AHRC: Community-Led Strategies for Creative and Heritage-Based Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The Antislavery Knowledge Network (AKN), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as part of its Network Plus call under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), offers the first extended effort to address slavery as a core development challenge in sub-Saharan Africa via innovative approaches from the arts and humanities that deliver community-engaged antislavery work. Focusing on the idea of activated community memory, the project champions the use … [Read more...]

World Bank announces additional US$130 Million to support Ongoing Empowerment of Local Communities Program

The World Bank has announced new US$130 million support for Ongoing Empowerment of Local Communities in Tunisia which is putting local governments in charge of addressing the development needs of their communities. The ongoing Urban Development and Local Governance Program has focused on building up the capacities of local governments to manage their own budgets and engage citizens on investment decisions to promote local economic development. The additional financing will extend the program by … [Read more...]

IWPR Call for Applications: Project Sub-grants for Ukrainian Activists and Journalists

Deadline: 7 July 2018 Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR) is currently inviting teams of Ukrainian activists and journalists to apply for the first round of sub-grant competition supporting projects aimed at increasing government transparency and accountability, countering and preventing corruption, increasing civic oversight of public funds and property, advocacy for local changes, increasing citizens’ engagement in local community development, as well as the monitoring of reforms … [Read more...]

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Seeking Applications for ‘Australian Aid-Friendship Grants’ Program

Deadline: 27 August 2018 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is seeking applications for the first Round of its “Australian Aid: Friendship Grants” that aims to bring a new and diverse group of partners from across Australia to contribute to the delivery of Australia’s aid program. The program is designed to support organisations to expand or enhance their existing international development work in the Indo-Pacific region through financially supporting a specific activity within … [Read more...]

Emergence Foundation Grant: Supporting Projects to improve the quality of Life in UK

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Emergence Foundation is seeking applications for its grant programme to support projects that improve the quality of life of individuals, enhance communities and benefit the environment: projects which affect a shift in consciousness and perspective based on the fundamental unity of all life, providing a force of positive change in the world. Applicants will need to explain how their project fits with these aims. This fund has been set up by the Emergence Foundation … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Macedonia: Seeking Applications for Democracy Commission Grants Program

Deadline: 1 November 2018 U.S. Embassy in Macedonia is seeking applications for Democracy Commission Grants Program to award grants to Macedonian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Macedonia. Eligible Projects The Commission is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting rule of law / effective administration in justice Institutionalization of open, … [Read more...]

IFAD/Republic of Mozambique signs new Agreement to support Rural People and SMEs

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic of Mozambique has signed a new agreement that will help more than 287,700 rural people engaged in agriculture, fisheries and small and medium-sized enterprises in 10 provinces improve their access to national and regional markets. REFP aims to increase the availability and use of appropriate, affordable and innovative financial and technical support services, but also to help raise very poor rural people to a level that … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Embassy of the United States of America is seeking proposals for funding under the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH) to assist Mozambican community organizations and groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that benefit entire communities. Funding Information Length of performance period: 06 to 12 months Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $1,000 to a maximum of $10,000 Total available funding: $50,000 Anticipated … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: New Zealand High Commission Fund for 2018/19

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for New Zealand High Commission Fund for 2018/19 which is a small grants scheme supporting community projects that contribute to wider community well-being and support development needs in Tonga. The projects must also be in line with the New Zealand Aid Programme’s mission of: Sustainable development in developing countries, in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous … [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...]

Infrastructure Canada: Seeking Applications for Smart Cities Community Support Program

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Infrastructure Canada is currently seeking applications from organizations interested in advancing smart city approaches across Canada. The Smart Cities Community Support Program aims to bolster a culture of change, continuous improvement and innovation in Canadian communities and to create a platform for a pan-Canadian dialogue on the opportunities presented by smart cities approaches. This Program is designed to run in parallel with the Smart Cities Challenge and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Yesod Professional Development Fund!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for Yesod Professional Development Fund to support Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe to develop their professional skills and Jewish fluency. Yesod is a collaborative framework focused on strengthening the future of Jewish life in Europe by investing in key individual Jewish communal professionals, educators and activists. They are committed to supporting the creation of vibrant, meaningful, Jewish life through strong … [Read more...]

Buderim Foundation’s Community Grants Program: Promoting Thriving Communities in Australia

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The Buderim Foundation is seeking applications for its Community grants program with an aim to promote a thriving community that is socially responsible, truly connected and supportive of one another. The goal of the Buderim Foundation is to enrich Buderim’s quality of life through community based philanthropy. Objectives Protects and preserves natural environment Assists people in need to live healthy and fulfilling lives Adds richness and diversity to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for VilCap Communities Africa Programme!

Deadline: 6 July 2018 Village Capital and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Impact Programme are seeking applications for its VilCap Communities Africa programme to equip entrepreneur ecosystem leaders across sub-Saharan Africa with the tools, resources and connections they need to catalyse impact investment. Applications are now open for entrepreneur support organisations (ESO’s) to take part in forums on September 24-28 and October 22-26. Benefits The programme will … [Read more...]

National Waste and Recycling Association: Seeking Applications for its Recycling Award

Deadline: 27 July 2018 National Waste and Recycling Association is seeking applications for its Recycling Awards honor the best in the recycling industry. The six trophies will be presented at the Executive Leadership Roundtable. The mission is to provide leadership, advocacy, research, education and safety expertise to promote the waste and recycling industry. NWRA’s goal is to create a favorable business climate where members can prosper and provide safe, economically sustainable and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Bennelong Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The Bennelong Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program with an aim to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in community. Focus Areas Education Training and Employment Programs providing access, equity and inclusion opportunities to Education and Training or that support and build Pathways to Sustainable Employment Build numeracy and literacy skills for pre-school, primary school and … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Pretoria: Small Grants – Direct Aid Program 2018/19

Deadline: 6 July 2018 Australian High Commission in Pretoria is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for its Direct Aid Program (DAP), is a small-grants scheme which aims to support non-profit organisations working in local communities on activities which support sustainable and equitable development. The Australian High Commission prioritises funding for projects which support: Human Rights: Disability Inclusiveness/ Gender rights & women’s empowerment/ LGBTI Issues Education … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Communities Thrive Challenge to support Low Income and Financially Insecure People!

Deadline: 12 June 2018 Does your organisation have a track record of expanding economic opportunity for low income and financially insecure people in your community? If so then register for the Communities Thrive Challenge. The Challenge takes place over a six-month period and includes two review rounds and site visits for Finalists. The Challenge is sponsored by The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, LLC, with platform support provided by RAMPIT. After two rounds of … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Enabling Accessibility Fund for Small Projects

Deadline: 26 July 2018 The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications for its Enabling Accessibility Fund for small projects. This Fund supports the capital costs of construction, renovation and/or retrofit activities in workplaces and communities, as well as the provision of accessible technologies in: Workplace stream: facilities where people with disabilities work, or could work in the future; and, Community Accessibility stream: community spaces where programs … [Read more...]

GEF-GPP: Seeking Project Proposals for Innovative Climate-Friendly Agro-Ecology Program

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The Global Grants Environment Facility (GEF) Grants Program (GPP) is inviting NGOs and CSOs to submit project proposals up to $ 50,000 in innovative climate-friendly agro-ecology program. The Small Grants Program of the Global Environmental Facility provides grants to non-governmental organizations and community organizations (NGOs / CSOs) in developing countries to enable them to cope with global environmental challenges while addressing the needs of sustainable … [Read more...]