Foundation for Children: Promotion of Health and Welfare of Children of Australia

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Foundation for Children is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) from individuals, committees or project-focused foundations with an aim to support the promotion of the health and welfare of children of Australia. The Foundation is supported by participants of Australia's financial community, receiving both corporate and individual donations to fund research programs and a wide range of other projects designed specifically to improve the health, welfare and … [Read more...]

King Baudouin Foundation Call for Applications: Seed Equity and Sustainable Entrepreneurship Fund

Deadline: 5 October 2016 The King Baudouin Foundation is seeking applicants for its Seed Equity and Sustainable Entrepreneurship (SE’nSE) Fund, a not for profit Fund created for "Future Generations" to provide seed financing to early stage quality environment-driven sustainability projects. The intent is to provide a bridge between 3F (Family,Fools & Friends) stage and the setup of a more permanent financing structure that would replace the investment by SE’nSE. Initial focus will be on … [Read more...]

ESDC Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions to Homelessness (Contribution Projects)

Deadline: 14 November 2016 The Community Development and Homelessness Partnerships Directorate (CDHPD) at the Department of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is inviting applications for projects that develop innovative and effective best practices or innovatively build capacity to prevent or reduce homelessness in Canada. The aim of these projects will be to demonstrate the effectiveness of current practices or to develop, test and evaluate a new practice. The Innovative … [Read more...]

World Bank Group’s ELP: Inviting Professionals for Africa Early Years Fellowship

Deadline: 20 October 2016 The World Bank Group’s Early Learning Partnership (ELP) is seeking applicants for its Africa Early Years Fellowship to recruit a cadre of young African professionals to support governments and World Bank teams to scale up investments in the early years. This new initiative is complementary to the WBG Africa Fellowship Program, which is targeting Ph.D. students from Sub-Saharan Africa who are interested in starting careers with the World Bank Group. The Africa Early … [Read more...]

ESDC Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions to Homelessness (Microgrants)

Deadline: 21 October 2016 The Community Development and Homelessness Partnerships Directorate (CDHPD) at the Department of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is inviting applications for small scale projects or prototypes that develop effective and innovative practices, tools, or initiatives that prevent or reduce homelessness in Canada. The Innovative Solutions to Homelessness funding stream is delivered nationally and supports the development of innovative approaches to reducing … [Read more...]

RIO’s Urgent Action Grants: Promoting Structural Change for the Benefit of Roma

Deadline: 15 October 2016 The Roma Initiatives Office (RIO) invites Roma and pro-Roma organizations, non-formal groups, networks, or individuals to apply for urgent action grants with an aim to promote structural change for the benefit of Roma or respond to anti-Roma events and trends. The Opportunity Fund is part of RIO’s Paruvipe portfolio—paruvipe means “change” in the Romani language which supports advocacy aimed at influencing public decision-making, service delivery, and state responses … [Read more...]

EIL Global Citizen Award Seed Fund Micro Grant Scheme: Grow Your Ideas into Actions

Deadline: 5 October 2016 The EIL Intercultural Learning Global Citizen Award invites proposals for the Seed Fund in order to support the action projects, activities or events which will raise awareness about the people and issues encountered around the world. The EIL Seed Fund Micro Grant Scheme exists to assist volunteers to overcome any financial barriers by providing successful applicants with funding, guidance and support to implement their own awareness-raising projects. Grants … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants to the United States

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Terra Foundation invites applications for the Research Travel Grants, providing support for research on topics concerning American art and visual culture prior to 1980. These grants enable scholars outside the United States to consult resources that are only available within the United States. Benefits Grant funding is available for short-term travel that gives scholars: An opportunity to discover new source material; Experience works of art first-hand in … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Provision to the Improvement of Living Conditions of IDPs and Returnees from Readmission Process in Serbia

Deadline: 15 November 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a Provision to the improvement of living conditions of IDPs and returnees from readmission process in Serbia and support to the sustainable return to Kosovo in order to contribute to the Rule of Law in Serbia by strengthening the migration management and border control. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Improvement of living conditions of IDPs and returnees from … [Read more...]

DCAF Young Faces Conference 2016: Strategic Cybersecurity Policy Development in Southeast Europe

Deadline: 14 October 2016 The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), in cooperation with Diplo Foundation, invites promising young professionals to apply for a place in DCAF’s 2016 Young Faces Conference (YFC) on Strategic cybersecurity policy development in Southeast Europe. With distance learning activities and a three-day workshop from 29 November to 1 December 2016 the participants will discuss the difficulties of creating effective cybersecurity policy, which is … [Read more...]

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program: Enhancing Leadership Skills & Asian Development Knowledge

Deadline: 21 November 2016 The Asia Foundation is accepting applications for its Development Fellows Program in order to enhance leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure for Asian professionals. The 2017 program will be conducted in South Korea, Vietnam, and USA (San Francisco, New York, and Washington DC). Components Leadership Training Program Workshop on Asian Development Leadership Dialogue and Exchange Professional … [Read more...]

Innovate UK: Seeking Innovative Business Projects in Agriculture, Food and Healthcare

Deadline: 9 November 2016 Innovate UK is currently inviting applications for its program entitled "Innovations in Health and Food" with an aim to invest in innovative business projects in agriculture, food and healthcare. The agriculture, food and healthcare industries represent a global spend of over £20 trillion. But private investment in UK healthcare firms is often slow. Innovate UK’s aim is to bring together technology developers and those redesigning the way therapies and other treatment … [Read more...]

INL Grants Program: Addressing Corruption and Fostering Mechanisms in Ukraine

Deadline: 1 December 2016 The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) section of the United States Embassy in Ukraine in close cooperation with Kharkiv Oblast State Administration is inviting applicants from Ukrainian non-profit and non-governmental organizations to submit project proposals aimed at addressing corruption, and fostering mechanisms that promote local government transparency and accountability in Kharkiv oblast. Themes Preventing corruption and promoting … [Read more...]

EU COSME Call for Proposals 2016: Migrants Entrepreneurship Support Schemes

Deadline: 20 December 2016 The Competitiveness of Enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (COSME) program is seeking applications for Migrants Entrepreneurship Support Schemes with an aim to promote growth and to strengthen the competitiveness and sustainability of enterprises in the European Union. The general objective of this initiative is to support the creation, the improvement and the wider dissemination of support schemes for migrant entrepreneurship in order to help migrants … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Sylff Conference on Violent Extremism

Deadline: 9 October 2016 The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) University of Nairobi Chapter is currently inviting applicants for the Peace Forum to be held on 8th and 9th of December 2016 at the University of Nairobi. The theme of the Forum will be “Understanding the ‘Push’ and ‘Pull’ Factors Underlying Violent Extremism and Radicalization among the Youth in East Africa.” Benefits Transport, accommodation and meals will be provided for all sponsored participants. … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL: Promoting Internationally Recognized Labor Rights in Malaysia, Nigeria and Vietnam

Deadline: 24 October 2016 The United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is calling organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support the policy objective to promote internationally recognized labor rights in Malaysia, Nigeria, and Vietnam. Proposal Priorities and Funding Information In Malaysia ($500,000 available), DRL seeks to strengthen the capacity of workers to exercise their rights, including … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL: Promoting Internationally Recognized Labor Rights in Vietnam, South Asia and the Gulf

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for projects that support the policy objective of promoting internationally recognized labor rights in Vietnam, South Asia and the Gulf. Funding Information DRL anticipates having approximately $1,300,000 available to support approximately two successful applications submitted in response to this NOFO, subject to the … [Read more...]

Department of Justice and Equality: Call for Proposals for Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

Deadline: 10 November 2016 The Department of Justice and Equality has launched a call for proposals for suitably qualified organisations for project funding under the European Union Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) 2014-2020. The overall objective of the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-20201 is to promote the efficient management of migration flows and the implementation, strengthening and development of a common EU approach to asylum and … [Read more...]

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative: Advancing Human Potential and Promoting Equality

Profile: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative  IMPORTANT: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is not likely to offer any funding opportunities to NGOs at this time. It is not a grant giving foundation but a company that also invests in social enterprises.  Founded on: 1 December 2015  Location: Menlo Park, CA, United States  Website:  Facebook:  Mission: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative seeks to … [Read more...]

HIF Invention Grants: Move Beyond Insights and Bring an Idea to Life

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund's Invention Grants are provided for the invention of a creative solution or novel idea, which helps address a problem or seize an opportunity. Combining analysis, discussion and, most importantly, creativity to generate ideas or harness new technologies. By invention, the fund means moving beyond insights and starting to bring an idea to life. Applicants will need to prioritise what is important about their innovation and develop a coherent solution that can be … [Read more...]

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