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.

Apply for the 7th Regional Residency for African Women Writers!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 FEMRITE is delighted to announce the the call for submissions for the 7th Regional Residency for African Women Writers which will be co-hosted with Karavan, a Swedish literary magazine, with support from the Swedish Institute. The 10-day writing residency will take place, in Kampala, in February 2018. The 10 selected writers will re-work their submitted manuscripts, participate in peer reviewing of work(s)-in-progress, receive feedback from mentors, participate in a … [Read more...]

RFI Challenge App Africa 2017: Developing Innovative Mobile Solutions in the Field of Girls’ Education in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Entries are open for RFI Challenge App Africa with an aim to develop innovative mobile solutions in the field of girls’ education in Africa, organized by RFI through the issue of 7 billion neighbors. The main objective of the competition will be to create an application, website, SMS service or other form of digital service (Push-Wap, MMS, Wap and Web, Audiotel …) mobile / mobile to improve girls’ education in Africa, by facilitating access to information and / or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017, with an aim to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity … [Read more...]

The Girl Generation: Inviting Grassroots Organisations to End FGM in Kenya, Nigeria & Gambia

Deadline: 3 July 2017 The Girl Generation is seeking proposals from grassroots organisations, networks and individuals based in Kenya, Nigeria and The Gambia for its grant programme “End Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)”. The aim of the grants programme is to build an Africa-led movement to end FGM by enabling grassroots organisations and individuals to access funds to support communication, advocacy and campaigning activities to promote ending FGM. Types of Grants Activity grants to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for OFID Development Leaders Scholarship 2017!

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is seeking applications for its Development Leaders Scholarship 2017 to build essential infrastructure, strengthen social services delivery and promote productivity, competitiveness and trade. This year OFID will sponsor 16 young leaders (including five Colombian nationals who also reside in Colombia) who are active in international development to participate in the One Young World Summit 2017 which takes place in … [Read more...]

Apply for SAG-SEED Starter in Kenya, Ghana, Uganda & South Africa!

Deadline: Various Do you have a business idea and need expert support to turn it into reality? The SEED and SWITCH-Africa Green is seeking applications for the next round of the Starter Months in Kenya, Ghana, Uganda and South Africa. The SAG-SEED Starter promotes the incubation of new eco-enterprises. Setting up a business is both an exciting and challenging task: Turning an idea into a product or service customers actually want to buy, requires not only a deep-dive into the market, but also … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Seeking Applications for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)” with an aim to increase the integration of environmental and sustainability considerations into planning and decision making processes in the participants’ countries. The objective of the programme is to strengthen SEA capacity in the participants' organisations. The programme will support each … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Regional Capacity-Building Workshop for TB Champions!

Deadline: 22 May 2017 With the support of USAID, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Stop TB Partnership, invite applicants from Anglophone and Lusophone Africa for its Regional Capacity-Building Workshop for TB Champions. The workshop will be conducted between 7-9 July in Accra, Ghana. Selected participants will be provided with all support for travel, accommodation, visas and related expenses. Focus Issues The workshop will adopt inclusive, participatory … [Read more...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: New Tools for Vector Control in Malaria in LMICs

Deadline: 8 July 2017 Unitaid is pleased to announce a new Call for Proposals under the broader area for intervention: accelerating the adoption of innovative vector control tools. This Call is focused on late-stage product development for new vector control tools in malaria, however tools that can address additional vector-borne diseases beyond malaria are of particular interest. Vector-borne diseases account for 17 percent of the estimated global burden of infectious diseases. This includes … [Read more...]

Arts Collaboratory Residency Opportunity in Colombia: Inviting Artists, Researchers from Africa, Asia and Middle East

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for "2018 Residency Opportunity in Colombia". The residency is based on a desire to promote knowledge exchange, the melding of social and cultural contexts, dialog, experimentation and the intersection of disciplines in order to generate collaborative processes in the host spaces. This residency is exclusively for resident citizens from the Arts Collaboratory countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It welcomes proposals from diverse cultural … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Label Paris Co-development South Programme 2017!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you Parisian association of international solidarity, integration or an association involving migrant.es in your action? Do you have a project dealing with both the development of a country in the South and the integration of foreign populations in Paris? If yes, then apply for the Label Paris Co-development South 2017. Applications are open for the Label Paris Co-development South programme 2017. Projects are assessed for relevance and feasibility in the South … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Building the Capacity of Rangers and Wildlife Experts to Protect Wildlife

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement (INL) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Building the Capacity of Rangers and Wildlife Experts to Protect Wildlife" to achieve specific objectives to reduce the poaching and trafficking of wildlife through effective programming at the national, regional, and international levels in key source, transit, and destination locations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. INL/C seeks to … [Read more...]

OWSD: PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is currently inviting applications for its PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) with an aim to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries. Aims To improve access to … [Read more...]

EU ICSP Call for Proposals: Supporting Civil Society Actors in Conflict Prevention, Peace-Building and Crisis Preparedness

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “EU ICSP- support to in-country civil society actors in conflict prevention, peace-building and crisis preparedness” to support initiatives aimed at building sustainable in-country capacities in Kenya for effective conflict management, peacebuilding and crisis preparedness. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Youth affected by conflicts / Young … [Read more...]

Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme: Inviting Journalists from Developing Countries

Deadline: 21 May 2017 The United Nations Department of Public Information is currently seeking applications from young journalists for the 2017 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme. The Programme was mandated in December 1980 by UN General Assembly Resolution 35/201 (paragraph III-9) and renamed in September 2003 “Reham Al Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme”. The programme provides journalists with an opportunity to gain first hand experience in the work … [Read more...]

BioInnovate Africa Programme: Creating Value for Smallholder Farming Communities through Sustainable Bioinnovations

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...]

SIANI Call for Applications: Seeking Expert Groups to Promote Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Have you got an idea about how to make food systems more sustainable and food security better? Do you have in mind people who would make a good team for realizing your idea? Yes?! Then fill in the application as Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) has delightfully announced the new call for applications for the Expert Groups to promote a multi-sector dialogue, with participation from academia, the private sector, Swedish authorities and civil … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. This annual award is organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and … [Read more...]

LEAP-Agri Call for Proposals: EU-AU Partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The LEAP-Agri is currently inviting consortia or private and public practitioners from four of the partner countries to submit project proposals for research and innovation in the countries concerned with an added value for the EU-AU partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNSSA). Focuses Sustainable intensification Agriculture and food systems for nutrition Expansion and improvement of agricultural markets and … [Read more...]

The r4d Programme Call for Proposals: Supporting Research Contributing to the Solution of Global Problems in LMICs

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is currently seeking proposals for its funding programme for development-relevant research on global issues. The main goals of the “Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development” (r4d programme) are the generation of new knowledge and the application of innovative, transnational research results in policy and practice for addressing global issues and reducing poverty in … [Read more...]

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