Overseas grants

We are not currently accepting applications for overseas funding. 

Our Environment category, however, provides for a small number of grants for work in UK Overseas Territories, and exceptionally for marine projects outside UK waters. We only consider applications from UK-based NGOs.

Grants awarded 2012/13


Rachel Swart Fund
Towards core costs.
www.rachelswart.org.za

£40,000
over two
years

Four grants in collaboration with the Baring Foundation


Conciliation Resources
Towards supporting emerging women's groups in South Sudan.
www.c-r.org

£83,500
over four
years

Fauna & Flora International
Towards supporting displaced people by building capacity to deliver community livelihood projects.
www.fauna-flora.org

£76,380
over three
years

International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute
Towards Women's rights – training of trainers.
www.ibanet.org/IBAHRI.aspx

£81,893
over three
years

Trust for Africa's Orphans
Towards land rights advocacy project for women and children affected by conflict in Kole and Dokolo districts.
www.trustforafricasorphans.org.uk

£83,361
over three
years

Grants awarded 2011/12

Six grants in collaboration with the Baring Foundation


Children in Crisis
Towards a dedicated fund for the families of employees of Eben Ezer Ministries, who were the victims of violence in South Kivu.
www.childrenincrisis.org

£5,000
over one
year

Feed the Minds
Towards the costs of the increased involvement of displaced people in democratic activities through greater educational opportunities in Western Equatoria, South Sudan.
www.feedtheminds.org

£53,444
over three
years

Health Unlimited
Towards the costs of supporting services for women who have experienced sexual violence.
www.healthpovertyaction.org

£83,341
over three
years

Network for Africa
Towards the costs of outreach work in Uganda.
www.network4africa.org

£66,600
over three years

Peace Direct
Towards the costs of developing livelihoods and building the capacity for peace building in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
www.peacedirect.org

£83,388
over four
years

Womankind Worldwide
Towards the costs of promoting and protecting the rights of refugee women and girls in Tanzania.
www.womankind.org.uk

£78,824
over three
years

Grants awarded 2010/11

Six grants in collaboration with the Baring Foundation


Article19: Global Campaign for Free Expression
Towards the costs of addressing the needs of displaced people with regard to freedom of information and freedom of expression working with Article 19 East Africa and Kenya’s Internal Displacement Policy and Advocacy Centre.
www.article19.org

£82,203
over three
years

Busoga Association UK
Towards the costs of working with Women’s Emancipation Initiatives (WEI) to improve the status of women and girls in Oyam District Uganda, providing access to education and other resources.
www.busoga.org.uk

£63,447
over three
years

Children in Crisis
Towards the costs of a project partnership with Eben Ezer Ministry International, training teachers on the Plateau of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
www.childrenincrisis.org

£83,036
over three
years

Homeless International
Towards the costs of a project supporting slum dwellers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in partnership with The Centre for Community Initiatives.
www.homeless-international.org

£83,290
over four
years

Homeless World Cup Federation
Towards the costs of the Girl Kick It project in Uganda for young women living in internally displaced persons camps in the Gulu and Paicho.
www.homelessworldcup.org

£20,024
over four
years

Joint International Workshop
Towards the costs of a workshop held in Uganda in November 2010 for African staff from organisations within the grants programme operating in various sub-Saharan countries.

£29,020
over one
year