Disability Rights Fund: Grants for Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs)

Deadline: Ongoing The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) seeks to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at country level. The 2016 “CRPD: Accessing the Right to Development” grant cycle consists of two grantmaking rounds: Round 1: As part of the first grantmaking round, Letter of Interest (LoI) process is open for Indonesia. The deadline for LoIs from Indonesia … [Read more...]

Nippon Foundation’s Overseas Grants for NGOs/NPOs Working to Improve the Basic Human Needs

Deadline: Ongoing The Nippon Foundation accepts grant application from Japan as well as overseas non-profit organizations based outside Japan. Applications for overseas cooperative assistance are open throughout the year. There is no upper limit to the amount of grant funding. Funding is determined on a project-by-project basis. The Foundation generally accepts multiple-year project proposals spanning a period of less than five years, but they must undergo screening every year. Funding … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation’s Mental Health initiative Grant Programme- Promoting Social Inclusion of Adults with Psychosocial Disabilities

Deadline: Ongoing The Mental Health Initiative—part of the Open Society Public Health Program—provides grants to projects that stimulate the reform of national health, social welfare, and employment policies. The initiative also provides technical assistance and training in substantive areas to its grantees. Many grantees provide quality, community-based services, demonstrating that people with intellectual and/or psychosocial disabilities can live in their communities when they receive support … [Read more...]

The Global Innovation Fund: Give your Innovative Solution benefiting Vulnerable Groups around the World!

Deadline: Ongoing The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) is currently accepting applications from social enterprises, for-profit companies, non-profit organisations, government agencies, international organisations, and researchers in any country to apply for funding. GIF welcomes applicants to propose innovative, cost-effective solutions that address any major development challenge in any country (or in multiple countries) in the developing world. The Global Innovation Fund invests in social … [Read more...]

FHR-Socio-Economic Justice for All Programme to Combat Inequality & Poverty in South Africa

Deadline: 25 March 2016 The Foundation for Human Rights in partnership with the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD), is currently accepting proposals for its newly launched programme- Amarightza also known as ‘Socio-Economic Justice for All-(SEJA). The main objectives of the AMARIGHTZA SEJA programme are to contribute towards the promotion, protection and realisation of socio economic rights. Being funded by the European Union under Sector Budget Support, the … [Read more...]

National Institute of Health-Pregnancy in Women with Disabilities: Research Grants of $275,000 for two Years

Deadline: 16 January 2016 This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages exploratory/developmental research grant applications to investigate the incidence, course, and outcomes of pregnancy among women with disabilities.  Applicants are encouraged to include women with disabilities and members of the community in the design and conduct of their research. Women with disabilities are at increased risk for mood and anxiety disorders, chronic stress, domestic violence, and substance use. … [Read more...]

The Australia Council for the Arts: Artists with Disability Funding

Deadline: 2 February 2016 The Australia Council for the Arts is inviting applicants for its Artists with Disability funding program with a motive to provide support to  artists and groups who identify with disability. The Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body that invest in artistic excellence through support for all facets of the creative process and is committed to the arts being more accessible to all Australians. Individuals and … [Read more...]

The Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity: Be a Part of one of the most Diverse Gatherings in the World

Deadline: 17 December 2015 Applications are open for the Pacific Rim International conference that is considered as one of the most ‘diverse gatherings’ in the world, encourages and respects voices from “diverse” perspective across numerous areas. In 2016, new topic areas will promote thoughtful discussion and suggest new ways to integrate education, technology, advocacy, activism and interdisciplinary research. Focus Areas The Conference focuses on: voices from persons representing … [Read more...]

National Arts Council: Arts Projects and International Bursaries

Deadline: 11 December 2015 The National Arts Council of South Africa is inviting individuals and registered arts organizations in the disciplines of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, craft, literature and multi-discipline to submit their applications for project funding. The council has also opened the invitation for arts organizations and individuals that support the involvement of women, youth and people living with disabilities. Eligibility Criteria Arts Bursaries for individual … [Read more...]

ABILIS Foundation Grants: Seeking Projects Initiated by Disabled Persons!

Deadline: Ongoing The ABILIS Foundation supports organizations that include persons with disabilities in their leadership. It supports organizations of people with mobility, visual, hearing or any other type of disability and also those organizations that are run by parents of children with disabilities. ABILIS Foundation gives small grants ranging from 500 to 10.000 Euros to projects initiated by disabled persons. ABILIS Foundation judges the applications according to the involvement of … [Read more...]