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 World Bank - Identification for Development
Type of project: The Challenge aims to surface practical and cost-effective ‘privacy by design’ features that can be embedded into digital identification systems. We are looking for creative ideas, components, the innovative use of existing technologies or complete solutions from academics, entrepreneurs, scientists, technologists, and engaged citizens.
Closing date: 24 February 2019
Type of project: Creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Projects should either: 1) empower people by helping them to access, use, respond to, and/or participate in health research and innovation; 2) improve health research by making it more people-centred; 3) help people to value and think critically about science, health research, innovation and the role these play in society.
Closing date: 26 February 2019
Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
Type of project: Species conservation work, recognising leaders in the field and elevating the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund gives priority to those species facing a high threat of extinction.
Closing date: 28 February 2019
Palliative Care Development in Africa: Small Grants Programme
Type of project: hospices and palliative care providers across Africa which directly improve the patient experience and the standard of palliative care services for people of all ages. Funding is primarily for one-off projects, with a duration of one year.
Closing date: 1 March 2019
Open Societies Foundation
Type of project: Expanding the Female Talent Pipeline in Europe by increasing the number of female experts who speak at high-level conferences focusing on issues such as foreign policy; the European Union; crime, terrorism, and security; economics; the environment, climate, and energy; and technology.