Nominations Open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 December 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. This special edition of the awards will coincide with the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) preceding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London in April 2018 under the theme “Towards a Common Future”. It will highlight the contribution that young people are making throughout the Commonwealth, in areas such as poverty alleviation, conflict resolution and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Barbados: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2018

Deadline: 9 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS has announced a call for project proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) for 2018. Proposals will be considered for projects that seek to preserve cultural heritage in Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Funding Areas Through the AFCP program, the U.S. Department of State supports projects … [Read more...]

Inter-American Development Bank: Inviting Artists to Demonstrate the Immense Artistic Creativity

Deadline: 7 January 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently inviting artists who want to offer new perspectives on the development challenges of the region, as well as to demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of Latin America and the Caribbean. This open call is for artists who want to provoke, innovate, and offer new perspectives on the Region’s development challenges as well as demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of the Americas. While an individual piece … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Deadline: 5 December 2017 The UN Trust Fund has launched 2017 Call for Proposals for its 21st grants cycle to support civil society organizations that qualify for funding under the three programmatic areas of its 2015-2020 Strategy. The ultimate vision of the UN Trust Fund is a world without violence against women and girls that is aligned with international human rights standards and humanitarian law of which gender equality and the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation!

Deadline: 13 January 2018 Applications are open for the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) which is awarded to individuals from developing/emerging economies (East and South) who wish to pursue formal studies or mid-career professional training in the field of nature conservation. The aim of the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation (PBS) is to provide financial support to individuals wishing to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Cycle 7 Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) has launched a Call for Pre-Proposals for its Cycle 7 grant program with an aim to leverage USG scientific investment in R&D to support USAID’s development goals in priority countries. This cycle marks the return of the program's Open Call for proposals from all eligible countries on a wide range of development-related fields, including biodiversity, agriculture, environment, clean energy, disaster … [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...]

Applications Open for Aziz Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 8 January 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...]

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...]