The Arca Foundation: Supporting Educational and Charitable Activities in United States

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Arca Foundation is inviting applicants for its grant program that supports educational and charitable activities that put people on the front lines of social change in pursuit of economic and racial justice, an inclusive democracy, peace and security, human rights, and a clean environment. The foundation supports strategic initiatives that work to engage diverse, impacted communities in organization that puts people on the front lines of social change; educate the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIU’s Three -Year Project Funding Programme!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) has announced a call for applications for funding of joint projects under the Eurasia Programme. The overall aim of the programme is to contribute to renewal and internationalisation of higher education in the cooperating countries, as a means to provide a basis for political and economic reforms, stimulate to a sustainable development, increase the level of education in the population and … [Read more...]

SIU’s Eurasia Programme 2017! Apply for Project Development Funding

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) is inviting Norwegian institutions of higher education to apply for project development funding, to facilitate applications for long-term (3-years) project cooperation in the Eurasia Programme. The overall aim of the programme is to contribute to renewal and internationalisation of higher education in the cooperating countries, as a means to provide a basis for political and economic reforms, … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

Call for Training Applications: Lawyers for HIV & TB Justice

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), HIV Justice Worldwide, Stop TB Partnership, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), and the Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN) are hosting a training for lawyers on strategic litigation, legal defense and advocacy on HIV and TB justice from 20-23 February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This training is focused on human rights based responses and approaches to the use of … [Read more...]

Turkish-Swedish Development Cooperation: Call for Applications for Projects in 2018

Deadline: 13 November 2017 The Section for Turkish-Swedish Development Cooperation has announced its call for applications for projects in 2018. The Section welcomes applications for projects that aim to: enhance opportunities to exercise human rights, especially freedom of expression, and advance democratic participation and accountability increase the political agency of women and girls, enhance their visibility as actors and provide forums where they can make their voices heard … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Ensuring the Monitoring, Contribution and Oversight of the Implementation of the Programme

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “External monitoring, contribution and oversight to the implementation of the programme related reforms and activities, with a special focus on the respect of human rights”. Programme Lots The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Police Reform and Human Rights Lot 2: Police Reform and Transparency Objectives To monitor and supervise … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People

Deadline: 3 November 2017 The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is seeking applications to support legal work that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally. The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable young migrants as a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Humanity in Action Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 8 January 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellowship Program in the United States (Atlanta and Detroit). The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today. The Fellowship seeks to educate, connect and inspire the world's future leaders in the fields of human … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting & Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations for a program entitled “Promote and Protect the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Girls, LGBTI persons and other Marginalized Individuals”. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine … [Read more...]

Hrant Dink Foundation: Seeking Applications for Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Hrant Dink Foundation has launched its Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant with a view to increase direct contacts and to promote cooperation between the peoples of the two neighboring countries. Through the Travel Grant, the Foundation aims to contribute to joint initiatives between the two countries in various thematic fields such as youth and volunteering, human rights and democracy, education, environment, history, culture and arts, development, sports, regional … [Read more...]

UNDP/Sri Lanka: Civil Society Engagement and Grants Programme on Transitional Justice, Reconciliation and Institutional Reforms

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting applicants for its program entitled “Civil Society Engagement and Grants Programme on Transitional Justice, Reconciliation and Institutional Reforms”. The objective of this initiative is to support key targeted interventions that contribute to building and strengthening CSO platforms for working with victims and engaging the public on transitional justice, reconciliation and institutional reforms. Thematic … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Belgrade: Inviting NGOs registered in Serbia

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Belgrade is inviting NGOs registered in Serbia to submit project proposals as part of the program of transformation cooperation, which is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Program Priorities The project should reflect the thematic priorities of the program, namely: Support to civil society, including human rights defenders; The promotion of freedom of expression and access to information, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Aspen Institute’s 2018 New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting and Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations to promote and protect the human rights of marginalized populations. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine society's collective security, and programs that provide marginalized populations with tools … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Echoing Green Fellowship!

Deadline: 24 October 2017 Do you have a solution that will help your community thrive, an idea that will create new pathways to justice, or see a fresh opportunity where others only see obstacles? If yes, then apply for Echoing Green Fellowship! This is the fellowship for innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels. We know that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not—which is why we invest in talent wherever it is. Fellows represent diverse ethnic, religious, and gender … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking applications for its Active Citizens Fund in Estonia to develop the long-term sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector, with the aim of strengthening its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights. The objective of the Programme is: ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered’. Thematic … [Read more...]

FORUM-ASIA Call for Applications: Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights & Development

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights & Development is the first programme of its kind developed by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA). It provides a comprehensive set of knowledge and skills to human rights and development activists from Asia and beyond. Extremely qualified and experienced facilitators, as well as international experts, will guide the participants through the most relevant and pressing issues related to … [Read more...]

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Statements of Interest: China Programs

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support the policy objective to foster respect for human rights in China. Funding Areas DRL invites organizations to submit statements of interest outlining program concepts and organizational capacity to manage projects that will advance policy priorities in the … [Read more...]

EU Global Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program 2017

Deadline: 9 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) program 2017 to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide. Program Lots and Objectives Lot 1: Supporting Human Rights Defenders in the area of land-related rights, indigenous peoples, in the context of inter alia 'land … [Read more...]