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An Introduction to the US State Department Funding for NGOs

A) The US State Department The US State Department advertises grants through a website called, which is the official federal government website. Accordingly, the best way to find information about open calls, possibilities for cooperative projects, and funding allocated for special schemes is to check this website in a consistent way. Consider that this […]

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How to Raise Money for an Individual or Family in Need

We often receive requests at FundsforNGOs to support individuals, families or groups who are in need. It is a common problem around the world that cannot be solved by forming an organisation and applying for foreign grants. In these situations are more urgent and local solution needs to be found. People and families can fall […]


The World’s Top Ten Human Rights Organisations

“Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Whereas it […]

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Top Ten Grantmaking Donors for NGOs in Kenya

According to Global Humanitarian Assistance, Kenya received $537 million in official humanitarian assistance in 2011, making it the world’s eighth largest recipient of aid. NGOs received over  $95 million in 2011 to be used on development projects throughout the country. 1. AGRA In this East African nation of 37 million people, agriculture employs 75 percent […]


Top Ten Grantmaking Donors that Support Children’s Projects

We’ve selected ten of the world’s best grantmaking donors that support children’s projects around the world. All of the organisations featured offer financial support for NGOs that provide development projects for children as well as cross-cutting issues related to children. For each donor we have included a brief description of the organisation, its geographical coverage, […]