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...]

Interreg North-West Europe: Seventh Call for Proposals

Deadline: 26 April 2018 Interreg North-West Europe has announced a Seventh Call for Proposals for its transnational cooperation initiatives that can deliver concrete results for the North-West Europe area and its citizens. The Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) Programme is one of the fifteen transnational cooperation programmes financed by the European Union. The programme encourages public, scientific, private and civil society organisations to cooperate with a view to improving the economic, … [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...]

Austrian Academy of Sciences’ Call for Proposals: Go! Digital Next Generation

Deadline: 15 May 2018 The Austrian Academy of Sciences is seeking proposals for a new digital humanities programme with an aim to continue and intensify the expansion of digital humanities in Austria. This programme is financed by the National Foundation for Research, Technology and Development. The programme is primarily aimed at young scientists who wish to apply and enhance digital methods within the framework of cooperation projects. Programme Objectives The programme is intended to … [Read more...]

The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund: Inviting Applicants for Development Grant

Deadline: 3 May 2018 The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund is currently inviting applicants for its Development grant program to support organisations working with carers. Development Grant Scheme provides core funding to support organisations to implement a step change in their development and therefore build increased sustainability for the future.  They are open minded on the type of initiatives applicants may wish to develop in order to increase their sustainability. Funding Information Any … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Andrew E. Rice Award!

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 Andrew E. Rice Award recognizes the achievements of an exceptional young professional working in the field of international development. The winner will be notified on 30 April, 2018. The recipient of this award will demonstrate leadership and innovation, as well as tremendous promise for advancement in the field of international development. The selected winner will also recognize the importance of international development as a … [Read more...]

Apply for Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD)!

Deadline: 09 April 2018 The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Native Americans (ANA) has announced the availability of Fiscal Year 2018 funds for the Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD). I-LEAD is a special initiative established under ANA’s Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program. It provides support for community-based initiatives that empower Native youth to address priorities … [Read more...]

Seven Projects in Kenya benefits from Kshs 45.4 Million Grant!

The Ambassador of Japan to Kenya and the representatives of seven grantee organizations at the Embassy in Nairobi, H.E. Mr. Toshitsugu Uesawa has signed seven Grant Contracts for GGP worth more than USD 457,000 (approx. Kshs 45.4Million). The Government of Japan has been providing funds to non-profit organizations such as Self Help groups, CBOs, NGOs, Schools, Medical Institutions and County Governments through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) since … [Read more...]

Valeo Innovation Challenge 2018: Seeking Applications to Innovate and Develop Entrepreneurial Spirit of Students

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for Valeo Innovation Challenge 2018 to encourage students from all over the world to innovate and to develop their entrepreneurial spirit, offering the winners the opportunity to create their own start-ups. The aim is to reward an innovative project, whether it is a technological innovation or an idea for new ways to use cars. The 9 finalist teams will have 15 weeks to accelerate their project with the help of Valeo and external experts … [Read more...]

UNICEF Interventions in Palestine receives $4.5 million Grant Support from Japan

The Government of Japan has granted $4.5 million to support UNICEF’s humanitarian and development response to children in Palestine. The grant supports UNICEF interventions to improve birth services, early detection of disabilities and developmental delays in Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The agreement was signed in Ramallah by Palestinian Minister of Social Development, Ibrahim al-Shaer, Palestinian Health Minister Jawad Awad, Takeshi Okubo, Representative of Japan to … [Read more...]

SEALNeT Singapore: Apply for SEALNET 2018 Mentor Project

Deadline: 8 March 2018 Southeast Asian Service Leadership Network has announced the 4 projects that will take place in the Summer of 2018, which works to promote the spirit of service leadership and to contribute to the development of future Southeast Asian leaders. Each applicant may apply for a maximum of two projects. Each project has their own recruitment committee. Therefore, the application will be reviewed by both of the projects’ committee and will be contacted for the interview … [Read more...]