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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 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, 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!

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives | Current open calls for local organizations

| Sectors: Humanitarian action and sustainable development, community resilience | Granting entities: The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives| Deadline: Various | Type of support: Small grants | Funding/benefits: ~27,000 USD| ...
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UNICEF Venture Fund and Giga | Call for Blockchain-based Software Solutions to Build Capacity and Empower Communities

| Sectors: Blockchain, humanitarian innovation, community resilience, opensource solutions | Granting entities: UNICEF Venture Fund & Giga | Deadline: March 8th | Type of support: Equity free investment | Funding/benefits: ...
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elrha | Calls for research projects on health systems in humanitarian settings

| Sectors: Health, Humanitarian aid, research | Granting entities: elrha R2HC | Deadline: 15 March 2022 | Type of support: Research grants | Funding/benefits: £100,000-£400,000 | Applicants: Non-for profit organizations ...
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RLO-to-RLO fund | Refugee-led funding for refugee-led programs

| Sectors: Forced displacement, refugees, localization | Granting entities: RLO-to-RLO fund | Deadline: 4 March | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 25,000 USD – 250,000 USD | Applicants: Refugee-led ...
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ISC3 Innovation Challenge on waste management

| Sectors: Climate Action, waste management, sustainable chemistry | Granting entities: International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre| Deadline: 19 April | Type of support: Challenge| Funding/benefits: 15,000 USD | Applicants: Companies, ...
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AECF | Kakuma Kalobeyi Challenge Fund for social innovation for refugees and host communities

| Sectors: Displacement, refugees, social impact innovation | Granting entities: AECF | Kakuma Kalobeyi Challenge Fund| Deadline: January 31 | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 100,000 USD – 750,000 ...
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Global Water Award

| Sectors: Water | Granting entities: Dupont Water Solutions | Deadline: February `21| Type of support: Awards | Funding/benefits: | Applicants: Individuals, companies, public agencies, NGOs, projects | Locations: Global ...
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EKO Energy | 2022’s first call for Climate Fund projects

| Sectors: Climate change, renewable energies (wind and solar) | Granting entities: EKO Energy | Deadline: February `15| Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: 10,000 – 40,000 euros| Applicants: Companies, ...
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CISCO | Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022

| Sectors: Digital innovation, social impact, economic and social development, environment | Granting entities: CISCO | Deadline: February `11| Type of support: Prizes | Funding/benefits: 15,000 USD – 250,000 USD ...
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UNOPS | Lives in Dignity Grants for 3 displacement settings: Myanmar, Horn of Africa, and the Americas

| Sectors: Displacement, refugees, IDPs, climate change, economic development, protection, access to integrated services | Granting entities: UNOPS | Deadline: 23 January | Type of support: Grants | Funding/benefits: Between ...
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Innocentive | Platform of challenges on climate change, sciences, and agritech

| Sectors: Climate change, environment, agriculture, sciences | Granting entities: Various | Deadline: Ongoing | Type of support: Challenges | Funding/benefits: From partnerships to grants | Applicants: Not-for-profit and for-profit ...
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ADB | Urban challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean

| Sectors: Resilient cities, urban innovation, climate change, environment, employment | Granting entities: Asian Development Bank | Deadline: 6 February | Type of opportunity: Challenges | Funding/benefits: 35,000 USD | ...
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Demeter | Seeking new, high-value pilots in the agri-food sector in Europe

| Sectors: Agritech, food security| Granting entities: Demeter | Deadline: 16 February| Type of opportunity: Grant | Funding/benefits: Up to €150,000 equity-free funding per consortia available per successful project | ...
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Bayer Crop Science | Satellite-Based Remote Sensing for Smallholder Farms in Asia

| Sectors: Agritech, remote sensing, food security | Granting entities: Bayer Crop Science | Deadline: 7 February | Type of opportunity: Challenge | Funding/benefits: Collaboration with Bayer | Applicants: Startups ...
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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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