UNESCO launched 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)

Deadline: 13 June 2019 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched the 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor fund, established by the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) to support its implementation in developing countries. The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor … [Read more...]

Thomas Foundation announces Journalism Now World Team Challenge

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Thomas Foundation has announced the Journalism Now World Team Challenge. The Foundation gives a group of participants the chance to win an all-expenses-paid one week UK work-study trip in London during the autumn of 2019. Best regional performers will also be chosen and honoured and prizes will be awarded for exceptional content. It's applicant chance to create a media brand on a social media page, channel or other medium of their choice with mentoring from their … [Read more...]

YouthLead: A Chance to become YouthLead Ambassadors

Deadline: 28 February 2019 YouthLead is announcing its new YouthLead Ambassador activities for young changemakers. They are seeking a self-directed and motivated youth with a proven track record in mobilizing other young changemakers and youth in the course of their change making activities. YouthLead Ambassadors are local changemakers with a proven track record in mobilizing other young changemakers and youth in the course of their change making activities. Applicants need to have … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Women’s Workforce Participation Program

Deadline: 23 April 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects to promote international labor standards and women's right to equal, safe, and full participation in the workforce. Funding Information Award Ceiling: $1,000,000 Award Floor: $1,000,000 Eligibility Criteria DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based … [Read more...]

The Kingdom of Netherlands to the OSCE: Call for Proposals 2019 for Human Rights Fund

Deadline: 11 March 2019 Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the OSCE has announced a call for proposals 2019 to promote respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms of every citizen in the OSCE area and beyond. Through the Human Rights Fund of the Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of Netherlands to the OSCE, the Netherlands aims to: promote freedom of expression and other fundamental freedoms as a cornerstone of democratic societies; contribute … [Read more...]

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...]

5% Initiative: Call for Proposals for ‘Health System Strengthening at all level’

Deadline: 6 March 2019 The 5% Initiative has launched a Call for Proposals under “Health System Strengthening at all level (HSS)". Purposes This call for proposals has been launched with a view to selecting projects that complement GF grants aimed at contributing to the building of resilient and sustainable systems for health at all levels (from local community to national) by: Fostering constant and sustainable access for populations to high-quality health products. Supporting … [Read more...]

5% Initiative: Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations

Deadline: 6 March 2019 The 5% Initiative has launched a call for proposals to improve access to high-quality health services for vulnerable populations. This call for proposals has been launched with a view to selecting projects that complement GF grants aimed at improving access for the most vulnerable populations to high-quality healthcare, based on strategies that are appropriate and integrated into local communities. Access to healthcare is defined here as access to information, … [Read more...]

2019 GlobalGiving Accelerator Program to Achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 26 April 2019 GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its June 2019 Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 … [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...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature to Provide Funds for Local NGOs

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife … [Read more...]

United Nation’s Global Climate Action Award: Addressing Climate Change

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The search for the United Nation's Global Climate Action Award is on! If you are leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, they want to hear from you! Spearheaded by UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Focus Areas Applicants must … [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...]

Apply for Reporters in the Field Program 2019

Deadline: 3 March 2019 Are you a reporter who thinks that cross-border journalism is a method to dig deeper, to discover blind spots and to counter false narratives? If yes, then apply for the grant “Reporters in the Field”. Applicants are invited to apply for the program “Reporters in the Field” to support cross-border stories by media professionals from all over Europe. It offers grants of up to 8,000 € to international teams who want to realize a cross-border and in-depth … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women Groups to Proactively Challenge Patriarchy

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applications are open for "The Maypole Fund" from women only with an aim to resource imaginative, non-violent activities by feminist anti-militarist women whether individual women or women only groups – to proactively challenge patriarchy. The Maypole Fund is seeking applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: anti-militarism; action against the arms trade; action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; … [Read more...]

2019 Social Innovation Tournament: A Great Opportunity to Win Up to EUR 50 000

Deadline: 7 March 2019 Best European Social Entrepreneur are invited to apply for the 2019 Social Innovation Tournament. This tournament is organised in a different country every year to reward and sponsor European entrepreneurs whose primary purpose is to generate a social, ethical or environmental impact. Projects are typically related to combating unemployment, marginalisation of disadvantaged communities and promoting access to education in a wide range of fields, from education and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IWMF’s 2019 Honduras Reporting Fellowship

Deadline: 21 March 2019 Applications for the IWMF's 2019 Honduras Reporting Fellowship is open to both individuals and pairs of journalists. As part of the IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, twelve journalists will travel to Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, Honduras from May 28 to June 14, 2019. All reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, where they will complete a comprehensive security and first aid training from May 28 to June 1, 2019. Fellows will then … [Read more...]

Astraea Lesbian Foundation announces the Fifth Cycle of Intersex Human Rights Fund

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has announced a call for proposals for the fifth cycle of Intersex Human Rights Fund to support organizations, projects and timely campaigns led by intersex activists working to ensure the human rights, bodily autonomy, physical integrity and self-determination of intersex people. Astraea launched the Intersex Human Rights Fund in 2015 to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the … [Read more...]

UNAOC Fellowship is open for MENA, Europe and North America Regions

Deadline: 10 March 2019 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched the Call for Applications for the 2019 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The theme of the Fellowship 2019 is “The role of women in peacemaking and conflict prevention”. Candidates must be able to present professional achievements in these fields. The goal of the Fellowship is to challenge perceptions and deconstruct stereotypes by providing participants with first-hand exposure to cultural … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Japan Foundation Awards 2019: Inviting Individuals or Organizations Worldwide!

Deadline: 29 March 2019 Nominations are open for Japan Foundation Awards 2019 that are presented to individuals or organizations that have significantly contributed to the promotion of international mutual understanding and friendship through their academic, artistic or cultural activities and are expected to continue to do so. Individual recipients or the representative of a recipient organization will be invited and requested to attend the presentation ceremony, which will be held in … [Read more...]

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