British Council’s International Skills Partnerships: Addressing Skills and Employability Challenges

Deadline: 19 October 2017 Applications are open for British Council's International Skills Partnerships which are an innovative way of addressing skills and employability challenges. They bring together organizations from the UK and overseas with similar priorities to share their knowledge and expertise and devise new approaches to skills development. British Council international skills partnerships bring together UK organizations with leading counterpart organizations around the world in … [Read more...]

Australian Government: ADE National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Program

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Australian Government is currently inviting organisations via a restricted competitive process to apply to deliver services under the Disability and Carer Support Program - The ADE-NDIS Transition Consultations Round 3. It will run over two and a half years from 1 January 2018 to 30 June 2020. The objective of the Grant Opportunity is to provide supported employment organisations with a grant to purchase business advice from suitably qualified consultants, about … [Read more...]

UNICEF-Jordan Call for EOIs: Inviting CBOs, NNGOs and INGOs to Protect and Support all Children

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Jordan is seeking Call for Expression of Interest (EOIs) to identify eligible community-based organizations national or international non-governmental organizations (NNGOs and INGOs) for potential partnership with UNICEF Jordan. UNICEF Jordan seeks to protect and support all children in Jordan, with a focus on the most vulnerable and hardest to reach. Jordan faces urgent concerns due to depletion of scarce water resources, … [Read more...]

Voice’s Laos Innovate and Learn Grants: Testing and Scaling New Approaches

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Are you an organisation that is up for developing creative and innovative projects with the Voice target groups?  Do you have a history of trying and documenting new things to help push the boundaries somewhat? Do you want to inspire attitudinal and policy change amongst people and government in Laos towards your target group? Do you want to try new ways to innovate and learn at a national and/or local level? If yes then apply for Voice's Laos Innovate and Learn … [Read more...]

The Australian Government: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Disability Employment Services (DES) Grant Program

Deadline: 24 October 2017 The Australian Government is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Disability Employment Services (DES) grant program in order to provide a suite of employment services to people with disability, injury or health condition who are looking for work in the open labour market. The DES grant opportunity is intended to improve the participation rates of people with disability in employment. The objectives of the grant opportunity are to provide effective employment … [Read more...]

BTC Call for Concept Notes: Skills Development Fund Albertine Rwenzori

Deadline: 10 October 2017 BTC is piloting a Skills Development Fund (SDF) in Albertine & Rwenzori, Northern Uganda and Karamoja region. This Call for Proposals for the Skills Development Fund (SDF) is part of the Support to Skilling Uganda Strategy (SSU) project. The SSU intervention is jointly implemented by Belgium Development Agency (BTC) and the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) with support of the Belgian Government, European Union Emergency Trust Fund and Irish Aid. The … [Read more...]

J-PAL’s Skills for Youth Program: Improving Youth Employment in Latin America

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) is seeking proposals for its Skills for Youth Program (SYP) to identify and rigorously evaluate innovative solutions to improve youth employment in Latin America. The goal of the program is to address the gap between youth skills and labor market demand. J-PAL’s Skills for Youth Program (SYP) will support the evaluation of new programs to address the mismatch between youth’s skills and labor market demands in Latin … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Startups Pitching Events at NES #23!

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Applications are open for the Startups Pitching Events at NES #23 that aims to connect new Nigerian ventures seeking to raise funds with potential investors. Eight selected early-stage startups that are registered in Nigeria and have been doing business for no more than 3 years will be invited to pitch in front of venture capitalists and investors. The theme of this year’s Summit, “Opportunities, Productivity & Employment: Actualizing the Economic Recovery & … [Read more...]

Impact Investment Ready: Inviting Applicants for Growth Grant Program

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Impact Investment Ready is inviting applicants for its Growth Grant to provide capacity building grants of up to $100,000 to mission-driven for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, allowing them to secure investment capital to scale their social or environmental impact. Funding Criteria The support needed is largely dependent on the characteristics of applicant's organisation, but often includes: Financial modelling and preparation of the investment … [Read more...]

EU-EaSI Call for Proposals: Transaction Cost Support for Social Enterprise Finance

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The European Union is currently seeking proposals under its Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme for Transaction cost support for social enterprise finance with an objective to promote employment and social inclusion by increasing access to finance for social enterprises and to develop the social enterprise finance market. The objective of the call is to test a transaction cost support scheme in the form of a grant to be combined with financial … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Nepal Skills for Employment Programme (SEP)

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Nepal country office of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new programme to support Nepalese youth to access gainful employment in Nepal or through migration. The contract will be awarded for a period of 4 years (maximum available budget - £17 million) - with the option to extend for up to 24 months (with a maximum available indicative budget for the extension period of £8.5 million), dependent upon the … [Read more...]

UNDP: Inviting CSOs & NGOs to Submit Proposals for “Local Democracy in the Western Balkans” Program

Deadline: 20 September 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting organizations of Civil Society / Non-Governmental Organizations for Submission of Proposals Project Regional Program Local Democracy in the Western Balkans (Reload). Reload is a three-year regional project funded by the European Union (EU ) and implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) . The six Western Balkan countries are participating in ReLOaD: Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of … [Read more...]

Reimagine Education Conference & Awards: Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes & Employability

Deadline: 10 September 2017 Applications are open for Reimagine Education Conference & Awards that is a prestigious international competition rewarding innovative initiatives aimed at enhancing student learning outcomes & employability. The awards culminates in a global conference for those seeking to shape the future of education. The overall winner will receive US$ 100,000 in total funding. This will take the form of $50,000 in cash and $50,000 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of ILAB: Improving Enforcement of Labor Laws in the Agricultural Export Sector of Costa Rica

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) is seeking applications to fund a technical assistance project in Costa Rica to improve enforcement of labor laws with respect to minimum wages, hours of work, and occupational safety and health (OSH) in the agricultural export sector. The implementer is expected to improve enforcement by undertaking activities that will: increase the number of cases filed and effectively litigated … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Labour Rights Participatory Action Research for Change Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women trade unions, workers’ groups and migrant workers groups to take part in this exciting Labour Rights Feminist Participatory Action Research (Labour FPAR) programme that aims to develop knowledge, tools and resources that support women in labour movements to shape and engage in policies regarding labour rights and strengthen women workers’ power and solidarity. APWLD will provide a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Boston Foundation’s Open Door Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Boston Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Door Grants program, an open process designed to respond to the expressed ideas and needs of the community. Impact Areas Education Health & Wellness Jobs & Economic Development Neighborhoods & Housing Arts & Culture Types of support Types of support will be available to both new and existing organizations: General operating support Project support (including … [Read more...]

International Labour Organization (ILO): 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration. The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration. The objective is to encourage quality reporting on labour migration. Such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status … [Read more...]

GLM|LIC: 2017 Call for Proposals for Phase IV

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The IZA/DFID Programme on Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries (GLM|LIC) has announced that the electronic application portal for Phase IV research proposals is now open. The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and the United Kingdom Government Department for International Development (DFID) joined to create the IZA/DFID Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries Programme (GLM|LIC) in 2011. GLM|LIC has started Phase IV of its research funding … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mazda Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Mazda Foundation is accepting applications for its Grant program with an aim to include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to individuals and causes which may qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide: Assistance towards the maintenance and improvement of the natural environment Assistance in the advancement of culture and education to achieve excellence at all levels in the community Assistance to young … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Workplace Giving Excellence Awards!

Deadline: 25 August 2017 Entries are open for Workplace Giving Excellence Awards to recognise the most outstanding Workplace Giving programs and performers in Australia. Awards not only motivate and instil pride in employees, they inspire stakeholders and create an overall sense of achievement across organisation. The Awards are part of the One Million Donors movement for social change and their mission is to see one million Australians donating to charities through the workplace by … [Read more...]