How can NGOs apply and get grants from Bilateral Donor Agencies?

Bilateral donor funding refers to the donor country’s Government aid to recipient country in a Government-to-Government or a Government-to-NGO/Civil Society partnership. It is part of the Official Development Assistance (ODA) policies of the member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which are working towards economic progress and trade. They play a major role in providing development funding to Governments and Civil Society mostly in developing … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Optimizing the Use of Products for Poverty-Related Diseases among People

Deadline: 29 September 2016 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently inviting applications for its Clinical Trials and Operational Research Studies to Optimize the Use of Products for Poverty-Related Diseases in Mothers, Newborns, Children and/or Adolescents with an aim to support actions on preventive and therapeutic clinical interventions of post-registration products, as well as related behavioral studies, aimed at optimizing use of new or … [Read more...]

How does USAID support NGOs?

What is USAID? United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is a US Government Agency that is responsible for administration of all foreign civilian aid. It was established in the year 1961, and is headquartered at Washington DC. The mission statement of USAID is to ‘to partner to end extreme poverty and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing the security and prosperity of the United States’. The main purposes of USAID aid and assistance are disaster … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation’s Independent Journalism and Innovation Grant Program

Deadline: 30 July 2016 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applicants for its Independent Journalism and Innovation Grant program with an aim to support promising initiatives led by individuals or collectives that strive to improve their journalism under difficult circumstances, such as autocracy, violence, repression, or poverty—or in moments of great opportunity, such as first democratic elections, peace agreements, or massive social mobilizations. The program also supports those … [Read more...]

European Union: Seeking Proposals for Employment and Social Innovation Program

Deadline: 16 September 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from eligible entities for a program entitled "Employment and Social Innovation ("EaSI")" . This call for proposals for operating grants is open to EU-level NGO networks having signed a framework partnership agreement for 2014-2017 and being active in the area of social inclusion and poverty reduction or micro-finance and social enterprise finance. The program aims at providing operating grants for 2017 under the Framework … [Read more...]

PEP Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI): Inviting Applicants for Institutionalization Projects

Deadline: 1 August 2016 The Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) invites developing country-based research centers/institutes to submit an expression of interest (EOI) to undertake a series of policy research activities from late 2016 to 2018. The Institutionalization project (IP) aims to develop and establish expertise in policy analysis using Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models within one selected research center/institute. The selected centre/institute will implement several … [Read more...]

Partnership for Economic Policy: Call for Proposals for Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment Program

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) has announced a call for proposals for projects on “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE) in developing countries with an aim to support high quality research, capacity development, and policy engagement for growth and employment in developing countries. PEP has been granted funding by the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom (or UK Aid) and the International Development Research … [Read more...]

OSISA Women’s Rights Programme: Promoting Women’s Economic Justice, Social & Legal Rights

Deadline: 29 July 2016 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is seeking proposals for its Women’s Rights Programme in order to support stronger women’s participation in key sectors of agriculture and mining, intending to make these sectors specifically work better for, and benefit women. It invites grant proposals for interventions that seek to challenge the causes, remove the barriers, capitalize on the opportunities and catalyse transformation and change processes – across … [Read more...]

SEI Sida Conference Strategic Fund for Gender Equality, Sustainable Development & Poverty Reduction

Deadline: 30 September 2016 With support from the Government of Sweden, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is inviting organizations across Asia to submit concept notes for SEIA Sida Conference Strategic Fund, to promote informed dialogue where different groups and stakeholders can share knowledge in regional forums and other strategic events with the goal of helping to shape public policy to advance environmentally sustainable development. The programme seeks to change mind-sets and … [Read more...]

filia.die frauenstiftung: Inviting Women’s Organisations to Promotes Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The filia.die frauenstiftung is inviting women's organisations to apply for a one-year grant program which aims to support women and girls so they can realize their own ideas and projects for promoting social change and gender equality. filia.die frauenstiftung directs 50% of her grantmaking budget to women’s organisations in South-East, Central and Eastern Europe. The project aims for an increase of participation of women and girls in society, their participation … [Read more...]

Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2016: Recognizing Individual Excellence in Work to End Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 28 July 2016 The Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen are inviting applicants for its Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2016 in order to recognize individual excellence in work to end extreme poverty. Key Areas Global Citizenship: How do you embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen? Impact: What is your track record of reducing extreme poverty? Innovation: How have you brought new thinking to overcoming the challenge of ending extreme poverty? … [Read more...]

PEP Call for Proposals: Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) has announced a call for proposals for projects on “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE) in developing countries with an aim to support high quality research, capacity development, and policy engagement for growth and employment in developing countries. Priority Themes Youth employment: supply- and demand-side constraints and related policy options Gender and women’s economic empowerment … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Research and Clinical Management of Patients in PRD Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 29 September 2016 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently inviting applications for its Research and Clinical Management of Patients in PRD Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa with an aim to support the establishment of a multidisciplinary consortium able to provide accelerated evidence for the optimal clinical management of patients and for guiding the public health response to any severe infectious outbreak caused by pathogens within the … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: Vaccines for Poverty-Related Diseases

Deadline: 13 October 2016 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently inviting applications for Vaccines for Poverty-Related Diseases program with an aim to support large-scale collaborative projects which include one or more clinical trials aiming to accelerate the clinical development of new vaccines (preventive or therapeutic) against one of the PRDs. Vaccines have contributed enormously to the successful control and elimination of many diseases. … [Read more...]

European Commission‘s REC Programme: Promoting & Protecting the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Deadline: 16 September 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme) for the period 2014 to 2020 with an aim to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities. Objectives supporting the implementation of the priorities of the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020, including in the context of its mid-term review contributing to the implementation of the UNCRPD … [Read more...]

Recently Opened Funding Opportunities for African Countries

Here are some recently opened funding opportunities for African Countries by various foundations in order to support NGOs, institutions and individuals working for the development of Africa and its people who are facing issues like poverty, improper livelihood, injustice with their rights and a lot more. Please visit the list by clicking Next. Urgent Action Fund-Africa: Seeking Applications for Rapid Response Grant Deadline: Ongoing Urgent Action Fund-Africa is currently seeking applicants … [Read more...]

Acumen’s East Africa Fellows Program 2017: Building the Next Generation of Social Leaders

Deadline: 1 August 2016 Acumen is seeking applicants for its East Africa Fellows Program that is a one-year leadership development program designed to build the next generation of social leaders with the audacity to transform society and create a better, more inclusive world. Fellows can come from diverse cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds and work in any sector, and they must be committed to ending poverty in their community through their work. The purpose of the Acumen … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2016 The U.S. Embassy South Africa Public Affairs Section, U.S. Department of State (PAS) is pleased to announce the funding availability through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to support exchange between the U.S. and South Africa with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. Priorities Culture / American Society; Educational Initiatives; Democracy, Good Governance, and Rule of law; Human Rights and Civil Society; Science and … [Read more...]

Abe Fellowship for Journalists: International Reporting on Topics of Pressing Global Concern

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) have announced the Abe Fellowship for Journalists (AFJ). Funding for the fellowship is provided by CGP. The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. Thematic Areas Applicants are invited to submit proposals on one … [Read more...]

Comic Relief’s Strength Initiative Program: Recognizing the Importance of Local Community Organizations

Deadline: 27 July 2016 Comic Relief is currently inviting applications from organizations registered in the United Kingdom (including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) for its Strength Initiative Program with an aim to recognize the importance of local community organizations and the pivotal role they play across the UK. That's why, for the first time ever, Comic Relief developed this exciting programme to solely fund organizational costs (rather than financing the delivery of a specific … [Read more...]

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