World Bank’s #Blog4Dev: How Would You Boost #Job #Opportunities4Youth in Malawi?

Deadline: 31 July 2017 If you are a Malawian citizen between the ages of 18 and 28, and are currently living in your home country, here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear your ideas on how to boost job opportunities for youth in Malawi. Enter the #Blog4Dev contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. or an attachment with the World Bank in Malawi! Prizes Two winners will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for one week. Two more winners … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Peace Building Fund in Somalia

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals specifically related to Daldhis (Build Your Country) project; the Peace Building Fund in Somalia through the UNDP Somalia Poverty Reduction & Environment Protection (PREP) Programme. The project aims to present a renewed commitment to working with local community leaders, elders, formal and informal justice services and newly selected local governments, in collaboration with state ministries, to … [Read more...]

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev: How Would You Boost #Job #Opportunities4Youth in Tanzania?

Deadline: 31 July 2017 If you are a Tanzania citizen between the ages of 18 and 28 and are currently living in your home country, here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear your ideas on how to boost job opportunities for youth in Tanzania. Enter the #Blog4Dev contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. or an attachment with the World Bank in Tanzania! Prizes Two winners will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for one week. Two more winners … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services: Apply for Canada Standard Grants Program

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The Canada Standard Grants Program, a matching grant program, is currently open for applications to support public-private partnerships carrying out wetlands conservation projects in Canada. Their projects contribute to a comprehensive, programmatic approach towards furthering the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). Project activities involve the long-term conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for the benefit of waterfowl … [Read more...]

ROMACT Call for Proposals: Grants to Support Organisations in Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Slovakia

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Council of Europe is seeking applications for its program entitled "Grants for Support Organisations" that aims to co-fund national projects aimed at assisting National Support Teams with the implementation of the ROMACT methodology in Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Slovakia. The purpose of the Projects is to build up political will and understanding of Roma inclusion at local and regional level by building the capacity of local authorities to develop and implement … [Read more...]

USAID/Afghanistan: Seeking Concept Papers for Afghanistan Jobs Creation Program (AJCP)

Deadline: 30 May 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to Afghanistan (USAID/Afghanistan) is seeking concept papers from eligible U.S. and non-U.S. nonprofit, for profit, and educational institution interested to implement Afghanistan Job Creation Program (AJCP) over the next one to five years. AJCP will be demand-driven and will seek to work with private sector and other relevant entities and stakeholders to achieve its objectives. The Program intends to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Cambodia Innovate and Learn Grants!

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Voice is seeking applications for its Cambodia Innovate and Learn Grants to test and scale new approaches with a focus on human-centred innovations that are very context-specific. Funding Information Innovate and learn grants are available from €5,000 to €200,000 on a rolling basis. Focus of the Project improving access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment in particular improving access to social services, health and … [Read more...]

Interreg Europe Third Call for Proposals: Improving the Performance of Regional Development Policy Instruments

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Interreg Europe programme, financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), is seeking proposals, in order to contribute to promote actions to make the European territory more innovative, more sustainable, and more inclusive by supporting policy learning among relevant policy organisations with a view to improving the performance of regional development policy instruments. Interreg Europe aims to improve the implementation of policy instruments, in … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Enhancing Business Support Organisations and Business Networks in the Southern Neighbourhood

Deadline: 18 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Enhancing business support organisations and business networks in the Southern Neighbourhood” to promote economic development, job creation, and inclusiveness in the Southern Mediterranean partner countries. The objective of this call for proposals is to enhance business support organisations and increase business linkages and networking, in particular with EU … [Read more...]

Apply for EEA and Norway Grants Fund for “Youth Employment”!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 Applications are open for The EEA and Norway Grants Fund for "Youth Employment" with an aim to support measures that promote youth employment across Europe. EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment specifically aim to support transnational project initiatives that promote sustainable and quality youth employment. The focus on transnational cooperation reflects the view that unemployment among youth is a common European challenge and common European solutions … [Read more...]

PEP Call for Proposals: Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment (PAGE-II) in Developing Countries

Deadline: 13 September 2017 The Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) has announced a call for proposals for projects on “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE-II) in developing countries with an aim to support high quality research, capacity development, and policy engagement for growth and employment in developing countries. Priority Issues Youth employment - supply and demand side constraints and related policy options Gender and women’s economic empowerment … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 10 September 2017 The Australian Embassy in Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP).  DAP funding in Jordan is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups and NGOs engaged in development activities in Jordan. The program focuses on supporting small-scale development projects and activities which can achieve practical outcomes and usually provide direct benefits to those most in need in the local community, … [Read more...]

Apply for Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative 2017!

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative is a joint collaboration between the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), the Diplo Foundation of Switzerland, and the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) of New Zealand. It is supported by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland. The Initiative aims at improving the relations between Asia and Europe by enhancing public diplomacy efforts among the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partners. It provides … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Vocational Training, On-the-Job Training, Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship in Kosovo

Deadline: 21 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Vocational training, On-the-Job training, Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship” with an aim to increase employability, sustainable employment prospects for disadvantaged groups, namely youth and women in Kosovo. Priorities Provision of knowledge and skills that will increase employability and create employment; Enhancing entrepreneurship and … [Read more...]

USAID/Vietnam: Enhancing Worker-Management Relations in Vietnam

Deadline: 9 June 2017 USAID/Vietnam is seeking applications to develop a Public Private Partnership (PPP) for a new four‐year activity titled “Enhancing Worker‐Management Relations in Vietnam.”  USAID’s goal of this activity is to have strengthened Vietnamese capacity to ensure Vietnamese workers and employers engaging in Social Dialogue to communicate effectively on issues ranging from worker grievances to production practices, ensuring continued improvements in productivity, stability and … [Read more...]

SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme: Helping India secure an Equitable and Sustainable Growth Path

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Applications are open for SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme that is initiated, funded and managed by the State Bank of India as a CSR activity , in partnership with reputed NGOs. It provides a framework for India's best young minds to join hands with rural communities, empathise with their struggles and connect with their aspirations. The Programme seeks to help India secure an equitable and sustainable growth path by: Providing educated Indian youth with … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The European Union is currently seeking proposals under its Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme for Transaction cost support for social enterprise finance. The European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" 2014-20202 is a European-level financing instrument managed directly by the European Commission to contribute to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, by providing financial support for the Union's objectives in terms of … [Read more...]

Bob Woodruff Foundation’s Charitable Investments Program in United States

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Bob Woodruff Foundation is seeking applications for its Charitable Investments Program. It invests in programs and organizations that support post-9/11 impacted veterans, service members, their families, and the communities, caregivers, and care providers who support them. The Bob Woodruff Foundation serves as a capacity-building resource, providing advice to help shape solutions and connecting people and organizations to encourage meaningful … [Read more...]

UNESCO IIPE-Pôle de Dakar Call for Proposals: Supporting Innovation in the Operationalization of Renewed Vocational Training Policies

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Do you have an innovative vocational training practice in one of the 11 African countries mentioned below? Is your practice promising and needs a boost to be finalized or improved? Participate in the first call for proposals to benefit from the innovation support of the IIPE-Pôle de Dakar within the framework of its Platform of expertise in vocational training! The IIPE-Pôle de Dakar is accepting applications for its Call for Proposals to encourage the … [Read more...]

Norad Call for Proposals 2017: Enterprise Development for Jobs

Deadline: 15 August 2017 NORAD, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation is seeking proposals under Enterprise Development for Jobs to fund projects that can start implementation during 2017 or the first half of 2018. The main objective for this grant scheme is to contribute to job creation in developing countries by stimulating to more, sustainable commercial investments. In addition, it aims to stimulate renewable energy projects that increase access to renewable energy and thereby … [Read more...]

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