The Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women Only

Deadline: 30 January 2019 The Maypole Fund is seeking applications 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; creating … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Sydney Peace Prize 2020!

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Sydney Peace Foundation is seeking nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2020, Australia’s only international prize for peace to inspire and empower people from all walks of life to make peace with justice a reality. The prize brings inspiring and exemplary stories of courage and dedication to global justice to the Australian and Sydney stage, educates the community on the work of the world’s most effective peacemakers, and honours the remarkable people at the … [Read more...]

Kahane Foundation: Helping People to Create Peaceful Living Environment for Themselves and their Neighbours

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The Karl Kahane Foundation is accepting applications for its grant program to help people to create a dignified and peaceful living environment for themselves and their neighbors. The Karl Kahane Foundation was established in 1991 by the late Karl Kahane as an independent, privately funded, non-political and non-religious charitable foundation, and is based in Switzerland. Thematic Focus Based on current events, funding in 2019 will be focussed on the … [Read more...]

Muste Institute’s Social Justice Fund: Supporting Grassroots Activist Projects

Deadline: 4 March 2019 The A.J. Muste Memorial Institute is seeking applications for its Social Justice Fund to support grassroots activist projects in the US and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Priority Areas The Social Justice Fund’s priority is to support: direct grassroots activism and organizing groups with diverse, representative and democratic leadership structures groups which have or … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: International Bremen Peace Award 2019

Deadline: 15 December 2018 The schwelle Foundation is inviting nominations for “International Bremen Peace Award” with an aim to honour people and organizations that set an example through their work contributing to reconciliation, human rights, overcoming of racism, social justice, sustainable handling of nature and environment as well as to intercultural and interreligious understanding. The Foundation will confer for the ninth time the International Bremen Peace Award for exemplary … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for APN Individual Research Grants!

Deadline: 5 January 2019 The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is seeking applications from African researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions; or regional, governmental, and nongovernmental agencies or organizations in Africa for its Individual Research Grants with an aim to support independent African research and its integration into regional and … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for International Peacemakers’ Fund!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for International Peacemakers’ Fund to provide financial support to grassroots initiatives that work towards peace and reconciliation in war torn communities around the globe. The Fellowship of Reconciliation’s (FoR) International Peacemakers’ Fund (IPF) was created to provide financial support to international communities: experiencing violent conflict; in a process of recovery after the cessation of violent conflict; in which … [Read more...]

12 Open Grant Opportunities on “Peace and Democracy” Projects – November 2018

Here is the list of top 12 funding opportunities for most promising NGOs and Individuals who are working to make our world peaceful and democratic. World Peace Initiative: Mindfulness Grant for the Community Program Deadline: 31 March 2019 Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to foster sustainable world peace? Do you feel that your startup or organization needs support to improve and move to its next stage? Do you think that you don’t have enough … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Social Inequality Grants Program!

Deadline: 23 May 2019 Applications are open for "Social Inequality" to support innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage. The program seeks investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden their understanding of the causes and consequences of rising … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 TechWomen Program: Empowering the Next Generation Women Leaders!

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Applications are open for the 2019 TechWomen program to empower, connect, and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities. Through mentorship and exchange, TechWomen strengthens participants’ professional … [Read more...]

Burning Man: Seeking LOIs for Global Art Grant

Deadline: 18 December 2018 Burning Man is seeking Letters of Intent for its 2019 Global Art Grant. Burning Man has a long and rich history of granting seed money to new and emerging artists around the world. This program funds highly interactive, community-driven works of art that prioritize community involvement in their development, execution and display. Values of the Global Art Grant Program: Cultural Experience: The Mission of Burning Man Project is to facilitate and extend … [Read more...]

WHO Request for Proposals: Learning Mechanism for Health-Related SDGs in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The Alliance for Health Policy and System Research, in collaboration with the Department of Health Promotion and the Division of Health Protection and Promotion at WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) are inviting qualified organizations to submit proposals to undertake the development of a regional learning mechanism to facilitate sharing of information and policy practices in the countries included under EMRO towards the achievement of … [Read more...]

Reaching All Children Challenge: Harnessing Social Protection to Enable Vulnerable Children Access HIV Testing, Treatment & Care

Deadline: 5 February 2019 Can you show one or more evidence-based interventions that demonstrate how social protection supports HIVs testing, treatment and care for children in low and middle-income countries? If yes, then apply for the Reaching All Children Challenge! The Positive Action Challenges in partnership with The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS is currently inviting applicants for its Reaching All Children Challenge. Prize Information Winners will be awarded up to … [Read more...]

UNCDF: Seeking Applications for Mentorship Platform Support and Management

Deadline: 10 December 2018 UNCDF is seeking applications for its program entitled "Mentorship Platform Support and Management" to support UNCDF in deploying mentorship model to support its work under Inclusive Innovation work. UNCDF is implementing an innovation engagement in Malaysia and China followed by other countries of Asia, Africa and The Pacific, that would focus on driving usage of digital finance and digital innovations working on various use-cases where technology plays a key … [Read more...]

Government of Netherlands: Dutch Fund for Climate and Development

Deadline: 22 February 2019 The Government of Netherlands is seeking grant proposals for the Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD) to finance climate projects in developing countries. Scope of the DFCD The overarching goal (impact) pursued by the Minister through the DFCD is climate-resilient economic growth. Efforts in developing countries (outcome) should be aimed at: combating climate change (mitigation) enabling people to adapt to climate change(adaptation). The … [Read more...]

IOC Women and Sport Awards: Promoting the Advancement of Gender Equality in Sport

Deadline: 18 January 2019 Nominations are open for IOC Women and Sport Awards which are given to women, men or organisations who have made remarkable contributions to the development, encouragement and reinforcement of women’s participation in sport. The IOC Women and Sport trophies are awarded annually to promote the advancement of gender equality in sport. They recognise outstanding achievement and contributions made to develop, encourage and strengthen the participation of women and … [Read more...]

Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Seeking Applications for SDG Partnership Facility (SDGP)

Deadline: 17 December 2018 Is your organisation a company, public institution, NGO or knowledge institution? And do you want to cooperate in a public-private partnership in order to contribute to sustainable development goals (SDGs) in developing countries?  If yes, then apply for SDGP to get support for your project. With the SDG Partnership Facility (SDGP), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( as the executor, aims to contribute … [Read more...]

Efficiency for Access Coalition: Inviting Applicants for Research & Development (R&D) Fund

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Efficiency for Access Coalition (EforA) is currently inviting applicants for its research and development fund to accelerate innovation in off-grid and weak grid appliance technologies. The Efficiency for Access Coalition, with funding from UK Aid, will invest into Research and Development (R&D) projects that lead to the acceleration of availability, affordability, efficiency and performance of a range of Low Energy Inclusive Appliances that are particularly … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019-2021 NEF Fellows Programme!

Deadline: 27 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019-2021 Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Fellows Programme. NEF is an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The NEF Fellows is a select programme that recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. These innovators and emerging leaders, at least 40 percent of whom are women, will have two main opportunities as a NEF Fellow: Advance … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Global Fund Partnership Photo Contest!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 If you are 18 years or older and involved in the implementation of a Global Fund-supported grant or program anywhere in the world, then submit your entries for the Global Fund Partnership Photo Contest! Applicant's photos will help them show the importance and impact of the work being done across the globe to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Prize Information Global Fund will award a total of 6 prizes in two categories: … [Read more...]