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.

2019 Spencer Foundation’s Conference Grant Program

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Conference Grant Program that provides support to scholars for small research conferences and focused symposia. This program is intended to bring together researchers whose substantive knowledge, theoretical insight, and methodological expertise can be assembled in ways that build upon and advance best practices in education research. Funding Information This grant program supports conference proposals with … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation’s Small Research Grant Program to Support Education Research Projects

Deadline: 1 July 2019 The Spencer Foundation is accepting applications for its Small Research Grants Program to support education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation has been a leading funder of education research since 1971 and is the only national foundation focused exclusively on supporting education research. Funding Information The budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five … [Read more...]

BBVA Foundation inviting Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication

Deadline: 30 May 2019 BBVA Foundation is inviting applicants for its Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication to recognize the work of professionals and organizations in any country that have contributed exceptionally to improving public understanding and awareness of ecological issues, through the dissemination of scientific knowledge and by opening up new perspectives on nature from any disciplinary angle. Award Information One annual award will be given comprising 100,000 … [Read more...]

Funding Opportunity for Projects to Combat Trafficking in Persons Outside of the United States

Deadline: 3 May 2019 The Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) announces an open competition for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 projects to combat trafficking in persons outside of the United States. The FY 2019 programming priorities below are listed by geographic region and outline specific TIP Office project objectives by country or sub-region. Priorities were developed by reviewing recent TIP Report tier rankings and human trafficking trends; … [Read more...]

Atlas Corps Fellowship for Global Leaders working in the Communications and Marketing Field

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Atlas Corps is currently inviting emerging global leaders working in the communications and marketing field to apply for Fellowships in the United States. Atlas Corps engages talented professionals committed to working on social issues 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 … [Read more...]

Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Inviting Applicants around the World

Deadline: 1 October 2019 The International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) is inviting applicants for its Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, who treat children with kidney disease in developing countries and the hard to reach areas of the world. The Program provides fellows with extensive, hands-on training at IPNA training centers that are located around the world. Through the multiplier effect—similar to a train the trainer model—one IPNA Fellowship can impact thousands of children and … [Read more...]

2019 D-Prize to Recognise New Entrepreneurs who Increase Access to Proven Poverty Interventions

Deadline: 12 May 2019 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize 2019. Applications are open for the D-Prize to recognise new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. D-Prize Challenges Girl’s Education Sugar daddy awareness challenge Agriculture … [Read more...]

Innovations in Addressing Child Marriage and its Intersections with Other Forms of Gender-based Violence across the Lifespan

Deadline: 19 April 2019 Through this grant, the Regional Fund on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is seeking applications from organisations in the Southern Africa region to propose innovative ways to address child marriage and its intersections with other forms of gender-based violence across the lifespan such as: child abuse and neglect; intimate partner and sexual violence and family violence. Hivos in partnership with Ford Foundation and SIDA manages the Regional Fund … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 2019 Research Grant Program

Deadline: 1 August 2019 The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019 Research Grant Program. The foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern … [Read more...]

OHCHR seeking Proposals for Minorities Fellowship Programme 2019

Deadline: 20 April 2019 Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is seeking proposals for its Minorities Fellowship Programme 2019 to human rights and minority rights defenders belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities. At the end of the MFP, the fellows should have a general knowledge of the United Nations system, international human rights instruments and mechanisms in general and those relevant to minorities in particular and be capable of further … [Read more...]

DICE Young Storymakers Programme for Aspiring Journalists

Deadline: 7 April 2019 Applications are Open for Devloping Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE) Young Storymakers Programme which is the hunt for writers, videographers, and photojournalists committed to telling stories of positive change. The programme is supported by the British Council’s DICE (Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies) programme, which aims to address entrenched issues of unemployment and unequal economic growth in five emerging economies, by supporting the … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa announces Go Green on Campuses and in Surrounding Communities Program

Deadline: 31 May 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 an exchange for South African and American undergraduate students and nearby youth community leaders dedicated to developing and implementing environmentally supportive on-campus/in-community projects. Five South African universities and one US university, in partnership with community youth … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy South Africa seeking Applications for “Promoting Volunteerism and Community Engagement” Program

Deadline: 31 May 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 develop and implement a program that would connect people who want to volunteer or intern with relevant volunteer opportunities at NGOs and corporations. This public-private partnership meets the U.S. Mission strategic goal to promote prosperity and good governance in South Africa with the goal of … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa launches Hackathons for SA: Digital Solutions for Real-World Challenges

Deadline: 31 May 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 Hackathons for SA: Digital Solutions for Real-World Challenges. Program Objectives The U.S. Embassy in South Africa announces an open competition for organizations interested in implementing a series of four hackathons (two in Cape Town and two in Johannesburg) over a one-year period … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for “iF Social Impact Prize 2019”

Deadline: 6 June 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for its "iF Social Impact Prize 2019" to publish and support projects that contribute to their society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of their time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty End hunger Healthy lives Quality Education Gender … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Deadline: 11 April 2019 The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic. Scholarship Benefits The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits: Economy class air travel between applicants' home country and the … [Read more...]

Submit Your Applications for Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for "Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative" which is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation. The Prize mission is to identify and spotlight African entrepreneur heroes and their stories to inspire the continent and beyond. The Prize will short list to the top 50 applicants and they will be announced in August 2019. Prizes US$1 million Prize Money: The Prize will host a … [Read more...]

Apply for Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program 2019

Deadline: 6 May 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for its Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program 2019. Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact, the team who leads the global partnership for Johnson & Johnson with OYW, is collaborating with OYW to offer scholarships to 12 young health leaders across the globe to participate in the 2019 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Program. The Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact team … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa announces Black History Month Performance Program 2020

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Public Affairs Section of U.S. Consulate General Johannesburg of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a Black History Month performance program. As part of the U.S. Mission’s commemoration of Black History Month (BHM) in February 2020, the grantee will stage a four-week (20- performance minimum) run of a thought-provoking play that addresses the African-American experience. Program … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa seeking Applications for Becoming A Responsible Consumer of Media Program

Deadline: 31 May 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 for "Becoming A Responsible Consumer of Media" Program. Program Objectives The U.S. Embassy in South Africa announces an open competition for organizations interested in implementing a series of workshops, lectures, media campaigns on Becoming A Responsible Consumer of Media over a one-year period to … [Read more...]

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