Uraia Trust: Inviting CSOs for “Rooting Democracy in Kenya through an Informed Citizenry” Programme

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Uraia Trust is currently inviting civil society organizations for its programme entitled “Rooting Democracy in Kenya through an Informed Citizenry”-Phase Two. The goal of this Programme is to contribute towards developing an informed, empowered and democratic nation. Uraia wishes to work with organisations that subscribe to its values, which are, integrity, professionalism, teamwork, equality, equity and non-partisanship. Objectives This call aims at supporting … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland in Ukraine: Inviting Applicants for Local Cooperation Fund 2018

Deadline: 15 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Finnish Local Cooperation Fund (LCF) which is a fund administered by the Embassy of Finland in Kyiv, Ukraine. The objective of the LCF is to support strong and active civil society organizations, which is an important component of functioning democracy and open society. Funding Information The budget for a proposed project must not exceed € 50 000, but it should also not be less than € 20 000. If the project budget … [Read more...]

UNDP/South Sudan Call for Proposals: Inviting CSOs/NGOs for Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) Project

Deadline: 29 January 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Sudan is currently seeking proposals for its Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) project that aims to support communities to reduce violence, improve community security and strengthen social cohesion. Main project initiatives include strengthening local-level peace structures, rebuilding broken relations, fostering reconciliation and providing a conducive environment for national and local-level dialogue and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Turkey Europe Future Forum 2018!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Turkey Europe Future Forum 2018. The Turkey Europe Future Forum is a project of Stiftung Mercator in cooperation with TUSIAD, under the patronage of Federica Mogherini, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place from July 1-8, 2018 in Paris and Berlin. The topic will be "Rethink Europe's Future" and tackles questions like these: Which scenario for the future of the … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting Applicants for Visegrad+ Grant Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 International Visegrad Fund is inviting applicants for its Visegrad+ Grant program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly via … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 1 March 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 Romania. 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...]

ActionSEE Request for Applications: Grants for Civil Society Organizations to Promote Good Governance

Deadline: 30 January 2018 Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in SEE (ACTION SEE) has announced a Request for Applications to provide support to civil society organizations to promote good governance and rule of law through a grant scheme awarding approximately 25-30 small grants to CSOs from Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo, through the following two types of grants, in the range between EUR 6.000 to EUR 8.000 per grant: … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic: Inviting Applicants for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 January 2018 U.S. Embassy in Prague, the Czech Republic is currently inviting institutions, organizations and individuals to submit project proposals for funding up to $ 10,000. Themes The Embassy 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 … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Georgia: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program (PAS)

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Georgia has announced the opening of the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program Competition for 2018. The Commission, co-chaired by the Deputy Chief of Mission and the Public Affairs Officer, will award grants of up to 50,000 U.S. Dollars to indigenous Georgian non-profit, non-governmental, media, and educational organizations that support the following initiatives: Civic Engagement (critical thinking among youth, social integration of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa Emerging Leaders Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) West Africa Emerging Leaders Program. The YALI was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Program Tracks Business and Entrepreneurship: This track caters to the range of emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs who expect to take on leadership roles within the private sector or … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Effective Awareness and Advocacy on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme in Jordan

Deadline: 7 March 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for its program entitled “Effective awareness and advocacy on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme in Jordan (REEE)”. The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the development and implementation of effective awareness and communication campaigns as well as lobbying activities for the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives to allow Jordan … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Mali Law Enforcement Training Reform Project

Deadline: 28 February 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to implement a program entitled “Mali Law Enforcement Training Reform Project.” The purpose of this program is to support transformative change in the training systems of the civilian security law enforcement agencies in Mali. Objectives Increase joint planning, knowledge sharing, … [Read more...]

UNICEF Moldova Call for EOIs: Implementation of the Action Plan of Social Change Strategy on Raising the Demand for Immunization Services

Deadline: 31 January 2018 UNICEF Moldova is inviting interested Civil Society Organisations to express their interest in partnering with UNICEF for the implementation of a project “Implementation of the action plan of Social Change Strategy on raising the demand for Immunization Services”. Specific Focus Development a communication/discussion platform among health professionals, pedagogues, parents and media and ensure its systematic use in promotion of immunization; Capacity … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Netherlands in Ukraine: Seeking Proposals for Matra Programme 2018

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Embassy of the Netherlands in Ukraine is seeking Proposals for its Matra Programme 2018 to support initiatives of civil society organisations aimed at assisting and monitoring of the implementation of reforms, both at the central and local levels, promoting transparency and accountability of government structures through capacity building and monitoring. In 2018 the Matra programme remains focused on Rule of Law and Good Governance. Priority Areas The following … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Rise Up For Women And Girls in Nigeria Program!

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Rise Up is seeking applications from interested NGOs and Civil Society leaders to participate in a week-long intensive leadership accelerator program to advance social justice, education and opportunities for girls and women in Lagos, Abuja and surrounding environs in Nigeria. During this intensive workshop, participants will strengthen their leadership, learn new skills and develop strategies to improve the lives of girls and women in their communities. After the … [Read more...]

USAID-Serbia: Seeking Applications for Local Engagement and Asset Development Activity

Deadline: 23 February 2018 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its program entitled “Local Engagement and Asset Development Activity”. USAID is seeking to fund an activity that will strengthen new and established, formal and informal local citizen groups and their efforts to engage other groups and citizens who support positive change in their communities. These may include community foundations, local youth groups, CSOs and other groups with a … [Read more...]

CEPF Call for LOIs: Inviting NGOs for Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Program

Deadline: 14 February 2018 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is inviting eligible organizations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for its Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot large grants program. CEPF has recruited Birdlife International as the Regional Implementation Team (or RIT) which in partnership with CEPF leads the implementation of the CEPF investment strategy for achieving conservation goals identified in the investment strategy, and provide assistance to civil … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Kyiv: 2018 Alumni Small Grants Program

Deadline: 20 February 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv is currently inviting applicants for "2018 Alumni Small Grants Program" to encourage alumni networking, professional development, and civic involvement by supporting alumni-initiated projects that support civil society involvement in Ukraine’s reform efforts, encourage tolerance and integration of marginalized or displaced populations, and celebrate the strong links between the people of the United States and the people of Ukraine. Program … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Resource Centre for Civil Society Organizations in Montenegro

Deadline: 16 March 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Resource Centre for Civil Society Organizations in Montenegro" to strengthen the EU integration process in Montenegro by empowering civil society to actively participate in decision making and by further stimulating an enabling environment for civil society. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is to further strengthen the capacity of CSOs and enhance their long-term strategic … [Read more...]

PREDA Plus/ASB: Improving the Macedonian CSO’s Active Participation in Decision-Making Process through the Empowerment of Grass-Root CSO’s

Deadline: 8 January 2018 Foundation for Sustainable Economic Development "PREDA Plus", in cooperation with its German partner Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB), are seeking applications to implement the project "Improving the Macedonian CSO’s active participation in decision-making process through the empowerment of grass-root CSO’s”, within the framework of the European Union's Civil Society Facility and Media Program. The project aims to strengthen networking and grass-root CSOs capacities … [Read more...]