Chatham House: African Public Health Leaders Fellowship

Deadline: 20 June 2018 Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the African Public Health Leaders Fellowship to provide a mix of intensive orientation, interaction with African leaders in public health and high-level remote mentoring. The fellowship will develop the skills in leadership, policy analysis and formulation of successful applicants, who will benefit from the networking and mentoring opportunities in London, Geneva and their respective countries. Fellows will each develop … [Read more...]

Darwin Initiative: Inviting Applicants for Main Project Funding

Deadline: 24 July 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for Darwin Initiative's Main Project Funding which is a competitive grant scheme, to support projects in developing countries. The Darwin Initiative aims to build local capacity to manage local biodiversity and the natural environment for the future, securing the benefits of these natural resources for people. The objective of the Darwin Initiative is to protect and enhance biodiversity and in doing so, to contribute to … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s “SDGs & Her Competition” for Women Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The World Bank Group with partnership of Wharton School's Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women is seeking applications for its "SDGs & Her Competition for Women Entrepreneurs". In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future they want in 2030". Objectives The objectives of the initiative are to: recognize women implementing the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund 2018!

Deadline: 10 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund in 2018 (Round 5) which is a key part of the UK’s efforts. It is a competitive grant scheme, open to projects aiming to tackle the illegal wildlife trade in developing countries. The objective of the IWT Challenge Fund is to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and in doing so, to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries, through projects which address one, or more, of the following … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Inviting Young People in the Environmental Sector 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 individuals who are nominated by their organisation as potential future leaders. In order to promote lasting change towards a more sustainable world the environmental movement is in constant need of inspirational and skilful leadership. Young people working … [Read more...]

GFDRR Call for Proposals: Challenge Fund Round 3

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and the Centre for Global Disaster Protection have launched a new Challenge Fund to pilot and support the development of innovative risk financing mechanisms, and align global innovation with on-the-ground user needs. This Challenge Fund will fund projects that help bring these communities together and strengthen financial resilience in … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Program: Identifying and Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 4 June 2018 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship Civic Leadership Public Management Eligibility Criteria Competition for the YALI Regional Leadership … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Public Engagement Fund

Deadline: 28 June 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Public Engagement Fund that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access or … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme!

 Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme . The Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme is meant to improve the overall functioning of an organisation by training a selected group of staff. An organisation facing knowledge and skills problems in achieving its goals can (partly) eliminate these problems with a tailor-made training course. A tailor-made training course must be carried out by a Dutch training … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals 2018: Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Pooled Fund

Deadline: 31 May 2018 UNOPS is currently inviting interested and eligible applicants to join the 2018 round of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Pooled Fund grant applicants. The SUN Movement Pooled Fund (The Pooled Fund) is a catalytic and last resort source of grants to support multi-stakeholder platforms in SUN Countries, in order to increase the effectiveness and impact of national efforts to end malnutrition in all its forms. The Pooled Fund grants will promote engagement of additional … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Science!

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Science to promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. The scheme fund teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Benefits The support includes: Research expenses directly related to their proposal staff materials and … [Read more...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: Seeking Projects to Fight Tuberculosis and its Drug-Resistant Strains

Deadline: 21 May 2018 Unitaid is currently seeking proposals to Fight Tuberculosis and its Drug-Resistant Strains that aims to improve cure rates for people affected by MDR TB by addressing concrete challenges where measurable impact may be achieved, using technologies in a targeted timeframe, and filling concrete gaps in the global response. Through extensive outreach and consultations with TB stakeholders, Unitaid has worked to understand the evolving challenges and identify potential … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: East Africa Counter terrorism Finance Initiative

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The United States Department of State’s Bureau of Counter terrorism (CT) has announced Notification of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for its 'East Africa Counter terrorism Finance Initiative', to support counter terrorism finance programming in East Africa. Primary focus countries of this project are Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya with the potential for regional efforts in secondary countries such as Djibouti and Ethiopia. CT seeks proposals to strengthen the capacity of law … [Read more...]

COAL Prize 2018: Inviting Artists throughout the World

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for COAL Prize 2018 which is supported by the Ministry of Culture, the European Union and the Imagine 2020 network, the Museum of Hunting and Nature and the François Sommer Foundation. The Coal Prize 2018 will be awarded in October in Paris, at a ceremony organized in partnership with the Museum of Hunting and Nature and the François Sommer Foundation, in the presence of the ten shortlisted artists and actors in the domains of art and sustainable … [Read more...]

Young Water Fellowship Program: Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 16 May 2018 Applications are open for the Young Water Fellowship Program to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by offering them an intensive training program, seed funding grants for their projects, and mentoring support by senior level experts during one year. The YWF 2018 will focus on social entrepreneurship. Young people with social businesses … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Think it over! – Empowering Young Girls through the Arts

Deadline: 11 May 2018 The Embassy of Switzerland in Dar es Salaam is seeking applications from individuals, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), social enterprises and public bodies for its annual arts and culture fund. The primary focus of this funding stream is to contribute to a more diverse and inclusive arts and cultural sector that provides livelihood opportunities while promoting dialogue and exchange. The main objective of the 2018 call is to address the issue of adolescent … [Read more...]

DFID: Seeking Applications for Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme

Deadline: 29 May 2018 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme, a 44 month flagship programme for DFID’s Africa Regional Department. Following the Ebola crisis and various outbreaks since then, DFID is using learning from these and its regional preparedness programme to deliver on its commitments on global health security. DFID’s interventions during the Ebola crises and in other public health … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize with an aim to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa, thus contributing to the health and welfare of the African people and of all humankind. The Laureates will be announced in 2019 and the award ceremony will be held during the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation‘s Investigative Sports Reporting Programme!

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Investigative Sports Reporting programme for journalists in Africa who want to report on how sport is run in their own country or wider region. This is an opportunity provided by the Sport and Society programme. Participating journalists will work on a specific story idea and develop this during an intensive workshop in Lagos. The workshop will also cover investigative techniques, storytelling approaches, and … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently inviting applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25. … [Read more...]