Best Climate Practices Contest 2017: Building Local Resilience to Climate Disaster Risk

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is seeking applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017 with an aim to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards, is an essential piece of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and … [Read more...]

Minister of Foreign Affairs in Poland: Contributing to the Implementation of Humanitarian Projects

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland, is accepting applications for a programme entitled “Ensuring own contribution to the realization of humanitarian Middle East from sources other than the budget of the Republic of Poland in 2017”. The aim of the contest is the emergence of the public tasks which are part of the project financed from sources other than the budget of the Republic of Poland, including the implementation of a humanitarian nature in Syria … [Read more...]

UNDP South Sudan: Call for Proposals for Small Grants to Establish Victim Support Groups

Deadline: 20 April 2017 UNDP South Sudan is seeking proposals from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) including NGOs and/or CBOs for its Small Grants to Establish Victim Support Groups. The overall objective of the grant is to establish, support and coordinate a victims group at national/state level to provide victims with information on their rights and the channels available to them. This will contribute to a coordinated, holistic and victim-centred approach to support victims of … [Read more...]

Australian Government Call for Applications: Emergency Relief – Workforce Development and Capacity Building Programme

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Australian Government is currently inviting applications/organisations to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Financial Wellbeing and Capability – ER Workforce Development Capacity Building in Australia for 2016-17 to 2017-18. Objectives The Activity contributes to improved outcomes for vulnerable people, families and communities by: helping people address immediate needs in times of financial crisis improving financial capability … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of PRM Global Innovation Programs: Addressing Gender-based Violence in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is currently seeking applications for its "Global Innovation Programs to Address Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies". PRM’s mission is to provide protection, ease suffering, and resolve the plight of persecuted and uprooted people around the world on behalf of the American people by providing life-sustaining assistance, working through multilateral systems … [Read more...]

CDEMA CU: Seeking Applications for Country Directed Fund

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Unit (CDEMA CU), with support from the European Union (EU), through the Strengthening of the Capacity of the CDEMA Coordinating Unit and Participating States for Implementation of Comprehensive Disaster Management project is currently inviting National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) and relevant national agencies, responsible for CDM implementation, to apply for its Country Directed Fund (CDF). With … [Read more...]

Islamic Relief USA Grant: Promoting Sustainable Socio-economic Development

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Islamic Relief USA is seeking applications to provide grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the country, to provide access to quality health care; to promote sustainable socio-economic development; and to elevate the standard of living of those in need. Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world. Grants … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2017

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan, is organizing the 12th International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage in Japan, from 28 August to 16 September, under the UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, in cooperation with UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS/ICORP and ICOM and supported by the Japanese National Institutes for Cultural Heritage (NICH). In order to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Green Star Awards!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Nominations are open for 2017 Green Star Awards, a joint initiative between Green Cross International (GCI), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The purpose of the Green Star Awards is to recognize individuals, organizations, governments and companies who demonstrate achievements in preventing, preparing for and responding to environmental emergencies as well as to integrate environment in … [Read more...]

HIF’s Capacity Building Workshop: Strengthening Humanitarian Innovation in Asia-Pacific Non-Governmental Organisations

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) and Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN) are inviting applicants for its capacity building workshop in order to strengthen humanitarian innovation in asia-pacific non-governmental organizations. The workshop will be held on 29 May 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Objectives To bring together new partnerships to enhance the innovation process. To work with the selected groups to develop their ideas, based on … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Seeking Applications for Humanities Access Grants

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The National Endowment for the Humanities is seeking applications for its Humanities Access Grants to help support capacity building for humanities programs that benefit one or more of the following groups: children, family, and young adults (defined to include those between ages 18 and 30). Humanities Access grants provide funding for existing programs at institutions such as public libraries, local and regional museums, historical societies, community colleges, four-year … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Deadline: 6 June 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities is seeking applications for its Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) to support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant category, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities. Digital Humanities … [Read more...]

The Norwegian Embassy in Beirut: Humanitarian and Development Grants 2017

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Norwegian Embassy in Beirut is seeking applications for its Humanitarian and Development Grants 2017 program. Applicants are advised to consider that Norway seeks to promote human rights, women’s rights/gender equality, good anti-corruption strategies/good governance or environmental protection, through all humanitarian and development interventions. Applications for local humanitarian and development grants will be considered in light of the overall Norwegian … [Read more...]

DFID: Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme (HEROS)

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme (HEROS). The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Stabilisation Unit (SU) have outsourced some of their emergency response and operations capability since the early 1990s. Objectives There are three overarching objectives of this programme: Humanitarian emergency response … [Read more...]

Elrha Humanitarian Innovation Fund: Call for Research and Evaluation Partner

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The Humanitarian Innovation Fund is seeking applications for "Research and Evaluation Partner” to create good practice guidance for designing user-centred emergency sanitation provision using rapid community engagement approaches. The guidance should include information on how to design, implement and measure the impact of the approach and engagement with the affected communities. It should have direct applicability for the decisions humanitarian agencies need to make … [Read more...]

The UPS International Disaster Relief and Resilience Award: Recognising Business’ Contribution to address International Disasters

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The UPS International Disaster Relief and Resilience Award, supported by the Department for International Development (DFID) is currently open for nominations. The award seeks to recognise business’ unique contribution to addressing international disasters, helping communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. Award Categories A successful entry can focus on: Any aspect of the disaster management cycle: disaster risk reduction, risk … [Read more...]

Direct Aid Program: Small Grants Scheme for Development Activities in Tunisia

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Australian High Commission in Malta is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) a small grants scheme for development activities in Tunisia. The emphasis of the program is on alleviating basic humanitarian hardships and is an integral component of Australia’s overseas development program. The day-to-day administration of the Direct Aid Program (DAP) is the responsibility of Australia's overseas missions (posts). The program coordination function is … [Read more...]

The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development: Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinians

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development is seeking applications from non-governmental organizations for its Grants program to provide humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem, and to Palestinian refugees in Syria and Lebanon. The Fund also supports projects that help Palestinians highlight their history and struggle to Western audiences. The Fund accomplishes these goals through three programs: the … [Read more...]

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation’s Omid Grant: Supporting Humanitarian Projects in Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Khaled Hosseini Foundation is seeking applications for its Omid Grant to support humanitarian projects in Afghanistan. The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The Foundation works with the United Nations refugee organization (UNHCR) to build shelters for refugee families. It also provides economic opportunities, education, and healthcare for women and children of Afghanistan. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration: FY 2017 Request for PRM Humanitarian Research Concept Notes

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking concept notes for PRM Humanitarian Research. Concept notes must respond to one of the following research questions: Financial Inclusion for Refugees: What financial tools are most effective at different stages of humanitarian assistance for refugee populations? What tools are most sustainable? We are interested in proposals that explore whether and to what extent … [Read more...]

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