Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation: Promoting and Strengthening Social Cohesion and Equality

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to support projects in the areas of environment, social, education and culture in Switzerland. The Foundation is a non-profit foundation and politically and religiously independent. Goals Promote and strengthen social cohesion and equalization in Switzerland as well as the integration and understanding of the different parts of the country; Contribute to the preservation … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Mali: Seeking Applications for ‘Community-Based Activities to Build Civil Society and Youth Capacity in Mali’

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Mali 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 counter violent extremism through cultural events and civic dialogue. Programs should also include a media / outreach component to broaden local awareness and extend the impact of programming. This could include citizen reporting on events and workshops, training for said citizen journalists on … [Read more...]

UNODC: Call for Proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre Grants 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018 UNODC is seeking proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2018 to strengthen the capacity of civil society working in low- and middle- income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. Grant funding under this Call for Proposals shall be provided to projects that: Are focused on prevention of substance use; Are targeting youth; Support the active participation of youth in their communities and are … [Read more...]

Apply for Telenor Youth Forum 2018!

Deadline: Various Do you want to be part of a year-long program that challenges young leaders to tackle big, social issues? If yes, then apply for Telenor Youth Forum 2018. In collaboration with the Nobel Peace, the Telenor Youth Forum that brings together young leaders from around the world to develop digital solutions that reduce inequalities and empower societies. As a selected Telenor Youth Forum delegate, applicant will attend the kick-off event in Oslo, from December 8-11, 2018. … [Read more...]

Apply for Next Generation Peacebuilders Video Contest!

Deadline: 20 August 2018 Youth Peace initiative along with the Carnegie Foundation and the United Network of Young Peacebuilders is seeking nominations for its Next Generation Peacebuilders Video Contest to highlight best practices from young peacebuilders all over the world. The best videos compete for the Youth Carnegie Peace Prize. The winner of the Youth Carnegie Peace Prize will be awarded with the title ‘Youth Ambassador of the Peace Palace’ during the Carnegie Peace Building … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ashoka’s Youth Venture India’s 9th Panel Program!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are open for Ashoka’s Youth Venture India's 9th Panel Program which identifies and supports teenagers who have started their own initiatives for addressing social and environmental problems. The selected Youth Venturers are inducted into a global community and gain access to workshops, strategic mentorship, fundraising support, media partnerships, exposure visits and more opportunities to grow themselves and their initiatives. Benefits Ashoka covers … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Jordan: Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy in Amman is inviting applicants for its Small Grants Program which is designed to assist worthy organizations implement programs that promote the U.S.-Jordanian partnership. Priorities Priorities include, but are not limited to: Improving mutual understanding between Jordanians and Americans Supporting English language teaching and usage in Jordan Expanding cultural exchange between Jordanians and … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The World Bank is currently seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program (YPP) with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

European Commission: Youth Essay Competition 2018

Deadline: 16 September 2018 Applications are open for Youth Essay Competition 2018. This competition, organized by the European Commission Directorate General for Single Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, is launching for the third time and is looking for answers to the following question: “What steps should entrepreneurs and government takes to become more innovative?” By taking part in the Youth Essay Competition applicant have a chance to share their thoughts and opinions … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Syria-Related Canada Fund For Local Initiatives

Deadline: 28 June 2018 The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) of the Embassy of Canada has announced a call for proposals for its Syria programme. The CFLI funds small but visible, results-oriented projects which are proposed and implemented by officially registered local NGOs and other grassroots organizations in Syria, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. CFLI is a responsive, flexible program. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Equally important, … [Read more...]

Apply for Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award 2018!

Deadline: 12 July 2018 Arts Council is seeking applications for its 'Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award' 2018 to support individual professional artists working with, and producing work for, children and young people across a range of art forms in developing their artistic practice. The award emphasises the value and benefit to an artist’s development derived from a process of reflective engagement. The award provides artists with the time and resources to think, research, … [Read more...]

EU proposes €1.26 Billion for “European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020” Programme

The EU Commission is proposing a new programme for the European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020, with €1.26 billion that will allow at least 350,000 young Europeans to support communities in need between 2021 and 2027 through volunteering, traineeships and job placements. Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, Günther H. Oettinger said, "Solidarity is one of the key values in the European Union, and the success of the European Solidarity Corps shows that there's a high demand of young people … [Read more...]

Hivos Southern Africa: Call for Proposals for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Programme

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Hivos Southern Africa is seeking proposals for its Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Programme. Grants will be provided to organisations proposing innovative ways to address the key challenges that young people and adolescents face in accessing sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) services. Grants will principally focus on providing support to regional ASRHR advocacy and capacity development efforts, although strategic linkages with … [Read more...]

Buderim Foundation’s Community Grants Program: Promoting Thriving Communities in Australia

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The Buderim Foundation is seeking applications for its Community grants program with an aim to promote a thriving community that is socially responsible, truly connected and supportive of one another. The goal of the Buderim Foundation is to enrich Buderim’s quality of life through community based philanthropy. Objectives Protects and preserves natural environment Assists people in need to live healthy and fulfilling lives Adds richness and diversity to … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice, OVC: Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) are seeking applications for states or tribes to develop, enhance, and coordinate programs and activities geared toward improving outcomes for child and youth victims of sex and labor trafficking and a technical assistance provider to aid their efforts. The purpose of this grant is to improve statewide coordination and multidisciplinary collaboration to address human … [Read more...]

Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook launch Coding for Employment Program

The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook have launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda which aims to put Africa’s youth on a path to prosperity. By 2025, the Jobs for Youth in Africa Initiative will equip 50 million youth with employable skills and create 25 million jobs in agriculture, information communications and technology and other key industries across Africa. By training youth in demand-driven Information and Communications … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 7 July 2018 Nominations are open for The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 9 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education, health, transport, energy among others. After undergoing a rigorous nomination and selection process, 12 finalists (3 per category) will be invited to attend the African Leadership Network (ALN) Annual … [Read more...]

Apply for UNCTAD Youth Forum 2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is organizing a Youth Forum. The 2018 UNCTAD Youth Forum will primarily focus on topics that relate to youth empowerment through entrepreneurship, with particular emphasis on investing in digital youth, involving youth at the negotiation table, outlining the vision of millennials and how youth can think globally and act locally. The Forum will gather around 250 youth from around the world, between the ages … [Read more...]

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust: Supporting Charities in the United Kingdom

Deadline: 26 October 2018 NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is accepting applications for its Funding program to promote and support charities in the United Kingdom working in agriculture, rural development and insurance. The Trust focuses on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community. The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural … [Read more...]

Apply for Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists 2018 Program

Deadline: 21 June 2018 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) in cooperation with its partners is seeking applications for its Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists 2018 program, which is an innovative initiative to connect youth to the outdoors by providing financial support for conservation education and employment programs. This Request for Proposals (RFP) brings together public and private partners to support organizations developing innovative educational … [Read more...]