U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The United States Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, through the Office of Public Affairs, is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program. Themes Anti-corruption Transparency in government Human rights including rights for persons with disabilities and the LGBT community Youth employment and activism Media Euro-Atlantic integration Countering violent extremism Environment – … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Netherlands: 2018 Call for Proposals for Matra for European Cooperation Fund

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Embassy of the Netherlands is currently inviting non-governmental organizations to submit project proposals for Matra for European Cooperation Fund. Matra for European Cooperation is a major programme run by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Matra for European Cooperation” focuses on activities that contribute to the development of a plural democracy, grounded in the rule of law, with room for dialogue between the government and civil society; to build … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 7 January 2018 U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia has announced the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program competition for fiscal year 2018 to fund initiatives that develop democracy, promote respect for human rights, and support civic education in Armenia. Focus Areas Special consideration will be given to proposals that focus on one or more of the following: Enhance cooperation among the media, civil society, and the general public to eliminate different forms of … [Read more...]

Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor: Promoting Freedom of Expression in Ukraine

Deadline: 24 January 2018 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 would promote freedom of expression in Ukraine. DRL requests proposals for a program to strengthen capacity within Ukrainian civil society to advocate with the government as well as citizenry at large to support and protect freedom of expression, both online and offline.  The program … [Read more...]

Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor: Promoting Human Rights in Nicaragua

Deadline: 15 January 2018 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 promote democracy and human rights in Nicaragua. Projects should support effective action by Nicaraguan civil society to collectively defend democracy and human rights according to the international commitments made by the Government of Nicaragua. Activities Support Human … [Read more...]

USAID-ACEP/Counterpart: Seeking Applications for Election Integrity Grant (EIG) Program

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The USAID-funded Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP), implemented by Counterpart International, Inc. (Counterpart) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Election Integrity Grant (EIG) that aims to develop Afghan CSOs internal capacities to manage electoral risk and to lead integrity agendas at the national and subnational level. The awarded CSO will design and implement activities that enable CSOs and citizens to positively influence the … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Concept Notes: Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) Programme

Deadline: 21 November 2017 Department for International Development(DFID) is seeking concept notes for its Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) Programme to provide a new round of grants for projects that support governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people. FGMC aims to bring about governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people who depend on forests for their … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Sub-National Democratic Development Program in Cambodia

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Sub-National Democratic Development in Cambodia”. Programme Lots The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Support to the demand-side Implementation of the Social Accountability Framework (I-SAF) in Cambodia Lot 2: Enhance the contribution of Cambodian Associations of Local Authorities to good governance and development at the … [Read more...]

EU-Cambodia Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights-Country Based Support Scheme (EIDHR- CBSS) 2017

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights-Country Based Support Scheme (EIDHR- CBSS) 2017” to support civil society and human rights defenders in third countries in working on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural rights) and democratisation. Programme Lots The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Land security … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Libya: MEPI Student Leaders Program 2018

Deadline: 14 December 2017 U.S. Embassy in Libya is seeking applications for its MEPI Student Leaders Program 2018 to offer outstanding undergraduates from across the MENA region an intensive leadership training course of approximately 5 weeks in the United States. The program emphasizes lessons in participatory governance and the application of leadership skills. The Student Leaders program is a rigorous exchange program for up to 60 undergraduate and graduate students from the Middle East … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 IMPACT Philanthropy Program!

Deadline: 8 December 2017 Applications are open for 2018 IMPACT Philanthropy Program that allows philanthropists and Not-for-Profits (NFPs) to connect, and allows NFPs to demonstrate how they improve outcomes for the communities in which they operate. Perpetual encourages high quality outcomes by identifying organisations that can maximise their impact through: good governance solid leadership strong strategy an outcomes focus. Funding Information As a guide, grants … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic: Seeking Applications for Centennial of U.S.-Czech Relations

Deadline: 1 December 2017 2018 marks a very special occasion – the Centennial of the founding of Czechoslovakia and the launch of U.S. – Czech diplomatic relations. This special centennial grants round is seeking proposals with outstanding merit focused on Czech audiences which highlight- in an innovative and creative way – the strong partnership and cooperation of two countries in areas including: Promoting democracy, good governance & rule of law Strengthening of civil society … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tunisia: 2018 MEPI Student Leaders Program

Deadline: 14 December 2017 The U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) program is seeking nominations from Tunisia for potential participants in the MEPI Student Leaders Program scheduled to take place in summer 2018. The program will last from June 25 – August 4, 2018. Approximately 60 students from across the region are expected to make up the 2018 Student Leaders cohort. The Department will assign each Student Leader candidate to a host university, making every … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Cycle 7 Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) has launched a Call for Pre-Proposals for its Cycle 7 grant program with an aim to leverage USG scientific investment in R&D to support USAID’s development goals in priority countries. This cycle marks the return of the program's Open Call for proposals from all eligible countries on a wide range of development-related fields, including biodiversity, agriculture, environment, clean energy, disaster … [Read more...]

USAID-Belgrade: Seeking Applications for Anticipated Civil Society Programme

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for "Civil Society Programme" to strengthen locally-led efforts to further democratic and economic reform processes in Serbia. These programs will focus on fostering and strengthening the connections and cooperation between citizens, civil society actors, the private sector, and the government in ways that can enhance the effectiveness and inclusiveness of reform efforts. Programming … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

Deadline: 9 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy has announced the 2018 Fall Round of the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program. This program supports the development of Kyrgyzstan’s democratic institutions and civil society by competitively awarding small grants to Kyrgyz nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and associations, nonprofit civil society organizations (CSOs), and independent local media organizations. State bodies are encouraged to work with NGOs to submit … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Armenia: Seeking Applications for U.S. Alumni Outreach Grants Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The United States Embassy has announced the U.S. Alumni Outreach Grants Program competition for fiscal year 2018 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, academic excellence, association building, youth projects, and economic reform. Purposes A U.S. Alumni Outreach Grant can be used for the … [Read more...]

USAID: Strengthening Partnerships for Democratic Governance through Regional and National Grants to Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 20 November 2017 DAI, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has announced a two step process to select eligible proposals to implement activities that will improve civil society and government engagement on key government policy and reform plans that will result in strengthened democratic governance and accountability in Sri Lanka. The purpose of this Annual Program Statement (APS) is to solicit applications for funding from the Strengthening … [Read more...]

CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

The Arca Foundation: Supporting Educational and Charitable Activities in United States

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Arca Foundation is inviting applicants for its grant program that supports educational and charitable activities that put people on the front lines of social change in pursuit of economic and racial justice, an inclusive democracy, peace and security, human rights, and a clean environment. The foundation supports strategic initiatives that work to engage diverse, impacted communities in organization that puts people on the front lines of social change; educate the … [Read more...]