CDC: Inviting Applicants for Building Public Health Capacity for Drought Response Program

Deadline: 9 June 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking applications from eligible entities for funding a program entitled "Building Public Health Capacity for Drought Response" with an aim to improve drought preparedness and resiliency among private citizens and to subsequently reduce drought-related morbidity and mortality. This will be done by identifying and qualifying current and potential health effects of drought in the awardees’ region and identifying the … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and the Stabilisation Unit (SU) are seeking applications for its Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme (HEROS). It is envisaged that the programme will run for up to 5 years subject to supplier performance and on-going need. Program Objectives The programme consists of the following objectives: Humanitarian emergency response management Humanitarian planning, preparedness … [Read more...]

European Commission: Upgrading Civil Defence Preparedness & Disaster Risk Reduction in Albania

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Upgrading civil defence preparedness and disaster risk reduction in Albania" to increase floods resilience with better early warning systems and disaster prevention mechanisms. The objective of this call for proposals is to increase the capacity of the Albanian General Directorate for Civil Emergencies to prevent and respond to disaster … [Read more...]

World Bank announces GPFD Call for Proposals

Deadline: 24 January 2016 World Bank’s Global Program on Forced Displacement (GPFD) has issued a call for ideas to improve development response for refugees and internally displaced persons. Proposals are currently being accepted innovative and transformational ideas that can improve the development response to forced displacement. Innovative ideas may include analytical work, use of new technologies, or development projects. Many such ideas are often at the inception stage, requiring further … [Read more...]

Global Disaster Preparedness Center Requests Proposals for Comparative Review of The Pillowcase Project Addressing Child-centered Disaster Risk Reduction

Deadline: 2 December 2015 The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) is currently implementing an international pilot of The Pillowcase Project, a youth preparedness program designed and used by American Red Cross domestic chapters.  The curriculum aims to empower children with the confidence and skill-set to take appropriate actions in reducing the potential impact of disaster. The GDPC is looking to collaborate with research partners in a ‘Comparative Review of The Pillowcase Project.’  … [Read more...]

Oxfam Humanitarian Evidence Programme Call for Proposals

Deadline: 19 November 2015 Oxfam-UK is accepting proposals from researchers around the world for its third round of call for proposals to conduct evidence syntheses on the topics of market support interventions and pastoralist livelihoods in humanitarian crises. The Humanitarian Evidence Programme is currently accepting proposals to conduct the review listed below: What is the impact of different market support interventions on household food security in humanitarian crises? What is the … [Read more...]

USDA – Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program 2016 for US

Deadline: 23 November 2015 The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council seeks innovative grant proposals for Cost-Share Grant program to develop, study, and collaborate 10 year action plan. This Request for Proposals is to address the following priority issues: Analysis and Solutions for Development and Redevelopment Impacts on Urban and Community Forests Building Human Health Through Urban and Community Forestry Climate Change and Its Impact on Trees and Water Focus … [Read more...]

Call for proposals: ESCAP Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness

Deadline: 31 October 2015 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Trust Fund is is calling for  project proposals to build and enhance tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness capacities, particularly in end-to-end early warning for coastal hazards. The objective of the ESCAP Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness in Indian Ocean and Southeast Asian Countries is to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach to resource mobilization for … [Read more...]

EU Aid Volunteers Initiative Call for Proposals

Deadline: 30 October 2015 The European Commission's first-ever call for proposals for deployment of humanitarian volunteers under its EU Aid Volunteers initiative. Through the new call, around 350 junior and senior professionals are expected to be deployed to disaster-affected countries in support of needs-based humanitarian action. The volunteers will work in the areas of resilience-building and disaster management in vulnerable, fragile or disaster-affected countries and forgotten crises. … [Read more...]

The United Nations Sasakawa Award: Recognizing Excellence in reducing Disaster Risk for a Safer World

2016 Award Nominations are yet to be announced Nominations of individuals or organizations that are visionary and able to anticipate future needs are being accepted for the United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction, under the theme ‘Shaping the Future.’ Awards $50,000 to Laureate Certificate of Distinction Certificate of Merit The prize will be awarded at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction to be held in Sendai, Japan from 14-18 March … [Read more...]

Submit Projects for Risk Award of €100,000: Increasing People’s Resilience to Risks and Disasters

2016 Applications are yet to open The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), Global Risk Forum Davos (GRF) and Munich Re Foundation (MRF) jointly invite individuals, teams or institutions from all different sectors, including governmental bodies for Risk Award up to €100,000 to increase people’s resilience to risks and disasters, especially in developing countries. The award may concentrate on population development, water as a resource, and other risk. Ideas involving the … [Read more...]

The JTI Foundation: Supporting Disaster Management Programs around the World

The JTI Foundation (Stiftung JT International) is a charitable organization registered under Swiss law and financially endowed by JT International SA. Since its inception in 2001, the JTI Foundation has cooperated closely with institutions involved in disaster relief, and helped to fund emergency operations across the globe. The JTI Foundation is a member of the Association of Swiss Grantmaking Foundations (Swiss Foundations). The Foundation helps people who have been struck by disasters, and … [Read more...]

The GE Foundation Supporting Humanitarian Issues around the Globe

The GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of General Electric Company, invests in initiatives that work to solve some of the world’s most difficult problems. The Foundation focuses on education, health, environment, public policy, human rights, disaster relief and community success around the globe. The GE Foundation also supports employees and retirees engaging in their communities through its Matching Gifts program and United Way campaigns. The Foundation aims to solve some of the … [Read more...]

NGOs invited to apply for ESCAP Trust Fund Call for Proposals

Deadline: 30 September 2015 The ESCAP Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness is inviting NGOs, governments, intergovernmental-agencies, UN agencies, academic institutions and others to apply for funding to build and enhance tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness capacities, particularly in end-to-end early warning for coastal hazards. The 2013-2016 strategy of Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness has three main pillars: Regional … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course Integrating Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Management (DRM) to Promote Resilience (28 March 2016 to 8 April 2016)

Deadline: 15 February 2016 Wageningen UR Center for Development Innovation (CDI) will conduct short term course on "Managing Risk in the face of climate change" from 28 March 2016 to 8 April 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. This course is organised in cooperation with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre. Managers, policy makers, specialists and researchers who are professionally involved in the management of risks and hazards and climate change who work in public and civic society sectors, for … [Read more...]

Caribbean Development Bank’s Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund

Deadline: 7 August 2015 The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is announcing its third call for concept notes for the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund (CDRRF) with a purpose of providing grants to communities across the Caribbean to support the costs of undertaking projects to strengthen the population’s ability to react to and reduce the risk of exposure to natural hazards. The Community Disaster Risk Reduction (CDRR) Fund finances projects which reduce the risks of natural disasters and … [Read more...]

IIED announces Call for Proposals – the gender dimensions of urban climate change resilience

Deadline: 20 July 2015 The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is inviting proposals (PDF) for original research projects which contribute to an improved understanding of the gender dimensions of urban climate resilience in Asia. The funding is available for research institutions and individual researchers based in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam to undertake policy-relevant research in a city or cities that have initiated planning or programmes for climate change … [Read more...]

USAID: Developing Next Generation of Humanitarian Leaders

Deadline: 3 August 2015 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/OFDA’s Humanitarian Policy and Global Engagement Division (HPGE) is seeking applications from humanitarian stakeholders to contribute in the growth and development of the next generation of humanitarian leaders in the field of humanitarian assistance. Funding Information USAID will provide up to US $4 million approximately to support the program. Objective The objective of the program is to broaden … [Read more...]

Vodafone Foundation Uses Mobile Communication Technologies to Enhance People’s Quality of Life

The Vodafone Foundation received recognition from the Charity Commission for England and Wales on 4 December 2001. Globally, the Foundation makes social investments by funding projects which support health, education, accessibility and disaster relief and preparedness through the use of mobile technology. The objective is to utilize innovative mobile technology in mobilizing social change and improving people’s lives. Programs Vodafone Instant Network Programme – The Vodafone Foundation … [Read more...]

Tearfund Works to Eliminate Poverty

The Tearfund was founded as The Evangelical Alliance Relief Fund in 1968.Tearfund is a Christian organisation.The aim is to help the people in the world who are in the greatest need, regardless of race, religion, gender or nationality. Major Working Areas The Greatest Need - poor communities, marginalised groups, vulnerable adults, children. Lasting Local Change - local church, whole person, community empowerment gender and relationships, education. Global Issues - conflict, … [Read more...]