Donor: Khaled Hosseini Foundation
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: United States
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 30.04.2021

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 5.000$
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 70.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Asia



1) Objective

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation provides humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The Foundation works with the United Nations refugee organisation (UNHCR) to build shelter for refugee families and also provides economic opportunities, education, and healthcare for women and children in Afghanistan. The Foundation provides financial assistance to non-profits in the form of so-called Omid grants.

They fund:

  • (1) education and/or training
  • (2) economic opportunities
  • (3) healthcare for women and children.

2) Eligibility

Omid grants are made to support humanitarian projects in Afghanistan. Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organisations, or those with fiscal funders who are designated as 501(c)(3) are eligible. The foundation does not fund individuals, individual trips or tours, conferences or events, or projects that benefit political, religious, or military organisations.

3) Location

The Foundation provides grant funding for projects in Afghanistan only.

4) Budget

Project funding varies depending on the type of organisation and need of the project. Their annual funding volume is around $170,000. In the past grants have ranged from $5,000-$70,000. They make around 7 awards per year.

5) Application

Grant applications are reviewed on an annual basis. The submission period is from April 1st through April 30th. The deadline for submitted grant applications is April 30th. Any grant applications received after April 30th will be reviewed in the next annual grant review cycle. The application template can be downloaded from their website and must be submitted to the given postal address.

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