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The Waterloo Foundation Small Grants Programme (UK) - deadline: rolling basis

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 25, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on December 30, 2022
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The Waterloo Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Grants Programme to support smaller organizations delivering development work at a smaller scale.

Eligible Fields:
a) Sexual and Reproductive Health:
• In-country financing improvement;
• Improving the reach of successful, evidence-based SRH initiatives;
• In-country capacity building.
b) Nutrition:
To help prevent and tackle global under-nutrition, TWF’s current priorities are:
• Promoting good nutritional practices, with a particular focus on mothers and children during the ‘1000-day window’;
• Providing micronutrients for young children and their mothers and de-worming drugs for young children;
• Providing micronutrients through food fortification for all.
c) Education
TWF’s current priorities in this area are:
• Improving the quality of secondary, primary and early childhood educationIncreasing the enrolment and retention of pupils at both primary and secondary level, especially girls and young women.
d) Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

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Eligibility Criteria
1. UK-based organisations only;
2. Grat requests up to £10,000 in the field of:
a) Sexual and Reproductive Health; or
b) Nutrition; or
c) Education; or
d) Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
3. Applicant organizations:
a) have an annual income below £300,000;
b) deliver projects at a local scale, for example supporting just one or a small number of communities, schools or groups;
c) tend to plan and deliver projects over a one-two year time frame;
d) can demonstrate successful project delivery and the ability to monitor project outputs and outcomes;
e) have waited at least 18 months since last unsuccessful application.

They not usually provide grants which total more than 25% of an organisation’s annual income.

The majority of their grants will be delivered over a one to two year period.

Grants will be prioritised for small UK charities led by committed individuals, especially those based in Wales, which are working to deliver projects in developing countries.

Deadline: rolling basis.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 25
Oct 25

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 27
Oct 27

Thanks, Ana.