UNCHR Call for EOIs: Providing Protection and Assistance to Refugees, Returning Refugees & IDPs in Afghanistan

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EoI) from interested Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support the Afghan government in providing protection and assistance to refugees, returning refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). It seeks to find durable solutions for these groups, to provide reliable information to all humanitarian partners and to advocate for solutions to address the underlying causes … [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...]

ARAA Call for Project Proposals: Addressing Social Safety Nets in West Africa

Deadline: 27 March 2017 The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with the financial support of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), is launching through the Regional Agency for Agriculture and Rural Development (ARAA) based in Lomé, a second Call for Proposals of Projects to finance "innovative" projects related to social safety nets in West Africa. Objectives Support and co-finance ‘innovative’ social safety nets projects to protect and … [Read more...]

NSKFDC Call for EOIs: Development and Exececution of Sustainable Livelihood Interventions for Manual Scavengers

Deadline: 27 March 2017 National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC), Government of India, is currently seeking expressions of interest for Development and Exececution of Sustainable Livelihood Interventions for Manual Scavengers. The Corporation is implementing various loan and non-loan based schemes for the socio-economic upliftment of the target group. Under Loan based schemes, NSKFDC provides financial assistance to the Safai Karamcharis, Manual Scavengers and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs benefiting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand, Malaysia & Indonesia

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its "NGO programs benefiting refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia". Priority Areas Protection, including child protection and/or addressing gender-based violence as applicable Education Healthcare Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) Livelihoods Emergency shelter Nutrition and food security Psychosocial … [Read more...]

WWF Nepal: Providing Small Grants under USAID Funded Hariyo Ban Program

Deadline: 31 March 2017 WWF Nepal is seeking proposals from relevant CSOs (NGOs, academic and research institutions, community based organizations), private sector organizations, consulting firms, individuals, and media houses and Students for its Small Grant Program under USAID Funded Hariyo Ban Program to support capacity building, provide technical assistance, and help grab new opportunities that arise in the fields of biodiversity conservation, CCA, livelihoods, GESI and governance. The … [Read more...]

UNHCR: Strengthening Capacities and Improving Access to Livelihood Opportunities in Afghanistan

Deadline: 28 March 2017 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EoI) from interested Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to strengthen capacities and improve access to livelihood opportunities while fostering social cohesion and (re) integration of returnees, IDPs, and refugees in Afghanistan. The programme will have three strategic areas of focus: promoting income generation fostering entrepreneurship reinforcing community … [Read more...]

UNHCR Call for EOIs: Providing Protection and Assistance to Refugees, Returning Refugees & IDPs

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) in Afghanistan to supports the Afghan government in providing protection and assistance to refugees, returning refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). It seeks to find durable solutions for these groups, to provide reliable information to all humanitarian partners and to advocate for solutions to address the underlying causes of forced … [Read more...]

UNHCR Call for EOIs: Strengthening Capacities and Improving Access to Livelihood Opportunities in Afghanistan

Deadline: 23 February 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EoI) from interested Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support the Afghan government in providing protection and assistance to refugees, returning refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The overall objective of UNHCR Afghanistan Livelihoods programme is to “strengthen capacities and improve access to livelihood opportunities while fostering … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Partnership Concept Papers: Scaling Investment in Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for "Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS)" focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa as part of the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Right Livelihood Awards 2017!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Right Livelihood Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today's world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world's political, scientific or … [Read more...]

UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy: Improving Livelihoods in a Digital World in 2017

Deadline: 19 February 2017 The UNESCO, in partnership with Pearson, is seeking innovative and existing digital solutions to help include low-skilled, low-literate youth and adults in the information society and improve their livelihoods. If selected, applicant's live digital solution will be profiled as a case study in the Initiative for Literacy: Improved Livelihoods in a Digital World in 2017. The cases will benefit from high visibility on the UNESCO website, form part of project … [Read more...]

USAID Supporting Livelihoods in Syria: Building Resiliency through Strengthened Food Security and Livelihood Opportunities

Deadline:  10 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Supporting Livelihoods in Syria” with an aim to combine humanitarian assistance and development approaches to build resiliency at the household and community levels in Syria through strengthened food security and livelihood opportunities. Livelihoods programs can help to improve household-level food … [Read more...]

Life Chances Fund: Supporting Projects based in U.K. with up to £80 million

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Life Chances Fund is now open for expressions of interest (EOIs) in the themes of early years and young people. The Life Chances Fund will aim for contributions of around 20% of total outcomes payments, with local commissioners paying for the majority of the outcomes payments. However the level of contribution from the LCF will be refined to reflect the balance in savings that are generated for the wider public sector. Where the rate of savings to central government … [Read more...]

EU-RESTORE: Strengthening the Resilience of Communities in Puntland and Somaliland

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “RESTORE - Strengthening the resilience of communities in Puntland and Somaliland” in order to contribute to strengthening the resilience of Somalis and bridging the gap between emergency relief and rehabilitation. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is to sustainably improve food security and livelihoods and build resilience among vulnerable … [Read more...]

CPDC Call for Concept Notes: Strengthening the Voice of the Marginalized Social Sectors and Groups

Deadline: 16 December 2016 The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Commission (EC) is seeking applicants from eligible organisations for its program titled “Support to Facilitate Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in the Regional Development and Integration Process” in order to strengthen the voice of the marginalized social sectors and groups within Caribbean society by providing small scale funding to actions that enable CSOs representing … [Read more...]

USAID’s LSIL Grants Program: Enhancing Production, Marketing and Consumption of ASF in Cambodia

Deadline: Various Deadline for Focus Grant: 13 January  2017 Deadline for Reach Grant: 12 December  2017 The Feed the Future Livestock Systems Innovation Lab (LSIL) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Focus Grant and Reach Grant Program with an aim to enhance the production, marketing and consumption of ASF in the target countries in order to increase the incomes, livelihoods, nutrition, and … [Read more...]

Nigerian Conservation Foundation: Offering Research Grants to Nigerian Citizens

Deadline: 9 December 2016 The Nigerian Conservation Foundation with support from Chevron Nigeria Limited is currently inviting Nigerian citizens for its Chief S.L Edu Research Grant program to undertake research work in fields related to nature conservation and sustainable livelihood. The grant shall be to support a PhD programme. Eligibility Criteria Candidates must be Nigerian citizens. Candidates must have M.Sc. Degree or equivalent qualification in Biological Sciences, Social … [Read more...]

PAN Africa Greengrants Global Fund: Inviting Small Organizations of Civil Society in Africa

Deadline: 25 November 2016 Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Africa is inviting African organizations for its Greengrants Global Fund (GGF) with an aim to provide small grants to small organizations of civil society in the South to carry out activities in the field of Environment and Sustainable Development. Themes Phase out of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHP) Fight against the G.M.O Promotion of alternatives to chemical pesticides Community monitoring of the effects of … [Read more...]

Tanzania Forest Fund Call for Proposals: Promoting and Funding Research into Forestry

Deadline: 31 December 2016 Tanzania Forest Fund is seeking proposals for its Small Grants Program in order to mobilize funds for sustainable financing of the management of forest resources for the present and future generations. Objectives Promote awareness of the importance of the protection, development and sustainable use of forest resources through public education and training; Promote and assist in the development of community forestry directed towards the conversation and … [Read more...]

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