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.

CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

PEI Call for Applications: Regulatory Capacity Strengthening in Africa Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (PEI) is seeking applications for its program entitled “Regulatory capacity strengthening in Africa” in order to strengthen African NRAs and to reinforce established regional networks in accordance to their needs. Objectives To strengthen NRAs in their capacity to provide regulatory oversight of clinical trials To strengthen the different regulatory functions of the national regulatory system for blood, blood components, and blood … [Read more...]

Call for Training Applications: Lawyers for HIV & TB Justice

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), HIV Justice Worldwide, Stop TB Partnership, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), and the Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN) are hosting a training for lawyers on strategic litigation, legal defense and advocacy on HIV and TB justice from 20-23 February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This training is focused on human rights based responses and approaches to the use of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Irish Aid’s Fellowship Training Programme

Deadline: 8 December 2017 Applications are open for Irish Aid’s Fellowship Training Programme to bring suitably qualified candidates from developing countries to undertake Masters Degrees at universities and colleges in Ireland, with further students supported for similar courses in their own region. Awards are made in fields such as development studies, rural development, health care, education and law with the aim of supporting and enhancing the contribution recipients can make to Irish … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Startup of the Year Africa Competition 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Startup of the Year Africa 2018, an international innovative competition for startups created by Bonjour idée with the support of 70 partners (major business groups, incubators, chambers of commerce, media, competitiveness clusters, influential blogs). While shedding light on disruptive startups, this contest is meant to add value to the partners’ actions at the heart of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of innovation and startups, … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation: Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation is accepting applications for its Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences that is designed to encourage the deepening of mutual understanding and establishment of closer relations between Japan and other countries through global intellectual exchange. This program provides grants to partially cover expenses for implementing international intellectual collaborative projects, such as international conferences. Benefits Travel … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2018!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 The World Bank Group (WBG) is seeking applicants for its Africa Fellowship Program 2018 for Ph.D. students and recent graduates who are Sub-Saharan nationals. The program intends to attract young African talent to the World Bank Group workplace. The fellows will work on research, economic policy, technical assistance, and lending operations that contribute to the World Bank goal of eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity. Fellows will spend a minimum of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 African Innovation Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 to strengthen African innovation ecosystems through supporting a culture of innovation and competitiveness, whilst spurring growth of innovative, market-driven African solutions to African challenges. Focus Areas Honouring and encouraging innovative achievements that contribute toward developing new products, increasing efficiency or saving cost in Africa. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity 2017 Competition!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 Is your business working to scale up a financial product or service to transform more lives in Africa? If yes, then apply for the MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity Competition. The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is seeking applications for the third collection period of its 2017 Competition to support innovative financial products, services or processes from organizations that will design, pilot and test new ideas, as well as … [Read more...]

Chevening Scholarship Program: Offering Opportunity to Future Leaders to Study in UK

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Applications are open for Chevening Scholarship program that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from applicant's country and beyond to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Benefits Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving applicant free to focus on achieving their professional goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. … [Read more...]

Magraret McNamara Education Grants: Inviting Women from Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for Magraret McNamara Education Grants (formerly known as MMMF) that will reward exceptional women from developing countries, that are enrolled as full-time students for the following academic term in accredited universities in the United States and Canada, have demonstrated financial need and are committed to working for the well-being of women and children. MMEG's mission is to assist women from developing countries who are pursuing their … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Minor Foundation for Major Challenges’ Grant Program!

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is inviting applications from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. MFMC shall support the development of innovative communication strategies that engage people, and that facilitate the transition necessary to prevent dangerous climate changes. Program Goals Promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through the support of national and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Make-IT Accelerator in Nigeria & Kenya Programme!

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Make-IT Accelerator in Nigeria & Kenya, 9-month acceleration programme that will provide access to the right knowledge, mentors, business and financing partners and opportunities for successful business growth. The 9-month programme, supports to achieve B2B cooperation- and investment-readiness. Based in Nairobi, Kenya or Lagos, Nigeria, the Make-IT Accelerator is designed and implemented in collaboration with highly … [Read more...]

Cleveland Zoological Society: Seeking Proposals for Africa Seed Grants Program

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The Cleveland Zoological Society is seeking proposals for its Africa Seed Grants Program to provide funds to support field conservation and research projects in Africa. Ideal projects have clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people and create opportunities for capacity building in country. Funding Information Annual awards ranging from $1000 to $3500 will be made to conservation and research initiatives involving wildlife and their … [Read more...]

Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2018-2019: Creating Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2018-2019 – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field. Elements Scholarship: An academic scholarship, awarded based on academic performance, leadership, and impact on … [Read more...]

WWF’s Reforestation Grants: Supporting Communities in Regaining Ecological Integrity

Deadline: 15 December 2017 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Reforestation Grants with an aim to support communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration. EFN is looking for organizations that will use this workshop opportunity to connect corridors, create buffer zones, improve degraded lands, restore watersheds, and expand forest cover while also allowing local stakeholders to … [Read more...]

APN Individual Research Grants: Seeking Applications from African Researchers

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is currently seeking applications from African researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions or regional governmental and non-governmental organizations in Africa for its Individual Research Grants with an aim to support independent African research and its integration into regional and global … [Read more...]

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program for Sub-saharan African

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Michigan State University for master’s students is open to students who have already completed a bachelor's degree at an African university and are residents or citizens of an African country. This program targets academically qualified yet economically disadvantaged young people in Africa who will contribute to the transformation of the continent. Through leadership and career training, financial, academic, social, and … [Read more...]

2017 Simon Cumbers Media Fund: Promoting Better Quality Media Coverage

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2017 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The fund’s aim is to assist and promote more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. Proposed projects should focus on international development themes, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and applicants must demonstrate the … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Inviting Applicants for Professional Development Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently inviting applicants for its Professional Development Grants (PDGs) to provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. PDGs support training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and … [Read more...]