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.

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...]

Apply for 2018 Global Citizen Prize for Youth Leadership!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 Global Citizen Prize for Youth Leadership presented by Cisco to recognize and lift up a young person positively impacting the world, as a way to demonstrate the impact that young people are having on achieving their common goals. Cisco and Global Citizen are united in their belief that young people around the world are leading the way to create and implement solutions to achieve the Global Goals, and to accelerate global problem … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Transnet Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are open for Transnet Foundation grant program that contributes to economic growth and poverty alleviation in South Africa through the provision of sustainable development to organisations/projects that comply with good business practices and are strategically relevant to the objectives of Transnet SOC Ltd, Operational Divisions and Special Units. Focus Areas Health Sports Education Disability Women, youth & children Arts, … [Read more...]

Dining for Women: Fostering Good Health, Education & Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 October 2018 Dining for Women is seeking Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the 2nd cycle of its 2019 grant program to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. The foundation funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries. They are devoted to educating and inspiring individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 28 March 2019 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 an … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for AECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Liberia Competition!

Deadline: 19 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the AECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Liberia competition to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by off-grid households in the target country. Its outcome will be private sector investment and innovation in low cost clean energy and climate change catalysed at scale. REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (REACT SSA) is a US$61 million project funded by the Swedish International Development … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: REACT Africa Sub-Saharan Competition in Mali

Deadline: 22 November 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for REACT Africa Sub-Saharan Competition in Mali to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by off-grid households in target country. Its outcome will be private sector investment and innovation in clean, low-cost energy and climate change catalyzed on a large scale. REACT Sub-SaharanAfrica (REACT SSA) is a project of SEK 521 612 000 funded by the Swedish International … [Read more...]

CIVICUS: GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator Program 2019

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Do you want to increase youth representation and influence in development decisions in your community? Do you want to generate and use data to improve accountability for local development? Do you have a great idea, but need a little extra support to realise its full potential? If yes, then apply for GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator. CIVICUS is accepting applications for its GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator Program 2019 will support promising youth advocates … [Read more...]

UNDP Armenia: Seeking EOIs for Innovation Challenge Call

Deadline: 10 October 2018 The UNDP Armenia “Integrated rural tourism development” project is seeking Expressions of Interest for its Innovation Challenge Call of tour products development in RA Shirak Marz. The project is financed by the Russian Federation to creating sustainable income-generating opportunities as supplemental income source to bring down the level of rural poverty, contribute to equal territorial development and shape conducive environment for rural development. Innovation … [Read more...]

Submit Concept Notes for AECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Zimbabwe Programme!

Deadline: 12 October 2018 AECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is currently inviting applicants to submit Concept Notes for its Zimbabwe Programme. REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (REACT SSA) is a US$61million project funded by the Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA) to support renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a dedicated funding of US$ 6.5 million for Zimbabwe. The programme seeks to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: REACT Africa Sub-Saharan Competition in Burkina Faso

Deadline: 12 October 2018 Applicants are invited to submit concept notes for REACT Africa Sub-Saharan Competition in Burkina Faso with an aim to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by non-network households in Burkina Faso. REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (REACT SSA) is a US $ 63 million project funded by the Swedish Embassy to support renewable energies in sub-Saharan Africa; with a dedicated funding of US $ 6.5 million for Burkina Faso. Objectives The … [Read more...]

Apply for AAECF REACT SSA’s Mozambique Program!

 Deadline: 26 October 2018 AAECF REACT Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is inviting applicants from Mozambique to submit concept notes to support renewable energy in sub-Saharan Africa, with a dedicated funding of 6.5 million USD for Mozambique. The REACT sub-Saharan Africa (SSA REACT) is a project of 61 million USD funded by the Swedish Agency for International Development (SIDA).The program seeks to reduce poverty through a transformational increase in the use of renewable energy by non-network … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan: Direct Aid Program 2018/19

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Submit applications for the Direct Aid Program 2018/19 which is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget which is managed by the Australian Embassy Kabul. The goal of DAP is to advance developmental objectives and address humanitarian hardship in developing countries, while at the same time fulfilling Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The program focuses on supporting small-scale development projects and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ECOWAS Research And Innovation Support Programme (PARI)

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are now open for the ECOWAS Research and Innovation Support Program (PARI) which is a competitive program that aims to select the best projects submitted by researchers through calls for applications. It is included in the ECOWAS Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Action Plan and is in close alignment with the Community Strategic Framework. (CSC) 2016-2020 of the ECOWAS, the African Union Strategy on Science, Technology and Innovation (STISA), the … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lao PDR: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-19

Deadline: 12 October 2018 Applications are now open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-19 which is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities, managed by the Australian Embassy in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia's broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. Priority Sectors The Embassy will favourably consider projects that: Promote … [Read more...]

SEARCA Call for Applications: Travel Grants Program

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is seeking applications for its Travel Grant program to reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) toward food security and poverty alleviation in the region. Objectives To provide opportunities to qualified Southeast Asian nationals to participate and present papers in … [Read more...]

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