Nominations Open for The ASEAN Rural Development and Poverty Eradication Leadership Awards

Deadline: 9 June 2017 Nominations are currently open for The ASEAN Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (RDPE) Third (3rd) Leadership Awards, a regular biennial activity of the Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (SOMRDPE) under the Framework Action Plan on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication. The Awards giving will take place in conjunction with the biennial ASEAN Ministers on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (AMRDPE). For this year … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Apply for Animate Fund 2017 Awarding Innovations across Ireland

Deadline: 7 July 2017 Social Innovation Fund Ireland and Medtronic are currently accepting applications for its Animate fund 2017, that provides grants and supports to early stage projects or organisations that have come up with clever ideas to address health and social issues in their community. This year the Animate Fund will have two elements, the first will seek out early stage innovations that have smart responses to general community issues such as poverty, educational disadvantage etc. … [Read more...]

Apply for SAG-SEED Starter in Kenya, Ghana, Uganda & South Africa!

Deadline: Various Do you have a business idea and need expert support to turn it into reality? The SEED and SWITCH-Africa Green is seeking applications for the next round of the Starter Months in Kenya, Ghana, Uganda and South Africa. The SAG-SEED Starter promotes the incubation of new eco-enterprises. Setting up a business is both an exciting and challenging task: Turning an idea into a product or service customers actually want to buy, requires not only a deep-dive into the market, but also … [Read more...]

Apply for CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), in co-operation with Zed Book is seeking proposals for its CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017 with an aim to recognise works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the eradication and/or prevention of poverty are especially welcomed. Poverty must be the central focus of the proposed manuscripts. Innovative proposals are accepted from all … [Read more...]

Norad Call for Proposals 2017: Enterprise Development for Jobs

Deadline: 15 August 2017 NORAD, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation is seeking proposals under Enterprise Development for Jobs to fund projects that can start implementation during 2017 or the first half of 2018. The main objective for this grant scheme is to contribute to job creation in developing countries by stimulating to more, sustainable commercial investments. In addition, it aims to stimulate renewable energy projects that increase access to renewable energy and thereby … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD) Mongolia Program!

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Do you have ideas to make positive change in one of these three policy areas? Do you hope to make an impact and improve the lives of all citizens? If yes, then apply for the Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD) Mongolia Program! The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD) Mongolia Program with a motive to shape the next generation of democratic champions through a variety of leadership … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 UN-DESA Grant on Energy for Sustainable Development!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is seeking applications for its 2017 UN-DESA Grant on Energy for Sustainable Development with an aim to promote leadership and innovative practices in meeting the global energy challenge. The Thematic focus of the 2017 Grant will be on “Sustainable Energy for Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World". Grant Information The Grant carries an award amount of one million … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Zambia: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Zambia is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects Programme to support various development and human security projects at the grassroots level, proposed by non-governmental Organisations (NGOs), local government bodies, and other non-profit associations, by providing them with a relatively small amount of funding. In Zambia, this programme was introduced in 1990 and over 160 projects … [Read more...]

DFAT Pacific Research Program: Contributing towards Economic Resilience, Poverty Reduction & Security

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The Australian Government Department of Foreign and Trade (DFAT) is seeking proposals for its Pacific Research Program with an aim to contribute to the goal of economic resilience, poverty reduction, security and stability in the Pacific region. The Program will support that goal by contributing to sound policy-making and program design by the Government of Australia and its partner governments and organisations, through the provision of relevant evidence, effectively … [Read more...]

The Chrysalis Trust Grants for UK registered Charities!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Chrysalis Trust is seeking applications from UK registered charities providing public benefits. The Trust prioritizes its funds for less popular and harder to fund projects in UK. The trust is able to provide support for both capital projects and core funding with 'one off' donations. Funding Priorities Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria Applicants can be registered … [Read more...]

USAID’s LEAD Mongolia Program: Inviting Young Leaders to Create Positive Social Change and Strengthen Democracy

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for "The Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD) Mongolia Program" to shape the next generation of democratic champions through a variety of leadership opportunities, skills building training, and project implementation. LEAD-Mongolia program is designed to find a variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations and the private sector including industries, young leaders and gateway … [Read more...]

EC-EACEA Call for Proposals: Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The European Commission-Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is seeking proposals for its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017 with an aim to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and highly qualified professional manpower in Africa. Aims Contribute to the improvement of the quality of higher education through the promotion of internationalisation and … [Read more...]

Apply for NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Fund!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is seeking applications for its Funding program that is focused on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community. The funds will support worthwhile community events, charities, schools and community group activities that are local to the trust's operations. Objectives The objectives of The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust are to promote, facilitate and support such purposes as are exclusively … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Mongolia: The Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD) Mongolia Program

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Do you have ideas to make positive change in one of these three policy areas? Do you hope to make an impact and improve the lives of all citizens? If yes, check out LEAD Mongolia! The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has currently announced that application is now open for the LEAD Mongolia In-Country Thematic Program implemented by World Learning. LEAD Mongolia is looking for 30 qualified Mongolian Emerging Leaders from across the country to take part … [Read more...]

2018 Dining for Women Grant: Supporting Grassroots Organizations to Empower Women/Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 24 April 2017 Dining for Women (DFW) is currently accepting letter of intent (LOI) for its 2018 Grant programme with an aim to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. DFW’s fund projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries with a devotion to educate and inspire individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations Grant: Countering Governance Particularism & State Capture in Bulgaria, Hungary & Romania

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Open Society Initiative for Europe is currently seeking proposals  from civil society organizations, or their consortia, that aim to expose, disrupt, and effectively change instances of particularistic governance models; specifically, as they are experienced at the local level in the areas of healthcare, education, and social policies dealing with poverty or equal and nondiscriminatory access to locally important public goods and services. Its aim is to further … [Read more...]

Apply for SIDA’s Innovations Against Poverty Challenge!

Deadline: 24 July 2017 Applications are open for the Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) challenge. IAP is a specialized fund with the specific mandate to identify and support innovative Inclusive Business models that deliver developmental benefits for the low income population while being commercially sustainable; in both rural and urban areas, prioritizing women and youth. IAP is funded by Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) and managed by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme: Improving Children’s Lives in the UK

Deadline: 1 June 2017 BBC Children in Need is currently inviting charities and not-for-profit organisations for its Small Grants programme with an aim to improve children’s lives in the UK. The funded projects make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. Grant Information The Small Grants … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform, which supports the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Competition Goals No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and … [Read more...]

Oxfam FNPI: Apply for Journalism Grant on Issues of Inequality in Latin America & Spain!

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI) and Oxfam join forces to establish a journalistic scholarship to cover issues of inequality in Latin America and Spain. The program allows journalists from the Ibero-American region to have the opportunity to participate and publicize their work, as well as to encourage them to continue their interest in issues of inequality, since they are a fundamental axis of both institutions and part of … [Read more...]

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