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

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is seeking applications for its funding program "Small Grants" for people and organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4), Western Balkans countries (WB), countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and worldwide who believe their projects can make a significant contribution to regional cooperation and the advancement of innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects … [Read more...]

Community Broadcasting Foundation: Seeking Applications for Development & Operations Grants in Australia

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Community Broadcasting Foundation is seeking applications for its Development & Operations Grants with an aim to maintain, expand and/or strengthen the operations and broadcast capabilities of Australian community broadcasting stations through core support, support for development projects and support for necessary infrastructure. Objectives This year Community Broadcasting Foundation are particularly looking to support initiatives that build the … [Read more...]

Direct Aid Program: Supporting Inclusive Development Projects in Peru and Bolivia

Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Australian Embassy has announced the opening of the 2017-2018 Direct Aid Program (DAP). The DAP is a program of competitive funds for development projects implemented in Peru and Bolivia by civil society organizations and government entities. The DAP aims to finance small-scale development projects that are participatory in nature, delivering tangible and sustainable results over time. Thematic Areas Proposals should focus on at least one of the following thematic … [Read more...]

USAID-BALADI Program: Supporting Development Projects that Respond to Lebanese Host Community Needs

Deadline: 10 August 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for the 3rd round of its "Building Alliance for Local Advancement, Development, and Investment (BALADI)” program to support municipal development projects that respond to Lebanese host community needs. BALADI aims at assisting municipalities implement needed local development activities especially those that are most responsive to Lebanese host community needs. This process encourages … [Read more...]

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood: Grants to Improve the Quality of Life of Children in United States

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is seeking applications to provide funding to research and development projects that may ultimately enhance the development, health, safety, education or quality of life of children from infancy through seven years of age across the country. Each of its grants is made with the expectation that a successful project outcome will be of significant interest to other investigators or developers, within the grantee’s field of … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Promoting Innovations in ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations to implement a project on South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support rural transformation: Promoting innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) for agriculture and rural development. Objectives Strengthen smallholders’ capacities to undertake sustainable rural transformation processes by accessing “digital dividends” created through … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Capacity-Building, Development of Protocols, and Justice Sector Engagement for the Prevention of Bullying Program

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. not-for-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or U.S. based educational institutions subject to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code; foreign not-for-profits/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or foreign based educational institutions for a Grant to implement a program entitled "Preventing bullying through … [Read more...]

EU-CSO Programme: Enhancing CSOs Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Civil Society Organisations (CSO) Programme: Enhancing CSOs' contribution to governance and development processes in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to support CSOs' contributions to and increase their participation in inclusive national development and policy making, promote accountability, and to ensure that people are able to … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 27 July 2017 The Australian High Commission is currently inviting individuals, community groups, local NGOs, academic institutions, research bodies, libraries, museums, sports organisations or any other organizations engaged in development activities in Bangladesh to submit project proposals for funding under its Direct Aid Program for the year 2017-18. The goal of the Direct Aid Program in Bangladesh is to address humanitarian hardship and to advance development activities. Funding … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 24 July 2017 US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange is accepting applications for its "Independent Professionals Project Initiative". Eurasia Foundation’s US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is a diverse network of social experts and entrepreneurs from Russia and the US engaged in a meaningful exchange of ideas and best practices to produce positive change in the lives of citizens in both countries. The Independent Professionals Project Initiative, implemented within the … [Read more...]

European Commission’s Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe

Deadline: 16 August 2017 The European Commission has launched an EU-wide contest for a prestigious "Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe". The Prize will reward outstanding contributions that communicate the EU -its founding values, history, action and key benefits- to wider society, enhance citizens' understanding of the EU, broaden the ownership of the European project and build trust in the EU. Prize Information six first prizes of 50.000 EUR six … [Read more...]

Call for Project Proposals: EUREKA Celtic-Plus European Research Initiative to Support R&D Projects

Deadline: 16 October 2017 Do you want to access new markets, technologies and skills? Do you want to gain recognition through your involvement in an international collaborative R&D project? Do you want to work with partners beyond national borders, develop new products or services, or work on pre-competitive research and development? Then apply for Celtic-Plus, an industry-driven European research initiative to define, perform and finance through public and private funding, common R&D … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Development Program to Support CSOs in Tajikistan

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society in Development” with an aim to support CSOs' contributions towards reinforced governance, accountability and inclusive policy-making, as envisaged in the Strategy and Multi-Annual Indicative Programme. Objectives Supporting CSOs as actors in governance and accountability Supporting CSOs as partners in promoting social … [Read more...]

Heinrich Böll Foundation Call for Participants: Capacity Building Programme for the Post-Brexit Generation

Deadline: 30 June 2017 In what kind of Europe does the young generation wants to live in and how do they want to achieve it? How to establish social justice in a Union where the gap between rich and poor member countries seems to be growing? How to create a democratic structure in which people feel heard and represented? And, how do young people want the Union to represent Europeans in the rest of the world? What are Europe’s obligations regarding poverty, terror and war? Taking all these … [Read more...]

Interreg Europe Third Call for Proposals: Improving the Performance of Regional Development Policy Instruments

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Interreg Europe programme, financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), is seeking proposals, in order to contribute to promote actions to make the European territory more innovative, more sustainable, and more inclusive by supporting policy learning among relevant policy organisations with a view to improving the performance of regional development policy instruments. Interreg Europe aims to improve the implementation of policy instruments, in … [Read more...]

Apply for Euromena Awards: Celebrating the Richness and Strength of African Innovation!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 Euromena Consulting is currently accepting applications for its Euromena Awards with an aim to discover and show the world the talents and capacity for innovation in Africa. The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the richness and strength of African innovation. The competition rewards creativity, innovation, development and social awareness. The goal of the award is to promote African start-ups focused on new technologies, with a social impact on the … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Pretoria: Seeking Expressions of Interests for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 7 July 2017 The Australian High Commission in Pretoria is seeking Expressions of Interests (EoIs) for its Direct Aid Program (DAP), a small-grants scheme which aims to support non-profit organisations working in local communities on activities which support sustainable and equitable development. Priorities The Australian High Commission prioritizes funding for projects which support: Disability inclusiveness Women’s social and economic empowerment Education and skills … [Read more...]

ICNL Call for Applications: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce the availability of 6 new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during July-December 2017 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal environment for civil society by … [Read more...]

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...]

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