U.S. Embassy in Benin: PAS Small Grants Program for All Audiences

Deadline: 22 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Cotonou - Benin, through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), has announced an open competition for assistance awards. Goals Project proposals submitted through this NOFO should address one of the following goals: Building Civic Participation, Good Governance and Resilient Communities, especially among youth and women. Increase women’s political participation and professional opportunities to improve service delivery to female … [Read more...]

2018 EaP Civil Society Fellowships: Supporting Young Civil Society Leaders in Eastern Partnership Countries

Deadline: 9 April 2018 The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility is seeking applications for its 2018 EaP Civil Society Fellowships that are aimed at identifying young ambitious/ high-potential/ forward-thinking civil society (including trade unions) activists from the EaP region and supporting the development of their leadership skills. The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowships are an integral part of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Denmark: Countering Violent Extremism TechCamp

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen together with the Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP) has announced a limited competition for a cooperative agreement to implement a two-day TechCamp workshop from June 25-27 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and to support follow on activities after the workshop. The workshop will bring together Danish and pan-Scandinavian CVE practitioners and social media opinion makers under the theme of further improving society’s inclusion of … [Read more...]

Open Society Public Health Programme: Social Determinants of Roma Health!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 The Open Society Public Health Program is inviting proposals for its "Social Determinants of Roma Health" that address the social exclusion through exposure to environmental harms in order to improve health outcomes for Roma. It is looking to support individuals and organizations that have evidence, ideas, and commitment to tackle the social determinants of Roma health across Eastern Europe through advocacy and social mobilization efforts, making the living environment, … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Civil Society Leadership Awards

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applications for its Civil Society Leadership Awards to provide fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. Areas of Study Awards are available for study in the following areas: Communications, Journalism & Media Culture, History & Society … [Read more...]

EWMI-ACCESS Request for Applications: Public Policy and Accountability Grants (PPAG) Program

Deadline: 7 April 2018 The East-West Management Institute (EWMI) Advancing CSO Capacities and Engaging Society for Sustainability (ACCESS) project is seeking applications for its Public Policy and Accountability Grants (PPAG) program with an aim to support transparent, accountable, and effective governance in the field of sustainable urban development. Priorities ACCESS will prioritize projects that: Reflect priority policy issues and/or concerns identified through public opinion … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Supporting Moldovan Civil Society Criminal Justice Sector Oversight

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or overseas-based Non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other qualified organizations for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Engagement of Civil Society in Overseeing and Reporting Criminal Justice Sector Abuses”. The overall goal of this NOFO is to help the Government support the rule of law through an … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Supporting Civil Society and Media in Ukraine

Deadline: 18 May 2018 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support civil society and media in Ukraine. DRL invites organizations to submit proposals in response to the following project. Each organization can submit up to two proposals in response to this NOFO. Local-level Civil Society Anti-Corruption Oversight in Ukraine ($750,000): DRL's … [Read more...]

KECOSCE Call for Proposals: Small Grants to Empower Youth Leaders to Counter Violent Extremism in Kenya and Nigeria

Deadline: 15 April 2018 The Global Center on Cooperative Security, the Kenya Community Support Centre (KECOSCE), and Carefronting are pleased to announce a call for proposals for small grants to support youth-led civil society organizations (CSOs) to address the drivers of violent extremism in six counties in Kenya (Garissa, Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa, Nairobi, and Tana River) and six states in Nigeria (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe). Goals and Objectives To align with the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: National Resource Center for Civil Society in Albania

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its grant program "National Resource Center for Civil Society in Albania" to select an organisation or a consortium that will establish a National Resource Centres for Civil Society Organisations to support development of the sector in Albania and further enhance cooperation between civil society organisations, donor community, state institutions and other relevant stakeholders. The overall objective of the IPA Civil … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Grant Scheme for Civil Society Support Programme

Deadline: 8 May 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its program "Grant Scheme for Civil Society Support Programme-II" to support the development of civil society through more active democratic participation in policy and decision-making processes. Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to support the development of civil society through more active democratic participation in policy and decision-making … [Read more...]

ICNL: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced the availability of four (4) new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during June – August 2018 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society and civic participation. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

UNDP: Call for “NGO Raising Awareness on Fake News Having Impact on Social Cohesion and Human Rights” Programme

Deadline: 28 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanon is seeking proposals from National NGOs for a program entitled “NGO Raising awareness on fake news having impact on social cohesion and human rights” to support different groups, from local leaders to educators, youth, media professionals, journalists and civil society activists, in developing both medium and long-term strategies for peace building, crisis management and conflict prevention. The UNDP Peace Building … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Citizen Engagement in Democracy and Reintegration of Inmates in Correctional Facilities in Zambia

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled " Citizen Engagement in Democracy and Reintegration of Inmates in Correctional Facilities in Zambia" to enhance Civil Society Organisations' contributions to governance and development processes in Zambia. The thematic programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities 2014-2020” aims at contributing to the implementation of these policy … [Read more...]

CEP Call for Nominations: Youth Civic Engagement Award

Deadline: 5 April 2018 USAID’s Civic Engagement Project (CEP) is currently inviting individuals, organizations, institutions, media, businesses and members of the community to nominate one or more people or organizations from one of the following categories: individual young men and women, informal youth groups, and youth civil society organizations (CSOs) to be considered for CEP’s Annual Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA). CEP will award up to four Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA) to … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Georgia: Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Georgia 2018

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Georgia is seeking applications for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Georgia in 2018. Applicant must specify at least one partner in Georgia and add the partner’s consent to cooperate on project implementation. A partner in Georgia is not obligatory if application for a project is being submitted by an entity of Georgia or by an international … [Read more...]

Apply for Co-creation Hub’s Giving4Good Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 13 April 2018 Co-creation Hub is seeking applications for its 2018 Giving4Good Challenge with an aim to bring technologists and civil society groups together, to develop mobile-based innovative platforms that can help address the constraints of individual philanthropy in Nigeria. CcHUB is running the Giving4Good challenge which will explore the ways CSO's and NGO's use technology to raise funds from individuals and donor organisations in both local and international/diaspora … [Read more...]

Community Partnership and Impact Grants Round Opening on 4 April 2018

UK Aid Direct has announced a new funding round  for Community Partnership and Impact grants, which will open on Wednesday 4 April 2018 and lasts till Wednesday 13 June 2018  to support initiatives that focus on delivering results on a small scale, pilot new or innovative approaches, focus on the most marginalised, and work at the community level. Strengthening grants of up to £100,000 and Network grants of up to £1,000,000 will be made across 2 thematic areas: Women’s social, economic … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Small Grants Program: Supporting Civil Society Development in Belarus

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Applications are open for the U.S. Embassy Small Grants Program to support civil society development in Belarus. The program is interested in projects promoting: Civic dialogue Public advocacy Strengthening of local communities Local self-government Gender equality Market reforms Integration of underserviced groups of the population Environmental awareness and ecological issues Proposals that reach the broadest number of users, involve … [Read more...]