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

Deadline: 26 January 2018 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 entitled “Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program” to create sustainable change within and between organizations that results in increased capacity to respond to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of sexual assault, domestic … [Read more...]

The Will Charitable Trust: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities in UK

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Will Charitable Trust is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants to provide financial assistance through its grants program to support people with learning disabilities in United Kingdom. Priority Areas The Trust provides financial assistance to UK registered or exempt charities whose activities fall within the following three categories, mainly within the United Kingdom: care of and services for blind people, and the prevention and/or cure … [Read more...]

The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund: Helping Disadvantaged Young People in UK

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund is seeking applications for its Benevolent Fund to support work in the following areas of interest: Young Offenders Prisoners and Ex-prisoners Young disadvantaged people, especially those at risk of criminal involvement Funding Priorities Supporting offenders and ex-offenders: Many offenders and ex-offenders suffer from a variety of difficult and complex problems and they are amongst the most vulnerable … [Read more...]

Michael Cornish Charitable Trust: Inviting Charities and Not-For-Profit Organisations Based in the UK

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Michael Cornish Charitable Trust is currently accepting applications from the charities and not-for-profit organisations based in the UK for its grants program. The Michael Cornish Charitable Trust is a grant making charitable organisation. The trust was founded by Michael Cornish in 2005; the present trustees are Michael, Harriet Cornish and Richard Vigar. The Trust Administrator is Phillipa Cridland. Priority Areas Organisations that work in the following … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme: Improving Children’s Lives in the UK

Deadline: 1 December 2017 BBC Children in Need is currently inviting charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Grants programme with an aim to improve children’s lives in the UK. The funded projects make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. Grant Information The Small … [Read more...]

Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor: Promoting Non-Discrimination With Respect to Persons with Disabilities

Deadline: 17 January 2018 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support DRL’s goal is to support social and economic reforms in Saudi Arabia, including measures called for in Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 strategy, to create an   environment in which civil society and NGOs can operate effectively. Bolstering citizen interest in the rights of persons … [Read more...]

Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund: Accessing to Formal and Informal Education Programs

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Applications are open for the Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund (ADIPEF) to assist people with disability gain empowerment through access to formal and informal education programs. Unfortunately for many people with disabilities their early years are more about cure and rehabilitation than stable, well-grounded education. The skills to make and retain careers, relationships and friends are developed while they attend school however continuing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment!

Deadline: 29 November 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is seeking applications for its Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment to support 20 mid-career professionals from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, who are committed to advancing inclusive employment for individuals with disabilities. Fellows will participate in an intensive five-week program at a university-based research and education center for disabilities in the United … [Read more...]

Apply for Connecting Voice(s): Cambodia Linking and Learning Facilitation!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 Is your organization passionate about and adept at facilitating dynamic learning experiences with diverse groups of people? Do you have deep and extensive experience working with civil society groups in Cambodia? Do you practice participatory, creative, and transformative approaches in linking together communities online and offline? Do you regularly identify opportunities for collaboration and research? If you and your organization said yes to all of the questions … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Strengthening the Organizational Capacity and Regional Network of Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) in Southeast Asia

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support the increase and strengthening of organizational capacities of Disabled Peoples Organizations (DPOs) working in the Southeast Asia region. DRL’s programming objective is to increase the organizational and regional capacities of DPOs working in Southeast Asia.  The program … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Disability Rights Scholarship Program

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Open Society Foundations is seeking applications for its Disability Rights Scholarship Program to provide yearlong awards for master’s degree study to disability rights advocates, lawyers, and educators to develop new legislation, jurisprudence, policy, research, and scholarship to harness the innovations and opportunities offered by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Benefits The fellowship provides: tuition … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Connecting Voice(s): Mali & Niger Linking & Learning Facilitation!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Is your organisation passionate about and adept at facilitating dynamic learning experiences with diverse groups of people? Do you have deep and extensive experience working with civil society groups in Mali and Niger? Do you practice participatory, creative, and transformative approaches in linking together communities online and offline? Do you regularly identify opportunities for collaboration and research? If yes, then apply for the Connecting Voice(s): Mali & … [Read more...]

Apply for Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program in Lebanon!

Deadline: 28 November 2017 Applications are open for “The Kennedy‐Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program” to improve cooperation and mutual understanding between Americans and countries with significant Muslim populations. YES Scholarships, funded by the U.S. Department of State, give secondary students in Lebanon an opportunity to study at American high schools and live with American host families for one academic year. YES students will participate in special enrichment … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Disability Rights Scholarship Program 2018!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for "Disability Rights Scholarship Program 2018". The program’s objective is to provide disability rights advocates and lawyers with the necessary expertise to develop new legislation, jurisprudence, policy, research, and scholarship to harness the innovations and opportunities offered by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). With the knowledge and networks gained through the program, their expect that … [Read more...]

People With Disabilities Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Phase 2 of Pilot Grant Program

Deadline: 6 November 2017 People With Disabilities Foundation (PWDF), an IRS § 501(c)(3) public, nonprofit agency that serves people with psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities, has announced Phase 2 of its Pilot Grant Program. PWDF’s mission is to provide education and advocacy for people with psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities, so that they can achieve equal opportunities in all aspects of life.  PWDF currently accomplishes its mission through two programs:   Advocacy and … [Read more...]

Connecting Voice(s): Cambodia Linking and Learning Facilitation

Deadline: 29 October 2017 Is your organization passionate about and adept at facilitating dynamic learning experiences with diverse groups of people? Do you have deep and extensive experience working with civil society groups in Cambodia? Do you practice participatory, creative, and trans-formative approaches in linking together communities online and offline? Do you regularly identify opportunities for collaboration and research? If yes then Voice in Cambodia is looking for you! Voice is … [Read more...]

Voice’s Niger Innovation and Learning Grant: Testing and Scaling New Approaches

Deadline: 15 February 2018 Voice is seeking applications for its Niger Innovation and Learning Grant to test and scale new approaches with emphasis on human-centered innovations that are specific adapted to the context of the scale. Funding Information The amounts range from 5,000 Euro up to 200,000 Euro every two years through a national call for proposals. Themes Improved access to (productive) resources (eg finance, water and land) and employment Improved access to social … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting & Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations for a program entitled “Promote and Protect the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Girls, LGBTI persons and other Marginalized Individuals”. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Voice’s Indonesia Unexpected Grant

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is seeking proposals for Indonesia Unexpected Grant to provide flexibility for collective action of multiple groups / organizations / networks about specific unexpected opportunities. This may affect the policy or threaten the depletion of urgent public spaces. Funding Information Grants proposed are 6 to 12 months with a maximum budget of EUR 100,000 or IDR 1,400,000,000. Main Support Area Disable Women exploited and / or experiencing violence … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting and Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations to promote and protect the human rights of marginalized populations. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine society's collective security, and programs that provide marginalized populations with tools … [Read more...]