Resist Grant: Supporting People’s Movements for Justice and Liberation in the U.S.

Deadline: 8 September 2018 Resist Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support people’s movements for justice and liberation. The Foundation redistributes resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. Funding Priorities Resist funds organizations that: Resist: Groups that organize, base build, engage in direct action and cultural organizing. Groups organize within communities for … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of INL: Increasing Access to Justice in Bangladesh

Deadline: 16 August 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other non-profit qualified organizations for a Grant/Cooperative to implement a program entitled "Increasing Access to Justice in Bangladesh". This project will provide professional and technical development for defense legal professionals that provide criminal … [Read more...]

AHRC: Community-Led Strategies for Creative and Heritage-Based Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The Antislavery Knowledge Network (AKN), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as part of its Network Plus call under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), offers the first extended effort to address slavery as a core development challenge in sub-Saharan Africa via innovative approaches from the arts and humanities that deliver community-engaged antislavery work. Focusing on the idea of activated community memory, the project champions the use … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Proposals: Supporting Grassroots Women Organisations for Land Rights and Development Justice

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting grassroots women’s rights organisations and movements to take part in this exciting Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) programme with an aim to develop capacity, tools and resources that support rural, indigenous, migrant and urban poor women (RIMUP) to demand their rights on land, water, soils, biodiversity, and other natural resources. Grant Information APWLD will provide eight … [Read more...]

Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation, Active Citizenship and Human Rights in Lithuania

Deadline: 3 September 2018 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking a Fund Operator to develop and implement the EEA Grants programme for civil society in Lithuania. The objective of the Civil Society Programme Area is: ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered’. Areas of Support Democracy, active citizenship, good governance and transparency Human rights and equal treatment through combating any … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy & Litigation

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, cordially is currently inviting applicants to apply for the Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy & Litigation targeted at the promotion and protection of the human rights of lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Africa. The 3rd LGBT Human Rights Defenders Workshop will be held from 3-6 September 2018 at the … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Ankara: Seeking Project Proposals for British Embassy Programme Fund

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The British Embassy (BE) in Ankara is currently accepting project proposals for its 2018/2019 British Embassy Programme Fund to support programme activity in line with the UK government’s foreign policy objectives in Turkey annually. The programme’s main priority areas are promoting democratic values and structures, human rights, social inclusion and the rule of law. Objectives Enable strong rule of law, including through strengthening reforms in the justice … [Read more...]

USAID: Advancing Human Rights and Democratic Values

Deadline: 16 July 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 provide services to empower citizens to participate in the advancement of human rights and democratic values in their country. Consistent with the Administration’s 2017 “National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba,” the overall objective of this … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Argentina and Paraguay: 2018-2019 Call for Project Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Embassy of Canada in Argentina and Paraguay has launched a call for project proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018-2019. The CFLI is a program that supports small projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations, cooperatives and women’s groups. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Funding Information The average contribution is expected to be in the range of … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Haiti: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018 -2019

Deadline: 4 July 2018 Embassy of Canada in Haiti is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2018 -2019. The CFLI is a program that supports small projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Equally important, the CFLI serves to strengthen Canada’s relationships with civil society and local communities and to build networks of contacts in … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Macedonia: Seeking Applications for Democracy Commission Grants Program

Deadline: 1 November 2018 U.S. Embassy in Macedonia is seeking applications for Democracy Commission Grants Program to award grants to Macedonian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Macedonia. Eligible Projects The Commission is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting rule of law / effective administration in justice Institutionalization of open, … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh: 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 26 June 2018 High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh is seeking proposals for its 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to support small projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations such as village councils, cooperatives and women’s groups. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Equally important, the CFLI serves to strengthen Canada’s relationships with civil society and local … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Seeking Applications for Law Enforcement Expertise Program (LEEP)

Deadline: 11 August 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Educational Institutions for a cooperative agreement to implement “Law Enforcement Expertise Program (LEEP)”. The INL Law Enforcement Expertise Program (LEEP) will assist INL in its mission to develop the capabilities of foreign law enforcement institutions along internationally … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Justice Sector Training, Research, and Coordination Plus (JusTRAC+) Program

Deadline: 11 August 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), U.S. State Institutions, Educational Institutions and other non-profit qualified organizations for a Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Justice Sector Training, Research, and Coordination Plus (JusTRAC+) Program.” The goals of the Justice Sector Training, Research, and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EESC Civil Society Prize!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is seeking applications for its Civil Society Prize 2018 to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. The overall objective of the prize is to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to the creation of a … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) for Rwanda

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya, in collaboration with the Office of the High Commission of Canada in Rwanda has announced a call for proposals for the 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). Thematic Priorities The Fund will grant applications in the areas that address identified needs of local communities that fall within one or the two 2018-2019 CFLI priorities listed below for Rwanda. The Government of Canada is strongly committed to supporting … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2018 – 2019: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Burundi

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya, in collaboration with the Office of the High Commission of Canada in Rwanda, has announced the call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) for the 2018-2019 funding cycle. Funding Information The average contribution is expected to be in the range of CAD $15,000-$20,000 for each individual project. Larger projects may be considered on an exceptional basis. The average duration of a CFLI project is six (6) … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for the U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program to support initiatives that contribute to more open and competitive political and economic systems and the protection of human rights. Program The implementing office at the Embassy is the Public Affairs Office (PAO), which is under the authority of the Ambassador. The Ambassador may choose whether to review and approve grant requests. Grants are aimed primarily at Latvian NGOs. Grants … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana: Inviting Slovenian CSOs for NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 6 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia is seeking applications for its NGO Small Grants program to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns. Themes Anti-corruption, Good Governance, and Transparency Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economic Prosperity, and Promotion of Trade Environment and Renewable Energy Energy Security and Diversification International Security, … [Read more...]

DISCO Call for Proposals: Micro-grants to Support Small-scale Activities

Deadline: 25 June 2018 Are you interested in concretely supporting human rights and democracy in your country? If yes, then submit proposals for Micro-grants to Support Small-scale Activities Disseminating and Further Promoting Previous Cycles’ Outcomes! This call for proposals will support projects designed to contribute to building democratic and inclusive societies through helping develop a culture of democracy by promoting education for democratic citizenship and human rights education in … [Read more...]