USDA/RUS Community Connect Grant Program: Providing Financial Assistance to Help Rural Communities

Deadline: 17 June 2016 The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is seeking applications for its Community Connect Grant Program with an aim to provide financial assistance in the form of grants to eligible applicants that will provide broadband service to currently unserved, lower-income, and extremely rural areas. The Community Connect program helps rural communities extend access where broadband service is least likely to be … [Read more...]

KCDF Call for Proposals: Local Fundraising Capacity Building Facility Grant

Deadline: 24 May 2016 Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) is currently seeking proposals for  Local Fundraising Capacity Building Facility (Pamoja4Change Facility), a competitive grant scheme for capacity building of Kenyan community based organizations and other qualified civil society organizations for successful local fundraising and resources mobilization. The local partners propose their own local development projects and fundraise for 50% of their project budget locally. Focus … [Read more...]