Applications Open for Trust Conference Scholarship Programme!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Trust Conference Scholarship, a part of the Trust Conference is now open for applications inviting all applicants working in the areas of human trafficking, slavery and human rights. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate their participation at Trust Conference will enhance their work in their own communities. This year, up to 60 scholarships will be awarded to applicants from diverse disciplines that will bring unique … [Read more...]

RIA’s Call for Papers for Symposium on Human Rights and the Humanities!

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Royal Irish Academy is calling for papers for Symposium on Human Rights and the Humanities that will be held on 7 December 2017. The keynote lecture will be delivered by Samuel Moyn (Yale). The symposium seeks to consider human rights in a larger perspective, one that the humanities are particularly capable of providing. It will find answers to questions like: what can the future of human rights be in the face of new threats to the world order and the rise of … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 4 August 2017 Resist Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program to support the activists on the ground who are doing the work. Resist supports people's movements for justice and liberation, by redistributing resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. Resist’s theory of social change is rooted in the belief that when communities most impacted by injustices come together, … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Kenya: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 7 July 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 with an aim to support gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. Program Themes Burundi: Promoting human development, specifically in the areas of health, nutrition, and education; Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance; Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality. Kenya: … [Read more...]

ASEF Call for Proposals: 17th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights

Deadline: 19 July 2017 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking applications for its Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights that promotes mutual understanding and co-operation between Europe and Asia in the area of political dialogue, particularly on human rights issues, and encourages an open and non-confrontational debate between representatives of civil society organisations and officials from all ASEM Partners. The Seminar series is co-organised by the … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Jamaica: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 30 June 2017 High Commission of Canada in Jamaica is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) which is a program designed to fund small-scale bilateral projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The CFLI also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada, recipient countries and their respective civil societies by deepening contacts and … [Read more...]

Pharos Call for Proposals: Project “Support for Pluralism Defenders”

Deadline: 10 July 2017 Social Justice and Human Development for Peace Initiative (JDPC) and Interfaith Mediation Center (IMC) has announced an open call for proposal from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in the north-central and North-west geopolitical regions of Nigeria to become sub-recipients of small grants from the Pharos Observatory, France. JDPC, Interfaith Mediation Centre (IMC) and the Pharos Observatory are working together in Nigeria to promote and protect the right to … [Read more...]

Matrix Causes Fund: Supporting Organisations promoting Justice, Equality & Sustainable Environment in the UK

Deadline: 3 July 2017 Applications are open for "The Matrix Causes Fund (MCF)" in order to provide support to organisations which promote access to justice (particularly for people trying to get support to meet their basic personal needs), or promote equality of opportunity, or promote a sustainable environment. The Matrix Causes Fund is a charitable fund administered by Matrix. Since 2003, have committed over £850,000 to national and international charitable causes. Matrix Causes Fund is a … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Accra, Ghana: Call for Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 7 July 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Accra is seeking project proposals for Ghana under the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives exercise for 2017-18 Fiscal Years. Priorities Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality, with a focus on preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM). Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance, democracy, peaceful pluralism and respect for diversity, with a focus on addressing discrimination against, … [Read more...]

Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation: Promoting and Strengthening Social Cohesion and Equality in Switzerland

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to promote projects in the areas of environment, social, education and culture in Switzerland. The Foundation is a non-profit charitable foundation and is politically and religiously independent one. The foundation arises, as part of its statutory purpose, the aim to Promote and strengthen social cohesion and equality in Switzerland and the integration and mutual … [Read more...]

Foundation for the Third Millennium: Seeking Applications from Organisation based in Switzerland and in neighboring European Countries

Deadline: 4 August 2017 Foundation for the Third Millennium is accepting applications for its funding program that promotes environmental protection and health, social justice and economic independence in balanced proportions. In order to assure reliable project oversight and adequate support, they must be able to maintain a constructive relationship with the project managers and their organization. Thus they give preference to organizations based in Switzerland and in neighboring European … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda: Inviting Applications For Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda is inviting applications for its Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program that brings accomplished professionals from developing countries to the United States at a midpoint in their careers for a one year program of non-degree study and related professional activities. The program seeks to foster an exchange of knowledge and mutual understanding between American citizens and professional counterparts from Rwanda. Fields of … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland Call for Concept Notes: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Tanzania

Deadline: 5 July 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam is accepting concept notes from eligible organizations for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) with an aim to build partnerships between the civil society organisations, private sector and the Embassy of Finland and to support the organisations so that they can operate more effectively. The Embassy of Finland's Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) builds on the view that sustainable development cannot be achieved without an active … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Business and Human Rights in the ICT Sector to Advance Internet Freedom

Deadline: 25 September 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for collaborative policy advocacy initiatives to coordinate and amplify existing business and human rights efforts to advance Internet freedom. Program Components Strengthen the capacity of local Internet freedom advocates to promote business and human rights standards at the global, … [Read more...]

Human Rights INGO Call for Proposals 2017: Preventing Discrimination in Development and Promoting the Right to Health of Women and Girls

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The Unit for Human Rights Policy at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland has announced a Call for Proposals directed to international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) that focus on promoting human rights and preventing discrimination in development or promote the implementation of the right to health of women and girls. The selected overall objectives of the Call this year are promotion of economic, social and cultural rights, in particular the right to … [Read more...]

The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd: Promoting Democratic Reform, Civil Liberties and Social Justice across the UK

Deadline: 29 August 2017 The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd (JRRT) is currently accepting applications for the third round of its grant program to support political campaigns in the UK to promote democratic reform, civil liberties and social justice. Objectives The Trust seeks to: correct imbalances of power, supporting the voice of the individual, the small and weak where that voice is stifled by the group, the big and strong; strengthen the hand of individuals, groups and … [Read more...]

Magna Carta Fund 2017/2018: Supporting Human Rights, Democracy, and Rule of Law in Libya

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The bidding round for the Magna Carta Fund 2017/2018 to support Human Rights, Democracy, and Rule of Law in Libya is now open. In support of the National Security Council (NSC) policy on Libya and the UK’s Magna Carta Fund Strategy, Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) aims to provide assistance in Libya that will uphold universal human rights, democracy, and the rule of law as key building blocks for more secure and prosperous societies. HMG is, therefore, looking for … [Read more...]

EU-Sudan Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme to Protect Human Rights and Strengthening CSOs

Deadline: 30 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Country Based Support Scheme-Sudan” with an aim to promote the respect for, protection and fulfilment of human rights in Sudan, and to strengthen the role of civil society organisations in the consolidation of democracy and the rule of law. Thematic Priorities Ensuring and expanding the working space for … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Inviting Entities for Criminal Justice Collaboration and Partnership Program

Deadline: 11 August 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), is seeking applications from qualified entities for its "Criminal Justice Collaboration and Partnership Program (CJ-CAP)". The goal of the CJ-CAP is to provide an opportunity for police, investigators, judges, prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, court administrators, civil society actors, correctional officers, relevant Ministry of Justice or Interior … [Read more...]

OutRight Action International: Inviting LGBTIQ Activists for Advocacy Week 2017 in New York

Deadline: 7 July 2017 OutRight Action International is seeking applications from international activists for their annual week of advocacy, which runs from December 1-10, 2017 in New York City. Every December, OutRight hosts LGBTIQ activists from around the world in New York for a week of high level meetings and activities around Human Rights Day (December 10th). The week culminates with OutSummit, our one-day conference dedicated to giving activist in the US and around the world the … [Read more...]

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