Kessler Foundation’s Signature Employment Grants: Supporting Non-traditional Solutions to increase Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities

Deadline: 17 March 2017 Applications are open for Kessler Foundation awards Signature Employment Grants yearly to support non-traditional solutions that increase employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Signature Employment Grants are awarded nationally to fund new pilot initiatives, demonstration projects, or social ventures that lead to the generation of new ideas to solve the high unemployment and underemployment of individuals with disabilities. Preference is given for … [Read more...]

VAHRDP Small Grant Fund: Seeking Applications from Vietnamese

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The alumni-based Small Grant Fund (SGF) is a component of the Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (VAHRDP); the SGF has been established to fund proposals from Vietnamese alumni of Australian tertiary education institutions. Funding Information The value of an activity for an individual alumnus funded under this scheme will be up to VND 83 million (approximately AUD 5,000 as of October 2016) The maximum duration for implementing a grant … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2017 American Councils for International Education is seeking applications for its 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), to assist past participants of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program of the program years 2003-04 to 2015-16 who successfully completed the YES or the YES Abroad programs from any of the past or current YES countries. The grants program has … [Read more...]

SOCIETIES Call for Proposals for CSOs: Fostering the Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities (PWD) and Mental Disorders

Deadline: 22 February 2017 Within the project “SOCIETIES – Support of CSOs in Empowering Technical skills, Inclusion of people with disabilities and EU standards in South East Europe“, funded by the European Union, Caritas Serbia is seeking call for project proposals for CSOs with an aim to support and increase community based social services and social enterprises, managed by CSOs, thus fostering the social inclusion of people with disabilities (PWD) and mental … [Read more...]

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation: Apply for Quality of Life Grant 2017 benefitting nonprofits in the U.S.

Deadline: 15 February 2017 Applications are open Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Program, awarding grants to nonprofit organizations that serve the disability community. Quality of Life grants fund a wide array of projects, and to assist with the review and selection process, we ask applicants to choose the program area that most closely aligns with the proposed project. The Quality of Life Grants Program, strives to empower individuals with disabilities and their families by … [Read more...]

The Disability Rights Fund: Seeking LOIs for Supporting Disabled Persons Organizations in Indonesia

Deadline: 26 January 2017 The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is inviting Letter of Interest (LIOs) from Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) for its three funding program to strengthen their participation in the advancement of human rights and disability-inclusive development. DRF grants support both capacity of marginalized and emergent groups of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to advocate for rights and inclusion and ongoing efforts of national, state, provincial, regional, and district … [Read more...]

Australia Council: Apply for Artists with Disability Funding Program

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Australia Council for the Arts is currently seeking applications for its Artists with Disability Funding Program providing support to artists and groups who identify with disability. Types of Grants Individuals and groups may apply for artists with disability funding for activities supported through: Career Development Grants for Individuals A Career Development Grant can provide support to an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, to further … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Apply for the Education Fund for Projects Focused on Improving Educational Outcomes

Deadline: 24 February 2017 Social Innovation Fund Ireland’s Education Fund is open to projects that are focused on improving educational outcomes (at QQI Level 6 or higher from the National Framework of Qualifications) for those experiencing educational disadvantage. Projects are likely to focus on students at the upper end of second level or starting higher education.  Educational disadvantage that arises from living in a disadvantaged area, socio-economic disadvantage, experiencing mental … [Read more...]

Department of Social Services: Inviting Australian Disability Enterprises for Grant Program

Deadline: 24 January 2017 The Community Grants Hub, on behalf of the Department of Social Services (DSS), is inviting providers via a restricted process to apply to deliver services under the Disability, Mental Health and Carers Program – Disability and Carer Service Improvement and Sector Support – Case management for supported employees with very low productivity for 2016-2017. The objective of this Grant for Case Management is to provide an opportunity for supported employees in … [Read more...]

Apply for Google Travel and Conference Grants!

Deadline: Various Applications are open for the "Google Travel and Conference Grants" to help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in computer science from attending leading tech conferences. Everyone deserves the opportunity to pursue a career in computer science and technology, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, disability or military service. Grants are available in North America for all traditionally underrepresented groups in technology (including, but not … [Read more...]

Starkey Hearing Foundation: Inviting Organisations for Grant Program across United States

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Starkey Hearing Foundation is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its grant program with an aim to pursue our mission with commitment so that future generations can live in a world with more caring and peace. Starkey Hearing Foundation brings understanding among people through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education, protection, and treatment. So The World May Hear; and "So The World May Hear," is about bringing understanding between … [Read more...]

ACL: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program

Deadline: 21 February 2017 The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is currently accepting applications for its program titled "Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation (Development)". The purpose of NIDILRR's Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and … [Read more...]

CDC: Promoting Health of Children with Birth Defects and People with Developmental and Other Disabilities

Deadline: 22 February 2017 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Coordinating Center for Research to Promote the Health of Children with Birth Defects and People with Developmental and Other Disabilities". The purpose of this cooperative agreement award is to develop a central NCBDDD Coordinating Center to actively outreach and establish … [Read more...]

ASEF Call for Proposals: Training Design and Delivery on the Topic of Human Rights and Disabilities

Deadline: 29 January 2017 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is accepting proposals for its Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights that promotes mutual understanding and co-operation between Europe and Asia in the area of political dialogue, particularly on human rights issues, and encourages an open and non-confrontational debate between representatives of civil society organisations and officials from all ASEM Partners. Objectives Build capacity and improve … [Read more...]

GoodLife Kids Foundation: Supporting Organisations Providing Opportunities for Children with Disabilities in Canada

Deadline: 24 February 2017 GoodLife Kids Foundation is currently accepting requests for funding for ongoing physical activity programs for children with special needs - primarily physical and/or intellectual disabilities. GoodLife Kids Foundation raises funds to support national, provincial and local programs that provide sustainable physical activity opportunities for kids and remove some of the barriers currently holding children back from living a healthy life. Funding Information: … [Read more...]

Department of Justice: Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program for United States

Deadline: 26 January 2017 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications from eligible entities for a program entitle "OVW Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program". Objectives To provide personnel, training, technical assistance, advocacy, intervention, risk reduction (including using evidence-based indicators to assess the risk of domestic and dating violence … [Read more...]

Voice‘s Kenya Influencing Grants: Strengthening Advocacy Capacities and Amplify Voices of Marginalised

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Voice is seeking applicants for its Influencing grants in order to strengthen their lobby and advocacy capacities and amplify voices of marginalised and discriminated groups in influencing determinants of exclusion, marginalization and inequalities that hinder their full realization of development outcomes. Influencing grants are meant for (more established) organisations and networks to strengthen their lobby and advocacy capacities and amplify the voice of … [Read more...]

Apply for Vodacom Learnership Programme 2017 for South Africans

Deadline: 8 January 2017 Vodacom, a Leading African Mobile communication company, is offering opportunities for South African citizens with disabilities to acquire a National Diploma in IT Systems Development (NQF 4).  During the 12 month placement you will receive invaluable experience working within Vodacom on a variety of interesting projects. Eligibility Criteria Must be a South African citizen with a valid ID Aged between 18 – 35 years This learnership is ONLY open to people … [Read more...]

Apply for 18th Annual Charity Awards 2017: Inviting Charities of all Shapes and Sizes throughout UK

Deadline: 3 March 2017 Entries are open for 18th Annual Charity Awards 2017 to identify, recognise and reward those organisations doing exceptional work in all areas of charitable activity. The Charity Awards provides charities of all shapes and sizes with a window to showcase their efforts and the impact they have made. The Charity Awards is a year-round programme that uses Civil Society Media’s portfolio of magazines, reports, events and websites to celebrate and highlight best practice … [Read more...]

HANDS Professional Fellows Program: Improving the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Deadline: 23 December 2016 Hands Along the Nile Development Services (HANDS), funded by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is currently accepting applications for its Professional Fellows Program with an aim to strengthen the leadership capacity and professional skills of mid-level professionals from Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia working in non-governmental organizations dedicated to promoting the empowerment of persons with disabilities. The Theme of the … [Read more...]

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