Funding Updates

Funding Updates

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 Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation

Type of project: the built environment, responsible business and enterprise, young people and education, and global sustainability. In recent years, we have awarded major and small grants in the following funding areas: Arts and Culture; Education and Young People; Conservation and Heritage; Environmental Sustainability; Community Support; Health and Hospices; Religion; Emergency relief; and Welfare of service personnel.

Closing date: 29 October 2018

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The Said Foundation

Type of project:  The Saïd Foundation has a long term commitment to supporting the needs of children and young people with disabilities. The Trustees of the Foundation current priority is supporting Syrian children in Jordan and Lebanon, and the host communities that support them.

Closing date: 29 October 2018

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The Queen Anne's Gate Foundation

Type of project:  Projects which ‘make potentially unproductive lives productive’. This tends to mean a bias towards educational and rehabilitative charities and those that work with underprivileged areas of society. There is a focus on the UK and Asia. In principle, there is a willingness to commit funding for three years if it enables the chosen charity or project to plan more effectively.

Closing date: 29 October 2018

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Tanzania Development Trust

Type of project:  The Trust seeks to combat poverty and disease among the people of Tanzania by the development of education, health and other social services, the improvement of water supplies, other  communal facilities, and the promotion of self-help activities.

Closing date: 29 October 2018

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Abilis Foundation

Type of project:  Abilis supports people with disabilities to implement their own projects in developing countries. They support projects that promote the Human Rights, participation, independent living, education and employment of Persons with Disability. Special attention is given to girls and women with disabilities. 

Closing date: 29 October 2018

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Pro Victimis Foundation

Type of project:  Grants for projects that bring about lasting changes in the lives of the most vulnerable communities in developing countries, by supporting primarily the victims of forgotten or unrecognized disasters, including extreme forms of exploitation, chronic consequences of armed conflict, natural or industrial disasters, etc.

Closing date: 29 October 2018

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The Blackwood Engineering Trust

Type of project:  Education or projects which generally benefit children and young people in need due to poverty, bereavement, sickness or disability which have little funding from statutory bodies are a largely run by voluntary organisations.

Closing date: 29 October 2018

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EDCTP - Strategic action for overcoming drug resistance in malaria

Type of project:  Strategic action for overcoming drug resistance in malaria: The fund is looking to support one large-scale strategic action that is part of a bigger portfolio of clinical trials with the capacity to develop new or improved antimalarial drugs. The proposal should contribute to increased international cooperation among researchers and funders, catalyse research synergies, and leverage resources and investments.

Closing date: 30 October 2018

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EDCTP - Vaccines for diarrhoeal diseases or lower respiratory tract infections

Type of project:  This call is focused on vaccines for diarrhoeal diseases or lower respiratory tract infections.

Closing date: 30 October 2018

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

Type of project: to support species conservation work. The Fund provides targeted grants to such initiatives and to recognise leaders in the field and to elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund gives priority to those species facing a high threat of extinction, as well as those which are listed as Data Deficient or unlisted but are suspected as highly threatened.

Closing date: 31 October 2018

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Australian Aid's Direct Aid Program

Type of project: For Sri Lanka projects: work with individuals or communities affected by conflict, including women, children and people with disabilities; Promote social cohesion; (see more by clicking 'See more' below) For Maldives projects: Promote social cohesion; Build community awareness of, and demand for, good governance and the rule of law.

Closing date: 31 October 2018

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Open Technology 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.

Closing date: 1 November 2018

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