APN Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for 2017 CRRP and CAPaBLE Programmes

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Asia Pacific Network (APN) for Global Change Research is currently inviting applicants for the two programmes: Collaborative Regional Research Program (CRRP) Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE) Priority Topics APN invites trans- and interdisciplinary research and capacity development proposals focusing on the following topics for South Asia, Southeast Asia and Temperate East Asia as indicated below: South Asia Policy-relevant research … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Mauritius: Direct Aid Program to provide Small Grants to Organizations

Deadline: 5 October 2017 The Australian High Commission in Port Louis, Mauritius is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program which is a flexible small grants program to help fund development projects in Mauritius, Rodrigues, Madagascar, Comoros and the Seychelles. The primary objective of the DAP is to achieve a practical and tangible humanitarian or developmental outcome in vulnerable communities. DAP funds activities that have a direct, practical and immediate impact. Priorities In … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Republic of Nauru: Direct Aid Program 2017-18

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Australian High Commission in Republic of Nauru is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017-18 which is a small grants fund that is managed by the Australian High Commission. Aims The DAP is a small grants fund that aims to: Support small-scale projects which can then continue and sustain themselves. Advance developmental objectives and address humanitarian hardship. Benefit as many people as possible. Funding Information … [Read more...]

Souter Charitable Trust: Supporting Projects Engaged in the Relief of Human Suffering

Deadline: 22 September 2017 The Souter Charitable Trust is seeking applications for its program to supports projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas – especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos. The trust has given donations to charities involved in drug, alcohol and nicotine addiction campaigns and supported HIV and AIDS initiatives in more than 20 countries around the globe. It also gave grants to charities … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Ockenden International Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 Entries are open for the 2018 Ockenden International Prize to recognize and reward innovative work that fosters self-reliance for refugees and/or internally displaced people (IDPs) anywhere in the world. The Ockenden International Prizes remain focused on identifying solutions to the challenges faced by displaced people, raising awareness of their needs, and rewarding outstanding projects. Prize information The four winner will get a prize of … [Read more...]

Novo Nordisk Foundation: Seeking Applications for Humanitarian and Social Purposes Program

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The Novo Nordisk Foundation is currently accepting applications for its program entitled “Humanitarian and Social Purposes" to promote welfare for socially disadvantaged people in Denmark and the rest of the world, the Fund allocates support for humanitarian and social purposes. Support for humanitarian and social purposes can be applied by Danish established organizations with a humanitarian or social purpose. The Fund ensures that the organizations it supports … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Government of Japan is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme, in fiscal year 2017 (April 2017- March 2018). Reflecting the Japanese Government's strong commitment to uphold the concept of "Human Security", GGP programme intends to contribute to improvements in various fields including education, health, social welfare, vocational training, as well as other sectors. The overall goal of GGP is to … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission: Direct Aid Program for Sri Lanka and Maldives – 2017

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for Australian High Commission’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants program available on a not-for-profit basis to provide immediate relief for marginalised communities. The DAP aims to advance developmental objectives and address humanitarian hardship where it is needed most. Funding Information Applications are generally for one year and valued up to LKR 3 million. Focus Areas The Embassy accepts high quality … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Humanitarian Accelerators Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2017 Applications are open for Humanitarian Accelerators program which is a first of its kind initiative in the Arab World connecting start-ups and established companies from around the world with the UAE’s humanitarian sector to tackle social, cultural and environmental challenges in the Arab region. The program is taking place from October 1st to November 29th in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The inaugural program focuses on empowering refugees through education and … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Ghana: Direct Aid Program 2017-18

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Australian High Commission in Ghana is seeking applications for Direct Aid Program for 2017-18, small grants program to help fund development projects in its countries of accreditation including Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The primary objective of the DAP is to achieve a practical and tangible humanitarian or developmental outcome in vulnerable communities. DAP funds activities that have a direct, … [Read more...]

The Jerusalem Fund: Inviting Non-Government Organizations Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinians

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development is seeking applications for its grant program to non-governmental organizations providing 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. Focus Areas The Fund supports projects focusing on: Emergency … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 CGAP Photo Contest: A Chance to Win up to US$2000!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is seeking entries for its 2017 CGAP Photo Contest that will show how people in both rural and urban areas are using digital finance in innovative ways to build greater resiliency through financial tools, and conduct their financial lives. The CGAP Photo Contest is looking for original, striking images that capture the importance of financial inclusion efforts around the world. Themes Innovations in Digital … [Read more...]

Saving Brains: Seeking Innovative Solutions addressing Risk Factors facing Children living in Adversity

Deadline: 11 October 2017 Saving Brains is seeking bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that protect and nurture early brain development in a sustainable manner, with the ultimate goal of increasing human capital and tackling existing inequalities. Funding is open to innovative solutions that address the risk factors facing children living in adversity by promoting health and nutrition, providing enrichment and nurturing, and protecting against maltreatment. Grand … [Read more...]

IWMF Call For Applications: Central African Republic (CAR) and Rwanda Reporting Fellowships

Deadline: 29 August 2017 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting applicants for its Central African Republic (CAR) And Rwanda Reporting Fellowships to strengthen the role of women journalists worldwide. Both trips will take place from November 5-18, 2017. All Fellows will begin their trip in Nairobi, Kenya, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation about the African Great Lakes region. Themes Central African Republic … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PM/WRA: Humanitarian Demining in Colombia

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA) is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit grant applications for humanitarian demining in Colombia during fiscal year 2017. Objectives Enhance regional security by reducing at-risk, illicitly proliferated, or indiscriminately used conventional weapons of war. Secure stockpiles of surplus, obsolete, or otherwise at-risk … [Read more...]

Shell Canada Grant Program: Social Investment in Communities throughout Canada

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Shell Canada is seeking applications for its program to provide funding for community projects and initiatives that are located near their facilities and exploration interests throughout Canada. By investing in the themes below, the Foundation works to address concerns and positively impact the community. Themes Education Early learning, primary and secondary school programming focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Cultural Retention, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship

Deadline: 17 August 2017 Applications are open for Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship. Fellows in this program will participate in substantial, policy-based and administrative work in the office of a United States Representative or a Congressional Committee for five days per week. The program will introduce Fellows to a variety of topics concerning contemporary policies and politics in Washington, DC. The Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship will run for four months in … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lebanon is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The Embassy is looking for projects that: Are participatory in nature, and have involved the beneficiaries in the … [Read more...]

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR): Domino’s Give for Good Grants

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) is seeking applications for Domino's Give for Good Grants program to support positive outcomes in three focus areas which underpin many efforts in building and sustaining strong and vibrant rural, regional and remote communities: Education and youth initiatives (17 yrs and over): recognising the importance of providing young people in rural communities with opportunities to develop skills, access quality … [Read more...]