Nominations Open for 2019 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award!

Deadline: 8 February 2019 Do you know an inspirational individual or group making a difference? If yes, then nominate someone today for 2019 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. UNHCR are searching for heroes supporting refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. Award Information The winner will receive USD 150,000 to invest in their humanitarian work. Four regional finalists will also be selected and honoured. Eligibility Criteria Any individual, group of people or organization … [Read more...]

Kahane Foundation: Helping People to Create a Peaceful Living Environment

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The Karl Kahane Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to help people to create a dignified and peaceful living environment for themselves and their neighbors. The Karl Kahane Foundation was established in 1991 by the late Karl Kahane as an independent, privately funded, non-political and non-religious charitable foundation, and is based in Switzerland. Thematic Focus Based on current events, funding in 2019 will be focussed on the following … [Read more...]

UNFPA Turkey: Inviting Organizations for UNFPA 6th Country Programme

Deadline: 20 October 2018 UNFPA-United Nations Population Fund, an international development agency, is currently inviting qualified organizations to submit proposals for the UNFPA 6th Country Programme. The purpose of the Invitation for Proposals is to identify eligible non-governmental organizations for prospective partnership with UNFPA Turkey to support achievement of results outlined below. Specific Results Within this framework and as set out in 2016-2020 6th County Programme Document … [Read more...]

IRUSA Call for Applications: Promoting Sustainable Socio-economic Development

Deadline: 31 December 2018 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 … [Read more...]

Government of Netherlands: Inviting Applications for Migration and Development Grant

Deadline: 16 November 2018 The Government of Netherlands is seeking applications for "Migration and Development Grant" with an aim to provide support for priorities which are part of the integrated policy of the Netherlands on migration and refugees. Support for activities that focus on improving prospects for refugees and vulnerable host communities in Egypt, Ethiopia, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Uganda, Turkey, Iraq and Sudan. And support for activities that strengthen migration management and … [Read more...]

Sisters of Charity Foundation: Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Sisters of Charity Foundation is inviting applications for Community Grants Program with an aim to help groups who make a huge difference for those in need, but struggle to find funding through other avenues. The Sisters of Charity Foundation grants funds to hundreds of small organisations nationally that provide valuable community services to break down social isolation and alleviate the impact of poverty on individuals and families. Across Australia the Sisters of … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand. Proposed activities should primarily support refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand. Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and victims of conflict, PRM will consider funding only those projects that include a target … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2019 Ockenden International Prizes!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Entries are invited for the 2019 Ockenden International Prizes for successful self-reliance Refugee Projects. Ockenden International has launched its seventh annual quest to find and reward the most effective self-reliance projects for refugees and internally displaced people. Prizes criteria include projects providing education, legal assistance, livelihood assistance and any other highly effective programmes that help refugees and/or displaced people build stable, … [Read more...]

ygap’s First Gens Program: Supporting Migrant and Refugee Led Social Impact Ventures

Deadline: 7 October 2018 ygap is seeking applications for its First Gens Program to support migrant and refugee led social impact ventures that are improving the lives of people living in disadvantage in Australia. Predominantly funded by LaunchVic, ygap will be offering multiple intakes into its internationally acclaimed and proven program. Each First Gens program will consist of a five-day live-in accelerator followed by three months of tailored support. The best part – the program is … [Read more...]

A B Charitable Trust: Supporting Charities Registered in the UK

Deadline: 3 September 2018 A B Charitable Trust is accepting appliations for its grant program to support charities working where human dignity is imperilled and where there are opportunities for human dignity to be affirmed. ABCT supports charities that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals whatever their circumstances. Focus Areas Applications are particularly welcomed from charities working to support: migrants, refugees and asylum seekers criminal … [Read more...]

Dart Center: Call for Applications for Covering Children and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Dart Center is currently accepting applications for a four-day journalism training workshop in Amman, Jordan, with a special focus on the Syrian refugee crisis and response. This workshop, to be held January 20-23, 2019 at the Columbia Global Center in Amman, is designed for local, regional and international reporters already covering the Syrian refugee crisis as either part of a broader beat or as a standalone issue. The four-day workshop will bring journalists … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Innovate for Refugees Competition!

Deadline: 2 November 2018 Applications are open for the Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR) which is a global competition for the best tech-driven solutions addressing the challenges faced by refugees across the globe. The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab has a proven track record in promoting MIT-style entrepreneurship through its solid platform that was developed over 10 years, enabling it to empower entrepreneurs by providing opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing, showcasing … [Read more...]

The Community Foundation for Ireland: Seeking Applications for Social Change Grants

Deadline: 28 September 2018 The Community Foundation for Ireland is seeking applications for Social Change Grants to address mental health issues through innovative, community-based approaches that strive to bring about social, behavioral, attitudinal and cultural change and ultimately improve the mental health of beneficiaries in the target groups. Type of Strands Travellers: Projects aimed at suicide prevention, in particular via the reduction of stigma around accessing mental health … [Read more...]

European Commission CFPs: Engaging Diaspora Communities on Awareness Raising

Deadline: 31 January 2019 European Commission is seeking proposals for its programme entitled "Engagement of diaspora communities on awareness raising" to sensitize the target audience and to provide prospective migrants, vulnerable communities, diaspora members and local media with objective information about the perils of migrant smuggling and the legal, social and economic realities of life in Europe, as well as the available legal pathways to Europe. Objectives Engage with and … [Read more...]

European Commission: Legal Migration Projects with Third Countries

Deadline: 31 January 2019 European Commission is seeking applications for its grant programme entitled "Legal migration projects with third countries" to promote the role that legal migration can play in the overall management of migratory flows, by encouraging and promoting the development of concrete projects by Member States in the area of legal migration, with a particular focus on labour migration (including opportunities for traineeships). Objectives Promotion of specific labour … [Read more...]

European Commission: Care for Migrant Minors, including Unaccompanied Minors Grant Programme

Deadline: 31 January 2019 European Commission is seeking applications for its grant programme entitled "Care for migrant minors, including unaccompanied minors" for children who are temporarily deprived of their family environment, including migrant children, are entitled to special protection and assistance. The specific objective is to finance projects focusing on the exchange of good practices and/or provision of the necessary training so as to support the … [Read more...]

UNOV/UNICRI: Grant Initiative to Strengthen Cooperation with Civil Society Organizations in Conflict Mitigation

Deadline: 19 August 2018 United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled “Grant Initiative to Strengthen Cooperation with Civil Society Organizations in Conflict Mitigation”. This Call for Proposals seeks to provide funding support to not-for-profit organisations working in the area of democratic citizenship, conflict prevention and mitigation, human rights, countering violent extremism, … [Read more...]

ECHO announces new Funding for Refugees and Host communities in Uganda

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has received funding worth EUR 2 million from the European Union's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO) to support refugees and host communities in western and north-western Uganda. The overarching objective of the project is to neutralize the risk of WASH-related diseases such as diarrhoea and cholera.These funds will be used to deliver life-saving interventions on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for refugees … [Read more...]

MADE West Africa Call for Proposals: Promoting the Positive Potential of Migrants for Development

Deadline: 20 August 2018 Migration and Development (MADE) West Africa has launched a call for proposals for actions to promote the positive potential of migrants for development from Ghana and Sierra Leone. The program objective is to promote good governance of migration and mobility, as well as the protection of the rights of migrants in the ECOWAS region, in order to increase the benefits of migration and mobility on development. The call for proposals particularly concerns maximizing the … [Read more...]

CEB grants € 1 Million to help Bosnia and Herzegovina cope with Migratory Inflows

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) provides € 1 million grant to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) from its Migrant and Refugee Fund (MRF) to help Bosnia and Herzegovina cope with renewed migratory inflows in 2018. This MRF grant will contribute to the implementation of the government’s plan for addressing the current migrant situation in the country. It was commended by Samir Rizvo, Assistant Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and will be implemented in coordination … [Read more...]