Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

BST Call for Proposals: Supporting Civic Initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST) has launched a call for proposals to support civic initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe meant to bolster civil society, democratic processes and citizen involvement in decision making, as well as to address some of the obstacles in further democratic development of the region. Projects should be initiated by civil society organizations legally registered in one of the following countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia, … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: SHAPE-SEA Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research/Education in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA) is seeking concept notes for its Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018 with an aim to develop the capacity of universities in ASEAN and the Southeast Asian region to contribute to the improvement of human rights and peace situation in Southeast Asia through applied research and education. Research Themes ASEAN and Human Rights Business Accountability Peace and … [Read more...]

CODESRIA: Applications Open for Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently seeking applications for its Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI) to support research that contributes to agendas for imagining, planning and creating African futures. MRI replaces five tools that CODESRIA had deployed in previous years to support research. These were National Working Groups (NWG), Multinational Working Groups (MWG), Comparative Research Networks (CRN), … [Read more...]

IPRA Peace Research Grants Program: Enhancing the Processes of Peace

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF) is seeking applications for its Peace Research Grants Program in order to enhance the processes of peace. The IPRA Foundation began as a depository of funds brought in by people with specific projects. The main task was to invest those funds safely in socially acceptable enterprises and pay them out as needed. Grants Information The larger grants available are up to $5,000. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

UNAOC Call for Applications: Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applications for its Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme  to support the growth of networks of young peacebuilders who are equipped with the tools to address stereotypes, prejudice and polarization in order to build more inclusive and peaceful societies in their communities and globally. Objectives During the programme, participants will: Learn about other cultures, … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities for Promotion of Peace and Democracy

Niwano Peace Foundation’s Grant Program: Building a World of Peace and Coexistence Deadline: 13 August 2017 The Niwano Peace Foundation (NPF) is currently seeking applications for its 2017 Grant Program to build a world of peace and coexistence. The Foundation makes grants in order to provide active encouragement for activities undertaken in a religious spirit and  conducted in such a way as to invite broad social participation. The Niwano Peace Foundation was chartered in 1978 to contribute … [Read more...]

GEPT Sub-Grant Program: Increasing Participation of Traditionally Marginalized Populations in Electoral Processes

Deadline Extended till 31 August 2017 The Consortium for Elections and Political Processes Strengthening (CEPPS) is inviting applicants for the Global Elections and Political Transitions (GEPT) Leader with Associates award that is a program made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The GEPT program supports elections and political transitions during a period of tremendous social change, marked by the … [Read more...]

Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network: Seeking Applications for Alumni Small Grants Program

Deadline: 10 August 2017 Applications are open 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 $5000 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 Projects Funding … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Mozambique: Call for Proposals on Governance

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Public Affairs Office of U.S. Embassy in Maputo, Mozambique is seeking public diplomacy proposals on Governance to address the following problem:  Suggestions and complaints left in the boxes at Mozambican government public service offices are largely underutilized. Funding Information The suggested proposal range is between $5,000 and $25,000. Multiple proposals may be selected for funding. The performance period for proposals must take place between … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lisbon: Seeking Applications for Direct Assistance Program

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lisbon is currently inviting all eligible organizations to apply for grants under the 2017-2018 Direct Assistance Program (DBP) for Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe and Guinea Bissau. The PAD is a small grant program designed to assist individuals, community groups, national or international NGOs, government agencies, academic institutions, museums or other non-profit organizations that work for community-level development and include … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Lithuania: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to provide funding to organizations and, in some cases, individuals that implement projects which support U.S. Embassy priorities. As part of the Annual Program Statement, the Embassy encourages proposals that support the following Embassy goals: Increasing cultural, educational, and economic ties between Americans and Lithuanians; Safeguarding … [Read more...]

DGF Call for Expression of Interests: Democratic Governance in Uganda

Deadline: 11 August 2017 The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is entering a second phase of programming from January 2018 – December 2022. It is therefore currently calling for expression of interests from state and non state actors in governance programming. The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) was established in July 2011 in order to strengthen democratisation, protection of human rights, enhance access to justice, promote peaceful co-existence, and improve accountability in … [Read more...]

Counterpart International: Request for Proposals for Small Research Grants

Deadline: 21 August 2017 Counterpart International’s internet governance/internet freedom program has announced its first ever Request for Proposals (RFP) for small research grants in four targeted countries: Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Zimbabwe, and Venezuela. It is intended to address gaps in evidenced based research concerning internet governance policies, freedom of expression online, access to information/censorship, privacy, threats/opportunities for at risk populations online, network … [Read more...]

Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation, Active Citizenship and Human Rights in Portugal

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking applications for its Active Citizens Fund in Portugal in order to develop the long-term sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector, with the aim of strengthening its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights. The objective of the Programme is ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Macedonia: Democracy Commission Grants Program for Macedonian Organizations

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for U.S. Embassy Democracy Commission Grants Program to award grants to Macedonian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Macedonia. The Commission is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting rule of law / effective administration in justice Fostering independent media / enhancing professionalism in the media … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Public Affairs Section (PAS) Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program is seeking proposals to award grants to Zambian non-profit and non-governmental organizations for projects that support U.S. goals in the Republic of Zambia, including those promoting a better understanding of the United States, democracy and governance, entrepreneurship development, and peace. The Program is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting political awareness and participation among the … [Read more...]

United States Department of State: Understanding China’s Information Campaigns and Public Diplomacy in the Asian and Pacific Regions

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The Department of State (the Department) has announced through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) an open competition for a grant award. The Department is currently inviting U.S. nonprofit/non-governmental organizations to submit proposals to conduct, compile, analyze, submit, and present in two or more public forums research on the scope and resource commitments of China’s public diplomacy in Asia. The United States government, academic institutions, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Legal Protection against Voters Intimidation Program in Macedonia

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations for a Grant/Cooperative to implement a program entitled “Legal Protection against Voters Intimidation.” The purpose of this grant is implementation of the comprehensive regulation protecting the voters from pressure. Any report and … [Read more...]

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