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Light A Single Candle (LASC) Foundation inviting U.S. NGOs to apply for International Grants Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 12, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on October 18, 2019
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Projects should address one of the Focus Areas:

1) Food support, security, and sustainability: this may include emergency feeding and starvation relief; subsistence farming, backyard farming, or soil improvement initiatives; sustainable and regenerative food programs;

2) Social Entrepreneurship & Microdevelopment: food related community based initiatives that address poverty, increase income, teach new skills, provide training, and create individual, family and community economic opportunities;

3) Poverty relief: Development of individuals, families, and communities toward self-determination and an improved standard of living. (ie…access to clean water and improved sanitation practices; housing development, animal husbandry).

Recipient organizations must:
a) be a not for profit USA based 501 (c) (3) public charity as defined by the IRS code;
b) have staff and/or partners on the ground;
c) include local community in the project development and implementation.

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Projects must be located within the following countries: Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, or Nicaragua.

Next submission deadline: October 19, 2019.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 12, 2019
Sep 12, 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 13, 2019
Sep 13, 2019

Thanks, Ana.