Call for Proposals: Strengthening Capacities of CSOs Providing Assistance in Migrant’s Human Rights in Serbia and Macedonia

Deadline: 21 April 2017 Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund Deutschland – ASB, Macedonian Helsinki Committee – MHC (Macedonia), and Novi Sad Humanitarian Centre – NSHC (Serbia) are seeking proposals for its program entitled "Granting and Training for Strengthening Capacities of CSOs Providing Assistance in Migrant’s Human Rights in Serbia and Macedonia". The Programme aims to improve the efficiency of work of the 20 local CSOs providing assistance to migrants, since, as working directly with them, they … [Read more...]

Apply for Arcus Foundation’s 2017 International Human Rights Program!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Arcus Foundation is seeking proposals for its 2017 International Human Rights Program to ensure its program portfolios remain responsive to new and emerging opportunities within the geographic and thematic scope of its strategy. The purpose of the program is to solicit proposals from intermediary organizations for country-level work in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and/or the Middle East. Goals Arcus will … [Read more...]

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Italia Call for Projects: Social Responsibility for Mediterranean Challenges

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Italia is currently seeking projects to give its contribution to face the current migration crisis by developing a new project focused on social responsibility, which aims to be a valuable resource for inter-governmental policies. The strategy is to engage the business community and support efficient public-private partnerships to enhance public policies, defend human rights of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers and support their … [Read more...]

EU Sub Grant Scheme Call for Proposals: The Civic Engagement for a Functional Judiciary System and Access to Justice in Albania

Deadline: 17 May 2017 Save the Children and the Centre of Integrated Legal Services and Practices are implementing the project “The Civic Engagement for a Functional Judiciary System and Access to Justice in Albania”, financed by the European Union. The project intends to contribute to the empowerment of civil society in actively participating and influencing the proper functioning of the judiciary system in Albania. The current Call for Proposal is for the Sub Granting Scheme (SGS) that is … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Capacity Building of Civil Society Organisations and Strengthening Human Rights in Solomon Islands

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Capacity Building of Civil Society Organisations and Strengthening Human Rights in Solomon Islands" to enhance civil society organisations and human rights defenders' contribution to governance and development, consolidation of democracy, the rule of law and respect for all fundamental rights and freedoms in the Solomon Islands. The Thematic Programmes “Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in … [Read more...]

Call for Project Proposals: Global Britain Fund 2017-18 in Burundi

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The British High Commission in Kigali and the British Embassy Office in Bujumbura are accepting project proposals for the newly created Global Britain Fund for financial year 2017-18 with an aim to build a better relationship between security forces and the general population. The Global Britain Fund is a UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Fund, with country allocations devolved to British Embassies and High Commissions. It brings together previous funding streams … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Antananarivo: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The U.S. Embassy Antananarivo Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. Purpose of Small Grants:  PAS awards a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions to support exchange between the U.S. and Madagascar or the Comoros with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. Priorities The PAS Small Grants … [Read more...]

ILGA-Europe: “Organizing for Change” Programme to Support LGBTI Communities in the European Region

Deadline: 24 April 2017 ILGA-Europe is seeking applications from LGBTI organizations for its new re-granting programme ‘Organising for change: Communities rising’ to support LGBTI community organising work in the European region. This programme aims to increase the LGBTI movement’s abilities to effect change for LGBTI people in Europe through strengthening organisations and groups’ capacity and skills of community organising work. Objectives To increase the ability of the European … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 EU Human Rights Defenders Award!

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kampala, together with European Union member states represented in Uganda, is seeking nominations for the 2017 EU Human Rights Defenders Award. The EU HRD Award is presented annually, to raise awareness of the work of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda. The award recognises and honours the achievements of an individual Human Rights Defender active in Uganda, who has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion and protection of human … [Read more...]

The Scurrah Wainwright Charity Grants: Tackling Social Inequality

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The Scurrah Wainwright Charity is currently inviting applicants for its grant program supporting a wide range of charitable projects with an emphasis on social reform and tackling the root causes of social inequity. Grant Size The Trust administers investments producing a grant budget that currently varies between about £60,000 and £75,000 a year. Eligibility Criteria The charities and organisations based in the UK are eligible to apply. Funding Exclusions Charity … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes (CBSS) in Swaziland

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes (CBSS) Swaziland” in order to empower civil society organisations on the ground and support their efforts to advance and defend democracy and human rights as well as consolidate their role as actors for positive change. Objectives Support for civil society actions aimed at promoting … [Read more...]

ASEAN CSR Network: Seeking Applications for Small Grants Fund

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The ASEAN CSR Network with the support of the Government of Sweden through its Embassy in Bangkok is seeking applications for its ASEAN CSR Vision 2020 Small Grants Fund to provide access to supplementary funding to local and regional organizations who are engaged in work to promote Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and with an interest to link their work to regional objectives. Objective: To provide funding support to local and/or regional partners to implement … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Enhancing the Contributions of Civil Society and Local Authorities to Human Rights, Governance and Development Processes

Deadline: 23 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Enhancing the contributions of civil society and local authorities to human rights, governance and development processes”. Lots & Priorities Lot 1: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Actions aimed at strengthening civil society research, evidence-based advocacy and CSO-media collaboration including developing the political economy analysis, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: Grants to Encourage Citizen Participation in Public Policy and Governance in the NEA Region

Deadline: 29 May 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking applications to encourage meaningful citizen participation in public policy and governance in the NEA region. Projects should work to maintain the safe operating space for and improve the capacity of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to promote the rights and interests of all citizens, including vulnerable populations; to engage the government and public on rights issues and … [Read more...]

Norwegian Embassy in Kyiv: Small-Scale Grant Programme 2017 for Ukraine and Belarus

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The Norwegian Embassy in Kyiv is currently accepting proposals from entities based in Ukraine and Belarus for its small-scale grant programme 2017. Thematic Areas For projects in Ukraine: Good governance Democratic development Human rights European integration For projects in Belarus: Good governance Democratic development Human rights Grant Information The maximum amount of this grant will be NOK 500 000 for Ukraine, and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Promoting Inclusive Development in Fiji

Deadline:  8 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “strengthening the role of civil society in promoting inclusive development in fiji”. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1- Civil Society Organisations (CSO-LA): Focus on country level enhancing CSOs' contribution to governance and development processes Lot 2- The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Supporting local civil … [Read more...]

Apply for A. J. Muste Memorial Institute’s Social Justice Fund in the U.S. & Overseas

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The A. J. Muste Memorial Institute is currently seeking applications for its Social Justice Fund supporting grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Funding Criteria The Muste Institute's Social Justice Fund considers proposals: for new projects or campaigns, or efforts to expand existing work for ongoing projects or campaigns for … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme 2016-2017 for Pakistan

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country based support scheme 2016-2017 in Pakistan” with an aim to support human rights defenders in situations where they are most at risk and to supports other EU human rights priorities. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Support to Human Rights Defenders where they are the most at risk Lot 2: … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes in Jamaica and Belize

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes in  Jamaica and Belize” to strengthen the role played by civil society organizations in Jamaica and Belize in promoting human rights and democracy. Objectives The promotion of equal rights for all including the defence of victims of abuse and the fight against discrimination based on … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. 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 aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]