Below is a list of funding opportunities available to organisations working in international development. This list is updated monthly. Please check with funders directly for changes to deadlines and eligibility.
An archive of previous updates is available here.
The Maypole Fund
Type of projects: Anti-militarism, Action against the arms trade, Action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems, Creating a culture of peace and the prevention of conflict and war, Action to support disarmament policies, processes and related initiatives
Closing date: 31 January 2018
The Spencer Foundation
Type of projects: This program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. Historically, the work we have funded through these grants has spanned, a range of topics and disciplines, including education, psychology, sociology, economics, history, and anthropology, and they employ a wide range of research methods.
Closing date: 1 February 2018
The Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation
Type of projects: Peace and Sustainable Security: Support the development of ways of resolving violent conflicts peacefully, and of addressing their underlying causes. Environmental Sustainability: Support work that addresses the pressures and conditions that risk global environmental breakdown.
Closing date: 9 February 2018
The Start Free Challenge in collaboration with UNAIDS
Type of projects: This challenge is seeking innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020.
Closing date: 15 February 2018
Transform Foundation Charity Website Grants
Funding of up to £18,000 to cover the strategy, design, build, content strategy, training, QA and launch of a new mobile optimised website, with sophisticated marketing, fundraising, appeals, social media, e-commerce and website management tools.
Closing date: 28 February 2018
Heritage Lottery Fund
Type of projects: The Heritage Grants programme is for larger heritage projects of any kind. With our help you could set up an archaeological dig, preserve a historic place of worship, help people learn long-lost traditional skills, look after rare species and habitats, and much more.