Leadership and Innovation Lab: “Unveil the Hidden Presence- Trafficking in Women and Children”

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for Leadership and Innovation Lab- “Unveil the Hidden Presence: Trafficking in Women and Children.” This lab is co-convened by the Thompson Reuters Foundation, the GIZ Sector Programme on Gender Equality and Women’s Right and the Global Leadership Academy. Aims The Lab aims at the following: To create a global network to increase awareness and publicity on trafficking in women and children To foster exchange and dialogue among the … [Read more...]

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration: NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya

Deadline: 26 March 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from organisations for its NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya. Activities Ethiopia For activities in Benishangul-Gumuz, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention (with the items in parentheses as areas of particular interest to PRM): Protection (child protection and/or gender-based violence (GBV) … [Read more...]

Fauna & Flora International Global Trees Campaign Student Grants

As part of the Global Trees Campaign and the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP), Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is offering student grants to help meet the costs of Masters level research addressing questions relevant to the in situ conservation of threatened tree species. The applications are invited for a maximum grant of up to £1,000 towards the costs of fieldwork for MSc research projects. Completed applications should be received no later than: 23.59 GMT on Sunday 28th January … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Learning Disabilities Foundation of America’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 The Learning Disabilities Foundation of America (LDFA) is seeking applications for projects which conform to the mission of LDFA by responding to an unmet need in the field of learning disabilities. Funds are granted for charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes or for the identification, ongoing evaluation, education of and services for children and adults with learning disabilities. Project Areas Examples of project areas that fall within this … [Read more...]

The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research to Grant $750,000 to Six Projects

The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research is accepting Letters of Intent from researchers for projects with the potential to improve the quality of care/quality of life for the elderly in nursing homes or other care facilities. The foundation will award grants totaling $750,000 to as many as six projects focused on addressing a particular problem affecting the elderly in care facilities with data that already exists. Letters of Intent must be received no later than February 5, … [Read more...]

New Delhi: Drastic Fall of Foreign Funding, A Major Concern

The drastic fall of the foreign funding of non-government organisations (NGOs) has become a major concern. Government informed the Parliament that the funding has come down from Rs 17,773 crore received from abroad in 2015-16 to only Rs 6,499 crore received in 2016-17. The registrations of 18,868 NGOs under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act were cancelled by the home ministry between 2011 and 17 for violating laws, the Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju informed the Rajya … [Read more...]

Malta: NGO supporting Partit Demokratiku motion to curb Majjistral hunting hours

A letter supporting Partit Demokratiku motion, to reverse a legal notice extending the hunting and trapping hours at Majjistral Park has been sent by Din L-Art Ħelwa to each MP. The Majjistral Board consisting of the (Mellieħa Council, government representatives and the three representatives of the Heritage Parks Federation) who manage the park unanimously, voted against the extension of the hunting times. The reasons were that one could not have visitors and hunters occupying the same space at … [Read more...]

Europe: NGOs and MPs urge Government for emergent steps against Plight of Children

NGOs and MPs have urged the Government to act “without delay” on its pledge on protecting child refugees, after it emerged that children as young as 10 were enduring freezing temperatures sleeping rough across Europe. In a letter to Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, 150 signatories and NGOs asked the government to fill all the 480 places promised for unaccompanied minors under the Dubs Amendment, before the end of the year. Further they also asked for the acceleration in family reunions for lone … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Specialist Economic Development Framework

Deadline: 8 December 2017 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is accepting applications for its Specialist Economic Development Framework with an aim to provide technical services that deliver economic development and poverty reduction outcomes for the UK’s development operations that maintain them at the forefront of international development best practice. DFID wishes to work with Framework participants who are committed to ensuring that the best technical development … [Read more...]

Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship Program: Eliminating Barriers for Women’s Participation in Australia

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Australian Government is seeking applications for its program entitled “Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship” to provide funding to support women in STEM and to eliminate barriers for women’s participation in STEM education and careers, including entrepreneurship. The program supports projects that foster girls’ and women’s interest in STEM and entrepreneurship, develop their scientific and entrepreneurial knowledge and skills, build their professional networks, or … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Voice’s Philippines Empowerment Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Are you part of a small/informal group or organization? Do you need to organize your members or strengthen your group? Do you have ideas on how to tackle the issues you face? Do you want to build confidence, skills, and leadership of the people you represent within your community? Are you working to promote the positive image of your members and fight discrimination? If yes then apply for Philippines Empowerment Grants! Funding Information Voice is accepting … [Read more...]

Call for Training Applications: Lawyers for HIV & TB Justice

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), HIV Justice Worldwide, Stop TB Partnership, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), and the Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN) are hosting a training for lawyers on strategic litigation, legal defense and advocacy on HIV and TB justice from 20-23 February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This training is focused on human rights based responses and approaches to the use of … [Read more...]

Chevening Scholarship Program: Offering Opportunity to Future Leaders to Study in UK

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Applications are open for Chevening Scholarship program that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from applicant's country and beyond to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Benefits Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving applicant free to focus on achieving their professional goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Orskov Foundation’s Student Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Orskov Foundation is accepting applications for its Student Grant to help individual students with funding to cover training needs in lower middle income or low-income countries classified by the UN. Preference will be given to support training aimed at sustainable land use problems with an emphasis on animal, plant and soil interactions, where it can be demonstrated that, in addition to contributing to knowledge, they will: have the potential to alleviate … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Belgrade: Inviting NGOs registered in Serbia

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Belgrade is inviting NGOs registered in Serbia to submit project proposals as part of the program of transformation cooperation, which is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Program Priorities The project should reflect the thematic priorities of the program, namely: Support to civil society, including human rights defenders; The promotion of freedom of expression and access to information, … [Read more...]

Transnet Foundation Grant: Contributing to Economic Growth & Poverty Alleviation in South Africa

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Transnet Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program that contributes to economic growth and poverty alleviation in South Africa through the provision of sustainable development to organisations/projects that comply with good business practices and are strategically relevant to the objectives of Transnet SOC Ltd, Operational Divisions and Special Units. Focus Areas Health Sports Education Disability Women, youth & children … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WeXchange Pitch Competition!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for WeXchange Pitch Competition that is organised by MIF/IDB and NXTP Labs. This Competition is open to high-growth women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean. The aim of this competition is to identify and recognize businesses with a strong technological and innovation component, which have at least one woman in the founding team and is targeted to Latin America and the Caribbean. The theme of this year’s forum is “Women … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Caine Prize for African Writing!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Nominations are open for Caine Prize for African Writing that is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Benefits Winning and short-listed authors will be … [Read more...]

Infographic: How to Develop Effective PowerPoint Presentations

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USDA/NIFA: Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications for its Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program to provide funding to support students’ training and completion of master’s and/or doctoral degree programs in identified national need areas within the Food, Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Human Sciences (FANRHS). Objectives To … [Read more...]