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.

OFID Scholarship 2019/20 for Outstanding Young Individuals from Developing Countries

Deadline: 14 April 2019 Applications are open for "OFID Scholarship 2019/20" with an aim to support young individuals from developing countries so that they are able to pursue graduate studies in a development-related field. The program, which is currently in its thirteenth year of operation, has to date helped over 50 young people complete their education. Eligibility Criteria Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application. Must have obtained or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Trust Conference Changemakers Programme 2019

Deadline: 3 May 2019 Applications are open for Trust Conference Changemakers Programme is inviting all applicants working in the areas of modern slavery, women's rights, economic empowerment, refugee support and other human rights areas. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate that participation in the Trust Conference will enhance their work in their own communities. The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme, formerly known as the Scholarship … [Read more...]

USAID announces Medicines Quality Assurance Systems Strengthening Program (MQASSP)

Deadline: 22 April 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from qualified applicants for the Medicines Quality Assurance Systems Strengthening Program (MQASSP). The goal of the MQASSP APS is to sustainably strengthen medical product quality assurance systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) including advancing global innovations in this area. The purpose of this APS is to publicize the USG’s plan to fund one or multiple … [Read more...]

Franklin Furnace Fund for Early Career Artists around the World

Deadline: 1 April 2019 Franklin Furnace is seeking applications for its Franklin Furnace Fund which awards grants annually to early career artists to enable them to produce major performance art works in New York. The Franklin Furnace Fund is supported in 2019-20 by Jerome Foundation and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Franklin Furnace Fund 2019-2020 is supported by Jerome Foundation and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in … [Read more...]

Submit Your Ideas and Projects for Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2019

Deadline: 31 July 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their ideas and projects for Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2019 which is a global programme to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. This global platform empowers young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 … [Read more...]

French Solidarity Program for Civil Society Organizations in Ghana

Deadline: 15 April 2019 The French Embassy of Ghana is calling on Ghanaian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to respond to a call for proposals on projects in the following areas: Climate Change and Environment The purpose is to assist the country in its efforts in delivering development programs and plans that support the strengthening of adaptation and resilience to the effects of climate change and promoting environmental sustainability and biodiversity preservation, in the … [Read more...]

4th Sunhak Peace Prize for Individuals & Organizations to Make the World Better for Future Generations

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is seeking nominations for the 4th Sunhak Peace Prize to honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to peace and human development, working to resolve conflict and restore balance to the relationship between humanity and the natural environment. The Sunhak Peace Prize awards distinguished individuals or organizations that have contributed significantly to peace and the welfare of future generations … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WPI’s Mindfulness Grant For The Community

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to foster sustainable world peace? Do you feel that your startup or organization needs support to improve and move to its next stage? Do you think that you don’t have enough financial support from local organizations and want to reach more people in your community? If yes, then apply for the Mindfulness Grant for the Community program! World Peace Initiative (WPI) has announced its Mindfulness … [Read more...]

Grand Challenges Africa launched Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health Programme

Deadline: 26 April 2019 Grand Challenges Africa (GCA) is seeking applications for its "Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Africa", a programme of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) supported through the AAS funding and programmes implementation platform, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) - and the African Academy of Sciences with the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Program!

Deadline: 3 February 2019 New York University’s Robert F Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Fundacion Mujeres for Africa are currently inviting mid-career women from civil society organizations in Ghana for its 2019 Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Program (GWSLP). The program offers a one-year, cohort-based leadership development program for women in mid-level positions in Ghanaian civil society organizations. Through the program’s leadership development, individualized … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture in Uganda (PESCA)

Deadline: 29 January 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture in Uganda (PESCA)” to contribute to a competitive, job-intensive, environmentally sustainable and climate-resilient agriculture sector in Uganda. The Project Purpose is to improve food and nutrition security, increase income and improve livelihoods, promote an environmentally-sustainable, inclusive … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop

Deadline: 2 January 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around the world to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Innovative Strategies and Approaches to Improve Employment Opportunities through VET

Deadline: 15 February 2019 British Council and VET Toolbox have launched an EU-funded call for proposals to fund innovative and inclusive initiatives that improve employment opportunities in the formal and informal labour market for disadvantaged and vulnerable groups through vocational education and training. Activities they fund shall be innovative, entail an upscaling potential, be cost-effective, sustainable and show local ownership. Funding Information Minimum EUR 250,000 and … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Russell Sage Foundation’s Future of Work Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Future of Work Program that support innovative research on the causes and consequences of changes in the quality of jobs for less- and moderately-skilled workers and their families. The Program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the role of changes in employer practices, the nature of the labor market and public policies on the employment, earnings, and the quality of jobs of … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: Girls Impact the World Film Festival

Deadline: 20 January 2019 Entries are now open for the Girls Impact the World Film Festival which is an annual event that focuses on issues facing women and girls around the world. The Girls Impact the World Film Festival, presented by Connecther, is a film festival and scholarship program. High school and undergraduate students, submit their 3-6 minute short films that address global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, and a … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ISN/CTR: Open Source Research and Capacity Building to Counter Nonproliferation Challenges

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Department of State’s Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (ISN/CTR) has announced an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). ISN/CTR sponsors foreign assistance activities funded by the Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining and Related Programs (NADR) account, and focuses on mitigating proliferation and security risks from state and non-state actors. Objectives By the end of the award’s period of … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Freedom Prize – “Our candidate, their fight”

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Applications are now open for the Freedom Prize - “Our candidate, their fight” which is an opportunity for groups of young people supervised by an adult to highlight the work of a public figure or an organisation and their recent fight for freedom. The Freedom Prize pays homage to all those who fought and continue to fight for the ideal of universal peace, created by the Normandy Region, in partnership with the academic authorities and the International Institute … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Sarphati Sanitation Awards (SSA) 2019!

Deadline: 1 July 2019 World Waternet, Netherlands Water Partnership and Aqua for All, endorsed by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS), has launched Sarphati Sanitation Awards (SSA) 2019 to honor the outstanding contribution of individuals or organizations to the global sanitation and public health challenge through entrepreneurship. For the Sarphati Sanitation Awards (SSA) 2019 they call upon the next Sarphati – the entrepreneur … [Read more...]

Fondation de France/CFSI: 2019 Call for Projects “Promotion of Family Farming in West Africa”

Deadline: 25 February 2019 The Fondation de France and the French Committee for International Solidarity (CFSI) have launched a 2019 Call for Projects "Promotion of Family Farming in West Africa" to promote local initiatives to increase access to food through viable and sustainable West African family farming, share its achievements on a larger scale and contribute to the documentation of sustainability. Objectives The specific objectives are: through concrete, innovative action, … [Read more...]

Apply for Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator Award!

Deadline: 1 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator Award will provide fellowship support for African Post-Doctoral researchers (or non-African citizens with permanent residency status) who are aiming to make the transition to becoming an independent researcher and launching their own research group. Research areas The scope of the research themes which can be undertaken as part of this Award can be defined as a biomedical … [Read more...]

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