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.

AUC/NEPAD Call for Proposals: Good Practices in Skills Development for Africa

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Are you passionate about reducing unemployment levels among the African youth? Are you part of a project that seeks to generate employment through the development of skills? Does your project aim to change the perception of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) or other levels of education in your country?  If yes, then you can get a chance to share your work with the continent, network and gain great exposure. Africa is in dire need of job creation … [Read more...]

CEPF Call for LOIs: Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Program

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is currently inviting applicants from eligible organizations for its Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Program with an aim to provide civil society organizations at grassroots, national and international levels with the tools, capacity and resources to establish and sustain multi-stakeholder partnerships that demonstrate models for sustainable, pro-poor growth and achieve priority … [Read more...]

AHRC-MRC Global Challenge Research Fund: Developing Research Capacity in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 26 October 2017 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the MRC are seeking proposals for its Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to develop inter-disciplinary research capacity and capability in both the UK and developing countries, jointly and collaboratively and across career stages. The aim is to generate reciprocal benefits through integrating understanding of cultures and histories into medical and public health challenges in a global context and to equip the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Do you have an innovative idea that supports responses to natural disasters or humanitarian emergencies? If yes then apply for GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund! The GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund can provide funding to help applicants to test or scale it. GSMA is looking for ideas that use mobile technology to assist and empower individuals or communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, or to strengthen prevention, preparedness and response in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI’s 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders!

Deadline: 11 October 2017 The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is seeking applications for its 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to empower young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. The Mandela Washington Fellowship includes: A six-week Academic and Leadership Institute A Summit in Washington, DC An optional six-week Professional Development Experience: Activities in Africa Benefits There is no fee … [Read more...]

IFC: Seeking Applications for Young Professionals Program

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The International Finance Corporation is seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program that is a unique opportunity to launch applicants career as a global investment professional helping to build the private sector in developing countries. The program is open to current students or recent graduates of MBA or similar programs with strong financial skills. Program Features 3 year program with 2 to 3 rotational assignments either in a regional hub or … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa 2018 Seed Funding Round III: Seeking EOIs for Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently … [Read more...]

University of Ghana: Inviting Applicants for Fondazione Edu Scholarship

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The University of Ghana is inviting applicants for its Fondazione Edu Scholarship to promote young people's access to higher education in developing countries namely Africa. The scholarship is focused on the disciplines of technical-scientific and agronomic. They offer African students the opportunity to access higher education in their country of origin. They not only support individual growth paths, but also the creation of professionalism that can, in the long run, … [Read more...]

Apply for African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Applications are open for African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program that supports young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration. This Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity. Components The ALT Scholarship has two components: An academic component in which the scholars will: Complete a one to two year Master’s level program in public administration, public … [Read more...]

Funding Opportunity and Awards on SDGs Reporting in Ghana: A Chance to Get GHC 10,000

Deadline: 10 October 2017 As part of efforts to mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in development reporting in Ghana, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ghana, is offering funding opportunity to Ghanaian journalists to support quality and thorough reporting that focus on the SDGs. This initiative forms part of activities under MFWA’s project ‘Mainstreaming the SDGs in Development Reporting.’ The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Caine Prize for African Writing!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Nominations are open for Caine Prize for African Writing that is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Benefits Winning and short-listed authors will be … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: WHO-AFRO/TDR/EDCTP Small Grants Scheme to Implement Research on Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) have jointly announced applications for Small Grants Scheme to implement research on infectious diseases of poverty. The aim of this call is to strengthen capacity for implementation research conducted through close collaboration between researchers and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Ashden Awards 2018!

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Nominations are open for Ashden Awards that uncover and reward the most exciting sustainable energy pioneers in the UK and developing world, who are leading the way to a thriving low-carbon future. Benefits Award of up to £20,000 National and international media exposure Tailored support to develop applicant’s work even further Media materials to help applicant tell applicant’s story Categories Finance and business innovation for delivering … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is seeking applications from African and Chinese journalists to participate in the Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg in November 2017. Themes Industrialisation & development (e.g. implementation of the 2015 FOCAC action plan on industrialisation; special economic zones; impact of Chinese imports on Africa’s manufacturing sector; Chinese support for African … [Read more...]

Launchpad Accelerator Class 5 Applications: Helping Tech Startups Build Successful Companies

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Have you and your team set out to address a real challenge for your home city, country and region? Would you like to join an elite community of startups from around the world? Are you ready to scale your tech startup into a thriving, tech company with help from Google? If yes then, apply now for Launchpad Accelerator! Launchpad Accelerator is a six-month acceleration program for growth-stage startups from emerging markets. Through this program, startups get the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Comic Relief’s “Safety From: Spaces To” Initiative!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Comic Relief is seeking applications for its initiative entitled "Safety From: Spaces To" in order to strengthen and build safe spaces and platforms with women and girls in Ghana, Kenya or South Africa; enabling them to recover and be safe, protect themselves from violence and create the radical change they want to see in their lives. Funding Information Comic Relief anticipates making between 15-25 grants up to a total value of £750,000. Proposals are … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence!

Deadline: 10 November 2017 The African Union Commission is currently inviting applicants for its African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE) Continental Award 2017. Objectives The objectives of AUKNASE are to: Award and honour outstanding African scientists for their achievements and discoveries in science, technology and innovation; Promote scientific development in Africa through recognition of excellence among African scientists, women, men alike … [Read more...]

WAAW Foundation: Seeking Applications for STEM Scholarship Program

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The WAAW Foundation is seeking applications for its STEM Scholarship with an aim to support need based African female STEM-focused college education. Goals The overarching goal of this program is to bridge the secondary school to college continuum for STEM and Computer Science in Africa and to ultimately increase the pipeline of African girls entering STEM careers. The STEM Chapter project recruits, trains, equips and facilitates a chapter consisting of 9 – … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program that seeks to build local climate change leaders who can shape understanding of the extent and severity of climate-related stressors on African economies and ecosystems, and propose solutions on how countries can build resilience to these impacts. The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) is a grants awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary individuals and organizations to … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Rural Entrepreneurship (11 June 2018 to 22 June 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its short term course on Rural Entrepreneurship from 11 June 2018 to 22 June 2018 in Ghana. Course Structure This course on rural entrepreneurship centres around the Chain Wide Learning methodology (CWL), that consists of three components: a multi-stakeholder workshop in which producers in the value chain gather and share their issues and opportunities at functional chain … [Read more...]

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