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.

Wellcome Trust Call for Applications: Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine in LMICs

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, offering research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Benefits A Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for three years, and can be held … [Read more...]

Submit Expressions of Interest for Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund in Kenya

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Country Support Mechanism of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) in Kenya is pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest from organisations to become recipients of funding from GCERF’s Core Funding Mechanism. The GCERF is an independent Swiss foundation established to serve as the first global effort to support local, community-level initiatives aimed at strengthening resilience against violent extremist agendas. The purpose of an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Kenya Sudden Opportunity Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is seeking applications for its Kenya Sudden Opportunity Grants, which is meant for collective action as a response towards an unexpected moment or opportunity for advocacy or mobilisation that may result in advancements for the rights of Voice Target groups; such as changes in legal decisions, policy and laws, or a shift in public attitudes and practices to eliminate discrimination, promote equal access and opportunities, enhance social well-being, confront … [Read more...]

Voice’s Kenya Empowerment Grants: Working against Stigmatisation of Marginalised and Discriminated Groups

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is currently inviting applications from groups or organisations for its Kenya Empowerment Grants to raise awareness develop transformative leadership, build confidence and skills and work against stigmatisation of marginalised and discriminated groups. Empowerment of excluded groups and individuals involves the redistribution of power, so that it accumulates in the hands of marginalised and discriminated groups in society. They must have the confidence to … [Read more...]

Kenya Climate Innovation Center: Supporting Entrepreneurs in Clean Tech Sector for their Business Growth

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Applications are open for Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) 2017 to provide holistic, country-driven support to accelerate the development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate and clean energy technologies. KCIC provides incubation, capacity building services and financing to Kenyan entrepreneurs and new ventures that are developing innovative solutions in energy, water and agribusiness to address climate change mitigation and adaptation. Kenya … [Read more...]

Community Media Fund: Elevating Voices of the Marginalized Communities through Development of Citizen and Community Reporting

Deadline: 24 May 2017 The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) has partnered with the Ford Foundation to establish a Community Media Fund (CMF) to improve citizens’ access to relevant information that enables the public to support policies and practices that drive inclusive economic and human development locally, regionally and nationally. The purpose of the CMF is to elevate voices from marginalized communities through the development and advancement of citizen and community reporting on … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 10YFP Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme

Deadline: 8 May 2017 Applications are open for the “Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) Programme” with an aim to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable lifestyles and education. The thematic focus of this call for proposals is “Reduction of CO2 emission arising from household consumption of energy, food, or mobility through innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships”. Focus Areas Developing And Replicating Sustainable Lifestyles, Including Low-Carbon Lifestyles, which has … [Read more...]

Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Scope IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and … [Read more...]

EC-EACEA Call for Proposals: Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The European Commission-Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is seeking proposals for its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017 with an aim to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and highly qualified professional manpower in Africa. Aims Contribute to the improvement of the quality of higher education through the promotion of internationalisation and … [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...]

NEF Ambassadors Programme: Inviting Young Scientists from Africa

Deadline: 27 May 2017 The Next Einstein Forum Ambassadors Programme is currently open for applications and invites young science practitioners from African countries. NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s local public engagement activities while growing their own careers through the NEF’s partnerships that offer opportunities for mentorship and collaborations with established researchers. In particular, the NEF Ambassadors attend the biennial NEF Global Gatherings. The … [Read more...]

USAID/ Bureau for Food Security: Feed The Future Partnership with Partners for Food Solutions (PFS)

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bureau for Food Security (BFS) is seeking concept notes for its “Feed The Future Partnership with Partners for Food Solutions (PFS) to strengthen the food processing sector in Africa. The objective of the Feed the Future Partnership with Partners in Food Solutions is to engage and mobilize the expertise, infrastructures and resources of PFS and others to transfer knowledge from the volunteer employees of … [Read more...]

2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education”: Advancing Economic and Social Development in African Continent

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education” in order to advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure in the African continent. Focus Areas Improving people’s access to basic or advanced education. Improving literacy among all members of society. Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economical status … [Read more...]

G4AW Grant Program: Increasing and Enhancing Sustainable Food Production

Deadline for Advisory Opinion: 15 June 2017 Deadline for Submitting Applications: 14 September 2017 The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is accepting applications for its Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) grant programme with an aim to increase and enhance sustainable food production as well as achieve more efficient agricultural water use, particularly in irrigated areas and water basins in the G4AW partner countries. Grant information The available budget for the G4AW call of … [Read more...]

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF): Providing Local Project Developers and Originators in Africa

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) is currently accepting applications to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to fruition. Access Power aims to contribute its project development expertise and resources to catalyze power projects across the African continent. The partner with local power developers, and assist them through the project development stage … [Read more...]

Comic Relief’s “Youth and HIV-Think Afresh Initiative”: Supporting Youth-Led Organisations

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Comic Relief in partnership with The M∙A∙C AIDS Fund is currently inviting applicants for its initiative “Youth and HIV: Think Afresh” with an aim to support youth-led organisations or organisations with a demonstrated record of working in partnership with youth-led organisations. Comic Relief will fund innovative approaches that fill gaps in meeting the HIV-related needs of adolescents and young people particularly those from highly vulnerable and marginalised … [Read more...]

Africa Food Prize 2017: Leading the Effort to Change the Reality of Farming in Africa

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Africa Food Prize 2017 is now open for nominations, recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives. The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity that elevates all Africans. Building … [Read more...]

BioInnovate Africa Programme: Supporting Scientists, Researchers, Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Eastern Africa

Deadline: 2 June 2017 BioInnovate Africa Programme has announced a US$ 5 million grant funding over three years (2017–2020) to support scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in eastern Africa to link biobased research ideas and technologies to business and the market. The Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (BioInnovate Africa) Programme is a regional initiative supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to assist … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of OES: Seeking Applications for ADAPT-Africa Project

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) Office of Global Change at the Department of State, announces the Notice of Funding Opportunity (“NOFO”) for activities under the ADAPT-Africa project with an aim to address the current barriers to private sector investment in resilience in Africa in order to increase finance for the implementation of priority resilience actions identified in developing country strategic frameworks, … [Read more...]