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...]

Direct Aid Program (DAP): Alleviating Poverty and Basic Humanitarian

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Australian Embassy Federated States of Micronesia;  Republic of the Marshall Islands; Republic of Palau is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP), small grants scheme for development activities for up to USD $20,000. The emphasis of the program is on alleviating poverty and basic humanitarian hardships. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded by the Australian Government through overseas posts of the Department of Foreign Affairs … [Read more...]

Costa Crociere Foundation: Addressing Non-Profit Organisations helping Local Communities in Italy

Deadline: 5 February 2017 The Costa Crociere Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program addressing non-profit organizations officially based in Italy able to help local communities through both innovative and sustainable projects. The Foundation aims to merge social program resources with competences, experience and knowledge in order to change together the life of the most disadvantaged people among Italian population. 2017 Call focuses on the fight against the main causes for … [Read more...]

Apply for Habitat Young Leaders Build Advocacy 2017: Inviting Young Leaders from the Asia-Pacific Countries

Deadline: 27 January 2017 The Habitat Young Leaders Build (HYLB) is calling for proposals from participating National Organizations to apply to receive advocacy grants. The specific aim of the grants to support and contribute to young people’s advocacy efforts on engaging on housing policy and related during this year’s HYLB period. Apart from directly constructing houses, Habitat for Humanity believes that policies, practices, and attitudes affect efforts on fulfilling requirements for … [Read more...]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Czech Republic: Grants for Projects of Humanitarian Assistance implemented by NGOs and Other Entities

Deadline: 30 January 2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Czech Republic is seeking applications for its three competitions for grants for projects of humanitarian assistance implemented by NGOs and other entities abroad in 2017. Subsidy call for comprehensive crisis response to the serious humanitarian consequences of climate change in local conflict and forced displacement in selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa (Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya, Nigeria, Central African Republic). Due … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week 2017: Call for Workshop and Symposium Proposals

Deadline: 17 January 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), together with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is currently seeking applications for its Mobile Learning Week 2017, to be held under the theme ‘Education in emergencies and crises’ from 20 to 24 March in Paris. Objectives The program will expand international understandings of how new and affordable technologies can help: Strengthen inclusion in education … [Read more...]

HumanityX Cross-Over Fund: Seeking Innovators for Peace and Justice around the World

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Hub, a collaboration between The City of The Hague and HumanityX are accepting applications for its Cross-Over Fund to give digital innovators the opportunity to improve a process, product or service within the peace, justice or humanitarian sector. The Hague Humanity Hub is calling for innovators in the peace, justice and humanitarian sectors to apply for a grant, taking their innovative ideas for digital solutions to the next level. By supporting … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Buffer Capacities for Addressing Temporary Shortcomings in Extraordinary Disasters

Deadline: 6 February 2017 The European Commission is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Buffer Capacities for Addressing Temporary Shortcomings in Extraordinary Disasters" with an aim to address temporary shortcomings of response capacities in extraordinary disasters. The general objective of the Mechanism is to support, complement, and facilitate coordination of Participating States’ actions in the field of civil protection and to facilitate rapid and efficient response in the … [Read more...]

UNFPA/Turkey Grant Programmes: Call for EOIs for CSOs and CBOs

Deadline: 31 December 2016 As part of the UNFPA 6th Country Programme and the Humanitarian Programme on Syrian Crises UNFPA Turkey is currently inviting civil society organizations and community based not-for-profit organizations to express interest in receiving grants (up to $30,000 and up to duration from 3 months to one year) in 2016 to develop/strengthen capacity in one or more of the following UNFPA mandate areas: Area 1: Promoting Gender Equality and Combating Gender Based … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Global Acceleration Instrument on Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action in Jordan

Deadline: 21 December 2016 United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) on Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action” with an aim to achieve peaceful and gender equal societies. Program Functions The GAI has three main functions: First, it breaks silos between humanitarian, peace, security, and development finance by investing in enhancing … [Read more...]

DFID Nepal Resilience Portfolio: Supporting Climate Smart Development and Effective Disaster Risk Management

Deadline: 9 January 2017 DFID is scaling up its efforts to build resilience to natural disasters and climate change in Nepal. The country is subject to a wide range of disaster risks and impacts, including both earthquakes and climate related hazards such as floods, droughts and landslides. Through this Program, DFID is seeking to appoint a supplier(s) to implement two contracts in support of the implementation of DFID’s two major new programmes. Two lots are identified under the present … [Read more...]

2017 Program on Humanitarian Leadership: Strengthening Leadership Skills

Deadline: 19 December 2016 Applications are open for the 2017 Program on Humanitarian Leadership (PHL), a rigorous, innovative blended learning leadership training program for humanitarian professionals. The In-Person Leadership Training Course will be held May 1-5, 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. The PHL curriculum will focus on three key areas that have been identified as critical to successful humanitarian programming: Leadership, Coordination, and Strategic Vision. Objectives Strengthen … [Read more...]

Global Acceleration Instrument for Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action in Jordan

Deadline: 29 November 2016 United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is currently seeking proposals for its program entitled "Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) for Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action" to achieve peaceful and gender equal societies. The GAI is governed by a Funding Board at the global level, which is comprised of four UN entities (currently UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA and PBSO), four donor Member States (currently Australia, the UK, … [Read more...]

IRDR Young Scientists Programme: Promoting Capacity Building of Young Professionals Worldwide

Deadline: 10 December 2016 Applications are open for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Young Scientists Programme with an aim  to promote capacity building of young professionals, and encourage them to undertake innovative and needs based research which makes science-policy and science-practice linkages stronger. Objectives Increase awareness among young scientists about Sendai Framework implementation and provide opportunities for further engagement through the Young … [Read more...]

AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY 2017: Strengthening Communities through Volunteering in the U.S.

Deadline: 18 January 2017 The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is currently seeking applicants for its AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY 2017, to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering. Through AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund, and the Volunteer Generation Fund, CNCS has helped to engage millions of citizens in meeting community and national challenges through service and volunteer … [Read more...]

Rotary Global Grants: Supporting Large International Activities with Sustainable, Measurable Outcomes

Deadline: Ongoing The Rotary Foundation is seeking applications for its Global grants with an aim to support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes. The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. The foundation funds humanitarian activities, from local service projects to global initiatives. It also leads … [Read more...]

The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development: Grants Program to Provide Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinians

Deadline: 15 January 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...]

Humanitarian Innovation Fund: Implementation Grants for Innovation

Deadline: 2 December 2016 The Humanitarian Innovation Fund is seeking applications for the Implementation phase, the fourth phase of implementing a tested innovation in a humanitarian setting in the innovation process. This means the implementation of an innovation to produce tangible real examples of changed practice, testing the innovation to see how it compares to existing solutions. Often using pilot projects to move beyond proof of concept, this stage establishes how an innovation … [Read more...]

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