U.S. Embassy in Armenia: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 31 May 2018 U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia has announced the second round of 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 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for JRCT’s Power and Accountability Programme in UK!

Deadline: 3 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) “Power and Accountability Programme” to support people to create a world in which power is more equally shared, and in which powerful institutions are responsive and accountable to wider society and aligned with the long-term public interest. In wider society, the way that power is concentrated, shared and used is changing as a result of globalisation, new technology, new channels of … [Read more...]

British Embassy Ashgabat CFPs: Supporting Democratic Development and Reforms in Turkmenistan

Deadline: 8 May 2018 The British Embassy Ashgabat is inviting proposals for project work to support democratic development and reforms, economic development and women’s empowerment in Turkmenistan for the period between April 2018 and March 2019. Priorities The British Embassy’s strategic project priorities are: Contributing to human rights and democracy in Turkmenistan Improving regional security and reducing the potential for conflict; Contributing to economic growth and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan: 2018 Democracy Outreach / Alumni Grants Program

Deadline: 10 May 2018 The Embassy of the United States of America is accepting applications for the 2018 Alumni Grants Program to provide grants to organizations that have USG alumni as members or to individual alumni for activities that support democratic advancement and economic reform in Tajikistan. The program aims to provide alumni with networking opportunities to further the professional development of alumni and their colleagues and to assist alumni in implementing and disseminating the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for PUAN Alumni Small Grants (2017 – 2019)!

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Alumni Small Grants Program which is jointly administered by the U.S. Embassy and the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN). In the previous grant cycle (2013 – 2016), PUAN awarded 150 grants for projects of up to US $5,000 to alumni across Pakistan. These projects helped increase mutual understanding, community engagement, and invested in people by funding programs that support improving educational opportunities. Funding … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy to Zambia: Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy to Zambia Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications from eligible organizations for  its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. PAS awards grants to Zambian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support the U.S. goals in the Republic of Zambia, including those promoting a better understanding of the United States, democracy and governance, entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy has announced the 2018 Spring 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...]

Embassy of Canada to Lebanon: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2018

Deadline: 27 April 2018 Embassy of Canada to Lebanon has announced the launch of the 2018 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) call for proposals for Lebanon. For more than three decades, Canada has funded small grants in developing countries through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). Priorities Submit proposals for projects meeting one or several Government of Canada priorities listed below: Empowering Women and Girls and promoting gender equality, Supporting … [Read more...]

Democratic Governance Facility: Call for Expressions of Interest

Deadline: 9 May 2018 The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) has announced a Call for Expressions of Interest to strengthen the engagement between DGF and state and non-state actors in the governance, accountability and human rights domain. Prospective partners are expected to undertake interrelated and mutually reinforcing actions contributing to the achievement of DGF programme objectives. Great emphasis is put on gender equality and the inclusion of youth as well as wider geographical … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Local Authorities in Georgia 2018

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Local Authorities in Georgia 2018” to enhance Local Authorities' contributions to good governance and sustainable development processes at the local level. Priorities Enhancement of LAs capacities to execute their mandate in line with inclusive, transparent and participatory governance principles to respond adequately to citizens' needs. … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in The Gambia: Public Diplomacy Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of U.S. Embassy in Banjul, The Gambia has announced that funding is available through the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants Program. Embassy Public Diplomacy (PD) grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, and universities, to support exchange between the U.S. and the Gambia with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding.  PD will ONLY consider … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Phnom Penh: Call for Project Proposals for Democracy and Human Rights Fund

Deadline: 26 April 2018 The British Embassy in Phnom Penh has announced a Call for Project Proposals for the fiscal year 2018-19 under Democracy and Human Rights Fund. The purpose of this fund is to support British embassy interests and activity by tackling the root causes of human rights violations, strengthening institutions and governance, promoting and protecting human rights, and supporting democracy and the rule of law. Focus Areas Providing support to strengthen future … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Mongolia: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019

Deadline: 11 May 2018 The Embassy of Canada in Mongolia is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019 to support projects proposed and implemented by community groups, NGOs, regional government institutions, and other grassroots organizations working on local development activities. Themes Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls; Inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law; Human dignity, … [Read more...]

Center for Political and Legal Reforms: Strengthening the Role of the Public in Ensuring Democratic Reforms and Quality of Public Power

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Center for Political and Legal Reforms with the assistance of the European Commission is seeking applications for a program entitled "Strengthening the role of the public in ensuring democratic reforms and the quality of state power" that aims to increase the involvement of civil society organizations both in the monitoring of sectoral reforms and in the implementation of successful reforms of the judiciary, public administration, changes in the law enforcement system, … [Read more...]

British Embassy Kyiv: Call for Proposals under FCO Bilateral Programme 2018-19

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The British Embassy Kyiv has announced a call for proposals for project work through civil society organisations alongside with government bodies in all regions of Ukraine, to support local initiatives and human rights. Focus Areas The programme will focus at the following areas: Support to local initiatives Outcome: successful roll-out of the decentralisation process in Ukraine in line with international standards of transparent and accountable budgeting … [Read more...]

CPDC: Call for EOls to Undertake Small Scale Advocacy Actions

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) is currently inviting registered NGOs located in the CARIFORUM region to submit Expressions of Interest to undertake Small Scale Advocacy Actions that engage policymakers at the national level to create enabling legislative environments for NGOs to improve their operations. The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Union (EU) is implementing a joint 3-year grant partnership that seeks … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme: Call for Applications for Seed Funding

Deadline: 16 May 2018 Does your organisation work to strengthen democracy, freedom of expression and human rights? Does your organisation use media or the arts as a means to bring about change? If yes, then apply for the Creative Force Programme. The Swedish Institute is seeking applications for its Creative Force Programme. It is a funding programme for international projects which work though media or the arts to strengthen basic freedoms and rights. Funding Information Seed … [Read more...]

CODESRIA: Seeking Applications for 2018 Session of its Annual Democratic Governance Institute

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) in partnership with the South African Research Chair in Social Policy has announced the call for submission of proposals from academics and researchers in African universities and Research Centres for the 2018 session of its annual Democratic Governance Institute. The 2018 Governance Institute will address on the dynamics of social policy making in Africa; identify the drivers of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0!

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Applications are now open for the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 which enhances the Indian innovation ecosystem by enabling innovators and entrepreneurs through the stages of ideation, innovation and acceleration, to develop technology-based solutions for tomorrow. It is a unique tripartite initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts. The programme aims to build an innovation pipeline … [Read more...]

Canadian Embassy in Ukraine: Canadian Local Initiatives Support Fund for 2018-2019

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The Canadian Embassy in Ukraine has announced a call for proposals for its Canadian Local Initiatives Support Fund Program for 2018-2019. The Canadian Local Initiatives Support Foundation (KFMI) supports small but highly effective projects that are in line with international assistance to the Government of Canada. The program is aimed at supporting initiatives developed mainly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the Embassy of Canada in … [Read more...]