Applications Open for Commonwealth Youth Forum!

Deadline: 2 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Commonwealth Youth Forum to promote cross-cultural connections and consensus among youth leaders on the challenges and opportunities facing young people. The Commonwealth is extending an invitation to young people with experience in youth advocacy or development to attend an important youth conference. . Hosted by the UK Government, the Forum is part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which will see leaders … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Burma: 2018 Myanmar Youth Leadership Program

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Yangon, Burma has announced the 2018 Myanmar Youth Leadership Program (MYLP) which is a four-week exchange program in the United States focused on leadership and youth development. The exchange will take place in April 2018 and participants will implement follow-on projects in their home communities after the program. The program welcomes applications from both student participants and adult chaperones. Program Goals To promote mutual … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: U.S. Embassy Moscow PAS Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. PAS Moscow invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and Russia by highlighting shared values and promoting bilateral cooperation.  Priority Areas Programs that support a long-term investment in U.S.-Russian ties through educational, cultural, professional, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sky Ranch Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 The Sky Ranch Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to provide comprehensive support services to youth that may include education, job training, enrichment activities, counseling and case management. Funding Interests Preference will be given to organizations that: Serve troubled youth between the ages of 11-18. Focus on preventing youth involvement in the criminal justice system, or provide long-term rehabilitation in a residential or … [Read more...]

PHAC Call for Proposals: Preventing Gender-Based Violence in the form of Teen/Youth Dating Violence in Canada

Deadline: 24 January 2018 The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is currently inviting eligible organizations to submit applications to advance promising programs and initiatives to prevent gender-based violence (GBV) in the form of teen/youth dating violence in Canada. The objective of this funding opportunity is to support the implementation and testing of programs and initiatives to prevent dating violence among teens and youth. Funding Information Applicants can request up to $200,000 … [Read more...]

Apply for Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund to Help Disadvantaged Young People in UK!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Worshipful Company of Weavers is seeking applications for its Benevolent Fund to support work in the following areas of interest: Young Offenders Prisoners and Ex-prisoners Young disadvantaged people, especially those at risk of criminal involvement The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund was set up in 1973 with funds from The Worshipful Company of Weavers, which is the oldest City of London Livery Company and has a history dating back before 1130 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) for Citizens of Nigeria!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Applications are open for 2018 Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) for all citizens and permanent residents of Nigeria currently residing in Lagos. The Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) seeks to develop a select group of young Nigerians into ethical and impactful leaders by connecting them with mentorship, networking, training and funding opportunities over the course of an intensive fellowship year. The CYFI fellowship is built around … [Read more...]

Bridge for CSOs/AGBU: Inviting Armenian CSOs for Innovation for Social Impact Grants Program

Deadline: 29 December 2017 Applications are open for the Innovation for Social Impact Grants program to support innovative projects that will serve the public good, be responsive to the needs of people and communities, address the need of vulnerable population, reduce inequalities and promote social inclusion and tolerance, encourage volunteerism and community mobilization, ensure sustainable models and community participation through empowering youth, engaging women and girls. Bridge for CSOs … [Read more...]

USAID: School Doors- Bringing Out-Of-School Children Back into the Classroom

Deadline: 22 January 2018 USAID is seeking concept papers to address the lack of access to school, and, subsequently, the social stability a school system can provide for over two million out-of-school (OOS) children and youth across Yemen. USAID will support non-formal education (NFE) programming, and accelerated and remedial learning opportunities to reach out-of-school children and youth so that they can enter the formal school system at grade level, or achieve functional literacy and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Cambodia: Seeking Applications for Next Level Cambodia Program

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for American and Cambodian non-profit organizations, universities, community organizations, and individuals that are already doing work around community engagement, youth empowerment, arts programming, or support for marginalized populations to submit grant applications to serve as the local partner for U.S. team of hip hop artists that … [Read more...]

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation Grants: Supporting Community-based Organisations in United States

Deadline: 10 May 2018 The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation is seeking applications for its grants program to support museums, cultural, and performing arts programs; schools, hospitals, educational and skills training programs, programs for youth, seniors, and the handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other community-based organizations and their programs. Funding Information The grant amount ranges from $1,000 to $20,000. Eligibility Criteria The Foundation … [Read more...]

Ability Programme: Supporting Young People with Disabilities

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Plobal is seeking applications for its Ability Programme that is funded by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection and the European Social Fund. The Ability Programme will support young people with disabilities (15-29 years of age) to improve their employability through a range of person-centred supports. Objectives To assist young people with disabilities to develop the confidence and independence required to participate in education, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 GBIF Young Researchers Award!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is accepting proposals for its 2018 Young Researchers Awards with an aim to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students whose master’s and doctoral studies rely on GBIF-mediated data. Award Information The 2018 programme will provide €5,000 prizes recognizing the work of two graduate students—preferably, one master’s and one PhD candidate—nominated by GBIF Participant … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Youth Violence Prevention Interventions that Incorporate Racism/Discrimination Prevention

Deadline: 25 May 2018 The Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its Youth Violence Prevention Interventions to support research to develop and test youth violence prevention interventions that incorporate racism/discrimination prevention strategies for one or more health disparity populations. Areas of Research Interest Violence prevention targets of interest include but are not limited to the following: fighting, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Mozambique: 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique is seeking applications for its 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) in order to provide secondary school youth (ages 15-18) and adult educators the opportunity to explore themes such as entrepreneurship, civic education, youth leadership, economic development, and respect for diversity. This program will take place from August 4-25, 2018. PAYLP is an intensive academic program offered by the … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Public Health Community Youth Fellowships

Deadline: 10 January 2018 The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Exchange, in partnership with the Public Health Program is currently inviting applicants for its Community Youth Fellowships. Selected fellows will receive a stipend for full-time, 18-month projects (prorated for part-time or 12-month projects). The Community Youth Fellowships will support dynamic youth activists aged 18 to 30 who want to implement a project of their own design that acknowledges the intersection between the LGBTQIA … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina: Interethnic Reconciliation and Youth Program Youth Camps

Deadline: 26 January 2018 The United States Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, through the Office of Public Affairs, has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Program entitled “Interethnic Reconciliation and Youth Program Youth Camps”. This program supports initiatives with the primary goal of promoting interethnic and intercommunity exchange, collaboration, and joint projects. They are seeking projects and initiatives that clearly develop increased tolerance and cooperation between … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Zambia: 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program

Deadline: 22 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Zambia has announced the 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program, a three-week exchange program in the United States for high school students aged 15-18 years old. The program will provide an opportunity for high school students from Zambia to travel to the U.S. to participate in leadership programs.  The program will take place from April 8 to 29, 2018. During the exchanges, participants will engage in workshops on leadership and service, … [Read more...]

12th UNDEF Project Grant: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Funding Projects to Advance & Support Democracy

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations for the twelfth round of its funding projects to advance and support democracy in order to strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 cohort of the AsiaGlobal Fellows Program that provide inter-disciplinary, intensive leadership development and networking opportunities for mid-career professionals interested in Asian public policy matters. The Program runs from August 20 to November 16, 2018. The AsiaGlobal Fellows Program is a 13-week, interdisciplinary program designed to develop the leadership skills of tomorrow’s leaders. It consists of lectures … [Read more...]