Applications Open for Working Grants!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu is offering working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Funding Information The total amount per call is around 50.000 euro. The money comes from the Dutch … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 13th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development Activities

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental institution which provides financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in … [Read more...]

National Research Foundation: Seeking Proposals for 2018 Africa-UK Trilateral Program

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the British council have announced the Africa-UK Trilateral 2018. Proposals are invited from eligible applicants for the DST-NRF/British Council Africa-UK Trilateral Chair. The SARChI Bilateral and Trilateral Research Chairs activity is supported by the Department of Science and Technology through the National Research Foundation (NRF) and is intended to support collaboration between Research and Academic Centres of Excellence … [Read more...]

Apply for KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2019!

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Applications are open for KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2019 which is offering a university scholarship to a promising, young sub-Saharan African journalist to do a full-time Honours or Masters Degree at the University of Witwatersrand’s Journalism Programme in Johannesburg in 2019. The scholarship includes the university fees, return flight to Johannesburg, accommodation costs for student housing and a monthly stipend. Eligibility Criteria Candidates should be … [Read more...]

Global Fund for Community Foundation: Strengthening & Supporting Community Philanthropy Approaches

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The Global Fund for Community Foundation (GFCF) is currently seeking concept notes for its 2018 grants programme aimed at strengthening and supporting community philanthropy approaches that: Strengthen the efforts of CPOs to respond to, change mindsets around and build support for complex, sensitive or apparently intractable issues at the community level (e.g. social cohesion and other community divisions, environmental issues, women’s issues, youth, other minority … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Zimbabwe: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 15 September 2018 Applications are now open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-2019 which is a flexible small grants scheme for development activities managed by Heads of Australian Missions. The emphasis of the program is on alleviating basic humanitarian hardships. The Direct Aid Program, managed by the Embassy in Harare provides funding for an average of 30 projects per year from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo. The program aims … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Girl Rising Creative Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Girl Rising is seeking applications from individuals and organizations from across the world for its Girl Rising Creative Challenge to share how they are helping create a gender equal world. The actions, however big or small, can lead to profound change. The Challenge is sponsored by Girl Rising. Participation in the “Girl Rising Creative Challenge” (the “Challenge”) constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Official Rules (the … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 23rd United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards!

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting applicants to submit entries for its 23rd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. 2018 marks UNCA’s 70th anniversary celebrating seven decades of journalism committed to reporting on the UN and its many causes and objectives. Award Categories The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Water Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for World Water Challenge 2018 which is an international contest for water solutions. This 4th edition of World Water Challenge is expected to serve its role as an important platform to share the ideas and know-hows towards solving the defined water issues around the world and to forge a broad network among the water-related experts and stakeholders. World Water Challenge 2018 will be held as one of the signature programs of KIWW 2018 which will … [Read more...]

UNODC: Call for Proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre Grants 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018 UNODC is seeking proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2018 to strengthen the capacity of civil society working in low- and middle- income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. Grant funding under this Call for Proposals shall be provided to projects that: Are focused on prevention of substance use; Are targeting youth; Support the active participation of youth in their communities and are … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Applications for Rural Poverty and Agriculture Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Rural Poverty and Agriculture Programme. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified.  With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around Africa to attend this workshop … [Read more...]

AWDF: Seeking Proposals for Leading from the South Round 3

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking proposals for the third round of grants from all eligible women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations in Africa and the Middle East under Leading From the South. Under the Leading from the South initiative, AWDF aims to scale up its grantmaking and advocacy initiatives to promote women’s rights, amplify their voices, increase economic opportunities and improve access to spaces of decision-making. AWDF is … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018 Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development in Low & Lower-Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The World Bank’s Development Data Group (DECDG), in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development” to encourage collaboration, experimentation, learning and capacity development in the field of sustainable development data. The collaborations should take place in low-income countries and lower-middle-income countries, and be … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy & Litigation

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, cordially is currently inviting applicants to apply for the Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy & Litigation targeted at the promotion and protection of the human rights of lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Africa. The 3rd LGBT Human Rights Defenders Workshop will be held from 3-6 September 2018 at the … [Read more...]

Robert Carr Fund for Civil Society Networks: 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks has announced an open Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2019-2021. Through this RFP, the Robert Carr Fund invites proposals from global and regional civil society networks addressing critical factors protecting the rights of inadequately served populations (ISPs); scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; and assuring that resources are mobilized and utilized appropriately to respond to the … [Read more...]

RECP Finance Catalyst: Targeting Small and Medium Scale Renewable Energy Projects

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Finance Catalyst” to finance opportunities and vice versa, targeting small- and medium-scale renewable energy (RE) projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Finance Catalyst team works with project developers to connect qualified projects to development finance institutions (DFIs), project preparation support instruments, impact investors and commercial lenders, providing … [Read more...]

IDRC/CIHR/SSHRC Call for Research Proposals: Rapid Research Fund for Ebola Virus Disease Outbreaks

Deadline: 13 July 2018 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) are seeking proposals for "Rapid Research Fund for Ebola Virus Disease Outbreaks" to support social sciences, humanities, public health and/or health systems research aimed at more effectively containing the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as well as potential future … [Read more...]

Empowers Africa: Grants to Support Human Empowerment, Wildlife Protection and Land Conservation

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Empowers Africa is seeking applications to fund programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in sub-Saharan Africa. Empowers Africa is a U.S. public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3) that supports programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in sub-Saharan Africa. The foundation’s focus is on: funding programs in communities that surround protected conservation and wildlife … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for EMY Africa Awards 2018!

Deadline: 2 July 2018 Nominations are open for Exclusive Men Of The Year (EMY) Africa Awards to celebrate men and fathers of steel and zeal, whose passion and dedication has rolled out major landmarks in the development and progress of families, societies and the nation at large; Dignitaries, Businessmen, entertainers, sportsmen, social workers, journalists, administrators, philanthropists, mentors, and so on. The Faculty of the Exclusive Men Of The Year Awards – EMY  Africa Awards is a … [Read more...]