LC4LS Project launched to strengthen NGOs in Ten Eastern and Southern Caribbean Countries

Local Capacity for Local Solutions (LC4LS) Project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was launched in Guyana’s capital city of Georgetown to strengthen the managerial, organizational, and administrative capacities of NGOs working in the areas of youth and citizen security, HIV and AIDS, and environmental resilience, as well as those that address poverty alleviation, economic empowerment and work with marginalized populations. The project is being … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Impact Fund Grants Program!

Deadline: 9 October 2018 Applications are open for the Impact Fund grants program for the Winter 2018, 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...]

Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 15 September 2018 Applications are now open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-2019 which is a flexible small grants scheme for development activities managed by Heads of Australian Missions. The emphasis of the program is on alleviating basic humanitarian hardships. The Direct Aid Program, managed by the Embassy in Harare provides funding for an average of 30 projects per year from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo. The program aims … [Read more...]

SEARCA: Inviting Applicants for Travel Grants Program

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is inviting applicants 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...]

FOMA Charitable Trust Fund: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Friends of Malawi (FOMA) Charitable Trust Fund is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program with an aim to sustainable development and those that promote a degree of self-help within the community. It helps with the relief of poverty through projects aimed at the improvement of health, education and agriculture and they hope that projects will act as pilots for wider replication. They normally require the promoting organisation to be a registered charity or … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: ‘Diagnostic Tools for Poverty-Related Diseases’ Programme

Deadline: 11 October 2018 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently seeking proposals for a programme entitled “Diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases”. Projects should focus on validation of the clinical performance and/or implementation of new or improved diagnostic tools and technologies for the detection of any of the PRDs, including co-infections. The proposed tools and technologies should improve the performance of diagnosis, … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need’s Small Grants Programme: Improving Children’s Lives in the UK

Deadline: 2 September 2018 BBC Children in Need is inviting charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Grants programme with an aim to improve children’s lives in the UK. The funded projects make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. In Small Grants programme they are … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need: Inviting UK Based Charities & Not-For-Profit Organisations for Main Grants Programme

Deadline: 13 September 2018 BBC Children in Need is currently inviting charities and not-for-profit organizations for its Main Grants programme to fund the projects that will make a difference in children’s lives to help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. Focus Areas Children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications to Enhance Civil Society Organisation’s contributions to Governance and Development Processes

Deadline: 10 July 2018 European Commission is seeking applications for its 'Enhance Civil Society Organisations' Contribution to governance and development processes at country level' grant programme to enhance civil society organisation's contributions to governance and development processes. The programme aims to foster an enabling environment for citizen participation and civil society action and cooperation, exchange of knowledge and experience and capacities of civil society organisations … [Read more...]

N/Core tech Program: Inviting Entrepreneurs & Organizations Working towards Poverty Alleviation in India

Deadline: 10 June 2018 Are you working on an idea that can solve a problem that affects the economically disadvantaged at scale? If yes, then apply for the N/Core tech program! Applicants are invited to apply for the N/Core tech program, an incubator exclusively for early-stage nonprofits. N/Core is investing deeply in select founders of early-stage nonprofits, who are working on problems related to poverty, through a seed grant, one-of-a-kind mentoring, and N/Core support network. The … [Read more...]

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...]