Nominations Open for 2017 RBC Canadian Immigrant Awards! Recognizing the Achievements of Canadian Immigrants

Deadline: 27 February 2017 Canadian Immigrant magazine is inviting for the ninth annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards to nominate and then vote directly for individuals who have made a difference since their arrival in Canada, whether in business, academia, the arts or community service. The program is presented by Canadian Immigrant magazine and is proudly supported by founding and title sponsor RBC Royal Bank. Since 2009, 200 outstanding immigrants have been chosen for this … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to award outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, linguistics, … [Read more...]

HRSA/DHHS: Optimizing Family Support for Families of Children with or at-risk for Congenital Zika Virus Infection in United States

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for a program entitled "Optimizing Family Support for Families of Children with or at-risk for Congenital Zika Virus Infection". The purpose of this program is to provide information, education, technical assistance, and support to families of children in United States territories and jurisdictions outside the continental United … [Read more...]

USAID/Uganda: Expanding and Strengthening Family Planning Service Options Activity

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from organisations to fund a program entitled "Expanding and Strengthening Family Planning Service Options in Uganda" with an aim to increase availability and access to equitable quality family planning (FP) services. The activity will be USAID/Uganda’s flagship mechanism for providing assistance to Uganda to reach its national FP goals of reducing unmet need for and increasing … [Read more...]

PEPFAR Small Grants Program: Inviting Organisations to Support OVC and Community-based HIV and AIDS Care Initiatives in Lesotho

Deadline: 31 March 2017 U.S. Embassy Maseru, Lesotho Special Projects Office announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a capacity building project for selected grantees of the PEPFAR Small Grant Program 2017-2018. U.S. Embassy Maseru is looking for a well established countrywide organization that can built capacity of selected grantees, between 5-10 groups, in project management, financial management, grants management, team building and … [Read more...]

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in South Sudan

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from NGO’s for its NGO programs benefiting refugees in South Sudan. Funding Information Project proposals must not be more than $1,500,000per year or they will be disqualified. Program plans for one or two years will be considered. Applicants may submit multi-year proposals with activities and budgets that do not exceed two years (24 months) from the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Action for Equity Award! Recognizing and Rewarding Civic Organisations Combating Inequalities

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The International Inequalities Institute is seeking nominations for its Action for Equity Award, which is an exciting new prize from the Atlantic Fellows programme at the III which aims to recognize and reward the crucial work being advanced by civic organisations to combat inequalities around the world. The award will extend the reach and impact of the Atlantic Fellows programme for Social and Economic Equity, which supports dynamic emerging leaders from … [Read more...]

Democracy Commission Small Grants Program: Supporting Wide Range of Democratic and Market Economy Themes in Moldova

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Embassy of United States in Moldova is seeking proposals for Democracy Commission Small Grants Program with an aim to support a wide range of democratic and market economy themes. This call for proposals will focus on restoring confidence in Moldova’s European trajectory by strengthening institutions and civic participation in tackling corruption. Proposals should present innovative ideas for promoting transparency and accountable, effective governance. Projects … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ACME Journalism Fellowship on Parliament, Legislative Affairs and Government Oversight in Uganda

Deadline: 3 February 2017 The African Centre for Media Excellence is pleased to invite applications for its sixth fellowship programme. The first workshop of the fellowship will be held on 20-23 February, 2017. This fellowship, on parliament, legislative affairs and government oversight, is designed to give promising Ugandan journalists the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills to deepen their coverage of important, but under-reported stories in this field. It is a six-month … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Young Innovator International Conference!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Young Innovators in collaboration with Special Education Unit, Innovation Centre, Youth Friendly Resources Centre, African Youth Association of NGOs, Multi-Education Service Trust and LIFYEAD Africa is happy to announce the 2017 Young Innovators International Conference. This conference will be the largest gathering of youths, Entrepreneurs, Innovators and students across Africa, serving as a platform to support, unite and re-focus activities towards youth innovation, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UN Public Service Awards 2017! Recognizing Innovation and Excellence in Public Services Worldwide

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations has begun accepting nominations for the 2017 UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA), aimed at promoting and recognizing innovation and excellence in public services supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the transformative agenda to boost prosperity around the world and ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) recognizes excellence in public service at the global level. … [Read more...]

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: Mentoring Opportunities for Youth in United States

Deadline:  13 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative. The program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting mentoring programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, truancy, and other problem and high-risk behaviors. The program supports the implementation and … [Read more...]

European Commission: Fast Track Integration into the Labour Market for Third Country Nationals

Deadline: 30 March 2017 European Commission is seeking proposals for the program entitled "Fast track integration into the labour market for third country nationals targeting exclusively asylum seekers, refugees and their family members" with an aim to fund innovative transnational projects to test and implement innovative policy schemes and delivery mechanisms that will ensure and facilitate a swift labour market integration of the specific target groups of third country nationals (asylum … [Read more...]

U.S Department of State: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Chad and Cameroon

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from NGO’s for its NGO programs benefiting refugees in Chad and Cameroon. Funding Information Project proposals must not be more than $1,000,000 per 12 month period (or prorated for periods of less than 12 months) or they will be disqualified. Program plans for one, two, or three years will be considered. Applicants may submit multi-year proposals … [Read more...]

2017 Young Leaders Program: Promoting Progressive Leadership within Romanian and European Society

Deadline: 1 February 2017 Aspen Institute Romania is seeking nominations for its Young Leaders program 2017 with an aim to bring increased diversity and relevance for a growing Network of almost 200 Aspen Fellows already covering 14 countries. The flagship Leadership Program of the Aspen Institute Romania for the last 10 years, the Young Leaders Program, has reached its 11th edition. The key objectives of the Young Leaders Program are: to promote and advance progressive leadership … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Free Media Awards! Supporting Independent Role of Journalists and Media Outlets

Deadline:  17 February 2017 The Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius hereby invite nominations of journalists, bloggers, internet media and newspapers for the “2017 Free Media Awards”. The Free Media Awards are awarded to journalists and media outlets from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia. The prizes provide support for journalists and media outlets that report independently and refuse to give up in the face of threats. The media … [Read more...]

OVW: Restorative Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Dating Violence on Campus Demonstration Initiative Program in United States

Deadline:  24 February 2017 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for "OVW FY 2017 Restorative Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Dating Violence on Campus Demonstration Initiative Program" with an aim to support the development of an RJ framework for campuses, select demonstration sites, provide intense technical assistance to those sites and conduct a rigorous evaluation of the … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice: Seeking Applications for “Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance” Program

Deadline:  9 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance for Enhanced Collaborative Model Law Enforcement Task Force Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the capacity of state and local jurisdictions in preventing and reducing crime. The Anti-Human Trafficking Training and Technical … [Read more...]

USAID Supporting Livelihoods in Syria: Building Resiliency through Strengthened Food Security and Livelihood Opportunities

Deadline:  10 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Supporting Livelihoods in Syria” with an aim to combine humanitarian assistance and development approaches to build resiliency at the household and community levels in Syria through strengthened food security and livelihood opportunities. Livelihoods programs can help to improve household-level food … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Community Heroes Awards! Celebrating Organizations Promoting Development at Grassroot Levels

Deadline: 1 February 2017 Nominations are open for The Community Heroes Awards, an initiative of African Centre for Peace Building and Awake Africa Magazine which seeks to identify, celebrate and honor individuals and organizations who have committed themselves to promote development at the grassroots through social work, entrepreneurship and selfless leadership. The African Centre for Peace Building (AFCOPB) is a Ghana based peace-building organization led by young and visionary people. … [Read more...]

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