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.

 

Global Innovation Fund

Type of project: The Global Innovation Fund invests in the development, rigorous testing, and scaling of social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people.

Closing date: 27 January 2019

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Thackery Medical Research Trust

Type of project:  Within the Trust’s overseas development focus areas, it will consider supporting international charitable medical supply organisations.

Closing date: 27 January 2019

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The Alborada Trust

Type of project:  Medical and veterinary causes, research and education, welfare of animals and help with relief to disaster areas worldwide.

Closing date: 27 January 2019

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The Austin Bailey Foundation

Type of project:  Within the fund's Overseas Charities category, approximately 25% of unrestricted income is given to relief agencies for the relief of poverty and ill-health, and the fostering of opportunities for young people in the developing world.

Closing date: 27 January 2019

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Embassy of Japan in Uganda

Type of project:  Any projects focused on grassroots assistance are eligible for financing under this call. Particular attention will be given to projects designed to assist the most vulnerable groups such as women, children and the physically disabled.

Closing date: 31 January 2019

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Southall Trust Overseas Development Fund  

Type of project:  We are particularly interested in projects which improve the life chances for the next generation of children born into war-torn nations and/or those in the Global South, as well as those born into nations with poor access to education. 

Closing date: 31 January 2019

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Southall Trust Peace and Reconciliation Fund  

Type of project:  Conflict resolution, peace and reconciliation 

Closing date: 31 January 2019

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Global Giving Accelerator Programme

Type of project: The platform is accepting applications for the March 2019 Global Giving Accelerator. Graduates of the Accelerator will become full Global Giving partners with benefits such as professional and personalised fundraising pages; extra funding in matching offers and bonus prizes and access to corporate partnerships.

Closing date: 1 February 2019

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Joint Global Health Trials scheme

Type of project: DFID, the UK Medical Research Council, the National Institute for Health Research and Wellcome announce a call for proposals to fund research addressing any major health related problem affecting vulnerable populations in low and middle-income countries.

Closing date: 5 February 2019

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Positive Action Challenges

Type of project: Our challenge prizes are narrowly focused competitions seeking to identify innovative solutions to specific but common problems in HIV care.

Closing date: 5 February 2019

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The Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation (Additional deadline)

Type of project: projects that seek to influence values and attitudes, promote equity and social justice, and develop radical alternatives to current economic and social structures under two priority areas: 1) Peace & Sustainable Security and; 2) Environmental Sustainability.

Closing date: 8 February 2019

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The Cumber Family Charitable Trust

Type of project: Agricultural, conservation and rural development work both locally and in developing countries.

Closing date: 11 February 2019

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