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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 times a week!

The opportunities are filtered according to sectors, funding amounts, targeted applicants, and locations, and reflect the specific needs and work of 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!

Grand Challenge Canada | Ecosystem Catalyst for Kenyan County Readiness to Demand and Scale Health Innovation

| Sectors: Health technologies, innovation ecosystem | Granting entities: Grand Challenge Canada | Deadline: 9 August| Type of support: Grant | Funding/benefits: $500,000 CAD over two years| Applicants: non-profit, for-profit ...
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13th HEALTHCARE INNOVATION WORLD CUP

| Sectors: Health tech | Granting entities:  The Innovation World Cup® Series| Deadline: 22 September | Type of support: Prize | Funding/benefits: Prizes worth +500.000 USD, a cash prize of ...
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UNOPS | Lives in dignity grant facility for displacement settings

| Sectors: Displacement, livelihoods, refugees, protection, health, WASH| Granting entities: UNOPS | Deadline: 2 August | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 24 millions euros from 2021 to 2025 | ...
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ILO | SDG 8.7 Innovation Challenge

| Sectors: Digital solutions, child labor, human trafficking | Granting entities: International Labor Organization | Deadline: 15 August| Type of support: Prizes | Funding/benefits: 30,000 euros + support package | ...
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Enabel | Call for Edtech solutions

| Sectors: Education, innovation, edtech | Granting entities: Enabel (Belgian Development Agency) | Deadline: 30 July | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 200,000 – 350,000 euros | Applicants: NGOs| ...
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2022 LIPMAN FAMILY PRIZE FOR SOCIAL IMPACT & INNOVATION

| Sectors: Social impact, innovation | Granting entities: The Lipman Family Fund | Deadline: 1st August | Type of support: Prize | Funding/benefits: 250,000 USD | Applicants: NGOs| Locations: Global ...
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The Noel Buxton Trust | Annual call for proposals for NGOs in Africa

| Sectors: Livelihoods, food security, social and economic development, women resilience | Granting entities: The Noel Buxton Trust | Deadline: Ongoing | Type of support: Grant | Funding/benefits: 5,000 GBP / ...
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ITU / UNOSCC | The Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge

| Sectors: COVID-19, South-South Cooperation, Digital access and inclusion, governance, social and economic development | Granting entities: The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the  United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) | ...
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ISIF Asia | Call for 2021 grant proposals on inclusion, infrastructure and knowledge in Asia-Pacific

| Sectors: Online inclusion, digital solutions | Granting entities: ISIF Asia| Deadline: 19 July| Type of support: Multiple Grants| Funding/benefits: 295,000 USD | Applicants: Asia Pacific-based organizations from public, private ...
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EC Horizon 2030 | Various calls for proposals on ‘Resilient Industry’ and ‘Green and digitized production’

| Sectors: Resilient industry, green and digitized production | Granting entities: European Commission, Horizon 2030| Deadline: 23 September | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: Multiple | Applicants: Multiple | ...
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UNICEF Innovation | Funding Opportunity for Tech Startups

| Sectors: Digital services, AI, machine learning, data science | Granting entities: UNICEF Innovation | Deadline: 2 August | Type of support: Equity free investment | Funding/benefits: 100,000 USD| Applicants: ...
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UNDP | Pathfinder Award for innovation in nature conservation

| Sectors: Environment, conservation, innovation | Granting entities: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature | Deadline: | Type of support: Prize ...
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FFA | Call for Agritech startups

| Sectors: Agriculture, food security, innovation | Granting entities: Founders Factory Africa & Small Foundation | Deadline: Ongoing | Type of support: Investment | Funding/benefits: Up to 300,000 USD | ...
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BayWa | Smart Farming Challenge

| Sectors: Food security, satellite data | Granting entities: BayWa | Deadline: 19 July | Type of support: Challenge | Funding/benefits: 10,000 USD + pilots | Applicants: Entrepreneurs, startups | ...
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CISCO Foundation | Global Impact Cash Grants

| Sectors: Education, economic empowerment, livelihoods | Granting entity: CISCO Foundation | Deadline: Ongoing | Type of support: Cash grants | Funding/benefits: up to 75,000 USD | Applicants: Non profits | Locations: Global Synopsis: CISCO can provide ...
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Abilis Foundation | Ongoing grants available for organizations of people with disabilities in Global South

| Sectors: Inclusion, People with disabilities | Granting entity: Abilis Foundation | Deadline: Ongoing | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: | Applicants: Organizations of people with disabilities (At least 51 % of the board members ...
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Rapid Response Facility| Emergency Funding for Nature in Times of Crisis

| Sectors: Conservancy, Environment, Climate action | Granting entity: Rapid Response Facility (RRF) | Deadline: All year long | Type of support: Grants| Funding/benefits: Up to $40,000 | Applicants: NGOs, ...
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UNCDF | Calls for Proposals

| Sectors: Economic Development, Innovation, Local Development Finance | Granting entity: UNCDF| Deadline: Several | Type of support: Grants / investment | Funding/benefits: Several (Large projects) | Applicants: NGOs & ...
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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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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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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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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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