Conservation, Food & Health Foundation: Inviting Applicants from Developing World!

Deadline: 1 January 2017 The Conservation, Food and Health (CFH) Foundation is seeking concept applications from organisations to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in the developing world. The foundation helps build capacity within developing countries in its three areas of interest with grants that support research or projects that solve specific problems. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Conference: Feed The Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity

Deadline: 3 November 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bangladesh Mission is inviting all interested international and local organizations with experience and or interest in carrying out a multi-sectoral nutrition activity to attend a consultative bidder’s conference regarding a non-traditional competitive programming opportunity. USAID/Bangladesh plans to invest in a five-year multi-sectoral nutrition program to improve household dietary diversity and reduce … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL: Supporting Projects Strengthening Civil Society in Sri Lanka

Deadline: 19 December 2016 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects strengthening civil society in Sri Lanka. DRL seeks proposals for programs that strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to influence and monitor the role of the government at all levels in areas that support good governance and protect fundamental freedoms while … [Read more...]

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor: Strengthening Independent Media in Bangladesh

Deadline: 19 December 2016 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that strengthen independent media in Bangladesh. DRL requests proposals for programs that foster media independence, strengthen the capacity of independent media in the area of investigative journalism, and increase safety and support for journalists in Bangladesh. Funding … [Read more...]

USDA: McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The Food Aid Information System, United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from eligible organisations for a program entitled "McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition" to support education, child development and food security in low-income, food-deficit countries around the globe. The program provides donation of U.S. agricultural commodities, as well as financial and technical assistance, to support school feeding and … [Read more...]

Apply for AAUW’s International Fellowship Program for Women around the World

Deadline: 1 December 2016 Applications are open for the American Association of University Women's (AAUW) International Fellowship program, providing support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. A limited number of awards are available for study outside of the United States (excluding the applicant’s home country) to women who are members of Graduate Women International. Award Amounts … [Read more...]

Champion for Change Programme: Increasing Awareness about Women’s Economic Empowerment Worldwide

Deadline: 1 November 2016 Are you passionate about gender equality and women's economic empowerment? Would you like to apply your skills to make a difference in your own community and beyond? Do you have access to the internet? If yes, then apply for the Champion of Change programme. UN Women's Empower Women is seeking applications from dynamic and creative women/girls and men/boys from all over the world for its Champion of Change programme with a motive to increase awareness about women’s … [Read more...]

Office to Monitor/Combat Trafficking in Persons: Grants to Fight against Human Trafficking

Deadline: 7 November 2016 The Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) leads the United States’ global engagement on the fight against human trafficking and seeks partnerships with foreign governments, civil society, and multilateral organizations to combat modern slavery through the “3P” paradigm: prosecuting traffickers, preventing trafficking in persons, and protecting trafficking victims. Funding Information: Any grant requested must fall between … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL: Promoting Community Resilience and Empowering Youth Leaders in Nigeria and Kenya

Deadline: 16 December 2016 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 that support the DRL policy goal to mitigate threats of violent extremism in Nigeria and Kenya by promoting community resilience and empowering youth leaders to recognize and prevent violence committed by groups such as Boko Haram and Al Shabaab. The programs seeks to create networks of … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Professional Development Grants for Enhancing Conservation Work Skills among Women

Deadline: 1 November 2016 The World Wildlife Fund is seeking women applicants based in Africa's Congo Basin Countries (except Cameroon) for its two funding programs to develop conservation work skills and career development of women in these countries. Program Categories Professional Development Grants for Short-term Training Train Scholarships for Diploma, Postgraduate, or Higher Technical Degrees Professional Development Grants for Short-term Training: These grants support … [Read more...]

APN Individual Research Grants: Seeking Applications from African Researchers

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is currently seeking applications from African researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions or regional governmental and nongovernmental organizations in Africa for its Individual Research Grants with an aim to support independent African research and its integration into regional and global … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme (TDDAP)

Deadline: 16 December 2016 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme (TDDAP), a five-year flagship programme for DFID’s Africa Regional Department. Following the Ebola crisis and various outbreaks since then, DFID is using learning from these and its regional preparedness programme to deliver on its commitments on global health security. DFID’s interventions during the Ebola crises and in other … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL: Supporting Justice Sector Reform in Tunisia

Deadline: 22 December 2016 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is inviting organizations interested for projects that increase transparency of and accountability within the judicial process in Tunisia. DRL seeks to support projects that will enhance ongoing justice sector reforms in Tunisia by supporting civilian capacity to understand, oversee, and engage in these efforts. Programs will promote accountability in the judicial sector by … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL: Supporting Projects Promoting International Religious Freedom

Deadline: 21 December 2016 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking applications from organizations for projects that support policy objective to promote international religious freedom. Objectives In Mexico ($300,000 available), DRL’s objective is to encourage protection of vulnerable populations in Mexico experiencing religiously-motivated abuses or discrimination. Key contributing factors include societal intolerance; a … [Read more...]

Leaky Foundation Research Grants: Inviting Researchers from Around the World

Deadline: 10 January 2017 The Leaky Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Research Grants with an aim to promote the sharing of data in an appropriate manner consistent with the needs of grantees, but with the recognition that different fields of study require different approaches to data sharing. The Leakey Foundation funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the … [Read more...]

Urgent Action Fund-Africa: Rapid Response Grant to Support Women’s Groups

Deadline: Ongoing Urgent Action Fund-Africa is currently seeking applicants for its Rapid Response Grant with an aim to support women’s groups within Africa responding to an urgent situation and working towards the overall goal of promoting, advancing and protecting women’s human rights. Rapid response grantmaking is the provision of immediate small grants within a short period of time to support interventions that are strategic and urgent which may not be part of planned programme activities … [Read more...]

Earth Institute’s Postdoctoral Fellowship: Addressing Social Issues in Global Sustainable Development

Deadline: 1 November 2016 The Earth Institute is providing "Postdoctoral Fellowship" for those dedicated to a better understanding of critical scientific and social issues in global sustainable development. The Program provides innovative postdoctoral scholars with the opportunity to build a foundation in one of the core disciplines represented within the Earth Institute (i.e. social, earth, biological, engineering, and health sciences), while at the same time acquiring the breadth of … [Read more...]

ERC Consolidator Grants: Supporting Researchers from around the World!

Deadline: 9 February 2017 European Research Council (ERC) is seeking proposals for its "Consolidator Grants" to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they may still be consolidating their own independent research team or programme. The fundamental activity of the ERC is to provide attractive, long-term funding to support excellent investigators and their research teams to pursue groundbreaking, high-gain/ high-risk research. Funding Information … [Read more...]

USFWS: Reducing Threats to Key Wildlife Population and Developing Conservation Capacity in Africa

Deadline: 17 January 2017 The United States Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) in collaboration with U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE), is seeking applications to provide funding opportunity to reduce threats to key wildlife populations, and to develop the requisite individual and institutional conservation capacity to undertake long-term conservation programs. Funding Information The estimated total program … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Concept Papers for Resilience in Sahel Enhanced (RISE) Strategy in Niger and Burkina Faso

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from eligible organisations for activities related to the Mission’s Resilience in the Sahel Enhanced (RISE) strategy with an aim to increase the resilience of chronically vulnerable people, households, communities and systems in targeted agro-pastoral and marginal agriculture livelihood zones in Niger and Burkina Faso. USAID/Senegal’s Sahel Regional Office seeks to develop new and … [Read more...]

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