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 Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organizations as Actors of Governance and Development Work in the Field – Malawi

Deadline: 3 December 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society Organizations as Actors of Governance and Development Work in the Field – Malawi” to promote a meaningful and structured participation of CSOs in domestic policies of partner countries. The objective of this call for proposals is to increase the participation of CSOs in tackling climate change and mitigating its adverse effects. Program Lots The … [Read more...]

IKS/FES Call for Proposals: GrassRoots Action Support (GRAS) Project in Kosovo

Deadline: 12 November 2018 The Kosovo Stability Initiative (IKS), Lens and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) are implementing the "GrassRoots Action Support - GRAS" project, funded by the European Union and managed by the European Union Office in Kosovo. The main purpose of the "GrassRoots Action Support-GRAS" project is to support the consolidation of a tolerant and democratic culture in Kosovo by strengthening the internal management, accountability and transparency of civil society at the … [Read more...]

Apply for Muslim Leaders Development Fund 2018!

Deadline: 4 November 2018 National Zakat Foundation (NZF) and the Aziz Foundation are seeking applications for its Muslim Leaders Development Fund 2018 to support emerging leaders who can demonstrate a high level of commitment to community service as well as the aspirations to lead and inspire in their respective field. They recognise the instrumental role leaders play in their respective communities and the importance of enhancing leadership skills to support individual and collective … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia: Local Transition Projects 2019

Deadline: 24 October 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia has launched its annual call for proposals for the Local Transition Projects 2019. Local Small Scale Projects are an integral part of the Transition Promotion Program of the Czechia in Armenia and they are implemented every year through grants´ programme managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Yerevan. Grant Information Overall project budget must be within 200 000 – 500 000 CZK (approximate … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Argentina: PAS Buenos Aires Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 21 December 2018 The U.S. Embassy Argentina Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced the availability of funding through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. The Grants Program supports projects proposed by U.S. and Argentine academic, cultural, educational, and other non-profit organizations and/or individuals that fulfill U.S. Embassy goals and objectives: to promote security and economic prosperity through academic and cultural initiatives seeking to promote and increase … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme 2019

Deadline: 28 October 2018 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania has announced calls to submit applications for the implementation of development cooperation projects under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2019. The project applications worth less than 15,000 EUR be primarily submitted to the diplomatic missions of Lithuania, during their calls for proposals which will be announced on their websites in the beginning of 2019. Concepts The … [Read more...]

MFA: Inviting Tanzanian Non-governmental Organizations

Deadline: 16 October 2018 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) has announced a call to Tanzanian non-governmental organizations for core support in order to strengthen citizen participation and accountability. This support in development cooperation is a discretionary government transfer (later referred to as “the Grant”). It will be awarded to an eligible Tanzanian non-governmental organization (later referred to as “the Organization”) for support to the implementation of the … [Read more...]

ATRC: Inviting Kosovar NGOs for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E) Round VII

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Advocacy Training and Resources Center (ATRC), the implementing partner for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E) is seeking applications from qualified Kosovar Non-Governmental Organizations to: Conduct complex advocacy and awareness campaigns in cooperation with stakeholders from diverse segments of society and government; Engage in formulation of policy recommendations on select democracy, governance and economic empowerment issues, drawn from … [Read more...]

Counterpart International – ACEP: RFAs for Government Monitoring Grant (GMG)

Deadline: 17 October 2018 The USAID-funded Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP), Counterpart International, Inc. (Counterpart) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Government Monitoring Grant (GMG) to support eligible Civil Society Organizations in holding state institutions accountable through various initiatives aimed at curbing corruption and improving government service delivery. Under this grant, CSO initiatives will address issues at the policy and implementation … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: British Embassy Podgorica Fund 2018-19

Deadline: 25 October 2018 The British Embassy Podgorica Fund is seeking proposals to implement projects with an aim to supporting UK strategic priorities in Montenegro and the Western Balkans region. Aims To strengthen electoral processes, public engagement with elections and the practice of democracy, including improvement of elections standards and greater alignment with international best practice, drawing on UK experience and expertise. More specifically, Embassy is looking to support … [Read more...]

Criminal Justice Initiative: 2018 Quest for Democracy Grant Program

Deadline: 26 October 2018 The Criminal Justice Initiative (CJI) is seeking proposals from grassroots organizations working to transform the current criminal justice system in the United States. This year, CJI has partnered with the Formerly Incarcerated, Convicted People and Families Movement (FICPFM) in the Quest for Democracy Grants Program (Q4D) to support non-profit organizations led by formerly incarcerated people working on: Restoration of Rights for incarcerated and formerly … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 2019 Open World Grant Program!

Deadline: 22 October 2018 Open World Leadership Center (Open World) has announced its 2019 Grant program to bring emerging leaders from participating countries to the United States in order to give them firsthand exposure to the American system of participatory democracy and free enterprise. The program allows American leaders and their counterparts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Latvia: Accepting Applications for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 30 October 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program which was initiated as a flexible mechanism to enable the U.S. Embassy to support initiatives that contribute to more open and competitive political and economic systems and the protection of human rights. Program The implementing office at the Embassy is the Public Affairs Office (PAO), which is under the authority of the Ambassador. The Ambassador may choose whether … [Read more...]

India Fellow 2019: Social Leadership Program for Young Indians

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the India Fellow Program 2019 with an objective to create a learning platform for young Indians who undergo a 13-month long journey of discovering their own leadership potential. It includes training, mentor-ship, reflections and hands-on work experience with a grassroots organization working on social issues. Goals They hope to give young people interested in exploring the development space a chance to do so, so that while … [Read more...]

Netherlands Embassy in Budapest: Seeking Applications for Human Rights Fund & Democracy Fund 2018

Deadline: 18 October 2018 The Netherlands Embassy in Budapest has opened two calls for applications: Human Rights Fund 2018 Democracy Fund 2018 Human Rights Fund 2018 Human rights are the cornerstone of human dignity, freedom and the development of free societies all over the world. Hungary and the Netherlands are both parties to the European Convention on Human Rights. The Human Rights Fund is a tool of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands to support activities … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards to recognize excellence in public service at the global level. The UNPSA is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes … [Read more...]

Voice Call for Porposals: Sauti Yangu, Uhuru Wetu!

Deadline: 19 October 2018 Are you an emerging and/or informal group, movement or a network that is led by young people? Are you left out of political and decision making processes in local and central government and other decision making bodies? Does your group or network feel confident and eager to shape and contribute to your country’s political development? Do you believe there is space for young people in Tanzania to thrive, professionally, politically and socially? Do you acknowledge that … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico: Small-scale Development Projects 2019

Deadline: 12 October 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico is currently inviting applicants for its Small-scale Development Projects 2019. The focus of the projects has to comply with the Overseas Development Cooperation Strategy of the Czech Republic for the years 2018 - 2030. The approaches are: Democratic administration of public affairs; Sustainable management with natural resources; Economic transformation and growth (renewable energy resources, workers' rights, … [Read more...]

Democracy and Media Foundation: General Call for Applications 2018 – 3

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Do you want to contribute to independent media and a strong, just democratic state? 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 the pillars of truth-seeking, innovation in media, fundamental rights and liberties, vigorous democracy or commemoration and remembrance? If yes, then you are welcome to submit a project proposal for Democracy and … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission: Direct Aid Program (DAP) for Sri Lanka and Maldives – 2018

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are now open for the Australian High Commission’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) for Sri Lanka and Maldives which is a competitive small grants program available to eligible organisations to undertake development activities on a not-for-profit basis. Priorities Preference will be given to projects that address one or more of the following: For Sri Lanka projects Work with individuals or communities affected by conflict, including women, children … [Read more...]