New funding announced for Small Charities and Specialist Humanitarian Organizations

During the Bond conference in London, United Kingdom’s International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt has announced new funding for small charities and specialist humanitarian organizations. Speaking at the annual meeting organized by the umbrella group for U.K. aid NGOs, Secretary of State, Mordaunt said, "She wants to hand over a larger share of the budget from the Department of International Development to small charities who do so much with small sums. The new SCCF will go live in … [Read more...]

Private Funding and Government Policies supporting India’s NGOs to achieve SDGs

Despite of so much restrictions on foreign funding for Indian NGOs, India is performing considerably well when it comes to Sustainable Development Goals with help from a number of stakeholders involved, including the public and private sectors as well as the media industry. The deadline to achieve the UN’s SDGs – 2030 – is just over a decade away now, which is bringing to fore reports on the progress made therein across the globe. All member countries participate with the aim of completely … [Read more...]

LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation launched to Advance the Rule of Law around the World

LexisNexis Legal & Professional has announced the launch of the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation, a not-for-profit entity established to further achieve its mission to advance the rule of law around the world. The LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation will enable leading entities from the legal, judicial, academic, NGO and other sectors to support and implement projects that address one or more of the four rule of law components: equal treatment under the law, transparency of the law, … [Read more...]

Indian Government and CARICOM Development Fund sign US$ 1 Million Agreement

The Government of India and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) have signed a Contribution Agreement for a grant allocation of US$ 1 million to the CDF’s capital fund. India becomes the latest International Development Partner to have established formal ties with the CDF during its Second contribution and subvention cycle, which runs from 2015 to 2020, and this comes on the heels of the recent celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of the CDF, which became operational in … [Read more...]

Numerous Foreign NGOs leave Burundi as New Ethnicity Laws takes Effect

Burundi is experiencing a major foreign currency shortage amid EU sanctions as the country continues to isolate itself from the international community. Numerous foreign non-governmental agencies (NGOs) have closed their doors in Burundi after new ethnicity laws came into effect on December 31. The new legislation includes rules that mean NGOs need to meet certain quotas for recruiting staff from local ethnic minorities. The new law also requires organisations to keep their accounts in … [Read more...]

NGOs raise their voices to allot Funds for the maintenance of Four Night Shelters in Coimbatore

The NGOs demand the corporation to sanction the allotted amount promptly. Funds allotted for the maintenance of four night shelters in the city appear to be caught in a bureaucratic delay. The corporation runs the night shelters which are maintained by NGOs. The central government provides funds under the National Livelihood Mission (NULM) for shelters for the homeless destitute people. According to NGOs, the disbursal is usually delayed by at least 6-8 months. The government provides up … [Read more...]

Association of Nigerian Authors receive Funding of N3 Million for Literary Awareness Campaign

The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has secured funding of N3 million for the eight year towards the ANA/Yusuf Ali nationwide literary awareness campaign. The association has received the funding from the donor, Yusuf Ali (SAN), an Ilorin-based legal practitioner, author and philanthropist. According to ANA Publicity Secretary (South), Wole Adedoyin, "This year’s grant will be given to selected state chapters to carry out innovative and cutting edge campaigns in their domains as … [Read more...]

NGOs engage themselves to save Birds caught in deadly Manjha

The kite festival of Uttarayan (Makar Sankranti) is a mega event in the festivals calendar of western Indian states like Maharashtra, Gujarat and even north-western state of Rajasthan. Bird rescuers are hard at work on Makar Sankranti day every year as kite flying activity puts many a bird lives in danger. When thousands of Surtis are engrossed in flying kites, there are many who celebrate the festival by saving lives of birds and animals injured by the deadly manja. Around 1,200 … [Read more...]

Chirag Rural Development Foundation all set to Light Up the 400th Village in India

On January 10, NGO Chirag Rural Development Foundation is set to light up the 400th village in India at Baldyachapada in Mokhada, Palghar district. Started in 2010 by professor Pratibha Pai of Mumbai, the NGO has introduced solar lamps at 16,000 homes covering one lakh people across seven states in India. The NGO relies on funds from corporate and individual donors for their projects. Pai, 62, was working as a full time professor at HR College, Mumbai, teaching leadership, ethics and … [Read more...]

Are You seeking for the Striking Grant Opportunities? If Yes, then your Search Ends Here!

Every year, international organisations offer several new funding opportunities for NGOs from time to time. These opportunities are spread across education, disaster management, empowerment of the LGBTQ community, gender equality, media development, human rights, urban management, and religious tolerance. If you are searching for the amazing grant opportunities, then your search ends here. Check out some of the funding opportunities opening this month: AmplifyChange Opportunity Grant: … [Read more...]