Find below a list of funds for supporting Livelihood projects.
Hands on Manila
Hands On Manila, which provides flexible volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups, contributes to community development through volunteer projects with various NGOs. Learn more and donate.
Action For India
Action For India’s (AFI) mission is to help social innovators in India overcome barriers to scale and achieve greater impact at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP). We believe in the pivotal role that technology plays in scaling market-based solutions, and we work to connect social innovators in India with impact investors, mentors, and technology experts worldwide. Learn more and donate.
Apl Foundation: Culture
Apple Foundation is raising funds to help supporting Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF). NWTF began in 1984 to help women achieve self-sufficiency and self-reliance, particularly in Negros Occidental's low-income and depressed urban and rural communities. It seeks to increase women's awareness of their economic potential, to increase their skills and productivity andto improve their quality of life. Learn more and donate.
Bill & Pat Bali Fund
The Bill & Pat Bali Fund is dedicated to helping poor girls in Bali achieve an education and prepare themselves for meaningful employment. We believe strongly that education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. Learn more and donate.
Build Your Future Today
Build Your Future Today Center (BFT) in Siem Reap, Cambodia is highly committed to providing opportunities through intellectual and economic tools for people living in poverty. With a special focus on children, BFT is based on the principles that knowledge is hope and peace is development. Learn more and donate.
Chefs Without Borders
Chefs Without Borders empowers the culinary and hospitality community to serve society; provides educational, training and mentoring opportunities through its principal sponsor, the Asian Chefs Association; benefits humanitarian causes, particularly those impacting the Asian and/or culinary community; and supports community programs and organizations in the culinary and Asian community. Learn more and donate.
CHINTAN Environmental Research and Action Group
CHINTAN is a registered non-profit that works with some of the poorest and most marginalized people in urban India – waste pickers. These people salvage paper, plastic and metals from waste dumps and earn a living by selling them for recycling. Learn more and donate.
Established in 1986, Central Himalayan Rural Action Group (CHIRAG) is a non-profit grassroots development organization working with rural communities in the Central Himalayan region of India. Learn more and donate.
Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities (DEPDC)
DEPDC is a non-profit community-based NGO working in Thailand to prevent the trafficking of children and women into the sex industry or other exploitive labor situations. Learn more and donate.
Dhriiti Entrepreneurship Fund
Dhriiti - The Courage Within promotes entrepreneurship and microenterprises amongst various sections of the society in India since 2004. Dhriiti tackles widespread unemployment and underemployment by training young people on entrepreneurship skills and setting up micro enterprise clusters. Learn more and donate.
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII)
EDI has equipped thousands of people with entrepreneur skills over the last twenty five years. Learn more and donate.
Family of Disabled Fund
Family of Disabled has been serving people with disabilities since 1992. Learn more and donate.
Ger to Ger Fund
Ger to Ger's long-term country mission is to contribute to the systematic alleviation of poverty in Mongolia through the empowering frameworks of tourism. Learn more and donate.
Since its founding in 1996, Guard Society has consistently worked for the benefit of the Dalit community -- the most oppressed and discriminated caste in India. Learn more and donate.
Hand in Hand
Hand in Hand is an NGO dedicated to the development of disadvantaged groups, especially rural and tribal families in the state of Tamil Nadu, India through grassroots action, research, and education. Learn more and donate.
This fund has been established for projects that inspire the advancement of education, health and employment in rural Bangladesh. Learn more and donate.
IRRI Fund Singapore
The IRRI Fund Singapore seeks to raise money for rice research that will ensure enough rice for all Asians, while protecting the environment and providing a healthy, sustainable and profitable lifestyle for Asia’s millions of poor rice farmers. Learn more and donate.
Life and Hope Association
The Life and Hope Association's goal is to improve the lives of the impoverished people of Cambodia especially vulnerable children, girls and women in Siem Reap, in order to give them HOPE in LIFE and the prospects of a better future. Learn more and donate.
Milaap enables everyday individuals like you to make a difference in a transparent and accountable manner by giving loans (not donations) to the working poor in India. Learn more and donate.
In the mountains of southern India, there are many rural communities where people still struggle to support their families. Since 1956, Mitraniketan has worked to help these communities break the cycle of poverty, exploitation, and lack of opportunities. Its work has had powerful impacts over the decades, and today Mitraniketan’s work in supporting community development and individual empowerment is a model to other NGOs around the world. Learn more and donate.
Learn more and donate.
RCDSC is a well-established nonprofit group serving residents of the Terai Region of Nepal, and which endeavors to address many social problems, such as gender discrimination and caste segregation. Learn more and donate.
Rural Organization for Social Action (ROSA) Fund
ROSA’s mission is to work towards the empowerment of the underprivileged through charitable services and an integrated development approach in order to build a just, humane and sustainable alternative society. Learn more and donate.
Salaam Baalak Trust
Salaam Baalak Trust is an organization dedicated to street and working children in New Delhi, India. Learn more and donate.
SERUDS: Sai Educational Rural & Urban Development Society
SERUDS (Sai Educational Rural & Urban Development Society) aims to create awareness on various social issues, build capacities of deprived women and youth for sustainable livelihoods, provide relief to elderly persons, and rehabilitate orphan and street children. Learn more and donate.
Spirit of Enterprise
The Spirit of Enterprise promotes and advances entrepreneurial spirit in Singapore, Mauritius and Vietnam by honoring local self-sufficient entrepreneurs operating small and medium-sized businesses. Learn more and donate.
Synergy Social Ventures
Synergy Social Ventures believes in helping social ventures build strong and effective organizations in order to reach their potential. They define social ventures as for-profit, non-profit or hybrid organizations that use innovative business models to solve social and environmental problems. Learn more and donate.
The Alliance Cultural Foundation Fund
The Alliance Cultural Foundation was founded in 2009 to promote sustainable economic development in the Hualien-Taidong (“Huadong”) Region of Taiwan, which is populated by many aborigine tribes with rich cultural traditions but poor economic resources. Alliance’s mission is to build a platform that provides talented but underprivileged indigenous youth with learning and employment opportunities. Alliance hopes this mission will be shared by other foundations and interested non-profits. Learn more and donate.
The Eastern Tibet Training Institute
Founded in 2005, The Eastern Tibet Training Institute seeks to address educational and vocational gaps in rural areas of Eastern Tibet. As the economy of areas in Southwestern China is changing rapidly, many rural ethnic minorities are ill-equipped to take advantage of the resultant opportunities. A rapidly growing economy also brings social challenges that impact social and environmental aspects of traditional societies. Learn more and donate.
Yayasan Pecinta Budaya Bebali Fund (Bebali Foundation)
Yayasan Pecinta Budaya Bebali is an Indonesian nonprofit that works with traditional communities on nine islands to support the development of community enterprise based on sustainable use of natural resources. Learn more and donate.
Youth Star Cambodia
Youth Star Cambodia is committed to building a just and peaceful society through citizen service, civic leadership and social entrepreneurship. Learn more and donate.