Life Chances Fund Grants £80 million to support Young People in Employment

As part of the second round of £80 million Life Chances Fund, ten projects will receive investment which will focus on helping young people into employment by providing education and training. The projects will also help reduce the number of days young people spend in care and help vulnerable children get prepared for school. The Government will contribute £28 million in addition to funding from local authorities who will provide a combined £83 million to the successful projects. Minister for … [Read more...]

Innovation Fund Denmark: 2018 Open Call under “Grand Solutions” Programme!

Deadline: 14 August 2018 The Innovation Fund Denmark (IFD) is seeking applications for its “Open Call 2018” under its program “Grand Solutions” to strengthen knowledge-based projects, which lead to increased growth and employment in Denmark and/or solves important Danish societal problems. It is IFD’s objective that investments within the “open call” shall strengthen unusual and value-creating research and innovation projects which cut across professional disciplines and/or which lie outside … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Status of Women in the Labour Market

Deadline: 27 May 2018 UN Women Programme Office in Serbia is currently inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs) and networks, professional associations and/or agriculture cooperatives that are legally registered in Serbia and have specialized knowledge, expertise and track record of working on gender equality and women economic empowerment, to submit Project Proposal and Results Based Budget to provide services associated with the UN Women requirement for Responsible Party. UN Women … [Read more...]

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Indian and Native American Program: Employment and Training Grants

Deadline: 18 May 2018 The Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor has announced Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Indian and Native American Program - Employment and Training Grants to support employment and training activities for Indians and Native Americans throughout the United States. The purpose of this program is to “support employment and training activities for Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian individuals in order to: Develop … [Read more...]

Ireland Minister announces €30 million for Second Call for Proposals under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund

The Ireland Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys has announced €30 million through a Second Call for Proposals under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF).  The Fund will now operate on a rolling basis through the National Development Plan. Announcing the opening of the Second Call under the €60 million Regional Enterprise Development Fund, the Minister said, "In December, I was delighted to announce the award of €30.5m to 21 collaborative projects … [Read more...]

The Jobs Fund CFPs: Catalysing Inclusive Economic Growth

Deadline: 24 May 2018 The Jobs Fund is inviting proposals from organisations that can clearly demonstrate the ability to use public funding to stimulate demand for sustainable employment. This is in line with the Jobs Fund’s core principle of utilising public funds to reduce risks to firms in pursuit of expanded employment opportunities. The National Development Plan identifies the need to support sectors with high potential for job creation and benefits for the rest of the economy. Expanded … [Read more...]

Comic Relief: Seeking Applications for Safe, Secure, Settled Fund

Deadline: 14 June 2018 Comic Relief is seeking applications for its Safe, Secure, Settled Fund. This initiative will invest in projects that are using sport to improve the lives of young people without a safe or secure place to live, helping them to gain the skills and resources to lead safe and positive lives. Comic Relief is looking for creative approaches to support young people without a safe or secure place to live. All proposals must use sport as a tool for social change in their … [Read more...]

Apply for the Youth Empowered 2018 Workshop!

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Youth Empowered 2018 workshop! which is designed to support young unemployed people to build life skills, business skills and long-lasting networks to transition to meaningful employment or to start a business. The goal of the project is to train 100,000 of young Nigerians by 2020 and empower them with the skills needed to succeed in the workplace and business environment. The Program is expected to run through two different but … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Turkey Land Cove Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Turkey Land Cove Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to offer a working residency for a motivated woman to pursue her professional, educational and/or artistic goals away from the distractions of daily life. TLC provides a quiet space for a woman to progress toward a defined goal, complete a project, and develop tools to propel her life in a new direction. Turkey Land Cove Foundation (TLC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to providing … [Read more...]

Coca-Cola Australia Foundation: Offering Grants to Organisations

Deadline: 22 March 2018 The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation (CCAF) is seeking applications to offer grants to organisations with projects that align with the foundation's mission. The mission of the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation (CCAF) is to inspire moments of happiness and possibilities for young Australians. Opportunities There are two opportunities for charities to apply for funding, they are: Flagship Partners: grants to charities with a clear and measurable program addressing an … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: First Nations and Inuit Skills Link Program

Deadline: 13 April 2018 The 2018-2019 call for proposals to support activities under the First Nations and Inuit Skills Link Program is now open. The First Nations and Inuit Skills Link Program supports activities that assist youth in acquiring the essential skills that will help them gain employment, function well in the workplace, and learn about job and career options. Activities may include career promotion, science and technology activities, co-operative education placements and … [Read more...]

ANZ Staff Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Community Grants Program

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The ANZ Staff Foundation is inviting applicants for its Community Grants Program to support projects run by charitable organisations which offer a direct and tangible benefit to local communities. Focus Areas Education and employment – examples of suitable projects may include purchasing educational resources for communities or programs that help people prepare for employment. Urban and rural economic and social divides –examples of suitable projects may … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: VET-Business Partnerships on Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeships

Deadline: 17 April 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “VET-Business Partnerships on Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeships” to contribute to stimulate sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development through improved transition from training to employment. Objectives To strengthen the interface between labour market needs and the VET sector development with an aim to equip young people with skills relevant to … [Read more...]

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Employment of Individuals with Disabilities (Research)

Deadline: 23 April 2018 Applications are now open for Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Employment of Individuals with Disabilities (Research). This program is funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program. The purpose of NIDILRR's Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) is to: Plan and conduct research, Demonstration projects, training, Related activities, including: international … [Read more...]

Apply for Cyber Security Skills Immediate Impact Fund!

Deadline: 2 March 2018 Applications are open for Cyber Security Skills Immediate Impact Fund that is designed to help and incentivise a range of organisations develop, scale up, or refocus initiatives that make an immediate impact on the cyber skills shortage in the UK. The aim of this fund is to boost the employment and training skills development ecosystem to help individuals transition into a career in cyber security and encourage more individuals from underrepresented demographics into … [Read more...]

American Honda Foundation: Seeking Applications to fulfill the Needs of American Society

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The American Honda Foundation is seeking applications to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving long-term benefits. The foundation supports youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment. The American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program 2018!

Deadline: 14 February 2018 The Center for Global Enterprise is now inviting applications for African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program 2018 which is designed for women from across Africa and its diaspora who run startup or growth stage companies in any industry. AWEC one-of-a-kind, 12-month training program that builds a pan-African community of women entrepreneurs and business owners, empowering them with strategy, leadership and business management skills needed for growth and … [Read more...]

Apply for Mazda Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 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 people … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Action for Equity Awards 2018!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Applications are now open from organisations for Action for Equity Awards 2018. The award aims to extend the reach and impact of the Atlantic Fellows Programme for Social and Economic Equity. The Action for Equity Award is an exciting new prize which aims to recognise and reward the crucial work being advanced by civic organisations to combat inequalities around the world. Funding Information The prize will celebrate the excellent work which has been achieved … [Read more...]

Impact Investment Ready: Inviting Applications for Growth Grant Program

Deadline: 14 February 2018 The Impact Investment Ready is inviting applications 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...]