International Funding Sources

There are a number of charitable trusts, governments and organizations that fund international projects.

Here are some of them:

The World Bank Development Data Group 

Type of project: Projects which allow data to be produced faster, in a more cost effective manner; at a higher resolution or granularity; or address data gaps. The goal is to encourage collaboration, experimentation, learning and capacity development in the field of sustainable development data. The 2018 themes are:
Scaling local data for impact: innovations which have an established proof of concept, and will provide more detailed, disaggregated, in-depth information to benefit local decision-making that can be replicated in other regions of the same country, or in a similar setting in a different country
Fostering synergies between the communities of non-official data and official statistics: collaborations which take advantage of the relative strengths and responsibilities of official (i.e., governmental) and non-official (e.g., private sector, civil society, social enterprises and academia) actors in the data ecosystem, and which can build lasting links between them.
Location: Low- and Lower- Middle Income Countries, as per this list
Eligibility: Any consortium of at least two organisations may apply. Consortium members may include social enterprises, for-profit companies, non-profit organisations, government agencies, international organisations, academic organisations, networks and partnerships.
Grant size: $25,000 and $250,000
Closing date: 15 August
Apply: https://wb-gpsdd-datainnovation.forms.fm/call-for-proposals-2018-collaborative-data-innovations-for-sustainable-development/forms/5070 

Arts & Humanities Research Council's Anti- Slavery Knowledge Network
Type of project: Innovative, interdisciplinary and rights-based challenges to slavery and related forms of exploitation, including child labour and forced marriage. The Network aims to explore the ways in which participatory arts-based strategies, rooted in heritage and memory, can empower Global South communities to play a central role in tackling contemporary slavery. The three overarching themes are: 1) Voices for Freedom - projects which imagine new and challenging ways to collect, record and archive testimony from individuals and communities; 2) Liberating Heritage - projects that connect space, place and memory around slavery; 3) Picturing Emancipation - projects that use visual arts and photography to expose and reflect upon the experiences and legacies of slavery and efforts to resist and overcome its consequences.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Applicants are invited from NGO, University, Research Institutes, Arts or Cultural Organisations, or Social Enterprises working in ODA recipient countries. The Main Applicant for a grant can be from the UK or one of the five regions of the African Union. All grants must have someone based in Africa either as Main Applicant or as a Co-Applicant.
Grant size: Medium-sized grants - £5,000-£30,000 up to 6 months. Large grants - £30,000-100,000 up to 18 months. Projects must begin by the end of October 2018 and at least 50% of costs must be allocated to the African countries involved.
Closing date: 15 August
Apply: https://ahrc.ukri.org/funding/apply-for-funding/current-opportunities/community-led-strategies-for-creative-and-heritage-based-interventions-in-sub-saharan-africa/ 

Unitaid
Type of project: Child health. Proposals must clearly demonstrate the use of innovative and sustainable approaches to accelerating access to better tools for integrated management of childhood fever.
Location: While the primary focus is in low-income countries, proposals that include middle-income countries are also eligible.
Eligibility: A public or private entity, institution, organization; or a consortium: a group of public and/or private entities, institutions, organizations with one entity / institution or organisation acting as the Lead Organization.
Grant size: Unitaid does not specify minimum or maximum grant sizes. They fund projects that are targeted and scoped at the minimum size required to achieve the desired market impact and public health effects.
Closing date: 17 August. (It is recommended that an 'Intention to submit a proposal' form is submitted by June 1st. These are not mandatory; however they allow the Secretariat to provide initial feedback on the fit of the suggested proposal within the intent of the call.
Apply: https://unitaid.eu/call-for-proposal/better-tools-for-integrated-management-of-childhood-fever/#en 

Grand Challenges Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health
Type of project: Research funding seeking to develop a deeper understanding of the risk factors contributing to poor maternal and child health outcomes with a focus on reducing the global burden associated with three complex and interrelated outcomes: Preterm birth, physical growth faltering and impaired neurocognitive development. There is a key opportunity to accelerate research in these areas by analysing existing data and formulating public health recommendations that are data-driven and cost-effective.
Location: India
Eligibility: This call is exclusively India-led and open to Indian academics, research institutions, companies, society, trusts and foundations.
Grant size: Awards of up to $100,000 for 12 - 18 months
Closing date: 17 August
Apply: https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/data-science-approaches-improve-maternal-and-child-health-india-0 

INSPIRE Fund
Type of project: INSPIRE is a technical package to support countries in their efforts to prevent and respond to violence against children aged 0-17 years. The Fund has is seeking proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities amongst civil society and governments at national and regional levels, and from those experiences to actively exert leadership in shaping and driving INSPIRE globally.
Location: Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)
Eligibility: Priority will be given to local NGOs/CSOs and consortia in LMICs. We also welcome applications from other local agencies such as government and academic institutions. Submissions from International NGOs will be considered; however, they should clearly demonstrate how the proposed activities have been designed with local ownership in mind and how local actors will benefit directly.
Grant size: $5,000 USD – $30,000. Funds cannot be used to conduct lobbying activities as defined by U.S. federal tax law.
Closing date: 18 August
Apply: http://www.cpcnetwork.org/inspirefund/ 

The Souter Charitable Trust *New closing date*
Type of project: Projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas, especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UK registered CSOs only
Grant size: £1,000 - £3,000
Closing date: 18 August  
Apply: https://www.soutercharitabletrust.org.uk/guidelines.aspx 

U.S. Embassy in Mali
Type of project: Countering violent extremism projects that increase young peoples’ and underserved populations’ access to information and civic dialogue via cultural gatherings (including music, sport caravans, festivals, community events and workshops). During these gatherings, young people from different communities should have the opportunity to engage with local government authorities, traditional community leaders, and members of other communities to come up with community-based, local and regional solutions for issues that threaten their communities, including violent extremism.
Location: Only projects carried out in Mali will be considered. Particular priority will be given to projects that focus on building community resilience in underserved areas outside of Bamako.
Eligibility: Applications are eligible from but not limited to: youth, populations in economically disadvantaged regions outside Bamako, civil society actors, local leaders, journalists. All events should be organised entirely by Malian young activists and apprentices who learn transferable skills including planning, budgeting, and coordination, media and strategic communication, mediation, and negotiation.
Grant size: Total fund value is $350,000. Awards may range from a minimum of $100,000 to a maximum of $350,000. Up to 3 awards are anticipated. Proposed budgets should include all costs necessary to carry out the program, in US dollars. Submitting organizations are encouraged to account for the impact that fluctuation in local currency rates may have on final project costs. Projects that propose construction will not be considered, and funds may not be spent on alcoholic beverages.
Closing date: 20 August
Apply: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=306422 

Danida Market Development Partnerships
Type of project: The DMDP promotes commercially oriented partnerships, which contribute to market development and promote local economic growth and employment in developing countries within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals, especially SDG 8. Each partnership project should build on a solid business case, which will address a key development challenge. Projects that aim to promote human rights, gender equality and generate positive environmental impacts will receive particular attention. Projects should feed into the Programme’s overall results framework, which consists of five key Indicators:
1) Employment for women, men and youth; 2) Beneficiaries reached and creation of sustainable income opportunities; 3) Viability of the project’s business case; 4) Awareness of responsible business conduct; 5) Investment leverage (additional capital raised).
Location: Danida priority countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Myanmmar, Niger, Palestine, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda. Other countries of interest: Egypt, India, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Vietnam, The Philippines, Ukraine, Indonesia, Georgia, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon.
Eligibility: A consortium must include at least: a business partner (commercial partner) and non-commercial partner (administrative partner). Consortia are encouraged to include other relevant partners, which could be a civil society organisation, business member organisation, employer association, public authorities and other public institutions, trade union, university college/business school, research institution, international organisation etc. The model is accordingly open to consortia mobilizing partners with different profiles and business sizes. A consortium must include at least one local partner from the partner country. The Partnership Project must build on the core business of the business partner(s) and also be part of the core activities of other participating partners. The application must be submitted by one of the non-commercial partners.
Grant size: Total fund size is DKK 80 million for between 10-12 partnerships running projects over 3-5 years
Closing date: 16 August
Apply: http://um.dk/en/danida-en/sustainable%20growth/partnerships/danida-market-development-partnerships/ 

Ernst Kleinwort Medium Grants Programme
Type of project: The Trust has 2 focus areas under its Medium Grants Programme: 1) Charitable work in the County of Sussex; 2) Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International). Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment or other similar capital expenditure, or assistance with running costs.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities
Grant size: £5,001 – £10,000
Closing date: 20 August
Apply: http://ekct.org.uk/application-medium-grant/ 

Building Connections Fund
Type of project: The Building Connections Fund is a partnership between Government, Big Lottery Fund and the Co-op Foundation which was set up in response to the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness to support projects that prevent or reduce loneliness
Location: England
Eligibility: We welcome applications from England-based projects that meet the aims of the Building Connections Fund
Grant size: £30,000 to £100,000
Closing date: 24 August
Apply: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/funding/programmes/building-connections-fund 

UN Women: The Global Award for Women's Empowerment
Type of project: The award recognises individuals, organisations, companies and member States who are doing exceptional work for women’s empowerment in their communities.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UN Women encourages civil society, public and private institutions and individual women's empowerment champions working to make lasting change in their community, enterprise, country or region to apply. Youth are encouraged to apply.
Grant size: Each award is valued at $100,000
Closing date: 30 August
Apply: http://www.womenglobalaward.org/en 

Convergence Design Funding (New closing dates)
Type of project: Funding to design any blended finance vehicle that aims to attract private capital to global development at scale and addresses a specific development challenge.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Accredited investors or investment advisory organisations
Grant size: up to $200,000 for feasibility study and $750,000 for proof-of-concept
Closing date: 31 August (and December 31st)
Apply: https://convergence.finance/news-detail/2zkIXuuboAyGUmsAMmy4oS.
*Learn more about one type of blended finance vehicles here: https://www.bond.org.uk/news/2017/07/funding-successful-social-outcomes-not-just-funding-programmes 

Australian Government's Direct Aid Program
Type of project: Sustainable development projects which benefit low income and/or disadvantaged communities. Focus areas include: Gender equality and empowerment of women and girls; natural resource management; Human Rights and Good Governance; Disaster Risk reduction and Climate Change; Sport and Culture; Poverty Reduction; Community Health
Location: Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Dominican Republic
Eligibility: locally registered CSOs, academic institutions, governmental and scientific bodies
Grant size: $5,000 - $30,000 over 6 months
Closing date: 31 August
Apply: http://mexico.embassy.gov.au/mctycastellano/cooperation.html (In Spanish).

Nordic Climate Facility
Type of project: Early-stage projects testing innovative and climate-relevant concepts. Projects should aim to test the viability of one or more business concepts from a financial, technical, social and environmental perspective. Proposed concepts and solutions should have the potential to improve the quality of life for vulnerable people and tackle climate change in developing countries more effectively than existing approaches. Strong proposals have the following features: build prosperity and reduce poverty; increase gender equality; realistic and clear outputs and outcomes; strong replication and scaling-up potential; justification for why funding is needed; alignment with national development and climate change strategies and policies in the country of implementation.
Location: Single country projects in any of the following countries: Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia Asia: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. Latin America: Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua
Eligibility: Registered legal entities such as For-profit companies and organisations; Non-profit organisations and social enterprises; NGOs and Research institutes and universities. Projects should be implemented through partnerships between Nordic and local partners. The lead Nordic partner may also have one or more other partners (non-local) which are legal entities. There are no country restrictions on the other partners other than that they shall not be registered in the country of implementation or in one of the Nordic countries.
Grant size: EUR 250,000 - EUR 500,000. The project partners must mobilise co-financing equal to at least 25% of the requested grant.
Closing date: 31 August
Apply: https://www.nordicclimatefacility.com/how-to-apply 

INSPIRE Fund
Type of project: INSPIRE is a technical package to support countries in their efforts to prevent and respond to violence against children aged 0-17 years. The Fund has is seeking proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities amongst civil society and governments at national and regional levels, and from those experiences to actively exert leadership in shaping and driving INSPIRE globally.
Location: Low and Middle-Income Countries
Eligibility: Priority will be given to local NGOs and local NGO -led consortia in LMICs. We also welcome applications from other local agencies such as government and academic institutions. Submissions from International NGOs (or INGO-led consortia) will be considered; however, they should clearly demonstrate how the proposed activities have been designed with local ownership in mind and how local actors will benefit directly.
Grant size: $5,000 USD – $30,000 This funding cannot be used to conduct lobbying activities as defined by U.S. federal tax law.
Closing date: 31 August
Apply: http://www.cpcnetwork.org/inspirefund/ 

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Type of project: Supporting New Roles of Civil Society Organisations for Inclusive Development. The aim of this call is to scrutinise the Theory of Change (ToC) of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs' policy framework 'Dialogue and Dissent' in Low and Middle-Income Countries. Each research project should contribute to two objectives: 1) Generating new, evidence-based knowledge on the assumptions of the ToC underlying the Dialogue and Dissent framework; 2) Making this knowledge accessible, available and applicable to policymakers and CSOs in the Netherlands and in LMICs.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa, South and South-East Asia or Latin America
Eligibility: This call is open to research consortia from around the world. Applications can be submitted by consortia consisting of research organisations located in the LMIC(s) in Sub-Saharan Africa, South and South-East Asia or Latin America where the project/programme that is subject of the empirical research is implemented and, possibly, one or more research organisations based in any country. It is not compulsory to include a research organisation in the Netherlands.
Grant size: A maximum budget of EUR 200,000 will be available per project over 6-9 months
Closing date: 4 September
Apply: https://www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/wotro/assumptions---supporting-new-roles-of-civil-society-organisations-for-inclusive-development/assumptions---supporting-new-roles-of-civil-society-organisations-for-inclusive-development.html 

World Bank, Sexual Violence Research Initiative
Type of project: Innovation in Addressing Gender-Based Violence. Programmes or research should conceptualised within a Human Rights framework and Inform policy, programmes and services and serve to strengthen access to comprehensive care and support for survivors. Examples of fundable projects are listed on the link below.
Location: Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) as classified by the World Bank
Eligibility: Applicants should be affiliated with a recognised, legally constituted research institution, a company or Non-government Organisation with existing research or programming capacity. Private sector companies that have engaged in preventing and responding to gender based violence are encouraged to apply. Partnerships between multiple organisations are encouraged. Proposals must have at least one partner from a LMIC.
Grant size: up to $100,000 for a maximum of 24 months
Closing date: 5 September
Apply: http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/820661530906438788/SVRI-and-WBDM-Award-Guidelines-FY19-v3-CLEAN.pdf (opens in a PDF)

Voice Innovate and Learn Grants
Type of project: Voice is an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands under their framework ‘Dialogue and Dissent’ policy framework. The Innovate and Learn Grant seeks to fund innovative ideas to address the marginalisation and discrimination experienced by women facing exploitation, abuse and violence; LGBTQI groups; and persons with disability. Thematic areas include: 1) Improving access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment in particular; 2) Improving access to social services, health and education; 3) Fostering space for political participation
Location: Philippines
Eligibility: The lead party must be a legally registered not-for- profit civil society or community-based organisation preferably based in the Philippines.
Grant size: €5,000 - €200,000 over 12 - 24 months
Closing date: 7 September
Apply: https://www.voice.global/call-for-proposal/philippines-innovate-and-learn-grants-v-1877-ph-il/ 

BBC Radio 4 Appeal
Type of project: Activities that fall within the following categories will be considered eligible for an appeal:Medical research; Hospitals/hospices; Other medical/health/sickness; Disability; Housing/homelessness; Social welfare and services; Humanitarian aid/famine; disaster relief;Human rights; Education/training; Arts/culture; Amateur sports/recreation; Environment/wildlife conservation/ heritage.
Location: UK and Worldwide.
Eligibility: A charity can only have an appeal broadcast on the BBC once every three years. UK registered charities whose work has an impact at UK or international level are eligible. Priority will be given to UK charities that deliver activities for beneficiaries located in more than one of the nations of the UK. Priority will be given to international charities that deliver activities for beneficiaries located across several regions within a country or across countries.
Grant size: On average charities raise between £5,000 and £20,000
Closing date: 10th September
Apply: https://www.bbc.co.uk/charityappeals/appeals/apply-now 

Ernst Kleinwort Large Grants Programme
Type of project: The Trust has 2 focus areas under its Large Grants Programme: 1) Charitable work in the County of Sussex; 2) Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International). Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment or other similar capital expenditure, or assistance with running costs.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities
Grant size: £10,001 and over.
Closing date: 10 September
Apply: http://ekct.org.uk/application-large-grant/ 

The McLain Association for Children, Inc.
Type of project: Applicants should compellingly address one or both of our funding
priorities: 1) Improve access to high quality education and 2) Empower persons with disabilities and their families.
Location: the Caucasus, Tanzania, and the British Virgin Islands
Eligibility: Non-profit organisations working in the above mentioned countries
Grant size: £7,500
Closing date: 15 September
Apply: https://macchild.org/small-grants/ 

Gray Matters Capital coLABS
Type of project: A private foundation focused on impact investments, this fund is seeking to invest in bold, innovative, and widely scalable social enterprises that have the potential to dramatically improve the lives of women and girls around the world.
Location: primarily in South Asia, Africa, and Latin America
Eligibility: Social Enterprises
Grant size: Maximum investment is $250,000
Closing date: 15 September
Apply: https://gmccolabs.com/apply/ 

Australian Aid's Harare Direct Aid Programme
Type of project: The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities primarily aimed at achieving practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact in the areas of education, health, disability, water and sanitation, vulnerable children, women’s empowerment, sustainable livelihoods and income generation for marginalised communities.
Location: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Republic of Congo (ROC) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Eligibility: DAP is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups, NGOs and other entities engaged in development activities in the above mentioned countries.
Grant size: The funding ceiling per project is AUD 60,000 for up to two years
Closing date: 15 September
Apply: http://zimbabwe.embassy.gov.au/hare/cooperation.html 

Australian Aid's Ramallah Direct Aid Programme
Type of project: The Direct Aid Program is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities which should primarily be aimed at achieving practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. We will favourably consider projects supporting marginalised women, children and youth and people with disabilities for projects falling under the following categories: health; disability; gender equality and women’s empowerment; education and safe play/learning environments.
Location: The West Bank, Gaza Strip or East Jerusalem.
Eligibility: local and international not-for-profit registered or accredited entities including community groups, NGOs and other entities engaged in development activities may apply.
Grant size: a maximum of US$20,000 per project
Closing date: 16 September
Apply: http://ramallah.mission.gov.au/rmal/DAPGUIDE2.html 

Grand Challenges Canada
Type of project: Bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SEHR) are addressed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Ideas are expected to improve the provision and use of comprehensive SRHR services e.g. contraception; comprehensive sexuality education; safe abortion, where legal; and menstrual hygiene management. Of particular interest are innovations that improve the prevention of and response to sexual and gender-based violence, and to child, early, and forced marriage.
Location: LMICs & Canada
Eligibility: Eligible applicants include social enterprises and other recognized institutions e.g.
non-profit organizations and for-profit companies that are formed in an eligible jurisdiction that can successfully execute the activities in their respective technical area, and are capable of receiving and administering grant funding.
Grant size: up to $100,000 CAD
Closing date: 25th September
Apply: http://www.grandchallenges.ca/funding-opportunities/ 

Feminist Review Trust
Type of project: Lesbian and transgender rights; Violence against women and girls; Disabled women and girls; Refugee women and girls
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UK and International CSOs supporting women may apply
Grant size: Maximum £15,000, although trustees are more likely to provide partial funding. It is therefore helpful if you can identify different sub-elements in your application.
Closing date: 30 September
Apply: http://www.feminist-review-trust.com/guidelines/  

USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program
Type of project: Reducing plastics pollution of the marine environment. Applicants may propose either starting up or scaling up existing initiatives that provide promising approaches to reduce the amount of plastics entering marine environments. There is a strong interest in receiving proposals that promote innovative approaches or technologies, and effectively engage underrepresented groups (women, youth, informal waste pickers) as partners.
Location: Urban and peri-urban areas of Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. non-governmental partners, such as civil society organizations, youth-led or women-led organizations, private sector companies, associations, cooperatives, and academic institutions.
Grant size: $250,000
closing date: 30 September
Apply: https://urban-links.org/mwrp-2-3/ 

Norad Strengthening the Rights of Minorities of Faith and Belief
Type of project: Projects which promote the rights of minorities of faith and belief. The scheme forms part of Norad's overarching objective to strengthen the capacity and ability of civil society in developing countries to promote democratisation, the realisation of human rights and the eradication of poverty within the framework of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Examples of eligible initiatives include advocacy work targeting local and central authorities or private companies, interventions that contribute to building bridges and initiating dialogue between different groups, measures that help to protect minorities as well as measures that promote inclusion and equal rights for minorities of faith and belief. Service provision interventions will not be prioritised. Norad expects that the applicant has a solid understanding of the issues and the context, and does not usually grant support for pilot projects.
Location: Organisations with projects in Norway’s partner countries will be prioritised: https://norad.no/en/front/countries/ 
Eligibility: Funding through this grant scheme is open to Norwegian, international and local civil society organisations who promote the rights of minorities of faith and belief. Local organisations may also apply. Eligible applicants include NGOs, network organisations, trade unions and faith- and belief-based organisations.
Grant size: not stated: The applicant must have adequate funds to cover at least 10 percent of the expenses associated with the project.
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://grants.mfa.no/#call/1161 

SDG Partnership facility
Type of project: The focus for this round is on Food security and stimulating private sector development in developing countries through public-private partnerships (PPPs) which will impacts on the Sustainable Development Goals. Your initiative must contribute to one or more of the following goals: reducing malnutrition; promoting growth in the agricultural and fisheries sector; creating sustainable and ecologically sound food chains; creating better labour conditions and efficient working procedures; causing an increase in private investments.
Location: Developing countries.
Eligibility: companies, public institutions, NGOs or knowledge institutions may apply. Your PPP must consist of a maximum of 6 partners and include one 1 Dutch organisation, 1 local organisation, 1 NGO or knowledge institution, 1 company and 1 government organisation. A local government organisation is preferred.
Grant size: From €500,000 to € 3 million
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://english.rvo.nl/subsidies-programmes/sdg-partnership-facility-sdgp

Laederal Foundation’s Saving Lives at Birth
Type of project: Practically oriented projects helping achieve the SDG 3 and specifically aiming to reduce infant and child mortality and maternal deaths by 2030
Location: Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Eligibility: none stated
Grant size: up to $USD 50,000. Note this funder does not cover general institutional overheads.
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://laerdalfoundation.org/about/saving-lives-at-birth/ 

Visegrad Fund
Type of project: Projects must meet one of the seven focus areas: Culture and Common Identity; Education and Capacity Building; Innovation, R&D, Entrepreneurship; Democratic Values and the Media; Public Policy and Institutional Partnership; Regional Development, Environment and Tourism; Social Development
Location: Central and Eastern Europe
Eligibility: Preference is given to groups of non-governmental and civil society organizations and municipalities and local governments; applications submitted by schools, higher education institutions, research and scientific bodies and public institutions in general will also be considered.
Grant size: Not stated, however grants can cover up to 100% of project budget with 15% for overheads.
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://www.visegradfund.org/apply/grants/ 

UNAIDs and ViiV Healthcare's Positive Action Challenges
Type of project: Breaking Out the Echo Chamber: innovative storytelling approaches via digital technology to engage targeted, hard-to-reach groups on issues related to HIV prevention, testing and/or care. The innovation should be people-centred, replicable, scalable, sustainable and affordable. Applications should: a. Describe the proposed tool, technology or service (the ”Innovation”); b. Highlight how the proposed Entry would utilise existing open content and data for further collaboration, if applicable; c. Provide web links to any existing prototype or other online presence of the Innovation; d. Briefly describe the targets for developing the Innovation if the Applicant is successful in the Concept phase; and provide further detail on Challenge criteria for the Development phase; e. If Challenge allows, submit updates of Phase concepts with evidence; f. Outline if, how and under what license/arrangement the outputs would be made available to the wider public.
Location: the Applicant may be from any geographic area
Eligibility: Positive Action Challenges are open to any applicant (individuals under 18 are eligible to participate in any Challenge unless prohibited by applicable law) ; or a group of individuals ; or one or more public or private entities, including, without limitation, universities, academic institutions, not-for-profit entities and private sector organisations.
Grant size: Up to 3 prizes of $10,000
closing date: 4 October
Apply: https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/breaking-out-of-the-echo-chambers.html 

EDCTP
Type of project: Clinical research to accelerate the development of new or improved drugs, vaccines, microbicides and diagnostics against poverty-related infectious diseases. This call is focused on the validation of the clinical performance and/or implementation of new or improved diagnostic tools and technologies for the detection of any of the poverty-related diseases. The proposed tools and technologies should improve the performance of diagnosis, prediction, monitoring, intervention or assessment of therapeutic response, with a significant impact on clinical decision and health outcomes.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States (European Partner States) and one of the legal entities must be established in a sub-Saharan African country. All three legal entities shall be independent of each other.
Grant size: between €1 - 3 million over 24 and 48 months. 6-12 proposals are expected to be funded
Closing date: 11 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/diagnostic-tools-for-poverty-related-diseases/ 

EDCTP
Type of project: The purpose of this Call is to support actions that will facilitate the translation of research results of medical interventions into policies and practices for national health programmes and capacity development to facilitate delivery and uptake of new or improved medical interventions in African health systems.
Location: sub-Saharan African
Eligibility: At least one legal entity must be established in a Participating State or a sub-Saharan African country. Applications must include at least one legal entity in sub-Saharan African countries
Grant size: Up to €2.25m over a maximum of 60 months.
Closing date: 11 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/capacity-development-to-facilitate-delivery-and-uptake-of-new-or-improved-medical-interventions-in-african-health-systems/ 

WHO/TDR Small Grants Scheme
Type of project: The goal is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, strengthen research capacity of individuals and institutions in developing countries and develop implementation strategies and solutions that respond to the health needs of these countries. It also aims at translating research results into policy and practice, improving health and promoting the engagement of individuals and communities in using research evidence to reduce the disease burden in their respective countries.
Location: Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Federated states of Mongolia,
Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga,
Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam.
Eligibility: Individuals submitting proposals must be researchers or health professionals working in infectious disease programs of Ministries of Health, national universities, or research institutions; and who are from and are working in low- and middle-income countries
Grant size: up to US$ 15 000 per project (exceptionally, larger grants up to US$ 20 000 may be considered).
Closing date: 15 October
Apply: http://www.who.int/tdr/grants/calls/wpr-tdr-sgs-2018/en/ 

EDCTP
Type of project: This call is focused on product development for effective prevention, treatment and management of co-infections and co-morbidities. Proposals should include one or more clinical trial(s) to be conducted in sub-Saharan Africa
Location: sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States: Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK. One of the legal entities must be established in one of the following sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Congo (Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Grant size: between €2-4m over 30 - 60 months.
4-7 proposals are expected to be funded
Closing date: 18 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/advances-in-product-development-for-effective-prevention-treatment-and-management-of-co-infections-and-co-morbidities/ 

EDCTP
Type of project: Strategic action for overcoming drug resistance in malaria: The fund is looking to support one large-scale strategic action that is part of a bigger portfolio of clinical trials with the capacity to develop new or improved antimalarial drugs. The proposal should contribute to increased international cooperation among researchers and funders, catalyse research synergies, and leverage resources and investments.
Location: sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States (Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK); one of the legal entities must be established in one of the following sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Congo (Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Grant size: 1 grant is expected to be made of no more than €22m. Matching funding equal to or greater than the amount requested is required.
Closing date: 30 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/strategic-action-for-overcoming-drug-resistance-in-malaria/ 

EDCTP
Type of project: This call is focused on vaccines for diarrhoeal diseases or lower respiratory tract infections
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States (Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK); one of the legal entities must be established in one of the following sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Congo (Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Grant size: between €5-10m over 36 - 60 months. 2-4 proposals are expected to be funded.
Closing date: 30 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/vaccines-for-diarrhoeal-diseases-or-lower-respiratory-tract-infections/ 

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
Type of project: to support species conservation work. The Fund provides targeted grants to such initiatives and to recognise leaders in the field and to elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund gives priority to those species facing a high threat of extinction, as well as those which are listed as Data Deficient or unlisted but are suspected as highly threatened.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Anyone directly involved in species conservation can apply to the Fund for a grant
Grant size: $25,000. Note that this funder does not contribute to the core running costs of an organisation or administrative overheads.
Closing date: 31 October
Apply: https://www.speciesconservation.org/grants/ 


INSPIRE Fund (Additional closing date)
Type of project: INSPIRE is a technical package to support countries in their efforts to prevent and respond to violence against children aged 0-17 years. The Fund has is seeking proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities amongst civil society and governments at national and regional levels, and from those experiences to actively exert leadership in shaping and driving INSPIRE globally.
Location: Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)
Eligibility: Priority will be given to local NGOs/CSOs and consortia in LMICs. We also welcome applications from other local agencies such as government and academic institutions. Submissions from International NGOs will be considered; however, they should clearly demonstrate how the proposed activities have been designed with local ownership in mind and how local actors will benefit directly.
Grant size: $5,000 USD – $30,000. Funds cannot be used to conduct lobbying activities as defined by U.S. federal tax law.
Closing date: 31 October
Apply: http://www.cpcnetwork.org/inspirefund/ 

Voice Innovate and Learn Grants (Additional closing date)
Type of project: Voice is an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands under their framework ‘Dialogue and Dissent’ policy framework. The Innovate and Learn Grant seeks to fund innovative ideas to address the marginalisation and discrimination experienced by women facing exploitation, abuse and violence; LGBTQI groups; and persons with disability. Thematic areas include: 1) Improving access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment in particular; 2) Improving access to social services, health and education; 3) Fostering space for political participation
Location: Philippines
Eligibility: The lead party must be a legally registered not-for- profit civil society or community-based organisation preferably based in the Philippines.
Grant size: €5,000 - €200,000 over 12 - 24 months
Closing date: 15 November
Apply: https://www.voice.global/call-for-proposal/philippines-innovate-and-learn-grants-v-1877-ph-il/ 

Gray Matters Capital coLABS (Additional closing date)
Type of project: A private foundation focused on impact investments, this fund is seeking to invest in bold, innovative, and widely scalable social enterprises that have the potential to dramatically improve the lives of women and girls around the world.
Location: primarily in South Asia, Africa, and Latin America
Eligibility: Social Enterprises
Grant size: Maximum investment is $250,000
Closing date: 15 December
Apply: https://gmccolabs.com/apply/ 

Friends of Malawi Association (FOMA)
Type of project: Grants are usually oriented toward social, educational and healthcare projects but we will consider any project that will improve the welfare of Malawians
Location: Malawi