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How to write Letter of Inquiry for Seeking Grants

‘Letter of Inquiry’ or LOI can be your first contact with a donor agency for raising funds for your NGO. It can be more relevant than a full proposal because if the Letter of Inquiry is found to be poorly written, no grantmaking organization will be interested to know anything about your NGO or your […]


Create a Brilliant Online Newspaper for your NGO with Paper.li

Getting information about your cause or organisation to your audience has simultaneously never been easier and harder! As difficult as that is to comprehend, take a moment to consider the online world. We have access to all of the worlds information at our fingertips and tens of thousands of wonderful, life changing organisations keen to […]

How to establish an NGO

An Introduction to Micro-Finance

Up until around a decade ago, Micro-finance was associated almost exclusively with small scale loans to individuals and businesses in poor communities. Today it is used to describe a selection of financial products such as payments, savings and insurance, that are adapted to meet the needs of low income individuals, businesses and NGOs. Micro-finance also […]


From NGO to social business: Why and how

Leaders of development and aid organizations talk a lot about changing donor models, value for money, operational efficiency, new technology and changing business models. And many believe that being aware of them mitigates the need for serious changes. It doesn’t. The international development and aid sector is undergoing major changes and many organizations need to […]

gender and women

Fundraising Resources for Women and Girls Worldwide

This resource guide seeks to provide an overview of resources, guides, and sources of funding for organizations working with women and girls. Reports Untapped Potential: European Foundation Funding for Women and Girls A 2010 survey report that summarizes European foundation granting to programs intended to benefit women and girls…[more] Accelerating Change for Women and Girls: […]

Film and Media Projects

FundsforNGOs Guide: Fundraising for Film and Media projects

The FundsforNGOs team have decades of experience of supporting organisation’s and individuals to raise funds for all kinds of projects from orphanages in Kenya through to arts projects in New York. We have compiled our years of experience to produce a guide for film makers, both aspiring and established, that will help them to access […]

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