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35 funds open to Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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  • UK Aid Connect

    UK Aid Connect will support consortia to create innovative solutions to complex development challenges that deliver real change to poor people’s lives.

  • Amplify: collaborative challenge fund

    An open and agile challenge fund focusing on sourcing early stage ideas to tackle emerging development challenges.

  • Developing Effective Private Education in Nigeria Challenge Fund (DEEPEN)

    Allow service providers to support unconventional solutions to longstanding problems in the low-cost private education sector in Lagos.

  • Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF)

    A new challenge fund designed to strengthen grassroots development organisations working with the poor, vulnerable and most marginalised.

  • Human Development Innovation Fund of Tanzania

    Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) is a challenge fund providing grants for innovations in education, health, early childhood development and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania.

  • Common Ground Initiative

    A demand led competitive fund open to UK based diaspora-led organisations creating sustainable changes to the poorest communities in Africa.

  • Girls' Education Challenge

    The Girls' Education Challenge (GEC) is helping up to a million of the world’s poorest girls improve their lives through education.

  • Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reform

    SPHEIR is an innovative higher education partnerships programme to strengthen the capacity of higher education institutions in DFID priority countries.

  • UK Aid Match

    Provides grants to UK based CSOs for poverty reduction projects in developing countries.

  • Technology Provider Window for Frontier Technology Livestreaming

    Frontier Technology Livestreaming is a 3 year programme designed to help DFID apply frontier technologies to development challenges.

  • UK Aid Direct

    UK Aid Direct supports small and medium sized civil society organisations, based in the UK and overseas, to achieve sustained poverty reduction and deliver the UK’s development priorities.

  • TradeMark East Africa Challenge Fund

    Aimed at boosting economic growth and regional trade in the East African Community (EAC) and the region’s trade with the rest of the world through innovative projects.

  • Common Humanitarian Fund for Somalia

    The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) is a multi-donor pooled fund used to support the timely allocation of donor resources to the most urgent humanitarian needs in Somalia

  • Livelihood and Food Security Fund

    UK supports the Livelihood and Food Security Fund (LIFT) to increase resilience, income, food security and nutrition of rural people in Burma.

  • LEGEND: piloting responsible land related investments

    This fund pilots actions to drive responsible land-based investments.

  • GEMS4 Enterprise Challenge Fund

    Provides grants to companies to develop innovative products and business models that create jobs and incomes for the poor in Nigeria.

  • The Agri-Tech Catalyst

    Funding for collaborative projects, taking innovative ideas from any sector or discipline to tackle challenges in agriculture.

  • Forest Governance, Markets and Climate 2015 Grants Round

    FGMC will provide a new round of grants for projects that support governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people.

  • Trade in Global Value Chains Initiative

    Supports initiatives that achieve better employment opportunities, working conditions and social outcomes for workers and smallholder farmers.

  • DFID Emergency Ebola Response Fund

    The £5m Ebola Emergency Ebola Response Fund (DEERF) is managed by GOAL and provides support to fill urgent gaps in Ebola response.

  • Global Innovation Fund

    GIF provides grants, loans and equity of between £30,000 to £10m for social innovations to transform the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty.

  • Responsible and Accountable Garment Sector Challenge Fund

    The aim of RAGS was to make responsible and ethical production the norm in the garment manufacturing sector supplying the UK.

  • Global Poverty Action Fund

    A competitive challenge fund for small and medium UK and international Civil Society Organisations, focusing on poverty reduction.

  • Peace Support Fund

    The aim of the Peace Support Fund is to increase the likelihood of sustainable peace in Myanmar.

  • Community Led Infrastructure Finance Facility

    Working through long-term partnerships, CLIFF offers affordable finance for low-income housing and infrastructure projects in the Global South.

  • Innovation for Education - Rwanda

    Innovation for Education is an opportunity to test new ideas to improve the quality of education in Rwanda.

  • Medicines Transparency Alliance

    To improve access to medicines by increasing transparency and accountability in the healthcare market.

  • Programme Partnership Arrangements

    This fund is now closed.

  • STAR-Ghana

    To increase the accountability and responsiveness of government, traditional authorities, and private enterprises to Ghanaian citizens.

  • Disability Rights Fund

    Building community capacity to achieve the human rights of all persons with disabilities.

  • Poorest Areas Civil Society programme: India

    The PACS programme in India seeks to support civil society organisations working in the most backward and poorest districts.

  • Southern Africa Trust

    The Southern Africa Trust provides grants to civil society organisations representing the poor through policy development in the region.

  • Foundation for Civil Society: Tanzania

    The Foundation for Civil Society: Tanzania provides grants and other capacity-building support to civil society organisations in Tanzania.

  • Environment and Climate Change Fund: Rwanda

    Aims to contribute to sustainable wealth creation and poverty reduction in Rwanda, through sustainable management of natural resources, climate resilient and green economic growth.

  • Governance and Transparency Fund

    The GTF was designed to help citizens hold their governments to account by strengthening the wide range of groups that can empower and support them.