Newsflash

Monthly, Firelight staff share timely resources and news with African communities in a "Newsflash" e-mail. These bulletins include information on relevant resources, publications, funding opportunities, donor profiles, upcoming events and conferences, tips to enhance programming, and news of grassroots groups' achievements.

Right now, over 1,000 African groups subscribe to our Newsflash.

If you work within a local organization based in Africa and are interested in receiving the Firelight Newsflash via email, simply send us an email at newsletter@firelightfoundation.org with "Newsflash request" on the subject line. Please be sure to include your name, e-mail address, country, and a sentence or two describing the organization you are affiliated with.

DateSummaryDownload
31 Dec 2013

Read Newsflash! 
TOPIC: Paralegals 

Resource: How Do Community-Based Legal Programs Work?
Resource: Community-Based Paralegals: A Practitioner's Guide
Accepting Applications: NED Grant Program 2014
Accepting Applications: World Justice Challenge: Global Seed Grant Competition

pdf-icon.png
19 Dec 2013

Read Newsflash! 
TOPIC: Preparing to Start a Small Business 

Resource: Canadian Social Enterprise Guide (Ch. 3) - Organizational Readiness
Resource: Canadian Social Enterprise Guide (Ch. 4) - Idea Identification and Feasibility Analysis
Accepting Applications: Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Call for Proposals: Grand Challenges Canada: Saving Brains

pdf-icon.png
12 Dec 2013

Read Newsflash! 
TOPIC: Girls' Mentoring 

Resource List: Girls' Leadership and Mentoring
Case Studies: Changing Their World
News: UNICEF Mentoring Programme Opens New Career Paths for Girls in South Africa
Individual Award: Digital Girl/Women Award
Funding Opportunity: Power to Change Fund

pdf-icon.png
5 Dec 2013

Read Newsflash! 
TOPIC: Parenting in Africa Network 

Resource: Basic Facts about Corporal Punishment
Resource: Family Pledge of Non-Violence
Resource: Men as Fathers and Co-Parents
Open for Proposals: Abilis Foundation Small Grants for working with people with disabilities
Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women

pdf-icon.png
26 Nov 2013

Read Newsflash! 
TOPIC: Child Protection 

Resource: Case Management: Systems & Accountability - Social Work in Child Protection Projects
Resource: Advocacy Matters: Helping Children Change their World (Participant's Manual)
Accepting Applications: 2014 Stars Impact Award
Accepting Applications: Global Fund for Women Grant Opportunity

pdf-icon.png
21 Nov 2013

Read Newsflash! 
TOPIC: Board Governance

Resource: HelpAge: Strengthening your Organization: Effective Governance
Resource: MSH: The Board's Responsibility in Financial Oversight
Call for Proposals: The MATCH International Women's Fund
Call for Pre-Proposals: IUCN Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature

pdf-icon.png
14 Nov 2013

Read Newsflash! 
TOPIC: Adolescent Girls

Toolkit: Girl-Centered Program Design: A Toolkit to Develop, Strengthen & Expand Adolescent Girls Programs
Lessons Learned: Selecting and Recruiting Adolescent Girls
Website: UNFPA Adolescent Girls Initiative
Coalition: The Coalition for Adolescent Girls
Accepting Applications: The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) 

pdf-icon.png
7 Nov 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Adolescent Caregivers

Resource: Say and Play Training Guide
Resource: We Care for Young Children, A Guide for Adolescent Caregivers
Call for Proposals: Funds for NGOs Great Proposals Contest 2013
Call for Proposals: UNGEI Good Practice Fund for Girls' Education and Gender Equality

pdf-icon.png
31 Oct 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Newborns

Resource:
 Benefits of skin-to-skin contact for newborns
Resource: Fact sheet: Breastfeeding - Starting out Right
Resource: Understanding International Policy on HIV and Breastfeeding: a comprehensive resource
Call for Proposals: Global Fund for Women

pdf-icon.png
24 Oct 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Financial Management

Resource:
 Dos & Don'ts of Bookkeeping
Resource: Financial Management for CBOs
Resource Library: Sustainable Development Network
Ubuntu Blog: "The Best Way to Support Sustainable Growth for Communities"
Call for Proposals: GSMA mWomen Innovations Fund: NGO Grants

pdf-icon.png
17 Oct 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Performance Assessments

Resource:
 Bridgespan - Setting the Stage for Effective Performance Assessment
Resource: About.com - Human Resources: Ten Tips for Effective Performance Reviews
Resource: Daily MBA - Five STeps to Effective Employee Feedback
Resource: Brene Brown - Engaged Feedback Checklist
Call for Applications: Commonwealth Foundation
Call for Proposals: United Nations Trust Funds

pdf-icon.png
10 Oct 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Convenings

Resource:
 Gather: The Art and Science of Effective Convening
Resource: Network Capacity Analysis: A toolkit for assessing and building capacity for high quality reponses to HIV
Call for Proposals: Convening Partners to Conduct Locally Initiated Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues in the Framework of the "New Social Contract" Project
Call for Proposals: World Food Programme's New Innovation Fund for NGOs

pdf-icon.png
3 Oct 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Fundraising for Women's' CBOs

Resource:
 Understanding Child Development and Developmental Milestones
Resource: Fundraising Guide for Women's Community-Based Organizations
Open for Applications: 2014 World Habitat Awards
Open for Applications: Allen Foundation Inc.

pdf-icon.png
26 Sep 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: International Day of the Girl Child

Resource:
 Working with Children and Psychosocial Support Manual
Learning Opportunity: Free World Bank Teacher Policy Webinar Series
Engagement Opportunity: International Day of the Girl Child "Innovating for Girls' Education"
Opportunity for Exposure: 'End Gender Discrimination Now!' Global Competition
Call for Proposals: National Endowment for Democracy (NED) funding for activitst organizations in transitional authoritarian countries

pdf-icon.png
19 Sep 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Ending Child Marriage

Fact Sheet:
 Child Marriage Fact Sheet
Interactive Map: Ford Foundation - Child Marriage Interactive Map
Guidelines: Plan International - A Girl's Right to Say No to Marriage
Action Agenda: United National Populations Council - Ending Child Marriage
Website: Girls Not Brides - How Can We End Child Marriage?
Call for Outline Reasearch Proposals: Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women
Accepting Applications: Gates Foundation - Grand Challenges in Global Health

pdf-icon.png
12 Sep 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Sexual Reproductive Health for HIV Positive Adolescents

Resource:
 Sexual and Reproductive Health for Young HIV Positive Adolescents: The Club Concept in Support Groups
Article: Africa Leads Cellular Health Technology Revolution
Open for Proposals: African Development Foundation

pdf-icon.png
5 Sep 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Social Entrepreneurship

Resource:
 Social Enterprise Planning Toolkit
Resource: Starting a Social Enterprise: Organizational Readiness
Call for Proposals: Netherlands 'Human Rights Fund for Small Activities'
Call for Proposals: Cordaid Healthcare Award for NGOs
Call for Proposals: Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN)

pdf-icon.png
29 Aug 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: What is a Good School?

Resource:
 What is a Good School?
Resource: Exploratory Learning: A Toolkit to Turn Elementary School Kids into "Neighborhood Detectives"
Resource: Tips on how to get started in Local Fundraising
Open for Applications: Coca Cola Foundation

pdf-icon.png
22 Aug 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Nutrition for HIV Positive People

Resource:
 Eating Healthy, Staying Positive: Manual on Nutrition for HIV Positive People
Resource: One Man Can Toolkit
Open for Applications: Cisco Global Impact Cash Grants
Accepting Grant Inquiries: Ford Foundation

pdf-icon.png
15 Aug 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Charitable-Industrial Complex

Article:
 The Charitable-Industrial Complex
Firelight Blog: Our Piece ofthe Charitable-Industrial Complex
Resource: Fundraising from Foreign Embassies
Open for Proposals: Global Fund for Children

pdf-icon.png
8 Aug 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Women's Community Justice

Resource:
 Our Justice, Our Leadership: The Grassroots Women's Community Justice Guide
Resource: Preparing for the Inevitable: A Succession Readiness Checklist
Accepting Letters of Intent: Virigna Gildersleeve International Fund- VGIF
Call for Applications: Japan Water Forum Fund 2013 for Grassroots NGOs

pdf-icon.png
1 Aug 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Human Centered Design

Resource:
 Human Centered Design Toolkit
Call for Proposals: USAID Development Grants: Opportunity for Local NGOs
Open for Applications: Allen Foundation Inc.

pdf-icon.png
25 Jul 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Sustainable Development Starts with Children

Accepting Applications:
 Mama Cash
Report: Sustainable Development Starts and Ends with Safe, Healthy and Well-Educated Children
Article: Gender & Agriculture: Unlocking Africa's Potential
Resource: Counseling Guidelines on Palliative Care and Bereavement

pdf-icon.png
18 Jul 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Financial Sustainability

Open for Proposals:
 The Ockenden International Prize for Organizations working with Refugees and Displaced People
Resource: Developing a Financing Strategy - CIVICUS
Interview: Learning from the Field - Launching a Grinding Mill Business - Basilwizi
Article: 8 Basic Principles for Nonprofit Entrepreneurs
Resource Library: Social Enterprise Alliance - Knowledge Center

pdf-icon.png
11 Jul 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Early Childhood Development

Open for Applications:
 W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Resource: UNICEF ECD Resource Pack
Article: Simple, Early Triggers that Help Our Children to Learn
Resource: Early Childhood Development for OVC - Key Considerations
Article: Meeting Children Where They Are: Culturally Adapted Models of Early Childhood Education

pdf-icon.png
3 Jul 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Resilience

Call for Proposals:
 Open Society Foundations
Open for Applications: Southern African Trust Leadership for Change Program
Opportunity: Open Position for TVET Technical Advisor
Resource: 10 Principles of Teachers
Resource: Resiliency Quiz

pdf-icon.png
27 Jun 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Volunteer Management

Accepting Letters of Interest:
 USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)
Request for Proposals: Stars in Global Health Program
Resource: STOP AIDS NOW! Volunteer Management Fact Sheets
Resource: Citizens Information Baord of Ireland - Managing Volunteers: A Good Practice Guide

pdf-icon.png
20 Jun 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Planning for Organizational Leadership Transition

Open for Applications:
 WHEAT Trust Fund
Call for Nominations: The Drivers of Change Awards
Resource: Questions for Self-Reflection: Am I Still the Leader This Agency Needs?
Resource: A Succession Readiness Checklist
Resource: Founder Transitions: Creating Good Endings and New Beginnings, A Guide for Executive Directors and Boards

pdf-icon.png
13 Jun 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Capacity Building and Psychosocial Support

Open for Applications:
 Hivos General Fund
Call for Applications: HCD MicroGrants to Tackle Poverty
Call for Applications: AGFUND for "Fighting the Phenomenon of Street Children"
Resource: An Introduction to Working with Children and Psychosocial Support Participants
Resource: Building the Capacity of Local Groups

pdf-icon.png
6 Jun 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Working with Organisations and Social Change

Request for Proposals:
 Robert Carr Fund for Civil Society Networks
Call for Applications: SEED Awards for Sustainable Development
Request for Concept Notes: GSMA mWomen Innovation Fund - Seed Grants for NGOs
Resource: Barefoot Guide to Working with Organisations and Social Change

pdf-icon.png
30 May 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Youth Sexual Reproductive Health

Call for Proposals:
 The Elsevier Foundation Calls for 2013 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries Projects
Call for Submissions: Project Inspire 2013 Grant for Empowerment of Women
Resource: Community Pathways To Improved Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

pdf-icon.png
23 May 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Girls' Learning

Accepting Letters of Intent:
 Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund- VGIF
Open for Proposals: African Development Foundation
Report: Girls’ Learning: Investigating The Classroom Practices That Promote Girls' Learning

pdf-icon.png
9 May 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Social Investment

Call for Proposals:
 Project Inspire 2013
Open for Proposals: Global Fund for Women
Article: Charity Gives Way to Social Investment

pdf-icon.png
2 May 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Community Based Paralegals

Call for Proposals:
 Urgent Action Fund - Africa
Call for Proposals: National Endowment for Democracy
Resource: Community-Based Paralegals: A Practitioner's Guide

pdf-icon.png
25 Apr 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Learning Circles

Call for Proposals:
First Peoples Worldwide - Keepers of the Earth Fund Small Grants from US$500 - $20,000
Call for Proposals: KIOS - The Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights Accepting Applications Starting August 2013
Resource: Learning Circles

pdf-icon.png
18 Apr 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Lean Times, Strong Organizations

Open for Proposals:
The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) for women-led organizations
Open for Proposals: Feed the Minds for adult literacy projects
Resource: Lean Times Build Strong Organizations

pdf-icon.png

11 April 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: CBO Survival Strategies

Call for Proposals:
Request for Expressions of Interest - Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)
Call for Proposals: MacArthur Foundation’s Call for Proposals for Strengthening Education
Resource: FIND Partners - A hub for resource mobilization, fundraising, and organizational development
Resource: Survival Strategies for Community Based Organizations (CBOs)

pdf-icon.png

4 Apr 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Founder's Syndrome (Part 2)

Call for Proposals:
UN-HABITAT: Urban Youth Fund 2013
Call for Proposals: Project Inspire 2013 Grant for Empowerment of Women
Resource: Founder's Syndrome: How Organizations Suffer... And Can Recover (Part 2)

pdf-icon.png

28 Mar 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Founder's Syndrome (Part 1)

Call for Proposals:
UNESCO’s International Fund to Promote Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction
Call for Proposals: Youth Development Grants for Grassroots NGOs
Opportunity: Participate in the Vision for Global Learning for All
Resource: Founder's Syndrome: How Organizations Suffer... And Can Recover (Part 1)

pdf-icon.png

19 Mar 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Rwandan Cooperatives

Call for Proposals: Submissions open for 2013 WISE Awards
Call for Proposals: Children’s Prize: $1 Million Prize for Saving Lives of Children under 5
Call for Proposals: World of Children Award: Cash Grants for Individuals working for Children
Resource:  What is a Rwandan Cooperative?

pdf-icon.png

14 Mar 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Child Neglect

Call for Proposals:
Youth Development Grants for Grassroots NGOs
Call for Proposals: Applications invited: Swiss Re ReSource Award: Award US$150,000
Call for Proposals: USAID/DFID Humanitarian Innovation Call for Proposals
Resource: The Science of Neglect

pdf-icon.png

7 Mar 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: International Women's Day

Call for Applications:
Project Inspire 2013 Grant for Empowerment of Women
Call for Applicants: EASST Collaborative Invites East African Researchers
Resource: International Women's Day

pdf-icon.png

28 Feb 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Using Mobile Devices

Call for Applicants:
The Center for Universal Education Calls for Guest Scholars
Call for Nominations: World of Children Award: Cash Grants for Individuals working for Children
Resource: Engaging Beneficiaries Using Mobile Technology

pdf-icon.png

21 Feb 2013

Read Newsflash!
Assorted Resources

Call for Proposals:
Rising Voices Microgrants 2013
Call for Concept Notes: IDRC and DFID Call for Concept Notes on Climate Change Adaptation
Call for Proposals: UN-HABITAT: Urban Youth Fund 2013
Resource: FIND Partners- A hub for resource mobilization, fundraising, and organizational development
Resource: Changing Minds: A Guide to Facilitated Participatory Planning

pdf-icon.png

14 Feb 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Beneficiary Stories

Call for Letters of Inquiry:
Firelight Foundation - Organizations Improving Learning Outcomes for Children in Tanzania
Call for Applications: TechWomen Seeks Women in the STEM Field to Participate in Program
Resource: How to Compose a Great Beneficiary Story

pdf-icon.png

7 Feb 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Work Plans

Call for Letters of Inquiry:
Firelight Foundation - ‐ Organizations Improving Learning Outcomes for Children in Tanzania
Resource: 
How to Develop a Performance & Work Plan

pdf-icon.png

31 Jan 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Giving & Receiving Feedback

Call for Letters of Inquiry:
Firelight Foundation -­‐ Organizations Improving Learning Outcomes for Children in Tanzania
Resource: Tips on Giving and Receiving Feedback

pdf-icon.png

24 Jan 2013

Read Newsflash!
Assorted Resources

Call for Letters of Inquiry:
Firelight Foundation - Organizations Improving Learning Outcomes for Children in Tanzania
Article: Sustainable Energy For All
Resource: Water and food security

pdf-icon.png

17 Jan 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Tips on Supervision

Call for Letters of Inquiry:
Firelight Foundation - Organizations Improving Learning Outcomes for Children in Tanzania
Resource: Some tips on Supervision

pdf-icon.png

10 Jan 2013

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Facilitation

Call for Proposals:
The Endangered Language Fund
Call for Proposals: Fondation Ensemble’s Small Grants Fund for Small Organizations
Call for Proposals: TrustAfrica Calls for Letters of Interest on Early Learning Innovations
Resource: Developing Facilitation Skills

pdf-icon.png
DateSummaryDownload

20 Dec 2012

Read Newsflash!

Funding Opportunity: African Development Foundation
Call for Proposals: National Endowment for Democracy
Resource: Hesperian Health Guides

pdf-icon.png

13 Dec 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: ICNL’s Lifeline Grants through the Embattled CSO Assistance Fund
Call for Proposals: Dell Social Innovation Challenge 2013: Over $350,000 in Cash & in-kind Prizes
Resource: Importance of Team Building

pdf-icon.png

6 Dec 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call For Applications: MIUSA: 2013 Women's Institute On Leadership And Disability (WILD)
Call for Proposals: Commonwealth Foundation’s Grants for Civil Society Organizations
Blog: Everyone Should Know about World AIDS Day, Do You?
Article: An HIV-Free Generation: What's Holding Us Back

pdf-icon.png

29 Nov 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: United Nations Trust Fund Call for Proposals 2012: Ending Violence against Women – VAW
Call for Nominations: Nestlé Prize: Funding Opportunity for Projects on Water, Nutrition or Rural Development
Call for Proposals: United Nations Democracy Fund: Seventh Round of Funding from 15th November 2012 onwards
Resource: Migration: Crossing into the Unknown

pdf-icon.png

21 Nov 2012

Read Newsflash!

Abilis Foundation: Small grants for organizations initiated by people with disabilities
Funding Resource:Tips for Grant Seeking
Resource: Keys to a More Useful Organizational SWOT Analysis

pdf-icon.png

14 Nov 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: United Nations Democracy Fund: Seventh Round of Funding from 15th November 2012 onwards
Call for Proposals: The Children and Violence Evaluation Challenge Fund Call for Proposals 2012
Call for Entries: Fetzer Competition for NGOs working on Love and Forgiveness, Call for Entries (Win $25,000, open to orgs around the world)
Resource: SAT Training and Practice Manuals: Tips on Writing Skills

pdf-icon.png

8 Nov 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: The Children and Violence Evaluation Challenge Fund Call for Proposals 2012
Call for Proposals: Common Fund for Commodities Call for Proposals for Funding Innovation
Call for Proposals: Fetzer Institute’s $25,000 awards for NGOs
Resource: How to Design a Successful Volunteer Program

pdf-icon.png

1 Nov 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Urgent Action Fund- Africa
Call for Proposals: The NEPAD Spanish Fund for African Women Empowerment
Call for Applications in May 2013: VGIF's Small Grants for Grassroots Projects
Resource: Day of the Girl Website & Toolkit

pdf-icon.png

25 Oct 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: The World Justice Project's Opportunity Fund to support innovative efforts to strengthen the rule of law
Call for Applications: African Women Development Fund (AWDF)
Call for Proposals: Global Fund for Women
Resource: Definitions of Mission and Vision
Resource: Unpacking Organizational Identity

pdf-icon.png

18 Oct 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Submission: £10,000 Award Opportunity at the World Habitat Awards 2013
Call for Applications: Request for Applications for Displaced Children and Orphans Fund Program
Call for Applications: Global Change Leaders program for emerging female leaders from the global south
Resource: Guidelines on How to Use the Media

pdf-icon.png

11 Oct 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: UN Women Call for Proposals under the Civil Society Grant Facility
Call for Proposals: International AIDS Society's CIPHER Grant Programme
Call for Applications: Siemens Foundation seeking technical solutions for Development
Resource: Child Rights Information Network's Media Toolkit

pdf-icon.png

4 Oct 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: ABILIS Foundation Grants for Empowerment of People with Disabilities
Call for Applications: Gates Foundation Grant Opportunities - New Grand Challenges Explorations Topics
Free Resource: Alliance Magazine Free Subscription Offer
Resource: How to Manage Joint Advocacy Projects

pdf-icon.png

27 Sep 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Dining for Women grants to support women and/or girls in developing countries
Funding Opportunity: Save Africa's Children Upcoming Grant Cycle
Resource: ZPHCA: Definition of Disability and Disability Mainstreaming
Resource: Importance of Mainstreaming and Steps in Mainstreaming

pdf-icon.png

21 Sep 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call For Applications: Dutch Ministry Of Foreign Affairs: Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights Fund
Call for Nominations: Opportunity to Participate and Showcase Your Project at the Global South-South Development Expo 2012 in Vienna, Austria
Call for Nominations: Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights
Resource: Prevention pays: the economic benefits of ending violence in schools

pdf-icon.png

13 Sep 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Sida International Training Programme: Child Rights
Call for Proposals: $100,000 ONE Africa Award for African NGOs working for MDGs
Call for Proposals: STARS Foundation's $100,000 Unrestricted Funding through Impact Awards
Resource: Consulting with Children: How to increase children's participation in development programs

pdf-icon.png

6 Sep 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Humanitarian Innovation Fund: Small Grant Facility open
Call for Nominations: Women's eNews invites individuals involved in improving lives of women - Nominate a 21 Leader 2013
Call for Proposals: Prince Claus Fund's Call for proposals to aid disaster struck heritage or cultural goods
Resource: The four building blocks of financial management (Part 2)

pdf-icon.png

29 Aug 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Call for applications invited for the 2012 ONE AFRICA AWARD
Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund 2013 Call for Proposals for Small Grants
Call for Nominations: UNESCO/Bilbao Prize for the Promotion of a Culture of Human Rights
Resource: The four building blocks of financial management (Part 1)

pdf-icon.png

23 Aug 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Mama Cash's Red Umbrella Fund
Call for Proposals: United Nations (UN) Trust Fund Small Grants Programme
Call for Proposals: True Colours Trust's Africa Small Grants Programme
Report: Livestock Farming

pdf-icon.png

16 Aug 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: The Robert Carr civil society Network Fund First Call for Proposals
Call for Proposals: Aids Fond Call for Proposals on HIV drug resistance
Call for Applications: Cordaid's 2012 HIV and AIDS Award
Resource: Financial Management and Governance Guide by Mango UK

pdf-icon.png

9 Aug 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Innovation Prize for Africa 2013 Call for Applications
Call for Applications: United Nations Global Peace Games for Children and Youth
Call for Applications: Youth Employment Network's Fund for Evaluation in Youth Employment
Report: Grassroots Girls Solutions: Six Grassroots Organizations Transform The Lives of Adolescent Girls

pdf-icon.png

31 Jul 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Nominations: Peace and Sport Awards 2012 for those contributing to Peace and Social Stability
Call for Proposals: AusAID's New Civil Society WASH Fund Call for Proposals
Call for Proposals: $100,000 Grant Opportunity in Grand Challenges Canada Call for Proposals
Survey: UN System-Wide Action Plan on Youth Survey
Resource: How to Write a Case Study

pdf-icon.png

26 Jul 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: AusAID's Human Rights Grants Scheme 2012-2013 now open: Grants of up to $100,000 available
Call for Proposals: Foundation De France: Second Session Call for Proposals: AIDS, health and development
Call for Nominations: Peace X Peace: The Women, Power And Peace 10th Anniversary Awards
Article: Africa: Contraception Innovations Can 'Save Millions'
Executive Summary: Charting the Future: Empowering Girls to Prevent Pregnancy

pdf-icon.png

19 Jul 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Japan Water Forum Fund: Grants for Grassroots NGOs
Call for Letters of Inquiry: Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund: Small grants for grassroots projects that empower women and girls in developing countries
Resource: Alliance Magazine now offering free electronic subscriptions to over 140 countries
Report: How To Conserve Water
Report: How to Adapt to Drought

pdf-icon.png

12 Jul 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Call for Proposals to Fund Projects against Gender Violence
Call for Submissions: Changemakers and Intel Announce Competition for Technology Solutions to Improve the Lives of Women
Call for Proposals: Call for Proposals to provide Grants to NGOs for Commemorating World AIDS Day
Resource: Fundraising Resources for Women and Girls Worldwide
Poem: "Because I am a Girl, I Must Study" by Kamla Bhasin'

pdf-icon.png

5 Jul 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals:
United States African Development Foundation (USADF) funding for CBOs ranging from $50,000-$250,000
Fundraising Resource: Women Thrive Worldwide- Fundraising Guide for Community-Based Organizations
Call for Applications: Computer Aid International application for computers
Resource: CRC: Play Rights Programming
Resource: "A Chance to Play" book

pdf-icon.png

28 Jun 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: UHAI East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative: Seventh Round of Call for Proposals
Call for Applications: Southern African Trust Drivers of Change Award 2012
Resource: Background on ECD
Resource: Hilton Foundation Essential Package

pdf-icon.png

21 Jun 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Concept Notes: European Grant for Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and support for Human Rights Defenders
Call for Proposals: USAID's Development Grants Program: Small Grants for NGOs & Grassroots Projects
Call for Cartoons: Global Editorial Cartoon Competition 2012 in areas of democratic governance, entrepreneurship and youth empowerment
Resource: Grant Proposal Writing 101 Part 3

pdf-icon.png

14 Jun 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: VGIF's Small Grants for Grassroots Projects
Call for Proposals: £1 million Sightsavers Innovation Fund for NGOs
Call for Nominations: ICIP Peace in Progress Award
Resource: Grant Proposal Writing 101 Part 2

pdf-icon.png

7 Jun 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Call for Entries: $1 Million African News Innovation Challenge
Call for Proposals: Future Agriculture Consortium's "Small Grant Competition"
Call for Proposals: Annual Grant Competition for Peace Projects from United States Institute of Peace
Call for Proposals: UNESCO International Fund for Cultural Diversity
Resource: Grant Proposal Writing 101 Part 1

pdf-icon.png

31 May 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Results for Development and Rockefeller Foundation Call for Education Proposals
Call for Proposals: USAID Call for Proposals for local organizations in Malawi
Call for Proposals: School Enterprise Challenge from Teach A Man to Fish
Resource: How to Find Travel Grants for NGOs

pdf-icon.png

23 May 2012

Read Newsflash!

Funding Opportunity: ABILIS Foundation Grants for Empowerment of People with Disabilities
Call for Proposals: UNESCO International Fund for Cultural Diversity
Call for Proposals: EJAF Robert Key Memorial Fund
Resource: Building Soil Fertility

pdf-icon.png

17 May 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Synergos Fellowship Program for Civil Society Leaders
Call for Proposals: Annual Grant Competition for Peace Projects from United States Institute of Peace
Call for Proposals: DFID Grant for NGOs for Provision of Girls' Education
Call for Submission: International Visegrad Fund - Standard Grants
Resource: Do you have these policies and systems in your NGO?

pdf-icon.png

10 May 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Ford Motor Company's International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y for Community Leaders from the NGO Sector
Call for Submission: Opportunity for NGOs around the World to register for ECOSOC Consultative Status with the UN
Call for Applications: UNESCO's International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage
Resource: Do you have these policies and systems in your NGO?

pdf-icon.png

3 May 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: LAUNCH- Innovative Waste Technologies and Deployment Models for Sustainable Development
Call for Applications: The Urban Studies Foundation announces Fellowship for early or mid-career urban scholars
Call for Applications: USAID Leadership Initiative for Good Governance in Africa: Call for Applications
Call for Applications: Peace, Security and Development Fellowship for African Scholars
Article: Guest Blogger Kim Klein: Building Resilience into the Nonprofit Sector
Article: Annals of Ideas Group Think: The Brainstorming Myth

pdf-icon.png

26 Apr 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Transnational Research Call for Improved Livelihoods in the Sub-Saharan Africa
Call for Proposals: Call for Proposals- Pre-Solicitation Notice - Africa Child and Family Initiative
Call for Proposals: Call for Expressions of Interest for Microsavings and Payments Innovation Initiative
Resource: Different Types of Promotional Material or Documents for NGOs

pdf-icon.png

17 Apr 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: UN Voluntary Fund 2013 Call for Applications
Resource: How to raise funds from US Foundations Webinar
Report: An Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
Attachment: 72 Ways to Make Agriculture Sustainable

pdf-icon.png

11 Apr 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: United Nations Voluntary Fund 2013 Call for Applications
Call for Nominations: Heinrich Böll Foundation's International Petra Kelly Prize: Human Rights, Ecology & Non-Violence
Call for Proposals: UN-HABITAT Urban Youth Fund 2012
Brochure: Preventing Parent to Children Transmission Brochure produced by Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS

pdf-icon.png

5 Apr 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Expression of Interest: Humanitarian Innovation Fund's Large Grant Facility is now open
Call for Proposals: MLDI's Funding and Support for NGOs
Webinar: An Introduction to Basic Proposal Writing for NGOs in Developing Countries
Article: What Exactly Does 'sub-Saharan Africa' Mean?
Article: Water Thinking: The Peer Water Exchange manages diverse solutions and resources to fight the global water crisis.

pdf-icon.png

29 Mar 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Catalytic Fund Call for Proposals: Youth and the City Challenges
Call for Proposals: Project Inspire for Women's Empowerment: $25,000 Grant Opportunity
Call for Proposals: fundsforngos.org announces its first Small Grant Prize for NGOs & Networks in Developing Countries
Resource: Admitting to Failure
Report: 2010 Failure Report: Learning from Our Mistakes
Article: At Failfaire, Speakers Muster Their Courage to Offer Candor About Mistakes
Video: David Damberger: What happens when an NGO admits failure

pdf-icon.png

21 Mar 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: SIDA call for Special Initiative for Democratization and Freedom of Expression
Call for Nominations: Small Grant Prize for NGOs & Networks in Developing Countries
Call for Nominations: Official call for World of Children 2012 Nominations
Resource: Child Protection Manual
Resource: Children's Safety Pledge

pdf-icon.png

14 Mar 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Fund for Gender Equality Call for Proposals
Call for Applications: Call for Applications invited by International Forum for Young Leaders
Call for Proposals: SIDA Grant for Democratisation and Freedom of Expression
Report: Sport as a Tool to Promote Gender Equity and Empower Girls and Women
Report: Taking Steps to Do Gender Analysis in Our Communities
Report: "Untapped Potential: European Foundation Funding for Women and Girls": A Study of Foundations providing funding for women and girls

pdf-icon.png

8 Mar 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Scholarship: Women Deliver Scholarship
Call for Nominations: Change Agent Awards
Call for Scholarship: 2012 Global Women's Leadership Network Scholarships
Call for Nominations: Women's World Summit Foundation - WWSF Next Prize Awards 2012
Call for Proposals: Fund for Gender Equality Call for Proposals
Resource: International Women's Day: When, Where, What, Why
Resource: The Female Face of Farming

pdf-icon.png

29 Feb 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Nominations: 2012 Official Call for Nominations
Call for Applications: Applications being accepted for Spring 2012 Emily Grants
Call for Proposals: Canada Fund for African Climate Resilience
Resource: 10 Steps to Fundraising

pdf-icon.png

23 Feb 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Skoll Awards: Core Grant Support and Noncash Award
Call for Papers: FAO Call for Papers and Grant Opportunity
Call for Nominations: International Children's Peace Prize 2012
Resource: How to train NGO staff in Fundraising

pdf-icon.png

16 Feb 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: 2012 Land for Life Award
Call for Nominations: Prize for Women's Creativity in Rural Life 2012
Call for Applications: The Welsh Government seeks Applications for Wales4Africa Health Links Grant Scheme
Article: Women Farmers Feed The World
Article: Communication project launched to empower teenage girls
Report: Don't Stop Now: How Underfunding the Global Fund Impacts on the HIV Response

pdf-icon.png

9 Feb 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Dell Social Innovation Challenge Competition
Call for Nominations: Nominations Invited for the 2012-2013 Communication for Sustainable Social Change Award
Call for Applications: UNCCD inviting Applications for Land for Life Award 2012
Article: What is Collective Impact?

pdf-icon.png

2 Feb 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Firelight Foundation is Now Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Lesotho, Malawi, and Tanzania!
Call for Applications: Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge
Call for Nominations: Women's Link Worldwide invites Nominations for the Gender Justice Uncovered Awards
Call for Papers: African Center for Peace Building invites Papers for Presentation at Peace Conference
Resource: Protection Children from Violence, Abuse, and Neglect

pdf-icon.png

26 Jan 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Firelight Foundation is Now Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Lesotho, Malawi, and Tanzania!
Call for Abstracts: The Children and HIV: Closing the Gap - Ending Vertical Transmission through Community Action international symposium
Call for Proposals: Foundation Ensemble seeks proposals for water and sanitation, sustainable development, animal biodiversity
Article: The Constant Gardeners by Jocelyn C. Zuckerman
Article: Malawi: Farmers Ease Climate Woes With Fertiliser Trees

pdf-icon.png

19 Jan 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Firelight Foundation is Now Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Lesotho, Malawi, and Tanzania!
Call for Proposals: The Global Development Network offers $30,000 grant Call for Proposals: Micro-Grants for Citizen Media Outreach Projects Resource: A Summary of the Eight Must-Do's of financial leadership

pdf-icon.png

12 Jan 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: Firelight Foundation is Now Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Lesotho, Malawi, and Tanzania!
Call for Applications: The Young Feminist Fund
Call for Applications: Save Africa's Children
Resource: Adolescent Girls: The Girls Count Series

pdf-icon.png

5 Jan 2012

Read Newsflash!

Call for Papers: Canadian Association of African Studies invites Papers for its Annual Conference "Africa in Transformation: Africa of Individuals, Africa of Generations"
Call for Submissions: OECD seeks Video Submissions for 2012 Global Youth Video Competition themed on Education and Skills
Call for Submissions: One World Media seeks entries for One World Media Awards
Call for Nominations: Action for Nature seeks Nominations for International Young Eco Hero Awards
Tutorial: A Simple Format for NGOs to Write Job Descriptions

pdf-icon.png
DateSummaryDownload

22 Dec 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: UN Women's Call for Proposals for the UN Trust Fund
Call for Proposals: EC seeks Grant Proposals in Policy-Making on Food Security and Nutrition in Developing Countries
Call for Applications: SEAF seeks Applications for Second African Diaspora Marketplace Grants
Resource: Women's Health is in Your Hands

pdf-icon.png

15 Dec 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: The Road Safety Fund seeks Grant Applications for Improving Road Safety Condition in Middle-Income and Low-Income Countries
Offer: Computer Aid International Offers on Computers and Laptops
Offer: Refurbished Computers
Resource: Women's Health is in Your Hands

pdf-icon.png

8 Dec 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Submissions: 2012 Red Ribbon Award: $10,000 grant opportunity for grassroots NGOs
Call for Nominations: Ford Motor Company's International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y for Community Leaders from the NGO Sector
Call for Applications: Ashoka Changemakers Innovations for Health: Seeking Solutions to improve health and health care
Tutorial: How NGOs Can Develop Budgets in Their Proposals

pdf-icon.png

30 Nov 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Nominations: Women of Peace Award
Call for Applications: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women
Funding Resource: Commonwealth Foundation Grants
Resources: The 2011 Theme for World AIDS Day is Getting to Zero: Zero Deaths, Zero New Infections Zero Discrimination

pdf-icon.png

23 Nov 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Nominations and Entries: Ashoka Changemakers and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Pioneer Portfolio invite Entries for Innovations for Health Competition
Call for Nominations: Nominations invited for Dubai International Award for Best Practices aimed at improving the living environment
Call for Proposals: EC seeks Grant Proposals in Policy-Making on Food Security and Nutrition in Developing Countries
Article: The Marange diamond fields of Zimbabwe: An overview
Article: Majority Of UK Sex Workers Not Forced Or Trafficked, Says Report
Video Recording: Who Controls the Message? Producing and Distributing Media Content in the Digital Age

pdf-icon.png

17 Nov 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: TED invites Applications for the Fellows Program to attend TEDGlobal 2012 Conference
Call for Proposals: IBM Citizenship invites Grant Proposals under the Smarter Cities Challenge 2012
Call for Applications: IDEO.org Fellowship Program 2013: Design Solutions to address Poverty
Call for Nominations: Martin Ennals Foundation seeks Nominations for the Human Rights Defenders Award
Article: Special report: Millions face starvation across Africa as land rush intensifies
Article: Fertilizer' trees help African farmers increase yields
Resource: Survival: The movement for tribal peoples

pdf-icon.png

7 Nov 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Nominations: The Humanitarian Water and Food Award 2012
Call for Applications: OHCHR Call for Applications to the Special Fund
Call for Proposals: Nordic Climate Facility's Third Call for Proposals
Article: Contraceptive Used in Africa May Double Risk of H.I.V.
Article: Africa Blossoms: A Continent On the Verge of an Agricultural
Revolution
Article: Girls are key to food security in poor countries, report says
Report: Girls Grow: A Vital Force in Rural Economies.

pdf-icon.png

1 Nov 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for applications: Earth Journalism Network seeks Applications under the Small Grants Program aimed at Media Coverage of Environmental Issues
Call for applications: ABILIS Foundation seeks application for projects initiated by organizations supporting activities to empower disabled persons
Call for applications: USADF seeks applications for grants between $50,000 and $250,000 for Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, and T anzania
Fact Sheets: 7 Billion Actions

pdf-icon.png

26 Oct 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for proposals: Dining for Women's Call for Grant Proposals
Call for Proposals: The Fund for Investigative Journalism invites Grant Proposals for Investigative Projects and Books
Call for Proposals: Starbucks Foundation Funding Opportunity for Youth Focused Organizations
Article: Finding Your Funding Model

pdf-icon.png

20 Oct 2011

Read Newsflash!

Funding Resource: Stanford's List of African Grants and Fellowships
Call for Nominations: Human Rights Watch seeks Nominations under the Hellman/Hammett Grant Program
Call for Abstracts: IWA seeks abstracts for presentation at Water Convention 2012 during the Singapore International Water Week
Call for Photos and Video: Connect4Climate invites African Youth to submit Entries for the Photo and Video Competition on Climate Change
Article: Why protecting the world's wildlife is good for our wallets
Article: Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa
Resource: World Bank on Climate Change

pdf-icon.png

13 Oct 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Submissions: IFEX launches International Day to End Impunity poster contest
Call for Proposals: PRM seeks Funding Proposals for Benefiting Refugees and Refugee Returnees in Rwanda, the DRC, Tanzania and Uganda
Call for Nominations: Canada World Youth seeks Nominations for the 2012 Leadership Awards
Call for Entries: Development Gateway seeks Entries for the Photo Contest depicting Empowerment and People Finding Solutions
Article: Stateless Children Denied The Right to Have Rights
Fact Sheet: Children's Right to a Nationality

pdf-icon.png

4 Oct 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Social Protection Thematic Window
Call for Case Studies: FHI 360 Seeks Case Studies about Best Practices in HIV Interventions for Young People
Call for Applications: 2011 Global Development Awards and Medals Competition
Resource: Right to Play

pdf-icon.png

26 Sep 2011

Read Newsflash!

Webinar: FundsforNGOs.org Webinar Series
Courses: Upcoming Regional AIDS Training Network Courses
Funding Resources: Stanford's list of African Grants and Fellowships
Resource: Facts for Life

pdf-icon.png

22 Sep 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Nominations: 2012 Public Eye Award & $50,000 grant award opportunity
Call for Applications: UNAOC-BMW Group Award for Intercultural Innovation: Grassroots projects invited to apply for $50,000 award
Article: Guide to key resources for funding work in peacebuilding, international development, and related fields
Article: 12 Key Suggestions for Obtaining Funding for On the Ground Work
Article: Building Sustainability into your NGO

pdf-icon.png

14 Sep 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Nominations: UNEP seeks nominations for the 2012 Champions of the Earth Awards
Call for Submission: Youth from all over the world invited for Essay Competition themed "Visions of Youth on Effective Aid & Development"
Call for Proposals: Pac Rim on Disability & Diversity seeks innovative proposals for the conference to be held in Hawaii during March, 2012
Call for Applications: 2021 STARS Impact Awards
Tutorial: How to define the problem and framework for a project proposal

pdf-icon.png

7 Sep 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Proposals: Children and Violence Evaluation Challenge Fund's First Call for Proposals
Call for Applications: One Africa Award 2011 from African organizations and individuals
Call for Proposals: DFID's Global Poverty Action Fund: Impact Window funding opportunity for NGOs
Article: Child Disciplinary Practices at Home: Evidence from a Range of Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Article: Maternal and Child Health
Resource Guide: Preventing Child Maltreatment: A Guide to Taking Action and Generating Evidence

pdf-icon.png

29 Aug 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for nominations: 2011 Ginetta Sagan Award
Call for applications: WAAW Foundation Scholarship
Call for applications: NFP Fellowships for short courses
Resource: Online course on "Essentials on Anti-Corruption and Human Development", 500 likes in 5 days for Firelight Foundation
Publication: 10 Reasons to Oppose the Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission
Resource: Accelerating National-Level Action to End Pediatric HIV/AIDS: An Advocacy Toolkit

pdf-icon.png

24 Aug 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for nominations: ONE Africa Award
Call for applications: Commonwealth Foundation Grants
Resource: SlideRocket Online Presentation Service
Resource: CREA: 2nd Disability, sexuality, & rights online institute
Resource: Social Welfare Workforce Webinar Series
Report: Devastating Impact: Explosive Weapons and Children
Resource: Facing History and Ourselves

pdf-icon.png

15 Aug 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for proposals: Taqeem Fund for Evaluation in Youth Employment invites youth employment projects to submit evaluation proposals
Call for proposals: How to apply for Commonwealth Foundation's Civil Society Responsive Grants
Call for nominations: UN-Water invites nominations for the second edition of the 'Water for Life' UN-Water Best Practices Award
Article: What is Organizational learning?
Article: Building a Learning Organization
Article: The Challenge of Organizational Learning
Article: Organizational Learning in NGOs: Creating the Motive, Means and Opportunity
Resource: A Gateway for Capacity Development: Organizational Learning

pdf-icon.png

9 Aug 2011

Read Newsflash!

Call for Applications: National Endowment for Democracy invites applications for 2012-2013 Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program
Call for Nominations: Nominations invited for Make a Difference Award 2012 to be presented in Hong Kong
Call for Applications: USIP seeks applications for the 2011 Annual Grant Competition
Resource: Reflect

pdf-icon.png

1 Aug 2011

(Call for Proposals) UNPFII Trust Fund on Indigenous Issues, (Call for Nominations) Cordaid HIV/AIDS Award 2011, (Call for Applications) IFHHRO Global Training of Trainers for HealthWorkers, (Resource) FrontlineSMS, (Resource) Flip Cam deals

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

25 Jul 2011

(Call for Nominations) Ashoka’s Changemakers Global Competition, “Making More Health”, (Call for Applications) Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, (Call for Applications) FLOW: Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women , (Call for Applications) Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships opportunity for young African mid-career professionals, (Call for Applications) Global Change Leaders: Certificate Program for Emerging Women Leaders from the Global South, (Resource) Organizational Chart, (Resource) Internal Communication, (Resource) Job Descriptions

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

18 Jul 2011

Call for Proposals: Small Grants Opportunity from UNPFII's Trust Fund for the Second Decade, Call for Applications: USIP seeks applications for the 2011 Annual Grant Competition, Call for Applications: IHEU 2011 Grants Programme, Resource: What is Capacity Building?, Resource: Approaches to Building Nonprofit Capacity, Resource: Basic Building Blocks for Organizational Capacity, Resource: Effective Capacity Building in Nonprofit Organizations

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

11 Jul 2011

Call For Proposals: Be Fair Awards, Call for Applications: United States Institute of Peace Annual Grant Competition, Call for Applications: Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Program, Call for Applications: African Women's Development Fund Grants, Call for Participation: World Pulse: Have Your Voice Heard, Resource: IHRFG's Directory of Human Rights Funders, Resource: Working With Young Women, Resource: International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education, Resource: Start with a Girl Report, Resource: International Federation Releases Stronger Guidelines on Female Sterilization

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

5 Jul 2011

Call For Proposals: Open Society Fellowship, Call for Nominations: DSC Social Change Awards, Call for Applications: Global Disability Rights Library funding, Call for Applications: Staying Alive Foundation Grants, Call for Applications: FLOW: Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women, Resource: Develate open source, free NGO software, Article: Census Update: What the world will look like in 2050, Article: No Place For Homophobia Here

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

29 Jun 2011

Call For Proposals: European Commission; Enhancing Respect for Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Call for Nominations: Development Achievement Award, Call for Concept Notes: USAID Global Development Alliance, Resource: Adult Learning Theory, Resource: Nonformal Education Manual, Resource: Asset Based Needs Assessment Template

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

20 Jun 2011

(Call for Nominations) Drivers of Change Awards, (Call for Funding) The Commonwealth Foundation Special Grants Fund, (Call for Funding) USAID, Strengthening HIV Prevention Services for Most-at-Risk, (Call for Applications) Certificate Program for Emerging Women Leaders from the Global South, (Resource) Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training, (Resource) Fundraising in Rural Communities, (Resource) The Funding Site, (Resource) Strengthening Organizational Capacity on Resource Mobilization, (Resource) Fundraising and Proposal Writing, (Resource) CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation, (Resource) Network Learning

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

13 Jun 2011

(Call for Applications) JAMS Foundation, (Call for Proposals) Internews Innovation Grant Opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa, (Call for Funding) USAID Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure Landscape Development Program, (Resource) What is sustainable agriculture and why is it important?, (Resource) Community Gardening, (Resource) Best Practices Database in Improving the Living Environment, (Resource) The Equator Initiative, (Resource) International Fund for Agricultural Development, (Resource) "From Relief to Recovery: Rural Farming in Zimbabwe"

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

6 Jun 2011

(Call for Applications) Synergos Senior Fellows Network: Fellowship opportunity for civil society leaders, (Call for Concept Notes) Concept notes invited for USAID’s Global Development Alliance, (Call for Nominations) Ashoka, (Resource) TechSoup's Donation Program, (Resource) Engage and organize volunteers with VolunteerMatters, (Article) Turkey's Changemakers: Human Rights in Mental Health Initiative makes a difference for its community based approach in mental healthcare, (Resource) Theory of Change

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

1 Jun 2011

(Call for Applications) Strengthening the Voices of Reproductive Health Champions Workshop, (Call for Applications) UNHR Fellowship Programme, (Call for Nominations) Nominations Open for Human Rights Defenders Tulip, (Call for Applications) Fellowship Opportunity for Advocates Aimed at Implementing HIV Prevention Related Activities, (Call for Submissions) World Summit Youth Awards 2011, (Resources) The Community Empowerment Collective

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

23 May 2011

(Call for nominations) The Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger, (Call for nominations) Connecting Women Mediators and Peacemakers in Africa, (Resource) TechSoup's Refurbished Computer Initiative, (Resource) Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and PLHIV Stigma Index, (Resource) Southern African AIDS Trust publications, (Resource) Promoting Young People's Sexual and Reproductive Health: Stigma, Discrimination and Human Rights, (Toolkit) Understanding and Challenging HIV Stigma: a toolkit for action, (Training) Reducing Stigma and Discrimination Related to HIV and AIDS: Training for Health Care Workers, (Website) Stigma Action Network

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

16 May 2011

(Call for Nomimations)The African Network for Strategic Communication in Health and Development (AfriComNet), (Call for Proposals) Save Africa's Children, (Call for Proposals) The Izumi Foundation, (Resource) Supporting Children on Antiretroviral Treatment (ART): A Community Resource Toolkit, (Resource) How to Write a Proposal, (Website) Sparkle Box Educational Materials, (Article) The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Democracy

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

9 May 2011

(Call for Applications) School of International Development Scholarship at University of East Anglia, (Call for Nominations) The Hunger Project’s 2011 Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger, (Call for Nominations) Human Rights Defenders Tulip 2011, (Resource) Regional AIDS Training Network, (Website) Independent Sector, (Resource) HelpAge Pensions for Elderly Study, (Resource) Backpack Farm Agriculture Program

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

2 May 2011

(Call for Nominations) BBC's World Challenge: Nominations open for projects or small businesses at grassroots level, (Call for Nominations) AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects, (Call for Nominations) Mario Savio Young Activist Award, (Call for Applications) WISE Awards 2011, (Resource) Reflections On Building CSO Capacity To Integrate Gender And Diversity Equality, (Article) Strengthening advocacy by documenting the experience of people living with HIV, (Resources) FundsForNGOs.org's top guides, Fraudulent Conference Warning, (Website) TechSoup.org and free resources

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

25 Apr 2011

(Call for submissions) Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World, (Call for applications) Women PeaceMakers Program and Peace Writers, (Call for nominations) Nestle Prize in Creating Shared Value, (Article) The war on Africa's family farmers, (Article) The Peace Corps in a Smaller World: A New Model for the Next 50 Years, (Website) Huairou On-line Resource Library, (Resource) Hesperian 'publishing for community health and empowerment', (Resource) HIV Clinical Resource: Prevention with Positives: Integrating HIV Prevention into HIV Primary Care, (Resource) 'Care and Support: the forgotten pillar of the HIV response', (Call for contributions) UN Women on-line strategic plan

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

18 Apr 2011

(Call for Nomination) John Humphrey Award 2011, (Call for Application) Global Fund for Women, (Call for Application) The Global Fund For Children, (Call for Application) Mama Cash Grants, (Resource) Human Rights Funders Group, (Resource) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, (Resource) Child to Child: Empowering Children as Active Citizens, (Resource) Human Rights Watch, (Resource) Amnesty International, (Resource) Youth for Human Rights: How to start a group, (Resource) Synergos Partnership Program

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

11 Apr 2011

"Green" funders, (Article) Global: Leaked World Bank energy strategy pushes destructive dam, (Resource) Gender and Agriculture sourcebook, Resources from 'Green' Organizations, (Resource) Agriculture at a Crossroads Global Report, (Resource) Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter- Agribusiness and the right to food

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

5 Apr 2011

(Call for participation) AWID International Forum on Women's Rights and Development, (Call for proposals) Civil Society responsive grants from Commonwealth Foundation, (Call for applications) Grand Challenges in Global Health Round 7, (Resources) Water resources, (Article) World Water Day Report: African Cities Outgrow Their Water Supplies, (Website) Women and Human Settlements: A Global Exchange Space

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

29 Mar 2011

(Call for nominations) BBC World Challenge 2011 for grassroots projects, (Call for Grant Proposals) African Women's Development Fund, (Call for Nominations) Skoll Foundation Awards for Social Entrepreneurship, (Call for Proposals) UN Habitat Urban Youth Fund, (Article) AfricaFiles.com: Sex, Money & Power- Considerations for African Women's Empowerment, (Article) AllAfrica.com: South Africa: Marching for Sex Worker Rights, (Resource) Sexuality in Africa Magazine, (Toolkit) Freedom of Information (FOI) and Women's Rights in Africa, (Toolkit) WHO Toolkit for Monitoring and Evaluation of Interventions for Sex Workers

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

22 Mar 2011

(Call for Nominations) AGFUND Prize, (Call for Nominations) WISE Prize for Education, (Call for Proposals) UNDOC Small Grants related to human trafficking, (Resource) Strengthening Families and Communities: 2011 Resource Guide, (Article) Antiretroviral Therapy Awareness and Risky Sexual Behaviors: Evidence from Mozambique, (Resource) Overcoming gender stereotypes, (Resource) Working with men for women's rights, (Resource) Fatherhood from an African cultural perspective, websites for additional resources

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

14 Mar 2011

(Call for Applications) Commonwealth Foundation's Civil Society Responsive Grants, (Call for Applications) Meridian Institute's Fellowship Opportunity, (Call for Applications) Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value, (Resource) Managing NGOs: Practical Toolkits, (Resource) A Budget Guide For Civil Society Organisations Working In Education, (Resource) Systems & Policies for NGOs, (Resource) Zimbabwe NGO Corporate Governance Manual: How to Improve Governance for NGOs in Zimbabwe

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

7 Mar 2011

(Call for Applications) UN Habitat Youth Fund, (Call for submissions) Project Inspire, (Call For Submissions) Skoll Foundation, (Resource) Women's Land Rights, (Resource) Community Mapping for Water and Sanitation, (Resource) Women and Agriculture

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

28 Feb 2011

(Call for Applications) 2011 MILEAD Fellows Program for Young African
Women Leaders, (Call for Nominations) Mary Fran Myers Disaster Award 2011, (Call for Nominations) The Annual Award for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Communication in Africa, (Call for Contributions) SAGE Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's
World - New Volume, (Website) International Women's Day 2011, (Video) AWID presents Women's RIghts in 2010: A Visual Overview, (Resource) World Pulse: Global Issues through the Eyes of Women, (Resource & Videos) Make Women Matter, (Toolkit) Make It Matter: 10 Key Advocacy Messages to Prevent HIV in Girls
and Young Women, (Report) WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

21 Feb 2011

(Call for Applications) EASSI: 2011 Young Women's Leadership Training
Programme, (Call for Nominations) Nestle Prize in Creating Shared Value, (Call for Submissions) OECD Video Competition, Background on Skipped Generation Households, (Resource) Caring for the Elderly, (Resource) Forgotten Families, (Resource) Impact of Crises and HIV/AIDS, (Resource) Salt, Soap, and Shoes for School - Evaluation Summary

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

14 Feb 2011

(Call for Nominations) World for Children call for grant proposals, (Call for Proposals) UHAI calls for proposals from East African organizations working with sexual minorities, (Call for Proposals) IIECL and the Emily Sandall Foundation call for applications for mini-grants to support activities to eliminate child labor, (Call for Proposals) Beyond Sport Awards 2011: Using Sports to create positive social change, (Article) South African NGO LoveLife launches Valentine’s Day Campaign highlighting the importance of self-love, (Article) Tanzania: Artists use music to promote maternal health, (Article) Zimbabwe launches Valentine's Day blood drive, (Article)Manchester police volunteer to help African street kids, (Article)Fraught Valentine's Day ahead for Kenyan rose farms, (Article)Zimbabwean dating service for HIV-positive individuals discusses the impact of HIV/AIDS on Valentine’s Day for those who are “positive”, (Video)How Valentine’s Day is celebrated in Africa, (Resource) Love is in the Ear, (Resource) A Positive Woman’s Survival Kit,

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

7 Feb 2011

(Call for Applications) Positive Action for Children Fund calls for proposals to
fill the gaps in Mother-to-Child transmission of HIV, (Call for submissions) Abbott Fund, (Call for submissions) The Children's Investment Fund Foundation,
(Article) African First Ladies Gather To Discuss HIV/AIDS, (Article) Major Commitment Made to Dramatically Accelerate the Elimination of Pediatric HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe,
(Resource) Women, Children, and HIV: Resource for prevention and Treatment, (Resource) UNAIDS on PMTCT, (Resource) CEPA PMTCT Tool Kit

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

24 Jan 2011

(Call for Applications) Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women, (Call for submissions)2011 CNN Hero, (Call for applications) 2012 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of the 92nd Street Y, Guide for Effective Governance, Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, Fraudulent conference alert

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

18 Jan 2011

(Call for Nominations)2011 RFK Human Rights Award, (Call for Applications) The Global Disability Rights Library, (Call for Applications) TED Fellows Program, (Call for Proposals)IFAR's Professional Development Grants, List of small grant funders, Community-based Paralegals: A practitioner's Guide, (Article)Social justice philanthropy revisited, (Article) Tanzania: Statement on clashes in Arusha, HIV Clinical Resources

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png

10 Jan 2011

(Call for Proposals) UN Trust Fund to end violence against women, (Call for Applications) NED Grants for human rights and democracy, Funding opportunities: May 18 Memorial Fund, (Call for Nominations) Nansen Refugee Award, Rationing Health: Who lives? Who decides?, (Article) UGANDA: 'Why Waste ARVs on Sex Workers?', Interagency Youth Working Group online forum on youth peer education, (Call for Proposals) 2nd World Conference of Women's Shelters

Read Newsflash!

pdf-icon.png
DateSummaryDownload
18 Dec 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Social Media

Resource: Two presentations on how NGOs can use social media
Resource: How to ask and answer questions with Quora
Resource: Using Social Media to Enhance NGO Impact
Resource: Social Media for Social Change - Using the Internet to Tackle Intolerance
Accepting Applications: The David & Lucile Packard Foundation Population and Reproductive Health Grants to South Asia & Sub-Saharan Africa 

pdf-icon.png
11 Dec 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: 21st Century Learning

Resource: Framework for 21st Century Learning
Article: 21st Century Skills: What Are They? And What Role Can Early Childhood Programs Play?
Accepting Applications: The Netherlands Embassy/Zimbabwe Grants up to €15,000 for Poverty Alleviation Projects
Fellowship Program: Open Government Fellowship Program for African Citizens (February-July 2015) 

pdf-icon.png
4 Dec 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Gratitude

Article: Why Gratitude is Good by Robert Emmons of the Greater Good Science Center
Resource: Daily Grateful Living Practice Ideas from Gratefulness.org
Call for Proposals: United Nations Democracy Fund 

pdf-icon.png
26 Nov 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Increasing Child Participation

Resource: Mainstreaming Psychosocial Care and Support through Child Participation
Resource: A Toolkit for Monitoring and Evaluating Children's Participation
Accepting Applications: Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize 2016: Grants for Nutrition, Water, and Rural Development
Accepting Applications: Conservation, Food, and Health Foundation Grants 

pdf-icon.png
20 Nov 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Supporting Children's Resilience

Resource: Responsive Parenting - Publication and Webinar from the Bernard van Leer Foundation
Paper: Strengthening Birth Registration in Africa - Opportunities and Partnerships (UNICEF - ESARO)
Resource: Research policy brief: Positive parenting in families affected by HIV and AIDS
Resource: A Guide to Promoting Resilience in Children: Strengthening the Human Spirit
Call for Conference Presentation Proposals: Inaugural Conference of the Institute for Human Development, Aga Khan University (Nairobi)
Call for Project Proposals: Air France Foundation 

pdf-icon.png
13 Nov 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Importance of Play

Resource: Overview of the Importance of Play
Resource: Posters on Play, Communicating with Children, and The Grieving Process
Resource: Play in the Early Years: Key to School Success
Accepting Applications: RESURJ - Africa Feminist Dialogue, Applications for Participation
Call for Proposals: USAID Funds for Vulnerable Population in Rwanda 

pdf-icon.png
6 Nov 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Mobile Tech for Education in Africa - Part 2

Resource: Promising uses of technology in education in poor, rural and isolated communities around the world
Resource: Worst practice in technology use in education
Accepting Letters of Inquiry: Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development: Grant Challenge to Reach and Empower the Women to Improve Health and Development
Call for Submissions: Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education: US$75,000 to Innovative projects Combating Poverty 

pdf-icon.png
30 Oct 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Child Nutrition

Resource: Effective practices to improve child nutrition
Resource: Nutrition Across the Life Span
Resource: Guiding Principles for Feeding Non-Breastfed Children 6-24 Months of Age
Resource: Increasing Food Security
Call for Submissions: Hivos Social Innovation Award 2014 

pdf-icon.png
23 Oct 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Paulo Freire

Resource: "Pedagogy of the Oppressed" by Paulo Freire
Resource: Concepts Used by Paulo Freire - Freire Institute
Announcement: The USAID Fighting Ebola Broad Agency Announcement
Call for Applications: Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 

pdf-icon.png
16 Oct 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Adult Learning

Resource: Adult Learning: Theory & Best Practices
Resource: Adult Learning: Tips for Teaching
Open for Applications: True Colours Trust
Call for Proposals: African Water Facility: Climate-smart Water Projects 

pdf-icon.png
9 Oct 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Mobile Teach for Education in Africa - Part 1

Interview: The insider’s guide to mobile learning (m-learning) in Africa: Dr Álvaro Sobrinho, chairman, Planet Earth Institute
Opinion Article: How teachers in Africa are failed by mobile learning
Press Release: Virtual School Puts the Power of Basic Education Back into the Hands of Every Learner, Teacher and Parent in South Africa
Accepting Applications: The Global Innovation Fund – £30,000 to £10 million Project Grants to invest in Developing Countries 

pdf-icon.png
2 Oct 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Ebola Facts and Prevention

Fact Sheet: Facts about Ebola - WHO
Manual: Manual for Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in the African Health Care Setting
Resource: Info Graphics on Ebola - CDC
Accepting Applications: ONE Africa Award 2014 

pdf-icon.png
25 Sep 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Stopping Corporal Punishment

Briefing: Global Initiative: "Young children's right to an end to all violent punishment"
Fact Sheet: Corporal Punishment Fact Sheet
Resource: Alternatives to Corporal Punishment Handbook
Accepting Applications: Threshold Foundation: Sustainable Planet Grants Committee
Accepting Concept Memos: Gates Foundation: Global Health Grants 

pdf-icon.png
18 Sep 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Social Accountability

Overview: What is social accountability and why is it important
Resource: The World Bank's Social Accountability Sourcebook, Chapter 2
Blog Article: Accountability is Based on Relationships, but Data Helps Too - World Bank
Research Report: Rethinking social accountability in Africa: Lessons from the Mwananchi Programme
Toolkit: The Community Score Card (CSC)
Accepting Applications: The Christensen Fund - Financial & Logistical Support for NGOs
Accepting Applications: First Peoples Worldwide - Keepers of the Earth Grants 

pdf-icon.png
11 Sep 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Gender Mainstreaming

Resource: A Gender Toolkit for Educators - Techniques to Assist Educators in Mainstreaming Gender
Resource: Watching the Watchdogs - A Gender and Media Literacy Toolkit for Southern Africa
Resource: On Norms and Agency - Conversations about Gender Equality with Women and Men in 20 countries
Accepting Letters of Inquiry: USAID Development Innovation Ventures 

pdf-icon.png
4 Sep 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Financial Management

Resource: Financial Management: Handbook series for community-based organisations
Open for Applications: The Global Fund for Women Calls Women Groups for Partnership in Empowering Women
Call for Letters of Inquiry: The CEPF Large & Small Grants to Implement Projects in Eastern Afromontane 

pdf-icon.png
28 Aug 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Child Protection Part 2

Resource: "Protection Our Children" - Parts 4-5
Essay Contest: How would you reinvent foreign aid?
Open for Applications: Cisco Global Impact Cash Grants
Call for Letters of Inquiry: Firelight Foundation "Safe Communities, Resilient Children" 

pdf-icon.png
21 Aug 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Child Protection Part 1

Resource: "Protecting Our Children" - Introduction and Parts 1-3
Accepting Applications: WeTech Seed Fund for CSOs & Individuals working for Women & Girls in Africa
Accepting Applications: The Elton John AIDS Foundation Pioneer Grants 

pdf-icon.png
14 Aug 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Supporting Parents

Resource: Key principles for evaluating programs
Resource: Parenting in Africa Network
Resource: International Child Development Program - ICDP
Resource: "Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting" from Save the Children
Learning Opportunity: Web2forDev: Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunities Across Africa
Call for Contributions: Make Every Woman Count Blog Relaunch
Call for proposal: ICPD Small Grants 2014
Call for Letters of Inquiry: Firelight Foundation "Safe Communities, Resilient Children" 

pdf-icon.png
7 Aug 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Adult Literacy

Resource: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning: 2nd Global Report on Adult Learning and Education
Request for Applications: USAID/Tanzania Community HIV Prevention Program for Key and Vulnerable Populations
Open for Applications: Abilis Foundation Small Grants for Projects Initiated by Persons with Disabilities
Call for Letters of Inquiry: Firelight Foundation "Safe Communities, Resilient Children" 

pdf-icon.png
31 Jul 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: 2014 AIDS Conference

Article: Protection, Care and Support for an AIDS-Free Generation
Resource: AIDS: Official Journal of the International AIDS Society
Call for Applications: The 2014 West Africa Civil Society Leadership Institute
Request for Proposals: Disability Rights Fund 2014 "Our Voices. Our Rights. Our Future"
Call for Letters of Inquiry: Firelight Foundation "Safe Communities, Resilient Children" 

pdf-icon.png
24 Jul 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Fundraising

Resource: Fundraising Realities and Strategies: Lessons Learnt at the NGO Cafe
Article: How to Write a Fundraising Proposal from the Worldwide Fundraisers Handbook
Call for Letters of Inquiry: Firelight Foundation "Safe Communities, Resilient Children"
Accepting Applications: Acumen East Africa Fellows Program 

pdf-icon.png
17 Jul 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Community-based Health Care

Resource: Hesperian guides in Swahili
Article: Community-based mental health care in Africa: mental health workers' views
Open for Proposals: Australian Government Small Grants Programme
Accepting LOIs: Global Fund for Children 

pdf-icon.png
10 Jul 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Adolescent Girls

Resource: Health Life Skills for Adolescent Girls Empowerment
Accepting Applications: Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards
Accepting Applications: Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) 

pdf-icon.png
3 Jul 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Effective Fundraising

Resource: Fundraising Guide for Women's Community-Based Organizations by Women Thrive Worldwide
Resource: The Resource Alliance: Knowledge Hub
Accepting Concept Applications: The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation
Accepting Proposals: Frida | The Young Feminist Fund 

pdf-icon.png
26 Jun 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Learning Through Play

Article: The Child at Play by Angela Hough
Resource: Early Childhood Development Kit: Guideline for Caregivers
Call for Concept Notes: The Civil Society Development Fund for South Africa
Accepting Proposals: African Women's Development Fund for Organizations Working on Women Empowerment in Africa 

pdf-icon.png
19 Jun 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Team-building activities

Resource: 8 Team-building activities
Resource: Teampedia - online resource for team-building ideas
Accepting Proposals: The 40 Chances Seed Grants Program
Accepting Applicants: 2014 Lynn Syms Prize 

pdf-icon.png
12 Jun 2014

Read Newsflash!
Assorted Resources

Resource: Monitoring Children's Rights: A Toolkit for Community-Based Organizations
Resource: Top tips for good non-profit financial Management
Accepting LOIs: The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF)
Accepting Concept Notes: Elton John AIDS Foundation 

pdf-icon.png
5 Jun 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: The Lean Start-up Model

Resource: Excerpts from "The Lean Nonprofit"
Resource: Lean Start-up: a Glossary of Terms for a Hot New Management Approach
Article: Fear of Losing Foundation Support Makes Charities Shy Away from Trying New Ideas
Call for Applicants: The Africa Centre Artist in Residency 2014 Programme
Call for Proposals: Elsevier Foundation New Scholars and Innovative Libraries Programs 

pdf-icon.png
29 May 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Advocacy

Resource: Advocacy Series: Building Relationships with Government
Toolkit: Advocacy in Action: A Toolkit to Support NGOs and CBOs Responding to HIV/AIDS
Call for Proposals: Data for Life Prize
Call for Proposals: Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge 

pdf-icon.png
22 May 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Monitoring & Evaluation

Article: Beyond Accountability: Harnessing the Power of M&E to Improve OVC Programming
Resource: Simplifying the language of Project Design Monitoring & Evaluation (DM&E)
School Business Competition: The School Enterprise Challenge: An Opportunity for Students and Teachers to Win Cash Prizes 

pdf-icon.png
15 May 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Mobile Data Collection

Resource: Results from Firelight's Mobile Technology Survey
Resource: Mobile Technology for M&E
Call for Proposals: Europe Aids for Countering Harmful Practices that Legitimate Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Tanzania 

pdf-icon.png
8 May 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Lessons Learned from Nehemiah's Small Business

Resource: Successes and Challenges of Beneficiary-run Businesses from Nehemiah Project
Resource: Lessons Learned from Launching Beneficiary-run Businesses from Nehemiah Project
Resource: "Guiding Principles for IGAs" from Jill Donahue
Resource: "Starting a Small Business" from ETU
Accepting LOIs: Wallace Global Fund 

pdf-icon.png
1 May 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Volunteer Management

Resource: Volunteer Management Resource Center
Resource: How to Motivate Volunteers in your NGO
Accepting Applications: The Nippon Foundation Overseas Grants for NGOs/NPOs Outside Japan
Request for Proposals: Nike Foundation's Requests for Proposals: Two Great Funding Opportunities for NGOs 

pdf-icon.png
24 Apr 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Reducing Adolescent Pregnancy

Resource: UNFPA Motherhood in Childhood - Fact Sheet & Full Report
Resource: Promising Practices for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
Toolkit: Your Life Your Dream Toolkit: A book that helps young people make informed decisions about their sexual lives
Call for Pre-Application Notices: Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls: intervention development, delivery, operations research and impact evaluation
Call for Applications: Alexia Women's Initiative Grant: Documentary on Women's Issues 

pdf-icon.png
17 Apr 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Adapting to Climate Change

Resource: Climate Change Adaptation: Enabling people living in poverty to adapt
Resource: The key steps in establishing Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction in South Omo pastoralist areas
Accepting Expressions of Interest: Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF)
Call for Letters of Intent: Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) 

pdf-icon.png
10 Apr 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Proposal Writing

Resource: How to Summarize a Full Proposal into a Short Concept Note
Resource: The 10 Most Common Grant Writing Mistakes
Call for Proposals: Project Inspire 2014: Grants to Inspire the Young People for Empowerment
Call for Proposals: Child Health Foundation: Innovative Small Grants Program 

pdf-icon.png
3 Apr 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Participation in Development

Resource: Facilitating workshops for the co-generation of knowledge: 21 tips
Resource: Storytelling in Development Practice
Call for Proposals: Human Dignity Foundation Call for Proposals in Child Protection for NGOs in South Africa
Call for Proposals: Three Grantmaking Foundations that fund Children's Projects around the world 

pdf-icon.png
27 Mar 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Financial Literacy for Youth

Resource: Status Report: Adolescents and Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa - Opportunities and Challenges
Resource: Aflateen Evaluation and Training Manuals
Call for Applicants: Raising Voices

pdf-icon.png

20 Mar 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Leveraging Networks

Resource: Working Better Together: Building Nonprofit Collaborative Capacity
Resource: NGO Networks: Building Capacity in a Changing World
Call for Proposals: USAID's Development Innovation Ventures
Call for Proposals: All Children Reading 

pdf-icon.png
13 Mar 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Supporting LGBTI Youth

Article: Desmond Tutu condemns Uganda's proposed new anti-gay law (from The Guardian)
Resource: "Break Another Silence" Understanding Sexual Minorities and Taking Action for Sexual Rights in Africa (from Oxfam)
Resource: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights in Education (from the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation)
Resource: Hear Us Out - Online Resource Library for Young People, Educators, Researchers, and Parents
Funding Opportunities: Top 10 funders for LGBTI funding
Training Opportunity: Child Rights, Classroom and School Management (from Sida)

pdf-icon.png
6 Mar 2014

Read Newsflash!
Assorted Resources

Resource: How to Manage the Project Cycle: A Training Kit for CBOs
Resource: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care among Especially Vulnerable Young People: A Framework for Action
Open for Applications: Global Fund for Women
Open for Applications: Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights: Rapid Response Grant

pdf-icon.png
27 Feb 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA)

Resource: Rapid Rural Appraisal and Participatory Rural Appraisal: A Manual for CRS Field Workers and Partners
Tool: PRA Tool Box
Symposium: Children and HIV: Start Early, Start Now!
Accepting Submissions: Adobe Youth Voices Award
Accepting Applicants: Un-Habitat Urban Youth Fund
Request for Proposals: SportsUnited: International Sports Programming Initiative 

pdf-icon.png
20 Feb 2014

Read Newsflash!
Assorted Resources

Resource: Today's Peasant Movement - Sophisticated, Threatened, and Our Best Hope for Survival
Resource: Pathways to Change Game
Resource: A Guide to Getting Donations of Books, Computers, and Vehicles
Call for Proposals: Grant for Democracy and Human Rights Projects 

pdf-icon.png
13 Feb 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Sharing Stories of Change

Resource: Story Collection Tool from MACOBAO
Resource: Simple tips to gather a better girl story on the ground from Nike Foundation
Resource: Great Questions from StoryCorps
Call for Nominations: Equator Prize 2014 from UNDP
Call for Nominations: Prize for Women's Creativity in Rural Life from WWSF 

pdf-icon.png
6 Feb 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Women's Health

Resource: Care in normal birth: a practical guide
Article: Celebrating midwives - an essential workforce, with a vital role
Free Online Course: Stanford offering a free online course on International Women's Health and Human Rights
Accepting Concept Notes: Foundation Ensemble Program Fund and Small Grants Fund 2014 

pdf-icon.png
30 Jan 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Report Writing

Article: After you get the grant: Prepare for the final report
Article: Grant Reports: The First Step toward the Next Grant
Article: Reporting to Grant Donor After End of Project
Resource: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Grant Writing
Accepting Applications: People's Trust for Endangered Species 'Worldwide Small Grants Program' 2014
Call for Proposals: ViiV Healthcare 'Positive Action for Children Fund' Call for Proposals 2014 

pdf-icon.png
23 Jan 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Finance Workshop

Tool: Resource Mobilization Self-Assessment Tool
Tool: Financial Health Check
Resource: Minimum Standards for Financial Management for NGOs
Funding Opportunity: World of Children Award Accepting Nominations 

pdf-icon.png
16 Jan 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Stanford Design School

Tool: Brainstorm Rules from the d.school
Tool: How & Why to facilitate a brainstorm from the d.school
Tool: How to Interview for Empathy from the d.school
Tool: Feedback Method: "I Like, I Wish, What If" from the d.school
Funding Opportunity: ViiV Healthcare 'Positive Action for Children Fund' Call for Proposals 2014 

pdf-icon.png
9 Jan 2014

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Advocacy

Resource: Is your organization ready for advocacy?
Resource: Advocacy and Communication for CBOs
Accepting Applications: Echidna Global Scholars Program 2014
Accepting Applications: TechWomen 2014 Emerging Leaders Program

pdf-icon.png
DateSummaryDownload
30 December 2015

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: Home Visits

Article:  South African ‘Mentor Mothers’ improve prenatal health outcomes

Article: Are home visits a cost-effective way to prevent deaths in newborn

babies?

Resource: Home Visiting Guidelines

Open for Proposals: Global Fund for Women

Open for Proposals: WISE

Open for Proposals Soon: The Pollination Project

pdf-icon.png
24 November 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: World AIDS Day 2015

Article: Success in reaching '15 by '15 shows that we can end the AIDS epidemic

Article: Engaging Men in Prevention and Care for HIV/AIDS in Africa: Neglect of Men in HIV Prevention and Treatment Campaigns

Open for Applications: The Stephen Lewis Foundation 

Open for Applications: Opportunity Grants from AmplifyChange 

pdf-icon.png

29 October 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: International Day of the Girl Child

Article: 2015 International Day of the Girl Child- The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030 

Article: SDG 4: Why Should We Educate Girls?

Resource: Good Quality Education for Adolescent Girls (ages 10- 18) for an AIDS-free Future

Open for Applications: The Rhodes Scholars’ South African Forum 

Open for Applications: African Women’s Development Fund 

 pdf-icon.png 

22 September 2015

 

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Child Marriage

Article: Low-Cost Interventions Help Prevent Child Marriage, Study Finds

Resource: Summary on the Impact of Child Marriage - Girls Not Brides

Resource: Case Study on Preventing Child Marriage - HAQ Cenre for Child Rights

Open for Applications: Global Fund for Women

Open for Applications: 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme

  pdf-icon.png
8 July 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Ethics Review

Resource: The importance of Ethics Review & IRB resources by country

Resource: WHO Informed Consent Templates

Resource: UNICEF Including Children in M&E guide

Open for Applications: The Intercultural Innovation Award

Open for Applications: Global Fund for Women Grants for Women Empowerment

 pdf-icon.png
30 June 2015  

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Free Online Course

Resource: Acumen: Free Online Courses on Social Entrepreneurship, Human-Centered Design, Lean Data Systems, and more

Resource: Global Health eLearning Center: Free Online Courses

Open for Applications: Elton John AIDS Foundation Grants to Create an AIDS Free Future

Open for Applications: VGIF Small Grants of up to $7,500 to Women-led Projects

 pdf-icon.png
18 June 2015

 

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Understaffing & prioritizing work

Resource: Understaffing Issues in the Workplace - The Houston Chronicle
Resource: Tackling Multiple Priorities at Work - Idealist Careers (Excerpt) 
Resource: More Tips on Prioritizing Work - Business Productivity 
Resource: 5 Tips for Effective Delegation - Ian’s Messy Desk
Open for Applications: Research for Social Impact (ERI) 

 

 pdf-icon.png
14 May 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Data & Research Methods

Resource: Africa Evidence Network
Resource: Web Center for Social Research Methods
Resource: Institute for Statistics - Data Centre
Open for Applications: Ford Foundation

pdf-icon.png
7 May 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Theory of Change

Resource: An Introduction to Theory of Change
Article: Six Theory of Change Pitfalls to Avoid
Accepting Applications: European Microfinance Award - Grant for Microfinance Services in Post-disaster, Pos-conflict Areas & Fragile States
Accepting Nominations: The Equator Prize 2015
Youth Fellowship: Open Society Foundations Youth Exchange

pdf-icon.png
30 Apr 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Social Accountability

Infographic: Social Accountability Infographic from Results for Development
Resource: The Community Scorecard Toolkit
Accepting Applications: Innovation Grants from Amplify Change
Accepting Concept Applications: The Conservation, Food & Health Foundation

pdf-icon.png
23 Apr 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Conducting Ethical Research

Resource: Community-Based Participatory Research: A Training Manual for Community-Based Researchers
Resource: What is Ethics in Research and Why is it Important?
Call for Applications: Aga Khan University Master of Education Program
Call for Proposals: UNESCO: Knowing our Changing Climate in Africa

pdf-icon.png
16 Apr 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Measuring Impact

Resource: Progress out of Poverty Index - Grameen Bank
Resource: SMURF Checklist for Designing Good Survey Questions - Acumen and ID Insight
News: Elumelu Foundation Selects Participants for Entrepreneurship Program - Philanthropy News Digest
Call for Applications: Small Grants for Organizations Working with MSM and Transgender Health Access - ViiV Healthcare
Call for Applications: International ReSource Award of US$150,000 for Sustainable Watershed Management 2015

pdf-icon.png
9 Apr 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: ECD in the Local Context

Resource: Locally Relevant and Quality ECCE Programmes: Implications of Research of Indigenous African Child Development and Socialization
Resource: Childrearing Practices: Creating Programs Where Traditions and Modern Practices Meet
Call for Applications: IPPFAR Youth Action Fund - Deadline extended
Call for Applications: World Wildlife Fund - The Conservation Workshop Grant

pdf-icon.png
2 Apr 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Strategic Planning

Resource: How to do Strategic Planning: A Guide for Small and Diaspora NGOs
Accepting Applications: NED Grants to NGOs Advancing & Strengthening Democratic Institutions
Funding Opportunity: The Queen's Young Leaders Grants for Organizations in Select Commonwealth Countries

pdf-icon.png
26 Mar 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Good Governance

Resource: Making Boards More Effective from Tearfund Roots Resources
Scholarship Opportunity: 2015 Aga Khan Foundation Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for East Africans
Call for Nominations: 2015 Yara Prize for Agricultural Innovation in Africa - $60,000 USD

pdf-icon.png
19 Mar 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Alternatives to Corporal Punishment

Resource: Corporal Punishment Briefing from the Global Initiative and Save the Children
Resource: Alternatives to Corporal Punishment Comics
Call for Proposals: ECF Group for 2015 Development Agenda on Violence against Children
Call for Proposals: Project Inspire 2015 - Win $25,000 to Implement your Project

pdf-icon.png
12 Mar 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Effective Boards

Resource: Improving the Effectiveness of the Board - from HelpAge
Resource: Dealing with Typical Governance Problems - from HelpAge
Resource: Board and Staff Responsibilities
Accepting Applications: Laureate Global Fellowship - YouthActionNet
Call for Proposals: Urban Youth Fund - UN Habitat

pdf-icon.png
5 Mar 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Ethics in Research and Evaluation

Resource: Ethical Considerations in Monitoring & Evaluation - My-Peer Toolkit
Resource: Ethical Research Involving Children
Resource: ARECCI: A Project Ethics Community Consensus Initiative
Opportunity for Participation: African Higher Education Summit: Revitalizing Higher Education for Africa's Future
Accepting Letters of Intent: The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund 2015 Grant Cycle

pdf-icon.png
26 Feb 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Teaching in Fragile Contexts

Resource: Where Its Needed Most: Quality Professional Development for All Teachers
Article: Preparing Teachers in Fragile Contexts
Award: Prize for Women's Creativity in Rural Life
Call for Proposals: Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development

pdf-icon.png
19 Feb 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Employee Motiviation

Resource: Excerpts from "Motivating Staff and Volunteers working in NGOs in the South" from People in Aid
Resource: Case Study on Organizational Transformation through Consultative Leadership from Honduras
Resource: Summary of New Research on Motivation in Daniel Pink's Book "Drive" by Jevita Nilson
Call for Proposals: SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development
Call for Proposals: Small Grants for Innovative Human Rights Projects from Tiet Foundation
Call for Applications: Scholarships for Persons with Physical Disabilities from African Union (Postgraduate Level) 

pdf-icon.png
12 Feb 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: The Learning Spot

Resource: Firelight Foundation Adolescent Girls Survey
Resource: Planning Form for Trainings
Call for Nominations: Prize for Women's Creativity in Rural Life from WWSF
Accepting Applications: African Development Foundation 

pdf-icon.png
5 Feb 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Community Participation

Resource: Training for Change - Training Tools
Resource: Developing and sustaining community-based participatory research partnerships, a skill-building curriculum
Resource: Community Tool Box
Conference: Institute for Human Development Inaugural Conference 2015
Funding Opportunity: Small Grants Programme at UNDP 

pdf-icon.png
29 Jan 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Non-profit Storytelling

Resource: Storytelling for Nonprofits: How to Present Stories that Attract Donors, Win Support, and Raise Money
Article: Nonprofit Storytelling: Seven Tips for Sharing Stories About Your Work
Call for Proposals: PACF Call for Proposals 2015: Small & Large Grants for the Projects Focusing on HIV/AIDS
Call for Proposals: Tiet Foundation Grants for Innovative Human Rights Activities/Projects 

pdf-icon.png
22 Jan 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Children and Climate Change

Resource: Excerpts from "Exploring the Impact of Climate Change on Children in South Africa"
Resource: Excerpts from "Pollution, Preservation & Ecology: Helping Young Children Learn About Renewable Resources"
Call for Proposals: IUCN Netherlands Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature
Call for Proposals: Global Forest Watch Small Grants Fund
Call for Award Nominations: World of Children Accepting Nominations for Individuals Serving Children 

pdf-icon.png
15 Jan 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Sexual and Reproductive Health

Resource: WHO Family Planning Fact Sheet
Resource: Auntie Stella: Teenagers talk about sex, life, and relationships
Call for Proposals: World Bank's SIEF Call for Proposals for Early Childhood Development
Call for Proposals: PACF Small & Large Grants to NGOs Worldwide (Special Focus in Sub-Saharan Africa) 

pdf-icon.png
8 Jan 2015

Read Newsflash!
TOPIC: Data Collection

Resource: A general introduction to data collection - UNESCO
Resource: Data Collection Tips - Developing a Survey
Resource: Developing Data Collection Instruments - World Bank Group
Accepting Applications: 2015 Yale Young African Scholars Program
Accepting Applications: The Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) - Embassy of Japan in South Africa

pdf-icon.png

DateSummaryDownload
30 September 2016

 

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: Letters of Interest

Resource: A Guide to Seeking Funding from Foundations

Article: Getting that Grant: How to write letters that interest potential donors

Article: How to Write a LOI

Resource: Sample Letter of Intent for a Grant

Opportunity: Segal Family Foundation

Opportunity: Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa

 

 pdf-icon.png
31 August 2016

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: Positive Parenting

 Article: Positive Parenting: What is it? Why do it? But how?

 Paper: Successful Parenting Skills that Shape Children's Behaviors

 Article: Positive Parenting- Encouragement vs Praise

 Resource: Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking

 Resource: Funds for NGOs

 pdf-icon.png
28 July 2016

 

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: HIV and AIDS- 2016 International AIDS Conference

 Article: To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

 Article: HIV Vaccine Trial Exceeds Expectations

 Article: Giving HIV Test Results

 Article: Improving the Lives of HIV-Positive People in Rwanda- Julie's Story

 Resource: Lipman Family Prize (Deadline: August 15 2016)

 Resource: WISE Accelerator (Deadline: September 8 2016)

 pdf-icon.png
30 June 2016

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: Resource Roundup

Article: To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

Resource: Father- Paternity

Resource: How is Child-care Quality Measured Toolkit

Paper: Beyond Survival: The Case for Investing in Young Children Globally

Resource: The African Storybook Project

Resource: Vitamin Angels Product Grant

Resource: Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health 

pdf-icon.png
31 May 2016  

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: Effective Story-Telling

Article: Taking Ownership of Your Story: Maximizing the Impact of Your Annual Report

Article: Five Elements of Every Successful Non-profit Annual Report

Article: How to Use Stories on Major Donor Visits

Open for Proposals: The Noel Buxton Trust (Deadline: Open)

Open for Proposals: Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation

 pdf-icon.png

29 April 2016

 

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: Human-Centered Design

Article:  What are the steps of HCD?

Resource: How to use Human Centered Design: Top Tips List

Article: Can a Bajaji Change a Teen Girl's Life?

Resource: An Introduction to Design Thinking: Process Guide

Resource: The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design

Open for Proposals: ViiV Healthcare, Call for Proposals for Positive Actions for Girl's and Women's Funds

Open for Proposals: Mama Cash 2016, Supporting Initiatives Led by Women

pdf-icon.png
05 April 2016

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: Conflicts of Interest 

Article:  What is a conflict of interest? How can a policy help?

Resource: Sample Conflict of Interest Policies

Article: Now You See It, Now You Don't: Conflict of Interest Demands More Than Just a Policy

Open for Proposals: Women's World Summit Foundation Prize

Open for Proposals: Open Society Initiative for East Africa

pdf-icon.png
DateSummaryDownload
17 January 2017

 

Read Newsflash!

TOPIC: Email Communications

Article: 7 Rules for Communicating Clearly and Concisely in Email

Article: How to Write More Effective Fundraising Letters

Article: Three Emails your Non-Profit Should Be Sending

Opportunity: Australian Aid Development Cooperation

Opportunity: Feminist Review Trust Fund

Opportunity: Ambassador's Self Help Fund- Malawi

 

 pdf-icon.png