Best Climate Practices Contest 2017: Building Local Resilience to Climate Disaster Risk

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is seeking applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017 with an aim to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards, is an essential piece of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes in Jamaica and Belize

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes in  Jamaica and Belize” to strengthen the role played by civil society organizations in Jamaica and Belize in promoting human rights and democracy. Objectives The promotion of equal rights for all including the defence of victims of abuse and the fight against discrimination based on … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Hanoi: Seeking Applications for Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) 2018

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy Hanoi and the U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City are seeking applications for its Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) 2018 that will provide high school teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. TEA consists of a six‐week non‐degree, non‐credit customized academic program including seminars on new teaching … [Read more...]

Apply for Comic Relief’s Community Mental Health Matters Initiative!

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Comic Relief is currently inviting applicants for its “Community Mental Health Matters” that offer funding for existing and emerging mental health activities in Malawi, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Community care is a cost-effective way of delivering mental health services to a large underserved population in resource-poor settings, particularly in remote areas where many of the poorest live. Focus Areas Improving the health and wellbeing of … [Read more...]

DRL Global Religious Freedoms: Protecting Religious Freedom in Regions of Europe and East Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that promote and protect religious freedom in the regions of Europe and East Asia and the Pacific. Objectives In Europe ($400,000) DRL’s objective is to have a direct and lasting impact in combating discrimination and intolerance, including acts that can lead to violence, on … [Read more...]

Minister of Foreign Affairs in Poland: Contributing to the Implementation of Humanitarian Projects

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland, is accepting applications for a programme entitled “Ensuring own contribution to the realization of humanitarian Middle East from sources other than the budget of the Republic of Poland in 2017”. The aim of the contest is the emergence of the public tasks which are part of the project financed from sources other than the budget of the Republic of Poland, including the implementation of a humanitarian nature in Syria … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in Malawi

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in order to increase equitable and inclusive access to informal and formal TEVET training. Objectives Deliver relevant quality TEVET training; Ensure skills training and economic empowerment of women and vulnerable groups; Provide supportive skills such as basic literacy and entrepreneurial skills; Provide adequate … [Read more...]

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF): Providing Local Project Developers and Originators in Africa

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) is currently accepting applications to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to fruition. Access Power aims to contribute its project development expertise and resources to catalyze power projects across the African continent. The partner with local power developers, and assist them through the project development stage … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grants Program 2017!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute is currently accepting applications for its Center for Tropical Forest Science - Forest Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO) Research Grants Program 2017 with an aim to provide opportunities for senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to use existing Forest Dynamics Sites and conduct research in collaboration with scientists currently associated with these sites. The Grants Program supports … [Read more...]

Norwegian Human Rights Fund: Protecting Rights of Vulnerable and Marginalized Individuals and Groups

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The Norwegian Human Rights Fund (NHRF) is currently accepting applications for its Grants Program with an aim to support professional human rights actors’ working for the protection of the rights of vulnerable and marginalized individuals and groups through initiatives such as legal assistance, advocacy work, documentation and rights education. Objectives Work against impunity and for access to justice work against discrimination and/or marginalisation of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kurita Water and Environmental Foundation Research Grant Program!

Deadline: 27 April 2017 The Kurita Water and Environmental Foundation (KWEF) is currently accepting applications for its Research Grant Program with an aim to support scientists in Asian countries who are conducting research in their own countries on the conservation and restoration of water resources, which are defined as oceans, surface water and underground water as well as the areas of land adjacent to them. Research Areas Research subjects related to water environment in the … [Read more...]

British Embassy Buenos Aires: Seeking Proposals for Project Fund 2017 in Argentina

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The British Embassy Buenos Aires is currently accepting proposals for its Project Fund 2017 in order to ensure the provisional allocation for projects that are of high quality and deliver value for money. Priorities Promoting Prosperity: Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Tackling corruption; delivering Argentina’s Anti-corruption Summit commitments; meeting OECD’s standards on anti-bribery, corruption and money laundering; Improving … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) Award 2017 for India!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Jubilant Bhartia Foundation and Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship are seeking applications for its “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” (SEOY) Award 2017 for India in order to participate and share their innovation. The Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award celebrates mature-stage social entrepreneurs and their organizations that implement innovative, sustainable and large-scale solutions to address poverty, indignity and the lack of basic services and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) for Cameroon 2016-17

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Cameroon 2016-17” to support civil society and social partners in implementing actions aiming at defending and promoting Human Rights. Priority Sectors Sector I: "Social cohesion": Promoting civil liberties, especially freedom of association and assembly Promoting the right to a cultural identity and an … [Read more...]

UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity: Seeking Applications from NGOs in Developing Countries

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking applications for the 8th edition of its International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The IFCD is providing more than 6 million USD in funding for 90 projects in 51 developing countries, covering a wide range of areas. Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs are all eligible to … [Read more...]

APHRC: Seeking Applications for Sanitation and Fecal Waste Management in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is accepting applications for its fellowship program on Sanitation and Fecal Waste Management with an aim to improve and expand implementation and resourcing of national sanitation policies in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, with a specific focus on human fecal waste management in urban areas. The six fellows will embed their research in the project’s research activities, and will be required to support engagement … [Read more...]

OJJDP Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education to Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education To Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma. This program furthers the Department’s mission by funding training and technical assistance to develop and implement professional and public education … [Read more...]

Inspirit Foundation’s ChangeUp Grants 2017: Initiating Projects addressing Issues of Discrimination and Prejudice in Canada

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The Inspirit Foundation is accepting applications for its ChangeUp Grants 2017 with an aim to support the development of effective, connected and influential young change leaders. ChangeUp grants create opportunities for people aged 18-34 to initiate creative solutions-focused projects that address issues of discrimination and prejudice in their local communities. The Inspirit Foundation seeks to create a more inclusive and pluralist Canada where differences are valued … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-based Support Schemes Philippines 2016-2017

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “EIDHR Country-based Support Schemes Philippines 2016-2017” with an aim to support the work of civil society organisations, including human rights organisations, in addressing the needs of vulnerable and socially-excluded groups with a particular focus on supporting the empowerment of these groups to claim their rights. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Support … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash’s 2017 Grant: Supporting Ambitious Feminist and Women’s Rights Organisations!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Applications are open for the Mama Cash’s 2017 Grant with an aim to support ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash makes grants in most countries of the world. Even though contexts are significantly different, they have found that the concerns of some specific groups of women, girls and trans people tend to be unaddressed and/or contested in most societies (and social … [Read more...]

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