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Lesser Known International Donors You should look for Funding in 2015

As we give a fresh start to our fundraising efforts with the beginning of the new year, we take a quick look at some 20-odd international donors and their funding programs that may potentially open up partnership opportunities for your organization. We will walk you through these donor profiles to help you understand how you […]

International Women's Day

FundsforNGOs celebrates International Women’s Day

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights” Gloria Steinem IWD is now an official holiday in countries throughout the world from Afghanistan to Armenia and Uzbekistan and Zambia. The tradition sees men honouring their […]

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Today’s Top Ten Human Rights Funders

The past few years have been notable for the dramatic rise in visible protests and social uprisings around the globe. Events from the Arab Spring in the Middle East to Occupy Protests in Europe have sprung up in nearly every corner of the globe as people are increasingly taking to the streets to voice their […]

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Download a Great Sample Proposal on ‘Women’s Livelihood Development’

Building livelihoods through microenterprises for women is one of the remarkable ideas for developing sustainability, improving household income and creating jobs in the poorest regions of the world. A lot of donor agencies including the USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations emphasize upon enhancing the business development skills of women for sustainable development. […]


Top Ten Corporate Fundraising Tips

Robin Toal shares his top ten corporate fundraising tips, having raised funds and managed projects with international partners including HSBC, Microsoft and Google. Know your facts: The majority of CSR and corporate giving projects are overseen by professionals keen to achieve the best return on investment they can for their money. Whether it is the […]


Uncivil Societies: Foreign Funding of NGOs

The International Committee of the Red Cross, Médecins Sans Frontières, Human Rights Watch, Transparency International: to most people these and thousands of other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) sound like outfits whose work should be welcomed and encouraged. But that is not how it looks to plenty of governments. In the last few years, around 20 countries […]

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