UNODC Call for Proposals: Apply for HIV/AIDS Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is currently seeking proposals for its HIV/AIDS Grants programme to provide funding support to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including Community Based Organisations (CBOs) working in the area of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who inject drugs and people in prisons whose projects are aimed at building capacity of national partners. Community-based organisations are particularly encouraged … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for Tanenbaum’s Peacemaker in Action Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Nominations are open for Tanenbaum's Peacemaker in Action Award 2017 with an intention to respond to the wars, religious tensions and sectarian battles that make the world so dangerous by working with religiously motivated men and women who are putting peace into action and working to resolve these conflicts – including those involving religion. These individuals are fueled by faith to stop human suffering and foster reconciliation, hence classified as Peacemakers in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Anzisha Prize for African Youth Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 African Leadership Academy in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation is seeking applications for the 2017 Anzisha Prize that seeks to catalyze innovation and scale entrepreneurship among youth across the continent. Award Information Monetary Reward of a shared amount of $100,000 $2,000 access to a world- renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum and training with the potential for further investment based on engagement and performance $2,500 worth … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Grants Program: Inviting Applications from Ethiopians

Deadline: Various Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program (SSHP): 13 April 2017 PEPFAR Small Grants Program: 13 April 2017 Julia Taft Fund for Refugees: 31 May 2017 The U.S. Embassy is seeking applications for its  "Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program (SSHP), PEPFAR Small Grants Program, and Julia Taft Fund for Refugees to support projects initiated by Ethiopian NGOs, community- and faith-based groups, and civic associations focused on small-scale community-based activities … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline:  18 April 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2017!

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) 2017 is currently open for applications with an aim to strengthen cooperation with and among cities that have recognized creativity as a strategic factor of sustainable development as regards economic, social, cultural and environmental aspects. By joining the Network, cities acknowledge their commitment to sharing best practices, developing partnerships that promote creativity and the cultural industries, strengthening … [Read more...]

DBT Global Research Programme: Addressing the Health Needs of Women and Children in the Most Disadvantaged Populations Globally

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have jointly announced a second call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globally. The joint funders aim to fund high quality multidisciplinary research that will increase knowledge and understanding on chronic and … [Read more...]

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA): Call for Proposals for INGOs 2017

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) has launched a Call for Proposals for International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) for support in Development Cooperation. Goals The objectives of Finland's INGO cooperation are: to support the achievement of the goals of Finland's development policy to strengthen civil societies and democracies in developing countries Focus Areas Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights … [Read more...]

Applications Open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Applications are open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award that is given to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills, on air flair, and an exceptional talent in telling African stories with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future. Benefits The BBC will pay for the winner’s flights to and from the UK and for their visa. The BBC will also arrange and pay for the winner’s accommodation in … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Finland in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC)

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Addis Abeba is seeking applications for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) to support local civil society organizations and small-scale businesses to complement the bilateral development cooperation of Finland in Ethiopia. The FLC is expected to contribute towards the four goals of Finland’s development policy. Focus Areas The rights and status of women and girls have strengthened; Developing countries' own economies have generated … [Read more...]

Apply for the Green Ally Award: Europe’s Start-up Competition on Circular Economy

Opening Date: 25 April 2017 Deadline: 25 July 2017 Are you an eco-entrepreneur or green start-up who wants to tackle the global waste challenge? Apply for the Green Alley Award, an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy, recognising promising business ideas that contribute to building a circular economy and improving the waste and recycling industry. In association with core partners Landbell, Seedmatch, ERP Finland, Bethnal Green Ventures, H2 … [Read more...]

Apply for SSA’s Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) is seeking applications for its "Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)", a four-volume series that highlights features of social security programs in 177 countries, by awarding a new cooperative agreement by September 2017. Each country summary of SSPTW is divided into sections based on the five branches of social security (old age, survivors and disability; sickness and maternity; work injury; unemployment; … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships: Inviting Journalists from the Developing World

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2017 fellowship program. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to report on its proceedings for news media in their home countries. Over the past five decades, fellowships have been awarded to hundreds of journalists from the … [Read more...]

Apply for Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition 2017: The Future of Food

Deadline: 14 March 2017 Applications are open for The Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition, a global student competition that gives the opportunity to develop innovative ICT ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts. This year’s competition theme is the FUTURE OF FOOD and is based on The UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger and Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. Benefits The cash prizes are just one motivation for developing and presenting next … [Read more...]

TWAS-Elsevier Foundation: Seeking Applications for Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in partnership with the Elsevier Foundation, is seeking applications for its "Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme" with an aim to provide institutions and research groups in developing countries, especially those with limited outside contacts, with the opportunity to establish long-term links with world leaders in sustainability and further build capacity building in their countries. The Elsevier Foundation and TWAS have joined … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme: Identifying and Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and now the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, is  located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Empowerment through Education Scholarship Program for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Wells Mountain Foundation (WMF) is currently inviting applications for its Empowerment through Education (ETE) Scholarship Program that will provide undergraduate scholarships to developing country nationals to study in their home country or a neighboring country. The scholarship participants will not only be able to improve their own future, but also that of their own communities. Scholarship Covers ETE scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD annually … [Read more...]

National Institutes of Health: Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for the program entitled “Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS” to encourage researchers to utilize a developmental perspective that addresses the substantial changes that occur across the lifespan (from infancy through older adulthood) that are associated with HIV prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grant

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation invites Research Grant applications from individual researchers or a few principal investigators on natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. Funding … [Read more...]

EU-SWITCH Africa Green Programme: Supporting Transformation towards an Inclusive Green Economy

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its SWITCH Africa Green programme in order to support the transformation towards an inclusive green economy which generates growth, creates jobs, and reduces poverty. Priority Issues Design for sustainability and eco-innovation- where possible with locally produced technology to tailor to the local conditions and avoid high transaction costs, using life cycle approaches and … [Read more...]

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