UNESCO launched 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)

Deadline: 13 June 2019 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched the 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor fund, established by the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) to support its implementation in developing countries. The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor … [Read more...]

Thomas Foundation announces Journalism Now World Team Challenge

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Thomas Foundation has announced the Journalism Now World Team Challenge. The Foundation gives a group of participants the chance to win an all-expenses-paid one week UK work-study trip in London during the autumn of 2019. Best regional performers will also be chosen and honoured and prizes will be awarded for exceptional content. It's applicant chance to create a media brand on a social media page, channel or other medium of their choice with mentoring from their … [Read more...]

YouthLead: A Chance to become YouthLead Ambassadors

Deadline: 28 February 2019 YouthLead is announcing its new YouthLead Ambassador activities for young changemakers. They are seeking a self-directed and motivated youth with a proven track record in mobilizing other young changemakers and youth in the course of their change making activities. YouthLead Ambassadors are local changemakers with a proven track record in mobilizing other young changemakers and youth in the course of their change making activities. Applicants need to have … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Program

Deadline : 28 February 2019 Applications are open for Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Program to seek emerging leaders who have a demonstrated potential for impact, a clear commitment to integrity, and are at earlier stages of their journey. The Africa program will inspire, empower, and connect emerging leaders from across the African continent through a core set of shared values and leadership skills. Together, they will form a network of innovative and ethical changemakers and positive … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Women’s Workforce Participation Program

Deadline: 23 April 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects to promote international labor standards and women's right to equal, safe, and full participation in the workforce. Funding Information Award Ceiling: $1,000,000 Award Floor: $1,000,000 Eligibility Criteria DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Anzisha Prize for Young African Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 Anzisha Prize for young entrepreneurs, this year the program will be launching awards for professionals within the youth entrepreneurship ecosystem who contribute to the success of young entrepreneurs in their communities. The Anzisha Program is a partnership between African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation that seeks to fundamentally and significantly increase the number of job generative entrepreneurs in … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards and Get a Chance to Win $10,000

Deadline: 25 March 2019 Are you a peacebuilder? Would $10,000, international recognition and access to an international peacebuilding network help you make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for the Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders is the global awards for innovation in local peacebuilding. Through the annual awards, Peace Direct offers international recognition for organisations trying new or different peacebuilding approaches or new organisations doing … [Read more...]

SEED Awards 2019: Identifying Innovative and Promising Start-Up Eco-Inclusive Enterprises

Deadline: 2 April 2019 Is your start-up enterprise innovative, locally driven, and eco-inclusive? Is your enterprise making significant contributions to inclusive climate change mitigation and/or adaptation? Does your enterprise aim to replicate business activities in another region or country? If yes, then apply for the SEED Awards to take your enterprise to the next level. The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to identify the … [Read more...]

Cities Alliance Innovation Programme: Secure Tenure in African Cities- Micro Funds

Deadline: 14 March 2019 The Cities Alliance Innovation Programme has launched a Call for Proposals to award small grants for community organisations working on innovative ways to improve tenure security, property and land rights in African cities at the local level. The Secure Tenure in African Cities: Micro Funds for Community Innovation initiative will address the connection between the issue of land tenure, Africa’s growing young population, and its capacity to innovate and deploy … [Read more...]

2019 International Essay Contest: Promoting Youth in harnessing Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The Goi Peace Foundation is seeking applications for 2019 International Essay Contest for Young People to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. This program is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education … [Read more...]

5% Initiative: Call for Proposals for ‘Health System Strengthening at all level’

Deadline: 6 March 2019 The 5% Initiative has launched a Call for Proposals under “Health System Strengthening at all level (HSS)". Purposes This call for proposals has been launched with a view to selecting projects that complement GF grants aimed at contributing to the building of resilient and sustainable systems for health at all levels (from local community to national) by: Fostering constant and sustainable access for populations to high-quality health products. Supporting … [Read more...]

5% Initiative: Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations

Deadline: 6 March 2019 The 5% Initiative has launched a call for proposals to improve access to high-quality health services for vulnerable populations. This call for proposals has been launched with a view to selecting projects that complement GF grants aimed at improving access for the most vulnerable populations to high-quality healthcare, based on strategies that are appropriate and integrated into local communities. Access to healthcare is defined here as access to information, … [Read more...]

2019 GlobalGiving Accelerator Program to Achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 26 April 2019 GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its June 2019 Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature to Provide Funds for Local NGOs

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant: Inviting Women-led Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 5 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant to support women-led organisations who, as part of a wider existing or new movement, seek to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights. Outcomes should be focused on building stronger SRHR movements and working collaboratively to improve SRHR outcomes. In this funding call, AmplifyChange will support movement building work that contributes to: Strengthening the … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities announces 14th Call for Proposals to Support Commodity Development Activities

Deadline: 15 April 2019 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is inviting applicants for support of commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial and technical instruments in support or business activities contributing to commodity sector development in Developing Countries. Examples include agriculture, commodity value addition and trade, minerals and metals. Besides generating a viable financial return, eligible activities should also … [Read more...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: Accelerating Impact of Long-Acting Technologies in Low- And Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)

Deadline: 4 March 2019 Unitaid has announced a Call for Proposals to support development of long-acting products of medicines to treat and/or prevent diseases affecting LMICs, notably HIV, HIV coinfections/comorbidities, TB, and malaria, with broader consideration for management of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Proposals should include the following elements: repurposing critical standard-of-care medicines into long-acting products, examples of such products may include injectables, … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Better Tools for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Plasmodium vivax Malaria

Deadline: 4 March 2019 Unitaid has announced a Call for Proposals for the following interventions aimed at accelerating the availability, adoption and scale-up of improved tools to diagnose and treat P. vivax malaria, including: Establishing a supply of quality-assured paediatric primaquine, and supporting the early introduction of paediatric tafenoquine Activities may include support for the market entry of paediatric tafenoquine, including additional studies as needed, and … [Read more...]

United Nation’s Global Climate Action Award: Addressing Climate Change

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The search for the United Nation's Global Climate Action Award is on! If you are leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, they want to hear from you! Spearheaded by UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Focus Areas Applicants must … [Read more...]

A Youth Grant Program for Grassroots NGOs working with Children and Youth

Deadline: 28 February 2019 KEEN is seeking applications for its Effect Youth Grants Program to support projects that bring together different groups of children and youth through outdoor adventures, environmental awareness and nature education. The KEEN Effect Youth Program creates experiences and outdoor values that shape the future of children and adolescents for a long time. By selecting programs that bring diverse audiences of children outside for adventurous recreation, … [Read more...]

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