ACME Reporting Grant 2016-2017: Inviting Uganda Journalists to Support Ambitious Story Projects

Deadline: 16 September 2016 The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is currently inviting Uganda journalists for its 5th, 6th and 7th round of Reporting Grant 2016-2017 with an aim to support ambitious story projects that require more than the regular newsroom facilitation to pull off. Priority Areas Agriculture Health Justice, law and order Education Energy, oil, gas and mining Parliament Land and property rights Local Government Business, Finance and … [Read more...]

Apply for the 2016 Global Citizen Youth Advocates Symposium!

Deadline: 28 August 2016 Applications are open for the 2016 Global Citizen Youth Advocates Symposium in order to provide exceptional young advocates with direct exposure to the work of Global Citizen and skilled development practitioners, but also equip them with innovative tools and knowledge for effective methods of campaigning. The Global Citizen will host the first-ever Youth Advocates Symposium on September 22, 2016. Goals Food & Hunger Health Education Girls & … [Read more...]

Environmental Protection Agency: Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Water Quality

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to provide training and technical assistance for small public water systems to help such systems achieve and maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), and to provide training and technical assistance for small publicly owned wastewater systems, communities served by onsite/decentralized wastewater systems, and private well owners to improve … [Read more...]

GEF Small Grants Programme: Supporting Areas Conserved by Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities in Malaysia

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Malaysia is seeking applicants from civil society organizations for its Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) with an aim to provide strategic support to territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs) in Malaysia. Objectives To support outreach and awareness raising activities among Malaysian NGOs, CBOs , IPOs and civil society organizations on … [Read more...]

UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017: Promoting Human Resource Capacities

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017 whose aim is to promote human resource capacities in the developing Member States and to enhance friendship among peoples of the world, The Government of the Czech Republic has placed at the disposal of UNESCO three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies (which comprises the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programmes for the academic year 2017-2018. Fields of … [Read more...]

Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Competition (Round 4)

Deadline: 10 October 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the South African Department of Science and Technology, and the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands are seeking applications from eligible organizations for a program entitled "Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Competition (Round 4)" with an aim to source and accelerate innovations that … [Read more...]

Newton Fund’s Institutional Links Grants 2016: Research and Innovation Challenges in Economic & Societal Benefit

Deadline: 19 September 2016 The Newton Fund is seeking applicants for its  Institutional Links Grants 2016 in order to enhance the quality of their research and enable them to translate research and innovation into economic and societal benefit. This programme is designed to establish links beyond the level of the individual researcher and innovation practitioner, opening up opportunities for more sustainable, solution-oriented collaborations between academic groups as well as with the private … [Read more...]

British Council’s Institutional Links STREAM Grants 2016

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The British Council is currently inviting applicants for its Institutional Links Science, Technology and Research Exchange Across MENA (STREAM) Grants 2016 with an aim to build UK-Partner country research and innovation collaborations centred on these shared research and innovation challenges which have direct relevance to social welfare and economic development. Research Areas Agriculture (e.g. irrigation, crop yields) Climate and environment (e.g. … [Read more...]

Elisabeth & Amelie Fund: Supporting Sustainable Water Management in Developing Countries

Deadline: 17 October 2016 The King Baudouin Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Elisabeth & Amelie Fund  with an aim to instigate a new form of support for sustainable water management in developing countries by financing on-the-spot internships for students from developing countries who are studying in Belgium. The Thematic mobility grant programme for students from developing countries about “Access to water, protection or improvement of water quality and water management … [Read more...]

Applications Open for British Council’s 2016 UK-Gulf Institutional Links Grants

Deadline: 7 October 2016 The British Council is currently inviting applicants for its 2016 UK-Gulf Institutional Links Grants with an aim to establish links beyond the level of the individual researcher and innovation practitioner, opening up opportunities for sustainable, solution-oriented collaborations between research groups. The Institutional Links Programme is designed to be flexible and responsive to in-country needs, allowing applicants to establish collaborations on specific areas … [Read more...]

EU Aid to Uprooted People in Thailand: Improving Health and WaSH Services

Deadline: 1 November 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Aid to Uprooted People Thailand” in order to continue with the provision of basic Health and WaSH services in the camps and in the hosting communities in Thailand, while preparing Myanmar refugees for a possible return process. The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to a long-term solution to the challenges encountered by the Myanmar refugees living in 9 … [Read more...]

SADC/WaterNet: Regional Masters Programme in Integrated Water Resources Management

Deadline: 26 August 2016 WaterNet, The South African Development Community (SADC) subsidiary institution for capacity building in Water Resources Management is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Regional Masters Programme in Integrated Water Resources Management for the 2017/18 intake. The WaterNet Masters programme is scheduled to start in February 2017. SADC was established in 1992 and is committed to Regional Integration and poverty eradication within Southern Africa … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mawazo Challenge 2016: Solving Community Problems

Deadline: 15 August 2016 Are you passionate about solving community problems? Can you design a competition or award scheme that will foster and support great ideas to solve problems in health, education or water, hygiene and sanitation? If yes, then apply for the Mawazo Challenge 2016. Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) is currently inviting applicants for its Mawazo Challenge 2016 with an aim to identify and support innovations that have the potential to create social impact in … [Read more...]

Newton Fund’s Travel Grants 2016: Promoting Economic Development and Welfare

Deadline: 19 September 2016 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative is currently inviting applicants for its Travel Grants 2016 with an aim to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Objectives Support international development-relevant research Contribute to capacity building of early career researchers Establish new research … [Read more...]

The Waterloo Foundation’s  Marine Programme: Inviting UK-based Charities

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The Waterloo Foundation (TWF) is currently inviting applicants from UK-based charities for its Marine Programme with an aim to support projects working to halt declining fish stocks that communities in developing countries rely on. Local projects Applications for local projects should demonstrate that they will positively impact upon the marine resource they are working to protect, and could include: Development of marine protected areas or sustainable … [Read more...]

New England Biolabs Foundation’s Funding Program: Fostering Community-based Conservation

Deadline: 12 August 2016 The New England Biolabs Foundation is seeking letters of inquiry (LOIs) from community-based nonprofit organizations for its Funding Program with an aim to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes and the biocultural diversity found in these places. The Program seeks to encourage community-based projects in regions of the world where small contributions can have the greatest impact. Objectives Creating and/or ensuring effective … [Read more...]

Newton Fund’s Workshop Grants 2016: Promoting Economic Development and Welfare

Deadline: 19 September 2016 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative is currently inviting applicants for its Workshop Grants 2016 with an aim to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Challenge Areas Agriculture (e.g. irrigation, crop yields) Climate and environment (e.g. climate change, green technology, sustainable development, … [Read more...]

CSUDP Call for Proposals: Inviting Urban Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya

Deadline: 2 August 2016 The Civil Society Urban Development Platform (CSUDP) is currently accepting proposals from eligible urban Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for a programme entitled “Organizing, influencing and inspiring civic competencies towards equitable and just urban societies”. The Programme seeks to reverse urban inequalities through promoting just and fair access to urban services and building resilience of the disadvantaged urban majority. This programme is a component for … [Read more...]

Islamic Relief: Social and Community Development Projects in South Africa

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Islamic Relief is currently inviting applications from non-profit and other qualifying organizations for its Social and Community Development Projects in South Africa with an aim to integrated sustainable development, educational development, disaster risk reduction and resilience, orphan and vulnerable children support, health and nutrition. Projects Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC): Child and orphan welfare and protection, youth-care centers and … [Read more...]

2016 ICTD Award: Promoting Mountain Development & Environmental Conservation

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is seeking applicants for its 2016 ICT for Mountain Development Award with an aim to promote mountain development and environmental conservation. ICIMOD‘s mission is to enable sustainable and resilient mountain development for improved and equitable livelihoods through knowledge and regional cooperation. Objectives To recognize innovations in ICT for Development that can promote mountain … [Read more...]

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