Asian Community Trust: Seeking Proposals for ACT Grant Program 2017 in Philippines           

Deadline: 20 December 2016 The Asian Community Trust (ACT) is accepting project proposals from the Philippines for its Grant program 2017 with an aim to build a “Bridge of Mutual Help and Resource Sharing” in civil societies across Asia. To pursue this aim, ACT assists projects developed by local people, NGOs and other civil society organizations with the purpose of improving people’s quality of life in their own communities and sharing their successes with others. Project Criteria … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Small Grants

Deadline: 16 January 2017 AIDS foundation East-West (AFEW) International in partnership with Flowz and in consultation with the Global Network of People living with HIV and the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network is seeking proposals for its community-based participatory research (CBPR)  small grants with an aim to support projects in Eastern Europe and Central-Asia (EECA) region. The purpose of the community based participatory research small grants fund is to: Increase CBPR research … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP)

Deadline: 30 November 2016 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP)" to learn how communities can successfully approach the goal of preventing and ending youth homelessness by building comprehensive systems of care for young people rather than implementing individual or unconnected … [Read more...]

Global Acceleration Instrument for Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action in Jordan

Deadline: 29 November 2016 United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is currently seeking proposals for its program entitled "Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) for Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action" to achieve peaceful and gender equal societies. The GAI is governed by a Funding Board at the global level, which is comprised of four UN entities (currently UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA and PBSO), four donor Member States (currently Australia, the UK, … [Read more...]

Sandoz HACk – Healthcare Access Challenge: Utilizing M-Health Technology to Solve Health Access Problems

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Sandoz, a generic medicines specialist, is now open for applications and invites all creative thinkers to ‘hack healthcare access’ and enter Sandoz HACk – Healthcare Access Challenge, submitting ideas that use mobile technology (M-Health) to connect people to better health. The theme of the competition is Utilizing M-Health technology to solve health access problems. Health access challenges and priorities vary hugely across continents, countries and cultures, … [Read more...]

Apply for USDA Borlaug Fellowship Program in Georgia!

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is pleased to announce the 2017 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program (Borlaug Fellowship Program) for Georgia. The Borlaug Fellowship Program promotes food security and economic growth by increasing scientific knowledge and research to improve agricultural productivity, economic development, and food security. Objectives Provide early to mid-career … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for YES FOUNDATION Awards 2016!

Deadline: 25 November 2016 Do you want to create awareness in your community about the social cause or volunteered at organisations? Do you know a real life hero minimum of 18 years of age? Does their work have contributed to social transformation at the grassroots? Can his/her work supported by evidences in the form of photo, video, publication or personal testimonies? If yes, then nominate a real life hero for YES FOUNDATION awards 2016. YES FOUNDATION believes that the amplifying nature of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Modern Slavery Innovation Fund and Child Trafficking Protection Fund

Deadline: 29 November 2016 The Home Office of United Kingdom is seeking proposals from organisations from the statutory, not-for-profit and for profit sectors for grant-funding for two competed funds namely A Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF) and A Child Trafficking Protection Fund (CTPF). Objectives A Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF): It aims to tackle the root causes of modern slavery, strengthening efforts to combat slavery and reduce vulnerability, and build an evidence … [Read more...]

The HEAD Foundation 2016 Request for Proposals for Social and Education Projects

Pre-Qualification Round Deadline: 30 November 2016 The HEAD Foundation (THF) have launched a 2016 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Social and Education Projects to provide funding for projects that contribute to knowledge dissemination and societal development, thus allowing the Foundation to fulfill its mission of contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development. As a non-profit organization that enables positive social changes in Asia, the foundation is keen to support … [Read more...]

Applications Open for International Youth Workshop on Cultural Management across Europe!

Deadline: 27 November 2016 JM International is inviting young people (aged 18-23) from across Europe for its International Youth Workshop on Cultural Management from December 10-11, 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia. Topics The key topics covered are: Audience Development (attracting new audiences, growing audiences) Gender equality in music (Gender considerations when planning cultural events) Lifelong Learning (Developing the Key Competences of young Cultural Managers) Sustainable … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2017 Australian Awards for Excellence in Women’s Leadership

Deadline: 16 December 2016 Nominations are open for the fourth year of the Australian Awards for Excellence in Women’s Leadership to recognise the contribution of individuals to the advancement of gender equality at a National and State/Territory level. The award recognises contribution of individuals that through the visibility of their actions have significantly improved the likelihood of Australian women receiving equitable access to higher levels of leadership and responsibility. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Pears Challenge 2017: Supporting Israeli Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 29 November 2016 Applications are open for the Pears Challenge, a Fellowship that supports a select group of experienced Israeli entrepreneurs and innovators through the process of developing and commercializing technologies for developing country markets. The Pears Challenge program provides a dynamic, collaborative environment for Pears Challenge fellows to develop, test and actualize their ideas. Program Structure Phase 1 Ideation Lab : January-May 2017 Applicants … [Read more...]

GEF Small Grants Programme: Strengthening the Capacities of NGOs and CBOs through Knowledge Fair in Barbados

Deadline: 21 December 2016 The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme is seeking proposals to provide communities and civil society organizations in developing and transition countries with grants to enable them to implement projects in the focal areas of climate change, biodiversity, sustainable forest management, land degradation, international waters, and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)/chemicals. These … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Kectil Youth Leadership Program for Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The Kectil Program is open for applications and invites highly talented youth in developing countries who have the potential to make a positive difference in their communities and countries. Program Principles KECTIL that refers to the Knowles Educational and Charitable Trust for International Leadership, is based on the following principles: Creating an authentic, collaborative network of high potential youth from developing and least developed countries can … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 SEAMEO-Japan ESD Award for Southeast Asian Countries

Deadline: 25 November 2016 The SEAMEO Secretariat and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT) in cooperation with UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education are accepting applications for its 2016 SEAMEO-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award, with the theme of “Saving Energy”. Objectives To raise awareness of energy conservation integrated in education for the promotion of sustainable development in schools and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Moldova Alumni Small Grants Program: Providing Seed Money for Sustainable Projects

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Moldova is inviting applicants for its “Alumni Small Grants Program" to provide seed money to qualified individuals and organizations for sustainable projects that help showcase the value of U.S. Government exchange programs to the broader Moldovan community. The purpose of this program is to further the professional development of alumni and their colleagues, to implement and disseminate the concepts learned during exchange programs and to … [Read more...]

Nesta’s Click Connect Learn Fund: Seeking EOIs from UK-based Volunteers

Deadline: 20 November 2016 Nesta is currently seeking expressions of interest for its Click Connect Learn Fund to support innovations that use digital technology to enable volunteers to tutor disadvantaged pupils. Project Criteria Proposal will be judged against the following criteria: Social action: will the proposal increase the volume and availability of volunteer-led tutoring? Innovation: how innovative is the idea in the proposal? Capacity to deliver: does the organisation … [Read more...]

Toshiba International Foundation Grant 2017: Promoting Cultural Exchanges in Japan

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Toshiba International Foundation (TIFO) is currently seeking applications for its grant program  to contribute to enhanced international understanding of japan by promoting cultural exchanges, including the organization and sponsorship of symposia and seminars. Project Categories TIFO supports projects that promote understanding of Japan, and divides them into the following four categories: Symposia and seminars. Cultural programs. Research and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Agribusiness Training Opportunity for Ghanaian Youth

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture is seeking applications for its three-month Intensive Training in Vegetable Production under GreenHouse and Irrigation Technology at Dawhenya Irrigation Scheme. Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for enrolment into the 13-week training programme beginning in January 16, 2017. Benefits The government will provide free accommodation, feeding and tuition during the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The Islamic Development Bank is seeking nominations for its IDB Prize for Women's Contribution to Development that aims to RECOGNIZE, ENCOURAGE, INSPIRE and REWARD women’s participation in the socio-economic development process. The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women's Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. Objectives Recognize … [Read more...]