USAID/Lebanon: Higher Education Scholarships Program

Deadline: 2 February 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Higher Education Scholarships (HES) Program.” The overarching goal of the Higher Education Scholarships (HES) is to increase the private sector competitiveness through increased workforce readiness linked to job opportunities. The project aims specifically at increasing access to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Cross-border Programme for Serbia & Montenegro

Deadline: 26 January 2018 The European Union (EU) is accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Cross-border Programme for Serbia-Montenegro 2014-2020 under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA II), allocations 2014 and 2015. The objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to economic, social and territorial development of the programme area by fostering integration, joint development and use of potentials and opportunities to make the area attractive to live … [Read more...]

Australia Awards in Indonesia: Call for Applications for Alumni Grant Scheme 2018

Deadline: 20 January 2018 Australia Awards in Indonesia has announced a call for project proposals under the Alumni Grant Scheme (AGS) 2018 Round 1. The AGS offers seed funding, on a competitive basis, for initiatives that create impact in applicant’s professional field, organization and community. The program aims to strengthen Australia-Indonesia linkages and encourage alumni to further leverage their Australian-earnt expertise to put ideas into action to create meaningful … [Read more...]

DHHS-ORR: Seeking Applications for Refugee Technical Assistance Program

Deadline: 18 May 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 up to four cooperative agreements to provide innovative technical assistance (TA) to ORR-funded refugee service providers, State Refugee Coordinators, State Refugee Health Coordinators, and others working with refugees to fill a gap where no other … [Read more...]

ANZ Staff Foundation: Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program

Deadline: 15 January 2018 The ANZ Staff Foundation is seeking applications 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...]

U.S. Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for 2018 MEPI Student Leaders Program

Deadline: 14 December 2017 U.S. Embassy in Lebanon is seeking applications for its 2018 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Program, a fully-funded intensive leadership training program in the United States for students between the ages of 20-24. Participants will attend a college or university in the United States, and will develop leadership and collective problem-solving skills while exploring U.S. history and culture and expand their leadership skills to help promote … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Algeria: Inviting Applicants for MEPI Student Leaders Program 2018

Deadline: 14 December 2017 U.S. Embassy in Algeria is currently inviting applicants for its MEPI Student Leaders Program 2018 which is an intensive five-week exchange program to the United States for approximately 60 undergraduate students from the Middle East and North Africa. It offers outstanding undergraduate and graduate students from across the MENA region an intensive leadership training course. Students attend U.S. academic institutions where they develop leadership skills and expand … [Read more...]

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...]