Apply for European Sustainability Award! Rewarding the Efforts & Creativity of European Citizens

Deadline: 14 September 2018 In 2018, the European Commission has launched for the first time a European Sustainability Award to reward the efforts and creativity of European citizens, businesses and organizations. The ambition of this Award scheme is clear to raise awareness of the SDGs in the EU by giving a human face to the efforts and creativity of European people, businesses and organizations, which are turning the global sustainable development goals into concrete solutions and … [Read more...]

2018-2019 Call for Proposals: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives for Somalia

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya has announced the call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) for the 2018-2019 funding cycle. Grant Information The average contribution is expected to be in the range of CAD $15,000-$20,000 for each individual project. Larger projects may be considered on an exceptional basis. The average duration of a CFLI project is six (6) consecutive months, with all project activities to be completed by … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 13th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development Activities

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental institution which provides financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Djibouti: Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund (FTIF) Grant Opportunity

Deadline: 24 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Office of Monetary Affairs of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for the Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund (FTIF) grant proposal to support a 12-month project mostly to assist the Government of Djibouti (GoDJ) in training, technical assistance, and capacity building to support budget transparency and public financial management. The organizations must submit applications to carry out a program that will work with … [Read more...]

Global Fund for Community Foundation: Strengthening & Supporting Community Philanthropy Approaches

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The Global Fund for Community Foundation (GFCF) is currently seeking concept notes for its 2018 grants programme aimed at strengthening and supporting community philanthropy approaches that: Strengthen the efforts of CPOs to respond to, change mindsets around and build support for complex, sensitive or apparently intractable issues at the community level (e.g. social cohesion and other community divisions, environmental issues, women’s issues, youth, other minority … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Mali: Seeking Applications for ‘Community-Based Activities to Build Civil Society and Youth Capacity in Mali’

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Mali of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or programs) to help counter violent extremism through cultural events and civic dialogue. Programs should also include a media / outreach component to broaden local awareness and extend the impact of programming. This could include citizen reporting on events and workshops, training for said citizen journalists on … [Read more...]

RAF Community Grants Program 2019: Supporting Sustainable Cultural Development in Australia

Deadline: 10 August 2018 The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund is seeking applications for its Community Grants program 2019 to support sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. The program is managed by Regional Arts Australia and, in NSW, by Regional Arts NSW. The Regional Arts Fund is designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities. Objectives The objectives of the Fund are to support and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of NEA/AC: Increasing Economic and Local Governance Opportunities

Deadline: 2 August 2018 The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is seeking applications for a program entitled “U.S.-MENA Experiential Partnership: Increasing Economic and Local Governance Opportunities”. This project complements USAID’s programs that anchor and institutionalize newly elected, created, and/or empowered local government entities. This project is unique in its focus of tapping into the skills of the U.S.-MENA … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Applications for Rural Poverty and Agriculture Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Rural Poverty and Agriculture Programme. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified.  With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around Africa to attend this workshop … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018 Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development in Low & Lower-Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The World Bank’s Development Data Group (DECDG), in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development” to encourage collaboration, experimentation, learning and capacity development in the field of sustainable development data. The collaborations should take place in low-income countries and lower-middle-income countries, and be … [Read more...]

USAID: Inviting Applicants for Knowledge SUCCESS (Strengthening Use, Capacity, Collaboration, Exchange, Synthesis, and Sharing) Program

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from qualified applicants for a program entitled “Knowledge SUCCESS (Strengthening Use, Capacity, Collaboration, Exchange, Synthesis, and Sharing)” to improve health and development outcomes. This Annual Program Statement (APS) publicizes the intention of the United States Government (USG), as represented by the USAID, Bureau for Global Health (GH), to fund one or multiple awards to … [Read more...]

D4D Call for Proposals: Improving Socio-Economic Opportunities and Perspectives for Women and Men in BiH

Deadline: 28 June 2019 The Development Diaspora Project (D4D) has announced a Public Call for Proposals for Grants to Support Investments in Partnership with Diaspora. D4D is a project of the Government of Switzerland and the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in BiH. The main objective of the project is to contribute to improving … [Read more...]

Robert Carr Fund for Civil Society Networks: 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks has announced an open Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2019-2021. Through this RFP, the Robert Carr Fund invites proposals from global and regional civil society networks addressing critical factors protecting the rights of inadequately served populations (ISPs); scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; and assuring that resources are mobilized and utilized appropriately to respond to the … [Read more...]

APS-MSI: Inviting Applicants for Afghanistan’s Measure for Accountability and Transparency (AMANAT) Project

Deadline: 1 December 2018 Management Systems International (MSI) is currently accepting concept papers for its “Afghanistan’s Measure for Accountability and Transparency” (AMANAT) project programmatic grants 2018 – 2019. Through this Annual Program Statement (APS), AMANAT intends to assist Afghan non-governmental organizations by supporting local civic monitoring, activism and policy advocacy, and public communications/outreach initiatives concerning the fight against corruption, particularly … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Moldova: Seeking Applications for American Resource Center (ARC) PRogram

Deadline: 1 August 2018 U.S. Mission to Moldova is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations for its American Resource Center (ARC) program to support U.S. public diplomacy in Moldova by creating a welcoming, technology-forward space that fosters open discussion and debate, builds cultural bridges to deepen communication on key issues, provides opportunities for professional and personal skill-building, and sparks creativity, innovation, and collaboration around shared … [Read more...]

SABI Grants Fund: Inviting Sierra Leone based NGOs & CSOs

Deadline: 10 July 2018 SABI, a citizen-led accountability programme funded by UK aid, has launched an open call for grant applications to fill identified gaps in current implementation, to complement and strengthen the work of existing local partners, and to feed into programme learning. Objectives Every grant must respond to one or more of the objectives set out below and must have a clear gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) focus. Enhance the capability of communities to … [Read more...]

Heritage Lottery Fund: Seeking Applications for Heritage Grants Programme

Deadline: 16 August 2018 Heritage Lottery Fund is seeking applications for its Heritage Grants programme that is open for any type of project related to the national, regional or local heritage in the UK. Grant Information Applicants can apply for a grant of more than £100,000. Priorities The program fund projects that make a lasting difference for heritage, people and communities in the UK. The focus of the project will be on the work or activity that: is defined at the … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Ankara: Seeking Project Proposals for British Embassy Programme Fund

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The British Embassy (BE) in Ankara is currently accepting project proposals for its 2018/2019 British Embassy Programme Fund to support programme activity in line with the UK government’s foreign policy objectives in Turkey annually. The programme’s main priority areas are promoting democratic values and structures, human rights, social inclusion and the rule of law. Objectives Enable strong rule of law, including through strengthening reforms in the justice … [Read more...]

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Seeking Applications for ‘Australian Aid-Friendship Grants’ Program

Deadline: 27 August 2018 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is seeking applications for the first Round of its “Australian Aid: Friendship Grants” that aims to bring a new and diverse group of partners from across Australia to contribute to the delivery of Australia’s aid program. The program is designed to support organisations to expand or enhance their existing international development work in the Indo-Pacific region through financially supporting a specific activity within … [Read more...]