9th Spirit of Humanity Awards: Inviting Charitable Organizations from India

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Nominations are open for 9th Spirit of Humanity Awards that is an excellent platform for charitable organizations to showcase their work and receive recognition and feedback from CSR professionals, industry leaders and other esteemed jury members. This is the philosophy which inspired the inception of Spirit of Humanity as a recognition and reward platform for exemplary contributions made towards the society. Over the years, Spirit of Humanity has expanded its scope to … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for proposals to design, plan, and implement the 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit, contingent on the availability of funds. The three-day Summit, to be held in Singapore in early December 2018, will gather approximately 150 participants aged 18-35 around the theme “The United States and ASEAN: Partners in Growth and Innovation.” The 2018 YSEALI Summit will showcase innovative … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Duty of Care Awards!

Deadline: 11 March 2018 The International SOS Foundation is seeking applications for its 2018 Duty of Care Awards. The 2018 Duty of Care Awards recognise and honour the best practices for mitigating travel, health and security risks to workers abroad. Award Categories Communications- This award recognises the effective communications campaigns or programs that mitigate travel, health or security risk to mobile workers. Resilient care- This award recognises developing organisational … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of SCA: Grants for Khyber & FATA

Deadline: 20 February 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Consulate General in Peshawar of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to inviting submission of Statements of Interest for assistance awards, contingent on funding availability, through the Consulate’s Public Diplomacy Grants program. Priority Areas Increased Services and Governance: Through programs that facilitate greater civic and political participation among residents of KP/FATA, and through programs that … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: Promoting Innovation by Linking Social Entrepreneurs with CSR Opportunities

Deadline: 9 March 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Kolkata (PAS Kolkata) is seeking applications for a program entitled "Promoting Innovation by Linking Social Entrepreneurs with CSR Opportunities". Objectives To partner with the U.S. Consulate Mumbai to implement a public-private partnership (PPP) project that links American and Indian businesses’ CSR programs with social entrepreneurs in western India in order to promote innovative and sustainable … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Thailand: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Embassy of Japan in Thailand is seeking applications for Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme to provide support to non-profit organizations that are engaged in the social development sector in Thailand. The GGP scheme provides flexible and quick support to comparatively small-scale development projects which aim to improve the social well-being of people at the grassroots level. The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security … [Read more...]

NVFI-SEDAT Collaborates For A Cause

The New Vision Foundation International (NVFI), a development oriented humanitarian relief and advocacy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has signed a partnership agreement with SEDAT Consult. This will help students in the region to discover and appreciate their innate talents and strengths for career decision making and to explore and understand the dynamics of the 21st century World of work. Under the partnership agreement, NVFI would organize educational talk shows in the target schools … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Slovenia: Seeking Applications for NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Slovenia is seeking applications for its NGO Small Grants program to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns. Themes Integration of Refugees and Migrants, Respect for Diversity, and Multiculturalism Anti-corruption, Good Governance, and Transparency Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economic Prosperity, and Promotion of Free Trade Environment, Climate … [Read more...]

Embassy of the United States in Ecuador: Study of the US Institutes 2018 Program – Social Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 18 January 2018 The Embassy of the United States in Quito, Ecuador and the Consulate General in Guayaquil is currently inviting Ecuadorian university students, involved in social entrepreneurship projects, to participate in the "Study of the US Institutes" 2018 program. This program lasts 5 weeks and it will take place between June and August 2018. The objective of the program is to equip the participants with solid foundations so that they can use their business skills to solve … [Read more...]

Philippines: Panasonic donates 2,550 Solar Lanterns in its Humanitarian Drive

In its humanitarian drive, Panasonic Corp. donates 2,550 solar lanterns to ten humanitarian and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the country from a global company based in Japan. The ceremony was held at Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corp. (PMPC). The donation is part of Panasonic’s global “100,000 Solar Lanterns Project.” Over 92,000 lanterns have been donated through 131 humanitarian organizations in 30 countries since its debut in 2012. This is the fifth year of donation … [Read more...]

Mitsubishi Corporation Collaborates with MSSRF for Development

Mitsubishi Corporation has engaged in a series of initiatives in partnership with MSSRF in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and along the eastern coastal regions for  the development of ‘village resource centre’, offering necessary guidance and scientific support to the farmers and fisher folk communities along the coastline of Krishna district. On their visit, Mitsubishi Corporation India Private Limited Chairman and Managing Director Eisuke Shiozaki and MSSRF Executive Director V. Selvam interacted … [Read more...]

Apply for L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Applications are open for L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program in the United States to honor women postdoctoral scientists for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. The program is the U.S. component of the L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science International Fellowships program. Benefits The program awards women postdoctoral scientists annually with … [Read more...]

USAID/Colombia: Enhancing Sustainable Development in Colombia’s Conflict Affected Areas

Deadline: 18 December 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Colombia is making a special call for the submission of Concept Papers focused on leveraging private sector investment and expertise that results in enhance sustainable and inclusive development in Colombia’s conflict affected areas. Subject to the availability of funds, USAID/Colombia may allocate up to $10,000,000 to fund a portfolio of GDA alliances with the private sector, with funding for … [Read more...]

UNICEF Moldova Call for EOIs: Inviting CSOs for Child Rights Advocacy and Promotion Program

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Moldova is currently inviting interested Civil Society Organisations to express their interest in partnering with UNICEF for Child Rights Advocacy and Promotion projects to promote public-private engagement in the realization and promotion of child rights through a number of joint initiatives involving government and corporate actors in Moldova: Joint child rights advocacy events Joint initiatives on child rights … [Read more...]

A List of CSR Donors in Kenya

Fundraising from companies is quite different from other types of fundraising. Getting foundations, government agencies, individuals and companies to support your cause requires different approaches. In their philanthropy, companies are often motivated by reasons that differ from other donors. Programs that have good PR value are often in high demand. Those NGOs that work in the community where the company works are more likely to succeed. Controversial issues, such as human rights, are often … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is seeking applications from African and Chinese journalists to participate in the Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg in November 2017. Themes Industrialisation & development (e.g. implementation of the 2015 FOCAC action plan on industrialisation; special economic zones; impact of Chinese imports on Africa’s manufacturing sector; Chinese support for African … [Read more...]

2018 YSEALI Regional Workshop: Protecting the Mekong Delta Environment

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced a funding opportunity for project that develops and implements a six-day workshop (inclusive of arrival and departure days) in Can Tho City on protecting the Mekong Delta environment for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The 2018 YSEALI Regional Workshop: Protecting the Mekong Delta Environment will bring together at least 80 YSEALI members from across ASEAN … [Read more...]

Corporate Foundations and CSR Programs in Nigeria

Fundraising from companies is quite different from other types of fundraising. Getting foundations, government agencies, individuals and companies to support your cause requires different approaches. In their philanthropy, companies are often motivated by reasons that differ from other donors. Corporate funding will be possible in the frame of a mutually-benefiting partnership based on trust and shared interests. This will usually take place in the process of different stages, therefore … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Slovenia: Seeking Applications for NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia has announced this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) entitled "NGO Small Grants Program" for Slovenian civil society organizations. The Embassy continues to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns in U.S. priority areas. Eligible Topics Eligible topics for projects are broadly defined to include: Democracy and Human Rights Security … [Read more...]

Matrix Causes Fund: Supporting Organisations promoting Justice, Equality & Sustainable Environment in the UK

Deadline: 3 July 2017 Applications are open for "The Matrix Causes Fund (MCF)" in order to provide support to organisations which promote access to justice (particularly for people trying to get support to meet their basic personal needs), or promote equality of opportunity, or promote a sustainable environment. The Matrix Causes Fund is a charitable fund administered by Matrix. Since 2003, have committed over £850,000 to national and international charitable causes. Matrix Causes Fund is a … [Read more...]

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