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A new fund for empowering African women

awdfThe African Women’s Development Fund supports organizations working towards the empowerment of African women and the achievement of gender equality on the continent. To increase income opportunities for women, projects to be supported should seek to work with smallholder women farmers, and address issues of climate change and food security. Applicant organizations must have at least three years of experience, be led by a woman, and have a focus on women’s rights. Applications from the following countries are specifically encouraged: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Grants will range from US$5 thousand to US$30 thousand for one year. The application deadline is 11 September 2015 Read more ›

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GIF, the Global Innovation Fund

gifThe Global Innovation Fund invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. Through our grants and risk capital, we support breakthrough solutions to global development challenges from social enterprises, for-profit firms, non-profit organisations, researchers, and government agencies. GIF is supported by the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom, the United States Agency for International Development, the Omidyar Network, the Swedish Agency for International Development Cooperation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia. To date, these partners have pledged to invest £ 125 million over the next five years.
GIF can support a wide range of organizations and innovative projects in various stages of development, ranging from the early stages of start-up for implementation at a larger scale. GIF uses a funding model on several levels and offers three stages of financing. Applicants may apply for any stage depending on their level of development. Read more ›

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Grants for media projects on international development issues

JG_125x125SThe Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme (IDR) is a media-funding project operated by the EJC. The grant programme aims to advance creative reporting approaches, thus enabling a better coverage of international development issue. The grant intends to raise awareness about these issues by having a strong impact on media audiences in the following nine European countries: Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Deadline: 23rd July 2014. Read more ›

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NED support to democratic institutions

ned democrazia-bando-2014NED (National Endowment for Democracy) is a leading U.S. organizations that provide grants to NGOs around the world to promote democratization and the strengthening of democratic institutions. Within a few days you can submit project proposals by non-governmental organizations from around the world who are dedicated to the promotion of political and economic freedom, the strengthening of civil society, independent media and the rule of law. Deadline: June 20, 2014. Read more ›

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HIF grants to innovate humanitarian aid

hifHIF (Humanitarian Innovation Fund) Fund of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has opened a process of expression of interest for its program of grants to non-profit institutions. Grants may be requested for innovative projects in the design phase, or implementation of humanitarian aid. HIF grants are divided into two categories: Large grants between 75,000 and 150,000 (CAD) and small grants up to 20,000. Deadline May 6, 2014. Read more ›

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Comic Relief International Grants

MDG--Comic-Relief-Red-Nos-006The international grant making at Comic Relief focuses on support for health, education, and livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. This includes subject areas such as water and sanitation, resilience to environmental shocks, and others. Applicants must be based in the UK. The deadline for applications is 14 May 2014. Read more ›

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French Global Environment Facility, Small-Scale Initiatives

feem1In partnership with the French Committee of IUCN, the French Global Environment Facility announces its 2014 call for small-scale initiatives (PPI) addressing biodiversity conservation and the fight against climate change.   The geographical scope is West Africa, Madagascar, and Mozambique. Priority is for African NGOs, and international organizations that support them, for grants that average €35 thousand (up to 75% of total project costs). The deadline for pre-proposals is 15 June 2014 Read more ›

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OSIWA Grants for the governance of Natural Resources

OSIWAOSIWA, a West African program of the Open Society Initiative, works to promote political and economic governance that contributes towards justice and human rights in West Africa. The 2014 call for proposals includes an objective to improve frameworks for managing natural resources in the following countries: Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone. OSIWA makes most of its grants to local organizations in West Africa, although it will also fund other types of organizations in rare and limited circumstances. There is no maximum grant size. The application deadline is 30 May 2014. Read more ›

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Land Coalition Facility on land and natural resources

land coalition facilityThe International Land Coalition announces a new initiative called the Facility in Support of Innovative and High Impact Targeted Interventions on the ground (FTI). This facility builds on the experience gained through a previous programme, ILCs Community Empowerment Facility (CEF), ‘which supported 52 small projects led by civil society organizations to apply innovative approaches that help the rural poor gain access to and control over land and other natural resources (for a total amount of USD3.5 million during the 1999-2009 period. Read more ›

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How to submit a proposal to the African Water Facility

The African Water Facility (AWF) is an initiative led by the African Ministerial Council on Water (African Ministers’ Council on Water – AMCOW) aimed at mobilizing resources to fund development of water resources in Africa. The African Development Bank (AfDB) hosts the tool at the request of AMCOW. AWF accepts project proposals from governments, non-governmental organizations for grants for the activities of development of water resources in Africa. There is no deadline for submission of proposals but the budget of the projects must be between 50,000 and 5,000,000 Euros.

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