Grants and Resources for Development

A list of current and past grant funding opportunities and useful resources for NGOs for development.

USAID Broad Agency Announcement for Global Health Challenges

Deadline: 13 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is inviting applicants for USAID Global Health Challenges to seek opportunities to co-create, co-design, coinvest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions to address the most pressing problems in global health. It is to generate novel tools and approaches that accelerate … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Development Food Assistance Projects

Deadline: 13 June 2016 The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP) is seeking applications from U.S. and non-U.S. nonprofit organizations for funding for program entitled “Development Food Assistance Projects” for Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and Liberia. Through FFP, USAID supports multi-year development food assistance projects to reduce hunger and extreme poverty in vulnerable populations by addressing the underlying causes of chronic food … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Seeking Proposals for Youth Engagement, Education and Employment Programs

Deadline: 21 May 2016 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS or Service) National Youth Development Program is seeking proposals from non-profit, state and local government youth-serving organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop and administer projects focused on providing employment, educational and public-service opportunities for U.S. citizens and legal residents. Projects are developed based on needs identified by USFWS offices at the … [Read more...]

U.S.Small Business Administration: Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs

Deadline: 29 April 2016 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is inviting proposals for funding from private, nonprofit microenterprise development organizations, microenterprise development programs run by State/Local/Tribal Governments or Indian tribes for Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME) to provide assistance and guidance to disadvantaged microentrepreneurs and/or microenterprise development organizations. Purpose Technical Assistance: To provide training and … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA: Inviting Applicants for Aquaculture Research Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is inviting applicants for Aquaculture Research Competitive Grants Program to support the development of an environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture industry in the U.S. by generating new science-based information and technology to address industry constraints. Results of projects supported by this program are intended to help improve the profitability … [Read more...]

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: Call for Proposals for Conservation Innovation Grants

Deadline: 1 May 2016 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking proposals for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies, while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and … [Read more...]

Department of Justice: Enhancing Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking

Deadline: 10 May 2016 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications for funding under a joint solicitation to support the development and enhancement of multidisciplinary human trafficking task forces within the United States  that implements victim-centered, collaborative, and sustainable approaches to: Identify victims of all types of human trafficking within … [Read more...]

USAID/Macedonia: M-Media Program to Support Development of Pluralistic Media Environment

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Macedonia is seeking applications from eligible prospective Macedonian organizations to fund “Macedonia Media (M-Media) Program – Media Content Production” that will support the development of a more pluralistic media environment by working with a range of content providers focused on improved public access to, awareness of, and engagement with an array of public interest subjects. The program's objective is to … [Read more...]

USAID Supporting Development of Emerging Leaders in Mongolia!

Deadline: 21 April 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Mongolia is seeking applications from qualified US and non-US nongovernmental organizations, private voluntary organizations, public international organizations, for-profit organizations, and consortiums of US, local and/or international organizations to fund Mongolia’s Emerging Leaders Activity that will support the development of emerging Mongolian leaders while strengthening principles and values in … [Read more...]

Embassy of United States in Uganda: PEPFAR Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The Embassy of United States in Uganda is seeking applications from organisations for The President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS with an aim to assist communities and local Ugandan grassroots organizations with small-scale development projects to provide care and support to key populations (KP), adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). Program Priorities for Community … [Read more...]

Associated Country Women of the World: Supporting Small-Scale Projects that Involve & Benefit Women

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) is seeking applications for funding small-scale development projects which directly involve and benefit women. ACWW supports projects which are run mainly by women and benefit directly women and / or children. The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) works in partnership with its members, offering mutual support, friendship and practical help to women and communities around the world. ACWW has over 460 member societies … [Read more...]

European Union: Promoting Youth Participation towards Democracy, Human Rights and Social Justice in Lebanon

Deadline: 12 April 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations to promote youth development goals as set in the Youth Policy in Lebanon. EU support to civil society organisations will be channelled through the EU funded "Promotion of Social Justice" Programme which aims at promoting democracy, human rights and social justice in Lebanon.  This programme foresees promoting youth participation in planning and decision making in order to promote social cohesion in Lebanon economic, … [Read more...]

WorldWise Global Schools: 2016 Development Education Grant Program

Deadline: 8 April 2016 WorldWise Global Schools (WWGS) is seeking applications for its 2016 Development Education (DE) grant program from  schools and school clusters, as well as NGOs and networks that support development education at post primary level. WorldWise Global Schools is the national programme of Development Education (DE) for post-primary schools in Ireland. The programme was set up in 2013 as the key channel through which Irish Aid support for DE in post-primary schools is to be … [Read more...]

Tandem Ukraine Programme 2016-17: Supporting and Addressing Social Challenges and Opportunities!

Deadline: 14 March 2016 Applicants are invited for Tandem programme to support the development of partnerships that address current social challenges and opportunities. It is an international collaboration programme for cultural makers and their organisations. Since its inception in 2011, Tandem has supported long-term collaborations, knowledge development and networking opportunities for more than 250 cultural managers from over 100 cities in 35 countries across the wider Europe. Tandem … [Read more...]

European Commission: Promoting Local Economic Development in Ghana

Deadline: 6 April 2016 European Commission is seeking applications from organisations and local authorities to support actions aimed at promoting local economic development in a sustainable environment in Ghana. It is defined within the framework of the EU's territorial approach to local development (TALD), which seeks to promote greater stakeholder engagement at the local level to reduce poverty and promote growth and development. It also ensures a greater participation of women and women … [Read more...]

Three Grant Programs by Disability Rights Fund: Apply for Round One!

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is seeking applications for its three grant programs to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). DRF supports Disabled Persons Organizations in the developing world to take the lead in advocating for the human rights of persons with disabilities at local and national levels, utilizing … [Read more...]

National Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Advancement of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The National Coalition Funding Stream supports advancement of the CRPD at national levels through lobbying for legislative changes (including but not limited to CRPD ratification), monitoring and reporting on implementation of the CRPD or other international human rights mechanisms, or following up on the recommendations made by UN human rights mechanisms to States in regard to implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs). In addition, this funding … [Read more...]

Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Civil Society and Addressing the Rights of PWDs

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream supports civil society coalitions at sub-national levels to ensure that national legislation and policy addressing the rights of PWDs is implemented at these levels, including through establishment of budgets. In addition, this funding stream supports sub-national level coalitions to advocate that sub-national development programs, policies and plans are inclusive of persons with disabilities and to ensure that efforts to implement … [Read more...]

Small Grants Funding Stream: Strengthening the Capacity of Persons with Disability

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Small Grants Funding Stream helps organizations to build a broader movement to advance the CRPD at state and local levels.  Organizations can use funds from DRF to strengthen the capacity of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to participate more actively in decision-making processes in CRPD implementation and monitoring or to advocate for the advancement of rights defined in specific articles of the CRPD. In addition, this funding stream supports DPOs to participate … [Read more...]

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