The Chrysalis Trust Grant: Supporting UK Registered Charities

Deadline: 15 December 2018 The Chrysalis Trust is currently accepting applications from the UK registered charities providing public benefit. The trust prioritizes less popular and harder to fund projects. The trust provides support for both capital projects and core funding. Priority Areas Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria All grants are made at the discretion of the trustees without … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Rome-based Agencies Award

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 Rome-based Agencies Award which is Based on a shared vision of promoting world food security for all. The UN’s Rome-based Agencies - FAO, IFAD and WFP - work together, both at global and country level, to maximize results and support countries in fighting hunger, malnutrition and poverty in a sustainable way. The Rome-based agency award celebrates country teams that go above and beyond the call of duty. It recognises teams who think … [Read more...]

DFID: AAWAZ II Pakistan – Inclusion, Accountability and Reducing Modern Slavery

Deadline: 4 June 2018 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applicants for its AAWAZ II Pakistan - Inclusion, Accountability and Reducing Modern Slavery programme to work with government and local communities to promote the rights of children, women, youth, religious minorities and excluded groups to strengthen their control over their own development. The programme has a particular focus on the issues of modern slavery, to which marginalised groups are … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) and the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) have announced the 2018-2019 call for applications of the Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme (SGS) for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty. The goal of the TDR strategy is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, … [Read more...]

IDA launches US$1.5 billion Borrowing Program to address Development Issues in the World’s Poorest Countries

The International Development Association(IDA) yesterday launched its first bond in its nearly 60 years history, which marks the launch of IDA’s borrowing program in the global capital markets, raised US$1.5 billion to address some of the most pressing development issues in the world’s poorest countries. IDA’s borrowing program will enable IDA to significantly scale up its support toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, while offering investors an efficient way to contribute to … [Read more...]

Feed the Future: Strengthening Agricultural Innovation Capacities

Deadline: 11 May 2018 USAID/Bureau for Food Security (BFS) is inviting concept notes for a programme entitled, "Feed the Future Strengthening Agricultural Innovation Capacities." Under the STIP APS, USAID/BFS aims to strengthen capacities for agricultural innovation. It is the process whereby individuals or organizations generate and bring existing or new technologies, practices, and/or forms of organization into social and economic use to increase effectiveness, competitiveness, … [Read more...]

Paul Hodges Trust: Grants for Women’s Empowerment – Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Paul Hodges Trust is seeking applications to award grants to projects that tackle poverty through advancing women’s empowerment. Activities that empower women and adolescent girls – allowing them to have voice, choice and control over their lives and giving them the chance to thrive – provide a vital opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. The Trustees are looking to fund projects that work with poor communities to do one or more of the following: … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Mongolia: Direct Aid Program 2018-19

Deadline: 6 May 2018 The Australian Embassy is currently inviting interested organisations to submit applications for grants under the Direct Aid Program (DAP). DAP is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget. The Mongolia DAP aligns with the overall purpose of Australia’s aid program to contribute towards economic growth and poverty reduction. In 2018-19, the Mongolia DAP will aim to fund projects in the following sectors: Health with a focus on rural and … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Waislitz Global Citizen Award

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award that is an annual cash prize of $100,000 presented by Alex Waislitz, Drew Schaefer, and Global Citizen to recognize the excellence of one individual in their work to end extreme poverty. Global Citizens around the world will vote on the top 4 finalists on the Global Citizen site. One winner is then chosen from the 4 finalists judges - Global Citizen CEO Hugh Evans, and Alex Waislitz from the Waislitz … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Interreg V-A Lithuania-Poland Cooperation Programme

Deadline: 28 June 2018 The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is currently accepting proposals for its Interreg V-A Lithuania-Poland cooperation programme, with an aim to foster smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in the border area through cross-border cooperation. The Programme seeks to contribute to regional growth and quality of life through closer cross-border cooperation between people and institutions of the Programme area. Priorities Preserving and protecting the … [Read more...]

UK Aid Direct’s Small Charities Challenge Fund: Inviting Small UK Registered Charities & Not-For-Profit Organisations

Deadline: 27 September 2018 UK Aid Direct is seeking applications from small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) to strengthen the capacity of grassroots development organisations working with the poor, vulnerable and most marginalised to carry out work in priority countries and work towards achieving the Global Goals. Grant Information Grants of up to £50,000 are available for projects of up to 2 years will be considered by … [Read more...]

UK Aid Direct’s Impact Grants: Bringing Tangible Change to the Lives of Peoples

Deadline: 13 June 2018 The UK Aid Direct is currently seeking applications for its Impact Grants to bring tangible change to the lives of the poorest and most marginalised, on a large scale. Grant size Applicants can apply for funding of between £250,001 and £4,000,000 per application. Duration From between 3 to 5 years, proposals for 3+ years must be supported by a compelling case for longer duration. Eligibility Criteria Impact grants are open to applications from medium sized, … [Read more...]

African Union Commission: Seeking Applications for Sixth Congress of African Economists

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Department of Economic Affairs is seeking applications for its Sixth Congress of African Economists which aims to analyze economic issues that are critical to Africa’s economic and social transformation in order to design and propose optimal solutions. The Sixth edition is expected to attract prominent African Economists within the continent and its Diaspora to deepen the understanding of the role of Public Policies and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 AGFUND International Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) International Prize with the aim of inciting and encouraging innovation and creativity in human development work. The Subject of the 2018 AGFUND Prize is “End of poverty in all its forms everywhere”. Prize Objectives Support the distinguished efforts aiming at the promotion and development of the concepts and dimensions of human development. Disseminate the successful project … [Read more...]

Apply for Research Project Grants in Development Research!

Deadline: 10 April 2018 Applications are open for the Swedish Research Council's Research Project Grants in Development Research with an aim to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. Research project grants in Development Research are funded by the Government's development aid funds, and the research shall be relevant to the fight against poverty and for sustainable … [Read more...]

LASC: Seeking Applications for International Grants

Deadline: 14 April 2018 Light A Single Candle Foundation is seeking applications for its International Grants. Light A Single Candle is a private foundation dedicated to the relief of poverty through effective partnerships that target: Food support, food security and food sustainability Microbusiness and economic development Development of individuals, families, and communities toward self-determination and an improved standard of living The foundation believes the need for … [Read more...]

World Bank and World Food Programme collaborates to tackle Humanitarian and Development Challenges

The leaders of the World Bank and the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) have joined forces to knock down the practical and ideological barriers between “humanitarian” and “development” assistance in order to better tackle the complex challenges the world faces. Both share a vision of a world without extreme poverty and hunger, their approaches to tackling those problems in the past have been very different. According to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, “By 2030, we estimate that … [Read more...]

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...]