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...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes in Jamaica and Belize

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes in  Jamaica and Belize” to strengthen the role played by civil society organizations in Jamaica and Belize in promoting human rights and democracy. Objectives The promotion of equal rights for all including the defence of victims of abuse and the fight against discrimination based on … [Read more...]

NEA/AC Call for Proposals: Supporting Libya’s Political Transition in MENA Region

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), a program within the Bureau of Near East Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC), is seeking proposals to assist Libya’s transition toward stability and national reconciliation by advancing public dialogue. Priority Areas Priority Area A: Supporting Libya’s Constitutional Process Priority Area B: Supporting a Professional and Responsive Media Sector Program Aims enable the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World Smart City Awards!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Smart City Expo World Congress is seeking nominations for its prestigious World Smart City Award where pioneering city strategies, projects and ideas are recognised based on innovation, impact and feasibility. Winners will be announced at the World Smart City Awards on November 15th in a ceremony that attracts an audience of more than 1,000 key public and private decision makers, providing an excellent opportunity to gain prestige and visibility. The WSCA have … [Read more...]

XminusY Call for Proposals: Supporting Social Movements for Democracy around the World

Deadline: 30 June 2017 XminusY is currently accepting proposals to support social movements, action groups and changemakers who are fighting for a fair, democratic, sustainable and tolerant world. Projects that are supported by XminusY can take place on a broad variety of topics. But more important than the topic, is that the people involved take action themselves to change their own society. Actions supported by XminusY are demonstrations, occupations, direct-action and other creative forms … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program: Seeking Proposals from Haiti

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Haiti is seeking proposals for its U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program to award grants principally to Haiti-based non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support democracy and governance, public health, and economic development in the Republic of Haiti. Projects Promoting political awareness and participation among the public and/or among youth Promoting civic education and youth … [Read more...]

British Embassy Buenos Aires: Seeking Proposals for Project Fund 2017 in Argentina

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The British Embassy Buenos Aires is currently accepting proposals for its Project Fund 2017 in order to ensure the provisional allocation for projects that are of high quality and deliver value for money. Priorities Promoting Prosperity: Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Tackling corruption; delivering Argentina’s Anti-corruption Summit commitments; meeting OECD’s standards on anti-bribery, corruption and money laundering; Improving … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) for Cameroon 2016-17

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Cameroon 2016-17” to support civil society and social partners in implementing actions aiming at defending and promoting Human Rights. Priority Sectors Sector I: "Social cohesion": Promoting civil liberties, especially freedom of association and assembly Promoting the right to a cultural identity and an … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland Call for Project Proposals: Funds for Local Cooperation

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Embassy of Finland is seeking project proposals for its Funds for Local Cooperation (FLC) to promote peace, stability, democracy, Rule of Law and human rights broadly in the Middle East. The goal of the FLC Programme therefore is to support the building of trust between Israelis and Palestinians for the benefit of these long-term goals. Funds for Local Cooperation (FLCs) of the Embassy of Finland are an instrument of Finnish development cooperation. They are … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Trinidad and Tobago Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Measures to Support Trinidad and Tobago Civil Society Organisations” with an aim to improve the democratic governance of the country by strengthening civil society institutional capacity and supporting their participation in the national development process. Objectives The objective of this Call for Proposals is: to facilitate the involvement and … [Read more...]

FCS Call for Project Proposals: Implementation of Good Governance Programme in Tanzania

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) is seeking proposals for its "Implementation of Good Governance Programme in Tanzania 2017" to implement good governance programmes in their areas of locality. FCS Governance programme is developed in line with the understanding that there is strong and intricate nexus between poverty, inequality and governance. It is thus premised on the fact that, effective public governance on one hand helps to promote economic prosperity and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) 2016 & 2017 in Palestine

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) 2016 & 2017” in order to strengthen the role of Palestinian civil society (CS) in the promotion and monitoring of human rights to increase the ownership of the local NGOs and support their own initiatives as to build their project management capacities as well as … [Read more...]

Apply for Crystal Scales of Justice Prize for Innovative Practices Contributing to the Efficiency and Quality of Justice

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Council of Europe is currently seeking applications for its 9th edition of the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize. The aim of the prize is to identify and promote innovative practices regarding the conduct of proceedings, court organisation and the functioning of court systems in general. To be eligible for consideration, the practices nominated must have been implemented recently and they should be easily usable by other States or jurisdictions. Their efficiency … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Serbia: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Serbia is seeking applications for its Democracy Commission Small Grants Program to award grants for specific projects that support democracy and the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Serbia. Grants will be primarily awarded to non-governmental (NGOs) and other non-profit organizations with projects in the regions outside of Belgrade. Funding Information The maximum amount of a grant is $24,000, but smaller grants are … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society, Local Authorities and Human Rights in Somalia

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to civil society, local authorities and human rights in Somalia” in order to provide financial support to Somali and international civil society organisations and/or local authorities in order for these entities to work on actions that promote and help build a more stable, resilient and accountable society. The programme is divided into three lots: … [Read more...]

European Union CSO-LA Programme: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Indonesia

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities (CSO-LA) Programme: Enhancing CSOs' Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Indonesia”. The objective of this call for proposals is to enhance CSOs' contributions to governance and development processes in Indonesia, with a view to contributing to capacity development of Local Authorities to facilitate and strengthen … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Legislative Fellows Program for India and Pakistan 2017!

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Legislative Fellows Program for India and Pakistan 2017 with an aim to promote mutual understanding and establish networks among mid-level professionals in India, Pakistan, and the United States, while also promoting increased knowledge of the legislative process and principles of good governance. The following are themes and topics related to legislation and governance that may be included in the program: … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Brazil: Seeking Proposals for British Embassy Programme Fund

Deadline: 29 March 2017 The British Embassy in Brazil is seeking project proposals for its British Embassy Programme Fund. Proposals can deliver one or more activities such as research, analysis, seminars, events, missions or workshops, as well as a small scale projects (up to £50,000). Both should lead to specific and measurable action. Focus Areas Project proposals must contribute to the following areas: People to People: Increasing cooperation through exchange of experts, policy … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Scheme for Georgia

Deadline: 24 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Country-Based Support Scheme for Georgia”. The overall objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society in Georgia  in its actions supporting  the protection and promotion of human rights, so as to promote principles laid down in  EU Human Rights guidelines and in the EU's Strategic Framework and Action … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: TIMEP Non-Resident Fellowship Program

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is currently accepting applications for its Non-Resident Fellowship Program. TIMEP non-resident fellows contribute to TIMEP’s mission to inform international policymakers and influence global policy discussions on developments happening in the Middle East and North Africa. The call seeks applicant proposals for non-resident fellows, who will contribute to TIMEP’s mission through development of research, analysis, and … [Read more...]

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