Latest Grants and Resources for Democracy and Good Governance

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for for Democracy and Good Governance.

EU-Dominican Republic Call for Proposals: EIDHR – European Instrument for Democracies and Human Rights

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals for its EIDHR - European Instrument for Democracies and Human Rights - Local call for proposals in the Dominican Republic. The overall objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society, activists for democracy and human rights defenders in partner countries in their work on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural) and democratization. The specific objective of this call … [Read more...]

EU-Lebanon Call for Proposals: EIDHR Support for Local Civil Society Action through Country-Based Support Schemes

Deadline: 14 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy & Human Rights (EIDHR) Support for local civil society action through Country-Based Support Schemes LEBANON”. Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society efforts in the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Lebanon. The specific objective of … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme for Bangladesh 2018-2019

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The European Union is seeking proposals for its "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Scheme for Bangladesh 2018-2019". The global objective of this call for proposals is to support and strengthen civil society organisations, democracy activists and human rights defenders working on critical human rights and democracy issues in Bangladesh. Priority Areas economic, social and cultural rights freedom of … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support for the Activities of CSOs and Human Rights Defenders Committed to Development in Mauritania

Deadline: 26 March 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support for the Activities of Civil Society Organizations and Human Rights Defenders Committed to Development in Mauritania”. The purpose of this call for proposals is to: support the actions of civil society organizations contributing to the development and improvement of the living conditions of the populations; contribute to the consolidation of … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Libya announces 2019-2020 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Embassy of Canada to Libya has announced the 2019-2020 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) call for proposals to be submitted for small projects in Libya. The CFLI is a responsive, flexible programme, managed by the Embassy of Canada to Libya, out of its temporary offices in Tunis, Tunisia. The CFLI funds- high impact, results-oriented projects which are typically proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other organisations such as local councils, … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme on ‘Media Regulation in a Democratic Framework’

Deadline: 21 March 2019 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is currently inviting applicants for its International Training Programme “Media Regulation in a Democratic Framework”. Sida has commissioned NIRAS Sweden AB to organise this ITP in cooperation with International Media Support (IMS), FOJO Media Institute/Linnaeus University and Global Reporting Sweden AB. Participants can be nominated by government, media and civil society organisations. Reaching out … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Good Governance and the Rule of Law in Jordan

Deadline: 4 April 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Good Governance and the Rule of Law in Jordan to enhance the accountability and responsiveness of the Jordanian government at the local level through non-governmental (NGO) and independent media advocacy, monitoring, and civic engagement. Activities supporting advocacy and watchdog NGOs to collaborate with and/or encourage government transparency and anti-corruption … [Read more...]

United States Embassy launched U.S. Alumni Outreach Grants Program

Deadline: 20 March 2019 The United States Embassy has launched the U.S. Alumni Outreach Grants Program competition for fiscal year 2019, aiming to maintain contacts with U.S. Government-funded exchange and training program alumni and to encourage networking among alumni and their colleagues in fields that promote democratic advancement, civic education, association building, youth empowerment, and economic reform. Program Objectives The United States Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia, is … [Read more...]

European Union: Civil Society Organization and European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights

Deadline: 21 March 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society Organization and European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights”. Objectives of the Programme and Priority Issues CSOs Programme The global objective of this programme is to strengthen civil society organisations and local authorities which aim at supporting CSOs’ contribution towards reinforced governance, accountability and inclusive … [Read more...]

EU-Palestine Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS)

Deadline: 18 March 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) - Budgets 2018-2019 & & EUROPEAN NEIGHBOURHOOD INSTRUMENT (ENI)-ANNUAL ACTION PROGRAMME (AAP-2018)”. The global objective of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) 2018-2020 is to enhance the respect for implementation and observance of … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland in Ukraine: Local Cooperation Fund 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Finnish Local Cooperation Fund (LCF) which is a fund administered by the Embassy of Finland in Kyiv, Ukraine. The objective of the LCF is to support strong and active civil society organizations, which is an important component of functioning democracy and open society. Funding Information The budget for a proposed project must not exceed € 50 000, but it should also not be less than € 20 000. If … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands announces 2019 Small Grant Program

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy The Hague Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s public diplomacy grants program. Grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations and universities. They support projects to: Enhance International Security, by funding proposals which: counter violent extremism, strengthen NATO and transatlantic security … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Moldova: Inviting NGOs for Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

Deadline: 4 March 2019 The U.S. Embassy is inviting Moldovan non-profit and non-governmental organizations to submit project proposals to the Democracy Small Grants Program. This program supports projects that foster the development and education of civil society in Moldova. It is a focused yet flexible mechanism that provides seed money for unique and sustainable projects, particularly projects that help develop the capacity of nongovernmental organizations in … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) for Kyrgyzstan 2018-2019

Deadline: 18 March 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for its grant program entitled "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) for Kyrgyzstan 2018-2019" to support and strengthen civil society and human rights organisations to promote and to protect human rights and democracy. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals are: LOT 1 Promoting and supporting the rights of persons with … [Read more...]

Embassy Funds for Belarus 2019: Supporting the Development of Civil Society and Democracy

Deadline: 20 March 2019 The Ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has launched a call for proposals in order to support the development of civil society and democracy in Belarus, the Netherlands made two programmes available: the Human Rights Fund and the Netherlands Fund for Regional Partnership – Matra (NFRP – MATRA). The Netherlands Fund for Regional Partnership – Matra (NFRP – MATRA) In order to be eligible for a NFRP – MATRA grant projects must aim at promotion of the process … [Read more...]

European Commission: Call for Proposals under the Civil Society Support Program in Niger

Deadline: 18 March 2019 The European Commission has announced a Call for Proposals under the Civil Society Support Program in Niger – PASOC 3. Objectives The general objective of PASOC 3 is to support the "dynamics of strengthening CSOs so that they play an increased role in the development of Niger, especially through the improvement of the living conditions of the populations, the consolidation of democracy and good governance ". Specifically, it is: Consolidate the individual … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy of Lebanon: Public Affairs Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The U.S. Embassy of Lebanon / Public Diplomacy Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations, individuals, and alumni of U.S. Exchange programs to submit applications for its Public Affairs Small Grants Program. Program Objectives U.S. Embassy Beirut seeks proposals that promote the following themes: Youth engagement in community development; Culture and the arts as tools to promote freedom of expression, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia: 2019 NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia has announced this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Slovenian civil society organizations. The Embassy continues to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns in U.S. priority areas.  As always, priority will be given to projects that: Demonstrate clear, sustainable, and innovative plans for obtaining matching funds and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting Freedom of Expression in Tunisia

Deadline: 15 March 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 continue to protect free expression and the space for civil society groups and the media in Tunisia. DRL’s goal is to promote fundamental freedoms in Tunisia. DRL’s objective is to support the effective implementation of the rights to free expression and access to information, as … [Read more...]

EU-Kenya Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) 2018

Deadline: 12 March 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for its grant program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme Kenya 2018". The specific objective of this call for proposals is to Support Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) organisations working at grassroots level in Kenya. The priority of this call for proposals is to support Human Right Defenders organisations supporting human right defenders in one or … [Read more...]

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