Nominations Open for 2018 #YAFF Awards Competition!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is seeking nominations for its 2018 #Youth in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (YAFF) Awards Competition. Categories & Prize Information Agriculture Awards Smallholder : R100 000 Commercial : R200 000 Forestry Awards Small-scale : R100 000 Large-Scale : R200 000 Fisheries Awards Small-scale: R100 000 Large-Scale : R200 000 Agro -Processing Awards … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism

Deadline: 20 April 2018 Have you seen or felt the impact of racism and discrimination in your community? Do you have a great idea to help build a more inclusive Canada? If yes, then apply for "Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism" to make a positive difference in your community. Through the Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism, applicants can receive a $250, $500 or $1,000 grant to fund a youth-led project that promotes diversity and inclusion, while addressing racism … [Read more...]

Youth IV Call for Projects: Supporting Decentralized Cooperation for Young People

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has launched a "Youth IV" call for projects to support decentralized cooperation partnerships involving young people from their territories in their territories. This call for projects supports the mobilization of French local and regional authorities (CTF) for the mobility of young people in their territory, in partnership with their foreign counterparts. on the other hand, their partnerships in vocational training, key to the … [Read more...]

Apply for 4th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education!

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is seeking applications for its “4th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED)” from 20 to 26 May 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The one-week Workshop aims to build capacity of dynamic youth leaders around the world to identify strategies to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7, and to carry out innovative initiatives on fostering … [Read more...]

Liberia: National Youth NGO Summit Provides Leadership Skills in Sustainable Development to Several NGOs

A one day National Youth NGO Summit was organised under the theme, "Sustaining the Growth of Youth NGOs through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)" at the US Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia. The summit aimed at providing leadership skills in sustainable development to several NGOs. The daylong event was hosted by Green Liberia Incorporated with support from the US Embassy. Several heads of youth-related non-governmental organization (NGO) from Montserrado County participated and benefited … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: National Workshop on Culture and Heritage

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) has announced the call for expression of interest to participate in the 1st National Heritage Workshop for youth on culture and heritage. The workshop will take place on 26th – 29th March 2018 in Nairobi. Featuring leading experts from Kenya on the 1972 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage and the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic: 2018 Call for Proposals for Ukrainian NGOs

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic has announced a “Call for Project Proposals 2018: Human Rights, Media Literacy, Local Initiatives” for Ukrainian NGOs in the framework of Transition Promotion Program. Priority Areas Promoting Critical Thinking and Media Literacy among Ukrainian Youth and Adults Projects submitted under this priority area should focus on following topics: media literacy and critical thinking in education; breaking stereotypical ways of … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Dakar: Seeking Applications for Public Affairs Small Grant Program

Deadline: 16 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Dakar of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or programs) to help advance democratic values, advance peace and security, and promote opportunity and development. The U.S. Embassy in Dakar works with partner organizations on a number of projects to advance shared objectives of a stable and prosperous Senegal. Project Topics Promoting democratic values … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Government of Canada’s “Youth Can Do It” Event!

Deadline: 12 March 2018 Are you between 18-24 and reside in Canada? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Would you like the opportunity to network and gain mentorship? Are you willing to share your story with us? If yes, then apply for Youth Can Do It! The Youth Can Do It! event will identify diverse, young entrepreneurs and bring them together in Ottawa to connect with inspiring business experts to support their journey forward. Selected young entrepreneurs will gain support from the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to empower entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2018, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for proposals to design, plan, and implement the 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit, contingent on the availability of funds. The three-day Summit, to be held in Singapore in early December 2018, will gather approximately 150 participants aged 18-35 around the theme “The United States and ASEAN: Partners in Growth and Innovation.” The 2018 YSEALI Summit will showcase innovative … [Read more...]

Africa Matters: Seeking Applications for Emerging African Leaders Programme

Deadline: 5 March 2018 The Africa Matters Initiative is seeking applications for its Emerging African Leaders Programme. The Africa Matters Initiative (Africa Matters) began in South Africa in April 2015 with the aim of empowering young Africans from all backgrounds to reject and challenge the notion that Africa is merely poor and corrupt and to change African narratives by embracing African identity and actively working to change the continent. Under the direction of the Africa Matters … [Read more...]

Kosovar Civil Society Foundation: Call for Proposals to Support Righteous Journalist Reporting

Deadline: 9 March 2018 Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) has opened the call for applications with project proposals to support Righteous Journalist Reporting. The general objective of the Luxembourg support is to support civil society initiatives in Kosovo through provision of financial support to NGOs, by focusing its outcomes in the following thematic areas: Social integration of youth; Support for righteous journalist reporting; Enhancing knowledge on Stabilization and … [Read more...]

Apply for EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme!

Deadline: 2 March 2018 Are you playing an active role in the fight for gender equality and women empowerment at the local, national or regional level? Do you want to share your vision of the future with other influential development actors? The time has come to make your voice heard: Apply for the Young Leaders Programme and grab the chance to be invited to Brussels to share your ideas! Themes Ensuring the Physical and Psychological Integrity of Girls and Women Promoting Economics … [Read more...]

US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange: Seeking Applications for Independent Professionals Project Initiative

Deadline: 12 March 2018 US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange is accepting applications for its “Independent Professionals Project Initiative”. The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is a diverse network of social experts and entrepreneurs from Russia and the US engaged in a meaningful exchange of ideas and best practices to produce positive change in the lives of citizens in both countries. Thematic Areas Social support & protection of citizens Protection of flora & … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Concept Notes: Inviting National NGOs for Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Afghanistan

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) is seeking concept notes for its Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Afghanistan. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides nongovernmental and community-based organizations (NGOs/CBOs) with grants to enable them to tackle global environmental challenges while addressing local sustainable development needs. SGP is a GEF … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 March 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship sponsored by Laureate International Universities. The Laureate Global Fellowship is a pioneering youth social entrepreneurship program working to redefine how young people lead change. It is one of YouthActionNet’s 23 national/regional youth leadership institutions worldwide, whose fellows shape network of nearly 1700 youth driving change in over 90 countries. Launched in 2001, the fellowship … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund: Seeking Applications for Youth Education Fund

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Social Innovation Fund is seeking applications for its Youth Education Fund to improve access to higher and further education for students (up to age 25) affected by disability or disadvantage. The Youth Education Fund aims to have wider impact and will contribute to Ireland’s achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Youth Education Fund has been created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community … [Read more...]

Youth Mental Health Fund: Providing Meaningful, Lasting Support to Innovative Mental Health Programmes

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development is currently seeking applications for its Youth Mental Health Fund to provide meaningful, lasting support to innovative mental health programmes and initiatives that reach out to young people before and during the societal, academic, physical, and emotional pressures of early adolescence, adolescence and early adulthood. The fund is open to all innovative projects … [Read more...]

Ashoka India: Seeking Applications for Youth Venture Programme 2018

Deadline: 17 February 2018 Applications are now open for Ashoka's Youth Venture Programme 2018 which identifies young people who are leading social impact initiatives and provides them workshop training, mentorship, networking opportunities and fundraising support across India. Ashoka’s Youth Venture programme is an international community of young changemakers, with over 6,000 Venture teams in 23 countries across the globe. Youth Venture was developed from understanding a key insight of … [Read more...]