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.

 

National Geographic Conservation Technologies

Type of project: New methods of monitoring Ecosystem Health. Examples include new processing techniques for satellite data, advanced wildlife camera traps, or globally networked chemical and physical sensors.

Closing date: 10 April 2019

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Hazel’s Footprints Trust

Type of project: Projects seeking to improve the quality of education. Funding can be requested for capital expenditure and/or project running costs

Closing date: 14 April 2019

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Kitchen Table Charities

Type of project: The Trust was created to help small charities. Focus areas include: Primary education; Health, sanitation and clean drinking water; Child and mother care, including street children and maternity services; Poverty alleviation, especially revenue generating projects.

Closing date: 14 April 2019

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Lennox and Wyfold Foundation

Type of project: Focus areas include health or the saving of lives; arts, culture or science; education; religion

Closing date: 14 April 2019

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Purley Overseas Trust

Type of project: agriculture, health/sociology and education

Closing date: 14 April 2019

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Scott Bader

Type of project: Past projects have focused on improving education, health, food security and vocational training of refugees in the UK

Closing date: 14 April 2019

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Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA)

Type of project: Modern work place skills development, building the capacity of public and private training institutions to deliver quality skills programs for youth in priority growth sectors.

Closing date: 15 April 2019

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DFID UK Aid Direct Impact Grants

Location: Applicant organisations must be based in the UK, or in one of the lowest 50 countries in the UN Human Development Index, or in one of the Department for International Development’s (DFID) priority countries.

Closing date: 17 April 2019

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DFID UK Aid Direct Community Partnerships Grants

Type of project: A new UK Aid Direct funding round will open for applications on Monday 4 March. DFID will be particularly welcoming applications focused on tackling urban poverty.

Closing date: 17 April 2019

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UK Aid Direct

Type of project: Reducing poverty and achieving the SDGs, with a particular welcome in this round for projects which tackle urban poverty. The funding round will open on Monday 4th March. There are two types of grant, Community Partnership grants and Impact grants, the former being for organisations with an annual income less than £1m. Guidance on applying is offered in a webinar led by the fund managers on Tuesday 26 Feb. Registration in advance essential.

Closing date: 17 April 2019

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The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

Type of project: OSIWA works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation.

Closing date: 30 April 2019

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SUEZ Foundation

Type of project: The SUEZ Foundation supports projects promoting access to essential water, sanitation and waste services for disadvantaged populations.

Closing date: 30 April 2019

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