Evergreen Grants: How to apply for funding without worrying about deadlines?

When we identify a funding opportunity and decide to apply for it, the single big factor that will most significantly influence us in the process is its deadline. A deadline that is close enough can be very disappointing. For example, if you come to know of a funding opportunity 3 days prior to its deadline, […] … [Read more...]

How can NGOs apply and get grants from Bilateral Donor Agencies?

Bilateral donor funding refers to the donor country’s Government aid to recipient country in a Government-to-Government or a Government-to-NGO/Civil Society partnership. It is part of the Official Development Assistance (ODA) policies of the member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which are working towards economic progress and trade. They play a […] … [Read more...]

How to undertake strategic planning for your NGO

Someone has rightly said that without a plan, a goal is only a wish. In the context of your NGO also, it holds true. Despite having a mission and a vision, an organization might be going on a path to nowhere, as these are very broad statements, and do not provide a clear direction, or […] … [Read more...]

How to establish Effective Governance in Your NGO

The term ‘governance’ comes from Greek verb κυβερνάω [kubernáo], meaning ‘to steer’. Every institution, be it public, private, or third sector, needs governance to function. There are formalized forms of governance, and the most formalized one is the ‘government’. NGOs also need good governance for effective functioning, growth and sustainability. The principles of good governance […] … [Read more...]

How to develop a Budget for your Project Proposal?

Developing budgets for your project or for even your organization is one of the most time-consuming tasks. Often we think that a budget is a simple format attached to a project proposal and you need to fill it according to the activities and strategies proposed in the project. However, when you start opening up a […] … [Read more...]

Earth Day Special: Grants and Awards for Environmental Protection

The Earth Day is celebrated each year on 22 April with a mission to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations. The theme for the Earth Day 2016 is “Trees […] … [Read more...]

Twitter for Good: 9 steps for NGOs to get on Twitter

Believe it or not, Twitter is revolutionizing communication as we know it. The freedom and power of 140 characters is taking the social media by storm every day. Daily we come across various things which are ‘trending’ on social media, and Twitter has major role to play there. For NGOs, many are on social media […] … [Read more...]

7 tips for creating successful partnerships with NGOs

This is a time for collaborations, partnerships, scales and thus revolutionizing the social development milieu. Especially in the wake of corporate social responsibility and sustainability concerns finding their ways into corporate strategies across countries and geographies; the state, the private sector and the ‘third’ sector are collaborating across spaces to lead to a better, converging […] … [Read more...]

Open Grants for Women and Girls

The best open grants for women and girls are open for NGOs to apply. UN Trust Fund, Mama Cash and other opportunities to address women's issues. … [Read more...]

World Health Day Special: Visit Some Open Grant Opportunities Worldwide!

World Health Day is celebrated each year on 7th April to disseminate knowledge and awareness about human health. The theme for World Health Day 2016 is "Halt the Rise: Beat Diabetes". The world today is facing several health hazards that are leading to unhealthy lives and fast death rates. According to World Health Organization, the goal of World Health Day 2016 is to scale up prevention, strengthen care and enhance surveillance. World Health Day is acknowledged by various governments and … [Read more...]