PFAN Call for Proposals for Climate & Clean Energy Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Deadline: 20 & 24 January 2019 PFAN has launched a call for proposals for climate and clean energy projects and businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Selected projects will receive no-cost coaching by professional consultants and, once they are investment-ready, benefit from PFAN’s Investment Facilitation services. Entrepreneurs looking to initiate or scale-up clean energy or other climate change-related projects and seeking an investment of up to $50 million are invited to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Innovative Strategies and Approaches to Improve Employment Opportunities through VET

Deadline: 15 February 2019 British Council and VET Toolbox have launched an EU-funded call for proposals to fund innovative and inclusive initiatives that improve employment opportunities in the formal and informal labour market for disadvantaged and vulnerable groups through vocational education and training. Activities they fund shall be innovative, entail an upscaling potential, be cost-effective, sustainable and show local ownership. Funding Information Minimum EUR 250,000 and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 P4G Partnership Fund!

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Applicants are invited to submit concept notes for P4G Partnership Fund that offers financial support and targeted assistance to select public-private partnerships that are advancing innovative strategies to achieve the following five Sustainable Development Goals: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture Water and Sanitation Clean Energy Sustainable Cities Sustainable Consumption and Production (circular economy) P4G will provide funding only … [Read more...]

Sanofi Espoir Foundation: My Child Matters Grant Award 2019-2021 in LMICs

Deadline: 17 December 2018 The Sanofi Espoir Foundation has announced the call for new 3-Year project proposals for My Child Matters Grant Awards 2019-2021. My Child Matters (MCM) program, initiated as a sustainable alliance by the Sanofi Espoir Foundation, collaborates with partners in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Africa, Asia and Latin America to fight childhood cancer and reduce in equalities in access to care and disease outcome. Since 2005, this program has supported 58 … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Apply for Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator Award!

Deadline: 1 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator Award will provide fellowship support for African Post-Doctoral researchers (or non-African citizens with permanent residency status) who are aiming to make the transition to becoming an independent researcher and launching their own research group. Research areas The scope of the research themes which can be undertaken as part of this Award can be defined as a biomedical … [Read more...]

Digital Lab Africa: Inviting Professionals or Individuals from Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 13 January 2019 The Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is seeking a call for projects #3 to provide a springboard to the creators of next-generation content and to make their project happen with the support of French & Sub-Saharan African leading companies such as Lagardère Studios, ARTE or Triggerfish Animation. DLA call for projects targets artists, producers, designers, start-ups, students in the media and creative industries. The call is open to anyone from Sub-Saharan Africa … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for APN Individual Research Grants!

Deadline: 5 January 2019 The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is seeking applications 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 … [Read more...]

12 Open Grant Opportunities on “Peace and Democracy” Projects – November 2018

Here is the list of top 12 funding opportunities for most promising NGOs and Individuals who are working to make our world peaceful and democratic. World Peace Initiative: Mindfulness Grant for the Community Program Deadline: 31 March 2019 Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to foster sustainable world peace? Do you feel that your startup or organization needs support to improve and move to its next stage? Do you think that you don’t have enough … [Read more...]

Reaching All Children Challenge: Harnessing Social Protection to Enable Vulnerable Children Access HIV Testing, Treatment & Care

Deadline: 5 February 2019 Can you show one or more evidence-based interventions that demonstrate how social protection supports HIVs testing, treatment and care for children in low and middle-income countries? If yes, then apply for the Reaching All Children Challenge! The Positive Action Challenges in partnership with The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS is currently inviting applicants for its Reaching All Children Challenge. Prize Information Winners will be awarded up to … [Read more...]

UNCDF: Seeking Applications for Mentorship Platform Support and Management

Deadline: 10 December 2018 UNCDF is seeking applications for its program entitled "Mentorship Platform Support and Management" to support UNCDF in deploying mentorship model to support its work under Inclusive Innovation work. UNCDF is implementing an innovation engagement in Malaysia and China followed by other countries of Asia, Africa and The Pacific, that would focus on driving usage of digital finance and digital innovations working on various use-cases where technology plays a key … [Read more...]

Government of Netherlands: Dutch Fund for Climate and Development

Deadline: 22 February 2019 The Government of Netherlands is seeking grant proposals for the Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD) to finance climate projects in developing countries. Scope of the DFCD The overarching goal (impact) pursued by the Minister through the DFCD is climate-resilient economic growth. Efforts in developing countries (outcome) should be aimed at: combating climate change (mitigation) enabling people to adapt to climate change(adaptation). The … [Read more...]

Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Seeking Applications for SDG Partnership Facility (SDGP)

Deadline: 17 December 2018 Is your organisation a company, public institution, NGO or knowledge institution? And do you want to cooperate in a public-private partnership in order to contribute to sustainable development goals (SDGs) in developing countries?  If yes, then apply for SDGP to get support for your project. With the SDG Partnership Facility (SDGP), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) as the executor, aims to contribute … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019-2021 NEF Fellows Programme!

Deadline: 27 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019-2021 Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Fellows Programme. NEF is an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The NEF Fellows is a select programme that recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. These innovators and emerging leaders, at least 40 percent of whom are women, will have two main opportunities as a NEF Fellow: Advance … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Seed Awards in Science!

Deadline: 11 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Seed Awards in Science to help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome 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 management and … [Read more...]

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