The British Embassy Amman: Seeking Concept Notes for Bilateral Programme Fund in Jordan

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The British Embassy in Amman is accepting Concept notes for the fiscal year 2017- 2018 under the Bilateral Programme Fund (BPB). The fund is designed to support implementation of sustainable impact projects that support implementation of Jordan’s Third National Action Plan 2016-2018 under the Open Government Partnership Initiative. Funding Information Bids should not exceed the value of £200,000, two hundred thousand pounds sterling. This year the embassy will … [Read more...]

Krzysztof Skubiszewski Scholarship and Research Grant 2017

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The Centre for East European Studies of University of Warsaw is seeking applications for its Krzysztof Skubiszewski Scholarship and Research Grant 2017. The scholarship and the research grant are open to candidates from Central Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic States, Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia & the Caucasus. The scholarship holder will be given the opportunity to conduct academic research in Poland during the 2017/2018 academic year in collaboration with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Applications are now open for the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020, by the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office acting as the Managing Authority (MA) of the Programme, the Slovak Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine acting as the National Authorities … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Phnom Penh: Global Britain Fund to Support Democratic and Sustainable Development in Cambodia

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The British Embassy in Phnom Penh is seeking proposals for the fiscal year 2017-18 under Global Britain Fund with an aim to support democratic and sustainable development, improve the business environment and build support and capacity for future generations of Cambodia’s political and business leaders. The purpose of this fund is to support British Embassy areas of interest and activity. Focus Areas Advancing and promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering … [Read more...]

European Union: Enhancing Civil Society Organisations’ and Local Authorities’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a thematic Programme "Civil society organisations and local authorities” with an aim to enhance civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. Lots and Objectives The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1 and Lot 2 – Civil society organisations To enhance the capacities of civil society organisations and … [Read more...]

USAID’s Citizens Voice Project: Strengthening Citizens’ Voice and Public Accountability

Deadline: 23 February 2017 Recognizing the fundamental need to build positive relationships and foster effective engagement between government and citizens, USAID’s Citizens Voice Project has launched its twelfth Grants cycle inviting applications to strengthen citizens’ voice and public accountability. The aim of this seven year, $45 million project is to improve engagement between citizens of Pakistan and the government on priority project-supported initiatives to advance good governance … [Read more...]

11th Francophone Fund for Human Rights: Supporting Grassroots Initiatives for Protection of Human Rights

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The International organization of Francophonie (OIF) is seeking proposals for the 11th edition of its Francophone Fund for Human Rights “Martine ANSTETT” (FFDH) that is devoted to the protection of the rights of migrants in the french speaking world. The FFDH aims to support grassroots initiatives and projects for the promotion and protection of human rights, democracy and peace. Approaches Provide practical solutions to the problems of migrants Encourage … [Read more...]

The British Embassy Chisinau, Moldova: Inviting Proposals for Good Governance Fund

Deadline: 9 March 2017 The British Embassy Chisinau, Moldova is currently seeking proposals for its "Good Governance Fund (GGF)" to build prosperity for the Moldovan citizens on local and regional levels inclusively, as well as to make their elected local leaders and institutions more accountable for their actions. In line with the priorities of the GGF’s Theory of Change, the Fund will support work in the following areas in 2017:  rule of law and democratic accountability, particularly … [Read more...]

The Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program: Addressing Young Leaders

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the Leaders of Change Foundation is currently inviting candidates from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, as well as Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyz Republic for the Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program in Poland in the 2017-18 academic years. The Program is addressed to young leaders, holding MA university degrees, which are determined to be actively involved in the development of democracy, economy and civil … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Small Grants Program: Inviting Malaysian Institutions, Organizations and Individuals

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy is currently inviting Malaysian institutions, organizations and individuals for its Small Grants Program to assist in organizing cultural programs and activities for Malaysians. These programs include American Studies, performing arts, entrepreneurship, empowering women and youths, strengthening democracy, interfaith forums and combating extremism. Eligibility Criteria Malaysian institutions/organizations/individuals may submit proposals for … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Cambodia Democratic Development Program

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified organisations for "Cambodia Democratic Development Program” to build more responsive, democratic local governance and service delivery in Cambodia. The selected implementing partner will be encouraged to build on what is already working and supporting ‘best fit’ rather than ‘best practice’ approaches and test pathways to advance democratic decentralization and … [Read more...]

British Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine: Supporting Democratic Development, Economic Development & Energy Reform in Ukraine

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The British Embassy Kyiv is inviting proposals for project work to support democratic development, economic development and energy reform in Ukraine. Successful projects will be funded by the FCO’s Global Britain Fund. Programme Categories Democratic development: Assisting Ukraine with key democratic reforms in line with its national reform strategy and its international obligations, including under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. Examples of areas of work … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tirana, Albania: Seeking Applications for Local Grants Program

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Tirana is seeking application from Albanian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Albanian cultural/ educational organizations for its Local Grants Program to promote understanding of the United States, advance U.S. foreign policy objectives, or foster exchange between the United States and Albania. Preference is given to Albanian (or in specific cases U.S.) organizations and individuals with a proven track record of … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Guinea: Public Diplomacy (PD) Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Guinea is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy (PD) Small Grants program. Local grants are intended for non-governmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, and academic/arts institutions. Priorities Strengthen and support ties between the United States and Guinea Promote inclusive economic growth and U.S.-Guinean cooperation in business entrepreneurship, science and technology, and education … [Read more...]

Department of State: Seeking Proposals for Public Diplomacy Grants Program to Promote U.S.-Bangladesh Ties

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka is seeking project proposals for its Public Diplomacy grants program to promote U.S.-Bangladesh ties, strengthen democratic and inclusive societies, increase educational and economic opportunity for citizens, and improve access to accurate information. Funding Information The estimated total program funding is $350,000 Award Ceiling: $25,000 Award Floor: $5,000 Priority Areas Promoting democratic values, … [Read more...]

Apply for Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Applications are open for "Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy" to be held in Seoul and Gwangju from 13 to 20 May 2017. Under the theme “Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy”, participants are expected to share their experiences of social and political engagement and to discuss common challenges to democracy in Asia to come up with a strategic action plan for advocacy and strengthening a youth network … [Read more...]

United States Embassy in Tirana (Albania): Democracy Commission Small Grants Program 2017

Deadline: 20 February 2017 The United States Embassy in Tirana is seeking applications for its Democracy Commission Small Grants Program 2017. The Democracy Commission Small Grants Program, administered by the Public Affairs Section, supports initiatives of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) engaged throughout Albania in a variety of fields, including: Anti-corruption Good Governance Investigative Journalism Human Rights/Minority Rights Empowerment of Women and … [Read more...]

DRL Evaluation Innovation Fund: Democratizing Learning and Evaluation—Building Evaluation Skills and Documenting Local M&E Solutions

Deadline: 3 April 2017 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 "DRL Evaluation Innovation Fund: Democratizing Learning and Evaluation-Building evaluation skills and documenting local M&E solutions" that focus on improving evaluation skills and/or documenting evaluative evidence related to the improvement of democracy, human rights and labor programs … [Read more...]

IFES Call for Applications: Inviting CSOs, NGOs, CBOs for Democracy Resource Center in Libya

Deadline: 20 February 2017 The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Democracy Resource Center in Libya to enhance the dissemination of information related to elections to voters and civil society in general. Focus Issues Women’s political participation Youth in democracy and elections CSOs role in electoral processes (pre, during, and post elections) CSOs role in mitigating violence related to politics … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL Request for SOIs: Democracy, Human Rights, and Rule of Law in Iraq

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations, outlining project concepts and capacity to manage projects that will contribute to stabilization in Iraq by advancing human rights and rule of law; promoting reconciliation, accountability, and atrocities prevention; strengthening effective governance and increasing political participation; and protecting and empowering women and … [Read more...]

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