CWS/cf Calls Papers on Social and Environmental Issues

Deadline: 15 May 2015 The Canadian Woman Studies' (CWS/cf) is calling papers on the social and environmental crises issues. The paper should explore the social forces confronting these crises associated with expanding commodification and analysis eco-feminist ideas and other programs along with women's involvement in justice movements. Topics include: Feminist understandings of the social and ecological crises The commons (civil and natural) The Earth Summits United Nations climate … [Read more...]

Call for papers by The A38 Journal of International Law

Deadline: 28 February 2015 Call for papers by The A38 Journal of International Law for their Volume 4, Issue 1, which will be published in April 2015. The A38 Journal of International Law is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal, published online, that seeks to provide an international forum for the publication of articles in the field of International Law. Theme Volume 4, Issue 1 will be devoted to the broad theme of “Sanctions and Embargoes under Public International Law”. Eligibility … [Read more...]

NGO of the Month: TECHO

Welcome to the penultimate edition of fundsforNGOs NGO of the Month feature for 2014. Over the past year we've shared with you some of the leading development organizations from around the world to inspire you to help create a better world. Last month we featured India's Akshaya Patra, an organization headquartered in Bangalore that was ranked as the 23rd best NGO in the World in 2013 by the Global Journal. Read the feature with Akshaya Patra here. For November we're delighted to be able to … [Read more...]

NGO of the Month: MasterPeace

Welcome to the second edition of fundsforNGOs NGO of the Month feature. To inspire you on your journey to create a better world we are showcasing some of the very best development organisations from around the world. In March we interviewed Uraidah Hassani, Founder and Executive Director of the Women Worldwide Initiative, which you can read here. This month we are delighted to be joined by Klaartje Spijkers, Senior Project and Fundraising Manager for MasterPeace. MasterPeace is a global … [Read more...]

Mango Guide to Receiving Funds

It can be useful to think about your relationship with donors from the donors' point of view. Donors usually make grants to organisations that they have confidence in. All your dealings with donors should aim to build up their confidence in your organisation, for instance by: •             Describing how you plan to use funds - through clear plans and budgets. •             Demonstrating that you have proper controls in place, including good management. •             Providing honest … [Read more...]

Top 10 Largest Donors of Foreign Aid in the World

In 2012 western countries continued to be the biggest suppliers of Foreign Aid, with the United States providing nearly double the investment than the next largest donor. Rank Country Economic Aid – Donor (Billion $) 1. United States 23.53 2. United Kingdom 12.46 3. Japan 11.19 4. France 10.60 5. Germany 10.44 6. Netherland 5.45 7. United Arab … [Read more...]

African Women’s Development Fund

Over the past ten years, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) has blazed a trail for women’s rights and philanthropy across the African continent. The first pan-African women’s grant maker on the continent, AWDF has established itself as an innovative organization at the cutting edge of social justice and women’s rights philanthropy in Africa. Since the start of operations in 2001, AWDF has provided US$17 million in grants to 800 women’s organizations in 42 African countries. AWDF’s … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding Opens Doors for Grassroots NGOS

Indiegogo, one of the world’s leading crowdfunding platforms, has introduced new features that will enable NGOs to leverage the power of the website for the first time. The site has already raised tens of millions of dollars for campaigns around the world, but up until now the Indiegogo has only offered services in the English language and in US dollars. The expansion of their services include new currencies, languages and localised homepages that are set to empower a whole host of NGOs from … [Read more...]

Boeing Grants

Boeing’s competitive grant-making process looks first at a project's or program's expected outcomes, and next for demonstrations of what they believe are the hallmarks of good community investments. Overall, grant requests throughout the enterprise are evaluated on: Alignment with one or more of Bosing’s five focus areas and corresponding objectives Alignment with company values and core competencies Clearly defined expected outcomes, relative to community needs, that are measurable, … [Read more...]

Morgan Stanley International Foundation

The Morgan Stanley Foundation has been supporting the communities in which they live and work for more than 50 years. The Foundation believes a healthy start and a solid education are the fundamentals upon which future success is built. In service of this mission, Morgan Stanley and its employees generously donate intellectual capital, leadership and “sweat equity” to leverage the Foundation’s financial support, maximize our impact on communities and deepen our partnerships with grantees. The … [Read more...]