NGO Funding Sources: August update

Application deadlines between 15 September 2017 & 16 February 2018

NGO Funding Sources: August update

Application deadlines between 15 September 2017 & 16 February 2018

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The Hilden Charitable Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Education (Developing countries), Community Development (Developing countries), Health (Developing countries), Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers, Refugees, Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25 (All UK), Girls & Women (Developing Countries)

  • Average grant size: £5,000

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 15 September 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: http://www.hildencharitablefund.org.uk/index.htm

UK Aid Connect - Phase 1

  • Category – Government

  • Type of projects: working towards global security and stability, building civil society effectiveness, promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights, disability inclusion

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 15 September 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  • More info: https://www.gov.uk/international-development-funding/uk-aid-connect

Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation: Literacy Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts and foundations

  • Type of projects: The Literacy Fund aims to support projects aiming to improve literacy levels in young people, see stories and novels recognised as a valuable learning resource and provide opportunities for young people who may not otherwise be able to access them

  • Grant range: 0 - £2,500

  • Closing date: 21 September 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo DR, Congo-Brazzaville, Cote d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

  • More info: http://www.wilbur-niso-smithfoundation.org/our-work/promoting-literacy

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) 2016-2017 for Eritrea

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

  • Category – Charitable trusts and foundations

  • Type of projects: Promote civic education, Strengthen civil society organizations, promote independent media, Promote and defend human rights and the rule of law, Strengthen democratic ideas and values, Strengthen democratic political processes and institutions, Strengthen a broad-based market economy

  • Grant range: various

  • Average grant size: $50,000

  • Closing date: 29 September 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: http://www.ned.org/apply-for-grant/en/

Laerdal Foundation

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Saving Lives at Birth, Reducing infant and child mortality, Reducing maternal deaths

  • Grant range: 0 - USD 50,000

  • Closing date: 1 October 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal

  • More info: https://laerdalfoundation.org/about/saving-lives-at-birth/

Jack Kimmel International Grant Program (TREE Fund)

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Root and soil management, Propagation, planting and establishment, Plant health care, Risk assessment and worker safety, Urban forestry

  • Grant range: 0 - $25,000

  • Closing date: 1 October 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: http://www.treefund.org/grants/research-grants/kimmel

DM Thomas Foundation’s Central Grants Programme

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Children and young people who are sick in hospital, Children and young people who are life limited (requiring palliative care), Children and young people with disabilities, Employability and training programmes for disadvantaged young people

  • Grant range: 0 - £30,000

  • Closing date: 10 October 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: UK & Ireland

  • More info: http://dmthomasfoundation.org/what-we-do/grants/dmtf-central-grants/

Cultural Protection Fund: Small Grants Program to Support Cultural Heritage in Conflict-affected Countries

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: archaeological sites and monuments; collections of objects, books or documents in museums, libraries or archives; historic buildings; cultural traditions such as stories, festivals, crafts, music, dance and costumes; histories of people, communities, places and events; the heritage of languages and dialects; and people’s memories and experiences (often recorded as ‘oral history’).

  • Grant range: 0 - £100,00

  • Closing date: 20 October 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Iraq, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen and UK

  • More info: https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/culture-development/cultural-protection-fund/apply/small-grants

UK Aid Connect - Phase 2

  • Category – Government

  • Type of projects: building open societies, tackling child labour and modern slavery, addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender inclusion, supporting tolerance and freedom of religion or belief

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 20 October 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  • More info: https://www.gov.uk/international-development-funding/uk-aid-connect

The Fonds SUEZ Environment Initiatives

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Improving access to essential services for underprivileged people in developing countries: drinking water, sanitation, waste management.

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 31 October 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: http://www.suez-environnement.com/group/suez-environnement-initiatives-fund/works/

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (Grant for individuals only)

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Wildlife Conservation (Different theme for each funding round, check website)

  • Grant range: £500 to £1,500

  • Closing date: 31 October 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide, check spreadsheet/website for specific countries

  • More info: http://www.wwct.org.uk/about/grants

CISV International Peace Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: To advance education in the understanding, internationally, of children throughout the world, without distinction of race, religion or politics, so that they may grow to maturity, conscious of their responsibilities as human beings, To develop the individual child's potential for cooperation with others, To further research contributing to this work

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 31 October 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: http://www.cisv.org/resources/peace-fund/

Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA)

European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership

CPI Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Impact of Civic Activism in Mozambique

The Waterloo Foundation - Tropical Rainforests

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Tropical Rainforests

  • Grant range: £50,000 - £100,000

  • Closing date: 1 December 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: worldwide, UK charities prioritised

  • More info: http://waterloofoundation.org.uk/EnvironmentTropicalRainforests.html

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice - International Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Astraea’s International Fund supports groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice.

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 1 December 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: worldwide

  • More info: http://www.astraeafoundation.org/apply-for-a-grant

Netherlands Enterprise Agency Sustainable Water Fund programme

  • Category – Corporate

  • Type of projects: improved access to drinking water and sanitation (including solid waste); efficient and sustainable water use, particularly within agriculture; safe deltas and improved basin management.

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 8 December 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: worldwide

  • More info: english.rvo.nl/subsidies-programmes/sustainable-water-fund-fdw

Chrysalis Trust

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: relieving distress, relieving sickness, social welfare

  • Grant range: £1,000 - £20,000

  • Average grant size: <50k

  • Closing date: 15 December 2017

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: worldwide

  • More info: http://www.chrysalis-trust.co.uk/apply.php

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Conservation, Food and Health

  • Grant range: 0 - US$30,000

  • Average grant size: $20,000

  • Closing date: 1 January 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Africa

  • More info: http://cfhfoundation.grantsmanagement08.com/?page_id=5

The Wolfson Foundation

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Arts and Humanities, Education, Science and Medicine, Health and Disability

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 5 January 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide, UK mainly

More info: http://www.wolfson.org.uk/