Applications Open for Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism (SST) is accepting applications for its grant program. The foundation supports projects or organizations in Switzerland and around the world that: To improve the economic, cultural or social conditions of the population in tourist recipient countries, Contribute to sustainable tourism development in recipient countries, Intercultural understanding between the population of tourist sending and receiving … [Read more...]

African World Heritage Fund: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Grants

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is seeking proposals for its Conservation Grants to provide grants to African State Parties to implement projects and activities which focus on improving the State of Conservation of World Heritage properties. The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is an intergovernmental organization created in 2006 to support the effective conservation and protection of cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value in Africa. … [Read more...]

A List of Open Funding Opportunities for Asian Countries!

The Prince Claus Fund: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation, is seeking proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. This new funding collaboration aims to continue this work, helping … [Read more...]

OSISA Call for Proposals: Combatting Illicit Financial Flows in Southern Africa

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) has announced the Call for Proposals for its continuing work on combatting illicit financial flows. Through research, grant-making and advocacy under its Economic and Social Justice cluster, OSISA will support organisations and groups pressuring states to develop pro-poor economic policies. This will include support to public participation in the development of policy frameworks that reduce inequality, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Initiative Southern Africa (INISA) Student Grant 2017!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Initiative Southern Africa (INISA) is currently inviting applicants for its Student Grant 2017 that will offer a grant for students from Universities and other tertiary education institutions in countries of the SADC region (Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe). INISA is a German Non-Governmental Organisation founded in 1995. INISA’s … [Read more...]

Ecologists in Africa Grant Program: Developing Skills & Knowledge for Innovative Ecological Research

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The British Ecological Society (BES) is currently inviting applicants for its Ecologists in Africa Grant Program to carry out innovative ecological research. The grant is designed to develop their skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in the developed world. Grant Information The maximum value of a grant is £8,000 for research. An additional sum up to £2,000 may be requested to fund travel to help develop … [Read more...]

Apply for Euromena Awards: Celebrating the Richness and Strength of African Innovation!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 Euromena Consulting is currently accepting applications for its Euromena Awards with an aim to discover and show the world the talents and capacity for innovation in Africa. The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the richness and strength of African innovation. The competition rewards creativity, innovation, development and social awareness. The goal of the award is to promote African start-ups focused on new technologies, with a social impact on the continent. … [Read more...]

2017 Zambezi Prize: Raising Awareness of Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 Zambezi Prize in order to raise awareness of entrepreneurship and financial inclusion, encourage the flow of capital to financial inclusion ventures, and advance entrepreneurship and financial inclusion to fuel broad-based prosperity. The Zambezi Prize is presented by the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT and The MasterCard Foundation. Collectively, these organizations focus on entrepreneurship and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Programme!

Deadline: 3 September 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Programme to build a targeted team of 54 young Ambassadors, one from each African country. NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s local public engagement activities while growing their own careers through the NEF’s partnerships that offer opportunities for mentorship and collaborations with established researchers. The NEF Ambassadors attend the biennial NEF Global … [Read more...]

NEPAD Call for Applications: Mobility Grants under the BioFISA II Programme

Deadline: 1 December 2018 The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) is seeking applications for its Mobility Grants under the BioFISA II Programme. The BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme) is aimed at strengthening the NEPAD SANBio Network and in this second phase it focuses on boosting regional collaboration and networking. The Mobility Grant is used to support this objective. The SANBio Mobility Grant offers: Support to candidates on … [Read more...]

Lipman-Miliband Trust:  Seeking Applications for the Southern Africa Fund

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Lipman-Miliband Trust is seeking applications for its Southern Africa Fund in order to support progressive social, economic and cultural projects which originate from, or engage with, Southern Africa. Applications can be for small projects but also could be for larger amounts than the £1,000 limit for projects funded from the Trust’s main fund. The Trust’s mission is to help support the practice and dissemination of socialist education and research, an area … [Read more...]

OECD: 17th International Economic Forum on Africa 2017

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young entrepreneur? Do you reside in Africa? Here's your chance to participate in the 2017 International Economic Forum on Africa 2017! The 2017 International African Economic Forum will be held in Paris on October 4th 2017, gathering OECD officials and African policy makers, private sector, academia and civil society leaders. Following this year's theme, "Entrepreneurs and industrialisation in Africa", young entrepreneurs from Africa are invited to take … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Edition of Norbert Zongo Investigative Journalism Award!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Norbert Zongo Investigative Prize is an award of excellence to reward the best works of investigative journalism. The Prize is opened to all the professional journalists of Africa regularly employed in press or collaborating with African press. Works must be published or broadcast between May 3, 2015 and May 3, 2017 Aims to promote a journalism of investigation and research, on subjects related to the political, economic, social and cultural life of the … [Read more...]

CODESRIA: Applications Open for Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently seeking applications for its Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI) to support research that contributes to agendas for imagining, planning and creating African futures. MRI replaces five tools that CODESRIA had deployed in previous years to support research. These were National Working Groups (NWG), Multinational Working Groups (MWG), Comparative Research Networks (CRN), … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Applications are open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age that will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase, share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programmes. The program’s aim is to develop the leadership and digital skills of the … [Read more...]

Africa Energy Prize: Tackling the African Continent’s Energy Challenges

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Seedstars & Enel has announced partnership to create the Africa Energy Prize. Partnering with Enel will give Seedstars a unique opportunity to reward tech startups striving to tackle the African continent’s energy challenges. This challenge is surmountable and the benefits of success are immense, as increasing access to reliable energy can turbo-charge economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa which is already home to several major energy producers, including Nigeria, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Are you a young African between the ages of 18 and 35? Do you have a passion for youth participation in the transformation of agribusiness in Africa? If yes, then apply for the 2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge. The African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) is inviting applicants for the 2nd edition of its Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017. The 2017 edition of the  5th October “Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day” during the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

The Africa Art Box Award: Supporting System for Digital Creation

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for “The Africa Art Box Award” which is a support system for digital creation and offers award-winning artists the opportunity to realize their creative project in an international, collaborative space and surrounded by an experienced and multidisciplinary team. The Theme of the competition is open, however, participants are encouraged to reflect on the current technological changes and its impact in the societies. The Price The winning … [Read more...]

RECP Finance Catalyst: Targeting Small and Medium Scale Renewable Energy Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) is seeking proposals for its program entailed “Finance Catalyst” to finance opportunities and vice versa, targeting small- and medium-scale renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Finance Catalyst team works with project developers to connect qualified projects in renewable energy to development finance institutions (DFIs), project preparation support instruments, impact investors and commercial … [Read more...]

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