Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation and Human Rights in Poland

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking a Fund Operator to develop and implement the EEA Grants programme for civil society in Poland. The objective of the Civil Society Programme Area is ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered’. Areas of Support Democracy, active citizenship, good governance and transparency Human rights and equal treatment through combating any … [Read more...]

Westpac Social Change Fellowship: Supporting the Development of People in Australia

Deadline: 20 August 2018 Applications are open for Westpac Social Change Fellowship to support the development of people from any sector with the drive to create better lives for all Australians. The Fellowship is designed to give recipients time and space to develop the skills, knowledge and networks needed to accelerate their growth as a social innovator. This may involve travel study tours, work experience, research or building stronger connections that will directly enhance their ability … [Read more...]

NYCI: Inviting Applications for Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme 2018

Deadline: 21 August 2018 Do you have a good idea for a youth arts project in your youth group but require the funding to work with an artist? If yes, then apply for the Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme programme. The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) on behalf of the Arts Council and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs is inviting applicants for its Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme programme 2018 to promote innovative partnerships between youth groups, artists and … [Read more...]

Jewish Helping Hands: Seeking Applications for Tikkun Olam Grant Program

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Jewish Helping Hands is seeking applications for its Tikkun Olam Grant program to advance their goal of inspiring and supporting tzedakah, justice and righteousness, throughout the world. The goal is to help vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad through a variety of programs focused on economic development and social empowerment, with a particular focus on those demographics that have been overlooked and/or marginalized. The objective is to promote … [Read more...]

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation: Inviting Applications for Butterfield Awards Program

Deadline: Various UK: 15 September 2018 Japan: 30 September 2018 The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation is seeking applications for its Butterfield Awards Program to encourage and facilitate exploratory exchanges and collaborations between qualified professionals in Japan and the UK, and the investigation of scientific, clinical, social and economic aspects of medicine in which Japanese and British researchers, practitioners, policy makers, managers and voluntary sector workers may … [Read more...]

UN Women/Kosovo Call for Proposals: Ending Violence against Women- Implementing Norms, Changing Minds

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting civil society organizations or CSO networks working on gender equality and ending violence against women, as well as community-based organizations working with disadvantaged women, to submit proposals that aim to promote the rights of women survivors of violence and improve access to justice by strengthening collaboration between CSOs and Ombudsperson. The specific project … [Read more...]

Rumphius Foundation Grants: Enriching Groups and Organizations in United States

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Rumphius Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to brighten the lives of a diverse range of people in need of a helping hand through projects that enrich groups and organizations across America, and simultaneously educate young people about sustainability and healthy living. The purpose of the Rumphius Foundation is to make the world a little more beautiful; to sow little seeds of hope and joy that will strengthen community and protect the … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Nominations are open for "Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs" to recognise the exceptional spirit and business ability of disabled entrepreneurs. The Stelios Award is a business award run in partnership with the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation. It welcomes start-ups, social enterprises and companies which are already up and running. Prize Information Each of their five finalists win £10,000 with the winner recieving an extra £20,000 to help kickstart … [Read more...]

European Commission CFPs: Supporting National or Transnational Projects on Non-discrimination and Roma Integration

Deadline: 9 October 2018 European Commission is inviting proposals for its Grant program entitled “Support National or Transnational Projects on Non-discrimination and Roma Integration” to co-fund national or transnational projects tackling at least one of the following grounds of discrimination of Art. 19 TFEU: racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. Aims Fighting against discrimination based on sexual orientation in society and promoting the … [Read more...]

BIRAC 13th Call for Proposals: Biotechnology Ignition Grant Scheme in India

Deadline: 16 August 2018 The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is currently accepting proposals for its “Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) Scheme” to enable technology innovators and entrepreneurs to pursue a promising technology idea, and establish and validate proof of concept (POC) for the idea. By funding establishment and validation of POC, BIRAC wishes to help innovators and entrepreneurs advance an idea closer to eventual commercialization/implementation in the … [Read more...]

KCSF 2nd Executive Program: Civil Society Involvement in the EU Accession Process

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) has announced the second edition of its Executive Program, which is being delivered in close collaboration with the College of Europe on “Civil society involvement in the EU accession process”, to be held on 22-24 October 2018, in Prishtina. The program has been designed to boost the capacities of CSOs in EU’s institutional set-up and empower CSOs to contribute in the EU integration process through strategic and tactical … [Read more...]

Matrix Causes Fund: Supporting the Needs of Vulnerable Persons in UK

Deadline: 17 September 2018 Applications Open for Matrix Causes Fund to provide support to organisations which promote access to justice (particularly for people trying to get support to meet their basic personal needs), or promote equality of opportunity, or promote a sustainable environment. The Matrix Causes Fund is a charitable fund administered by Matrix. Since 2003 they have committed over £950,000 to national and international charitable causes. Funding Information The MCF will only … [Read more...]

The Prince Claus Fund 2nd Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 16 September 2018 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme and the Whiting Foundation are accepting proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. The second round will continue to facilitate the vital work of restoring physical objects and making the information they carry accessible to a wider … [Read more...]

Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation: Seeking Applications for Conflict and Violence Grant

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation is seeking applications for its Conflict and Violence grant program to protect the lives, safety, dignity and physical and mental well-being of people affected by war and armed conflict. The projects they back deal primarily with the causes, attendant circumstances and consequences of violence, and include: protection for civilians, especially displaced persons and refugees psychosocial assistance and rehabilitation of … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for ICO Grants Programme!

Deadline: 17 August 2018 Information Commissioner's Office is inviting applications for its grant programme to promote good practice; to support independent, innovative research and solutions focused on privacy and data protection issues. Objectives The objectives of the Grants Programme are to: Support and encourage research and privacy enhancing solutions in significant areas of data protection risk. Focus on projects that will make a real different to the UK public. Increase … [Read more...]

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoTech Grants: Addressing Environmental Problems in the U.S.

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Captain Planet Foundation is seeking applications for “ecoTech Grants” to engage children in inquiry-based, STEM-related projects that leverage technology and/or use nature-based design to address environmental problems in local communities. ecoTech Grants were created to combat the notion that students needed to choose between “the screen” or “the green” and to encourage educators and students to explore the role technology can play in designing and implementing … [Read more...]

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoSolution Grants: Building the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Captain Planet Foundation is inviting applications for its ecoSolution Grants to build the next generation of environmental stewards and change-agents. The Foundation has supported educators and their work to facilitate youth-led projects that result in positive impacts to the environment of a school or community. Objectives Empower youth by providing hands-on environmental stewardship opportunities Inspire youth and communities to become agents of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Africa Tourism Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Nominations are open for Africa Tourism Leadership Awards with an aim to recognize game-changing individuals and/or groups’ initiatives being pursued across the sector, such as those leading to progressive policy-making and business practices, thought leadership, innovation, sustainable investments and public-private-community partnership, to name just a few, which are making waves across the African tourism sector. This is the first-ever Pan-African travel and tourism … [Read more...]

The Dunhill Medical Trust: Seeking Applications for Research Project Grants

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Dunhill Medical Trust is seeking applications for Research Project Grants to support high quality research projects which are, perhaps, smaller than can be managed by the Research Councils or fall outside their priority themes but are important to understanding the mechanisms of ageing, treating disease and frailty and identifying and developing new and effective ways to improve the lives of older people. Funding Information The minimum project grant award … [Read more...]

EU Anti-Corruption Initiative: Inviting Proposals from Ukrainian Registered CSOs

Deadline: 23 July 2018 Applicants are invited to submit their proposals for "EU Anti-Corruption Initiative (EUACI)" with an aim to improve the implementation of anti-corruption policy in Ukraine, thereby ultimately contributing to a reduction in corruption. The goal of this call for proposals is to support national level civil society organizations (CSOs) within the field of anti-corruption aiming to engage with regional and local level CSOs and civic initiatives fighting corruption to deliver … [Read more...]