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.

Call for Participation: 32nd Khwarizmi International Award

Deadline: 20 November ‏2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for 32nd Khwarizmi International Award to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology. The Khwarizmi International Award is named in memory of the achievements of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, the Iranian mathematician and astronomer. The award ceremony of the … [Read more...]

OTF Call for Applications: Core Infrastructure Fund Grant Program

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is seeking applications for its Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts (see an example template here) signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The Diana Award 2019!

Deadline: 29 March 2019 Nominations are open for The Diana Award which is the most prestigious accolade a young person aged 9-25 years can revive for their social action or humanitarian work. The Award mission is to develop and inspire positive change in the future of young people. They believe that young people have the power to change the world. Eligibility Criteria The young person(s) must be aged 9-25 years at the time of their nomination and must have carried out the activity for … [Read more...]

USAID: Development Innovation Ventures Annual Program Statement (APS)

Deadline: 11 September 2019 The United States Government, as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Global Development Lab (Lab), is seeking applications for the Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program. Through a year-round grant competition, Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) sources innovative ideas, pilots and rigorously tests them, and supports the scale-up of solutions that demonstrate proven impact and cost-effectiveness. DIV’s tiered funding … [Read more...]

National Institutes of Health: HIV/AIDS High Priority Drug Abuse Research

Deadline: 7 September 2021 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its "HIV/AIDS High Priority Drug Abuse Research" to stimulate high priority research relevant to drug misuse and HIV/AIDS. Central to the NIH high priority areas of research are principles such as engaging people at risk into screening and preventive services as well as linking and re-linking people living with HIV (PLWH) into care with the goal of achieving durable viral suppression and addressing … [Read more...]

African World Heritage Fund: Inviting Proposals for Conservation Grants

Deadline: 14 October 2018 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is currently inviting proposals for its Conservation Grants to provide grants to African State Parties to implement projects and activities which focus on improving the State of Conservation of World Heritage properties. The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is an intergovernmental organization created in 2006 to support the effective conservation and protection of cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value in … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting the Illegal Internet Trade in Wildlife

Deadline: 24 September 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation, in partnership with The Global Initiative Against Organized Crime (GIATOC) funded by the Government of Norway is offering a training scheme on Reporting the Illegal Internet Trade in Wildlife for journalists from Africa and Asia. In marketplaces across the world the illegal wildlife trade is booming, and enormous, irreparable damage to biodiversity is occurring. Hundreds of thousands of endangered and legally protected plants, insects and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Caine Prize for African Writing 2019

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications 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 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Research Grants Program!

Deadline: 6 November 2018 The Center for Education and Ethics has announced a Research grant program that encourages applicants to understand educational policy and practice in broad terms, including issues that directly relate to K-12 schools and higher education institutions, but also concerning policies that influence children’s growth and development in the family and other institutions. Topics the proper content of moral education and of the rights of parents to choose its … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters’ Photojournalism Grants: Inviting Young Journalists from around the World

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Thomson Reuters is inviting applications for its Photojournalism grants program to recruit and develop a diverse new generation of young photojournalists. Photojournalism grants will help young photojournalists tell original human stories from around the world. Following the success of last year’s grant program, which saw eight recipients from across four continents selected from hundreds of high-quality entries, Reuters Pictures is again offering up to eight $5,000 … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards to recognize excellence in public service at the global level. The UNPSA is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Promoting International Joint Research Targeting Global Issues

Deadline: 2 November 2018 Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) in collaboration with the Japan International Collaboration Agency (JICA) has announced a call for proposals for Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) with an aim to promote international joint research targeting global issues. The aim of the program is to acquire new knowledge and technology that lead to the resolution of global issues and the advance of science and technology, and … [Read more...]

European Commission: ERC Synergy Grant Programme 2019

Deadline: 8 November 2018 The European Commission is inviting applications for its “ERC Synergy Grant” with an aim to promote substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, to cross-fertilize scientific fields, and to encourage new productive lines of enquiry and new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines. ERC Synergy Grants are intended to foster research at the intellectual frontiers by enabling a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ashden Awards 2019!

Deadline: 6 November 2018 Applications are open for Ashden Awards that reward innovative enterprises and programmes that deliver, or play a key part in enabling the delivery of sustainable energy systems and through this bring social, economic and environmental benefits. Categories Clean Cooking (£20,000 prize) Sustainable Energy & Healthcare (£20,000 prize) Financial or Business Model Innovation (£20,000 prize) Powering Business (£20,000 prize) Sustainable Mobility … [Read more...]

Global Social Venture Competition 2019: Empowering Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 3 December 2018 Entries are open for Global Social Venture Competition 2019 to support the most promising early-stage for-profit or nonprofit solutions that address the world’s most pressing social challenges using technology. The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Change Leaders Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Coady International Institute is seeking applications for its program entitled “Global Change Leaders”, to enable women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Program participants engage in learning grounded in real world experiences and focused on Coady’s core thematic areas. Benefits The Global Change Leaders program provides successful … [Read more...]

Kingdom of the Netherlands: Call for Joint Proposals for Institutional Collaboration South Africa Water

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The Kingdom of the Netherlands is seeking proposals for "Institutional Collaboration Projects - Orange Knowledge Programme" to strengthen the skills component in municipalities to support increased access to water and job creation through improved vocational and professional education and training in water related subjects. Expected Outcomes TVET/HE organisations (in the selected partner countries and in NL) perform better their core tasks, firmly embedded in … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are open for the Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme which exists to help provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with clear conservation value. Auckland Zoo is a not-for-profit organisation that is part of Regional Facilities Auckland (an Auckland Council-controlled organisation) and a global network of zoos, who are focused on conserving the world's wildlife and wild places. Types of … [Read more...]

Dan David Prize: Encouraging Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Nominations are open for Dan David Prize which is an international award, endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University. The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. It aims to foster universal values of excellence, creativity, justice, democracy, and progress and to promote the scientific, technological and humanistic achievements that … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant!

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Wildlife Acoustics is currently inviting applicants for its Scientific Product Grant to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The programme enables those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant program to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in … [Read more...]