ICAD Call for EOIs: Inviting NGos and CBOs in Canada, Zambia and Malawi

Deadline: 1 September 2017

The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), on behalf of the Southern African Nutrition Initiative is inviting applicants from Non-Governmental and Community Based Organizations in Canada, Zambia and Malawi to address issues related to HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Nutrition and Gender through capacity-building projects through partnerships between Canadian, Zambian and Malawian organizations.


  • To improve the health and nutrition outcomes of women of reproductive age living with HIV and children under 5 living with and/or affected by HIV;
  • To strengthen community/civil society capacity in Canada, Malawi and Zambia to address gender, SRHR, HIV and food and nutrition security;
  • To increase the knowledge of community/civil society in Canada, Malawi and Zambia to better understand and address linkages between gender, HIV and food and nutrition security through the exchange of good practices;
  • To identify and disseminate results and lessons learned about community twinning projects and the community/civil society response to gender, SRHR, HIV and nutrition/food security in Canada, Malawi and Zambia.

Grant Information

Small grants between 15,000 CAD and 60,000 CAD will be provided to twinning partnerships to administer projects over the course of 18 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Canadian organizations will be those that are involved in (i) HIV, SRHR and/or nutrition work in Canada or (ii) international development work, focusing on HIV, SRHR and/or nutrition. Organizations that have not previously been involved in HIV, SRHR, nutrition or international development may apply but must clearly demonstrate a strong rational and capacity to participate.
  • Academic institutions are eligible to apply.
  • Priority will be given to ICAD member organizations.
  • Eligible organizations in Zambia and Malawi are community-based organizations (CBOs) who work in HIV, SRHR, women’s rights, gender and/or nutrition and have existing programming that addresses linkages between these issues OR who are interested in developing new programming to address these linkages. Applicants must be non-governmental organizations and community-based and registered as such. Applicants must be based in or have existing partners in the targeted districts of Ntchisi and Dowa, Malawi and in Mpika and Shiwa Ng’andu, Zambia. Local arms of international organizations are not considered CBOs for the purposes of this initiative.
  • The working language of the initiative is English.
  • This initiative will support existing partnerships and facilitate new partnerships. Partnerships can be:
    • Canadian-Zambian, Canadian-Malawian, Zambian-Malawian, and Canadian-Zambian-Malawian. Applicants do not need to have an existing partnership in order to apply. For existing partnerships, both partners must meet the other criteria in order to be eligible. The two partnership options are:
      • If a partnership already exists between two or three eligible organizations (Zambia-Canada, Malawi-Canada, Zambia-Malawi, Zambia-Malawi-Canada), each partner should submit an application and describe the partnership in the application
      • Organizations that do not have existing partnerships should apply and the selection committee will propose partnerships between successful organizations (Zambia-Canada, Malawi-Canada, Zambia-Malawi, Zambia-Malawi-Canada)

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their application online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Canada, Malawi and Zambia.

For more information, please visit ICAD Call for EOIs.

Get Professional Help in Raising Funds for Your Organization

Join Thousands of Successful Members accessing new grants, building long-term donor partnerships and learning powerful fundraising skills.

  • Donor Database, Filtered Funding Opportunities & Specific Funding Alerts
  • Unlimited Search Power: Find Grants, Donors & Resources Easily
  • Download Resource Guides, View Sample Proposals, Stream Videos & more

Voice’s Using the Moment: Cambodia Sudden Opportunity Grants

Digital Health Technology Catalyst Round 2: Inviting SME from United Kingdom

Reporters in the Field Program: Promoting Journalistic Projects from all over Europe

Government of Canada: Inviting Applicants for ‘Women’s Political Participation in Pakistan’ Program

IDB Call for Proposals 2018: Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean

Applications Open for Knight Prototype Fund: Arts and Technology!

USAID-Pretoria: Improving Market Partnerships and Access to Commodities Together (IMPACT) in Madagascar

Home Depot Foundation: Seeking Applications for Community Impact Grant Program in United States

Applications Open for Voice’s Small is Beautiful: Cambodia Empowerment Grants!

West Africa USAID-Ghana: Amplify Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme

Women’s Fund in Georgia: Overcoming Empty Forms of Violence against Women in the Regions of Georgia

Helen Keller International: Enhanced Homestead Food Production Program in Myanmar

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

EU Call for Proposals: Grant for CSOs – Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme (WSSSRP) III

PRIMA Call for Proposals 2018 (Section 1): Supporting a Wide Range of Research and Innovation Projects

Applications Open for Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust Grant Program!

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees and Other Vulnerable Populations in Egypt

DHHS-ACL: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs benefitting Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons from Colombia

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

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Programs Benefiting Displaced and Conflict-Affected Persons in Armenia and Georgia

European Commission Regional Call for Proposals under the Instrument for Stability and Peace (IcSP)!

Wildlife Conservation Society: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Climate Adaptation Fund

British Council’s Call for Research Proposals on Education, Peace and Stability