Latest Grants, Funding Opportunities and Resources in Ghana

Latest grant, funding opportunities and other resources including call for proposals, request for proposals, call for applications in Ghana.

EU Call for Proposals: Preventing Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Preventing Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls in Developing Countries" to promote gender equality and women's and girls' empowerment. The objective of this call for proposals is to reinforce the technical and financial capacity of local civil society organisations (CSOs) to foster rights of women and girls living in developing countries … [Read more...]

Health Systems Global: Seeking Applications for Media Fellowships Programme

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Health Systems Global (HSG) has launched a call for its first Media Fellowships Programme offering six fellowships to journalists undertaking cutting edge news and reporting on health systems and health policy topics across the world. This is an opportunity for journalists to engage and build relationships within the community and report on some of the biggest issues and challenges facing the global community in a rapidly changing world. The fellowships will include … [Read more...]

Global Change Leaders Program 2018: Strengthening the Leadership Capacities of Women in Developing Countries

Deadline: 7 September 2017 The Coady International Institute is seeking applications from women in developing countries for its program entitled “Global Change Leaders”, to enable women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Program participants engage in learning grounded in real world experiences and focused on Coady’s core thematic areas. Benefits The Global Change … [Read more...]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: VR/AR Technologies to Solve Real Human Problems

Deadline: 17 September 2017 Do you have a Virtual or Augmented reality solution that can help improve children's lives? Is yes, then apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund. Applications open for "UNICEF Innovation Fund" which is looking for start-ups that are developing and piloting new open source VR/AR solutions. VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) technologies can be used to solve real human problems. By providing new, immersive ways of accessing data they can enhance our learning … [Read more...]

IPA Peace & Recovery Program: Seeking Proposals to Support Field Experiments and Research

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Peace & Recovery (P&R) Program at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is launching its first request for proposals to support field experiments and related research in several broad areas: Reducing violence and promoting peace Reducing “fragility” (i.e. fostering state capability and institutions of decision making) Preventing, coping with, and recovering from crises (focusing on conflict, but also including non-conflict humanitarian … [Read more...]

Apply for CODESRIA’s Higher Education Policy Initiative (HEPI)!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York is implementing a new “Higher Education Policy Initiative (HEPI)” with an aim to engage academics and stakeholders in higher education in Africa on issues and policy directions that can secure greater autonomy for the institutions and, deepen cultures of accountability and oversight and contribute to ensuring the institutions focus … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICT for Mountain Development Award 2017!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is currently inviting applications for its ICT for Mountain Development Award 2017 in order to recognize innovations in information and communications technology for Development (ICTD) that can help promote mountain development and environmental conservation. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these changes, adapt to them, and make the most of new opportunities, while addressing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Zambezi Prize!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 Zambezi Prize in order to raise awareness of entrepreneurship and financial inclusion, encourage the flow of capital to financial inclusion ventures, and advance entrepreneurship and financial inclusion to fuel broad-based prosperity. The Zambezi Prize is presented by the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT and The MasterCard Foundation. Collectively, these organizations focus on entrepreneurship and … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Stimulating the Leadership of Young People in Environmental CSOs

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting young people for its Grant program with an aim to stimulate leadership of young people in environmental Civil Society Organizations in order to secure dedicated, knowledgeable and skillful leaders for the environmental movement in the developing world. The JWH Initiative provides small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, Initiative aims to strengthen environmental … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution: Seeking Applications for African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation: Seeking Applications for the Literacy Fund

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is currently inviting proposals from organisations working or based in Sub-Saharan Africa for the Literacy Fund to undertake projects to increase literacy levels in young people. The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is a charitable organisation dedicated to empowering young writers, the advancement of the adventure writing genre and the promotion of literacy. The Literacy Fund aims to: support projects aiming to improve … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Are you a young African between the ages of 18 and 35? Do you have a passion for youth participation in the transformation of agribusiness in Africa? If yes, then apply for the 2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge. The African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) is inviting applicants for the 2nd edition of its Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017. The 2017 edition of the  5th October “Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day” during the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Queen’s Young Leaders Award Programme!

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Queen’s Young Leaders is inviting applicants for its Queen’s Young Leader Award that recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives. Benefits Mentoring As a Queen’s Young Leader applicants will be allocated a mentor with relevant experience and expertise who will support them over the course of the year to continue and develop … [Read more...]

A List of New Funding Opportunities for Youth Development

FM 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) … [Read more...]

UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards: Helping Young People Help the Planet

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Applications are open for MAB Young Scientists Awards to target young researchers carrying out interdisciplinary research in line with UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. Priority is given to projects carried out in biosphere reserves. MAB Young Scientists Award applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the priorities of the LAP, and to identify in their applications how their research contributes to the research-related actions of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Merdeka Award is seeking applications for its grant program that is designed to make it possible for qualified and deserving Malaysians, between the ages 22-35 to engage in short-term collaborative projects/programmes of up to three months, at an internationally-recognised host institution in select disciplines (education, arts, sports, community/social work, environment, health, science and technology). The aim of this program is to help the recipient build on … [Read more...]

Apply for ACLS’s African Humanities Program!

Deadline: 2 November 2017 The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York are seeking applications for its "African Humanities Program (AHP)" to reinvigorate the humanities in Africa through fellowship competitions and related activities in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. AHP offers African scholars an integrated set of opportunities to develop individual capacities and to promote formation of scholarly networks. The … [Read more...]

Harry Ransom Center: Seeking Applications for Research Fellowships

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Harry Ransom Center is seeking applications for Research Fellowships that support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. The Harry Ransom Center will award 10 dissertation fellowships and up to 50 postdoctoral fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Types of Fellowships One To Three Month Fellowships $3,500 Per … [Read more...]

The Lancet : Establishing a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Lancet is looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work with them to set up a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission. The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. Eligibility Criteria Successful applicants will be between 18-24 years; however applicants up to 29 years are also encouraged to apply. … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Ghana: Direct Aid Program 2017-18

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Australian High Commission in Ghana is seeking applications for Direct Aid Program for 2017-18, small grants program to help fund development projects in its countries of accreditation including Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The primary objective of the DAP is to achieve a practical and tangible humanitarian or developmental outcome in vulnerable communities. DAP funds activities that have a direct, … [Read more...]

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