Apply for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The World Bank is currently seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program (YPP) with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

Azim Premji University: ‘Stories of Change’ – Case Study Challenge

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Azim Premji University has announced ‘Stories of Change' - Case Study Challenge, on good practices of social change from NGOs, government programmes, Social Enterprises and other organizations directly involved in design and implementation of development interventions. The Case Study Challenge aims to capture reflections and learning, including documenting the boundaries and limitations of social change interventions. The University wishes to recognise and honour efforts … [Read more...]

ADB approves $350 Million to support Trade Finance Program with additional Headroom

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) has approved $350 million in additional headroom to further expand the scope and impact of its Trade Finance Program (TFP), that will help to close large market gaps for trade finance that hinders growth and job creation  in the Asia and Pacific region. The additional financing to TFP will complement the $100 million in additional support to extend and expand the scope of the bank’s Supply Chain Finance Program, which helps SMEs access finance and boosts their … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: International Quality Awards 2018

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for International Quality Awards 2018 which are designed to recognise and reward the contribution of quality professionals, teams and entire organisations across the globe. Award Categories Emerging Talent: To recognise the quality professional who has contributed most to their organisation in terms of governance, assurance, improvement, leadership and context within the first 8 years of their quality career. Quality Professional in a New … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Nepal: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Australian Embassy in Nepal has announced a call for Expressions of Interest for its Direct Aid Program 2018-2019. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded from Australia's aid budget. It has the flexibility to work with local communities in developing countries on projects that reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development consistent with Australia's national interest. It sits alongside Australia's longer-term country and multilateral … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for International Visegrad Fund’s Visegrad+ Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for Visegrad+ Grants which is run and financed by the International Visegrad Fund aimed at facilitating support from the V4 countries (Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) primarily towards the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and countries of the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,  Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) hereinafter referred to as “target country”. The program … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Visegrad Grants

Deadline: 1 June 2018 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grants to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Focus Areas Culture and Common Identity Education and Capacity Building Innovation, R&D, Entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

USAID/Malawi: Seeking Applications for Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)- Limodzi Program

Deadline: 25 May 2018 The United States Agency for International Development in Malawi (USAID/Malawi) is seeking applications for Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)- Limodzi Program, to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate on research and development interventions to strengthen citizen engagement and foster agency for change by testing new approaches to Malawi's most critical development challenges. The intent of the BAA is to allow co-creation and co-design to the maximum extent … [Read more...]

14th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform(25 April 2018)

The 14th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme(CAADP) Partnership Platform(PP) will take place on 25 April 2018 in Gabon, following a press conference thereafter. CAADP aims to address challenges in order to consolidate and accelerate progress towards agricultural transformation in Africa. The 14th CAADP PP is organised under the theme, “Accelerating the Implementation of the National Agricultural Investment Plans to Achieve the Malabo Goals and Targets,” and is expected to … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Research and Development Program

Deadline: 7 June 2018 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently seeking applications for its Research and Development Program with an aim to support projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. These challenges include the need to find better ways to preserve materials of critical importance to the nation’s cultural heritage from fragile artifacts and manuscripts to analog recordings and digital assets … [Read more...]

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency(EACEA): Support to Literary Translation Projects

Deadline:  23 May 2018 Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency(EACEA) is seeking applications to provide Support to Literary translation projects which seeks to support projects working on and contributing to the agreed priorities; transnational mobility, audience development and capacity building (notably digitization, new business models and education and training). Both the European Agenda for Culture and the Work Plan for Culture 2015-2018 help better define and understand … [Read more...]

CODESRIA: Seeking Applications for 2018 Session of its Annual Democratic Governance Institute

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) in partnership with the South African Research Chair in Social Policy has announced the call for submission of proposals from academics and researchers in African universities and Research Centres for the 2018 session of its annual Democratic Governance Institute. The 2018 Governance Institute will address on the dynamics of social policy making in Africa; identify the drivers of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Letten Prize!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Nominations are open for 2018 Letten Prize to recognize younger researchers’ contributions in the fields of health, development, environment and equality in all aspects of human life. The prize aims to raise public awareness of how research can be used to solve global human development challenges. The Letten Prize is a collaboration between the Letten Foundation and The Young Academy of Norway. The Letten Seminar, hosted in connection with the prize ceremony, is dedicated … [Read more...]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Grant Competition for Development Cooperation Projects

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a grant project competition "Support for development cooperation project in recipient countries selected by the Republic of Latvia". This year, the countries are specific European Union’s Eastern Partnership countries – Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine – as well as specific countries in Central Asia – Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Funding Information The total funding available for the projects is EUR … [Read more...]

Apply for Development co-operation Grant Projects for the Eastern Partnership and Central Asia for 2018

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The Foreign Ministry has launched a grant project competition "Support for development cooperation projects in the beneficiary countries defined by the Republic of Latvia" which aims to support development cooperation projects in the European Union's Eastern Partnership countries - Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, as well as the Central Asian states - Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, in accordance with the Development Cooperation Policy. Funding Information The … [Read more...]

Government of Japan contributes US$10 million to support WFP to rebuild Iraq

The Government of Japan contributes US$10 million to support United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), to scale up income-generating and livelihood activities for 9,000 vulnerable Iraqis. These activities are aimed at restoring agriculture through the rehabilitation of canals and irrigation systems that were damaged from fighting. A portion of this contribution will also support Syrian refugees sheltering in Iraq. Ambassador of Japan to Iraq, Mr. Fumio Iwai said, “For four years, Japan has … [Read more...]

Government of Latvia announces a Grant Project Competition “Support for Development Cooperation Project”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia has announced a grant project competition, "Support for development cooperation project". The total funding available for the projects is EUR 213,013. A single development cooperation grant project can receive from EUR 20,000 to EUR 40,000. This year, the countries are specific European Union’s Eastern Partnership countries – Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine – as well as specific countries in Central Asia – Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Leadership Essay Competition 2018!

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Applications are now open for the Leadership Essay Competition 2018 which aims to provide a space for the youth of Africa and the next generation of leaders in the region to contribute to important discussions on leadership. The competition is open to all African citizens to write about their perspectives on leadership as it relates to financing development and transformation in Africa. The essays should respond to the following question: “If you were an African … [Read more...]

Apply for Research Project Grants in Development Research!

Deadline: 10 April 2018 Applications are open for the Swedish Research Council's Research Project Grants in Development Research with an aim to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. Research project grants in Development Research are funded by the Government's development aid funds, and the research shall be relevant to the fight against poverty and for sustainable … [Read more...]

Borrin Foundation: Seeking Applications for 2018 EOI and Proposal Process

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Borrin Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018 Expression of Interest (EOI) and Proposal Process to make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders, through the law. 2018 EOI round is a call for great project ideas that contribute to the vision for Aotearoa New Zealand. The funding, through grants, will take into account the potential of a proposal to: Have a significant and enduring practical impact on the lives of New Zealanders Be a … [Read more...]