Latest Grant Funding Opportunities in South Africa

Check out the latest calls for proposals, calls for applications, request for proposals and other funding opportunities for NGOs and individuals in South Africa.

Funding Call to support Cultural and Artistic Initiatives Tackling Environmental Issues Worldwide

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The Prince Claus Fund and the Goethe-Institut are issuing a new Call for Proposals to support cultural and artistic initiatives tackling pressing environmental issues around the world. This call for proposals is aimed at Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe. It seeks to support initiatives that enable local communities as well as global institutions to engage with the threatening changes of nature and our environment through contemporary … [Read more...]

Atlas Corps: Inviting Global NGO Leaders for Fellowship in U.S

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Atlas Corps is currently inviting mid-career professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the United States. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to social change in 12-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. This prestigious fellowship … [Read more...]

Wildlife Acoustics announces Scientific Product Grants Program

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Wildlife Acoustics has announced a Scientific Product Grants Program to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The program enables those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant program to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in between. Funding … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the 2020 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

Deadline: 31 October 2019 The 5th edition of the 2020 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity is now open for nominations. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s tragedies, especially man-conceived disasters and crimes against humanity. This global annual award, launched by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, seeks to identify and support modern … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 21 June 2019 The Prince Claus Fund and the Gerda Henkel Foundation has announced an Open Call for proposals specifically aimed at Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat. They invite cultural practitioners, institutions and local NGOs to present their ideas for measures to protect tangible cultural heritage against acute danger and irreversible loss. They welcome applications from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The Prince Claus Fund, through its … [Read more...]

GFDRR Call for Proposals: Challenge Fund For Developing an Agricultural Risk Financing Tool for Southern Africa

Deadline: 17 June 2019 The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the UK Department for International Development (DFID), International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), the Centre for Disaster Protection,  and the World Bank’s Agriculture Observatory, Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program and its London Hub have launched a new Challenge Fund to support Southern African countries to develop innovative agriculture risk financing tools to help inform and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Suqia is seeking nominations for its Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to support research and development of new and innovative technologies that produce, desalinate and purify water, using solar energy to support the global position of the UAE in developing solutions for challenges that are faced by poverty- and disaster-stricken communities worldwide. The Award encourages leading corporations, research centres, institutions and innovators from … [Read more...]

FLANE Accelerator Programme: A Chance to Accelerate your Business focusing on Female Empowerment

Deadline: 7 June 2019 Vodafone Institute in cooperation with Impact Hub Berlin and the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie has launched FLANE Accelerator programme which is a seven-week acceleration program for up to 5 high-potential digital impact ventures focusing on female empowerment. It is hence for male and female entrepreneurs. Impact-driven entrepreneurs are invited to work, learn and live in Berlin – one of the top ten start-up cities in the world. The programme will sharpen … [Read more...]

2019 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage

Deadline: 15 September 2019 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 24th annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Winners will be honored at a gala event with U.N. Secretary-general H.E. António Guterres on friday, december 6th 2019, at cipriani wall street, new york. The Awards are: The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GIST Business Incubation Program for Young Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative has announced a Business Incubation Program for entrepreneurs in emerging economies. GIST Business Incubation will support international science and technology innovators who are looking to expand their startups into the United States market. It will also provide the U.S. startup ecosystem the opportunity to forge new connections with entrepreneurs who are abroad. The … [Read more...]

Registration Open – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum

Deadline: 31 August 2019 UNESCO has launched the annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2019 under the theme "MIL Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered" which will be celebrated from 24 to 31 October this year. The Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference, the Ninth MIL and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference, will be held from 24 to 25 September 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden, under the same theme as Global MIL Week 2019. The Feature Conference will be followed by … [Read more...]

2019 Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund is now open for Applications

Deadline: 1 September 2019 Applicants are now open for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2019, the fund has a strong preference for projects which are developing innovative and progressive ways to deal with the mental health consequences of violence and political repression. Applicants should understand that they do not view mental health and human rights as issues which can be addressed separately, but are seeking to fund activities which explore the links between them. Through grant-making … [Read more...]

ENGIE Africa announces Call for Urban Power & Clean Water Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 6 June 2019 ENGIE Africa is currently seeking applications from innovators and startups who are developing new technologies and service-based solutions to improve reliable access to energy and clean water in urban Sub-Saharan Africa. ENGIE Africa is a long-term partner for Africa’s growing energy needs. It has over 50 years of experience on the continent and employs 3,000 people of which 98% are Africans.  ENGIE now has over 3,000 MW of energy capacity; it is a leader in energy … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Large Grants Scheme 2019

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The GCRF programme Changing the Story: Building inclusive civil societies with, and for, young people in post-conflict countries is delighted has launched its Large Grants funding scheme for researchers at all levels, supporting research that considers how civil society organisations (CSO) can best support children and young people in post-conflict settings. A key aim of Changing the Story is to deliver the first large-scale comparative study of CSO practice across a … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund Inviting NGOs, CSOs and Other Public Institutions for 2019 Visegrad Grant Program

Deadline: 1 June 2019 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grant to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Focus Areas Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural … [Read more...]

International 2019 Visegrad+ Grants for Contributing to the Democratization and Transformation Processes

Deadline: 1 June 2019 International Visegrad fund is seeking applications for its Visegrad+ Grants program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Focus Area Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural dialogue Increased awareness of common … [Read more...]

Africa Digital Rights Fund offering Flexible and Rapid Response Grants

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) is inviting applications for Africa Digital Rights Fund (ADRF) to offer flexible and rapid response grants to select initiatives in Africa to implement activities that advance digital rights, including advocacy, litigation, research, policy analysis, digital literacy and digital security skills building. The Fund will encourage partnerships between actors, to leverage their collective … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Visegrad Strategic Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 June 2019 International Visegrad fund is accepting applications for its Strategic Grants Program to support project addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group. All projects supported by the Fund with budgets exceeding €10,000 must be audited. Strategic Priorities Sustainability of ideals from 1989: Projects focusing on V4 experiences with transformations to democracies and market economy; and on developments in V4 30 years after the fall of the Iron … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects & Initiatives

Deadline: 1 July 2019 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications for its grants program to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives. The Foundation support focuses on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI … [Read more...]

Apply for VVEngage Fellowship to Advance Women’s Public Leadership and the SDGs

Deadline: 14 June 2019 Vital Voices, in partnership with Freeport-McMoRan is seeking applications for its 2019 VVEngage fellowship, a signature fellowship to support outstanding women political leaders making and influencing policy across the globe. Through this fellowship, Vital Voices aims to increase the capacity, decision-making power and effectiveness of women leaders in public life, shifting culture around women’s public leadership and moving towards equality in public representation … [Read more...]

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