SEED Awards 2019: Identifying Innovative and Promising Start-Up Eco-Inclusive Enterprises

Deadline: 2 April 2019 Is your start-up enterprise innovative, locally driven, and eco-inclusive? Is your enterprise making significant contributions to inclusive climate change mitigation and/or adaptation? Does your enterprise aim to replicate business activities in another region or country? If yes, then apply for the SEED Awards to take your enterprise to the next level. The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to identify the … [Read more...]

Cities Alliance Innovation Programme: Secure Tenure in African Cities- Micro Funds

Deadline: 14 March 2019 The Cities Alliance Innovation Programme has launched a Call for Proposals to award small grants for community organisations working on innovative ways to improve tenure security, property and land rights in African cities at the local level. The Secure Tenure in African Cities: Micro Funds for Community Innovation initiative will address the connection between the issue of land tenure, Africa’s growing young population, and its capacity to innovate and deploy … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature to Provide Funds for Local NGOs

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant: Inviting Women-led Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 5 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant to support women-led organisations who, as part of a wider existing or new movement, seek to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights. Outcomes should be focused on building stronger SRHR movements and working collaboratively to improve SRHR outcomes. In this funding call, AmplifyChange will support movement building work that contributes to: Strengthening the … [Read more...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: Accelerating Impact of Long-Acting Technologies in Low- And Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)

Deadline: 4 March 2019 Unitaid has announced a Call for Proposals to support development of long-acting products of medicines to treat and/or prevent diseases affecting LMICs, notably HIV, HIV coinfections/comorbidities, TB, and malaria, with broader consideration for management of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Proposals should include the following elements: repurposing critical standard-of-care medicines into long-acting products, examples of such products may include injectables, … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Better Tools for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Plasmodium vivax Malaria

Deadline: 4 March 2019 Unitaid has announced a Call for Proposals for the following interventions aimed at accelerating the availability, adoption and scale-up of improved tools to diagnose and treat P. vivax malaria, including: Establishing a supply of quality-assured paediatric primaquine, and supporting the early introduction of paediatric tafenoquine Activities may include support for the market entry of paediatric tafenoquine, including additional studies as needed, and … [Read more...]

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law announced 2019 Global Education Initiative Grants

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced a Global Education Initiative to support the study of civil society law at universities and schools of law at universities and schools of law in eligible developing countries worldwide. The 2019 Global Education Initiative will provide grants to support the integration of civil society law courses into the curricula of universities and educational institutions. Grant amounts are not fixed, but … [Read more...]

Komla Dumor Award 2019: Seeking Applications for Rising Star of African Journalism

Deadline: 26 February 2019 The BBC is seeking applications for the rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award 2019. Benefits The BBC will pay for the winner’s flights to and from the UK and for their visa. They will also arrange and pay for the winner’s accommodation in London during their placement. The winner will receive £2,000 per month for the three month placement to cover their living expenses and a one-off payment of £5,000 as a contribution … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Emerald African Management Research Fund Award

Deadline: 30 August 2019 Emerald and AFAM (Africa Academy of Management), in association with INASP and the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD), are delighted to offer a research grant for an African project in the field of management research. Applications should address the following theme – Fostering a research culture driven by growth and sustainability in Africa. Funding Information The award will offer £2,500 (approximately US$4,000 equivalent) to … [Read more...]

GCRF Networking Grants Round 4 to address Global Issues faced by Developing Countries

Deadline: 21 March 2019 The Academy of Medical Sciences is delighted to be working with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society to offer Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants, available through the GCRF, which is part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA). The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund, which supports cutting-edge research and innovation on global issues affecting developing countries. … [Read more...]

Global Forest Watch announced 2019 Small Grants Fund (SGF)  

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The Global Forest Watch is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Small Grants Fund (SGF) to promote broad uptake and innovative use of GFW tools and data by civil society around the world. In 2019, the Small Grants Fund will continue to focus on rapid response to deforestation early warning – converting near real-time deforestation or fire alerts into action. Specifically, successful Small Grants Fund applicants will clearly articulate how they plan to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Georg Forster Research Award to Win Upto EUR 60,000

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Nominations are open for Georg Forster Research Award to internationally renowned academics from developing and transition countries. The objective of the Georg Forster Research Award is to honour the recipients’ life’s work to date. Award winners are invited to conduct a research project of their own choosing in Germany in close collaboration with a specialist colleague. Benefits The award amount totals €60,000. In Germany, research awards are … [Read more...]

2019 Afresist Youth Leadership Program for Emerging African Youth Leaders

Deadline: 11 February 2019 In partnership with Afrika Youth Movement (AYM), Afresist presents '2019 Afresist Youth Leadership Program' (AYLP), a new training programme rooted in the belief that African youth can be everyday pan-Africanists, everyday leaders, everyday activists. AYLP is a step towards addressing this gap by supporting, empowering, nurturing and creating Pan-African spaces for African youth. AYLP focuses on three key modules, each rooted in self-disciple and action: … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees in South Sudan

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees in South Sudan. Proposed activities should support refugees in the legacy Unity and Upper Nile states.Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and victims of conflict, PRM will consider funding only those projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50 … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Nominations are open for the fifth edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 2019 which is funded by the Government of Japan. The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD. Prize Information The Prize annually rewards three outstanding ESD projects and programmes promoting ESD with USD 50,000 … [Read more...]

Concern’s National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership: Applications open for Africa

Search New Grants, Learn How to Write Proposals, Build Donor Partnerships Deadline: 8 February 2019 Concern is seeking applications for National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership (NNPHL) which is designed for exemplary, mid-level career humanitarian professionals working for non-governmental or community-based organizations in humanitarian settings. NNPHL has a commitment to maintaining a gender balance for each iteration of the course, and ensuring that women have improved access to … [Read more...]

Apply for the 3rd Round of Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Defenddefenders is inviting applicants for the 3rd round of Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship Program starting March 2019. Two years ago, they started the work of building a community of tech-savvy East African women ready to stand up and defend digital rights and digital safety while fighting online harassment in their communities. Since then 21 amazing women from Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan and Tanzania have been trained to … [Read more...]

Apply for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Program

Deadline: 11 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for 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. The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by former President of the United States Barack Obama as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The need to … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its “Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa” to encourage further investigation of hominid evolution in Africa and Asia, with preference given to projects in relatively unexplored parts of those continents. Preference will also be given to applicants who are residents or citizens of the country of fieldwork, as well as to projects with strong local capacity development components. Projects should be … [Read more...]

Apply for Young Champions of the Earth Prize 2019

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Are you a change-maker, rain-maker, ground-breaker? Do you see opportunity, where others see crisis? Do you want to change the world? If yes, then apply for the Young Champions of the Earth Prize 2019. UN Environment is seeking applications for its “Young Champions of the Earth” with an aim to celebrate and support individuals aged between 18 and 30 who have outstanding potential to create a positive environmental impact. The Prize In 2019, seven Young … [Read more...]

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