Applications Open for 2018 IMPACT Philanthropy Program!

Deadline: 8 December 2017 Applications are open for 2018 IMPACT Philanthropy Program that allows philanthropists and Not-for-Profits (NFPs) to connect, and allows NFPs to demonstrate how they improve outcomes for the communities in which they operate. Perpetual encourages high quality outcomes by identifying organisations that can maximise their impact through: good governance solid leadership strong strategy an outcomes focus. Funding Information As a guide, grants … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic: Seeking Applications for Centennial of U.S.-Czech Relations

Deadline: 1 December 2017 2018 marks a very special occasion – the Centennial of the founding of Czechoslovakia and the launch of U.S. – Czech diplomatic relations. This special centennial grants round is seeking proposals with outstanding merit focused on Czech audiences which highlight- in an innovative and creative way – the strong partnership and cooperation of two countries in areas including: Promoting democracy, good governance & rule of law Strengthening of civil society … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tunisia: 2018 MEPI Student Leaders Program

Deadline: 14 December 2017 The U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) program is seeking nominations from Tunisia for potential participants in the MEPI Student Leaders Program scheduled to take place in summer 2018. The program will last from June 25 – August 4, 2018. Approximately 60 students from across the region are expected to make up the 2018 Student Leaders cohort. The Department will assign each Student Leader candidate to a host university, making every … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Cycle 7 Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) has launched a Call for Pre-Proposals for its Cycle 7 grant program with an aim to leverage USG scientific investment in R&D to support USAID’s development goals in priority countries. This cycle marks the return of the program's Open Call for proposals from all eligible countries on a wide range of development-related fields, including biodiversity, agriculture, environment, clean energy, disaster … [Read more...]

USAID-Belgrade: Seeking Applications for Anticipated Civil Society Programme

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for "Civil Society Programme" to strengthen locally-led efforts to further democratic and economic reform processes in Serbia. These programs will focus on fostering and strengthening the connections and cooperation between citizens, civil society actors, the private sector, and the government in ways that can enhance the effectiveness and inclusiveness of reform efforts. Programming … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 9 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy has announced the 2018 Fall 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...]

U.S. Embassy in Armenia: Seeking Applications for U.S. Alumni Outreach Grants Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The United States Embassy has announced the U.S. Alumni Outreach Grants Program competition for fiscal year 2018 to maintain contacts with U.S. Government-funded exchange and training program alumni and to encourage networking among alumni and their colleagues in fields that promote democratic advancement, civic education, academic excellence, association building, youth projects, and economic reform. Purposes A U.S. Alumni Outreach Grant can be used for the … [Read more...]

USAID: Strengthening Partnerships for Democratic Governance through Regional and National Grants to Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 20 November 2017 DAI, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has announced a two step process to select eligible proposals to implement activities that will improve civil society and government engagement on key government policy and reform plans that will result in strengthened democratic governance and accountability in Sri Lanka. The purpose of this Annual Program Statement (APS) is to solicit applications for funding from the Strengthening … [Read more...]

CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

The Arca Foundation: Supporting Educational and Charitable Activities in United States

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Arca Foundation is inviting applicants for its grant program that supports educational and charitable activities that put people on the front lines of social change in pursuit of economic and racial justice, an inclusive democracy, peace and security, human rights, and a clean environment. The foundation supports strategic initiatives that work to engage diverse, impacted communities in organization that puts people on the front lines of social change; educate the … [Read more...]

Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education … [Read more...]

Turkish-Swedish Development Cooperation: Call for Applications for Projects in 2018

Deadline: 13 November 2017 The Section for Turkish-Swedish Development Cooperation has announced its call for applications for projects in 2018. The Section welcomes applications for projects that aim to: enhance opportunities to exercise human rights, especially freedom of expression, and advance democratic participation and accountability increase the political agency of women and girls, enhance their visibility as actors and provide forums where they can make their voices heard … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program!

Deadline: 6 December 2017 Applications are open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program with an aim to cultivate and empower a network of globally engaged leaders committed to making the world a better place. Goals Leadership: To strengthen the knowledge and skills essential for global leadership. Service: To provide opportunity to serve others through sharing knowledge and experience, and collaborating on initiatives. Network: To grow a global community of people with … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (CSOs-LAs) Programme

Deadline: 19 December 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities (CSOs-LAs) Thematic Programme” to enhance CSOs' & LAs' capacities and contributions in governance and development processes in Sierra Leone, strengthening decentralisation and local development processes, and contributing to poverty reduction and the attainment of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in accordance with a … [Read more...]

USAID Civic Engagement Project: Inviting Macedonian CSOs for Strategic Support Grants (SSGs)

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The USAID Civic Engagement Project (CEP) is inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) in Macedonia to apply for Strategic Support Grants (SSGs) in order to strengthen influence of CSOs on policies and programs related to priority issues of citizen concern and also increase and sustained youth engagement in public life in Macedonia. CEP is implemented by East West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI), in partnership with four local CSOs: the Foundation for Internet and … [Read more...]

OSF-Armenia Call for Proposals: Policy Fellowship Initiative 2017

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The Open Society Foundations (OSF)-Armenia is seeking proposals for its Policy Fellowship Initiative 2017 in order to carry out rigorous and innovative study identifying the most fundamental open society challenges and developing practical solutions by researching specific policy issues. Thematic Areas                                Accountability of Judiciary Government Accountability and Corruption Prevention Domestic Violence and Discrimination … [Read more...]

Hrant Dink Foundation: Seeking Applications for Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Hrant Dink Foundation has launched its Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant with a view to increase direct contacts and to promote cooperation between the peoples of the two neighboring countries. Through the Travel Grant, the Foundation aims to contribute to joint initiatives between the two countries in various thematic fields such as youth and volunteering, human rights and democracy, education, environment, history, culture and arts, development, sports, regional … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania is currently inviting applicants to submit concepts and applications for the implementation of projects under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2018. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of CONCEPTS for the implementation of administrative and institutional capacity building projects in the Eastern Partnership region, supporting the implementation of reforms in … [Read more...]

CEPPS/GEPT Sub-Grant Program: Supporting Democracy Networks and Communities of Practice

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) is seeking applications for its program entitled “Supporting Democracy Networks and Communities of Practice” under its Global Elections and Political Transitions (GEPT) Sub-grant Program. CEPPS will provide sub-grants to local and/or regional organizations or networks to support activities that foster local, regional, and global communities of practice. Topics CEPPS seeks innovative, inclusive … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking applications for its Active Citizens Fund in Estonia 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 empowered’. Thematic … [Read more...]