For the Development Innovation Ventures, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) invites applications from anyone, including businesses, not-for-profit organizations, researchers, faith-based entities, and governments till September 30, 2021. Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is an open innovation program that funds breakthrough solutions to the world’s most intractable development challenges. Through a year-round grant competition, DIV sources proposals for development … [Read more...] about Is USAID doing anything for NGOs with New and Bold Ideas?
I am concerned about the humanitarian crisis within Afghanistan, is any foundation extending its helping hand?
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the prevailing humanitarian needs within Afghanistan and urges support to ensure that all those requiring assistance are not forgotten. The situation on the ground across the country remains extremely fluid. While widespread fighting has decreased since the takeover of the country by the Taliban on Sunday, the full impact of the evolving situation is not yet clear. Many Afghans are extremely anxious about what the future holds. Bolstered … [Read more...] about I am concerned about the humanitarian crisis within Afghanistan, is any foundation extending its helping hand?
Any update about USAID’s efforts to reduce gender-based violence in Africa and Europe?
Yes, for projects that will reduce gender-based violence (GBV), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced $500,000 to grantees in North Macedonia, South Africa, Nigeria, Botswana, and Bosnia and Herzegovina Through the Collective Action to Reduce Gender-Based Violence (CARE-GBV) Small Grants Program, the grantees will build organizational cultures that promote self-care and wellness for staff to help strengthen the quality of GBV programming. Staff of GBV … [Read more...] about Any update about USAID’s efforts to reduce gender-based violence in Africa and Europe?
Is there any announcement regarding a program that boosts resilience against climate change in the UK?
Hi yes, New research to step up the UK’s resilience to the impacts of climate change, such as flooding, heatwaves and extreme weather storms, is made possible by the launch of a new £5 million research programme. Providing high-quality scientific research and analysis, the research programme, ‘Climate Services for a Net Zero Resilient World’, will help inform future climate policy and will be led by a consortium of some of the leading authorities in environmental science such as University … [Read more...] about Is there any announcement regarding a program that boosts resilience against climate change in the UK?
What initiative has Google taken to fight the COVID-19 pandemic?
In order to help in the efforts to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, Google has committed to providing not just 2.5 lakh COVID-19 vaccination to countries in need, but also commit an additional $250 million in Ad grants to connect people to accurate vaccine information. “Since the beginning of the pandemic, hundreds of Google employees have helped organizations connect people with up-to-date information — particularly in communities that are not typically reached by mainstream public service … [Read more...] about What initiative has Google taken to fight the COVID-19 pandemic?