Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from DFID

The webinar video on ‘How to Raise Funds from DFID’ is now available online. The Department for International Development (DFID) in the United Kingdom is a major source of funds and partnership opportunities for NGOs around the world. DFID offers a significant amount of funding resources for NGOs through grant opportunities and requests for applications. Its funding resources support a wide range of issues areas: education, health, poverty reduction, the environment, water and … [Read more...]

Mastering the Art of Donor Cultivation

The Donor in true sense is not a benefactor but a client. A client who is not only the singular most important factor for the success of your organization; but one who is also being pursued by numerous other organizations for funding. There is a huge competition for funding from a single donor and therefore an organization should be the best or else you will end up getting nothing. Hence, connecting with donors is the most important part of fundraising. Download this resource guide on … [Read more...]

Understanding the Basics of Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has emerged as a popular method for organizations to raise funds. Crowdfunding was initially used up by entrepreneurs to raise funds for their ventures but nowadays it has become a fundraising tool in Non Profit Sector as well. Aided by the reach available to a larger base of individuals through the digital platforms, organizations are able to contact multiple donors. Download this Resource Guide on "Understanding the Basics of Crowdfunding" exclusively available for our premium … [Read more...]

List of Donors Funding Ebola Research and Treatment

Ebola virus has affected African countries the most. Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. The current Ebola epidemic, primarily focused in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, is the largest in history. Many foundations worldwide have donated to help curb the spread of Ebola but the disease is still not cured completely. The virus is still ravaging in some of the African countries and other … [Read more...]

Facebook for your NGO: Make Your Presence Effective

Facebook is an important platform for non government organizations (NGOs), especially those in the developing world. For NGOs in the developing world, an effective presence on Facebook is becoming vital. It is a way to stay in touch with your supporters, to build a base of people committed to your mission, to spread the message about your organization, and even reach your beneficiaries with program interventions. Facebook is not only a broadcast medium but an interactive platform through … [Read more...]

Download Resource Guide on Women’s Grants: International Women’s Day Special

8th March is celebrated as the International Women’s Day all over the world in order to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. Women in developed and developing countries have shown a tremendous growth in every sector and have gained self-respect through their performances. There are a lot of grant opportunities all over the … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from US State Department Bureaus

The webinar video on 'How to Raise Funds from US State Department Bureaus' is now available online. The US Department of State is a major donor to NGOs on a worldwide basis and is active in all major regions of the world. In general, they are considered to be donors easy-to-work-with, with proposal and reporting requirements that are generally feasible for local NGOs to complete. Despite of all the funding that US Department of State provides, many NGOs do not apply for funding because of … [Read more...]

A List of 30+ Multilateral Donors Worldwide

Multilateralism, whether in the form of membership in an alliance or in international institutions, is necessary to bind the great power, discourage unilateralism, and give the small powers a voice and voting opportunities that they would not otherwise have. A multilateral organisation is an international organisation whose membership is made up of member governments, who collectively govern the organisation and are its primary source of funds. The OECD estimates that in 2008 around 40% of … [Read more...]

Grant Opportunities closing in March 2016

Are your efforts to apply for grants going in vain due to skipped deadlines? Do you feel the inadequacy of time to apply for an opportunity when you get to know about it. If yes, then prepare well in advance and apply for grant opportunities closing in March 2016. Examples include: Foundation for Human Rights: Socio-Economic Justice for All Positive Action for Children Fund OSISA Grants to support Innovative Programs Social Fund for Development Download this Resource Guide on … [Read more...]

List of Great Donors in Arab Countries

Donors in Arab Countries have long history as aid providers. Due to limited resources and knowledge, some regions are still under developed. Arab Donors provide support in various countries worldwide in order to foster understanding and consensus around regional and national development priorities. This resource guide contains a list of such donors in Arab Region that provide aid in Arab countries and countries worldwide. Examples include: Dubai Cares that works to improve children's … [Read more...]

A List of Grant Opportunities for Indian NGOs

India, being a developing country has shown a splendid growth so far. Though the developing rate is excellent, India is still facing challenges in areas of economic empowerment, livelihood, sanitation, poverty and a lot more that are depriving its growth. While grant support from abroad is declining at a faster rate, there is also a strong trend of new funding opportunities emerging locally in India. Many NGOs in India are working with their full potential in order to bring development and long … [Read more...]

View a list of International Donors from Japan and South Korea

Asia is home to two-thirds of the developing world's poor. Though various development goals have been set up to improve human lives, Asia is facing challenges in economic development, education, livelihood and much more. Last few decades have seen establishment of foundations that are supporting social work and development in countries in South Asia. Several organizations in Japan and South Korea have initiated funding in health, education and environment sector to promote growth and … [Read more...]

How to Frame a Successful Proposal? Learn Step by Step!

Are you facing rejections on your grant proposal? Do you want your proposal to be effective enough to click donors mind? If yes, then download the resource guide on "How to Frame a Successful Proposal" mentioned below. A successful grant proposal is one that is well-prepared, thoughtfully planned, and concisely packaged. The potential applicant should be familiar with all the program criteria, objectives, themes etc of the program from which assistance is sought. Every funding agency has … [Read more...]

How do I Apply for US Grants using Grants.gov? Follow these Simple Steps!

Applying for a US government grant is an exciting but resource-intensive process. Not only is it often difficult to identify good funding opportunities, but once an opportunity is found you also need to develop a high-impact application to win a bid for funding. You might be familiar with grants.gov where all information about US Federal government grants is available at a single place. The website comprises of  vast sections from research process of grants to its application procedure … [Read more...]

Download New PDF on ‘Apply Anytime: Grants that are open throughout the Year’

Many funding opportunities have close deadlines that make it difficult for many NGOs to carry out their research and develop a proper proposal and submit it on time. While many donors set timelines to receive applications from prospective grantees, it is not possible for all organizations to be prompt to meet funding deadlines. However, there are some donor agencies that accept proposals without deadlines. We have developed a list of grant programs by such donors in this PDF: ‘Apply Anytime: … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from USAID

The webinar video on ‘How to Raise Funds from USAID’ is now available online. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is a major source of funds and partnership opportunities for NGOs around the world. USAID offers a significant amount of funding resources for NGOs through grant opportunities and requests for applications. USAID’s funding resources support a wide range of issues areas: agriculture and food security; democracy and human rights; education; global health; … [Read more...]

‘The Most Awaited Funding Opportunities of 2016’

As we enter into the New Year, we inspire ourselves with new commitments and fresh assurances as we seek to fundraise better than before. The early days of 2016 will help us shape up new strategies, bring more power to our efforts, try to do the unprecedented and tap resources in an optimal manner. In our process of assisting you in raising funds and accomplishing new goals this year, we are happy to bring to you this resource guide on ‘The Most Awaited Funding Opportunities of 2016.’ We have … [Read more...]

Over 27 Bank Foundation Grants for NGOs – A Resource Guide in PDF

Banks not only give loans for development projects around the world, but also give free and flexible grants to NGOs and other charitable organisations serving their communities. Many international banks have full-fledged corporate philanthropy programs to financially support community welfare projects in poor and developing countries. In fact, some of these banks have also set up independent foundations that handle disbursement of grants to NGOs. Examples include - The Rabo Bank Foundation … [Read more...]

Prepare Early: Learn about 10 Upcoming Funding Opportunities for African NGOs

Our research team has researched and compiled a list of upcoming funding opportunities for NGOs across the Sub-Saharan Africa. These opportunities are going to open soon and they cover a wide range of international development issues from youth to livelihood development to environment and climate change and for recognizing the rights of children. As these opportunities are opening soon starting end of this year, this could be the right time to begin your process of applying for them. The … [Read more...]

Seed funding to cover travel, building partnerships and initiating new ideas

Seed funding is where a donor offers grants to NGOs to either embark upon implementing new ideas or scale up small successes for large benefit. While there are few few donors interested in supporting new and fresh ideas for project deliverability, we always try to identify and offer information on such opportunities especially those that help new and young organizations driving innovation. A donor agency has now come up with a call to fund projects that are at the idea-level. Preference to … [Read more...]