Australian Government Grant Program: 2017-18 National Disability Conference Initiative

Deadline: 14 March 2017 The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply via an open process to deliver services under the Disability Mental Health and Carers Program – Disability and Carer Support – National Disability Conference Initiative (NDCI) 2017-18. The Disability and Carer Support (DaCS) Activity provides assistance, support and services for people with disability and carers.  It provides and improves access to services and support, including advocacy and through … [Read more...]

Department of State: Seeking Proposals for Public Diplomacy Grants Program to Promote U.S.-Bangladesh Ties

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka is seeking project proposals for its Public Diplomacy grants program to promote U.S.-Bangladesh ties, strengthen democratic and inclusive societies, increase educational and economic opportunity for citizens, and improve access to accurate information. Funding Information The estimated total program funding is $350,000 Award Ceiling: $25,000 Award Floor: $5,000 Priority Areas Promoting democratic values, … [Read more...]

UN Women: Behavioral Change Campaign on Social, Economic and Legal Empowerment of Egyptian Women

Deadline: 20 February 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for the "Production of the Second Phase of Multi-Dimensional Behavioral Change Campaign on Social, Economic and Legal Empowerment of Egyptian Women”. The concept of the campaign should be focused on women’s productivity and show the value that women bring when actively engaged in the economy. The second phase should focus on behavioral change to reach out to the … [Read more...]

UNICEF/Uganda: Engaging Adolescents in Adaptive Thinking and Advocacy for Community Resilience

Deadline: 16 February 2017 The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Uganda is seeking applications for the program entitled "Engaging Adolescents in adaptive thinking and advocacy for community resilience" with an aim to systematically strengthen the capacity of young people in refugees hosting districts to formulate practical adaptive solutions to reduce disaster risk in school communities and to build a network of young disaster resilience leaders. The key output for the research is an … [Read more...]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Seeking Applications for Hospital Preparedness Program in United States

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services(DHHS) is seeking applications for "Hospital Preparedness Program - Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement" to strengthen and enhance the capabilities of state, local, and territorial public health and health care systems to respond effectively (mitigate the loss of life and reduce the threats to the community’s health and safety) to evolving … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNFCCC’s 2017 Momentum for Change Awards! Opportunity to Attend UN Conference in Germany

Deadline: 9 April 2017 The United Nations Climate Change secretariat has announced the call for applications for the 2017 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments work toward implementing the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. Winners will be celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November. Selected initiatives, called ‘Lighthouse Activities,’ shine a light on innovative, scalable and replicable examples … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ashoka Changemakerxchange Summit in Dubai 2017!

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Applications are open for Ashoka Changemakerxchange Summit in Dubai that will take place from 26th April 2017 to 30th April 2017. The ChangemakerXchange is a global collaboration platform for young social innovators. It gathers some of the world’s most exciting changemakers at impact retreats in beautiful spaces around the world for the exchange and co-creation of ideas. ChangemakerXchange brings together some of the world’s top social innovators, who have dedicated … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Women in Construction Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Do you know an individual or organization that has exemplified inspiration, vision, innovation and leadership for women in construction? If yes, then get ready to submit your nominations for the 5th annual Women in Construction Awards 2017. The awards will acknowledge organisations which have stepped up and developed women's roles through innovative training programmes as well showing their commitment to developing the careers of women in the industry. The Awards … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Nominations are open for Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017 with an aim to reward outstanding civil society action in defending human rights in Europe and beyond. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), in partnership with the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation, has launched a call for nominations for the 2017 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize. Candidates should have made a real difference to the human rights situation of a … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Partnership Concept Papers: Scaling Investment in Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for "Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS)" focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa as part of the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ashoka Changemakerxchange Summit in Kenya 2017!

Deadline: 22 February 2017 Applications are open for Ashoka Changemakerxchange Summit in Kenya that will take place 2nd April 2017 to 5th April 2017. The Ashoka Changemaker exchange co-created with and supported by Robert Bosch Stiftung is a global collaboration platform for young social innovators. The Summit in Kenya brings together 25 of the top young changemakers and adult allies from East Africa, individuals that are driven to make a positive change, from across all sectors (civil … [Read more...]

Apply for Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Applications are open for "Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy" to be held in Seoul and Gwangju from 13 to 20 May 2017. Under the theme “Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy”, participants are expected to share their experiences of social and political engagement and to discuss common challenges to democracy in Asia to come up with a strategic action plan for advocacy and strengthening a youth network … [Read more...]

Apply for The Hilden Charitable Fund: Providing Grants for Projects in the UK and in Developing Countries!

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs … [Read more...]

Apply for UNDP’s Capacity Building for Media Practitioners Program!

Deadline: 16 February 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals from eligible entities for a program entitled "Capacity Building for Media Practitioners" with an aim to engage a firm to develop and conduct a capacity building seminar for regional media practitioners. The program will focus on climate change with the intent of increasing climate change related knowledge and buy-in among media practitioners, with the ultimate goal of knowledge dissemination by … [Read more...]

UNICEF: Capacity Building Agency for Sustainable Integrated Agriculture and Livestock for Nutrition in India

Deadline: 13 February 2017 The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India is seeking expression of interest from eligible entities for the program entitled "Capacity Building Agency for Sustainable Integrated Agriculture and Livestock for Nutrition in India" with an aim to support Agriculture & livestock Nutrition component of the Swabhimaan multi-sector demonstration programme for a period of three years. UNICEF India in collaboration with National Ministry of Rural development and … [Read more...]

Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Inviting Dutch Entrepreneurs for “Fund against Child Labour”

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is seeking applications from entrepreneurs from Dutch SMEs and large companies for "Fund against Child Labour" with an aim to help tackle child labour in their chain of production or as a multi-stakeholder project. Entrepreneurs can help eliminate child labour with a subsidy from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Fund against Child Labour. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( is administering the fund. Due to the lack of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) in partnership with Rooted in Rights is seeking applications for "Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship" that provides the opportunity for an individual with a disability to learn and apply skills in digital media storytelling, and to connect with media professionals to prepare participants for advanced careers in media production, journalism, online advocacy, or digital design. The project combines … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (UCLA Law) and Sonke Gender Justice Network (Sonke) has announced the launch of the UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship. Commencing in August 2017, the programme will provide specialised training to top graduates from South African law schools for careers as impact-oriented public interest lawyers in the areas of health, human rights, HIV prevention, and gender equality.. Benefits The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WISE Prize for Education 2017! Raising Global Awareness of Crucial Role of Education in all Societies

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Qatar Foundation is inviting nominations for its 2017 WISE Prize for Education to raise global awareness of the crucial role of education in all societies, and create a platform for innovative and practical solutions that might help alleviate some of the challenges which education faces around the world. Established in 2011 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the WISE Prize for Education is the first distinction of its kind to recognize an individual or a team … [Read more...]

impactAFRICA: Seeking Stories on Gender Equality and Challenges Women/Girls face in Accessing Healthcare and Services

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Applications are open for African Data Journalism Fund's new contest for stories on gender equality and the challenges women face in accessing health care and services. impactAFRICA is seeking stories that shed light on the challenges women and girls face in accessing health care and health services, and solutions to improve the quality of life for them and their families. Journalists in six African countries -- South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria … [Read more...]