Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from USAID

The webinar video on "How to Raise Funds from USAID" is now available online. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is a major source of funds and partnership opportunities for NGOs around the world. USAID offers a significant amount of funding resources for NGOs through grant opportunities and requests for applications. USAID’s funding resources support a wide range of issues areas: agriculture and food security; democracy and human rights; education; global health; … [Read more...]

Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing Evidence to Strengthen Health Systems in LMICs

Deadline: 30 January 2018 The Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust (WT) jointly fund the Health Systems Research Initiative. Aims The funders aim for a significant majority of research projects within the portfolio to focus on low-income countries. Generate evidence on how to strengthen and improve health systems for people living in low- and middle-income countries. … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: General Economic Development Framework

Deadline: 8 December 2017 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is accepting applications for its General Economic Development Framework with an aim to provide technical services that deliver economic development and poverty reduction outcomes for the UK’s development operations that maintain them at the forefront of international development best practice. DFID wishes to work with Framework participants who are committed to ensuring that the best technical development … [Read more...]

USAID/Zambia: Seeking Application for USAID Stop GBV

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its “USAID Stop GBV” program in order to strengthen the environment for girls and women, boys and men, and members of key/priority populations, to live lives free of GBV and enjoy healthy-supportive, gender-equitable relationships. The prior STOP GBV program (2012-2018) consisted of three projects supported by USAID and UKAId through the Department for International Development … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Concept Notes: Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) Programme

Deadline: 21 November 2017 Department for International Development(DFID) is seeking concept notes for its Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) Programme to provide a new round of grants for projects that support governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people. FGMC aims to bring about governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people who depend on forests for their … [Read more...]

British Academy: Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) Programme

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The British Academy is inviting proposals for its "Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) Programme" from researchers based anywhere in the world to develop interdisciplinary projects which enhance the development of more effective policies and interventions aimed at reducing corruption in developing countries. It provides an opportunity for the world's best researchers to develop studies focusing on improving the evidence base on what works in reducing corruption in … [Read more...]

USAID/Zambia: Seeking Application for USAID Stop GBV

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its "USAID Stop GBV" that projects in order to strengthen the environment for girls and women, boys and men, and members of key/priority populations, to live lives free of GBV and enjoy healthy-supportive, gender-equitable relationships. The ​prior ​STOP ​GBV ​program ​(2012-2018) ​consisted ​of ​three ​projects ​supported ​by ​USAID ​and UKAId ​through ​the ​Department ​for … [Read more...]

SPRING Accelerator: Call for Applications for 4TH Cohort in South Asia

Deadline: 1 November 2017 SPRING Accelerator is returning to South Asia for 2018, selecting its next cohort from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and from Myanmar for the first time! SPRING is on the look-out for established, ambitious businesses across any and all sectors to address market opportunities and unmet needs for adolescent girls through the use of Human-Centred Design. Up to 20 businesses will be selected to join the nine-month cohort, running from March 2018 to January 2019. Impact … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from DFID

The webinar video on "How to Raise Funds from DFID" is now available online. DFID‘s funding resources support a wide range of issues areas: education, health, poverty reduction, the environment, water and sanitation. Despite this, many NGOs often do not apply for funding with DFID because of the complexity and highly competitive nature of the DFID grant system. The funding guidelines can be difficult to understand, instructions are complicated, and the application form can be difficult to … [Read more...]

PEDL: Seeking Applications for Major Research Grant Program

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is seeking applications for its Major Research Grant Program with an aim to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in Low-Income Countries (LICs). The Initiative supports research related to firms, enterprises, and markets in LICs and gives priority to approaches that promise to produce credible research results relevant for policy-making in these … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Disability Inclusiveness Development Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is accepting applications for its Disability Inclusiveness Development Programme, valued between £25- £30 million, which will improve the long-term well-being and inclusion of people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. Objectives Design and implement innovation interventions in DFID priority countries, using contexts that test new approaches to disability inclusion, focusing in areas … [Read more...]

DFID: Programme Addressing Unsafe Irregular Migration through and from Ethiopia

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applications for "Programme Addressing Unsafe Irregular Migration through and from Ethiopia”. With a focus on protection, the procured programme will be developed in a ‘bottom-up’ way. The first six months will allow for formative research into the knowledge, experience and attitudes of migrants, would-be migrants and migrant-sending communities. This will support the development of a … [Read more...]

DaNa Facility’s Business Innovation Window: Empowering Women and Other Disadvantaged Groups in Myanmar

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The DaNa Facility, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking applications for its Business Innovation Window (BIW) to empower women and other disadvantaged groups to better participate in, and benefit from, Myanmar’s economic development, and help shape the growth of more inclusive, competitive and wealth-creating markets. The Business Innovation Window is designed to catalyse private sector investment and innovation in … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Support for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls (Sabalaa) Nepal

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is inviting applications for its programme entitled " Support for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls (Sabalaa) Nepal". DFID wishes to seek the services of a supplier to implement a multi-pronged, flexible and adaptive programme to identify, test and deliver solutions to the structural barriers that exclude women and girls from genuine economic empowerment, with a focus on growth sectors such as … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Nepal Skills for Employment Programme (SEP)

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Nepal country office of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new programme to support Nepalese youth to access gainful employment in Nepal or through migration. The contract will be awarded for a period of 4 years (maximum available budget - £17 million) - with the option to extend for up to 24 months (with a maximum available indicative budget for the extension period of £8.5 million), dependent upon the … [Read more...]

DFID: Breaking the Cycle of Hunger and Strengthening Resilience for the Poor in Malawi

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Department for International Development is seeking applications for its program entitled "Breaking the Cycle of Hunger and Strengthening Resilience for the Poor in Malawi" with an aim to strengthen resilience of poor and vulnerable households to shocks and stresses and to reduce annual dependence on humanitarian aid. The programme will support poor and vulnerable households and communities to manage their own risks, to reduce their exposure to shocks through … [Read more...]

The Tropical Health and Educational Trust: Call for Applications for Health Partnership Scheme

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Tropical Health and Educational Trust (THET) has announced a call for applications for large and small grants supporting health partnership projects with a focus on sustainability, scale-up and access. The grants form part of the Health Partnership Scheme (HPS) which is a programme that funds health partnerships to carry out training and capacity-building projects in low and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia.  The Scheme is funded by the UK Department for … [Read more...]

British Embassy Manila: Seeking Applications for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund and Darwin Initiative

Deadline for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge: 12 September 2017 Deadline for Darwin Initiative: 21 September 2017 The British Embassy Manila is currently inviting applicants for its Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund and Darwin Initiative run by the UK’s Department of Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Department for International Development (DFID). Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge The Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund helps developing countries to tackle the … [Read more...]

Cross-Government Prosperity Fund: Promoting Economic Reform and Development Needed for Growth

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Department for International Development, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, HM Treasury, Department for International Trade, and Cabinet Office are currently seeking applications for its Cross-Government Prosperity Fund Programme to promote the economic reform and development needed for growth in partner countries. The Prosperity Fund is accountable to a cross-government ministerial board. The ministerial board directed UK government departments to develop … [Read more...]

The Darwin Initiative: Seeking Applications for Post Project Funding

Deadline: 4 January 2018 Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Department for International Development are seeking applications for 24th Round of Darwin Initiative's Post Project Funding. Post project funding may be considered where there is a specific need to do more work on a successful and completed Darwin project. The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries and UK Overseas … [Read more...]