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.

Apply to Participate in World Press Freedom Day 2017!

Deadline: 20 April 2017 UNESCO, the Government of Indonesia, and the Press Council of Indonesia have organized the World Press Freedom Day's main event and the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 1-4 May 2017. Under the global theme of Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies, participants will examine current challenges facing media, including the continuous trend worldwide of attacks … [Read more...]

The r4d Programme Call for Proposals: Supporting Research Contributing to the Solution of Global Problems in LMICs

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is currently seeking proposals for its funding programme for development-relevant research on global issues. The main goals of the “Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development” (r4d programme) are the generation of new knowledge and the application of innovative, transnational research results in policy and practice for addressing global issues and reducing poverty in … [Read more...]

Dutch Ministry’s G4AW Grant Program: Increasing and Enhancing Sustainable Food Production

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is accepting applications for its Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) grant programme with an aim to increase and enhance sustainable food production as well as achieve more efficient agricultural water use, particularly in irrigated areas and water basins in the G4AW partner countries. Grant information The available budget for the G4AW call of 2017-2018 is 19.8 million euro. The minimum grant amount that can be … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform, which supports the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Competition Goals No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and … [Read more...]

Zunde Africa Ventures: Inviting Young Entrepreneurs across the African Continent

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Are you an ambitious, smart, dedicated and passionate youth entrepreneur? Do you have a business that you’ve successfully launched or that you are thinking of launching? Do you need additional investors for your business? Do you want to be connected to mentors and work to grow your business? Do you have what it takes? The Zunde Africa Ventures (ZAV) is inviting passionate student-entrepreneurs across Africa who are ready to take their businesses to the next level. ZAF was … [Read more...]

DFID: Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE)

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE). The programme aims to increase sustainably the net economic returns to refugees and hosts communities through both increased gains and decreased losses. In doing so the programme has several secondary objectives. In increasing economic returns, SHARPE should mitigate, or at minimum avoid any … [Read more...]

Apply for A. J. Muste Memorial Institute’s Social Justice Fund in the U.S. & Overseas

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The A. J. Muste Memorial Institute is currently seeking applications for its Social Justice Fund supporting grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Funding Criteria The Muste Institute's Social Justice Fund considers proposals: for new projects or campaigns, or efforts to expand existing work for ongoing projects or campaigns for … [Read more...]

CODESRIA’s 2017 Economic Justice Institute: Economic Justice in Africa: Climate Change, Inequalities and Development

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites applications for participation in an institute on ‘Economic Justice and Climate Change in Africa’ to be convened in Accra, Ghana from 29 May to 7 June 2017, on the broad theme of ‘Economic Justice in Africa: Climate change, Inequalities and Development’. This call targets scholars and researchers working in African universities and research centres; practitioners and civil society … [Read more...]

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF): Providing Local Project Developers and Originators in Africa

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) is currently accepting applications to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to fruition. Access Power aims to contribute its project development expertise and resources to catalyze power projects across the African continent. The partner with local power developers, and assist them through the project development stage … [Read more...]

UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity: Seeking Applications from NGOs in Developing Countries

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking applications for the 8th edition of its International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The IFCD is providing more than 6 million USD in funding for 90 projects in 51 developing countries, covering a wide range of areas. Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs are all eligible to … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations’ Exhibition & Grant: Moving Walls 24

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and grant opportunity "Moving Walls 24" that engages with ideas of resistance and embraces the role and agency of artists themselves in shaping our societies. Selected projects will be exhibited in the next installment of an ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in October 2017 at the Open Society Foundations–New York. Proposals are invited on work that … [Read more...]

ICT for Social Good: Innovation for Development Grant Program for Local Innovators in Low-Income Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The ICT for Social Good is currently accepting applications for its grant program "Innovation for Development" to sustain, as much as possible, local innovators in low-income countries but also to inform the development sector too often still based on traditional intervention models about local innovations. “ICT for Social Good” is part of a broader framework, “Innovation for Development”, a large feasibility study on innovation within the international development … [Read more...]

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: Women’s Empowerment Fund IV

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is currently accepting applications for its fourth annual Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF), a financing mechanism designed to scale effective business models for empowerment through women’s energy entrepreneurship. The objective of the WEF is to make the business case for gender-informed approaches by demonstrating that there is a positive impact on business performance and social impact outcomes. Focus Areas Establishing a … [Read more...]

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: Inviting Innovative Ideas for Social Change

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Applications are currently open for Shuttleworth Foundation's Fellowship program offering individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. Program seeks exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Foundation funds people from all over the world regardless of gender, age, nationality or experience. We are looking for a complete picture of you and your idea. Eligibility … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Proposals: Photographs on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is inviting professional photographers from all over the world to send a sample of their best photographs illustrating journalists while doing their job and in particular on the issues of the safety of journalists and impunity for crimes against them. As the United Nations agency with a specific mandate to promote “the free flow of ideas by word and image”, UNESCO aims to promote freedom of … [Read more...]

UNU-INRA Call for Applications: Apply for Science Reporting Workshop for African Journalists

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) and the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), in partnership with the UN Information Centre (UNIC), Accra, have announced a call for application for a Science Reporting Workshop, to be held on 6th -27th April, 2017 at UNU-INRA Office, 2nd Floor International House, University of Ghana Campus, Legon-Accra, … [Read more...]

TWAS Research Grants Programme: Supporting Applicants from the Developing World in Basic Sciences

Deadline: 11 May 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is currently seeking researchers for its Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Groups). Grants can be awarded for research projects in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics either to individual young researchers or to research units in the science-and-technology-lagging countries (S&TLC) identified by TWAS, to enable them to purchase the research facilities they need to enhance their productivity. The TWAS Research Grants … [Read more...]

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Inviting Applicants for Community Solutions Program 2017

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is currently seeking applications for "The Community Solutions Program" to enhance the skills of approximately 100 civic and community leaders to more effectively address current economic, environmental, political, and social challenges in their communities. Thematic Areas Environmental Issues: Fellowships should focus on issues related to water and resource management, food security, … [Read more...]

YouthPower Learning Grants Request for Applications: Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism

Deadline: 13 April 2017 Making Cents International under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently seeking applications for YouthPower Learning Grants for Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism. The objective of the YouthPower Learning’s grant program is to engage US and developing country youth-serving and youth-led non-profit and for-profit organizations in efforts to further assess, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Africa Food Prize: Recognizing the Heroes of Agriculture!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Africa Food Prize 2017 is now open for nominations, recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives. The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity that elevates all Africans. Building … [Read more...]

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