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.

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev and Essay Competition: What Would You Do to Transform Ghana?

Deadline: 23 November 2017 Are you a Ghanaian citizen between 16 and 28 years old, and currently living in Ghana? Here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear from you on what Ghana should focus on to achieve its development goals in the next 60 years. Be bold, be creative, and be practical! —and chart a socially inclusive path to progress! Entries are open for the #Blog4Dev Essay contest for a chance to win attractive prizes. Topic As a citizen, what should Ghana focus … [Read more...]

U.S Embassy in Kolonia: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants Competition

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The U.S Embassy in Kolonia is seeking proposals for its 2018 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants Competition to support the preservation of major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and major museum collections that are accessible to the public and protected by law in the host country. AFCP was established to help countries preserve cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures. The … [Read more...]

Nestlé Foundation’s Research Grants: Supporting Research in Human Nutrition in LICs and LMICs

Deadline: 10 January 2018 The Nestlé Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Grants program to initiate and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in the studied populations as generally applicable to the population at large. They should also enable institution … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Village Capital Fintech Africa Program 2018!

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Village Capital, collaboration with PayPal is seeking applications for its Fintech Africa program 2018. Financial technology (fintech) services like peer-to-peer mobile payments have made financial services much more accessible and brought millions of unbanked and underbanked Africans closer to the formal economy. Moving beyond the initial success stories in major markets of fintech innovation like Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa, and also seen expansion of products … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Dalai Lama Fellowship 2018!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applications are open for Dalai Lama Fellowship 2018 that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for our common humanity. Fellows cultivate practices in mind training for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Cycle 7 Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) has launched a Call for Pre-Proposals for its Cycle 7 grant program with an aim to leverage USG scientific investment in R&D to support USAID’s development goals in priority countries. This cycle marks the return of the program's Open Call for proposals from all eligible countries on a wide range of development-related fields, including biodiversity, agriculture, environment, clean energy, disaster … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships!

Deadline: 5 November 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for its 2018 Borlaug Global Research Alliance Fellowships in order to improve agricultural productivity, economic development, and food security. It offers training and collaborative opportunities for agricultural research, international agricultural economics, leadership, and policy to researchers. Fellows will work with a mentor at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service or a U.S. university for up to 12 … [Read more...]

Magraret McNamara Education Grants: Inviting Women from Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for Magraret McNamara Education Grants (formerly known as MMMF) that will reward exceptional women from developing countries, that are enrolled as full-time students for the following academic term in accredited universities in the United States and Canada, have demonstrated financial need and are committed to working for the well-being of women and children. MMEG’s mission is to assist women from developing countries who are pursuing their … [Read more...]

PFAN/ECREEE/CTCN Call for Proposals: Women-led Sustainable Energy Enterprises in West Africa

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) and the Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa, as part of the CTCN/ECOWAS Project on Mainstreaming Gender for a Climate-Resilient Energy System in West Africa. The goal of this Call for Proposals is to facilitate the initiation and management of … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018 Talent Programme

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Talent for Governance programme is inviting applicants for its "2018 Talent Programme" to support young people by providing opportunities for knowledge exchange and training so that they can develop their skills and realise their ambitions. In many parts of the world, local civil servants work under difficult circumstances. The communities for which they work are characterised by widespread poverty, a lack of basic services, high unemployment rates and environmental … [Read more...]

ICATCH Call for Proposals: Improving Child Health in Low-Income and Lower-Middle Income Countries

Deadline: 28 November 2017 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on International Child Health (SOICH) is seeking proposals for its International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH) program which is designed for pediatricians and other health workers in low- and lower-middle income countries who need financial and advisory support to plan and implement a project or program that improves child health, or increases children’s access to health care. ICATCH grants emphasize: … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Georg Forster Research Award!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is inviting researchers for its Georg Forster Research Award recognising renowned academics from the developing and transition countries. The objective of the Georg Forster Research Award is to honour the recipients’ life’s work to date. Award winners are invited to conduct a research project of their own choosing in Germany in close collaboration with a specialist colleague. Benefits The award amount totals €60,000. In … [Read more...]

STAR-Ghana: Call for Proposals for Anti-Corruption Innovative Alliances Component

Deadline: 4 December 2017 STAR-Ghana is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its “Anti-Corruption – Innovative Alliances Component” in order to incentivise the development of innovative alliances or collective actions bringing together stakeholders who usually do not work together on such issues, such as NGOs, professional associations, private sector associations, media, state agencies, public institutions, traditional associations, academia, etc. to implement actions addressing … [Read more...]

Strategic Grants Component: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Citizens’ Actions against Corruption

Deadline: 4 December 2017 STAR-Ghana is seeking proposals from eligible organisations to implement projects under the Strategic grants component of its Anti-corruption call. As part of its approach of convening and catalysing citizens’ actions around key national issues, STAR-Ghana is implementing a workstream aimed at enhancing the effectiveness of citizens’ actions against corruption. The Theme of the program is “Fighting Corruption in Ghana through an enabling policy and regulatory … [Read more...]

STAR-Ghana Call for Proposals: Anti-Corruption Workstream-Small Grants Component

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Strengthening Transparency, Accountability and Responsiveness (STAR-Ghana) is accepting proposals from eligible CSOs to implement projects under the Small grants component of its Anti-corruption call. This component of the Anti-Corruption Call focuses on supporting the piloting of innovative strategies and approaches to facilitate citizens’ active engagement in the fight against corruption leading to good governance and sustainable development. The focus is therefore … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Young African Artists!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The MasterCard Foundation is seeking applications for its program entitled "Young African Artists" for reproduction in print and digital publications that will communicate the dynamism and diversity of African youth. The Foundation is inviting young visual artists (ages 18–35) who live or do most of their work in Africa. The MasterCard Foundation is an independent, private foundation headquartered in Canada. The Foundation's work, which focuses on Africa, aims to … [Read more...]

Earth Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for West African Fisheries Reporting Grants

Deadline: 13 November 2017 Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is seeking applications for its second round of reporting grants to support fisheries and environment journalism in West Africa as part of a wider and recently launched capacity building project in the region. With the overall goal of improving journalists’ ability to expertly tackle the often overlapping issues of overfishing, illegal fishing, food security and ocean governance, the project aims to further explore the economic and … [Read more...]

Stop TB Partnership: Call for Proposals for TB REACH Wave 6

Deadline: 28 November 2017 The Stop TB Partnership is currently seeking proposals for its TB REACH Wave 6 program in order to fund innovative ideas to improve TB service delivery. The Stop TB Partnership is leading the way to a world without tuberculosis (TB), a disease that is curable but still kills three people every minute. Founded in 2001, the Partnership's mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure that high-quality diagnosis , treatment and care is available to … [Read more...]

CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

PEI Call for Applications: Regulatory Capacity Strengthening in Africa Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (PEI) is seeking applications for its program entitled “Regulatory capacity strengthening in Africa” in order to strengthen African NRAs and to reinforce established regional networks in accordance to their needs. Objectives To strengthen NRAs in their capacity to provide regulatory oversight of clinical trials To strengthen the different regulatory functions of the national regulatory system for blood, blood components, and blood … [Read more...]