U.S. Embassy in Lithuania: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to provide funding to organizations and, in some cases, individuals that implement projects which support U.S. Embassy priorities. As part of the Annual Program Statement, the Embassy encourages proposals that support the following Embassy goals: Increasing cultural, educational, and economic ties between Americans and Lithuanians; Safeguarding … [Read more...]

DGF Call for Expression of Interests: Democratic Governance in Uganda

Deadline: 11 August 2017 The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is entering a second phase of programming from January 2018 – December 2022. It is therefore currently calling for expression of interests from state and non state actors in governance programming. The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) was established in July 2011 in order to strengthen democratisation, protection of human rights, enhance access to justice, promote peaceful co-existence, and improve accountability in … [Read more...]

Counterpart International: Request for Proposals for Small Research Grants

Deadline: 21 August 2017 Counterpart International’s internet governance/internet freedom program has announced its first ever Request for Proposals (RFP) for small research grants in four targeted countries: Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Zimbabwe, and Venezuela. It is intended to address gaps in evidenced based research concerning internet governance policies, freedom of expression online, access to information/censorship, privacy, threats/opportunities for at risk populations online, network … [Read more...]

Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation, Active Citizenship and Human Rights in Portugal

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking applications for its Active Citizens Fund in Portugal in order to develop the long-term sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector, with the aim of strengthening its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights. The objective of the Programme is ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Macedonia: Democracy Commission Grants Program for Macedonian Organizations

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for U.S. Embassy 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. The Commission is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting rule of law / effective administration in justice Fostering independent media / enhancing professionalism in the media … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Public Affairs Section (PAS) Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program is seeking proposals to award grants to Zambian non-profit and non-governmental organizations for projects that support U.S. goals in the Republic of Zambia, including those promoting a better understanding of the United States, democracy and governance, entrepreneurship development, and peace. The Program is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting political awareness and participation among the … [Read more...]

United States Department of State: Understanding China’s Information Campaigns and Public Diplomacy in the Asian and Pacific Regions

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The Department of State (the Department) has announced through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) an open competition for a grant award. The Department is currently inviting U.S. nonprofit/non-governmental organizations to submit proposals to conduct, compile, analyze, submit, and present in two or more public forums research on the scope and resource commitments of China’s public diplomacy in Asia. The United States government, academic institutions, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Legal Protection against Voters Intimidation Program in Macedonia

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations for a Grant/Cooperative to implement a program entitled “Legal Protection against Voters Intimidation.” The purpose of this grant is implementation of the comprehensive regulation protecting the voters from pressure. Any report and … [Read more...]

BST Call for Proposals: Supporting Civic Initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST) has launched a call for proposals to support civic initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe meant to bolster civil society, democratic processes and citizen involvement in decision making, as well as to address some of the obstacles in further democratic development of the region. Projects should be initiated by civil society organizations legally registered in one of the following countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia, … [Read more...]

UNDP in Georgia: Policy Analysis and Research Grants in Support of the Public Administration Reform

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia is seeking applications for its "Policy Analysis and Research Grants" under the project Supporting Pubic Administration Reform in Georgia. The purpose of this grant contest is to facilitate research and analysis initiatives in the field of public administration reform and eventually, develop the practice of evidence-based policy-making. The Administration of the Government of Georgia (AoG) has committed to … [Read more...]

Apply for FIRE Africa Grants 2017: Developing Innovative Solutions to Africa’s Education, Information, Infrastructure and Communication Needs

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Fund for Internet Research and Development (FIRE) is currently accepting applications for its Africa Grants 2017. The beneficiaries will be provided with series of institutional strengthening and capacity building activities aimed at providing the knowledge, tools and contacts needed to further advance successful initiatives. The FIRE Africa Grants program designed to encourage, support and develop innovative online solutions to Africa’s education, information, … [Read more...]

Voice’s Niger Empowerment Grant: Addressing Informal Groups or Organizations

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Voice is seeking Applications for its Niger Empowerment Grant to address informal groups or organizations to raise awareness, promote transformational leadership, build self-confidence and combat the stigmatization of the most marginalized and discriminated groups. Voice is an innovative grant mechanism that supports the most marginalized and discriminated people in 10 low- and low-middle income countries in Africa and Asia . It aims to amplify and connect the … [Read more...]

Africa Lead and CAADP Non-State Actors Coalition (CNC): Small Grants Program for Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and Senegal

Deadline: 25 August 2017 Africa Lead II and the CAADP Non-State Actors Coalition (CNC) has announced a small grants program to strengthen the network of Non-State Actors supporting CAADP in Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, and Kenya. The Program is carried out through a partnership between Africa Lead and the CNC. Proposals are funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to help surface creative and effective approaches to improve citizen engagement in national food … [Read more...]

Counterpart International: Request for Applications for Small Advocacy & Grants

Deadline: 25 July 2017 Counterpart International’s Internet Freedom and Internet Governance program has announced its first ever Request for Applications (RFA) for small advocacy grants in four targeted countries: Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. The purpose of the RFA is to solicit applications for Small Advocacy & Grants supporting Counterpart International’s internet governance/internet freedom project’s core objective, specifically: to foster a human rights-based approach … [Read more...]

GEF Small Grants Program (SGP): Seeking Proposals from NGOs and CSOs in Moldova

Deadline: 10 August 2017 Small Grants Program (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is currently inviting NGOs and CSOs to submit proposals in the fields of interest of the program: landscape conservation land at the community level; agroecology innovative smart in terms of climate change; co-benefits of access to low-carbon energy; chemicals management coalition of local and global; platforms for political dialogue and planning between CSOs and government; … [Read more...]

EU-CSO Programme: Enhancing CSOs Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Civil Society Organisations (CSO) Programme: Enhancing CSOs' contribution to governance and development processes in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to support CSOs' contributions to and increase their participation in inclusive national development and policy making, promote accountability, and to ensure that people are able to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Enhancing Local Authorities Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Palestine

Deadline: 4 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Enhancing Local Authorities' contribution to governance and development processes in Palestine” in order to support LAs' contribution towards reinforced governance, accountability and inclusive policymaking in the framework of the MIP. Objectives Improved institutional and operational capacities of LAs in Area C in executing their political, institutional … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Prague, The Czech Republic: Centennial of U.S.–Czech Relations (1918-2018)

Deadline: 10 August 2017 U.S. Embassy Prague is proud to announce a special grant competition highlighting 100 years of U.S.-Czech Friendship! U.S. Embassy Prague is currently inviting institutions, organizations and individuals to submit projects for funding consideration through their special grant round competition. U.S. Embassy Prague is seeking proposals with outstanding merit that highlight next year’s Centennial of U.S.–Czech relations (1918-2018) and that foster mutual cooperation in … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: CSO Partnerships and Networks on Strengthening Cooperation between Public Sector and CSOs Grant Scheme (CSPN)

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “CSO Partnerships and Networks on Strengthening Cooperation between Public Sector and CSOs Grant Scheme (CSPN)” to support the development of civil society through more active democratic participation in policy and decision making processes. The objectives of this call for proposals are to strengthen the capacities of and networking among organised active … [Read more...]

USAID Request for Applications: Seeking Applications for Guinea Financial Accountability Support

Deadline: 11 August 2017 The United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development Agency (USAID)/ Guinea is seeking applications from qualified entities for its "Guinea Financial Accountability Support (GFAS)" to enhance Guinea’s fiscal transparency and government accountability for budget expenditure programs. Specific project objectives include the following: facilitate the publication of government budget through the application of print and social … [Read more...]

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