Latest Grants and Resources for Human Rights

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for Human Rights.

EU-Mali Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)

Deadline: 4 April 2019 The European Union (EU) has launched a call for proposals for its program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)”. Under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) established for the period 2014-2020, the European Union provides support for the development and consolidation of democracy and the State of law, as well as respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms, the general objectives of which are: … [Read more...]

EU-Kazakhstan Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)-Country based support schemes (CBSS)

Deadline: 3 May 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)-Country based support schemes (CBSS) Kazakhstan”. Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to pursue common agendas for human rights and democratic reform in Kazakhstan. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are to provide support for: Human rights and human … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthen the Involvement of Civil Society in the Protection of Human Rights and the Improvement of Democratic Governance

Deadline: 8 April 2019 The European Union (EU) has launched a call for proposals for its program entitled "Strengthen the Involvement of Civil Society in the Protection of Human Rights and the Improvement of Democratic Governance". The general objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the protection of human rights and the promoting good governance and democracy by Congolese CSOs, as well as supporting the creating an environment that promotes citizen participation. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Trinidad & Tobago: Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 15 September 2019 The Public Affairs Office in the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Port of Spain of the U.S. Department of State (hereafter referred to as “PAS PTS”) has announced an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). PAS POS’s purpose in funding projects under this NOFO is to further contributions to economic growth and the development of human and government capacity in Trinidad and Tobago, while developing … [Read more...]

The Kingdom of Netherlands to the OSCE: Call for Proposals 2019 for Human Rights Fund

Deadline: 11 March 2019 Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the OSCE has announced a call for proposals 2019 to promote respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms of every citizen in the OSCE area and beyond. Through the Human Rights Fund of the Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of Netherlands to the OSCE, the Netherlands aims to: promote freedom of expression and other fundamental freedoms as a cornerstone of democratic societies; contribute … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina announces Homestay Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The United States Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, acting through the Office of Public Affairs, has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Homestay Small Grants Program. The Notice of funding opportunities for Civic Education programs that address school segregation or other issues that divide students along ethnic lines. These projects should advance education for democracy and human rights in the country and help remove obstacles to integration in … [Read more...]

EU-Dominican Republic Call for Proposals: EIDHR – European Instrument for Democracies and Human Rights

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals for its EIDHR - European Instrument for Democracies and Human Rights - Local call for proposals in the Dominican Republic. The overall objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society, activists for democracy and human rights defenders in partner countries in their work on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural) and democratization. The specific objective of this call … [Read more...]

EU-Lebanon Call for Proposals: EIDHR Support for Local Civil Society Action through Country-Based Support Schemes

Deadline: 14 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy & Human Rights (EIDHR) Support for local civil society action through Country-Based Support Schemes LEBANON”. Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society efforts in the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Lebanon. The specific objective of … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: IRF Journalist Training on Religious Freedom

Deadline: 4 April 2019 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 projects that improve the quality, quantity, and dissemination of reporting on religious freedom issues. Program Activities Improve awareness and education for journalists on key religious freedom issues in respective countries or regions and causes for restrictions on religious freedom … [Read more...]

APWLD: Asia Pacific Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training

Deadline: 18 March 2019 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) is inviting applications from women human rights advocates to the Asia-Pacific Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training, which will be held in Penang, Malaysia, from 17-21 June 2019. The FLTP training has been one of the core capacity building activities of APWLD that has now grown into a dynamic program that offers a unique model in the region. The FLTP framework has feminism as its core … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: IRF Nigeria Grant Program

Deadline: 1 April 2019 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 projects that aim to decrease interreligious violence and intercommunal mistrust in Nigeria's Middle Belt. DRL's goal is to decrease interreligious violence and intercommunal mistrust in Nigeria's Middle Belt prompted by hate speech, misinformation or rumors focusing on religious differences and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme for Bangladesh 2018-2019

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The European Union is seeking proposals for its "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Scheme for Bangladesh 2018-2019". The global objective of this call for proposals is to support and strengthen civil society organisations, democracy activists and human rights defenders working on critical human rights and democracy issues in Bangladesh. Priority Areas economic, social and cultural rights freedom of … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Strengthening Democratic Processes and Human Rights in Burma

Deadline: 29 March 2019 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 projects that strengthen the democratic transition in Burma by supporting constitutional and legislative reform. DRL’s objective is to strengthen democratic processes and human rights in Burma by supporting constitutional and legislative reform to amend laws inconsistent with democratic … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Caracas: Official Development Assistance Bilateral Programme 2019-2020

Deadline: 10 March 2019 The British Embassy in Caracas is seeking expressions of interest for its Official Development Assistance (ODA) bilateral programme. The ODA Bilateral Programme is the main channel through which the British Embassy finances projects in Venezuela. These should contribute towards achieving results within strategic objectives and expected outcomes identified by the Embassy, which benefit Venezuela. Objectives Increased capacity for local journalists, media … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland, Bucharest: 2019 Fund for Local Cooperation in Moldova

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The Embassy of Finland, Bucharest is seeking applications for its 2019 Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) to support smallscale development cooperation with local partner organisations in the Republic of Moldova. The goal of Finland’s development policy is the eradication of poverty and inequality and the promotion of sustainable development. Cross-cutting objectives of the Finnish development policy, including gender equality, non-discrimination, climate resilience … [Read more...]

Raoul Wallenberg Institute Call for Applications: Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2019

Deadline: 25 February 2019 The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is seeking applications for Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2019 to strengthen research skills and thematic knowledge on connections between human rights, gender equality and environment in the Asia region, with the ultimate objective to influence knowledge, policy, practice and discourse. Thus the initiative’s focus is to strengthen the capacities of academics to contribute to relevant policy and legal developments, … [Read more...]

Edge Fund’s Funding Round 10: Supporting those Taking Action for Equitable and Sustainable World

Deadline: 24 February 2019 Applications are open for the Edge Fund's funding round 10 to support those taking action for a just, equitable and sustainable world. They fund work that challenges abuses of power and aims to bring an end to the systems that cause injustice. This could be our economic system, our political system or any system that discriminates against people based on their identity or background (e.g. class, ability, gender, race, nationality, religion, sexuality, age or … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Paraguay: Accepting Applications for Public Diplomacy Grants

Deadline: 1 June 2019 The Embassy of the United States of America in Paraguay’s Public Diplomacy (PD) section has announced an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). PD invites eligible organizations and individuals to submit proposals to support activities directly linked to one or more of the following priority areas: Preparing under-served youth to succeed within the global economy through educational exchange, English language … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society Networks and Platforms in Turkey

Deadline: 26 March 2019 The European Union is seeking proposals to support to Civil Society Networks and Platforms in Turkey. The main objective of the Civil Society Facility Action Document 2018-2019 for Turkey is to contribute to the development of a vibrant civil society by encouraging more active democratic participation in policy and decision-making processes and by promoting a culture of fundamental rights and dialogue. Its purposes are to empower active citizenship and strengthen … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support for the Activities of CSOs and Human Rights Defenders Committed to Development in Mauritania

Deadline: 26 March 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support for the Activities of Civil Society Organizations and Human Rights Defenders Committed to Development in Mauritania”. The purpose of this call for proposals is to: support the actions of civil society organizations contributing to the development and improvement of the living conditions of the populations; contribute to the consolidation of … [Read more...]

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