Applications Open for Dialogue Fellows Programme 2017!

Deadline: 12 March 2017 The Civil society Facility South (CSFS) is seeking applications for its Dialogue Fellows Programme 2017 with an aim to promote youth role in policy making and dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean region. The specific focus is on peace and partnerships (advocating for CS space; employment and social business), and preventing violent extremism. Objectives The overall goal of the “Dialogue Fellows” is to promote young leaders and reinforce their capacities to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Promoting Inclusive Economic Growth in Egypt

Deadline: 9 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled “Promoting Inclusive Economic Growth in Egypt” with an aim to solicit projects that will promote the development of MSMEs in innovative ways and contribute to creation of new enterprises, achieving innovation, improving competiveness, productivity, and employment creation, and enhancing internationalization of the MSME sector in Egypt. The programme is divided … [Read more...]

Apply for SSA’s Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) is seeking applications for its "Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)", a four-volume series that highlights features of social security programs in 177 countries, by awarding a new cooperative agreement by September 2017. Each country summary of SSPTW is divided into sections based on the five branches of social security (old age, survivors and disability; sickness and maternity; work injury; unemployment; … [Read more...]

DFID Nepal: Apply for Skills for Employment Programme (SEP)

Deadline: 8 March 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. DFID Nepal is now seeking the services of Suppliers to implement the Programme. The Programme will run for 4 years from contract award with an option to extend for a period of up to 12 months, dependent upon the requirement. It will consist of a five-month … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Subsidised Temporary Employment Programme for Lebanese Workers and Syrian Refugees

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Subsidised Temporary Employment Programme (STEP) with an aim to incentivise small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to expand production and create new permanent jobs for predominantly low-skilled Lebanese workers as well as – in accordance with Lebanese legislation - temporary jobs for Syrian refugees. STEP is expected to achieve this through the provision of finance and … [Read more...]

European Solidarity Corps-Occupational Strand: Offering Remunerated Work Opportunities to Young Nationals of EU Countries

Deadline: 17 March 2017 European Commission is seeking proposals for the program entitled "European Solidarity Corps – occupational strand" with an aim to offer remunerated work opportunities in line with the values of the European Solidarity Corps to young nationals within the age bracket 18 – 30 in EU countries other than their country of residence. The European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" 2014-20202 is a European-level financing instrument managed directly by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kuehn Charitable Foundation 2017-2019 Fellowships Program!

Deadline: 12 February 2017 Kuehn Charitable Foundation is seeking applications for its Kuehn Fellowship Program 2017-2019. The goals of the Kuehn Fellowship are two fold: to inspire and equip women and men at the start of their careers to follow Bob Kuehn’s vision and vocation in affordable housing, and to add to the capacity of Massachusetts non-profit affordable housing organizations. Fellowships are intended to be practice-based jobs in community development, not research … [Read more...]

Kessler Foundation’s Signature Employment Grants: Supporting Non-traditional Solutions to increase Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities

Deadline: 17 March 2017 Applications are open for Kessler Foundation awards Signature Employment Grants yearly to support non-traditional solutions that increase employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Signature Employment Grants are awarded nationally to fund new pilot initiatives, demonstration projects, or social ventures that lead to the generation of new ideas to solve the high unemployment and underemployment of individuals with disabilities. Preference is given for … [Read more...]

The Next Economy Programme: Addressing the Issue of Youth Unemployment in Nigeria

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The SOS Children Villages, Nigeria in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages, Netherlands, 1% club, Enviu and Afrilabs is currently implementing the "Next Economy Programme", a 3-year programme with support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Next Economy Programme was created to address the issue of youth unemployment through increased access to entrepreneurship training, advisory services and linkages that will eventually result to improved livelihoods … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission in Iraq: Visiting American Professionals Program for Iraq

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The U.S. Mission in Iraq announces an open competition for eligible organizations to submit proposals for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the Visiting American Professionals Program for Iraq. Public Affairs Section (PAS) Baghdad seeks to enable U.S. experts to engage with Iraqi audiences, in person and via virtual platforms, on a variety of topics in accordance with Mission Iraq goals through this program. The Visiting American Professionals Program … [Read more...]

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation: Apply for Quality of Life Grant 2017 benefitting nonprofits in the U.S.

Deadline: 15 February 2017 Applications are open Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Program, awarding grants to nonprofit organizations that serve the disability community. Quality of Life grants fund a wide array of projects, and to assist with the review and selection process, we ask applicants to choose the program area that most closely aligns with the proposed project. The Quality of Life Grants Program, strives to empower individuals with disabilities and their families by … [Read more...]

TACSO People-to-People Event: Access to Education and Employment for Roma in the Western Balkan Countries

Deadline: 16 January 2017 TACSO People-to-People is currently seeking applications from eligible individuals for its program titled "Access to Education and Employment for Roma". The program is a study visit that will be hosted in Madrid, Spain on 8-12 May 2017. Through this open call, TACSO P2P will support the participation of 2 CSOs from the Western Balkan countries and 4 CSOs from Turkey (IPA Region). Objectives This event aims to: Learn about  the  work  of  Fundacion  … [Read more...]

DFID: Subsidised Temporary Employment Programme (STEP) for Syria and Lebanon

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Subsidised Temporary Employment Programme (STEP). STEP aims to incentivise small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to expand production and create new permanent jobs for low-skilled Lebanese workers as well as temporary jobs for Syrian refugees. STEP is expected to achieve this through the provision of capital incentives (i.e. matching grants) and potentially additional … [Read more...]

United States Mission to Jordan: Inspiring Young Women to Join the Workplace

Deadline: 16 January 2017 The United States Mission to Jordan is seeking applications from eligible entities for a program entitled "Inspiring Young Women to Join the Workplace" with an aim to connect professional female role models with Jordanian young people, to inspire, encourage and increase Jordanian female workplace participation. The target audience of this project will be young female Jordanians who are best-placed to enter the job market as well as their male peers and family … [Read more...]

Live Your Dream Awards: Supporting Women Build their Education, Skills & Employment Prospects

Deadline: 15 November 2016 The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Each year, more than $1.6 million in education grants are awarded to more than 1,200 women, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use … [Read more...]

Pink iT Women Empowerment Programme for Unemployed Female Graduates in Nigeria

Deadline: 5 November 2016 The Pink iT Initiative is seeking applications for its Women Empowerment Programme that aims to empower unemployed young female graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with software development and entrepreneurial skills to take up entrepreneurial role in the Software Industry. This is a 22 week-long programme (16 weeks training workshop Saturdays only, while hands-on practice assignments will be done by participants during the week … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Bank’s First Youth Essay Competition in Egypt!

Deadline: 5 November 2016 In partnership with the Economic Research Forum (ERF), the World Bank has announces a Call for Essays addressing Youth Employment in Egypt. The Egypt Youth Essay Competition is implemented as part of the World Bank’s Youth Engagement, which aims to promote and mainstream youth inclusion in Egypt through the World Bank portfolio. The goal of this Competition is to give young Egyptians the opportunity to develop constructive and innovative solutions to address existing … [Read more...]

Department of Employment: Empowering YOUth Initiatives Grant Round 2

Deadline: 28 October 2016 The Department of Employment is seeking applications for Round 2 of Empowering YOUth Initiatives Grant to provide funding of up to $5 million per proposal for not-for-profit and non-government organisations to deliver new and different approaches to help vulnerable young people with the skills they need on their pathway to employment. The primary objective of the Empowering Youth Initiatives is to help more young people at risk of long-term unemployment to find and … [Read more...]

USAID/Kosovo: After School Support for Teens’ (ASSET) Program

Deadline: 15 November 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Kosovo is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “After School Support for Teens’ (ASSET)” with the goal of increased employability of Kosovo’s in-school youth (Grades 9-12) so they are better prepared to transition from being students to productive, contributing members of society. The goal will be addressed through a combination of activities … [Read more...]

Nominet Trust’s Social Tech Seed Grant: Supporting Entrepreneurial Organisations

Deadline: 25 October 2016 The Nominet Trust is currently inviting entrepreneurial organisations for its Social Tech Seed grant-funding programme, offering early-stage investment to develop innovative projects harnessing the power of the internet and digital technologies to deliver significant social change. The programme supports projects tackling pressing social challenges such as the environment and sustainability, education, employment and healthcare. Social Tech Seed will provide funding … [Read more...]

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