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Grants and Resources for NGOs in 2013

A list of grants and resources for the year 2013

Christoffel-Blindenmission (CBM) International

The Christoffel-Blindenmission (CBM) founded in 1908 with the mission to support people without sight, regardless of nationality, gender or religion now supports organizations and projects on different disability intervention sectors including hearing, orthopedic work, Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR), Community Mental Health and low vision, amongst other areas. The support includes health, rehabilitation, advocacy and empowerment, education […]

Mama Cash

Each year, Mama Cash supports about 100 courageous groups, organizations, networks and women’s funds that are  led by women, girls and trans people. The supported projects focus on injustices that would otherwise go unnoticed, that need to be challenged and that demand courage and vision to change. They build upon strategic opportunities to bring about […]

IKEA Foundation

IKEA Foundation funds programs run by large and small organizations around the world. One of the funding areas of IKEA is women empowerment. IKEA believes that women can be the most important catalysts for change in their children’s lives. By empowering women-through education, skills training, improved healthcare, or providing a loan to set up a […]

A Comprehensive Guide for NGOs Working with Gender-Based Violence

By Janou Hooykaas Introduction Gender-based violence (GBV) can be defined as any act that causes physical, sexual or emotional harm and reinforces gender inequality. Women are disproportionately affected by GBV (although it applies to men and boys, as well), yet women’s rights issues remain hugely underfunded with the majority of aid still reaching males. GBV […]

Prospecting and Cultivation: A Fundraising Primer


“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Hockey great Wayne Gretzky Growing your fundraising program — or getting one started — can feel like an overwhelming responsibility. The philanthropic landscape is extremely competitive; the prospect of identifying and soliciting prospective donors can seem cumbersome and intimidating. But the opportunity is out there, […]