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.

Apply for AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship 2019 – 2021

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Applications are open for AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme that is an initiative of German industry for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa. Benefits The programme fellows benefit through gaining first-hand practical experience in a leading German enterprise being exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques in practice becoming acquainted with working processes and business culture in German enterprises extending their … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: Girls Impact the World Film Festival

Deadline: 20 January 2019 Entries are now open for the Girls Impact the World Film Festival which is an annual event that focuses on issues facing women and girls around the world. The Girls Impact the World Film Festival, presented by Connecther, is a film festival and scholarship program. High school and undergraduate students, submit their 3-6 minute short films that address global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, and a … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Energy Management Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Clean Energy Ministerial is seeking nominations for its Energy Management Leadership Awards to recognize leading organizations for their energy management achievements and raise the profile of the ISO 50001 energy management system as a proven, broadly applicable solution to global energy and climate challenges. Categories CEM Award of Excellence for Energy Management: The winners will be honored at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10), which takes place … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Arrell Food Institute is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards to recognize global excellence in food innovation and community impact. Arrell Food Institute recognizes global leaders who are ensuring future food security for the planet, and hopes to inspire new leaders to take bold steps towards change. Scientific excellence and community engagement are necessary to overcome the challenges our world will face in feeding 9 … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for AIDF Africa Innovator of the Year Award!

Deadline: 18 January 2019 The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is currently accepting nominations for the Innovator of the Year Award that aims to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that have helped drive African progress towards Sustainable Development Goals. This competition celebrates individuals as well as teams who have introduced game-changing initiatives, created … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards!

Deadline: Various National Awards: 19 January 2019 International Award: 28 February 2019 Applications are open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards with an aim to felicitate the efforts of women and men who have dedicated their life to Gandhian constructive work and the ideals which Jamnalal Bajaj had cherished all his life. Types of Awards There are three National Awards and one International Award as listed below: National Awards ( for India) Constructive Work following … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ISN/CTR: Open Source Research and Capacity Building to Counter Nonproliferation Challenges

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Department of State’s Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (ISN/CTR) has announced an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). ISN/CTR sponsors foreign assistance activities funded by the Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining and Related Programs (NADR) account, and focuses on mitigating proliferation and security risks from state and non-state actors. Objectives By the end of the award’s period of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Artists to Submit their Arts and Win up to $3,000!

Deadline: 15 October 2019 Embracing Our Differences is seeking applications to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. Featuring 45 billboard-size images, each work of art is created by local, national and international artists reflecting their interpretation of their theme "enriching … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Russell Sage Foundation Grants Program!

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The Russell Sage Foundation is accepting applications for a program entitled “The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act” to increase access to health insurance, enhance the quality of care and moderate the growth in costs. RSF is especially interested in funding analyses that address the extent to which the ACA has affected outcomes such as financial security and family economic wellbeing, labor supply and demand, family and children’s … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in South Africa: Seeking Applications for Community College Initiative Program

Deadline: 11 December 2018 U.S. Embassy in South Africa has announced Community College Initiative Program that is a U. S. Department of State exchange program for technical and vocational students from South Africa. The CCI program provides participants with a non-degree, academic-year program at a U.S. community college designed to build participants’ technical skills in applied fields, enhance their leadership capabilities, and strengthen their English language proficiency. Fields of … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Inviting Applicants for Investigator Awards in Science

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Wellcome Trust is inviting applicants for its Investigator Awards in Science that enable independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. Benefits research expenses staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research management and support costs travel and subsistence overseas allowances fieldwork expenses inflation allowance publication … [Read more...]

McCain Institute Call for Applications: 2019 Next Generation Leaders Program

Deadline: 15 February 2019 The McCain Institute is inviting applications for its Next Generation Leaders (NGL) program which is designed to identify, train, network and empower a diverse group of emerging, character-driven leaders from the United States and around the world. The program offers emerging global leaders a fully paid year of targeted professional and personal leadership development. Geared to mid-career professionals, this yearlong, fully funded professional development … [Read more...]

2018 Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Deadline: 18 January 2019 The UN Trust Fund has launched a 2018 Call for Proposals for its 22nd grants cycle to support civil society organizations that qualify for funding under the three programmatic areas of its 2015-2020 Strategy. The ultimate vision of the UN Trust Fund is a world without violence against women and girls that is aligned with international human rights standards and humanitarian law of which gender equality and the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Freedom Prize – “Our candidate, their fight”

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Applications are now open for the Freedom Prize - “Our candidate, their fight” which is an opportunity for groups of young people supervised by an adult to highlight the work of a public figure or an organisation and their recent fight for freedom. The Freedom Prize pays homage to all those who fought and continue to fight for the ideal of universal peace, created by the Normandy Region, in partnership with the academic authorities and the International Institute … [Read more...]

Wildlife Acoustics: Seeking Applications for Scientific Product Grants Program

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Wildlife Acoustics is seeking applications for its Scientific Product Grant to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The programme 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 … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Applications are open for UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship Program. Commencing in August 2019, the programme will provide specialised training to top graduates from South African law schools for careers as impact-oriented public interest lawyers in the areas of health, human rights, HIV prevention, and gender equality. Benefits The Fellowship offers a full-tuition grant to enrol in UCLA Law’s Master of Law Program (LL.M.) and assists … [Read more...]

Crowder-Messersmith Fund to Support Conservation and Education Projects in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 December 2018 The Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) is seeking applicants for its Crowder-Messersmith Conservation Fund. The Crowder-Messersmith Conservation Fund, together with the Audubon Naturalist Society, helps fund small, local conservation and education projects in developing countries by providing seed money to communities and individuals whose projects have not attracted major support from other sources. Grant information The maximum grant for 1 year is … [Read more...]

Aid to Artisans: Seeking Applications for Canvas Home 2018 Small Grants Program

Deadline: 7 January 2019 Aid to Artisans (ATA) has launched its 2018 Small Grants Program in partnership with canvas home, a retailer of artisan furniture, ceramics, and textiles to provide artisans with direct and immediate financial assistance that can lay the groundwork for sustainable incomes for artisans. These grants are designed to allow artisan groups to acquire materials, tools, equipment, and training, marketing services in order to expand employment and generate income. ATA’s … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Follow-up Research Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The Japan Student Services Organization (“JASSO”) provides the Follow-up Research Fellowship for Former International Students in Japan to researchers who have previously come to study in Japan from a developing country, region, etc., and are currently active in education, research, or government in their home country, region, etc. The fellowship extends to those researchers an opportunity to conduct short-term research with academic advisors at universities … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award 2019!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Nominations are open for the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to honor an individual or group of individuals who stand up to oppression at grave personal risk in the nonviolent pursuit of human rights. The Award recognizes outstanding individuals and supports the work of the Laureate on an ongoing basis through strategic litigation, training and capacity building, and advocacy before governments, international organizations, and other institutions. Award … [Read more...]

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