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Monthly funding opportunities

Dear fellow MindSeters,

We are pleased to share with you this web page featuring external funding opportunities for our clients and partners, NGOs and impact start-ups in the humanitarian and international development sectors. We will add and update opportunities each month.

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 and would like to accelerate your fundraising strategy, we can help!

If you are a donor/investor and would like to consolidate your impact portfolio, contact us!

Good luck!

MIT Solve | Global Challenges

| Sectors: Multiple | Granting entities: MIT Solve | Deadline:  9 May 2023| Type of support: Challenges | Funding/benefits: 1 million USD | Applicants: Startups, social enterprises | Locations: Global Synopsis: MIT Solve’s Global Challenges ...
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D-Prize | Startup grant to change the world

| Sectors: Multiple | Granting entities: D-prize | Deadline:  4 June 2023| Type of support: Challenges | Funding/benefits: 20,000 USD | Applicants: Early stage startups or NGOs | Locations: Global Synopsis: D-Prize seeds new ventures ...
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Innovation Norway | The Humanitarian Innovation Programme

| Sectors: Humanitarian innovation | Granting entities: Innovation Norway | Deadline: 22 June 2023 | Type of support: Innovation grants | Funding/benefits: 200,000-950,000 USD | Applicants: UN agencies and/or Norwegian NGOs in consortium with startups ...
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CDKN | Call for concepts – From knowledge to climate-resilient action in African countries

| Sectors: Climate resilience | Granting entities: CDKN | Deadline: 7 May 2023| Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: Up to USD 150,000 | Applicants: African NGOs | Locations: Africa Synopsis: The ‘knowledge-to-action’ call will provide grants ...
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The Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

| Sectors: Social innovation | Granting entities: Orange | Deadline: 21 May 2023| Type of support: Prizes | Funding/benefits: Various prizes from 10,000 to 25,000 euros | Applicants: Startups | Locations: Africa & Middle East (17 ...
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Institute for water education | New funding call for Water and Development Partnership Programme

| Sectors: WASH innovation, agriculture, water and health, water and food | Granting entities: Institute for water education | Deadline:  22 May 2023| Type of support: Grant| Funding/benefits: 400,000 euros | Applicants: universities, government ...
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EEP Africa | Call for proposals 2023

| Sectors: Clean energy | Granting entities: EEP Africa | Deadline:  12 May 2023| Type of support: Innovation grant | Funding/benefits: 200,000-1 million USD | Applicants: Early stage startups, companies, social enterprises | Locations: East ...
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GSMA innovation fund for climate resilience and adaptation

| Sectors: Mobile innovation, humanitarian innovation, climate resilience | Granting entities: GSMA innovation fund for climate resilience and adaptation | Deadline: 16 May 2023 | Type of support: Innovation grants | Funding/benefits: GBP 100,000 ...
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FID | Innovation Funding for sustainable development

| Sectors: Sustainable development, education, health, climate change, and gender equality | Granting entities: Fund for Innovation in Development (Agence francaise de development)| Deadline: On a rolling basis | Type ...
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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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