Submit Applications for StandUp Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation (BCSUF) is seeking applications for its grant program to raise awareness of bullying and its long-term, damaging effects. The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation is the world’s first foundation who raises funds to support those organisations and people that do real-world work to stop it. Because lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are often targeted by bullies, they give particular attention to this community. Funding … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism

Deadline: 20 April 2018 Have you seen or felt the impact of racism and discrimination in your community? Do you have a great idea to help build a more inclusive Canada? If yes, then apply for "Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism" to make a positive difference in your community. Through the Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism, applicants can receive a $250, $500 or $1,000 grant to fund a youth-led project that promotes diversity and inclusion, while addressing racism … [Read more...]

Levi Lassen Foundation: Supporting a Shared Society in Israel

Deadline: 29 March 2018 The Levi Lassen Foundation is seeking applications to focus on supporting a shared society in Israel. The Levi Lassen Foundation believes in an Israel where everyone participates in a shared and just society, predicated on the best values of equality, tolerance and social justice in a liberal democracy. Levi Lassen's work in Israel began over 40 years ago. Levi Lassen is committed to helping Israel develop, grow and prosper through supporting programs committed to … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program!

Deadline: 1 April 2018 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program that provides training, mentorship, and funding to tech nonprofits. Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits. Organizations selected receive mentorship, training, and capital. Fast Forward fosters a supportive network of tech and social sector leaders to grow the tech for good ecosystem. … [Read more...]

EIDHR Call for Proposals 2016/2017 – Jordan

Date Opened: 15/05/2017 Date Closed: 06/07/2017 Budget: 1,280,000 (EUR) Winning NGOs: Next>> <<Previous … [Read more...]

European Union support to Human Rights in Namibia

Date Opened: 30/09/2016 Date Closed: 22/11/2016 Budget: 1,150,000 (EUR) Winning NGOs: Next>> <<Previous … [Read more...]

European Union Support to Human Rights in Namibia – 2

Date Opened: 05/07/2017 Date Closed: 22/08/2017 Budget: 900,000 (EUR) Winning NGOs: Next>> <<Previous … [Read more...]

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights – Country-Based Support Schemes 2017, Mongolia

Date Opened: 08/03/2017 Date Closed: 25/04/2017 Budget: 600,000 (EUR) Winning NGOs: Next>> <<Previous … [Read more...]

Who got the funding? A compendium of European Commission human rights grants awarded to NGOs

The European Commission has been awarding funding to NGOs worldwide since a long time and has stood up as a boon for non-profits. The various funding schemes and specific projects that are being implemented by the commission on a rolling basis in order to make most of the NGOs get benefitted through grants have made European Commission one among the greatest donors for Non-profits. Here we have compiled a list of NGOs working on Human Rights that were being funded by European Commission last … [Read more...]

Amnesty International Condemns Hong Kong Government’s Prosecutions!

Amnesty International(NGO) has condemned the “chilling effect” of the Hong Kong government’s recent public order-related prosecutions upon freedom of speech and freedom of assembly in the city. In its annual State of the World’s Human Rights Report, Amnesty’s Hong Kong Director Mabel Au said, "The use of vague charges in the Public Order Ordinance, such as unlawful assembly, against peaceful protesters may not have been appropriate." The NGO cited incidents such as the prosecution of nine … [Read more...]

Joint NGO Response to the Draft Copenhagen Declaration on the European Convention on Human Rights System

The AIRE Centre, Amnesty International, the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, the European Implementation Network, Fair Trials, the International Commission of  Jurists, Open Society Justice Initiative and the World Organisation Against Torture has welcomed the opportunity to respond to the Draft Copenhagen Declaration on the European Convention on Human Rights system. The Declaration was presented by the Danish of the Committee of Ministers on 5 February 2018. The aforementioned … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic: 2018 Call for Proposals for Ukrainian NGOs

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic has announced a “Call for Project Proposals 2018: Human Rights, Media Literacy, Local Initiatives” for Ukrainian NGOs in the framework of Transition Promotion Program. Priority Areas Promoting Critical Thinking and Media Literacy among Ukrainian Youth and Adults Projects submitted under this priority area should focus on following topics: media literacy and critical thinking in education; breaking stereotypical ways of … [Read more...]

Top 7 Open Grants for NGOs working on Human Rights around the world

A compilation of top 7 latest and open funding opportunities for NGOs working in the area of human rights in different parts of the world. Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award: Honoring Courageous Non-governmental Human Rights Defenders Deadline: 31 March 2018 Nominations are open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to honor the courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award was established in 1984. Robert … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Small Grants to Conduct Public Outreach Awareness-Raising and Information Dissemination on Transitional Justice

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced a Call for proposals for civil society organizations (CSOs) including NGOs and/or CBOs to apply for small grants to conduct public outreach awareness-raising and information dissemination on transitional justice. The overall objective of the grant is to create awareness and disseminate information to traditional leaders, youth, women and the wider community to create a common understanding of transitional … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Information Controls Fellowship

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Open Technology Fund is currently seeking applications for its Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) that cultivates research, outputs, and creative collaboration on topics related to repressive internet censorship and surveillance. The ICFP fellowship supports examination into how governments in countries, regions, or areas of OTF’s core focus are restricting the free flow of information, cutting access to the open internet, and implementing censorship … [Read more...]

Call for Papers- Peace in the Balkans, Peace in Europe: Lessons Learned

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Center for European Studies- EPOKA University is seeking applications for Call for Papers- Peace in the Balkans, Peace in Europe: Lessons Learned. It is the first workshop of the Center for European Studies. This workshop aims to bring together in one platform academicians, policy makers, practitioners and Ph.D. students focused on peace studies and welcomes proposals that: Present research works assessing the status of peace politics in the Western Balkan … [Read more...]

Krzysztof Skubiszewski Scholarship and Research Grant 2018

Deadline: 13 April 2018 The Centre for East European Studies of University of Warsaw is seeking applications for its Krzysztof Skubiszewski Scholarship and Research Grant 2018.  The Foundation will grant one scholarship and two research grants for the academic year 2018/2019. The scholarship holder will be given the opportunity to conduct academic research in Poland during the 2018/2019 academic year in collaboration with the University of Warsaw or with another Polish university, in the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Kosovo Police Reform

Deadline: 19 April 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Support to Kosovo Police Reform” to consolidate and improve Kosovo Police for an effective and publicly accountable police service that respects human rights, the rule of law, operating according to international standards and practices and provides significant success in fighting all types of crimes and providing public safety. The specific objectives of this action is to increase investigating … [Read more...]

Martin Ennals Award 2019: Inviting Human Rights Defenders around the World

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 Martin Ennals Award that is an annual prize for human rights defenders. The Martin Ennals Award is intended for human rights defenders (HRD) who are defending the rights of others, while at risk. This could include physical danger, repressive legal processes, or other forms of harassment. The Award is named after Martin Ennals (1927-1991), an activist who was instrumental to the modern human rights movement and a driving force behind … [Read more...]

KIOS Call for Proposals 2018: Strengthening the Realization of Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 20 March 2018 KIOS Foundation has announced a call for proposals 2018 to strengthen the realization of human rights by supporting the human rights work of civil society in developing countries. Priority Groups Special emphasis is given to proposals focusing on women’s rights and gender equality, human rights defenders, the rights of vulnerable and marginalized groups as well as advocacy work related to the rights of these priority groups. Project Duration The first KIOS grant is … [Read more...]