U.S. Mission to Vietnam: Promoting Human Rights for LGBTI Community

Deadline: 23 August 2017 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam has announced the opening of a competition for a grant to support civil society coordination of government recommendations to implement policies that promote transgender rights and to support innovative approaches that increase acceptance of LGBTI individuals within Vietnamese families. The United States is dedicated to eliminating barriers to equality, ending discrimination, and promoting human rights for LGBTI individuals. Over the past … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Lithuania: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to provide funding to organizations and, in some cases, individuals that implement projects which support U.S. Embassy priorities. As part of the Annual Program Statement, the Embassy encourages proposals that support the following Embassy goals: Increasing cultural, educational, and economic ties between Americans and Lithuanians; Safeguarding … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government. The prize was set up in 1998 to recognize and support the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders. Themes Freedom of information, freedom of the press and journalism: Article 19 of the Universal Declaration … [Read more...]

USAID-Guatemala: Central American Project for Sustaining and Championing the Human Rights Response to HIV

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The United States Agency for International Development Mission in Guatemala is seeking applications for its grant program entitled “Central American Project for Sustaining and Championing the Human Rights Response to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)”. The purpose of this Activity is to move Central American countries towards a technically and financially sustainable strategy, to contain the HIV epidemic and fulfill the 90’s goals. This Activity will be the … [Read more...]

IHREC Call for Proposals: Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2017

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) is seeking proposals under “The Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2017”, with an aim to encourage leadership and excellence with a view to creating a deeper culture of human rights and equality in Ireland. The Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission (the Commission) is an independent statutory body, established on 1 November 2014 under the Irish Human Rights and Commission (IHREC) Act 2014. The … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Barbados: 2017-18 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 4 August 2017 High Commission of Canada in Barbados is seeking proposals for its 2017-18 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), 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 program is directed at projects conceived and designed by local entities. The CFLI also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada, … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lebanon is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The Embassy is looking for projects that: Are participatory in nature, and have involved the beneficiaries in the … [Read more...]

Active Citizens Fund: Promoting Democratic Participation, Active Citizenship and Human Rights in Portugal

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The Financial Mechanism Office, the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants is seeking applications for its Active Citizens Fund in Portugal in order to develop the long-term sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector, with the aim of strengthening its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights. The objective of the Programme is ‘Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups … [Read more...]

DFID’s UK Aid Connect Program: Creating Innovative Solutions to Change Poor People’s Lives

Deadline for Phase 1: 15 September 2017 Deadline for Phase 2: 20 October 2017 The Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking proposals for its “UK Aid Connect” program to support consortia to create innovative solutions to complex development challenges that deliver real change to poor people’s lives. There is a growing recognition that the problems facing the poorest most excluded people and the global challenges underlying those problems, are complex and interconnected. No … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2nd Eurasian Gender Academy 2017!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the second Eurasian Gender Academy 2017 to address the persistent gender inequalities and human rights violations that put Women, Girls and Transgender (WG/TG) at a greater risk of, and more vulnerable to HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis. This event is conducted in the framework of RCNF-funded Project “Eastern European Regional Platform for Accelerated Action for Women, Girls and Transgender in in HIV/AIDS Context”. Eurasian Gender Academy … [Read more...]

Government of Canada, Department of Justice: Inviting Applicants for ‘Youth Justice Fund’ Program

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Government of Canada, Department of Justice is seeking applications for its program entitled "Youth Justice Fund" that encourage a more effective youth justice system, respond to emerging youth justice issues and enable greater citizen and community participation in the youth justice system. The Fund supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of pilot projects that provide programming and services for youth in conflict with the law.  It supports … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy to the Holy See: Seeking Proposals for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See is seeking proposals for its Small Grants Program to further U.S. foreign policy goals, in particular goals the embassy shares with the Holy See. Program Objectives Grant proposals should promote one or more of the following U.S. Embassy to the Holy See policy objectives: Promoting inter-faith dialogue, cooperation, understanding, and tolerance Combating trafficking in persons Promoting human … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Vietnam: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Vietnam 2017-2018

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The Embassy of Canada in Vietnam has announced a call for proposals for The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to seek small-scale, targeted local projects that contribute to the achievement of Canada’s priorities for international assistance. Eligible Projects Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality; Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance, democracy, peaceful pluralism, and respect for diversity; Promoting … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Niger Sudden Opportunity Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is currently inviting applicants for its Niger Sudden Opportunity Grant to respond a specific and unforeseen opportunities to influence policy or face a threatened / imminent attack on the enabling environment for civil society in Niger, in particular an impact Negative for the entire civil society and / or impact on one or more Voice target groups in one or more of the impact themes. It is an opportunity for strategic advocacy, mobilization of civil society … [Read more...]

Voice’s Niger Empowerment Grant: Addressing Informal Groups or Organizations

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Voice is seeking Applications for its Niger Empowerment Grant to address informal groups or organizations to raise awareness, promote transformational leadership, build self-confidence and combat the stigmatization of the most marginalized and discriminated groups. Voice is an innovative grant mechanism that supports the most marginalized and discriminated people in 10 low- and low-middle income countries in Africa and Asia . It aims to amplify and connect the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program (VPP)!

Deadline: 20 August 2017 The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights is inviting applicants for its Visiting Professional Program (VPP) to cultivate a network of qualified practitioners from around the world who are strongly committed to strengthening women’s land rights at local, national, regional, and global levels. The program begins with a five week period of intense training, mentoring, and sharing with gender and land tenure specialists at Landesa’s global headquarters in Seattle, USA. … [Read more...]

Counterpart International: Request for Applications for Small Advocacy & Grants

Deadline: 25 July 2017 Counterpart International’s Internet Freedom and Internet Governance program has announced its first ever Request for Applications (RFA) for small advocacy grants in four targeted countries: Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. The purpose of the RFA is to solicit applications for Small Advocacy & Grants supporting Counterpart International’s internet governance/internet freedom project’s core objective, specifically: to foster a human rights-based approach … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for the U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program which was initiated as a flexible mechanism to enable the U.S. Embassy to support initiatives that contribute to more open and competitive political and economic systems and the protection of human rights. Program The implementing office at the Embassy is the Public Affairs Office (PAO), which is under the authority of the Ambassador. The Ambassador may choose whether to review and approve … [Read more...]

CPDC Call for Concept Notes: Strengthening the Voice of Marginalized Social Sectors and Groups

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Commission (EC) is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its program entitled “Support to Facilitate Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in the Regional Development and Integration Process” to strengthen the voice of the marginalized social sectors and groups within Caribbean society by providing small scale funding to actions that enable CSOs representing … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Statistical Monitoring of Costa Rican Criminal, Security, and Justice Sector Context

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or overseas-based Nonprofit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS and U.S. or overseas private/state institutions of higher education for a Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Statistical monitoring of Costa Rican criminal, security, and justice sector … [Read more...]

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