International Center for Not-for-Profit Law: Seeking Applications under NGO Legal Enabling Environment Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is currently accepting applications from local partners in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam for a research grant pursuant to the NGO Legal Enabling Environment Program (LEEP) in order to protect and promote civil society and civic participation. ICNL is conducting research on digital surveillance laws in the Mekong Region and the extent to which they comply with international human rights law. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Grant Scheme for Grassroots Civil Society Organizations (GRS) in Turkey

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Grant Scheme for Grassroots Civil Society Organizations (GRS)” to strengthen the capacity of grassroots CSOs for active democratic participation in policy and decision making processes. The objective of this call for proposals is to improve the administrative, advocacy and communication skills of grassroots CSOs so that they can participate more effectively in … [Read more...]

Aidsfonds Call for Proposals: Challenging Intellectual Property Barriers that Prevent Access to Treatment for People Living with HIV

Deadline: 22 August 2017 The Aidsfonds has launched the 2017 Call for Proposals “Challenging intellectual property barriers that prevent access to treatment for people living with HIV” with an aim to support civil society organizations with a track record in treatment advocacy addressing intellectual property barriers and holding their governments accountable for access to essential medicines, lowering costs of pharmaceuticals and thereby contributing to financial and programmatic … [Read more...]

TACSO Call for Proposals: Civil Society Against Violent Extremism Program in Albania

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Albanian Helsinki Committee, Hungarian Helsinki Committee, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, the Serbian Helsinki Committee for Human Rights and Together For Life (TFL) are seeking proposals for a program entitled "Civil Society Against Violent Extremism" that is funded by the European Union. The objective of this EU project funded by the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights is: "Challenging and preventing the spread of violent extremism and … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland Call for Concept Notes: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Tanzania

Deadline: 5 July 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam is accepting concept notes from eligible organizations for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) with an aim to build partnerships between the civil society organisations, private sector and the Embassy of Finland and to support the organisations so that they can operate more effectively. The Embassy of Finland's Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) builds on the view that sustainable development cannot be achieved without an active … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Facility and Media Action Program for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2016-2017

Deadline: 5 September 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society Facility and Media action for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2016-2017” to support the involvement of civil society in the EU integration process in Bosnia and Herzegovina including in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of sector strategies for EU financial assistance and influence policy, decision-making processes and legislation enacting in … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of NEA: Improving the Regulatory Environment for Civil Society Organizations in Tunisia

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The United States Embassy in Tunisia, Assistance Unit, is seeking proposals for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to implement a program entitled “Improving the Regulatory Environment for Civil Society Organizations in Tunisia” with an aim  to strengthen the legal framework for CSOs in Tunisia through technical and legal support for a comprehensive reform of the Decree Law of Associations which will improve fiscal transparency of CSOs … [Read more...]

French Embassy to Sudan: Call for Proposals for Civil Society Program 2017 – PISCCA

Deadline: 13 July 2017 The French Embassy to Sudan has launched a new call for proposals to support Sudanese civil society in the framework of a new grant program entitled "PISCCA (Innovative projects from civil societies and coalitions of actors)", which takes over the “Civil society support” fund set up by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and implemented in Sudan since 2014. This new funding is aimed at empowering civil society’s organizations by strengthening their capacities … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Development Program to Support CSOs in Tajikistan

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society in Development” with an aim to support CSOs' contributions towards reinforced governance, accountability and inclusive policy-making, as envisaged in the Strategy and Multi-Annual Indicative Programme. Objectives Supporting CSOs as actors in governance and accountability Supporting CSOs as partners in promoting social … [Read more...]

FCS Call for Proposals: Implementation of Good Governance Programme in Tanzania

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) is currently accepting proposals for its “Implementation of Good Governance Programme in Tanzania, 2017 Strategic Grants” to provide grants and capacity building services to Tanzania based Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). FCS has contributed immensely to the capacity strengthening of the civil society sector in Tanzania thereby (in) directly enabling CSOs and citizens become key driving forces for positively influencing … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Venezuela: Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 21 June 2017 The Embassy of Canada in Venezuela is seeking proposals for its Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) which is a non-political program established by the Government of Canada around the world in order to promote the implementation of projects designed by non-profit non-governmental organizations. The CFLI Program in Venezuela is an opportunity for cooperation through which the Government of Canada reaffirms its commitment to work with the Venezuelan civil … [Read more...]

French Embassy in Kenya, Call for Proposals:  Innovative Projects for Civil Society and Coalition of Actors (PISCCA)

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The French Embassy in Kenya has launched a call for proposals for a new development fund called PISCCA (Innovative Projects for Civil Society and Coalition of Actors) that aims at contributing to poverty alleviation efforts by supporting capacity building projects. It seeks to meet the direct needs of communities, as well as to give the beneficiaries a chance to be directly involved in the development process. Priority Areas Environment: this includes climate … [Read more...]

Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC): Supporting Initiatives of Tunisian Civil Society to Reduce Poverty

Deadline: 22 June 2017 The Finnish Embassy in Tunis is currently accepting applications for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) with an aim to support the initiatives of Tunisian civil society to complement Finland's bilateral assistance for poverty reduction and civil society participation in the development process. In its FCL program, the Embassy of Finland in Tunis focuses on the employability of young people and on women's economic rights and financial autonomy. Priorities … [Read more...]

EU-US: Seeking Proposals for Transatlantic Civil Society Dialogues 2017 Program

Deadline: 7 September 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “EU-US Transatlantic Civil Society Dialogues 2017 Program” in order to increase ties, cooperation, and understanding between EU and US civil society groups through dialogue among a broad set of stakeholders on a wide range of issues in EU-US relations, complementing formal policy dialogue at government level. Programme Lots The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1 … [Read more...]

EU-Kosovo Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society and Media Initiatives

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Civil Society and Media Initiatives” to enable civil society and Kosovo's media sector to fulfil their role in the democratic environment; to act as independent interlocutors, to monitor public institutions, to contribute increasing accountability and transparency in policy development and decision making processes. Objectives To support the … [Read more...]

French Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Call for Projects 2017 for the Civil Society

Deadline: 21 June 2017 The French Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina has launched a Call for Projects 2017 for the Civil Society. The French Embassy decided to help citizens, especially young people, to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the rapprochement of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the European Union. Priorities Support for vocational training for young people, particularly in rural areas Development of entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship, especially of women … [Read more...]

EU-EIDHR Programme: Supporting Human Rights through Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) in Albania

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)” with an aim to promote the respect for human rights in Albania, and to strengthen the role of civil society organisations in the consolidation of democracy and rule of law. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1 - Prevention against risks of imprisonment/conflict with the law as well … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Civil Society Organizations Capacities in Albania

Deadline: 24 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Civil Society Organizations Capacities” to contribute to strengthening Civil Society's role and capacities in Albania. The  objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthening CSO's watchdog role, organizational capacities and their role as drivers of change, promoting human rights protection, transparency and good governance, promote freedom of … [Read more...]

UNODC Multi-stakeholder Workshop: Strengthening Civil Society Capacity on UNCAC and its Review Mechanism!

Deadline: 21 June 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is seeking applications for its Multi-stakeholder workshop to Strengthen Civil Society Capacity on the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and its review mechanism that will be held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina from 25-29 September 2017. The engagement of civil society in the fight against corruption is crucial in preventing and combating this global plague. Four days of this workshop will … [Read more...]

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018: Strengthening Relations between Canada, Brazilian Civil Society and Local Communities

Deadline: 23 June 2017 Applications are open for the Canada Fund for Local Initiative (CFLI) 2017-2018 to strengthen relations between Canada, the Brazilian civil society and the local communities, helping to build networks of contacts in around the world. The CFLI provides financial assistance to cover part or all the costs of projects that are comparatively modest in scope, scale and expense, and are generally designed and developed by authorities or organizations of local base, proposed and … [Read more...]

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