Fundraising strategies and resource opportunities for social impact

Business English for NGOs provides proposal writing, fundraising training, strategic planning, and English language coaching for social impact leaders and teams in Central Europe and Eastern Europe.

Clients include non-governmental / nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, foundations, charities, and public-private collaborations.

Latest Funding and Development Opportunities:

The Maypole Fund

Proposals Due 30.1 2020. Imaginative, non-violent and politically expressive projects by/for women sought in the focus areas of: (1) anti-militarism; (2) action against the arms trade; (3) action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; (4) creating a culture of peace and nonviolence and the prevention of conflict and war; and (5) action to support disarmament policies, processes and related initiatives. Small grants of up to £750 available. Criteria Young women’s groups/individuals and lesbian groups/individuals; Activities or projects not yet started; Women who do not have …

ACP Innovation Fund (African, Caribbean and Pacific) [EuropeAid]

Applications Close 29.1 2020. The global objective of this call for proposals is to unlock the inclusive innovation potential of ACP countries and support their transition into knowledge-based economies for sustainable development and poverty reduction. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to a conducive and inclusive environment for Research and Innovation in ACP countries. Priorities To increase access to digital literacy, knowledge and use of emerging technologies; To create or strengthen effective links between R&I skills development and labour market …

Connecting Europe Facility for Transport – Multi-Annual Work Programme 2019 [EU Innovation and Networks Executive Agency]

Closing Date: 26.2 2020. The CEF Transport programme is the key EU funding instrument for the development of high performing, sustainable and interconnected Trans-European transport networks, with a focus on the nine Core Network Corridors. It co-finances projects that enhance multimodality, improve infrastructure and advance innovation and new technologies. The call supports the timely and efficient completion of a number of TEN-T projects in their entirety or in significant parts, together with the realisation of a robust and resource efficient European transport system. Under this …

2019 Thought For Food Challenge

Closing Date 24.1 2020. Annual global innovation competition focused on creating and accelerating successful, socially responsible food and agriculture startups in all parts of the world. Next generation innovators and entrepreneurs are called upon to develop new food and agriculture-related business concepts and ventures that improve livelihoods, replenish natural resources, sequester carbon, reduce waste and enhance health and nutrition. Projects should leverage cutting-edge technologies like biotech, blockchain, AI/machine learning, and robotics and incorporate collaborative, circular and inclusive business models. Open to individuals between the ages …

Europeans for Peace: International School and Youth Projects 2020-2021 [EVZ Foundation]

Applications Close 20.1 2020. Europeans for Peace encourages young people to be active for human rights and democratic values. It promotes international exchange projects for young people from Germany and the countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Israel. In 2020, Europeans for Peace celebrates its 15th anniversary. Schools and non-school educational institutions are invited to join up in international partnerships and apply for funding for their joint projects. Projects can be implemented from May 2020 to October 2021. Funding can be …