Latest Grants and Resources for Youth and Adolescents

Latests grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for youth

2019 International Essay Contest: Promoting Youth in harnessing Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The Goi Peace Foundation is seeking applications for 2019 International Essay Contest for Young People to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. This program is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education … [Read more...]

EU4Youth Call for Proposals: Fostering Youth Employment and Societal Change through Social Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “EU4Youth-Fostering youth employment and societal change through social entrepreneurship”. Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to foster the entrepreneurial potential of young people from the EaP region in the field of social entrepreneurship, notably with a view to contributing to social cohesion, employment, inclusion and reduction … [Read more...]

Europe Foundation announces Request for Proposals: Training on Sanitation and Hygiene Standards for Youth

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Europe Foundation (EPF) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations or individuals to develop a handbook on Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools and conduct a series of trainings on Hygiene and Sanitation for young people involved in its Youth Integration Program. The overall goal of the assignment is to contribute to raising awareness and empowering youth in the targeted YB communities to successfully advocate for improved system of sanitation and hygiene at … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund Inviting Applicants for Mobilize Power Fund

Deadline: 5 March 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Third Wave Fund launched this fund because powerful movements need the ability to respond to and heal from immediate threats and opportunities with flexible and responsive funding opportunities. This … [Read more...]

The Asfari Foundation: Empowering Young Citizens to Create Positive Change

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The Asfari Foundation is inviting concept notes for its 2019 grant program to support organisations which operate in its thematic areas. Themes They are keen to invest in organisations which work in one or more of the following thematic areas: Civil Society (Lebanon and Syria only, but including initiatives for Syrians and Palestinians in Lebanon and Syrian organisations worldwide working for the benefit of Syria): Organisations and initiatives that … [Read more...]

A Youth Grant Program for Grassroots NGOs working with Children and Youth

Deadline: 28 February 2019 KEEN is seeking applications for its Effect Youth Grants Program to support projects that bring together different groups of children and youth through outdoor adventures, environmental awareness and nature education. The KEEN Effect Youth Program creates experiences and outdoor values that shape the future of children and adolescents for a long time. By selecting programs that bring diverse audiences of children outside for adventurous recreation, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Paraguay: Accepting Applications for Public Diplomacy Grants

Deadline: 1 June 2019 The Embassy of the United States of America in Paraguay’s Public Diplomacy (PD) section has announced an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). PD invites eligible organizations and individuals to submit proposals to support activities directly linked to one or more of the following priority areas: Preparing under-served youth to succeed within the global economy through educational exchange, English language … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa: 2019 South Africa Mandela Washington Fellow Program Logistics

Deadline: 12 March 2019 The U.S. Embassy South Africa Public Affairs Section, U.S. Department of State (PAS) has announced a call for proposals for a grantee to manage logistics for approximately 46 South African students to participate in the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows Program. The grantee will work cooperatively with the Public Affairs Sections in Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, and Johannesburg to manage the logistics for participants in the 2019-2020 Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Laos: 2019 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 4 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy Vientiane Public Diplomacy Section has announced an open competition for organizations to submit project proposals for funding under the U.S. Embassy’s 2019 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. Goals Public diplomacy programming includes communicating with international audiences, cultural programming, educational and professional exchanges, promoting education including English language, science, technology and math, and international visitor … [Read more...]

United States Embassy launched U.S. Alumni Outreach Grants Program

Deadline: 20 March 2019 The United States Embassy has launched the U.S. Alumni Outreach Grants Program competition for fiscal year 2019, aiming to maintain contacts with U.S. Government-funded exchange and training program alumni and to encourage networking among alumni and their colleagues in fields that promote democratic advancement, civic education, association building, youth empowerment, and economic reform. Program Objectives The United States Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia, is … [Read more...]

DFAT’s International Relations Grants Program Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) 2019

Deadline: 21 March 2019 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is seeking applications for its Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) 2019 grant to foster links between Australia and Indonesia by increasing cultural awareness, promoting cooperation and exchange, and enhancing understanding between the two nations. Priority Areas The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) has identified the following priority areas for its grant round: Social initiatives (including entrepreneurship, … [Read more...]

UNAOC launched Call for Applications for Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa 2019 Edition

Deadline: 23 February 2019 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched a Call for Applications for the 2019 edition of the Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa programme. The 2019 edition is funded by AEXCID (Agencia Extremeña de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo). The Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 2019 edition is designed to strengthen the skills of young women and men from the MENA region in tackling negative … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthen Inclusion by Promoting the Rights of Vulnerable Groups and Individuals and Promoting the role of Women and Youth as Agents of Development and Change

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals to strengthen inclusion of vulnerable groups and persons, especially women and youth with a particular focus on structurally disadvantaged regions. The specific objectives of this call for proposals are declined in two lots. Lot 1 is financed under thematic line CSO and Lot 2 financed under EIDHR: Lot 1 : "Promotion of the role of women and youth (especially young women) as agents of development and … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Botswana: Ambassador’s Special Self Help Program

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The U.S. Embassy Gaborone has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out projects through the Ambassador’s Special Self Help (ASSH) Small Grants Program. ASSH program is a grass-roots grant assistance program that funds grants for small development activities that generate public awareness of U.S. foreign assistance efforts but that fall outside the structure of other established U.S. assistance projects. The program is … [Read more...]

MYD’s Youth Development Funding Stream 2019/2020 for New Zealand

Deadline: 22 February 2019 The Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) – Te Manatū Whakahiato Taiohi has announced its Youth Development Funding Stream 2019/2020 with an aim to support the wellbeing of young people (12 to 24 years) through a youth development approach. Principles Applicants to the Youth Development funding stream need to show how their programmes are informed by the youth development body of knowledge including how they: address the holistic needs of young people – … [Read more...]

2019 Afresist Youth Leadership Program for Emerging African Youth Leaders

Deadline: 11 February 2019 In partnership with Afrika Youth Movement (AYM), Afresist presents '2019 Afresist Youth Leadership Program' (AYLP), a new training programme rooted in the belief that African youth can be everyday pan-Africanists, everyday leaders, everyday activists. AYLP is a step towards addressing this gap by supporting, empowering, nurturing and creating Pan-African spaces for African youth. AYLP focuses on three key modules, each rooted in self-disciple and action: … [Read more...]

European Commission: Inviting Proposals for Combating all forms of Violence against Children, Young People and Women

Deadline: 13 June 2019 European Commission is seeking applications for proposals to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women. This call aims to fund targeted, practical projects ensuring maximum tangible and demonstrable benefits and impacts on the lives of beneficiaries. Research activities are not excluded, but the accent is put on the practical side and projects should include a combination of elements to form a coherent whole. While the projects … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy of Lebanon: Public Affairs Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The U.S. Embassy of Lebanon / Public Diplomacy Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations, individuals, and alumni of U.S. Exchange programs to submit applications for its Public Affairs Small Grants Program. Program Objectives U.S. Embassy Beirut seeks proposals that promote the following themes: Youth engagement in community development; Culture and the arts as tools to promote freedom of expression, … [Read more...]

Positive Action for Youth Amp Grant: Supporting Innovative Projects led by Young Leaders in the HIV Community

Deadline: 22 February 2019 ViiV Healthcare is proud to deepen its commitment through the Positive Action for Youth program with the launch of the Amp Grant, a new grant opportunity that will spotlight innovative youth-centered projects by young leaders who have typically lacked access to grant funding, skills development and resources. The Amp Grant is a $75,000, 18-month commitment to one organization— the Program Lead — in the US or Puerto Rico to launch a grantmaking and project … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia: 2019 NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia has announced this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Slovenian civil society organizations. The Embassy continues to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns in U.S. priority areas.  As always, priority will be given to projects that: Demonstrate clear, sustainable, and innovative plans for obtaining matching funds and … [Read more...]