Nominations open for Arts Access Awards 2017: Recognising Disabled Artists of New Zealand

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Arts Access Awards, presented annually by Arts Access Aotearoa are now open. The Arts Access Awards celebrate the contribution of individuals, groups and organisations in providing access to the arts. They also acknowledge the achievements and contribution of a New Zealand-based artist with a physical, … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Finland in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC)

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Addis Abeba is seeking applications for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) to support local civil society organizations and small-scale businesses to complement the bilateral development cooperation of Finland in Ethiopia. The FLC is expected to contribute towards the four goals of Finland’s development policy. Focus Areas The rights and status of women and girls have strengthened; Developing countries' own economies have generated … [Read more...]

Apply for SSA’s Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) is seeking applications for its "Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)", a four-volume series that highlights features of social security programs in 177 countries, by awarding a new cooperative agreement by September 2017. Each country summary of SSPTW is divided into sections based on the five branches of social security (old age, survivors and disability; sickness and maternity; work injury; unemployment; … [Read more...]

U.S Department of Education: Seeking Applications for State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) Program

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The U.S Department of Education is seeking applications for its State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) Program. The purpose of this program, authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), is to assist State educational agencies (SEAs) in reforming and improving their systems for personnel preparation and professional development in early intervention, educational, and transition services in order to improve results for children with … [Read more...]

Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund: Inviting Indigenous and Non-Indigenous People for Small Grants

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund (ADIPEF) is inviting applications from the  indigenous and non-indigenous people with disability to participate in both formal and informal education programs through small grants. This Fund will assist people with disability gain empowerment through access to formal and informal education programs. This education fund is about helping people complete or undertake courses and programs through providing … [Read more...]

ARDRAW Small Grant Program: Fostering New Analysis of Work, Rehabilitation, and Disability Issues

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is a one-year $10,000 stipend program awarded to graduate-level students to conduct supervised independent research designed to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and disability issues, which may develop innovative and fresh perspectives on disability. ARDRAW replaces the 5-year grant called the Disability Determination … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Seeking Projects for Education Fund to Improve 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 (QQI Level 3-6).  Educational disadvantage that arises from living in a disadvantaged area, socio-economic disadvantage, … [Read more...]

Australian Government Grant Program: 2017-18 National Disability Conference Initiative

Deadline: 14 March 2017 The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply via an open process to deliver services under the Disability Mental Health and Carers Program – Disability and Carer Support – National Disability Conference Initiative (NDCI) 2017-18. The Disability and Carer Support (DaCS) Activity provides assistance, support and services for people with disability and carers.  It provides and improves access to services and support, including advocacy and through … [Read more...]

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s Quality of Life Grant: Empowering Individuals with Disability

Deadline: 15 February 2017 Pioneered by Dana Reeve, the Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Program is open for applications to award grants to nonprofit organizations that serve the disability community. Thematic Areas The Quality of Life Grants Program funds a wide array of programs that are organized in three key thematic areas: Actively Achieving, Bridging Barriers, or Caring and Coping (ABC's). Grant Information The Reeve Foundation awards grants up to $25,000. … [Read more...]

NDIA: Apply for ILC National Readiness Grants Addressing Inclusion of People with Disability in Australia

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The Australian Government is inviting providers via an open process to apply to deliver services under the Community Inclusion and Capacity Development (CICD) – Implementing Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) – ILC National Readiness Grants in 2016-17. Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) is all about inclusion of people with disability. It is about creating connections between people with disability and their communities. One way the NDIA … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund: Apply to Obtain Support for Projects Addressing Women’s Issues

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for the second round for Feminist Review Trust Fund, inviting eligible entities to apply for its grants program, representing the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. Thematic Areas The Feminist Review Trust welcomes projects in the following areas: Lesbian and transgender rights Violence against women and girls Disabled women and girls Funds … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) in partnership with Rooted in Rights is seeking applications for "Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship" that provides the opportunity for an individual with a disability to learn and apply skills in digital media storytelling, and to connect with media professionals to prepare participants for advanced careers in media production, journalism, online advocacy, or digital design. The project combines … [Read more...]

IFES Call for Proposals: Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Thailand

Deadline: 13 February 2017 International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is seeking proposals from nonprofit and other relevant organizations for its political participation of persons with disabilities in Thailand in order to promote election access in Southeast Asia and ensure that access to disability inclusive political processes is on the human rights agenda of regional bodies. Funding Information IFES anticipates the total pricing for this award to be between THB 700,000 and THB … [Read more...]

The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) Grants: Inviting CSOs run by Peoples with Disabilities (PWD)

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) is currently inviting Civil Society Organizations run by Peoples with Disabilities (PWD) for its Grants program to support public services monitoring for peoples with disabilities in health and education sectors in Tanzania. The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) is an independent Tanzanian Not-For-Profit Development Organization that provides grants and capacity building services to Tanzania based Civil Society Organizations … [Read more...]

Rick Hansen Foundation: Seeking Applications for Access4All Barrier Buster Grants

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Rick Hansen Foundation is seeking applications for its latest granting program "Access4All Barrier Buster Grants" under the Access4All Canada150 Signature Initiative, which invites any school, municipality or community group that is a registered Canadian charitable organization and who shares a vision of a more accessible and inclusive Canada. These Barrier Buster projects will help remove physical barriers in schools and communities spaces and create awareness … [Read more...]

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...]

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