Nominations Open for King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award!

Deadline: 30 October 2018 Nominations are open for the King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award to recognize young people’s endeavour to be effective and productive citizens, contributing to the welfare of their communities and environment, as well as institutions that improve the enabling environment and infrastructure for youth to make an impact, in all United Nations Member States. As of the 2018 Award Cycle, the King Hamad Award for Youth Empowerment to achieve the SDGs will have two main … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Embassy Apia Public Diplomacy Small Grants Scheme!

Deadline: 2 July 2018 Applications are now open for the U.S. Embassy Apia Small Grants Scheme which is a small competitive program offering grants of up to USD $10,000 to non-government organizations to strengthen democracy, engage youth, promote U.S.-Samoa links, address environmental and health issues, advance science and technology, increase respect for civil society and the rule of law, advance human rights and women’s rights, or promote regional security.  Awards will be subject to … [Read more...]

UNESCO: Request for Proposals for Youth-led Initiatives Grant in Palestine

Deadline: 7 June 2018 The UNESCO Ramallah Office is seeking proposals for a program entitled "Youth-led Initiatives Grant in Palestine", in the context of the NET-MED Youth Project, funded by the European Union and implemented by UNESCO.  Objectives The overall objective of the youth-led initiatives grant is reinforce and sustain the public participation and active involvement of youth to advance rights-based, peaceful, inclusive and stable societies. In addition, to empower young men … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Macedonia: Urban Youth Resilience Program

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy is seeking proposals that will develop Urban Youth Resilience by achieving the following program objectives: Helping urban youth to develop life skills and a sense of hope, optimism, and belonging; Providing social, leadership, and economic skills needed for success in the modern workforce; Encouraging inter-ethnic dialogue and understanding; and Encouraging community involvement in resilience-building activities. The program should … [Read more...]

Applications Open for PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2018!

Deadline: 17 June 2018 Do you have innovative ideas to promote the empowerment of women or youth for peace building? If yes, then apply for the PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2018! The United Nations Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund’s (PBF) is seeking applications for its Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2018 to support the empowerment of women and the advancement of gender equality and recognize the role of young people as central to the relevance and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Juba: Public Affairs Grants Program

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Juba has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out programs that promote youth development, diversity and tolerance or peacebuilding. Program Objectives The Public Affairs Section seeks proposals for small grants that work in one of the following four areas: Youth Development Diversity and Tolerance Peacebuilding Entrepreneurship Funding Information Length of performance period: 3-12 … [Read more...]

Enabling Accessibility Fund: Helping to Build an Accessible Canada

Deadline: 21 September 2018 Applications are open for The Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) which is looking for dynamic youth who want to demonstrate leadership and their commitment to their communities by volunteering their time to build a more accessible Canada. The EAF youth innovation component provides an opportunity for youth to have a direct impact in the lives of people with disabilities by addressing accessibility barriers in public spaces or workplaces within their community or … [Read more...]

Apply for UN Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland 2018 – 2019!

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The National Youth Council of Ireland, together with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade are seeking applications for its United Nations Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland 2018 – 2019 with an aim to support young people to be agents of change, where they are empowered to be active global citizens contributing to building a world of justice, equity, and dignity. The Programme will support two young people (one male and one female) aged between 18-25 years to join … [Read more...]

FIQ/INDEP Call for Proposals: Fostering Sustainable Organisational Development for CSOs in Kosovo

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Forum for Civic Initiatives (FIQ) and the Institute for Development Policy (INDEP) are seeking proposals for a program entitled “Fostering sustainable organisational development for CSOs in Kosovo" which is funded by the European Union. The overall Objective of this call, respectively the financial support scheme, is the empowerment of local CSOs and the creation of coalitions for addressing local grown issues. The Specific Objective of this call is to enhance the active … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Niger: Responding to Niger’s Demographic Challenge

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy Niamey is pleased to announce an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out projects addressing Niger’s Demographic Challenge that prioritize supporting education, reproductive health, family planning, and youth entrepreneurship. The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) program is a grass-roots assistance program that allows U.S. embassies to respond quickly to local requests for small community-based development … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in South Africa: Alumni Small Grants Competition

Deadline: 25 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the Embassy of the United States of American in Pretoria, South Africa has announced a call for proposals for the 2018 U.S. Government Exchange Alumni Small Grants Competition. Their long-term goal is to support the alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchange programs in their efforts to strengthen communities by sharing information, expertise and values; mobilizing resources; and enriching relationships between South Africa and United … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Amazing Futures Grants!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Autismazing Corporation is seeking applications for Amazing Futures Grants to providefunding opportunities to reimburse grantees for expenses related to training, education and peer support. For many adults with autism, support and services need to continue in order to pursue college, career or entrepreneurship. is committed to assisting by providing financial grants for services, technology or other items that are not covered/reimbursed by insurance or … [Read more...]

UNDP’s Youth Leadership Programme: Accelerating Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development

Deadline: 17 June 2018 Applications are open for the UNDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP4) on the theme accelerating “innovative solutions for sustainable development”. The Youth Leadership Programme aims to support and empower young women and men change-makers to design and implement innovative, impactful and sustainable development solutions, whether these be social enterprises, nonprofits, NGOs, initiatives, or campaigns. YLP4 will contribute to the achievement of the SDGs. It will focus … [Read more...]

European Commission: ERASMUS+ Youth Partnership Funding

Deadline: 4 October 2018 The European Commission is seeking applications for its program “ERASMUS+ Youth Partnership Funding”. Priority Areas establishment of new networks of social enterprises, associations, clubs, NGOs; development and delivery of courses and training on entrepreneurship education (in particular entrepreneurship for social benefit and the use of ICT); activities that spread information, raise understanding and critical engagement with the media or other … [Read more...]

UNFPA Award: Inviting Nomination of Individuals, Institutions or Organisations

Deadline: 16 November 2018 Nominations are now open for the UNFPA Award to acknowledge the commendable efforts undertaken in BiH that challenge dominant social stereotypes, deconstructing prejudices against marginalized groups or for significant contribution in advancing rights of people in one of the four key UNFPA priority areas. Priority Areas Sexual and reproductive health; Adolescents and youth (sexual and reproductive health); Gender equality and women’s empowerment with … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Inviting Young People in the Environmental Sector from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting applicants for its grant program. The mission of the JWH Initiative is to provide an accessible and tailored small grant for education and training of individuals who are nominated by their organisation as potential future leaders. In order to promote lasting change towards a more sustainable world the environmental movement is in constant need of inspirational and skilful leadership. Young people working … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 18 September 2018 The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration is seeking applications for its funding program “YouthBuild”  to provide a pre-apprenticeship program model that encompasses 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, … [Read more...]

HELP Fellowship: Providing a Brilliant Platform for Vibrant Nigerian Youths

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Applications are now open for the HELP Fellowship which is a three-month annual leadership immersion programme in innovation management designed to empower young professionals to attain their ultimate career dreams and inspire innovation in their spheres. Its chief aim is to unleash human potentials and scale up excellence. The HELP project provides a very brilliant platform for vibrant Nigerian youths to channel their strength into various innovative activities that … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Rural Youth Groups in Agriculture and Agribusiness Related Enterprises

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Eastern Africa Farmers Federation in partnership with IFAD is calling on rural youth groups in agriculture and agribusiness related enterprises to apply for support to help them access: Technical support to develop enterprise ready investment proposals, Agri-business incubation services and mentorship Potential funders/ investors and other partnership opportuniti The intention of this support is to build existing businesses/start ups run by youth with a … [Read more...]

Apply for the MissionBox Philanthropic Fund’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Does Your Nonprofit Make a Positive Impact for Teens? If yes, then apply for this fund. The MissionBox Philanthropic Fund is offering a May 2018, $3,500 cash grant award to a nonprofit or charity, from anywhere in the world, that significantly contributes to the empowerment and/or well-being of teens (13-19 years of age). Focus Areas Specifically, this single $3,500 grant will be awarded to any registered nonprofit or charity that provides services in the following … [Read more...]