Latest Grants and Resources for Poverty Alleviation

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for Poverty Alleviation.

BCBN Grant Initiative to Empower Charities and Local Community Projects in UK

Deadline: 6 September 2019 Better Community Business Network (BCBN) is seeking applications for its Grant Initiative with an aim to provide small third-sector grant awards to empower charities and local community projects. This initiative will distribute a one-off grant award of up to £3,000 per charity or to small but credible community projects, which are able to demonstrate their positive impact on the communities they aim to serve. They have in place strict vetting procedures and … [Read more...]

Future2 Make the Difference! Grants: Supporting Children and Youth of Australia

Deadline: 26 July 2019 Applications are open for the Future2 Make the Difference! Grants which reaches out to financial planning professionals who have the passion, commitment and social conscience to assist young people to realize their full potential. Financial planners support Future2 through volunteer work, raising funds and nominating grassroots not-for-profit organisations for Future2 Make the Difference! grants. Each year, Future2’s Make the Difference! Grant program supports … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Zambia announces Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Zambia is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects programme to support various development and human security projects at the grassroots level, proposed by non-governmental Organisations (NGOs), local government bodies, and other non-profit associations, by providing them with a relatively small amount of funding of not more than 10 million Japanese Yen (approximately 90,000 USD). In … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation inviting Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Program

Deadline: 22 May 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Program. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is vital that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from across West and Eastern … [Read more...]

The 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Award is now open for Submissions

Deadline: 19 May 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Award, is an annual cash prize totalling $200,000. The grand prize is $100,000 with two semi-finalist prizes at $50,000 each. The awards are presented by the Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen and recognize the excellence of individuals in their work to end extreme poverty. “Ending extreme poverty is not a choice it's an obligation. My hope is that it will inspire many thousands of people around … [Read more...]

Submit Your Applications for Impact Fund Grants Program in the United States

Deadline: 9 July 2019 Impact Fund is accepting applications for its grants program for Fall 2019, awarding grants to legal services nonprofits, private attorneys, and/or small law firms who seek to advance justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and/or poverty law. Funding Sectors Social Justice: Provides grants and legal support to assist in human and civil rights cases. Environmental Justice: Provides grants to support impact litigation for … [Read more...]

LASC announces International Grants Program in the U.S.

Deadline: 29 June 2019 Light A Single Candle Foundation (LASC) has announced the International Grants Program 2019. LASC is currently partnering with their partners on projects designed to provide food support and economic development to a number of Central American and Caribbean countries. Focus Areas Projects to be funded will address one of the following LASC Focus Areas: Food support, security, and sustainability: this may include emergency feeding and starvation relief; … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Mongolia announces Direct Aid Program 2019-20

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The Australian Embassy is inviting interested organisations to submit applications for grants under the Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2019-20. Australia is pleased to support Mongolian organisations and communities to contribute to development, reduce poverty and promote people to people links between Australia and Mongolia through the Direct Aid Program (DAP). DAP is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget. The Mongolia DAP aligns with the … [Read more...]

2019 D-Prize to Recognise New Entrepreneurs who Increase Access to Proven Poverty Interventions

Deadline: 12 May 2019 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize 2019. Applications are open for the D-Prize to recognise new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. D-Prize Challenges Girl’s Education Sugar daddy awareness challenge Agriculture … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for “iF Social Impact Prize 2019”

Deadline: 6 June 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for its "iF Social Impact Prize 2019" to publish and support projects that contribute to their society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of their time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty End hunger Healthy lives Quality Education Gender … [Read more...]

Apply for Social Innovation Challenge 2019! A Chance to win up to 40,000 Euro

Deadline: 25 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Social Innovation Challenge 2019 to realise their idea against hunger and social injustice. The Social Innovation Challenge is a collective effort of Civil Society Academy,Welthungerhilfe and Impact Hub. Through the Challenge, the aim is developing ground-breaking innovations to tackle hunger and social injustice over the next 18 months. The process includes application of innovators on two specific challenges, a … [Read more...]

World Bank Group: 2018 – 2019 Competition Advocacy Contest

Deadline: 18 January 2019 The International Competition Network (ICN) and the World Bank Group have announced a 2018 – 2019 Competition Advocacy Contest with an aim to highlight the key role competition agencies, sector regulators and other governmental bodies or non-governmental organizations play in promoting competition by showcasing their advocacy success stories. As defined by the ICN, competition advocacy refers to activities that promote a competitive environment through … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop

Deadline: 2 January 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around the world to … [Read more...]

ADA: Co-financing Projects in Developing Countries of the East

Deadline: 20 March 2019 The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) is inviting development organizations based in Austria to submit co-financing projects in developing countries of the East. Funding is provided for projects that directly combat poverty, build self-help capacities for beneficiaries and strengthen local institutions. This time, priority will be given to projects that target disadvantaged groups (women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities and ethnic minorities, … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled “Behavioral Economics” that support novel research that uses insights and methods from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. The program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the social, economic and political consequences … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Botswana: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) 2019

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The Government of Japan is currently inviting applicants for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in fiscal year 2019 (April 2019- March 2020). The Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) was first introduced in 1989 to assist Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) by supporting people- centred relatively small projects which have a direct and immediate impact on the well-being of disadvantaged communities at a … [Read more...]

Rise Against Hunger: Call for Expressions of Interest for Emergency Response Portfolio

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Rise Against Hunger has announced a call for Expressions of Interest for the Emergency Response portfolio. Applications will be assessed by an evaluation committee to identify prospective partners that have the mandate, capacities and comparative advantage to support achievement of results from communities affected by an emergency and/or crisis. If successful in its application for the Expression of Interest, prospective partners will be contacted to submit a … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Applications for Reporting on Rural Poverty and Agricultural Progress

Deadline: 9 November 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its program entitled "Reporting on Rural Poverty and Agricultural Progress". In order to ensure that the daily issues faced by the poor and their communities in rural areas are recognized, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices amplified. With funds from the Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialized agency of the UN, they will call journalists from all over Latin America … [Read more...]

Impact Fund Grants Program: Advancing Human Rights, Environmental Justice and Poverty Law

Deadline: 8 January 2019 Applications are open for the Impact Fund grants program for the Spring 2019, awarding grants to legal services nonprofits, private attorneys, and/or small law firms who seek to advance justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and/or poverty law. Funding Sectors Social Justice: Provides grants and legal support to assist in human and civil rights cases. Environmental Justice: Provides grants to support impact litigation for … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for International Grants Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2019 The Light A Single Candle Foundation (LASC) is currently accepting applications for its International Grants Program. The Foundation is currently partnering with Food for the Poor on a number of projects designed to provide food support and economic development to a number of Central American and Caribbean countries. Focus Areas Projects to be funded will address one of the following LASC Focus Areas: Food support, security, and sustainability: this may … [Read more...]

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