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.

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...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop

Deadline: 2 January 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around the world to … [Read more...]

ygap South Africa: Seeking Applications for April 2019 Accelerator Program

Deadline: 22 March 2019 ygap South Africa is seeking applications for April 2019 Accelerator Program with an aim to back impact entrepreneurs or as they like to call them ‘local leaders’ who have solutions to local problems in some of the world’s toughest communities. The ygap Accelerator Program is a powerful opportunity for passionate impact entrepreneurs in South Africa who are at the early stages of building businesses and organisations that exist to change the lives of South … [Read more...]

PFAN Call for Proposals for Climate & Clean Energy Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Deadline: 20 & 24 January 2019 PFAN has launched a call for proposals for climate and clean energy projects and businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Selected projects will receive no-cost coaching by professional consultants and, once they are investment-ready, benefit from PFAN’s Investment Facilitation services. Entrepreneurs looking to initiate or scale-up clean energy or other climate change-related projects and seeking an investment of up to $50 million are invited to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WISE Prize for Education 2019!

Deadline: 26 February 2019 Nominations are open for WISE Prize for Education 2019 to raise global awareness of the crucial role of education in all societies, and create a platform for innovative and practical solutions that might help alleviate some of the challenges which education faces around the world. Established in 2011 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the WISE Prize for Education is the first distinction of its kind to recognize an individual or a team for an outstanding, … [Read more...]

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