Tag: grassroots organization

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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Beginning at the Beginning: Organizing Your Grant-Seeking Effort

To begin at the beginning will take us back to grant seeking. Most problems that occur in funded grant projects are best solved before you get the grant, and even before you apply for the grant. This takes us back to what happens before the application or proposal process. If your first thought is that…
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World Food Programme: Seeking Applications for Innovation Accelerator Programme

The World Food Programme is inviting applications for its Innovation Accelerator Programme. WFP’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. They support WFP innovators and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Accelerator believes the way forward in the…
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Top 10 Things to Understand About How Fundraising Really Works Today

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if everybody in your organization agreed on what really works for fundraising success? What’s important? What’s not so important? What basic principles can you agree on? There’s often a philosophical disagreement inside many organizations about how fundraising really works. Board members, in particular, often have pre-conceived notions about fundraising that are…
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Steps To Achieve Higher Impact:A Common Sense Approach To Strategy

Strategy is no guarantee of impact. But without it, you are almost guaranteed to have no impact. –Paul Brest, President, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Steps Nonprofits Have to Consider for Effective Initiatives and Projects Defining, documenting, and diagnosing the problem Get the problem right! To have a better understanding of Haiti’s market, you…
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Grassroots Organizations: The Fuel Behind International Organizations and a Force to be Reckoned With

They are known by different names around the globe; from CBOs (community-based organizations) and civil societies to associations, or foundations. Irrespective of what they are labeled, they are within the same family, namely, the “social sector or nonprofit sector,” and unlike international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) have first-hand experience of what the real world problems are.…
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IDB to invest $125 million to improve drinking water and sanitation services in Haiti

HAITI’S BIG NORTH REGION WILL BENEFIT FROM A NEW IDB PROJECT THAT WILL PROVIDE A DRINKING WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM AND BOOST SANITATION AND HYGIENE CONDITIONS   The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will provide $125 million grant for the water, sanitation and hygiene project in urban, peri-urban and rural areas in Haiti’s northernmost region. The project’s main…
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Local Nonprofits

Roughly 90 percent of schools in Haiti are private and faith-based. It is hard to find a school or an organization that focuses on sex; we found Fondation pour la Santé Reproductrice et l’Education Familiale (FOSREF), which have been serving Haiti’s population since 1988. Its mission is to “promote and offer Reproductive Health / Family…
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