Latest Grants for NGOs and individuals in Africa

Here is the list of the most recent open and closed call for proposals and other grant opportunities for NGOs, Civil Society and individuals in Africa.

Apply for John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships!

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Applications are open for John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships that support diverse journalists from around the world who are deeply engaged in exploring solutions to the most urgent issues facing journalism. Innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in journalism are the foundation of our work, which seeks to improve the quality of news and information reaching the public. Benefits The fellowship provides JSK Fellows with several financial benefits, … [Read more...]

Earth Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for West African Fisheries Reporting Grants

Deadline: 13 November 2017 Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is seeking applications for its second round of reporting grants to support fisheries and environment journalism in West Africa as part of a wider and recently launched capacity building project in the region. With the overall goal of improving journalists’ ability to expertly tackle the often overlapping issues of overfishing, illegal fishing, food security and ocean governance, the project aims to further explore the economic and … [Read more...]

IDRC-CRUK Call for Concept Notes: Economics of Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) have announced a Call for Concept Notes on The Economics of Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) as part of their Economics of Tobacco Control Research Initiative. The Initiative is a five-year partnership between IDRC and CRUK that aims to address the development challenges posed by tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries. The general objective of the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Energy Management Leadership Awards!

Deadline:  24 January 2018 The Clean Energy Ministerial are inviting applications for 2018 Energy Management Leadership Awards that are recognized organizations using an ISO 50001-certified energy management system to save energy and reduce costs. The CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards will raise global awareness of the benefits of energy management, helping accelerate broad implementation of these proven systems to help meet organizational, national and global energy and climate … [Read more...]

CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: Inviting Innovative Ideas for Social Change

Deadline: 23 October 2017 Applications are currently open for Shuttleworth Foundation’s Fellowship program offering individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. Program seeks exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Shuttleworth Foundation is a small social investor that provides funding to dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. The Foundation looks for social … [Read more...]

PEI Call for Applications: Regulatory Capacity Strengthening in Africa Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (PEI) is seeking applications for its program entitled “Regulatory capacity strengthening in Africa” in order to strengthen African NRAs and to reinforce established regional networks in accordance to their needs. Objectives To strengthen NRAs in their capacity to provide regulatory oversight of clinical trials To strengthen the different regulatory functions of the national regulatory system for blood, blood components, and blood … [Read more...]

USAID: Innovations in Feed the Future Monitoring and Evaluation Program

Deadline: 12 October 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Food Security (BFS), Office of Strategic Planning and Program Management (SPPM), Monitoring and Evaluation Division (MEL), invites applications for funding from qualified U.S. and non-U.S., non-profit or for-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and international organizations to carry out activities that develop, test or apply innovative methods for monitoring or evaluating Feed the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Khwarizmi International Award!

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Nominations are open for Khwarizmi International Award to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology. The Khwarizmi International Award is named in memory of the achievements of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, the Iranian mathematician and astronomer. Fields of Participation Aerospace Agriculture … [Read more...]

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

Deadline: 6 January 2018 Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is currently accepting applications for the Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme. The sustainability movement has reached the business models of nearly every industry in the United States, and many companies, municipalities and states have set aggressive sustainability goals that include how waste stream are being managed.  The EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research … [Read more...]

BMBF Call for Proposals: International Disaster and Risk Management (IKARIM) Grant Program

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has announced the International Disaster and Risk Management (IKARIM) call for proposals within the "Research for Civil Security 2012-2017" that aims to transfer know-how and to form international partnerships for disaster risk management. The focus is on innovative, application-oriented co-operation projects that contribute to population protection, disaster prevention and the protection of critical … [Read more...]

2017 RSSAF Grant Program: Supporting Economic, Political and Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum (RSSAF) is currently inviting applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa for its 2017 Michaelmas Term Grant program with an aim to promote and support programs of economic, political and social development in sub-Saharan Africa. RSSAF aims to channel the resources raised from scholar stipend deductions and other fundraising activities, to support projects primarily for poor and vulnerable groups in Sub-Saharan Africa. Grant … [Read more...]

International AIDS Society: Seeking Applications for CIPHER Grant Programme – 2017/2018

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The International AIDS Society (IAS) is seeking applications for its Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme to fund research projects that contribute to the optimization of diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care of infants, children and adolescents affected by HIV in resource-limited settings. The Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme is designed for mentored … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The World Travel & Tourism Council is seeking nominations for its Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018 that are one of the world's highest accolades in the Travel & Tourism sector, aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism. Award Categories Community Award: The Community Award is for any Travel & Tourism organisation that is working to improve the lives and opportunities for communities where it operates. The award can be for an … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: BRICS Multilateral Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration

Deadline: 1 December 2017 National Research Foundation (NRF) is seeking applications for its BRICS Multilateral Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration. Aims To support excellent research in specified research fields identified by the BRICS partners through a multinational approach; To provide an opportunity for emerging researchers in the BRICS countries to meet and interact; To support the advancement of basic research; and To contribute meaningfully to research … [Read more...]

APC Call for Applications: Fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has announced the call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG). The 2017 School will be held in Cairo, Egypt from 28 November to 2 December, to coincide with the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) which will also take place in Cairo, from 4 to 6 December 2017. AfriSIG’s primary goal is to give Africans from multiple sectors and stakeholder groups the opportunity to gain … [Read more...]

The Sumitomo Foundation: Grant for Projects for the Protection, Preservation & Restoration of Cultural Properties outside Japan

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Sumitomo Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program so that cultural properties outside Japan, which are the common heritage of humankind, may be handed down to future generations. Funding Information Grant Budget Total budget for fiscal 2017: ¥35,000,000 Number of projects to be selected: Approximately 15 Duration of Grant One (1) year, March 2018-March 2019 Eligible Projects Projects for the protection, … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Global Social Venture Competition 2018!

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Entries are open for Global Social Venture Competition 2018 to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and funding to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact. The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing … [Read more...]

Hivos Southern Africa: Call for Proposals for Cultural Fund for Malawi

Deadline: 23 October 2017 The Regional Hub for Southern Africa of the Dutch Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos Foundation) as the grants manager for the Norwegian funded Cultural Fund for Malawi (CFM is seeking proposals from interested civil society organizations in the arts and cultural sector). The CFM stands on the notion that Freedom of Expression, Cultural Rights and the participation of cultural practitioners in democratic processes and other arenas that … [Read more...]