Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Inviting Applicants for Ngwang Choephel Fellows Program

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The Office of Citizen Exchanges of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is seeking proposals for FY 2016 Ngwang Choephel Fellows Program that promotes activities that preserve cultural traditions, enhance sustainable development, expand economic opportunities, and support environmental conservation within Tibetan communities in China. Focusing on the theme of Economic Empowerment, the FY 2016 Ngwang Choephel Fellows Program offers Tibetans living in the Tibet … [Read more...]

USAID/Colombia Inclusion for Peace Activity: Supporting Organisations Fostering Indigenous Communities

Deadline: 26 July 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund an Activity entitled "Inclusion for Peace". Through this activity, USAID’s Office of Vulnerable Populations (OVP) seeks to support the efforts of an organization to foster social and economic inclusion of Afro-Colombian and Indigenous communities that have been severely affected by conflict, with a special emphasis within that … [Read more...]

Bureau of INL Enforcement Affairs: Legal Socialization and Juvenile Crime Prevention in Bosnia

Deadline: 7 July 2016 The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from eligible organisations to fund a program entitled "Legal Socialization and Juvenile Crime Prevention in Bosnia" with an aim to prevent crimes committed by juveniles and develop a positive relationship between juveniles and law enforcement authorities in the Federation of BiH (FBiH). This project would complement existing community policing projects implemented by the INL … [Read more...]

USAID/Ethiopia: Feed the Future Ethiopia Livelihoods for Resilience Activity

Deadline: 25 July 2016 The United States Agency for International Development mission in Ethiopia (USAID/Ethiopia) is seeking applications from qualified organizations to manage and implement Feed the Future Ethiopia Livelihoods for Resilience Activity with an aim to support and enhance livelihood opportunities of the chronically food insecure households. The Feed the Future Ethiopia Livelihoods for Resilience Activity  should also subscribe to USAID Ethiopia’s Country Development and … [Read more...]

Africa Seed Grants Program for Conservation and Research Projects

The Cleveland Zoological Society makes seed grants call each year for the Africa Seed Grants Program with an aim to provide funds to support field conservation and research projects in Africa. The projects involving wildlife and their habitats, and educational or cultural activities that involve or impact wildlife and their habitats are supported by Africa seed grants. Funding Information: Annual awards ranging from $1000 to $3500 will be made to conservation and research initiatives. Focus … [Read more...]

International Social Science Council Seed Grants: Addressing Issues/Challenges of Global Environmental Change

International Social Science Council announces seed grant on Transformative Knowledge Networks for Transformations to Sustainability Programme. This programme is to address today's issues and challenges of global environmental change. It will enable social scientists to enhance knowledge networks which will strengthen sustainability research. The thematic focus of the research activities supported by the programme is on processes of deep social change and needs and opportunities for … [Read more...]

Saving Lives at Birth Seed Grants for Prevention and Treatment Approaches for Pregnant Women and Newborns

USAID (United States Agency for International Development), in partnership with the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, DFID (UK Department for International Development) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has launched the sixth round of ‘Saving Lives of Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development.’ Under this program, a call is made for groundbreaking prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant women and newborns in … [Read more...]

SEED Awards 2016 for Social and Environmental Enterprises

The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in sustainable development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally-led start-up social and environmental enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies. The SEED Catalyzer offers each SEED Award Winner a customized support package that consists of: Tools: self-help tools that help enterprises prioritize and address their most urgent needs, for instance by assisting with market analysis, … [Read more...]

The Swedish Institute Seed Grants under the Creative Force Program

The Swedish Institute's every year calls applications for its first Creative Force programme. Applicants may also apply for seed funding along with collaborative program. It is a development program with the mission to encourage popular structures from culture and media. The Creative Force programme supports projects which aim to strengthen democracy and freedom of expression in the target countries. This shall be achieved through collaborations between institutions and agents of change who … [Read more...]

International Seed Funding Opportunities for New NGOs & Early Start-Ups

Whether you are planning to launch an NGO or if you have already setup one, searching for grants will be a crucial challenge all way through. In fact, many of the traditional donor agencies do not provide funding to newly established organizations. However, this does not mean that you should stop thinking about running your NGO. There are several innovative ways available for you that you can work upon and source funding from. We have created a list of donors that provide grants to new … [Read more...]

Echoing Green Seed Grants for Emerging Leaders

The Echoing Green invites emerging leaders working to bring about positive social change for its fellowship programs. Echoing Green Fellowships is a two year program that requires the fellows to work full-time (minimum 35 hours per week) during the fellowship period. Each selected fellow will be assigned a portfolio manager to offer guidance, assistance and referrals; they will have access to a variety of technical support and pro-bono services, including legal help, marketing advice and … [Read more...]

The Pollination Project Seed Grants for Start-up Projects Focusing Different Areas

The Pollination Project supports individuals who are ready to launch a new social change effort and need some seed capital to get started. Applications are encouraged from people who can lead projects that will grow and change the world. Funding will be provided for the infrastructure, outreach and other tangible things for the start up projects. The Pollination Project is a global funding platform that provides small startup grants to individual change makers and projects that promote … [Read more...]

Bureau of INL Enforcement Affairs: Supporting Justice Sector Reform in Georgia

Deadline: 23 July 2016 The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from eligible organisations to fund a program entitled "Supporting Justice Sector Reform in Georgia" with an aim to support the continued development in Georgia. INL has allocated funding to support continued reforms and training for the Georgian judiciary. The Government of Georgia initiated three stages of reforms with the aim to increase transparency of the courts and … [Read more...]

DHHS/ACF: Inviting Applicants for National Human Trafficking Hotline Program

Deadline: 19 July 2016 The Administration for Children & Families (ACF), an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications from the eligible organisations to fund a program entitled "National Human Trafficking Hotline (NHTH) Program". The NHTH is a dedicated, toll-free, U.S. national telephone and online communication hotline that provides assistance, crisis intervention, and resource assistance 24 hours a day, every day of the year to potential … [Read more...]

Atkinson Foundation: Providing Assistance, Support and Training to attain Highest Potential

Deadline: 1 August 2016 Atkinson Foundation is seeking applications from US organisations to provide assistance, support and training for individuals to attain their highest potential in areas of educational, social, and economic life; to assist their efforts to become independent and self-sufficient; and generally to improve the quality of their lives. George H. Atkinson (1905 - 1978) and his wife, Mildred M. Atkinson (1904 - 1967), believed in helping individuals and families achieve … [Read more...]

USAID/Armenia: Inviting Organisations for Participatory Utilization and Resource Efficiency of Water Activity

Deadline: 13 July 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from eligible Armenian organizations to fund a program entitled "Participatory Utilization and Resource Efficiency of Water (PURE-Water) Activity" with an aim  to increase water productivity, efficiency, and quality, as well as foster behavioral change to reduce the rate of groundwater extraction in the Ararat Valley. The goal will be accomplished through a program implementing an … [Read more...]

The Fonds SUEZ Environment Initiatives: Supporting Projects Financially and Technically

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Applicants are invited for The Fonds SUEZ Environment Initiatives that provides direct or indirect financial support and/or technical skills, via skills-based sponsorship and volunteer work by Group pesonnel. The Fonds SUEZ initiatives supports projects for the development of access to essential services like drinking water, sanitation and waste management, trough partnerships with international solidarity organisations and specialized institutions in all countries. … [Read more...]

CDC: Supporting Influenza Surveillance Systems & Mitigating the Transmission of Influenza Viruses

Deadline: 18 July 2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking applications from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Maintenance of Influenza Surveillance Capacity by National Health Authorities Outside the United States” with an aim to support existing routine influenza surveillance systems and support the maintenance of the capacity to detect, monitor, respond and mitigate transmission of influenza viruses. It will also enable national institutes … [Read more...]

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Seeking Applications for IVLP Collaborative Services Award

Deadline: 11 July 2016 The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Office of International Visitors (ECA/PE/V) at the United States Department of State (DOS) announces an open competition for the FY 2017 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Collaborative Services. The IVLP is the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange program and seeks to build mutual understanding between the United States and other nations through … [Read more...]

Bureau of ILAB: Promoting Workplace-Based Training for Vulnerable Youth in Argentina, Costa Rica and Kenya

Deadline: 18 July 2016 The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is seeking applications from eligible entities for a program entitled "Country Projects to Promote Workplace-Based Training for Vulnerable Youth in Argentina, Costa Rica, and Kenya” with an aim to improve the capacity of government, employers, workers’ organizations, and civil society to establish and expand workplace-based training programs with a focus on vulnerable and marginalized youth, … [Read more...]