11 Golden Opportunities to empower NGOs and Individuals in Africa

January 2019

Check out this list below of 11 golden opportunities to empower NGOs and individuals in Africa for the areas of health, education, youth development, entrepreneurship, food security and many more.

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Tony Elumelu Foundation announces $100m Entrepreneurship Programme to Empower African Entrepreneurs
The Tony Elumelu Foundation, the leading African-funded and founded philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, is currently seeking applications for the 2019 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme…[more]

Call for EOIs: Powering Opportunities Partnership (POP) – Productive Energy Use (PEU) Action Research Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa
The Carbon Trust and Energy 4 Impact on behalf of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) are seeking Expressions of Interest for a program entitled “Powering Opportunities Partnership (POP) – Productive Energy Use (PEU) Action Research Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa”…[more]

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Digital Lab Africa: Inviting Professionals or Individuals from Sub-Saharan Africa
The Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is seeking a call for projects #3 to provide a springboard to the creators of next-generation content and to make their project happen with the support of French & Sub-Saharan African leading companies such as Lagardère Studios, ARTE or Triggerfish Animation…[more]

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Apply for Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019
The Yale University is seeking applications for its “Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019” that is a flagship program of the Yale Africa Initiative and is designed to introduce secondary school students from all African countries to the demanding university and financial aid application processes and requirements, thereby making higher education more accessible to the continent’s most talented young leaders…[more]

Applications Open for 2019 Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security!
Applications are open for 2019 Al-Sumait Prize “Food Security” to recognize best studies, scientific projects, applied research, and innovative initiatives that have a significant impact and lasting influence on advancing progress to economic and social development in Africa…[more]

2019 ACCEL Awards for Early-Stage African Start-Ups
Applications are open for 2019 ACCEL Awards that specifically focus on giving African entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their ideas, brands and businesses on an international platform and access to mentorship from leading venture capitalists…[more]

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AREF/EDCTP Preparatory Fellowship: Joint Call with the Africa Research Excellence Fund
The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Preparatory Fellowships – Joint call with the Africa Research Excellence Fund”…[more]

Johnson & Johnson: Inviting Applicants for Africa Innovation Challenge
Johnson & Johnson is inviting applicants for its Africa Innovation Challenge to encourage entrepreneurial thinking in Africa and the creation of health care solutions that address the critical unmet needs of the continent and her people…[more]

Applications Open for 2019-2021 NEF Fellows Programme!
Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019-2021 Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Fellows Programme. NEF is an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung…[more]

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Nominations Open for AIDF Africa Innovator of the Year Award!
The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is currently accepting nominations for the Innovator of the Year Award that aims to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that have helped drive African progress towards Sustainable Development Goals…[more]

Africa Opportunity Platform: Call for Proposals for Innovative Renewable Energy in Africa
Africa Opportunity Platform (AOP) has launched an investment call for proposals in renewable energy in Africa with an objective to enhance access to affordable clean sustainable energy across African cities and municipalities…[more]


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  • Avatar Athuman malebe says:

    This premier global helps much but I am looking for the sponsor who will help to build an orphanage in Tanzania in lake zone regions because the children with those regions are living in hard situation if you can help me to find the people who can help it can be of much help

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  • Avatar Omogo Samuel says:

    This organization helps so much. Please I am looking for NGO/Government that can give me grant to finance my poultry farm. I have graduated from New World Group of Companies training but lack fund to start. If you can help, I will appreciate it. Thanks and God bless.

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Omogo Samuel,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      Thank you!

  • Avatar Oware Jnr says:

    Hi,I need funds for an upcoming event in Ghana for children with eye defficiency.

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Oware Jnr,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      Please check out the many resources available on our site at https://www2.fundsforngos.org/category/health/

      Good luck!

  • Avatar mukasa joseph says:

    Hullo,am looking for any grant to sensitize my community in south eastern Uganda about climate change(drought) and to upscale their resilience and adaptive capacity in agriculture since they have experienced great effects of long periods of droughts yet agriculture is their main livelihood.

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi mukasa joseph,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      You can find some great opportunities for Uganda by visiting https://www2.fundsforngos.org/tag/Uganda/

      Good luck!

  • “Sport for Change: Empowering Youth Ambassadors to Action” Grant Program for Indian NGOs

    UNOPS announces 2019 Call for Proposals for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Pooled Fund

    Participate in the Urban Innovation Challenge “Citypreneurs” to achieve UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

    Funding Call to Promote the Benefits of U.S. Economic Engagement in Indonesia

    EU announces “Strategic Partnerships for Capacity Development of Civil Society Organisations in the Eastern Partnership”

    EU seeking Proposals to Support for Civil Society Organizations and Promotion of Human Rights in the Region of Bolama-Bijagós, Guinea-Bissau

    European Outdoor Conservation Association inviting NPOs to Implement Conservation Projects

    2nd Call for Proposals for Building Administrative Capacities of the Countries of the Western Balkans and the Republic of Moldova

    Applications Open for Sustainable Future Farming Mission to France

    Request for Proposals for Well-being and Safety Research in United States

    DFAT accepting Applications for Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program 2019

    Caplan Foundation Grants for Early Childhood in the U.S.

    Research Grants on Reducing Inequality in the U.S.

    Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence – United States

    EU announces EIDHR CBSS 2019 Call for Proposals for Guyana and Suriname

    EU-EIDHR 2019: Support to Local Civil Society Action through Country-based Support Scheme (Trinidad and Tobago)

    EU seeking Proposals to Enhance CSOs’ Contribution to the Governance and Development Process in Afghanistan 2018-2019

    European Union accepting Proposals to Support CSOs Development Work in the Field – Trinidad and Tobago

    Georgia: Call for Proposals to support Vocational Educational Training in the Field of Agriculture

    Europe Foundation inviting Georgian Civil Society Organizations for Open Door Grantmaking Program

    Visual Documentary Project 2019 Focusing on Justice in Southeast Asia and Japan

    R2HC Annual Funding Call to address Specific or Multiple Public Health Issues

    USAID Indonesia announces New Partnerships Initiative (NPI): Conflict Prevention & Recovery Program (CPRP)

    Opportunity for Indian Citizens to Develop Research in the Field of Visual Arts