Ramsar: Call for Applications for Wetlands for the Future Fund

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, is seeking applications for its initiative "Wetlands for the Future Fund" which is intended to catalyze wetland activities currently underway or planned within the region, or complement existing training and education initiatives with wetland-related instruction. Wetlands for the Future Fund addresses issues stated in Ramsar’s Strategic Plan, 2016-2024, particularly Operational Goal 4: Enhancing implementation, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WeXchange Pitch Competition!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for WeXchange Pitch Competition that is organised by MIF/IDB and NXTP Labs. This Competition is open to high-growth women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean. The aim of this competition is to identify and recognize businesses with a strong technological and innovation component, which have at least one woman in the founding team and is targeted to Latin America and the Caribbean. The theme of this year’s forum is “Women … [Read more...]

CPDC Call for Concept Notes: Inviting Umbrella Non-Governmental Organisations for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Union (EU) is currently inviting umbrella non-governmental organisations for its small grant program to enhance the capacity of umbrella NGOs to efficiently and effectively provide services to their beneficiaries/members by providing financial support for actions that improve their operational responsiveness and performance with regards to members’ needs. Objectives Improve … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Ashden Awards 2018!

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Nominations are open for Ashden Awards that uncover and reward the most exciting sustainable energy pioneers in the UK and developing world, who are leading the way to a thriving low-carbon future. Benefits Award of up to £20,000 National and international media exposure Tailored support to develop applicant’s work even further Media materials to help applicant tell applicant’s story Categories Finance and business innovation for delivering … [Read more...]

J-PAL’s Skills for Youth Program: Improving Youth Employment in Latin America

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) is seeking proposals for its Skills for Youth Program (SYP) to identify and rigorously evaluate innovative solutions to improve youth employment in Latin America. The goal of the program is to address the gap between youth skills and labor market demand. J-PAL’s Skills for Youth Program (SYP) will support the evaluation of new programs to address the mismatch between youth’s skills and labor market demands in Latin … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning … [Read more...]

A List of Open Funding Opportunities for Asian Countries!

The Prince Claus Fund: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation, is seeking proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. This new funding collaboration aims to continue this work, helping … [Read more...]

DHHS-CDC: Strengthening Implementation and Use of Effective Health Information Systems through Improved Governance, Design, Planning, Capacity Development, and Technical Implementation under PEPFAR

Deadline: 17 October 2017 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is seeking applications for its "Strengthening Implementation and Use of Effective Health Information Systems through Improved Governance, Design, Planning, Capacity Development, and Technical Implementation under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The goal of this program is to enable PEPFAR, CDC, implementing partners, and host countries in Africa, Asia, … [Read more...]

IDB – MIF Call for Applications: Inter-American Awards for Financial and Entrepreneurial Innovation 2017

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), is calling for applications to the 2017 Inter-American Awards for Financial and Entrepreneurial Innovation, which are presented annually at FOROMIC, the leading event to support and finance microenterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean. The MIF annually recognizes innovative institutions and initiatives focused on supporting the financial inclusion and development of MSMEs … [Read more...]

A List of New Funding Opportunities for Youth Development

FM 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) … [Read more...]

CVC Call for Concept Notes: Inviting CSOs/NGOs for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) is a sub-recipient of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) grant through funding provided from The Global Fund is seeking Concept Notes from Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for its small grant program that will worked in the area of HIV that focus on interventions related to the continuum of care, working with Persons living with HIV (PLWHIV), Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) Transgender People, Sex … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning 2020 … [Read more...]

ICRI/UN Environment Grants Programme: Promoting Resilience of Ecosystems

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and UN Environment are seeking concept notes for its grant programme 2017 to encourage projects that demonstrate and catalyze enhanced protection and management of coral reefs and related ecosystems, in particular by promoting resilience of ecosystems, dependent people and economic sectors. Innovative and replicable projects will be favourably considered. Priority areas Climate change resilience Adaptation … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 CGAP Photo Contest: A Chance to Win up to US$2000!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is seeking entries for its 2017 CGAP Photo Contest that will show how people in both rural and urban areas are using digital finance in innovative ways to build greater resiliency through financial tools, and conduct their financial lives. The CGAP Photo Contest is looking for original, striking images that capture the importance of financial inclusion efforts around the world. Themes Innovations in Digital … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Barbados: 2017-18 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 4 August 2017 High Commission of Canada in Barbados is seeking proposals for its 2017-18 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), a program designed to fund small-scale bilateral projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed by local entities. The CFLI also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada, … [Read more...]

Apply for IDB & FEMSA Foundation’s Water, Sanitation and Waste Management Innovation Awards!

Deadline: 12 September 2017 Do you have a water, sanitation or solid waste startup, solution, product, initiative or service that is improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean? If so, apply now to participate in the IDB-FEMSA Award. Selected finalists will be called in Buenos Aires for the award ceremony, which will take place in November during the IWA 2017 Congress. The award aims to highlight innovative startups, solutions, products and initiatives in water, sanitation, and solid … [Read more...]

World Cancer Research Fund International: Seeking Applications for Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The World Cancer Research Fund International is seeking proposals from anywhere in the world except the Americas (North America, Central America including the Caribbean, and South America) for its Research Grant Programme . The aim of this grant programme is to fund research that helps elucidate the role of diet, nutrition (including body composition) and physical activity on cancer. Programme Themes Mechanisms Research Theme: WCRF encourages research that … [Read more...]

ACP-EU Call for Concept Notes: Counter-Trafficking in Human Beings and/or Counter-Smuggling of Migrants

Deadline: 9 August 2017 The ACP-EU Migration Action is seeking concept notes for its funding program under the topic "Counter-Trafficking in Human Beings and/or Counter-Smuggling of Migrants" in the Caribbean, Southern Africa and the Pacific Region. Both THB and Smuggling of Migrants constitute prosperous and difficult to trace multi-billion businesses of which the scale is hard to quantify reliably. While numbers of estimated victims of trafficking worldwide vary, they are reported as being … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IDRC’s Research Awards 2018!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking applications for its “Research Awards 2018”. Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective. Thematic Areas Advisory Committee on Research Ethics Agriculture and … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Promoting Innovations in ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations to implement a project on South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support rural transformation: Promoting innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) for agriculture and rural development. Objectives Strengthen smallholders’ capacities to undertake sustainable rural transformation processes by accessing “digital dividends” created through … [Read more...]

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