Latest Grants, Funding Opportunities and Resources in Ghana

Latest grant, funding opportunities and other resources including call for proposals, request for proposals, call for applications in Ghana.

2019 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage

Deadline: 15 September 2019 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 24th annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Winners will be honored at a gala event with U.N. Secretary-general H.E. António Guterres on friday, december 6th 2019, at cipriani wall street, new york. The Awards are: The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GIST Business Incubation Program for Young Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative has announced a Business Incubation Program for entrepreneurs in emerging economies. GIST Business Incubation will support international science and technology innovators who are looking to expand their startups into the United States market. It will also provide the U.S. startup ecosystem the opportunity to forge new connections with entrepreneurs who are abroad. The … [Read more...]

Call for Proposal for Regional and Global Organizations to Enable Climate Resilient Landscapes and Improved Livelihoods

Deadline: 1 June 2019 The Forest and Farm Facility is looking for apex regional (i.e. present in more than one country) and global forest and farm producers’ organizations, or consortia of such organizations, to collaborate with and support. This round of grants will focus on ways organizations can improve their service delivery to their national or local members. The Objective of the grants is to link local voices and learning to global processes through genuine participatory processes … [Read more...]

Registration Open – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum

Deadline: 31 August 2019 UNESCO has launched the annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2019 under the theme "MIL Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered" which will be celebrated from 24 to 31 October this year. The Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference, the Ninth MIL and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference, will be held from 24 to 25 September 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden, under the same theme as Global MIL Week 2019. The Feature Conference will be followed by … [Read more...]

2019 Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund is now open for Applications

Deadline: 1 September 2019 Applicants are now open for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2019, the fund has a strong preference for projects which are developing innovative and progressive ways to deal with the mental health consequences of violence and political repression. Applicants should understand that they do not view mental health and human rights as issues which can be addressed separately, but are seeking to fund activities which explore the links between them. Through grant-making … [Read more...]

2019 Stockholm International Water Institute Journalist Grant Program

Deadline: 23 May 2019 Are you passionate about water and development? Have you covered these topics in your work but want a chance to learn more and interview major actors in the water community? Have you looked for an opportunity to report on a global water meeting, where world leaders, policy makers, and academics meet representatives from the private sector and civil society to discuss some of the world’s most urgent issues? If yes, then apply for the Stockholm International Water … [Read more...]

ENGIE Africa announces Call for Urban Power & Clean Water Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 6 June 2019 ENGIE Africa is currently seeking applications from innovators and startups who are developing new technologies and service-based solutions to improve reliable access to energy and clean water in urban Sub-Saharan Africa. ENGIE Africa is a long-term partner for Africa’s growing energy needs. It has over 50 years of experience on the continent and employs 3,000 people of which 98% are Africans.  ENGIE now has over 3,000 MW of energy capacity; it is a leader in energy … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Large Grants Scheme 2019

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The GCRF programme Changing the Story: Building inclusive civil societies with, and for, young people in post-conflict countries is delighted has launched its Large Grants funding scheme for researchers at all levels, supporting research that considers how civil society organisations (CSO) can best support children and young people in post-conflict settings. A key aim of Changing the Story is to deliver the first large-scale comparative study of CSO practice across a … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund Inviting NGOs, CSOs and Other Public Institutions for 2019 Visegrad Grant Program

Deadline: 1 July 2019 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grant to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Focus Areas Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural … [Read more...]

International 2019 Visegrad+ Grants for Contributing to the Democratization and Transformation Processes

Deadline: 1 July 2019 International Visegrad fund is seeking applications for its Visegrad+ Grants program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Focus Area Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural dialogue Increased awareness of common … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects & Initiatives

Deadline: 1 July 2019 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications for its grants program to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives. The Foundation support focuses on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI … [Read more...]

Funding Opportunity for Journalists in Burkina-Faso, Ghana & Senegal

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has announced the 3rd phase of its funding opportunity for journalists in Ghana, Senegal, and Burkina Faso. The initiative seeks to support journalists to produce critical, independent and high-quality reports on issues of Corruption, Transparency, Accountability, and Service Delivery in the target countries. The project is being implemented with funding support from the US-based William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The … [Read more...]

Apply for VVEngage Fellowship to Advance Women’s Public Leadership and the SDGs

Deadline: 14 June 2019 Vital Voices, in partnership with Freeport-McMoRan is seeking applications for its 2019 VVEngage fellowship, a signature fellowship to support outstanding women political leaders making and influencing policy across the globe. Through this fellowship, Vital Voices aims to increase the capacity, decision-making power and effectiveness of women leaders in public life, shifting culture around women’s public leadership and moving towards equality in public representation … [Read more...]

Fondation Franklinia accepting Proposals to Support the Conservation of Globally Threatened Trees

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Fondation Franklinia has launched its first call for proposals focused on in-situ conservation of globally threatened trees. Fondation Franklinia is a private foundation established in 2005 under Swiss law. It provides grants to support nature conservation projects. Its objective is to preserve threatened tree species throughout the world and improve their conservation status. Species Only projects aiming at improving the conservation status of globally … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust seeking Applications for International Intermediate Fellowships

Deadline: 21 November 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking Applications for its International Intermediate Fellowships that offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to lead their own research programmes. The aim of this scheme is to enable applicants to establish thereselves as an independent researcher leading a unique and innovative programme of research within the Science remit. Benefits An International Intermediate Fellowship is for five years, unless … [Read more...]

Youth Forum and Sustainable Development 2019! Apply Now

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The Forum on Action for Sustainable Development and the Role of Youth has been launched to inform young people about the SDGs, to enlighten them on the evolution of their implementation and finally commit them to action in their respective communities. This year the Forum will look at SDG 8 "Promoting sustained, shared and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all". This SDG is one of the 5 SDGs selected for discussion at the … [Read more...]

2019 RELX Environmental Challenge is Open for Entries

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Applicants are invited to submit entries for 2019 RELX Environmental Challenge. Each year the RELX Environmental Challenge is awarded to projects that best demonstrate how they can provide sustainable access to safe water or sanitation. Projects must have clear practical applicability, address identified need and advance related issues such as health, education, or human rights. Prize Information There is a $50,000 prize for the first place entry and a … [Read more...]

Singapore International Foundation announces Arts for Good Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 16 June 2019 The Arts for Good (A4G) Fellowship which is organised annually by the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, by fostering a community of practice that harnesses the power of arts and culture to create positive social change. The Fellowship brings together cross-sector professionals such as artists, art administrators and programmers from the social sector on a programme comprising webinars and two exchange programmes. Upon … [Read more...]

Environmental Fellowship supporting Documentary Filmmakers around the World

Deadline: 5 June 2019 The SFFILM Vulcan Productions Environmental Fellowship is supporting documentary filmmakers telling powerful stories about the environment and/or conservation. The SFFILM Vulcan Productions Environmental Fellowship is geared towards filmmakers from anywhere in the world with a proven track record of creating compelling, wide-reaching stories through documentary film, photography, journalism, or related fields. This fellowship will support a feature documentary … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Science 2019

Deadline: 20 August 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Science 2019 to promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. The Wellcome Trust Fund's team of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Benefits The support includes: Research expenses directly related to their proposal … [Read more...]

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