The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Nascent Solutions Inc. (Nascent) is welcoming for Midterm Evaluation of a 5-year McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Project in Cameroon.This is a five-year project funded under USDA’s McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. Implemented by Nascent, the project is designed to improve the literacy of school-age children through improved literacy instruction, student attentiveness, … [Read more...] about What is done by USDA to improve literacy of school-age children of Cameroon?
The Digital Society Challenge is a funding program for bold innovators who are creating solutions to make the internet safer for the Next Half Billion, such that online risks are better addressed and the NHB can communicate and transact more freely online. Winning proposals will receive funding from Omidyar Network India.ContextBy 2022, 500 million internet users in India will come online for the first time via their mobile phones - the “Next Half Billion” (NHB). They will be living more of … [Read more...] about What is Digital Society Challenge?
There is a toolkit available for you where you can get information related to Infant and Young Child Feeding in a very precise form. Alive & Thrive is an initiative to improve infant and young child feeding practices by increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding and improving complementary feeding practices. This toolkit includes a brief description of resources in various formats on the Mat Troi Be Tho (MTBT) social franchise model; manuals and guidelines for the design, implementation, … [Read more...] about Is there any toolkit available on child nutrition?
All NGOs need to fundraise. But for new, small, and grassroots NGOs who do not yet have fundraising systems in place fundraising can be particularly challenging. Here are our steps to get on the path to fundraising success. Step 1Know your Organization's needBefore you even begin to research donors and apply for funding, start by examining your own wants and needs. You can’t ask for help before you know what you need help within reviewing your own organization, make sure to look at different … [Read more...] about What kind of fundraising steps can small NGOs follow?
A concept note is a shortest and quickest way to reach out to donor agencies with your fundraising requests and find out if your project can get funded. It saves tons of time and work for both NGOs and donor agencies to know about the project idea and whether or not it can get funded or not.It is always better for NGOs to write down a summary of their project idea within 1-2 pages and present it to donor agencies. If any of the donor agency expresses interest in knowing about it, you can then … [Read more...] about How to master the art of writing powerful Concept Notes for fundraising?
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is seeking applications from civil society organizations (CSOs) working on the front lines of the COVID-19 response and recovery to address and respond to the growing reports of the rise of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the context of the current pandemic.The UN Trust Fund will prioritize applications from women’s rights, women led, and small women’s organizations, in recognition of them being the driving force of the … [Read more...] about How UN Trust Fund is helping Women & Girls to prevent violence against COVID -19?
Governance or Corporate Governance as it is commonly called in the business world refers to a set of principles, policies and processes by which an institution is run. It defines the values with which an institution conducts itself while it goes about achieving its goals and objectives. Governance not only plays an important role in defining how a company is run, it also helps to instill confidence among donors, participants and society at large. A good governance policy coupled with effective … [Read more...] about What is the importance of Effective Governance in an organization?
Since U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation' (AFCP) inception in 2001, it has helped preserve cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in Thailand and around the world. AFCP-supported projects include the restoration of ancient and historic buildings, assessment and conservation of rare manuscripts and museum collections, preservation and protection of important archaeological sites, and the documentation of vanishing traditional craft techniques … [Read more...] about What has U.S. AFCP done to safeguard cultural and historical sites of Thailand so far? I also want to contribute to that, is there any funding opportunity available?
This guide is aimed at those who work with and advocate for women who use drugs in all their diversity. It equips them with practical, evidence-based interventions which will help advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women who use drugs. It is based on the experiences of Frontline AIDS partners and others in implementing community-led harm reduction programmes in Kenya, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Ukraine from 2011 to 2020 through the Community … [Read more...] about Where to find relevant information about Reproductive Health and rights of women who use drugs?
‘Protecting Adolescents from Gender Based Violence through the Promotion of their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights’ is a three-year project launched by Save the Children aimed to raise awareness and enhance protection of children and adolescents (10-17 years old) in the MENA region from gender based violence (early marriage, FGM and sexual abuse) through promoting their right to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) in three target countries: Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) … [Read more...] about How can NGOs educate adolescent girls against gender-based violence?
Introduction to organization profileAn organization profile is a professional summary of your organization. It is very similar to an individual’s Curriculum Vitae. Just like a Curriculum Vita gives a brief account of a person’s qualification, skills and past work experience, an organization profile provides the reader with adequate information (history, mission/vision, projects, work experience etc.) about your organization. Every organization needs an introduction, whether it’s for a proposal … [Read more...] about What are the tricks to develop a successful NGO profile?
USAA, a financial and insurance services firm, has pledged $50 million to nonprofit organizations over the next three years to advance racial equity and support the financial security of the military community.President and CEO of USAA, Wayne Peacock said, “At USAA, we strive to create an environment where all employees feel like they truly belong and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. This commitment extends to the communities in which we live and work. It’s our mission to care … [Read more...] about How USSA has sorted racial equity for Military Families?
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a contribution of US$600,000 from the Government of Japan to uplift nutrition and prevent deaths of young children in Karamoja region, where households in two out of nine districts have malnutrition above emergency levels.Karamoja already has high rates of stunting, where children are short for their age, low on immunity and often mentally impaired. Over 35 percent of children aged under five in the region are stunted. High rates of … [Read more...] about Is there a grant available to address child mortality in Uganda?
The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Resilience Fund exists to help charitable organizations in England that support the people hardest hit by Covid-19. The funding for the CAF Resilience Fund has been generously provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), as part of its Community Match Challenge funding scheme, and kindly matched by the Covid-19 Support Fund, created by the insurance and long-term savings industry.Funding InformationOrganizations in the UK with … [Read more...] about What is done by CAF Resilience Fund – England?
The COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the Western Balkans region into a deep recession, with drops in both domestic and foreign demand, coupled with disruptions in supply chains, forcing all six countries in the region into negative growth territory for 2020.According to the World Bank’s latest Regular Economic Report (RER), economic growth is forecast to contract by 4.8 percent in 2020, 1.7 percentage points lower than forecast in April. A second, stronger wave of the pandemic since mid-June is … [Read more...] about What level of impact is created on Jobs due to COVID -19 Pandemic in Western Balkans?
The Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings: Field Guide provides guidance and tools to reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality in humanitarian crisis situations that result from natural disasters, armed conflicts, political turmoil and other social and systemic upheavals.It provides guidance to program managers regarding the initiation of newborn health services during the acute phase of a humanitarian crisis as well as the enhancement and expansion of these services over time, as the setting … [Read more...] about I want to know more about human mortality rate. Kindly help!
Red Cross is ramping up relief as catastrophic floods have affected five million people in central Vietnam. Viet Nam Red Cross disaster response teams have been working alongside local authorities in all provinces to provide relief assistance as the floods and landslides worsen by the hour.President, Viet Nam Red Cross Society, Mdm. Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu said, “These devastating floods are some of the worst we have seen in decades and they are dealing a staggering blow to the livelihoods of … [Read more...] about What is done by Red Cross for flood affected people in Vietnam?
Durham County is accepting applications for its new COVID-focused nonprofit funding program. Funding InformationThis year, the County will fund up to 12 nonprofit organizations.Grants will range from $25,000-$75,000. Grant length is 18 months.Eligibility CriteriaNonprofits with 501(c)(3) status are eligible to apply.Community-based groups with a fiscal sponsor that has a 501(c)(3) status are also eligible to apply.One application should be submitted for a project with multiple partners. One … [Read more...] about What is Durham county non-profit Agency Funding program?
Proposals are lengthy documents with various components, comprising of the background information, current situation analysis and the future projections. NGOs are expected to write every part of the proposal carefully with in-depth research, knowledge and detailed planning. In this free guide, we cover information about the various elements of a standard proposal to help NGOs apply for their grant funding.Cover Page;Table of Content;Executive Summary;Problem Statement;Project … [Read more...] about I am someone who is interested to know some easy and simple tricks of writing Project Proposals. Kindly suggest a guide for the same!
UNHCR calls for urgent protection and assistance for tens of thousands of civilians displaced by recent escalation of violence in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand Province.Men, women and children have been forced from their homes in Nahr-e-Saraj, Nawa-e-Barakzaiy, Nad-e-Ali/Marja and Lashkargah districts by a fresh wave of fighting between the Taliban and government forces. Many ran for their lives with no belongings. Although the exact extent of new displacement is unknown, local authorities … [Read more...] about What is done for Afghanistan citizens affected by Violence by UNHCR?
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 also came to the fore in terms of donor priorities. Sectors attracting more fundingClimate Change:As of today, the … [Read more...] about What areas of work will attract more funding and why?