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 Genesis Charitable Trust
Type of project: The Trust prioritises income-generating projects in developing countries. It actively seeks to support entrepreneurial initiatives; targeted improvement of economic opportunities; improvements to the efficiency of markets and the ease of doing business.
Closing date: 11 February 2019
Blue Action Fund
Type of project: Marine and Costal conservation by safeguarding marine biodiversity; creating new protected areas and improving the management of existing ones, as well as the sustainable use of marine biodiversity in fisheries, aquaculture and tourism.
Closing date: 14 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
BBC Radio 4 Appeal
Type of project: Activities that fall within the following categories will be considered eligible for an appeal: Medical research; Hospitals/hospices; Other medical/health/sickness; Disability; Housing/homelessness; Social welfare and services; Humanitarian aid/famine; disaster relief; Human rights; Education/training; Arts/culture; Amateur sports/recreation; Environment/wildlife; conservation/ heritage.
Closing date: 19 March 2019
DFID Small Charities Challenge Fund
Type of project: SCCF welcomes applications for projects strengthening the capacity of grassroots development organisations by working with the poor, vulnerable and most marginalised to carry out work in priority countries towards achieving the Global Goals.