U.S. Mission to China: Public Programming in the People’s Republic of China

Deadline: 11 march 2018 The U.S. Embassy Beijing is seeking applicants for its multiple grants that provide Chinese audiences with the opportunity to experience and understand U.S. culture, society, government and art. Proposals should increase overall understanding of U.S. policy, society, and values by the people of China. Building mutual understanding is a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy abroad.  To that end, the U.S. Mission to China (Embassy Beijing and Consulates General Chengdu, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the French-German Incubation Program for West Africa!

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The Goethe Institut and the Institut Français is now inviting applications for the French-German incubation program for West Africa. It is a 12-month intensive networking and qualification programme. The programme consists of local and regional workshops, mentoring by some of the best African entrepreneurs in the fields of cultural, digital and social entrepreneurship, networking with leading German and French cultural, social and digital entrepreneurs. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Pakistan: Call for Proposals for “Cultural Affairs – Pakistani Partnerships” Programme!

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The U.S. Department of State, the Cultural Affairs Office in the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Islamabad has announced a call for proposals through the Public Diplomacy Grants program. CAO Islamabad’s purpose in funding projects under this opportunity is to further contributions to economic growth and development of human and government capacity in Pakistan, while developing people-to-people ties and increasing understanding of and support for … [Read more...]

World Bank Call for Proposals: 2018 Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB)

Deadline: 8 February 2018 The World Bank is seeking applications for its 2018 Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB) with an aim to improve the capacity of developing countries to produce and use statistics with an overall objective of supporting effective decision-making for development. The TFSCB works closely with the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) to advance coordinated international efforts to improve statistics globally. The TFSCB … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the YSI Innovation Program 2018 (Round 1)

Deadline: 15 February 2018 Applications are now open for the YSI Innovation Program 2018. The aim of the program is to create a real startup that helps solve the sustainable development goals and are economically viable. The program offers knowledge and tools in innovation, creativity and leadership. Basis of YSI Program Elements of three established frameworks: Design Thinking: will be used to bring participants from empathizing about a problem based on a SDG to explore … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Malta: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities in Tunisia managed by the Australian High Commission in Malta. The emphasis of the program is on alleviating basic humanitarian hardships and is an integral component of Australia’s overseas development program. DAP projects should be aimed primarily at achieving practical and tangible outcomes, such as on poverty … [Read more...]

The U.S.-Japan Leadership Program: Creating a Network of Talented Young Leaders to Foster Understanding Between U.S. and Japan

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The U.S.-Japan Leadership Program (USJLP) is open for applications to create a network of talented and diverse young American and Japanese leaders brought together to foster dialogue, friendship and understanding between the two countries. Benefits The Foundation covers economy class direct travel expenses to and from Delegates’ home location to the conference site, as well as lodging expenses and official travel during the conference. Incidental and/or … [Read more...]

John Ellerman Foundation: Supporting Charities that Make a Practical Difference in UK

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The John Ellerman Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to advance the wellbeing of people, society and the natural world. The foundation likes to support smaller organisations whose work has reach and significance across the UK. In order for their funds to have as wide an impact as possible they look for charities that have a national footprint. Funding Categories Arts: The foundation believes that art has the potential to … [Read more...]

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev and Essay Competition: What Would You Do to Transform Ghana?

Deadline: 23 November 2017 Are you a Ghanaian citizen between 16 and 28 years old, and currently living in Ghana? Here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear from you on what Ghana should focus on to achieve its development goals in the next 60 years. Be bold, be creative, and be practical! —and chart a socially inclusive path to progress! Entries are open for the #Blog4Dev Essay contest for a chance to win attractive prizes. Topic As a citizen, what should Ghana focus … [Read more...]

Resist Foundation Grant Program: Supporting People’s Movements for Justice and Liberation

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Resist Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support people's movements for justice and liberation. The Foundation redistributes resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. Resist’s theory of social change is rooted in the belief that when communities most impacted by injustices come together, organize, address root causes, and take direct action powerful social … [Read more...]

2017 RSSAF Grant Program: Supporting Economic, Political and Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum (RSSAF) is currently inviting applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa for its 2017 Michaelmas Term 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 … [Read more...]

SIU’s Eurasia Programme 2017! Apply for Project Development Funding

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) is inviting Norwegian institutions of higher education to apply for project development funding, to facilitate applications for long-term (3-years) project cooperation in the Eurasia Programme. The overall aim of the programme is to contribute to renewal and internationalisation of higher education in the cooperating countries, as a means to provide a basis for political and economic reforms, … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Australian Embassy in Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is seeking applications for the Australian Government’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a small grants program that is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups and NGOs engaged in development activities in Jordan. DAP focuses on small-scale development projects that can provide direct benefits to those most in need in the local community. Funding Eligibility Projects that aim to … [Read more...]

Apply for AHRC’s Creative Industries Clusters Programme!

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is accepting applications for Creative Industries Clusters Programme, led by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, is an ambitious research and development investment to establish up to eight Creative Research & Development (R&D) Partnerships within existing creative clusters across the UK. Objectives The objectives of the Creative R&D … [Read more...]

Pilot Call for Proposals: Canada – Brazil Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Program 2017

Deadline: 27 November 2017 Applications are open for "Canada – Brazil Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Program 2017" with an aim to foster and support collaborative industrial research and development (R&D) projects with high potential for commercialization. This bilateral program is managed in Canada by Global Affairs Canada and delivered in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) and in Brazil by … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Papua New Guinea: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 17 November 2017 Australian High Commission in Papua New Guinea is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed by the Australian High Commission in Port Moresby. DAP aims to support small-scale projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia’s broader aid program. DAP funding is only available to community groups, NGOs and other organizations engaged in development activities … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission’s Direct Aid Program (DAP): Promoting Economic and Social Development in Vanuatu

Deadline: 30 December 2017 Applications are open for Australian High Commission’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) to support small-scale sustainable development projects that promote economic and social development in Vanuatu, particularly in rural and peri-urban communities. Funding Information Applications for funding should not exceed VUV1.5 million. Eligible Projects To be eligible for funding, projects must: have a clear development or humanitarian objective; have a defined group of … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017/18 

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for 2017/18 Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget and managed by the Australian Embassy Kabul. DAP funding in Afghanistan is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups and NGOs engaged in development activities in Afghanistan. The program focuses on supporting small-scale development projects and activities which can achieve practical outcomes related to … [Read more...]

USAID-BAA: Harnessing Local Innovations, Expertise and Partnerships to Solve Development Challenges in Asia

Deadline: 19 September 2018 The USAID is inviting organizations and interested parties to partner with USAID to identify other new technologies, innovative solutions, and promising activity approaches that can solve development problems in the Asia region. This BAA seeks to incorporate innovative ideas and unorthodox partnerships that can achieve sustainable results. This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is seeking opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Botswana: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP)

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Botswana is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) to assist Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) by supporting people centred relatively small development projects which have a direct and immediate impact on the well-being of disadvantaged communities at a grass-roots level. Funding Information 10,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately 800,000 BWP) is the maximum amount allocated per project under … [Read more...]