MAXIMUS Foundation Grants: Helping Disadvantaged Populations and Underserved Communities in the United States

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The MAXIMUS Foundation is seeking applications to provide grants to nonprofit organizations and charities that share the commitment in helping disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. The MAXIMUS Foundation is committed to supporting programs that promote personal growth and self-sufficiency through improved health, augmented child and family development, and community development. The foundation holds a strong sense of corporate citizenship and … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Research and Development Program for United States

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently seeking applications from eligible entities 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 … [Read more...]

Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network: Seeking Applications for Alumni Small Grants Program

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Applications are open for PUAN 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...]

European Union: Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities Development in Armenia

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities in Development” with an aim to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Armenia, by facilitating participation of the civil society and local authorities in poverty reduction and sustainable development process at local level. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1 "Civil Society Organisations in … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Sudan: Grant Assistance for Grassroots and Human Security Projects (GGP)

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Government of Japan is currently inviting entities such as national and international NGOs accredited by the authorities in Sudan to apply for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme, in fiscal year 2017 (April 2017- March 2018). GGP is a flexible and timely funding scheme which supports community level socio-economic development projects initiated by civil society organizations addressing people’s Basic Human Needs … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World Smart City Awards!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Smart City Expo World Congress is seeking nominations for its prestigious World Smart City Award where pioneering city strategies, projects and ideas are recognised based on innovation, impact and feasibility. Winners will be announced at the World Smart City Awards on November 15th in a ceremony that attracts an audience of more than 1,000 key public and private decision makers, providing an excellent opportunity to gain prestige and visibility. The WSCA have … [Read more...]

XminusY Call for Proposals: Supporting Social Movements for Democracy around the World

Deadline: 30 June 2017 XminusY is currently accepting proposals to support social movements, action groups and changemakers who are fighting for a fair, democratic, sustainable and tolerant world. Projects that are supported by XminusY can take place on a broad variety of topics. But more important than the topic, is that the people involved take action themselves to change their own society. Actions supported by XminusY are demonstrations, occupations, direct-action and other creative forms … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2017: Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in LAC

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently seeking proposals for its Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods based on the premise that the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) share numerous development challenges and opportunities that can be addressed more effectively and efficiently through regional collective action and cooperation. The Initiative defines regional public goods (RPGs) as goods, services or resources that are … [Read more...]

ICT for Social Good: Innovation for Development Grant Program for Local Innovators in Low-Income Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The ICT for Social Good is currently accepting applications for its grant program "Innovation for Development" to sustain, as much as possible, local innovators in low-income countries but also to inform the development sector too often still based on traditional intervention models about local innovations. “ICT for Social Good” is part of a broader framework, “Innovation for Development”, a large feasibility study on innovation within the international development … [Read more...]

BIPP’s InnoFund 2017: Increasing Competitiveness of the Vietnamese Economy to Improve Research & Development

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Business Incubators Policy Project (BIPP) is accepting proposals for its InnoFund 2017 with an aim to increase the competitiveness of the Vietnamese economy through improved commercialization of national research and development. All partners under research entities, universities, research institutes, SMEs/industries and business incubators in Vietnam are encouraged to submit proposals for either pilot project or capacity building. Grant Information Any funding … [Read more...]

Islamic Relief USA Grant: Promoting Sustainable Socio-economic Development

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Islamic Relief USA is seeking applications to provide grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the country, to provide access to quality health care; to promote sustainable socio-economic development; and to elevate the standard of living of those in need. Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world. Grants … [Read more...]

ISCU Call for Pre-Proposals: Advancing the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 11 on cities in Africa

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) is seeking proposals to support 10 collaborative research projects across Africa that will advance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Africa. The call for pre-proposals aims to identify collaborative research projects in Africa that bring … [Read more...]

Apply for URBACT Good Practice Call: Inviting Cities to Share Good Practices in the Field of Sustainable Integrated Urban Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 URBACT has launched a Good Practice Call, not only a practice that is good, but a practice that has been proven to work well by ensuring desired results, and could be recommended as a model. An URBACT Good Practice will follow the key principles of the programme around sustainable development as a main orientation for driving change in cities towards the sustainable urban living. Practices should address issues which are widely faced by European cities and offer some … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Togo: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Togo is seeking applications for its Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program to provide financial assistance to small, community-based development projects. Special consideration is given to projects that have the potential to generate income. Funding Information Project funding is limited to US$5,000. However, the usual grant amount is significantly lower. Requests for smaller grants are encouraged and often have a better chance of obtaining … [Read more...]

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA): Call for Proposals for INGOs 2017

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) has launched a Call for Proposals for International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) for support in Development Cooperation. Goals The objectives of Finland's INGO cooperation are: to support the achievement of the goals of Finland's development policy to strengthen civil societies and democracies in developing countries Focus Areas Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights … [Read more...]

TWAS-Elsevier Foundation: Seeking Applications for Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in partnership with the Elsevier Foundation, is seeking applications for its "Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme" with an aim to provide institutions and research groups in developing countries, especially those with limited outside contacts, with the opportunity to establish long-term links with world leaders in sustainability and further build capacity building in their countries. The Elsevier Foundation and TWAS have joined … [Read more...]

Applications Open for US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange Independent Professionals Project Initiative

Deadline: 1 March 2017 EF’s US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) has launched its fifth round of its new initiative to enable individual US and Russian social experts to build cross-border collaborative projects that address common social challenges and result in benefits for both countries. The SEE “Independent Professionals Project Initiative” establishes and strengthens partnerships between US and Russian experts and host organizations in their counterpart countries by means of … [Read more...]

Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarship: Inviting Southern African Students

Deadline: 9 March 2017 The Ruth First Educational Trust is seeking applications for its Scholarship program to enable southern African students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Durham. Southern Africa is defined for this purpose as comprising the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Scholarships make an important contribution towards … [Read more...]

The Norwegian Embassy in Beirut: Humanitarian and Development Grants 2017

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Norwegian Embassy in Beirut is seeking applications for its Humanitarian and Development Grants 2017 program. Applicants are advised to consider that Norway seeks to promote human rights, women’s rights/gender equality, good anti-corruption strategies/good governance or environmental protection, through all humanitarian and development interventions. Applications for local humanitarian and development grants will be considered in light of the overall Norwegian … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ideas for Action Competition 2017!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Ideas for Action Competition 2017 is currently open for applications and invites students and young professionals from around the world to participate and submit design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities … [Read more...]

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