Yes! The Council of Europe and the League of Arab States invite you to apply as participants for the online learning course “Human Rights Education and Youth Participation for Euro-Arab Dialogue”. The activity also contributes to the fourth phase (2020-2024) of the World Programme for Human Rights Education, focused on youth, and supports action for the Sustainable Development Goals.The online course promotes dialogue and mutual learning for youth leaders from the Council of Europe and the … [Read more...] about Is there a grant available that focuses on youth, and sustainable development goals?
To improve either your individual fundraising skills or the effectiveness of an organisation’s fundraising you first need to understand where you are. There are a number of tools and strategies that can be employed to measure the efficiency of your fundraising, highlight strengths and weakness and showcase opportunities to make a greater impact.How do you know if your fundraising is improving or deteriorating over time? Evaluating an organisation’s fundraising performance is not just something … [Read more...] about How to evaluate fundraising performance?
If you are into fundraising, here is a check-list of what can make you a successful fundraiser:Passion, confidence and creativity:You believe in the cause you are supporting, or are raising funds for. So, you ‘ask’ confidently as you believe how your donor’s money can transform lives. You are creative and constantly willing to learn about new ways of connecting with people, asking what you need and why.Story-telling craft:You know that people love hearing beautiful stories of transformation in … [Read more...] about What are the qualities of a successful fundraiser?
Yes, you can apply for the Creating Hope in Conflict: a Humanitarian Grand Challenge program to receive funding of up to $250,000 for new ideas, and up to $3,000,000 for proven solutions ready to scale up, as well as mentorship, resources and ongoing supports.These innovations will involve input from affected communities in order to provide, supply, or locally generate safe drinking water and sanitation, energy, life-saving information, or health supplies and services to help conflict-affected … [Read more...] about Looking forward to a grant that provides humanitarian relief funding to conflict-affected people, could you help me?
Networking with Donor Agencies is really important. One of the primary reasons for your NGO to network with public, private, or corporate foundations is to share your story. The more information you can share with others, the more your message is distributed, the more you increase the chances of someone hearing about the good work you and your staff are doing to make positive changes in people’s lives. Spreading the message about who you are and what you do not only through social media, … [Read more...] about Why Networking with Donor Agencies is important?
Yes! The European Union (EU) has launched a proposal for Promoting the Universal Reproductive Sexual Health and Rights of Vulnerable Adolescents in Africa.The focus of the call is on strengthening public and community health systems to better respond to the needs of these groups, including planning and provision of sexuality education and SRHR information and services, and on enabling the environment for the sustainable financing and effective delivery of these services as well as for the … [Read more...] about Hi there! Could you tell me about a grant that funds Sexual Health and Rights of Adolescents in Africa?
Yes, definitely! The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme is a funded fellowship based at the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science. It is one of seven interconnected Atlantic Fellowships worldwide.The programme is looking for Fellows who are bold and ready to challenge power; who see the bigger picture of how inequalities are playing out; who are imaginative and daring in the way they envision solutions; who bring care … [Read more...] about I got to know about ‘Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity’, this fellowship is of my interest, could you give some information about it?
Videos have always been an unparalleled method to get the viewer to experience your world. So many NGOs are focusing on ethical photography and videography in their fundraising campaigns also. It should be ethical because it needs to ensure that the confidentiality of beneficiary information and consent is of paramount importance.For NGOs, storytelling is a way to achieve so many things at a time, like communicating your story to the world, appealing the donors to donate, telling the impact of … [Read more...] about How can NGOs use videos for presenting their stories?
Yes, I just came across something, that matches your interest. AB InBev and One Young World have jointly launched the first Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 5, to continue to support and promote women in business because that women’s economic empowerment is crucial to realizing women’s rights, gender equality, and drives sustainability.In this challenging year, the power of women in leadership was brought into high relief. Female leaders across the world steered their countries with resolve and … [Read more...] about I am looking for a grant that promotes women’s economic empowerment, any suggestion?
There are tens of thousands of opportunities advertised in NGOs every year, but the first thing you need to do is decide exactly what it is you want to do. What do you want to achieve? What drives you? What change do you want to see in the world? Take time to understand what motivates you and what will give you job satisfaction.This will help you to significantly narrow down the type of work you want to do and what types of organizations you want to work for. Whether you want to work with … [Read more...] about How to get a job in an NGO?
How to organize special events to raise funds for your NGO? To organize special events to raise funds for your NGO, first, you must know what are the special events. Special Event is an outreach program that serves multiple purposes for an organization. It can help raise awareness for a cause, act as a fundraising event, allows the donor to engage with the beneficiary of the grant, and raise the spirit of giving. Special events have been used by organizations for many years to help raise … [Read more...] about How to organize special events to raise funds for your NGO?
Yes! The International Labour Organization (ILO) is seeking applications for its 6th annual Global Media Competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labor migration and fair recruitment.The competition aims to promote quality reporting on labour migration issues. It will give awards to two published media pieces. For the first time, it will also give prizes for two ‘synopses’ of stories to be developed on labour migration or fair recruitment.The winners will be selected by a panel of … [Read more...] about Are you aware of any such event that recognizes commendable media coverage on labour migration and fair recruitment?
The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) in partnership with the Democratic Governance Facility is pleased to invite Ugandan journalists to apply for grants to support ambitious story projects that require more than the regular newsroom facilitation to pull off.Since 2014, ACME has awarded reporting grants to more than 100 journalists. For this round, ACME will award 12 reporting grants with winning proposals receiving up to Shs 1,800,000 in financial support.Upon selection by an … [Read more...] about I am a Uganda based journalist and therefore looking for an authentic guide concerning Investigative Journalism Reporting Grants, can you help?
Yes, The Spencer Foundation has launched the Research-Practice Partnership (RPP) Grants Program to support education research projects that engage in collaborative and participatory partnerships.This grant program is open to partnerships between researchers and a broad array of practitioners. They define practitioners as school districts, county offices of education, state educational organizations, universities, community-based organizations, out-of-school-time providers, informal educators, … [Read more...] about Could you tell me about a Grant that funds Education Research Projects?
Hi, please find the required information here. Eligibility CriteriaThey welcome entries for active projects or programs (not ideas or untested hypotheses) from anywhere in the world. Prizes are awarded for ongoing work only (not as a reward for unimplemented ideas or past work).They will not award prizes to the same applicants two years in a row. However, if you are not awarded, you may apply the next year and in any subsequent years.You may submit for multiple categories, but you will only be … [Read more...] about Am I eligible to apply for the ‘Keeling Curve Prize’?
Yeah sure, The World Justice Project is encouraging for its ‘World Justice Challenge 2021: Advancing the Rule of Law in a Time of Crisis’ which is a global competition to identify, recognize, and promote good practices and high-impact projects and policies that protect and advance the rule of law in this time of unprecedented crisis.The COVID-19 pandemic strikes in the midst of a global rule of law crisis in which respect for key principles of good governance has been eroding in many countries … [Read more...] about I heard about some global competition that identifies and promotes rule of law in the time of unprecedented crisis, could you please provide me with more information about the same?
The Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization has launched the International Young Eco-Hero Awards to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives of young people ages 8 to 16.AFN encourages young people around the world to carry out individual environmental action projects. They believe that young people can have a positive impact on the environment and are vital in changing the way live on our planet. Winners are selected by a team of independent judges … [Read more...] about ‘Eco-Hero Awards’, what is it all about?
An Annual Report is a document drafted by NGOs to disseminate the results of all the activities designed and developed in the past twelve months. This report is important for three main reasons:The reports give the opportunity to share with your donors and the wider audience the achievements of your NGOThe writing of the report enables the NGO members to critically engage with what has been done in order to set new goals and to develop new strategies for the future by drawing on past … [Read more...] about How to develop an NGO Annual Report that can also help raise Funds?
Yes! The Advancing Learning and Innovation on Gender Norms (ALIGN) project is inviting proposals for its second funding round. The new micro-grant scheme aims to support knowledge generation, synthesis and brokering to understand effective action on the gender norms that underpin gender-based violence in the workplace.Workplaces include any place where people are engaged in paid work, be it in farming, manufacturing, small businesses or parliaments, for example. Small-scale projects will be … [Read more...] about Is there any grant available that educate people regarding gender-based violence in the workplace?
Yes! UN Women Kyrgyzstan is announcing a call for proposal for a Responsible Partner (RP) to fulfil the complex set of tasks with the view of promoting favourable social norms, attitudes and behaviours at the institutional, community, and individual level to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) and harmful practices (HP) applying innovative Gender Action Learning System (GALS) approach.The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (GoKR), European Union (EU) and the United Nations have … [Read more...] about Has UN Women lately announced any grant?
Hi, you are on the right platform. Please go through this opportunity it should help.Refugee Youth Service (RYS) and Help Refugees (HR) have launched an open call for proposals for individual organizations or partnerships to support unaccompanied children in Calais and Grande-Synthe, northern France.The call for partnership/project aims to contribute to the protection of wandering children and more particularly to help protect isolated foreign minors and ensure that their rights are respected … [Read more...] about Please guide me to an opportunity that provides funding for child protection in France.
Hi, thanks for bringing up your concern. Please find below the incentives that you will get if you apply for India's 'Abhyuday 2020-21' program. Incentives Cash Prize of INR 3,00,000.An exciting chance to get selected by ICICI Foundation for Project Internships focussed on Social Initiatives.Top 3 teams will be directly selected into the Mentorship program 2021 by Knowledge Partner, iB Hubs.An opportunity to be mentored by successful seasoned entrepreneurs and mentors from worldwide, experienced … [Read more...] about What incentives will I get, if I apply for India’s ‘Abhyuday 2020-21’ program?
Yes, The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) has launched a call for proposals for the Regional Emergency Initiative in favour of populations affected by the humanitarian crisis in Mali and neighbouring countries.The initiative aims to intervene in the following sector’s priorities for AICS with the aim also of consolidating and giving continuity to the results obtained through the previous Emergency Programs in Mali and neighbouring countries.All funded actions must aim at … [Read more...] about Mali and neighbouring countries are affected by humanitarian crisis, is there any financial aid available for them?
Racial Equity 2030 is a global challenge in honour of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s 90th anniversary. It is a call for bold solutions to drive an equitable future for children, their families and communities.This $90 million challenge seeks ideas from anywhere in the world and will scale them over the next decade to transform the systems and institutions that uphold inequity.Solutions may tackle the social, economic, political or institutional inequities we see today. Teams of visionaries, … [Read more...] about Hi, applications are open for ‘Racial Equity 2030’, may I know what this program is all about?
Hey, please go through this, it might be helpful to you. Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Asian Development Bank announces a program to conduct a five-day online training program for journalists from Nepal.The program, presented in English, will provide a unique opportunity to gain practical skills and knowledge from experienced Reuter’s journalists, environment specialists, and climate change professionals. There will be an emphasis on producing high-impact stories for dissemination in the … [Read more...] about Hi, I am a Nepal based journalist who came across Reuters’ training program for journalists, am I eligible for the same?
Non-profits have so much to worry about these days, like finding funds, acquiring and retaining donors, core work, projects and activities. Being occupied with so many things at once does not let the non-profit organizations ‘think’ like an organization sometimes. People working at non-profits end up feeling that they have much more to look for outside the organization, rather than inside it. Management pioneers have stressed on the need to develop strategic thinking, developing and nurturing … [Read more...] about What is Succession Planning and why is it Important for an NGO?
Every donor, be it an individual, a donor agency, a foundation, or a CSR (corporate social responsibility) arm, looks for feedback from the non-profit or charity. Feedback in terms of knowing how important they are for you, how appreciated they are, and what it gives them to stay connected. A sense of appreciation, a feeling of contributing towards a social cause, and regular and meaningful communication would result in the maintenance of lasting relationships with your donors.Here are 10 … [Read more...] about How can I maintain relationships with my donors?
Yes, Applications are now open for the 2020 School Enterprise Challenge to support teachers and students to set up a real business at their school, it is a free educational programme that teaches business and life skills.BenefitsBenefits for studentsGet practical experience running a REAL business;Learn essential life skills;Be part of a global movement of young entrepreneurs!.Benefits for teachersLearn business skills;Develop new teaching techniques;Boost your CV;Change to win a … [Read more...] about May I know about a free educational programme that teaches business and life skills to students and teachers?
Yes, The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).The Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata manages the DAP in east and northeast India. It supports projects that have a strong development focus, contributes to poverty reduction, and strengthen communities in India. Over the past decade, DAP has built linkages and fostered relationships between Australia and these … [Read more...] about Is there any foreign grant scheme specially dedicated to Indian Sub-continent?
Hey, you can apply for The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)'s Health Systems Research Initiative (HSRI) Call 8 Research Grant – outline stage.The purpose of this scheme is to provide funding for the best proposals to generate new knowledge to strengthen and improve health systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Wellcome jointly fund this call in collaboration with the Economic and Social … [Read more...] about Hi, I am from Sri Lanka and I want to know about a funding scheme that strengthens health systems in low- and middle-income countries.
Organizational charts give a pictorial representation of the functioning styles of your NGO. It provides a graphic view of the hierarchical system and the levels of responsibility in an organization. It is relevant to present an organizational chart because it gives a quick, bird’s-eye view of the management structure of an NGO.Organizational charts are mostly found in annual reports, brochures and other promotional material of the NGO. But it is also essential for fundraising and donor … [Read more...] about Why Organizational Chart is important for an NGO?
The top 12 tips that will help NGOs in building sustainability are mentioned below:1. Review your current practicesBefore discussing sustainability with an existing or potential recipient of funding, review your current practices and make improvements. Does your (online) application form include anything on sustainability? Are you clearly communicating what it is you expect in this area? Did you ever ask for feedback from earlier recipients and make improvements based on this feedback? A proper … [Read more...] about Can you provide me with some tips that can help my NGO to build sustainability?
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2021 Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity to recognize people, groups of people and/or organizations from all over the world whose contributions to mitigation and adaptation to climate change stand out for its novelty, innovation and impact.This initiative strives to draw attention to and leverage large-scale climate action responses, helping to speed up the process of decarbonizing the global economy, protecting the people and natural … [Read more...] about Hi, could you update me regarding the 2021 Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity?
Yes, of course, Applications are now open for the Young Entrepreneurs Challenge, the challenge brought to you by Unloc and Verizon is an online entrepreneurship competition looking for people aged 16 to 25, with fresh and innovative technology-led business ideas.Young Entrepreneurs Challenge is reaching out to a Pan-European audience in search of a great new start-up business.To enter the Challenge, all you need to do is submit a 60-second pitch video on the competition website. Five finalists … [Read more...] about I am someone with fresh and innovative technology-led business ideas, am I eligible to apply for the Young Entrepreneurs Challenge?
Yeah Sure, Nominations are now open for the Global Water Awards. Anyone (as an individual or on behalf of a company) can nominate a company, project, plant, technology, deal or initiative to be recognized by the Global Water Awards. Individuals can submit nominations for themselves or others.Individuals can nominate in as many categories as they want, and nominate multiple times in each category. All nominee applications are made on a confidential basis.Water Leaders AwardThe Water Leaders’ … [Read more...] about Hi, I want to nominate a project for Global Water Awards, could you please guide me?
The Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF) has announced the Prize to honour women and women’s groups around the world exhibiting exceptional creativity, courage and commitment for the improvement of the quality of life in rural communities.Nominations must include the following items:An original signed letter of nomination indicating how the nominator knows the nominee and for how long.Biographical data on the nominee (full name, age, education, place of work, background) and a detailed history … [Read more...] about Women’s World Summit Foundation’s Prize: What are the items required for Nominations?
Yes sure, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a call for proposals for the COVID-19 Vaccine: Safety and Immunization Monitoring Challenge.The COVID-19 Vaccine Challenge Series aims to find several digital solutions that will help ADB’s developing member countries (DMCs) tackle a broad range of challenges as vaccines become available—from vaccine delivery and distribution to public communication and education, to mobilization and monitoring of healthcare workers and volunteers, as well … [Read more...] about Can you share details regarding COVID-19 Vaccine: Safety and Immunization Monitoring Challenge?
“Rising Up in Spain” has been announced which is an acceleration program to attract talent and international entrepreneurs to Spain, created and managed by ICEX-Invest in Spain, whose mission is to contribute to reinforce and internationalize the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Spain.The purpose of this call is to select fifteen (15) startups to participate, aimed at foreign entrepreneurs and startups who contribute to increasing entrepreneurial activity in Spain.The Program will be run by … [Read more...] about Is there any Spain oriented grant available?
Yes! The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that provide Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) individuals and communities with the tools to empower local movements and communities, prevent, mitigate and recover from violence, discrimination, stigma, and human rights abuses, as well as programs that work to eliminate laws which criminalize LGBTI … [Read more...] about Can you name any organisation that funds empowerment of LGBTI individuals and communities?
Hi, Eco Generation would like to call for nominations for the 2020 Hidden Eco-hero Awards. Hidden Eco-hero can be your classmate, neighbour, SNS friend and anyone who is really passionate about protecting the environment and constantly making substantial efforts towards mother Earth. Please find and recommend the Hidden Eco-heroes who haven’t got spotlighted yet.Award Process Step 1: Please download the Nomination Form by clicking at the link provided on their website. (Docx format)Step 2: Fill … [Read more...] about I am really passionate about protecting the environment, how can I apply for 2020 Hidden ECO-HERO Awards?
To complete the nomination process, please make sure that you have completed and submitted the following documents:Completed Nomination Form;Accompanying documents (written articles and references for the nominee, etc.);For non-governmental organizations, a copy of the registration certificate;For unregistered initiatives a proof on the operation of the initiative. For other entities, a copy of the document of establishment or any other equivalent document. (Documents should be of the nominee, … [Read more...] about What’s the nomination process for Democracy Award 2020 (Kosovo)?
Yeah, I understand your issue. But let me inform you that there isn't much information available about the asked opportunity. Please refer to this text it should help. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has announced a program to focus on religious freedom in Nigeria and Sudan –two of four African countries that the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom considers “of particular concern” because of the precarious state of religious freedom.ICFJ has enlisted two trusted … [Read more...] about Hi, I could not find detailed information on a recent program for Nigerian and Sudanese Journalists. Please help
Yes sure, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Nigeria is seeking proposals for the 2021 ‘Open Minds – Young Voices’ Youth Activists Programme to provide groups of young, capable and proactive Nigerians with skills, knowledge and moral values that will equip and encourage them to use their future leadership positions to work and advocate for social justice, good governance and a more peaceful Nigeria.The Open Minds – Young Voices Programme is an empowerment programme aimed at developing young, … [Read more...] about Hi, I run an NGO in Nigeria, can you provide me with updates on ‘Open Minds – Young Voices’ Program?
Hi! NMDC Innovation & Incubation Centre (NICE) has announced a call for proposals for the NICE Fellowship Program to support entrepreneurs in converting their raw ideas into a fully-functional product.The fellowship program offers the opportunity to entrepreneurs who are passionate about working on the deep tech startup idea. The program is designed to provide all the necessary support for starting a new business venture.Funding InformationUnder the fellowship program, the fellows would get … [Read more...] about I am looking forward to a grant that Support entrepreneurs in India?
Hi, The Teach For Uganda (TFU) Fellowship Program which is a two-year leadership development opportunity for you to change the lives of children around Uganda while developing the most sought-after leadership skills.The fellowship is an incredibly challenging, fulfilling and rewarding experience. It will grow you and transform your life, as well as that of your students, in ways you could have never imagined.BenefitAs a fellow, you will receive cutting-edge global training in leadership and … [Read more...] about What are the benefits and professional opportunities from participating in the Teach for Uganda fellowship?