Nominations Open for L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award!

Deadline: 8 May 2017 Nominations are currently open for the L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award to honor those who find beauty in giving back to their community. This philanthropic program Women of Worth, to honor those who go above and beyond, selflessly volunteering their time to empower others. Each year, 10 extraordinary women are chosen from thousands of nominations and honored for the impact they’ve made across a variety of charitable causes. Through the 2017 Women of Worth Campaign, … [Read more...]

Age of Wonderland: Seeking Proposals for ‘100 Days of Learning’ Program Worldwide

Deadline: 20 April 2017 What about taking a journey from knowledge to wisdom? In order to rediscover knowledge, challenge beliefs, and exchange life experiences with others, Age of Wonderland is inviting innovators to engage in this journey and apply! The Age of Wonderland is inviting applicants for its program entitled "100 Days of Learning" to make the world a better, healthier and more inclusive place, embracing change on an individual level and to inspire all to do the same. Age of … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Supporting Women’s Projects on Non-Violence around the World!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Maypole Fund is currently open for applications to support imaginative, non-violent and politically expressive projects from women and welcomes 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; Creating a culture of peace and the prevention of conflict and war; Action to support disarmament policies, processes and … [Read more...]

European Union: Improving Social Protection for Vulnerable Children/Youth in Communities in Swaziland

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “Improving social protection for vulnerable children/youth in communities, creating sustainable and inclusive growth for the benefit of the youth in Swaziland - Enhance CSO contribution to governance and development processes at country level.” The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Access for more young people living with disabilities to rehabilitation … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes (CBSS) in Swaziland

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes (CBSS) Swaziland” in order to empower civil society organisations on the ground and support their efforts to advance and defend democracy and human rights as well as consolidate their role as actors for positive change. Objectives Support for civil society actions aimed at promoting … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Enhancing the Contributions of Civil Society and Local Authorities to Human Rights, Governance and Development Processes

Deadline: 23 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Enhancing the contributions of civil society and local authorities to human rights, governance and development processes”. Lots & Priorities Lot 1: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Actions aimed at strengthening civil society research, evidence-based advocacy and CSO-media collaboration including developing the political economy analysis, … [Read more...]

European Union: Enhancing Local Authorities Contribution to the Development Process and Service Delivery in Swaziland

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Enhancing Local Authorities Contribution to the Development Process and Service Delivery in Swaziland” with an aim to support local authorities and associations of local authorities in contributing towards strengthened local governance, accountability, inclusive policy making and service delivery at local level. Objectives Developing and supporting civic … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in World Press Freedom Day 2017!

Deadline: 20 April 2017 UNESCO, the Government of Indonesia, and the Press Council of Indonesia have organized the World Press Freedom Day's main event and the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 1-4 May 2017. Under the global theme of Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies, participants will examine current challenges facing media, including the continuous trend worldwide of attacks … [Read more...]

Entries Open for International Gender Equality Prize!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Entries are open for International Gender Equality Prize to promote gender equality in the world, to support discussion on equality and to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. Discussion about equality is always topical, and especially today, even in Europe and other western societies. Equality is an opportunity for all societies in the world. This is why Finland is celebrating its centenary of independence by launching an international gender equality … [Read more...]

Europe’s Young Ambassadors Programme: Addressing Europe’s Unfinished Business

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Applications are open for Young Ambassadors Programme, a part of the European Project of Initiatives of Change (IofC), which aims to bring together young people caring about the future of Europe. The programme consists of two days training designed specifically for the Young Ambassadors (14th-16th July), followed by full participation in the AEUB forum (17th-21st July). Benefits An opportunity for young Europeans to grow in their personal understanding and … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform, which supports the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Competition Goals No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and … [Read more...]

European Union: Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities Development in Armenia

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities in Development” with an aim to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Armenia, by facilitating participation of the civil society and local authorities in poverty reduction and sustainable development process at local level. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1 "Civil Society Organisations in … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Reinforcing Civil Society in Armenia

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Reinforcing Civil Society in Armenia” with an aim to enhance the role of civil society in promoting EU-Armenia cooperation and monitoring reforms and increasing public accountability in areas covered by the EU-Armenia agreements. Objectives Increase monitoring capacity of civil society Increase public accountability Reinforce civil society through … [Read more...]

IUCN Call for Proposals: Energy Small Grants Programme 2017

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Oceania Regional Office has launched a call for proposals for its Energy Small Grants Programme 2017. IUCN Oceania’s Energy, Ecosystems and Sustainable Livelihoods Initiative (EESLI) has been funding renewable energy and energy efficiency development in 14 Pacific Island Countries through a multilateral agreement with the Governments of Austria, Italy, Luxembourg, and Spain since 2008. Focus and Priorities … [Read more...]

DFID: Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE)

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE). The programme aims to increase sustainably the net economic returns to refugees and hosts communities through both increased gains and decreased losses. In doing so the programme has several secondary objectives. In increasing economic returns, SHARPE should mitigate, or at minimum avoid any … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Promoting Inclusive Development in Fiji

Deadline:  8 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “strengthening the role of civil society in promoting inclusive development in fiji”. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1- Civil Society Organisations (CSO-LA): Focus on country level enhancing CSOs' contribution to governance and development processes Lot 2- The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Supporting local civil … [Read more...]

Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon: Belgian Grants in the Field of Peace Building

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon is seeking applications for its Belgian Grants in the Field of Peace Building. Objectives and Scopes Taking into account the definition of the concept of peace building, the following objectives and scopes can be formulated within which the projects have to be situated, relating to ongoing conflicts and pre- or post-conflict situations. Mediation in impending and ongoing conflicts – processes of peace dialogue and (inter)national … [Read more...]

Apply for A. J. Muste Memorial Institute’s Social Justice Fund in the U.S. & Overseas

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The A. J. Muste Memorial Institute is currently seeking applications for its Social Justice Fund supporting grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Funding Criteria The Muste Institute's Social Justice Fund considers proposals: for new projects or campaigns, or efforts to expand existing work for ongoing projects or campaigns for … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme 2016-2017 for Pakistan

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country based support scheme 2016-2017 in Pakistan” with an aim to support human rights defenders in situations where they are most at risk and to supports other EU human rights priorities. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Support to Human Rights Defenders where they are the most at risk Lot 2: … [Read more...]

Women of Peace Award: Supporting Ordinary/extraordinary Women around the World

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Women's Peacepower Foundation, Inc. is seeking nominations for its Women of Peace Award to reward ordinary/extraordinary women around the world who work without funding or recognition for the universal goal of peace, fairness and true justice within the lives of women and their families. The Women of Peace Award recognizes women in the US and other countries that: demonstrate how violence against women and children is at the root of other forms of violence that … [Read more...]

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