Nominations Open for 2019 Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 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...]

Immunization Advocacy Initiative: Inviting CSOs to Enhance Policies for Health and Immunization in Ghana

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Immunization Advocacy Initiative is seeking expressions of interest from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to undertake advocacy for increased financing and enhanced policies for health and immunization in Ghana. The purpose of this call is to identify eligible civil society organizations (CSOs) experienced in communications and advocacy to participate in a four-year initiative aimed at increasing domestic financing for immunization, and health. The African … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for YALI Leadership Award!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Association of Nigeria (MWFAAN) in partnership with IREX International has launched the inaugural YALI Leadership Award. The award aims to recognize, celebrate and encourage youths and individuals who are contributing immensely towards the pursuit of the sustainable development goals as well as youth and economic development in Nigeria. Objectives Highlight the contribution young people are making to the youth and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant Program

Deadline: 1 November 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 neighbouring 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...]

USAID/RRL Request for Proposals: Advancing Human Rights for Key Populations in Uganda

Deadline: 9 September 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Uganda Rights and Rule of Law (RRL), implemented by Freedom House (FH) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Advancing Human Rights for Key Populations in Uganda”. The Activity seeks to advance and protect socio-economic development through support to national-level structures that uphold respect for human rights and rule of law in Uganda. Objectives The specific objectives of the Uganda Rights … [Read more...]

Movies that Matter: Seeking Applications for Start-up & Impact Grants Programme

Deadline: 15 April 2019 Movies that Matter is offering grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Please note that Movies that Matter does not support film production. Types of Grant Start-Up Grant Movies that Matter supports film … [Read more...]

UNDP/Afghanistan: Seeking Proposals for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 25 August 2018 UNDP/Afghanistan is currently inviting applicants to submit proposals for its small grants to support CSOs/Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) and/or Community-Based Organisations (CBO) in promoting a culture of transparency and accountability, increasing awareness of citizens on corruption issues, and to engage citizens in the fight against corruption, particularly through Access to Information. Expected Outputs This call for proposals welcomes activities/projects … [Read more...]

TIMEP: Accepting Applications for Nonresident Fellowship Program

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is currently accepting applications for its Nonresident Fellowship Program. TIMEP nonresident fellows contribute to TIMEP’s mission to inform international policymakers and influence global policy discussions on developments in the Middle East and North Africa. The program seeks applicant proposals for nonresident fellows, who will contribute to TIMEP’s mission through development of research, analysis, and policy … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy to the Holy See: 2018 Call for Grant Proposals

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See is inviting organizations to submit proposals for projects for its small grants program to further U.S. foreign policy goals, in particular goals share with the Holy See. The Embassy prefers to provide initial funding for maximum impact projects that have the potential to be long-term, self-sustaining, and have a multiplier effect. Short-term programs, events, or workshops will also be considered. The … [Read more...]

IRF/UNDP: Strengthening the Legal Capacity of Local Communities in Ukraine

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Program “Human Rights and Justice” which is jointly prepared by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF) are seeking applications for a program entitled “Strengthening the Legal Capacity of Local Communities”. The policy of decentralization of power sets new challenges for local self-government. At the same time, new needs and opportunities for addressing problems in local communities arise. Accessibility … [Read more...]

UN Women: Gender Responsive Governance Leading to Better Outcomes for Women Based on Improved Access to Their Rights and Entitlements

Deadline: 23 August 2018 UN Women is seeking request for proposals for program entitled "Gender Responsive Governance Leading to Better Outcomes for Women Based on Improved Access to Their Rights and Entitlements". Programme Objectives Supporting the proposed areas of intervention in India is expected to strengthen governance institutions and support their normative commitments in three major ways: First, strengthening governance institutions based on a thorough review of the current … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Local Change and Global Impact Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 20 August 2018 Applications are open for Local Change and Global Impact Scholarship Program. This October, The Hague will host the One Young World Summit 2018. The Summit will see 1,300+ young leaders from 190+ countries descend on The Hague for the global forum for young leaders. During the Summit, delegate will present and debate solutions to their time’s most pressing issues alongside senior leaders such as Kofi Annan, Unilever CEO Paul Polman and President Mary Robinson. The … [Read more...]

National Park Service: African American Civil Rights Preservation Grants

Deadline: 8 October 2018 The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its grant program entitled “African American Civil Rights (AACR) Preservation Grants” that will document, interpret, and preserve the sites related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. AACR Grant awards are funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), and administered by the NPS. This competitive … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Albania: Seeking Applications for Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

Deadline: 30 August 2018 The United States Embassy in Tirana, Albania is seeking applications for its Democracy Commission Small Grants Program which is administered by the Public Affairs Section, supports initiatives of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) engaged throughout Albania. Variety of Fields Anti-corruption Good Governance Investigative Journalism Human Rights/Minority Rights Empowerment of Women and Youth, Environmental Awareness Combatting Human … [Read more...]

British Embassy Panama City: Seeking Proposals for Human Rights Programme Fund

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The British Embassy Panama City is seeking proposals for its Human Rights Programme Fund with an aim to make a difference to people’s lives, helping to build the capacity of governments and civil society to promote and protect human rights. The Human Rights Programme Funds targets areas that are both important to us and where they consider can make the greatest impact in delivering the FCO’s overarching purpose to “pursue an active and activist foreign policy, working … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Justice Sector Technical Assistance Program

Deadline: 19 September 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 to implement a program entitled “Justice Sector Technical Assistance Program”. The Office of Africa and Middle East Programs (INL/AME) is the designated lead for capacity building with criminal justice sector … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lisbon: 2018-2019 Direct Assistance Program

Deadline: 19 August 2018 The Australian Embassy in Lisbon is currently inviting all eligible organizations to apply for grants under the 2018-2019 Direct Assistance Program (DAP) for Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau and Sao Tome and Principe. The Direct Assistance Program is a small grant program, managed by the Australian Embassy in Lisbon, to help individuals, community groups, national or international NGOs, government entities, academic institutions, museums or other non-profit organizations … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2018!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2018, the fund has a strong preference for projects which are developing innovative and progressive ways to deal with the mental health consequences of violence and political repression. Applicants should understand that the foundation does not view mental health and human rights as issues which can be addressed separately, but are seeking to fund activities which explore the links between … [Read more...]

Ecumenical Women’s Initiative: Submit Project Proposals for Civil Society Organisations & Women Theologians

Deadline: 19 September 2018 Ecumenical Women’s Initiative has announced its new public call to submit project proposals in the following fields: peace and reconciliation ecumenical and interreligious dialogue women’s human rights Through its Grantmaking programme, EWI specifically supports women and girls working in civil society organisations, as well as women theologians. EWI supports activities designed especially for women and girls (over 15 years of age), however men and … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lebanon: Call for Proposals for Direct Aid Program 2018-19

Deadline: 25 August 2018 The Australian Embassy has announced a call for proposals for the fiscal year of 2018-19 under the Direct Aid Program. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) of the Australian Embassy is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. Each year, the Embassy’s DAP committee assesses … [Read more...]