U.S. Embassy in Cambodia: Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’, Professional Fellows Division, administered by American Councils for International Education is currently accepting applications from young professionals interested in coming to the US for a one month professional fellowship Program on Economic Empowerment, under Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the US Department of State’s … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

Erasmus+ Call for Proposals: Supporting Policy Reform – Social Inclusion through Education, Training & Youth

Deadline: 22 May 2017 Applications are open for Erasmus+ programme "Support for policy reform — Social inclusion through education, training and youth”. The call comprises two lots, one for Education and Training (Lot 1) and one for Youth (Lot 2). Objectives Lot 1 — Education and training: Enhancing the acquisition of social and civic competences, fostering knowledge, understanding and ownership of fundamental values, promoting mutual respect and intercultural dialogue and … [Read more...]

DHHS-IHS Call for Proposals: Healthy Lifestyles in Youth Project

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, is accepting applications for a single source competing continuation cooperative agreement with the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) for the purpose of continued implementation of the “Healthy Lifestyles in Youth Project” in selected Native American Boys and Girls Clubs of America. This program promotes healthy lifestyles among American … [Read more...]

Government of Canada Call for Proposals: Green and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Women and Youth in Guatemala

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The Government of Canada is currently seeking proposals for its program "Guatemala: Green and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Women and Youth". Outcomes Under this call, the project proposal must contribute to the achievement of this ultimate outcome: Ultimate outcome: Increased economic empowerment for women and youth, especially from Indigenous communities, in Alta Verapaz, Chimaltenango and Sololá departments. The project proposal must also … [Read more...]

Apply for PIMCO Foundation Europe Grant Programme!

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The PIMCO Foundation Europe is currently seeking proposals for its 2017 Grant Programme with an aim to empower and invest in people through charities and partnership. The foundation is committed to helping communities and charities where it believes a positive difference can be made. Themes Food Security: seek out organisations focused on providing children and families with access to healthy, nutritious meals. Homelessness: support proven programmes that equip … [Read more...]

USAID/West Bank and Gaza Request for Applications: Inviting Applications for Local Initiatives 2017

Deadline: 24 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to West Bank and Gaza is currently seeking applications for its "Local Initiatives 2017" in order to empower Palestinian civil society to hold the public and private sectors accountable. Civil society organizations (CSOs) play a crucial role in the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem in bringing about concrete, sustainable and locally-owned change. In line with its long-time commitment to supporting … [Read more...]

YouthPower Learning Grants Request for Applications: Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism

Deadline: 13 April 2017 Making Cents International under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently seeking applications for YouthPower Learning Grants for Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism. The objective of the YouthPower Learning’s grant program is to engage US and developing country youth-serving and youth-led non-profit and for-profit organizations in efforts to further assess, … [Read more...]

USAID/Turkmenistan Call for Applications: Enriching Youth for Tomorrow!

Deadline: 24 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled USAID “Enriching Youth for Tomorrow” in Turkmenistan with an aim to improve the capacity of Turkmen youth aged 14-30 to contribute to their local economy and community. This integrated activity seeks to equip youth with the skills necessary to participate in the labor market, contribute to society in a … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Participants: Workshop on Citizen Journalism and Media Literacy

Deadline: 31 March 2017 UNESCO’s offices in Bangkok and Jakarta are teaming up with Rappler Indonesia to organize a one day training session “Workshop on Citizen Journalism and Media Literacy: A Special Session on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2017” taking place from 1-4 May 2017 in Jakarta for Indonesian youth. In line with the global theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies” … [Read more...]

IFAD Grant Call for Proposals: Scaling-up Empowerment through Household Methodologies

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on “Scaling-up empowerment through household methodologies: from thousands to millions” in order to build knowledge, skills and expertise at local, national, regional and global levels to upscale household methodologies to empower millions of women, men and rural youth for rural inclusiveness. The purpose of the call for proposals is to identify, through a competitive … [Read more...]

Open Society Youth Exchange Fellowships: Inviting Young Persons of the US with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Exchange, in partnership with the Human Rights Initiative, seeks applicants for its Community Youth Fellowships. The Community Youth Fellowships will support dynamic activists aged 18-25 who want to implement a project of their own design that advances human rights anywhere in the United States.  This opportunity is specifically for young persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through these fellowships, the Open … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Bucharest: Call for Applications for a Grant to Organize the J. F. Kennedy Civic Education and Engagement Camp for Youth

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Bucharest is currently inviting non-profit non-governmental Romanian organizations and institutions with activity and experience in the field of education to apply for a Grant to Organize the J.F. Kennedy Civic Education, Engagement, and Leadership Camp for Youth. The J. F. Kennedy Civic Education, Engagement, and Leadership Camp for Youth should be designed to be an educational program that will combine intensive English with learning about … [Read more...]

AU Call for Proposals: Mentoring Youth to be Champions of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The African Union (AU) is pleased to announce the call for the submission of project proposals under theme n°10 of the African Women Decade namely “mentoring youth (women and men) to be champions of gender equality and women’s empowerment” which content is as follows: “Energizing the African Women’s movement, and mentoring young women and men leaders and professionals, both in Africa and the Diaspora to be champions on Gender Equality and women’s empowerment”. Priority … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration: Seeking Applications for “YouthBuild” Grants

Deadline: 9 May 2017 The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration is seeking applications for its funding program "YouthBuild" to provide education, occupational skills training, leadership development and post-program placement opportunities to at-risk youth. YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Legislative Fellows Program for India and Pakistan 2017!

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Legislative Fellows Program for India and Pakistan 2017 with an aim to promote mutual understanding and establish networks among mid-level professionals in India, Pakistan, and the United States, while also promoting increased knowledge of the legislative process and principles of good governance. The following are themes and topics related to legislation and governance that may be included in the program: … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for AARP Purpose Prize: Honoring Individuals across the U.S.

Deadline: 19 May 2017 AARP Purpose Prize is currently open for nominations to honor extraordinary individuals who use their life experience to make a better future for all. Every year the AARP Purpose Prize™ award honors 5 exceptional individuals who have tapped their wealth of experience to foster enduring and innovative positive social impacts. Included within the AARP Purpose Prize is the Andrus Prize for Intergenerational Excellence. This award celebrates the legacy of AARP’s founder, Dr. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for AmplifyChange Network Grants: Inviting CSOs from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Deadline: 4 April 2017 AmplifyChange is currently seeking proposals for its Network grants from Southern-based organisations capable of supporting multiple small-to-medium sized civil society organisations to contribute to the development of stronger, more inclusive movements for SRHR. After almost two years of grant-making, AmplifyChange is now providing direct support to over 250 small-to-medium sized civil society organisations through its Opportunity and Strengthening Grants. These grants … [Read more...]

SCF’s Community Grants Program: Inviting Youth-Focused Community Organisations across Australia

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund (SCF) is accepting applications from the youth-focused community organisations across Australia for its Community Grants Program to help community organisations deliver crucial programs to young people over the longer term. Funding Information                                                                           Organisations can apply for a grant of up to $10,000 each year over 3 years, totaling a maximum of … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Philippines: Apply for YSEALI Summit 2017

Deadline: 16 April 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a five-day advanced leadership workshop (inclusive of arrival and departure days) in the Philippines for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), pending the availability of funds. The workshop will include a mix of informational sessions and skills training to be led by experts from Philippines, other ASEAN … [Read more...]

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