Digicel Foundation accepting proposals for Grants Program in Jamaica
Deadline: Ongoing Opportunity
The Digicel Foundation is currently accepting proposals for its grants program to help you build your community.
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The main areas funded by the Foundation include Innovation in Education, Special Needs and Community Development.
Financial Support for Research Projects that protect and preserve Wildlife
Voluntary Multi-donor Fund offering up to 100,000 USD to NGOs
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This Call is open to accelerate Sustainable Urban Development
Research Grants of up to C$1 million per Women’s Empowerment Projects
SDG Funding of $20,000 is available for Women Empowerment and Gender Equality
Dutch Organisation giving grants to strengthen the skills of Women and Young Girls
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Funding Schemes for Large and Small-scale Projects helping to tackle Climate Change
Core Support Grants for Feminist Groups and Initiatives
Youth Initiative to enhance Peace and Security and Improve Democratic Governance in Africa
NGO Grants to advance Maternal, Child Health and HIV/AIDS Outcomes
Faith-based Foundation Funding for Construction Projects and Purchase of Books, Computers, Vehicles and Medical Equipment
Human Rights Grant Oppportunity ($200,000 CAD and $500,000 CAD) for LGBTQ2I Communities
International Funding for Cultural Heritage Preservation Projects
Education: Special emphasis will be given to the strengthening of science and information and communication technologies (ICTs) in response to the changing technological environment and also upgrades to early childhood institutions to meet the established standards.
Special Needs: Increasing the quality and quantity of facilities serving the special needs communities and increasing the awareness around special needs issues.
Entrepreneurship for Sustainability: Encouraging community self-reliance and empowerment through the implementation of sustainable projects that build life skills or generate income for community members.
Programmes identified by the period will target the following beneficiaries:
Quality education and ICT development for children, adolescents and youth at the early childhood and secondary school levels;
persons with special needs; and
youth and community members.
Below are the types of projects that are not allowed within the mandate of the Digicel Foundation:
Individuals seeking assistance for personal reasons include scholarships. Sectarian or religious organizations whose services are limited to members of one religious group.
Endowment funds, development campaigns, or funds directed towards deficit reduction or operating reserves.
Fundraising events or sponsorships (walk/run, golf tournaments, sports teams, tickets, tables, benefits, raffles, souvenir programmes, advertising, fundraising dinners, etc.).
Trips, conferences, seminars, festivals, one-day events (unless they are a part of an approved programme activity).
Documentaries, videos or research projects/programmes, unless this can be shown to align with the Foundation’s funding objectives and criteria directly.
Organizations that channel the funds received to third parties.
Organizations formed to combat specific diseases &/or conduct medical research, health-related.
For more information, visit http://www.digicelfoundation.org/jamaica/en/home/apply-for-funding/funding-guidelines.html