Historic Investment to support Education for Women and Girls in Crisis and Conflict Situations

Canada, along with the European Union, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the World Bank, has announced an investment of close to $3.8 billion CAD, in improving and reducing barriers to quality education around the world. They will also make sure the voices of women and girls are included when decisions are made on education and employment. The announcement represents the single largest investment in education for women and girls in crisis and conflict situations. It has the potential to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Inspiring Fifty South Africa 2018!

Deadline: 9 July 2018 Do you think of any inspirational woman who deserves to be nominated? Can you identify amazing women who are role models for women and girls who choose a Tech related career? If yes, nominate them now! Inspiring Fifty, in cooperation with the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is proud to announce Inspiring Fifty South Africa 2018 search for the most inspiring South African women in the technology and innovation sectors. Eligibility Criteria They are looking for role … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for the U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program to support initiatives that contribute to more open and competitive political and economic systems and the protection of human rights. Program The implementing office at the Embassy is the Public Affairs Office (PAO), which is under the authority of the Ambassador. The Ambassador may choose whether to review and approve grant requests. Grants are aimed primarily at Latvian NGOs. Grants … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 7 July 2018 Nominations are open for The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 9 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education, health, transport, energy among others. After undergoing a rigorous nomination and selection process, 12 finalists (3 per category) will be invited to attend the African Leadership Network (ALN) Annual … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: 2018 YSEALI Micro-Grant Program

Deadline: 16 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy Hanoi is currently inviting YSEALI members in Vietnam to submit proposals for the 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Micro-Grant Program. This competitive program offers grants of up to $1,000 (or more in exceptional cases) to individuals and not-for-profit groups of Vietnamese young people aged between 18 and 35 to conduct programs and activities on topics of Civic Engagement, Education, Economic Development, and Environment. The … [Read more...]

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust: Supporting Charities in the United Kingdom

Deadline: 26 October 2018 NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is accepting applications for its Funding program to promote and support charities in the United Kingdom working in agriculture, rural development and insurance. The Trust focuses on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community. The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural … [Read more...]

Apply for Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists 2018 Program

Deadline: 21 June 2018 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) in cooperation with its partners is seeking applications for its Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists 2018 program, which is an innovative initiative to connect youth to the outdoors by providing financial support for conservation education and employment programs. This Request for Proposals (RFP) brings together public and private partners to support organizations developing innovative educational … [Read more...]

UNESCO Bangkok: Seeking Applications for its Wenhui Award for Education Innovation 2018

Deadline: 27 July 2018 UNESCO Bangkok is seeking applications for its Wenhui Award for education innovation 2018 that will serve to improve the access to and quality of education and training, especially to those most in need. Given the challenges facing education, it is necessary to strengthen the commitment of individuals and institutions to continuously innovate and enlighten people. The Wenhui Award embodies two important elements of educational innovation. Wen (文) refers to all facets of … [Read more...]

Apply for The Legal Education Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 2 August 2018 The Legal Education Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program. The foundation's purpose is “promote the advancement of legal education and the study of the law in all its branches. It envisions a society where everyone understands the role and value of the law and has the capability and opportunity to use it to ensure their rights and to fulfil the obligations that accompany these rights. Since the foundation launch in January 2013 they have granted … [Read more...]

The Diaspora Challenge: Business Solutions to Social Challenges in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Diaspora Challenge is currently open for applications to mobilise the Diaspora community to build scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa. The Challenge is opened to African Diaspora currently based in the UK. Thematic Areas The challenge is seeking business ideas that make an impact in these 3 critical sectors: Education How might they harness the potential of technology to bridge the education gap and unlock the potential of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for BCBN Grant Initiative!

Deadline: 20 August 2018 Applications are open for BCBN Grant Initiative to provide small third-sector grant awards to empower charities and local community projects. This initiative will distribute a one-off grant award of up to £3,000 per charity or to small but credible community projects, which are able to demonstrate their positive impact on the communities they aim to serve. They have in place strict vetting procedures and criteria’s for successful applications. Applicants are welcomed … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Lisbon: Seeking Applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy Lisbon Office of Public Affairs (OPA) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining funding priorities, the strategic themes and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. OPA invites proposals from individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions for projects that strengthen the bilateral ties between the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Bennelong Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The Bennelong Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program with an aim to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in community. Focus Areas Education Training and Employment Programs providing access, equity and inclusion opportunities to Education and Training or that support and build Pathways to Sustainable Employment Build numeracy and literacy skills for pre-school, primary school and … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Pretoria: Small Grants – Direct Aid Program 2018/19

Deadline: 6 July 2018 Australian High Commission in Pretoria is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for its Direct Aid Program (DAP), is a small-grants scheme which aims to support non-profit organisations working in local communities on activities which support sustainable and equitable development. The Australian High Commission prioritises funding for projects which support: Human Rights: Disability Inclusiveness/ Gender rights & women’s empowerment/ LGBTI Issues Education … [Read more...]

SACH Impact: Inviting Social Enthusiasts from all over India

Deadline: 25 June 2018 Are you building a solution which has the potential to change lives of underserved in India? If yes than apply now to SACH Impact! SACH Impact is one-of-a-kind incubator run by Subhash Chandra Foundation, in partnership with LetsEndorse, which truly embodies the philosophy of innovating for the modern-day challenges facing the nation and being agile in doing so at the same time. In a span of 6 months, Subhash Chandra Foundation equip promising social enterprises with … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: 2018 Mine Risk Education in Sudan

Deadline: 11 June 2018 UNOPS has announced a call for proposals for its 2018 Mine Risk Education in Sudan to reduce casualties among the Sudanese population, IDPs, refugees and humanitarian actors through risk education. The selected organization will conduct its activities through a grant support agreement with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). Eligibility Criteria This Call for Proposal is open to non-national and international non-governmental organizations … [Read more...]

DHHS-ORR: Seeking Applications for Refugee Technical Assistance Program

Deadline: 30 July 2018 The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is seeking applications for its “Refugee Technical Assistance Program” to award one cooperative agreement for the creation of a national one-stop source or hub for refugee technical assistance (TA), under the Refugee Technical Assistance Program. The overall goal is to equip ORR-funded state refugee programs and ORR-funded … [Read more...]

FIQ/INDEP Call for Proposals: Fostering Sustainable Organisational Development for CSOs in Kosovo

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Forum for Civic Initiatives (FIQ) and the Institute for Development Policy (INDEP) are seeking proposals for a program entitled “Fostering sustainable organisational development for CSOs in Kosovo" which is funded by the European Union. The overall Objective of this call, respectively the financial support scheme, is the empowerment of local CSOs and the creation of coalitions for addressing local grown issues. The Specific Objective of this call is to enhance the active … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Niger: Responding to Niger’s Demographic Challenge

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy Niamey is pleased to announce an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out projects addressing Niger’s Demographic Challenge that prioritize supporting education, reproductive health, family planning, and youth entrepreneurship. The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) program is a grass-roots assistance program that allows U.S. embassies to respond quickly to local requests for small community-based development … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in South Africa: Alumni Small Grants Competition

Deadline: 25 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the Embassy of the United States of American in Pretoria, South Africa has announced a call for proposals for the 2018 U.S. Government Exchange Alumni Small Grants Competition. Their long-term goal is to support the alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchange programs in their efforts to strengthen communities by sharing information, expertise and values; mobilizing resources; and enriching relationships between South Africa and United … [Read more...]