EU/Kyrgyz Republic: Support to the Reform of the Education Sector

Deadline: 22 July 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for “Support to the reform of the education sector in the Kyrgyz Republic” with an aim to support the development of partnerships between local authorities, social partner organizations, civil society organizations (CSOs) and educational establishments as well as to assist in the design and delivery of quality education and training services. Objectives Strengthening the financial and … [Read more...]

EU Civil Society Facility: Strengthening Participatory Democracies & EU Integration in Serbia

Deadline: 13 September 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Civil Society Facility (CSF)” in order to strengthen participatory democracies and the EU integration process by empowering civil society to actively take part in decision making and by stimulating an enabling legal and financial environment for civil society. Objectives To increase the effectiveness of the Serbian CSOs in undertaking initiatives To … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Civil Society Leadership Awards

Deadline: 15 September 2016 Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applications for its Civil Society Leadership Awards with an aim to provide fully funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. CSLA directly assists future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social … [Read more...]

CEPF Call for Proposals: Small Grants in Indo-Burma Hotspot

Deadline: 17 August 2016 IUCN, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG), Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-conservation Network (MERN) and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)  is currently inviting applications from local and international civil society organizations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LoIs) for Small Grants in all Indo-Burma Hotspot countries. A separate call for proposals for large grants in Myanmar has been issued simultaneously. CEPF is a global leader in enabling … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Social Justice in the Arab World

Deadline: 31 July 2016 Applications are open for a conference entitled "Social Justice in the Arab World at AUB 2017", organized by the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut (AUB), and the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University. The organisers seek to assess social movement changes and emerging social justice policies, or the lack thereof, in the Arab world since 2010 – at both the national and … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland: Fund for Local Cooperation in Tanzania

Deadline: 5 August 2016 Embassy of Finland, Dar es Salaam is seeking proposals from organizations in Tanzania for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in order to support Finnish-Tanzanian bilateral cooperation in the field of human rights, democracy and good governance, with a special emphasis on human rights defenders as well as women and youth. The Embassy is looking for projects which contribute to the following outcomes of the FLC Programme: Increased capacity of civil society to … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA)

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The East African Community Secretariat (EACS) in collaboration with the Regional Dialogue Committee (RDC), in partnership with GIZ is currently inviting applications for Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA) which incubates small-scale regional integration projects, proposed and implemented by civil society, private sector and other interest groups in East Africa. It is cross border in nature, with projects expected to involve at least two EAC … [Read more...]

Breaking the Cycle: Developing & Implementing Small Business Development Training Program for Women

Deadline: 18 August 2016 U.S. Embassy, Asuncion is pleased to announce a new program entitled “Breaking the Cycle – Formalize and Succeed “with an aim to develop and implement the small business development training program for women entrepreneurs in Paraguay. Breaking the Cycle project on combating gender-based violence seeks to build an active, broad-based constituency capable of decreasing cases of gender-based violence and, at the same time, helping Paraguayan  young women and women be … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2016 The U.S. Embassy South Africa Public Affairs Section, U.S. Department of State (PAS) is pleased to announce the funding availability through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to support exchange between the U.S. and South Africa with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. Priorities Culture / American Society; Educational Initiatives; Democracy, Good Governance, and Rule of law; Human Rights and Civil Society; Science and … [Read more...]

Call for proposals: Nordic Green Growth Research and Innovation Programme

Deadline: 16 August 2016 The Nordforsk has launched the joint Nordic Green Growth Research and Innovation Programme, in cooperation with Nordic Innovation and Nordic Energy Research. The programme will cover innovation, research and energy, as well as science and technology. The programme will generate Nordic added value and create synergies with relevant initiatives nationally and at the Nordic level. Objectives The programme has two objectives: To generate knowledge and policy … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations Education Support Program: Education Grassroots Activism in Hungary

Deadline: 30 July 2016 The Education Support Program of the Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applications for Education Grassroots Activism in Hungary. The program seeks to support grassroots-level Hungarian civil society active in the field of education and social inclusion in: Fulfilling its role in building open, equitable and cohesive societies; Fighting discrimination in education and promoting equal opportunities for all; Promoting the role of education in … [Read more...]

OSISA Women’s Rights Programme: Promoting Women’s Economic Justice, Social & Legal Rights

Deadline: 29 July 2016 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is seeking proposals for its Women’s Rights Programme in order to support stronger women’s participation in key sectors of agriculture and mining, intending to making these sectors specifically work better for, and benefit women. OSISA will also support work on extractives, economic justice and the food security shared framework to advance women’s rights and economic empowerment. Objectives Promoting Women’s … [Read more...]

EU/Viet Nam: Increasing Access to Justice for Vulnerable Groups

Deadline: 3 October 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Justice Initiatives Facilitation Fund of the EU Justice and Legal Empowerment Programme in Vietnam” with an aim to increase access to justice for vulnerable groups, in particular women, children, ethnic minorities and poor people. Key Results Increased public awareness and understanding of rights and how to invoke those rights. Increased access to legal advice, … [Read more...]

European Union: Enhancing CSOs’ Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a thematic Programme "Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Local Authorities (LAs)” with an aim to support CSOs' contributions to and increase their participation in inclusive national development and policy making, promote accountability, and to ensure that people are able to benefit from quality social services in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Priority Areas … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland: Seeking Proposals for Local Cooperation Fund in Egypt

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The Embassy of Finland in Cario is seeking proposals for its Local Cooperation Fund (LCF) in order to support Egyptian civil society initiatives for development in Egypt. Focus Areas Projects promoting and facilitating access to education for girls and young women, including women/girls of the refugee population in Egypt. Projects supporting women's participation in elections and enhancing the role of women in community leadership. Funding Information LCF … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: All-India Road Show on Women’s Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 2 September 2016 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in New Delhi is soliciting proposals from eligible U.S and Indian organisations for a project entitled “All-India Road Show on Women’s Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship”. The U.S. Embassy New Delhi seeks to empower young women across the country to hone their entrepreneurial skills and seek out mentors (both Indian and American) to enable them to establish and develop sustainable businesses. Funding Information: … [Read more...]

EU/Albania Call for Proposals: Civil Society Countering Violent Extremism

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Civil society countering violent extremism” with an aim to encourage the participation of civil society in countering violent extremism and engaging at local level in sensitive areas where radicalisation is more eager to spread. The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to encourage the active participation of civil society in policy-making and … [Read more...]

European Union: Direct Support to Non-State Actors & Local Authorities in Actions Promoting Achievement of the MDGs

Deadline: 2 September 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Direct Support to Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in actions promoting achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the Republic of Mauritius”. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Low value grants (MUR 400,000 – 1,000,000) to Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in actions promoting achievement of the Millennium … [Read more...]

European Commission: Support to Enhance Sustainability of Civil Society in Georgia

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The European Commission is seeking proposals from organizations to enhance the sustainability of civil society in Georgia. The objective of the program is to provide operating grants for well-established Georgian NGOs: to ensure the performance of their core functions, to facilitate their financial sustainability to transfer their knowledge to smaller CSOs in the regions of Georgia.  Priorities Enabling environment for civil society, including … [Read more...]

Road Safety Grants Programme 2016: Reducing Road Traffic Death & Injuries

Deadline: 26 July 2016 The Global Road Safety Partnership is seeking proposals for Round 10 of the Road Safety Grants Programme 2016 with an aim to reduce road traffic deaths and injuries. A competitively awarded grants programme is an important part of the initiative. The Road Safety Grants Programme support projects to develop and deliver high-impact, evidence-based road safety interventions designed to strengthen road safety policies and their implementation. Funding Information Proposals … [Read more...]

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