Call for Applications: Inviting Researchers for IRDR Young Scientists Programme

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for "Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Young Scientists Programme" 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. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for enhanced role of science and technology for evidence based decision-making. It also urges the need for innovation and … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects to provide assistance for social development projects designed to meet diverse needs at grass-roots level especially in rural areas. The Government of Japan’s assistance policy toward Timor-Leste has three pillars below and is based on the Strategic Development Plan (SDP) of the Government of Timor-Leste. Establishing Foundation for … [Read more...]

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation: Seeking Applications for Omid Grants Program

Deadline: 1 July 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...]

SFDRR Call for Participation: Approaching for Slow-Onset Climate Disasters (AI-SOCD)

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) is seeking applications to manage the risk of small-scale and large-scale, frequent and infrequent, sudden and slow-onset disasters caused by natural or man-made hazards. The causes and impacts of disaster events are generally complex; thus, systems thinking and systems approach which can identify complex interactions among different sectors shall be employed to DRR research and practices in order to design … [Read more...]

ACBAR Twinning Program: Improving the Capacity of National NGOs in Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are open for the ACBAR Twinning Program which is supported by DFID to improve the capacity of National NGOs in Afghanistan (NNGO) to provide humanitarian assistance by providing trainings, institutional capacity building, technical mentoring, and support in the field. This is done by pairing NNGOs with International NGOs (INGO) who will serve as mentors and provide technical and field support throughout the duration of the project. Additionally, ACBAR will … [Read more...]

The Jerusalem Fund: Inviting NGOs to Provide Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinians/Palestinian Refugees

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development is currently accepting applications from eligible organisations for its grant program to provide humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem, and to Palestinian refugees in Syria and Lebanon. The Fund supports projects that help Palestinians highlight their history and struggle to Western audiences. Focus Areas The Jerusalem Fund supports projects focusing on: … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh: Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP)

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) to support various development projects with a view to enhance human security at the grass-roots level. There is an increasing need for cooperation by the entire international community to realize a peaceful and affluent society in which everybody can live their individual lives in a humane manner. The GGHSP mainly supports the projects on … [Read more...]

Woodroffe Benton Foundation Grants: Supporting Charitable Organizations based in the UK

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The Woodroffe Benton Foundation, charitable organisation based in the UK, is currently accepting applications from the registered UK charities for its grant program. Priority Areas The foundation provides grants to officially recognised charitable organisations within the united kingdom only in respect of: Relief of persons in need, hardship or distress by reason of disaster or as a consequence of social or economic circumstance. Provision/Maintenance of care … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Sudan: Grant Assistance for Grassroots and Human Security Projects (GGP)

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Government of Japan is currently inviting entities such as national and international NGOs accredited by the authorities in Sudan to apply for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme, in fiscal year 2017 (April 2017- March 2018). GGP is a flexible and timely funding scheme which supports community level socio-economic development projects initiated by civil society organizations addressing people’s Basic Human Needs … [Read more...]

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 Extended till 16 June 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 … [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...]

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