Can I send a proposal to you?
No, we are not a donor organisation. Please do not send us any proposal.
Do you provide funding for projects?
No. Please note that we are not distributing funds ourselves. TripleFunds is a platform that provides access to funding opportunities from various external donor sources.
What is TripleFunds?
TripleFunds is a practical online fundraising tool for development NGOs and social entrepreneurs, which provides access to funding opportunities via two searchable databases and increases fundraising capacities through webinars, resource guides, grant coaching and donor mappings.
Who runs TripleFunds?
TripleFunds is operated by TripleMinds, a group of passionate development practitioners and creative minds driven by the desire to make a difference on people’s lives and join forces to do good – especially in times of economic crisis and general fear.
For whom is TripleFunds suitable?
TripleFunds is suitable for: (1) non-profit organisations working in development cooperation and the humanitarian aid sector (i.e. non-governmental organisations, community-based organisations, civil society organisations, associations, trusts, foundations, funds); (2) for-profit organisations with social business ventures that generate impact in developing countries or emerging markets (i.e. social entrepreneurs and companies with CSR initiatives); and (3) individuals looking for scholarships or fellowships.
I am a (non-)profit making entity based in the North. Is TripleFunds suitable for me?
Yes. TripleFunds is suitable for organisations located or headquartered anywhere in the world as long as you implement projects in developing and/or emerging countries.
I am an individual looking for funds. Is TripleFunds suitable for me?
Yes. TripleFunds does specifically include funding opportunities for individuals (i.e. scholarship and fellowship opportunities for individuals). Our search criteria for eligible applicants includes individuals as well.
Which countries do you cover?
TripleFunds covers more than 170 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean, Oceania and Eastern Europe. Only the following countries are excluded: (1) EU 15: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Greece, UK, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Sweden, Spain; and (2) United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, and Iceland. Click here for a complete country list.
Which sectors do you cover?
TripleFunds covers the following sectors: (1) agriculture and rural development; (2) children and youth; (3) climate change; (4) disability; (5) economic development; (6) education; (7) energy; (8) environment and natural resources; (9) food security; (10) governance; (11) health; (12) human rights; (13) humanitarian aid; (14) peace and conflict resolution; (15) research, technology and innovation; (16) social inclusion; (17) water and sanitation; (18) women and gender; and (19) others.
Which donors do you cover?
TripleFunds covers all categories of donors that offer grants, prizes, loans and equity funding for development NGOs and social businesses. These include government agencies, private and corporate foundations (mainly located in the United States and Europe), funds, impact investors, UN agencies, crowdfunding initiatives, NGOs, banks and others. The majority of donors are foundations (app. 50%), followed by funds, governments and business incubators. Click here to download an overview of our donors.
Do you include tenders or services?
No, we do not cover tenders or services.
How often do you provide updates?
Both databases – the grants and the donor database – are updated on a daily basis. Members are provided with e-mail notifications on the latest funding opportunities and donor profiles once a week via our E-Mail Alert.
How is the research carried out?
The TripleFunds research team is headed by the founders, Silvia Weninger and Lisa Ringhofer. They both have more than 15 years’ experience in fundraising from public and private donor institutions. We follow industry trends, browse the latest foundation directories, search the web, get first-hand information from donors and select only the best and most suitable entries for TripleFunds. Click here to learn more about how we do our research.
Which membership packages do you offer?
You can chose between 6 months (Starter) or 12 months (Top Seller). If you buy the Top Seller, you get one month for free on top. Access costs 29€/month and needs to be paid upfront when subscribing. Local organisations (headquarters in developing or emerging countries) get a discount and pay 19€/month for the Top Seller. Premium Members pay 99€/month.
Which payment methods do you offer?
You can either pay by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) or Paypal (credit card or direct PayPal transfer). You get instant access to the TripleFunds platform immediately after we receive your payment. You can also pay with Western Union or direct bank transfer (send us an email with order details).
I do not have a credit card. How can I get access?
You can set up a PayPal account with your bank account and use PayPal. Or you can pay with bank transfer or Western Union.
Can I pay in installments or monthly?
No, we do not accept installments or monthly payment.
Is membership renewed automatically?
No, it is not. You can buy your membership again with your existing login details.
Can I cancel my membership?
You can cancel your membership within 14 days (starting from the day when your TripleFunds account is activated) if it does not meet your expectations. In this case, simply send us an email within the 14 days’ time period indicating the termination of your membership. After these initial 14 days, no fees can be recompensed.
How many people can use my account?
Your account at TripleFunds should be used by one person. You can access the TripleFunds platform from 5 different devices per day. The following user accounts are offered with each package: (1) Starter: 2 user accounts; (2) Top Seller: 3 user accounts; (3) Premium: 5 user accounts.