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 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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The Bryan Adams Foundation

Type of project: The foundation seeks to fund projects that improve the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people. It supports a broad range of causes around the world with a focus on children in need and education.

Closing date: 11 February 2019

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The Coles Medlock Foundation

Type of project: The Foundation support international development projects, especially those working in sustainable agriculture, education, infrastructure development, financial independence and healthcare.

Closing date: 11 February 2019

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The Edward Smart Charitable Trust

Type of project: Those which support the education of disadvantaged young women.

Closing date: 11 February 2019

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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

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Grand Challenges Options for Pregnancy Termination (OPTions) Fund

Type of project: Innovations that improve women’s and girls’ access to safe abortion in low- and middle-income countries where there are one or more legal grounds to support it.

Closing date: 12 February 2019

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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

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Green Hall Foundation

Type of project: Those which sustainably improve lives among the sick, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged, particularly in the UK. Overseas projects are also supported provided that the applicant charity is registered in the UK.

Closing date: 1 March 2019

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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

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Ernst Kleinwort Large Grants Programme (Additional deadline)

Type of project:  The Trust has 2 focus areas under its Large Grants Programme: 1) Charitable work in the County of Sussex; 2) Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International).

Closing date: 4 March 2019

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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

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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.

Closing date: 28 March 2019

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