NGO Training Fund – Volunteer Benevoles Yukon

Deadline: 29 May 2015 The Volunteer Benevoles Yukon (VGY) in collaboration with the Yukon government is calling eligible organizations to submit applications for the NGO training fund (NGOtf). The Yukon Government provides the funding and VBY administers the training. Non-profit organization can apply for a maximum of $5,000 per project. The NGOtf call for application is generally in May or June each year. The fund is designed to support stand alone workshops or short-term organizational … [Read more...]

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund

The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) was founded in 1969 and has funded over 515 projects in 93 countries, focusing on issues ranging from education and health to economic empowerment and human rights. VGIF provides small grants up to $7,500 USD to grassroots projects that are led by women and that help empower women and girls, in developing countries around the world. VGIF supports organizations that are governed and directed by women; organizations in developing countries, … [Read more...]

Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice

The Lantos Foundation was established to perpetuate Tom Lantos' proud legacy as an ardent champion for human rights by carrying, in his words, "the noble banner of human rights to every corner of the world." The mission is to strengthen the role of human rights in American foreign policy and to be a vital voice standing up for our nation's most important values of decency, dignity, freedom, and justice in every corner of the world. Programs, Grants & Prizes Lantos Human Rights Prize … [Read more...]

Child Health Foundation Provides Small Grants to Save Infants and Children

Child Health Foundation was established in 1985 as a non-profit, public charity [501(c)3] to prevent and treat life-threatening communicable diseases of infants and children in the United States and abroad. Foundation's mission is "to save the greatest number of children's lives at the lowest possible cost." Proposal Detail Child Health Foundation wishes to receive proposals from interested health workers, investigators, or community organizations for innovative research or innovative … [Read more...]

Small Grants: Global GreenGrants Fund

Global GreenGrants supports communities to protect, restore, and transform their environments for a sustainable future. Since 1993, it has made more than $45 million in grants to local groups in 163 countries. Programs Green Grantmaking - The flagship program supports more than 5,300 local projects in 163 countries with Greengrants averaging $4,800. The grants support grassroots solutions to social and environmental challenges such as climate change, biodiversity conservation, freshwater, … [Read more...]

Small Grants by Humanitarian Innovation Fund to Develop New Technologies

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) was launched in 2010 and is a landmark grant-making fund to support organizations working in countries and regions facing humanitarian challenges, such as Haiti, Pakistan and East Africa, to develop, test and share new technologies, products and processes that will make humanitarian aid more effective and cost-efficient in the future. The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organizations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and … [Read more...]

Nike Foundation

Nike Foundation invests on adolescent girls. Nike foundation has a movement titled 'Girl Effect'. The Nike Foundation’s own investments have directly helped more than 500,000 girls around the world to fulfill their potential, providing grants to more than 100 organizations in more than 80 countries over nine years. Projects included Girls in Nigeria can stay in school; girls in India help claim equal rights to inherit and own land; and girls across Rwanda receiving critical health information … [Read more...]

Segal Family Foundation

Segal Family Foundation grants its philanthropic focus to Sub Saharan Africa and community-based organizations that have the localized knowledge needed to create sustainable change in their communities. The foundation supports African-led, grassroots non-governmental organizations building healthy, productive and empathetic youth. First-time grants to prioritized themes typically range from $10,000-$40,000. Thematic areas Productive youth Adolescent sexual and reproductive … [Read more...]

Foundation for a Just Society (FJS)

Foundation for a Just Society was founded by a group of women committed to advancing the human rights of women, girls, and LGBTI people. Through direct grant making, capacity building, strategic communications, and leadership in philanthropy, FJS strengthens the infrastructure of movements that advance the human rights of women, girls, and LGBTI people globally. Grants are typically for one to three years, and range in size from $25,000-$250,000 per year. Thematic areas Human rights of … [Read more...]

A List of 20 Foundations Supporting Women in Nigeria

Women and girls throughout the world continue to experience violence, discrimination, inequality, and poverty. In Nigeria, patriarchal structures and gender inequalities are deeply rooted. Nigerian women face challenges when acquiring formal education, full participation in political and economic life, and are exposed to increasing rates of violence such as prostitution, forced marriage, and trafficking. Moreover, current social and political circumstances in Nigeria forcibly put women in an … [Read more...]