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.

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science!

Deadline: 9 January 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science to promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. Funding Information A Collaborative Award is normally in the range of £1 million to £1.5 million, for up to five … [Read more...]

Entries Open for World Bank’s Competition on the Changing Nature of Work!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Entries are open for the World Bank’s Competition on the Changing Nature of Work. As part of this process, the World Bank has launched a competition for university and college students to submit examples of governments, cities, firms, individuals, or any other actor taking advantage of opportunities created by technology and “the future of work”. Prizes The three best examples will be awarded prizes of $5,000 and be considered for inclusion in the final … [Read more...]

Apply Now for 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards!

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Women & Gender Constituency is currently inviting applicants to participate in the 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) is one of the nine stakeholder groups of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Established in 2009, the WGC now consists of 20 women’s and environmental civil society organizations, who are working to ensure that women’s voices and their rights are embedded in all … [Read more...]

Jewish Helping Hands: Seeking Applications for Tikkun Olam Grant Program

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Jewish Helping Hands is seeking applications for its Tikkun Olam Grant program to advance their goal of inspiring and supporting tzedakah, justice and righteousness, throughout the world. The goal is to help vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad through a variety of programs focused on economic development and social empowerment, with a particular focus on those demographics that have been overlooked and/or marginalized. The objective is to promote … [Read more...]

empowering people. Award 2019: Inviting Social Entrepreneurs and Developers from across the World

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Siemens Stiftung has launched empowering people. Award 2019, calling on social entrepreneurs and developers from across the world to submit their projects with impact. The award identifies and supports low-tech solutions that address crucial basic needs sectors in developing regions. Technologies entering the competition should be simple, feasible, embedded in a social business model, and deliver sustainable support to a local community in one of the following eight … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Thomson Foundation’s Young Journalist Award 2018!

Deadline: 17 August 2018 The Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2018. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious young journalists from across the globe. Their work is then scrutinised by a judging panel at Thomson Foundation and then by independent FPA judges. The three finalists … [Read more...]

AI for Earth Program: Seeking Proposals from all over the World

Deadline: 8 October 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are seeking proposals to support the exploration of how Artificial intelligence (AI) can help us understand, engage, and protect the planet. The grants will support the creation and deployment of open source trained models and algorithms that are available to other environmental researchers and innovators and thereby have the potential to provide exponential impact. Core Areas To qualify, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICC Fellowship!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) Fellowship to deliver programs and special projects that inspire inclusion, create opportunities to connect, and encourage active citizenship. The ICC Fellowship provides a special opportunity for young leaders from around the world to make a change in their own community through the creation and implementation of projects on inclusion and citizenship. Launched in 2016 as the 6 Degrees Junior … [Read more...]

Apply for African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards 2018!

Deadline: 5 August 2018 Are you a passionate journalist in Africa excited about the health of the planet, future generations and the global discourses around low-carbon, climate resilient green economic development pathways? Have you been following international and local conversations on the impact of climate change and environmental pollution on people, communities and economies? If yes, then apply for the 2018 ACCER Awards. The Awards acknowledges African journalists who dedicate their time … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community itself and/or by emerging LGBTI groups … [Read more...]

MRC: 9th Joint Global Health Trials Scheme

Deadline: 13 September 2018 The UK Department for International Development (DFID), the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Wellcome Trust have jointly announced a ninth call for proposals to fund global health trials in order to generate new knowledge about interventions that will contribute to the improvement of health in low and middle income countries. Focus Areas prevention behavioural interventions psychological … [Read more...]

Humanitarian Aid Program: Supporting Humanitarian Causes Worldwide

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation (ISTAT Foundation) is seeking applications for Humanitarian Aid Program to support humanitarian causes that are designed to help save lives, promote human welfare and alleviate suffering. The focus is on restoring the basic necessities and improving the well-being of those in need as a result of global disasters and/or afflictions. In addition, the ISTAT Foundation collaborates with and supports … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Core Infrastructure Fund!

Deadline: 1 September 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 signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Emerging African Innovation Leaders Program

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The African Innovation Brokers learning activity is part of the Emerging African Innovation Leaders Program and addresses a group of African innovation leaders who are expected to spur the transition to the Next Production Revolution (NPR) in their countries. It is organised in different sessions with different teaching mix. The sessions are distributed along 12 months. They comprise: learning activities such as in-presence training in Milan (Italy) and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Power Africa’s Young Women in African Power Leadership Residential Training!

Deadline: 22 July 2018 Are you a young African woman engaged in Africa’s energy sector ready to take your career to the next level? Are you interested in increasing your leadership skills, strengthening your professional networks, gaining new career opportunities, and demonstrating a desire to take on a greater leadership role? If yes, than apply for the Power Africa’s Young Women in African Power Leadership Residential Training. Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by … [Read more...]

Apply for FINNOVATION Fellowship Program for Impact Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The FINNOVATION Lab has announced the FINNOVATION Fellowship Program for impact entrepreneurs. The Fellowship is a nine month incubator and fellowship program to support impact entrepreneurs who: Are hungry to understand the context and causes behind some of the world’s most pressing problems Are passionate about leveraging an entrepreneurial idea to make a big social or environmental impact Are eager to develop innovative business models to solve problems … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Internet Freedom Fund!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within … [Read more...]

Her Abilities Award: Honoring the Achievements of Women with Disabilities

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Nominations are now open for the Her Abilities Award which is the first global award honoring the achievements of women with disabilities. Her Abilities was launched by Light for the World to honor women with disabilities who achieved greatness in their life or field of work. Categories There are three categories: Health & Education: Women with disabilities from the health or education sector, including but not limited to: teachers, teaching assistants, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNHCR’s Innovation Award!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for "Innovation Award" to recognize and catalyse creative solutions to improve the lives of refugees, host communities and persons of concern. UNHCR believes innovation is a process of designing, experimenting, and learning and the Award aims to support and showcase NGOs working through this process. The UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs Innovation Award (“the Award”) celebrates efforts and achievements that advance the innovative delivery of … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its program “Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”. The overall goals are to understand how to reduce stigma as a factor in HIV transmission, to eliminate or mitigate the aspects of stigma that limit beneficial health outcomes for the infected and at-risk individuals and communities, and … [Read more...]