NGO Funding Resources
ArtsWire Money Tour
Provides info on how to research grants online. U.S.-focused, but many of the resources and suggestions it offers apply to international settings as well.
CSC Non-Profit Resource Center Foundation Links and Corporate Links
Links to Foundation and Corporate Giving programs. These are U.S. based companies, but some may have international divisions, and may give to causes outside the U.S. Also includes a online guide to Searching for a Funding Source.
European Foundation Centre
As part of its mission to promote philanthropy in Europe, the EFC operates a number of projects and initiatives, including the Orpheus Programme, a searchable database of over 650 funder profiles.
Fee-based Funding Services
Alliance for Nonprofit Management
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Admical (Plateforme pour le Mécénat d'Entreprise)
Mission pour la Coopération Non Gouvernementale / ministère des Affaires étrangères (MCNG / MAE)
This is a directory by the Northern California (USA) Community Foundation of corporations and foundations with their grant information and application process online. These are U.S. based companies, but some may have international divisions, and may give to causes outside the U.S.
The Foundation Center
This comprehensive web site provides a great deal of information about international giving, including studies, reports and trends about international giving by U.S. Foundations.
— Deutsches Spendeninstitut
— Fundraising Infoseite
Provides a profile of charities based in Australia, and information about donations.
IHRFG Funders Database
The International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) is an association of grantmakers devoted to supporting efforts to achieve the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Their funders database provides a resource for grantseekers and grantmakers alike.
Seeks to enable people working in the voluntary sector throughout the world to mobilize and support local resources for their causes. They have conferences and fund raising workshops all over the world. They also sell The Worldwide Fundraiser's Handbook: A Guide to Fundraising for Southern NGOs and Voluntary Organizations by Michael Norton.
Siyanda List of Funding Sources
A list of funding resources mainly focussing on gender and women's issues.
World Bank, Small Grants Program Guide to Resources for NGOs and Other Organizations of Civil Society (PDF)
Additional International resources about fund raising and fund research for International organizations
- Allavida, Links to Donors and Support Organizations
- BOND (British Overseas NGOs for Development)
- Friends & Partners, Funding Sources
- Fundsnetservices, Women Grants and Resources
- Idealist.org, Tools for Nonprofits
- NGONet.org, Grant-Makers List
- Sluzhenye, Funding Opportunities
- Soros Network Program, Grantgiving Organizations, Fellowships, and Organizations
- UK Fundraising