Apply for Africa Innovates for the SDGs Award for African Social Innovators!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Applications are open for Africa Innovates for the SDGs is a new award for African social innovators with exceptional ideas and initiatives linked to any of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates for the SDGs and President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, launched the award for a new generation of early-stage social innovators in Africa who are solving pressing problems in the … [Read more...]

Art Moves Africa: Seeking Applications for Mobility Grants

Deadline: 8 September 2018 Art Moves Africa (AMA) is seeking applications for its Mobility Grants to support all artists, arts professionals and cultural operators living and working in Africa for travels from an African country to another African country. Grantees receive a round-trip flight ticket, booked, paid for and issued by AMA. Art Moves Africa (AMA) is an international not-for-profit organisation that aims to facilitate cultural and artistic exchanges within the African continent. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: iDove 2nd Intercontinental Youth Forum

Deadline: 3 September 2018 African Union has announced a call for applications for its Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove) 2nd Intercontinental Youth Forum October 3-5, 2018 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The first phase of iDove commenced with an Intercontinental Youth Forum, which hosted 40 young leaders in PVE, activists, policy makers, scholars, creatives and disengaged individuals. The forum provided a platform for sharing experiences, ideas and knowledge on constructive strategies … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 15 UNWTO Awards!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are now open for the 15 UNWTO Awards to acknowledge the contribution of institutions - public, private or NGOs - to competitive and sustainable tourism development at the local, national, regional and international levels. The contribution of the awardees is in line with the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and the principles and Sustainable Development Goals. UNWTO will tentatively announce the awardees of the UNWTO Awards by middle of December 2018 … [Read more...]

African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP II): Emerging Challenges Facing NTP Program

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UK aid from the UK government, through the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD), is seeking proposals for both operational and social science research on ‘’Emerging Challenges facing NTD program implementation in Africa’’. This second edition of the Small Grants Program (SGP II) is to … [Read more...]

Filmmakers Without Borders: Seeking Applications for Filmmaking Grants Programme

Deadline: 1 January 2019 Filmmakers Without Borders is seeking applications for its Filmmaking Grants which support independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange. Filmmakers Without Borders (FWB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital … [Read more...]

The Kectil Program: Mentoring Youth in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Kectil Program is inviting highly talented youth in developing countries who have the potential to make a positive difference in their communities and countries. The title "Kectil" refers to the "Knowles Educational and Charitable Trust for International Leadership". The goal of this program is to nurture, network, and mentor youth in developing countries who have the potential to be leaders and make a positive difference in their communities, countries..... and … [Read more...]

WORLDLABS: Seeking Applications for Elevating Ideas Competition

Deadline: 3 September 2018 The WORLDLABS is seeking applications for its Elevating Ideas Competition. WorldLabs’ mission is to help ideas develop and grow by providing the funding, tools and connections needed to thrive. Too many promising entrepreneurial projects fall by the wayside due to lack of resources, help or funding. This is why they created the Elevating Ideas Competition: to give the ability to showcase their idea, find valuable collaborators and gather the supporters applicant … [Read more...]

African Union: Call for Proposals to Strengthen Surveillance, Disease Intelligence, and Health Information Exchange

Deadline: 21 September 2018 The Commission of the African Union is seeking proposals to strengthen surveillance, disease information and health information exchange. The aim and intent of this Call for Proposals is to attract African universities, institutions, and non-governmental organisations that have the capacity to implement the main goal and objectives. Accordingly, the main goal of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen surveillance, disease intelligence, and health information … [Read more...]

2018 Call for Projects: UEFA Foundation for Children

Deadline: 14 September 2018 The UEFA Foundation for Children has launched its 2018 call for projects that seek to promote children’s fundamental rights across the globe. In order to achieve those objectives, the foundation establishes programmes involving football or sport in general, either running its own projects or working in partnership with other entities. The foundation may advise, work with or support any organisation or project that has similar goals or seeks to provide development … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) Regional Pitch Competition!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Are you a nutrition sensitive SME in Malawi, Ethiopia or Kenya? Does your product/service/concept address a local diet quality gap and increase the consumption of safe and nutritious foods? If yes, then apply and stand the chance win a trip to Nairobi to compete in the Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition (Africa Edition)! The Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) in collaboration with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has organized the first … [Read more...]

PhotogrVphy Grant: 2018 Edition Call for Entries

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Entries are now open for the 2018 Edition of PhotogrVphy Grant to support all photographers from every corner of the world. PhotogrVphy Grant awards $1000 annually to the applicant with the most inspirational photographic idea to support visual project of the artist. They only accept series of photographs which share a common theme and are built as a one consistent project in the following categories: Body, Climate, Daily Life, Experimental, Urban. The Grand Prize … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Mo Ibrahim Foundation is seeking applications for The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships that form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders. Through this annual fellowship programme, they seek to deepen and broaden their growing network which continues to contribute its skills and learning to a better Africa. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership … [Read more...]

Weeden Foundation Grant Programs: Inviting Organisations to Protect Biodiversity

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Weeden Foundation is accepting letter of Inquiry from organizations for its various funding programs in order to protect biodiversity. The Foundation works to protect old-growth forests, expand habitats for endangered species on public and private lands, and link key wildlife corridors. The Weeden Foundation’s primary mission has been to protect biodiversity. Since its inception, the Weeden Foundation has supported international and domestic population … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ConDev’s Student Media Grants!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are now open for ConDev’s Student Media Grants to award up to $5,000 to current students interested in capturing conflict-related issues facing fragile and conflict-affected areas of the world through stunning photography. ConDev—part of Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural Economics—works to improve the effectiveness of development programs and policies for conflict-affected and fragile countries through international research, … [Read more...]

NextGen in Franchising Global Competition: Inviting Entrepreneurs from around the World

Deadline: 15 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the NextGen in Franchising Global Competition which is a worldwide program that engages millennial entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses through the franchise model, and the only business incubator in the world focused on franchising. NextGen is looking to build the next generation of franchise ambassadors. By providing individuals from around the world with networking opportunities, constructive feedback and a closer … [Read more...]

MissionBox Philanthropic Fund: Awarding $2,500 to Honor Animal Activists and Animal Rescues

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The MissionBox Philanthropic Fund is offering one $2,500 (USD or equivalent) grant award for August 2018 to a nonprofit or charity, from anywhere in the world, that provides services in the following areas: animal welfare, activism, rescue or public education about the rights and plight of animals. Qualify for a $2,500 grant for applicant's organization by setting up a MissionBox nonprofit profile with a brief description of their mission and (IMPORTANT!) a photo that … [Read more...]

Apply for The Techfugees Global Challenges 2018!

Deadline: 2 September 2018 Are you developing a tech project aimed at displaced people? Techfugees has defined five main area of focus where tech can have a significant impact: the T5. The Techfugees Global Challenges encompasses all of them. Applications are open for The Techfugees Global Challenges 2018. Focus Areas Access to rights and information Health; Education; Employment; Social inclusion Benefits The 25 selected projects for the grand finale in Paris … [Read more...]

Movies that Matter: Seeking Applications for Start-up & Impact Grants Programme

Deadline: 15 April 2019 Movies that Matter is offering grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Please note that Movies that Matter does not support film production. Types of Grant Start-Up Grant Movies that Matter supports film … [Read more...]