The Rockefeller Foundation: Seeking Applications for Digital Jobs Africa

Deadline: 29 July 2016 The Rockefeller Foundation is seeking applications for its project entitled "Digital Jobs Africa" with an aim to help disadvantaged and (minimally skilled) unskilled young men and women, move from unemployment into employment through relevant skills development training. The training will include ICT skills, communication skills, customer relations, intercultural working, time management, self-management and other relevant soft skills. Participants will be provided … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Symposium on Security

Deadline: 27 October 2016 The Center for International and European  Studies (CIES) is seeking applications for its  2nd Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Symposium (GTYLS) on Security with an aim  to ensure that tomorrow’s political, business, social and academic elites construct a framework which makes dialogue a key and requisite component of the relationship and build trust between two countries. The focus of the 2nd GTYLS will focus on the results of NATO’s Warsaw Summit, held on 8-9 July 2016, … [Read more...]

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n-vestigate Call for Applications: Inviting Journalists to Promote International Collaboration

Deadline: 30 July 2016 Journalists are invited for the n-vestigate project that aims to promote international collaboration in Eastern Partnership countries, EU and Russia in terms of investigative journalism, media law, FoI and to increase their impact in the respective societies. n-vestigate is a project by n-ost from Berlin, Germany in association with  Hetq Armenia, RISE Moldova, RDPI Ukraine, and Liberali Georgia, financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for El-Hibri Peace Education Prize

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The El-Hibri Foundation is currently inviting applications for its Peace Education Prize with an aim to make outstanding contributions and demonstrating long-term leadership in building inclusive and socially just communities in the United States. The Peace Education Prize is intended to celebrate and encourage individuals who embody the principles of peace, justice, and inclusion. Funding Information The El-Hibri Foundation awards an annual $30,000. Eligibility … [Read more...]

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Open Society Foundation’s Independent Journalism and Innovation Grant Program

Deadline: 30 July 2016 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applicants for its Independent Journalism and Innovation Grant program with an aim to support promising initiatives led by individuals or collectives that strive to improve their journalism under difficult circumstances, such as autocracy, violence, repression, or poverty—or in moments of great opportunity, such as first democratic elections, peace agreements, or massive social mobilizations. The program also supports those … [Read more...]

UNDP and UNODC Call for Proposals: Support to Anti-Corruption Project in Nigeria

Deadline: 22 July 2016 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is currently inviting applications for Support to Anti-Corruption Project in Nigeria. The project is funded by the European Union (EU), which will support the Nigerian Government by contributing to Nigeria’s efforts in enhancing transparency, accountability and combating corruption. The overall objective of this initiative is to empower Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), … [Read more...]

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UNDP Montenegro: Training Program for Rangers in Protected Areas

Deadline: 25 July 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Montenegro is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a training program for rangers in protected areas, under the project entitled “Improved management of protected areas and the Western Balkans countries”. The program is financed by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and implemented by UNDP Montenegro. One of the project outputs is designed to improve rangers' services in selected pilot sites by training staff … [Read more...]

UN-Habitat Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI): Demonstration Energy Efficiency Building Project

Deadline: 28 July 2016 UN-Habitat invites international NGOs and governmental organisations to submit an expression of interest (EOI) for its Urban Energy Unit with a motive to improve the poor building design, the poor sanitation services for the public and the access to clean and reliable energy services in urban areas. The objective of this project is to build a Multifunctional Clean Energy Centre to promote access to basic services and clean energy (biogas system and solar energy) in … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to ASEAN: Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Women’s Leadership Academy 2016

Deadline: 20 July 2016 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Mission to ASEAN is currently inviting applications for its Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Women’s Leadership Academy with an aim to provide emerging women leaders in the private and public sectors with general leadership skills facilitate cross-border collaboration and build an ASEAN identity. The YSEALI Women’s Leadership Academy will bring together ten mentors and 40 young women (ages 25-35) from all ten ASEAN … [Read more...]

100 Women Grants: Advancing the Safety, Health, Education and Economic Freedom of Women and Girls

Deadline: 25 July 2016 100 Women awards grants to organizations that advance the safety, health, education and economic freedom of women and girls. 100 Women enables everyday people to be involved in creating a world where all women and girls can live safely with access to health, education and economic freedom. 100 Women is a giving circle, a unique collaborative process that enables everyday people to be involved and engaged in philanthropy. Members of our giving circle pool their financial, … [Read more...]

DOT Tanzania Social Enterprise Business Competition: Empowering People Living in Communities

Deadline: 31 July 2016 Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) Tanzania is seeking applicants for its social enterprise business competition. DOT's unique youth­led programs empower people living in communities that are developing, in transition, or under stress with the confidence to use technology for entrepreneurial, community, educational, and personal development. DOT is a leading international social enterprise headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with local operations around the globe including … [Read more...]

2016 INGO Call for Proposals: Supporting Development of Local Communities

Deadline: 17 July 2016 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) is seeking proposals from International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) concerning humanitarian demining for the period 2016-2020 in order to support the development of local communities through partnerships, employment, the promotion of gender equality and human rights based approach. Finland’s humanitarian mine action employs a comprehensive approach that contributes to a wider effort to promote global security, … [Read more...]

OSISA Women’s Rights Programme: Promoting Women’s Economic Justice, Social & Legal Rights

Deadline: 29 July 2016 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is seeking proposals for its Women’s Rights Programme in order to support stronger women’s participation in key sectors of agriculture and mining, intending to make these sectors specifically work better for, and benefit women. It invites grant proposals for interventions that seek to challenge the causes, remove the barriers, capitalize on the opportunities and catalyse transformation and change processes – across … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for GEM-TECH Awards 2016! Recognizing Exceptional Work in Accelerating Gender Empowerment

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) along with UN Women is seeking nominations for its GEM-TECH Awards with an aim to celebrate personal or organizational achievements and innovative strategies to advance Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in the area of ICTs. GEM-TECH Awards provides a platform for advancing women’s meaningful engagement with ICTs and their role as decision-makers and producers in the technology sector. They play an important role in … [Read more...]

VGIF Small Grants Program: Seeking Letter of Intent from Grassroot Women-led Projects in Developing Countries

Deadline: 22 July 2016 Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) is seeking letter of intent to provide small grants to the projects that are led by women and that help empower women and girls, in grassroots communities. VGIF was founded in 1969 and has funded over 515 projects in 93 countries, focusing on issues ranging from education and health to economic empowerment and human rights. It is an international women’s fund based in the United States and governed by an international Board … [Read more...]

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives: Respect for Diversity & Human Rights

Deadline: 29 July 2016 The Embassy of Canada to Senegal is seeking applicants for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in order to strengthen Canada’s relationships with civil society and local communities and to build networks of contacts in countries around the world. Canada has funded modest projects proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations such as village councils, cooperatives and women’s groups through the CFLI. Project activities can begin on the date … [Read more...]

DFID: Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) Programme

Deadline: 28 July 2016 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) seeks applications for its Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) programme to support adaptive management in DFID and USAID programmes. Adaptive management has gained traction as an approach to improving development interventions by recognising that strategies, project designs and implementation plans may need to be altered as new learning emerges or the development context shifts. The programme will … [Read more...]

EU/Kyrgyz Republic: Support to the Reform of the Education Sector

Deadline: 22 July 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for “Support to the reform of the education sector in the Kyrgyz Republic” with an aim to support the development of partnerships between local authorities, social partner organizations, civil society organizations (CSOs) and educational establishments as well as to assist in the design and delivery of quality education and training services. Objectives Strengthening the financial and … [Read more...]

Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2016: Recognizing Individual Excellence in Work to End Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 28 July 2016 The Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen are inviting applicants for its Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2016 in order to recognize individual excellence in work to end extreme poverty. Key Areas Global Citizenship: How do you embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen? Impact: What is your track record of reducing extreme poverty? Innovation: How have you brought new thinking to overcoming the challenge of ending extreme poverty? … [Read more...]

Japan Water Forum Fund 2016: Supporting Grassroots Organizations in Developing Countries

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The Japan Water Forum (JWF) accepts applications for its Japan Water Forum Fund 2016 with an aim to support organizations in developing countries addressing the water-related issues at a grassroots level. The selected projects have to be started as soon as the grants are received, which will be the end of November 2016, and the activity in the field should be completed by the end of February 2017. The recipients must complete the project and then submit a project report … [Read more...]