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: Quality Alternative Care for Children and De-Institutionalisation

Deadline: 27 March 2018 The European Union (EU)  is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Quality Alternative Care for Children and De-Institutionalisation" to ensure better outcomes for children by ensuring better implementation of the UN's Guidelines for the alternative care of children in their entirety, so that children enjoy equal chances to reach their full potential in societies. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to provide quality care for children through the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: SAG-SEED Replicator Connect Workshops in Ghana

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Do you live in Ghana? Do you have an entrepreneurial drive and want to make a change in their community, but haven’t got a clear business idea yet? Then the SAG-SEED Replicator is right for you! SEED and SWITCH-Africa Green are pleased to invite applications for the next round of SAG-SEED Replicator Connect Workshops in Ghana. The SAG-SEED Replicator is best for you, if you are: A future entrepreneur wanting to start their own business, but lacking a concrete … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications for Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2018

Deadline: 9 March 2018 Applications for 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism in development are now open. Through this prize the European Commission recognises the dedication of journalists whose work helps to create a better world. The Natali prize will acknowledge outstanding reporting on development issues which will reward outstanding reporting on issues such as poverty eradication, and the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Network Partnership Grant Programme

Deadline: 9 March 2018 The Prince Claus Fund is currently accepting applications for its 2018 Network Partnership Grant programme from cultural organisations operating in Africa. The Fund and its Partners work together from the conceptualisation of the partnership to the execution and implementation of its projects. It is a partnership which goes beyond financial support, and thrives on the creative ideas and dialogue generated between the Fund and its Partners. The Network Partnership Grants … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Venture Incubation Programme 2018!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 MTN Group is inviting applications for the Venture Incubation Programme 2018 which is designed to provide a supportive ecosystem to help startups build viable and scalable innovation-driven companies. MTN Group is looking for startups that are either building a sustainable Africa through digital solutions for health, education, agriculture, fintech, energy and IoT, or enabling businesses through digital solutions for religion, sport, news and e-commerce. Focus … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Call for Proposals for the Next Generation 2018

Deadline: 16 March 2018 The Prince Claus Fund has announced a new Call for Proposals for the Next Generation 2018 to support one-year initiatives by and for young people that inspire them to contribute to their societies in ways that make them more inclusive and accepting of differences. The programme is designed to create safe spaces for young women and men where they can explore the possibilities of different stories or alternative narratives that allow them to imagine different ways of … [Read more...]

GCRF Networking Grants Round 2: Addressing Global Issues faced by Developing Countries

Deadline: 21 March 2018 The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, has launched its second call for Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants Program with an aim to support cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that addresses the global issues faced by developing countries. The scheme allows researchers from across disciplines and from developing countries and the UK to hold networking … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program 2018!

Deadline: 14 February 2018 The Center for Global Enterprise is now inviting applications for African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program 2018 which is designed for women from across Africa and its diaspora who run startup or growth stage companies in any industry. AWEC one-of-a-kind, 12-month training program that builds a pan-African community of women entrepreneurs and business owners, empowering them with strategy, leadership and business management skills needed for growth and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the French-German Incubation Program for West Africa!

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The Goethe Institut and the Institut Français is now inviting applications for the French-German incubation program for West Africa. It is a 12-month intensive networking and qualification programme. The programme consists of local and regional workshops, mentoring by some of the best African entrepreneurs in the fields of cultural, digital and social entrepreneurship, networking with leading German and French cultural, social and digital entrepreneurs. The … [Read more...]

New England Biolabs Foundation: Seeking LOIs to Foster Community-Based Conservation

Deadline: 16 March 2018 The New England Biolabs Foundation is currently seeking letter of inquiry (LOI) for its 2018 grant program to support grassroots organizations and other NGOs in selected countries in Central America, Andean South America, and West Africa and also provide grants for community-based conservation and cultural projects in coastal communities on the North Shore of Massachusetts. The Foundation’s mission is to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine!

Deadline: 9 May 2018 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, offering research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Benefits A Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for three years, and can be held … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Writivism Short Story Prize!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Writivism Short Story Prize which is an annual award for emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and sponsored by The Story Club, Malawi. Funding information The winner of the prize will be awarded $500 (USD) cash and may be considered for a one-month writing residency at a university in an African country. Application Guidelines The writer must include in the body of the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018

Deadline: 3 April 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 with an aim to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO … [Read more...]

OSIWA Call for Proposals: Inviting Local Organizations to Support the Creation of Open Societies in West Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is accepting proposals from local organizations based in West Africa to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. Its headquarters is in Dakar and it has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry. OSIWA only supports innovative interventions with effective strategies that respond to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Cameroonian Civil Society to Contribute to Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Deadline: 20 March 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for its program entitled “Support Cameroonian civil society to contribute to inclusive and sustainable growth”. The objective of this call for proposals is to improve the contribution of CSOs to governance and socio-economic development processes in order to promote inclusive and sustainable growth. Objectives Enhancing the quality of citizen's control of public finances and making these … [Read more...]

AWDF Call for Applications: Main Grant Programme

Deadline: 7 March 2018 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently seeking applications from eligible African women’s organisations for its main grants programme. Thematic Areas These frame AWDF’s current funding strategy Shaping Africa’s Future; Body & Health Rights: The focus for this grantmaking round will be on ending violence against women; sexual and reproductive rights including HIV/AIDS; LBT rights; women’s emotional wellbeing and mental health including for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships!

Deadline: 12 March 2018 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2018 fellowship program. The fellowship program serves to maintain and expand the essential partnership between the U.N. and the media, a partnership that promotes human rights, freedom and development. Eligibility Criteria The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists fellowships are open to individuals who: Are native to one of … [Read more...]

UNAOC’s Youth Solidarity Fund: Supporting Youth-Led Organizations to Promote Peace and Prevent Violent Extremism

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to announce its Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) to support youth-led civil society organizations, with a particular focus on the role of young people in promoting peace and in preventing violent extremism. This call is open to organizations from select countries whose work seeks to foster peaceful and inclusive societies through improved understanding and collaboration across cultures, faiths and … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Africa Energy Ideas Competition!

Deadline: 20 February 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 Africa Energy Ideas Competition that is set to accelerate the development of early-stage energy firms across Africa. Across Africa, the main energy challenge is to rapidly deliver modern energy services to millions of households and businesses using sustainable and affordable energy technologies. This competition challenges early-stage energy entrepreneurs from Africa to collaborate with local research institutions or industries to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme!

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Applications for 2018 Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme are now open. It is a one-year, non-residential fellowship aimed at women pursuing PhD studies at Kenyan universities. The goal of this programme is to build a strong pipeline of future researchers who are prepared to ask insightful questions about African development, and effectively communicate their results to both government and industry leaders and the general public. Applications are invited from women … [Read more...]