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U.S Embassy in Botswana Stronger Together: Health, Prosperity, and Security
Type of project: innovative projects that address one of three U.S. foreign policy objectives: 1. Empowering Women and Girls through educational, entrepreneurship, health, or professional development opportunities. 2. Supporting Civil Society Organizations either to (a) strengthen management and public engagement capacity of civil society organizations and promote political and civil participation; (b) enhance government accountability and information access for the public; or (c) promote exchange and cooperation with U.S. higher education institutions. 3. Enabling Business Environment – either to (a) promote or develop best practices in business and entrepreneurship for youth and create or strengthen networking among youth entrepreneurs; (b) promote Botswana’s transition to a knowledge-based economy, including activities in research and development; or (c) increase Botswana’s awareness and utilization of the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
Location: Botswana
Eligibility: The award is open only to registered not-for-profit groups, associations, non-governmental organizations, faith- or community-based organizations. The groups must be well established, operating for at least one year, and have a history of accomplishments.
Grant size: $25,000
Closing date: 27 December

Donald Forrester Trust
Type of project: Project remit is broad with a focus on the relief of poverty
and the advancement of education and religion.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply. The trust prefers to support small charities who rely on volunteers. They prefer low fundraising and overhead costs.
Grant size: Average grants are £5,000
Closing date: 31 December (opens 1 October)  

The Open Technology Fund's Internet Freedom Fund
Type of project: Projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments who wish to speak freely online.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Non-profit organization/non-government organization, including U.S.-based NGO, PIO, or foreign NGO; Non-profit university or research institution in any country; for-profit organization or business in any country;
Grant size: $50,000 - $200,000. Please note this is a performed based contract with payment issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and deliverables.
Deadline: 1 January

Planet Romeo Foundation
Type of project: Grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives which seek to achieve societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities.
Location: Although all geographical regions are eligible, the Foundation gives priority to countries outside the Global North. Within a country, all geographical areas are eligible, but where we can, we give priority to rural and/or more remote areas.
Eligibility: Initiatives of new informal LGBTI groups or organizations with little or no access to other sources of funding may apply. More experienced LGBTI organizations that develop new initiatives for which they have not yet previously received funding and are difficult to fund elsewhere may also apply.
Grant size: up to €5,000
Closing date: 1 January

British & Foreign School Society (BFSS)
Type of project: Maximising education for all: projects which will benefit children and young people suffering from the impact of poverty, community disadvantage, social exclusion, special educational needs which are not adequately met and/or who are living in areas that have suffered from conflict or natural disaster. BFSS would particularly welcome applications for projects designed to address the need for re-establishing and renewing education where the provision of education (including facilities, resources and teacher training) has suffered from conflict, natural disaster or neglect.
Location: UK and Worldwide. Examples of countries where projects have been funded are: Afghanistan, Burma, the DRC, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, the UK and Zambia.
Eligibility: UK charitable organisations including Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO); UK schools, colleges or universities with charitable status or which is an "exempt charity". The Funder can consider proposals for collaborative projects involving international partners and agencies.
Grant size: £3,000 - £40,000 over 1 - 3 years
Closing date: 7 January

Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition
Type of project: International, interdisciplinary research partnerships which will develop interdisciplinary research capacity and capability in the UK and developing countries, which is linked to development policy and practice. The aim is to enable more effective, ethical, sustainable and contextually-driven development outcomes in food systems, encompassing: production (agriculture and aquaculture), processing, transport, consumption, and disposal (and the interconnections between them). Applications on any relevant topic are welcomed across all stages of food systems.
Project location: LMICs eligible for Official Development Assistance.
Eligibility: Applications are welcomed from UK Higher Education Institutions, or accredited Independent Research Organisations. Applicants should ensure they meet the general eligibility criteria for Investigators set-out in the AHRC Research Funding Guide. International Co-Investigators are eligible for funding through this call in accordance with AHRC’s international co-investigator policy
Grant size: £200,000
Closing date: 9 January

Commonwealth Foundation
Type of project: Innovative project which seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments. Projects should have the potential to improve governance and development outcomes and address one or both of the following outcomes: 1. Stronger civic voices engaging in policy processes to hold government to account 2. Making public discourse more reflective of less-heard voices.
Location: Any Commonwealth Foundation member country. Full list here.
Eligibility: not for profit civil society organisations registered in a Commonwealth Foundation member country may apply. The average of the applicant’s total income over the last two years is less than £3m and applicant cannot be existing grantees.
Grant size: up to £50,000 per year for a maximum of 4 years.
Deadline: 9 January

The Fore
Type of project: Development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. A list of past grantees is available here.
Location: The UK and overseas.
Eligibility: UK-registered charities, community interest companies, charitable incorporated organisations and community benefit societies with annual income of less than £500,000. For work implemented overseas, the applicant must be registered in the UK.
Grant size: A total of £30,000 unrestricted funding over 1 - 3 years
Closing date: 13 January (Opens 9 December).

The Scurrah Wainwright Trust
Type of project: The Charity supports a wide range of charitable projects with an emphasis on innovative, hard-to-fund work in the field of social reform.
Location: UK and Southern Africa, particularly Zimbabwe.
Eligibility: Your organisation does not have to be a charity to apply, but its work must satisfy the Charity Commission's definition of charitable purposes and public benefit. You must have an annual income/expenditure under £250,000.
Grant size: £1,000 and £5,000.
Closing date: 14 January

The Andrew Wainwright Trust
Type of project: Projects which seek to redress political and social injustices. The Trust's approach is similar to that of the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust with which it maintains informal links.
Location: UK and occasionally overseas
Eligibility: Only unregistered charities may apply which with an annual income of less than £250,000.
Grant size: £1,500 and £10,000
Closing date: 14 January

Big Cat Conservation
Type of project: The goal of this fund is to identify projects that will help reduce the decline of African big cats in the wild. It will support projects which advance conservation efforts benefitting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs.
Project location: Across Africa, for the full list please see here.
Eligibility: Organisations can apply for grants, however the project leader within the organisation should apply directly. Payments can still be made and administered by the affiliated organisation. We encourage applications from around the world. If you are planning to work outside of your home country or community, you must include the name and contact information for at least one local collaborator as a project team member in the application.
Grant size: up to $100,000
Closing date: 15 January

The German Embassy Lusaka
Type of project: Projects which contribute to poverty alleviation and improvement of living standards, to cover the basic needs of the poorest social classes, especially in rural areas. It should give quick and efficient help where no funds from government institutions, other co-operating partners or civil society organisations are available. Examples of projects include bore holes, garden projects, shelters for vulnerable children, construction/renovation of school classrooms, income-generating articles (sewing machines, tools/machines for a joinery or a locksmith's trade) etc.
Location: Zambia
Eligibility: Projects, which cannot be financed by the responsible body itself (e.g. Community Based, Non-Government and Faith Based Organizations registered in Zambia) can be supported.
Grant size: €8.500 - currently around ZMK 124,000 - are granted per project. In special cases the amount of support can be increased. However, labour, administrative costs and travel expenditure cannot be borne. The applicant organization has to contribute financially or by labour. Semi-financing of projects, e.g. by several donors, is not permitted.
Deadline: 15 January

Global Challenges Research Fund
Type of project: The aim of this programme is to support the interdisciplinary research needed to understand the risks plastic pollution poses in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and to explore which interventions, policies and regulations can mitigate these risks. The outputs of the research will support economic growth and societal wellbeing by enabling a cleaner and more resilient and productive environment.
Location: UK & LMICs
Eligibility: All projects are required to have a Principal Investigator based in a UK Research Organisation eligible to hold UKRI grants. Projects involving co-investigators and researchers based in LMICs are expected and are eligible to receive funding via a UK Research Organisation.
Grant size: Up to £3.5m per project.
Deadline: 20 January

Blue Action Fund
Type of project: Establishing new Marine Protected Areas or expanding and enhancing management of existing ones as well as supporting sustainable livelihoods in coastal communities
Location: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
Eligibility: NGOs or consortia of NGOs that include local implementing partners with proven experience in coastal and marine conservation and sustainable livelihood development may apply. All projects must receive the endorsement of the appropriate authority/authorised body of the country/ies in which the project is located. Substantial co-funding is required.
Grant size: €1-3 million, in well justified cases up to EUR 4 million.
Deadline: 24 January

Embassy of Japan in Uganda
Type of project: Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing under this call. Particular attention will be given to projects designed to assist the most vulnerable groups such as women, children and the physically disabled. Preferred projects are in the following areas: Primary/secondary education; Vocational training; Primary health care, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS; Water and sanitation; Reconstruction for disaster areas; Agricultural development.
Location: Uganda
Eligibility: Any non-profit organisation, which has been registered with the National Board of NGOs or local governments and has a minimum of two years’ experience in implementing development projects at a grassroots level, and which has full-time paid staff and track record in handling at least 50 % of the requested fund, is eligible to apply. Potential recipients are international or local NGOs, community-based organisations, medical institutions, educational institutions and local authorities/governments. In cases such as IDP or refugee camps where assistance activities are limited, international organisations may also become recipients.
Grant size: Approximately US$100,000 per project. Items which cannot be financed include: consumables (except in case of emergency or humanitarian relief), running and maintenance costs of facilities and equipment, and administrative costs of the recipient organisation.
Closing date: 31 January

U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Program
Type of project: Small-scale assistance directly to Zambian community-based organizations as part of an ongoing commitment by the U.S. government to support Zambian-driven development activities at the local level. The proposed project should be a single activity that helps to improve basic economic or social conditions at the local level. Projects should be sustainable, long-lived, and benefit the greatest number of people possible. Requests for large-scale agriculture or construction projects or for expensive electronic equipment are less competitive.
Location: Zambia
Eligibility: Zambian-Registered Community Based Organizations may apply.
Grant size: $500 to a maximum of $15,000
Closing date: 28 February

U.S Embassy Stronger Together: Health, Prosperity, and Security
Type of project: Innovative projects that address one of three U.S. foreign policy objectives: Empowering Women and Girls – through educational, entrepreneurship, health, or professional development opportunities; Supporting Civil Society Organizations – Projects (1) strengthen management and public engagement capacity of civil society organizations and promote political and civil participation; (2) enhance government accountability and information access for the public; or (3) promote exchange and cooperation with U.S. higher education institutions; Enabling Business Environment – Projects (1) promote or develop best practices in business and entrepreneurship for youth and create or strengthen networking among youth entrepreneurs; (2) promote Botswana’s transition to a knowledge-based economy, including activities in research and development; or (3) increase Botswana’s awareness and utilization of the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
Location: Botswana
Eligibility: Registered not-for-profit groups, associations, NGOs, faith- or community-based organizations that are well established, operating for at least one year may apply.
Grant size: $25,000
Deadline: 27 March

The Laederal Foundation
Type of project: practically oriented projects helping achieve the UN Sustainability Goal 3 aiming to reduce infant and child mortality and maternal deaths by two thirds from 2010 to 2030.
Location: Developing countries with specific focus on Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Grant size: 20 projects per year with up to USD$50,000 per award. Higher amounts may be awarded to regional initiatives, or educational or collaborative initiatives. The Foundation will only cover costs directly related to the project. General institutional overhead costs will not be covered.
Closing date: 1 April

Recovery of species on the brink of extinction
Type of project: The goal of this request for funding is to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing conservation plans for species and groups of species. Proposals that focus on the following themes are encouraged: specific and defensible priority actions to avert decline of a species or group of species; the active involvement of early career conservationists; support for conservation leaders from the countries where the species or group of species occur. Research is not the focus of this call.
Location: There is no geographical priority for this call
Eligibility: All applications require a letter of endorsement signed by Chair, Regional or
Thematic Leader of the relevant IUCN SSC Species Specialist Group. You can find the endorsement letter template here. You can find the SSC Groups directory here. National Geographic requires an applicant or principal investigator (PI) to be listed. The PI is the person with whom the fund corresponds and develops the relationship. The PI should list team members on the application. If successful, the PI may choose to accept funds either through their organization (e.g. NGO, university) or individually.
Grant size: Typical proposal requests should be less than $30,000; however, applicants may request up to $50,000.
Closing date: 10 April

Samuel Rubin Foundation
Type of project: Areas the Foundation has funded in the past include: Non-violent Action and Peaceful Resistance; conflict resolution; arms control; justice; citizenship; human rights; mental health; sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Non-US applicants must be sponsored by a US organisation. No grants are made to individuals for building funds or for endowments.
Grant size: $5,000
Closing date: 20 April

The Lawrence Foundation
Type of project: The mission of The Lawrence Foundation is to support organizations that are working to solve pressing environmental, human services and other issues.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: U.S Organisations Exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code may apply. Non-U.S organisations which have a fiscal sponsor that has 501(c)(3) status and provides written authorization confirming its willingness to act as the fiscal sponsor
Grant size: $5,000 - $10,000
Deadline: 30 April

Irish Aid - ESTHER Grants
Type of project: International partnerships between Irish health organisations and their counterparts overseas to strengthen health systems and improve health outcomes. The focus is to provide quality services through knowledge generation, sharing best practice, collaboration, and advocacy. Preference is given to partnerships which aim to strengthen the capacity of health institutions to address local health priorities and contribute to health systems strengthening and universal health coverage.
Location: Preference for all funding awards will be given to Irish Aid key partner countries: Mozambique, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Liberia; to other Irish Aid key partner countries, e.g. Zambia, Malawi and Uganda as well as countries in which the Irish Health Service Executive is engaged with through formal agreements e.g. Mozambique, Sudan, Zambia.
Eligibility: Irish hospitals, hospital groups, other service-delivery institutions, primary care facilities, public health institutions, training bodies and research institutions that have an established partnership with a counterpart overseas institution in a low-or middle-income country may apply. Higher priority is given to partnerships in countries with official Government links.
Grant size: There are two grant types: Band 1: Innovation Grants - up to €10,000 which focus on supporting established health partnerships; Band 2: Development Grants - up to €8,000 to enable new and emerging health partnerships to develop their partnership.
Deadline: 30 April

Patagonia Media Grants Programme
Type of project: Environmental grassroots projects using the power of media as a tool to transform audiences into environmental activists. The project must outline how using media is the most appropriate avenue as a call to action for a targeted audience and how it fits into the overall strategy of the campaign efforts.
Location: Canada, Chile, Argentina, Japan, Korea, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic .
Eligibility: Small, grassroots, activist organisations with charitable status in the country in which your organisation is located or have a fiscal sponsor with such status may apply.
Grant size: between $15,000 and $30,000
Closing date: 30 April

Fonds Suez
Type of project: Access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for disadvantaged populations in developing countries, especially in urban and peri-urban areas. The Fondation looks favourably on participation of the populations concerned in financing the service provided, both in terms of cash contributions and labour, within their capabilities.
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: Legally registered organisations established for at least 1 year may apply
Grant size: There is no upper limit. The Fondation can award up to 50% of the project’s total budget.
Closing date: 30 April

Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust
Type of project: Grants are focused on music and arts education and participation;
deafness and other disabilities; the elderly; medical relief including hospice support;
medical research.
Location: The UK, Northern Ireland and South Africa
Eligibility: Only registered charities may apply
Grant size: £1,000 - £5,000
Closing date: 5 May

Chrysalis Trust
Type of project: Current focus: relief of poverty and disability; provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water.
Location: UK & overseas
Eligibility: The Trust supports local projects in the North East of England, national organisations providing benefit across the UK, as well as, international charities registered with the UK Charities Commission.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000
Closing date: 15 May

The Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust
Type of project: Categories for grant giving include: Quaker work and witness; Peace-building and conflict resolution; Interfaith and ecumenical understanding; Community development work in the UK and overseas; Work with forced migrants, including internally displaced people; Sustainable development. Preference will be given to applications which fulfil more than one of our criteria.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises with a turnover of less than £350,000 may apply.
Grant size: £1,000 - £5,000
Closing date: 31 May

U.S. Embassy Managua
Type of project: Innovative projects focused on empowering Nicaraguans through educational and entrepreneurial opportunities.
Location: Nicaragua
Eligibility: U.S. and Nicaraguan individuals and non-profit and non-governmental organizations with legal status may apply.
Grant size: up to $50,000
Deadline: 30 June

Ongoing International Funding Sources 

Sabanc─▒ Foundation Open Call Grant Programme
Type of project: The grant program supports education projects working to promote equal access to opportunities for women, youth and persons with disabilities. The projects should cover at least one of the aspects below: Supporting Quality Education; Securing Access to Education and Retention; Supporting Rights Based Non-Formal Education.
Location: Turkey

Tahir Foundation
Type of project: The Foundation funds a variety of time-bound projects and collaborative activities that promote the core aim of improving access to adequate healthcare and education especially for disadvantaged, marginalized populations facing the greatest barriers to the advancement of their quality of life. They also provide free heart surgeries and cancer treatments for children.
Location: Indonesia

The Generations Trust
Type of project: Projects which aim to provide a better quality of life for children who need it the most; those who are disabled, disadvantaged, or struggle with ill health. The Trust also supports environmental protection and conservation projects.
Location: UK & developing countries
Eligibility: Before applying, applicants are advised to contact the Trust before applying.-

IFAW’s Disaster Response and Preparedness grants
Type of project: IFAW explores new ways to improve conditions for animals, people, and the place we call home. The Disaster Response and Preparedness grants provide physical and financial support during any man-made or natural disaster where physical or financial assistance is needed to support local response and recovery. Examples of man-made disasters: political conflict, financial crisis, large scale cruelty case. Examples of natural disasters: extreme weather event, earthquake, wildfire, flood.
Location: Worldwide

Southern Africa Trust
Type of project: Projects with a poverty reduction agenda. Grant support has been allocated towards food security, governance for development, trade with focus on informal cross border trade, migration and socio protection and capacity building of civil society. We accept unsolicited proposals from organisations that believe that their programmes will add value to the mission and objectives of the Trust.
Location: The Trust works within the Southern African Development Community, comprised of 16 Member States; Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Eligibility: Most grantees are national network associations that implement projects with a regional reach and grants are also allocated to regional networks, regional apex organisations, social movements and media houses.

The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe & Asia
Type of project: (1) conservation of the environment, (2) education of the public in environmental conservation and (3) relief of poverty in any part of the world. Within these broad objectives, the Fund gives particular consideration to any grants for projects that also support the economic and social development of local communities in an environmentally sustainable manner.
Location: Europe and Africa especially where the Fund has a presence.
Eligibility: The Fund does not make grants to individuals or for religious, political or lobbying purposes. It does not support any organisation that discriminates based on race, colour, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or handicap, and only makes direct grants and donations to charitable or non-profit organizations or academic institutions.
Grant size: Total grant funding of between £200,000 - £300,000 per annum

St Vincent & the Grenadines Conservation Fund
Type of project: The Fund makes grants in four key focus areas: Marine conservation, local food, biodiversity, forest, river and mangrove protection, environmental sustainability. The Fund prefers the following types of projects: Fieldwork – including research, monitoring activities, conservation services, rehabilitation, restoration etc; Community Engagement – including education and training activities, capacity building, public events; Campaigns – including information and awareness-raising campaigns, policy and advocacy work; Networking – including exchanging and replication of best practices, bridging people, businesses, NGOs and associations, study visits, dissemination activities; and Technical Support - provision of appropriate equipment, study development, consultancy etc.
Location: St Vincent & the Grenadines
Eligibility: Local non-profit organizations, associations, clubs or unions, social cooperative enterprises and/or other local bodies, including research centres, are highly recommended to apply for grants. Non-local applicants, already active in the area or experts, can be also eligible for grants and strategic partnerships, if they prove that they can offer capacity building locally and/or tangible impact through their work on the ground.
Deadline: Ongoing - applications will be accepted in 4 periods per year, and specifically every January, April, July and October

David & Elaine Potter Foundation
Type of project: Please note, the Foundation makes grants by strict invitation only. Potential grantees who believe their project fits their remit should email the Foundation to discuss potential eligibility. The Foundation makes grants in two focus areas: Education – including projects which improve policy, practices and techniques, sustainability and economic and social well-being; Civil Society – the focus is on projects working to improve human rights, transparency / accountability, anti-corruption and good governance. The Foundation is also interested in work that looks at the impact of drones on human rights work, investigative journalism, the rule of law, and democracy and inequality.
Location: UK and South Africa only
Eligibility: Registered charities and educational institutions may apply
Grant size: Not stated, however the Foundation recognises the benefits of unrestricted funding and will consider providing grants for general core costs.

Casey Trust
Type of project: Projects with tangible outputs which support the welfare of children up to age 18. This generally excludes more general projects such as core funding, parental or community support, publications, medical research, construction etc. The Trustees are looking for start-up projects or identifiable new initiatives within existing projects, rather than contributions to recurring events or continuing programmes
Location: The UK and overseas
Eligibility: Registered UK charities, or UK affiliates of foreign charities may apply.

The W K Kellogg Foundation
Type of project: Project focus areas: Equitable Communities - we want all communities to be vibrant, engaged and equitable; Thriving children - we support a healthy start and quality learning experiences for all children; working families - we invest in efforts to help families obtain stable, high-quality jobs.
Location: The USA, Mexico and Haiti.
Eligibility: Legal entities in the above countries may apply.

Type of project: Supporting sexual and gender minorities and sex worker human rights. Past funding has supported critical court challenges that overturned repressive laws, resourced pioneering community-led HIV clinics, and supported communities to document their lives, organising and advocacy. We encourage concepts and ideas that will advance gender minorities and sex workers movements with outcomes whose impact will be felt long after the grant has ended.
Location: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda—and Pan-African organisations working across the continent.
Eligibility: Start-ups and established organisations are encouraged to apply
Grant size: $5,000 - $50,000

Jean Sainsbury Trust
Type of project: General running costs associated with the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing or release of domestic, wild and exotic animals. Charities that bring animals from overseas to the UK will not receive support unless they are also supporting ongoing work in the country of origin.
Location: Applicants can be working in the UK or overseas.
Eligibility: The Trust favours applications from smaller charities registered in the UK.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000

The Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust
Type of project: Quaker work and witness; Peace-building and conflict resolution; Interfaith and ecumenical understanding; Community development work in the UK and overseas; Work with forced migrants, including internally displaced people; Sustainable development.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises. In normal circumstances with a turnover of less than approximately £350,000. Those who can demonstrate other sources of funding for their project. Innovative charities/projects not normally able to attract other funding
Grant size: Small grants of up to £3000. Interest free loans of up to £5000 repayable over 5 years. In exceptional circumstances larger grants may be given.

Chrysalis Trust
Type of project: Relief of poverty and disability; Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water
Location: UK & International
Eligibility: The Trust supports local projects in the North East of England, national organisations providing benefit across the UK, as well as, international charities registered in the UK.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000

The Oakdale Trust
Type of project: The Trust’s focus areas include: Welsh based social, community and medical projects; medical research projects (UK); Environment conservation projects (Wales); the Arts (Wales) Welsh connection; UK based and registered charities working in the developing world; Penal Reform.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: average grants are £1,000

Hilden Charitable Trust
Type of project: Overseas grant making priorities are for projects working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women.
Location: UK and developing countries
Eligibility: UK registered NGOs and local NGOs may apply. Hilden hope that UK NGOs will encourage their local partners to apply directly. Local NGOs based overseas must have a been working for at least 5 years and have an income of over £25,000 in their last 2 financial years, but no more than £100,000. UK charities must have a history of working overseas for at least 5 years and have an income of over £100,000 in their last two financial years, but not more than £500,000.
Grant size: Average grants are £5,000. This donor is open to funding general running or core costs.

Civicus Crisis Response Fund
Type of project: CSOs facing new restrictions on their work can apply for funding for emergency advocacy actions to defend civic freedoms and democratic values. The Fund provides grants to mobilise quick, principled and effective advocacy responses to events that threaten fundamental rights to associate and assemble freely. The fund also supports civil society through resiliency grants, designed to ensure that organisations have greater flexibility and creativity to proactively prevent and mitigate threats against their organizations. Funds are provided where immediate action is required, either to forestall imminent threats or to address new restrictions.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: National CSOs
Grant size: 10,000 USD for projects lasting up to 6 months

Front Line Defenders Protection Grants
Type of project: Rapid and practical financial support to improve the security and protection of human rights defenders (HRD) and their organisations improving physical security of an organisation or individual, digital security and communication security; supporting legal fees for HRDs who are being judicially harassed; paying for medical fees for HRDs who have been attacked or who have suffered a medical condition as a result of their peaceful human rights activities; providing family assistance for imprisoned HRDs or family members who are at risk because of a HRD's activities.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: local organisations and individuals may apply
Grant size: $7,500

Rhododendron Trust
Type of project: Social welfare and humanitarian aid projects both in the developing world
and the UK. The Trust prefers to support charities which benefit people affected by multiple factors of inequality including poverty, disability, age, gender, ethnic status, or the poor medical, welfare or educational infrastructure in their country.
Eligibility: Charities registered in the UK may apply
Grant size: £500 - £1,500. In 2017-18, grants totalled £58,000. £27,000 went to charities which work in the developing world.

Cumbria Overseas Aid Trust
Type of project: Projects which contribute in some way to the relief of poverty and which will have some long-term and sustainable benefits to a local community. Trustees also prefer a connection to Cumbria either through individuals involved or the origins of the organisation.
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: usually under £1,000 but can be up to £2,000

Draper Richards Kaplan
Type of project: Innovative strategies, systems changing approaches, and disrupting technologies seeking to dramatically improve the lives of people and the world. Our goal is to find social entrepreneurs with dynamic ideas and nurture them at the early stages with maximum leverage and total commitment. We concentrate our selection on the capabilities of the founder, the scalability of the model, and the potential impact of the organization on the world.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Individual leaders, domestic (U.S.) and international organizations, non-profit, for-profit and hybrid social enterprises may apply.
Grant size: 3 years of unrestricted capital totalling $300,000

Rivers Foundation
Type of project: The Foundation generally assists smaller charities with specific projects involving the education, social development and medical well-being of young people.
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Grants totalled £123,000 in 2018. Past grantees can be seen here.

The Watson Family Charitable Trust
Type of project: Grants, loans and financial support to charitable organisations and individuals for medical and for humanitarian purposes
Location: Northern Ireland & Uganda
Eligibility: The trust is open to receiving applications, which should be made to the registered office.
Grant size: £1,000 - £20,000

The Toy Trust
Type of project: Project supporting disadvantaged and disabled children aged under 13
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Up to £5,000

Paung Sie Facility
Type of project: Expressions of Interest a welcomed for responsive financial and technical support to demand-driven, catalytic initiatives which promote social cohesion in Myanmar. We support civil society, women and youth in their contributions to cohesive societies, particularly at the sub-national level.
Location: Myanmar.
Eligibility: We invite proposals from a range of organisations - local, national and international - but especially encourage applications from local initiatives and organisations.
Budget: $5,000 - $200,000

The Bottle Top Foundation
Type of project: Poverty alleviation schemes and grass roots education initiatives that empower young people.
Location: Current grantees are working in Brazil, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and South Africa
Eligibility: Local offices or affiliates of national or international organisations cannot apply. In most cases our partners have budgets in the £5,000 – £50,000 range.
Budget: £3,000 and £15,000

Global Fund for Community Foundations
Type of project: To strengthen community foundations and other local philanthropic institutions, including women's funds, human rights funds and other grassroots grant makers. By doing so, we hope to show that this emerging but important global movement has a big part to play in sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and citizen participation.
Location: Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, East and Central Europe, and Central Asia. Applications from community philanthropy organizations representing disadvantaged communities in the global north will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Eligibility: Community philanthropy organizations, including community foundations, women's funds, environmental funds, national public foundations and other grassroots grant makers
Budget: US $7,000–$15,000

The Wallace Global Fund
Type of project: Grants are awarded to high quality organizations with strong leadership that are catalysing significant change in line with the Fund’s priority areas: 1) Challenge corporate power; 2) Defend & renew democracy; 3) Protect the environment; 4) promote truth & create freedom in the media; 5) advance women’s human rights and empowerment
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: US and international organisations with or without a US fiscal sponsor may apply  

Friends of Liberia
Type of project: Education; Health education; Psycho-Social Support System Rehabilitation and Entrepreneurship
Location: Liberia
Eligibility: Only non-profit organisations working independently of the government of Liberia are eligible to apply. The organisation must be officially registered by the Liberian government as an NGO or be partnered with one.
Grant size: up to $3,000

The Weeden Foundation Quick Response Biodiversity Fund
Type of project: Critical habitat acquisition projects
Location: South America
Eligibility: Non-profit conservation organisations may apply
Grant size: $10,000 - $50,000

The Peter Cundill Foundation
Type of project: Projects which make a difference in the lives of young people up to the age of 25 in the areas of education, health, sport and the arts and humanities
Location: Worldwide
Budget: One-off or multi-year funding. This donor funds their grantees core costs.

The Alan & Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund
Type of project: Education and young people's employment and projects which promote freedom of speech or advance peace and reconciliation.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Registered charities may apply
Grant size: £5,000 - £25,000

The Headley Trust
Type of project: Access to safe water, promoting better use of water resources and sanitation projects; sustainable farming and livelihood development; helping girls to continue their education beyond primary school, students’ access to secondary and tertiary education and projects to improve the quality of teaching; Trachoma prevention and treatment programmes in Ethiopia and care for mothers and infants in sub-Saharan Anglophone Africa; projects tackling the aftermath of conflict.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Registered charities may apply
Grant size: Small grants of c £1,000 or larger grants of £20,000 - £60,000.

The JJ Charitable Trust
Type of project: Environmental projects, especially community-based agriculture initiatives, which aim to help people help themselves in an environmentally sustainable way.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Registered charities may apply
Grant size: In 2017, the trust made 4 grants totalling 179,000 in this category.

Hazel’s Footprints Trust
Type of project: Projects seeking to improve the quality of education. Funding can be requested for capital expenditure and/or project running costs
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: Only UK registered charities may apply. Applications must be submitted by mid-February to be considered at our May meeting or by mid-August to be considered our November meeting.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000

Scott Bader
Type of project: Past projects have focused on improving education, health, food security and vocational training of refugees in the UK
Location: UK and Africa
Eligibility: Only UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: £500-£2,000

Purley Overseas Trust
Type of project: agriculture, health/sociology and education
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: We only support small organisations with annual turnover less than approx. £20,000 GBP or $30,000.
Grant size: In the range of £200 – £1,000

Lennox and Wyfold Foundation
Type of project: Focus areas include health or the saving of lives; arts, culture or science; education; religion
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: Only UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: Most grants do not exceed £20,000

Kitchen Table Charities
Type of project: The Trust was created to help small charities. Focus areas include: Primary education; Health, sanitation and clean drinking water; Child and mother care, including street children and maternity services; Poverty alleviation, especially revenue generating projects.
Location: Africa
Eligibility: UK or locally registered CSOs may apply. No part of any grant should be spent in Britain on administration - including salaries and advertising campaigns.
Grant size: Grants rarely exceed £10,000

Britford Bridge Trust
Type of project: Poverty relief; education; health and; the arts, culture, heritage or science.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: registered charities may apply
Grant size: £4,000 - £170,000. Most grants are for c. £10,000.

The De Brye Charitable Trust
Type of project: Projects that provide care and housing of older people, orphans and neglected children and for aid to physically disabled children and to the blind. 
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000

The Miss K M Harbinson Trust
Type of project: Animal welfare, arts and cultural activities, education and training, environmental projects, health and social care, religious activities
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Average grants c. £3,500

NST Development Trust
Type of project: Small scale projects in Africa, Asia and Latin American where the projects benefit disadvantaged sectors of the community.
Grant size: Total grant making totalled £10,900 in 2017

Open Gate Trust
Type of project: Grassroots environmental, land-based and sustainable projects which benefit local communities. Applications are particularly welcome from charities that focus on ecological sustainability, schemes advancing social diversity and inclusion.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: Applications for overseas work must come from UK charities.
Grant size: £500- £2,500

Percy Lea Charitable Trust
Type of project: Nature & wildlife conservation, environmental protection, cancer & medical research, education and disadvantaged children
Grant size: Total grant making totalled £14,400 in 2018

The Alchemy Foundation 
Type of project: WASH, disability, social welfare, personal reform, medical research and aid especially in areas of blindness and disfigurement, individual enterprise and respite for carers. The Foundation can also fund the cost of fundraisers.
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Total granting for 2018 totalled £448,925

The Hemraj Goyal Foundation
Type of project: HGF supports charitable organisations which make an honest and powerful difference to individuals’ lives by providing financial and human resources to those who need our support. HGF distribute funds to organisations who promote education, women and children’s rights and put an end to human trafficking.
Location: UK & Overseas with a focus on Asia 

The Carmela and Ronnie Pignatelli Foundation
Type of project: Projects supporting the young and the disadvantaged through education, reducing poverty and discrimination. The Foundation also supports environmental and animal welfare charities.
Location: The U.K., Africa, Asia and Latin America
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: Average grants are £2,500

The American Express Foundation 
Type of project: Unsolicited applications can be made under the areas: Developing Leaders within non-profit and social purpose organizations working to solve the world's biggest challenges and Serving Communities by building the capacity of non-profits to develop, engage and retain community members as volunteers. 
Location: The USA, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Greater China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, the UK. 
Eligibility: To be eligible for funding, your organization must certify US tax-exempt status. Organizations outside the U.S. must be able to document non-profit status. 

The Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for the Progress of Humankind (FPH)
Type of project: FPH will accept and review proposals that meet their missions and focus areas. It provides long-term support for CSOs that address the following themes: Good Governance & Regional Cooperation; Shared Ethics & Responsibility, including projects focused on conflict resolution and Sustainable Development, including supporting biodiversity. The foundation has limited budget to grant support to unsolicited proposals, however it 
Location: Worldwide
Feedback: If the proposal fits in with the foundation’s programmes and financial support cannot be granted, you may be put in touch with foundation partners working in the same area.

ViiV Healthcare's Positive Action for Girls & Women Fund
Type of project: community-led interventions that target adolescent girls and young women worldwide helping to tackle the harmful cultural norms that both limit their aspirations and increase their vulnerability to HIV. We will seek to fund projects that address one of the following themes: sexual violence, harmful practices, early marriage, and sexual and reproductive health and rights for underserved adolescent girls and young women.
Location: Projects based in resource-limited settings. Uganda and Kenya are extremely competitive countries for funding.
Eligibility: Organisations typically considered for funding include: locally or nationally registered Charitable/Non-Profit Organisations, Community Based Organisations (CBOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Social Enterprises. 
Grant size: £5,000 - £25,000 per year for 2 years. The total grant amount requested cannot account for more than 50% of your organisation’s annual income and at least 85% of the budget must be spent in the project country.

The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) - Grant Programme
Type of project: support for organisations working to end mother-to-child transmission of HIV. 
Location: special attention is given to Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Burundi, Tanzania and Kenya.
Eligibility: All eligibility criteria and guidance is available via the Positive Action Online Community. 

The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) - Technical Assistance
Type of project: Alongside its grant programme, the PACF’s Technical Assistance programme provides capacity-building support to selected PACF-funded community-based organisations identified as requiring additional technical support to implement their funded project. Technical Assistance aims to strengthen community-based organisation capacity by improving their HIV knowledge, internal processes and individual skills. PACF is now inviting organisations with the capacity to provide Technical Assistance to apply to become one of the PACF’s preferred capacity-building partners.
Eligibility: All eligibility criteria and guidance is available via the Positive Action Online Community. 

Segal Family Foundation
Type of project: Projects working on SRHR and secondary & tertiary education. 
Location: Organizations are more likely to be considered for a grant if they: 1) Operate in a country where the Foundation currently has several other grantee partners; 2) Operate in a country that is not currently involved in armed conflict and 3) Operate in countries where we are actively growing our portfolio: Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and Malawi. 
Eligibility: Priority organisations are: 1) small and early stage; have an annual budget ranging between $50,000 and $500,000; demonstrate at least two years of operations and successful fundraising to support such operations; have paid staff and a board of directors or advisory committee; are legally registered as a non-profit organization in the country of operations. We do not support local affiliates of international organisations.
Grant size: not stated 

African Women's Development Fund 
Type of project: The Fund is particularly interested in projects working with young women, women facing multiple discrimination, and approaches that include engaging the arts, culture, sports and technology. They focus on the following themes: Body & Health Rights; Economic Security & Justice; Leadership, Participation & Peace. The Fund also awards capacity building grants that focus on advancing organisational growth and development – for example strategic planning, developing fundraising and communications strategies, strengthening organisational governance systems and human resources management.
Location: Africa 
Eligibility: Applicants must be African women’s organisations which are led by a woman and which have a majority female staff and board. They must also be registered in an African country and have been in existence for at least 3 years.
Grant size: The Fund will only consider grants that are less than 50% of an organisation’s annual income and encourages applicants to incorporate adequate budget to cover core operating costs.

ViiV Positive Action for Girls and Women Small Grants Programme
Type of project: Community-led interventions that address either: sexual violence; harmful practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM); early and forced marriage; sexual and reproductive health and rights for underserved and vulnerable girls. Your project must consist of new work that has not been previously funded. It may, however, include projects transferred to a new location(s) and/or include the expansion of a recently tested model or pilot. It may not be a continuation of a previously funded activity/service in the same location.
Location: Funding will be prioritised for projects based in resource-limited settings. Please be aware that we receive many applications from Uganda and Kenya, therefore these are extremely competitive countries for funding.
Eligibility: To be eligible for funding, organisations must be non-governmental and either not-for-profit or have a social purpose. Organisations typically considered for funding include: locally or nationally registered Charitable/Non-Profit Organisations, Community Based Organisations (CBOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Social Enterprises. 
Grant size: Applicants may apply for funding of £5,000 - £25,000 per year for 2 years. 

Gisela Graham Foundation 
Type of project: One of the aims of this trust is to alleviate poverty and deprivation amongst children in less developed countries through care, education, and family support. The next round of grants will be made in the summer of 2019.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Applications will only be considered from corporate bodies and registered charities. 
Grant size: Grants awarded are normally for sums under £10,000, but most donations are for less than £5,000.

The Cumber Family Charitable Trust
Type of project: Agricultural, conservation and rural development work both locally and in developing countries. The Trust also has a preference for projects focusing on welfare, education, medical or disadvantaged children's needs, or those that are agriculturally, or conservation focussed. Preference also goes to longer term projects that do not necessarily appeal to the general public.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: To qualify for our support, your project must be either: working outside the UK; a UK national charity or a charity active in Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Grant size: Up to £2,000
Apply: https://www.cumberfamil