The World AIDS Day is being celebrated on 1st December every year and the theme for the World AIDS Day 2015 is "Getting to Zero". The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease. Leading a sympathetic hand towards people suffering with HIV and making people more aware of the precautions to be taken in order to prevent HIV/AIDS, many organizations worldwide are putting their efforts to achieve … [Read more...] about World AIDS Day: A List of Open Grant Opportunities to address HIV and AIDS Issues
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NGOs around the world may have preconceived ideas about what makes donors tick. Debunking some of the myths can help NGOs understand and build a great working relationship with donors. It will also advance your fundraising, as understanding what donors want is an important first step in fundraising success. They need you Large donors typically have a specific problem they want to solve. Donors themselves are not implementing agencies so they need to find, work with, and fund NGOs who do the on … [Read more...] about Seven Things Donors Don’t Tell You
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Donors that have funding to give to NGOs need to spend time and effort to attract highly effective NGOs. FundsforNGOs provides donors a free and easy way to communicate a funding opportunity to millions of NGOs around the world. What are some of the best ways to ensure that you receive excellent applications while minimizing the burden on NGOs applying for funding? The following guide offers some suggestions. Publish your funding opportunity on fundsforNGOs.org If you are a donor agency … [Read more...] about 9 Tips for Donors to Find Great NGOs
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To emphasize on food security and eradication of poverty, the United Nations has marked 16 October as the "World Food Day" and 17 October as the "International Day for the Eradication of Poverty". The World Food Day is celebrated to honor the inception of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) which was an effot of 42 countries and was marked as an important step forward in man's perpetual struggle against hunger and malnutrition. The International Day for the … [Read more...] about Latest Grant Opportunities in the area of Food Security and Eradication of Poverty
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21 September is celebrated as International Day of Peace and the theme of the 2015 International Day of Peace is "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All" From history and to date, war and peace have been in focus always. The concern of the humankind for peace can be assessed by taking into account the fact that all religions, all religious scriptures and several religious ceremonies are committed to the cause of peace and all these advocate an elimination of war. Being a part of a diverse … [Read more...] about International Day of Peace: List of Open/Upcoming Opportunities by Foundations Promoting Peace Worldwide!
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September 15 is celebrated as the International Day of Democracy every year and the United Nations has declared 'Space for Civil Society' as the theme for the 2015 International Democracy Day. As civil society is under attack in many different countries around the world, the space for NGOs to operate freely is shrinking at a faster rate. This year's International Democracy Day is to remind "Governments everywhere that the hallmark of successful and stable democracies is the presence of a strong … [Read more...] about International Day of Democracy! Various Open Grants for Projects Addressing Democracy Issues Worldwide
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Deadline: Various Applications are invited from professionals in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America-Caribbean regions for United Nations Regional Courses in International Law! The Regional Courses are intended to enable qualified professionals, in particular government officials and teachers of international law from developing countries and countries with emerging economies, to deepen their knowledge of international law and of the legal work of the United Nations and its associated … [Read more...] about United Nations Regional Courses in International Law (fully funded): Professionals from Africa, Asia & Latin America can Apply!
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August 9, 2015 is the International Day of the World's Indigenous People!! This day is a day to recognize and appreciate all indigenous cultures. The United Nations is also holding a variety of events around the globe! This year's theme puts a spotlight on the issue of indigenous peoples' access to health care services, as improving indigenous peoples’ health remains a critical challenge for indigenous peoples. Certain indigenous people are vulnerable to exploitation, marginalization and … [Read more...] about Celebrating International Day of Indigenous Peoples- A List of 12 Foundations Promoting Indigenous Peoples Rights around the World
Take a look at this compilation of recent and open grants available for human rights organizations. AmplifyChange Innovation Grants Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights Open throughout the year The AmplifyChange offers its innovative grants of up to EUR 10,000 to civil society organizations across the world. An Innovation grant is a small grant intended to help smaller community-based groups pursue new approaches and ideas for advocacy at local level, or encourage new CSOs … [Read more...] about A List of Open Calls for Applications for Human Rights Grants Funding
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By Christian Meyer zu Natrup and Dermott McDonald, MzN International Work in the global development sector is becoming ever more results focused. With aid flows now a $135 billion industry, the need to demonstrate impact and success to a skeptical public in developed countries is becoming a real priority. It’s not surprising therefore that donor agencies are increasingly using new approaches and funding strategies, disbursing aid only if outcomes actually improve. Payment by Results — or PBR — … [Read more...] about How to manage a Payment by Results contract