IFAD Call for Proposals:  Enhancing Farmer Resilience to Climate Change, Sustainable Crop Productivity, and Nutrition under Rainfed Conditions

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on “Use of genetic diversity and Evolutionary Plant Breeding for enhanced farmer resilience to climate change, sustainable crop productivity, and nutrition under rainfed conditions” with an aim to enhance the resilience of target low-input poor farmers in the project area through developing EP populations with higher and stable yields under the local farm agronomic and … [Read more...]

Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Scope IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Partnerships: Scaling Investment in Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for “Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS)” focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa as part of the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to … [Read more...]

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2017: Supporting Young People of Ghana and Africa with Quality Education

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkurmah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) is currently open for applications. The program provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant University education.  The Scholars Program embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to … [Read more...]

AWHF Call for Applications: Moses Mapesa Research Grant

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is seeking applications for its Moses Mapesa Research Grant to support African Doctoral and Masters Students in the field of heritage. The AWHF was launched in 2006 to support African States Parties in implementing the UNESCO 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is an inter-governmental organisation that was launched in 2006 with the mission to … [Read more...]

UNDP/GEF Call for Project Grant Proposals: Delievering Global Environment Benefits to meet the Socio-Economic Priorities in Jordan

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The Mainstreaming Rio Convention Provisions into National Sectorial Policies in Jordan funded by the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), opens a call for project grant proposals for pilot projects on the national rangelands strategy and the national drought management plan for water sector. The aim is to deliver global environmental benefits through more holistic and effective management of the natural … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Health Information Systems or Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in West Africa

Deadline: 23 May 2017 The Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is pleased to announce a call for implementation research proposals to contribute to national and regional efforts to improve health systems responsiveness in West Africa (WA). Thematic Areas Health Information Systems (HIS) Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Objectives Generate and promote application of an evidence base through support to a cohort of implementation research … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Health Information Systems or Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 23 May 2017 Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has announced a call for implementation research proposals to contribute to national and regional efforts to improve health systems responsiveness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Objectives Generate and promote application of an evidence base through support to a cohort of implementation research projects focusing on either HIS or ASRH in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Ensure … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds From Gulf Foundations

The Webinar video on “How to Raise Funds From Gulf Foundations” is now available online. It is well renowned of the incredible wealth of the Gulf States [Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates] offering great funding opportunities for NGOS around the world. While it may be challenging sometimes to fundraise from the Gulf States Foundations and obtain good donors. This introductory webinar will provide participants with an overview on the donor landscape and … [Read more...]

ACBAR Twinning Program: Improving the Capacity of National NGOs in Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are open for the ACBAR Twinning Program which is supported by DFID to improve the capacity of National NGOs in Afghanistan (NNGO) to provide humanitarian assistance by providing trainings, institutional capacity building, technical mentoring, and support in the field. This is done by pairing NNGOs with International NGOs (INGO) who will serve as mentors and provide technical and field support throughout the duration of the project. Additionally, ACBAR will … [Read more...]

SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions using Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) is seeking applications from innovators for its "Innovative Solutions using Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS)" grant programme. Innovative solutions based on indigenous knowledge systems covering the impact areas of human and animal health and … [Read more...]

ZIMDEF-NEPAD SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) are inviting interested innovators for “Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition" grant programme. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for nutrition innovations with potential regional and global impact and … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Moldova: Inviting NGOs for Small Grants for Media Program

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The U.S. Mission to Moldova is seeking applications for its small grants "Media Program" in order to strengthen independent media in Moldova in the interests of plurality of views and editorial independence. Priority Areas The priorities of the Public Affairs Section for 2017 media funding are as follows: Support the production of non-news creative content (i.e. photography, film, multi-media formats) and build local production capacity Support news and … [Read more...]

USAID-Kiev: Seeking Applications for ServingLife Activity

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Regional Contracting Office in Kyiv, Ukraine is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or Non-U.S. non-profit or for-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and other qualified non-USG organizations for funding of an activity entitled “ServingLife.” The overall goal of the five-year ServingLife activity is to reduce HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and Hepatitis C (HCV) transmission through … [Read more...]

Chatham House Call for Applications: Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship for Central Europe and Africa

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship (Central Europe and Africa) in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. The fellowship is for a 9-month term from mid-September 2017 to mid-June 2018. Key Areas A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas: Completing a personal research project of the fellow's own design undertaken with the guidance of a Chatham House expert, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program: Inviting Latvian NGOs

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The U.S. Embassy Riga is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to enable the U.S. Embassy to support initiatives that contribute to more open and competitive political and economic systems and the protection of human rights. Program The implementing office at the Embassy is the Public Affairs Office (PAO), which is under the authority of the Ambassador. The Ambassador may choose whether to review and approve grant requests. Grants are aimed … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh: Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP)

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) to support various development projects with a view to enhance human security at the grass-roots level. There is an increasing need for cooperation by the entire international community to realize a peaceful and affluent society in which everybody can live their individual lives in a humane manner. The GGHSP mainly supports the projects on … [Read more...]

Access to Justice for the Juvenile Offender Population: Opportunities for Judicial and Cultural Change

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), is seeking applications for its “Access to Justice for the Juvenile Criminal Population: Opportunities for Judicial and Cultural Change”. Project Objectives Improve existing instruments for restorative justice procedures, by creating visualaids and reference materials to guide the application of juvenile restorative processes, with the goal of helping … [Read more...]

PeaCE Peacebuilding Funds: Facilitating the Engagement of Civil Society Actors and Grassroots in Bridging the Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict Divide

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Eurasia Partnership Foundation in Armenia (EPF-Armenia), Eurasia Partnership Foundation in Azerbaijan (EPF-Azerbaijan) through Caucasus Research Resource Centre in Georgia (CRRC-Georgia), and International Alert (Alert) has announced a Call for Concept Notes for “Peacebuilding through Capacity Enhancement and Civic Engagement (PeaCE) Peacebuilding Funds Opportunity. The Partners expect that the PeaCE program will facilitate the engagement of interested civil society … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) Award 2017!

Deadline: 13 July 2017 Applications are open for the Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) Award 2017 for graduates and scientists of a Swiss institution who work in agricultural research for development. The SFIAR is an informal multi-stakeholder group of Swiss institutions and private individuals interested in agricultural research for development (ARD). Members come from research institutions, NGOs, the private sector, farmers' organisations and public agencies, as … [Read more...]

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