The Community Foundation for Ireland and the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland are delighted to embark on a new partnership to launch the All-Island Community Fund to provide flexible philanthropic support for civil society engagement on a north-south basis, leading to better understanding, strong relationships, and progression towards a fairer, more equitable society on the island of Ireland. Eligibility Criteria The Community Foundations are particularly interested in hearing … [Read more...] about What is All-Island Community Fund? and what is the eligibility criteria for the same?
Hi, The U.S. Embassy Bamako Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. PAS Bamako invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and Mali by highlighting shared values and promoting bilateral cooperation. All programs must advance one of the key priorities listed below, promote an element of American culture, or have a connection with American … [Read more...] about Please guide me to a funding program that strengthens independent media in Mali, will you?
The Mazda Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program in Australia to provide financial aid for community advancements, such as the improvement of education and employment skills, development of technology, and the protection of the environment. The Mazda Foundation’s aims and objectives include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to funds, authorities, and institutions which qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide: Assistance to … [Read more...] about Which foundation is offering funding for the protection of the Environment in Australia?
Over the Fellowship year you will build the tools and mindset to: Lead diverse stakeholders through recurring and complex challenges. Articulate a vision that speaks across lines of difference & moves others into action. Understand larger, systemic problems and design more effective interventions. Navigate uncertainty and embrace the meaningful process of creating change. Cultivate a deeper understanding of yourself and your work in a broader context. Fellows are … [Read more...] about What will I practice if I participate in the Acumen United Kingdom Fellowship?
To know that how High Growth Coaching Program works, please read these steps: Step 1: Put together a top-notch application package, ace the semi-final interviews, and get selected by the SLA team. Step 2: Get on-boarded on the SLA app where all learning will take place. Step 3: Get access to 18 masterclasses on crucial business skills with top business experts, every month for the next 3 months. Step 4: Get assigned to a business coach who will be working within setting KPIs for … [Read more...] about High Growth Coaching Program, how does the program works?
Nuffic’s call for proposals focuses on migration and the following themes in particular: improve the reception and protection of migrants and refugees, fight against human trafficking, improve migration management and strengthen returns and voluntary and – if necessary – forced reintegration of irregular migrants. Proposals should also take into account parameters that apply to all other OKP projects such as gender and inclusion issues. The proposals made must also: Align and be complementary … [Read more...] about Could you inform me about a Call for proposals that focuses on migration in Tunisia?
Yes, USAID is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Business Egypt Activity. The goal of Business Egypt is to expand the quality and quantity of job opportunities, especially for women and youth, and to increase sales revenues and investment in the local market. The activity will support the establishment, growth, and competitiveness of productive and innovative startups and promising micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) by creating … [Read more...] about Has USAID announced any notice of funding opportunity for Egypt?
Please apply for the AI4D Africa program that will support the implementation of an innovative research network, managed by the Hub, which will bring together (~6-10) African innovators and researchers working on or researching AI innovations that benefit agriculture and food systems through an open call. The Hub will design, develop, and manage the innovation research network as a key part of the Artificial intelligence for Development in Africa program (AI4D Africa). The general objective of … [Read more...] about I am an African researcher who wants to contribute to improving agriculture and food systems in Africa, how can I do so?
Here is the list of UK grant-giving foundations and trusts that are providing small grants to NGOs around the world: Volant Trust seeking Applications for Covid-19 Response Fund Deadline: 31 July 2021 Funding: Multi-year awards (for up to three years) of £15,000 or less per annum Geographical Focus: Global The Volant Trust is currently seeking applications from charities in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable … [Read more...] about Which UK Trusts and Foundations are offering Small Grants to NGOs?
2022 Stockholm Water Prize recognizes women, men and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. They welcome nominations from all parts of the world and strongly encourage the nomination of female candidates. Stockholm Water Prize Laureates have also represented a broad range of water-related activities, professions and scientific disciplines from all over the world. Anyone can submit a nomination for the … [Read more...] about Which program recognizes organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use of the world’s water resources?
Yes please go through these below-mentioned opportunities that focus on women empowerment: The Maypole Fund inviting Applications from Women Only Deadline: 30-Jun-21 Applications are now open for the Maypole Fund Program. Their aim is to resource imaginative, non-violent activities by feminist anti-militarist women – whether individual women or women only groups – to proactively challenge patriarchy…[more] Feminist Review Trust Grant Program Deadline: 30-Apr-21 Applications are now open … [Read more...] about My project is for the cause of Women Empowerment, therefore, I am looking for a compilation of funding opportunities that fulfill my agenda, can you assist?
Here are the reasons that why you should Apply for the YALI Accra RLC: At the end of the programs participants will be awarded with certificate and become a member of the Yali Alumni. Participants will be taking through various forms of leadership training to prepare them for leadership role in their various endeavors. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation, or … [Read more...] about Why should I apply for YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program?
Wijhat is seeking applications for its Grant Program to contribute to the definition of culture and art from the Arab region, whether at the regional or international level, by providing travel support for artists and cultural actors from the Arab region with the aim of participating in events inside and outside the region that allow them to present their works to a diverse audience in a global, regional and local context. Broad, as well as with the aim of exchanging experiences and knowledge … [Read more...] about What activities does Wijhat’s Grant Program include?
If you have a brilliant solution to a water or sanitation challenge in Africa or South Asia that: Is a game-changing initiative; Focuses on one of our 4 regions; Focuses on one or more of our themes; Is part of a partnership that brings together the required expertise. Then apply for Aqua for All Challenge to improve access to safe water & sanitation services. Through this challenge, they connect relevant stakeholders such as Businesses, financiers, governments, knowledge … [Read more...] about I have a great solution to the sanitation challenge in Africa, is there a platform for me?
The European Commission’s CSO-LA thematic program will provide specific support to civil society organizations in México in order to contribute to the achievement of the SDG 107 that aims at reducing inequality and the SDG 168 dedicated to the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies. Objectives of the programs are: The global objective of this call for proposals is to support CSOs as actors of governance in their own right by strengthening their capacity to participate … [Read more...] about Which is the program that supports Civil Society Organisations based in Mexico?
Hi there, please find below the information about the currently available education programs: Call for Nominations: 2021 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ & Women’s Education Deadline: 26-May-21 The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding and innovative contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education…[more] Applications Open for 2021 Study Master’s in Europe Scholarship Deadline: 17-May-21 Applications are now … [Read more...] about Can you update the listing of currently available Education Programs?
USAID has field offices in many developing countries for providing technical and financial aid for above stated purposes. So, it follows a decentralized approach for tackling the development issues globally. Partnering with NGOs:USAID partners with NGOs to achieve its strategic goals and objectives for providing assistance across the world. It partners with international and local NGOs, networks and groups, and civil society organizations in various ways, for the belief that the complex … [Read more...] about How does USAID support NGOs?
The European Commission is inviting eligible entities for its ‘EU Support to the De-Institutionalization Reform and Economic Empowerment of Vulnerable Jordanians program. The global objective of this call for proposals is to empower and protect vulnerable groups in Jordan and to improve their livelihoods and social inclusion. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are: To support the implementation of the De-Institutionalisation (D-I) strategy by improving the … [Read more...] about Any grant to improve livelihoods in Jordan?
The European Commission is seeking applications for its Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2021 to honor courage in journalism. Let's find out what exactly are they looking for. The #NataliPrize was created by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA), and named after Lorenzo Natali, a precursor to the international partnerships approach to global challenges impacting society. Entries to this year’s competition should relate to the issues of: … [Read more...] about Which organization is seeking applications to honor courage in journalism?
If you have a project idea that promotes sustainable, environmental, social, and economic development, why not submit a proposal to USAID this year. Check out the list below and start applying! USAID: Civil Society and Media Strengthened Together and Advancing in New Directions Deadline: 5 May 2021 CSM-STAND programming aims to foster independent civic forces enhance civic engagement, and build vibrant, resilient, and self-reliant civil society and media sectors.…[more] USAID: Broad Agency … [Read more...] about I have a project idea that promotes environmental, social, and economic development, where shall I submit proposals?
Google News Initiative's Innovation Challenge is now open! Google will fund selected projects up to USD $250,000 and will finance up to 70% of the total project cost. The GNI will fund projects from around the world that meet specified criteria, with the intention of producing learning and thought leadership for the wider industry. What are the Eligible Projects? The second Latam GNI Innovation Challenge will advance a more sustainable and diverse ecosystem in Latin America through … [Read more...] about How much is Google offering for Innovation Challenges in Latin America?
Hi, the Unicorn Programme is for you! This program, will not only test your assumptions, but will also help you refine them, and launch your pilot. You’ll also have the opportunity to be mentored by global business leaders who have built multi-million-dollar businesses. The world is looking to Africa for innovative solutions in fintech, edutech, health, and more industries. They must continue to build businesses that will meet this demand. Entrepreneurship, innovation and failure will unlock … [Read more...] about I own a small business in Africa and want to be mentored by the global business leaders who have built multi-million-dollar businesses, can you help?
Hi, please apply for The European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN)’s “Regenerating European tourism through Culture, Heritage and Creativity” program. The Awards will be given for achievements by cultural tourist destinations that have produced significant results related to enhancing visitor experience while respecting traditions and involving local communities. These Awards enhance the visibility of European cultural tourism destinations, create a platform for sharing experience and … [Read more...] about Can you acquaint me with a grant that enhances the visibility of European cultural tourism destinations?
You are on the right platform, please go through the below-mentioned opportunity: The Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship (APS) is a shared initiative of The Nippon Foundation, the University for Peace (UPEACE), and Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU). The objective of the program is to train young Asian professionals to become peace-building practitioners, ready to take up leading positions in organizations across the globe. In particular, the program serves to strengthen the representation of … [Read more...] about Hi, I am looking for an intensive academic study program targeted towards young professionals from Asia, can you inform me?
You can count on the following Award Benefits For each theme, the winning projects will receive grants worth US$ 45,000 and, in total; the MIDP category will award 9 grants worth US$ 135,000. The awards will be given to organizations whose projects embody an innovative approach to an important development need and hold the greatest promise for: responding directly to the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable, underserved groups to improve their lives aiming at rapid results for … [Read more...] about What prize will the ‘Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project’ offer?
Over the last few years, social media has emerged as an important medium of communication globally for reaching out to a vast audience. Currently there is a plethora of social media sites and applications that are being used by diverse organisations. The main purpose of using social media is to connect to a large audience spreading across the globe, within fraction of a second and spread your message.Just like any business house or academic institute, NGOs can also take advantage of social media … [Read more...] about How Social Media is helpful to Enhance NGO Visibility?
Fundraising is one of the most important tasks for an NGO. Donors’ funding will ensure that your planned activities take place and that your organisation can pursue its main long-term goals. As such, to select the right candidates for a fundraising team is of utter importance. The main aim of this short guide is to advice NGO members on how to advertise a fundraising job vacancy, how to shortlist and select the right candidates, and how to manage the created team to improve the overall … [Read more...] about How to Identify, Manage and Motivate Fundraisers for Your Organization?
Here is what the sector experts and trends as observed over the last few years reflect.Sectors attracting more funding:With global changes taking place around the social, political and environmental issues, and giving preferences of individuals and donor agencies, the sectors that attracted more funding over the years are bound to shift. The last two decades saw a huge amount of funding in the health sector, HIV/AIDS and related areas, and then gradually education, skill-building and livelihoods … [Read more...] about What areas of work will attract Large Funding for NGOs?
Here is a video that offers some tips that have worked for some organizations and will surely help you to maximize your funding efforts. To help you in various methods of fundraising we have divided the guide into two sections; the first section deals with tips to help with conventional fundraising methods while section two deals with tips to enhance online fundraising. … [Read more...] about What are some online and offline fundraising tips for NGOs?
Most often fundraising efforts of organizations go futile because of improper planning and lack of effective fundraising strategies. No matter how effectual an organization is in implementing field projects, they generally have to struggle when it comes to raising funds.Section 1: Tips for enhancing conventional methods of fundraisingPlan well in advance: Planning is the key and that’s why do not wait till your project comes to an end. Start planning at least a year in advance, so that you have … [Read more...] about What are the tips to boost funding efforts?
Donor relationship management (DRM) is the process in which an organization strengthens the relationship with donors to enhance donor engagement and donor retention.Most often NGOs hire fundraising officers or consultants to take care of resource mobilization, but neglect the area of donor retention or relation building. You don’t have to hire any expert to manage your relations with Donors, all you need is a clearly defined plan and possess effective communication tools. With the advances in … [Read more...] about What is Donor Relation Management?
What is core funding?Core funding is usually defined as financial support that covers basic “core” organizational and administrative costs of an NGO, including salaries of non-project staff, rent, equipment, utilities, and communications.Why is core funding important?Core funding is important for the long term financial sustainability of an NGO and its effective functioning. There are many important long-term benefits of core funding to consider:Improving project quality.Help reduce staff … [Read more...] about How to Get Core Funding?
Before developing your program idea into a concept note, it is worthwhile to invest time and energy into conducting proper research. Research plays a vital role in enriching your concept note and brings depth to your writing too. Typically, you might need to put in some research on the following aspects:Context setting and needs assessment: It would mean using primary and secondary research to build the context, to define the problem and to establish the need for the solution that your program … [Read more...] about How to research ideas before writing the Concept Note?
The Fund for Innovation in Development (FID) is inviting innovators and researchers from around the world to apply for grant funding to more effectively or efficiently address poverty and inequality. Through flexible grant funding, FID enables innovators and researchers to test new ideas, build rigorous evidence of what works, and scale the highest-impact and most cost-effective solutions. What they fund? Open Innovation: FID takes a broad view of innovation, considering any solution … [Read more...] about Any available grant funding that addresses poverty and inequality?
Please find the required details below: The Women in Africa (WIA) is launching the first edition of the Women in Africa (WIA) Young Leaders program, developed in collaboration with its partners Dior and Lazard. Through this program, WIA and its partners want to support and promote young African women leaders. In 2021, five selected Young Leaders will benefit from an international support program. The goal is to roll out this program every year, with the vision of opening it up to more than … [Read more...] about I need more details on Africa Young Leaders Program, could you please provide it?
Hi, they are looking to invest in community-led partnerships that are made up of a mix of organizations from different sectors. They can fund both new partnerships and ones that have already been set up. At this stage, they are looking for the organization that is best placed to speak on behalf of the partnership, and it must be one of the following types of eligible organizations: Voluntary and community organization; Registered charity; Charitable incorporated organization (CIO); … [Read more...] about Who is eligible to apply for the Climate Action Fund?
The Embassy of the Netherlands in Bucharest has launched an open call for project applications within its delegated Human Rights Fund that focuses on awareness-raising on LGBTI rights. Other focus areas are: Freedom of expression and internet freedom – activities focusing on investigative journalism; access to data and information; the fight against fake news and disinformation; Freedom of religion or belief – activities focusing on the promotion of tolerance and awareness raising … [Read more...] about Which grant focuses on delivering equal rights for LGBTI persons?
Below are some of the standard systems followed and mentioned in the financial policy manual:Bank Receiptsa) All receipts are to be acknowledged by issuing an official receipt. The date of receipt, its accounting and the date of deposit of the check/draft to the bank account should be the same. The relaxation can be only in view of banking hours or bank holidays.b) The bank deposit slip should be attached with the Receipt Voucher.c) No receipt should be issued on the last day of the month if the … [Read more...] about What should one keep in mind while managing NGO finances?
Marketing mix is used as a tool by the managers to design marketing plans and to achieve desired results. It comprises of 4 Ps: Product, Place, Price, and Promotion. Drawing a parallel with NGOs:The Product for an NGO is the cause or idea it supports or a core programme or project. Price is the budget to be asked to the donor, the project or program cost. Promotion refers to all the methods of communication that a marketer may use to provide information to different stakeholders about the … [Read more...] about How Marketing and Communication Strategies can help NGOs achieve Fundraising Success?
Nuffic has announced a grant program to develop and/or strengthen the skills of women and/or young girls to inspire the autonomy and agency of the intended recipients. This Orange Knowledge Programme is a 5-year global development program, aimed at strengthening professionals and organizations through education and training. It contributes to the goals of the Netherlands’ development cooperation policy, in which education plays a significant role. It focuses on the priority themes of the … [Read more...] about Which grant program is aimed at developing the skills of women and young girls?
Hi, why don’t you apply for Zenith magazine’s new stipend program – “Reporting Grant 2021”, supported by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. The Zenith is calling for stories to be pitched that demonstrate a clear connection to the ever-accelerating climate heating/climate change and its effects on the region. There are no limitations regarding the subject of your story, but the applicant pitch will be evaluated with the following criteria in mind: The topic is urgent, … [Read more...] about I am a Jordan-based journalist and looking for a Reporting Grant that maintains the ethics of good journalism, could you please update me?
All grant making organisations have their own ways of working, but almost all of them approach the grant making decision process in a relatively similar way. All funding organisations want to know certain pieces of information such as how your organisations values align with theirs, your track record and the impact that your proposed project will make on the community. This short guide will provide you with an insight into how grant makers reach decisions and how you can position your next grant … [Read more...] about What do funders look for in a grantee?
Sure, please have a look at the following opportunities: WE Empower UN SDG Challenge: An Opportunity to receive a $20,000 Grant Deadline: 15 April 2021 The WE Empower Challenge honors innovative women leaders from around the world who are pushing the SDGs forward through sustainable business practices and inspiring others to follow suit. The opportunity recognizes their innovative work and provides Awardees with capacity-building training sessions and opportunities to connect with an … [Read more...] about Could you inform me about the grant opportunities that offer seed grants to small NGOs?
Hi, please go through these below-mentioned opportunities which UNESCO has recently opened: Call for Applications: International Fund for Cultural Diversity 2021 (100,000 USD in funding) Deadline: 16 June 2021 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking applications for its International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). Established under the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, the IFCD … [Read more...] about Has UNESCO recently launched any grant opportunity?
Hi, hurry up as you are left with only a few days, The deadline to submit applications for the ‘Teach for Romania’ is 02-Apr-21 What is the 'Teach for Romania’ program all about? Teach for Romania is a program that contributes to the transformation of society by getting involved in education, starting with the transformation in the classroom, school, and community, who seek meaning in their work, have lived or seen inequity, and want to contribute to reducing or eliminating it, which I … [Read more...] about By when can I apply for the ‘Teach for Romania’ program?
We have compiled a list of open grant opportunities for NGOs to conserve and promote water resources, please have a look: $3 Million Prize fund for Empowering Innovations in Health, Food, Energy, Water Deadline: 6 May 2021 The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global award for rewarding impact, innovation, and inspiration, has officially announced that the 2022 edition is now open for submissions. The Prize fund comes from the Abu Dhabi Government as a way to honour and … [Read more...] about Could you mention some open grant opportunities for NGOs to conserve and promote water resources?
Yes, The UNOPS is pleased to launch a call for proposals to Provide Implementation Support to Malaria Endemic Countries. Objectives of the program are to Provide support to Zimbabwe, Burundi, and DRC Ministries of Health in-country activities in the process of launching and rolling out of their ZMSWM campaigns. Provide in-country support to Rwanda and Zimbabwe Ministries of Health in rolling out the use of Malaria Matchbox in order to identify barriers to access to malaria … [Read more...] about My Zimbabwe-based organization work towards ending the Malaria endemic, is there a grant available for me?
Hi, if your NGO works to promote the well-being of women and girls then you can apply for the grant program of Women’s Fund of Hawaii. The priorities of this program are, The Foundation gives to a wide range of programs, particularly those that promote women’s financial security and dignity, and girls’ strengths and leadership. The Foundation fund organizations that address factors that can stand in the way of women and girls’ success, including: Abused/Neglected Girls; … [Read more...] about NGOs can look forward to which funding program to tackle issues such as adolescent pregnancy, trafficking, abused girls, etc.?
Yes, The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched the call for nominations for the 2021 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honors outstanding and innovative contributions made by individuals, institutions, and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature and is unique in showcasing successful projects that improve and promote the … [Read more...] about Has UNESCO recently launched any call for nominations?
HiiL’s Justice Accelerator offers you a 4-month long program that provides you with: €10,000 non-equity seed funding. Full training program delivered by industry specialists: business growth, marketing, team & leadership, impact measurement and much more. Coaching sessions and mentorship on topics of your choice. Access to HiiL’s global network of justice leaders, legal tech organisations and top level researchers. International exposure and potential investment … [Read more...] about What is it that Innovating Justice Challenge will offer in 2021?