Latest Grants, Funding Opportunities and Resources in Kenya

Latest grant, funding opportunities and other resources including call for proposals, request for proposals, call for applications in Kenya.

Apply for the 2017 African Entrepreneurship Award: A Chance to Win Up to $1 Million!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 Are you looking for mentoring to launch or grow your business idea in Africa? If yes, then submit a business proposal to start your journey with the African Entrepreneurship Award. The BMCE Bank of Africa is inviting young African entrepreneurs for its 2017 African Entrepreneurship Award with an aim to improve business idea and achieve goals of building something awesome in Africa. Award Categories                                                                    … [Read more...]

Apply for Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme in sub-Saharan Africa!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) is seeking applications for its 2017 Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme to contribute to strengthened HIV clinical research capacity in high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa by providing two-year research fellowships to three emerging young leaders in paediatric HIV clinical science. Programme Outcomes Fellows have increased knowledge and skills in HIV clinical … [Read more...]

NORFACE Call for Proposals: Transformations to Sustainability in the Field of Humanities and Social Sciences

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Belmont Forum and NORFACE launch the Programme ”Transformations to Sustainability” (acronym: T2S). T2S will contribute to re-structuring the broad field of sustainability research by placing social science and humanities at the heart of interdisciplinary research in a step change in scale and scope for research programming on this topic. Co-production of knowledge and research problem formulation is considered to be critical to the process of societal … [Read more...]

CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) Request for Proposals: Inviting NGOs and Civil Society for Polio Eradication

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP), funded by USAID and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is seeking proposals to support the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in six countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, India, Nigeria, Somalia and South Sudan. Activities are implemented by individual US-based private voluntary organizations (PVOs) and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and overseen at the country level by a national CORE Group Secretariat. This is an … [Read more...]

Environmental Respect Awards: Promoting Environmentalism in Agriculture to Industry and General Public

Deadline: 13 March 2017 Entries are open for Environmental Respect Awards program in order to encourage and honor excellence in stewardship, educate retailers and distributors around the world on safe business practices, and promote environmentalism in agriculture to the industry and to the general public. Objectives To honor fertilizer/ag chemical retailers who are preserving and protecting the environment by operating their businesses in an environmentally sound manner to the benefit … [Read more...]

Submit Entries to Participate in Global Shining Light Award!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Entries are invited to be submitted for the Global Shining Light Award presented by Global Investigative Journalism Network, to honor investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. Each year dozens of journalists and media workers are killed – and hundreds more are attacked, imprisoned or threatened – just for doing their job. Many of these violations of free expression occur in developing or … [Read more...]

EU-Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments

Deadline: 6 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments” to maintain and contribute to improved access to quality basic education (pre-school, primary and lower secondary education) for children in fragile and crisis-affected environments. Priority Areas Safe learning environments Teaching and learning Research, data … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

The Webinar Video on "How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief" is now available online. The number of emergency situations around the world is increasing. When a crisis erupts, or within the context of an ongoing emergency, there are many funding mechanisms that are available. However, it can be difficult to access this funding, due to the system’s complexity and the chaos that ensues in an emergency situation. This video will help to explain the complexities of the humanitarian funding … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes” to contribute to planning and implementation of  better sustainable urban water and sanitation services, where the rights, needs and demands of  all citizens, including those of marginalised groups, are taken into account. Priority Themes Framing sustainable urban water and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Anzisha Prize for African Youth Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 African Leadership Academy in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation is seeking applications for the 2017 Anzisha Prize that seeks to catalyze innovation and scale entrepreneurship among youth across the continent. Award Information Monetary Reward of a shared amount of $100,000 $2,000 access to a world- renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum and training with the potential for further investment based on engagement and performance $2,500 worth … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline:  18 April 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2017!

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) 2017 is currently open for applications with an aim to strengthen cooperation with and among cities that have recognized creativity as a strategic factor of sustainable development as regards economic, social, cultural and environmental aspects. By joining the Network, cities acknowledge their commitment to sharing best practices, developing partnerships that promote creativity and the cultural industries, strengthening … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Partnerships: Scaling Investment in Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for “Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS)” focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa as part of the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Applications are open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award that is given to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills, on air flair, and an exceptional talent in telling African stories with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future. Benefits The BBC will pay for the winner’s flights to and from the UK and for their visa. The BBC will also arrange and pay for the winner’s accommodation in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships: Inviting Journalists from the Developing World

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2017 fellowship program. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to report on its proceedings for news media in their home countries. Over the past five decades, fellowships have been awarded to hundreds of journalists from the … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme: Identifying and Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and now the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, is  located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Empowerment through Education Scholarship Program for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Wells Mountain Foundation (WMF) is currently inviting applications for its Empowerment through Education (ETE) Scholarship Program that will provide undergraduate scholarships to developing country nationals to study in their home country or a neighboring country. The scholarship participants will not only be able to improve their own future, but also that of their own communities. Scholarship Covers ETE scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD annually … [Read more...]

EU-SWITCH Africa Green Programme: Supporting Transformation towards an Inclusive Green Economy

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its SWITCH Africa Green programme in order to support the transformation towards an inclusive green economy which generates growth, creates jobs, and reduces poverty. Priority Issues Design for sustainability and eco-innovation- where possible with locally produced technology to tailor to the local conditions and avoid high transaction costs, using life cycle approaches and … [Read more...]

SBRI Call for Applications: Vaccines for Global Epidemics in LMICs

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) in partnership with the Department of Health and the Medical Research Council, is currently seeking applications from the eligible organisations for developing of vaccines for global epidemics. This competition aims to support the clinical development of candidate vaccines against 12 diseases. The UK Vaccine Network has identified these diseases as a priority because they have the potential to cause epidemics in low- and … [Read more...]

ENEA Access Call for Projects: Developing Energy Access Initiatives in Africa

Deadline: 4 March 2017 ENEA Consulting has launched the ENEA Access Call for Projects to engage Non Profits, NGOs, Technology Developers, and Social Entrepreneurs in developing their energy access initiatives in Africa. To achieve this objective ENEA Consulting has committed to providing each selected project with 30 - 100 days of its consulting services on a pro-bono basis. In 2017, ENEA will launch two calls for projects to select these projects developers. ENEA combines economic performance … [Read more...]

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