Latest Grants and Resources for Community Empowerment

Latest grants, fellowships and resources for the empowerment of women, children and other needy and marginalized groups around the world.

European Union: Supporting Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities in Jamaica

Deadline: 15 June 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations for a thematic programme entitled “Support to Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities in Jamaica” with an aim at contributing to the fight against injustice and inequality, including under a gender perspective. It also promotes women empowerment and gender equality, to issues of non-discrimination […] … [Read more...]

EU-Eritrea: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its thematic programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. The programme is divided into two lots: LOT 1 – CSOs (EUR 950 000): To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare Small Grants Program: Positive Action for MSM and Transgender

Deadline: 20 May 2016 ViiV Healthcare is seeking applications from organisations for its “Positive Actions for MSM & Transgender" Small Grants programme which is a new global initiative designed to support and inform the global effort to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS among MSM (men who have sex with men) and transgender populations around the world and to enable MSM and transgender individuals to safely seek culturally competent HIV care and services. The program focuses on … [Read more...]

Call for EOIs: Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from teams of researchers and financial service providers to conduct rigorous research on financial product innovations for low-income households in developing countries. Supporting Areas Designing financial and non-financial services linked to digital finance channels, including payments for health and education services. Increasing women’s use … [Read more...]

DFID: Future Infrastructure & Economic Development Programmes in Nepal

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is in the final stages of developing the next 5 year plan for support to Nepal. For the Business Case approvals, DFID is soon launching number of new competitive opportunities to fulfill its commitments. DFID will hold two early market engagement events during the month of April to discuss specific future programmes requirements in Nepal. These include: First Post-Earthquake Reconstruction in Nepal – Building … [Read more...]

European Union: Skills and Technical Education Programme in Malawi

Deadline: 26 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in Malawi in order to increase the informal and formal TEVET training and to facilitate innovative research on TEVET training and financing. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Increasing access to formal and informal training EUR 4.000.000 Lot 2: Innovative research aimed at improving TEVET training and financing of … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: DFID’s Accountable Justice in Pakistan Programme

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has currently announced a procurement of services to manage delivery of the Accountability Justice in Pakistan Programme (AJPP) for a period of 4 years starting from October 2016. The Accountable Justice in Pakistan Programme (AJPP) aims to strengthen accountability and oversight of rule of law institutions in Pakistan, engage citizens in reforms and legally empower citizens to access justice. Program … [Read more...]

EC Call for Proposals: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – India

Join FundsforNGOs Premium and get free access to our new and upcoming webinar on 'How to Raise Funds from DFID - the UK Department for International Development' on April 12, 2016 at 1:30 PM GMT. Learn how to identify DFID funding opportunities, how to apply and more. LIMITED SEATS. Click here to learn more! EC Call for Proposals: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – India Deadline: 19 April 2016 India The European Commission is currently accepting proposals for a programme … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Kyrgyzstan: Small Grants Program to Support the Development of Democratic Institutions and Civil Society

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Spring Round of the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program to support the development of Kyrgyzstan’s democratic institutions and civil society by competitively awarding small grants to Kyrgyz nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and associations, nonprofit civil society organizations (CSOs), and independent local media organizations. Project Themes (Not … [Read more...]

USAID/India seeking applications from NGOs for India Partnerships Program

Join FundsforNGOs Premium and get free access to our new and upcoming webinar on 'How to Raise Funds from DFID - the UK Department for International Development' on April 12, 2016 at 1:30 PM GMT. Learn how to identify DFID funding opportunities, how to apply and more. LIMITED SEATS. Click here to learn more! USAID/India seeking applications from NGOs for India Partnerships Program Deadline: 30 March 2017 India The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a … [Read more...]

USAID/India seeking applications from NGOs for India Partnerships Program

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a call for proposals from qualified NGOs (and also for-profit and governmental organizations) to apply for the India Partnerships Program (IPP) under the Annual Program Statement (APS). The IPP supports testing, adoption and scaling of creative or innovative solutions to meet development challenges in the areas of health, food security, clean energy, gender equality, female empowerment, … [Read more...]

European Union Call for Proposals: Support to Cultural Activities 2016

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Support to cultural activities 2016” to increase public awareness of EU core values and enhance visibility of the EU cooperation in Palestine through the support to the Palestinian cultural sector. Objectives The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Support to cultural activities ( 340,000 EUR) Enhance the visibility of the EU in Palestine though … [Read more...]

European Commission: Enhancing CSOs’ Contributions to Governance & Development Processes in Pakistan

Deadline: 18 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting concept notes from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Enhancing CSOs' contributions to governance and development processes in Pakistan" with an aim to support Civil Society Organisations at country level: As actors in governance and accountability As partners in promoting social development As stakeholders in promoting inclusive and sustainable growth As partners to test pilot actions promoting local … [Read more...]

U.S Department of State Bureau of INL: Promoting Gender Equality in Pakistan’s Justice System

Deadline: 28 April 2016 The United States Department of State Bureau of INL is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and other qualified organizations for a Grant/Cooperative to implement a program entitled “Promoting Gender Equality in Pakistan’s Justice System” to promote the rule of law and support women’s empowerment across the world. INL Pakistan’s gender priorities are divided into three pillars: gender mainstreaming by providing services and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Deadline: 4 May 2016 The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against women is seeking proposals to support  national efforts to end one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world. The fund is administered by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) on behalf of the United Nations System. The Fund's mission is to advocate for and finance innovative and replicable approaches for preventing and ending violence against women and girls, to … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Pakistan: Supporting Civil Society, Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi is currently inviting proposals for projects that focus on strengthening civil society, supporting economic empowerment and entrepreneurship and providing media training and professional development, and support. The program is under U.S. Embassy Islamabad Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department's Public Diplomacy grants Program. The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi will only consider proposals implemented Sindh Province … [Read more...]

UN Women: Supporting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment!

UN Women was created by United Nations General Assembly, the United Nations entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. UN Women acts on two fronts: Supporting international political negotiations to formulate globally agreed standards for gender equality. Helping UN member states to implement those standards by providing expertise and financial support Focus Areas Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) International Research and Training Institute for the … [Read more...]

UN Habitat: Building a Better Urban Future

UN-Habitat is a prgoramme by United Nations that has developed a unique position on supporting urban development and is working towards a better urban future with an aim to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. UN-Habitat has been working in human settlements throughout the world, focusing on building a brighter future for villages, towns, and cities of all sizes. Because of these four decades of extensive … [Read more...]

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

United Nations Relief and Works Agency provides assistance and protection for some 5 million registered Palestine refugees to help them achieve their full potential in human development. It is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN Member States. The Agency’s services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance, including in times of armed conflict. Human Development … [Read more...]

United Nations Development Program: Eradicating Poverty and Reducing Discrimination!

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) works in nearly 170 countries and territories with an aim to eradicate poverty and reduce discrimination and exclusion. It helps countries to develop policies, partnering abilities, leadership skills, institutional capacities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change and supports countries’ efforts to achieve sustainable … [Read more...]

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