Applications Open for Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism (SST) is accepting applications for its grant program. The foundation supports projects or organizations in Switzerland and around the world that: To improve the economic, cultural or social conditions of the population in tourist recipient countries, Contribute to sustainable tourism development in recipient countries, Intercultural understanding between the population of tourist sending and receiving … [Read more...]

African World Heritage Fund: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Grants

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is seeking proposals for its Conservation Grants to provide grants to African State Parties to implement projects and activities which focus on improving the State of Conservation of World Heritage properties. The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is an intergovernmental organization created in 2006 to support the effective conservation and protection of cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value in Africa. … [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...]

Ecologists in Africa Grant Program: Developing Skills & Knowledge for Innovative Ecological Research

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The British Ecological Society (BES) is currently inviting applicants for its Ecologists in Africa Grant Program to carry out innovative ecological research. The grant is designed to develop their skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in the developed world. Grant Information The maximum value of a grant is £8,000 for research. An additional sum up to £2,000 may be requested to fund travel to help develop … [Read more...]

Apply for Euromena Awards: Celebrating the Richness and Strength of African Innovation!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 Euromena Consulting is currently accepting applications for its Euromena Awards with an aim to discover and show the world the talents and capacity for innovation in Africa. The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the richness and strength of African innovation. The competition rewards creativity, innovation, development and social awareness. The goal of the award is to promote African start-ups focused on new technologies, with a social impact on the continent. … [Read more...]

2017 Zambezi Prize: Raising Awareness of Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 Zambezi Prize in order to raise awareness of entrepreneurship and financial inclusion, encourage the flow of capital to financial inclusion ventures, and advance entrepreneurship and financial inclusion to fuel broad-based prosperity. The Zambezi Prize is presented by the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT and The MasterCard Foundation. Collectively, these organizations focus on entrepreneurship and … [Read more...]

OECD: 17th International Economic Forum on Africa 2017

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young entrepreneur? Do you reside in Africa? Here's your chance to participate in the 2017 International Economic Forum on Africa 2017! The 2017 International African Economic Forum will be held in Paris on October 4th 2017, gathering OECD officials and African policy makers, private sector, academia and civil society leaders. Following this year's theme, "Entrepreneurs and industrialisation in Africa", young entrepreneurs from Africa are invited to take … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Edition of Norbert Zongo Investigative Journalism Award!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Norbert Zongo Investigative Prize is an award of excellence to reward the best works of investigative journalism. The Prize is opened to all the professional journalists of Africa regularly employed in press or collaborating with African press. Works must be published or broadcast between May 3, 2015 and May 3, 2017 Aims to promote a journalism of investigation and research, on subjects related to the political, economic, social and cultural life of the … [Read more...]

CODESRIA: Applications Open for Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently seeking applications for its Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI) to support research that contributes to agendas for imagining, planning and creating African futures. MRI replaces five tools that CODESRIA had deployed in previous years to support research. These were National Working Groups (NWG), Multinational Working Groups (MWG), Comparative Research Networks (CRN), … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Applications are open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age that will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase, share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programmes. The program’s aim is to develop the leadership and digital skills of the … [Read more...]

Africa Energy Prize: Tackling the African Continent’s Energy Challenges

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Seedstars & Enel has announced partnership to create the Africa Energy Prize. Partnering with Enel will give Seedstars a unique opportunity to reward tech startups striving to tackle the African continent’s energy challenges. This challenge is surmountable and the benefits of success are immense, as increasing access to reliable energy can turbo-charge economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa which is already home to several major energy producers, including Nigeria, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Are you a young African between the ages of 18 and 35? Do you have a passion for youth participation in the transformation of agribusiness in Africa? If yes, then apply for the 2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge. The African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) is inviting applicants for the 2nd edition of its Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017. The 2017 edition of the  5th October “Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day” during the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

The Africa Art Box Award: Supporting System for Digital Creation

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for “The Africa Art Box Award” which is a support system for digital creation and offers award-winning artists the opportunity to realize their creative project in an international, collaborative space and surrounded by an experienced and multidisciplinary team. The Theme of the competition is open, however, participants are encouraged to reflect on the current technological changes and its impact in the societies. The Price The winning … [Read more...]

RECP Finance Catalyst: Targeting Small and Medium Scale Renewable Energy Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) is seeking proposals for its program entailed “Finance Catalyst” to finance opportunities and vice versa, targeting small- and medium-scale renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Finance Catalyst team works with project developers to connect qualified projects in renewable energy to development finance institutions (DFIs), project preparation support instruments, impact investors and commercial … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: Career Development Fellowships

Deadline: 21 November 2017 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently inviting applicants for its Career Development Fellowships to provide funding to actions that aim to support junior to mid-career researchers (‘fellows’) to train and develop their clinical research skills. Objectives To promote career development and retention of postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate medical researchers in the research field and in sub-Saharan Africa; … [Read more...]

The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation: Seeking Applications for the Literacy Fund

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is currently inviting proposals from organisations working or based in Sub-Saharan Africa for the Literacy Fund to undertake projects to increase literacy levels in young people. The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is a charitable organisation dedicated to empowering young writers, the advancement of the adventure writing genre and the promotion of literacy. The Literacy Fund aims to: support projects aiming to improve … [Read more...]

Palliative Care Development in Africa: Seeking Applications for Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Trustees of the True Colours Trust have set aside funds towards a small grants programme for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. Applications and approved grants are administered by the African Palliative Care Association. Funding Information The size of grants ranges from £500- £5,000. Funding is primarily for one-off projects, with a duration of no more than one year. Funding … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: Ethics and Regulatory Capacities Programme

Deadline: 21 November 2017 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently inviting applications for its Ethics and Regulatory Capacities Programme in order to provide funding to actions that aim to support sub-Saharan African countries to establish and develop robust national medicines regulatory systems and capacities for ethical review of clinical research and use of medicinal products and technologies for use in humans. This scheme targets both … [Read more...]

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