U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promotion and Protection of the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Global Equality Fund (GEF), managed by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) have announced a Request for Statements of Interest (SOIs) from civil society to promote and protect the human rights of LGBTI persons. LGBTI persons face violence and discrimination in all regions. Violence targeting any vulnerable group undermines collective security. This request is seeking creative and new ideas to address violence and discrimination targeting LGBTI … [Read more...]

Impact Giving: Seeking Applications for Potential Grant Program

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Impact Giving is seeking applications for its Potential grant program to award projects that transform lives. It is a women’s collective giving organization. The purpose is to make an IMPACT both locally and globally by supporting positive sustainable social change where most needed. Principles High Impact & Transformation: Grants are awarded only to projects or programs which make a high impact by transforming lives, with obvious, significant change … [Read more...]

Aidsfonds Call for Proposals: Bridging the Gaps

Deadline: 4 October 2017 Launched in 2011, Bridging the Gaps is a key populations programme focused on the health and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, including men who have sex with men (MSM), people who use drugs (PWUD), and sex workers. The programme is implemented in 15 countries, by nine alliance partners: Aidsfonds, Aids Foundation East West (AFEW), COC Netherlands, Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), Global Network of People Living with HIV … [Read more...]

OSIWA/OSJI/IDRC Call for Proposals: Understanding the Costs and Benefits of Community-based Justice Services in Sierra Leone

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Open Society Initiative West Africa (OSIWA), the International Development Research Centre, Canada (IDRC) and Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) are seeking research proposals to conduct a study analyzing the costs and benefits of community-based justice services in Sierra Leone. The study will assess and compare the relative direct and indirect outcomes of different justice services measured against the costs of respective interventions. The study will seek to … [Read more...]

USAID-Afghanistan Request for Applications: ADALAT Legal Advocacy Grants Program

Deadline: 3 October 2017 Checchi & Company Consulting, Inc. (Checchi), funded by USAID-Afghanistan is seeking applications for its Assistance for the Development of Afghan Legal Access and Transparency (ADALAT) Legal Advocacy Grants Program in order to catalyze innovative solutions to address deficits of public legal advocacy and challenges to effective and equitable justice in Afghanistan. Checchi/ ADALAT Grants Program will support civil society organizations (CSOs),non-governmental … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Voice’s Philippines Influencing Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Does your organization want to advocate and lobby for new policies or the proper implementation of current laws? Do you want to build a network of like-minded organizations to amplify the voices of marginalized and discriminated groups? Do you want to influence and change your local community’s attitudes, practices, and processes towards a Voice target group? If yes, then apply for an Influencing Grant! Voice is currently accepting proposals from formally registered … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic: Call for Proposals for Small-Local Transition Projects (SLTP) 2018

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic has launched its annual call for proposals for the Small Local Transition Projects (SLTP) directly managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Phnom Penh. Qualifying Projects The projects can focus on various sectors: support for civil society, including human rights defenders; promoting freedom of expression and access to information, including media freedom; promoting equal and broadest political and public … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Uganda Empowerment Grants!

Deadline: 16 October 2017 Is your organisation target-led by one of the below-mentioned target groups? Are you working in Karamoja, Acholi, Lango or West Nile region? Is your organisation’s or group’s annual budget smaller than Euro 50,000? If yes, then apply for Uganda Empowerment Grants. Voice is seeking applications from (informal) groups or organizations for its Uganda Empowerment Grants to raise awareness, develop trans-formative leadership, build skills and confidence of the Voice target … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Human Rights and Labor Programs in Bangladesh

Deadline: 3 November 2017 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 support the diversification of the Bangladesh economy by assisting efforts to promote good jobs in sectors beyond the ready-made garment sector. Award Information Applicants should not request less than $500,000 and no more than $1,000,000. Applicants should include an … [Read more...]

Voice’s Uganda Innovate and Learn Grants: Testing and Scaling New Approaches

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Voice is seeking applications for its Uganda Innovate and Learn Grants to focus on organizations that want to learn from innovation and/or to test and scale new approaches with a focus on human-centered innovations that are context-specific and relevant to empowering, amplifying and/or influencing the voice of marginalized and discriminated people to participate fully in society. There exist many new, interesting and effective methods and approaches for supporting the … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico: Transformation Cooperation Program 2018

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico is currently inviting the relevant legal entities to submit their projects for consideration under the "Transformation Cooperation Program 2018" provided by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico. Objectives Projects should focus on some of the following objectives: Civil society - improving the capacity to function effectively, influence and participate broadly in political and social processes; Human rights … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Promoting Intergenerational and Intercultural Dialogue and Human Rights in Cambodia

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The European Union Delegation to Cambodia decided to provide support through UNOPS to Reparations Projects that benefit the victims of the Democratic Kampuchea regime. It is a unique opportunity to finally bring closure to a dark chapter of Cambodian modern history and to create a more informed society. It is expected that by preserving and diffusing a part of Cambodian history which would otherwise be forgotten, new generations of young Cambodians can better … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Promoting Human Rights, Providing Support to Mental and Physical Health

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The European Union Delegation to Cambodia decided to provide support to Reparations Projects that will benefit the victims and survivors of the Democratic Kampuchea regime through UNOPS. It aims at promoting intercultural dialogue and human rights, as well as raising awareness, contributing to truth telling and justice over the trauma caused by the violence perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge regime. This particular grant aims at the provision of support to mental and … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Applications are open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities, managed by the Australian Embassy in Yangon. The program funds projects that provide direct benefits to those most in need in the local community, including vulnerable or disadvantaged groups. In Myanmar the embassy's program is particularly focused on livelihoods. Applications for capacity building projects, including in the areas of governance, … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Yerevan, Armenia: Transformation Cooperation Programme Projects 2018

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Yerevan is currently inviting relevant Armenian legal entities to present for consideration their projects within the Transformation Cooperation Programme 2018. Objectives Civil society – enhancing the ability to function effectively, to influence and widely participate in political and social processes; Human rights defenders - humanitarian support, Media – promoting quality, plurality and independence of the media, … [Read more...]

Checchi: Inviting CSOs and NGOs for ADALAT Traditional Dispute Resolution (TDR) Grants Program

Deadline: 23 September 2017 Checchi and Company Consulting Inc. (Checchi) is currently inviting registered CSOs and NGOs to submit proposals for its ADALAT Traditional Dispute Resolution (TDR) Grants Program. Traditional dispute resolution (TDR) is widely familiar and trusted in Afghanistan as it effectively serves the primary cultural objective of reconciling disputants and maintaining community harmony. Even formal justice actors, recognizing these essential strengths and the limitations of … [Read more...]

Hrant Dink Foundation: Seeking Applications for Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Hrant Dink Foundation has launched its Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant with a view to increase direct contacts and to promote cooperation between the peoples of the two neighboring countries. Through the Travel Grant, the Foundation aims to contribute to joint initiatives between the two countries in various thematic fields such as youth and volunteering, human rights and democracy, education, environment, history, culture and arts, development, sports, regional … [Read more...]

British Academy Funding Call: The Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling the UK’s International Challenges

Deadline: 11 October 2017 The British Academy is inviting proposals from UK-based researchers for its funding program “The Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling the UK's International Challenges”. The purpose of each project will be to bring original interdisciplinary research ideas from the humanities and social sciences to bear on our understanding of the international challenges and opportunities which the UK has faced, is facing and will face. The projects awarded will aim to deliver … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi, Georgia: Transition Small Scale Project Proposals for 2018

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic has announced a new call for transition small scale project proposals for 2018. Topics Project proposals should focus on following topics according to Human rights and transition promotion policy concept of the Czech Republic: Civil society - support of civil society including human rights defenders´. Information - support of freedom of speech, access to information, independence of the media. Participation - promotion … [Read more...]

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Research Fellowships

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is inviting applicants for its Research Fellowships that offers sustained support to intellectuals who are recognized for their productivity, their commitment to communicating their findings to the public, and their ability to imagine innovative solutions to some of the major issues facing society. Fields of research Humanities and social sciences, and specifically one or more of the following themes: Human Rights and … [Read more...]