Common Fund for Commodities: Grants of up to USD 120,000

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Common Fund for Commodities: Grants of up to USD 120,000


Deadline: 15-Oct-21

The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for financing projects along the commodity value chains following sustainability roadmap. CFC provides a range of financial and technical instruments to support projects proposed by SMEs/enterprises, cooperatives, and institutions along the entire commodity value chain in its member countries.

3-year Pilot Grant-making Program to assist Small and New NGOs. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

An Opportunity for NGOs engaged in eradicating Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

Grants for Researchers working in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences + Fully-funded to the US. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2021

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Seed Grant for Grassroots Organizations and Women-led Initiatives. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Grants to support NGOs working to end the HIV Epidemic. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

Fellows will receive Project and Connect Fund to address Water-related Issues

Apply for Project Funding in areas of Art and Culture (Arab Region)

This Call is offering Seed Money to Research Projects in Africa

Global Humanitarian Initiative seeks applications from anywhere in the world

Unrestricted Grants for improving Health Equity and reducing Health Disparities among Vulnerable Communities

Quality project proposals from LDCs (Least Developed Countries), LLDCs (Landlocked Developing Countries) and SIDs (Small Island Developing States) are preferred to alleviate more people from poverty.

Goals

The proponents should identify and specify the SDGs to which the project will contribute, explaining how it will help to advance each selected Goal, including the following:
SDG 1: No poverty
SDG 2: Zero hunger
SDG 5: Gender Equality
SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
SDG 13: Climate action
Funding Information

3-year Pilot Grant-making Program to assist Small and New NGOs. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

An Opportunity for NGOs engaged in eradicating Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

Grants for Researchers working in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences + Fully-funded to the US. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2021

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Seed Grant for Grassroots Organizations and Women-led Initiatives. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Grants to support NGOs working to end the HIV Epidemic. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

Fellows will receive Project and Connect Fund to address Water-related Issues

Apply for Project Funding in areas of Art and Culture (Arab Region)

This Call is offering Seed Money to Research Projects in Africa

Global Humanitarian Initiative seeks applications from anywhere in the world

Unrestricted Grants for improving Health Equity and reducing Health Disparities among Vulnerable Communities

The CFC funds projects under loan and other debt instruments. The maximum amount is USD 2 million (or EUR equivalent) for regular projects, and up to USD 120,000 under the Fast Track procedure.
Eligible Activities

The CFC supports implementation of activities along the value chain that:
have a potential measurable positive socio-economic and environmental impact on the stakeholders in commodity value chains as compared to the prevailing baseline situation, measured by indictors in the following sectors:
Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance food security.
Economic: Enhance production and productivity, achieve higher local value addition; improve competitiveness of producers, producer organisations and small and medium sized industries, support the financial sector development.
Environmental/ Climate: Enhance production taking into account the environment and its long-term possibilities for the same, or increased use of productive resources while maintaining or reducing the impact on the environment, by solar/biogas energy and/or providing evidence on carbon footprint or a proxy to it.
are financially sustainable, represented
by audit reports provided for 2 to 3 years together with the application
by a financial plan going forward, provided by excel spread sheet to be delivered with eh application showing a planned P&L and planned balance sheet for the time horizon to be financed
Eligibility Criteria
All interested SMEs/enterprises/ cooperatives/governments are kindly invited to submit qualifying proposals.
All legal public and private entities are eligible to apply under this Call for Proposals, provided they:
operate in commodity value chains or provide financial services to micro, small and medium sized businesses operating in these value chains,
have a proven relevant track record of sound financial operations in their current and / or proposed activities over a period of at least 3 years, which can be documented by means of (audited) financial statements,
share CFC’s values, including internationally recognized principles concerning human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption as reflected in the United Nations Global Compact, and
do not fall under the exclusion criteria, as defined on CFC’s Exclusion list
For more information, visit http://www.common-fund.org/call-for-proposals/