CSUDP Call for Proposals: Inviting Urban Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya

Deadline: 2 August 2016 The Civil Society Urban Development Platform (CSUDP) is currently accepting proposals from eligible urban Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for a programme entitled “Organizing, influencing and inspiring civic competencies towards equitable and just urban societies”. The Programme seeks to reverse urban inequalities through promoting just and fair access to urban services and building resilience of the disadvantaged urban majority. This programme is a component for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Deadline: 11 October 2016 The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship, a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society. Storytellers publish stories on the Fulbright-National … [Read more...]

Horowitz Foundation’s 2016 Awards: Understanding the Major Fields of Social Sciences

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy is seeking applicants for its 2016 Awards in order to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences. Aim to support emerging scholars through small grants to promote scholarship with a social policy application to encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences Award Categories Donald R. Cressey Award: For the most outstanding … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Austria: Generation Next Youth Leadership Initiative

Deadline: 15 August 2016 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Vienna is inviting proposals to design and implement a two-to-three week program entitled "Generation Next Youth Leadership Initiative" that will provide at least 10 Austrian university students the opportunity to examine the dynamic processes of integration while learning the principles of civic education, leadership, respect for diversity, and community engagement through leadership development program in the United … [Read more...]

2016 INGO Call for Proposals: Supporting Development of Local Communities

Deadline: 17 July 2016 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) is seeking proposals from International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) concerning humanitarian demining for the period 2016-2020 in order to support the development of local communities through partnerships, employment, the promotion of gender equality and human rights based approach. Finland’s humanitarian mine action employs a comprehensive approach that contributes to a wider effort to promote global security, … [Read more...]

filia.die frauenstiftung: Inviting Women’s Organisations to Promotes Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The filia.die frauenstiftung is inviting women's organisations to apply for a one-year grant program which aims to support women and girls so they can realize their own ideas and projects for promoting social change and gender equality. filia.die frauenstiftung directs 50% of her grantmaking budget to women’s organisations in South-East, Central and Eastern Europe. The project aims for an increase of participation of women and girls in society, their participation … [Read more...]

2016 INGO Call for Proposals: Supporting the Work of Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 1 August 2016 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) is seeking Proposals from International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) for human rights work that has the development and welfare of developing countries. Focus Areas Fighting Impunity for human rights violations: Aim to promote human rights through work that contributes to the elimination of impunity for human rights violations. Funding available: The total amount of funding available for this … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 International Grinnell Prize of $100,000!

Deadline: 9 October 2016 The Grinnell College is seeking applicants for its 2017 Grinnell Prize. The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize, directly reflects Grinnell’s historic mission to educate men and women who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good. Focus Areas Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Human Services Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and … [Read more...]

African Women’s Development Fund: Focusing on Respect for Women’s Human Rights

Deadline: 19 September 2016 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking applicants from local, national, sub-regional and regional organisations in Africa working towards women’s empowerment. The AWDF is an institutional capacity-building and programme development fund, which aims to help build a culture of learning and partnerships within the African women’s movement. The vision of AWDF is for women to live in a world where there is social justice, equality and respect for women’s … [Read more...]

United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia: Institutional Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (United Board) is currently inviting applications for its Institutional Grants Program with an aim to promote whole person education in the tradition of the liberal arts colleges and universities in Asia. Whole person education addresses the varied academic, professional, personal, and spiritual needs of students. It empowers students for their own personal and professional growth, and nurtures a sense of … [Read more...]

Lifelong Learning Awards 2016: Building Inclusive & Democratic Educational Systems

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The Lifelong Learning Platform is seeking applicants for its Lifelong Learning Awards 2016 in order to attract public attention on lifelong learning as well as to inspire new practices and policies. First priority of its Lifelong Learning Manifesto: “Building inclusive and democratic educational systems”. The priority covers different important issues such as citizenship and global education, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, fighting prejudices and … [Read more...]

UNESCO Learning City Award 2017: Developing Learning Cities around the World

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is currently inviting applications for its Learning City Award 2017 with an aim to encourage and reward progress achieved in developing learning cities around the world. The Award is conferred on cities that have achieved outstanding progress in building learning cities by implementing the Key Features of Learning Cities. Programme Features Promoting inclusive learning from basic to … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Civil Society Leadership Awards

Deadline: 15 September 2016 Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applications for its Civil Society Leadership Awards with an aim to provide fully funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. CSLA directly assists future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social … [Read more...]

Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2016: Recognizing Individual Excellence in Work to End Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 28 July 2016 The Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen are inviting applicants for its Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2016 in order to recognize individual excellence in work to end extreme poverty. Key Areas Global Citizenship: How do you embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen? Impact: What is your track record of reducing extreme poverty? Innovation: How have you brought new thinking to overcoming the challenge of ending extreme poverty? … [Read more...]

ETH Zurich Seed Money Projects 2016: Bilateral Research Collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ETH Zurich as Leading House (LH) and  is inviting applicants for its seed money projects with scientific partner institutions. The goal of the seed money call is to establish and strengthen links between Swiss researchers and scientists and institutions of the below mentioned countries. The current call for seed money project will be held on 23-25 May 2016 at the University of … [Read more...]

International Youth Forum: Youth Culture for Social Transformation and Equality

Deadline: 30 July 2016 The International Youth Forum (IYF) is inviting the participation of youths from around the world, with a particular emphasis on independent thinking and social transformation, to represent the youth voice in an effort to mainstream culture into the agenda of development. The main theme of IYF, “Youth Culture for Social Transformation and Equality” is directly correlated to the WCF theme, “Culture for an Inclusive Sustainable Planet”. The International Youth Forum (IYF) … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA)

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The East African Community Secretariat (EACS) in collaboration with the Regional Dialogue Committee (RDC), in partnership with GIZ is currently inviting applications for Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA) which incubates small-scale regional integration projects, proposed and implemented by civil society, private sector and other interest groups in East Africa. It is cross border in nature, with projects expected to involve at least two EAC … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CAS SEE Rijeka Fellowship Program 2016

Deadline: 20 July 2016 CAS SEE is currently inviting applications for CAS SEE Fellowship Programme 2016. The CAS SEE Rijeka is an international researcher mobility program that offers up to five months residencies in Rijeka and in the countries of the Balkans region. The Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2016 The U.S. Embassy South Africa Public Affairs Section, U.S. Department of State (PAS) is pleased to announce the funding availability through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to support exchange between the U.S. and South Africa with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. Priorities Culture / American Society; Educational Initiatives; Democracy, Good Governance, and Rule of law; Human Rights and Civil Society; Science and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Three Funding Programmes by Graham Foundation

Deadline: Various The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts is seeking applications for its 2016 grants and awards programs. The Foundation makes project-based grants to individuals and organisations each year and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. Grant and Award Information The proposed amount for grant programs should not exceed $30,000. … [Read more...]

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