NWO-WOTRO: Supporting New Roles of Civil Society Organisations for Inclusive Development

Deadline: 4 September 2018 NWO-WOTRO has launched a second call for proposals in the Assumptions programme to scrutinize the Theory of Change of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs' CSO policy framework 'Dialogue and Dissent' in LMICs. This second call focuses on theme 3, 'Civic space under pressure' and is open to research consortia from around the world. The call aims to fund research projects that strengthen the evidence-base of the policy framework Dialogue and Dissent. It calls on … [Read more...]

Apply for European Union ‘Urbayiti: Urban Governance and Resilience’ Program!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Urbayiti: urban governance and resilience” to improve the living environment of the most vulnerable populations, ensuring that cities and human settlements are inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable (SDG 11). Programme Lots The programme is divided in to three lots: Lot 1: Participation of civil society: EUR 1 000 000 Lot 2: Local waste … [Read more...]

Apply for Comic Relief’s ‘Safe Place To Be: Preventing Homelessness and Insecure Shelter’ Program!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Comic Relief has launched its funding opportunity that focussed on preventing homelessness and insecure shelter. Comic Relief believes that for people to build happy and productive lives they need access not only to basic housing, but the ability to create a home in which they feel safe and secure.  Homelessness is a global issue and a human-made disaster. Comic Relief also want to work with amazing organisations who are driving programmes which aim to break the cycle … [Read more...]

Immunization Advocacy Initiative: Inviting CSOs to Enhance Policies for Health and Immunization in Ghana

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Immunization Advocacy Initiative is seeking expressions of interest from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to undertake advocacy for increased financing and enhanced policies for health and immunization in Ghana. The purpose of this call is to identify eligible civil society organizations (CSOs) experienced in communications and advocacy to participate in a four-year initiative aimed at increasing domestic financing for immunization, and health. The African … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Reclaiming Civic Space: Kenya Sudden Opportunity Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Are you witnessing oppressive state practices and direct threats towards civil society activists? Do these events directly impact one or more Voice target groups? Is there a time-bound opportunity to influence policy on criminalisation, marginalisation, discrimination, and/or exclusion? Is there a national opportunity for strategic advocacy or litigation, online and offline protests, coordination of collective action that can lead to change in legal decision, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to ASEAN: 2019 YSEALI Seeds for the Future Program

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Mission to ASEAN (USASEAN) has announced an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Seeds for the Future small grants program. The program will provide subgrants up to $15,000 to Southeast Asian youth from all eleven YSEALI countries. Objective The Seeds for the Future program will allow YSEALI youth to implement public service projects … [Read more...]

USAID/RRL Request for Proposals: Advancing Human Rights for Key Populations in Uganda

Deadline: 9 September 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Uganda Rights and Rule of Law (RRL), implemented by Freedom House (FH) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Advancing Human Rights for Key Populations in Uganda”. The Activity seeks to advance and protect socio-economic development through support to national-level structures that uphold respect for human rights and rule of law in Uganda. Objectives The specific objectives of the Uganda Rights … [Read more...]

U-LEAD with Europe Program: Grant for Local and Regional Development

Deadline: 30 August 2018 As part of the Eastern Partnership Initiative, the U-LEAD with Europe program has announced a competition for grants targeted at local and regional development projects. Within the framework of the GIZ project “Exchange Platform for the Chapters on Regional Development within the Association Agreements of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine”, local non-governmental, non-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for grant financing. The GIZ project is commissioned by the … [Read more...]

European Commission: Enhancing the Contribution of the Cambodian Association of Local Authorities to the Sub-National Level

Deadline: 2 October 2018 European Commission is seeking applications for its programme entitled "Enhancing the contribution of the Cambodian Association of Local Authorities to the sub-national level" to enhance the contribution of the Cambodian Associations of Local Authorities (ALA) to good governance and development at the sub-national level. The specific objective of this call for proposals is: to strengthen the institutional and operational capacity of the Cambodian Associations of Local … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Mexico: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Embassy of Australia in Mexico has launched a Call for Expression of Interests for its Direct Assistance Program (DAP) 2018-2019 to provide support to people with limited resources and disadvantaged. This program is administered by the DAP committee of this Embassy, ​​which meets once a year to evaluate projects presented by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), academic and research institutions in Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala , Honduras, Mexico, Panama … [Read more...]

Bureau of NEA Assistance Coordination: Enhancing Public Accountability and Trust in Lebanon

Deadline: 21 August 2018 The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is currently seeking applications for its program entitled “ Enhancing Public Accountability and Trust in Lebanon". Objectives Political parties developing governance action plans based on newly-created platforms; Creation by political parties of mechanisms to hold elected officials (party members or counterparts with whom parties interact) accountable to the party platform; … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund in Georgia: Strengthening and Sustainability of Women Groups and Organizations

Deadline: 20 September 2018 Women's Fund in Georgia has announced a new grant competition for "Strengthening and Sustainability of Women's Groups and Organizations". The grant competition is supported by the German Women's Fund Philia (filia.die frauenstiftung). The Ukrainian Women's Fund, the Armenian Women's Fund and the Women's Fund in Georgia plan to implement projects in their own countries for the program "Civil Society and Movement for Safe Spaces Needed for Growth." The grant program … [Read more...]

Disability Rights Fund (DRF) 2018 Round 2: Supporting both Capacity of Marginalized & Emergent Groups

Deadline: 22 August 2018 The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is seeking proposals for the 2nd round of its 2018 funding streams. DRF grants support both capacity of marginalized and emergent groups of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to advocate for rights and inclusion and ongoing efforts of national and sub-national DPOs to advance implementation of the CRPD and the SDGs. The Disability Rights Fund is a grantmaking collaborative that supports persons with disabilities around the world to build … [Read more...]

Ecumenical Women’s Initiative: Submit Project Proposals for Civil Society Organisations & Women Theologians

Deadline: 19 September 2018 Ecumenical Women’s Initiative has announced its new public call to submit project proposals in the following fields: peace and reconciliation ecumenical and interreligious dialogue women’s human rights Through its Grantmaking programme, EWI specifically supports women and girls working in civil society organisations, as well as women theologians. EWI supports activities designed especially for women and girls (over 15 years of age), however men and … [Read more...]

UNOV/UNICRI: Grant Initiative to Strengthen Cooperation with Civil Society Organizations in Conflict Mitigation

Deadline: 19 August 2018 United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled “Grant Initiative to Strengthen Cooperation with Civil Society Organizations in Conflict Mitigation”. This Call for Proposals seeks to provide funding support to not-for-profit organisations working in the area of democratic citizenship, conflict prevention and mitigation, human rights, countering violent extremism, … [Read more...]

Aidsfonds: Call for Proposals on Improving Treatment and Care for Children Living with HIV

Deadline: 17 September 2018 Aidsfonds has announced its 2018 Call for Proposals: Improving Treatment and Care for Children Living with HIV in Mozambique, Nigeria and/or South Africa. With this call, Aidsfonds aims to support civil society organizations to develop, implement and monitor an intervention model to find children exposed to HIV which are not found by the conventional health system approach. To find more children living with HIV that don’t know their status yet, and to find them as … [Read more...]

CEPF: Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Program

Deadline: 21 September 2018 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is currently inviting applicants from eligible organizations for its Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Program with an aim to provide Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) at grassroots, national and international levels with the tools, capacity and resources to establish and sustain multi- stakeholder partnerships that demonstrate models for sustainable, pro-poor growth and achieve priority … [Read more...]

USAID: Actions to Address Democracy, Governance, Civic Engagement, and Corruption in Albania

Deadline: 4 September 2018 The USAID Accelerated Civic Development and Cooperation Project in Albania is seeking applications to award grants to Albanian civil society organizations (CSOs), working alone or in partnerships with other CSOs, to promote local democracy, good governance and anti-corruption in Albania. The goal of Accelerated Civic Development and Cooperation Project in Albania is to support and strengthen the capacities and accountability of civil society organizations (CSOs), … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2018 Applications are open for Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Fellowship Program which is inspired by the Potsdam Memorandum’s call to gather all sources of ingenuity and inspiration from academia, politics, business and civil society to address the sustainability challenges of their time. The fellows are a key resource for the institute; they support our research, improve their transdisciplinary methodology, and, together with our researchers, reach … [Read more...]

STRIVE-Global: Supporting Civil Society Initiatives to Prevent/Counter Violent Extremism in Central Asia, Western Balkans and MENA region

Deadline: 30 August 2018 Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism STRIVE-Global, funded by the European Union (EU) under the financial Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), is currently seeking proposals for a program entitled "Support of Civil Society Initiatives to P/CVE in Central Asia, Western Balkans & MENA region" to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations to counter violent extremism, with increased engagement of the Government. The … [Read more...]