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.

CRP – ICGEB Research Grants: Addressing Original Scientific Problems

Deadline: 30 April 2018 International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is seeking applications for its Research Grants with an aim to finance projects addressing original scientific problems of particular relevance for the host country and of regional interest. The programme provides support for research projects in basic science, human healthcare, industrial and agricultural biotechnology and bioenergy. Aims Stimulating collaborative research between ICGEB … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Venture Incubation Programme 2018!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 MTN Group is inviting applications for the Venture Incubation Programme 2018 which is designed to provide a supportive ecosystem to help startups build viable and scalable innovation-driven companies. MTN Group is looking for startups that are either building a sustainable Africa through digital solutions for health, education, agriculture, fintech, energy and IoT, or enabling businesses through digital solutions for religion, sport, news and e-commerce. Focus … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Call for Proposals for the Next Generation 2018

Deadline: 16 March 2018 The Prince Claus Fund has announced a new Call for Proposals for the Next Generation 2018 to support one-year initiatives by and for young people that inspire them to contribute to their societies in ways that make them more inclusive and accepting of differences. The programme is designed to create safe spaces for young women and men where they can explore the possibilities of different stories or alternative narratives that allow them to imagine different ways of … [Read more...]

GCRF Networking Grants Round 2: Addressing Global Issues faced by Developing Countries

Deadline: 21 March 2018 The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, has launched its second call for Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants Program with an aim to support cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that addresses the global issues faced by developing countries. The scheme allows researchers from across disciplines and from developing countries and the UK to hold networking … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program 2018!

Deadline: 14 February 2018 The Center for Global Enterprise is now inviting applications for African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative Program 2018 which is designed for women from across Africa and its diaspora who run startup or growth stage companies in any industry. AWEC one-of-a-kind, 12-month training program that builds a pan-African community of women entrepreneurs and business owners, empowering them with strategy, leadership and business management skills needed for growth and … [Read more...]

Pitch Your Start-Up at the Scale Kenya Forum!

Deadline: 10 February 2018 Scale Kenya Forum is inviting all social impact start-ups to take their innovation to the next level. At Scale, applicants will have the opportunity to pitch to an audience of experienced investors and advisors, while benefiting from pre and post-event coaching. Winning ideas will receive mentorship, workspace and incubation support provided by Scale Kenya partners. Scale is a program hosted by the East Africa Civil Society Initiative (CSI), a joint initiative of the … [Read more...]

Apply for [email protected] Scholarships!

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for the [email protected] Scholarships. The program is a joint venture of  RUFORUM in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University and Egerton University. This program is aimed at transforming African agricultural universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural agricultural transformation. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine!

Deadline: 9 May 2018 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...]

Applications Open for Writivism Short Story Prize!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Writivism Short Story Prize which is an annual award for emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and sponsored by The Story Club, Malawi. Funding information The winner of the prize will be awarded $500 (USD) cash and may be considered for a one-month writing residency at a university in an African country. Application Guidelines The writer must include in the body of the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018

Deadline: 3 April 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 with an aim to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO … [Read more...]

CEPF Call for LOIs: Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Program

Deadline: 5 March 2018 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is currently accepting Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) from eligible organizations for its Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot Large Grants Program. CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International (CI), the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan, the MacArthur Foundation, and the World Bank. A fundamental goal is to ensure civil society is engaged … [Read more...]

Apply for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s “Africa Rising Reporting Workshop”!

Deadline: 23 February 2018 Increasingly African business and social leaders are emphasising that the future of the continent lies in its own hands. But, are we adequately reporting this and giving sufficient media attention to the strengthening entrepreneurial and innovative spirit? While analysing the challenges facing development, this intensive 3-day course explores the opportunities being seized by businesses and individuals in Africa, as well as the costs and benefits of foreign … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WiSci Girls STEAM Camp 2018!

Deadline: 16 February 2018 Applications are open for WiSci Girls STEAM Camp 2018. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Mathematics. The camp will include a STEAM curriculum led by experts in their fields, as well as leadership development activities and learning excursions within Namibia. United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign, Girl Up engages girls to take action. Led by a community of nearly half a million passionate advocates raising … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Cameroonian Civil Society to Contribute to Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Deadline: 20 March 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for its program entitled “Support Cameroonian civil society to contribute to inclusive and sustainable growth”. The objective of this call for proposals is to improve the contribution of CSOs to governance and socio-economic development processes in order to promote inclusive and sustainable growth. Objectives Enhancing the quality of citizen's control of public finances and making these … [Read more...]

AWDF Call for Applications: Main Grant Programme

Deadline: 7 March 2018 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently seeking applications from eligible African women’s organisations for its main grants programme. Thematic Areas These frame AWDF’s current funding strategy Shaping Africa’s Future; Body & Health Rights: The focus for this grantmaking round will be on ending violence against women; sexual and reproductive rights including HIV/AIDS; LBT rights; women’s emotional wellbeing and mental health including for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships!

Deadline: 12 March 2018 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2018 fellowship program. The fellowship program serves to maintain and expand the essential partnership between the U.N. and the media, a partnership that promotes human rights, freedom and development. Eligibility Criteria The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists fellowships are open to individuals who: Are native to one of … [Read more...]

UNAOC’s Youth Solidarity Fund: Supporting Youth-Led Organizations to Promote Peace and Prevent Violent Extremism

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to announce its Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) to support youth-led civil society organizations, with a particular focus on the role of young people in promoting peace and in preventing violent extremism. This call is open to organizations from select countries whose work seeks to foster peaceful and inclusive societies through improved understanding and collaboration across cultures, faiths and … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Africa Energy Ideas Competition!

Deadline: 20 February 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 Africa Energy Ideas Competition that is set to accelerate the development of early-stage energy firms across Africa. Across Africa, the main energy challenge is to rapidly deliver modern energy services to millions of households and businesses using sustainable and affordable energy technologies. This competition challenges early-stage energy entrepreneurs from Africa to collaborate with local research institutions or industries to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme!

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Applications for 2018 Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme are now open. It is a one-year, non-residential fellowship aimed at women pursuing PhD studies at Kenyan universities. The goal of this programme is to build a strong pipeline of future researchers who are prepared to ask insightful questions about African development, and effectively communicate their results to both government and industry leaders and the general public. Applications are invited from women … [Read more...]

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration: NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya

Deadline: 26 March 2018 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from organisations for its NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya. Activities Ethiopia For activities in Benishangul-Gumuz, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention (with the items in parentheses as areas of particular interest to PRM): Protection (child protection and/or gender-based violence (GBV) … [Read more...]