Australian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Applications are open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities, managed by the Australian Embassy in Yangon. The program funds projects that provide direct benefits to those most in need in the local community, including vulnerable or disadvantaged groups. In Myanmar the embassy's program is particularly focused on livelihoods. Applications for capacity building projects, including in the areas of governance, … [Read more...]

USAID/Mali: Seeking Applications for Mali Electoral Support Activity

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The United States Agency for International Development Mission in Mali (USAID/Mali) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Mali Electoral Support Activity" to advance peace, reconciliation and more accountable governance through credible and inclusive national elections. Objectives Promote informed citizen participation in the 2018 electoral process, with a particular focus on voters who are women, youth and from other traditionally marginalized … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 1 October 2017 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...]

Democracy and Media Foundation: General Call 2017 – 3

Deadline: 15 October 2017 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 our 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 Media Foundation’s grants. The Democracy and Media Foundation is seeking applications for … [Read more...]

Arthur Vining Davis Foundation: Seeking Applications for Private Higher Education Program

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation is seeking applications for its Private Higher Education Program. Support for private colleges and universities is grounded in Arthur Vining Davis’ conviction that “an educated society strengthens democracy through principled, thoughtful and compassionate leadership.” The Foundations philanthropy to private higher education concentrates on private colleges and universities with a primary academic mission in the liberal arts and … [Read more...]

USAID Civic Engagement Project: Inviting CSOs in Macedonia for Rapid Response Grants (RRGs)

Deadline: 21 September 2017 USAID Civic Engagement Project in Macedonia is currently inviting civil society organizations (CSO) for its Rapid Response Grants (RRGs) to enhance CSOs and youth’s capacity to advance public policies, improve public services, promote good governance and contribute to improving the standard of living of people in Macedonia. The Civic Engagement Project (CEP) is a five year USAID-funded program that aims to strengthen the constructive engagement by civil society … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Visegrad+ Grant Program

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applicants for its “Visegrad+ Grant” program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target … [Read more...]

The International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for Visegrad Grants Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting eligible organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4) and worldwide for its “Visegrad Grants” program to foster regional cooperation between the V4 countries and projects advancing innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the project. The average grant support for supported project in 2016 was around €20,000. Focus Areas … [Read more...]

EC-EACEA Call for Proposals: Operating Grants to Support European Think Tanks and Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The European Commission-Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is seeking proposals for its “Operating grants - Structural support for European think tanks and for civil society organisations at European level” under the Europe for Citizens Programme. Objectives To raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values and the Union's aim that is to promote peace, its values and the well-being of its peoples by stimulating debate, … [Read more...]

The Wexner Foundation: Seeking Applications for Wexner Israel Fellowship Program

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The Wexner Foundation is seeking 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 Foundation seeks to promote diversity by actively encouraging public sector professionals from all walks of Israel’s society – men and women, Jews and … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok: Call for Proposals for Local Transformation Projects (LTP) 2018

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok has launched a call for proposals for the Local Transformation Projects (LTP) directly managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic. Focus Areas In accordance with the Concept of the Czech Republic’s Human Rights and Transition Promotion Policy, the projects should focus on following areas: promoting an equal and full political and public participation; promoting equality and non-discrimination; promoting … [Read more...]

Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network: Alumni Small Grants Program

Deadline: 27 September 2017 Applications are open for Alumni Small Grants (2017 – 2019) 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. Focus … [Read more...]

Applications Open for International Development Fund (IDF) Grants Programme!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for the International Development Fund (IDF) Grants Programme which is a small grants programme funded annually by the Australian Government and managed by the Permanent Mission of Australia to the International Organisations in Vienna. The programme aims to support multilateral capacity-building, project delivery and processes that advance developmental outcomes, especially in the Indo-Pacific. The programme annually funds up to four … [Read more...]

CPI Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Impact of Civic Activism in Mozambique

Deadline: 24 November 2017 The program Parceria Civica para Boa Governação (PCBG) implemented by Counterpart International (CPI), with funds from the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking proposals from local and national Mozambican Organizations/Associations to improve accountable and effective democratic governance by strengthening the impact of civic activism in Mozambique. Objectives More effective advocacy by partner CSOs in target sectors. Strengthened … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals for “U.S.-Czech Centennial: Democracy for All”

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Prague has announced a special grant competition highlighting 100 years of U.S. – Czech Friendship. The Embassy is seeking proposals with outstanding merit that highlight next year’s Centennial of U.S. –Czech relations (1918-2018). This round the embassy invites institutions & organizations to submit projects which would: Launch and Organize a minimum of 50 “U.S.-Czech Centennial: Democracy for All” after-school high school clubs … [Read more...]

OSF-SA Call for Proposals: Popularising the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF) in South Africa

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Open Society Foundations (OSF), South Africa is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Popularising the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF) in South Africa". Objectives OSF-SA seeks a partner to conceptualise and roll out workshops in mine-affected communities to: popularise the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF), and build capacity within identified … [Read more...]

USAID/Zimbabwe, BAA: Addressing Zimbabwe’s Development Challenges

Deadline: 20 September 2017 The Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is seeking opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions to address "Zimbabwe’s Development Challenges". The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invites individuals, organizations, and companies to participate with the USAID Mission in Zimbabwe (USAID/Zimbabwe) to create … [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...]

Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade Call for Proposals: Strengthening EU Integration in Macedonia

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade is seeking proposals from public institutions and international organizations for its "Strengthening EU integration in Macedonia". This call aims to provide project-based support within the three priority areas of Norwegian development assistance to Ministries, local governments and public institutions participating in promoting and enhancing EU integration of Macedonia. The over-all goal of Norway’s assistance to the Western Balkans … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd (JRRT) is currently accepting applications for its grant program to support political campaigns in the UK to promote democratic reform, civil liberties and social justice. Objectives The Trust seeks to: correct imbalances of power, supporting the voice of the individual, the small and weak where that voice is stifled by the group, the big and strong; strengthen the hand of individuals, groups and organisations who are … [Read more...]