It is seldom that a combination of grants is available at the same time from leading international donors and NGOs and that both international and local organizations can apply and participate in one of the most competitive calls for proposals offering substantial amount in funding. In this article, we discuss about 5 such international grants that seek to create an impact at the grassroots-level. FP2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism (No Deadline) The RRM supports projects that amplify … [Read more...] about 5 Latest International Grants that can fund High Impact NGO Projects
This guide offers you some tips that have worked for some organizations and will surely help you to maximize your funding efforts. Most often fundraising efforts of organizations go futile because of improper planning and lack of effective fundraising strategies. No matter how effectual an organization is in implementing field projects, they generally have to struggle when it comes to raising funds. Fundraising forms the most important activity of any NGO to sustain and continue their … [Read more...] about 16 Powerful Tips to Boost your Online and Offline Fundraising Efforts
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As development professionals or fundraisers, we often hear this term ‘resource mobilization’. It is a term for a. collecting resources, and b. mobilizing them or making use of these resources for our cause. An organization may require many resources to function, like financial resource (money), human resource (people), in-kind contributions like equipment, furniture and expertise, apart from many others. It is important for an organization to raise resources on its own, and it might be helpful … [Read more...] about Organizational Preparedness for Resource Mobilization
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In this era of globalization and digitization of everything, methods and ways of fundraising are also transforming from conventional to very innovative and creative ones. A successful fundraiser needs to be dynamic, innovative and creative to get into the swing of fundraising. A dynamic and effective fundraiser is an asset for the organization. If you have a fundraiser in your organization, or you are planning to hire one, it will be worthwhile to ensure s/he has the following attributes. If you … [Read more...] about Seven Qualities of a Successful Fundraiser
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MASHAV Professional courses are offered annually in Israel and abroad that are based on a “train the trainers” approach to institutional and human capacity building. These training programmes are specially designed for individuals and organizations from developing countries for improving their skills and building their capacity in effectively addressing issues, managing projects, advocating for rights and replicating successes in their areas. Such programmes are golden opportunities for NGOs in … [Read more...] about MASHAV’s Upcoming Training Programmes in 2016: International Professionals can Apply via Scholarships!
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The Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10th of December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day. The theme for the 2015 Human Rights Day is "Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always." According to U.N, this year's Human Rights Day is … [Read more...] about 25 Worldwide Open Grant Opportunities on the occasion of Human Rights Day – December 10
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For NGOs to win funding, it is very important to submit a strong application especially because there is huge competition for seeking grants from United Nations Democracy Fund 2016. As a worldwide opportunity, NGOs need to consider some important elements that matter in the application form. Before You Apply: Learning about the United Nations Democracy Fund 2016 The very first step you need to take (even before you begin writing your proposal for funding) is to go the United Nations … [Read more...] about How to Apply for the United Nations Democracy Fund – A Complete Guide to a Successful Application
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As an NGO you might have developed several case studies to document your project results or while conducting research on a particular topic. Along with show casing your organizations work, case studies can also be used to solicit funds from donors. When case studies are used as a fund raising tool they are referred as Case for Support. When approaching a donor for soliciting funds, your case statement forms the most important document. Developing a case for your NGO facilitates in engaging … [Read more...] about How to write a Case for Support for your NGO
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day celebrated each year on 3 December. The day aims to promote an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being. The theme for 2015 is: Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities. The estimated one billion people living with disabilities worldwide face many barriers to inclusion in many key aspects of society. As a result, … [Read more...] about International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Latest Funding Opportunities for NGOs working for Differently-abled People
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Most grants that you seek to raise from donor agencies are for benefiting communities in your project area. But do you also think about grants that could directly benefit you and your organization? There are several donor agencies around the world that consider NGOs and the larger civil society as a great resource to push change. In fact, NGOs are one of the biggest change agents and investing direct resources into them is going to benefit the community as a whole. These donor organizations … [Read more...] about The Best Grants to Strengthen Your Organization and Build Your Networks