Tag: funds

The World Bank has approved $20 million to improve the delivery of primary health care services in Haiti.

Originally published by the World Bank-June 16, 2022 The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today an additional financing of US$20 million for the Strengthening of Primary Health Care and Surveillance in Haiti Project (PROSYS), which aims to increase utilization of primary health care services in selected geographical areas, and strengthen disease surveillance capacity,…
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As part of a US$132 million aid package, the World Bank has agreed to help Haiti improve its food security and roads.

Originally published by the World Bank WASHINGTON, March 17, 2022 —The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a grant financing of US$102 million for the Emergency Resilient Agriculture for Food Security Project. The Board also approved additional financing of US$30 million for the Haiti Rural Accessibility & Resilience Project. The agriculture project will support…
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The World Bank Approves Additional US$90 Million in Education Financing for Haiti

Originally published March 7, 2022, by the World Bank The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved additional grant financing of US$90 million to the Republic of Haiti for the Promoting a More Equitable, Sustainable and Safer Education Project (PROMESSE), which is expected to benefit about 150,000 students of whom about 69,000 will be girls. The…
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Understand the Difference Between a Pledge and a Donation

As of Wednesday, February 16, 2022, foreign governments and international financial institutions had pledged $600 million in immediate and long-term aid to help Haiti’s cash-starved government launch a four-year plan to assist devastated communities along with its southern peninsula recover and rebuild after the deadly earthquake last August. To begin, here are a few definitions: One of the most common meanings of…
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The MIT Solve Challenge is Seeking Tech Innovations that can Slow and Track the Spread of a Future Emerging Outbreak

The MIT Solve Challenge is seeking tech innovations that can slow and track the spread of a future emerging outbreak, for example by improving individual hygiene, developing low-cost rapid diagnostics, analyzing data that informs decision making, and providing tools that protect health workers. Solve is also seeking solutions that focus on preventive and mitigation measures that strengthen…
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EBSCO Solar Now Open for 2020 Submissions

EBSCO Solar is back for 2020. This year, we are providing three $100,000 grants available for libraries looking to fund a library solar project to offset electricity costs. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2020, with the winners announced online and at ALA-Annual on June 26th. Contact ebscosolar@ebsco.com for questions through February 28th. Why EBSCO Solar? Solar power is the cleanest…
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IDB launches 2020 Call for Proposals for Regional Projects in Latin America and Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the 2020 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries. The RPG Initiative provides technical grants to finance solutions to shared challenges through regional cooperation. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed…
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Mama Cash’s 2020 Grantmaking Window supporting Organizations and Initiatives fighting Environmental Injustices

Mama Cash is accepting Letters of Interest from applicants, who are not current grantee-partners, to support organisations and initiatives that are fighting environmental injustices and are implementing an alternative, environmentally-just, solutions. Despite the urgency of the situation, activists and groups who work on environmental justice are severely underfunded. In recent years, Mama Cash has supported…
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Commonwealth Foundation Grants Call Will Open for Applications on November First

With more than 2.3 billion citizens, the Commonwealth provides a potentially huge pool of ideas for advancing societies. The Foundation offers grants of up to £200,000 over four years in support of innovative project ideas and approaches that seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments and that have the potential…
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Apply for $50,000 Food Security and Nutrition Micro Grants

The Implementer-Led Design, Evidence, Analysis, and Learning (IDEAL) Activity has announced the first Request for Applications (RFA) through its Small Grants Program. The purpose of this request for applications (RFA) is to solicit applications that support the development of tools and topic-specific learning events to strengthen the capacity of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)…
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