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.

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...]

Australian Embassy in Belgrade: Seeking Proposals for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Australian Embassy in Belgrade is seeking proposals from all three countries of accreditation (Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Montenegro) for its Direct Aid Program (DAP). The DAP is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget and managed by the Australian Embassy in Belgrade. Priorities Area The embassy welcomes project proposals from capable NGOs, CSOs and organizations seeking funding for the activities/projects … [Read more...]

Levi Lassen Foundation’s Grant Program: Supporting a Shared Society in Israel

Deadline: 4 October 2018 The Levi Lassen Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support a shared society in Israel. Levi Lassen’s work in Israel began over 40 years ago. Levi Lassen is committed to helping Israel develop, grow and prosper through supporting programs committed to promoting a shared society. The Foundation believes in an Israel where everyone participates in a shared and just society, predicated on the best values of equality, tolerance and social … [Read more...]

The Wexner Foundation: Inviting Applications for Wexner Israel Fellowship Program

Deadline: 3 December 2018 The Wexner Foundation is inviting applications for its Wexner Israel Fellowship program to provide Israel’s next generation of public leaders with superlative training in public management and leadership development, thus enhancing the quality of democracy and the institutional vitality of Israel’s public sector. The Wexner Foundation seeks to promote diversity by actively encouraging public sector professionals from all walks of Israel’s society – men and women, Jews … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beirut: Call for Proposals for Small Scale Local Projects 2019

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beirut has launched its annual call for proposals for the Small Scale Local Projects (SSLP) for the year 2019. Small Scale Local Projects are instruments of bilateral development cooperation of the Czech Republic under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Through the SSLPs, the Czech Republic supports small scale development projects carried out directly by local stakeholders in cooperation with … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland in Lithuania: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Belarus 2018-2019

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Embassy of Finland in Lithuania is currently inviting applicants for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Belarus 2018-2019 to support initiatives of local non-governmental organisations. The FLC helps Belarussian civil society actors to carry out well-targeted projects with a clear goal and sustainable outcome in the field of human rights, democracy and good governance. The approach is to establish partnerships with a limited number of organisations instead of … [Read more...]