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...]

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...]