Grantiau Rhyngwladol - Diweddariad COVID 19 

The current funding climate has changed dramatically due to the current COVID 19 Pandemic as many funders have stalled their activities, while others scramble to work with and support current grantees to adapt their projects and survive through the crisis. 

If you have high outgoings in the UK, there are grants and loans available from the Welsh government under certain criteria.

Third Sector Resilience Fund for Wales - To help voluntary organisations stay in business, working with Welsh Government, WCVA has introduced the Third sector resilience fund for Wales to provide cash flow support to help organisations through the current crisis.

Wales and Africa funding: The most recent round of grant funding has not been allocated fully and the funding will be relaunched. Keep track at https://wcva.cymru/funding/wales-and-africa/ 

African Countries are launching their own funds – for example in Ghana, there's a Covid 19 National Trust fund. Have a look what's available for your partner organisation in country.

Contact your current and previous grant givers, plus and any trusts and foundations who have funded you in the past, some are pivoting funding or releasing new funding

Online fundraising is an avenue, but Global Giving, for example, has closed to new applications.

Key Donor Updates:

DFID have updated their guidance on coronavirus for implementing partners with contracts, MOUs and accountable grants and set up a contact email for questions: PCDsuppliercovid19@dfid.gov.uk

Trusts and Foundations commitment: http://covid19funders.org.uk/

Emergency funds and loans for charities:

Emergency Funds – Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Coronavirus emergency fund is not available for UK registered NGOs working internationally, unfortunately.

Loans - £100m loan fund launched for charities and social enterprises during the coronavirus.

New Grants in response to Covid-19

THET Health Worker Action Fund 

Type of project: The Fund aims to support established Health Partnerships to protect the physical and mental health of LMIC health workers who are engaged or preparing to be engaged in the frontline treatment of Covid-19. Examples of approaches that funding can be used to support can be seen here

Location: Ethiopia, Somalia/Somaliland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

Grant size:  £5,000

Eligibility: To be eligible you must be an established Health Partnership, that has been in receipt of THET funding since 2011

Closing date: Rolling 

Apply: https://www.thet.org/covid-19/hwaf-applications/

 

Women's Voice & Leadership Fund – Rapid Response Grants 

Type of project: The Fund has a special emphasis on mitigating the effect of COVID 19 on Women’s Rights. More information on the gender dimensions of COVID can be found here. The funding comes from Global Affairs Canada and is being augmented by funds from UK Aid. 

Location: South Africa

Grant size:  R20,000 – R50,000 South African Rand 

Closing date: Rolling 

Apply: http://www.wvlsa.org.za/rapid-response-funding-covid-and-womens-rights/

 

African Women's Development Fund 
COVID-19 update to current grantees: https://awdf.org/covid-19-message-of-solidarity/

Type of project: Young women, women facing multiple discrimination, and approaches that include engaging the arts, culture, sports and technology. The fund focuses 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. The fund will only consider grants that are less than 50% of an organisation’s annual income

Apply: http://awdf.org/main-grants-call-for-applications/

 

The Alan & Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund
COVID-19 update to current grantees: http://www.sfct.org.uk/message.html

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

Applyhttp://www.sfct.org.uk/how_to_apply.html

 

The Headley Trust 
COVID-19 update to current grantees: http://www.sfct.org.uk/message.html

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

Applyhttp://www.sfct.org.uk/how_to_apply.html

 

The True Colours Trust Small Grants Programme Africa
COVID-19 update to current grantees: http://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/about-us/coronavirus-reassurance-for-those-we-fund/

Type of projects: promoting and developing palliative care for adults and children in Africa, including improving access to appropriate pain relief
Location: Africa
Eligibility: local African and UK organisations may apply
Grant size: £500 - £5000

Applyhttp://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/small-grants-uk/

 

The Fore - Rapid Action by The Fore and Trusts (RAFT Fund)  

Type of project: RAFT Fund offers unrestricted grants to organisations that are able to demonstrate the impact of their mission and offer creative solutions to getting through the current crisis and building for delivery beyond the acute phase of the crisis. 

Location: UK & Overseas 

Grant size: Up to £5,000 

Eligibility: any small charity or social enterprise in the UK with turnover of under £500,000. This includes organisations who work overseas.

Closing date: At the time of writing, the fun is spent out. However, it is planning to reopen when more funds are raised. 

Keep up to date: https://www.thefore.org/the-raft-emergency-fund/

 

New Funding Sources, May – December 2020

Ending May 2020

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

COVID-19 update: The Fund can be used to fund projects that aim to respond to the complex COVID-19 crisis. To be considered for funding, the project proposal must meet one of the CFLI Thematic Priorities. Additionally, applicants must clearly explain how the project intends to help local efforts to prepare for, respond to, and recover from the COVID-19 crisis in ‘Section B Project Narrative’ section of the application form. When emailing your application, please use the subject line: CFLI proposal – COUNTRY – COVID19-ORGANIZATON NAME.

Type of project: Small-scale, high-impact projects which align with at least one of Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas, including gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls; inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law; peace and security, with a focus on conflict prevention and building peace;

human dignity, covering health, education and nutrition; growth that works for everyone, including women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, investing in the poorest and most vulnerable, and safeguarding economic gains; environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as on water management.

Location: Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa

Eligibility: The majority of funding is to be directed toward local civil society organizations (including non-governmental organizations) and other institutions working at the local level. Other entities, such as international, intergovernmental, multilateral and regional organizations may be eligible for funding, provided they are working with local partners and on local projects that are consistent with the objectives of the Fund. 

Grant size: CAD $15,000 to $30,000

Closing date: 29 May 

Apply: https://www.international.gc.ca/world-monde/funding-financement/cfli-fcil/2020/south_africa-afrique_du_sud.aspx?lang=eng

 

PEPFAR Tanzania Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief

Type of project: Projects which provide care, support, and economic opportunity to communities affected by HIV/AIDS. Targeted beneficiaries of the Fund include: 1. Orphans and Vulnerable Children; 2. Key Populations; 3. Men and Young Males; 4. People Living with HIV; 5. Adolescents Girls and Young Women. 

Location: Tanzania 

Eligibility: Registered non-profit Tanzanian organizations such as Community Based Organizations, Civil Society Organizations, Faith Based Organizations, or Non-Governmental Organizations.

Grant size: Up to $24,999

Closing date: 21 May 

Apply: https://tz.usembassy.gov/education-culture/ambassadors-community-grants-program/afhr-funding-opportunities/

 

Dulverton Charitable Trust

Covid- 19 update: We have now made the decision that for the immediate future (and including our June and October Board meetings), our grant-making will be focused on: (a) charities that are well-placed to support vulnerable communities through this crisis (previous grant recipients will be prioritised, but we may consider new charities to us as an exception) (b) supporting charities with which we have an existing relationship to overcome funding challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis.

Type of projects:  1) Community Development which covers the provision of water and power, the encouragement of farming, enterprise, wildlife conservation. 2)  Peace & Humanitarian Support including disaster relief.

Location: Kenya and Uganda

Eligibility: UK charities and charitable incorporated organisations may apply.

Grant size: between £25,000 and £35,000 per year.

Apply: https://www.dulverton.org/how-to-apply/

 

Ending June 2020

Global Partnership for Education - Education Out Loud 

Type of project: Education Out Loud supports civil society organizations to effectively advocate for education on behalf of the public interest, by funding adaptive and learning-oriented practices to strengthen transparency, accountability and civic participation in education. It will provide funding for projects with activities seeking to: improve the transparency, participation, and accountability of education sector policy dialogue;

increase the availability, sources and variety of information to formulate and act on relevant policy solutions; mobilize citizens as right holders to play an active role in monitoring implementation of education policies and finance and use this information to hold duty bearers at all levels accountable. 

Location: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Dem. Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Eswatini, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. 

Eligibility: Eligible organizations include trade unions, women’s groups, youth groups, minority groups, school management committees etc. The organizations must be formally registered in an eligible country and established for at least 2 years in order to apply. Other types of civil society entities without formal registration status can participate in the project but must be working with a formally registered lead organization in order to access funds. National chapters of international NGOs are not eligible. This includes the country offices of INGOs, affiliate members, federation or confederation members and organisations that may have independent registration but are significantly supported by an INGO through an affiliate or association arrangement. 

Grant size:  US$450,000 to US$1.2 million over up to three years. 

Closing date: 19 June 

Apply: https://oxfamibis.dk/en/education-out-loud/

Disability Rights Fund - $5,000 - $20,000 – Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi

Small Grants

The Small Grants funding stream supports growth of a broader and more diverse disability movement to advance the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at state and local levels. Organizations can use funds from DRF to strengthen the capacity of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to participate more actively in decision-making processes in CRPD implementation and monitoring or to advocate for the advancement of rights defined in specific articles of the CRPD. In addition, this funding stream supports disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs) to participate in and influence decision-making processes related to implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) to ensure development efforts include all PWDs.

https://www.gov.uk/international-development-funding/disability-rights-fund

 

Ending September 2020

DFID Small Charities Challenge Fund

Type of project: SCCF welcomes applications for projects working towards addressing the Global Goals to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalised

Location: DFID's project countries can be seen here.

Eligibility: The Fund is open to any small, UK-registered charity or not-for-profit organisation, with an annual income of £250,000 or less. Your organisation or your downstream partner will also need to be registered in the country of delivery for your application to be eligible.

Grant size: Grants of up to £50,000 for up to 2 years. UK Aid Direct does not specify how much of the budget should go to capital expenditure, monitoring and evaluation activities or UK costs. It is up to the organisation to make the determination appropriate to the project.

Closing date: 24 September

Apply: https://www.ukaiddirect.org/apply/sccf/

 

The Laederal Foundation

Type of project: The support will be focused on practically oriented projects helping achieve the UN Sustainability Goal no 3 (that in 2015 replaced the previous MDGs 4 and 5), aiming at Reducing infant and child mortality by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030 Reducing maternal deaths by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030

Location: Developing countries with specific focus on Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi

Grant size:  up to 20 projects per year, with up to USD $50,000

Closing date: 1 October

Apply: https://laerdalfoundation.org/about/saving-lives-at-birth/

 

Coming Up...

Comic Relief Levelling the Field II

Closing date: Funding will go live on the Comic Relief website in late 2020. This information is intended to help organisations plan ahead. 

Type of project: Projects which uses sport to address social issues experienced by the most marginalised women and girls in order for them to develop essential life skills, foster confidence and improve their self-esteem. Levelling the Field II will build on the strengths and learning from Phase I in order to maximise the impact of our investments and to empower and inspire even more marginalised women and girls. We are excited to work with both new and existing funded partners to further strengthen Sport for Change across the three countries.

Location: Zambia, Rwanda and Malawi

Grant size: An estimated 10 new investments will be made

Apply: https://www.comicrelief.com/funding/funding-opportunities/levelling-the-field

 

Ongoing International Funding Sources 

 

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.-
Apply: http://www.generationsct.co.uk/contact/

International Fund for Animal Welfare’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.

Eligibility: Applicants must be able to demonstrate how their project benefits animals.
Location: Worldwide
Apply: https://www.ifaw.org/about/grant-request

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.
Apply: https://www.southernafricatrust.org/the-southern-africa-trust-grants-making/

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. 
Apply: https://www.potterfoundation.com/causes_we_support/civil_society/introduction.html 

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. 
Apply: http://www.caseytrust.org/applying/4545413744 

UHAI EASHRI

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
Apply: http://uhai-eashri.org/be-grants/ 

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. 
Apply: https://theedithmellischaritabletrust.org/how-to-apply/ 

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
Apply: http://www.chrysalis-trust.co.uk/apply.php 

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.
Apply: http://www.hildencharitablefund.org.uk/ 

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
Apply: https://www.civicus.org/index.php/what-we-do/defend/crisis-response-fund 

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. 
Apply: http://www.rhododendron-trust.org.uk/ 

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
Apply: http://www.cumbriaoverseasaidtrust.org.uk/funding-criteria/ 

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.
Apply: https://riversfoundation.co.uk/how-to-apply/ 

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
Apply: https://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=1159965&subid=0 

The Toy Trust

Type of project: Project supporting disadvantaged and disabled children aged under 13
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Up to £5,000
Apply: https://toytrust.co.uk/how-to-apply/ 

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 
Apply: http://bottletopfoundation.org/nominate/ 

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  
Apply: http://wgf.org/grants/ 

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
Apply: http://fol.org/programs/small-grants/ 

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. 
Apply: http://www.thepetercundillfoundation.com/applications.html 

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
Apply: http://www.sfct.org.uk/how_to_apply.html 

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. 
Apply: http://www.sfct.org.uk/how_to_apply.html 

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.
Apply: http://www.sfct.org.uk/how_to_apply.html 

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
Apply: https://www.hazelsfootprints.org/grants/education-grant/ 

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
Apply: http://www.purleyoverseas.org/application-support/ 

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 
Apply: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Accounts/Ends98/0001080198_AC_20180331_E_C.PDF 

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 
Apply: http://www.kitchentablecharities.org/grant.htm 

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.
Apply: thebritfordbridgetrust@brodies.com 

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
Apply: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/CharityWithoutPartB.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=326226&SubsidiaryNumber=0 

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
Apply: https://stirling.fundingscotland.com/Funds/Fund/a0Rb0000000Ng6ZEAS-harbinson-charitable-trust 

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
Apply: http://www.northsouthtravel.co.uk 

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
Apply: http://www.opengatetrust.org.uk/contact.html 

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
Apply: http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=1004097&subid=0 

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
Apply: http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?subid=0&regid=292500 

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 
Apply: https://hgf.org.uk/contact/ 

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
Apply: https://pignatellifoundation.com/contact/ 

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.
Apply: https://www.viivhealthcare.com/en-gb/supporting-the-community/positive-action-programmes/positive-action-for-girls-and-women/ 

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. 
Apply: https://www.viivhealthcare.com/en-gb/supporting-the-community/positive-action-programmes/positive-action-for-children-fund/ 

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. 
Apply: https://www.viivhealthcare.com/en-gb/supporting-the-community/positive-action-programmes/positive-action-for-children-fund/ 

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 
Apply: https://www.segalfamilyfoundation.org/grant-seekers/ 

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.
Apply: http://awdf.org/main-grants-call-for-applications/ 

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. 
Apply: http://gskvideo.edgesuite.net/Viiv/viivhealthcare/pdf_files/master/main/pagw-call-for-proposals-guidance-notes-final-en.pdf 

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.
Apply: https://ggrahamfoundation.org/apply/