DHHS-ANA: Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment and Development (I-LEAD)

Deadline: 19 July 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Native Americans (ANA), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), is seeking applications for its "Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD)" to emphasize a comprehensive, culturally-appropriate approach to ensure that all young Native people can thrive and reach their full potential by fostering Native youth resilience, capacity building, and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UN Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland 2017–2018!

Deadline: 27 June 2017 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 2017- 2018 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 to join Ireland’s delegation to the United Nations in New … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Local Youth Initiatives in Macedonia!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA) Skopje invites formal and informal youth groups/ operating in the territory of municipality of Centar and Kavadarci to submit applications for local youth initiatives. The main objective of this call for proposals is to improve the participation and involvement of young people at local level and to contribute to creating an environment of inclusion and activation of youth in local communities in the Western Balkans. The … [Read more...]

Global Urban Peace Labs: Colombia Urban Youth Fund Project

Deadline: 6 July 2017 Are you a youth-led organization in Colombia or a Servicio Nacional De Aprendizaje (SENA) apprentice or alumni? Does your organization have an innovative youth leadership model or idea on promoting peace and resilience in cities in Colombia? Is your youth-led organization non-political and non-religious? Does your project aim to promote peace? Does your project have a keen focus on reintegrating Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) members or integrating … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Croatia and Kosovo: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018

Deadline: 27 June 2017 The Embassy of Canada to Croatia and Kosovo is inviting applicants for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives that focuses on working with civil society, particularly grassroots organizations, to support democratic governance and to promote human rights. Preference will be given to projects promoting the participation of women and indigenous and vulnerable minority groups and to projects that have a strong advocacy component. Themes The Canada Fund themes for the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Baghdad Request for Proposals: Support to American Corners in Iraq

Deadline: 8 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is seeking proposals for its grant program that promotes educational and cultural engagement and foster mutual understanding between the United States and Iraq. Grants are awarded for projects designed to further the development of Iraq’s future leaders, build the capacity of Iraqi institutions, and promote awareness and understanding of shared U.S. and Iraqi values. Topics Countering Violent Extremism and defeating Da’esh Empowering … [Read more...]

Heinrich Böll Foundation Call for Participants: Capacity Building Programme for the Post-Brexit Generation

Deadline: 30 June 2017 In what kind of Europe does the young generation wants to live in and how do they want to achieve it? How to establish social justice in a Union where the gap between rich and poor member countries seems to be growing? How to create a democratic structure in which people feel heard and represented? And, how do young people want the Union to represent Europeans in the rest of the world? What are Europe’s obligations regarding poverty, terror and war? Taking all these … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Goals Advocacy Programme for Young Sudanese!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan is seeking applications for its Global Goals Advocate Programme with an aim to advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals and promoting the UNDP Country Office achievements/activities among Sudanese youth. The programme will be spearheaded by 20 talented young leaders who will work as SDGs advocates and agents of change for UNDP in Sudan. Objectives Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals … [Read more...]

UNCCD Youth Forum: Empowering Young People to Protect & Restore Degraded Ecosystems

Deadline: 26 June 2017 The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is seeking applications for its “Youth Forum” to empower young people to protect and restore degraded ecosystems that will lead to green innovations contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular, reaching SDG15.3 land degradation neutrality. The UNCCD secretariat recognizes the important roles youth play in combating land degradation and promoting sustainable land management … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to ASEAN: Inviting Young Leaders for “YSEALI TechCamp”

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Mission to ASEAN (USASEAN) is seeking applications for an competition to implement a two-day “TechCamp” workshop during the week of August 21st in Jakarta, Indonesia, and to support follow-on activities after the workshop. The objective of this TechCamp “A Generation of Advocates – Developing Issues-based Campaigns” is to give young leaders and civil society organizations from the ten ASEAN countries the tools to be engaged as … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa (RLC SA) Programme!

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa (RLC SA) programme with an aim to provide the platform and tools to empower dynamic young Africans and also awaken their innate leadership potential for the benefit of Africa and its global partners. YALI promotes three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and now the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Schwarzkopf Foundation’s Travel Grant!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Do you want to travel through Europe to meet new people and understand them better? Are you between 18 and 27 years old and looking for a way to fund your journey? If yes, then apply for the Schwarzkopf Foundation travel grant. The Schwarzkopf Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its travel grants with an aim to get youngsters and young adults interested in Europe. Applicant's journey should be motivated by wanting to explore Europe and the will to … [Read more...]

The Andrus Family Fund: Seeking LOIs to foster Just & Sustainable Change in the U.S.

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The Andrus Family Fund (AFF) is seeking Letter of Inquiries (LIOs) for its funding programme to foster just and sustainable change in the United States. The Andrus Family Fund’s grant-making priorities are directly aligned with values and a strong commitment to social justice and racial equity. As a result, the AFF is interested in partnering with organizations that understand the intersection of racial and economic justice. Funding Categories Direct Service … [Read more...]

Adam Start Entrepreneurship Challenge: Inviting Young Social Entrepreneurs Worldwide

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are currently being accepted from the young social entrepreneurs for Adam Start Entrepreneurship Challenge, to address issues relating to young people; in collaboration with young people themselves. The competition rewards one young person each year and the pitching process is competitive. Last year, over 30 countries were represented in the applications. The initiative has been praised by the UK Government and gives one lucky young person up to £1000 as a … [Read more...]

European Union: Consolidating Regional Thematic Networks of Civil Society Organisations Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Consolidating Regional Thematic Networks of Civil Society Organisations” to stimulate an enabling legal and financial environment for civil society and pluralistic media, as well as to empower civil society and media organisations to be effective and accountable independent actors, and to improve their capacity to dialogue with Governments influencing policy and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IJP’s Middle East Fellowship: Inviting Young Journalists in Germany

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Internationale Journalisten-Programme (IJP) in cooperation with governmental institutions, foundations and sponsors in Germany and the Middle East is currently accepting applications from young journalists for its Middle East Fellowship, to spend a two-month period in Germany. In 2017 IJP are offering for the fourteenth time a travel and work fellowship for up to five young journalists from the Middle East, especially from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Mongolia: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017-18

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Australian Embassy in Mongolia is currently accepting applications from eligible organisations for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017-18 to contribute towards economic growth and poverty reduction. Priority Sectors Health, with a focus on community health, combating communicable diseases, cancer, emergency medicine and facilitating medical services for minorities Agriculture and rural development focused on diversification of livelihoods, extending growing … [Read more...]

FSC Call for Applications: Youth Correspondent Programme 2017

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student? Are you passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have an interest to communicate about it? Do you want to make a difference and engage the youth of today to care about the future of tomorrow? If yes, then join Forest Stewardship Council 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible forestry. The … [Read more...]

Apply for PBF’s Gender & Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2017!

Deadline: 7 July 2017 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 2017. The United Nations Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund’s (PBF) is seeking applications for its Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2017 with an aim to support the empowerment of women and the advancement of gender equality and recognize the role of young people as central to the relevance … [Read more...]

Apply Now to Become a Young Champion of the Earth!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a big idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a vision for a more sustainable future; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is seeking applications for its programme "Young Champion of the Earth" in order … [Read more...]

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