Searching for Human Rights Donors? Here is a Massive List

As NGOs increase their efforts to address human rights violations, access to sustained funding still remains a challenge. With few donors available, the impact of their work can get reduced to a great extent. In order to assist organizations in finding new donors, we have developed this list of 50 international funders providing grants for human rights projects around the world. If you are a FundsforNGOs Premium Member, you can access ore than 500 such donors listed in our donor database. … [Read more...]

2015 Children’s Prize : $250,000 to Save Children’s Lives

Deadline: 12 June 2015 Do you have a project idea to save the most children under-five? If yes, submit your project idea for 2015 Children’s Prize, the open web-based competition focused on under-five child survival. The 2015 Children’s Prize invites individuals and organizations, across the world to submit the best and most effective project that proposes to save the greatest number of children’s lives. One winner will be awarded the $250,000 prize to directly execute their proposed project, … [Read more...]

Submit Projects to Global Junior Challenge Seventh Edition

Deadline: 31 July 2015 The Fondazione Mondo Digitale invites projects for the Global Junior Challenge Seventh Edition, an international competition rewarding the most innovative projects for the Education of 21st century and the Social Inclusion. The aim of the Global Junior Challenge is to encourage young generations and their teachers to use of the new technologies, exchange experiences and emulate successful initiatives. The Global Junior Challenge is a unique opportunity for teachers and … [Read more...]

Peace Projects 2016 Open for Non-Profits around the world

Deadline: 30 September 2015The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) invites non-profit organizations around the world to submit proposals for innovative conflict resolution and peacebuilding projects focused on preventing, managing and/or resolving violent conflict and promoting peacebuilding, reconciliation and dialogue in communities experiencing conflict. creative and innovative projects that aim to prevent and respond to conflicts around the world; promote peaceful coexistence through … [Read more...]

International Climate Initiative 2016 Grant Call

Deadline: 1 June 2015The International Climate Initiative 2016 Grant Call is open for project outline submission. The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) in Germany within the context of the International Climate Initiative (IKI) invites project outline from a broad range of participants from Germany and abroad for 2016 grant opportunity. Funding will be granted to activities in the fields of policy advice, capacity building, technology … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Trust Women Hero Award

Deadline: 26 June 2015 The Thomson Reuters Trust Women invites nominations of exceptional individuals who have raised awareness and provided real solutions to the challenges faced by women worldwide for the Trust Women Hero Award. The award will be presented at an evening ceremony during the Trust Women Conference, 17-18 November in London. Awardees receive a cash prize of $5,000. Their accommodation and travel to and from London will be reimbursed. Eligibility Criteria Nominees can be … [Read more...]

Trust Women Scholarships Program to Participate in the Conference (17-18 November) 2015 in London

Deadline: 26 June 2015 The Trust Women is currently accepting scholarship applications from individuals working in the areas of women’s rights, education, human trafficking and modern-day slavery to participate in the Conference (17-18 November) 2015 in London, United Kingdom. Up to 50 scholarships will be awarded to applicants from diverse disciplines that will bring unique perspectives and help forge tangible commitments at Trust Women. The Scholarship Program offers access to an influential … [Read more...]

MMMF Academic Grants in South Africa for Developing Countries’ Women

Deadline: 30 August 2015 The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund MMMF Academic Grants in South Africa are open for women from developing countries who are currently enrolled at select Universities in South Africa. Candidates can be the current students of University of Witwatersrand, University of Stellenbosch, University of Pretoria and University of Cape Town. Eligibility Criteria Demonstrate a commitment to working to empower women and children in developing countries. Demonstrate … [Read more...]

Daniel Pearl Journalism Fellowship : An Opportunity to work in US Newsrooms

Deadline: 1 August 2015 The Daniel Pearl Journalism Fellowship is open for applications to mid-career journalists from the Middle East and South Asia belonging to Muslim majority countries. This is an opportunity for the journalists to spend nearly six months working at mainstream U.S. newsrooms, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal. The primary objective of the fellowship program is to provide the fellow with experience in reporting, writing, editing, … [Read more...]

Tech4Governance Pitching Competition: A chance to win up to £40,000

Deadline: 17 May 2015 Making All Voices Count Grand Challenge invites non-profits, for-profits, education establishments, NGOs, individuals, companies, and government actors with innovative ideas that contribute to improved service delivery or electoral processes in Ghana to apply by 17 May 2015 to pitch their idea at Tech4Governance Pitching Competition. The Pitching competition will take place on 30 May 2015 at the New Media Hub in Accra, Ghana. Up to 10 innovators will be selected to pitch, … [Read more...]

NGO of the Month: WageIndicator Foundation

Welcome to our popular feature section, NGO of the Month! The world strives to be a better place with the continious effort of individuals and organizations working on varied issues of concern. We are determined to feature the organizations putting their continuous effort for the betterment of the world. This is a recognition to you people who are committed to invest time, knowledge and effort for the prosperity of community and people; we hope this will inspire the world to join your mission of … [Read more...]

All Bar None 2015 Scholarships to participate in One Young World Summit (18-21 November) 2015

Deadline: 1 July 2015 All Bar None 2015 invites young leaders between 18-30 years of age with a passion for global issues and a track record of making a significant impact in their community, country or organization to be part of 2015 One Young World delegation at the One Young World Summit taking place in Bangkok from 18-21 November 2015. All Bar None is an initiative designed to ensure that outstanding young people from every country in the world are represented at the One Young World Summit … [Read more...]

Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2015 for Overseas and Domestic Projects

Deadline: 3 June 2015 The Toyota Global invites non-profit organizations in and outside Japan to apply for Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2015. Organizations can apply for any of the three types of funding opportunities according to the relevancy of project implementation site(s) and whether or not they have received grants from the Toyota before. Non-profit organizations that promote projects to foster individuals seeking solutions of environmental issues and to contribute to … [Read more...]

Pro Journo flagship program on Obsession Journalism and Conference Reporting

Deadline: 15 May 2015 Here is a chance for journalists to participate in a Pro Journo flagship program on obsession journalism and conference reporting with a focus on heterodox economics and the environment at the World Resources Forum 2015 in Davos, Switzerland. This program comprises of a virtual training program from June until September 2015 and will finish with an onsite conference reporting program from the 9th until 16th of October 2015 in Davos, Switzerland. Your writing from the … [Read more...]

Take forward your Fundraising Mission: Apply to GlobalGiving Today

Deadline: 24 April 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...]

Young Innovators Challenge 2015: Entrepreneurship Challenge

Deadline: 30 April 2015 Young Innovators Competition 2015 : Entrepreneurship Challenge is accepting entries till the end of this month. The ITU Telecom World invites young social entrepreneurs between 18-30 years, from anywhere in the world, who are using innovative ICT-based ideas to encourage entrepreneurship in local communities to participate in the Challenge. Two winners will be invited to join ITU Telecom World 2015 in Budapest, Hungary, 12-25 October 2015 to pitch their ideas, … [Read more...]

Skoll Foundation

The Skoll Foundation presents the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship each year to a select group of social entrepreneurs whose proven innovations are disrupting an unjust and unsustainable status quo and have demonstrated impact on solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. Since 1999, the Skoll Foundation has invested approximately $499 million worldwide, including the Skoll Award to 111 social entrepreneurs and 91 organizations on five continents. Thematic … [Read more...]

Nike Foundation

Nike Foundation invests on adolescent girls. Nike foundation has a movement titled 'Girl Effect'. The Nike Foundation’s own investments have directly helped more than 500,000 girls around the world to fulfill their potential, providing grants to more than 100 organizations in more than 80 countries over nine years. Projects included Girls in Nigeria can stay in school; girls in India help claim equal rights to inherit and own land; and girls across Rwanda receiving critical health information … [Read more...]

Oak Foundation

Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. Since its establishment in 1983, Oak Foundation has made over 3,000 grants to not-for-profit organizations across the globe. The foundation’s grant making focuses on global women’s issues, particularly in the Issues Affecting Women Program. Thematic areas: Issues Affection Women Program Movement building Ending … [Read more...]

Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide. The foundation promotes collaboration among the nonprofit, government and business sector and ensures participation by men and women from diverse communities and all levels of society. The foundation works mainly by making grants or loans that build knowledge and strengthen organizations and networks. Thematic areas Democratic and accountable government Economic … [Read more...]