FAPESP Call for Proposals: Innovations for Marginalized Youth Economic Inclusion

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the São Paolo Research Foundation (FAPESP) has announced the competitive call for research proposals on the topic "Innovations for marginalized youth economic inclusion". The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), is a public foundation with the mission to support research projects in higher education and research institutions, in all fields of knowledge, including basic and applied research in universities, … [Read more...]

World Bank grants US$145 million to Nicaragua to improve its Wellbeing

The World Bank has approved three loans totaling US$145 million to strengthen healthcare, improve roads and promote regularizing land titles in Nicaragua. It also approved the new 2018-2022 Partnership Strategy with that country. The new investments are financed by the International Development Association, the World Bank entity that helps the poorest countries. The loans for the health and land-titling projects are for 30 years, while the road project is a 10-year loan. The Minister of … [Read more...]

ICNL: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced the availability of four (4) new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during June – August 2018 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society and civic participation. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Programs Benefiting Asylum Seekers and Vulnerable Migrants from Venezuela

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for its “2018 NGO programs benefiting asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants from Venezuela”. PRM seeks proposals that fill critical gaps in humanitarian assistance and local integration support for particularly vulnerable asylum seekers and migrants, including women, children, and indigenous populations, and disabled and elderly … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions, and other qualified organizations for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean”. INL/C seeks to fund a project that builds Latin America's capacity to deter, detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate … [Read more...]

United Arts of Central Florida announces February Cycle of Mini-Grants, Arts Learning Mini-Grants and Diverse Programming Grants

United Arts of Central Florida has announced the recipients of its February cycle of Mini-Grants, Arts Learning Mini-Grants and Diverse Programming Grants. Seven organizations were awarded Mini-Grants totaling $8,400; five organizations were awarded $5,050 for the Arts Learning Mini-Grant; and three organizations received $3,500 in Diverse Programming Grants. This cycle’s Mini-Grant recipients include: Caribbean American Association of Lake County, Central Florida Watercolor Society, Cultural … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Jamaica: Women’s History Month 2018 Grants Program

Deadline: 7 March 2018 U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica is seeking proposals for its Women’s History Month 2018 Grants Program. Funding Information Three grants of up to US$20,000.00 will be awarded to promote the empowerment of women and girls in Jamaica. Eligibility Criteria The Embassy invites eligible Individuals (alumni of US Government funded professional and educational exchange programs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to submit … [Read more...]

Haiti- Humanitarian suspends Oxfam Great Britain for 2 Months!

Oxfam International Regional Director for Latin America and  the Minister of Planning and External Cooperation the Caribbean, Aviol Fleurant has announced a precautionary measure against the NGO, Oxfam Great Britain (Oxfam GB). There is a suspension of two months of the recognition granted to this NGO for serious misconduct in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, the Decree of 14 September 1989 governing Non-Governmental Organizations in Haiti and Haitian criminal laws. Minister … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Suriname: Seeking Proposals for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 21 April 2018 The U.S. Embassy Paramaribo Public Affairs Section (PAS) had announced that limited funding is available through the Public Affairs Small Grants program to support activities that promote U.S.-Suriname bilateral relations in the following four priority areas: Enhance civil society’s ability to engage actively in the democratic process and public policy development; Enhance bilateral partnerships in promotion of rule of law assistance, development, and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to empower entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2018, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2018: Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a 2018 call for proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which support projects involving three or more countries. The RPG Initiative provide technical grants to finance solutions that resolve shared challenges through regional cooperation. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed 154 projects, investing more than $112 million. The Regional Public Goods … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Grant for CSOs – Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme (WSSSRP) III

Deadline: 20 March 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Grant for CSOs - Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme (WSSSRP) III" to fully engage the potential of the civil society in advocating for better governance in the water and sanitation sector and to provide an enabling environment for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to act as a potential driver for good governance in the broader context of the public sector service delivery. The … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications for Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2018

Deadline: 9 March 2018 Applications for 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism in development are now open. Through this prize the European Commission recognises the dedication of journalists whose work helps to create a better world. The Natali prize will acknowledge outstanding reporting on development issues which will reward outstanding reporting on issues such as poverty eradication, and the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable … [Read more...]

Aziz Foundation’s Grant: Supporting Charitable Activities in United Kingdom

Deadline: 4 May 2018 The Aziz Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support charitable activities, usually to registered charities or charitable community groups, but sometimes to other bodies or individuals authorised by Board of Trustees. The focus of the foundation’s work is to identify and address the challenges faced by disadvantaged communities; developing new leadership from within these communities, and enabling them to participate positively in wider … [Read more...]

Agora Journalism Center: Seeking Applications for Finding Common Ground Project

Deadline: 23 February 2018 Is your media organization interested in expanding an existing engagement project? With funding from Robert Bosch Stiftung and News Integrity Initiative, the University of Oregon’s Agora Journalism Center is offering seven mini-grants to fund engagement activities at news media organizations across Europe and North America. Their other project partners include ZEIT Online and the International Journalism Festival. The project, “Finding Common Ground,” aims to achieve … [Read more...]

New England Biolabs Foundation: Seeking LOIs to Foster Community-Based Conservation

Deadline: 16 March 2018 The New England Biolabs Foundation is currently seeking letter of inquiry (LOI) for its 2018 grant program to support grassroots organizations and other NGOs in selected countries in Central America, Andean South America, and West Africa and also provide grants for community-based conservation and cultural projects in coastal communities on the North Shore of Massachusetts. The Foundation’s mission is to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018

Deadline: 3 April 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 with an aim to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO … [Read more...]

Call for Applications 2019: United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Applications are open for the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture (UNVFVT) which is a unique and universal humanitarian tool available to the UN and OHCHR providing direct assistance to victims of torture and their family members wherever torture occurs. The Fund aims at healing the physical and psychological consequences of torture on victims and their families, and thus restoring their dignity and role in the society. Grants may only be awarded to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships!

Deadline: 12 March 2018 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2018 fellowship program. The fellowship program serves to maintain and expand the essential partnership between the U.N. and the media, a partnership that promotes human rights, freedom and development. Eligibility Criteria The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists fellowships are open to individuals who: Are native to one of … [Read more...]

Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces nearly $1.6 million in Grants to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Critical and Innovative Ways

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) proudly announced nearly $1.6 million in grants to 26 organizations addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in critical and innovative ways. This final grant cycle brings EJAF’s total investments for 2017 to almost $9.5 million, and builds on the Foundation’s ongoing strategy to strengthen organizations doing essential work at local and national levels throughout the Americas and the Caribbean. At a time when HIV transmission rates remain high for vulnerable … [Read more...]