U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL announces 2019 Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 20 September 2019 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) of the US Department of State has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support Internet Freedom. In support of the U.S. International Strategy for Cyberspace, DRL’s goal is to protect the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet by promoting fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free … [Read more...]

Bureau of NEA/AC and U.S. Embassy Tunis Assistance Unit seeking Applications for Tunisia Civil Society Accelerator (EXCEL)

Deadline: 21 June 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) and the United States Embassy in Tunisia, Assistance Unit have announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity to strengthen the capacity of Tunisian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) to become sustainable entities by encouraging them to seek diverse funding sources and implement best practices related to ethical standards and … [Read more...]

2020 Innovation Fund Leading to Social, Health, Environmental and/or Economic Benefits for Canadians

Deadline: 16 September 2019 The Canada Foundation for Innovation is currently seeking applications for 2020 Innovation Fund to provide investments in infrastructure, across the full spectrum of research, from the most fundamental to applied through to technology development. Projects funded through the Innovation Fund will help Canada remain at the forefront of exploration and knowledge generation while making meaningful contributions to generating social, health, environmental and … [Read more...]

APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize 2019 Nominations now open

Deadline: 5 July 2019 The inaugural APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize is now accepting nominations for outstanding research work that strives to improve women’s health, economic well-being, and chart more inclusive growth. The prize aims to spotlight and spur the creation of sex-disaggregated data and gender based research that will help decision-makers make more evidence-based policies to improve the lives of women and strengthen the regional economy. Officials in … [Read more...]

Iraq: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2019-2020

Deadline: 1 June 2019 The Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Iraq is seeking project proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) Iraq for the fiscal year 2019-2020. The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) supports local and international NGOs. Funding Information Projects can be funded up to CAD $50,000 but most are under $30,000. Priority Areas Priority areas include: Promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Inclusive … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Tokyo announces U.S. Government Exchange Alumni Network and Capacity Building in Japan

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The U.S. Embassy Tokyo has announced that funding is available for any eligible Japanese citizen alumnus/a of a U.S. government-sponsored exchange program to propose projects that build on their exchange experiences. In order to promote collaboration and alumni network-building, projects should be submitted by teams of at least two alumni, with the “team lead” being a Japanese citizen alumnus or alumna. Project activities should take place in Japan, and should … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Eswatini

Deadline: 22 May 2019 The High Commission of Canada in Mozambique has launched its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian … [Read more...]

Applications are Welcome for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Malawi

Deadline: 22 May 2019 The High Commission of Canada in Mozambique has launched its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru announces 2019 Alumni Small Grants Program

Deadline: 3 June 2019 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy Lima has announced a limited competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). PAS Lima invites Peruvian alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchanges and training programs to submit proposals for the 2019 Alumni Small Grants Program. The program offers Peruvian exchange program alumni an opportunity to make a difference in their communities by implementing projects of up to one year … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Mozambique launches Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 22 May 2019 The High Commission of Canada in Mozambique has launched its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian … [Read more...]

SANDEE Call for Applications for Economics of Natural Resource Use and Environmental Change

Deadline: 7 June 2019 The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is seeking research concept notes in any area of environmental and resource economics relating to the development of South Asia and the HKH. SANDEE is an initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) under the regional programme on Mountain Knowledge and Action Networks (MKAN). ICIMOD is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge-sharing … [Read more...]

UNCDF launches Sierra Leone FinTech Challenge 2019-2020 for Financial Inclusion

Deadline: 30 May 2019 The Bank of Sierra Leone in partnership with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and IBSA Fund have launched the Sierra Leone FinTech Challenge 2019-2020, under the theme of “Domestic resource mobilization”, to further support the financial inclusion of the middle and low-income population. The Sierra Leone FinTech Challenge 2019-2020, has the overall goal of improving Sierra Leone’s domestic resource mobilization and the economic well-being of Sierra … [Read more...]

EU announces Cross-border Programme Albania – Kosovo

Deadline: 14 August 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled “EU announces Cross-border Programme Albania – Kosovo" to strengthen good neighbourly relations and foster environmentally friendly and social inclusive economic development of the bordering regions, through the promotion of their touristic potential and respect of its common cultural and natural heritage. Funding Information Lot 1 Development of green … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tunisia announces Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tunis is seeking applications to offer limited funding for proposals that advance Embassy goals related to democratic consolidation, security capacity, and the economic development of Tunisia. Democratic Consolidation: Potential projects include media initiatives related to the development of investigative journalism, media ethics, and media literacy; proposals that provide public affairs training for civil … [Read more...]

Skills Development Fund Offers Funding Support to Firms and Institutions of Ghana

Deadline: 9 June 2019 The next call of Skills Development Fund is now open for applications. It is offering funding support to firms and institutions that ultimately improves ghana's competitiveness in the global market place. The funds are directed towards skills training that improves the productivity and competitiveness of the skilled workforce and raise the income-earning capacities of people, especially women and low-income groups, through the provision of quality-oriented, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Vietnam announces Public Diplomacy Federal Assistance Awards 2019

Deadline: 1 June 2019 The U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Federal Assistance Awards. This Annual Program Statement solicits proposals for projects that further the U.S. Mission’s public diplomacy goals of expanding media engagement, strengthening people-to-people ties between Vietnam and the United States, and building and strengthening local partners through the specific … [Read more...]

RWJF’s Rural Learning & Coordinating Center Advancing Health Equity through Social & Economic Opportunity in U.S.

Deadline: 24 July 2019 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is inviting organizations with relevant expertise to submit a statement of qualifications to serve in the role of a Rural Learning and Coordinating Center. RWJF’s Healthy Communities theme is interested in identifying and funding a Rural Learning and Coordinating Center (Center) (final name TBD) to work alongside RWJF, rural communities, and others in the field committed to improving rural health equity and well-being in … [Read more...]

ATRC inviting Kosovar NGOs for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E) – ROUND VIII

Deadline: 13 May 2019 Advocacy Training and Resources Center (ATRC), the implementing partner for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E), is seeking applications from qualified Kosovar Non-Governmental Organizations to: Conduct complex advocacy and awareness campaigns in cooperation with stakeholders from diverse segments of society and government. Engage in formulation of policy recommendations on select democracy, governance and economic empowerment issues, drawn from … [Read more...]

Funds to Strengthen Women’s Contribution to the Formal and Informal Economies in the Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 20 June 2019 The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for projects designed to support women's economic empowerment initiatives in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. With comparable information across the region, this NOFO seeks proposals for funding of a multi-year project to assist economic stakeholders develop action plans that seek to recruit, … [Read more...]

GCERF-Philippines: Call for Expressions of Interest

Deadline: 26 May 2019 The Philippines Country Support Mechanism (CSM) of GCERF is pleased to announce a Call for Expressions of Interest from Philippine organisations to become a Principal Recipient (PR) of funding from GCERF’s Core Funding Mechanism (CFM). Operating at the nexus of security and development, GCERF’s Core Funding Mechanism (CFM) is committed to working in partnership and consultation with governments, civil society, and the private sector in pilot countries to support … [Read more...]

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