Nominations Open for 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors. The Aurora Prize is seeking the stories of selfless individuals who demonstrate exceptional courage, commitment and impact at personal risk for the sake of others. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, … [Read more...]

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law: Seeking Applications under NGO Legal Enabling Environment Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is currently accepting applications from local partners in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam for a research grant pursuant to the NGO Legal Enabling Environment Program (LEEP) in order to protect and promote civil society and civic participation. ICNL is conducting research on digital surveillance laws in the Mekong Region and the extent to which they comply with international human rights law. … [Read more...]

USAID/HUB: Agricultural Trade Technology Identification, Promotion and Investment in East Africa

Deadline: 9 July 2017 The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub), support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications form eligible organizations for its program entitled “Agricultural Trade Technology Identification, Promotion and Investment in East Africa” in order to facilitate the increased utilization of modern agricultural technology practices in the East Africa Community (EAC) agriculture sector by … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Grant Scheme for Grassroots Civil Society Organizations (GRS) in Turkey

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Grant Scheme for Grassroots Civil Society Organizations (GRS)” to strengthen the capacity of grassroots CSOs for active democratic participation in policy and decision making processes. The objective of this call for proposals is to improve the administrative, advocacy and communication skills of grassroots CSOs so that they can participate more effectively in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NYCI’s Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme Programme!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 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 with an aim to promote innovative partnerships between youth groups, artists … [Read more...]

Swedish EPA Call for Proposals: Supporting Projects in the Field of Sustainable and Efficient Transport Systems

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking Call for proposals to fund research projects in the field of sustainable and efficient transport in the community with a focus on the planning of the transport systems. The purpose of this call is to increase knowledge about how the planning of the transport systems can contribute to climate and environmental objectives. Research Priorities Climate and environmental objectives important in decision … [Read more...]

Applications Open for India Biodiversity Awards 2018!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in association with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India is seeking applications for its India Biodiversity Awards 2018 in order to play an outstanding and innovative role in conserving India’s rich heritage. Benefits The eight finalists will be awarded a cash prize, a memento, and a citation each at the India Biodiversity Awards ceremony to be held on 22 May, 2018. Categories & … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance Program in Bangladesh

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance” with an aim to improve maternal and child nutrition. The objective of this call for proposals is to implement at local level innovative, resilient and scalable nutrition governance pro-poor models which are validated and aligned with national policies. Size of Grants Any grant requested under this … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Kenya: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 7 July 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 with an aim to support gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. Program Themes Burundi: Promoting human development, specifically in the areas of health, nutrition, and education; Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance; Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality. Kenya: … [Read more...]

FRIDA Call for Proposals: Inviting Young Women-Led Groups for Climate and Environmental Justice Special Grants

Deadline: 23 July 2017 FRIDA is currently accepting proposals from young feminist and young women-led groups for its Climate and Environmental Justice Special Grants with an aim to ensure young feminists and young women are supported in continuing to play an active role in the global transition towards justice and sustainability. Priorities Special focus on frontline and young women environmental rights defenders. Groups, networks, or collectives that are diverse in their membership … [Read more...]

EJC’s European Publishers Longterm Reporting Grant: Raising Awareness of Sustainable Development Goals

Deadline: 26 July 2017 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is seeking applications for its European Publishers Longterm Reporting Grant Programme to raise awareness of selected United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by way of supporting coverage by media outlets who reach significant audiences in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden or the United Kingdom. The European Publishers Longterm Reporting Grant is a media funding project operated by the European Journalism … [Read more...]

European Journalism Centre: Innovation in Development Reporting Grant (IDR) Programme

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is currently seeking applications for its Innovation in Development Reporting Grant (IDR) Programme with an aim to advance innovative reporting approaches, thus enabling a better coverage of international development issues. Focus Issues Food production and food security Health and nutrition Food trade and markets Grant Information The average grant given is around €20,000 and the programme is open to both … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EJC’s Global Health Journalism Grant Program for Germany!

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is seeking applications for its Global Health Journalism Grant Program with an aim to promote innovative reports on the topic of global health in developing countries. Themes A strong, innovative topic is the most important part of the application. Submitted projects must address the issue of global health and have a connection with Germany. Reporting should provide a concrete link between the issue and the global … [Read more...]

Apply for 8th Earth Care Awards 2017: Protecting Land and Water Resources!

Deadline: 4 August 2017 Applications are open for 8th Earth Care Awards (ECAs) 2017 to identify and foster actions across several sectors with special reference to mitigation and adaptation imperatives related to climate change. The objective is to reduce emissions, adopt approaches to protect land and water resources and promote innovations for reducing impacts, emphasizing appropriate environmental action. Award Categories Community Based Mitigation And Adaptation In Water Resources, … [Read more...]

Aidsfonds Call for Proposals: Challenging Intellectual Property Barriers that Prevent Access to Treatment for People Living with HIV

Deadline: 22 August 2017 The Aidsfonds has launched the 2017 Call for Proposals “Challenging intellectual property barriers that prevent access to treatment for people living with HIV” with an aim to support civil society organizations with a track record in treatment advocacy addressing intellectual property barriers and holding their governments accountable for access to essential medicines, lowering costs of pharmaceuticals and thereby contributing to financial and programmatic … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Grant Facility for Micro Small Medium Enterprise in Kosovo

Deadline: 7 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for program entitled “Grant Facility for Micro Small Medium Enterprise in Kosovo” in order to contribute to strengthening the local economy and reduce trade deficit in Kosovo by improving the capacities of Micro, Small, Medium sized enterprises (MSME). The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Low capital intensive sectors (ICT, Service, Textile and Leather processing). … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF)

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The governments of the United States of America (through the Department of State) and India (through the Department of Science & Technology)  have jointly announced a call for proposals for United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) for the promotion of joint activities that would lead to innovation and technopreneurship through the application of science and technology. The aim of this Fund is to support promising joint U. S.-India … [Read more...]

ENEA Access Call for Projects: Supporting Organizations and Entrepreneurs in Developing their Energy Access Initiatives in Africa

Deadline: 31 July 2017 ENEA Consulting has launched the ENEA Access Call for Projects to support Non Profits, NGOs, Technology Developers, and Social Entrepreneurs in developing their energy access initiatives in Africa. To achieve this objective, ENEA has committed to providing each selected project with 30 - 100 days of its consulting services on a pro-bono basis. Program Pillars VOLUNTEERING: Pro bono consulting for social entrepreneurs and NGOs selected through calls for projects. … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State (TIP Office): 2017 International Programs to Combat Child Trafficking in Peru

Deadline: 2 August 2017 The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State (TIP Office) is currently seeking applications for its “2017 International Programs to Combat Child Trafficking in Peru” under a new Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership. Funding Information The TIP Office will provide $5 million in U.S. foreign assistance resources to one or more organization(s) to support implementation of the CPC Partnership activities. Eligibility … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists: Supporting Production of Ambitious Projects Globally

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The International Women Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting women journalists from around the world for its Howard G. Buffett Fund to support the production of ambitious projects and underreported, globally important stories. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists. Funding Information The IWMF will make an annual total of $230,000 … [Read more...]

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