|Application procedure:||Letter of Inquiry|
|Eligible applicants:||Non-Profit Organisation|
|Grant size:||Small - up to $100,000|
|Minimum grant size:||-|
|Total available budget:||-|
|Funding type:||Grants, Other|
|Maximum grant size:||-|
|Funding ratio:||Co-funding preferred|
- Agriculture & Rural Development
- Children & Youth
- Economic Development
- Environment & Natural Resources
- Food Security
- Social Inclusion
- Water & Sanitation
- Women & Gender
Ali FulhuThuthu Foundation (AFT Foundation) is a Maldivian charity organisation founded in 2000 in memory of late Moosa Ali (Ali FulhuThuthu). The Foundation was formed with the aim of providing equal opportunities for Maldivian citizens to build a productive generation. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for people in Maldives through community participation and local initiatives. In this manner, they partner with local NGOs working in the social field. These issues may include, among others, illegal usage of drugs and substance abuse, providing appropriate care and education for disabled children, and increasing awareness on health and well-being in schools and in general public. They also provide scholarships and run a particular NGO partnership program to support their administrative and technical capacities.
Eligible for grant funding are local NGOs or grassroots organisations involved in community development projects
They provide funding for projects on the Maldives.
No standard funding amount is set. The amount of assistance is decided based on the details of the project and the project budget plan.
There is no formalised application process and interested organisations should approach the Foundation staff directly with a concrete project idea. The team then makes field visits and discusses the ideas with the respective representatives from the community. The Foundation staff also support the organisation is proposal writing and monitoring of activities. The funding decisions are taken by the Foundation’s Executive Board.