International Funding Opportunities

International Funding Opportunities


The second round of the 2015 Children’s Prize opened Monday, July 13th.  With just under 400 proposals submitted, only a small fraction of the applicants (approximately 10%) were invited back to submit a more detailed and comprehensive application. Applicants, we recognize that each proposal is unique in its approach and merit. Therefore, we want to continue recognizing the importance of your work and dedication in ensuring that more children survive. Our team compiled funding opportunities to support your work, see the list below.

Every child health project that receives funding is an opportunity to save more lives, and that’s a win for children everywhere. We wish you all success in your future endeavors!

Child Health

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation: The Children, Families, and Communities Program

The Children, Families, and Communities Program strives to ensure that all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Our grantmaking strategies address two interrelated and fundamental needs that must be met for our children to thrive: health and education.

The Gerber Foundation

The mission of The Gerber Foundation, to enhance the quality of life of infants and young children in nutrition, care, and development, has remained the guiding beacon for Foundation giving throughout its history. Accordingly, priority is given to projects whose primary beneficiaries are young children from birth to three years of age.

Ronald McDonald House Charities

We are currently in the process of refining our global grant focus to ensure that we advance our mission by reaching children with the greatest needs around the world and ensuring that our resources contribute to impactful and measurable outcomes. During this process, RMHC will not be receiving grant applications from other non-profit organizations. We anticipate the next grant cycle to begin in early 2016.

Child Health Foundation

“to save the greatest number of children’s lives at the lowest possible cost.”

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Guided by the belief that all children should have an equal opportunity to thrive, WKKF works with communities to create conditions for vulnerable children so they can realize their full potential in school, work and life.



EcoLogic Development Fund

To empower rural and indigenous people to restore and protect tropical ecosystems in Central America and Mexico.

New England Biolabs Foundation

The New England Biolabs Foundation ( NEBF ) is a private independent foundation whose mission is to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes and the bio-cultural diversity found in these places.



Deshpande Foundation

Our mission is to strengthen local ecosystems, build leaders and entrepreneurs, and catalyze innovative thinking to accelerate creation of sustainable, scalable enterprises that have significant social and economic impact.

Imago Dei Fund

Provides grants and support to a broad range of organizations working to create a more just world. Imago Dei seeks to partner with inspired change-agents working around the world to transform injustice with passion, faith, human solidarity, innovative ideas, effective programming, a collaborative bent, and a shared vision of a better world.

Segal Family Foundation

Seeks to make efficient & effective contributions to development in Sub Saharan Africa. We find & fund grassroots innovations that might otherwise be overlooked.

The Global Innovation Fund

The Global Innovation Fund invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world.

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

The CFI funds leading-edge research projects that build the nation’s capacity to innovate, compete and prosper in a knowledge-based global economy.


Multiple Focus Area

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

HRSA awards billions of dollars in grants that enable organizations and institutions to help build healthy communities and healthy people.

The Mulago Foundation

Focused on scalable solutions to the basic needs of the very poor.

Barr Foundation

Global team is building a portfolio of projects that delivers measurable improvements in the interconnected areas of livelihoods, health, environment and education, predominantly in rural areas. Investments are currently focused in sub-Saharan Africa, Haiti, and India.

Bohemian Foundation

Global Programs focus on the areas of poverty alleviation, health and the environment.

The David Weekley Family Foundation

Works to alleviate global poverty, primarily in the areas of education, health, and financial security. We provide a combination of treasure, time, and talent to help social entrepreneurs reach scale.

Dietel Partners

A family-to-family philanthropic advisory firm that provides financial and other resources to enhance human rights, improve the lives of women and children, preserve cultural diversity and ensure the environmental health of the planet.

Draper Richards Kaplan

Believes that dedicated, talented leadership is the essence of social change. To this end, DRK Foundation provides funding and business mentoring to social entrepreneurs as they begin their non-profit organizations.

Grassroots International

Advancing the human right to land, water and food around the world through strategic grantmaking and advocacy.

The Greenbaum Foundation

Works to bring about the end of suffering (human and non-human) in areas of the highest need. The Foundation seeks and encourages business efficiency and selfless, common sense approaches to the humanitarian world. Organizations are assisted with guidance, networking, and funding.

Hunt Alternatives

We advance social change through grantmaking and operational programs.

Izumi Foundation

Provides assistance to the world’s poorest people through the development and support of programs that improve healthcare in developing countries.

Jasmine Social Investments

Fund entrepreneur led organisations targeting big problem
s with a market-based, impact-driven approach. We currently fund 20 experienced entrepreneurs developing scalable models to provide healthcare, education and improved livelihoods to the world’s most disadvantaged.

JC Flowers Foundation

The J.C. Flowers Foundation partners with other funding organizations, governments and local grassroots organizations to solve health and social problems. The Foundation seeks maximum impact from its investments by working with a wide range of partners with expertise and presence in hard to reach areas, or “last mile” communities.

J.P. Morgan Foundation

JPMorgan Chase works with community partners to create pathways to opportunity by supporting workforce development, financial capability, small business development and community development in the regions where we do business.

The Peery Foundation

Mission is to strengthen youth and families to build lives of dignity and self-reliance. We primarily invest in and serve early to mid-stage social entrepreneurs who are effectively addressing the issues of poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world.

The Pershing Square Foundation

Invests in organizations that use innovative and scalable solutions to attack the compounding roots of poverty: poor health, injustice, substandard education, economic limitations and isolated communities.

The Global Fund for Children

We find and invest in grassroots organizations that enable the most vulnerable children in their communities to thrive.

GlobalGiving Foundation

GlobalGiving is a charity fundraising website that gives social entrepreneurs and non-profits from anywhere in the world a chance to raise the money that they need to improve their communities.

Skoll Global Threats Fund

We believe global threats share causes, challenges and, potentially, cures. We primarily seek to identify and address complex challenges common to multiple global threats.

The Coca-Cola Foundation

Women: economic empowerment and entrepreneurship

Water: access to clean water, water conservation and recycling

Well-Being: active healthy living, education and youth development

In addition, the Foundation supports many local community programs such as arts and culture, community and economic development programs in the United States, as well as HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness programs in Africa and Latin America.

Costco Charitable Giving

We specifically focus on programs supporting children, education and health and human services. The United Way, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the Red Cross are examples in our charitable giving.


Hasbro has a long and proud tradition of supporting children worldwide through a variety of philanthropic programs. Our mission is to empower childhood by bringing “the sparkle of Hope, the joy of Play and the power of Service” into the lives of the children who need us most.

The Mockingbird Foundation

The Mockingbird Foundation provides funding for music education for children, through competitive grants, emergency-related grants, and tour-related grants.

The Florida Panthers Foundation

The Florida Panthers Foundation supports the children and families of South Florida through partnerships, grants, and community programs that facilitate enhanced fitness, health and education. -Florida Panthers Foundation Mission



Ansara Family Fund at the Boston Foundation

Capacity Building to Eradicate Poverty.

Planet Wheeler Foundation

Established by Maureen and Tony Wheeler, founders of Lonely Planet Publications to support practical and effective projects which make a difference in the alleviation of poverty. We currently fund over 50 projects in the developing world, mainly in East Africa, Burkina Faso, Afghanistan, Burma, Cambodia and Laos.


Women’s Rights

Global Fund for Women

Global Fund for Women makes grants and advocates globally for women’s human rights. We fund, amplify, connect, and sustain women’s organizations and women’s human rights movements, and create digital advocacy campaigns on critical global issues for women and girls.



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