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.

KECOSCE Call for Proposals: Small Grants to Empower Youth Leaders to Counter Violent Extremism in Kenya and Nigeria

Deadline: 15 April 2018 The Global Center on Cooperative Security, the Kenya Community Support Centre (KECOSCE), and Carefronting are pleased to announce a call for proposals for small grants to support youth-led civil society organizations (CSOs) to address the drivers of violent extremism in six counties in Kenya (Garissa, Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa, Nairobi, and Tana River) and six states in Nigeria (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe). Goals and Objectives To align with the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs Prize!

Deadline: 25 April 2018 Feed the Future is currently accepting applications for its Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs prize to access investment advice, business analysis, and other services to take their agribusinesses to the next level. This prize will help women take their businesses to the next level by providing winners with acceleration services including investment readiness consulting, investor matchmaking support, and business analysis. This prize will help woman-led enterprises … [Read more...]

British Council: Seeking Applications for Creative Enterprise Programme

Deadline: 1 April 2018 British Council is seeking applications for its Creative Enterprise Programme to support entrepreneurs who are already in the process of setting up their own creative enterprise. The workshop content and activities are relevant to people whose businesses are up-and-running and those who are in the very early stages. It’s suitable for people just starting out and for people who have been running a business for a long time, to take a fresh look at their business using new … [Read more...]

Fund for Internet Research and Development: Africa Grants 2018

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Fund for Internet Research and Development (FIRE) is currently accepting applications for its Africa Grants 2018. The beneficiaries will be provided with series of institutional strengthening and capacity building activities aimed at providing the knowledge, tools and contacts needed to further advance successful initiatives. The FIRE Africa Grants program designed to encourage, support and develop innovative online solutions to Africa’s education, information, … [Read more...]

IKEA Foundation announces €3.5 million support for Women’s Empowerment Programme in India

The IKEA Foundation has announced a new grant for €3.5 million to support its partner PRADAN with its successful women’s empowerment programme in India which helps women living in rural communities in India to organise themselves into strong self-help groups. These groups give them a stronger voice within their families and villages, and enable them to take charge of their lives. IKEA have been working with PRADAN since 2013 and invested a total of €11.5 million in their programmes, which … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for the 27th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Conectas Human Rights invites contributions in the form of articles, case studies, institutional reflections and artistic pieces with preference given to activist voices from the Global South for the 27th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, to be published in July 2018. The objective of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, published by Conectas, is to influence the global human rights agenda by producing, fostering and disseminating … [Read more...]

China provides US$6 million to assist Refugees and People hit by Drought in Ethiopia

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced a contribution of US$6 million from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to assist refugees and people suffering because of drought in the Somali region of Ethiopia. Over the last two years, China has contributed a total of US$14 million for WFP nutrition, relief and refugee programmes in Ethiopia.  With this US$6 million contribution, WFP will be able to support 350,000 people living either in refugee camps or in … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Investigator Awards in Science

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Investigator Awards in Science that enable independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. Benefits research expenses staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research management and support costs travel and subsistence overseas allowances fieldwork expenses inflation allowance … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 to mobilize Innovation Potential of Africa!

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 which is an Africa-wide and home grown initiative aimed at harnessing the innovation potential of the continent. The goal is to engage as many people as possible in order to build a broad constituency in support of innovation in Africa. The basic fact is that Africa cannot outsource its development. It aims to mobilize the people and, especially those with the ‘power to act’, including investors, the … [Read more...]

Cerebro Labs: Seeking Applications for its Cerebro Startup Challenge

Deadline: 23 March 2018 Cerebro Labs is seeking applications for its Cerebro Startup Challenge to help startups create a disruptive value proposition, innovate their business models, and accelerate their business growth through an array of business support services. The challenge aims to assist startups to connect with a network of domain experts, investors, advisors, and corporate partners. Cerebro Labs is a tech business incubator and accelerator for pre-seed and early stage startups … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition that is a unique global challenge in which three university students are rewarded for their most innovative, impactful ideas for the wellness industry. This competition defines the wellness industry broadly and is looking for innovations in sectors as varied as architecture/design, beauty, education, fitness, hospitality, investment, medicine, nutrition, real estate, spa, technology, travel, … [Read more...]

Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in LMICs

Deadline: 5 June 2018 The Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust (WT) jointly fund the Health Systems Research Initiative. Aims The funders aim for a significant majority of research projects within the portfolio to focus on low-income countries. Generate evidence on how to strengthen and improve health systems for people living in low- and middle-income countries. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Applications are open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to provide selected start-ups in Africa and Asia Pacific with equity-free funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact. For the third round, the Fund will be supporting start-ups willing to work with mobile operators. The fund is … [Read more...]

Apply for International Women’s Day 2018 “Best Practice” Competition!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you running International Women's Day activity? Could it be an example of 'best practice'? Might further groups benefit from seeing and understanding your success? Can you provide engaging content and photographs as evidence of your activity and its impact? If so, the International Women's Day 2018 "Best Practice" Competition could be for you. This competition encourage groups to strive, helps progress the gender agenda and sets a worldwide ​expectation for … [Read more...]

Norad Call for Proposals: 2018 Enterprise Development for Jobs

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) is seeking proposals for its Enterprise Development for Jobs that aims to contribute to job creation in developing countries by stimulating the establishment of new business enterprises or expansion of existing ones. The main objective for this call is to stimulate renewable energy projects that increase access to renewable energy and thereby contribute to job creation and poverty reduction. The purpose of this call … [Read more...]

European Student’s Union: Seeking Applications to Unite Students and Refugees for Integration in Society and Education

Deadline: 15 April 2018 European Student's Union(ESU) is inviting applications for‘Together, Moving Forward’ Programme which is a small grant programme aiming at building positive refugee-host interactions across Europe. ESU encourage and promote valuable and viable options for refugees and asylum seekers to access and benefit from education, and be part in their communities. This programme was started in 2016 and since then ESU has supported several valuable projects, shared views with … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Master’s Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline University nomination deadline: 23 March 2018 Application deadline: 2 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Master's Awards in Humanities and Social Science that enable researchers to undertake humanities or social science Master's courses in any area of health. Benefits A Master’s Award is for one year. Support includes: a student stipend approved tuition fees, according to the rate charged by the training organisation Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply for G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for the G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina. 20+ young women from around the world will arrive in Buenos Aires for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors. Delegates contribute the economic and social issues facing girls & women in their countries to a Communique delivered to world leaders in advance of the G20 Summit and leave the Summit with increased confidence, … [Read more...]

IDRC’s Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its program "Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls." Scope The Accelerating Climate Action call will focus on the following three themes, collectively addressing current knowledge gaps in socially-transformative climate research: Climate and disaster resilience: Research projects focusing on socially-equitable development planning that enhances … [Read more...]

KIOS Call for Proposals 2018: Strengthening the Realization of Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 20 March 2018 KIOS Foundation has announced a call for proposals 2018 to strengthen the realization of human rights by supporting the human rights work of civil society in developing countries. Priority Groups Special emphasis is given to proposals focusing on women’s rights and gender equality, human rights defenders, the rights of vulnerable and marginalized groups as well as advocacy work related to the rights of these priority groups. Project Duration The first KIOS grant is … [Read more...]