Previous and Ongoing TOPS Small Grants

Outlined below are previous and ongoing Small Grants. Click on each award title to learn more about activities and to access resources, tools, research activities, and more.

MICRO GRANTS

Grant name

Organization

Technical sector

Year completed

Country/

region

Local and Regional Procurement Learning and Knowledge Sharing Workshop

Catholic Relief Services,

Cornell University,

Land O'Lakes, Mercy Corps, World Vision

Knowledge Management, Monitoring and Evaluation

2012

Global

Getting the Knack of NACS: A State-of-the-Art Event on Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support

Catholic Relief Services, CORE Group

Nutrition and Food Technology

2012

Global

Promoting a Female-Focused, Savings-Led Microfinance Model in Food and Nutrition Security Programming

Project Concern International

Knowledge Management

2012

Ethiopia; East Africa and the Horn

A Resource Guide for Enhancing Potential for Sustainable Impact

Project Concern International

Knowledge Management

2014

Global

Improving Program Management Skills within Title II Projects through the Development of Needs-Based Training Modules

CORE Group

Knowledge Management

2014

Global

Learning for Gender Integration

Lutheran World Relief

Gender

2014

Global

Warehouse Staff Safety Guide and Posters

Project Concern International

Commodity Management

2014

Global

Functional Numeracy for Food Security and Nutrition

AgriTechTalk International UK

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2014

Uganda; East Africa and the Horn

Post-PRIZE Monitoring for Resilience Project

Catholic Relief Services

Monitoring and Evaluation

2014

Zimbabwe; Central and Southern Africa

Vulnerability Assessment

Mercy Corps

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2014

Myanmar; Asia and the Near East

IYCF-E Toolkit: Rapid Start-Up Resources for Emergency Nutrition Personnel

Save the Children US

Nutrition and Food Technology

2015

Global

Regional Designing for Behavior Change Workshop

International Medical Corps

Knowledge Management, Social and Behavioral Change

2014

Global

Barrier Analysis

Mercy Corps

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Guatemala; Latin America and the Caribbean

Developing a Resilience Threshold

Mercy Corps

Knowledge Management

2015

Niger; West Africa and the Sahel

Resource Guide for Building Effective Collaboration and Integrated Programming

Project Concern International

Knowledge Management

2015

Guatemala; Latin America and the Caribbean

Commodity Management Echo Training

Food for the Hungry

Commodity Management

2014

Democratic Republic of Congo; Central and Southern Africa

Designing the Future of Nutrition Social and Behavioral Change Communication

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2014

Global

Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Current Innovations, Scale-Up, and Research on Care Groups in Title II Programs

CORE Group

Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Global

Training of Master Facilitator-Trainers in the Essential Nutrition Actions and Essential Hygiene Actions

CORE Group

Nutrition and Food Technology

2015

Global

Flood and Drought through a Gendered Lens: Mitigating Strategies for Women/Girls/Boys/Men in Malawi

GOAL

Gender

2015

Malawi; Central and Southern Africa

Focus on Families and Culture: A Guide for Conducting a Participant Assessment on Maternal and Child Nutrition

The Grandmother Project

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Global

Energy-Water-Food Nexus Benchmarking

Mercy Corps

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2015

Uganda; East Africa and the Horn

Gender Sensitive Social and Behavioral Change

CORE Group, Women Influencing Health, Education, and Rule of Law

Gender, Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Global

Measuring and Monitoring Gender Behavior Change

CARE USA

Gender, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Malawi; Central and Southern Africa

Livestock Emergencies Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) Training of Trainers Course

Vetwork UK

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2015

Burkina Faso; West Africa and the Sahel

Potential for Nutrition-Sensitive Conservation Agriculture in Zambia

Concern Worldwide

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Nutrition and Food Technology

2015

Zambia; Central and Southern Africa

Theory of Change Training

International Medical Corps

Monitoring and Evaluation

2015

Global

Case Study on Adolescent Inclusion in the Care Group Approach: The Nigeria Experience

International Medical Corps

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Nigeria; West Africa and the Sahel

IYCF-E Training for East Africa

Save the Children US

Nutrition and Food Technology

2015

Kenya; East Africa and the Horn

Make Me a Change Agent Workshop on SBC Lessons and Practice for Community-Based Volunteers, Maradi, Niger

Save the Children US

Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Niger, Burkina Faso; West Africa and the Sahel

Development of Mobile Money Tools

Mercy Corps

Multi-Modality

2016

Rwanda, Senegal; East Africa and the Horn, West Africa and the Sahel

Camp-based Cost of the Diet Assessment Among Syrian Refugees in Azraq Camp, Jordan

International Medical Corps

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2016

Jordan; Asia and the Near East

Camp-based Barrier Analysis of Breastfeeding, Complementary Feeding, and Early Antenatal Care Seeking Behaviors Among Syrian Refugees in Azraq Camp, Jordan

International Medical Corps

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2016

Jordan; Asia and the Near East

Barrier Analysis Assessment on Breastfeeding and Antenatal Care Behaviors of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

International Medical Corps

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2016

Lebanon; Asia and the Near East

Barrier Analysis of Breastfeeding, Complementary Feeding, and Maternal Nutrition of Adolescent Mothers Among Syrian Refugees in Turkey

International Medical Corps

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2016

Turkey; Asia and the Near East

Developing and Disseminating Essential WASH Actions Tool

FHI 360

WASH, Nutrition and Food Technology

2017

Global

Multiple Modalities for Food and Nutrition Security Programming

Catholic Relief Services, Cash Learning Partnership

Multi-Modality

2017

Global

Emergency Toolkit for Food Security and Nutrition Protection: Cholera Disease Preparedness Care Group Module

CORE Group

Nutrition and Food Technology

2017

Global

Stories Without an Ending: An Adult Education Tool for Dialogue and Social Change

The Grandmother Project

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2017

Senegal; West Africa and the Sahel

Developing Francophone Master Trainers in the Essential Nutrition and Hygiene Actions Framework for Health and Community Workers

Helen Keller International, CORE Group

Nutrition and Food Technology

2017

Multiple; West Africa and the Sahel

Behavior Change Approach in WASH Projects

HELVETAS

WASH, Social and Behavioral Change

2017

Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso; West Africa and the Sahel

Designing Behavior Change and Barrier Analysis Workshop

Helen Keller International

Social and Behavioral Change

2017

Vietnam; Asia and the Near East

Livestock-Household Nutrition Learning Series

Land O’Lakes

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2017

Kenya; East Africa and the Horn

Instruction Video of the Partnership Defined Quality (PDQ) Methodology

Medical Teams International

Social and Behavioral Change

2017

Liberia; West Africa and the Sahel

Training of Trainers (TOT) in Gender and Facilitation Skills

CARE USA

Gender

2017

Bangladesh; Asia and the Near East

Youth in Agricultural Research

Mercy Corps

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2017

Liberia; West Africa and the Sahel

Fathers Involvement in Promoting Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH)

Project Concern International

Social and Behavioral Change

2017

Malawi; Central and Southern Africa

Integrated Pest Management and Fumigation Safety Training

Project Concern International

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2017

Global

Dataset Policy Compliance Guide

Project Concern International

Monitoring and Evaluation

2017

Malawi; Central and Southern Africa

Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) Toolkit Revision

Save the Children US

Nutrition and Food Technology

2017

Global

PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT AWARDS

Grant name

Organization

Technical sector

Year completed

Country/Region

Dietary Diversity and Determinants Survey

Catholic Relief Services

Monitoring and Evaluation, Nutrition and Food Technology

2013

Global

Market Analysis and Response Kit (MARKit)

CARE USA

Monitoring and Evaluation

2013

Global

Regional Agriculture Market Production of Super Gari (RAMPS)

OIC International

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Social and Behavioral Change

2013

Liberia; West Africa and the Sahel

Information System for Management, Analysis, and Reporting Timeliness (I-SMART)

ACDI/VOCA

Monitoring and Evaluation

2014

Global

Integration of the Care Group MCHN BCC Model with the GROW Social and Economic Development Model: Synergies in Food and Nutrition Security Programming

Project Concern International

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2014

Global

Evaluation of a Post-Harvest Extension under the Horticulture Collaborative Research Support Program in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Food Logistics Organization

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Monitoring and Evaluation

2015

Global

I-SMART Version 2.0

ACDI/VOCA

Monitoring and Evaluation

2015

Global

Reading and Responding to Your Baby

Food for the Hungry

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Guatemala; Latin America and the Caribbean

Integrating Gender throughout the Project Life Cycle 2.0

Land O’Lakes

Gender

2014

Global

Building on Community Strengths: Identifying and Addressing the Social and Cultural Aspects of Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition in West Hararghe Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia

GOAL

Knowledge Management, Nutrition and Food Technology

2015

Ethiopia; East Africa and the Horn

Care Groups in Emergencies: Evidence on the Use of Care Groups and Peer Support Groups in Emergency Settings

International Medical Corps

Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Global

Nurturing Connections: Adapted for Homestead Food Production and Nutrition

Helen Keller International

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2015

Bangladesh; Asia and the Near East

Theory of Change Adaptive Learning and Validation Program

ACDI/VOCA

Monitoring and evaluation

2017

Global

Moderate Acute Malnutrition Out (MAM’Out) Project

Action Contre la Faim

Nutrition and Food Technology, Social and Behavioral Change

2017

Burkina Faso; West Africa and the Sahel

Increasing Numeracy in Rural Communities in Karamoja

AgriTechTalk International UK

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Social and Behavioral Change

2017

Uganda; East Africa and the Horn

Learning for Gender Integration Plus

Lutheran World Relief

Gender

2017

Global

Whole Systems Resilience Design Framework

Mercy Corps

Monitoring and Evaluation

2017

Uganda; East Africa and the Horn

Innovation for Food Security Program Implementation in Mali

Farm Radio International

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, Social and Behavioral Change

2017

Mali; West Africa and the Sahel

Forest Garden Resource Center

Trees for the Future

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2017

Global

Developing Guidelines to Improve Management of Agriculture Demonstration Sites

World Vision

Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

2017

Global

Evaluation of Resilience Approaches

World Vision

Monitoring and Evaluation

2017

Zimbabwe; Central and Southern Africa