Deadline: 30 September 2016 Applications are open for the 2016 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government. The prize was set up in 1998 to recognize and support the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders. Themes of the Prize The prize is awarded to projects that are linked to one of the below themes: … [Read more...] about Apply for 2016 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!
Deadline: 31 August 2016 Nominations are open for South African Youth Awards by National Youth Development Agency (NYDA). NYDA is a South African-based agency established primarily to tackle challenges that the nation’s youth are faced with. The awards aim to celebrate and showcase to the rest of the country that despite of the challenges that youth today faces, there is still an incredible zeal and resilience from the young people who are set on making their mark and change their own lives … [Read more...] about Apply for South African Youth Awards 2016!
Deadline: 30 September 2016 Applications are open for the Life Chances Fund that seeks to help those people in society who face the most significant barriers to leading happy and productive lives. Objectives Increasing the number and scale of SIBs in England; Making it easier and quicker to set up a SIB; Generating public sector efficiencies by delivering better outcomes and using this to understand how cashable savings are; Increasing social innovation and building a clear … [Read more...] about Life Chances Fund: Supporting Locally Developed Projects in UK
Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Common Fund for Commodities is seeking applications to support organizations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries through its various financial instruments. Objectives Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household … [Read more...] about Common Fund for Commodities: Ninth Call for Proposals to Support Business Activities
Deadline: 1 October 2016 Applications are open for January 2017 IDEX Global Fellows Program in India. IDEX is developing the next wave of "social intrapreneurs" who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world. IDEX Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working full-time for social enterprises across India. Benefits Monthly stipend Housing Pre-departure Virtual Training Monthly capacity … [Read more...] about Applications Open for 2017 IDEX Global Fellows Program
Deadline: 30 September 2016 The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) finances activities carried out by UN organisations to demonstrate the added value of the human security approach and extend its usage and awareness both within and outside of the United Nations system. UNTFHS has played an important role in addressing human security challenges around the world. Projects have succeeded in rebuilding war-torn communities; protecting people exposed to extreme poverty, sudden … [Read more...] about Call for Proposals: United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security
Deadline: 28 July 2016 The Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) Nepal invites Nepalese youth between 18-40 years to participate in the Youth’s Grant Writing Skills Enhancement. The workshop will encourage professionals to enhance the quality of grant and technical writing. This will also help to increase knowledge and skills in planning strategy for new business plan and collaboration with donor agencies and partner organizations. The workshop will take place from 1-2 … [Read more...] about YPARD Nepal Calls for Workshop: Youth’s Grant Writing Skills Enhancement
Deadline: 29 July 2016 The Rockefeller Foundation is seeking applications for its project entitled "Digital Jobs Africa" with an aim to help disadvantaged and (minimally skilled) unskilled young men and women, move from unemployment into employment through relevant skills development training. The training will include ICT skills, communication skills, customer relations, intercultural working, time management, self-management and other relevant soft skills. Participants will be provided … [Read more...] about The Rockefeller Foundation: Seeking Applications for Digital Jobs Africa
Deadline: 1 September 2016 Cointreau has launched the Cointreau Creative Crew in Nigeria that is a philanthropist programme meant to reveal and boost women’s creativity, by encouraging them to make their dreams come true. The Cointreau Creative Crew Grant Scheme is part of the worldwide philanthropist programme. It is a creative competition that will see one entrepreneur be awarded a £20,000 bursary to support a creative project. Anything that expresses creativity and passion in your area of … [Read more...] about Cointreau Creative Crew for Nigerians: A Chance to Win €20 000
Deadline: 1 August 2016 GlobalGiving is now accepting applications from qualified nonprofits for the September 2016 GlobalGiving Accelerator. The participants, through the Accelerator training curriculum, will learn how to maximize their online fundraising potential. The GlobalGiving Accelerator happens during a specific period of time. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 total from a minimum of 40 different donors in order … [Read more...] about Apply for 2016 GlobalGiving Accelerator: Maximize Your Online Fundraising Potential
Deadline: 15 August 2016 INPUTS Management for the Third Sector is inviting organizations of civil society who have to work on improving management processes within their institutions to broaden the scope and result of the impact of its work in the community. INPUTS Management for the Third Sector is a civil association nonprofit that works for free with Civil Society Organizations in developing their management skills through selfless contribution of experienced professionals in the industry … [Read more...] about INPUTS Management for the Third Sector announces 2016 Award on INPUTS and Impact Management
Deadline: 13 July 2016 Applications are open for Branding for Her Initiative that is a nonprofit Initiative by VC4A (Venture Capital for Africa) to support and encourage women entrepreneurs and women aspiring to startup a business by offering Free and effective Brand Identity Development and Brand Support that will make their products/services standout. This initiative is to encourage more women to step into the entrepreneur space and help them through effective branding and strategy to get … [Read more...] about Branding for Her Initiative: Supporting and Encouraging Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria
Here are some recently opened funding opportunities for African Countries by various foundations in order to support NGOs, institutions and individuals working for the development of Africa and its people who are facing issues like poverty, improper livelihood, injustice with their rights and a lot more. Please visit the list by clicking Next. Urgent Action Fund-Africa: Seeking Applications for Rapid Response Grant Deadline: Ongoing Urgent Action Fund-Africa is currently seeking applicants … [Read more...] about Recently Opened Funding Opportunities for African Countries
Deadline: 1 August 2016 Acumen is seeking applicants for its East Africa Fellows Program that is a one-year leadership development program designed to build the next generation of social leaders with the audacity to transform society and create a better, more inclusive world. Fellows can come from diverse cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds and work in any sector, and they must be committed to ending poverty in their community through their work. The purpose of the Acumen … [Read more...] about Acumen’s East Africa Fellows Program 2017: Building the Next Generation of Social Leaders
Deadline: 1 August 2016 The U.S. Embassy South Africa Public Affairs Section, U.S. Department of State (PAS) is pleased to announce the funding availability through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to support exchange between the U.S. and South Africa with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. Priorities Culture / American Society; Educational Initiatives; Democracy, Good Governance, and Rule of law; Human Rights and Civil Society; Science and … [Read more...] about U.S. Mission to South Africa: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program
Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Lipman-Miliband Trust is seeking applications for its Southern Africa Fund in order to support progressive social, economic and cultural projects which originate from, or engage with, Southern Africa. Applications can be for small projects but also could be for larger amounts than the £1,000 limit for projects funded from the Trust’s main fund. The Trust's mission is to help support the practice and dissemination of socialist education and research, an area … [Read more...] about Lipman-Miliband Trust: The Southern Africa Fund
Deadline: 31 July 2016 The C&A Foundation is seeking innovative concepts to improve working conditions in the apparel supply chain. The Foundation is calling for Expression of Interest (EOI) that: Increase accountability in the apparel industry through more transparent and traceable supply chains; and/or Enable apparel worker voices and opinions to be heard. Multi-year proposals with maximum budgets of EUR1.5 million will be considered as well as smaller pilots with durations … [Read more...] about C&A Foundation’s Call for Proposals: Improving Working Conditions in the Apparel Industry
Deadline: 31 August 2016 The Embassy of Finland in Cario is seeking proposals for its Local Cooperation Fund (LCF) in order to support Egyptian civil society initiatives for development in Egypt. Focus Areas Projects promoting and facilitating access to education for girls and young women, including women/girls of the refugee population in Egypt. Projects supporting women's participation in elections and enhancing the role of women in community leadership. Funding Information LCF … [Read more...] about Embassy of Finland: Seeking Proposals for Local Cooperation Fund in Egypt
Deadline: 11 September 2016 Nominations are open for Human Rights Awards 2016 for Australian citizens in order to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary contributions of individuals, organisations and businesses to the field of human rights each year. The award seeks nominations for people, organisations and businesses that have made significant contributions to human rights in Australia. While some nominees might be well-known, most are just ordinary people making a difference to human … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for Human Rights Awards 2016!
Deadline: 30 September 2016 The European Commission is seeking proposals from organizations to enhance the sustainability of civil society in Georgia. The objective of the program is to provide operating grants for well-established Georgian NGOs: to ensure the performance of their core functions, to facilitate their financial sustainability to transfer their knowledge to smaller CSOs in the regions of Georgia. Priorities Enabling environment for civil society, including … [Read more...] about European Commission: Support to Enhance Sustainability of Civil Society in Georgia