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.

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...]

Applications Open for West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) Research Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with the support from Ford Foundation and Rockdale Foundation is inviting applications for its research fellowship programme which aims to promote leadership and governance for civil society in West Africa. This short-term fellowship (90 days) is an action-oriented initiative targeted at young researchers. Three young research fellows between the age brackets of 20-35 would be selected and be supported to conduct research … [Read more...]

Equitas Call for Proposals: 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education in Canada

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education on the theme Bridging our diversities, in Canada. The Organizing Committee is seeking workshop submissions and paper proposals for the Conference, in English or French. This conference will provide opportunities to share existing HRE experiences and tools. It will create spaces where practitioners, policy-makers and academics can explore how HRE can build more peaceful and equitable … [Read more...]

IFAD Grant Call for Proposals: Scaling-up Empowerment through Household Methodologies

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on “Scaling-up empowerment through household methodologies: from thousands to millions” in order to build knowledge, skills and expertise at local, national, regional and global levels to upscale household methodologies to empower millions of women, men and rural youth for rural inclusiveness. The purpose of the call for proposals is to identify, through a competitive … [Read more...]

French Global Environment Facility: Small-scale Initiatives Programme 2017 in Central & Western Africa

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The French Global Environment Facility (FFEM) is currently seeking applications for its "Small-Scaled Initiatives Program (SSIP)" in order to strengthen the contribution of civil society and the decentralised collectives of Western and Central Africa to the conservation of biodiversity and the fight against climate change. The two aims of SSIP5 are to protect outstanding biodiversity and fight climate change using nature-based solutions. SSIP5 will consider how to bring … [Read more...]

DFC Competitive Grants Program: Improving Food and Nutrition Security in LMICs

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK aid from the UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) are seeking proposals for its 2nd Drivers of Food Choice (DFC) Competitive Grants Program with an aim to improve food and nutrition security in LMIC. The DFC competitive research grants aim to provide a deep understanding of the drivers of food choice among the poor in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Research Topics Development … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017 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...]

ARAA Call for Project Proposals: Addressing Social Safety Nets in West Africa

Deadline: 27 March 2017 The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with the financial support of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), is launching through the Regional Agency for Agriculture and Rural Development (ARAA) based in Lomé, a second Call for Proposals of Projects to finance "innovative" projects related to social safety nets in West Africa. Objectives Support and co-finance ‘innovative’ social safety nets projects to protect and … [Read more...]

AU Call for Proposals: Mentoring Youth to be Champions of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The African Union (AU) is pleased to announce the call for the submission of project proposals under theme n°10 of the African Women Decade namely “mentoring youth (women and men) to be champions of gender equality and women’s empowerment” which content is as follows: “Energizing the African Women’s movement, and mentoring young women and men leaders and professionals, both in Africa and the Diaspora to be champions on Gender Equality and women’s empowerment”. Priority … [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...]

MRC-GACD: Prevention and Management of Mental Disorders in LMICs

Deadline: 11 April 2017 The Medical Research Council (MRC), in partnership with the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) is currently seeking applications for its program “Prevention and Management of Mental Disorders” to prevent and/or manage mental health disorders in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC)as defined by The World Bank. The call will focus on implementation research proposals on child, adolescent and adult age onset mental disorders including, but not limited to, … [Read more...]

Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds Micro Grants: Focusing on Development of Health Care and Related Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds (NASF) is seeking applications for its Micro Grants to provide direct support to small-scale local initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa. This financial assistance is focused on the development of health care and related issues. Participation and co-responsibility of the audience are an important evaluation criterion for project applications. All requests are initiated by the target group and implemented by them. The preference is for … [Read more...]

AESA Call For Proposals: Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa)

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The African Academy of Sciences and the NEPAD Agency’s Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) are seeking proposals for its Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa), a major genomic research programme with an aim to drive Africa’s research and development agenda and build scientific capacity across the continent. Goals Targeting critical gaps in the research landscape Building R&D environments that support a vibrant research … [Read more...]

A List of Open Funding Opportunities for Community Healthcare

CHF’s Innovative Small Grants Program: Improving Health of Infants, Children and Pregnant Women Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Child Health Foundation (CHF) is currently accepting proposals from interested health workers, investigators, or community organizations for its Innovative Small Grants Program with an aim to improve the health of infants, children, and pregnant women. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the lives of children in low-income settings across the globe by empowering … [Read more...]

IZUMI Foundation Grants: Supporting Programs on Health Improvement in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The IZUMI Foundation is seeking applications from eligible entities for its grant program with an aim to improve the health outcomes for people living in the most impoverished areas of Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The IZUMI Foundation gives assistance to the world’s poorest people by supporting programs that improve health in developing countries. Focus Areas Infectious Disease Neglected Tropical Diseases Malnutrition Maternal & … [Read more...]

GBIF Call for Proposals: Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) Programme for sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 9 April 2017 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), funded by the European Union is seeking concept notes for project funding from sub-Saharan Africa under for the Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) programme. Objectives The program seeks to support projects from sub-Saharan Africa that: Mobilize biodiversity data relating to protected areas, threatened species, and invasive alien species Use and extend best practices for digitizing natural … [Read more...]

European Union: Seeking Proposals for Women and Sustainable Energy Program

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Women and Sustainable Energy” program with an aim to promote women's entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in the sustainable energy sector/value chain. Objectives To create jobs and/or entrepreneurship opportunities in developing countries for women; To increase capacities of women to operate in the sustainable energy sector; To raise awareness within communities, … [Read more...]

ISCU Call for Pre-Proposals: Advancing the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 11 on cities in Africa

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) is seeking proposals to support 10 collaborative research projects across Africa that will advance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Africa. The call for pre-proposals aims to identify collaborative research projects in Africa that bring … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in the African Network for Solar Energy Days 2017

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Are you a scientist or entrepreneur working with sustainable energy issues, not older than 35 years and based in Africa or Europe? The Finnish University Partnership for International Development (UniPID) and the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) invite young scientists and entrepreneurs to participate in a Science and Business Slam at the African Network for Solar Energy  (ANSOLE) Days 2017. Priority Areas The proposal should address at least … [Read more...]

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