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.

High Commission of Canada in Mozambique launches Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 22 May 2019 The High Commission of Canada in Mozambique has launched its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian … [Read more...]

Funding Call on Land and Environmental Rights for Human Rights Organisations (Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand)

Deadline: 2 June 2019 The Norwegian Human Rights Fund is seeking applications from human rights organisations working with land and environmental rights in Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand. The Norwegian Human Rights Fund (NHRF) works to protect and promote human rights internationally through direct support to organisations working in the first line of defence for human rights. The NHRF aims to be a flexible, courageous and global actor that provides direct support to local organisations … [Read more...]

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Movies that Matter offers grants to Human Rights Film Events

Deadline: 1 September 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. Types of Grant Start-Up Grant Movies that Matter supports film events in their initial phase. Only the 1st and 2nd edition can be … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Alfred Fried Photography Award from across the World

Deadline: 2 June 2019 Nominations are open for Alfred Fried Photography Award that promote photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in their lives. The Alfred Fried Photography Award, launched in 2013.It shows the various facets of peacefulness. It completes the image of humans by adding their good sides. It honours the pictures which tell about successes rather than failures, of empathy rather … [Read more...]

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Nominations Open for 2019 Human Rights Awards for Australia

Deadline: 15 July 2019 Nominations are open for the 2019 Human Rights Awards to recognise the outstanding contribution of individuals and organisations in promoting and protecting human rights and freedoms. The award seeks nominations for people, organisations and businesses that have made significant contributions to human rights in Australia. While some nominees might be well-known, most are just ordinary people making a difference to human rights outcomes in their work or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship Program 2019

Deadline: 2 June 2019 Applications are open for Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship Program 2019 that provide mentoring and support for outstanding journalists dedicated to promoting human rights and democracy in their target regions. The Václav Havel Journalism Fellowship (VHJF) is a joint initiative of RFE/RL and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, generously supported by the Dagmar and Vaclav Havel Foundation Vize97. Launched in 2011. The purpose of the Fellowship … [Read more...]

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Call for Nominations: South African National Orders 2019

Deadline: 31 August 2019 Nominations are now open for South African National Orders 2019. National Orders are the highest form of recognition that South Africa bestows on deserving citizens. The President of the Republic as the Grand Patron of the National Orders, awards these orders, which are  inclusive and represent all South Africans. National Orders The Chancery of Orders is inviting nominations of individuals deemed worthy recipients of the following National Orders: THE … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Judicial Reform in Uzbekistan Project Grants Program

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Tetra Tech DPK (Tt DPK) is currently inviting Uzbek non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to participate in a competitively-awarded small grants program. Tetra Tech DPK (Tt DPK) is the implementing partner for USAID’s JUDICIAL REFORM IN UZBEKISTAN PROGRAM (JRUP) pursuant to the authority contained in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and in accordance with USAID Task Order No. 72011518F00005. The overall objective of the JRUP Grants Program is to … [Read more...]

British Embassy Quito, Ecuador seeking Proposals for Bilateral Cooperation Fund 2019-20

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The British Embassy Quito (BEQ) is currently accepting proposals for innovative projects, with concrete objectives and measurable policy outcomes. The BEQ will run a competitive bidding process in order to ensure use of the allocation for high-quality projects that deliver maximum impact and value for money. The project funds are designated to support links between the UK and Ecuador in a number of priority areas through small–scale, high-impact project … [Read more...]

Open Society Initiative for Europe inviting NGOs for “Building Social Base” Program

Deadline: 23 June 2019 Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE) is currently inviting nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) registered in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia for its program entitled “Building Social Base”. OSIFE aims to support key actors of civil society active in the field of human rights, rule of law, anti-corruption and investigative journalism to strengthen the organizational and social base of organizations that have proven their effectiveness at the local, … [Read more...]

British Embassy Programme Fund (BEPF) 2019/20 for Laos

Deadline: 27 May 2019 The British Embassy Programme Fund (BEPF) has issued a call for bids for projects in line with the UK government’s foreign policy objectives in Lao PDR during financial year 2019/20. The BEPF project bids will be shortlisted and approved by the British Embassy Vientiane’s Post Programme Board. To apply for funding, interested organisations must submit a project proposal and activity budget plan to the British Embassy. This will provide the basic information required … [Read more...]

Apply for CHANEL One Young World Scholarship Program 2019 from across the World

Deadline: 15 May 2019 Applications are open for CHANEL One Young World Scholarship Program 2019. CHANEL aims to develop impactful and socially transformative actions through different kinds of initiatives involving its best ambassadors: its people. In 2019, CHANEL will participate in the One Young World Summit with a delegation of 25 of its internal young leaders. CHANEL will also offer scholarships to 15 external delegates who are setting the example to make their communities, countries … [Read more...]

Internet Freedom Fund to Promote Human Rights and Internet Freedom

Deadline: 1 July 2019 Open Technology Fund is seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund which is a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments … [Read more...]

British High Commission in Dhaka announces International Programme Funds 2019-2020

Deadline: 20 May 2019 The British High Commission in Dhaka has announced a call for bids for its Programme Funds. The British High Commission in Dhaka manages programme funds on behalf of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The programme funds small, targeted projects which support UK priorities. 2019/20 Programme The bidding round for prospective projects for the financial year 2019-20 is now open. The British High Commission is pleased to invite NGO’s/Civil Society, … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Proposals for Central Asia Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) Programme

Deadline: 3 June 2019 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) is inviting grassroots women’s rights organisations and movements from Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan) to take part in this exciting Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) programme that aims to develop capacity, tools and resources that support rural, indigenous, migrant and urban poor women (RIMUP). In 2019 Central Asia FPAR (CA FPAR) will focus on the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Civil Society, Women and Media towards Promoting Human Rights, Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Eswatini

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled "Support to Civil Society, Women and Media towards Promoting Human Rights, Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Eswatini". Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to empower civil society organisations on the ground and support their actions to promote and defend democracy, human rights, gender equality and empowerment of women. The … [Read more...]

OHCHR seeking Applications for Grants to Support Access to Justice for Migrants in West Africa

Deadline: 20 May 2019 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has announced grants to promote and protect the human rights of migrants in West Africa by improving their access to justice. Under PROMIS, the joint OHCHR-UNODC project funded by the Netherlands, these grants will be awarded to eligible civil society organisations(CSOs), legal firms and national human rights institutions (NHRIs) that provide legal assistance to migrants in one of the five … [Read more...]

ATRC inviting Kosovar NGOs for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E) – ROUND VIII

Deadline: 13 May 2019 Advocacy Training and Resources Center (ATRC), the implementing partner for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E), is seeking applications from qualified Kosovar Non-Governmental Organizations to: Conduct complex advocacy and awareness campaigns in cooperation with stakeholders from diverse segments of society and government. Engage in formulation of policy recommendations on select democracy, governance and economic empowerment issues, drawn from … [Read more...]

Netherlands Embassy in Budapest seeking Applications for Human Rights Fund & Democracy Fund 2019

Deadline: 24 June 2019 The Netherlands Embassy in Budapest has opened two calls for applications: Human Rights Fund 2019 Democracy Fund 2019 Human Rights Fund 2019 Human rights are the cornerstone of human dignity, freedom and the development of free societies all over the world. Hungary and the Netherlands are both parties to the European Convention on Human Rights. The Human Rights Fund is a tool of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands to support activities … [Read more...]

Call for Bids for the Panama Human Rights Programme Fund is now Open

Deadline: 15 May 2019 British Embassy Panama City invites non-profit organisations and civil society to submit project concept bids for 2019-2020 Human Rights and Democracy Programme (HRDP). The HRDP is the FCO’s dedicated fund for supporting human rights and democracy overseas. The programme seeks to make the world safer and fairer by supporting human rights, democracy, good governance, and the rule of law. Funding Information Typical projects should range in value up to USD 12,000 … [Read more...]