Apply for 2019 Vivatech Challenge: Looking for the Best Disruptive Tech Startups in Africa

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Vivatech 2019 Challenge which is organized by AfricArena International Africa Tech Conference. Today, the African Agriculture industry is facing challenges such as : the impact and consequences of climate on local agriculture areas the optimisation of limited resources, weather natural, energy and/or living beings the financing of local initiatives AI in agriculture represents a collection of multiple … [Read more...]

Apply for Africa Innovates for the SDGs Award for African Social Innovators!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Applications are open for Africa Innovates for the SDGs is a new award for African social innovators with exceptional ideas and initiatives linked to any of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates for the SDGs and President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, launched the award for a new generation of early-stage social innovators in Africa who are solving pressing problems in the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]

African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP II): Emerging Challenges Facing NTP Program

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UK aid from the UK government, through the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD), is seeking proposals for both operational and social science research on ‘’Emerging Challenges facing NTD program implementation in Africa’’. This second edition of the Small Grants Program (SGP II) is to … [Read more...]

The Kectil Program: Mentoring Youth in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Kectil Program is inviting highly talented youth in developing countries who have the potential to make a positive difference in their communities and countries. The title "Kectil" refers to the "Knowles Educational and Charitable Trust for International Leadership". The goal of this program is to nurture, network, and mentor youth in developing countries who have the potential to be leaders and make a positive difference in their communities, countries..... and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Mo Ibrahim Foundation is seeking applications for The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships that form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders. Through this annual fellowship programme, they seek to deepen and broaden their growing network which continues to contribute its skills and learning to a better Africa. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership … [Read more...]

Movies that Matter: Seeking Applications for Start-up & Impact Grants Programme

Deadline: 15 April 2019 Movies that Matter is offering grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Please note that Movies that Matter does not support film production. Types of Grant Start-Up Grant Movies that Matter supports film … [Read more...]

Palliative Care Development in Africa: Accepting Applications for Microfinance Program

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Trustees of the TrueColours Trust have set aside funds for a microfinance program for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. Nominations and funds are administered by the African Association for Palliative Care (APCA). Funding Information The funding is mainly allocated to one-off projects, with a duration not exceeding one year. The sum of the funds allocated is between £ 500 and £ … [Read more...]

Cleveland Zoological Society’s Future for Wildlife Seed Grants: Supporting Field Conservation Projects in Africa and Asia

Deadline: 5 November 2018 The Cleveland Zoological Society is seeking applications for its Future for Wildlife Seed Grants Program which provide funds to support field conservation projects in Africa and Asia. Ideal projects have a clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people, and create opportunities for capacity building in-country. Areas of Interest Projects focusing on the following areas of special interest to the Zoo are strongly encouraged to apply: … [Read more...]

VALUE4HER Programme: Increasing Incomes for Women from Agribusinesses

Deadline: 15 September 2018 CTA in collaboration with its regional partners, African Women in Agribusiness Network (AWAN East Africa) and the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has launched a programme initiative named VALUE4HER. VALUE4HER is a continental initiative aimed at increasing incomes for women from agribusinesses through access to markets, finance, improving knowledge, skills and capacity and through advocacy, thus addressing some of the key barriers for … [Read more...]

International Youth Day 2018: Latest Grants for Youths and Youth Organizations around the world

On the occasion of the 2018 International Youth Day celebrated on 12 August, we bring to you the best and the latest grant opportunities for youths and youth organizations around the world. JWH Initiative: Inviting Young People from Developing Countries Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting applicants for its grant program. The mission of the JWH Initiative is to provide an accessible and tailored small grant for education and training of … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Nominations are open for the World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018, a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. The World Summit Award is a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high social impact. Combining an ongoing series of international events and activities with a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Diraj Media Awards!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Disaster Risk Reduction Network of Africa Journalists (DIRAJ) in partnership with the United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction in Africa, Arab States and Geneva have announced the inaugural "Diraj Media Awards" to recognize and honour the work of journalists and media houses that have provided coverage and consistent reporting on stories that enhance public understanding, awareness and engagement with policies aimed at reducing economic losses as a result … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Acumen’s East Africa Fellows Program!

Deadline: 9 September 2018 The Acumen is seeking applications for its East Africa Fellows Program that is designed for individuals who are currently leading or are an integral part of building an initiative whose mission is to eradicate poverty. The purpose of the Acumen Fellows Program is to develop a community of leaders who challenge the status quo, work across lines of difference and inspire their communities to believe in a brighter future. Benefits Acumen covers all … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Call for Proposals for Ethics and Regulatory Capacities Programme

Deadline: 22 November 2018 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently seeking proposals for its Ethics and Regulatory Capacities Programme to support sub-Saharan African countries to establish and develop robust national medicines regulatory systems and capacities for ethical review of clinical research and use of medicinal products and technologies for use in humans, as well as national and international collaboration. This scheme targets both NECs … [Read more...]

IUSSP Call for Research Proposals: Family Planning, Fertility and Urban Development

Deadline: 3 September 2018 The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) has announced a call for policy-relevant research proposals from early career researchers to: contribute to the evidence base needed to better meet the family planning (FP) and related reproductive health (RH) needs of the most vulnerable in urban areas of countries of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and increase the attention paid to FP, fertility and population growth in urban … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Health Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 12 August 2018 Applications are open for the "Global Health Journalism Fellowship" which is inviting outstanding young journalists to participate in the first ever international conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health at the University of Oxford, from 23-28 September. This conference will bring together over 200 stakeholders from academia, NGOs, private sector organisations and policy-makers to discuss the opportunities to strengthen international collaboration in medicine … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Seed Awards in Science!

Deadline: 2 October 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Seed Awards in Science to help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome Trust or elsewhere. Funding Information A Seed Award in Science is worth up to £100,000 for a duration of up to two years. Benefits research expenses, including research assistance staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Internet Freedom in Africa 2018!

Deadline: 21 September 2018 The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has announced the fifth edition of the Forum on "Internet Freedom in Africa 2018" (FIFAfrica18). The Forum is a landmark event that convenes various stakeholders from the internet governance and online rights arenas in Africa and beyond to deliberate on gaps, concerns and opportunities for advancing privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination and the free flow … [Read more...]

ECHO announces new Funding for Refugees and Host communities in Uganda

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has received funding worth EUR 2 million from the European Union's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department (ECHO) to support refugees and host communities in western and north-western Uganda. The overarching objective of the project is to neutralize the risk of WASH-related diseases such as diarrhoea and cholera.These funds will be used to deliver life-saving interventions on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for refugees … [Read more...]