Apply to Participate in the Youth Forum on Refugees and Migrants in the New Media in Selected Countries in Europe

Deadline: 30 December 2016 The Challenging Diversity Youth Forum on Refugee and Migrants in the new media in selected countries of Europe is currently open for applications with an aim to discover how the new media in these regions have been reflecting on the migrant and/or refugee crisis and to what extent they contributed to the promotion of diversity. The project is being implemented by Mladiinfo International, together with its project partners, and it has been generously supported by CEI … [Read more...]

USDA Call for Proposals: Solid Waste Management Grant Programme 2017

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA) is seeking applications for its program "Solid Waste Management Grants" to reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources through funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites. Solid Waste Management systems are basic and vital to both health and economic development. With dependable facilities, rural … [Read more...]

Startup of The Year Award to Spotlight African Innovation!

Deadline: 31 December 2016 Applications are open for the third edition of Startup of the Year Contest to Spotlight African Innovation. Startup of the year award is a contest organized by Bonjour Idée with the support of 50+ partners (international corporations, incubators, chambers of commerce, media, competitive centers, and influential blogs). While shedding light on disruptive startups, this contest is meant to add value to the partners’ actions at the heart of the entrepreneurial ecosystem … [Read more...]

UN-Habitat Call for EOIs: Supporting African Cities in Inventorying Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Deadline: 13 January 2017 The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) for Cooperation Partners for Agreement of Cooperation “Supporting African Cities in Inventorying Greenhouse Gas Emissions" with a mission to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. The objective of this project is to help cities in Least Developed Countries that have signed up to the … [Read more...]

WHO Kobe Centre Call for EOIs: Community-Based Social Innovations to Support Older People in MICs

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The World Health Organization Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre – WKC), partnering with RAND Europe is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) for the identification of case-studies on community-based social innovations (CBSIs) that support older people in middle-income countries (MICs). Community-based social innovations (CBSIs) are initiatives that seek to empower older people to improve self-efficacy in caring for themselves and their peers, maintain … [Read more...]

2017-2018 Global UGRAD Program: Inviting Applicants from Albania

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Albania is currently inviting applicants for its 2017-2018 Global UGRAD Program.  The Global UGRAD Program is a U.S. Department of State sponsored initiative that grants scholarships to undergraduate level students from over 55 countries. Students are placed at colleges and universities across the United States where they participate in one semester of undergraduate, non-degree study. The scholarship covers international travel, tuition, room and … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People

Deadline: 16 January 2017 The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is seeking applications to support legal work that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally. The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable young migrants … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Veuve Clicquot Awards! Celebrating Female Entrepreneurship in United Kingdom

Deadline: 31 December 2016 Nominations are open for the 44th Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award, New Generation Award and Social Purpose Award that celebrate female entrepreneurship. Veuve Clicquot will also pay tribute to emerging female talents in the world of start-ups that recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit of women between the ages of 25 and 35. New for 2017 is the Social Purpose Award, reflecting the increasing emphasis on businesses with a social or environmental mission at … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Morocco: 2017 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) for Student Leaders Exchange Program

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Morocco is seeking applications for its 2017 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) for Student Leaders Exchange Program. Participants have the opportunity to meet their American peers, engage in local community service activities, and observe the governmental process on the local, state, and federal levels. Eligibility Criteria The Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) for Student Leaders program seeks undergraduate students in any field … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship (SUSI) 2017

Deadline: 25 December 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali is seeking applications for its Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship 2017. This scholarship provides the opportunity to Malian beneficiaries a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. Eligibility Criteria To be eligible, applicants: Have very good level of English (speaking and writing); Have strong leadership’s skills, high … [Read more...]

UNWG Charity Programme: Supporting Children’s Charities in Austria and the Developing World

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The United Nations Women’s Guild (UNWG) is accepting applications for its UNWG Charity Programme for Children to support children’s charities in Austria and the developing world. This project-based programme is organised for the sole purpose of benefitting children in need.  The UNWG charity programme assists abused children, those having restricted access to education, children with serious health problems, children having no access to clean drinking water, … [Read more...]

DFID’s Girls’ Education Challenge: Leave No Girl Behind

Deadline: 27 December 2016 The Department for International Development is seeking concept notes for its program entitled “Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) aims to support interventions for highly marginalised, adolescent girls who are out of school (either because they have never attended school or have dropped out without gaining a basic education). DFID’s Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) fund was launched in 2012, which aims to support over a million of the world’s poorest girls to … [Read more...]

UNFPA/Turkey Grant Programmes: Call for EOIs for CSOs and CBOs

Deadline: 31 December 2016 As part of the UNFPA 6th Country Programme and the Humanitarian Programme on Syrian Crises UNFPA Turkey is currently inviting civil society organizations and community based not-for-profit organizations to express interest in receiving grants (up to $30,000 and up to duration from 3 months to one year) in 2016 to develop/strengthen capacity in one or more of the following UNFPA mandate areas: Area 1: Promoting Gender Equality and Combating Gender Based … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2nd Greek-German Youth Forum

Deadline: 22 December 2016 Applications are open for the 2nd Greek-German Youth Forum, aimed at gathering youth workers from the two countries in order to work with each other, explore opportunities for future cooperation, promote their youth activities and share best practices. Cooperation and dialogue between Greece and Germany in the field of youth are an important issue. Both governments as well as the civil societies of both countries are currently working in numerous projects to … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Iraq: Accepting Applications for the MEPI Students Leaders Program 2017

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2017 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Program (SLP) is now open. MEPI is a U.S. Department of State initiative that supports organizations and individuals in their efforts to promote political, economic, and social reform in the Middle East and North Africa. MEPI SLP supports the goals of the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement by providing … [Read more...]

Direct Aid Program (DAP): Promoting Economic and Social Development in Vanuatu

Deadline: 30 December 2016 The Australian High Commission Port Vila, Vanuatu is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) to support small-scale sustainable development projects that promote economic and social development in Vanuatu, particularly in rural and peri-urban communities. Projects should be well maintained to continue operating in a healthy manner according to the original design so that it can extend or expand its operation to create other opportunities or developments … [Read more...]

SUGI/Food-Water-Energy Nexus: Increasing the Access and the Quality of Life

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a call jointly established by the Belmont Forum and the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life. The call aims to develop more resilient, applied urban solutions that bring interand transdisciplinary research and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) for Citizens of Nigeria!

Deadline: 31 December 2016 Applications are open for 2017 Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) for all citizens and permanent residents of Nigeria currently residing in Lagos. The Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) seeks to develop a select group of young Nigerians into ethical and impactful leaders by connecting them with mentorship, networking, training and funding opportunities over the course of an intensive fellowship year. The CYFI fellowship is built around … [Read more...]

DFID’s Girls’ Education Challenge: Leave No Girl Behind

Deadline: 27 December 2016 The Department for International Development is seeking concept notes for its program entitled “Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) that aims to support interventions for highly marginalised, adolescent girls who are out of school (either because they have never attended school or have dropped out without gaining a basic education). The overall objective of the LNGB funding window is to support out-of-school adolescent girls, aged between 10 and 19, who have dropped … [Read more...]

USAID Feed the Future Asia Innovative Farmers Project: Improving Environmental Sustainability in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Nepal

Deadline: 21 December 2016 The USAID Feed the Future Asia Innovative Farmers Project is seeking applications from Bangladeshi, Cambodian and Nepalese organizations with an aim to increase food security, reduce poverty, and improve environmental sustainability by facilitating agricultural innovation and technology diffusion in the Asia region. The objective of this grant program is to support country champions to develop and grow a diverse, engaged regional community focused on increasing … [Read more...]