EU 4 Youth Programme: Fostering Employability and Active Participation of Young People

Deadline: 11 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “EU 4 Youth Programme Grant Scheme” with an aim to foster the employability and the active participation of young people in society and economy, by developing skills needed in the labour market and by supporting them in becoming leaders and entrepreneurs, by facilitating the search for new professional opportunities. Objectives Support creative young people in developing … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank’s #LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest: A Chance to Voice Your Views on Poverty & Inequality

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you a student or a young professional passionate about development and data? Do you care about poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)? Then this blog contest is for you. To help promote and showcase innovative and promising blogs LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest, the Poverty and Equity Global Practice will reward the best blog entry related to poverty, inequality, and/or shared prosperity that integrates information from the LAC Equity Lab by … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program, a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed through the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) overseas posts. The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia's broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. The emphasis of the program is on … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Super Happiness Challenge under the Project HeHa!

Deadline: 17 August 2017 How can we help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world? Join the Super Happiness challenge if your idea or startup can make the world a happier place. The Super Happiness Challenge is one of the first initiatives of Project HeHa - a worldwide movement to help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world. At Project HeHa (Super Happiness comes from a Chinese word “爽” shuǎng meaning a state of deep and fundamental happiness), it … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Turkey: Seeking Applications for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey has announced its Small Grants Program to support projects that: Reinforce U.S.-Turkish Shared Values – Projects which build mutual understanding and promote U.S. culture, including music, art, sports, and education, including American Studies, English, and promotion of studying in the United States, or which support human rights, women’s and youth empowerment, diversity, and acceptance of minority groups, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Safaricom Foundation’s T4G Accelerator 2017 for Kenyan Youths!

Deadline: 2 June 2017 The Safaricom Foundation is inviting applicants for its Technology for Good Accelerator (T4G) 2017, a three months long incubation and seed-funding program that empowers entrepreneurs to launch globally scalable mobile tech driven startups that solve relevant local challenges. The selection process is a unique full-day workshop and pitch presentation (after a week) where participants are trained and equipped with the most relevant lean startup tools to conduct customer … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Sudan: Seeking Applications for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 July 2017 The United States Embassy in Sudan is seeking applications for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. The Humphrey Fellowship brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level academic study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Eligible Fields Sustainable Development Agricultural & Rural Development Economic … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Trilateral Workshop Grants

Deadline: 13 June 2017 The British Council is inviting applicants for its Newton Fund's Researcher Links Trilateral Workshops grants. The workshop will bring together early-career researchers from the UK and two partner countries, to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. These grants are funded under the Newton Fund Opens in a new tab or window., a UK Government initiative funded by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial … [Read more...]

Apply for Open Society Foundations’ Civil Society Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Applications are now open for Open Society Foundations’ Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA), providing fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. Areas of Study Awards are available for study in the following areas: Communications, Journalism & Media Culture, History & Society … [Read more...]

British Council-Newton Fund: Apply for Newton Researcher Links Workshop Grants!

Deadline: 13 June 2017 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its Newton Researcher Links Workshop Grant" 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. Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ECA: International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2017 The Office of International Visitors, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/PE/V), United States Department of State (DOS), announces an open competition for up to eight assistance awards to administer the FY 2018 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to build mutual understanding between the U.S. and other nations through carefully designed short-term visits to the U.S. for current and emerging leaders. The U.S. Department of State’s premier … [Read more...]

Impact Fund Grants: Advancing Economic, Environmental and Social Justice throughout the US

Deadline: 18 July 2017 Applications are currently being accepted for the Impact Fund grants program for the Fall 2017 program awarding grants to legal services nonprofits, private attorneys, and/or small law firms who seek to advance justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and/or poverty law. Eligibility Criteria The Impact Fund makes grants to lawyers, law firms, and nonprofit organizations involved in impact litigation. Most of the grants are for one … [Read more...]

Bank of America Charitable Foundation: Economic Mobility by Addressing Community Development Needs

Deadline: 2 June 2017 Bank of America Charitable Foundation is currently seeking applications for its funding program to focus on economic mobility by addressing community developed needs through investments such as affordable housing, community revitalization, arts, and the environment. Economic opportunity begins with the ability to live and work in vibrant communities, with access to safe, decent housing, strong business corridors, and to arts and culture. So their funding efforts focus on … [Read more...]

ANZ New Zealand Staff Foundation: Supporting Charities across New Zealand

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The ANZ New Zealand Staff Foundation grants program are is currently open and inviting applications from the charities based in New Zealand, registered by the Charities Commission. Funding Criteria The Foundation supports charitable organisations whose work fulfils one or more of the following purposes: To assist in the promotion of financial literacy To provide opportunities for all New Zealanders to achieve economic and social independence To provide … [Read more...]

Applications Open for II. Annual Youth Summit for Young Entrepreneurs Worldwide!

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Co-Opinion is seeking applications for its II. Annual Youth Summit entitled “Youth Empowerment: Socio-Economic Inclusion of Young People” to be held on 16th-18th of June, 2017, at Kadir Has University, Istanbul. The summit is an international certificate program that brings together undergraduate and graduate students, young activists and professionals, young entrepreneurs, representatives of NGOs, academics, and journalists. In the 2nd Annual Youth Summit, young … [Read more...]

Apply for U.S. Bank Foundation’s Community Possible Grant Program!

Deadline: Various The U.S. Bank Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Community Possible Grant Program, designed to embrace the diversity in communities. In 2017, the U.S. Bank Foundation will require applications for grants according to the Community Possible focus area that most closely aligns to Work, Home, or the national partnerships. Focus Areas Work- Workforce Education & Economic Prosperity Home- Neighborhood Stability & Revitalization Eligibility … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy The Hague Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program. Grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations and universities.  They support projects to: Enhance international security Strengthen economic prosperity Promote environmental stewardship and sustainability Reinforce shared values between the Dutch and American … [Read more...]

The Green Alley Award: Global Start-up Competition focused on the Circular Economy

Deadline: 25 July 2017 Are you a green start-up or eco-entrepreneur with a brilliant idea in the green and circular economy sector? Then apply now for the Green Alley Award 2017 and become one of Europe's leading sustainable start-ups! The Green Alley Award is an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy, initiated in 2014 by a group of strong partners in Germany’s entrepreneurial eco-system. The award recognises promising business ideas that contribute to … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for SIPRI’s “Life in Kyrgyzstan” Conference!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is pleased to announce the third annual "Life in Kyrgyzstan" Conference to take place in Bishkek on 12–13 October 2017. The conference is organized by the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Rosa’s “Voices from the Front Line” Programme Round 2

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Applications are open for the second round of Rosa’s “Voices from the Front Line” programme which supports women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK, by resourcing advocacy and activists with lived experience of disadvantage. The programme offers grants to support charitable advocacy work across Rosa’s four pillars: leadership and representation, safety, health and economic justice. Rosa has already compiled … [Read more...]

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