Sample Proposals and Grants

Global Leaders of the ‘Generation Equality Action Coalitions’ announced to accelerate Gender Equality

The Generation Equality Forum—a global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France in partnership with civil society— announced the leaders of the Generation Equality Action Coalitions, to achieve gender equality and all women’s and girls’ human rights. The Action Coalitions will deliver concrete and transformative… [Read More]

Sweden and UN-Habitat sign USD 20 million agreement to promote Sustainable Urbanization

Sweden and UN-Habitat, the United Nations agency have signed a global programme cooperation agreement to support sustainable urban development through a comprehensive range of activities. Under the agreement, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), a government agency of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, will provide SEK 195 million (around USD 20 million) for… [Read More]

Mellon Foundation announces New Focus on Social Justice in its Grantmaking

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced a major strategic evolution for its organization, prioritizing social justice in all of its grant-making. The Foundation’s board has resoundingly endorsed a refined mission statement and updated program areas. While Mellon’s strategic shift—under the leadership of Mellon President Elizabeth Alexander— has been two years in the making, current events… [Read More]

Gabon receives 100.5 million euros support to mitigate COVID-19 effects

The African Development Bank has approved a 100.5 million euros support to the government of Gabon as budget support to mitigate against the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. The loan will support the central African nation’s Budget Support Programme in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis or PABURC, which aims to strengthen the health system and… [Read More]

PATH Foundation announces $1.5M new Community Resilience Grant Cycle

The PATH Foundation announced a new Community Resilience grant cycle to support nonprofit organizations, with $1.5M in available funding. The grants were created in response to the difficulties many nonprofits are facing due to circumstances caused by the pandemic, according to a press release. With applications opening on July 6 and closing July 31, the… [Read More]

EPA awards 12 Organisations with $360,000 addressing Environmental Justice Issues

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced 12 organizations that will receive a total of $360,000 to help address environmental justice issues in their communities. Each of the organizations will receive $30,000. The grants will enable these organizations to conduct research, provide education and training, and develop community-driven solutions to local health and environmental… [Read More]

UNDP supporting Yemen with vital Livelihoods and increasing COVID-19 Prevention Awareness

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is working to ensure Yemen’s most vulnerable populations such as women and youth are better able to protect themselves from the virus. UNDP recently launched two major initiatives that will impact Yemeni’s lives: a livelihood-support campaign and a five-governorate community awareness raising campaign around COVID-19 prevention measures. The funds… [Read More]

UK call for bids to support COVID-19 response in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

The British Embassy San Jose is accepting project proposals from institutions and organisations working in the areas of prevention and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Costa Rica and/or Nicaragua. Project and activity proposals should have sustainable outcomes that clearly identify the change they expect to deliver. Bids should also highlight how they complement work… [Read More]

Iraq’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic gets €2 million in new contribution

In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq, the Government of Finland has committed €2 million (US$2.2 million) to support the Government of Iraq’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be used to support UNDP Iraq’s COVID-19 response package, which is being implemented under the umbrella of UNDP Iraq’s Funding… [Read More]

Global Citizens mobilizes over $1.5B in Cash Grants for COVID-19 Relief

Global Goal: Unite for Our Future mobilized over $1.5B in cash grants and $5.4B in loans and guarantees for a total of $6.9B to provide equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines, as well as support for the world’s poorest and most marginalized communities. The campaign was launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic… [Read More]

U.S. contributes US$500,000 towards COVID-19 Response in the Pacific

United States has contributed US$500,000 in support of response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Pacific. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed this contribution. The funding, provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, will bolster a range of activities in logistics and emergency telecommunications that WFP… [Read More]

CAF lends Funding Support to COVID-19 Emergency in Trinidad and Tobago

The multilateral institution signed two funding support with Trinidad and Tobago, one for US$ 100 million and the second for US$ 50 million. The first one will help to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19, and the second one will contribute to finance the operational health emergency response. CAF -Development Bank of Latin America- signed… [Read More]

World Bank supports Seychelles with $15 million to mitigate Impact of Covid-19

The World Bank approved a $15 million support for the Republic of Seychelles’ response to the economic and social fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Development Policy Lending will help enhance the country’s response mechanisms in health, social protection and the private sector, and to support the country’s post-crisis recovery through strengthened financial systems and… [Read More]