Applications Open for 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2017 American Councils for International Education is seeking applications for its 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), to assist past participants of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program of the program years 2003-04 to 2015-16 who successfully completed the YES or the YES Abroad programs from any of the past or current YES countries. The grants program has … [Read more...]

The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development: Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinians

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development is seeking applications from non-governmental organizations for its Grants program to provide humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem, and to Palestinian refugees in Syria and Lebanon. The Fund also supports projects that help Palestinians highlight their history and struggle to Western audiences. The Fund accomplishes these goals through three programs: the … [Read more...]

SOCIETIES Call for Proposals for CSOs: Fostering the Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities (PWD) and Mental Disorders

Deadline: 22 February 2017 Within the project “SOCIETIES – Support of CSOs in Empowering Technical skills, Inclusion of people with disabilities and EU standards in South East Europe“, funded by the European Union, Caritas Serbia is seeking call for project proposals for CSOs with an aim to support and increase community based social services and social enterprises, managed by CSOs, thus fostering the social inclusion of people with disabilities (PWD) and mental … [Read more...]

EU-KCSF: Seeking Projects for the Advocacy Initiatives of Community Based Organizations in Kosovo

Deadline: 26 February 2017 The European Union Office in Kosovo implemented by the Kosovo Foundation for Open Society (KCSF) is seeking applications for its project "Grant scheme for the advocacy initiatives of community-based organizations" to provide financial support for the advocacy initiatives of community organizations. The overall purpose of the scheme is to support advocacy initiatives with community based organizations, which contribute to changes in society at the local … [Read more...]

Applications Open for USDA’s Community Connect Grant Program!

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Community Connect Grants" to provide financial assistance to provide service at the Broadband Grant Speed in rural, economically-challenged communities where broadband service does not currently exist. Grant funds may be used to: deploy service at the Broadband Grant Speed to critical community facilities, rural residents, and rural businesses, … [Read more...]

Greggs Foundation Call for Applications: Local Community Projects Fund for Organisations based in UK

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The Greggs Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Local Community Projects Fund helps organisations based in local communities to deliver projects or provide equipment to people in need at the heart of our local communities. The programme is administered by seven charity committees throughout England, Wales and Scotland. The fund supports projects that improve resilience within the community of interest. This can include sessional activities/respite … [Read more...]

2017 NextWorldNow Grant: Improving the Well-Being of Communities Worldwide!

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The NextWorldNow (NWN) Community Investments is accepting applications for its 2017 Grant program. NextWorldNow believes that communities throughout the world can work together in an informed way to improve the well-being of each community. The program is designed for individuals who share a view of a larger self, have decided that they have enough means to live comfortable lives, and want to share their resources with others in a creative and smart way. Types of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Community Heroes Awards! Celebrating Organizations Promoting Development at Grassroot Levels

Deadline: 1 February 2017 Nominations are open for The Community Heroes Awards, an initiative of African Centre for Peace Building and Awake Africa Magazine which seeks to identify, celebrate and honor individuals and organizations who have committed themselves to promote development at the grassroots through social work, entrepreneurship and selfless leadership. The African Centre for Peace Building (AFCOPB) is a Ghana based peace-building organization led by young and visionary people. … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Namibia: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Grants

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The U.S. Embassy cordially is currently inviting interested parties to submit proposals for its Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Grants Fund.  Priority will be given to community development projects that focus on improving basic economic or social conditions in Namibia. Projects must originate in the community and the community must make significant contributions to the success of the project, such as land, labor, money, materials, ongoing supervision and/or other … [Read more...]

The Australian Embassy Call for Applications for Alumni Grant Scheme (AGS)

Deadline: 27 January 2017 The Australian Embassy is seeking applications for its Alumni Grant Scheme (AGS) with an aim to strengthen Australia-Indonesia linkages and encourage alumni to further leverage their Australian-earnt expertise to put ideas into action to create meaningful change. The AGS offers seed funding, on a competitive basis, for initiatives that create impact in applicant's professional field, organisation and community. Objectives to provide alumni with opportunities … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Generations United/MetLife Foundation Best Intergenerational Communities Awards!

Deadline:  24 February 2017 Nominations are open for The Generations United/MetLife Foundation Best Intergenerational Communities Awards program that is exclusively focused on communities that are embracing intergenerational solutions to serve, empower, and engage residents of all ages. Established in 2012, the awards program has identified 24 extraordinary communities, including 18 winners and 6 national finalists. These are vibrant, healthy intergenerational communities that are good … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Madagascar: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program (SSH)

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Antananarivo is currently inviting applicants for its Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program (SSH) to provide small grants to assist community development projects that improve basic economic or social conditions in local communities across Madagascar and the Comoros. The program aims to encourage self-reliance within local communities by assisting them with the resources they need to move from a good idea to taking action. The most successful project … [Read more...]

Al Qasimi Foundation’s Seed Grants: Inviting Individuals and Organizations in the United Arab Emirates and Overseas

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Al Qasimi Foundation is accepting applications from individuals and organizations in the United Arab Emirates and overseas for its Seed Grants. Objectives Provide opportunities for individuals or organizations to conduct applied research or pilot initiatives that will have a positive impact on the Ras Al Khaimah community. Encourage interdisciplinary thinking and solutions to public policy issues. Foster high-quality research and development projects … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Macedonia: Inviting NGOs for Community Engagement Grants Program

Deadline:  14 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy Skopje Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Embassy’s public diplomacy grants program for projects that increase mutual understanding between the U.S. and Macedonia and promote the bilateral relationship. Funding Information The total amount available is expected to be up to $60,000. Most awards are expected to be between $5,000 and $7,000, with a maximum of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Development Fund Community Organizing Grants Supporting Projects in the U.S., Haiti and Mexico

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Peace Development Fund makes grants to community based organizations working for social justice, with the belief that the change in values needed to establish a more just and peaceful world can come about only if it is strongly rooted in local communities that value the importance of building movements to create systemic social change. These are communities that view everyone, especially young people, as a vital force in the transformation of society. The Peace … [Read more...]

The Grenlec Community Partnership Initiative: Inviting Applications from Non-Profit Organisations and Community Groups in Grenada

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Applications are open for "Grenlec Community Partnership Initiative (GCPI)" from established community groups and non-profit organisations with an aim to contribute to national development through partnerships with community and stakeholder development initiatives in Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. Priority Areas Social Services/Community Development: established, sustainable developmental projects; infrastructural and other sustainable programmes to … [Read more...]

National Park Service: Applications Open for Community Volunteer Ambassador Program

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The U.S. Department of State's National Park Service (NPS) is currently inviting applicants for its Community Volunteer Ambassador Program with an aim to educate youth, promote community engagement, and to cultivate the next generation of conservation professionals. The project will provide opportunities for youth to learn about the environment by spending time working on conservation projects in the National Parks. National Park Service will promote the public … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Community-Based Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Risk Education in Iraq

Deadline: 16 January 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is seeking applications for its Project title “Community-Based Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Risk Education in Iraq” with an aim to deliver community-based IED/ERW risk education to affected civilians in Iraq, including the IDP camps and non-camp sites. The project outcome will be that: Communities and IDPs know how to behave in the presence of explosive hazard. Grant … [Read more...]

MAXIMUS Foundation: Helping Disadvantaged Population and Underserved Communities in United States

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The MAXIMUS Foundation is seeking applications to provide grants to nonprofit organizations and charities that share the commitment in helping disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. The MAXIMUS Foundation is committed to support programs that promote personal growth and self-sufficiency through improved health, augmented child and family development, and community development. The foundation holds a strong sense of corporate citizenship and … [Read more...]

KCDF Call for Proposals: Targeting Local Initiatives to alleviate Poverty in Kenya

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) is seeking proposals from organisations for its "Kibera Fund 2" with an aim to target local initiatives that seek to alleviate poverty and improve the economic, social and health situations of vulnerable people. The Kibera Fund, administered by KCDF, was established through a partnership with Comic Relief - a UK based public fundraising organization that uses television and the power of entertainment to bring positive … [Read more...]

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