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...]

Gender Equality Activity: European Social Fund Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning

Deadline: 8 November 2016 The Department of Justice and Equality has launched a call for proposals for projects suitable for funding under the Gender Equality Activity of the European Social Fund (ESF) Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020. Applications for funding are invited from organisations with the capacity and experience to deliver projects aimed at women returning to the workforce and/or aimed at increasing women's rates of entrepreneurship, in accordance … [Read more...]

Walmart Foundation’s National Giving Program: Addressing Social Issues across the U.S.

Deadline: Ongoing Walmart Foundation is inviting applications for its National Giving Program from nonprofit organizations working to address social issues across the U.S. The program empowers low-income people to help them live better. The program allows working strategically with organizations working across one or more states to address social issues strongly aligned with their focus areas. The Foundation often provides funds to organizations that have local affiliates around the country, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 5th Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning Award

Deadline: 28 October 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for 5th Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) Award that recognizes local authorities that have developed a Mobility Plan that satisfies the diverse transport needs of people and businesses, whilst improving quality of life. The aim of the award scheme is to encourage the adoption of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) by local authorities across Europe and to reward outstanding achievements in each year’s thematic priority … [Read more...]

International Labour Organization: Support to Local Employment Partnerships in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Deadline: 6 September 2016 International Labour Organization (ILO) is seeking proposals for a project entitled “Support to Local Employment Partnerships in Bosnia and Herzegovina" funded by the European Union.  The Call is open for all municipalities and cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), which can apply in partnership with public employment services, accredited educational institutions, enterprises, civil society organisations including local and regional development agencies, trade … [Read more...]

UNDP/Lebanon: Empowering Vulnerable Youth and Enhancing their Employability

Deadline: 2 September 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Lebanon is seeking proposals from eligible entities for a program entitled "Provision of Professional Services for Enhancing Youth Employability in the area of Costal Metn, Lebanon" with an aim to expand the employability of vulnerable youth from Costal Metn area in the labour market. Livelihoods in Lebanon have been severely impacted by the demographic and economic shocks as a consequence of the Syrian conflict. Due … [Read more...]

UNA-Canada: Seeking Applications for International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) is currently seeking applications for its prestigious International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP). The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) is an historic, national charitable organization providing the leading policy voice on multilateralism in Canada. Established in 1946, UNA-Canada was a founding member of the World Federation of United Nations Association and today holds … [Read more...]

AAU Small Grants: Graduate Internships targeting Eastern & Southern Africa and Francophone Member Universities

Deadline: 15 August 2016 The Association of African Universities (AAU) with the support of the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), is currently inviting students from African universities to acquire employable skills for the world of work upon graduation from their universities. Grants Offered The AAU has secured some funds to offer small grants of up to US$600 per person for graduate internships for its member universities. Eligibility Criteria Applicants should be … [Read more...]

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