CODESRIA’s 2017 Economic Justice Institute: Economic Justice in Africa: Climate Change, Inequalities and Development

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites applications for participation in an institute on ‘Economic Justice and Climate Change in Africa’ to be convened in Accra, Ghana from 29 May to 7 June 2017, on the broad theme of ‘Economic Justice in Africa: Climate change, Inequalities and Development’. This call targets scholars and researchers working in African universities and research centres; practitioners and civil society … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Cambodia: Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’, Professional Fellows Division, administered by American Councils for International Education is currently accepting applications from young professionals interested in coming to the US for a one month professional fellowship Program on Economic Empowerment, under Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the US Department of State’s … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World Smart City Awards!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Smart City Expo World Congress is seeking nominations for its prestigious World Smart City Award where pioneering city strategies, projects and ideas are recognised based on innovation, impact and feasibility. Winners will be announced at the World Smart City Awards on November 15th in a ceremony that attracts an audience of more than 1,000 key public and private decision makers, providing an excellent opportunity to gain prestige and visibility. The WSCA have … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program: Seeking Proposals from Haiti

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Haiti is seeking proposals for its U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program to award grants principally to Haiti-based non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support democracy and governance, public health, and economic development in the Republic of Haiti. Projects Promoting political awareness and participation among the public and/or among youth Promoting civic education and youth … [Read more...]

British Embassy Buenos Aires: Seeking Proposals for Project Fund 2017 in Argentina

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The British Embassy Buenos Aires is currently accepting proposals for its Project Fund 2017 in order to ensure the provisional allocation for projects that are of high quality and deliver value for money. Priorities Promoting Prosperity: Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Tackling corruption; delivering Argentina’s Anti-corruption Summit commitments; meeting OECD’s standards on anti-bribery, corruption and money laundering; Improving … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2017: Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in LAC

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently seeking proposals for its Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods based on the premise that the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) share numerous development challenges and opportunities that can be addressed more effectively and efficiently through regional collective action and cooperation. The Initiative defines regional public goods (RPGs) as goods, services or resources that are … [Read more...]

Government of Canada Call for Proposals: Green and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Women and Youth in Guatemala

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The Government of Canada is currently seeking proposals for its program "Guatemala: Green and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Women and Youth". Outcomes Under this call, the project proposal must contribute to the achievement of this ultimate outcome: Ultimate outcome: Increased economic empowerment for women and youth, especially from Indigenous communities, in Alta Verapaz, Chimaltenango and Sololá departments. The project proposal must also … [Read more...]

British Embassy’s Bilateral Programme Fund: Supporting Human Rights, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Costa Rica & Nicaragua

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The British Embassy San Jose is pleased to announce its project proposals for its "Bilateral Programme Fund" to promote respect for human rights, with a special emphasis on minority groups, and to strengthen the justice systems in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. The Fund also aims to boost innovation and provide support to budding entrepreneurs, with a view to encouraging economic development in both countries. Focus Areas Promoting the rights of indigenous … [Read more...]

IFRA-Nairobi: Call for Applications for Fieldwork Grants 2017

Deadline: 4 April 2017 IFRA-Nairobi is currently inviting masters and doctoral students for its Fieldwork Grants 2017 to conduct their research in 2017 in one of the five East African countries covered by the Institute: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. The French Institute for Research in Africa exists to promote research in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences within East Africa. It has a strong tradition of research in geography, political science, … [Read more...]

ESRC Call for Applications: Productivity Network Plus Grants on Sustainable Economic Growth in the UK

Deadline: 27 March 2017 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is currently seeking applications for a Productivity Network grants programme. Productivity has a major bearing on sustainable economic growth. The UK’s ongoing low levels of productivity, especially in comparison with international competitors, are of critical concern and require affirmative action on the part of both government and business. To aid progress, the UK needs research to help understand and explain the … [Read more...]

BIPP’s InnoFund 2017: Increasing Competitiveness of the Vietnamese Economy to Improve Research & Development

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Business Incubators Policy Project (BIPP) is accepting proposals for its InnoFund 2017 with an aim to increase the competitiveness of the Vietnamese economy through improved commercialization of national research and development. All partners under research entities, universities, research institutes, SMEs/industries and business incubators in Vietnam are encouraged to submit proposals for either pilot project or capacity building. Grant Information Any funding … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Trinidad and Tobago Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Measures to Support Trinidad and Tobago Civil Society Organisations” with an aim to improve the democratic governance of the country by strengthening civil society institutional capacity and supporting their participation in the national development process. Objectives The objective of this Call for Proposals is: to facilitate the involvement and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Cultural Heritage for Social and Economic Development Program in Egypt

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Cultural Heritage for Social and Economic Development” program with an aim to enhance the protection and promotion of the Egyptian tangible cultural heritage for it to become a real driver of local socio-economic development. Objectives Foster local development through tourism and cultural heritage, and support socio-economic development by capitalising on the country's rich … [Read more...]

IFAD Grant Call for Proposals: Scaling-up Empowerment through Household Methodologies

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on “Scaling-up empowerment through household methodologies: from thousands to millions” in order to build knowledge, skills and expertise at local, national, regional and global levels to upscale household methodologies to empower millions of women, men and rural youth for rural inclusiveness. The purpose of the call for proposals is to identify, through a competitive … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Civil Society Support Programme Phase II

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Civil Society Support Programme Phase II. Programme Components Component A: It will establish partnerships with global and British businesses to improve economic opportunities for women in their supply chains. It will work with businesses that have established supply chains in DFID countries, to: Identify and address barriers to low-income women’s participation … [Read more...]

European Union: Seeking Proposals for Women and Sustainable Energy Program

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Women and Sustainable Energy” program with an aim to promote women's entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in the sustainable energy sector/value chain. Objectives To create jobs and/or entrepreneurship opportunities in developing countries for women; To increase capacities of women to operate in the sustainable energy sector; To raise awareness within communities, … [Read more...]

ISCU Call for Pre-Proposals: Advancing the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 11 on cities in Africa

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) is seeking proposals to support 10 collaborative research projects across Africa that will advance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Africa. The call for pre-proposals aims to identify collaborative research projects in Africa that bring … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation’s Social Inequality Grants Program: Supporting Innovative Research on Economic Inequality in the U.S.

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Russell Sage Foundation is currently seeking Letters of Inquiry for its program on Social Inequality supports innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage. The program seeks investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden our … [Read more...]

European Union: Seeking Proposals for Civil Society Organisations Programme 2017 in China

Deadline: 24 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals for its Civil Society Organisations Programme, China 2017 to reinforce capacities of Chinese CSOs and their role in social services delivery and social policy. The global objective of this Call for Proposals is enhancing Chinese CSO's contributions to governance and development process in China. The sectorial focus of the call for proposals will be social protection and social cohesion, i.e. actions aimed at … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: TIMEP Non-Resident Fellowship Program

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is currently accepting applications for its Non-Resident Fellowship Program. TIMEP non-resident fellows contribute to TIMEP’s mission to inform international policymakers and influence global policy discussions on developments happening in the Middle East and North Africa. The call seeks applicant proposals for non-resident fellows, who will contribute to TIMEP’s mission through development of research, analysis, and … [Read more...]

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