A List of International Donors supporting Relief Work for Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

The devastating earthquake which occurred on April 25th, 2015 in Nepal continues to shake the faith of thousands of people struggling to seek relief, searching for spaces, running for shelters and fighting off the fear of epidemics. Although international aid is pouring in into the country, the Nepalese Government has still not managed to effectively address the basic problems of the affected people. We are still counting the number of those who died and the survivors are desperately looking for … [Read more...]

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 number of children supported or women trained, they want to know exactly what you will spend any money on, how, why and what difference will … [Read more...]

The World’s International Development Agencies

An aid agency is an organisation dedicated to distributing aid. Most developed countries manage their Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) contributions through a government body. A list of the major National Development Agencies is below: Australia - Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) Austria - Austrian Development Agency - ADA [www.ada.gv.at] The Austrian Development Cooperation[1], Austria Wirtschaftsservice Gesellschaft (aws) [2] Belgium - Ministry of Foreign … [Read more...]

The World’s Multilateral Donors

Multilateral aid is delivered though international institutions such as the various agencies in the United Nations, World Bank and Asian Development Bank. A multilateral organisation is an international organisation whose membership is made up of member governments, who collectively govern the organisation and are its primary source of funds. The OECD estimates that in 2008 around 40% of ODA or nearly US$50 billion from DAC countries was channelled through multilateral institutions and … [Read more...]

Top US Healthcare Donations in 2013

“Poor health shreds communities, undermines economic opportunity, and holds back progress.” – Hillary Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State Donor Recipient Gift Amount David H. Koch NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York) $100m Hall Family Foundation (Hall family) Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics (Kansas City, Mo.) $75m J. Harold Harrison Medical College of Georgia Foundation (Augusta) $66m Buerger family Children's Hospital of … [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...]

DFID’s Aid Transparency Challenge: Funding to develop tools for making organizations more transparent

In a recent event organized by Publish What You Fund, BOND and UK Aid Network, the UK Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening spoke about the Aid Transparency Challenge launched by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Under this challenge, all "organizations  receiving DFID Partnership Programme Arrangement funding will now publish data in line with the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) standard this year." IATI came into existence in … [Read more...]

Winners Announced for the fundsforngos.org “Great Proposals” Contest 2012

Fundsforngos.org is pleased to announce the two winners of the US$500 “Great Proposals” Contest as well as the runners up. Hundreds of entries were received from across the world and the winners were selected by a jury in early September 2012. The jury had a difficult task due to the very high quality of proposals submitted. All winners and runners up will receive free participation in a fundsforngos.org webinar of their choice. Please click here to find out more about our highly regarded … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations’ newly launched Grant & Training Manual on Health and Human Rights

The Open Society Foundations on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture held on June 26 has launched a new grants program as well as a new training manual to address the problem of abuse, torture, and neglect in health facilities, especially to those of ethnic or sexual minorities, disabilities, or certain illnesses. Grants Program: Open Society Foundations have launched the Request for Proposals for "Fighting Torture in Health Care"...[more] Training Manual: … [Read more...]