U.S. Embassy in Mali: Seeking Applications for ‘Community-Based Activities to Build Civil Society and Youth Capacity in Mali’

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Mali of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or programs) to help counter violent extremism through cultural events and civic dialogue. Programs should also include a media / outreach component to broaden local awareness and extend the impact of programming. This could include citizen reporting on events and workshops, training for said citizen journalists on … [Read more...]

Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation, Active Citizenship and Human Rights in Lithuania

Deadline: 3 September 2018 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking a Fund Operator to develop and implement the EEA Grants programme for civil society in Lithuania. The objective of the Civil Society Programme Area is: ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered’. Areas of Support Democracy, active citizenship, good governance and transparency Human rights and equal treatment through combating any … [Read more...]

Robert Carr Fund for Civil Society Networks: 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks has announced an open Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2019-2021. Through this RFP, the Robert Carr Fund invites proposals from global and regional civil society networks addressing critical factors protecting the rights of inadequately served populations (ISPs); scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; and assuring that resources are mobilized and utilized appropriately to respond to the … [Read more...]

APS-MSI: Inviting Applicants for Afghanistan’s Measure for Accountability and Transparency (AMANAT) Project

Deadline: 1 December 2018 Management Systems International (MSI) is currently accepting concept papers for its “Afghanistan’s Measure for Accountability and Transparency” (AMANAT) project programmatic grants 2018 – 2019. Through this Annual Program Statement (APS), AMANAT intends to assist Afghan non-governmental organizations by supporting local civic monitoring, activism and policy advocacy, and public communications/outreach initiatives concerning the fight against corruption, particularly … [Read more...]

SABI Grants Fund: Inviting Sierra Leone based NGOs & CSOs

Deadline: 10 July 2018 SABI, a citizen-led accountability programme funded by UK aid, has launched an open call for grant applications to fill identified gaps in current implementation, to complement and strengthen the work of existing local partners, and to feed into programme learning. Objectives Every grant must respond to one or more of the objectives set out below and must have a clear gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) focus. Enhance the capability of communities to … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Ankara: Seeking Project Proposals for British Embassy Programme Fund

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The British Embassy (BE) in Ankara is currently accepting project proposals for its 2018/2019 British Embassy Programme Fund to support programme activity in line with the UK government’s foreign policy objectives in Turkey annually. The programme’s main priority areas are promoting democratic values and structures, human rights, social inclusion and the rule of law. Objectives Enable strong rule of law, including through strengthening reforms in the justice … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Jordan: Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy in Amman is inviting applicants for its Small Grants Program which is designed to assist worthy organizations implement programs that promote the U.S.-Jordanian partnership. Priorities Priorities include, but are not limited to: Improving mutual understanding between Jordanians and Americans Supporting English language teaching and usage in Jordan Expanding cultural exchange between Jordanians and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Thematic Program Organizations of Civil Society and Local Authorities in Honduras

Deadline: 26 July 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals for its "The Thematic Program Organizations of Civil Society and Local Authorities in Honduras". The overall objective of this call for proposals is to support the local efforts of CSOs and local authorities to improve the living conditions of populations in conditions of poverty for an inclusive economic development, environmentally sustainable and resilient. Programme Lots The  Programme is divided into 2 … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Colombia Counternarcotics and Rule of Law Capacity Building Program

Deadline: 12 July 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and other qualified organizations for a Cooperative Agreement to implement “Colombia Counternarcotics and Rule of Law Capacity Building Program” to assist with travel, training programs and operational support, under the authority of INL Section Colombia, in locations throughout the world … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Equals in Tech Awards: Helping Women & Girls Cross the Digital Divide!

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 EQUALS in Tech Awards that will be held on 22 September in New York City. The prestigious international award ceremony is hosted by EQUALS Partners with the valuable support of a growing list of leading corporate and media sponsors. The award will celebrate projects that help women and girls cross the digital divide. Award Categories Prizes are awarded for outstanding achievement and innovative strategies, in four categories: … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EESC Civil Society Prize!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is seeking applications for its Civil Society Prize 2018 to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. The overall objective of the prize is to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to the creation of a … [Read more...]

Europe Foundation: Call for Proposals to Promote Participatory Civic Monitoring and Advocacy

Deadline: 9 July 2018 Europe Foundation (EPF) has announced a call for proposals aimed at promoting participatory civic monitoring and advocacy in Georgia under the Foundation’s Engage and Monitor for Change program. The call is designed to foster active and informed participation of Georgian community groups, CSOs, and media outlets in the political and economic decision-making in their regions by building capacity of civic groups, encouraging monitoring and evaluation of policy reforms, and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society for Sectorial Networking Mechanism Program

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals for its grant program entitled "Support to Civil Society for Sectorial Networking Mechanism". The global objective of this call for proposals is: to strengthen the civil society inclusion in public policies and decision making, through a structured civil and political dialogue. This will include establishing of a sectorial civil society organisation/s as a functional structured mechanism/s to influence the key … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana: Inviting Slovenian CSOs for NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 6 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia is seeking applications for its NGO Small Grants program to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns. Themes Anti-corruption, Good Governance, and Transparency Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economic Prosperity, and Promotion of Trade Environment and Renewable Energy Energy Security and Diversification International Security, … [Read more...]

DFID: Transparency and Accountability in Malawi Programme

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking applications for its Transparency and Accountability in Malawi Programme which will support improved policy and regulation of markets for more inclusive growth, more efficient / effective allocation of budgets and more politicians seeking legitimacy based on performance and policies rather than personal networks. It will bring together reformers in government, civil society, private sector, politicians … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: 2018 YSEALI Micro-Grant Program

Deadline: 16 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy Hanoi is currently inviting YSEALI members in Vietnam to submit proposals for the 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Micro-Grant Program. This competitive program offers grants of up to $1,000 (or more in exceptional cases) to individuals and not-for-profit groups of Vietnamese young people aged between 18 and 35 to conduct programs and activities on topics of Civic Engagement, Education, Economic Development, and Environment. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic: Inviting Institutions, Organizations and Individuals for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 2 July 2018 U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic is currently inviting institutions, organizations and individuals to submit project proposals for funding up to $ 10,000. U.S. Embassy Prague is seeking projects with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives listed here: Promoting democracy, good … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of OES “Small Grants Program”: Public Participation in Environmental Protection

Deadline: 18 July 2018 The Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues (EQT) in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) at the U.S. Department of State has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a project entitled “Small Grants-Public Participation in Environmental Protection.” Through the implementation of this award(s), OES and the grantee will strive to increase environmental protection through civil society engagement … [Read more...]

IDEA/ USAID Request for Applications: Consolidation of Democratic Gains and Promoting Rights Protection Program

Deadline: 14 June 2018 Increased Demand and Engagement for Accountability (IDEA), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a program entitled “Consolidation of Democratic Gains and Promoting Rights Protection” to support civil society to consolidate democratic gains and promote rights protection accountability at regional and national levels in Sri Lanka. Focus Areas and Sub Issues Good governance sub-issues: Fostering … [Read more...]

UNDP/Tunisia: Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations to Implement Awareness Raising, Training and Reintegration Activities

Deadline: 17 June 2018 The UNDP office has launched a Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations to Implement Awareness Raising, Training and Reintegration Activities on behalf of UNODC. This call for proposals aims to mobilize civil society organizations to implement activities that help to increase access of prisoners in Tunisian prisons to HIV prevention services and sexually transmitted infections, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis, and advocacy for reducing drug-related risks. It … [Read more...]