Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network: Seeking Applications for Alumni Small Grants Program

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Applications are open for PUAN Alumni Small Grants (2017 – 2019) which is jointly administered by the U.S. Embassy and the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN). In the previous grant cycle (2013 – 2016), PUAN awarded 150 grants for projects of up to US $5000 to alumni across Pakistan. These projects helped increase mutual understanding, community engagement, and invested in people by funding programs that support improving educational opportunities. Focus … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Argentina: Public Affairs Section Small Grants Program

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to assist Argentine organizations in carrying out programs aimed at enhancing communities, providing new opportunities for citizen engagement and promoting and advancing issues of public importance. Topics Environment/science/technology/health themes; English language teaching and learning; Democracy and transparency; Entrepreneurship and innovation; Arts programming … [Read more...]

Apply for Comic Relief’s Community Mental Health Matters Initiative!

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Comic Relief is currently inviting applicants for its “Community Mental Health Matters” that offer funding for existing and emerging mental health activities in Malawi, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Community care is a cost-effective way of delivering mental health services to a large underserved population in resource-poor settings, particularly in remote areas where many of the poorest live. Focus Areas Improving the health and wellbeing of … [Read more...]

UNDP/South Sudan: Inviting CSOs and NGOs for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 20 April 2017 The UNDP country office in South Sudan is currently inviting CSOs/NGOs for Small Grants to Establish Community based Entry Point to Referral Pathways through the Engagement and Training of Female Community Leaders as Community Paralegals. The purpose of the grant is support and strengthen the capacity of CSOs/NGOs/CBOs with the objective of enhancing paralegal services at community level specifically through engagement and training of female community leaders as … [Read more...]

Apply for Australian Government’s Digital Literacy Grants for Older Australians!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Australian Government is seeking applications to apply to deliver services under the Strengthening Communities/Community Development Participation/Digital Literacy for Older Australians (DLOA): National Network Manager from 1 June 2017 to 30 June 2020. DLOA builds on the existing Australian Government Broadband for Seniors program, which ceases on 30 June 2017, by adopting a wider family and community centred approach to supporting, coaching and teaching older … [Read more...]

Australian Government Call for Applications: Emergency Relief – Workforce Development and Capacity Building Programme

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Australian Government is currently inviting applications/organisations to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Financial Wellbeing and Capability – ER Workforce Development Capacity Building in Australia for 2016-17 to 2017-18. Objectives The Activity contributes to improved outcomes for vulnerable people, families and communities by: helping people address immediate needs in times of financial crisis improving financial capability … [Read more...]

Inspirit Foundation’s ChangeUp Grants 2017: Initiating Projects addressing Issues of Discrimination and Prejudice in Canada

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The Inspirit Foundation is accepting applications for its ChangeUp Grants 2017 with an aim to support the development of effective, connected and influential young change leaders. ChangeUp grants create opportunities for people aged 18-34 to initiate creative solutions-focused projects that address issues of discrimination and prejudice in their local communities. The Inspirit Foundation seeks to create a more inclusive and pluralist Canada where differences are valued … [Read more...]

USIP: Strengthening Social Cohesion Initiatives in Yemen

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Strengthening Social Cohesion Initiatives in Yemen" to deepen the impact of current interventions centered on the strengthening of social cohesion, led by CSOs in Yemen. USIP seeks to solicit proposals for projects which aim to: Strengthen community-based conflict mitigation structures and systems. Enhance community security, access to justice, community-based dialogue … [Read more...]

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Inviting Applicants for Community Solutions Program 2017

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is currently seeking applications for "The Community Solutions Program" to enhance the skills of approximately 100 civic and community leaders to more effectively address current economic, environmental, political, and social challenges in their communities. Thematic Areas Environmental Issues: Fellowships should focus on issues related to water and resource management, food security, … [Read more...]

Community Foundation for Ireland: Leadership for Ethic Minorities Social Change Grants 2017

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The Community Foundation for Ireland is seeking applications for its Leadership for Ethic Minorities Social Change Grants 2017 with an aim to support community based and national work that will build leadership skills in local Ethnic Minority community groups, for example through capacity building, leadership training or strategic planning with very clearly identified objectives. The Community Foundation for Ireland is a grant-making and donor services charity. The … [Read more...]

NIJ Call for Proposals: Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve – Supporting Collective Healing in the Wake of Harm

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for its "Vision 21: Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve: Supporting Collective Healing in the Wake of Harm" to support an initial one-year planning phase to develop comprehensive evaluation options to assess the pilot sites of the Collective Healing initiative. Objectives The goal is to inform potential evaluation options through … [Read more...]

UNDP-Iraq Call for Proposals: Building Trusted Partnerships between Public and Local Police at Governorate Level in Iraq

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Iraq has launched a Call for Proposals to engage in projects that are aimed at building public-local police trusted partnerships at local level. The first round of CFPs will focus on engagement in the target governorates of Baghdad, Karbala and Sala - Al- Din and Anbar. This call for proposals (CFP) invites proposals from Iraqi CSOs based in the target governorates to engage in building public-local police partnership with … [Read more...]

USAID Request for Proposals: Community Resilience in Central Africa Activity

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund an activity entitled “Community Resilience in Central Africa". Through this program, USAID intends to improve the protection of communities and wildlife in the Mbomou-Uele border region. The purpose of the activity described in this program is to strengthen community resilience to security threats in the region, while … [Read more...]

Walmart Foundation’s Community Grant Program: Supporting the Needs of Communities

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Walmart Foundation is seeking applications for its Community Grant Program to support the needs of their communities by providing grants to local organizations. Walmart Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities so people can live better. The Foundation considers it their responsibility to make a positive impact in the communities they serve. Whether it’s through the grants they provide to the thousands of organizations that share their mission or through the … [Read more...]

The British Embassy in Baghdad: Seeking Concept Notes for FCO Programme Funding in Iraq

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The British Embassy in Baghdad is accepting concept notes for the financial year 2017-18 under Rules-Based International System Fund and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Programme Funding. Priorities & Grant Size Develop understanding of the attitudes specific sectors of the community have towards victims of sexual and gender based violence in conflict in particular those groups who have contact with survivors e.g. Police, lawyers/judges, … [Read more...]

Apply for European Citizenship Awards 2017: Promoting Active Citizenship!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The European Civic Forum and Volonteurope are seeking applications for the European Citizenship Awards 2017 with an aim to promote active citizenship and recognition of the importance of social justice to the cohesion of communities across Europe. The European Citizenship Awards 2017 seek to reward initiatives which contribute to combatting the root causes of extremism. Award Categories Media Campaign of the Year will reward professional media and media-based … [Read more...]

Department of Housing and Urban Development: Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The Department of Housing and Urban Development is currently seeking applications for its program "Community Development Block Grant Program" with the purpose of the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes. Eligibility Criteria Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Native … [Read more...]

The Ireland Funds: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Round 2017

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The Ireland Funds is accepting applications for its Small Grant Round 2017 in order to contribute needed funds to a wide range of organisations working across the island of Ireland. Funding Priorities Community Development: invest in local communities by supporting initiatives that contribute to: Positive mental and physical health Supporting vulnerable members of society Community integration Sport and leisure opportunities Protection of the … [Read more...]

SCF’s Community Grants Program: Inviting Youth-Focused Community Organisations across Australia

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund (SCF) is accepting applications from the youth-focused community organisations across Australia for its Community Grants Program to help community organisations deliver crucial programs to young people over the longer term. Funding Information                                                                           Organisations can apply for a grant of up to $10,000 each year over 3 years, totaling a maximum of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self Help Program & African Development Foundation Small Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self Help Program & African Development Foundation Small Grants to provide small-scale assistance directly to Zambian community-based organizations as part of an ongoing commitment by the U.S. government to support Zambian-driven development activities at the local level. Funding Information The requested amount for implementing activities must be reasonable; project budgets range from US$ 500 to … [Read more...]

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