U.S Embassy in Uganda announces Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program 2019

Deadline: 30 April 2019 U.S. Embassy Kampala, Small Grants Office has announced an open competition for registered organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that are community-based, initiated locally, administered at the local level, and include significant community contributions in cash, labor, or materials. This program supports small sustainable community-based initiatives that have immediate and dramatic impact on local community. The purpose of the program is … [Read more...]

UN Women launches Call for Proposals for “HAYA – Eliminating Violence Against Women” in West Bank and Gaza

Deadline: 25 April 2019 UN Women has launched a new call for proposals for interested non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and registered community-based organisations under the joint programme “HAYA – Eliminating Violence Against Women in West Bank and Gaza”. This joint programme led by UN Women with the participation of UNFPA, UN Habitat and UNODC addresses the issue of building community justice for women and girls by preventing and combating violence against women. The … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for MEPI Alumni Venture Fund (AVF)

Deadline: 15 April 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the MEPI Alumni Venture Fund (AVF) that aims to collaboratively utilize the leadership skills that alumni have developed through their various MEPI program experiences in the Middle East and North Africa. The AVF supports alumni to work together on innovative solutions to economic and/or community needs. The small grants provide seed funding for innovative ideas to develop new partnerships, foster sustainable collaboration in … [Read more...]

USAID/Nigeria announces Key Population Community HIV Services Action and Response (KP-CARE 1) Activity

Deadline: 13 May 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the Key Population Community HIV Services Action and Response (KP- CARE-1) Activity. The purpose of this Program Description is to support USAID/Nigeria’s “Key Population Community HIV Services Action and Response” (KP-CARE-1) activity, hereinafter referred to as the “Activity”, to reduce HIV incidence and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy South Africa seeking Applications for “Promoting Volunteerism and Community Engagement” Program

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy South Africa of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to develop and implement a program that would connect people who want to volunteer or intern with relevant volunteer opportunities at NGOs and corporations. This public-private partnership meets the U.S. Mission strategic goal to promote prosperity and good governance in South Africa with the goal of … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL announces Combatting Elections-related Disinformation and Hate Speech in Sri Lanka

Deadline: 24 May 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support combatting disinformation targeting electoral processes and hate speech. For all programs, projects should aim to have an impact that leads to reforms and should have the potential for sustainability beyond DRL resources.  DRL’s preference is to avoid duplicating past efforts … [Read more...]

PACT Cambodia Annual Program Statement (APS)-Innovative Civic Engagement Mechanisms

Deadline: 10 April 2019 This Annual Program Statement (APS) is issued as a public notice to ensure that all interested, qualified and eligible organizations have a fair opportunity to submit applications for “Innovative Civic Engagement Mechanisms” program. For the purposes of this APS, “organizations” are defined broadly as entities composed of an organized group of individuals which may include non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, community-based organizations, or … [Read more...]

Ann McGeeney Trust Fund inviting Individuals and Local Community Organisations of Ireland

Deadline: 8 April 2019 Ann McGeeney Trust Fund is welcoming applications from individuals, community and voluntary groups. Focus Areas Integration of ethnic minorities into communities with special emphasis on women within these communities Women working on peace building within and across communities Women working to strengthen and build communities Funding Information Grants will not normally exceed £1000/€1000 Funding Criteria The Foundation will not fund … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals for Local Organisations in Iraq on “Gender Equality and Social and Legal Change in their Communities”

Deadline: 14 April 2019 In the frame of the multi-county project " Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and women in the host communities”, funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU “MADAD” Fund, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) in partnership with its partners in Iraq Women Empowerment Organizations (WEO) and Baghdad Women’s Association (BWA) are inviting local organizations … [Read more...]

Safer Communities Fund Round 4 is now open for Australians

Deadline: 4 April 2019 The Australian Government is seeking applications for “Safer Communities Fund” to provide schools and pre-schools, community organisations and local councils with grants of between $50,000 and $1.5 million for security infrastructure and engagement activities to protect children in the community who are at risk of attack, harassment or violence stemming from racial or religious intolerance. Project Activities Project activities can include: Infrastructure … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM announces 2019 NGO Projects Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals for its NGO Projects Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa. Proposed activities should support refugees and asylum seekers residing in South Africa with priority areas being urban centers in Gauteng, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, and North West provinces.  Projects should build capacity of national organizations and within … [Read more...]

Eurasia Foundation announces 2019-2020 Bilateral Projects Competition

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) has launched its 2019-2020 Bilateral Projects Competition. Through this Request for Applications (RFA), Eurasia Foundation’s (EF) U.S.-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) invites statements of interest from U.S. organizations seeking to establish collaboration with Russian partner(s) in joint pursuit of solutions to social issues of importance to both countries. Thematic Areas Social Inclusion Community … [Read more...]

Shrikant Joshi Endowment Fund for Indian Organizations & Individuals

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The Keystone Foundation is inviting proposals for its Shrikant Joshi Endowment Fund (SJEF). Keystone Foundation has taken the responsibility of administering the Shrikant Joshi Endowment Fund and hence the funds are handled and invested through the organization. The mission of this foundation is to enhance the Quality of Life and the Environment with Indigenous Communities using Eco-development Approaches. This fund is open to support seminal ideas and new … [Read more...]

Apply for Support for Volunteering Fund to Provide Government Grants for Community Projects in New Zealand

Deadline: 1 May 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Support for Volunteering Fund to provide government grants for community projects that support and promote volunteering in New Zealand. The Fund also provides grants for the activities of regional volunteer centres and Volunteering New Zealand. Priority Areas This Fund recognises that volunteering can have a special meaning for Māori, Pacific and ethnic communities. It caters for the different approaches to volunteering and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan launches Community Building Initiatives Program

Deadline: 22 April 2019 The Embassy of the United States of America in Azerbaijan has launched a call for proposals to support community building initiatives to increase inclusive growth and local community capacity development. This program seeks to promote the values that contribute to the growth of civic organizations and innovative individual initiatives to build Azerbaijan’s prosperity and well-being through competitive small project awards. The competition is open to all … [Read more...]

USAID’s Lebanon Investment Initiative (LII) Program

Deadline: 10 May 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified non-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to implement the Lebanon Investment Initiative program. The purpose of the Cooperative Agreement is to establish and capitalize the IME. Once the purpose of the Cooperative Agreement is completed, the function of LII will be to provide matching equity capital, partial investment insurance, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Capacity Building for Nepal’s Judicial Committees on Local Dispute Resolution & Community Legal Education Project

Deadline: 17 May 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), 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 “Capacity Building for Nepal’s Judicial Committees on Local Dispute Resolution and Community Legal Education Project.” As a way to be responsive to citizens’ desire for … [Read more...]

East European Foundation announces Grant Contest to Support Vulnerable Groups in Moldova

Deadline: 8 April 2019 The East European Foundation has announced the grant contest to support vulnerable groups in the Republic of Moldova. The Grant Program aims to facilitate vulnerable groups' access to quality social services and to contribute to their integration into social life. FEE will provide support to non-governmental organizations that will partner with local authorities to create viable support mechanisms for disadvantaged groups. Support will be provided to facilitate … [Read more...]

The Triangle Trust’s Development Grant Scheme is now open for submission

Deadline: 7 May 2019 The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund is currently inviting applicants for its Development grant program to support organisations working with carers. Development Grant Scheme provides core funding to support organisations to implement a step change in their development and therefore build increased sustainability for the future.  They are open minded on the type of initiatives applicants may wish to develop in order to increase their sustainability. Funding … [Read more...]

Applications for the 2019-2020 Digital Steps Program are Open

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Are you working to promote social values, bridge divides and bring communities together in Yemen or Syria? Do you have an idea for introducing technology in your work? If yes, then apply now to join a 12-month program that helps you turn your idea into a concrete initiative. Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 Digital Steps program. This year’s program supports social cohesion initiatives led by Syrian and Yemeni organisations or initiatives to gain digital … [Read more...]