Applications Open for Connecting Voice(s): Mali & Niger Linking & Learning Facilitation!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Is your organisation passionate about and adept at facilitating dynamic learning experiences with diverse groups of people? Do you have deep and extensive experience working with civil society groups in Mali and Niger? Do you practice participatory, creative, and transformative approaches in linking together communities online and offline? Do you regularly identify opportunities for collaboration and research? If yes, then apply for the Connecting Voice(s): Mali & … [Read more...]

Europe Foundation: Small Grant Competition to Promote Participatory Civic Monitoring and Advocacy

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Europe Foundation (EPF) has announced a call for proposals aimed at strengthening the organizational capacity of grassroots Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and increasing their effective and sustained engagement in the decision-making processes at a local level, so as to identify and address the communities’ salient problems. The goal of the call is to make recently established grassroots CSOs proactive participants in solution to communities’ salient problems … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposal: Supporting Projects of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)

Deadline: 11 January 2018 The European Union has launched a call for projects on the Civil Society Empowerment Programme (CSEP) – campaigns with counter and alternative narrative to radicalisation implemented by Civil society organisations that pursue all of the objectives below: address target audiences in the EU susceptible and vulnerable to radicalising and terrorist content online, those on the brink of radicalisation as well as those who have already been radicalised (target … [Read more...]

Turkish-Swedish Development Cooperation: Call for Applications for Projects in 2018

Deadline: 13 November 2017 The Section for Turkish-Swedish Development Cooperation has announced its call for applications for projects in 2018. The Section welcomes applications for projects that aim to: enhance opportunities to exercise human rights, especially freedom of expression, and advance democratic participation and accountability increase the political agency of women and girls, enhance their visibility as actors and provide forums where they can make their voices heard … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Ensuring the Monitoring, Contribution and Oversight of the Implementation of the Programme

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “External monitoring, contribution and oversight to the implementation of the programme related reforms and activities, with a special focus on the respect of human rights”. Programme Lots The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Police Reform and Human Rights Lot 2: Police Reform and Transparency Objectives To monitor and supervise … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (CSOs-LAs) Programme

Deadline: 19 December 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (CSOs-LAs) Thematic Programme” to enhance CSOs' & LAs' capacities and contributions in governance and development processes in Sierra Leone, strengthening decentralisation and local development processes, and contributing to poverty reduction and the attainment of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in accordance with a … [Read more...]

UNDP/RFP: Increasing Roma Women Engagement into Cooperation with Local Authorities using CEDAW

Deadline: 23 October 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its "Increase Roma women engagement into cooperation with local authorities using CEDAW, Optional Protocol and Concluding observations as advocacy tools." UN Women work in Ukraine focuses on supporting the government and civil society in advancing gender equality and implementation of the national and international commitments. The  selected CSO/Company will conduct series of events and develop … [Read more...]

USAID Civic Engagement Project: Inviting Macedonian CSOs for Strategic Support Grants (SSGs)

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The USAID Civic Engagement Project (CEP) is inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) in Macedonia to apply for Strategic Support Grants (SSGs) in order to strengthen influence of CSOs on policies and programs related to priority issues of citizen concern and also increase and sustained youth engagement in public life in Macedonia. CEP is implemented by East West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI), in partnership with four local CSOs: the Foundation for Internet and … [Read more...]

OSF-Armenia Call for Proposals: Policy Fellowship Initiative 2017

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The Open Society Foundations (OSF)-Armenia is seeking proposals for its Policy Fellowship Initiative 2017 in order to carry out rigorous and innovative study identifying the most fundamental open society challenges and developing practical solutions by researching specific policy issues. Thematic Areas                                Accountability of Judiciary Government Accountability and Corruption Prevention Domestic Violence and Discrimination … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting & Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations for a program entitled “Promote and Protect the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Girls, LGBTI persons and other Marginalized Individuals”. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Belgrade: Inviting NGOs registered in Serbia

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Belgrade is inviting NGOs registered in Serbia to submit project proposals as part of the program of transformation cooperation, which is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Program Priorities The project should reflect the thematic priorities of the program, namely: Support to civil society, including human rights defenders; The promotion of freedom of expression and access to information, … [Read more...]

Terre des hommes Albania: Strengthening Civil Society to build Youth Resilience to Violent Extremism

Deadline: 30 October 2017 Terre des hommes (Tdh) in partnership with Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), Center for Common Ground (CCG) and Bedër University is seeking proposals for its project entitled “Strengthening Civil Society to build youth resilience to Violent Extremism”, funded by the European Union in order to empower civil society organizations and community based organisations working with young people and communities to develop youth resilience activities to counter violent … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GEF Grants Program: Seeking Proposals from NGOs and CSOs

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Global Grants Environment Facility (GEF) Global Grants Program (GEF) is currently inviting NGOs and CSOs to submit project proposals for the following thematic areas: Promoting social inclusion: gender mainstreaming; involvement of young people. Platforms for dialogue between CSOs and the Government The Small Grants Program of the Global Environment Facility provides grants to non-governmental organizations and community organizations (NGOs … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking applications for its Active Citizens Fund in Estonia to develop the long-term sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector, with the aim of strengthening its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights. The objective of the Programme is: ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered’. Thematic … [Read more...]

UNICEF Moldova Call for EOIs: Inviting CSOs for Child Rights Advocacy and Promotion Program

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Moldova is currently inviting interested Civil Society Organisations to express their interest in partnering with UNICEF for Child Rights Advocacy and Promotion projects to promote public-private engagement in the realization and promotion of child rights through a number of joint initiatives involving government and corporate actors in Moldova: Joint child rights advocacy events Joint initiatives on child rights … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Asia Leadership Fellow Program 2018!

Deadline: 13 December 2017 The International House of Japan and the Japan Foundation is jointly inviting applications for its Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) 2018 with an aim to create a close, personal and professional network of public intellectuals in Asia, deeply rooted in and committed to civil society beyond their own cultural, disciplinary and geopolitical backgrounds. The ALFP believes that the fellows’ critical voices against the status quo and proposals for alternative … [Read more...]

CEPF Call for LOIs: Cerrado Biodiversity Hotspot Small and Large Grants Program

Deadline: 8 November 2017 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is seeking Letters of Inquiry for the second round of Cerrado Biodiversity Hotspot Small and Large Grants Program. The CEPF is designed to safeguard Earth’s biologically richest and most threatened regions, known as biodiversity hotspots. A fundamental goal is to ensure civil society is engaged in biodiversity conservation. The CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International … [Read more...]

Voice’s Uganda Sudden Opportunity Grants: Inviting Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Through this Sudden Opportunity grant, Voice in Uganda is calling on Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to undertake a collective action to address specific anticipated threats to marginalized and discriminated groups such as women at risk of exploitation, abuse and/or violence, youth, the elderly, indigenous minority groups and/ or people living with disabilities in one or more of the Voice impact themes. It is an opportunity for strategic advocacy, mobilization of … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic: Call for Proposals for Small-Local Transition Projects (SLTP) 2018

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic has launched its annual call for proposals for the Small Local Transition Projects (SLTP) directly managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Phnom Penh. Qualifying Projects The projects can focus on various sectors: support for civil society, including human rights defenders; promoting freedom of expression and access to information, including media freedom; promoting equal and broadest political and public … [Read more...]

UNDP/Kyrgyzstan: Civic Action Fund’s Project Grants

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The United Nations Development Programme and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation are announcing call for project proposals within the framework of “Strong and inclusive parliamentary democracy project”. Project grants are awarded within the framework of the Civic Action Fund funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The main objective of grant scheme within the SIPD Civic Action Fund is to enable a diverse range of original domestic … [Read more...]