YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Program: Identifying and Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, is located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship Civic … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards in order to reward outstanding journalistic coverage that enhance the public’s engagement and understanding of infertility stigma and the need to change the social perception of it in African communities. The awards have been established to showcase and appreciate outstanding health journalism and to recognize individual professional journalists and students who have produced accurate, … [Read more...]

European Union: Call for Proposals to Modernize the Education System in Azerbaijan

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Modernizing the Education System in Azerbaijan through the involvement of civil society and the introduction of inclusive education” with an aim to strengthen civic participation, governance and inclusiveness of the education system. Lots & Objectives Lot 1: Inclusive Education To review and optimise the policy for and management of an inclusive … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the "Global South", with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

UN Women: Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring Progress of the Implementation of Istanbul Convention

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women CSOs networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to hold a Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring Progress of the Implementation of Istanbul Convention in six Western Balkan countries and Turkey. The Programme aims at ending gender based discrimination and violence … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Strengthening Regional Platforms of Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women CSOs networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organizations. The goal of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen women’s voice and agency, including of women’s organizations working with and or … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) for Malaysia

Deadline:  15 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) - Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) Malaysia” in order to contribute to the respect for fundamental rights and the consolidation of the rule of law in Malaysia. Priorities Enhance and promote equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of all human rights by decriminalising and abolish … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017!

Deadline: 10 July 2017 Applications are open for the TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017 that rewards scientists for their contribution in an area, albeit multidisciplinary, directly relevant to the science of sustainability. The 2017 prize will be awarded to a female scientist based on scientific achievements in conservation and management of natural resources rather than environmental advocacy. Award Information It carries a cash award of USD4,000 generously … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare’s Community Partnerships Grants: Improving the Lives of PLWH or People at Risk of HIV in Australia

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The ViiV Healthcare Positive Action is currently inviting non government and community based organisations for its Community Partnerships Grants in Australia with an aim to improve the lives of PLWH or people at risk of HIV. ViiV Healthcare Australia through its Positive Action Grants looks to fund community-based projects that reach those most affected by or at risk of HIV, particularly in marginalised, hard to reach or vulnerable populations. Priority Areas … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Safaricom Foundation’s T4G Accelerator 2017 for Kenyan Youths!

Deadline: 2 June 2017 The Safaricom Foundation is inviting applicants for its Technology for Good Accelerator (T4G) 2017, a three months long incubation and seed-funding program that empowers entrepreneurs to launch globally scalable mobile tech driven startups that solve relevant local challenges. The selection process is a unique full-day workshop and pitch presentation (after a week) where participants are trained and equipped with the most relevant lean startup tools to conduct customer … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare: Inviting CBOs/NGOs for Positive Action for MSM and Transgender Small Grants Program

Deadline: 21 June 2017 ViiV Healthcare is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its “Positive Actions for MSM & Transgender” Small Grants programme with an aim to improve the health and wellbeing of men who have sex with men and transgender people, strengthen their support networks, and encourage inclusive communities and institutions. The Positive Action MSM & Transgender Programme is primarily aimed at community-based organisations with priority given to those in … [Read more...]

UNOV/UNODC Call for Proposals: Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is seeking proposals for its Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017 in order to provide funding support to not-for-profit organisations working in low- and middle-income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. The objective of this Grants programme is to strengthen the capacity of civil society to prevent drug abuse globally. Thematic Areas Are focused on prevention of … [Read more...]

2017 AGFUND International Prize: Inviting Non-Governmental Organizations and Individuals Worldwide

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) invites the United Nations, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, national Non-governmental organizations and individuals worldwide to submit nominations as deemed eligible for the 2017 AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects. The Subject of the 2017 AGFUND Prize is “Ensure inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) for Young Nigerians!

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The United States Embassy, Nigeria is currently accepting applications from prospective undergraduates and graduate students for its EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) in order to identify academically qualified and highly motivated, low-income students in Nigeria. OFP’s mission is to assist talented and determined, low-income students who are good candidates for financial assistance from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Cameroon: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Cameroon is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 to support positive bilateral relations between Canada, recipient countries and their respective civil societies by deepening contacts and supporting local endeavours. The CFLI is a program designed to fund small-scale bilateral projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic … [Read more...]

European Union: Recovery of Affected Marine Ecosystems and Development of Marine and Coastal Biodiversity in Lebanon

Deadline: 5 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Recovery of affected marine ecosystems and development of marine and coastal biodiversity" to enhance the protection and sustainable development of maritime resources in Lebanon. Size of Grants Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between EUR 250,000 and EUR 300,000. Location Actions must take place in Lebanon. Duration The initial … [Read more...]

RAJA-Danièle Marcovici Foundation’s Grant: Supporting Projects to Improve Women’s Living Conditions in France

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The RAJA-Danièle Marcovici Foundation is inviting applicants from eligible organizations for its grant program with an aim to support projects to improve the rights and living conditions of women in France and around the world, supported by French associations. Thematic Areas Women's Rights and Fighting Violence Against Women: The Foundation supports projects aimed at defending the rights of women and girls, wherever they are threatened, and fighting them … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Philippines Innovate and Learn Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2019 The Voice is currently accepting applications from groups and organisations for its Philippines Innovate and Learn Grants to test and scale new approaches. Focus 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 Innovate and Learn grants are available from €5,000 to €200,000 (approx. … [Read more...]

USAID/Brazil Environment Program: Territorial and Environmental Management of Indigenous Lands

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for up to four cooperative agreements from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Territorial and Environmental Management of Indigenous Lands” with an aim to enhance biodiversity conservation in Brazilian Amazon Protected Area Systems. Objectives Strengthen biodiversity conservation efforts in priority protected area mosaics. Support the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 The International Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) is seeking applicants for its ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017 with an aim to reward and publicly recognize individuals, organizations or institutions that have made a significant contribution toward promoting and fostering peace. The purpose of the ICIP is to promote a culture of peace in Catalonia as well as throughout the world, to endorse peaceful solutions and conflict resolutions and to endow Catalonia with … [Read more...]

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