2019 International Essay Contest: Promoting Youth in harnessing Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The Goi Peace Foundation is seeking applications for 2019 International Essay Contest for Young People to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. This program is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education … [Read more...]

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund announces Call for Proposals

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund is seeking proposals for programs that explore and identify new solutions to long-standing challenges in refugee education that can improve impact at scale. The Fund will support high impact education programs at the secondary, vocational and tertiary levels of education for refugee youth in Jordan and/or Lebanon. In its second round, the Fund prioritizes “Innovations in Refugee Education” in an effort to explore … [Read more...]

EU-Lebanon Call for Proposals: EIDHR Support for Local Civil Society Action through Country-Based Support Schemes

Deadline: 14 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy & Human Rights (EIDHR) Support for local civil society action through Country-Based Support Schemes LEBANON”. Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society efforts in the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Lebanon. The specific objective of … [Read more...]

5% Initiative: Call for Proposals for ‘Health System Strengthening at all level’

Deadline: 6 March 2019 The 5% Initiative has launched a Call for Proposals under “Health System Strengthening at all level (HSS)". Purposes This call for proposals has been launched with a view to selecting projects that complement GF grants aimed at contributing to the building of resilient and sustainable systems for health at all levels (from local community to national) by: Fostering constant and sustainable access for populations to high-quality health products. Supporting … [Read more...]

5% Initiative: Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations

Deadline: 6 March 2019 The 5% Initiative has launched a call for proposals to improve access to high-quality health services for vulnerable populations. This call for proposals has been launched with a view to selecting projects that complement GF grants aimed at improving access for the most vulnerable populations to high-quality healthcare, based on strategies that are appropriate and integrated into local communities. Access to healthcare is defined here as access to information, … [Read more...]

Al Madad Foundation launched Education Grant 2019 for Children in Lebanon

Deadline: 18 March 2019 Al Madad Foundation has launched its first call for proposals, which will focus on the topic of 'Education'. The overall objective is to identify initiatives in support of the development and improvement of educational experiences of refugee and displaced children in Lebanon. A broad range of initiatives will be considered, but preference will be given to: Capacity building within local civil society organizations in order to tailor creative and innovative … [Read more...]

2019 GlobalGiving Accelerator Program to Achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 26 April 2019 GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its June 2019 Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature to Provide Funds for Local NGOs

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife … [Read more...]

The Asfari Foundation: Empowering Young Citizens to Create Positive Change

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The Asfari Foundation is inviting concept notes for its 2019 grant program to support organisations which operate in its thematic areas. Themes They are keen to invest in organisations which work in one or more of the following thematic areas: Civil Society (Lebanon and Syria only, but including initiatives for Syrians and Palestinians in Lebanon and Syrian organisations worldwide working for the benefit of Syria): Organisations and initiatives that … [Read more...]

United Nation’s Global Climate Action Award: Addressing Climate Change

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The search for the United Nation's Global Climate Action Award is on! If you are leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, they want to hear from you! Spearheaded by UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Focus Areas Applicants must … [Read more...]

A Youth Grant Program for Grassroots NGOs working with Children and Youth

Deadline: 28 February 2019 KEEN is seeking applications for its Effect Youth Grants Program to support projects that bring together different groups of children and youth through outdoor adventures, environmental awareness and nature education. The KEEN Effect Youth Program creates experiences and outdoor values that shape the future of children and adolescents for a long time. By selecting programs that bring diverse audiences of children outside for adventurous recreation, … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women Groups to Proactively Challenge Patriarchy

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applications are open for "The Maypole Fund" from women only with an aim to resource imaginative, non-violent activities by feminist anti-militarist women whether individual women or women only groups – to proactively challenge patriarchy. The Maypole Fund is seeking applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: anti-militarism; action against the arms trade; action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IWMF’s 2019 Honduras Reporting Fellowship

Deadline: 21 March 2019 Applications for the IWMF's 2019 Honduras Reporting Fellowship is open to both individuals and pairs of journalists. As part of the IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, twelve journalists will travel to Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, Honduras from May 28 to June 14, 2019. All reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, where they will complete a comprehensive security and first aid training from May 28 to June 1, 2019. Fellows will then … [Read more...]

Astraea Lesbian Foundation announces the Fifth Cycle of Intersex Human Rights Fund

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has announced a call for proposals for the fifth cycle of Intersex Human Rights Fund to support organizations, projects and timely campaigns led by intersex activists working to ensure the human rights, bodily autonomy, physical integrity and self-determination of intersex people. Astraea launched the Intersex Human Rights Fund in 2015 to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the … [Read more...]

“Best Sustainable Development in the Arab Region” Competition highlighting Region’s Efforts towards SDGs

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing the "Best Sustainable Development in the Arab Region" competition to capture sustainable development initiatives across Arab countries and highlight the region’s efforts to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted universally in 2015. ESCWA is collaborating in organizing this competition with United Nations information centers in the Arab region. It is expected … [Read more...]

UNAOC Fellowship is open for MENA, Europe and North America Regions

Deadline: 10 March 2019 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched the Call for Applications for the 2019 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The theme of the Fellowship 2019 is “The role of women in peacemaking and conflict prevention”. Candidates must be able to present professional achievements in these fields. The goal of the Fellowship is to challenge perceptions and deconstruct stereotypes by providing participants with first-hand exposure to cultural … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Japan Foundation Awards 2019: Inviting Individuals or Organizations Worldwide!

Deadline: 29 March 2019 Nominations are open for Japan Foundation Awards 2019 that are presented to individuals or organizations that have significantly contributed to the promotion of international mutual understanding and friendship through their academic, artistic or cultural activities and are expected to continue to do so. Individual recipients or the representative of a recipient organization will be invited and requested to attend the presentation ceremony, which will be held in … [Read more...]

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law announced 2019 Global Education Initiative Grants

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced a Global Education Initiative to support the study of civil society law at universities and schools of law at universities and schools of law in eligible developing countries worldwide. The 2019 Global Education Initiative will provide grants to support the integration of civil society law courses into the curricula of universities and educational institutions. Grant amounts are not fixed, but … [Read more...]

2019 Mama Cash Grant Program to Support Feminist and Women’s Rights

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applications are open for 2019 Mama Cash Grant program to support women, girls, trans people and intersex people who fight for their rights. Themes Money (economic justice) Mama Cash makes grants to women’s, girls', trans people’s and intersex people's organisations and initiatives working on: Labour rights Environmental justice Voice Mama Cash makes grants to women’s, girls', trans people’s and intersex people's organisations and … [Read more...]

The 2019 Grassroots Justice Prize: A Chance to Win up to $10,000 USD

Deadline:  For Nominations: 22 February 2019 For Applications: 8 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 Grassroots Justice Prize competition to recognize grassroots organizations and institutions, large and small, across the globe, that are working to put the power of law into people’s hands. The competition will honor the work of non-profits, social enterprises, and public institutions that have demonstrated remarkable innovation, impact, and/or sustainability in … [Read more...]

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