Latest Grants and Resources for NGOs and Individuals in Europe

Latest grants and resources are available here for NGOs and individuals across European Countries.

Become part of the Middle East and North Africa Committee!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Are you interested in media, youth empowerment and storytelling? Are you based in or interested in the Middle East and North Africa? Do you want to build a network and work on projects connecting young media makers from Europe and the MENA region? Then work with us! They are looking for new voluntary members to strengthen our team! The Middle East and North Africa Committee (MENAC) is a working committee of the European Youth Press. As a committee they focus on … [Read more...]

ICNL: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced the availability of four (4) new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during June – August 2018 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society and civic participation. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions, and other qualified organizations for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean”. INL/C seeks to fund a project that builds Latin America's capacity to deter, detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate … [Read more...]

UNAOC Fellowship Programme 2018: Fostering Youth Resilience to Prevent Violent Extremism and Build Sustainable Peace

Deadline: 8 April 2018 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to launch the Call for Applications for the 2018 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The theme of the Fellowship 2018 being “Fostering youth resilience to prevent violent extremism and build sustainable peace”, candidates must also be able to present professional achievements in these fields. The goal of the Fellowship is to provide participants with first hand exposure to cultural diversity, while … [Read more...]

European Student’s Union: Seeking Applications to Unite Students and Refugees for Integration in Society and Education

Deadline: 15 April 2018 European Student's Union(ESU) is inviting applications for‘Together, Moving Forward’ Programme which is a small grant programme aiming at building positive refugee-host interactions across Europe. ESU encourage and promote valuable and viable options for refugees and asylum seekers to access and benefit from education, and be part in their communities. This programme was started in 2016 and since then ESU has supported several valuable projects, shared views with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for InterPride 2018 Solidarity Fund Grants Program!

Deadline: 8 April 2018 InterPride is seeking applications for its 2018 Solidarity Fund Grants with an aim to empower Pride organizations worldwide. Injustice and inequality exist around the world for many LGBTI people and communities. In much of the world, accessing funding support for even the smallest public actions and events is an enormous challenge. This fund is designed to address this gap. Grant Information In 2018, InterPride aims to give out up to ten grants of up to USD $2,500 … [Read more...]

100 Entrepreneurs in Nigeria to Participate in Startup Europe Week

Over 100 entrepreneurs in Nigeria will join other 100,000 entrepreneurs across 50 countries for Startup Europe Week (SEW) on March 10, to support entrepreneurs across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. It is the largest multi-event of its kind for startups in Europe. Promoted by the European Commission, Startup Europe Week aims to showcase the support available to entrepreneurs on a city and regional level as regional diversity and local policy making is considered a big role … [Read more...]

EU supports New Fund for Early-Stage Digital Companies in Central and Northern Europe

Trind Ventures has announced the first closing of its new fund at €21 million. The three largest investors in the fund are European Investment Fund (EIF) under the Juncker Plan, LHV pension funds (LHV) and Trind Ventures’ team itself. The fund will provide seed capital starting from €100,000 and do follow-on investments of up to €3 million per company. The fund can invest alone, but is keen to co-invest alongside local business angels and/or other early stage funds. The fund plans to invest … [Read more...]

EU Grants €123 million to Support 5000 small Businesses in the Baltic Countries

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Swedbank have signed a microfinance agreement aimed at supporting micro-businesses in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). The European Investment Fund is providing a guarantee which will enable Swedbank Baltic to provide up to EUR 123 million financing to microbusinesses in Baltic countries over the next three years. The deal also benefits from the support of the European Fund for Strategic … [Read more...]

German Academic Exchange Service: Seeking Applications for A bridge to Africa Scholarship

Deadline: 30 April 2018 As part of the Pan African Soil Challenge, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Ethiopia is offering a journalistic scholarship within the project "A bridge to Africa". The scholarship includes a one-month stay at the German Research Centre in Jülich and a one-week trip to Accra. The project on the pan-African challenge of soil as a resource will build a scientific bridge between Forschungszentrum Jülich and African partners. Against the background of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Battle of Minds Competition!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Battle of Minds(BAT) competition which will challenge to put together a team, form an original business plan and compete with students across the globe. It’s a huge opportunity to show why you’re the future of business, testing your desire to collaborate and determination to win. Research your market, develop a product idea and convince of its success, and your prize will be a prestigious three to six-month internship at BAT.  All … [Read more...]

Apply for Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 2 April 2018 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for their planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for “Young Champions of the Earth” with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize In 2018, seven … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Countering State Capture in Central and Eastern Europe

Deadline: 9 April 2018 The Open Society Foundations seeking proposals for its Countering State Capture in Central and Eastern Europe that support work that looks at the socioeconomic impact of corruption, including gender dimensions, and which challenges the limitations to equal access of public healthcare, education, and equitable social policies dealing with poverty. Priority Areas Projects that  will engage citizens primarily women and  other previously disengaged groups- in … [Read more...]

Prague Civil Society Centre: Seeking Applications for Fellowship Programme 2018

Deadline: 10 March 2018 Prague Civil Society Centre is inviting applications for the Fellowship Programme 2018 which is fully funded three-month research residencies in Prague for individuals. The project proposal should aim to reflect and elaborate upon your current work in your home country. You should demonstrate how participating in the fellowship programme will aid your work upon returning home, how you will share the knowledge and expertise gained during the fellowship or how you … [Read more...]

Hungary’s Leader advocates ‘Stop Soros’ Laws against NGOs supporting Migrants!

The alliance between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros is long over. Three decades ago, they both worked to topple communism in their homeland. Orbán accuses Soros — a Jewish émigré who survived Nazi-occupied Hungary of trying to wrest control of their native country from those elected to office. The prime minister vows to stop the 87-year-old investor and business magnate who is spending most of his fortune promoting liberal and progressive … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Schwarzkopf Foundation’s Travel Grant!

Deadline: 18 March 2018 Are you adventurous and want to explore Europe? Are you interested in getting to know a new country or culture and want to report on it? Are you between 18 and 27 years of age and live in one of the 47 countries part of the Council of Europe? Have you not been able to travel much internationally so far? If yes, then a travel grant of Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe could be a perfect match for you! The Schwarzkopf Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its … [Read more...]

EIT Climate-KIC Call for Proposals: Innovation for System-wide Impact

Deadline: 2 March 2018 EIT Climate-KIC is seeking proposals for its Innovation for System-wide Impact to support ambitious initiatives with a clear pathway to positive climate impact, consistent with the Paris Agreement targets and their Climate Innovation Impact Goals. The common ambition is to create a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society with a circular, zero-carbon economy, where their long-term impact is to achieve deep decarbonisation and strengthen climate resilience through … [Read more...]

Alcuin Educational Fund: Supporting Initiatives for Children in Belgium and Europe

Deadline: 28 March 2018 The King Baudouin Foundation is seeking applications for its Alcuin Educational Fund to support initiatives on the ground that are likely to meet the range of current educational needs of children in Belgium and Europe. Such projects are open in their approach and teaching methods and are available to everyone. They are led by men and women who want to build a more humane society, “so that not-for-profit teaching establishments develop that welcome everyone, are of high … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cross-Border Journalism Programme!

Deadline: 4 March 2018 The spring 2018 call for applications for the sixth season of "Cross-Border Journalism" Programme is now open which aims to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. The programme is an opportunity for journalists and bloggers in the early and mid stages of their career looking for the chance to develop their skills in international reporting and enhance their professional network abroad. Working in teams, participants can produce joint or individual … [Read more...]

Joint NGO Response to the Draft Copenhagen Declaration on the European Convention on Human Rights System

The AIRE Centre, Amnesty International, the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, the European Implementation Network, Fair Trials, the International Commission of  Jurists, Open Society Justice Initiative and the World Organisation Against Torture has welcomed the opportunity to respond to the Draft Copenhagen Declaration on the European Convention on Human Rights system. The Declaration was presented by the Danish of the Committee of Ministers on 5 February 2018. The aforementioned … [Read more...]