IKS/FES Call for Proposals: GrassRoots Action Support (GRAS) Project in Kosovo

Deadline: 12 November 2018 The Kosovo Stability Initiative (IKS), Lens and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) are implementing the "GrassRoots Action Support - GRAS" project, funded by the European Union and managed by the European Union Office in Kosovo. The main purpose of the "GrassRoots Action Support-GRAS" project is to support the consolidation of a tolerant and democratic culture in Kosovo by strengthening the internal management, accountability and transparency of civil society at the … [Read more...]

KCSF/PA Call for Proposals: Civil Society Programme for Albania and Kosovo

Deadline: 5 November 2018 The Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) and Partners Albania for Change and Development (PA), are currently inviting domestic Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from Albania and Kosovo to apply for project grants. The ‘Civil Society programme for Albania and Kosovo’ is financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, represented by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Prishtina. Thematic Areas The overall goal of the programme is to support the democratic … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Tandem Europe Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Do you as an individual, organisation, local administration or creative enterprise engage in innovative cultural work or community based activities that tackle social challenges? If yes, then apply for the Tandem Europe program! Tandem Europe is a cross-border collaboration program that aims at social change through cultural innovation activities. For new edition of Tandem Europe, they are look for applicants who work across a variety of urban or rural areas and … [Read more...]

EU/UNDP Call for Proposals: Promoting the Role of Civil Society in Gender-Sensitive SDGs Implementation

Deadline: 12 November 2018 The European Union and UNDP have launched a programme aiming to promote greater participation of civil society in the gender responsive SDGs implementation. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the role and capacities of the CSOs in the implementation and monitoring of the national SDG agenda in a gender-responsive manner. Objectives The objectives of this Call for Proposals are: To promote gender equality and women’s empowerment, as … [Read more...]

NATO: Call for Proposals for Public Diplomacy Projects

Deadline: 16 November 2018 The NATO's Public Diplomacy Division has launched a unique [email protected] call for project proposals, with the aim of providing discretionary financial support to community and civil society non-profit organizations for developing and implementing tailor-made communications activities. The overarching objective of [email protected] communications activities is to strengthen NATO’s positioning as the ultimate guarantor of freedom and security, with a specific focus on the … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: People-to-People Project Pilot in the Czech Republic

Deadline: 23 October 2018 British Council has launched the call for proposals for the People-to-People Project in the Czech Republic, supporting civic dialogue and innovation across the region. It has been funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), and will be delivered by British Council in areas of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. British Council is looking for local organisations to co-deliver activity during the Pilot. The programme aims to strengthen social … [Read more...]

British Council: Call for Proposals for People-to-People

Deadline: 22 October 2018 The British Council has launched the People-to-People Project in Central Europe (P2P CE), supporting civic dialogue and innovation across the region. It has been funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), and will be delivered by British Council in areas of Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic. British Council is looking for local partners to co-deliver activity during the Pilot. The program aims to strengthen social cohesion, promoting co-creation in … [Read more...]

Social Science Research Council: Conflict Research Fellowship

Deadline: 6 January 2019 The Understanding Violent Conflict (UVC) program of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is inviting research grant applications from postdoctoral researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on the drivers of conflict at universities and nongovernmental organizations. The program focuses on ways in which the political economy of public authority helps to explain the persistence and spread of violence. Successful fellowship candidates will need to … [Read more...]

Sida Advanced International Training Programme: Prevent and Respond to Gender Based Violence

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Applicants are invited to participate in an International Training Programme on Gender Based Violence. The programme is implemented by the Swedish Police Authority and the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation and is financed by Sida. The Programme “Prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence – strengthening agents of change”. It will take place during 2018-2019, including 3 weeks of training in Sweden and 2 weeks in another country. The aim of the programme is to develop … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia: Local Transition Projects 2019

Deadline: 24 October 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia has launched its annual call for proposals for the Local Transition Projects 2019. Local Small Scale Projects are an integral part of the Transition Promotion Program of the Czechia in Armenia and they are implemented every year through grants´ programme managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Yerevan. Grant Information Overall project budget must be within 200 000 – 500 000 CZK (approximate … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2019 Civil Society Fund (CSF)

Deadline: 19 October 2018 Irish Aid is seeking applications for its 2019 Civil Society Fund (CSF). Irish Aid’s support to civil society is informed by the Sustainable Development Goals, the Framework for Action associated with Ireland’s Policy for International Development, One World, One Future and the Irish Aid Civil Society Policy. The Civil Society Fund (CSF) is Irish Aid’s main competitive project funding scheme. Applications are accepted on an annual basis from Irish and invited … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Investing in the Future Awards 2018!

Deadline: 2 November 2018 The Mail & Guardian is currently seeking entries for its Investing in the Future Awards 2018. The awards are designed to heighten public, government and business awareness about meaningful social investment. This year, the focus will be on South Africa’s needs for development: job creation programmes, involvement in enterprises, SMME and skills development, and of course, support for education-related development. Categories M&G Investing in the … [Read more...]

GEF Small Grants Programme: Call for Grantees Capacity Development Project Proposals

Deadline: 19 October 2018 The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme is currently inviting Civil Society Organisations to submit capacity building project proposals that addresses capacity development amongst SGP grantees enabling networking, sharing experiences and showcasing best practices from SGP projects. The overall purpose of the GEF SGP Capacity Development Grants is to “enhance and strengthen capacity of communities and civil society organizations to address global … [Read more...]

CEPF: Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Programme

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is seeking Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) from non-governmental organizations, community groups, private, enterprises, universities and other civil society organizations for its Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot. Strategic Direction & Priorities Empower local communities to protect and manage biodiversity in priority key biodiversity areas. Support local communities to design and … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 2018 DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement!

Deadline: 8 February 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor is seeking applications for its “DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement” to protect the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet by promoting fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free flow of information online through integrated support to civil society for technology, digital safety, policy and advocacy, and applied research programs. Funding Information Estimated … [Read more...]

Balkan Monitoring Public Finance: Inviting CSOs/NGOs in the Field of Public Finances

Deadline: 1 November 2018 Balkan Monitoring Public Finance has announced a public call for submission of the project proposal as part of the project CIVIL SOCIETY AND MEDIA PROGRAM 2014-2015: Support to regional thematic networks of civil society organizations - "CSOs as equal partners in monitoring public finances”. The objective of submitting a project proposal in the context of a public call is to contribute to the creation of a transparent and responsible policies and decision making … [Read more...]

Counterpart International – ACEP: RFAs for Government Monitoring Grant (GMG)

Deadline: 17 October 2018 The USAID-funded Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP), Counterpart International, Inc. (Counterpart) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Government Monitoring Grant (GMG) to support eligible Civil Society Organizations in holding state institutions accountable through various initiatives aimed at curbing corruption and improving government service delivery. Under this grant, CSO initiatives will address issues at the policy and implementation … [Read more...]

International Center for Journalists: Eurasia Media Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 11 November 2018 Applications are open for Eurasia Media Innovation Challenge to support creative ways to produce and distribute high-quality content, leading to a better-informed public. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the Media Diversity Institute (MDI) with selected regional partners and experts help talented local individuals, media organizations, civil society representatives and others develop new ways to inform and engage audiences with entertaining, … [Read more...]

European Union: Call for Proposals for ‘Access to Justice for All Jamaica’ Program

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Access to Justice for all Jamaica” to strengthen the role played by civil society in promoting the rule of law and improvement in justice services especially for vulnerable citizens. Objectives To contribute to improved access to justice for vulnerable groups (including women and youth, disabled and disenfranchised groups) through human rights education … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organizations as Actors of Governance and Development

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals to enable Civil Society Organizations to engage as actors of governance and development at country level. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals are: To enhance efforts to promote a conducive environment for CSOs at country level To promote a meaningful and structures participation of CSOs in matters of governance and domestic policies To increase CSOs capacity to perform their roles as … [Read more...]