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.

IFC: Seeking Applications for Young Professionals Program

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The International Finance Corporation is seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program that is a unique opportunity to launch applicants career as a global investment professional helping to build the private sector in developing countries. The program is open to current students or recent graduates of MBA or similar programs with strong financial skills. Program Features 3 year program with 2 to 3 rotational assignments either in a regional hub or … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa 2018 Seed Funding Round III: Seeking EOIs for Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expressions 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 … [Read more...]

University of Ghana: Inviting Applicants for Fondazione Edu Scholarship

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The University of Ghana is inviting applicants for its Fondazione Edu Scholarship to promote young people's access to higher education in developing countries namely Africa. The scholarship is focused on the disciplines of technical-scientific and agronomic. They offer African students the opportunity to access higher education in their country of origin. They not only support individual growth paths, but also the creation of professionalism that can, in the long run, … [Read more...]

Apply for African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Applications are open for African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program that supports young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration. This Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity. Components The ALT Scholarship has two components: An academic component in which the scholars will: Complete a one to two year Master’s level program in public administration, public … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Caine Prize for African Writing!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Nominations are open for Caine Prize for African Writing that is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Benefits Winning and short-listed authors will be … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: WHO-AFRO/TDR/EDCTP Small Grants Scheme to Implement Research on Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) have jointly announced applications for Small Grants Scheme to implement research on infectious diseases of poverty. The aim of this call is to strengthen capacity for implementation research conducted through close collaboration between researchers and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Ashden Awards 2018!

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Nominations are open for Ashden Awards that uncover and reward the most exciting sustainable energy pioneers in the UK and developing world, who are leading the way to a thriving low-carbon future. Benefits Award of up to £20,000 National and international media exposure Tailored support to develop applicant’s work even further Media materials to help applicant tell applicant’s story Categories Finance and business innovation for delivering … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is seeking applications from African and Chinese journalists to participate in the Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg in November 2017. Themes Industrialisation & development (e.g. implementation of the 2015 FOCAC action plan on industrialisation; special economic zones; impact of Chinese imports on Africa’s manufacturing sector; Chinese support for African … [Read more...]

Launchpad Accelerator Class 5 Applications: Helping Tech Startups Build Successful Companies

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Have you and your team set out to address a real challenge for your home city, country and region? Would you like to join an elite community of startups from around the world? Are you ready to scale your tech startup into a thriving, tech company with help from Google? If yes then, apply now for Launchpad Accelerator! Launchpad Accelerator is a six-month acceleration program for growth-stage startups from emerging markets. Through this program, startups get the … [Read more...]

INNOVATE Call for Proposals: Fostering the Adoption of Agricultural Innovations

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The INNOVATE Call for Proposals (the Call) is seeking applications from eligible organizations, companies and institutions: to pilot a NTF product/service focused on rapid testing and learning to document through a case study an ongoing or completed initiative related to NTF. The initiatives should demonstrate the potential and/or ability of products, services, or delivery channels that can catalyze and/or foster the adoption of agricultural innovations by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Comic Relief’s “Safety From: Spaces To” Initiative!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Comic Relief is seeking applications for its initiative entitled "Safety From: Spaces To" in order to strengthen and build safe spaces and platforms with women and girls in Ghana, Kenya or South Africa; enabling them to recover and be safe, protect themselves from violence and create the radical change they want to see in their lives. Funding Information Comic Relief anticipates making between 15-25 grants up to a total value of £750,000. Proposals are … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence!

Deadline: 10 November 2017 The African Union Commission is currently inviting applicants for its African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE) Continental Award 2017. Objectives The objectives of AUKNASE are to: Award and honour outstanding African scientists for their achievements and discoveries in science, technology and innovation; Promote scientific development in Africa through recognition of excellence among African scientists, women, men alike … [Read more...]

Arthur B. Schultz Foundation: Providing Opportunities for Women and People with Physical Disabilities in Developing Countries

Deadline: 5 October 2017 The Arthur B. Schultz Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Grant program to provide opportunities for women and people with physical disabilities in developing countries. Focus Areas & Priorities Mobility Solutions: A world with equal access to mobility and related services for all. Work with established in-country, technologically appropriate wheelchair manufacturers; Take a preventive approach by addressing early childhood issues and … [Read more...]

WAAW Foundation: Seeking Applications for STEM Scholarship Program

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The WAAW Foundation is seeking applications for its STEM Scholarship with an aim to support need based African female STEM-focused college education. Goals The overarching goal of this program is to bridge the secondary school to college continuum for STEM and Computer Science in Africa and to ultimately increase the pipeline of African girls entering STEM careers. The STEM Chapter project recruits, trains, equips and facilitates a chapter consisting of 9 – … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program that seeks to build local climate change leaders who can shape understanding of the extent and severity of climate-related stressors on African economies and ecosystems, and propose solutions on how countries can build resilience to these impacts. The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) is a grants awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary individuals and organizations to … [Read more...]

Apply for Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th Call for Proposals!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 7th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects. The theme of this year’s call for proposals is Climate as Business - Testing innovative green business concepts. Focus Areas The call focuses on testing innovative green business concepts and ideas that could become commercially viable. Projects … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Program!

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, is located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

Apply for Voice(s) Connected: Linking & Learning Facilitation for Kenya & Tanzania!

Deadline: 12 September 2017 Is your organisation passionate about and adept at facilitating dynamic learning experiences with diverse groups of people? Do you have deep and extensive experience working with civil society groups, including unusual suspects such as the business sector and techies across Kenya and Tanzania? Do you practice participatory, creative, and transformative approaches in linking together communities online and offline? Do you regularly identify opportunities for … [Read more...]

African Women’s Development Fund: Call for Applications for World Aids Day 2017

Deadline: 12 September 2017 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking applications for its World Aids Day 2017 to offer grants to support activities by African women’s organisations focused on young women’s bodily rights, HIV prevention, and intersections with violence against women. AWDF encourages approaches that address the underlying needs to support young women to make positive choices around their bodies and health, and build societies that support their right to live free … [Read more...]

Submit Your Ideas for the Amplify Reproductive Health Challenge!

Deadline: 17 September 2017 OpenIDEO is seeking ideas from organizations or individuals on how might we provide comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services to girls and women affected by conflict or disaster? Opportunity Areas The challenge is looking for a wide range of solutions focused on: Adolescents' rights and health Health services resilience and preparedness Protecting the most vulnerable Last mile delivery of commodities Benefits At least five winning … [Read more...]

* indicates required

You have Successfully Subscribed!