Communities and Small Scale Mining (CASM) is a Small Grants Scheme under the Energy and Infrastructure theme of the World Bank that provides funding support to NGOs for undertaking projects on sustainable development. Project funding is limited to US $5000 and has to be applied through this website.
Support for NGOs and individuals
Various types of support for NGOs and individuals in form of funding, grants, scholarships, trainings and other useful resources.
Organizational sustainability has been both a tough challenge and a long-standing issue for NGOs around the world. Although NGOs have witnessed a substantial flow of aid, both at governmental and non-governmental level, and a large presence of bilateral, multilateral and private donor agencies continues to exist, everyone knows that the future of foreign funding is… [Read More]
The Rockefeller Foundation believes in promoting the positive effects of globalization. It uses the term, ‘smart globalization’ so that development of technology and other aspects are accessible to communities worldwide, including the ‘have-nots’ and reduce the divide between the North and South. To address this broader goal, it focuses its work on the following areas:… [Read More]
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is one of the largest private grantmaking Foundation in the United States. It has a worldwide presence and has been actively supporting NGOs in implementing projects on different issues and services in developing countries. The Foundation provides funding to NGOs i following areas: Conservation and Sustainable Development… [Read More]
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is an UK-based grantmaking organization supporting overseas NGOs, especially in India and the UK, and provides funding to local NGOs working with disadvataged communities, helping them access basic services. It is also one of the larger foundations in the UK. Grants are generally given to NGOs who find difficult to raise… [Read More]
The European Commission has granted €15 million (US$23.3 Million) to the International Labour Organization (ILO) to combat child labour. The grant specifically provides support to ILO’s TACKLE project working against child labour in the countries such as Kenya, Zambia, Sudan, Madagascar, Mali, Angola, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Guyana and Sierra Leone. Besides checking child… [Read More]