Secure Fund from The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Deadline: 31 October 2014 The Sasakawa Peace Foundation accepts grant applications from non-governmental and voluntary organizations around the world to benefit from its Regular Projects Fund (focusing issues) and Special Fund (focusing regions). The proposed programs must promote international understanding, exchange, and cooperation, and must accord with program policy of SPF (for regular projects) and […]

The UN Women Group invites Information Submission on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in Family and Cultural Life

Deadline: 31 July 2014 The UN (United Nations) Working Group invites individuals and organizations to submit information regarding the good Practices in the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in Family and Cultural Life. The submissions should highlight the good practices, lessons learned and promising experiences. This is a broad research topic of the UN Working […]

The ASC-IIAS Joint Fellowship Program for Researchers

Deadline: 15 September 2014 The African Studies Center and International Institute for Asian Studies (ASC-IIAS) Joint Fellowship Program aimed at researchers whose work is informed by current theoretical debates in the social sciences and humanities over global connectivity and who are able to critically engage with shifting paradigms in “area studies” beyond the ways in […]

The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security for UN and/or non-UN Organizations

Deadline: 1 September 2014 The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) accepts grant applications from UN organization(s) and/or designated non-UN organization(s), which translate the human security approach into practical actions particularly at the field level. The objective of the UNTFHS is to finance activities carried out by the eligible organizations, to demonstrate its […]

The CNN Heroes 2014 Accepting Nominations

Deadline: 31 August 2014 Do you know someone who has contributed positively to the lives of lot many people? Do you think that person deserves recognition from wider community for what s/he has done? You can play a vital role to provide the person wide recognition s/he deserves! Nominate her/him to become one of the […]

The Government of Canada launches Religious Freedom Fund Call for Proposals

Deadline: 24 July 2014 The Government of Canada‘s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) through its Office of Religious Freedom (ORF), is launching a Religious Freedom Fund call for proposals. The call is intended to achieve one or several of the following outcomes: Increased capacity of religious communities to access the public space […]

Partner for Child Education, Health or Family Economic Security Projects in India/South Africa/US

Deadline: Ongoing The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation accepts applications from eligible interested organizations to partner in projects that  help transform the lives of children living in urban poverty, throughout the year. The grants focus on three factors (education, health and family economic stability) vital to ensuring that the underprivileged children escape poverty to become […]

Download a Great Sample Proposal on ‘Women’s Livelihood Development’

Building livelihoods through microenterprises for women is one of the remarkable ideas for developing sustainability, improving household income and creating jobs in the poorest regions of the world. A lot of donor agencies including the USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations emphasize upon enhancing the business development skills of women for sustainable development. […]

Writing the Project Context: A Sample Proposal on ‘Women’s Sustainable Livelihood Development’

The project context of any proposal not only gives an introduction to your project but it also builds up a justification process to help the donor agency convince as to why it is important to start this project and how can your organization resolve the ‘problem in question’ by implementing the proposed activities. In this […]

MAC AIDS Fund International Grants

Deadline: Ongoing MAC AIDS Fund’s International Grant is open to organizations in the countries where the cosmetics product MAC Glam is sold. The organizations that provide direct services for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and that address the link between poverty and AIDS are supported under the grant. The primary objective of the grant program is […]