International Funding Sources

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

Here are some of them: 

Australian Government's Pacific Infectious Disease Prevention program
Type of project: Projects which promote avoidance and containment of infectious disease threats with the potential to cause social and economic harm on a national, regional or global scale. The key objective is to mitigate infectious disease threats by supporting infection prevention and control; vector control; and surveillance of infectious diseases, immunisation coverage and treatment-resistance in pathogens and vectors.
Location: Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and priority Pacific island countries (any of Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands and Niue
Eligibility: Public, private, academic and research, and non-government may apply. Regional and international organisations may participate via consortia.
Grant size: Projects of $2 million or more are preferred but high-quality smaller projects may be considered.
Closing date: 31 May

Code - Context Matters Research Grants
Type of project: The 2019 theme is ‘Empowering Girls through Language and Literacy to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and salience of education programming in Africa.’ Grants are designed to foster international partnerships and alliances that bolster Africa’s ability to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the areas of education and gender equality.
Location: Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Tanzania, Mali, Mozambique, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zambia.
Eligibility: Researchers, academics, and educators who are resident and working in the education sector in the above-named countries.
Grant size: up to five research awards of CAD$ 10,000 each
Closing date: 31 May

Convergence Design Funding
Type of project: Funding to design any blended finance vehicle that aims to use public or philanthropic capital to attract private sector investment to address global development challenges at scale. New applicants can apply for Feasibility Study grants to explore the ability to attract private investors. See grant portfolio for examples of previous grants.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Proposals are only accepted from organizations or consortiums of organizations. The lead organization must be able to provide 1) proof of incorporation, and 2) audited financial statements for the previous fiscal year.
Grant size: $50,000 and $200,000
Closing date: 31 May

D Prize
Type of project: New entrepreneurs increasing access to proven poverty interventions in the following areas: Girls' Education; Agriculture; Energy; Global Health; Education; Governance and Infrastructure.
Location: Any region where extreme poverty exists
Eligibility: Any aspiring entrepreneurs of any age and background. Existing organisations may apply only if you are piloting a new distribution-focused initiative, and you need high risk capital.
Grant size: $20,000
Closing date: 2 June

Global Education Network Europe - Global Education Ideas Award
Type of project: New and non-traditional approaches to addressing formal and nonformal educational challenges.
Location: Worldwide
Award size: Up to €10,000
Closing date: 4 June

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges
Type of project: Innovative communication projects which aim to influence public opinion and increase political support for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and man-made climate change
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Registered CSOs.
Closing date: 7 June

The McLain Association for Children, Inc. (MAC)
Type of project: Improve access to high quality education and 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 June

Guernsey Overseas Aid Commission
Type of project: Projects which will help to provide the basic needs of the world’s least
developed countries or to help the indigenous population to provide those needs. Basic needs include medical and health facilities, educational programmes and facilities, housing, water and sanitation provision and the means of sustaining a living, e.g. through agriculture, horticulture or through training in sustainable employment skills.
Location: Countries in the lowest quartile of the UN HDI list. For a full list, please see their guidance.
Eligibility: The following UK charities must pre-register by 12 noon Friday 26th May 2019 before being able to apply: 1) Any charity that has not previously applied for funding from the Commission; 2) Any charity that has previously applied for funding but has not been successful; or 3) Any charity that has not received an award from the Commission since the 2017 Grant Aid funding round. It will now only consider applications for funding from UK charitable incorporated organisations and charitable companies.
Grant size: Up to £40,000
Closing date: 19 July (opens 3 June)

The U.S Department of State's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination
Type of project: This funding opportunity seeks to strengthening women's contribution to the formal and informal economies, including how they are recruited, retained, and promoted in the formal sector and what role they play in the informal economy. Funds will support two components: 1) the development of recommendations and action plans for economic stakeholders on areas of improvement in policies, regulations, laws and/or practices that address barriers to the recruitment, retention, and promotion of women in the
identified sectors of the formal economy; 2) an assessment of the extent of women’s involvement in the informal economy and what measures, policies, and practices control this economy, and how to improve conditions for the women involved.
Location: The MENA region.
Eligibility: U.S. or foreign non-profit organizations may apply. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit projects that include partnerships with local organizations that would work together on specific programmatic objectives or priorities and that utilize local expertise
Grant size: 1 award of up to $6,000,000
Closing date: 20 June

Open Societies Initiative for Europe
Type of project: Detailed plans to build the supporter base for CSOs (supporters, volunteers, activists, followers on social media etc). Proposals should show how applicants will reach, interact, and involve such groups.
Location: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia
Eligibility: Eligible CSOs include those working on human rights, including but not restricted to the rights of women, people who are LGBTI, minority populations, and other disadvantaged groups the rule of law; anticorruption and investigative journalism.
Grant size: a maximum of $70,000
Closing date: 23 June

Izumi Foundation
Type of project: Promising, practical innovations that reduce the burden of infectious disease while also strengthening the ability of communities to keep children and families healthy.
Location: Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Paraguay
Eligibility: Registered US non-profits or international equivalents may apply
Grant size: £50,000 - $200,000 over 2 or more years
Closing date: LOIs are accepted between April – June 2019

U.S. Embassy’s Special Self-Help Fund
Type of project: Assisting community groups to develop lasting, self-sustainable projects that significantly impact communities by addressing critical health, social, and development concerns.
Location: Benin
Eligibility: Registered Beninese organizations or associations may apply. Projects must involve significant community contribution in the form of funding, materials, and/or labour. Applicants must have the ability to manage projects independently and complete their project within twelve months.
Grant size: $2,500 - $10,000
Closing date: 1 July

The MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change competition
Type of project: The Challenge will fund one idea that proposes real and measurable progress into solve any critical problem of our time.
Eligibility: Organisations proposing to work in partnership must have signed MOUs. Single organisations who can receive and manage a $100 million grant may apply on their own. Large scale re-granting, investing or direct scholarships are activities unlikely to be eligible. Early stage solutions without an evidence base are also unlikely to be competitive. We consider applicants of any size, but we have found that organizations often have trouble
absorbing and effectively deploying grants that are significantly larger than their current annual operating budgets
Grant size: a single $100 million grant. Runners up receive $15 million.
Closing date: 6 August 2019 (register by 16 July)

The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund
Type of project: Wildlife conservation. The Fund provides financial resources to early career scientists or conservationists and non-profit organisations to carry out vital field conservation and research work in Africa. Priority will be given to projects related to the conservation of forest elephants. Education projects will also be considered as will travel to conferences or equipment purchase.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Individuals or organisations based anywhere in the world.
Grant size: Up to €1,500
Deadline: 31 August

USAID & FHI 360 Public Information Fund
Type of project: Access to quality and accurate information, and awareness building in the following areas: high-quality reporting, media development, access to quality and accurate information, and awareness building in the following areas: Reform of laws and policies, and improved implementation of laws and policies; Peace & national reconciliation; Intercommunal harmony & religious freedom
Location: Myanmar
Eligibility: Local CSOs, community-based organisations, civil society networks,
consortiums and coalitions; non-governmental media organisations and associations; and non-governmental research and policy institutions working inside Myanmar. This call is not open to international organisations.
Grant size: MMK 16,000,000 and MMK 118,000,000
Closing date: 31 August

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.
Location: Applicants can be working in the UK or overseas.
Eligibility: The Trust favours applications from smaller charities registered in the UK.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000
Closing date: 1 September

The Fore
Type of project: Development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises.
Location: The UK and Overseas
Eligibility: UK-registered charities, community interest companies, charitable incorporated organisations and community benefit societies with annual income of less than £500,000. For work implemented overseas, the applicant must be registered in the UK.
Grant size: £30,000 total over 1 - 3 years
Closing date: 2 September

The Oakdale Trust
Type of project: The Trust’s focus areas include: Welsh based social, community and medical projects; medical research projects (UK); Environment conservation projects (Wales); the Arts (Wales) Welsh connection; UK based and registered charities working in the developing world; Penal Reform.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: average grants are £1,000
Closing date: first week of September

The Scurrah Wainwright Trust
Type of project: The Charity supports a wide range of charitable projects with an emphasis on innovative, hard-to-fund work in the field of social reform.
Location: UK and Southern Africa, particularly Zimbabwe.
Eligibility: Your organisation does not have to be a charity to apply, but its work must satisfy the Charity Commission's definition of charitable purposes and public benefit. You must have an annual income/expenditure under £250,000.
Grant size: £1,000 and £5,000.
Closing date: 14 September

The Andrew Wainwright Trust
Type of project: Projects which seek to redress political and social injustices. The Trust's approach is similar to that of the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust with which it maintains informal links.
Location: UK and occasionally overseas
Eligibility: Only unregistered charities
Grant size: £1,500 and £10,000
Closing date: 14 September

The Laederal Foundation Saving Lives at Birth
Type of project: Practically oriented projects helping achieve the SDG 3 -
reducing infant and child mortality and maternal deaths.
Location: Developing countries with specific focus on Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Grant size up to $50,000
Closing date: 1 October

Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust
Type of project: grants are focused on: Music and arts education and participation; Deafness and other disabilities; The elderly; Medical relief including hospice support, and
Medical research.
Location: The UK, Northern Ireland and South Africa
Eligibility: Only registered charities may apply
Grant size: £1,000 - £5,000
Closing date: 5 October

The Light Fund
Type of project: Charities supporting men, women and children. Past grantees can be seen here.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: Only registered charities may apply
Grant size: up to £5,000
Closing date: Applications are open on October 1 for 6 weeks

U.S Embassy's Humanitarian Assistance Program
Type of project: Help avert humanitarian crises, promote democratic development and regional stability, build local capacity, and enable countries to begin to recover from conflicts. Project can include: education: construction/expansion of schools/orphanages, and provision of furniture and supplies; Health: construction/expansion of health clinics, provision of disease surveillance systems, education, prevention and training, medical support/supplies; Basic Infrastructure: water wells/boreholes, water sanitation, waste treatment, solid waste management systems.
Location: Benin
Grant size: $500,000
Closing date: 15 December

Ongoing International Funding Sources 

Rivers Foundation
Type of project: The Foundation generally assists smaller charities with specific projects involving the education, social development and medical well-being of young people.
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Grants totalled £123,000 in 2018. Past grantees can be seen here.

The Watson Family Charitable Trust
Type of project: Grants, loans and financial support to charitable organisations and individuals for medical and for humanitarian purposes
Location: Northern Ireland & Uganda
Eligibility: The trust is open to receiving applications, which should be made to the registered office.
Grant size: £1,000 - £20,000

The Toy Trust
Type of project: Project supporting disadvantaged and disabled children aged under 13
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Up to £5,000

Paung Sie Facility
Type of project: Expressions of Interest a welcomed for responsive financial and technical support to demand-driven, catalytic initiatives which promote social cohesion in Myanmar. We support civil society, women and youth in their contributions to cohesive societies, particularly at the sub-national level.
Location: Myanmar.
Eligibility: We invite proposals from a range of organisations - local, national and international - but especially encourage applications from local initiatives and organisations.
Budget: $5,000 - $200,000

The Bottle Top Foundation
Type of project: Poverty alleviation schemes and grass roots education initiatives that empower young people.
Location: Current grantees are working in Brazil, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and South Africa
Eligibility: Local offices or affiliates of national or international organisations cannot apply. In most cases our partners have budgets in the £5,000 – £50,000 range.
Budget: £3,000 and £15,000

Global Fund for Community Foundations
Type of project: To strengthen community foundations and other local philanthropic institutions, including women's funds, human rights funds and other grassroots grant makers. By doing so, we hope to show that this emerging but important global movement has a big part to play in sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and citizen participation.
Location: Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, East and Central Europe, and Central Asia. Applications from community philanthropy organizations representing disadvantaged communities in the global north will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Eligibility: Community philanthropy organizations, including community foundations, women's funds, environmental funds, national public foundations and other grassroots grant makers
Budget: US $7,000–$15,000

The Wallace Global Fund
Type of project: Grants are awarded to high quality organizations with strong leadership that are catalysing significant change in line with the Fund’s priority areas: 1) Challenge corporate power; 2) Defend & renew democracy; 3) Protect the environment; 4) promote truth & create freedom in the media; 5) advance women’s human rights and empowerment
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: US and international organisations with or without a US fiscal sponsor may apply  

Friends of Liberia
Type of project: Education; Health education; Psycho-Social Support System Rehabilitation and Entrepreneurship
Location: Liberia
Eligibility: Only non-profit organisations working independently of the government of Liberia are eligible to apply. The organisation must be officially registered by the Liberian government as an NGO or be partnered with one.
Grant size: up to $3,000

The Weeden Foundation Quick Response Biodiversity Fund
Type of project: Critical habitat acquisition projects
Location: South America
Eligibility: Non-profit conservation organisations may apply
Grant size: $10,000 - $50,000

The Peter Cundill Foundation
Type of project: Projects which make a difference in the lives of young people up to the age of 25 in the areas of education, health, sport and the arts and humanities
Location: Worldwide
Budget: One-off or multi-year funding. This donor funds their grantees core costs.

The Alan & Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund
Type of project: Education and young people's employment and projects which promote freedom of speech or advance peace and reconciliation.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Registered charities may apply
Grant size: £5,000 - £25,000

The Headley Trust
Type of project: Access to safe water, promoting better use of water resources and sanitation projects; sustainable farming and livelihood development; helping girls to continue their education beyond primary school, students’ access to secondary and tertiary education and projects to improve the quality of teaching; Trachoma prevention and treatment programmes in Ethiopia and care for mothers and infants in sub-Saharan Anglophone Africa; projects tackling the aftermath of conflict.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Registered charities may apply
Grant size: Small grants of c £1,000 or larger grants of £20,000 - £60,000.

The JJ Charitable Trust
Type of project: Environmental projects, especially community-based agriculture initiatives, which aim to help people help themselves in an environmentally sustainable way.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Eligibility: Registered charities may apply
Grant size: In 2017, the trust made 4 grants totalling 179,000 in this category.

Hazel’s Footprints Trust
Type of project: Projects seeking to improve the quality of education. Funding can be requested for capital expenditure and/or project running costs
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: Only UK registered charities may apply. Applications must be submitted by mid-February to be considered at our May meeting or by mid-August to be considered our November meeting.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000

Scott Bader
Type of project: Past projects have focused on improving education, health, food security and vocational training of refugees in the UK
Location: UK and Africa
Eligibility: Only UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: £500-£2,000

Purley Overseas Trust
Type of project: agriculture, health/sociology and education
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: We only support small organisations with annual turnover less than approx. £20,000 GBP or $30,000.
Grant size: In the range of £200 – £1,000

Lennox and Wyfold Foundation
Type of project: Focus areas include health or the saving of lives; arts, culture or science; education; religion
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: Only UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: Most grants do not exceed £20,000

Kitchen Table Charities
Type of project: The Trust was created to help small charities. Focus areas include: Primary education; Health, sanitation and clean drinking water; Child and mother care, including street children and maternity services; Poverty alleviation, especially revenue generating projects.
Location: Africa
Eligibility: UK or locally registered CSOs may apply. No part of any grant should be spent in Britain on administration - including salaries and advertising campaigns.
Grant size: Grants rarely exceed £10,000

Britford Bridge Trust
Type of project: Poverty relief; education; health and; the arts, culture, heritage or science.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: registered charities may apply
Grant size: £4,000 - £170,000. Most grants are for c. £10,000.

The De Brye Charitable Trust
Type of project: Projects that provide care and housing of older people, orphans and neglected children and for aid to physically disabled children and to the blind. 
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000

The Miss K M Harbinson Trust
Type of project: Animal welfare, arts and cultural activities, education and training, environmental projects, health and social care, religious activities
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Average grants c. £3,500

NST Development Trust
Type of project: Small scale projects in Africa, Asia and Latin American where the projects benefit disadvantaged sectors of the community.
Grant size: Total grant making totalled £10,900 in 2017

Open Gate Trust
Type of project: Grassroots environmental, land-based and sustainable projects which benefit local communities. Applications are particularly welcome from charities that focus on ecological sustainability, schemes advancing social diversity and inclusion.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: Applications for overseas work must come from UK charities.
Grant size: £500- £2,500

Percy Lea Charitable Trust
Type of project: Nature & wildlife conservation, environmental protection, cancer & medical research, education and disadvantaged children
Grant size: Total grant making totalled £14,400 in 2018

The Alchemy Foundation 
Type of project: WASH, disability, social welfare, personal reform, medical research and aid especially in areas of blindness and disfigurement, individual enterprise and respite for carers. The Foundation can also fund the cost of fundraisers.
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Total granting for 2018 totalled £448,925

The Hemraj Goyal Foundation
Type of project: HGF supports charitable organisations which make an honest and powerful difference to individuals’ lives by providing financial and human resources to those who need our support. HGF distribute funds to organisations who promote education, women and children’s rights and put an end to human trafficking.
Location: UK & Overseas with a focus on Asia 

The Carmela and Ronnie Pignatelli Foundation
Type of project: Projects supporting the young and the disadvantaged through education, reducing poverty and discrimination. The Foundation also supports environmental and animal welfare charities.
Location: The U.K., Africa, Asia and Latin America
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: Average grants are £2,500

The American Express Foundation 
Type of project: Unsolicited applications can be made under the areas: Developing Leaders within non-profit and social purpose organizations working to solve the world's biggest challenges and Serving Communities by building the capacity of non-profits to develop, engage and retain community members as volunteers. 
Location: The USA, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Greater China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, the UK. 
Eligibility: To be eligible for funding, your organization must certify US tax-exempt status. Organizations outside the U.S. must be able to document non-profit status. 

The Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for the Progress of Humankind (FPH)
Type of project: FPH will accept and review proposals that meet their missions and focus areas. It provides long-term support for CSOs that address the following themes: Good Governance & Regional Cooperation; Shared Ethics & Responsibility, including projects focused on conflict resolution and Sustainable Development, including supporting biodiversity. The foundation has limited budget to grant support to unsolicited proposals, however it 
Location: Worldwide
Feedback: If the proposal fits in with the foundation’s programmes and financial support cannot be granted, you may be put in touch with foundation partners working in the same area.

ViiV Healthcare's Positive Action for Girls & Women Fund
Type of project: community-led interventions that target adolescent girls and young women worldwide helping to tackle the harmful cultural norms that both limit their aspirations and increase their vulnerability to HIV. We will seek to fund projects that address one of the following themes: sexual violence, harmful practices, early marriage, and sexual and reproductive health and rights for underserved adolescent girls and young women.
Location: Projects based in resource-limited settings. Uganda and Kenya are extremely competitive countries for funding.
Eligibility: Organisations typically considered for funding include: locally or nationally registered Charitable/Non-Profit Organisations, Community Based Organisations (CBOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Social Enterprises. 
Grant size: £5,000 - £25,000 per year for 2 years. The total grant amount requested cannot account for more than 50% of your organisation’s annual income and at least 85% of the budget must be spent in the project country.

The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) - Grant Programme
Type of project: support for organisations working to end mother-to-child transmission of HIV. 
Location: special attention is given to Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Burundi, Tanzania and Kenya.
Eligibility: All eligibility criteria and guidance is available via the Positive Action Online Community. 

The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) - Technical Assistance
Type of project: Alongside its grant programme, the PACF’s Technical Assistance programme provides capacity-building support to selected PACF-funded community-based organisations identified as requiring additional technical support to implement their funded project. Technical Assistance aims to strengthen community-based organisation capacity by improving their HIV knowledge, internal processes and individual skills. PACF is now inviting organisations with the capacity to provide Technical Assistance to apply to become one of the PACF’s preferred capacity-building partners.
Eligibility: All eligibility criteria and guidance is available via the Positive Action Online Community. 

Segal Family Foundation
Type of project: Projects working on SRHR and secondary & tertiary education. 
Location: Organizations are more likely to be considered for a grant if they: 1) Operate in a country where the Foundation currently has several other grantee partners; 2) Operate in a country that is not currently involved in armed conflict and 3) Operate in countries where we are actively growing our portfolio: Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and Malawi. 
Eligibility: Priority organisations are: 1) small and early stage; have an annual budget ranging between $50,000 and $500,000; demonstrate at least two years of operations and successful fundraising to support such operations; have paid staff and a board of directors or advisory committee; are legally registered as a non-profit organization in the country of operations. We do not support local affiliates of international organisations.
Grant size: not stated 

African Women's Development Fund 
Type of project: The Fund is particularly interested in projects working with young women, women facing multiple discrimination, and approaches that include engaging the arts, culture, sports and technology. They focus on the following themes: Body & Health Rights; Economic Security & Justice; Leadership, Participation & Peace. The Fund also awards capacity building grants that focus on advancing organisational growth and development – for example strategic planning, developing fundraising and communications strategies, strengthening organisational governance systems and human resources management.
Location: Africa 
Eligibility: Applicants must be African women’s organisations which are led by a woman and which have a majority female staff and board. They must also be registered in an African country and have been in existence for at least 3 years.
Grant size: The Fund will only consider grants that are less than 50% of an organisation’s annual income and encourages applicants to incorporate adequate budget to cover core operating costs.

ViiV Positive Action for Girls and Women Small Grants Programme
Type of project: Community-led interventions that address either: sexual violence; harmful practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM); early and forced marriage; sexual and reproductive health and rights for underserved and vulnerable girls. Your project must consist of new work that has not been previously funded. It may, however, include projects transferred to a new location(s) and/or include the expansion of a recently tested model or pilot. It may not be a continuation of a previously funded activity/service in the same location.
Location: Funding will be prioritised for projects based in resource-limited settings. Please be aware that we receive many applications from Uganda and Kenya, therefore these are extremely competitive countries for funding.
Eligibility: To be eligible for funding, organisations must be non-governmental and either not-for-profit or have a social purpose. Organisations typically considered for funding include: locally or nationally registered Charitable/Non-Profit Organisations, Community Based Organisations (CBOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Social Enterprises. 
Grant size: Applicants may apply for funding of £5,000 - £25,000 per year for 2 years. 

Gisela Graham Foundation 
Type of project: One of the aims of this trust is to alleviate poverty and deprivation amongst children in less developed countries through care, education, and family support. The next round of grants will be made in the summer of 2019.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Applications will only be considered from corporate bodies and registered charities. 
Grant size: Grants awarded are normally for sums under £10,000, but most donations are for less than £5,000.

The Cumber Family Charitable Trust
Type of project: Agricultural, conservation and rural development work both locally and in developing countries. The Trust also has a preference for projects focusing on welfare, education, medical or disadvantaged children's needs, or those that are agriculturally, or conservation focussed. Preference also goes to longer term projects that do not necessarily appeal to the general public.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: To qualify for our support, your project must be either: working outside the UK; a UK national charity or a charity active in Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Grant size: Up to £2,000

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. Project supported include: education; older people; animals; conservation; disaster relief; museums and galleries; recreation facilities; health; medical research.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Registered charities may apply.
Grant Size: £500-£10,000

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.
Location: Worldwide. Recent projects have taken place in Indonesia, Zambia, India, Tanzania, South Africa, Malawi, Romania, Ghana, Nepal, Mozambique and Sierra Leone.
Grant size: £5,000-£10,000