Global Fund-South Africa Call for Proposals: Young Women & Girls Economic Strengthening Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2017 NACOSA, on behalf of four PRs (Kheth’Impilo, Soul City Institute, KZN Treasury and NACOSA) have announced a Call for Proposals for Young Women & Girls Economic Strengthening Programme. The Global Fund has selected five Principal Recipients (PRs) in South Africa to implement a Young Women and Girls (YW&G) Programme, which includes an Economic Strengthening component. The YW&G Programme seeks to provide socio-economic development support and opportunities to … [Read more...]

Chevening Scholarship Program: Offering Opportunity to Future Leaders to Study in UK

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Applications are open for Chevening Scholarship program that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from applicant's country and beyond to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Benefits Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving applicant free to focus on achieving their professional goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. … [Read more...]

2018 Bright Future Program: Inviting Young Afghan Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Applications are open for the 2018 Bright Future Program, Pathway 2, Incubation Program to enable youth entrepreneurs to set up and grow their business or build an environment for those youths who have ideas but due to technical incubation support and fund they can’t set up their startups. Outcomes To do this, the consortium has identified five main pathways of change with the following outcomes: Young urban Afghans are gainfully employed; Young urban … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People

Deadline: 3 November 2017 The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is seeking applications to support legal work that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally. The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable young migrants as a … [Read more...]

Apply for Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Applications are open for Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program (EIFP) to provide hands-on service opportunities for global young business and development leaders at Africa’s leading profit and nonprofit firms. The program is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scale. Benefits LDI Africa through its EIFP recruits organizations that are doing excellent work … [Read more...]

NYC Call for Proposals: National Youth Fund (Future-ready Youths)

Deadline: 5 December 2017 National Youth Council (NYC)'s National Youth Survey 2016 found that Singaporean youths are stressed by new adult responsibilities as they transition into adulthood. To help them cope better, National Youth Council (NYC) would like to invite Not for Profit Organizations, Schools and Institutes of Higher Learning, and Social Enterprises to submit project proposals which aim to achieve any of the following: Advance financial literacy among youths Equip youths … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is seeking applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018 to inspire, equip and enable the youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential … [Read more...]

Ellen Stewart International Award 2017: Promoting Social Change & Youth Engagement through Theatre Practise

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Nominations are open for “The Ellen Stewart International Award”, which is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Award Information Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Open World Grant Program: Bringing Emerging Leaders!

Deadline: 23 October 2017 Open World Leadership Center (Open World) has announced its 2018 Grant program to bring emerging leaders from participating countries to the United States in order to give them firsthand exposure to the American system of participatory democracy and free enterprise. The program allows American leaders and their counterparts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Peru, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, … [Read more...]

Apply for Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 The Washington Center is seeking applications for its Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program to provide undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Orskov Foundation’s Student Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Orskov Foundation is accepting applications for its Student Grant to help individual students with funding to cover training needs in lower middle income or low-income countries classified by the UN. Preference will be given to support training aimed at sustainable land use problems with an emphasis on animal, plant and soil interactions, where it can be demonstrated that, in addition to contributing to knowledge, they will: have the potential to alleviate … [Read more...]

Call for Applications to Join the Youth Can: Advocacy Training Programme in Kenya and Tanzania

Deadline: 15 October 2017 DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) has announced a call for applications to join the Youth Can!training programme on advocacy for Family Planning and Reproductive Health. DSW is seeking applications from youth-focused (with a special preference for youth-led) CSOs in Tanzania and Kenya. The capacity development workshops in Tanzania and Kenya will take place between March and June 2018. The training programme is a component of a larger Capacity Development … [Read more...]

Hrant Dink Foundation: Seeking Applications for Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Hrant Dink Foundation has launched its Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant with a view to increase direct contacts and to promote cooperation between the peoples of the two neighboring countries. Through the Travel Grant, the Foundation aims to contribute to joint initiatives between the two countries in various thematic fields such as youth and volunteering, human rights and democracy, education, environment, history, culture and arts, development, sports, regional … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IWGIA’s Indigenous Youths Program!

Deadline: 13 November 2017 International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) is seeking innovative concept notes for a program entitled “indigenous youths” relating to one of the overall thematic priorities of IWGIA's work: Climate action Global governance Land rights IWGIA is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. Grant Information The maximum Budget of 45.000 USD. Project duration should … [Read more...]

Apply for India Fellow Program 2018! Creating a Learning Platform for Young Indians

Deadline: 30 November 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the India Fellow Program 2018 with an objective to create a learning platform for young Indians who undergo a 13 month long journey of discovering their own leadership potential. It includes training, mentor-ship, reflections and hands-on work experience with a grassroots organization working on social issues. Program Designs The India Fellow program design has 3 prime pieces that fit into each other over the duration of 13 … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Voice’s Indonesia Unexpected Grant

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is seeking proposals for Indonesia Unexpected Grant to provide flexibility for collective action of multiple groups / organizations / networks about specific unexpected opportunities. This may affect the policy or threaten the depletion of urgent public spaces. Funding Information Grants proposed are 6 to 12 months with a maximum budget of EUR 100,000 or IDR 1,400,000,000. Main Support Area Disable Women exploited and / or experiencing violence … [Read more...]

Terre des hommes Albania: Strengthening Civil Society to build Youth Resilience to Violent Extremism

Deadline: 30 October 2017 Terre des hommes (Tdh) in partnership with Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), Center for Common Ground (CCG) and Bedër University is seeking proposals for its project entitled “Strengthening Civil Society to build youth resilience to Violent Extremism”, funded by the European Union in order to empower civil society organizations and community based organisations working with young people and communities to develop youth resilience activities to counter violent … [Read more...]

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program 2018: Enhancing Leadership Skills & International Exposure

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The Asia Foundation is accepting applications for its Development Fellows Program in order to enhance leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure for Asian professionals. The program reflects the Foundation’s six-decade tradition of investing in the region’s most promising future leaders. The 2018 program will consist of two intensive modules, including two weeks in Asia and another two weeks in the United States, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) is seeking applications for its Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program. The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program (CAAFP) is intended for young professionals – scholars, government officials, policy experts, human rights and activists – who want to enhance their research and analytical skills and seek to become public policy leaders in their respective … [Read more...]

Baring Foundation Grants: Strengthening the Voluntary Sector Programme

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Baring Foundation is accepting applications for its "Strengthening the Voluntary Sector Programme" to support effective use of the law and human rights based approaches by the voluntary sector in the United Kingdom. It is a collaboration with the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the Legal Education Foundation. Programme Aims The programme aims to support voluntary sector organisations to: understand when, how and where the law or human rights based … [Read more...]