OSIWA Call for Proposals: Seeking Proposals from Local Organizations based in West Africa

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is accepting proposals from local organizations based in West Africa to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. Its headquarters is in Dakar and it has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry. OSIWA only supports innovative interventions with effective strategies that respond to … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia: Democracy Outreach/Alumni Program

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy is currently inviting applicants for its Democracy Outreach/Alumni Program to provide support for U.S. Government (USG) alumni activities. Program Overview The Program allows posts to: Provide individual grants to Georgian USG alumni, for activities that support democratic advancement and economic reform; Sponsor alumni events through the Embassy. The program is administered directly by the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy. Program … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Democracy and Media Foundation Grant Program

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Do you have an initiative that stimulates independent and critical media or one that sustains or promotes a strong and just democratic state? Does your initiative match our pillars of truth-seeking, innovation in media, fundamental rights and liberties, vigorous democracy or commemoration and remembrance? Then submit a project proposal for The Democracy and Media Foundation's Grant Program. The Democracy and Media Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Moldova

Deadline: 4 May 2017 The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Moldova is currently inviting applicants to submit concepts and applications for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Moldova in 2017. Projects Embassy calls for submission of APPLICATIONS for the implementation of the following project concepts in Moldova: Improvement of social environment for children in educational institutions in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the North-South Prize 2017 of the Council of Europe!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Council of Europe is inviting nominees for the "North-South Prize 2017" in the following areas: defence and promotion of human rights and pluralist democracy, development of intercultural dialogue and reinforcement of the North-South partnership and solidarity. The North-South Prize distinguishes each year two personalities, one from the north, the other from the south, who have excelled in their commitment to human rights, democracy and rule of law, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Mongolia: The Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD) Mongolia Program

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Do you have ideas to make positive change in one of these three policy areas? Do you hope to make an impact and improve the lives of all citizens? If yes, check out LEAD Mongolia! The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has currently announced that application is now open for the LEAD Mongolia In-Country Thematic Program implemented by World Learning. LEAD Mongolia is looking for 30 qualified Mongolian Emerging Leaders from across the country to take part … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Apply for OSF Eurasia Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 4 May 2017 The University of Tartu (Estonia) announces a call for applications for doctoral candidates and PhD-holding academics in the Social Sciences for OSF Eurasia Fellowship Programme at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies a five-month fellowship at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, supported by the Eurasia Programme of the Open Society Foundations. The purpose of the fellowship programme is to enable scholars from the target countries to develop … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Rule of Law, Good Governance and Human Rights in China

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “China - Support to strengthening the rule of law, good governance and human rights” with an aim to support the strengthening of the rule of law in China and the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms through support to civil society actors. Lots & Priorities LOT 1: Strengthening the rule of law in China and the promotion and … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Israel: Seeking Concept Notes for Programme Fund

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The British Embassy in Israel and British Consulate General in Jerusalem are seeking Concept Notes for its Programme Fund. The Embassy is seeking projects which work with Israeli and Palestinian stakeholders to effect change in one of the following areas; Protection of human rights of Palestinian minors in Israeli detention. Engaging with the Israeli authorities on improving Gaza movement and access. Themes The main strategic themes of the fund are: … [Read more...]

UNDP/Myanmar: Seeking Proposals from NGOs to Enhance Public Service Delivery Capacity

Deadline: 17 May 2017 UNDP Country Office in Myanmar has announced a call for proposals to develop and support participatory annual planning, organizational, institutional and operational processes and enhance public service delivery capacity as well as to learn and generate lessons for policy dialogue and development with regard to democratic local governance and fiscal decentralization more generally. This Call for Proposals (CFP) is specifically related to the UNDP Township Democratic Local … [Read more...]

WWF Nepal: Call for Applications for Small Grant for Government Agencies

Deadline: 20 June 2017 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal is seeking proposals from relevant GoN agencies for its Small Grants Program to support capacity building, provide technical assistance, and help grab new opportunities that arise in the fields of biodiversity conservation, CCA, livelihoods, GESI and governance. The Small Grant Program for GoN agencies is a non-competitive process and will be used for policy related activities, support in capacity building, innovation, piloting and other … [Read more...]

European Union: Enhancing CSOs and LAs Contributions to Good Governance and Sustainable Development

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities” with an aim to enhance Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities' contributions to good governance and sustainable development processes at the local level. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: To reinforce good governance, accountability and inclusive policy making by strengthening CSOs … [Read more...]

Creative Force Programme: Strengthening Democracy and Freedom of Expression in the Target Countries

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The Swedish Institute is seeking applications for its Creative Force Programme to strengthen democracy and freedom of expression in the programme’s target countries. Creative Force finances collaborative initiatives involving Swedish and international organisations. Types of Funding Seed funding is available for such purposes as pilot projects, project start-ups and planning trips. Funding is available for Collaborative Projects which contain a creative, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Panama: Promoting Sustainability and Accountability in Panama

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Panama is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Public International Organizations (PIOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations for a grant to implement a program entitled “Promoting Sustainability and Accountability in Panama.” The goal of U.S. assistance is to ensure Panama remains a secure, prosperous, and democratic country, and to build and strengthen Panamanian institutions and civil … [Read more...]

N-Peace Awards Call for Nominations: Recognizing Individuals who Work on Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The N-Peace Network is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2017 N-Peace Awards in order to recognize individuals who work on women, peace and security by profiling, documenting and highlighting their work and achievements. The Awards are intended to further the cause of peace, gender equality, equal participation, and empowerment of women. Award Criteria The award falls under three main criteria: Sharing untold stories– Women transforming their … [Read more...]

African Leadership Centre: Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The African Leadership Centre has announced a call for applications for the Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars with an aim to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development. This Fellowship covers an 18-month period, comprising a rigorous training and research programme on peace, security and development, which includes a 12-Month MSc programme at King’s College London and a six-month … [Read more...]

The African Leadership Centre: Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is seeking applications for its “Peace and Security Fellowship” for African Women to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development. The Fellowships bring together African women in the early stages of their careers to undertake a carefully designed training programme in conflict, security and development. This training is followed by an attachment to an African Regional … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution Call for Applications: Pacific Youth Peace Training

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Do you want to give a try to meditation and start a true change from within? If yes, then apply for the Pacific Youth Peace Training. The Peace Revolution is currently seeking applications for its Pacific Youth Peace Training; a free online self-development program that is a 42-day challenge, teaching the skills and techniques involved in the development of inner peace. Program Structure The training offers 14 days of intensive training program providing participants … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018-19 Rotary Peace Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Rotary Peace Fellowship is currently open for applications and invites professionals from around the world to receive fellowships to study at one of the Rotary Peace Centers. Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all … [Read more...]

YouthPower Learning Grants: Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism

Deadline: 13 April 2017 Making Cents International under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently seeking applications for YouthPower Learning Grants for Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism. The objective of the YouthPower Learning’s grant program is to engage US and developing country youth-serving and youth-led non-profit and for-profit organizations in efforts to further assess, … [Read more...]

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