support for the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field…[more]

Digital Rights Advancement Grants for NGOs providing assistance to online activists
MLDI is offering between GBP14,000 and GBP16,000 in grants to NGOs in select regions around the world for assisting online media and bloggers and their digital rights…[more]

Siemens Stiftung’s empowering people. Award 2019
Siemens Stiftung’s empowering people. Award 2019 is offering award money of € 50,000 – € 30,000 – € 20,000 and 7x € 10,000, Community prize of € 10,000, Special WASH Award of 20,000 Euros…[more]

GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund
Applications open for the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund that aims to promote innovation in the use of mobile technology to address humanitarian challenges. The Fund is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the GSMA, and its members…[more]

Nordic Climate Facility’s 8th Call for Proposals
The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 8th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects..[more]

PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants
PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change…[more]

2019 Future For Nature Award
Future For Nature Foundation annually awards 3 young conservationists a sum of € 50 000,- each for performed conservation work that is innovative,(cost) effective and sustainable…[more]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs of Girls and Women in UK & Developing Countries
The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions…[more]

Internet Freedom Fund
The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights…[more]

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
Applicants are invited to apply for the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund that has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders…[more]

Volvo Environment Prize 2019
The Prize consists of a hand-crafted diploma, a glass sculpture and a cash award for SEK 1.5 million (approximately EUR 165,000 or USD 215,000). The award ceremony is in Stockholm in November each year…[more]

Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation inviting Hillman Emergent Innovation Program 2019

Apply for Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation’s Conflict and Violence Grant Program

Help the Homeless Grant to Support Homeless Charities throughout the UK

Asia New Zealand Foundation announces Media Travel Grants Program

U.S. Embassy Banjul, Gambia PAS Annual Program Statement

UNDP/RGB launches a Programme on Strengthening Civil Society Organizations for Responsive and Accountable Governance in Rwanda

UN Women/Georgia to Support for Gender Equality Measures Among the Private Sector

USAID’s Lebanon Investment Initiative (LII) Program

Applications Open for Innovate UK’s Smart Grants Programme

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Capacity Building for Nepal’s Judicial Committees on Local Dispute Resolution & Community Legal Education Project

UN Women seeking Proposals for ‘Social and Economic Stabilization and Strengthening the Resilience of Refugee Women and Adolescent Girls in Turkey’

U.S. Embassy in Djibouti announces Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2019

Sida International Training Programme on ‘Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation’

U.S. Mission to Serbia announces Alumni Small Grants Program

East European Foundation announces Grant Contest to Support Vulnerable Groups in Moldova

Apply for Joint Research and Development Program in the UK and South Korea

Sir Halley Stewart Trust Grant Program to support Innovative Projects across UK

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

NAF’s Grant Program for Cultural Exchange in United States and the Netherlands

Apply for the European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus 2014-2020

4th Sunhak Peace Prize for Individuals & Organizations to Make the World Better for Future Generations

DST Call for Proposals inviting Indo-Canada Joint Research Programme

Funding for Community Based Organizations in South Africa to address HIV and AIDS

Japan Foundation, Bangkok announces Small Grant Programs to Promote Cultural Collaboration