Updated May 04, 2018CLOSED

Feed the Minds Grants

Offered by Feed the Minds

Feed the Minds (FTM) is an international development charity that aims to contribute to a world in which people everywhere have the opportunity to live life in all its fullness. FTM supports projects which empower marginalised people in the Global South through our Education for Change programme. Projects are implemented by local non-governmental organisations or community-based organisations working to support marginalised communities. FTM partners range from small organisations new to project management to larger organisations working across several countries.Literacy is central to FTM’s strategy therefore all partners are asked to take literacy into consideration when designing their projects.

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CLOSEDJun 28, 2018Deadline
Up to €25,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept, Stage 4: Transition to Scale, Stage 5: Scaling and Stage 6: Sustained Scale
Implemented In:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasLiteracy (Education)
Economic Growth and Trade
Citizen Participation (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Peace and Resilience (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)

Other Requirements

Target Beneficiaries
FTM supports projects which:
- bring about meaningful changes in the lives of the beneficiaries
- arise from a locally identified need and are appropriate to local context and culture
- engage target groups in active learning
- use participatory approaches to achieve clear outcomes
- involve local people in decision-making throughout the project
- recognise the important role that women play in development
-build the capacity of partner organisations and local communities
- target marginalised communities
Potential for Scale
FTM supports projects which:
- are sustainable and have an impact that continues beyond the funding period

FTM does not support projects which:
- do not fit with our thematic focus
- include more than 15% for capital expenditure (e.g. buildings, vehicles or IT equipment)
- focus primarily on the provision of materials (e.g. books for libraries, uniforms for orphans)
- include funding for micro-credit
- fund doctoral or other research
- provide school fees or scholarships
- provide free distribution of journals or periodicals
- primarily focus on Bible translation
- bribe, coerce or entice people to convert to any religious belief
- support for journals, periodicals or magazines
- are developed and managed by organisations based in the Global North
- are aimed primarily at raising awareness of development issues in the Global North

Application Directions

Once you have completed your application in English, email it to info@feedtheminds.org


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