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Weekly funding opportunities

Dear fellow MindSeters,

We are pleased to share with you this new web page featuring external funding opportunities for NGOs and start-ups in the humanitarian and international development sectors. We will add and update opportunities three time a week!

The opportunities are filtered according to sectors, funding amounts, targeted applicants, and locations. The selected opportunities relate to our work and our partners'.

If you are an applicant, do not hesitate to contact us should you need any support drafting successful proposals and building bold and creative consortium and other partnerships!

If you are a donor/investor and would like your opportunity to be published here, contact us!

Good luck!

Horizon 2020 | European Green Deal Call for Proposals

| Sectors: Climate action, energy, environment and biodiversity, innovation, SDGs| Granting entity: European Commission, Horizon 2020, Green Deal| Deadline: January 2021| Type of support: Grants / investment | Funding/benefits: €1 ...
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USAID | The Smart Communities Coalition Innovation Fund

| Sector: Energy, Connectivity, Digital Tools | Granting entity: USAID, PowerAfrica | Deadline: September 30 | Type of support: Grants| Funding/benefits: 10,000 – 120,000 USD | Applicants: Entrepreneurs, companies, social ...
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The Rainforest Alliance’s Africa Cocoa Fund | Call for Applications for Integrated Livelihoods Programs

| Sector: Food security, livelihoods, integrated programming, gender, youth, innovation | Granting entity: The Rainforest Alliance’s Africa Cocoa Fund (ACF) | Deadline: September 30 | Type of support: Grants| Funding/benefits: $500,000 ...
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WWF | Beyond Tourism Africa Challenge

| Sectors: SDG, Resilience, Tourism, Livelihoods | Granting entity: African Leadership University’s School of Wildlife Conservation and WWF Regional Office for Africa | Deadline: 15 October | Type of support: ...
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Amazon | AWS Imagine Grant Program

| Sector: Technology and innovation, social impact | Granting entity: Amazon | Deadline: September 30 | Type of support: Grant + Amazon services | Funding/benefits: Up to $100,000 USD of ...
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Equality Fund | Call for Proposals for Women rights Organizations

| Sector: Gender equality | Granting entity: Equality Fund | Deadline: October 5 | Type of support: Grant | Funding/benefits: from $10,000 CAD/year to $100,000 CAD/year | Applicants: Women’s rights ...
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UNCAP | Investment Pipeline for Sub-Saharan Start-ups

| Sectors: Cross-cutting, innovation, social impact | Granting entity: UNCAP (Unconventional Capital) | Deadline: October 31 | Type of support: Investment pipeline | Funding/benefits: Being placed on the investment pipeline ...
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USAID | New Partnerships Initiative on Global Health

| Sectors: Health | Granting entity: USAID | Deadline: September 21 | Type of support: Partnership | Funding/benefits: Funding from partnership status | Applicants: U.S. and non-U.S. public, private, for-profit, ...
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Enterprise Singapore | Energy Open Innovation Challenge

| Sectors: Energy, innovation | Granting entity: Enterprise Singapore | Deadline: November 6 | Type of support: Prize + technical support | Funding/benefits: Up to S$1M of funding support and ...
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Oxfam | Grants for peacebuilding projects in South Sudan & Uganda

| Sector: Peacebuilding | Granting entity: Oxfam | Deadline: September 30 | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: From 25 to 40 million UGX | Applicants: South Sudanese and Ugandan ...
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ELRHA | R2HC Annual Funding Call

| Sector: Public health | Granting entity: ELRHA | Deadline: October 27 | Type of support: Grants| Funding/benefits: up to £4,500,000 | Applicants: NGOs, start-ups together with academic partner | ...
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Gates Foundation | Gender Equality Advocacy Grants

| Sectors: Gender equality | Granting entity: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | Deadline: October 21 | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 50,000 USD | Applicants: NGOs | Locations: ...
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GSMA | Innovation Fund for Assisting Tech

| Sectors: People with disabilities, inclusion | Granting entity: GSMA | Deadline: October 16 | Type of support: Grants| Funding/benefits: 100,000 – 250,000 GBP | Applicants: Start-ups, SMEs, social entreprises ...
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Walt Disney Company | Annual Conservation Grants

| Sectors: Conservation, environment | Granting entity: Walt Disney Company | Deadline: October 16 | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 50,000 USD over 2 years | Applicants: NGOs | ...
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D-Prize | Funding for Distribution Solutions

| Sectors: Distribution in multi-sectors | Granting entity: D-Prize | Deadline: October 18, November 8, November 29 | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 20,000 USD | Applicants: Entrepreneurs | ...
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ELRHA | Faecal Sludge Treatment Solutions for Disease Outbreaks in Densely Populated Humanitarian Settings

| Sectors: WASH, Humanitarian aid | Granting entity: ELRHA | Deadline: October 12 | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: £500,000 GBP (suggested £50,000 to £250,000 per project) | Applicants: ...
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PFAN | Call for Climate or Clean Energy Projects

| Sectors: Climate change adaptation, clean energy | Granting entity: PFAN | Deadline: November 1 | Type of support: Advisory services + Investment facilitation| Applicants: For-profits | Locations: For projects ...
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European Commission | LIFE Call for proposals

| Sector: Climate change | Granting entity: European Commission | Deadline: October 6 | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: from 500,000 euros to 17 millions euros| Applicants: EU-registered public ...
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Global Innovation Fund

| Sector: Social impact | Granting entity: Global Innovation Fund | Deadline: Anytime | Type of support: Grants, loans and equity investments | Funding/benefits: Varies (staged funding approach) | Applicants: ...
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DfW | Women Empowerment Grants

| Sector: Women empowerment | Granting entity: Dining for Women | Deadline: 24 October | Type of support: Grant| Funding/benefits: 35,000 USD | Applicants: NGOs (501 status or international NGOs ...
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IUCN | Save our Species Grants

| Sector: Biodiversity, Conservancy, Environment, COVID-19 | Granting entity: IUCN / EU | Deadline: Anytime | Type of support: Grant | Funding/benefits: 100,000 Euros | Applicants: NGOs and public entities ...
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DRK | Social Entrepreneurship Grants

| Sector: Social entrepreneurship | Granting entity: Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation | Deadline: Anytime | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 300,000 USD (DRK investments are distributed twice a year over a ...
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IFA | Peacebuilding projects in MENA

| Sector: Peace-building | Granting entity: IFA (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) | Deadline: Once the consultation with the zivik team has been successfully completed (see above), the application must be submitted ...
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Coca-Cola Foundation | Community Support

| Sectors: Cross-cutting | Granting entity: Coca-Cola Foundation | Deadline: Anytime | Type of support: Community support grants| Funding/benefits: grants, sponsorships, or beverage product | Applicants: NGOs| Locations: Global Synopsis: ...
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Biopama | COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants related to Biodiversity

| Sectors: Environment (biodiversity, livelihoods, DRR) | Granting entity: Biopama | Deadline: December 31 | Type of support: Grant | Funding/benefits: 50,000 Euros | Applicants: Public or private legal entities ...
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UNESCO | Call for proposals for Men&Boys4GenderEquality Initiative

| Sector: Gender equality | Granting entity: UNESCO | Deadline: October 15 | Type of support: Grant | Funding/benefits: from a minimum of USD 100,000 for direct interventions in a ...
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World Summit Awards 2020

| Sector: Social impact/cross-sectoral | Granting entity: World Summit Award | Type of support: Award | Funding/benefits: Non-monetary prize | Deadline: Depending on in-country nominations (different processes according to countries) | Applicants: ...
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Global Giving | Accelerator Application

| Sector: Humanitarian aid and international development (cross-sectoral) | Granting entity: Global Giving | Type of support: Accelerator and funding | Funding/benefit: 30,000 USD + matching fund | Deadline: October ...
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Olam Group | Food Security Prize

| Sector: Food security | Granting entity: Olam Group | Type of support: Award | Funding/benefits: 75,000 USD | Deadline: 30 November | Applicants: Start-ups | Locations: Global Synopsis: The Olam ...
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Wellcome | Innovator Award

| Sector: Health innovation | Granting entity: Wellcome | Type of support: Award | Funding/benefits: Up to £500,000, or up to £750,000 for multidisciplinary collaborations | Deadline: Anytime | Applicants: Non-for-profit ...
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