Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation: Seeking Applications for Conflict and Violence Grant

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation is seeking applications for its Conflict and Violence grant program to protect the lives, safety, dignity and physical and mental well-being of people affected by war and armed conflict. The projects they back deal primarily with the causes, attendant circumstances and consequences of violence, and include: protection for civilians, especially displaced persons and refugees psychosocial assistance and rehabilitation of … [Read more...]

IOM, AU and Partners sign USD 9 Million Swedish Government Grant to support Labour Mobility in Africa

International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on behalf of the African Union Commission (AU) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has signed a new grant amounting to USD 9 million with Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), to support labour migration policy development, capacity-building for the African Union Commission, labour institutions and RECs, skills development and skills mobility, and overall labour migration governance. The program will target the East African … [Read more...]

€89.5 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to Somalia and Djibouti

Somalia and Djibouti have received €89.5 million in humanitarian assistance from the European Union, as millions are grappling with the consequences of prolonged extreme weather conditions. Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides said, "The devastating effects of two years of drought and the recent intense flooding are taking their toll on the livelihood of millions of people in Somalia. Our aid will target the most vulnerable and provide life-saving … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Documenting Human Migrations Program

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Documenting Human Migrations” to support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural communities. … [Read more...]

2018 Call for Proposals: ‘NEVER ALONE’-Towards Life Autonomy for Foreign Children and Young People who Arrive in Italy

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Italian Foundations Fondazione Cariplo, Compagnia di San Paolo, Fondazione CON IL SUD, Enel Cuore, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Torino, Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena and Fondazione Peppino Vismara have published the 2018 call for proposals “NEVER ALONE: Towards life autonomy for foreign children and young people who arrive in Italy alone”. This call for proposals focuses on … [Read more...]

IOM, UN Partners associate with Mozambican Authorities to Enhance and Protect Migrant Workers’ Rights

The UN Migration Agency (IOM), International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) have collaborated to enhance and protect the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW). The four-day National Training on Treaty Body Reporting and Workshop on the socialization and domestication of the CMW also aims to improve the government’s capacity to review its legal, policy and institutional framework in … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs of Girls and Women in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 11 September 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to … [Read more...]

NTT Call for Proposals: Empowering Marginalised Communities and Vulnerable Groups across Sri Lanka

Deadline: 10 August 2018 The Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust has announced its call for proposals under "Empowering marginalised communities and vulnerable groups across Sri Lanka". This Call for Proposals specifically seeks to strengthen civil society and community efforts to develop individually and collectively; to empower citizens participation in governance and policy issues and enable effective engagement with stakeholders, particularly government, at local, regional and national levels, to … [Read more...]

Nuffic: Capacity Development Programme in Lebanon

Deadline:  29 August 2018 Nuffic is seeking applications for its Capacity Development Programme in Lebanon which is contribute to the improvement of future perspectives of host communities and refugees in Lebanon. It aims to strengthen the impact of existing Dutch financial interventions for stabilisation in Lebanon. Objectives The program have two major development objectives: Strengthening the capacities of relevant Lebanese organisations and institutions that have come under … [Read more...]

IOM and Mastercard collaborates to support Vulnerable Migrants and Refugees in Romania

IOM, the UN Migration Agency in collaboration with Mastercard has launched an innovative partnership to support migrants and refugees in building a better life in Romania.  This collaboration will provide financial education for vulnerable groups and lead to the development of tailor-made financial products for migrants and refugees. These sessions will be provided free of charge weekly at the Migrant Integration Centre coordinated by IOM. Head of IOM’s Office in Romania, Mircea Mocanu said, … [Read more...]

USAID steps-up to support Congolese and Burundian Refugees in Rwanda

USAID has contributed US$6.5 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) in support of Congolese and Burundian refugees in Rwanda to empower WFP to buy locally produced maize grain, beans and fortified blended foods for malnourished children, as well as provide cash-based transfers. WFP will distribute in-kind monthly rations to Burundian camp-based refugees and provide monthly cash-based transfers to refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which they can use to purchase food from … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNHCR’s Innovation Award!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for "Innovation Award" to recognize and catalyse creative solutions to improve the lives of refugees, host communities and persons of concern. UNHCR believes innovation is a process of designing, experimenting, and learning and the Award aims to support and showcase NGOs working through this process. The UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs Innovation Award (“the Award”) celebrates efforts and achievements that advance the innovative delivery of … [Read more...]

EU and Argentina commits on working together on Migration and Forced Displacement

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Argentina, Jorge Faurie along with the Head of the EU Delegation in Argentina, Aude Maio-Coliche launched a project to support Argentina’s refugee reception and integration policy. The Project will provide a grant of € 2 million and is funded by the EU's Partnership Instrument. The launch of this project with UNHCR and IOM reflects the commitment of the European Union and Argentina to work together in the global governance of migration flows, in … [Read more...]

New €167 Million Aid Package to support Refugees and Local Communities in Lebanon and Jordan

The EU Regional Trust Fund has approved new €167 million aid package to support refugees and local communities in Lebanon and Jordan. The new projects include the public schooling of refugee children in Lebanon and social assistance for vulnerable refugees and local communities affected by the Syrian crisis in Lebanon and Jordan. The new aid package includes: €100 million to guarantee access to education for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon; €52 million to provide social protection and … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank’s Third International Conference on Globalization: Contents and Discontents

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The World Bank Development Research Group based in Kuala Lumpur is inviting applications for its third international conference, with the theme Globalization: Contents and Discontents which aims to bring together policymakers and academics to discuss the consequences of various aspects of globalization including trade, migration, financial flows, cultural exchanges and the diffusion of ideas. The goal of this conference is to revisit these and other issues to … [Read more...]

Funding support of $250,000 for ‘We are Oceania Program’

U.S. Department of the Interior has announced FY 2018 funding support for 'We are Oceania (WAO) Hālau Ola'-One Stop Center in Hawai’i which provides information and services to migrants from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and the Republic of Palau (Palau), also known as the freely associated states (FAS). $250,000 is provided for the We are Oceania program that has helped more than 5,600 individuals in Hawai’i who have sought assistance … [Read more...]

EU proposes €34.9 Billion for Migration and Border Management

The EU Commission has proposed to almost triple funding of €34.9 billion for migration and border management for the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027 period. This proposal is a response to increased migratory, mobility and security challenges, with more flexible funding instruments to address unforeseen migratory events and border protection at the core of the new budget. The key features of the new fund are: Securing the EU's external borders, Strengthening Europe's external borders, … [Read more...]

Magnum Foundation CFPs: Photography in Collaboration – Migration and Religion

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Magnum Foundation is inviting proposals for Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion, an initiative for photographers to expand upon their practice by working with creative partners from other disciplines. The foundation is seeking proposals for projects that are careful interdisciplinary explorations at the intersection of migration and religion, broadly defined, and that explore how forms of social organization transform under the pressures and processes of … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: 2018 Mine Risk Education in Sudan

Deadline: 11 June 2018 UNOPS has announced a call for proposals for its 2018 Mine Risk Education in Sudan to reduce casualties among the Sudanese population, IDPs, refugees and humanitarian actors through risk education. The selected organization will conduct its activities through a grant support agreement with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). Eligibility Criteria This Call for Proposal is open to non-national and international non-governmental organizations … [Read more...]

France contributes €400.000 to support Life-Saving Nutrition Activities for Rohingya Refugees

France has made a contribution of €400.000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support life-saving nutrition activities for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. More than 5,000 children under five and 1,100 pregnant and nursing women in the refugee settlements of Cox’s Bazar will benefit from France’s support for this nutrition programme. France’s contribution will help prevent and address moderate acute malnutrition among children under five and pregnant and nursing … [Read more...]