Call for Proposals for Bilateral Cooperation Initiatives Cidadania Ativa Programme

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Cidadania Ativa Programme is currently seeking proposals for its Bilateral Cooperation Initiatives, aimed at developing international partnerships that include NGOs from Donor Countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and the European Union. The bilateral cooperation initiatives provided are intended to support activities aimed at enhancing relations between Portuguese NGOs and entities of the Donor States with a view to exchanging international experiences, … [Read more...]

Human Rights Monitoring Institute: Fund for Bilateral Relations under NGO Programme Lithuania

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Human Rights Monitoring Institute is seeking proposals from organisations for Fund for Bilateral Relations within the NGO Programme Lithuania with an aim to strengthen civil society development and enhanced contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development, strengthened bilateral relations between Lithuania and the Donor States. Objectives Thematic focus of the Programme in promotion of democracy and human rights principles Special attention to … [Read more...]

NGO Programme in Slovenia: Apply for the Bilateral Fund!

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Applications are open for the Bilateral Fund under the NGO programme in Slovenia to strengthen civil society development and enhance contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development. Bilateral Funds is to strengthen the bilateral relations between the donor and beneficiary countries and will contribute to strengthen the cooperation between the donor and the beneficiary states in the areas of mutual interest. Objectives The Programme aims … [Read more...]

Bodossaki Foundation: Calling for Bilateral Initiatives for NGOs Fund Programme

Deadline: 29 February 2016 The Bodossaki Foundation, in its capacity as the Fund Operator for the European Economic Area (EEA) Grants NGO Fund Programme in Greece “We are all Citizens”, announces the first call for bilateral initiatives under measure (b) between the project promoters of the Programme and entities from the Donor states (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). This call aims to support the networking, exchange, sharing and transfer of knowledge, technology, experience and best … [Read more...]

The 2015 PEFC Collaboration Fund Competition: Up to 40,000 CHF Project Funding

Deadline: 4 April 2015 The Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) International invites proposals for 2015 PEFC Collaboration Fund Competition. The PEFC Collaboration Fund extends its support to encourage locally relevant advancements in the sustainable management of forests. The PEFC Collaboration Fund seeks to support members and partner organizations in their dedicated efforts to advance sustainable forest management and forest certification around the world. The maximum … [Read more...]

The State of Fundraising for Women and Girls

Fundraising for prospective institutional donors for women and girls’ programs can be an overwhelming process and many NGOs don’t know where to start. We've gathered up the key facts that will guide your fundraising strategy and help to kick-start your projects. If you're looking for the leading donors of women and girl's projects then a great place to start is the Foundation Centre's Research into recent trends in the sector. It includes figures from around the globe as well as details on … [Read more...]

We are all Citizens Bilateral Initiatives Proposals from Greece, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein

Deadline: 28 February 2014 We are all Citizens is accepting proposals for Bilateral Initiatives under Bilateral Fund from non-government organizations in Greece, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. The grant is seed money that refers to the development of project partnerships in view for provision of welfare and basic services to defined target groups increased; and advocacy and watchdog role developed. Organizations in Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein should act as the donor partners on the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Largest Donors of Foreign Aid in the World

In 2012 western countries continued to be the biggest suppliers of Foreign Aid, with the United States providing nearly double the investment than the next largest donor. Rank Country Economic Aid – Donor (Billion $) 1. United States 23.53 2. United Kingdom 12.46 3. Japan 11.19 4. France 10.60 5. Germany 10.44 6. Netherland 5.45 7. United Arab … [Read more...]

Free Mango Guide to Preparing and Implementing Budgets

Every NGO and every project needs to have a budget. A budget describes the money that an organisation plans to raise and spend for a set purpose over a given period of time. "Failing to plan is planning to fail." The budget plays an important role in every stage of NGO work: planning new work, raising funds, implementing activities, monitoring work and evaluation. The programme cycle and the financial cycle go hand in hand. Writing a budget involves answering a number of questions, … [Read more...]

How to identify NGO Funding Opportunities amongst Bilateral Agencies

There are several sources of grant opportunities available for NGOs from government to grantmaking foundations to multilaterals and to bilateral. Bilateral agencies are official aid agencies of developed countries providing financial assistance to NGOs and governmental agencies in developing countries. Although a substantial part of this aid is reserved for governments in developing countries, yet the official policies of many of these bilateral agencies require mandatory allocation of budgets … [Read more...]