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.
Jean Sainsbury Trust
Type of project: General running costs associated with the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing or release of domestic, wild and exotic animals. Charities that bring animals from overseas to the UK will not receive support unless they are also supporting ongoing work in the country of origin.
Closing date: 1 May 2019
AB Charitable Trust
Type of project: Hard to fund projects which champion human dignity and promote respect for vulnerable individuals. The Trust's focus areas are: migrants, refugees and asylum seekers; criminal justice and penal reform; human rights and access to justice.
Closing date: 10 May 2019
The Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity
Type of project: For programmes taking place in developing countries, the focus is on access to education especially for women; basic skills and tools; capacity development; health care training, disease prevention, and low-cost solutions to endemic problems (e.g. trachoma treatment, immunisation programmes); WASH; enhancing women's education, life choices, economic power, reproductive rights and safer childbirth; Microfinance projects aimed at women.
Closing date: 13 May 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: 20 May 2019
The Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust
Type of project: Quaker work and witness; Peace-building and conflict resolution; Interfaith and ecumenical understanding; Community development work in the UK and overseas; Work with forced migrants, including internally displaced people; Sustainable development.
Closing date: 28 June 2019
Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
Type of project: Species conservation work, recognising leaders in the field and elevating the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund gives priority to those species facing a high threat of extinction.