How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

Applications Open for CCF’s Young Investigator Award (YIA)!

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Young Investigator Award (YIA) with an aim to provide funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Award Information The Young Investigator Award is a one-year grant totaling $50,000 to pay for personnel and/or … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strategic Grants: Supporting Organisations that Work Globally and Regionally to help Shape Policies

Deadline: 25 July 2017 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strategic grants program with an aim to support organisations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Priority Themes Intersections between gender-based violence and barriers to safe abortion: Approaches that strengthen advocacy for safe abortion, including responding to the intersections between … [Read more...]

Elrha 5th Call for Proposals: Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme

Deadline: 16 August 2017 Elrha is seeking applications for its programme entitled “Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC)” with an aim to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. The scope of this programme covers any research that will strengthen the evidence base around public health interventions, and thereby lead to more effective public health interventions in humanitarian crises. “Humanitarian crises” … [Read more...]

USAID-YouthPower Action: Integrated Workforce Development and Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity

Deadline: 10 August 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for “YouthPower Action: Integrated Workforce Development and Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity” in order to build evidence on what works in youth integrated, cross-sectoral programming to achieve better Workforce Development (WfD) and Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) outcomes. The purpose of this RFA is to build on the results of the review by … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust Call for Applications: Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine Program with an aim to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. This scheme provides junior researchers with the opportunity to gain research experience and training at Master's degree level. Benefits A Master's Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: Clinical Trials to Reduce Health Inequities in Pregnant Women, Newborns and Children

Deadline: 13 October 2017 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for its “Clinical trials to reduce health inequities in pregnant women, newborns and children” to accelerate the adaption and/or optimisation of treatment and prevention products (excluding vaccines) for PRDs in sub-Saharan Africa for use in pregnant women, newborns and/or children. This call is restricted to the following diseases: HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, diarrhoeal … [Read more...]

Child Health Foundation’s Innovative Small Grants Program: Improving Health of Infants, Children and Pregnant Women

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Child Health Foundation (CHF) is currently accepting proposals from interested health workers, investigators, or community organizations for its Innovative Small Grants Program with an aim to improve the health of infants, children, and pregnant women. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the lives of children in low-income settings across the globe by empowering local communities to creatively solve their most pressing child health challenges. Small innovative … [Read more...]

Conquer Cancer Foundation: International Innovation Grant to Provide Funding in LMICs

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its International Innovation Grant to provide research funding in support of novel and innovative projects that can have a significant impact on cancer control in low- and middle-income countries (LMCs). The International Innovation Grant is intended to support proposals that have the potential to reduce the cancer burden in local communities, while also being potentially transferable to other low- or … [Read more...]

A List of Open Grant Opportunities on Healthcare Development

Grand Challenges Canada: Seeking Proposals for Stars in Global Health Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, is seeking bold ideas with big impact from the best and brightest talent, for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. The bold ideas are expected to improve reproductive, … [Read more...]

Innovate for Life Fund: Tackling Africa’s most Daunting Health Challenges

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for Innovate for Life Fund that will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies that develop innovative, home-grown solutions. The Innovate for Life Fund aims to invest in African health entrepreneurs to create home-grown health solutions for the African market. The Innovate for Life Fund offers African health sector-specific support: knowledge, network and access to funding. This is … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017, with an aim to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity … [Read more...]

Laerdal Foundation: Saving Lives at Birth in Low-Resource Settings

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine is currently accepting applications for its funding program for projects related to Saving Lives at Birth. The support will be focused on practically oriented projects helping achieve the UN Sustainability Goal no 3 (that in 2015 replaced the previous MDGs 4 and 5), aiming at: Reducing infant and child mortality by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030 Reducing maternal deaths by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030 Funding Information … [Read more...]

Nominations Open For Tusk Conservation Awards 2018! A Chance to Celebrate Extraordinary People

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The Tusk Conservation Awards have partnered with Investec Asset Management to give nominees a chance to celebrate extraordinary people, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields. The awards aim to shine a light on the incredible work of individual conservationists; to inspire, encourage and support their work, and the efforts of others across the continent. Tusk is a dynamic and pioneering organisation with over 25 years of experience … [Read more...]

Apply for Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education!

Deadline: 14 August 2017 Applications are open for "The Pan-African Awards" that rewards the very best projects which are using enterprise and entrepreneurship to innovate in the field of education. The awards are generously supported by The Saville Foundation, a charitable foundation based in South Africa. Teach A Man To Fish manage the awards using their expertise in enterprise education and highlight inspirational models and projects through their large network of educational … [Read more...]

Norad Call for Applications: Supporting Research Institutions and Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) is inviting research institutions and research organizations based in the Sub-Saharan Africa to submit applications for funding to increase research-based knowledge of high quality on poverty alleviation and sustainable development informing development policies, development programs, private sector investments, the general public and further research. The main desired outcomes would be: Increased … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

EPRM Call for Proposals: Improving Conditions in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas all over the World

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) is seeking proposals for its grant program in order to improve conditions in and around mines and for the miners concerned in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals is a multi-stakeholder partnership established to create better social and economic conditions for mine workers and local mining communities, by increasing the number of mines that adopt responsible … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for SIWI’s Stockholm Water Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently inviting applicants for its Stockholm Water Prize 2018 to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Prize Categories Policy and Practices human rights, conflict resolution, influence on policies, and international cooperation with application in the water sector sustainable and safe … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards 2018

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Ramsar Convention Secretariat has launched the call for nominations for the seventh edition of the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards. The Awards will be presented at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in October 2018. Award Categories Three Awards will be granted, and each recipient will receive the Evian Special Prize of US$10,000 kindly offered by the DANONE Group. The Award categories are: The … [Read more...]

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