U.S. Embassy in Armenia: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program Competition

Deadline: 24 July 2017 The United States Embassy has announced the second round of the Democracy Commission Small Grants program competition for fiscal year 2017. Projects should have a direct relevance to the development of democratic institutions and should be sufficiently specific about the impact of the proposed activities on the democratic development of Armenia. Grants should be used to carry out specific, concrete projects.  These projects should further the long-term goals of the … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Peace Building Fund in Somalia

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals specifically related to Daldhis (Build Your Country) project; the Peace Building Fund in Somalia through the UNDP Somalia Poverty Reduction & Environment Protection (PREP) Programme. The project aims to present a renewed commitment to working with local community leaders, elders, formal and informal justice services and newly selected local governments, in collaboration with state ministries, to … [Read more...]

United States Embassy in Tirana, Albania: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

Deadline: 12 July 2017 The United States Embassy in Tirana, Albania is seeking applications for its Democracy Commission Small Grants Program which is administered by the Public Affairs Section, supports initiatives of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) engaged throughout Albania in a variety of fields, including: Anti-corruption Good Governance Investigative Journalism Human Rights/Minority Rights Empowerment of Women and Youth, Environmental Awareness … [Read more...]

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law: Seeking Applications under NGO Legal Enabling Environment Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is currently accepting applications from local partners in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam for a research grant pursuant to the NGO Legal Enabling Environment Program (LEEP) in order to protect and promote civil society and civic participation. ICNL is conducting research on digital surveillance laws in the Mekong Region and the extent to which they comply with international human rights law. … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: Enhancing Political Accountability & Transparency of Local Communities (MZs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Deadline: 20 July 2017 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its program "Enhancing political accountability and transparency of local communities (MZs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina" to improve the quality of life of the citizens of BiH, through enhancing local services and increasing democratic accountability and social inclusion. The overall objective of this program is to strengthen leadership, improve organisation, systems and the regulatory framework at the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Trust Conference Scholarship Programme!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Trust Conference Scholarship, a part of the Trust Conference is now open for applications inviting all applicants working in the areas of human trafficking, slavery and human rights. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate their participation at Trust Conference will enhance their work in their own communities. This year, up to 60 scholarships will be awarded to applicants from diverse disciplines that will bring unique … [Read more...]

British Embassy Montevideo Call for Bids: Montevideo Project Fund 2017

Deadline: 24 July 2017 The British Embassy is currently accepting applications from all interested parties to submit their proposals for the Montevideo Project Fund 2017. Objectives Projects presented must be able to deliver the following objectives: promote and improve transparency in public procurement systems reduce opportunities for corruption in public procurement processes promote and establish a detailed roadmap for the creation and implementation of a Code of Best … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EJC’s Global Health Journalism Grant Program for Germany!

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is seeking applications for its Global Health Journalism Grant Program with an aim to promote innovative reports on the topic of global health in developing countries. Themes A strong, innovative topic is the most important part of the application. Submitted projects must address the issue of global health and have a connection with Germany. Reporting should provide a concrete link between the issue and the global … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Embassy Zagreb Small Grants Program 2017!

Deadline: 7 July 2017 U.S. Embassy in Zagreb is seeking proposals from Croatian non-profit organizations for its Small Grants Program for 2017-2018 for funding for projects, workshops, seminars and/or to bring a U.S. expert for a seminar, workshop or similar educational activity. The program aims to promote exchange of experience and expertise between Americans and Croatians. Themes Anti-corruption training programs for students and teachers, which may include academic honesty and … [Read more...]

Pharos Call for Proposals: Project “Support for Pluralism Defenders”

Deadline: 10 July 2017 Social Justice and Human Development for Peace Initiative (JDPC) and Interfaith Mediation Center (IMC) has announced an open call for proposal from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in the north-central and North-west geopolitical regions of Nigeria to become sub-recipients of small grants from the Pharos Observatory, France. JDPC, Interfaith Mediation Centre (IMC) and the Pharos Observatory are working together in Nigeria to promote and protect the right to … [Read more...]

Apply for 8th Earth Care Awards 2017: Protecting Land and Water Resources!

Deadline: 4 August 2017 Applications are open for 8th Earth Care Awards (ECAs) 2017 to identify and foster actions across several sectors with special reference to mitigation and adaptation imperatives related to climate change. The objective is to reduce emissions, adopt approaches to protect land and water resources and promote innovations for reducing impacts, emphasizing appropriate environmental action. Award Categories Community Based Mitigation And Adaptation In Water Resources, … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: Corporate Fundraising- Making an Effective Funding Case to Business

The webinar video on "Corporate Fundraising: Making an Effective Funding Case to Business" is now available online. Corporations are increasingly becoming important development actors. They are providing funding, in-kind goods and services, as well as unique opportunities of leveraging their business models and value chains for social development. NGOs seeking innovative approaches and effective programs must engage with them. However, it often seems that NGOs and corporations speak two … [Read more...]

ENEA Access Call for Projects: Supporting Organizations and Entrepreneurs in Developing their Energy Access Initiatives in Africa

Deadline: 31 July 2017 ENEA Consulting has launched the ENEA Access Call for Projects to support Non Profits, NGOs, Technology Developers, and Social Entrepreneurs in developing their energy access initiatives in Africa. To achieve this objective, ENEA has committed to providing each selected project with 30 - 100 days of its consulting services on a pro-bono basis. Program Pillars VOLUNTEERING: Pro bono consulting for social entrepreneurs and NGOs selected through calls for projects. … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State (TIP Office): 2017 International Programs to Combat Child Trafficking in Peru

Deadline: 2 August 2017 The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State (TIP Office) is currently seeking applications for its “2017 International Programs to Combat Child Trafficking in Peru” under a new Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership. Funding Information The TIP Office will provide $5 million in U.S. foreign assistance resources to one or more organization(s) to support implementation of the CPC Partnership activities. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Nordic Innovation Challenge 2017: Design and Manufacturing for a Circular Economy

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The LAUNCH Nordic Innovation Challenge 2017 is accepting applications to address this year’s challenge: Design and Manufacturing for a Circular Economy. LAUNCH Nordic seeks to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable society through open innovation, industry collaboration, and global systems mobilization. To meet this goal, LAUNCH Nordic seeks innovations from around the globe with the potential to create the shift towards a circular economy. The core … [Read more...]

UKAID Call for Proposals: Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) Round 3

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) is seeking applications for its pilot and scale-up projects with an aim to identify and support innovative and market‐driven solutions that have the potential to create social impact in Education, Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania. HDIF is a UKAID challenge fund programme managed by a Palladium Group‐ led consortium in Tanzania. HDIF works in close partnership with the Tanzania Commission for … [Read more...]

USAID-Kenya: Seeking Proposals for Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Leader with Associates from qualified organizations to fund a program entitled “Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems Leader with Associates”. Funding Information Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to provide approximately $35 Million in total funding for the Livestock Market Systems. Approximately $15 Million of this funding will be resources … [Read more...]

UNDP-Laos Call for Concept Notes: Global Environment Facility Small grants Programme (GEF SGP)

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Laos is currently inviting civil society groups such as CBOs, local NGOs or NPAs, academia, mass organization for its Global Environment Facility Small grants Programme (GEF SGP) to provide grants, facilitate partnerships and support networks of stakeholders that are strengthening national capacities to address global environmental problems and promote sustainable development. The programme is rooted in the belief that … [Read more...]

UNDP: Inviting NGOs for “Labour Intensive Forest Activities with Vulnerable Communities in Lebanon” Programme

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanon is seeking proposals from interested national NGOs for its program entitled “Labour Intensive Forest Activities with Vulnerable Communities in Lebanon”. The overall objective is the implementation of labour intensive forest and land management activities such as reforestation, forest maintenance and management, irrigation, terracing and other forest activities in vulnerable communities in Lebanon. Funding … [Read more...]

French Embassy to Sudan: Call for Proposals for Civil Society Program 2017 – PISCCA

Deadline: 13 July 2017 The French Embassy to Sudan has launched a new call for proposals to support Sudanese civil society in the framework of a new grant program entitled "PISCCA (Innovative projects from civil societies and coalitions of actors)", which takes over the “Civil society support” fund set up by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and implemented in Sudan since 2014. This new funding is aimed at empowering civil society’s organizations by strengthening their capacities … [Read more...]

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