Cleveland Zoological Society: Seeking Applications for Future for Wildlife Seed Grants

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. The Zoo is addressing issues that threaten species in the wild and are key to the long-term survival of wildlife and habitats. They … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking Applications to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline: 1 January 2019 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Peace and Social Change Fellowship Program

Deadline: 5 November 2018 The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program at Columbia University has announced the launch of the Peace and Social Change Fellowship Program which is designed to generate knowledge, build skills, strengthen relationships and exchange strategies among frontline women changemakers working on issues of social change, justice, and, more broadly, security for all people. Through six-month fellowship cycles, cohorts of women changemakers representing a variety of … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2018 CGAP Photo and Video Contest: A Chance to Win up to US$2000!

Deadline: 14 December 2018 Entries are open for the 2018 Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) Photo and Vide Contest. For its 13th annual contest, CGAP is looking for striking photographs and short videos that tell the story of how financial services empower poor people and communities in Africa. Show us how financial services expand opportunities for poor people in Africa and enable people to build sustainable livelihoods. CGAP intends to award the following prizes, one each for a … [Read more...]

AFD Digital Challenge: Innovation for Women in Africa

Deadline: 12 November 2018 Have you created a company leveraging digital innovation tackling gender inequalities or Economic, Social, Cultural, Political Inclusion of Women in Africa? If yes, then apply for AFD Digital Challenge! The aim of this challenge is to promote entrepreneurial initiatives managed by women and/or men. Rewards DIGITAL CHALLENGE INITIATIVE 15 000€: Rewarding two startups going through the induction phase and demonstrating an outstanding ability to innovate. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are open for Caine Prize for African Writing that is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Benefits Winning and short-listed authors will … [Read more...]

Palliative Care Development in Africa: Seeking Applications for Microfinance Program

Deadline: 1 March 2019 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 £ 5,000. Funding … [Read more...]

Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Inviting NGOs to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline: 1 January 2019 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or … [Read more...]

Apply for Agri-tech Catalyst Round 7: Agriculture and Food Systems Innovation in Africa

Deadline: 21 November 2018 UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from the Department for International Development (DFID) for projects with partners in eligible African countries. The aim of this competition is to increase the pace of development and scale of uptake of agricultural and food systems innovation by farmers and food systems actors (such as manufacturers, processors, retailers, distributors or wholesalers) in Africa. Themes … [Read more...]

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund: Seeking Applications to Save Endangered Flora and Fauna

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF) grant program to support small, preferably local initiatives worldwide towards the conservation of endangered species (flora & fauna), or initiatives that in other ways promote the conservation and wise use of nature and their natural resources base. The Fund stimulates innovation and cooperation within the nature conservation sector, by challenging itself and others to think outside the … [Read more...]

Palliative Care Development in Africa: Accepting Applications for Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The Trustees of the True Colours Trust have set aside funds towards a small grants programme for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. Applications and approved grants are administered by the African Palliative Care Association. Funding is primarily for one-off projects, with a duration of no more than one year. Grant Information The size of grants ranges from £500- £5,000. Funding Priorities Trustees … [Read more...]

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...]

SSRC: Accepting Proposals for Individual Research Grants

Deadline: 5 January 2019 The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is seeking proposals from African researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions; or regional, governmental, and nongovernmental agencies or organizations in Africa for its Individual Research Grants with an aim to support independent African research and its integration into regional and global … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 December 2018 Applications are now open for the African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Fellowship … [Read more...]

Apply for African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence: Continental & Regional Awards!

Deadline: 10 November 2018 The African Union Commission is currently inviting applicants for its African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE) Continental & Regional Awards 2018. Objectives The objectives of AUKNASE are to: To award and honour outstanding African scientists for their achievements and discoveries in science, technology and innovation; Promote scientific development in Africa through recognition of excellence among African scientists, … [Read more...]

WAAW Foundation: Seeking Applications for 2018/2019 STEM Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The WAAW Foundation is seeking applications for its 2018/2019 STEM Scholarship with an aim to support need based African female STEM-focused college education. Courses Agriculture Aircraft engineering Architecture Bio Medical Biochemistry Biology Botany Chemistry Civil engineering and urbanism Computer Science Construction technology and management Economics Electronics Engineering Engineering Agriculture Environmental … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Tusk Conservation Awards 2019

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Tusk Conservation Awards have partnered with Investec Asset Management to give nominees a chance to celebrate extraordinary people, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields. The Tusk Conservation Awards were developed in 2013, in partnership with Investec Asset Management. The awards aim to shine a light on the incredible work of individual conservationists; to inspire, encourage and support their work, and the efforts of others across … [Read more...]

Open Funding Opportunities for NGOs and Individuals in Africa (October 2018)

Below you can find funding opportunities for African NGOs and individuals open during the month of October 2018 African Culture Fund (ACF): Supporting Projects in Visual Arts Field Deadline: 5 December 2018 Applications are open for African Culture Fund (ACF) which is a pan-African fund that aims to support the sectors of arts education and cultural and creative industries on the African Continent. The Fund seeks to professionalize of the creative sector, promote cultural entrepreneurs, … [Read more...]

2018-2019 ICATCH Call for Proposals: Improving Child Health in Low-Income & Lower-Middle Income Countries

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on International Child Health (SOICH) is seeking proposals for its International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH) grants program which are designed for pediatricians and other health workers in low- and lower-middle income countries who need financial and advisory support to plan and implement a project or program that provides clinical care to children or adolescents, provides health education for children, or … [Read more...]

African Culture Fund: Supporting Projects in Visual Arts Field

Deadline: 5 December 2018 Applications are open for African Culture Fund (ACF) which is a pan-African fund that aims to support the sectors of arts education and cultural and creative industries on the African Continent. The Fund seeks to professionalize of the creative sector, promote cultural entrepreneurs, artists, culture professionals and socio-economic and cultural organizations producing cultural goods and culture service providers. For this first call, the Fund supports activities and … [Read more...]

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