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Fund for UK Small & Grassroots Organisations to Alleviate Poverty in India, Malawi, Uganda

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 4, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 29, 2019
The Peartree Development Fund logo
The Peartree Development Fund logo

The Peartree Development Fund is currently inviting applications to provide grants to community based organisations and small non-government organisations with a common aim: working to alleviate poverty in developing countries.

Focus Areas - the projects they fund always aim to benefit the target community in one or more of the following ways:
- raised standards in education
- raised standards in health and sanitation
- increased self-reliance
- improved standard of living.

Priority Countries - the trust is currently prioritising their funding in favour of the following countries:
- India
- Malawi
- Uganda.

Applications from new organisations who have yet to secure funding from a donor are encouraged.

Priority: charities or organisations that have an annual income under £100,000.

Grants are generally single payments between £500 and maximum £3,000.

The Trust may consider repeat funding for projects that show encouraging progress.

Utilize This Offer

Grantees usually have an annual income of less than £50,000 and often less than £20,000.

Applicants can download the application form via given website.

Applications received before 30th September are reviewed in November.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 04, 2019
Sep 04, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Sep 06, 2019
Sep 06, 2019

Thanks for sharing, Ana. Sounds great:-)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 06, 2019
Sep 06, 2019


Jill Langhus
Sep 07, 2019
Sep 07, 2019