USAID/Zimbabwe: Advancing Accountability and Rights in Zimbabwe

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Advancing Accountability and Rights in Zimbabwe" to promote constitutional reforms; accountability and oversight, including work with Parliament and around electoral and governance processes; human rights; civic engagement and citizen action; and social cohesion in the expectation that this will lead to improved accountable, democratic governance that serves an … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: Seeking Proposals for Rural Youth Volunteers Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in New Delhi is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Rural Youth Volunteers". For a 3 month period, paired volunteers (one from the US, the other from India- ages 21-27) contribute to economic and social entrepreneurship projects in 2-4 different rural communities that address issues such as empowering women and girls, career planning, education, countering social discrimination, renewable energy, drug abuse, trafficking in … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada to Libya: Seeking Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Embassy of Canada to Libya is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) for small projects in Libya. The CFLI is a responsive, flexible programme, managed by the Embassy of Canada to Libya, out of its temporary offices in Tunis, Tunisia. It funds small but visible, high impact, results-oriented projects which are typically proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organisations such as local councils, cooperatives and civil … [Read more...]

UNDP-Lebanon Call for Proposals: Inviting National NGOs for Peace Building Project

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanon is seeking proposals from National NGOs for its “Peace Building Project” with an aim to increase the availability and accessibility to conflict related information and reports to mitigate and reduce existing or potential tensions. Funding information All proposals shall have the same maximum overall price (which cannot exceed the fixed budget amount of USD 140,000). Program Outputs Ongoing … [Read more...]

Canada Fund in Mongolia: Seeking Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Canada Fund in Mongolia is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018 to support projects proposed and implemented by community groups, NGOs, regional government institutions, and other grassroots organizations working on local development activities. The objective of the Canada Fund in Mongolia is to support / fund, through the Embassy in Ulaanbaatar, local initiatives in improved governance and democratic development. Themes Empowering … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Development Awards Competition for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 16 July 2017 Applications are now open for "The Global Development Awards Competition" that is an innovative award scheme launched by GDN with the generous support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world. Award … [Read more...]

USAID/Haiti: Seeking Applications for Health Service Delivery Program

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in Haiti is seeking applications for a cooperative Agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-US nongovernmental organizations to fund a program entitled “Health Service Delivery” with an aim to improve the health status of communities across Haiti. Objectives This will be achieved by working in close collaboration with the Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population (MSPP) both at the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Innovation in Science Literacy Award (ISLA) 2017!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for Innovation in Science Literacy Award (ISLA) 2017 to reward creative ways in which international development programmes or individual projects have succeeded in addressing a local challenge in a disadvantaged community with a measurable and sustainable increase in science literacy. Applications from all disciplines are invited but preference will be given to those projects which have focused on traditionally non-dominant members of society … [Read more...]

Apply for The Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust Grants for UK Charities!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Edith M Ellis Charitable Trust is currently seeking applications with an aim to make small grants to a broad range of Quaker and other UK-registered charities or Non-Governmental organisations, public bodies and social enterprises, in normal circumstances limited to those with an annual turnover of less than approximately £350,000. Priority Areas Grant giving categories include: Quaker work and witness Peace-building and conflict resolution Interfaith … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Individuals at risk of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic

Deadline: 13 June 2017 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its “NGO Programs Benefiting Individuals at risk of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic”. Proposed activities should primarily support stateless persons and individuals at risk of statelessness in the Dominican Republic.  Proposals must focus on the Protection, including legal aid. Funding Information Project … [Read more...]

Euro-Mediterranean Foundation’s Standard Intervention Grants: Supporting Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 2 August 2017 Euro-Mediterranean Foundation is seeking applications for its Standard Intervention Program with an aim to fund small human rights organizations, groups and defenders by reinforcing their operations and human capacities in order to enable them to create structures or implement innovative activities effectively in the region. The Foundation aims at supporting human rights defenders, regardless of their gender, in consideration of the following: Their activities in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018!

Deadline: 25 May 2017 Applications are open for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to fund small but visible, high impact, results-oriented projects which are proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations. CFLI is a responsive, flexible program. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. Equally important, the CFLI serves to strengthen Canada’s relationships with civil society and local communities and to build networks of … [Read more...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: New Tools for Vector Control in Malaria in LMICs

Deadline: 8 July 2017 Unitaid is pleased to announce a new Call for Proposals under the broader area for intervention: accelerating the adoption of innovative vector control tools. This Call is focused on late-stage product development for new vector control tools in malaria, however tools that can address additional vector-borne diseases beyond malaria are of particular interest. Vector-borne diseases account for 17 percent of the estimated global burden of infectious diseases. This includes … [Read more...]

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust: Peace And Security Grant Program

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Through its Peace And Security Grant Program, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust wishes to support a transition towards: the use of 'soft', rather than 'hard' power as a first line of response to conflict within our society and around the world the de-legitimisation of violence as a tool for responding to conflict, securing interests or projecting power a culture of human rights and non-violent problem-solving, promoted at all levels of … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from US Foundations

The Webinar video on "How to Raise Funds from US Foundations" is now available online. In these challenging times, NGO managers and fundraisers are under more pressure than ever to diversify their funding sources. While sources of funding are numerous, identifying viable prospects, and navigating the complexities of applying can be extremely challenging. As a consequence numerous sources are overlooked and NGOs get often discouraged by the complexity of donor’s systems ending up with not even … [Read more...]

The Dubai International Award for Best Practises to Improve the Living Environment!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for "The Dubai International Award for Best Practises to Improve the Living Environment (DIABP)" in order to recognise and enhance awareness of outstanding and sustainable achievements in improving the living environment as per the basic criteria established by the Dubai Declaration and the Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II). The Dubai Award was established in 1995 under the directive of late Sheikh Maktoum Bin … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia: Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy Skopje Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants program for projects that increase mutual understanding between the U.S. and Macedonia and promote the bilateral relationship. Topics Eligible for Funding Entrepreneurship and innovation Countering violent extremism Cultural diversity Empowering underserved communities Funding Information The total amount … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: Inviting Applications for Civil Society Capacity Building Workshops

Deadline: 11 July 2017 The Public Affairs Section of U.S. Embassy New Delhi (PAS New Delhi) is seeking applications for a project entitled "Civil Society Capacity Building Workshops". The two events will be two days in duration and will focus on bringing together representatives of leading U.S. think tanks, civil society organizations (CSOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and law firms practicing non-profit law to share best practices for enhancing self-governance and transparency, … [Read more...]

The Lipman-Miliband Trust Grants: Supporting Socialist Education Projects across the UK

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Lipman-Miliband Trust is currently accepting applications for its grant programme in order to support socialist education projects across the UK. The Trust encourages new work within this broad field, taking into consideration new areas of cultural and political work in institutions of learning but also in community organisations and among NGOs. Objectives The Trust has the following objectives: To promote research into the history, theory and practice of … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Building the Capacity of Rangers and Wildlife Experts to Protect Wildlife

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement (INL) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Building the Capacity of Rangers and Wildlife Experts to Protect Wildlife" to achieve specific objectives to reduce the poaching and trafficking of wildlife through effective programming at the national, regional, and international levels in key source, transit, and destination locations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. INL/C seeks to … [Read more...]

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