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...]

The Chrysalis Trust Grants: Supporting UK-Based Charities

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Chrysalis Trust is currently accepting applications from the UK registered charities providing public benefit. The trust prioritizes less popular and harder to fund projects. The trust provides support for both capital projects and core funding. Priority Areas Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria All grants are made at the discretion of the trustees without discrimination … [Read more...]

Austrian Development Agency: Co-financing Projects in Developing Countries of the East

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) is currently inviting development organizations based in Austria to submit co-financing projects in developing countries of the East. Funding will be given to projects aimed at reducing poverty, building self-help capacity and strengthening local institutions. Preference is given to projects on migration and development. This also applies to consortial projects which are planned jointly by two Austrian organizations on one topic … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Mauritania: Awarding Grants to Organizations to Break the Cycle of Poverty

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Mauritania is seeking applications for its Program and Grants Office. The purpose of the small grants program is to award a limited number of grants to civil society organizations, nonprofit-organizations, local associations, youth groups, cooperatives, and non-governmental organizations to empower vulnerable communities in order to break the cycle of poverty and improve living conditions. Funding Information Individual award amount: The award floor … [Read more...]

European Union CSO-LA Programme: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Thailand

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities (CSO-LA) Programme: Enhancing CSOs' Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Thailand”. The objective of this call for proposals is to support local CSOs' contributions to Thailand development process through governance, public accountability, and inclusive policy-making, with a view to contribute to poverty reduction … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Justus von Liebig-Award for World Nutrition

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Foundation fiat panis is seeking nominations for the Justus von Liebig-Award for World Nutrition for outstanding achievements in the fight against hunger and poverty. The prize will be awarded to people or institutions which have made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of world nutrition or to alleviate the consequences of under- and malnutrition. Areas of Interest The following areas are of particular interest: scientific contributions to … [Read more...]

Apply for The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize! Recognising Journalists for Outstanding Reporting on Development and Poverty Eradication

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Applications are open for “The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize”, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, that is awarded to amateur and professional journalists for outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication. Launched with the hashtag #TellMyStory, the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize celebrates the best traditions of journalism in uncovering powerful and moving stories, giving a voice to those who … [Read more...]

EC-EACEA Call for Proposals: Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017 to Promote Sustainable Development

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...]

Sida/Demo Environment Programme: Seeking Applications for Planning Grant

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Can your technology contribute to a better environment and help reduce poverty? Do you want to explore a new market for your product? If yes, then apply for the Planning Grant. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grant to strengthen organisation’s partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus areas Water … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in New Delhi: Direct Aid Program (DAP) to Strengthen Communities in India and Bhutan

Deadline: 12 March 2017 The Australian High Commission in New Delhi is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) with an aim to support projects that have a strong development focus, contribute to poverty reduction, and strengthen communities in India and Bhutan. DAP activities should aim to achieve practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. DAP funding can also support capacity building programs in the areas of governance and human rights engagement. Grant … [Read more...]

DFID: Early Market Engagement Event for Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) in Uganda

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently accepting applications for its Early Market Engagement Event for Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) in Uganda. Background Developing countries need to transform their economies if they are to eradicate poverty and meet the sustainable development goals. Reliable access to power, productive cities and infrastructure are vital. Objectives The CIG programme’s objectives are to deliver … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Small Grants for ‘Nexus Governance’ Research in Southern Africa

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The ‘Governing the Nexus in Southern Africa’ project has launched a call for proposals for its Small Grants (up to £2,500 GBP) to cover field work expenses on research into nexus governance in Southern Africa. Too often a lack of funding means that dissertations, theses and other research projects are not supported by extended fieldwork. In the interest of developing new ideas, approaches and an empirical base for crossdisciplinary research on nexus governance … [Read more...]

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