GCE-India Program: Encouraging Innovation in Areas Impacting Global Health

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (DBT), and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as funding partners, IKP Knowledge Park (IKP), as an implementation partner, and the Program Management Unit at BIRAC (PMU-BIRAC) as the management partner is seeking proposals for its Grand Challenges Explorations India (GCE-India), an initiative to encourage and nurture innovation in areas that impact global health. Focus Areas Maternal and Child Health … [Read more...]

MINDS Call for Applications: Youth Program in Elections and Governance for African Researchers

Deadline:  3 February 2017 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is inviting applicants from distinguished African researchers/ research institutions to conduct a baseline study on advocacy and engagement strategies to enhance youth participation in elections and governance in Africa. The main objective of the baseline study is to provide an understanding of youth participation in elections and governance in Africa with the aim of clarifying the gaps to be filled or … [Read more...]

NRCT-NSFC Call for Proposals: Inviting Researchers from Thailand and China

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) is seeking proposals for joint funded activities on Renewable energy. Aims To contribute to scientific advancement in both countries through the funding of joint research activities in specified research fields in a larger scale; To provide an opportunity for young researchers and to build research network in the two countries to engage; To … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Seeking Applications for Strategic Environmental Assessment

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)” in order to increase the integration of environmental and sustainability considerations into planning and decision-making processes in the participants' countries. The objective of the programme is to strengthen SEA capacity in the participants' organisations. The programme will support each … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Small Grants for Russian Fulbright Alumni 2017!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. State Department, with support from the U.S. Embassy in Moscow is seeking applications for its Fulbright Program in Russia. Small grants will be awarded to support short-term projects that enhance and promote the Fulbright Program in Russia. Grant Information Individual projects will generally be supported up to a maximum of $1000 each including tax. Possible projects (Not limited) organizing local or … [Read more...]

Voice’s Nigeria Influencing Grants: Strengthening Advocacy Capacities and Amplifying Voice of Marginalised

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Voice is seeking applicants for its Nigeria Influencing Grants in order to strengthen their lobby and advocacy capacities and amplify the voice of marginalised and discriminated groups. Thematic Areas Improved access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment Improved access to social services, health and education in particular Space for political participation Funding Information Nigeria Influencing grants range from €25,000 … [Read more...]

Amref Health Africa Call for Proposals: Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (K-SHIP)

Deadline: 10 February 2017 Amref Health Africa in Kenya is inviting eligible organizations for its Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (K-SHIP) to support the country to attain sustainable access to basic sanitation as well as adopt appropriate hygiene practices. The main programme components include: Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Equity & Inclusion Sanitation Marketing Categories of Implementers Non-Governmental Organizations Regional Civil … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Al Alfi Foundation Sustainable Development Fellowship in Egypt!

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The Al Alfi Foundation and the American University in Cairo (AUC) are seeking applications for its Sustainable Development Fellowship to identify and prepare future leaders who are Egyptian nationals and who have strong knowledge and skills in science, engineering, business, policy and social sciences. The objective of the program is to develop a new cadre of entrepreneurial leaders who are capable of filling critical positions in industry, public sector and … [Read more...]

National Institute of Health: Seeking Applications for Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institute of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications with an aim to provide support for research on Zika virus (ZIKV) and its complications. The participating NIH institutes are issuing this FOA to determine whether ZIKV infection causes microcephaly and other congenital abnormalities in babies and the potential rapid spread of ZIKV to the United States. Priorities (Not Limited) Demonstrate the causative role of … [Read more...]

WARC Travel Grant: Inviting West African Nationals to Promote Intra-African Cooperation

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The West African Research Association (WARC) is currently inviting applicants from West African nationals for its Travel Grant to promote intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent. Funding for the WARC Travel Grant Program is provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State … [Read more...]

National Institute of Justice: Research and Evaluation on Violence against Women in United States

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding for research and evaluation on violence against women. This program furthers the Department’s mission by sponsoring research to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of victims of crime, particularly at the State and local levels. Objectives Identifying the causes and … [Read more...]

AWDF’s Leading from the South Programme: Inviting Women’s Rights Organisations from Africa and The Middle East

Deadline: Various Yala and Ananse Grants: 13 February  2017 Pamoja Grants: 3 March 2017 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently inviting women’s rights organisations for its Leading from the South programme to support organisations and initiatives advancing the rights of women facing multiple discriminations. Thematic Areas Eliminate violence against women and girls & sustain respect for women’s bodily integrity and autonomy Protect full economic rights and … [Read more...]

IUCN Call for Papers: Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP)

Deadline: 5 February 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is inviting applicants for its Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP) that will contribute new knowledge and innovative solutions for combatting deforestation while accelerating restoration. Objectives Developing sustainable forest and land use scenarios Upscaling deforestation-free food and commodity production that relies on restoration strategies Achieving private sector … [Read more...]

ICNL Call for Applications: Asia Education Initiative (AEI) Grants

Deadline: 31 May 2017 International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), supported by USAID is seeking applicants for its Asia Education Initiative (AEI) Grants in order to support the study of civil society law at universities and schools of law in eligible countries in Asia. The AEI will provide grants to support the creation of an education initiative on civil society law. Grant Information Grants will generally be in the amount of $5,000 - $10,000, however reasonable proposals for a … [Read more...]

SOCIETIES Call for Proposals for CSOs: Fostering the Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities (PWD) and Mental Disorders

Deadline: 22 February 2017 Within the project “SOCIETIES – Support of CSOs in Empowering Technical skills, Inclusion of people with disabilities and EU standards in South East Europe“, funded by the European Union, Caritas Serbia is seeking call for project proposals for CSOs with an aim to support and increase community based social services and social enterprises, managed by CSOs, thus fostering the social inclusion of people with disabilities (PWD) and mental … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-based Support Scheme to Promote Human Rights in Kenya

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme Kenya" with an aim to contribute to the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya. Objectives Increased respect of international Human Rights standards by law enforcement and security forces Abolition of the death penalty Size of Grants Any grant … [Read more...]

Fund for Local Cooperation: Improving the Functioning of Civil Society in Namibia

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Windhoek is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in order to improve the functioning of civil society and capacity of private sector for implementing projects for socio-economically and environmentally sustainable development. Focus Areas Democratic participation for enhanced equality Improved understanding of civil society and decision-makers, particularly amongst the most … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust’s Seed Awards in Science: Inviting Researchers in Low & Middle Income Countries

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Wellcome Trust is currently inviting applicants for its Seed Awards in Science that will help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to the Wellcome Trust or elsewhere. The Awards seek to encourage researchers: at the start of their independent careers who want to develop ideas outside their discipline or area of expertise. Grant Information A Seed Award in Science is worth up to £100,000 for up … [Read more...]

Netherlands Embassy in Poland: 2017 Embassy Funds for Developing Civil Society and Democracy in Belarus

Deadline: 13 February 2017 The Netherlands Embassy in Warsaw, Poland is seeking applicants for its Embassy Funds for Belarus 2017 in order to support the development of civil society and democracy in Belarus. The Netherlands is convinced that dynamic development of a vibrant, modern and energetic civil society is vital to the quality of democracy, economic development and civilization progress in Belarus. The Netherlands has made two programmes available: The Human Rights Fund The … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Enhanced Involvement of Civil Society in the EU Integration Reforms

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Enhanced Involvement of Civil Society in the EU Integration Reforms” with an aim to support the involvement of the civil society in policy creation and implementation of priority sector reforms related to the EU integration. The programme is divided into two lots: LOT 1: EUR 500.000,00: Enhanced involvement of civil society in policy creation and … [Read more...]

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