VAHRDP Small Grant Fund: Seeking Applications from Vietnamese

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The alumni-based Small Grant Fund (SGF) is a component of the Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (VAHRDP); the SGF has been established to fund proposals from Vietnamese alumni of Australian tertiary education institutions. Funding Information The value of an activity for an individual alumnus funded under this scheme will be up to VND 83 million (approximately AUD 5,000 as of October 2016) The maximum duration for implementing a grant … [Read more...]

AWDF’s Leading from the South Programme: Inviting Women’s Rights Organisations from Africa and The Middle East

Deadline: Various Yala and Ananse Grants: 13 February  2017 Pamoja Grants: 3 March 2017 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently inviting women’s rights organisations for its Leading from the South programme to support organisations and initiatives advancing the rights of women facing multiple discriminations. Thematic Areas Eliminate violence against women and girls & sustain respect for women’s bodily integrity and autonomy Protect full economic rights and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Action for Equity Award! Recognizing and Rewarding Civic Organisations Combating Inequalities

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The International Inequalities Institute is seeking nominations for its Action for Equity Award, which is an exciting new prize from the Atlantic Fellows programme at the III which aims to recognize and reward the crucial work being advanced by civic organisations to combat inequalities around the world. The award will extend the reach and impact of the Atlantic Fellows programme for Social and Economic Equity, which supports dynamic emerging leaders from … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-based Support Scheme to Promote Human Rights in Kenya

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme Kenya" with an aim to contribute to the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya. Objectives Increased respect of international Human Rights standards by law enforcement and security forces Abolition of the death penalty Size of Grants Any grant … [Read more...]

Netherlands Embassy in Poland: 2017 Embassy Funds for Developing Civil Society and Democracy in Belarus

Deadline: 13 February 2017 The Netherlands Embassy in Warsaw, Poland is seeking applicants for its Embassy Funds for Belarus 2017 in order to support the development of civil society and democracy in Belarus. The Netherlands is convinced that dynamic development of a vibrant, modern and energetic civil society is vital to the quality of democracy, economic development and civilization progress in Belarus. The Netherlands has made two programmes available: The Human Rights Fund The … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice: Seeking Applications for “Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance” Program

Deadline:  9 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance for Enhanced Collaborative Model Law Enforcement Task Force Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the capacity of state and local jurisdictions in preventing and reducing crime. The Anti-Human Trafficking Training and Technical … [Read more...]

USAID’s Call for Applications: Promoting the Rule of Law Project in Myanmar

Deadline: 6 February 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Promoting the Rule of Law Project (the Project)" to strengthen rule of law, including access to justice for marginalized populations, in Myanmar. The Project focuses its efforts on national level policies as well as the regional/state and local level policies and services in several focus regions/states. The Project is designed to support Myanmar’s … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Paraguay: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2017

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Embassy of the United States of America in Paraguay’s Public Diplomacy (PD) section is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2017. The PD section is seeking to inform and share with audiences in Paraguay about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic, and political systems, and values through programs focusing on the priority areas outlined below. Funding Priorities Preparing under-served youth to … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice: Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons Program in United States

Deadline:  17 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding for research and evaluation projects that support and inform federal, state, local and tribal criminal justice agencies and victim service providers to respond to the challenges that trafficking in persons. This program furthers the Department’s mission by sponsoring research to provide objective, independent, … [Read more...]

TACSO Call for Participants: Leadership Workshop for Rights-based Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations (TACSO) is seeking applications for its "Leadership Workshop for Rights-based CSOs". The workshop aims to: Nurture, support and strengthen the leadership capacity and resilience of CSO representatives and activists who are operating in changing and/or volatile circumstances Bring together CSOs and activists working in the fields of human rights, LGBTIQ rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, … [Read more...]

COE Call for Expressions of Interest: National Training Courses in Human Rights Education

Deadline: 15 January 2017 The Council of Europe's (COE) is now accepting expressions of interest from non-governmental organisations, public institutions and/or networks to organise training courses in 2017. The national training courses in human rights education are an integral part of the programme on human rights education with young people of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe and aim to contribute to the development and accessibility of human rights education in member … [Read more...]

2017 Call for Applications: OHCHR Special Fund of the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture

Deadline:  1 March 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is accepting project applications for its 2017 call for applications to the Special Fund of the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture. In 2017, the OPCAT Special Fund will accept project applications aimed at implementing recommendations made by the Sub-Committee on Prevention of Torture after a visit to a State party, provided these recommendations are contained in a report … [Read more...]

Apply for Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Fellowship: Supporting Journalist in Advancing Human Rights

Deadline: 24 January 2017 Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program is currently open for applications to support and train early career and emerging photographers, artists, journalists, scholars, and activists who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. The Photography and Social Justice Program builds capacity and community among a diverse, international network of Fellows who have not had access … [Read more...]

UN-Habitat Call for Proposals to create, protect, design and manage public spaces in urban areas

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) under its Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for innovative and exciting public space projects which could receive a small grant to support implementation. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to create, protect, design and manage public spaces, particularly in disadvantaged communities in rapidly urbanizing cities and towns, as critical … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 YHRI International Youth Forum on Human Rights and UN SDG’s in Nepal!

Deadline:  28 February 2017 (Application Closed for International Delegates) Deadline:  21 February 2017 (Application for Local delegates (only for Nepal)) Entries are open for International Youth Forum on Human Rights and UN SDG's with an aim to bring young leaders from around the world to the Kathmandu, Nepal. It is a platform for youth to engage in dialogue with Experts from different entity and contribute to policy formulation on global Human Rights violations, social and … [Read more...]

The Netherlands Embassy in Jordan: Seeking Applications for the Human Rights Fund and Shiraka Program

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is seeking applications for its 2017 round "the Human Rights Fund and Shiraka Program" to encourage projects that introduce new ideas and seek innovation. Project Categories Human Rights Fund Shiraka Program Funding Information Human Rights Fund: Indicative budgets can go up to a maximum of JOD 100.000 (for a one year project) and up to a maximum of JOD 200.000(for a two years project) Shiraka Program: … [Read more...]

UNDP/Myanmar Micro-Capital Grant: Improving Institutional Response to Safety and Justice Needs of Women

Deadline: 13 January 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Myanmar is inviting National/Local CSO for its Micro-Capital Grant to Implement “Strengthening Women’s Access to Justice in Mandalay, Kachin and Rakhine Project”. The objective of "Strengthening Women’s Access to Justice in Mandalay, Rakhine and Kachin Projects to improve institutional response to the safety and justice needs of women and inform the development of related justice policies and procedures as part of the … [Read more...]

USAID-Counterpart International: Apply for Emerging Civil Society Leaders Program Afghanistan

Deadline: 5 January 2017 Applications are open for Emerging Civil Society Leaders (ECSL) Program, under the Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP), a five-year program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), implemented by Counterpart International Ltd. (Counterpart) in partnership with Internews Network, the Aga Khan Foundation USA, and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). The goal of ACEP is to promote civil society and media engagement … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Ukraine: USG Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, has announced the 2016-2017 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. Subject to availability of funds, the Embassy will award small grants as described below to Ukrainian and U.S.-based non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. The program seeks to highlight and celebrate the connections between the United States and Ukraine, strengthen bilateral relations, and increase mutual understanding between the people of … [Read more...]

OSF-Armenia Call for Proposals: Policy Fellowship Initiative 2017

Deadline: 25 January 2017 The Open Society Foundations (OSF), Armenia is seeking proposals for its Policy Fellowship Initiative 2017 in order to carry out rigorous and innovative study identifying the most fundamental open society challenges, developing practical solutions and advocating towards their implementation. Thematic Areas                                Government accountability and corruption prevention in the good governance framework Policies and Strategies to Promote … [Read more...]

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