Call for Proposals: Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge

Deadline: 29 March 2019 Applicants are invited to submit proposals for Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge which is part of Canada’s Nature Fund. It will leverage provinces and territories, Indigenous people and the private and non-profit sectors to collaborate towards making significant progress in meeting the terrestrial elements of Target 1 of Canada’s 2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets. Target 1 states: "By 2020, at least 17% of terrestrial areas and inland water, and 10% of coastal … [Read more...]

Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund to Assist People with Disability

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund (ADIPEF) to assist people with disability gain empowerment through access to formal and informal education programs. Unfortunately for many people with disabilities their early years are more about cure and rehabilitation than stable, well-grounded education. The skills to make and retain careers, relationships and friends are developed while they attend school … [Read more...]

Status of Women Canada Call for Proposals: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund

Deadline: 28 March 2019 Status of Women Canada is currently inviting eligible organizations for its Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund to support Indigenous organizations to work with families, survivors and/or communities to develop and implement commemoration initiatives. Objectives The objectives of the Commemoration Fund are to: Honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and LGBTQ2S individuals; and, … [Read more...]

USAID-Peru: Accepting Applications for Amazon Indigenous Rights and Resources Activity

Deadline: 12 March 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is accepting applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Amazon Indigenous Rights and Resources program. The purpose of USAID/AREP’s “Amazon Indigenous Rights and Resources (AIRR)” Activity (henceforth “the Activity”) is to improve participation of indigenous peoples in the sustainable economic development of the Amazon, ultimately leading to the conservation of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Equator Prize 2019! Awarding Outstanding Local Community and Indigenous Peoples

Deadline: 26 February 2019 The Equator Initiative is currently accepting nominations for its Equator Prize 2019 that will be awarded to outstanding local community and indigenous peoples’ initiatives that advance innovative nature-based development solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Equator Initiative is a United Nations-led partnership that brings together governments, civil society, grassroots organizations, and businesses to foster resilient communities by … [Read more...]

Natural Resources Canada: Indigenous Forestry Initiative

Deadline: 8 January 2019 Natural Resources Canada is seeking applications for its Indigenous Forestry Initiative (IFI) to provide funding to support Indigenous-led economic development in Canada’s forest sector. The funding aims to increase Indigenous participation in forestry-related opportunities, businesses, careers and governance. Eligible Projects The scope of projects funded by IFI is broad, with three general categories: Environmental stewardship Use and Management of … [Read more...]

Voice’s Empower Beyond Borders! Global Empowerment Grant

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Are you an organisation ready to break the shackles of exclusion of underrepresented groups in East Africa, West Africa or South East Asia? Do you have and/or wish to take to scale home-grown empowerment strategies that raise awareness, build confidence and self-esteem of Voice target groups to claim their rights? Do you see organisations across neighbouring countries needing the same capacities strengthened and with a potential to build a movement that can create a … [Read more...]

Voice’s Elimu Tuitakayo: Kenya Influencing Grants

Deadline: 26 October 2018 Are you a national organisation, network or movement seeking to influence education reforms in Kenya? Do you firmly believe that a relevant education system remains the only way to break the cycle of underdevelopment and poverty in Kenya? Can our education system be more inclusive? Do you want to influence and change public’s attitudes towards proposed education reforms? Do you plan to work with a network of like-minded organisations, individuals and/or the unusual … [Read more...]

Cultural Survival Call for Proposals: 2018 Community Media Indigenous Youth Fellowship Project

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Cultural Survival has announced a call for proposals for the Community Media Indigenous Youth Fellowship Project that will support young Indigenous individuals in their efforts to build their capacity as radio broadcasters and journalists through specific trainings, community radio visits or exchanges, radio production, conference attendance, and other identified education and training opportunities. This project will provide fellowships to six Indigenous youth … [Read more...]

Voice’s Reinventing Uhuru: Tanzania Innovate and Learn Grants

Deadline: 19 October 2018 Voice Tanzania in collaboration with Hivos’ Resource Of Open Minds (ROOM) East Africa project wishes to support creatives through this call for proposal to learn from new and more dynamic methods of communicating about human rights. Pressing and persistent social problems, conflicts and closing civic spaces in Tanzania, calls out for more intelligent, effective, and innovative solutions. Current methods are not reaching far beyond constituencies that are already … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Mtandao Huru! Tanzania Sudden Opportunity Grants

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Do you work/have an interest in the following sectors; blogging, online radio/TV, social media, subscribers of online content and online content hosts or operating Internet cafes? Are you concerned about the new laws that have disabling and restrictive provisions that directly impacts the ability of citizens to exercise their freedom of expression in Tanzania (The Electronic and Postal Communications 2018, 2015 Cybercrimes Act, Media Services Act 2016, data protection … [Read more...]

Apply for Voice’s for Tunza Uhuru: Tanzania Influencing Grants Program!

Deadline: 19 October 2018 Are you a Tanzanian registered organisation that wants to advocate for effective implementation of progressive laws or formulation of new policies and procedures? Are you passionate about building a network of like-minded organisations to challenge acts that are against national, regional and international laws that promote, protect and defend freedom of expression, media freedom and access to information? Do you want to drive attitudinal change amongst Tanzania … [Read more...]

Cultural Survival: Call for Proposals for Indigenous Community Radio Grants Project

Deadline: 18 October 2018 Cultural Survival has announced its third Call for Proposals for projects in Indigenous community radio. The Indigenous Community Media Grants Project is part of Cultural Survival’s Community Media Program, with a goal to empower Indigenous-owned and Indigenous-led community radio as a platform to inform, entertain, educate, and organize according to their own needs and collective interests as communities. The aim for the Indigenous Community Media Grants Project is … [Read more...]

Apply for Voice beyond the Incident: Nigeria Sudden Opportunity Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Are there sudden manifestations or situation of injustice against a person/persons/community? Is there a national opportunity for strategic advocacy or litigation, online and offline protests, coordination of collective action that can lead to change in legal decision, policy/laws, a shift in public attitudes and practices? Will this collective action challenge discrimination, promote equal access and opportunities, enhance social well-being or development? If you … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Policy to Action: Nigeria Influencing Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Voice is currently inviting applicants for its “Policy to Action: Nigeria Influencing Grant” program to strengthen the influencing, lobby and advocacy capacity of Voice target groups, so that they can amplify their voices and influence policies at grassroot level. Grant Information This grant is available for a minimum of €25, 000 and a maximum of €200, 000. The life of projects under this grant must not exceed 36 months. Target Groups Age … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Audible Silent Voices: Nigeria Empowerment Grant!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Voice is seeking applications for its Audible Silent Voices: Nigeria Empowerment Grant which is dedicated to small and/or emerging informal groups where the Voice target groups and their organizations are in the driving seat, whether leading on their own, with allies, or exploring and co-creating solutions with others to address issues of marginalization, stigmatization, or discrimination against them. Funding Information Empowerment Grant has a minimum of €5, 000 … [Read more...]

Voice’s LETS Up Our Game!: Nigeria Innovate and Learn Grant

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Do you want to try something new and innovative to support your target groups? Have you tested a new approach but have not had time or resources to document, reflect and learn? Do you want to try using artivism (art for activism) to amplify the voices of your target groups? Do you want to scale up and disseminate an innovative approach but with a different target group or geographical area? If you said yes to any of the questions above, then apply for an Innovate and … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Re-think, Improve, Disrupt! Global Innovate and Learn Grants

Deadline: 7 October 2018 Do you have an innovative idea to address the marginalisation and discrimination experienced by Voice target groups? Do you feel civil society needs to break from current practices and think differently? Do you have the ability to connect new ideas and approaches that can be leveraged to meet the challenges faced by your community? Are your approaches able to propel issues of excluded groups to the centre of political and social debates? Do you have an experimental … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Reclaiming Civic Space: Kenya Sudden Opportunity Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Are you witnessing oppressive state practices and direct threats towards civil society activists? Do these events directly impact one or more Voice target groups? Is there a time-bound opportunity to influence policy on criminalisation, marginalisation, discrimination, and/or exclusion? Is there a national opportunity for strategic advocacy or litigation, online and offline protests, coordination of collective action that can lead to change in legal decision, … [Read more...]

Embassy of Australia’s Direct Aid Program: Promoting Economic & Social Development in Argentina and Paraguay

Deadline: 28 September 2018 The Embassy of Australia is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) to support initiatives of non-governmental organizations in Argentina and Paraguay that seek to reduce poverty and promote development in the region. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is part of the Australian Government's global program of development assistance. The DAP is a flexible program of small grants that is applied in Australian diplomatic missions, financing projects in more than … [Read more...]

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