Fundraising Guide (English) June 2014 - Page 51

Small grants: solutions, in learning from experience, and in being agents of lasting change. These organizations must share the Foundation’s and the Aga Khan Development Network’s (AKDN) goals in the fields of health, education, rural development, and strengthening of civil society. Main grants: Solidarity Fund: Legacy Fund: Project – the Foundation funds programs in countries where it has offices and local professional staff to monitor implementation. Does not fund construction or individuals. type of grant: World AIDS Day Fund: world-aids-day Additional application materials: annual report, financial statement, brochures/leaflets, any other media materials that are available (i.e. photographs, press clippings, posters, and videos) deadline: ongoing how to apply: There are no formal application procedures. Before developing full proposals, enquiries should be made to the Foundation office in the country where the proposal originates or where the project would be executed. Please note that a precondition for funding is the existence of an office, in the same country, which can evaluate and monitor projects we fund. To check on the existence of an Aga Khan Office in your country of interest, please see: AGA KHAN FOUNDATION 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 901, Washington, D.C. 20006, USA The Aga Khan Foundation also has offices in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Canada, Egypt, India, East Africa, Kyrgyz Republic, Madagascar, Mozambique, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, U.K., and West Africa. For addresses for the Foundation in these locations, please visit this site: email: (U.S.) For country specific contact information, please visit the following site and click on country of interest: telephone: +1 202 293 2537 website: address: AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD SERVICE 45 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018, USA telephone: +1 212 792 2900, toll free +1 800 889 7146 website: address: email: countries/regions: Africa: Senegal, Liberia, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire Asia: Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, India Latin America and the Caribbean: Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Canada, Egypt, India, East Africa, Kyrgyz Republic, Madagascar, Mozambique, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, U.K., West Africa countries/regions: architecture, civil society, culture, economic development, education, health, historic cities, humanitarian assistance, microfinance, music, planning and building, rural development topics/subjects: political empowerment, civil liberties, sexual health and rights, international human rights, women’s rights, natural resource rights, economic justice, disaster relief, LGBTI rights topics/subjects: The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) focuses on a small number of specific development problems by forming intellectual and financial partnerships with organizations sharing its objectives. Most Foundation grants are made to grassroots organizations testing innovative approaches in the field. description: Inspired by the Jewish commitment to justice, American Jewish World Service (AJWS) works to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world. AJWS pursues lasting change by supporting grassroots and global human rights organizations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean and by mobilizing supporters in the U.S. to advocate for global justice. Working together, the AJWS community strives to build a more just and equitable world. The Foundation is largely an implementing organization rather than a grant-funding agency. Grants are normally given to local organizations interested in testing new 48