U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: Funding NGO Programs benefiting Displaced and Conflict-Affected Persons in Armenia and Georgia

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration(PRM) of the United States Department of State is currently seeking applications for its funding opportunity for NGO programs benefiting displaced and conflict-affected persons in Armenia and Georgia. Funding Priorities Proposed activities should primarily support refugees and/or displaced persons in Georgia and Armenia. Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees … [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...]

USAID’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems: Enhancing the Production and Consumption of Animal-Source Foods

Deadline for Reach Grants: 14 May 2017 Deadline for Focus Grants: 26 May 2017 The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems (LSIL) programme, awarded by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with an aim to enhance the production, marketing, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) in the target countries in order to increase the … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa

Deadline: 16 May 2017  The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its NGO programs benefiting urban refugees in South Africa. Priority Sectors Protection: Proposal should bear in mind existing refugee protection mechanisms including formal laws and policies designed to protect refugees and asylum seekers as well as informal community-based protection efforts. Healthcare, Education, … [Read more...]

WWF Nepal: Call for Applications for Small Grant for Government Agencies

Deadline: 20 June 2017 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal is seeking proposals from relevant GoN agencies for its Small Grants 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 Small Grant Program for GoN agencies is a non-competitive process and will be used for policy related activities, support in capacity building, innovation, piloting and other … [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...]

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...]