U.S. Embassy in Banjul, the Gambia: Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy in Banjul is seeking applications for its Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants Program. Embassy Public Diplomacy (PD) grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, and universities, to support exchange between the U.S. and the Gambia with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. PAS will ONLY consider grants that have an American … [Read more...]

Canadian Embassy in Ankara: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The Canadian Embassy in Ankara is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 which is a development assistance program managed by the Canadian Embassy in Ankara for projects in Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Syria. Thematic Areas Reflecting the priorities of the Government of Canada in the world and taking into account the socioeconomic and political context in the region, the CFLI allows the government of Canada to … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Seeking Applications for Elder Justice Innovation Grants Program

Deadline: 14 August 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living is currently seeking applications for its Elder Justice Innovation Grants program that will support the development and advancement of new and emerging issues related to elder justice. The Elder Justice Innovation Grants program is intended to support foundational work to create credible benchmarks for adult maltreatment prevention, and for program development and evaluation. Funded … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Programs to Support Legal Socialization Reform in Georgia

Deadline: 8 July 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations for a Grant/Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Programs to Support Legal Socialization Reform in Georgia." INL is currently seeking an organization with the requisite capability and experience to support … [Read more...]

EU-EIDHR Programme: Supporting Human Rights through Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) in Albania

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)” with an aim to promote the respect for human rights in Albania, and to strengthen the role of civil society organisations in the consolidation of democracy and rule of law. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1 - Prevention against risks of imprisonment/conflict with the law as well … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Croatia and Kosovo: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018

Deadline: 27 June 2017 The Embassy of Canada to Croatia and Kosovo is inviting applicants for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives that focuses on working with civil society, particularly grassroots organizations, to support democratic governance and to promote human rights. Preference will be given to projects promoting the participation of women and indigenous and vulnerable minority groups and to projects that have a strong advocacy component. Themes The Canada Fund themes for the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program: Inviting Latvian NGOs

Deadline: 22 June 2017 Applications are open for the U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program 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 grant requests. Grants are aimed primarily at Latvian NGOs. Grants … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Enhancing the Rights of Persons Suspected or Accused of Crime

Deadline: 12 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its action grants to support transnational projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime and the rights of victims of crime. Programme Scope The aims of this call are: to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal law in the area of the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Awards 2017 for Australian Citizens!

Deadline: 14 August 2017 Nominations are open for Human Rights Awards 2017 for Australian citizens in order to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary contributions of individuals, organisations and businesses to the field of human rights each year. 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 … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Fraser MacDougall Award for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) and the National NewsMedia Council of Canada have jointly announced a brand-new award the Fraser MacDougall Award for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting, recognizing the best new Canadian voice working on human rights reporting in campus media today. The Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is Canada’s leading media development organization.  JHR’s mission is to empower journalists to cover human rights stories objectively … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Goals Advocacy Programme for Young Sudanese!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan is seeking applications for its Global Goals Advocate Programme with an aim to advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals and promoting the UNDP Country Office achievements/activities among Sudanese youth. The programme will be spearheaded by 20 talented young leaders who will work as SDGs advocates and agents of change for UNDP in Sudan. Objectives Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance

Deadline: 7 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its programme "Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance". The call to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance will support: projects focusing on preventing and combating Antisemitism projects focusing on preventing and combating anti-Muslim hatred and intolerance projects focusing on preventing and combating xenophobia and anti-migrant hatred … [Read more...]

Dutch Jewish Humanitarian Fund: Enhancing Jewish life in Central and Eastern Europe

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Dutch Jewish Humanitarian Fund (JHF) is currently seeking applications for its grants program to enhance Jewish life in Central and Eastern Europe. The award policy of the Dutch Jewish Humanitarian Fund is based on the principles of human rights and tzedakah. Tzedakah is not a privilege but a moral right. The aim of tzedakah is to establish a just society. These principles are embedded in the Jewish tradition. Funding Information The maximum grant request shall not … [Read more...]

South Asia Women’s Fund: Strengthening South Asian Feminist Movements Programme 2017-18

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The South Asia Women’s Fund (SAWF) is currently accepting applications from interested women and trans rights groups, organisations and activists for its 2017-18 Strengthening South Asian Feminist Movements programme with an aim to support the voices and leadership of those facing multiple discriminations, working within difficult contexts and circumstances.  Types of Grants Project/Programme Grants: Supporting the implementation of new, innovative ideas; up … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation’s Grant: Changing Dominant Narratives on Sex Work

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Open Society Public Health Program calls for letters of intent from organizations, informal groups, and networks in France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to apply for funding to change dominant narratives about sex workers. Purpose and Priorities With the overall goal of changing dominant narratives about sex work, the foundation consider funding requests specifically for creative interventions that provide … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 UNWTO Ethics Award!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are currently open for 2018 UNWTO Ethics Award a category that has been incorporated into the UNWTO Awards in 2016 and is conferred by the World Committee on Tourism Ethics to tourism companies and trade associations that have signed the Private Sector Commitment to the Global Code of Ethics and have reported on its implementation. As a subsidiary organ of the UNWTO General Assembly, the World Committee on Tourism Ethics is the independent body … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Canada to Uruguay: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Embassy of Canada to Uruguay is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 which is designed to fund small-scale projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The CFLI also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada and Uruguay, and the civil society by deepening contacts and supporting local … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Morocco and Mauritania: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Embassy of Canada in Morocco and Mauritania is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to fund small but visible, high impact, results-oriented projects which are proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations. Over the years, the CFLI has provided significant assistance to people in developing countries similar to Morocco and Mauritania. The Canadian Embassy in RABAT manages the CFLI in the following … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Canada in Zimbabwe: Canada Fund for Local Initiative 2017-2018

Deadline: 14 June 2017 The Embassy of Canada in Zimbabwe is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiative (CFLI) 2017-2018. The CFLI funds small but visible, high impact, result-oriented projects implemented by local civil society organisations (CSOs) and other grassroots orgnisations. 2017-2018 CFLI Priorities Projects MUST fall within at-least one of the 2017-2018 CFLI priorities: Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality Championing inclusive and … [Read more...]

The Sur International Journal on Human Rights Call for Papers on “Reclaiming civic space: Insights and Learnings from and for Activists”

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Conectas Human Rights and the Fund for Global Human Rights invites contributions in the form of articles, case studies and institutional reflections – with preference given to activist voices from the Global South – for the 26th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, to be published in December 2017. The special edition will focus on the responses to the crackdown on civil society currently seen – to different degrees – around the world. The … [Read more...]

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