NGO Funding Sources: January update

Application deadlines between 12 February - 13 July 2018

Funding Sources Update


Application deadlines between 12 February 2018 - 13 July 2018

  
International Trans Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: The International Trans Fund (ITF) is a participatory grantmaking fund made up of trans activists and donors. The mission of the ITF is to mobilize sustainable resources for strong, trans-led movements and collective action, and to address and eliminate funding gaps impacting trans groups across the globe. The ITF’s priorities in this funding cycle are to: Fund a diversity of groups, including around regions, languages, gender and other identities, strategies and issues. Reach trans communities facing greater levels of marginalization (e.g. racism, classism, ageism, ableism, misogyny and so on). Support trans groups whose work is intersectional and contributes to social justice, movement building, and the liberation of trans people.

  • Average grant size: $10,000 - $30,000

  • Grant range: $5,000 - $50,000

  • Closing date: 12 February 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: https://www.transfund.org/our-grants/apply-for-a-grant/

The Start Free Challenge

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: This challenge is seeking replicable innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020.

  • Average grant size: $25,000

  • Grant range: 0 - $100,000

  • Closing date: 15 February 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/start-free.html

The Architectural Heritage Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Support people, communities and organisations to take ownership, repair and adapt historic buildings and places for new sustainable uses

  • Grant range: 0 - £50,000 (Depends on programme)

  • Closing date: 16 February 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: http://ahfund.org.uk/grant/

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: All kinds of plant, animal and fungus species

  • Grant range: 0 - $25,000

  • Closing date: 28 February 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: https://www.speciesconservation.org/grants/

The Waterloo Foundation - Marine

BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme

  • Category – UK-based

  • Type of projects: Projects working with children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through Illness, distress, abuse or neglect, Any kind of disability, Behavioural or psychological difficulties or Living in poverty or situations of deprivation

  • Grant range: 0 - £30,000

  • Closing date: 1 March 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/wWhd5lqf4RZ3xhL63G9Xmc/small-grants-what-you-need-to-know

Heritage Lottery Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts and foundations

  • Type of projects: The Heritage Grants programme is for larger heritage projects of any kind. With our help you could set up an archaeological dig, preserve a historic place of worship, help people learn long-lost traditional skills, look after rare species and habitats, and much more.

  • Grant range: £100,000 to £5,000,000

  • Average grant size: $50,000

  • Closing date: 15 March 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: https://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/heritage-grants

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: 16 March 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

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

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (Grants 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 March 2018

  • 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

NextWorldNow Community Investments

WHSmith Trust Community Grants

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates and promote literacy and a love of reading.

  • Grant range: 0 - £500

  • Closing date: 31 March 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: https://blog.whsmith.co.uk/community-grants-application/

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 April 2018

  • 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/

Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Peace and Security Programme

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Challenging militarism, Scrutiny of counter-terrorism measures in the context of human rights and peacebuilding, Building support for alternative approaches to defence and security

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 9 April 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: https://www.jrct.org.uk/peace-and-security

Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Rights and Justice Programme

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Protection and promotion of equality and human rights and their enforcement in the UK. Promoting rights and justice for minorities who face the most severe forms of racism. Promotion of rights and justice for refugees and other migrants by identifying and tackling root causes, structures and systems that may deny them their rights.

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 9 April 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: https://www.jrct.org.uk/rights-and-justice

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: 30 April 2018

  • 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/

The Spencer Foundation  

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: This program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. Historically, the work we have funded through these grants has spanned, a range of topics and disciplines, including education, psychology, sociology, economics, history, and anthropology, and they employ a wide range of research methods.

  • Grant range: 0 - $50,000

  • Closing date: 1 May 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: https://www.spencer.org/small-research-grants

The Architectural Heritage Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Support people, communities and organisations to take ownership, repair and adapt historic buildings and places for new sustainable uses

  • Grant range: 0 - £50,000 (Depends on programme)

  • Closing date: 11 May 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: http://ahfund.org.uk/grant/

BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme

  • Category – UK-based

  • Type of projects: Projects working with children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through Illness, distress, abuse or neglect, Any kind of disability, Behavioural or psychological difficulties or Living in poverty or situations of deprivation

  • Grant range: 0 - £30,000

  • Closing date: 13 May 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/wWhd5lqf4RZ3xhL63G9Xmc/small-grants-what-you-need-to-know

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 May 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: worldwide

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

BBC Children in Need

  • Category – UK-based

  • Type of projects: Children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through Illness, distress, abuse or neglect, any kind of disability, behavioural or psychological difficulties or living in poverty or situations of deprivation

  • Grant range: £10,000 +

  • Closing date: 17 May 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/60DXlxYvbbtcTDm79Mjryj/main-grants-should-i-apply

ARCOS’ Small Grants Programme

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Capacity building and institutional Development, Nature based community enterprises, Ecosystem services and sustainable benefits, Policy analysis and advocacy, Climate change and community adaptation, Natural resources management governance, Awareness, knowledge and information, Biodiversity threat mitigation

  • Grant range: 0 - $5,000

  • Closing date: 31 May 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: African Mountain Regions- Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Ghana, Guinea, and Lesotho

  • More info: http://arcosnetwork.org/index.php/en/small-grants.html

Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF)

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research. Waste minimization. Recycling. Waste conversion to energy, biofuels, chemicals or other useful products. This includes, but is not limited to, the following technologies - Waste-to-energy, Anaerobic digestion, Composting, Other thermal or biological conversion technologies, Strategies to promote diversion to higher and better uses (e.g. organics diversion, market analysis, optimized material management, logistics, etc.), Landfilling

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 1 June 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: https://erefdn.org/research-grants-projects/how-to-apply-for-grant/

The Waterloo Foundation - Tropical Rainforests

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: 22 June 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

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

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: All kinds of plant, animal and fungus species

  • Grant range: 0 - $25,000

  • Closing date: 30 June 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: https://www.speciesconservation.org/grants/

The Maypole Fund

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Anti-militarism, Action against the arms trade, Action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems, Creating a culture of peace and the prevention of conflict and war, Action to support disarmament policies, processes and related initiatives

  • Grant range: 0 - £750

  • Closing date: 30 June 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide

  • More info: http://www.maypolefund.org/the-grant/

H.B. Allen Charitable Trust

  • Category – Charitable trusts & foundations

  • Type of projects: Blindness/visual impairment. Deafness/hearing impairment. Environment/wildlife/animals. Medical conditions/research/ Hospitals. Museums/galleries/heritage (mainly heritage buildings)

  • Grant range: unspecified

  • Closing date: 30 June 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: UK

  • More info: http://www.hballenct.org.uk/index.html

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 July 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East

  • More info: http://cfhfoundation.grantsmanagement08.com/?page_id=6

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: 1 July 2018

  • Applicant eligibility: UK & Southern organisations may apply

  • Location of project activity: Worldwide, UK mainly

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