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...] about Associated Country Women of the World: Supporting Small-Scale Projects that Involve & Benefit Women
Grants and Resources for Development
A list of current and past grant funding opportunities and useful resources for NGOs for development.
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...] about European Union: Promoting Youth Participation towards Democracy, Human Rights and Social Justice in Lebanon
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...] about WorldWise Global Schools: 2016 Development Education Grant Program
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...] about Tandem Ukraine Programme 2016-17: Supporting and Addressing Social Challenges and Opportunities!
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...] about European Commission: Promoting Local Economic Development in Ghana
Deadline: 28 February 2016 The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is inviting applicants for Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) 2016 in Bangkok that will be held from 3rd April, 2016 to 5th April, 2016. APFSD 2016 will meet on the theme “Regional priorities for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific.”The Forum will engage member States, United Nations institutions and other … [Read more...] about Be a Part of Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2016!
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...] about Three Grant Programs by Disability Rights Fund: Apply for Round One!
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...] about National Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Advancement of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!
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...] about Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Civil Society and Addressing the Rights of PWDs
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...] about Small Grants Funding Stream: Strengthening the Capacity of Persons with Disability