EU-Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments

Deadline: 6 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments” to maintain and contribute to improved access to quality basic education (pre-school, primary and lower secondary education) for children in fragile and crisis-affected environments. Priority Areas Safe learning environments Teaching and learning Research, data … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline:  18 April 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, … [Read more...]

DBT Global Research Programme: Addressing the Health Needs of Women and Children in the Most Disadvantaged Populations Globally

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have jointly announced a second call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globally. The joint funders aim to fund high quality multidisciplinary research that will increase knowledge and understanding on chronic and … [Read more...]

UNICEF Request for Proposal: Development of an Advocacy and Communication Strategy on Ending Child Marriage in Zambia

Deadline: 10 March 2017 United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking proposals for Development of an Advocacy and Communication Strategy on ending child marriage in Zambia. The four-year advocacy and communication strategy will target national level actors such as policy makers, NGOs, religious leaders and traditional leaders for its advocacy activities and at sub-national levels will target boys and girls, mothers and fathers, and influential community members – such as … [Read more...]

DFID: Integrated Community Case Management programme phase 2 (ICCM2) South Sudan

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applicants for its Integrated Community Case Management programme phase 2 (ICCM2) South Sudan. The ICCM2 programme will provide health services at the community level to treat children suffering from malaria, diarrhoea, pneumonia and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in 24 counties across nine states in South Sudan. The recipients will be the Ministry of Health (MoH) – Republic of South Sudan. … [Read more...]

U.S Department of Education: Seeking Applications for State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) Program

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The U.S Department of Education is seeking applications for its State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) Program. The purpose of this program, authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), is to assist State educational agencies (SEAs) in reforming and improving their systems for personnel preparation and professional development in early intervention, educational, and transition services in order to improve results for children with … [Read more...]

Jacobs Foundation: Global Fellowship Program for Research on Child and Youth Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Jacobs Foundation is seeking applications for its "Global Fellowship Program" for Research on Child and Youth Development. The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. Besides providing Fellows with independent and competitive … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People in United Kingdom

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is seeking applications to support legal work that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally. The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable young migrants as … [Read more...]

Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Inviting Dutch Entrepreneurs for “Fund against Child Labour”

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is seeking applications from entrepreneurs from Dutch SMEs and large companies for "Fund against Child Labour" with an aim to help tackle child labour in their chain of production or as a multi-stakeholder project. Entrepreneurs can help eliminate child labour with a subsidy from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Fund against Child Labour. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) is administering the fund. Due to the lack of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 World of Children Awards!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 Nominations are open for World of Children Awards 2017 with an aim to provide funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective change makers for children worldwide. World of Children Award was created to recognize and elevate those selfless individuals who make a difference in the lives of children across the globe, regardless of political, religious or geographical boundaries. These courageous … [Read more...]

Bel Foundation Call for Applications: Supporting Projects from Nonprofit Organizations and Charities to Improve Children’s Well-Being

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Do you represent an association or an NGO working to improve children's well-being, and are you undertaking a project aimed at promoting a balanced diet? If yes, then apply for the Bel Foundation's Project. The Bel Foundation, created by the Bel Group and its reference shareholder Unibel is seeking applications for its funding project to support initiatives on behalf of children and teens, with a particular emphasis on food and dietary issues. The Bel Foundation's … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Tackling Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for its programme focused on addressing- How to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic? Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century and its prevalence has increased at an alarming rate in the last decades. The main problem is that overweight and obese children are likely to remain obese in adulthood and more likely to develop noncommunicable diseases like diabetes and … [Read more...]

ICFJ Call for Entries: Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), is seeking applications for its "Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship". The goal of the fellowships is to improve news coverage of child health and form a global network of reporters covering this critically-important issue. Benefits During the year-long program, the Fellows will receive training, mentoring and financial support to produce … [Read more...]

DFID Malawi Justice and VAWG: Strengthening Communities to Prevent Gender Based Violence and Violence against Children

Deadline: 7 February 2017 DFID Malawi is planning a six year (2017-2023) Strengthening Access to Justice and VAWG Prevention programme designed to strengthen the capacities of communities and institutions to prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against Children (VAC) and to improve the accessibility, responsiveness and accountability of the justice system for women and girls living with violence. The programme will comprise two distinct but inter-linked phases. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize! Improving Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize, awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform to children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. Prize Information The winner receives the statuette 'Nkosi', which shows how … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to award outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, linguistics, … [Read more...]

HRSA/DHHS: Optimizing Family Support for Families of Children with or at-risk for Congenital Zika Virus Infection in United States

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for a program entitled "Optimizing Family Support for Families of Children with or at-risk for Congenital Zika Virus Infection". The purpose of this program is to provide information, education, technical assistance, and support to families of children in United States territories and jurisdictions outside the continental United … [Read more...]

DFID: Supporting Child Protection and Youth Empowerment Projects in Tanzania

Deadline: 30 January 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) Tanzania is in the early design phase of programming on child protection and youth empowerment. This work will be part of a future larger programme on Education and Youth. Objectives DFID Tanzania is hosting an Early Market Engagement meeting on this project to: inform the market of the upcoming opportunity solicit feedback ahead of the development of the Business Case identify whether there are … [Read more...]

The Mazda Foundation’s Grant Program: Providing Assistance to Charitable Entities, Causes and Individuals throughout New Zealand

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Mazda Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program with an aim to include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to individuals and causes which may qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide: Assistance towards the maintenance and improvement of the natural environment Assistance in the advancement of culture and education to achieve excellence at all levels in the community Assistance to young people … [Read more...]

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation’s Omid Grant: Supporting Humanitarian Projects in Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Khaled Hosseini Foundation is seeking applications for its Omid Grant to support humanitarian projects in Afghanistan. The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The Foundation works with the United Nations refugee organization (UNHCR) to build shelters for refugee families. It also provides economic opportunities, education, and healthcare for women and children of Afghanistan. Eligibility … [Read more...]

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