In recognition of the positive role young people play in building sustainable peace, the U.S. Department of State is honoring ten outstanding young leaders (ages 18-24) from across the globe with the Emerging Young Leaders Award. On Wednesday, May 2, the ten recipients of the third annual … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State to Honour Young Leaders with the Emerging Young Leaders Award
Latest Grants and Resources for Economic Development
View the latest grant funding and resources in the area of Economic Development for NGOs, companies, startups and individuals around the world.
Deadline: 1 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy The Hague Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s public diplomacy grants program. Grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental … [Read more...] about The U.S. Embassy in The Hague: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Program
Deadline: 30 May 2018 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 … [Read more...] about Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2018!
Deadline: 1 August 2018 William T. Grants Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Grants which support high-quality field-initiated studies that are relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. The Foundation invests … [Read more...] about William T. Grants Foundation: Seeking Applications for its Research Grants
Deadline: 31 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy Copenhagen has announced an open competition for organizations and individuals to submit applications to support a program or project to promote public-private partnerships or entrepreneurship mentoring or other initiatives that drive economic growth and … [Read more...] about U.S. Embassy in Denmark: Partnership for Change Grant
Deadline: 24 April 2018 Dining for Women is seeking LOIs for its grant program to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. The foundation funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing … [Read more...] about Dining for Women Grant: Fostering Good Health, Education and Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries
Deadline: 29 April 2018 The Embassy of Canada to Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro is seeking proposals for its 2018 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI finances small projects which enhance the democratic, economic, cultural, and social life of the people of Serbia, Macedonia and … [Read more...] about Embassy of Canada to Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro: 2018 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives
Deadline: 30 June 2018 The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Department of Economic Affairs is seeking applications for its Sixth Congress of African Economists which aims to analyze economic issues that are critical to Africa’s economic and social transformation in order to design and … [Read more...] about African Union Commission: Seeking Applications for Sixth Congress of African Economists
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the Minister for Foreign Trade and Cooperation of Netherlands, Ms. Sigrid Kaag and Acting Bank Group Libya Country Manager, Mr. Michael Schaeffer, which expresses the intention of the Netherlands and the World Bank Group to support the Government of … [Read more...] about Netherlands, World Bank signs MoU to strengthen Management of Public Resources in Libya
Deadline: 15 April 2018 The French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA-Nairobi) is currently inviting masters and doctoral students for its Fieldwork Grants 2018 to conduct their research in one of the five East African countries covered by the Institute: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and … [Read more...] about IFRA-Nairobi: Call for Applications for Fieldwork Grants 2018
Deadline: 20 August 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking applications for its program entitled “The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act” with the goal of increasing access to health insurance, enhancing the quality of care and moderating the growth in … [Read more...] about Russell Sage Foundation Grants: The Social, Economic and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act
Deadline: 20 August 2018 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 … [Read more...] about Russell Sage Foundation’s Social Inequality Grants Program: Supporting Innovative Research on Economic Inequality
Deadline: 21 May 2018 Are you a social enterprise and are you looking to raise investments for the first time? Are you based in North, East or Southern Africa? Join 6 months Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator by Ashoka Africa, designed to support social entrepreneurs! The aim of the … [Read more...] about Ashoka Africa: Seeking Applications for its Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator
Deadline: 17 May 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Enhance Local Authorities' Contributions to Governance and Development Processes" to promote inclusive and sustainable growth in rural areas of Kyrgyzstan. The … [Read more...] about EU Call for Proposals: Enhance Local Authorities’ Contributions to Governance and Development Processes
Deadline: 1 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy New Zealand Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking Statement of Interest (SOI) for its Public Diplomacy Grants Program that strengthen security and military cooperation and coordination, promote the mutual benefits of … [Read more...] about U.S. Embassy New Zealand, PAS: Public Diplomacy Grants Program
Deadline: 27 April 2018 The European Commission is seeking applications for its European Social Innovation Competition that is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all Horizon 2020 associated countries. The Competition aims at stimulating social innovation's potential to provide … [Read more...] about Submit Applications for European Social Innovation Competition!
Deadline: 20 August 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its Future of Work Program that support innovative research on the causes and consequences of changes in the quality of jobs for less- and moderately-skilled workers and their families. The Program seeks … [Read more...] about Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Future of Work Program
Deadline: 24 May 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled "Behavioral Economics" that support innovative research that uses behavioral insights from psychology and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United … [Read more...] about Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics
For over the next four weeks, 180 Libyan youth will participate in workshops for promoting Positive Peace, started on 19 March 2018 and organised by UNICEF and the Institute of Economics and Peace through funding from the Government of Italy. Based on the Institute of Economics and Peace’s [IEP] … [Read more...] about Govt of Italy, UNICEF Holds Positive Peace Workshops for Libyan Youth
Deadline: 30 March 2018 As part of a new partnership, Comic Relief and Jersey Overseas Aid, are seeking proposals for a program entitled “Branching Out: Financial Inclusion at the Margins” aimed at bringing about genuine financial inclusion for those at the margins in Rwanda, Zambia, and Sierra … [Read more...] about Apply for Comic Relief’s ‘Branching Out: Financial Inclusion at the Margins’ Program!