Submit Applications for International Grants Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2019

The Light A Single Candle Foundation (LASC) is currently accepting applications for its International Grants Program.

The Foundation is currently partnering with Food for the Poor on a number of projects designed to provide food support and economic development to a number of Central American and Caribbean countries.

Focus Areas

Projects to be funded will address one of the following LASC Focus Areas:

  • Food support, security, and sustainability: this may include emergency feeding and starvation relief; subsistence farming, backyard farming, or soil improvement initiatives; sustainable and regenerative food programs (ie…aqua farming, greenhouse gardens, beekeeping, fruit tree planting and baking)
  • Social Entrepreneurship & Microdevelopment: food related community based initiatives that address poverty, increase income, teach new skills, provide training, and create individual, family and community economic opportunities.
  • Poverty relief: Development of individuals, families, and communities toward self-determination and an improved standard of living. (ie…access to clean water and improved sanitation practices; housing development, animal husbandry)
  • By personal invitation from LASC

The foundation believes the need for food and economic sustainability is basic to all poverty solutions. The foundation is motivated by faith in God and values based initiatives and programs, but are not limited to the support of faith-based partnerships.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Recipient organization must be a not for profit USA based 501 (c) (3) public charity as defined by the Internal Revenue Service code.
  • Projects to be considered must be located within the following countries: Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, or Nicaragua.
  • Recipients must have staff and/or partners on the ground and include local community in the project development and implementation.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit LASC.

  • Edung Amoni says:

    We are new CBO from Kenya under Turkana County. We are requesting funds

    • Priyanka says:

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  • Edung Amoni says:

    Please help us . our Goals is to reduce poporty in Kenya

  • Daniel kamau says:

    Please l request for financial assistance please booming again my factory collapse off after my son attacked with otism Please help

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Daniel kamau,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      Good luck!

  • CHO MYINT says:

    Dear Sir, Do you have any financial help for food security in Myanmar?
    Regards CHO

  • Linda says:

    Hi,

    My name is Linda. I am urgently in need of a grant to be able to sustain the company I work in that supports Deaf women in Kenya.

    We are a registered business and would like to know what grants we ca apply for.
    Kindly advice.

    Your help will be very much appreciated.

    Thank you,
    Linda.

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