Nominations Open for the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) Awards 2015- Recognizing Excellence in Urban Sanitation

Deadline: 26 November 2015 The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India has launched Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) - scheme for eliminating open defecation and for enhancing sanitation and public health outcomes in urban areas of country within five years from October 2nd, 2014 to October 2nd 2019 by providing technical and financial support to state and city governments. Nominations are invited for the awards that cover wide range of good practices across various categories … [Read more...]

Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR): A Call focusing on Ending Child Marriage and Child Pregnancies in Uganda

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes Netherlands has marked tackling child abuse and violations of SRHR as an important theme is its current strategic plan and thus has launched a call for proposals for the Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR): A Call focusing on Ending Child Marriage and Child Pregnancies in Uganda. Despite the existing legal and policy frameworks in Uganda, there are still high levels of child sexual violence and abuse. For instance, Child … [Read more...]

Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s ‘India Open Grants Fund’ to NGOs Supporting Vulnerable Communities in India

Applications can be made anytime The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is an UK-based grant making organization supporting overseas NGOs, especially in India and the UK, and provides funding to local NGOs working with disadvantaged communities, helping them access basic services. Grants are generally given to NGOs who find difficult to raise funds from other sources. This Fund seeks to meet our strategic aim to enable vulnerable communities living in priority geographical areas to improve their … [Read more...]

USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) Call for Proposals 2016

Deadline: 1 November 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the call for applications for the next round of Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) Program. DIV supports the piloting and rigorous testing of innovative approaches to solving international development problems and supports transitioning innovations with evidence of impact and cost effectiveness to scale. DIV’s aim is to create a portfolio of innovations that improves lives for millions of … [Read more...]

PPIAF Call for Proposals: Public-Private Partnership for Infrastructure Projects are Invited for Grants of Total $1 Million

Deadline: 6 November 2015 The Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) is currently inviting applications for its  second call for Knowledge Proposal soliciting submissions on topics pertaining to private sector participation in infrastructure, public-private partnerships (PPPs), and sub-national finance in PPIAF’s priority sectors (Energy, Water and Transportation). PPIAF is looking for knowledge products that provide lessons learned or best practices which can be applied … [Read more...]

A New Grant Open to Improve Food & Nutrition Security in Lower & Middle Income Countries

Deadline: 2 November 2015 Driver of food Choice is currently accepting proposals for competitive grants program to improve food & nutrition security in Lower and middle income countries. The DFC Competitive Grants Program will fund research grants that use qualitative or quantitative methods or both to examine key aspects of food choice in one or more of the thirty-four countries that account for 90% of the global burden of under nutrition. This grants program is funded by the Bill & … [Read more...]

Small Grant Facility for Gender Equality and Energy in West Africa

Deadline: 31 December 2015 A small grant facility has just opened up to provide three types of funds to NGOs and other agencies in parts of the West African region for the promotion of gender and improving women’s access to energy leading to alleviation of poverty and empowerment of poor rural women in the area. To learn more about this opportunity, FundsforNGOs Premium Members can login here. Not a Premium Member? Sign up now at 50% Discount. Premium Members get exclusive access to early … [Read more...]

Global Innovation Fund of USD $15 Million: Seeking Innovative Solutions to Global Challenges- Especially for Poor and Vulnerable groups in Developing World

Applications are accepted on rolling basis The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) is currently accepting applications from social enterprises, for-profit companies, non-profit organisations, government agencies, international organisations, and researchers in any country to apply for funding. GIF welcomes applicants to propose innovative, cost-effective solutions that address any major development challenge in any country (or in multiple countries) in the developing world. GIF is nonprofit … [Read more...]

Do you Have an Innovative Solution to the Current Global Challenges? Apply for the GIF Grants of $15 Million-Check your Eligibility!

Do you have an Innovative Solution to the Current Global Challenges? If yes, then submit your applications for the GIF Grants of $15 Million. Before proceeding, please check your Eligibility and application process below. Eligibility Information Anyone can apply, including teams from social enterprises, for-profit companies, non-profit organisations, government agencies, international organisations, and researchers in any country. The team may involve a coalition of organisations if … [Read more...]

USAID/Indonesia: eMpowering Access to Justice to Strengthen Democratic Governance

Deadline: 20 November 2015 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Indonesia is seeking applications for funding from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled eMpowering Access to Justice (MAJU) in order to strengthen democratic governance in Indonesia by enhancing the ability of poor and marginalized Indonesians to access justice, and increasing the ability of the government of Indonesia (GOI) to protect their rights consistent with … [Read more...]

Oak Foundation Grants for Issues Affecting Women Program

Concept Notes can be submitted anytime The Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. The funds support civil society organisations across the world that addresses issues of global, social and environmental concern. The Oak Foundation helps in protecting the fundamental rights of the individual, supporting those who champion that struggle, and ensuring that … [Read more...]

Rabobank Foundation: Offering Poor and Disadvantaged Women Groups a Sustainable Future

The Rabobank Foundation supports farmers abroad by helping them to organise and by giving them access to expertise, funding and markets to sell their product. The fund helps agribusinesses to pre-finance purchase, processing and product sales. The Rural Fund finances sustainable value chains in coffee, cocoa, honey, cotton, spices, nuts, peppers, soya and canned and dried vegetables. Being established in 1973 in Netherlands, the Rabobank Foundation works to improve “the lives of the … [Read more...]

The Fund for Global Human Rights for Women Issues in Middle East & Africa, Asia & Latin America

Applications are open for Emergency funds The Fund for Global Human Rights was founded in 2003 to move human rights forward by providing resources and tools to the people and organizations on the ground that have real potential to generate positive change. Fund’s grants and technical assistance are focused on crucial and difficult work that otherwise might wane for lack of resources, bring financial stability to human rights groups, and help human rights defenders increase their visibility and … [Read more...]

Unniti Foundation Grants for the Upliftment of Needy Women & Girls

Application inquiries can be made anytime The Unniti Foundation provides grants to individuals, projects, and organizations in India and Nepal. Its special focus is on helping women and girls and on building the institutional and management capacity of voluntary organizations. The foundation not only gives funds but also provides technical assistance for organizational development and for strategies that promote self-sustainability. Depending on the proposed project, Unniti initially provides … [Read more...]

Pearl Community Empowerment Foundation: Rural Girl Child Mentorship Project

The Rural Girl Child Mentorship Uganda (RGCM Uganda) Project is a growing girl-to-mentor global nonprofit mentorship program by Pearl Community Empowerment Foundation designed to help poor rural Ugandan girls attend school and work toward achieving their dreams. The Pearl Community Empowerment Foundation (PCE Foundation) is a Ugandan national rural development and empowerment NGO (REG No S.5914/9510), currently operating in rural communities of the Tororo and Buteleja districts in Eastern … [Read more...]

The IKEA Foundation Empowering Women and Girls

The IKEA Foundation supports and empowers women and girls in order to change their lives.The foundation believes that  by empowering women—through education, skills training, improved healthcare, or providing a loan to set up a small business—we can improve children’s health, education and future opportunities. The foundation envisions a world where children living in poverty have more opportunities to create a better future for themselves and their families. The foundation's mission is to … [Read more...]

The Women’s Foundation Nepal: Support for Women in Nepal

The Women’s Foundation Nepal is a non-profit and non-governmental organization helping women and children in Nepal who are victims of violence, abuse and poverty. WFN was established in 1988 by a group of professional Nepalese women. Foundation's Objectives Shelter Home & support: To provide a safe Shelter Home, which provides all needs Access to education/training: To provide survivors of violence or abused women and children with access to kindergarten, school and university … [Read more...]

Women for Women International: Helping Women in Countries affected by War

Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support in countries affected by war. These countries are: Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan. Women for Women International envisions a world where no one is abused, poor, illiterate or marginalized; where members of … [Read more...]

Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist at World Bank, India

Deadline: 19 October 2015 The World Bank is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist based in New Delhi, India. The World Bank has set two ambitious goals to push extreme poverty to no more 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity and greater equity in the developing world. Key Job Responsibilities The Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist performs the following functions- Lead and coordinate a … [Read more...]

Communications Specialist at International Justice Mission, India

Deadline: Ongoing The International Justice Mission (IJM) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communications Specialist based in Mumbai, India. The Communications Specialist will be responsible to raise the issue of human trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation in order to achieve IJM’s mission of protecting the poor from violent injustice, securing rescue and restoration for victims, and ensuring that the public justice system works for the … [Read more...]