International Funding Sources

There are a number of charitable trusts, governments and organizations that fund international projects.

Here are some of them:

The McLain Association for Children, Inc.

Type of project: Applicants should compellingly address one or both of our funding
priorities: 1) Improve access to high quality education and 2) Empower persons with disabilities and their families.
Location: the Caucasus, Tanzania, and the British Virgin Islands
Eligibility: Non-profit organisations working in the above mentioned countries
Grant size: £7,500
Closing date: 15 September
Apply: https://macchild.org/small-grants/ 

Gray Matters Capital coLABS
Type of project: A private foundation focused on impact investments, this fund is seeking to invest in bold, innovative, and widely scalable social enterprises that have the potential to dramatically improve the lives of women and girls around the world.
Location: primarily in South Asia, Africa, and Latin America
Eligibility: Social Enterprises
Grant size: Maximum investment is $250,000
Closing date: 15 September
Apply: https://gmccolabs.com/apply/ 

Australian Aid's Harare Direct Aid Programme
Type of project: The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities primarily aimed at achieving practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact in the areas of education, health, disability, water and sanitation, vulnerable children, women’s empowerment, sustainable livelihoods and income generation for marginalised communities.
Location: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Republic of Congo (ROC) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Eligibility: DAP is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups, NGOs and other entities engaged in development activities in the above mentioned countries.
Grant size: The funding ceiling per project is AUD 60,000 for up to two years
Closing date: 15 September
Apply: http://zimbabwe.embassy.gov.au/hare/cooperation.html 

Australian Aid's Ramallah Direct Aid Programme
Type of project: The Direct Aid Program is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities which should primarily be aimed at achieving practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. We will favourably consider projects supporting marginalised women, children and youth and people with disabilities for projects falling under the following categories: health; disability; gender equality and women’s empowerment; education and safe play/learning environments.
Location: The West Bank, Gaza Strip or East Jerusalem.
Eligibility: local and international not-for-profit registered or accredited entities including community groups, NGOs and other entities engaged in development activities may apply.
Grant size: a maximum of US$20,000 per project
Closing date: 16 September
Apply: http://ramallah.mission.gov.au/rmal/DAPGUIDE2.html 

The British Council's Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth programme
Type of project: The British Council are looking for individuals or organisations with a demonstrable track-record in devising and delivering skills programmes to: provide an in-depth assessment of the skills needs in the cultural heritage sector in Kenya (e.g. museums, archives and libraries) design and deliver a pilot skills programme informed by the initial assessment.
Location: Kenya
Eligibility: This opportunity is open to individuals or organisations in the UK and/or Kenya. We are seeking collaboration between the UK and Kenya, with representatives from both countries taking part in the assessment and the design and delivery of the skills programme.
Closing date: 17 September
Apply: https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/culture-development/cultural-heritage/call-proposals-skills-programme-kenya 

Grand Challenges Canada
Type of project: Bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SEHR) are addressed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Ideas are expected to improve the provision and use of comprehensive SRHR services e.g. contraception; comprehensive sexuality education; safe abortion, where legal; and menstrual hygiene management. Of particular interest are innovations that improve the prevention of and response to sexual and gender-based violence, and to child, early, and forced marriage.
Location: LMICs & Canada
Eligibility: Eligible applicants include social enterprises and other recognized institutions e.g.
non-profit organizations and for-profit companies that are formed in an eligible jurisdiction that can successfully execute the activities in their respective technical area, and are capable of receiving and administering grant funding.
Grant size: up to $100,000 CAD
Closing date: 25th September
Apply: http://www.grandchallenges.ca/funding-opportunities/ 

Czech Embassy Islamabad
Type of project: Small local projects are small-scale development projects identified and managed by the Czech Embassy after being approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Various projects can be supported, such as projects to promote local development, improve health or medical care, eradicate poverty, make education available, educate people in rural areas, protect the environment, or improve the position of women in the society.
Location: Pakistan
Eligibility: The project implementer is a local entity registered in the country. It can be an educational, healthcare, social or cultural institution, a non-governmental, non-profit organization, a cooperative, a subject of the territorial administration, a local community, which contractually assumes responsibility for the implementation of the project towards the Czech Embassy in Islamabad.
Grant size: c. 18,500 EUR. Personal costs, including wage / fee, diet, accommodation, travel insurance, vaccination and other personnel costs must not exceed 25 % of the total budget. It is recommended that the contribution does not cover the overall budget of the project but to ensure its co-financing from other sources.
Closing date: 27 September
Apply: https://www.mzv.cz/islamabad/en/call_for_submission.html 

Feminist Review Trust
Type of project: Lesbian and transgender rights; Violence against women and girls; Disabled women and girls; Refugee women and girls
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UK and International CSOs supporting women may apply
Grant size: Maximum £15,000, although trustees are more likely to provide partial funding. It is therefore helpful if you can identify different sub-elements in your application.
Closing date: 30 September
Apply: http://www.feminist-review-trust.com/guidelines/  

USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program
Type of project: Reducing plastics pollution of the marine environment. Applicants may propose either starting up or scaling up existing initiatives that provide promising approaches to reduce the amount of plastics entering marine environments. There is a strong interest in receiving proposals that promote innovative approaches or technologies, and effectively engage underrepresented groups (women, youth, informal waste pickers) as partners.
Location: Urban and peri-urban areas of Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
Eligibility: U.S. and non-U.S. non-governmental partners, such as civil society organizations, youth-led or women-led organizations, private sector companies, associations, cooperatives, and academic institutions.
Grant size: $250,000
closing date: 30 September
Apply: https://urban-links.org/mwrp-2-3/ 

Norad Strengthening the Rights of Minorities of Faith and Belief
Type of project: Projects which promote the rights of minorities of faith and belief. The scheme forms part of Norad's overarching objective to strengthen the capacity and ability of civil society in developing countries to promote democratisation, the realisation of human rights and the eradication of poverty within the framework of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Examples of eligible initiatives include advocacy work targeting local and central authorities or private companies, interventions that contribute to building bridges and initiating dialogue between different groups, measures that help to protect minorities as well as measures that promote inclusion and equal rights for minorities of faith and belief. Service provision interventions will not be prioritised. Norad expects that the applicant has a solid understanding of the issues and the context, and does not usually grant support for pilot projects.
Location: Organisations with projects in Norway’s partner countries will be prioritised: https://norad.no/en/front/countries/ 
Eligibility: Funding through this grant scheme is open to Norwegian, international and local civil society organisations who promote the rights of minorities of faith and belief. Local organisations may also apply. Eligible applicants include NGOs, network organisations, trade unions and faith- and belief-based organisations.
Grant size: not stated: The applicant must have adequate funds to cover at least 10 percent of the expenses associated with the project.
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://grants.mfa.no/#call/1161 

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Nigeria
Type of project: Small-scale local development projects
Location: East Africa
Eligibility: Locally registered organisations. It is desirable that the implementer cooperates with Czech subjects, e.g. purchases Czech products, uses Czech know-how etc.
Grant size: c. €8,000 - €20,000 per project over 12 months. Funding cannot be used for salaries or travel expenses.
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://www.mzv.cz/nairobi/en/economy_and_trade/small_local_project.html 

SDG Partnership facility
Type of project: The focus for this round is on Food security and stimulating private sector development in developing countries through public-private partnerships (PPPs) which will impacts on the Sustainable Development Goals. Your initiative must contribute to one or more of the following goals: reducing malnutrition; promoting growth in the agricultural and fisheries sector; creating sustainable and ecologically sound food chains; creating better labour conditions and efficient working procedures; causing an increase in private investments.
Location: Developing countries.
Eligibility: companies, public institutions, NGOs or knowledge institutions may apply. Your PPP must consist of a maximum of 6 partners and include one 1 Dutch organisation, 1 local organisation, 1 NGO or knowledge institution, 1 company and 1 government organisation. A local government organisation is preferred.
Grant size: From €500,000 to € 3 million
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://english.rvo.nl/subsidies-programmes/sdg-partnership-facility-sdgp

Laederal Foundation’s Saving Lives at Birth
Type of project: Practically oriented projects helping achieve the SDG 3 and specifically aiming to reduce infant and child mortality and maternal deaths by 2030
Location: Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Eligibility: none stated
Grant size: up to $USD 50,000. Note this funder does not cover general institutional overheads.
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://laerdalfoundation.org/about/saving-lives-at-birth/ 

Visegrad Fund
Type of project: Projects must meet one of the seven focus areas: Culture and Common Identity; Education and Capacity Building; Innovation, R&D, Entrepreneurship; Democratic Values and the Media; Public Policy and Institutional Partnership; Regional Development, Environment and Tourism; Social Development
Location: Central and Eastern Europe
Eligibility: Preference is given to groups of non-governmental and civil society organizations and municipalities and local governments; applications submitted by schools, higher education institutions, research and scientific bodies and public institutions in general will also be considered.
Grant size: Not stated, however grants can cover up to 100% of project budget with 15% for overheads.
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://www.visegradfund.org/apply/grants/ 

UNAIDs and ViiV Healthcare's Positive Action Challenges
Type of project: Breaking Out the Echo Chamber: innovative storytelling approaches via digital technology to engage targeted, hard-to-reach groups on issues related to HIV prevention, testing and/or care. The innovation should be people-centred, replicable, scalable, sustainable and affordable. Applications should: a. Describe the proposed tool, technology or service (the ”Innovation”); b. Highlight how the proposed Entry would utilise existing open content and data for further collaboration, if applicable; c. Provide web links to any existing prototype or other online presence of the Innovation; d. Briefly describe the targets for developing the Innovation if the Applicant is successful in the Concept phase; and provide further detail on Challenge criteria for the Development phase; e. If Challenge allows, submit updates of Phase concepts with evidence; f. Outline if, how and under what license/arrangement the outputs would be made available to the wider public.
Location: the Applicant may be from any geographic area
Eligibility: Positive Action Challenges are open to any applicant (individuals under 18 are eligible to participate in any Challenge unless prohibited by applicable law) ; or a group of individuals ; or one or more public or private entities, including, without limitation, universities, academic institutions, not-for-profit entities and private sector organisations.
Grant size: Up to 3 prizes of $10,000
closing date: 4 October
Apply: https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/breaking-out-of-the-echo-chambers.html 

EDCTP
Type of project: Clinical research to accelerate the development of new or improved drugs, vaccines, microbicides and diagnostics against poverty-related infectious diseases. This call is focused on the validation of the clinical performance and/or implementation of new or improved diagnostic tools and technologies for the detection of any of the poverty-related diseases. The proposed tools and technologies should improve the performance of diagnosis, prediction, monitoring, intervention or assessment of therapeutic response, with a significant impact on clinical decision and health outcomes.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States (European Partner States) and one of the legal entities must be established in a sub-Saharan African country. All three legal entities shall be independent of each other.
Grant size: between €1 - 3 million over 24 and 48 months. 6-12 proposals are expected to be funded
Closing date: 11 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/diagnostic-tools-for-poverty-related-diseases/ 

EDCTP
Type of project: The purpose of this Call is to support actions that will facilitate the translation of research results of medical interventions into policies and practices for national health programmes and capacity development to facilitate delivery and uptake of new or improved medical interventions in African health systems.
Location: sub-Saharan African
Eligibility: At least one legal entity must be established in a Participating State or a sub-Saharan African country. Applications must include at least one legal entity in sub-Saharan African countries
Grant size: Up to €2.25m over a maximum of 60 months.
Closing date: 11 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/capacity-development-to-facilitate-delivery-and-uptake-of-new-or-improved-medical-interventions-in-african-health-systems/ 

WHO/TDR Small Grants Scheme
Type of project: The goal is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, strengthen research capacity of individuals and institutions in developing countries and develop implementation strategies and solutions that respond to the health needs of these countries. It also aims at translating research results into policy and practice, improving health and promoting the engagement of individuals and communities in using research evidence to reduce the disease burden in their respective countries.
Location: Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Federated states of Mongolia,
Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga,
Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam.
Eligibility: Individuals submitting proposals must be researchers or health professionals working in infectious disease programs of Ministries of Health, national universities, or research institutions; and who are from and are working in low- and middle-income countries
Grant size: up to US$ 15 000 per project (exceptionally, larger grants up to US$ 20 000 may be considered).
Closing date: 15 October
Apply: http://www.who.int/tdr/grants/calls/wpr-tdr-sgs-2018/en/ 

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mongolia
Type of project: Local Small Scale Projects The purpose of these projects is to support development activities of local organisations or people whose work is in line with Development Strategy of Mongolia. For example : delivery of technologies and materials (preferably Czech made) for local SME´s, trainings, support of development activities of the local Institutions and organizations, contribution to bigger Multilateral Development Cooperation project etc.
Location: Mongolia
Eligibility: Applicants must be locally registered NGOs.
Grant size: c. £7,000 - £18,000. The total percentage of the cost of personnel, per diems, accommodation, travel cost and any insurance shall not exceed 25% of the total cost funded by Czech Foreign Development Cooperation Assistance.
Closing date: 15 October
Apply: https://www.mzv.cz/nairobi/en/economy_and_trade/small_local_project.html 

EDCTP
Type of project: This call is focused on product development for effective prevention, treatment and management of co-infections and co-morbidities. Proposals should include one or more clinical trial(s) to be conducted in sub-Saharan Africa
Location: sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States: Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK. One of the legal entities must be established in one of the following sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Congo (Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Grant size: between €2-4m over 30 - 60 months.
4-7 proposals are expected to be funded
Closing date: 18 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/advances-in-product-development-for-effective-prevention-treatment-and-management-of-co-infections-and-co-morbidities/ 

EDCTP
Type of project: Strategic action for overcoming drug resistance in malaria: The fund is looking to support one large-scale strategic action that is part of a bigger portfolio of clinical trials with the capacity to develop new or improved antimalarial drugs. The proposal should contribute to increased international cooperation among researchers and funders, catalyse research synergies, and leverage resources and investments.
Location: sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States (Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK); one of the legal entities must be established in one of the following sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Congo (Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Grant size: 1 grant is expected to be made of no more than €22m. Matching funding equal to or greater than the amount requested is required.
Closing date: 30 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/strategic-action-for-overcoming-drug-resistance-in-malaria/ 

EDCTP
Type of project: This call is focused on vaccines for diarrhoeal diseases or lower respiratory tract infections
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States (Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK); one of the legal entities must be established in one of the following sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Congo (Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Grant size: between €5-10m over 36 - 60 months. 2-4 proposals are expected to be funded.
Closing date: 30 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/vaccines-for-diarrhoeal-diseases-or-lower-respiratory-tract-infections/ 

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
Type of project: to support species conservation work. The Fund provides targeted grants to such initiatives and to recognise leaders in the field and to elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund gives priority to those species facing a high threat of extinction, as well as those which are listed as Data Deficient or unlisted but are suspected as highly threatened.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Anyone directly involved in species conservation can apply to the Fund for a grant
Grant size: $25,000. Note that this funder does not contribute to the core running costs of an organisation or administrative overheads.
Closing date: 31 October
Apply: https://www.speciesconservation.org/grants/ 


INSPIRE Fund (Additional closing date)
Type of project: INSPIRE is a technical package to support countries in their efforts to prevent and respond to violence against children aged 0-17 years. The Fund has is seeking proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities amongst civil society and governments at national and regional levels, and from those experiences to actively exert leadership in shaping and driving INSPIRE globally.
Location: Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)
Eligibility: Priority will be given to local NGOs/CSOs and consortia in LMICs. We also welcome applications from other local agencies such as government and academic institutions. Submissions from International NGOs will be considered; however, they should clearly demonstrate how the proposed activities have been designed with local ownership in mind and how local actors will benefit directly.
Grant size: $5,000 USD – $30,000. Funds cannot be used to conduct lobbying activities as defined by U.S. federal tax law.
Closing date: 31 October
Apply: http://www.cpcnetwork.org/inspirefund/ 

Voice Innovate and Learn Grants (Additional closing date)
Type of project: Voice is an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands under their framework ‘Dialogue and Dissent’ policy framework. The Innovate and Learn Grant seeks to fund innovative ideas to address the marginalisation and discrimination experienced by women facing exploitation, abuse and violence; LGBTQI groups; and persons with disability. Thematic areas include: 1) Improving access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment in particular; 2) Improving access to social services, health and education; 3) Fostering space for political participation
Location: Philippines
Eligibility: The lead party must be a legally registered not-for- profit civil society or community-based organisation preferably based in the Philippines.
Grant size: €5,000 - €200,000 over 12 - 24 months
Closing date: 15 November
Apply: https://www.voice.global/call-for-proposal/philippines-innovate-and-learn-grants-v-1877-ph-il/ 

Gray Matters Capital coLABS (Additional closing date)
Type of project: A private foundation focused on impact investments, this fund is seeking to invest in bold, innovative, and widely scalable social enterprises that have the potential to dramatically improve the lives of women and girls around the world.
Location: primarily in South Asia, Africa, and Latin America
Eligibility: Social Enterprises
Grant size: Maximum investment is $250,000
Closing date: 15 December
Apply: https://gmccolabs.com/apply/ 

Friends of Malawi Association (FOMA)
Type of project: Grants are usually oriented toward social, educational and healthcare projects but we will consider any project that will improve the welfare of Malawians
Location: Malawi
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Ongoing International Funding Sources 

The Said Foundation 

Type of project: The Saïd Foundation has a long term commitment to supporting the needs of children and young people with disabilities. The Trustees of the Foundation current priority is supporting Syrian children in Jordan and Lebanon, and the host communities that support them.
Location: Syrian Children in Jordan and Lebanon
Eligibility: The Foundation welcomes new proposal applications, however the humanitarian crisis in Syria has resulted in resources being heavily committed to existing partners and projects. Before submitting a grant application we recommend that you contact us for the most up to date information about our funding priorities. 
Apply: https://www.saidfoundation.org/grants-applications 

Tanzania Development Trust
Type of project: The Trust seeks to combat poverty and disease among the people of Tanzania by the development of education, health and other social services, the improvement of water supplies, other communal facilities, and the promotion of self-help activities.
Location: Tanzania. Priority is given to projects in these regions: Dodoma, Kagera, Kigoma, Lindi, Mara, Mtwara, Pemba North, Pwani, Shinyanga, Singida, Simiyu and Tabora.
Eligibility: The Trust does not fund grants to: individuals; purchase, maintenance and running costs of transport; salaries, allowances, per diems; or running costs of an organisation. However, it may consider training costs in order to develop and assist a project in its implementation and sustainability.
Grant size: less than £6,000
Apply: http://www.tanzdevtrust.org/apply-for-funds/ 

Abilis Foundation
Type of project: Abilis supports people with disabilities to implement their own projects in developing countries. They support projects that promote the Human Rights, participation, independent living, education and employment of Persons with Disability. Special attention is given to girls and women with disabilities. Areas they can fund include: Training; material production and dissemination on Human Rights of persons with disabilities; Translation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities into local languages; material production and dissemination and training on the Convention and related issues; Basic education and vocational training; Employment and income generation activities; Independent living and participation; Organizational work, capacity building of organizations; Projects supporting children, girls and women with disabilities
Location: Developing Countries
Eligibility: Abilis Foundation can only fund Disabled People’s Organizations from developing countries . The Abilis definition of a Disabled People’s Organization is: ‘At least 51 % of the board members of the organization are persons with disabilities or parents of children with disabilities. They cannot fund: Organizations that are not DPOs; Building and heavy construction work; Big procurements, such as vehicles; Medical treatment and rehabilitation; Segregated education; Activities not focusing on and benefitting persons with disabilities.
Grant size: Not stated
Apply: http://www.abilis.fi/en/applying/ 

Pro Victimis Foundation
Type of project: Grants for projects that bring about lasting changes in the lives of the most vulnerable communities in developing countries, by supporting primarily the victims of forgotten or unrecognized disasters, including extreme forms of exploitation, chronic consequences of armed conflict, natural or industrial disasters, etc. Priority is given to issues which receive little or no international attention and innovative approaches. PVF supports initiatives aiming at restoring or giving greater autonomy to the most vulnerable communities in developing countries.
Location: Africa: Algeria; Burundi; Liberia; Morocco; Rwanda ; Sierra Leone. Asia: Cambodia; Laos; Nepal. America: El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua; El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua
Eligibility: hard to fund national or international NGOs with recognized expertise and a proven track record.
Grant size: There is no specific range of funding. The amount of our grant always depends on the project’s characteristics, needs and quality. Please note, however, that we favour co-funding in general. VF supports a variety of time-bound projects: operational costs, general / core costs, technical assistance, capital costs, including construction, renovation, or equipment, etc.
Apply: http://provictimis.org/application-process/?lang=en 

The Blackwood Engineering Trust
Type of project: Education or projects which generally benefit children and young people in need due to poverty, bereavement, sickness or disability which have little funding from statutory bodies are a largely run by voluntary organisations.
Location: Charitable organisations in locations where Blackwood Engineering operate, including the UK, China and around the world.
Grant size: The charity awards grants of £500 – £2,000. Larger grants may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
Deadline: The Trustees meet 4 times per year. Applications must be made at least 4 weeks prior to each meeting.
Apply: http://blackwoodengineeringtrust.org.uk/