100,000 Strong in the Americas announces Innovation Fund Competition

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Partners of the Americas (Partners), the U.S. Department of State (DOS), NAFSA: Association of International Educators, in partnership with Cementos Progreso has announced a new 2019 Innovation Fund grant competition designed to increase partnerships between higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United States with HEIs in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is the public-private sector collaboration between … [Read more...]

Winrock International Call for EOIs: Mobilizing Civil Society to Strengthen Sub-National Counter Human Trafficking Initiatives in Nepal

Deadline: 13 June 2019 Winrock International, through the USAID Hamro Samman Project, seeks to partner with Nepali counter-trafficking organizations to strengthen counter-trafficking initiatives at the provincial and local government level. Through this grant pool, the Hamro Samman Project aims to empower sub-national CSOs to engage in more effective advocacy on priority CTIP issues, and to position the CSO partner to provide quality technical support to the government at the provincial, … [Read more...]

Mobility Fund for Civil Society Organisation Experts in the Black Sea Region

Deadline: 15 December 2019 The Mobility Fund for CSO Experts in the Black Sea Region is open for applications and has an overall objective to support the exchange of best practices/ lessons learnt in specific thematic areas among civil society organisations (CSO) experts in the Black Sea Region with the aim of strengthening their capacity to engage in regional cooperation. The fund will cover mobility costs (international travel, accommodation, meals and local travel) for attending … [Read more...]

Bureau of NEA/AC and U.S. Embassy Tunis Assistance Unit seeking Applications for Tunisia Civil Society Accelerator (EXCEL)

Deadline: 21 June 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) and the United States Embassy in Tunisia, Assistance Unit have announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity to strengthen the capacity of Tunisian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) to become sustainable entities by encouraging them to seek diverse funding sources and implement best practices related to ethical standards and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Large Grants Scheme 2019

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The GCRF programme Changing the Story: Building inclusive civil societies with, and for, young people in post-conflict countries is delighted has launched its Large Grants funding scheme for researchers at all levels, supporting research that considers how civil society organisations (CSO) can best support children and young people in post-conflict settings. A key aim of Changing the Story is to deliver the first large-scale comparative study of CSO practice across a … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals to Promote Participatory Civic Monitoring and Advocacy in Georgia

Deadline: 24 May 2019 Europe Foundation (EPF) has announced a call for proposals aimed at promoting participatory civic monitoring and advocacy in Georgia under the Foundation’s Engage and Monitor for Change program. The call is designed to foster active and informed participation of Georgian community groups, CSOs, and media outlets in the political, social and economic decision-making in their regions by building capacity of civic groups, encouraging monitoring and evaluation of policy … [Read more...]

Europe Foundation announces Small Grant Competition for Empowering Developing CSOs in Georgia

Deadline: 6 June 2019 Europe Foundation (EPF) has announced a call for proposals aimed at strengthening the organizational capacity of grassroots Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and increasing their effective and sustained engagement in the decision-making processes at a local level, so as to identify and address the communities’ salient problems. The goal of the call is to make recently established grassroots CSOs proactive participants in solution to communities’ salient problems … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Strengthening Civil Society to Expose Corruption and Support Law Enforcement Action against Corruption

Deadline: 15 July 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. based non-governmental (NGOs)/non-profit organizations or Educational Institutions for a Grant/Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Strengthening Civil Society to Expose Corruption and Support Law Enforcement Action against Corruption”. This award will support efforts globally to improve … [Read more...]

Open Call for the Award of the Small Grants under the WeB4YES Project

Deadline: 5 June 2019 This Open Call for the Award of the Small Grants is announced under the WeB4YES project (Western Balkan Civil Society Organizations for Youth Employment Support) which has been supported under the framework of the Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2016 – 2017 – Consolidating Regional Thematic Networks of Civil Society Organizations by the European Commission. The objective of this call is to improve the effectiveness of the civil society organizations in … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Mexico announces Public Diplomacy Grant Program – Promoting STEAM Education

Deadline: 28 May 2019 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the United States Consulate General in Monterrey, incooperation with U.S. Consulates General Matamoros and Nuevo Laredo, has announced an open competition for civil society organizations to submit applications to carry out public diplomacy projects in the states of Coahuila, Durango, NuevoLeon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, and Zacatecas. This NOFO seeks to promote opportunities for civil society organizations to develop activities, … [Read more...]

Centre for Civic Education: Supporting Projects of Civil Society Organisations in North Macedonia and Kosovo

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Centre for Civic Education (CCE/CGO), on behalf of project partners, within the project Regional CSO Activism for Regional Reconciliation in the Former Yugoslavia – in Support of RECOM has announced a second call for proposals to support projects of civil society organisations in North Macedonia and Kosovo. Objectives The overall objective of this Call is to strengthen prospects for regional reconciliation in the Western Balkans by establishing the facts on war … [Read more...]

Funding Call: EU 4 Youth Empowerment and Better Employment

Deadline: 19 June 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled “EU 4 Youth Empowerment" to enable Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to effectively contribute to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to increase participation of CSOs in fostering youth employment through promoting a conducive business environment for more inclusive growth and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Vietnam announces Public Diplomacy Federal Assistance Awards 2019

Deadline: 1 June 2019 The U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Federal Assistance Awards. This Annual Program Statement solicits proposals for projects that further the U.S. Mission’s public diplomacy goals of expanding media engagement, strengthening people-to-people ties between Vietnam and the United States, and building and strengthening local partners through the specific … [Read more...]

French Embassy in Kenya inviting Applicants for Second Phase of the PISCCA Fund

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The French Embassy in Kenya is pleased to launch the second phase of the PISCCA fund (Innovative Projects for Civil Society and Coalition of Actors) entitled “Five Eleven, Coalition for Women”. This second phase will focus on supporting women’s economic empowerment through the creation of income generating activities for vulnerable women living in-growth cities informal settlements in Kenya. This second phase of PISCCA will mainly contribute to two Sustainable … [Read more...]

Open Society Initiative for Europe inviting NGOs for “Building Social Base” Program

Deadline: 23 June 2019 Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE) is currently inviting nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) registered in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia for its program entitled “Building Social Base”. OSIFE aims to support key actors of civil society active in the field of human rights, rule of law, anti-corruption and investigative journalism to strengthen the organizational and social base of organizations that have proven their effectiveness at the local, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of AF announces “Building Capacity to Counter Violent Extremism in Mozambique” Program

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The United States Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs (AF) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for organizations interested in submitting proposals to support the capacity building of civil society organizations (CSOs) to counter violent extremism (CVE) in Mozambique. The goal of this program is to build the capacity of Mozambican CSOs to counter violent extremism and to build a network that will serve to educate and advocate for … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Algeria inviting Applicants for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2019 The United States Embassy in Algiers is inviting applicants for its Small Grants Program that create partnerships to promote common objectives and exchanges between the United States and Algeria. The U.S. Embassy seeks to inform and share with audiences in Algeria about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic, and political systems, and values through programs focusing on the priority areas outlined below. To further these goals, … [Read more...]

Internet Freedom Fund to Promote Human Rights and Internet Freedom

Deadline: 1 July 2019 Open Technology Fund is seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund which is a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments … [Read more...]

French Embassy launches 2019 “Gambia-Senegal Gender Initiatives” Call for Proposals

Deadline: 20 May 2019 The French Embassy in Senegal has launched its 2019 "Gambia-Senegal Gender Initiatives" Call for Proposals. The PISCCA (Innovative Project of Civil Societies and Coalitions of Actors) is a program initiated by the Embassy of France, with the ambition to promote the initiatives of the civil society in Senegal and Gambia. Objectives The general objective of PISCCA « Promoting Gender Initiatives in Senegal and The Gambia » is to promote the emergence of empowered … [Read more...]

British High Commission in Dhaka announces International Programme Funds 2019-2020

Deadline: 20 May 2019 The British High Commission in Dhaka has announced a call for bids for its Programme Funds. The British High Commission in Dhaka manages programme funds on behalf of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The programme funds small, targeted projects which support UK priorities. 2019/20 Programme The bidding round for prospective projects for the financial year 2019-20 is now open. The British High Commission is pleased to invite NGO’s/Civil Society, … [Read more...]