Community Media Fund: Elevating Voices of the Marginalized Communities through Development of Citizen and Community Reporting

Deadline: 24 May 2017 The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) has partnered with the Ford Foundation to establish a Community Media Fund (CMF) to improve citizens’ access to relevant information that enables the public to support policies and practices that drive inclusive economic and human development locally, regionally and nationally. The purpose of the CMF is to elevate voices from marginalized communities through the development and advancement of citizen and community reporting on … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of NEA: Creating Greater Economic Wealth through the Handicraft Value Chain in Tunisia

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The United States Embassy in Tunisia, Assistance Unit, is seeking proposals from eligible entities to implement a program entitled "Creating Greater Economic Wealth through the Handicraft Value Chain in Tunisia" with an aim to create employment opportunities by supporting an increase in Tunisian handicraft exports. Objectives Increased handicraft exports through improving artisans’ knowledge of foreign market requirements and developing their skills in areas like … [Read more...]

Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Scope IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and … [Read more...]

2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education”: Advancing Economic and Social Development in African Continent

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education” in order to advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure in the African continent. Focus Areas Improving people’s access to basic or advanced education. Improving literacy among all members of society. Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economical status … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of OES: Seeking Applications for ADAPT-Africa Project

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) Office of Global Change at the Department of State, announces the Notice of Funding Opportunity (“NOFO”) for activities under the ADAPT-Africa project with an aim to address the current barriers to private sector investment in resilience in Africa in order to increase finance for the implementation of priority resilience actions identified in developing country strategic frameworks, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, PAS:  Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Consulate General Lahore of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Grants program. Goals increasing civilian capacity to reduce violent extremism with a focus on vulnerable populations creating a healthier, better educated, and more skillful workforce Focus Areas & Outcomes Sports Diplomacy greater connections between American and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 13 June 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...]

Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania: Seeking Applications for Development Cooperation Projects 2017 in Egypt

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in the Arab Republic of Egypt is currently accepting applications for the implementation of the Development Cooperation projects 2017. Priorities Development Cooperation Priorities for Egypt in 2017 are the following: Bilateral cooperation partnerships (inter-institutional cooperation) promotion between public authorities, higher education institutions. Priorities: economic cooperation, sustainable development (renewable … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: Seeking Applications for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is inviting applicants for the fall 2017 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program on civic engagement, environmental issues, and social entrepreneurship and economic development. YSEALI is a public diplomacy program of the U.S. Department of State designed to advance regional strategic goals, break down barriers that separate the next generation of leaders in ASEAN, and link those emerging leaders to the United … [Read more...]

Egypt-UK Newton-Musharafa Fund: Institutional Links Grants

Deadline: 13 June 2017 Applications are open for Egypt-UK Newton-Musharafa Fund: Institutional Links, which is designed to establish links beyond the level of the individual researcher and innovation practitioner, opening up opportunities for sustainable, solution-oriented research and innovation collaborations between academic groups as well as with the private and third sector. Newton Fund Institutional Links grants provide small-scale seed funding for collaborations between the UK and the … [Read more...]

U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem’s Small Grants Program: Assisting Palestinian Non-Profit Organizations

Deadline: 23 April 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the American Consulate General Jerusalem is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to assist Palestinian Non-Profit organizations in carrying out programs in several priority areas (Please provide a copy of applicant's organization official registration with their application packet). Priority Areas Using innovative and technology-based solutions to promote sustainable economic growth; Fostering critical thinking, … [Read more...]

General Motors Foundation Grants: Promoting Economic Growth through STEM Education, Road Safety & Sustainable Communities

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The General Motors Foundation is currently seeking Letter of Inquiry for its grant program to foster smart, safe and sustainable communities around the world and promote economic growth through STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, vehicle and road safety and sustainable communities. Guiding Principles Support for recognized local, national, regional and global charities who provide unique programming and/or community outreach initiatives. … [Read more...]

Newton Fund’s Workshop Grants 2017: Promoting Economic Development and Welfare

Deadline: 13 June 2017 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative is currently inviting applicants for its workshop grants 2017 with an aim to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Objectives Support international development-relevant research Contribute to capacity building of early career researchers Establish new research links … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MasterCard Foundation’s Clients at the Centre Prize 2017!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The MasterCard Foundation is seeking applications for its Clients at the Centre Prize 2017 in order to provide applicants a platform where they can demonstrate their client-centric practices and share their successes and experiences through practical, ‘real world’ examples. The prize recognizes a financial services provider that puts “clients at the centre” of its thinking and operations for the benefit of poor people in developing countries. Prize Information The Prize … [Read more...]

UNCDF Call for EOIs: SHIFT Challenge Fund for Women’s Economic Empowerment

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) Challenge Fund entitled “Linking remittances as a catalyst for financial inclusion and women’s economic empowerment”. The fund will award matching grants to projects offering either an innovative business model or scaling-up of an existing business model for international remittance service delivery for women in Cambodia, … [Read more...]

Apply for Green Talent’s International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development!

Deadline: 23 May 2017 Are you an up and coming scientist researching in the fields of sustainable development? Do you want to become one of this year’s 25 Green Talents? Then apply for the “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development”. “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” was called into life in 2009 by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research to promote the international exchange of innovative … [Read more...]

Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme: Call for B-Light Scheme Project Proposals

Deadline: 24 April 2017 The Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office acting as the Managing Authority of the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic acting as the National Authority has announced the Call for B-Light Scheme Project Proposals in the frame of the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme. The Beneficiary-Light Scheme is a development funding scheme for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises … [Read more...]

2018 Dining for Women Grant: Supporting Grassroots Organizations to Empower Women/Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 24 April 2017 Dining for Women (DFW) is currently accepting letter of intent (LOI) for its 2018 Grant programme with an aim to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. DFW’s fund projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries with a devotion to educate and inspire individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]

The Kazanjian Foundation Grants: Supporting Efforts to Increase Economic Literacy in the US

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Kazanjian Foundation is currently seeking proposals to maintain a a vital interest in the overall efforts to increase economic literacy. Priority Areas The Board of Trustees will give special attention to proposals and projects with national impact that addresses the following issues: The Foundation makes grants of various sizes. The average grant is approximately $22,000, however grants as small as $3,500 and as large as $150,000 have been made. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Mayors for Economic Growth Pioneer Projects

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled “Mayors for Economic Growth pioneer projects” to contribute to the improvement of local prosperity in the Eastern Partnership region by encouraging local authorities to implement their local economic development plans in close cooperation with the business and the civil society communities and in line with the principles of good governance and sound financial … [Read more...]

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