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.

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...]

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...]

USAID Call for Partnerships: Scaling Investment in Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for “Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS)” focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa as part of the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

SBRI Call for Applications: Vaccines for Global Epidemics in LMICs

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) in partnership with the Department of Health and the Medical Research Council, is currently seeking applications from the eligible organisations for developing of vaccines for global epidemics. This competition aims to support the clinical development of candidate vaccines against 12 diseases. The UK Vaccine Network has identified these diseases as a priority because they have the potential to cause epidemics in low- and … [Read more...]

ENEA Access Call for Projects: Developing Energy Access Initiatives in Africa

Deadline: 4 March 2017 ENEA Consulting has launched the ENEA Access Call for Projects to engage Non Profits, NGOs, Technology Developers, and Social Entrepreneurs in developing their energy access initiatives in Africa. To achieve this objective ENEA Consulting has committed to providing each selected project with 30 - 100 days of its consulting services on a pro-bono basis. In 2017, ENEA will launch two calls for projects to select these projects developers. ENEA combines economic performance … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Equator Prize 2017! Recognizing Community and Indigenous Initiatives to Advance Nature-Based Solutions

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The Equator Initiative has announced a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2017 that will recognize outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The Prize winners will feature innovative solutions related to protecting, restoring and/or sustainably managing nature to achieve local sustainable development, such as food security, water security, sustainable jobs and livelihoods, … [Read more...]

Positive Action Challenges: Combating Stigma & Discrimination In Healthcare Settings

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Positive Action Challenges and the International AIDS Society are inviting concept note for its challenge that seeks to combat stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in healthcare settings by scaling up and fostering best practices by which every person will be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their profession, behaviour, gender or sexual identity. This challenge is seeking to tackle stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research! Recognizing Achievement in International Agriculture and Food Production

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Nominations are open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The award … [Read more...]

Trellis Fund Project Proposals: Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Applications open for "The Horticulture Innovation Lab’s Trellis Fund" to connect local organizations in developing countries with U.S. graduate students who have agricultural expertise, generating benefits for both the students and the in-country institutions. The Trellis Fund aims to empower smallholder farmers with new information as well as build longstanding relationships between host organizations and U.S. researchers. The creators of the Trellis Fund believe that … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 2017 awards in international journalism. Since its inception in 2002, the Kurt Schork Memorial Fund has sought to support those journalists Kurt most admired, the freelancers and local reporters whose work is often poorly paid, mostly unsung and all too often fraught with danger. Award Categories The 16th annual call for awards is therefore now split into three categories: A Local … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: Supporting Business Activities in the field of Commodity Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Common Fund for Commodities is seeking applications to support organizations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial instruments in support of business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries that, besides giving a sound financial return, also deliver a measurable social and environmental impact. Objectives … [Read more...]

Apply for The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize! Recognising Journalists for Outstanding Reporting on Development and Poverty Eradication

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Applications are open for “The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize”, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, that is awarded to amateur and professional journalists for outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication. Launched with the hashtag #TellMyStory, the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize celebrates the best traditions of journalism in uncovering powerful and moving stories, giving a voice to those who … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Japan Foundation Awards 2017: Inviting Individuals or Organizations Worldwide!

Deadline: 3 March 2017 Nominations are open for Japan Foundation Awards 2017 that are presented to individuals or organizations that have significantly contributed to the promotion of international mutual understanding and friendship through their academic, artistic, or cultural activities over the years and are expected to continue to do so. Individual recipients or the representative of a recipient organization will be invited and requested to attend the presentation ceremony, which will be … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2017: Supporting Young People of Ghana and Africa with Quality Education

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkurmah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) is currently open for applications. The program provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant University education.  The Scholars Program embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to … [Read more...]

UONGOZI Institute Call for Proposals: Leadership in Africa Research Grants

Deadline: 28 February 2017 UONGOZI Institute is seeking proposals for its Leadership in Africa Research Grants with an aim to support the Institute’s efforts to undertake studies whereby researchers, both local and international will explore and understand the many dimensions of leadership development and practice in postcolonial Africa, thus contributing towards building a body of knowledge on leadership in Africa. The relationship between the cultural context and leadership consist of two … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine in LMICs

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its "Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine" to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programmes in those countries. Benefits An Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is for up to five … [Read more...]

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