ILGA-Europe/TGEU: Inviting Applicants for Capacity Building Seminar on LGBTI Asylum

Deadline: 10 September 2017 ILGA-Europe and TGEU are inviting applicants to participate in a capacity building seminar on LGBTI asylum and a roundtable with public authorities in Brussels, from 27-28 November 2017. Through this seminar and roundtable, will help each other: become stronger advocates for LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers provide the specific support needed by LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers strengthen the capacity of public authorities and practitioners to address … [Read more...]

OSF-SA Call for Proposals: Popularising the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF) in South Africa

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Open Society Foundations (OSF), South Africa is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Popularising the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF) in South Africa". Objectives OSF-SA seeks a partner to conceptualise and roll out workshops in mine-affected communities to: popularise the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF), and build capacity within identified … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment Programme: Seeking Applications for Demonstration Grants

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you an organisation in one of the 14 countries mentioned below? Are you looking to import technology that would be new to your country? Would this technology have a beneficial impact on the environment, and help reduce poverty? If yes, then apply for the Demonstration Grants. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Demonstration Grants in order to involve new and sustainable … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in China: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Australian Embassy is seeking applications for the 2017-2018 Direct Aid Program (DAP) for China. DAP is a competitive, flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government with the primary aim of reducing poverty and achieving sustainable development outcomes consistent with Australia’s national interests. DAP generally funds around ten high-quality projects in China each year. The program is aimed principally at supporting small-scale development … [Read more...]

The Waterloo Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Environment’s Tropical Rainforests Programme

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Waterloo Foundation is seeking applications for its Environment fund under the theme "Tropical Rainforests Programme" to protect tropical rainforests for their value to the climate, communities and biodiversity, principally through avoided deforestation. Project Criteria Local Projects Applications for practical local projects that will consider would typically be working on a specified tropical rainforest area, defined in hectares. Applicants will need to … [Read more...]

The Waterloo Foundation: Seeking Applications for Environment’s Marine Programme

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Waterloo Foundation is seeking applications for its Environment fund under the theme "Marine Programme" to support initiatives working to halt the decline of fish stocks that communities in developing countries rely on, and those working to bring about sustainable fisheries in Wales. Project Criteria Local Projects Applications for local projects should demonstrate that they will positively impact upon the marine fisheries they are working to protect, and … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in New Delhi: Direct Aid Program to Strengthen Communities in India and Bhutan

Deadline: 22 December 2017 The Australian High Commission in New Delhi is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) with an aim to support projects that have a strong development focus, contribute to poverty reduction, and strengthen communities in India and Bhutan. DAP activities should aim to achieve practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. DAP funding can also support capacity building programs in the areas of governance and human rights engagement. Grant … [Read more...]

Elephant Family Grant 2018: Protecting Asian Elephants and Their Habitat

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Elephant Family is currently inviting applications which are directly benefiting wild Asian elephants in any of the range states – Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam. Funding Information There is no maximum or minimum grant but it is unlikely the foundation will make grants above £100,000 per year. The Foundation will consider small grants of £1,000 or more but most of the funds will … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Applications are open for the ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship 2018-19 that is designed to help develop skills, knowledge, networks and experience of potential leaders in the arts and cultural sector of South Asia. The Fellowship is supported by Goethe-Institut, British Council, and the Piramal Art Foundation. Program Structure The Fellowship includes: A two‐week residential course in India in May 2018: This includes intensive modules in Strategic Planning, … [Read more...]

HEAD Foundation’s Request for Proposals: Contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The HEAD Foundation (THF) has announced a 2017 Request for Proposals (RFP) to support projects that allow the Foundation to fulfill its mission of contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development. The Foundation has a particular interest in projects that aim to utilize technological innovations to improve educational outcomes, especially in the field of STEM education. Proposals that focus on other aspects of education are welcome and would be … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Labour Rights Participatory Action Research for Change Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women trade unions, workers’ groups and migrant workers groups to take part in this exciting Labour Rights Feminist Participatory Action Research (Labour FPAR) programme that aims to develop knowledge, tools and resources that support women in labour movements to shape and engage in policies regarding labour rights and strengthen women workers’ power and solidarity. APWLD will provide a … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Prince Claus Fund and the British Council has announced a new joint Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage. The Fund believes that both heritage and arts have the potential to create dialogue between communities and foster mutual understanding, and that new media opens up further opportunities for such dialogues to become inclusive and immersive experiences. This call seeks proposals that enable young people to engage with diverse … [Read more...]

Media Foundation for West Africa: Seeking Entries for West Africa Media Excellence Awards

Deadline: 17 September 2017 Are you a journalist in West Africa who has produced compelling work(s) that has had significant impact on society? If yes, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) invites you to submit your work(s) for consideration for the first ever West Africa Media Excellence Awards. This is an initiative to reward and inspire media excellence in West Africa. The maiden edition of the Awards is scheduled for October 28, 2017 in Accra, Ghana. Finalists will be hosted at the … [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...]

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...]

Australian High Commission in Ghana: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program 2017-18

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Australian High Commission in Ghana is seeking applications for Direct Aid Program for 2017-18, small grants program to help fund development projects in its countries of accreditation including Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The primary objective of the DAP is to achieve a practical and tangible humanitarian or developmental outcome in vulnerable communities. DAP funds activities that have a direct, … [Read more...]

The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation: Seeking Applications for the Literacy Fund

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is currently inviting proposals from organisations working or based in Sub-Saharan Africa for the Literacy Fund to undertake projects to increase literacy levels in young people. The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is a charitable organisation dedicated to empowering young writers, the advancement of the adventure writing genre and the promotion of literacy. The Literacy Fund aims to: support projects aiming to improve … [Read more...]

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