1. Building Trust In all aspects of grant management, problems can be avoided with clear and regular communications with grants officers. Put everything in writing! 2. Observe project start and end dates for spending Don’t make payments or enter into commitments before the agreed contract start date. All invoices must be dated between the official start and end dates. It is OK to spend right up to the of the end of contract date as long as the invoice is dated before the end of the project as … [Read more...] about 10 Top Tips for Grant Management
Are you and your NGO aiming to raise funds from European Foundations? Understand everything you need to know about how to access the billions of dollars of grants released by Foundations in Europe every year with our online training webinar. Learn more and register today by clicking here. Following up on our previous coverage of ten of the best charitable foundations based in the US, we present to you our guide to the top ten European Foundations. The entries are ranked based on the size of … [Read more...] about Top Ten Wealthiest European Foundations
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FundsforNGOs.org introduces the latest in its “Get to know a Funder” series with a guide to one of the biggest Foundation’s in Asia, The Asia Foundation. The Asia Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization professing a commitment to the "development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region." The Foundation supports Asian initiatives to improve governance, law, and civil society; women’s empowerment; economic reform and development; sustainable development … [Read more...] about The Asia Foundation: Improving Lives, Expanding Opportunities
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Anyone who has worked on the financial side of a non profit organisation will be familiar with the debate around exactly how much money, if any, should be kept in reserve. Resources donated to your organisation were intended to support a cause not to sit in a bank account, yet nonprofits just like any other company need financial reserves for cash flow and emergencies. Every organisation is unique, but to help you answer this question we have created a quick guide on how best to manage your … [Read more...] about The Great Debate: Non-Profits and Financial Reserves
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Government Grants are rarely available to individuals. To be eligible you will most likely need to be a registered non profit organisation in your area. Each grant making body will have its own set off rules that you should read as a priority and before making any other arrangements to apply for funding. Research funding opportunities in full. Many government grants will be backed up by significant documentation detailing the regulations of who and want they are able to support. It is vital … [Read more...] about 11 Things to Consider Before Applying for Government Funding
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We often receive requests at FundsforNGOs to support individuals, families or groups who are in need. It is a common problem around the world that cannot be solved by forming an organisation and applying for foreign grants. In these situations are more urgent and local solution needs to be found. People and families can fall into hardship for all kinds of reasons. From a poor harvest to having to pay medical bills, to an accident to natural disaster, life can cause serious problems for people … [Read more...] about How to Raise Money for an Individual or Family in Need
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This guide provides information on three of the leading donors to children's projects around the world. If you’re an NGO looking for new funding to support young people in your country, this guide is for you. We’ll discuss some of the some of the biggest donors in the field and how your organisation can apply for support. The EDF Foundation The EDF Foundations supports positive initiatives that have been proposed by NGOs and civil society around the world. The Foundation seeks to address a … [Read more...] about Three Grantmaking Foundations that Fund Children’s Projects Around the World
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Deadline- 15 March 2012. Countries/Region- All countries GBIF enables free and open access to biodiversity data online. Informatics activities of the Secretariat focus on developing a full suite of information technology infrastructure, architecture, services and tools to serve a fully functional network of participants. This is an international government-initiated and funded initiative focused on making biodiversity data available to all and anyone, for scientific research, conservation and … [Read more...] about Call for Proposal 2012-Young Researchers Award-Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
According to an analysis conducted in 2005 by Orozco in the article, ‘Sending Money Home: Can Remittances Reduce Poverty?’ , it was estimated that the flow of cash through remittances had far exceeded the entire amount of money spent on aid and development across the world. In 2006, the International Fund for Agriculture and Development (IFAD) in partnership with the European Commission (EC) piloted the project where remittances were identified as sustainable resources for making investments in … [Read more...] about Remittances, Development and NGO Sustainability
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PAGE 1Next PageIn the year, 1997 at a small urban slum in the Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh in India, a likely encounter led to an unlikely idea. The encounter was between Ms. Padmaja Reddy, an NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) employee and a rag picker, who had discussions about the poor availability of cash with the latter, and the idea that struck during the course of this meeting was the provision of small credits to the poor slum dwellers, which could bring about a sustainable change … [Read more...] about Creative Credits for the Poor: India’s Microfinance Movement