Biocon Foundation – Grant in Aid Program for NGOs/Societies/Trusts working on Various Social Issues in India

Biocon Foundation is proactively seeking partnerships with organizations with a similar vision to deliver sustainable and impactful programs on the field. We plan to reach out to wider geographies in the domain of Healthcare, Education and Rural Development and issues pertaining to Water & Sanitation, Safety and Women Empowerment, Art & Culture. The foundation looks forward for this meaningful engagement that will take us to greater heights and co create a meaningful … [Read more...]

Applications are Now Open for Commonwealth Foundation Grants of Up to £30,000 for Sustainable Development in Commonwealth Countries

Deadline: 5 January 2016 The Commonwealth Foundation awards annual grants for sustainable development projects that contribute to effective, responsive and accountable governance with civil society participation. The grants are open to civil society organisations (CSOs) working in Commonwealth Foundation eligible member countries. (List mentioned below). The Commonwealth Foundation’s mission is to develop the capacity of civil society to act together and learn from each other to engage with … [Read more...]

Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s ‘India Open Grants Fund’ to NGOs Supporting Vulnerable Communities in India

Applications can be made anytime The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is an UK-based grant making organization supporting overseas NGOs, especially in India and the UK, and provides funding to local NGOs working with disadvantaged communities, helping them access basic services. Grants are generally given to NGOs who find difficult to raise funds from other sources. This Fund seeks to meet our strategic aim to enable vulnerable communities living in priority geographical areas to improve their … [Read more...]

The Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Robert Key Memorial Fund: NGOs to apply anytime for Grants of up to £10,000!

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) accepts grant applications for its different kinds of grant programs. One of them is Robert Key Memorial Fund. The applications for these grants  can be accepted anytime with no specific deadline. The foundation seeks to fund frontline programmes that help to alleviate the pain – whether physical, emotional or financial – of those living with, affected by or at risk of HIV/AIDS, and to continue the fight against this worldwide pandemic so that no one is left … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation- Grand Challenges Explorations Round 16: Submit your Innovative Health Ideas for Funds of up to US$100,000

Deadline: 11 November 2015 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is currently accepting ideas/proposals for its Grand Challenges Explorations Round 16 in different topics. Anyone from any country and in any discipline, from student to tenured professor, and from any organization – colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies can submit their ideas for the challenge. The Grand Challenges Explorations is an … [Read more...]

Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Burmese and Other Urban Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand and Malaysia

Deadline: 23 October 2015 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) funding program inviting NGO programs benefiting Burmese and Other urban refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand and Malaysia. Proposed activities should primarily support Burmese and other refugees and asylum seekers, including Rohingya, in Thailand and Malaysia. Because of PRM mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and victims of … [Read more...]

Apply to GlobalGiving 2015 Challenge : NGOs Around the World can Raise Money to Improve their Communities

Deadline: 24 October 2015 GlobalGiving is an online fundraising platform that gives social entrepreneurs and nonprofits from anywhere in the world a chance to raise the money they need to improve their communities. It offers a secure and trusted platform to receive donations; connects you with new individual and corporate donors around the world; and provides non-profits with the tools, trainings, and resources they need to upgrade their fundraising. Non-profits and Social Entrepreneurs will … [Read more...]

Nippon Foundation Grants to International NGOs Working Towards Human Development

Open throughout the year The Nippon Foundation is a grant-making organization providing aid to projects that fall under one of the following four major categories namely public welfare in Japan voluntary programs in Japan maritime and ship-related projects overseas cooperative assistance Applications are open throughout the year. International NGOs can apply for the grants under last category by Nippon Foundation for Human development and Basic Human needs. There is no upper … [Read more...]

Graham Foundation Grants to US & International Organisations

Deadline: 8 January 2016 For organizations, the Graham foundation’s priorities are to: Assist with the production and presentation of significant programs about architecture and the designed environment in order to promote dialogue, raise awareness, and develop new and wider audiences. Support them in their effort to take risks in programming and create opportunities for experimentation. Recognize the vital role they play in providing individuals with a public forum in which to … [Read more...]

Where to look for Grants for Peace and Democracy Projects?

As conflicts increase and threaten the foundations of peace and democracy, NGOs in many countries find it challenging to identify grants that can help them address this issue. Communities in developing countries need to be engaged, their awareness has to be enhanced and their participation in policy decisions should be ensured. NGOs play a prominent role in achieving these goals and sustainable funding is important for continued work. We have developed a list of 20 such grantmaking foundations … [Read more...]