EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) 2016 & 2017 in Palestine

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) 2016 & 2017” in order to strengthen the role of Palestinian civil society (CS) in the promotion and monitoring of human rights to increase the ownership of the local NGOs and support their own initiatives as to build their project management capacities as well as … [Read more...]

Open Society Youth Exchange Fellowships: Inviting Young Persons of the US with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Exchange, in partnership with the Human Rights Initiative, seeks applicants for its Community Youth Fellowships. The Community Youth Fellowships will support dynamic activists aged 18-25 who want to implement a project of their own design that advances human rights anywhere in the United States.  This opportunity is specifically for young persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through these fellowships, the Open … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation for South Africa: Promoting the Values, Institutions and Practices of an Open, Non-racial and Non-sexist, Democratic, Civil society

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) is seeking Expressions of Interest to promote the values, institutions and practices of an open, non-racial and non-sexist, democratic, civil society. OSF-SA supports a vigorous and autonomous civil society in which the rule of law and divergent opinions are respected. OSF-SA is a South African grant-making organisation and is a part of the Open Society Foundations. Focus Areas The Justice, Equality and Rights … [Read more...]

European Union: Joint Call for Proposals for India 2016-2017            

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its “Joint Call for Proposals for India: 2016-2017 - Civil Society Organisations (CSO),Local Authorities (LA),European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights - Country Based Support Scheme (EIDHR-CBSS) and Partnership Instrument (PI)”. Lots & Priorities The programme is divided into four lots: Lot 1: CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS (CSO) CSO initiatives in support … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society, Local Authorities and Human Rights in Somalia

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to civil society, local authorities and human rights in Somalia” in order to provide financial support to Somali and international civil society organisations and/or local authorities in order for these entities to work on actions that promote and help build a more stable, resilient and accountable society. The programme is divided into three lots: … [Read more...]

FCO Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for Human Rights Fund

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is currently seeking proposals for its "Human Rights Fund" to support the programme activity in support of the UK’s human rights objectives. Focus Areas FCO would welcome proposals that will help to deliver progress in the following areas: Strengthening coordination between human rights institutions at the federal, provincial and district level. Strengthening implementation at the federal and provincial level of … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Brazil: Seeking Proposals for British Embassy Programme Fund

Deadline: 29 March 2017 The British Embassy in Brazil is seeking project proposals for its British Embassy Programme Fund. Proposals can deliver one or more activities such as research, analysis, seminars, events, missions or workshops, as well as a small scale projects (up to £50,000). Both should lead to specific and measurable action. Focus Areas Project proposals must contribute to the following areas: People to People: Increasing cooperation through exchange of experts, policy … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Schemes 2017 for Mongolia

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights - Country-Based Support Schemes 2017, Mongolia” with an aim to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms as proclaimed in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as strengthening transparency and accountability. Objectives … [Read more...]

The British Embassy in Baghdad: Seeking Concept Notes for FCO Programme Funding in Iraq

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The British Embassy in Baghdad is accepting concept notes for the financial year 2017-18 under Rules-Based International System Fund and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Programme Funding. Priorities & Grant Size Develop understanding of the attitudes specific sectors of the community have towards victims of sexual and gender based violence in conflict in particular those groups who have contact with survivors e.g. Police, lawyers/judges, … [Read more...]

British Embassy Tirana/Call for Bids: Supporting Programmes in line with Country Business Plan

Deadline: 22 March 2017 British Embassy Tirana is calling bids to support programmes in line with its Country Business Plan objectives and outcomes during financial year 2017/18 and is seeking implementers of projects from £20,000 upwards. Priority Objectives Proposed projects should be in support of two main priority objectives: support a robust and independent judiciary and legal community by engaging with young lawyers with the focus on human rights, criminal and business law … [Read more...]

Save the Children: Civil Society in Action for protection of Child Rights in Albania

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Save the Children and the Terre des Hommes are seeking applications for its project entitled "Civil Society in Action for protection of Child Rights in Albania", financed by the European Union. The overall objective of this EU project funded under the Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights is: to contribute to the protection of the rights of the child in Albania and; strengthen the role of civil society in the protection of the rights of the child in Albania … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Scheme for Georgia

Deadline: 24 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Country-Based Support Scheme for Georgia”. The overall objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society in Georgia  in its actions supporting  the protection and promotion of human rights, so as to promote principles laid down in  EU Human Rights guidelines and in the EU's Strategic Framework and Action … [Read more...]

UNESCO-GEM Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) is seeking applications for its “Youth Photo Contest 2017”. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative … [Read more...]

The Human Rights Fund: Inviting NGOs, CSOs to Promote & Protect Human Rights in Colombia

Deadline: 23 March 2017 The UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s global funds are calling for bids for “The Human Rights Funds” to support human rights and democracy work overseas. The UK’s Human Rights Funds aim to make a difference to people’s lives, helping to build the capacity of governments and civil society to promote and protect human rights. Objectives and Priorities Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict/Women, Peace and Security Priority areas for Colombia: … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Apply for Internet Freedom Fund to Advance Safe Access to Global Communications Networks

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, 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. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of … [Read more...]

The British Embassy Juba: Seeking Concept Notes for Global Britain Fund for Human Rights in South Sudan

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The British Embassy in Juba is accepting concept notes for the financial year 2017-18 of its Human Rights projects under Global Britain Fund with an aim to lift the capacity of governments and civil society to promote and protect human rights. The Human Rights element of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) Global Britain Fund, previously known as the Magna Carta Fund, is the FCO’s dedicated annual fund supporting human rights and democracy work … [Read more...]

Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor: Promoting Human Rights Legislation in Pakistan

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Promoting Human Rights Legislation in Pakistan" to support policy objective to promote human rights legislation in Pakistan. The bureau seeks proposals that will bring together provincial parliamentarians and civil society to draft, promote, and adopt model human rights legislation within their respective parliaments that is in line with … [Read more...]

Movies that Matter Start-Up & Impact Grants: Assisting Film Screenings Promoting Human Rights

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are open for Movies that Matter, an initiative supporting and promoting the screenings of human rights cinema worldwide, 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, mobile cinema projects, school screenings and grassroots … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme to Support Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders in Nepal

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) - Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) to Nepal for 2016 and 2017” with an aim to support civil society and human rights defenders in third countries in working on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural), and democratization. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot I: … [Read more...]

Dutch Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Inviting Applicants for MATRA Project Programme

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Dutch Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently seeking applications for its program MATRA, which is a Dutch programme with an aim to support the transformation of societies. MATRA is part of the Netherlands Fund for Regional Partnerships of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. MATRA’s general objective in Bosnia and Herzegovina is “To contribute to social transformation, leading to a sustainable relationship between government and its citizens, in … [Read more...]

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