Youth Ambassadors Program 2017: Inviting Teenagers and Adult Mentors from the Caribbean

Deadline: 4 April 2017 The Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean is offering a yearlong program beginning with a three-week leadership exchange in the U.S. for teenagers ages 15-18 and Adult Mentors from the Caribbean. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the program aims to develop a cadre of young adults in the United States who have a strong sense of civic responsibility, a commitment to their communities, an awareness of current and … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2017: Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in LAC

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently seeking proposals for its Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods based on the premise that the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) share numerous development challenges and opportunities that can be addressed more effectively and efficiently through regional collective action and cooperation. The Initiative defines regional public goods (RPGs) as goods, services or resources that are … [Read more...]

CDEMA CU: Seeking Applications for Country Directed Fund

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Unit (CDEMA CU), with support from the European Union (EU), through the Strengthening of the Capacity of the CDEMA Coordinating Unit and Participating States for Implementation of Comprehensive Disaster Management project is currently inviting National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) and relevant national agencies, responsible for CDM implementation, to apply for its Country Directed Fund (CDF). With … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017 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...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society, Local Authorities and Human Rights in Somalia

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to civil society, local authorities and human rights in Somalia” in order to provide financial support to Somali and international civil society organisations and/or local authorities in order for these entities to work on actions that promote and help build a more stable, resilient and accountable society. The programme is divided into three lots: … [Read more...]

IZUMI Foundation Grants: Supporting Programs on Health Improvement in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The IZUMI Foundation is seeking applications from eligible entities for its grant program with an aim to improve the health outcomes for people living in the most impoverished areas of Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The IZUMI Foundation gives assistance to the world’s poorest people by supporting programs that improve health in developing countries. Focus Areas Infectious Disease Neglected Tropical Diseases Malnutrition Maternal & … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo: Seeking Applications for Public Affairs Small Grants Program

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo Public Affairs Section (PAS) is seeking applications for its Public Affairs Small Grants program to support activities that promote U.S.-Suriname bilateral relations. The goal of the Public Affairs Small Grants Program is to enhance relations between Surinamese and U.S. organizations and people in the priority areas described, and/or inform Surinamese audiences about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic and … [Read more...]

TWAS: OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS are currently seeking nominations for an award to recognize and spotlight talented early career women scientists living and working in developing countries. Benefits Five women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean are celebrated each year for their research excellence, receiving a cash prize of USD5,000, a year’s free … [Read more...]

IDB 2017 Call for Proposals: Promoting Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a 2017 Call for Proposals under the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation among at least three countries. The Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is based on the premise that the … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund from the South Call for Proposals: Leading from the South for the Latin American and the Caribbean Region

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Fondo de Mujeres del Sur - Women’s Fund from the South (Latin America and the Caribbean) together with the African Women’s Development Fund (Africa and the MENA Region), the South Asia Women Fund (Asia) and the International Indigenous Women’s Forum, supported and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, has currently announced its call for proposals of Leading from the South (LFS) for the Latin American and the Caribbean Region. Leading from the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships: Inviting Journalists from the Developing World

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2017 fellowship program. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to report on its proceedings for news media in their home countries. Over the past five decades, fellowships have been awarded to hundreds of journalists from the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Equator Prize 2017! Recognizing Community and Indigenous Initiatives to Advance Nature-Based Solutions

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The Equator Initiative has announced a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2017 that will recognize outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The Prize winners will feature innovative solutions related to protecting, restoring and/or sustainably managing nature to achieve local sustainable development, such as food security, water security, sustainable jobs and livelihoods, … [Read more...]

Trellis Fund Project Proposals: Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Applications open for "The Horticulture Innovation Lab’s Trellis Fund" to connect local organizations in developing countries with U.S. graduate students who have agricultural expertise, generating benefits for both the students and the in-country institutions. The Trellis Fund aims to empower smallholder farmers with new information as well as build longstanding relationships between host organizations and U.S. researchers. The creators of the Trellis Fund believe that … [Read more...]

Apply for The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize! Recognising Journalists for Outstanding Reporting on Development and Poverty Eradication

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Applications are open for “The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize”, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, that is awarded to amateur and professional journalists for outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication. Launched with the hashtag #TellMyStory, the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize celebrates the best traditions of journalism in uncovering powerful and moving stories, giving a voice to those who … [Read more...]

Apply for UNDP’s Capacity Building for Media Practitioners Program!

Deadline: 16 February 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals from eligible entities for a program entitled "Capacity Building for Media Practitioners" with an aim to engage a firm to develop and conduct a capacity building seminar for regional media practitioners. The program will focus on climate change with the intent of increasing climate change related knowledge and buy-in among media practitioners, with the ultimate goal of knowledge dissemination by … [Read more...]

New England Biolabs Foundation: Seeking LOIs to Encourage Community Based Projects

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The New England Biolabs Foundation is currently seeking letter of inquiry (LOI) for its grant program to provide financial support in the form of small project grants to grassroots organizations and other NGOs in selected countries in Central America, Andean South America, and West Africa. Foundation’s mission is to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes and the bio-cultural diversity found in these places. The foundation believes that their … [Read more...]

IDB-Caixa Banking Foundation: Seeking Projects to Co-Finance the Social Entrepreneurship Program in Peru

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Caixa Banking Foundation, are seeking applications for its "Social Entrepreneurship Program" with an aim to generate new employment opportunities, increase economic income and / or provide basic services for the poorest people in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Social Entrepreneurship Program (PES) offers innovative and sustainable solutions that contribute to the … [Read more...]

Global RIA Awards 2017: Highlighting Innovation and Impact of RIA in Developing and Transition Countries

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Centre for European Governance, University of Exeter, UK, is seeking applications for its "Global RIA Awards" to stimulate and facilitate the sharing of innovative Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIAs) among practitioners and other experts, and to focus on actual impacts of good RIAs (as opposed to merely good RIA systems). RIA is increasingly used as a tool analyze impacts of proposed regulation, and to structure the … [Read more...]

TaiwanICDF: International Higher Education Scholarship Program

Deadline: 17 March 2017 International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) is currently inviting applicants for its International Higher Education Scholarship Program. International education and training has long been one of the TaiwanICDF’s core operations, among many others. Human resources development programs play a vital role in assisting partner countries achieve sustainable development, and education is a crucial mechanism for training workforces in developing countries. The … [Read more...]

DHHS/OASH Call for Applications: FY17National Lupus Outreach and Clinical Trial Education Program in the U.S.

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The U.S. Department of State's Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) is currently accepting applications from eligible entities for its program titled "FY17 National Lupus Outreach and Clinical Trial Education Program" under "Minority Health Community Programs to Improve Minority Health". Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes a host of symptoms and poses significant disease management and treatment challenges for patients and health care providers. In … [Read more...]

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