Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program: Preparing Leaders to Address Global Challenges in the 21st Century and Beyond

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Stanford University is accepting applications for its Knight-Hennessy Scholars program that is designed to build a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges. Program Structure Leadership Development: Building on departmental programs, scholars will learn to communicate, collaborate, and innovate with their fellow Knight-Hennessy Scholars from other disciplines. … [Read more...]

Apply for Open Society Foundations’ Civil Society Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Applications are now open for Open Society Foundations’ Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA), providing fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. Areas of Study Awards are available for study in the following areas: Communications, Journalism & Media Culture, History & Society … [Read more...]

Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade: Strengthening EU integration in Serbia and Montenegro

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade has announced a call for proposals for its program entitled "Strengthening EU integration in Serbia and Montenegro". The over-all goal of Norway’s assistance to the Western Balkans is to contribute to development of rule of law and stability through initiatives that promote: Stability Closer regional cooperation Implementation of transitional justice in the region Reconciliation Socio-economic development at … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Development Awards Competition for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 16 July 2017 Applications are now open for "The Global Development Awards Competition" that is an innovative award scheme launched by GDN with the generous support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world. Award … [Read more...]

EU & Civil Society Programme: Partners for Development 2016/2017 in Jordan

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “EU &Civil Society Programme: Partners for Development (CSO 2016/2017)” with an aim to enhance Civil Society Organisations' contributions to human rights at the national and/or local levels and to advance the role of community-based organizations in the development processes at the local level in Jordan. The programme is divided into three lots: LOT 1: Capacity … [Read more...]

Applications Open for OFID Development Leaders Scholarship 2017!

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is seeking applications for its Development Leaders Scholarship 2017 to build essential infrastructure, strengthen social services delivery and promote productivity, competitiveness and trade. This year OFID will sponsor 16 young leaders (including five Colombian nationals who also reside in Colombia) who are active in international development to participate in the One Young World Summit 2017 which takes place in … [Read more...]

Hivos East Africa Call for Proposals: Connecting Voices of Citizens (CVC) Project in Uganda

Deadline: 2 June 2017 Are you a change agent, social activist or involved in a project aiming to strengthen governance processes in Uganda? Hivos East Africa would like to partner with you to amplify and support efforts being done by its other 14 implementing partners. The partners are generally in the areas of Social Accountability, Media and Creative Arts. Hivos East Africa is currently seeking proposals for its Connecting Voices of Citizens (CVC) project in Uganda. The project seeks to … [Read more...]

ANZ New Zealand Staff Foundation: Supporting Charities across New Zealand

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The ANZ New Zealand Staff Foundation grants program are is currently open and inviting applications from the charities based in New Zealand, registered by the Charities Commission. Funding Criteria The Foundation supports charitable organisations whose work fulfils one or more of the following purposes: To assist in the promotion of financial literacy To provide opportunities for all New Zealanders to achieve economic and social independence To provide … [Read more...]

UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning: Applications Open for CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme 2017

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning (UIL) is currently accepting applications from government officials and representatives of civil society organizations for its CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme to support the implementation of the commitments made at CONFINTEA VI. The Fellowship Programme aims to strengthen the capacities of Member States in implementing major elements of the Belém Framework for Action (BFA). Fellows are, therefore, selected on the basis of their … [Read more...]

Shape Arts NDACA Project: Research and Development Grants for Emerging Disabled Artists in UK!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Shape Arts, under its project National Disability Arts Collection & Archive (NDACA) is inviting UK-based emerging disabled artists for its Research and Development Grants aimed at supporting four emerging disabled artists selected through applications. The purpose of the grant funding is to enable applicants to develop their artistic practice. There may be skills that applicant wish to develop by attending training, or there may be research that applicant wish to … [Read more...]

UNDP in Bosnia & Herzegovina: Call for Local Integrated Development (LID) Project

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Within the scope of the Local Integrated Development (LID) Project, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bosnia & Herzegovina has announced a call for the local governments, to submit proposals for priority development projects which will support municipalities and cities to successfully transform their development priorities into concrete and implementable projects. Projects supported by the Project Fund will be selected on a competitive basis, meaning … [Read more...]

RSSAF Grant Program: Promoting Economic, Political and Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum (RSSAF) is currently inviting applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa for its Grant program with an aim to promote and support programs of economic, political and social development in sub-Saharan Africa. RSSAF aims to channel the resources raised from scholar stipend deductions and other fundraising activities, to support projects primarily for poor and vulnerable groups in Sub-Saharan Africa. Grant Information RSSAF usually awards … [Read more...]

KEP ITALY Call for Proposals 2017: Strengthening Cooperation between the CEI Member States

Deadline: 29 June 2017 The Central European Initiative (CEI) has announced a new Call for Proposals for the CEI Know‐How Exchange Programme (KEP) ‐ ITALY with an aim to contribute to the development of the CEI region, bolstering social cohesion and economic dynamism while strengthening cooperation between the CEI Member States. The projects will be co‐financed with funding made available from the CEI Fund at the EBRD, entirely financed by the Italian Government. Funding Information The … [Read more...]

Submit Your COST Action Proposal to contribute towards the Advancement and Development of Europe!

Deadline: 7 September 2017 European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) is currently inviting participants to submit proposals for COST Actions contributing to the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal knowledge advancement and development of Europe. The open call Action Proposal Submission, Evaluation, Selection and Approval (SESA) procedure  is fully science and technology-driven and will ensure a simple, transparent and competitive proposal evaluation and … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations Call for Applications: Leadership in Government Fellowship for the Residents of the United States

Deadline: 25 June 2017 Applications are currently open for Open Society Foundations' Leadership in Government Fellowship Program, founded in 2016 to support former senior-level government staff in the United States who have recently left public service and have played a significant role in advancing social change from within government in the United States at the local, state, or federal levels. The Open Society Foundations’ U.S. Programs will award individual grants to people who have played … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects to provide assistance for social development projects designed to meet diverse needs at grass-roots level especially in rural areas. The Government of Japan’s assistance policy toward Timor-Leste has three pillars below and is based on the Strategic Development Plan (SDP) of the Government of Timor-Leste. Establishing Foundation for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Kenya Sudden Opportunity Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is seeking applications for its Kenya Sudden Opportunity Grants, which is meant for collective action as a response towards an unexpected moment or opportunity for advocacy or mobilisation that may result in advancements for the rights of Voice Target groups; such as changes in legal decisions, policy and laws, or a shift in public attitudes and practices to eliminate discrimination, promote equal access and opportunities, enhance social well-being, confront … [Read more...]

Apply for NIESBUD’s Fully Funded International Training Programmes 2017-2018!

Deadline: 10 June 2017 The National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), a premier Institution of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India is offering various fully funded International Training Programmes during the year 2017-18 under ITEC/SCAAP which are flagship capacity building programmes of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Starting from 3rd July 2017 till 11th August 2017, NIESBUD is organizing 6 weeks … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IGIDR-IDRC Scholarship Programs!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in partnership with the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) is currently seeking applications for its IGIDR-IDRC scholarships programs to support scholars in tackling barriers to inclusive development in Asia. To that effect, the IGIDR is running a capacity building program in inclusive development with a special focus on the labour market and industrial policy. As part of this initiative and … [Read more...]

The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund: Applications Now Open for Development Grant in the UK

Deadline: 4 May 2017 The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund is currently accepting applications for its Development grant, providing core funding to support organisations to implement a step change in their development and therefore build increased sustainability for the future. Grants Available Any costs incurred by the applicant in undertaking a development to increase sustainability can be covered by the grant. Grants will be available for up to £80,000 over 3 years. It is expected to … [Read more...]

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