Latest Grant Funding Opportunities in South Asia

Check out the latest calls for proposals, calls for applications, request for proposals and other funding opportunities for NGOs and individuals in South Asia.

East-West Center: Seeking Applications for Asia Studies Fellowship Program

Deadline: 2 January 2018 The East-West Center (EWC) is seeking applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake research and writing on topics of relevance to contemporary US-Asia policy. EWC is particularly interested in proposals regarding key challenges in U.S.-Asia relations and possible responses and approaches to addressing those challenges. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to: competing economic initiatives in Asia; changes in relationships … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: APN’s Annual Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW)

Deadline: 23 December 2017 Are you young researcher working in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Viet Nam, and Thailand and interested in developing regional proposals? If yes, then apply for the Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW). Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) in collaboration with Vietnam Academy of Science & Technology (VAST) is seeking applications for its Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW) in order to enhance … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for the Atlantic Fellowships!

Deadline: 19 December 2017 Are you a social change leader committed to advancing justice and equity? Do you want to understand the processes that are causing and deepening inequalities? Are you willing to join forces with a global network of peers to mount a collective challenge to inequality? If yes, then apply for Atlantic Fellowship. The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme at the International Inequalities Institute is based at the London School of Economics and … [Read more...]

SPRING Accelerator: Call for Applications for 4TH Cohort in South Asia

Deadline: 1 November 2017 SPRING Accelerator is returning to South Asia for 2018, selecting its next cohort from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and from Myanmar for the first time! SPRING is on the look-out for established, ambitious businesses across any and all sectors to address market opportunities and unmet needs for adolescent girls through the use of Human-Centred Design. Up to 20 businesses will be selected to join the nine-month cohort, running from March 2018 to January 2019. Impact … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare’s “Positive Action for Adolescents” Call for Proposals: Apply for a Grant Funding of Up to £50,000!

Deadline: 13 October 2017 ViiV Healthcare through its Positive Action for Adolescents (PAA) program is delighted to open a special call for proposals to mark SPARK17, the event dedicated to young advocates working in the field of HIV, PAA is hosting with partners at Sentebale’s Mamohato Children's Centre in Lesotho (18-21 September 2017). Proposed projects must align with the strategy and focus of ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action for Adolescents programme and is youth-led, preferably by … [Read more...]

APN Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for 2017 CRRP and CAPaBLE Programmes

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Asia Pacific Network (APN) for Global Change Research is currently inviting applicants for the two programmes: Collaborative Regional Research Program (CRRP) Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE) Priority Topics APN invites trans- and interdisciplinary research and capacity development proposals focusing on the following topics for South Asia, Southeast Asia and Temperate East Asia as indicated below: South Asia Policy-relevant research … [Read more...]

DFAT Request for Proposals: Water for Women Fund

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is currently inviting proposals from eligible Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to implement gender and socially inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in South Asia, South-East Asia and the Pacific through the Water for Women Fund. The Fund is a flagship program in Australia’s engagement in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). The Fund draws on lessons from DFAT’s Civil Society WASH Fund (the CS … [Read more...]

United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia: Institutional Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (United Board) is currently inviting applications for its Institutional Grants Program with an aim to promote whole person education in the tradition of the liberal arts colleges and universities in Asia. Whole person education addresses the varied academic, professional, personal, and spiritual needs of students. It empowers students for their own personal and professional growth, and nurtures a sense of … [Read more...]

APN Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for 2017 CRRP and CAPaBLE Programmes

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Asia Pacific Network (APN) for Global Change Research is currently inviting applicants for the two programmes: Collaborative Regional Research Program (CRRP) Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE) Priority Topics APN invites trans- and interdisciplinary research and capacity development proposals focusing on the following topics for South Asia, Southeast Asia and Temperate East Asia as indicated below: South Asia Policy-relevant research … [Read more...]

INNOVATE Call for Proposals: Fostering the Adoption of Agricultural Innovations

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The INNOVATE Call for Proposals (the Call) is seeking applications from eligible organizations, companies and institutions: to pilot a NTF product/service focused on rapid testing and learning to document through a case study an ongoing or completed initiative related to NTF. The initiatives should demonstrate the potential and/or ability of products, services, or delivery channels that can catalyze and/or foster the adoption of agricultural innovations by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers an opportunity to explore the range of approaches taken by the UK and the South Asian region, and then use that knowledge to direct discussions that tackle the big issues challenging the field. Fellows will undertake a bespoke fellowship programme titled ‘Good Governance in a Changing World: the Media, Politics and Society’. It explores the different ways … [Read more...]

DFAT Request for Proposals: Water for Women Fund

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is currently inviting proposals from eligible Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to implement gender and socially inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in South Asia, South-East Asia and the Pacific through the Water for Women Fund. The Fund is a flagship program in Australia’s engagement in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). The Fund draws on lessons from DFAT’s Civil Society WASH Fund (the CS … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Applications are open for the ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship 2018-19 that is designed to help develop skills, knowledge, networks and experience of potential leaders in the arts and cultural sector of South Asia. The Fellowship is supported by Goethe-Institut, British Council, and the Piramal Art Foundation. Program Structure The Fellowship includes: A two‐week residential course in India in May 2018: This includes intensive modules in Strategic Planning, … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Prince Claus Fund and the British Council has announced a new joint Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage. The Fund believes that both heritage and arts have the potential to create dialogue between communities and foster mutual understanding, and that new media opens up further opportunities for such dialogues to become inclusive and immersive experiences. This call seeks proposals that enable young people to engage with diverse … [Read more...]

A List of New Funding Opportunities for Youth Development

FM 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Prince Claus Fund and the British Council has announced a new joint Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage. The Fund believes that both heritage and arts have the potential to create dialogue between communities and foster mutual understanding, and that new media opens up further opportunities for such dialogues to become inclusive and immersive experiences. This call seeks proposals that enable young people to engage with diverse … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning 2020 … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 CGAP Photo Contest: A Chance to Win up to US$2000!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is seeking entries for its 2017 CGAP Photo Contest that will show how people in both rural and urban areas are using digital finance in innovative ways to build greater resiliency through financial tools, and conduct their financial lives. The CGAP Photo Contest is looking for original, striking images that capture the importance of financial inclusion efforts around the world. Themes Innovations in Digital … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strategic Grants: Supporting Organisations that Work Globally and Regionally to help Shape Policies

Deadline: 25 July 2017 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strategic grants program with an aim to support organisations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Priority Themes Intersections between gender-based violence and barriers to safe abortion: Approaches that strengthen advocacy for safe abortion, including responding to the intersections between … [Read more...]