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.

Action 24 Call for Proposals: Small Grant Facility to Foster Broader Public Participation on Environmental Issues in South Africa

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Action 24 has launched a call for proposals to support initiatives of South African civil society organisations to foster public engagement on environmental issues with the Legislature. Through the Action 24 Small Grant Facility, Food and Trees for Africa (FTFA), the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) are looking to support local initiatives that aim to engage with the South … [Read more...]

Applications Open for HCI Foundation’s Grant!

Deadline: 14 December 2018 HCI Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program in order to bring about change in underdeveloped and underprivileged communities through working with partners and pooling resources. To this end, building relationships with beneficiaries, identifying their strengths and assets, visiting projects, and maintaining contact are vital components of outreach. The Foundation constantly strive to hold their beneficiaries accountable for effective … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are open for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019 to recognize journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. Prize Information A panel of independent judges will review the submissions … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for AI for Earth Program

Deadline: 9 January 2019 The National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are seeking proposals to support the exploration of how AI can help us understand, engage, and protect the planet. The grants will support the creation and deployment of open source trained models and algorithms that are available to other environmental researchers and innovators and thereby have the potential to provide exponential impact. Core Areas To qualify, applications should … [Read more...]

Fonds SUEZ: Improving the Living Conditions of Persons in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Fonds SUEZ grant program to combat exclusion by favouring inclusion and consequently sustainably improving the living conditions and autonomy of persons via access to essential services, social insertion and social harmony. The Fondation SUEZ supports concrete actions in favour of: Access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for disadvantaged populations in developing countries; The insertion of … [Read more...]

HEINEKEN Africa Foundation: Seeking Proposals to Improve Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The HEINEKEN Africa Foundation is seeking proposals from breweries in Sub-Saharan Africa and (N)GO’s for its grant program. Underpinning HEINEKEN’s long-standing commitment to Africa, projects are only carried out in the Sub-Saharan African countries in which HEINEKEN is operating. For each project a partnership is created between the HEINEKEN Africa Foundation, the local HEINEKEN brewery and a local or international (N)GO. The Foundation provides funding and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Right Livelihood Award!

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world’s political, scientific or economic elite, but an … [Read more...]

Online News Association: Inviting Applications for 2019 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Online News Association is inviting Applications for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program which is a yearlong intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women who are pushing digital innovation. The Women’s Leadership Accelerator kicks off with a week of tailored, immersive programming for 26 promising women leaders at UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center, Feb. 10-15, 2019. ONA provides support and coaching to … [Read more...]

Apply for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019!

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 with an aim to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. Prizes $100,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner. $75,000 USD First Runner Up: A single team will be designated first runner up. $25,000 USD Second Runners Up: Three teams will be designated the Second … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Supporting Participatory Science through Development

Deadline: 9 January 2019 National Geographic Society is accepting proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of their planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Core Infrastructure Fund!

Deadline: 1 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and … [Read more...]

2019 JFGE Grant: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Deadline: 5 December 2018 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is currently accepting applications 2019 grant program to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sport and Active Society Development Grants Program!

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The International Olympic Committee is seeking applications for its Sport and Active Society Commission Development Grant program which was created by the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission to acknowledge and further encourage the implementation of relevant programmes in the field of Sport for All. Themes To be eligible for 2018 Grants, the projects must focus on at least one of the following themes: Social inclusion of refugees through sport and … [Read more...]

Open Call for Research: The Feminist Open Government Initiative

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for 'The Feminist Open Government Initiative' to enhance women’s participation and gender throughout OGP’s work. It is a collaboration between Results for Development, the International Development Research Centre, and the Open Government Partnership. Aims Build and deepen evidence around the impact that gender equality can have on improving governance on public services, addressing corruption, and opening up civic space and … [Read more...]

Johnson & Johnson: Inviting Applicants for Africa Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Johnson & Johnson is inviting applicants for its Africa Innovation Challenge to encourage entrepreneurial thinking in Africa and the creation of health care solutions that address the critical unmet needs of the continent and her people. Categories Promoting Early Child Development & Maternal Health: Improving maternal health helps nurture happy, healthy babies and generates positive child development. They are looking for non-pharmaceutical product … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for FineReads 2018 $15K Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2019 FineReads is currently seeking applications from organizations for its 2018 $15K Grant Program. FineReads is incredibly passionate about increasing literacy rates for children around the world. To demonstrate the commitment to this cause, they are awarding one $5K grant and ten $1K grants to select nonprofits and organizations, who have made impactful efforts towards increasing world literacy. Through this initiative, FineReads hope to raise awareness for this … [Read more...]

Rise Against Hunger: Call for Expressions of Interest for Emergency Response Portfolio

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Rise Against Hunger has announced a call for Expressions of Interest for the Emergency Response portfolio. Applications will be assessed by an evaluation committee to identify prospective partners that have the mandate, capacities and comparative advantage to support achievement of results from communities affected by an emergency and/or crisis. If successful in its application for the Expression of Interest, prospective partners will be contacted to submit a … [Read more...]

2019 WISE Awards: Recognizing Innovative Practices that Transform Education & Society

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Qatar Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards to recognize and promote six innovative projects that address global education challenges and transforming communities. The selected projects are models of excellence that serve as an inspiration for others to improve education through innovation and creative action. Types of Project The WISE Awards recognize innovative educational projects that … [Read more...]

Maecenia Foundation Grant Program: Promoting Pioneering Projects of Women

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Maecenia Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to promote pioneering projects of women in all areas of science, art and culture. The submitted works should contribute to the development of the sciences and the arts by developing new approaches from the perspective of women. Projects that move between science and art and / or are interdisciplinary are particularly desirable. Funding will also be given to projects that are dedicated to the … [Read more...]

European Commission: CSOs for Fair, Transparent and Inclusive Elections

Deadline: 28 December 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a grant program entitled "CSOs for Fair, Transparent and Inclusive Elections" to support, strengthen and assist electoral CSOs in Afghanistan. Objectives Objective 1: to promote public participation and awareness on the Presidential and Provincial Councils election process, with specific focus on women and other marginalized groups of the population; Objective 2: to … [Read more...]

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