International Funding Sources

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

Here are some of them: 

Fondation Fonds Suez
Type of project: Access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for disadvantaged populations in developing countries, especially in urban and peri-urban areas. The Fondation looks favourably on participation of the populations concerned in financing the service provided, both in terms of cash contributions and labour, within their capabilities.
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: Legally registered organisations established for at least 1 year may apply
Grant size: There is no upper limit, but grants can only be award up to 50% of the project’s total budget.
Closing date: 31 October
Apply: https://www.fondation-suez.com/en/ 

Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Type of project: Security and peace-building projects focused on: (1) strengthening Japan-U.S. relationship, (2) expanding Japan's presence in Asia, (3) enhancing understanding of and relationship with Islamic countries, (4) establishing ocean governance, and (5) empowering women.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Eligible organisations include incorporated foundations and corporations, NPO corporations, universities and other incorporated educational institutions, and private organizations conducting non-profit activities.
Grant size: $ 20,000 - $100,000.
Closing date: 31 October
Apply: https://www.spf.org/en/grants/points/ 

The Open Technology Fund's Internet Freedom Fund
Type of project: Projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments who wish to speak freely online.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Non-profit or Non-government organizations, including U.S.-based NGOs, or foreign NGOs; Non-profit universities or research institutions; for-profit organizations or businesses may all apply.
Grant size: Most supported efforts receiving between $50,000 and $200,000. Please note this is a performed based contract with payment issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and deliverables.
Closing date: 1 November
Apply: https://www.opentech.fund/funds/internet-freedom-fund/ 

The Alongside Wildlife Foundation
Type of project: Projects that are led by or will increase involvement of minorities and members of marginalized groups in wildlife conservation. The Foundation will support projects that involve: collecting data that can inform plans that allow people to live alongside wildlife, communicating science to communities with the goal of reducing human/wildlife conflict, and/or implementing science-based strategies for living alongside wildlife populations.
Location: Worldwide
Grant size: $10,000 for 1 - 2 projects
Closing date: 8 November
Apply: https://alongsidewildlifefoundation.org/the-alongside-wildlife-foundation-2019-request-for-proposals/ 

The Scottish Government's 2020 International Development Small Grants Programme
Type of project: Grants are available for feasibility studies and capacity building initiatives for Scottish based organisations working in International Development
Location: Project can be implemented in any country rated as either medium or low in the United Nations Human Development Index, although priority will be given to those working in Malawi, Zambia or Rwanda.
Eligibility: Eligibility is limited to Scotland-based organisations with an annual expenditure of less than £250,000.
Grant size: £15,000
Closing date: 8 November
Apply: https://www.corra.scot/grants/international-development/ 

D-Prize
Type of project: D-Prize funds new social entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. D-Prize is funding entrepreneurs to overcome various distribution challenges within the following categories: Girls' Education; Agriculture; Energy; Global Health; Education; Governance and Infrastructure and 'Custom' where you can propose your own challenge.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: D-Prize challenges are open to anyone or any teams from any business model including for profit, non-profit, and everything in between.
Grant size: $20,000
Closing date: 10 November
Apply: https://www.d-prize.org/ 

UK Aid Match
Type of project: UK Aid Match brings charities, the British public and the UK government together to collectively change the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. It is designed to provide opportunities for the UK public to engage with international development issues and to allow you to have a say in how UK aid is spent, whilst boosting the impact of the very best civil society projects to reach the poorest people in developing countries. The latest round is seeking proposals from British charities working towards any of the Global Goals but will also look to support those with a climate and environment focus. Projects will also need to support the department’s wider objectives: Strengthen global peace, security and governance; Strengthen resilience and response to crisis; Promote global prosperity; Tackle extreme poverty.
Location: A full list of eligible countries can be seen here https://www.ukaidmatch.org/eligible-countries/. Applicants can apply for projects in up to two of these countries.
Eligibility: The applicant must be a UK-registered, non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation with its own UK constitution and independent board of trustees; be registered with the Fundraising Regulator, except CSOs registered in Scotland only; hold no more than three UK Aid Match grants for projects that have more than nine months left to run; Provide published annual audited accounts or financial statements for the last two years. DFID will not consider applications from think tanks, policy institutes, research organisations or academic institutions.
Grant size: Appeals must aim to raise at least £100,000 from individuals living in the UK within a three-month appeal period. For every £1 donated to such an appeal by an individual living in the UK, the UK government will also contribute £1 of UK aid, up to £2 million.
Closing date: 12 November
Apply: https://www.ukaidmatch.org/news/new-uk-aid-match-funding-round-announced/ 

GCRF Digital Innovation for Development in Africa
Type of project: Projects which focus on the impact and application of digital technologies for development focusing on Digital Rights ; Smart Communities and Digital Health. Initially, the GCRF is seeking applications for seed funding to build networks which bring together academics, industry, NGOs, policymakers and practitioners from Africa with UK partners. These Networks are expected to build new relationships and stimulate novel research and innovation ideas and activities that will enable partners to apply for funding to deliver a co-developed and fully realised project.
Location: Africa
Eligibility: Establish Networks may apply. Researchers from African or UK-based eligible Research Organisations can lead these Networks. Network co-leaders (co-investigators) may be based anywhere in the world, however, there must be at least one African and one UK investigator listed on the submission. Further project partners may be based anywhere in the world; however, an organisation should only be named as a project partner if it is providing specific contributions (either direct or indirect) to the Network. Third sector organisations (e.g. NGOs, charities and other non-profit civil society organisations) are eligible to receive a contribution to their costs. Any non-staff costs must be reasonable; indirect costs and overheads are not allowed. The total costs associated with all third-sector project partners, however, must not exceed 20% of the total Network award.
Grant size: £100,000 - £150,000 per network over 12 months
Closing date: 12 November
Apply: https://www.ukri.org/research/global-challenges-research-fund/gcrf-digital-innovation-for-development-in-africa-dida/ 

Long-term Assistance and Services for Research: Partners for University-Led Solutions Engine (LASER PULSE)
Type of project: The goal of LASER PULSE is to catalyse evidence-based research that can be readily translated into useful products, policies, and practices that better address development goals within the focus areas mentioned above. The request for applications calls for innovative research – and associated research translation – focused on development challenges within three development sectors: Basic Education (specifically social and emotional skills); Food Security (specifically youth engagement in agriculture); and Water Security (specifically data and forecasting for water resources). A tangible product is a required output of research translation. This could be a tool/device, report or document, multimedia product, or IT platform. This product should contain a policy brief or recommendation that leads to changes in legal, constitutional, funding, accountability, feasibility, or implementation mechanisms or a practice recommendation such as new agricultural production or processing methods, education curriculum, guidebooks,
technical manuals, training modules, and planning tools.
Location: East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania)
Eligibility: Only academic researchers based at Higher Education Institutions in USAID Interest Countries and the United States are eligible to submit a Concept Note. Principal researchers from institutions outside of East Africa must partner with a researcher in East Africa. Principal researchers must identify research translation partner(s) such as NGOs, civil society, the private sector, and/or local government entities. These partners are not geographically restricted but must demonstrate their experience in and/or knowledge of the East Africa region.
Grant size: The total budget $1m spread across 4-6 awards
Closing date: 15 November
Apply: https://stemedhub.org/groups/laserpulse/funding/rfa-eastafrica 

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: 15 November
Apply: http://www.minor-foundation.no/apply-for-a-grant 

 The Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation
Type of project: Conflict resolution. Projects which deal primarily with the causes, circumstances and consequences of violence, and include: protection for civilians, especially displaced persons and refugees; psychosocial assistance and rehabilitation of the victims of war and conflict; projects to prevent and resolve conflicts for people affected by war.
Location: Switzerland, the UK, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Angola, Central African Republic, Chad, Myanmar, Yemen and Syria.
Eligibility: UK and Swiss registered civilian non-profit organisations working in the above stated countries
Closing date: 15 November
Apply: https://www.johnsonstiftung.ch/en/applications/submitting-an-application/ 

Wellcome Trust International Training Fellowships
Type of project: Nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at postgraduate or postdoctoral level
Location: The host organisation must be based in a Low- or Middle-Income Country, excluding India.
Eligibility: You can apply if your proposed research focuses on a health priority in a Low- and Middle-Income Country and you have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in a Low- and Middle-Income Country.
Grant size: £150,00 to £300,000 for salary, fees and research expenses over 3 years.
Closing date: 21 November
Apply https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/schemes/international-training-fellowships 

UK Aid Direct Small Charities Challenge Fund - Project Grants
Type of project: Successful applications will clearly show how the project will: reach the most vulnerable or marginalised in society; contribute towards the UN’s Global Goals;   address DFID’s wider strategic objectives; and support the goals of UK Aid Direct.
Location: Projects are only eligible if they are set up in a country that is ranked in the bottom 50 of the UN Human Development Index or if it is considered of high or moderate fragility by DFID. Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria are the exceptions to this rule and are not eligible project countries for SCCF grants.
Eligibility: Grants are available for UK-registered organisations with an annual income of £250,000 or less.
Grant size: £50000 for projects of up to two years.
Closing date: 28 November
Apply: https://www.ukaiddirect.org/apply/sccf/ 

UK Aid Direct Small Charities Challenge Fund - Capacity Development Grants
Type of project: DFID is offering new grants for organisations with the ability to build the capacity of small British charities working in international development. DFID is looking for innovative, evidence-based and ambitious proposals from organisations with a track record of supporting small, grassroot organisations to achieve their ambitions.
Location: Projects are only eligible if they are set up in a country that is ranked in the bottom 50 of the UN Human Development Index or if it is considered of high or moderate fragility by DFID. Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria are the exceptions to this rule and are not eligible project countries for SCCF grants.
Eligibility: UK-registered, not-for-profit organisations or Groups of UK registered not-for-profit organisations with an annual income of less than £10 million may apply.
Grant size: £100,000 for projects of up to two years.
Closing date: 28 November
Apply: https://www.ukaiddirect.org/apply/sccf/ 

The Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity
Type of project: Focus areas for the overseas grants are: Education for groups or communities who have limited access, through distance, poverty, discrimination, or exclusion; Basic skills and tools to build local assets such as village schools, clinics, wells and sanitation; Basic training in health care, disease prevention, and low-tech and low-cost proven solutions to endemic problems; Sanitation, irrigation, hygiene and access to clean water; Women’s education, economic power, reproductive rights and safer childbirth and microfinance projects aimed at women; Help for marginalised communities - for instance the Dalits in India, and pastoralists in east Africa.
Location: London, and the developing world.
Eligibility: Registered charities with annual incomes of up to £5m
Grant size: £3,000 - £20,000
Closing date: 30 November
Apply: http://www.peterstebbingsmemorialcharity.org/apply.html 

United Nations Democracy Fund
Type of project: UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. Projects fall under one of 8 categories: community activism; electoral processes; gender equality; media and freedom of information; rule of law and human rights; strengthening civil society interaction with government; tools for knowledge; youth engagement.
Location: Proposals from all countries as well as regional and global initiatives will be considered. However, strong preference will be given to applicants from countries and regions that are in the transition and consolidation phases of democratization, especially those emerging from conflict, new and restored democracies, least developed countries and low or middle-income countries.
Eligibility: Civil Society Organisations and Non-Governmental Organisations, engaged in promoting democracy are anticipated to receive the bulk of the funding. Formal networks of local NGOs can also apply.
Grant size: A minimum of US $100,000 to a maximum of US $300,000 up to 2 years.
Closing date: Opens mid-November until mid- December
Apply: https://www.un.org/democracyfund/content/call-civil-society-apply-funding

The Waterloo Foundation Tropical Rainforests grants
Type of project: Tropical Rainforest: support for projects protecting tropical rain forest, principally through avoided deforestation
Location: Tropical forests. We are unlikely to support projects in conflict-affected areas.
Eligibility: UK-based charities, many of whom work in close partnership with smaller local NGOs based in the countries in which they operate. Non-UK CSOs need a UK reference to apply.
Grant size: The majority of grants are for a total of £50,000 - £100,000.
Closing date: 1 December
Apply: http://www.waterloofoundation.org.uk/EnvironmentTropicalRainforests.html 

The British Academy
Type of project: This programme funds research exploring the challenges of education and learning in contexts of conflict and protracted crises.
Location: Developing countries eligible for Official Development Assistance (ODA). See this list.
Eligibility: Projects are eligible only if they can demonstrate that they satisfy ODA eligibility criteria. Principal Investigators must be based in the UK; however, equitable international collaboration is strongly expected to be detailed in any application. We particularly encourage collaboration with institutions and partners in the Global South and expect to see applications demonstrate fully how researchers from the Global South will be involved as equal partners in the research proposed.
Grant size: Projects must be 21 months in duration, with a maximum value of £360,000
Closing date: 4 December
Apply: https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/programmes/education-learning-in-crises 

The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
Type of project: Solutions that leverage existing and new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, blockchain and virtual reality to enhance detection and response to online child sexual exploitation and abuse and prevent known and emerging threats.
Location: Approximately US$10 million of available funds aim to support solutions which will benefit countries eligible for ODA support. The remaining funds (approximately US$3 million) are not subject to this restriction and can support work in non-ODA countries.
Eligibility: There are two funding modalities to this call: (a) project grants and (b) equity-free seed investments. Eligibility is different for both types. For grant funding, civil society organisations, non-governmental organisations, international organisations, research institutes and academic institutions may apply. For equity-free seed investments, technology companies working on solutions for the prevention of online child sexual exploitation and abuse may apply.
Grant size: Up to $750,000 per grant and up to $250,000 per seed investment.
Closing date: 6 December
Apply: https://www.end-violence.org/2019-open-call-request-expressions-interest#when 

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 December
Apply: https://macchild.org/small-grants/ 


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
Apply: https://bj.usembassy.gov/education-culture/apply-grant-us-embassy-cotonou/funding-opportunities/ 

Donald Forrester Trust
Type of project: Project remit is broad with a focus on the relief of poverty
and the advancement of education and religion.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply. The trust prefers to support small charities who rely on volunteers. They prefer low fundraising and overhead costs.
Grant size: Average grants are £5,000
Closing date: 31 December (opens 1 October)  
Apply: http://forrestertrusts.com/donald-forrester-trust/ 

Planet Romeo Foundation
Type of project: Grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives which seek to achieve societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities.
Location: Although all geographical regions are eligible, the Foundation gives priority to countries outside the Global North. Within a country, all geographical areas are eligible, but where we can, we give priority to rural and/or more remote areas.
Eligibility: Initiatives of new informal LGBTI groups or organizations with little or no access to other sources of funding may apply. More experienced LGBTI organizations that develop new initiatives for which they have not yet previously received funding and are difficult to fund elsewhere may also apply.
Grant size: up to €5,000
Closing date: 1 January
Apply: https://www.planetromeofoundation.org/apply/ 

British & Foreign School Society (BFSS)
Type of project: Maximising education for all: projects which will benefit children and young people suffering from the impact of poverty, community disadvantage, social exclusion, special educational needs which are not adequately met and/or who are living in areas that have suffered from conflict or natural disaster. BFSS would particularly welcome applications for projects designed to address the need for re-establishing and renewing education where the provision of education (including facilities, resources and teacher training) has suffered from conflict, natural disaster or neglect.
Location: UK and Worldwide. Examples of countries where projects have been funded are: Afghanistan, Burma, the DRC, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, the UK and Zambia.
Eligibility: UK charitable organisations including Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO); UK schools, colleges or universities with charitable status or which is an "exempt charity". The Funder can consider proposals for collaborative projects involving international partners and agencies.
Grant size: £3,000 - £40,000 over 1 - 3 years
Closing date: 7 January
Apply: https://bfss.org.uk/grants/ 

The Fore
Type of project: Development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. A list of past grantees is available here.
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: A total of £30,000 unrestricted funding over 1 - 3 years
Closing date: 13 January (Opens 9 December).
Apply: https://www.thefore.org/charities/ 

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 January
Apply: http://www.wainwrighttrusts.org.uk/swc2.html 

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 may apply which with an annual income of less than £250,000.
Grant size: £1,500 and £10,000
Closing date: 14 January
Apply: http://www.wainwrighttrusts.org.uk/awrt2.html 

Embassy of Japan in Uganda
Type of project: Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing under this call. Particular attention will be given to projects designed to assist the most vulnerable groups such as women, children and the physically disabled. Preferred projects are in the following areas: Primary/secondary education; Vocational training; Primary health care, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS; Water and sanitation; Reconstruction for disaster areas; Agricultural development.
Location: Uganda
Eligibility: Any non-profit organisation, which has been registered with the National Board of NGOs or local governments and has a minimum of two years’ experience in implementing development projects at a grassroots level, and which has full-time paid staff and track record in handling at least 50 % of the requested fund, is eligible to apply. Potential recipients are international or local NGOs, community-based organisations, medical institutions, educational institutions and local authorities/governments. In cases such as IDP or refugee camps where assistance activities are limited, international organisations may also become recipients.
Grant size: Approximately US$100,000 per project. Items which cannot be financed include: consumables (except in case of emergency or humanitarian relief), running and maintenance costs of facilities and equipment, and administrative costs of the recipient organisation.
Closing date: 31 January
Apply: https://www.ug.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/ggp_en.html 

U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Program
Type of project: Small-scale assistance directly to Zambian community-based organizations as part of an ongoing commitment by the U.S. government to support Zambian-driven development activities at the local level. The proposed project should be a single activity that helps to improve basic economic or social conditions at the local level. Projects should be sustainable, long-lived, and benefit the greatest number of people possible. Requests for large-scale agriculture or construction projects or for expensive electronic equipment are less competitive.
Location: Zambia
Eligibility: Zambian-Registered Community Based Organizations may apply.
Grant size: $500 to a maximum of $15,000
Closing date: 28 February
Apply: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=317035 

The Laederal Foundation
Type of project: practically oriented projects helping achieve the UN Sustainability Goal 3 aiming to reduce infant and child mortality and maternal deaths by two thirds from 2010 to 2030.
Location: Developing countries with specific focus on Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Grant size: 20 projects per year with up to USD$50,000 per award. Higher amounts may be awarded to regional initiatives, or educational or collaborative initiatives. The Foundation will only cover costs directly related to the project. General institutional overhead costs will not be covered.
Closing date: 1 April
Apply: https://laerdalfoundation.org/about/saving-lives-at-birth/ 

Samuel Rubin Foundation
Type of project: Areas the Foundation has funded in the past include: Non-violent Action and Peaceful Resistance; conflict resolution; arms control; justice; citizenship; human rights; mental health; sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Non-US applicants must be sponsored by a US organisation. No grants are made to individuals for building funds or for endowments.
Grant size: $5,000
Closing date: 20 April
Apply: https://samuelrubinfoundation.org/application-guidelines/application-guidelines-2/ 

Patagonia Media Grants Programme
Type of project: Environmental grassroots projects using the power of media as a tool to transform audiences into environmental activists. The project must outline how using media is the most appropriate avenue as a call to action for a targeted audience and how it fits into the overall strategy of the campaign efforts.
Location: Canada, Chile, Argentina, Japan, Korea, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic .
Eligibility: Small, grassroots, activist organisations with charitable status in the country in which your organisation is located or have a fiscal sponsor with such status may apply.
Grant size: between $15,000 and $30,000
Closing date: 30 April
Apply: http://www.patagonia.com/media-funding-guidelines.html 

Fonds Suez
Type of project: Access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for disadvantaged populations in developing countries, especially in urban and peri-urban areas. The Fondation looks favourably on participation of the populations concerned in financing the service provided, both in terms of cash contributions and labour, within their capabilities.
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: Legally registered organisations established for at least 1 year may apply
Grant size: There is no upper limit. The Fondation can award up to 50% of the project’s total budget.
Closing date: 30 April
Apply: https://www.fondation-suez.com/en/ 

Ongoing International Funding Sources 

St Vincent & the Grenadines Conservation Fund
Type of project: The Fund makes grants in four key focus areas: Marine conservation, local food, biodiversity, forest, river and mangrove protection, environmental sustainability. The Fund prefers the following types of projects: Fieldwork – including research, monitoring activities, conservation services, rehabilitation, restoration etc; Community Engagement – including education and training activities, capacity building, public events; Campaigns – including information and awareness-raising campaigns, policy and advocacy work; Networking – including exchanging and replication of best practices, bridging people, businesses, NGOs and associations, study visits, dissemination activities; and Technical Support - provision of appropriate equipment, study development, consultancy etc.
Location: St Vincent & the Grenadines
Eligibility: Local non-profit organizations, associations, clubs or unions, social cooperative enterprises and/or other local bodies, including research centres, are highly recommended to apply for grants. Non-local applicants, already active in the area or experts, can be also eligible for grants and strategic partnerships, if they prove that they can offer capacity building locally and/or tangible impact through their work on the ground.
Deadline: Ongoing - applications will be accepted in 4 periods per year, and specifically every January, April, July and October
Apply: https://www.svgef.org/ 

David & Elaine Potter Foundation
Type of project: Please note, the Foundation makes grants by strict invitation only. Potential grantees who believe their project fits their remit should email the Foundation to discuss potential eligibility. The Foundation makes grants in two focus areas: Education – including projects which improve policy, practices and techniques, sustainability and economic and social well-being; Civil Society – the focus is on projects working to improve human rights, transparency / accountability, anti-corruption and good governance. The Foundation is also interested in work that looks at the impact of drones on human rights work, investigative journalism, the rule of law, and democracy and inequality.
Location: UK and South Africa only
Eligibility: Registered charities and educational institutions may apply
Grant size: Not stated, however the Foundation recognises the benefits of unrestricted funding and will consider providing grants for general core costs.
Apply: https://www.potterfoundation.com/causes_we_support/civil_society/introduction.html 

Casey Trust
Type of project: Projects with tangible outputs which support the welfare of children up to age 18. This generally excludes more general projects such as core funding, parental or community support, publications, medical research, construction etc. The Trustees are looking for start-up projects or identifiable new initiatives within existing projects, rather than contributions to recurring events or continuing programmes
Location: The UK and overseas
Eligibility: Registered UK charities, or UK affiliates of foreign charities may apply.
Apply: http://www.caseytrust.org/applying/4545413744 

The W K Kellogg Foundation
Type of project: Project focus areas: Equitable Communities - we want all communities to be vibrant, engaged and equitable; Thriving children - we support a healthy start and quality learning experiences for all children; working families - we invest in efforts to help families obtain stable, high-quality jobs.
Location: The USA, Mexico and Haiti.
Eligibility: Legal entities in the above countries may apply.
Apply: https://www.wkkf.org/grantseekers 

UHAI EASHRI
Type of project: Supporting sexual and gender minorities and sex worker human rights. Past funding has supported critical court challenges that overturned repressive laws, resourced pioneering community-led HIV clinics, and supported communities to document their lives, organising and advocacy. We encourage concepts and ideas that will advance gender minorities and sex workers movements with outcomes whose impact will be felt long after the grant has ended.
Location: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda—and Pan-African organisations working across the continent.
Eligibility: Start-ups and established organisations are encouraged to apply
Grant size: $5,000 - $50,000
Apply: http://uhai-eashri.org/be-grants/ 

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
Apply: https://www.jeansainsburyanimalwelfare.org.uk/applications/ 

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.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises. In normal circumstances with a turnover of less than approximately £350,000. Those who can demonstrate other sources of funding for their project. Innovative charities/projects not normally able to attract other funding
Grant size: Small grants of up to £3000. Interest free loans of up to £5000 repayable over 5 years. In exceptional circumstances larger grants may be given.
Apply: https://theedithmellischaritabletrust.org/how-to-apply/ 

Chrysalis Trust
Type of project: Relief of poverty and disability; Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water
Location: UK & International
Eligibility: The Trust supports local projects in the North East of England, national organisations providing benefit across the UK, as well as, international charities registered in the UK.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000
Apply: http://www.chrysalis-trust.co.uk/apply.php 

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

Hilden Charitable Trust
Type of project: Overseas grant making priorities are for projects working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women.
Location: UK and developing countries
Eligibility: UK registered NGOs and local NGOs may apply. Hilden hope that UK NGOs will encourage their local partners to apply directly. Local NGOs based overseas must have a been working for at least 5 years and have an income of over £25,000 in their last 2 financial years, but no more than £100,000. UK charities must have a history of working overseas for at least 5 years and have an income of over £100,000 in their last two financial years, but not more than £500,000.
Grant size: Average grants are £5,000. This donor is open to funding general running or core costs.
Apply: http://www.hildencharitablefund.org.uk/ 

Civicus Crisis Response Fund
Type of project: CSOs facing new restrictions on their work can apply for funding for emergency advocacy actions to defend civic freedoms and democratic values. The Fund provides grants to mobilise quick, principled and effective advocacy responses to events that threaten fundamental rights to associate and assemble freely. The fund also supports civil society through resiliency grants, designed to ensure that organisations have greater flexibility and creativity to proactively prevent and mitigate threats against their organizations. Funds are provided where immediate action is required, either to forestall imminent threats or to address new restrictions.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: National CSOs
Grant size: 10,000 USD for projects lasting up to 6 months
Apply: https://www.civicus.org/index.php/what-we-do/defend/crisis-response-fund 

Front Line Defenders Protection Grants
Type of project: Rapid and practical financial support to improve the security and protection of human rights defenders (HRD) and their organisations improving physical security of an organisation or individual, digital security and communication security; supporting legal fees for HRDs who are being judicially harassed; paying for medical fees for HRDs who have been attacked or who have suffered a medical condition as a result of their peaceful human rights activities; providing family assistance for imprisoned HRDs or family members who are at risk because of a HRD's activities.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: local organisations and individuals may apply
Grant size: $7,500
Apply: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/programme/protection-grants 

Rhododendron Trust
Type of project: Social welfare and humanitarian aid projects both in the developing world
and the UK. The Trust prefers to support charities which benefit people affected by multiple factors of inequality including poverty, disability, age, gender, ethnic status, or the poor medical, welfare or educational infrastructure in their country.
Eligibility: Charities registered in the UK may apply
Grant size: £500 - £1,500. In 2017-18, grants totalled £58,000. £27,000 went to charities which work in the developing world.
Apply: http://www.rhododendron-trust.org.uk/ 

Cumbria Overseas Aid Trust
Type of project: Projects which contribute in some way to the relief of poverty and which will have some long-term and sustainable benefits to a local community. Trustees also prefer a connection to Cumbria either through individuals involved or the origins of the organisation.
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: usually under £1,000 but can be up to £2,000
Apply: http://www.cumbriaoverseasaidtrust.org.uk/funding-criteria/ 

Draper Richards Kaplan
Type of project: Innovative strategies, systems changing approaches, and disrupting technologies seeking to dramatically improve the lives of people and the world. Our goal is to find social entrepreneurs with dynamic ideas and nurture them at the early stages with maximum leverage and total commitment. We concentrate our selection on the capabilities of the founder, the scalability of the model, and the potential impact of the organization on the world.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Individual leaders, domestic (U.S.) and international organizations, non-profit, for-profit and hybrid social enterprises may apply.
Grant size: 3 years of unrestricted capital totalling $300,000
Apply: https://www.drkfoundation.org/apply-for-funding/ 

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.
Apply: https://riversfoundation.co.uk/how-to-apply/ 

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
Apply: https://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=1159965&subid=0 

The Toy Trust
Type of project: Project supporting disadvantaged and disabled children aged under 13
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Up to £5,000
Apply: https://toytrust.co.uk/how-to-apply/ 

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
Apply: http://www.paungsiefacility.org/apply.html 

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
Apply: http://bottletopfoundation.org/nominate/ 

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
Apply: http://www.globalfundcommunityfoundations.org/how-to-apply/ 

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  
Apply: http://wgf.org/grants/ 

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
Apply: http://fol.org/programs/small-grants/ 

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
Apply: http://www.weedenfdn.org/Quick-Response-Biodiversity-Fund.html 

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.
Apply: http://www.thepetercundillfoundation.com/applications.html 

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
Apply: http://www.sfct.org.uk/how_to_apply.html 

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.
Apply: http://www.sfct.org.uk/how_to_apply.html 

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.
Apply: http://www.sfct.org.uk/how_to_apply.html 

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
Apply: https://www.hazelsfootprints.org/grants/education-grant/ 

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
Apply: https://www.scottbader.com/humanity/our-society/how-to-access-funds/ 

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
Apply: http://www.purleyoverseas.org/application-support/ 

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
Apply: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Accounts/Ends98/0001080198_AC_20180331_E_C.PDF 

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
Apply: http://www.kitchentablecharities.org/grant.htm 

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.
Apply: thebritfordbridgetrust@brodies.com 

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
Apply: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/CharityWithoutPartB.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=326226&SubsidiaryNumber=0 

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
Apply: https://stirling.fundingscotland.com/Funds/Fund/a0Rb0000000Ng6ZEAS-harbinson-charitable-trust 

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
Apply: http://www.northsouthtravel.co.uk 

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
Apply: http://www.opengatetrust.org.uk/contact.html 

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
Apply: http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=1004097&subid=0 

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
Apply: http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?subid=0&regid=292500 

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 
Apply: https://hgf.org.uk/contact/ 

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
Apply: https://pignatellifoundation.com/contact/ 

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. 
Apply: https://about.americanexpress.com/grant-applications-and-reports%20 

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.
Apply: http://www.fph.ch/article3_en.html 

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.
Apply: https://www.viivhealthcare.com/en-gb/supporting-the-community/positive-action-programmes/positive-action-for-girls-and-women/ 

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. 
Apply: https://www.viivhealthcare.com/en-gb/supporting-the-community/positive-action-programmes/positive-action-for-children-fund/ 

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. 
Apply: https://www.viivhealthcare.com/en-gb/supporting-the-community/positive-action-programmes/positive-action-for-children-fund/ 

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 
Apply: https://www.segalfamilyfoundation.org/grant-seekers/ 

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.
Apply: http://awdf.org/main-grants-call-for-applications/ 

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. 
Apply: http://gskvideo.edgesuite.net/Viiv/viivhealthcare/pdf_files/master/main/pagw-call-for-proposals-guidance-notes-final-en.pdf 

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.
Apply: https://ggrahamfoundation.org/apply/ 

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
Apply: https://www.cumberfamilycharitabletrust.org.uk/grants.php 

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
Apply: http://www.thebryanadamsfoundation.com/index.php?target=grants

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
Apply: http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?subid=0&regid=1132780