EU Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Promoting Inclusive Development in Fiji

Deadline:  8 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “strengthening the role of civil society in promoting inclusive development in fiji”. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1- Civil Society Organisations (CSO-LA): Focus on country level enhancing CSOs' contribution to governance and development processes Lot 2- The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Supporting local civil … [Read more...]

European Union: Supporting Civil Society Organisations in Macedonia

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Civil Society Organisations under the Civil Society Facility Action 2016-2017” with an aim to enhance CSOs' effectiveness, transparency and accountability, as well as their impact on improved freedom of opinion and expression, fight against corruption and CSOs' cooperation with municipalities in addressing the needs of Roma community. Lots & … [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...]

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...]

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...]

NORAD Call for Proposals 2017-2021: Supporting Civil Society in Education

Deadline: 20 April 2017 NORAD, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation is seeking proposals from Civil society organizations working for education initiatives in Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali. The overall purpose of Norad’s grant scheme for support to civil society and democratization is to strengthen civil society in developing countries and their ability and capacity to enhance development in their own countries. Norwegian, international, regional and national organizations can … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Costa Rica: Strengthening Government through Civil Society Engagement

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The U.S. Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica is seeking applications from qualified U.S. non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS or overseas-based NGOs, U.S.- and overseas-based public and private institutions of higher education, and public international organizations for a grant to implement a project entitled “Strengthen Government through Civil Society Engagement.” Project Goals  The funds supporting this NOFO will … [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...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Trinidad and Tobago Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Measures to Support Trinidad and Tobago Civil Society Organisations” with an aim to improve the democratic governance of the country by strengthening civil society institutional capacity and supporting their participation in the national development process. Objectives The objective of this Call for Proposals is: to facilitate the involvement and … [Read more...]

USAID/West Bank and Gaza Request for Applications: Inviting Applications for Local Initiatives 2017

Deadline: 24 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to West Bank and Gaza is currently seeking applications for its "Local Initiatives 2017" in order to empower Palestinian civil society to hold the public and private sectors accountable. Civil society organizations (CSOs) play a crucial role in the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem in bringing about concrete, sustainable and locally-owned change. In line with its long-time commitment to supporting … [Read more...]

USIP Request for Proposals: Libyan Civil Society Capacity Building for Reconciliation

Deadline: 1 April 2017 United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is currently seeking proposals for its grant competition 2017 on Libyan Civil Society Capacity Building for Reconciliation with an aim to strengthen the ability of Libyan CSOs to engage a wider range of community structures, and deepen the impact of current interventions centered on conflict resolution and reconciliation, consensus, and trust-building opportunities. Under this competition, USIP is soliciting proposals for projects … [Read more...]

Applications Open for West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) Research Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with the support from Ford Foundation and Rockdale Foundation is inviting applications for its research fellowship programme which aims to promote leadership and governance for civil society in West Africa. This short-term fellowship (90 days) is an action-oriented initiative targeted at young researchers. Three young research fellows between the age brackets of 20-35 would be selected and be supported to conduct research … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) 2016 & 2017 in Palestine

Deadline: 25 April 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 Scheme (CBSS) 2016 & 2017” in order to strengthen the role of Palestinian civil society (CS) in the promotion and monitoring of human rights to increase the ownership of the local NGOs and support their own initiatives as to build their project management capacities as well as … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation for South Africa: Promoting the Values, Institutions and Practices of an Open, Non-racial and Non-sexist, Democratic, Civil society

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) is seeking Expressions of Interest to promote the values, institutions and practices of an open, non-racial and non-sexist, democratic, civil society. OSF-SA supports a vigorous and autonomous civil society in which the rule of law and divergent opinions are respected. OSF-SA is a South African grant-making organisation and is a part of the Open Society Foundations. Focus Areas The Justice, Equality and Rights … [Read more...]

European Union: Joint Call for Proposals for India 2016-2017            

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its “Joint Call for Proposals for India: 2016-2017 - Civil Society Organisations (CSO),Local Authorities (LA),European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights - Country Based Support Scheme (EIDHR-CBSS) and Partnership Instrument (PI)”. Lots & Priorities The programme is divided into four lots: Lot 1: CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS (CSO) CSO initiatives in support … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society, Local Authorities and Human Rights in Somalia

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to civil society, local authorities and human rights in Somalia” in order to provide financial support to Somali and international civil society organisations and/or local authorities in order for these entities to work on actions that promote and help build a more stable, resilient and accountable society. The programme is divided into three lots: … [Read more...]

European Union CSO-LA Programme: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Indonesia

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities (CSO-LA) Programme: Enhancing CSOs' Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Indonesia”. The objective of this call for proposals is to enhance CSOs' contributions to governance and development processes in Indonesia, with a view to contributing to capacity development of Local Authorities to facilitate and strengthen … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Legislative Fellows Program for India and Pakistan 2017!

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Legislative Fellows Program for India and Pakistan 2017 with an aim to promote mutual understanding and establish networks among mid-level professionals in India, Pakistan, and the United States, while also promoting increased knowledge of the legislative process and principles of good governance. The following are themes and topics related to legislation and governance that may be included in the program: … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Brazil: Seeking Proposals for British Embassy Programme Fund

Deadline: 29 March 2017 The British Embassy in Brazil is seeking project proposals for its British Embassy Programme Fund. Proposals can deliver one or more activities such as research, analysis, seminars, events, missions or workshops, as well as a small scale projects (up to £50,000). Both should lead to specific and measurable action. Focus Areas Project proposals must contribute to the following areas: People to People: Increasing cooperation through exchange of experts, policy … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Schemes 2017 for Mongolia

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights - Country-Based Support Schemes 2017, Mongolia” with an aim to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms as proclaimed in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as strengthening transparency and accountability. Objectives … [Read more...]

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