Tag: NGDO

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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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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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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Elements of A Business Plan

Format One Cover Sheet Statement of Purpose Table of Content   The Business Description of the business Marketing Competition Operating Procedure Personnel Business Insurance Financial data Financial Data Loan application Capital equipment and Supply list Balance sheet Breakeven Analysis Pro-forma income projections (P/L) The year summary Month to month first year Details by quarters, 2nd…
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Faith-Based Nonprofits and Congregations

The topic that has generated more research in recent years about religion than almost any other concerns the role of so-called faith-based nonprofit organizations. Besides the more than three hundred thousand local congregations that presently exist in the United States, thousands of faith-based nonprofit organizations have been founded in recent years (Scott 2002). These are…
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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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The Reality of Voluntourism and the Conversations We’re Not Having

A much-needed debate about voluntourism is taking off on the web. It includes voices from the industry, academics, travel professionals, and volunteers themselves. From “The White Tourist’s Burden” to “Lions, Zebras, and African Children,” at the heart of these stories is the notion of inexperienced volunteers who use their privilege to go abroad for their…
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