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.

MINDS Call for Applications: Youth Program in Elections and Governance for African Researchers

Deadline:  3 February 2017 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is inviting applicants from distinguished African researchers/ research institutions to conduct a baseline study on advocacy and engagement strategies to enhance youth participation in elections and governance in Africa. The main objective of the baseline study is to provide an understanding of youth participation in elections and governance in Africa with the aim of clarifying the gaps to be filled or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2017 American Councils for International Education is seeking applications for its 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), to assist past participants of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program of the program years 2003-04 to 2015-16 who successfully completed the YES or the YES Abroad programs from any of the past or current YES countries. The grants program has … [Read more...]

Amref Health Africa Call for Proposals: Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (K-SHIP)

Deadline: 10 February 2017 Amref Health Africa in Kenya is inviting eligible organizations for its Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (K-SHIP) to support the country to attain sustainable access to basic sanitation as well as adopt appropriate hygiene practices. The main programme components include: Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Equity & Inclusion Sanitation Marketing Categories of Implementers Non-Governmental Organizations Regional Civil … [Read more...]

Applications Open for OFID Scholarship Program for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is seeking applications for its scholarship program to help highly motivated, highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. OFID awards its scholarships to qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree. Benefits The tuition fees, including any … [Read more...]

2017 MILEAD Fellows Program: Inviting Young African Women Leaders

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is seeking applications for its 2017 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development) Fellows Program to identify Africa’s most outstanding emerging women leaders. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African female leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their communities and Africa as … [Read more...]

AWDF’s Leading from the South Programme: Inviting Women’s Rights Organisations from Africa and The Middle East

Deadline: Various Yala and Ananse Grants: 13 February  2017 Pamoja Grants: 3 March 2017 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently inviting women’s rights organisations for its Leading from the South programme to support organisations and initiatives advancing the rights of women facing multiple discriminations. Thematic Areas Eliminate violence against women and girls & sustain respect for women’s bodily integrity and autonomy Protect full economic rights and … [Read more...]

The Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds Micro Grants: Supporting Small-scale Local Initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds (NASF) is seeking applications for its Micro Grants to provide direct support to small-scale local initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa. This financial assistance is focused on the development of health care and related issues. Participation and co-responsibility of the audience are an important evaluation criterion for project applications. All requests are initiated by the target group and implemented by them. The preference is for … [Read more...]

African Researchers’ Small Grants Program: Addressing Emerging Challenges Facing Program Implementation in Africa

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) through the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) with 100,000 USD to initiate the first African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP). Collaboration between COR-NTD and ARNTD, which were both formed in 2013, provides a unique opportunity for a synergistic effort to address emerging challenges … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa Seed Funding Round II: Seeking EOIs for Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2017 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting … [Read more...]

VIA Water Fund Call for Proposals: Supporting Innovative Solutions for Water Problems in 7 African Countries

Deadline: 6 February 2017 Applications are open for VIA Water Fund. VIA Water is a Dutch programme designed to identify and (financially) support innovative solutions for water problems in cities in Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda and South Sudan. VIA Water is not just about funding: knowledge sharing is key to the programme. The programme is a partnership between UNESCO-IHE, Aqua for All and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, designed to generate more knowledge about … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-based Support Scheme to Promote Human Rights in Kenya

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme Kenya" with an aim to contribute to the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya. Objectives Increased respect of international Human Rights standards by law enforcement and security forces Abolition of the death penalty Size of Grants Any grant … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Young Innovator International Conference!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Young Innovators in collaboration with Special Education Unit, Innovation Centre, Youth Friendly Resources Centre, African Youth Association of NGOs, Multi-Education Service Trust and LIFYEAD Africa is happy to announce the 2017 Young Innovators International Conference. This conference will be the largest gathering of youths, Entrepreneurs, Innovators and students across Africa, serving as a platform to support, unite and re-focus activities towards youth innovation, … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Addressing Urban Agriculture for Multiple Benefits under EU-China Urbanisation Partnership

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its program "Resource-efficient urban agriculture for multiple benefits – contribution to the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership" to support the development of innovative production systems both conventional and organic and their associated value chains in cooperation with relevant local actors and stakeholders, and according to business models that target economic and social benefits. With increasing urbanisation, … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust’s Seed Awards in Science: Inviting Researchers in Low & Middle Income Countries

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Wellcome Trust is currently inviting applicants for its Seed Awards in Science that will help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to the Wellcome Trust or elsewhere. The Awards seek to encourage researchers: at the start of their independent careers who want to develop ideas outside their discipline or area of expertise. Grant Information A Seed Award in Science is worth up to £100,000 for up … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission Republic of Kenya: Direct Aid Program to Support Development Projects

Deadline: 3 February 2017 The Australian High Commission Republic of Kenya is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) in order to provide financial assistance to eligible groups or organisations undertaking suitable small scale development projects. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded from Australia's aid budget. It has the flexibility to work with local communities in developing countries on projects that reduce poverty and achieve sustainable … [Read more...]

UNAOC’s Youth Solidarity Fund: Supporting Youth-Led Organizations to Promote Intercultural and Interfaith Dialogue

Deadline: 5 February 2017 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applicants from eligible organizations for its Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) in order to support youth-led organizations that foster peaceful and inclusive societies by providing direct funding to outstanding projects promoting intercultural and interfaith dialogue. Objectives The project aims to improve understanding and cooperative relations among nations and peoples across cultures and religions, … [Read more...]

Global RIA Awards 2017: Highlighting Innovation and Impact of RIA in Developing and Transition Countries

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Centre for European Governance, University of Exeter, UK, is seeking applications for its "Global RIA Awards" to stimulate and facilitate the sharing of innovative Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIAs) among practitioners and other experts, and to focus on actual impacts of good RIAs (as opposed to merely good RIA systems). RIA is increasingly used as a tool analyze impacts of proposed regulation, and to structure the … [Read more...]

AuthorAID Travel and Workshop Grants 2017: Awarding Participants from Developing Countries

Deadline: Various The AuthorAID has announced its travel and workshop grant applications in 2017. AuthorAID helps researchers in developing countries to publish and otherwise communicate their work. It also serves as a wider global forum to discuss and disseminate research. Award Criteria 5 AuthorAID travel grants (USD 1500 each) for early-career researchers to present their research at an international conference. The deadline for applying for a travel grant is 29th of January 2017, … [Read more...]

2017 NextWorldNow Grant: Improving the Well-Being of Communities Worldwide!

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The NextWorldNow (NWN) Community Investments is accepting applications for its 2017 Grant program. NextWorldNow believes that communities throughout the world can work together in an informed way to improve the well-being of each community. The program is designed for individuals who share a view of a larger self, have decided that they have enough means to live comfortable lives, and want to share their resources with others in a creative and smart way. Types of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The 2017 Yale Young African Scholars Program!

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The Yale University is seeking applications for its "The 2017 Yale Young African Scholars Program" that is a high-intensity academic and leadership program designed for African secondary school students who have the talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make meaningful impacts as young leaders, even before they begin their university studies. YYAS will bring together students from across Africa in this seven-day, residential program and introduces them to the demanding … [Read more...]

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