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.

Applications Open for CANSA’s Cancer Research Grant 2020!

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is seeking applications for its Cancer Research Grant 2020 with an aim to support high-quality research to advance management and improve outcomes for the most common cancers in South Africa. The CANSA has funding available for research projects initiated and executed at South African institutions such as universities, NGO’s and parastatal organisations. They do not finance scientific research aimed at developing new … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM announces 2019 NGO Projects Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals for its NGO Projects Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa. Proposed activities should support refugees and asylum seekers residing in South Africa with priority areas being urban centers in Gauteng, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, and North West provinces.  Projects should build capacity of national organizations and within … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Trust Conference Changemakers Programme 2019

Deadline: 3 May 2019 Applications are open for Trust Conference Changemakers Programme is inviting all applicants working in the areas of modern slavery, women's rights, economic empowerment, refugee support and other human rights areas. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate that participation in the Trust Conference will enhance their work in their own communities. The Trust Conference Changemakers Programme, formerly known as the Scholarship … [Read more...]

USAID announces Medicines Quality Assurance Systems Strengthening Program (MQASSP)

Deadline: 22 April 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from qualified applicants for the Medicines Quality Assurance Systems Strengthening Program (MQASSP). The goal of the MQASSP APS is to sustainably strengthen medical product quality assurance systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) including advancing global innovations in this area. The purpose of this APS is to publicize the USG’s plan to fund one or multiple … [Read more...]

Franklin Furnace Fund for Early Career Artists around the World

Deadline: 1 April 2019 Franklin Furnace is seeking applications for its Franklin Furnace Fund which awards grants annually to early career artists to enable them to produce major performance art works in New York. The Franklin Furnace Fund is supported in 2019-20 by Jerome Foundation and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Franklin Furnace Fund 2019-2020 is supported by Jerome Foundation and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in … [Read more...]

EU Seeking Proposals for EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) for South Africa

Deadline: 7 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) for South Africa 2018-2019". Objectives Support CSO working with vulnerable groups, at risk of workplace or labour related discrimination and/or poor labour conditions within the formal or the informal sector Support CSO working on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance Size of … [Read more...]

Submit Your Innovative Ideas and Businesses for Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) Programme

Deadline: 18 April 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and businesses for Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) Programme to identify the top student entrepreneurs at each university, showcase their businesses and invite investment into this cohort of start-ups. Goals The goals of the EDHE Programme are: Student entrepreneurship, i.e. mobilising the national student and graduate resource to create successful enterprises that will … [Read more...]

Submit Your Ideas and Projects for Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2019

Deadline: 31 July 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their ideas and projects for Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2019 which is a global programme to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. This global platform empowers young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 … [Read more...]

4th Sunhak Peace Prize for Individuals & Organizations to Make the World Better for Future Generations

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is seeking nominations for the 4th Sunhak Peace Prize to honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to peace and human development, working to resolve conflict and restore balance to the relationship between humanity and the natural environment. The Sunhak Peace Prize awards distinguished individuals or organizations that have contributed significantly to peace and the welfare of future generations … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa invites Applicants for ‘Academy for Women Entrepreneurs’

Deadline: 15 April 2019 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy South Africa of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a training program in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State and The University of Arizona. The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is an educational opportunity for potential women entrepreneurs that uses a facilitated Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called DreamBuilder as … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WPI’s Mindfulness Grant For The Community

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to foster sustainable world peace? Do you feel that your startup or organization needs support to improve and move to its next stage? Do you think that you don’t have enough financial support from local organizations and want to reach more people in your community? If yes, then apply for the Mindfulness Grant for the Community program! World Peace Initiative (WPI) has announced its Mindfulness … [Read more...]

Grand Challenges Africa launched Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health Programme

Deadline: 26 April 2019 Grand Challenges Africa (GCA) is seeking applications for its "Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Africa", a programme of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) supported through the AAS funding and programmes implementation platform, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) - and the African Academy of Sciences with the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda … [Read more...]

USAID-South Africa announces Program for a Solution to Good Health in Lesotho

Deadline: 18 April 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified organizations for a Cooperative Agreement to fund a program titled "Karabo ea Bophelo (KB) Activity". Karabo ea Bophelo (KB) (which translates as ‘a solution to good health’) is a five-year Activity to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Lesotho. The strategic … [Read more...]

Apply for 5th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is seeking applications for its 5th Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED (Global Citizenship Education) from 3 to 9 June 2019. The one-week Workshop aims to build capacity of dynamic youth leaders around the world to identify strategies to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7, and to carry out innovative initiatives on fostering global citizenship and human … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program

Deadline: 1 November 2019 Applications are open for Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area. APF is a grant-making foundation that funds early career psychologists and graduate students using psychology to solve important problems and improve people's lives. Program Goals Encourage talented … [Read more...]

European Commission announces Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

Deadline: 14 April 2019 European Commission has announced Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2019 to recognise excellence in reporting on development issues, inequalities, human rights and poverty eradication. It was created by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), and named after Lorenzo Natali, an early champion of European development policy. The Prize is organised by the European Commission in close collaboration with strategic … [Read more...]

USAID: Tuberculosis Implementation Framework Agreement (TIFA)

Deadline: 16 April 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified entities to implement the Tuberculosis Implementation Framework Agreement (TIFA) program with the intention to issue up to two cooperative agreements. TIFA, a key component of the USAID Global Accelerator to end TB and the Journey to SelfReliance, will develop and manage partnerships with local government entities, and other local partners, to implement locally … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Applications are open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT to support a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting. [email protected] is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged … [Read more...]

Arcus Foundation: Call for Concepts for International Social Justice Grant

Deadline: 22 January 2019 The Arcus Foundation has announced an open call for concepts to support International LGBTQ social justice work. The ultimate goal of Arcus’ Social Justice Program is to achieve dignity, safety, inclusion, and opportunity for LGBTQ people (i.e.,people discriminated against based on actual or perceived Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity, also referred to as (SOGI) in the U.S. and around the world,especially those most marginalized. While not specifically noted … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture in Uganda (PESCA)

Deadline: 29 January 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture in Uganda (PESCA)” to contribute to a competitive, job-intensive, environmentally sustainable and climate-resilient agriculture sector in Uganda. The Project Purpose is to improve food and nutrition security, increase income and improve livelihoods, promote an environmentally-sustainable, inclusive … [Read more...]

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