CFH Foundation: Round 2 Grants of US$25,000 for NGOs in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 July 2016

The Conservation, Food and Health (CFH) Foundation is accepting concept notes for its second round grants from non-profit organizations in the developing countries that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem in the field.

Focus Areas

  • Conservation: Conservation grants help improve ecological and environmental conditions in the developing world. The foundation supports field research and related research activities, training, and technical assistance efforts that:
    • help conserve viable ecosystems and protect biological diversity in developing countries
    • train local leaders in conservation and protection of resources, with an emphasis on technical and scientific training
  • Food: Food grants support focused efforts to improve access to food for consumption in developing countries. Areas of interest include projects that:
    • promote or develop specific sustainable agriculture practices with potential to advance science and practice in other countries
    • explore and refine innovative education and training interventions for small scale food producers and farmers
    • advance new approaches to control pests and diseases affecting important food crops of developing countries
  • Health: The foundation supports public health programs that are preventive rather than curative in nature. It supports research, technical assistance, and training projects that:
    • improve public health through community-based efforts that address health promotion, disease prevention, family planning, and reproductive health
    • increase the understanding and treatment of tropical diseases

Grant Information

The average grant is approximately $20,000. Grants exceeding $25,000 are rarely awarded.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The foundation’s geographic focus is the developing world.
  • The foundation will support: Non-governmental organizations (NGO), Nonprofit organizations, Civil society organizations, Community-based organizations, Colleges, universities and academic institutions.
  • The foundation does not support businesses, government agencies, humanitarian relief organizations other foundations or churches.

How to Apply

  • The application process consists of two phases:
  • Applicants must first submit a concept note and the selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposals.

For more information, please visit CFH Grants.


  1. Rugus G. Lopez says:

    How can apply for fund

    Rugus G. Lopez

    • Reena Pandey says:

      Hi Rugus G. Lopez,

      Please review the eligibility criteria carefully and proceed with application by visiting the link provided in the last line at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!