National Geographic Society Inviting Proposals for Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is inviting 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...]

Submit Applications for PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2019

Deadline: 20 May 2019 Do you have innovative ideas to promote the empowerment of women or youth for peacebuilding? If yes, then apply for the PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2019! The United Nations Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) is seeking applications for its Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative (GYPI) 2019 to support the empowerment of women and the advancement of gender equality and recognize the role of young people as central to the relevance and … [Read more...]

PEP launches a Call for Proposals of “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE) in Africa

Deadline: 10 June 2019 Under the PAGE-II Round 3 Call for Proposals, PEP is seeking proposals for projects that aim to support policy processes through the gender-sensitive analysis of actual policy solutions and address key knowledge gaps and policy needs in terms of the evidence base. Theme Proposals are invited on the following two broad themes: Entrepreneurship and financial inclusion; Productive employment in rural farm and non-farm sectors. Aims PEP support program … [Read more...]

2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship is now open

Deadline: 6 May 2019 Applications are open for the 2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship. The Fellowship is a 4-month program designed to immerse outstanding, early career, journalists in digital rights and digital inclusion advocacy – and intervention efforts – in Africa. Selected journalists will work with Paradigm Initiative on various projects and contribute to improving public understanding of digital rights and inclusion issues. Components … [Read more...]

Money Trail offers Working Grants for African, Asian and European Journalists

Deadline: 25 June 2019 In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Money Trail exists because countries throughout the world lose billions of dollars through tax abuse, money laundering and … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund Round IV

Deadline: 2 July 2019 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy has announced a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting women and girls in STEM, and through … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Agri-tech Catalyst Round 8

Deadline: 29 May 2019 Applications are open for Agri-tech Catalyst round 8: agriculture and food systems innovation to increase the pace of development of agricultural and food systems innovation and its uptake by farmers and food systems actors in Africa. UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from DFID for projects with partners in eligible African countries. Themes integrating smallholders into global and local supply chains … [Read more...]

Dining for Women Grant to Foster Good Health, Education and Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 April 2019 Dining for Women is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for its grant program to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. The foundation funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries. They are devoted to educating and inspiring individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective giving. Priority … [Read more...]

UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2019 is now open for Submissions

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The 2019 Call for Applications of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network is now open to foster international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as a strategic lever for sustainable urban development. The UNESCO Creative Cities bring a concrete contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda through policy-making and grass-root projects promoting the … [Read more...]

GIJN presents ‘Global Shining Light Award’ to recognize Courageous Investigative Journalists and their Work

Deadline: 19 May 2019 The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) presents the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. On behalf of the global investigative journalism community, GIJN is pleased to recognize and celebrate these courageous investigative journalists and their work. Each year dozens of journalists and media workers are killed … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange’s 2019 Opportunity Grant for Women and LGBTIQ led Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 3 May 2019 AmplifyChange is pleased to invite women led and LGBTIQ led civil society organisations for its 2019 Opportunity Grant to nurture and encourage innovative ideas and approaches on SRHR advocacy in new contexts. The purpose of this grant is to implement projects doing advocacy within a sexual and reproductive health rights framework. They aim to be flexible in their funding approach so that smaller and new organisations can access their funding, but they do expect a … [Read more...]

AWDF announces Call for Proposals for 2019 World AIDS Day Celebration

Deadline: 24 April 2019 For the 2019 World AIDS Day celebrations, African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) has announced a call for proposals to award grants to African women’s organisations and groups to support innovative activities that will strengthen the leadership and voices of women and girls with disabilities in the HIV and AIDS response. AWDF will support activities led by young women with disabilities, activities that highlights the needs of women and girls with disabilities … [Read more...]

AWDF inviting Great Ideas for 16 Days Campaigns focused on African Women’s Rights in the Workplace

Deadline: 24 April 2019 To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based violence this year, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is awarding grants to women’s rights organisations raising awareness, building campaigns and mobilizing women workers to demand for their rights and an end to violence in the world of work. AWDF will therefore, support women’s rights organisations and groups employing innovative approaches, methodologies, tools and resources that show positive … [Read more...]

ALC announces Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women 2019-2020

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women for 2019/2020. This Fellowship is an intellectual and financial award to those who are able to portray convincing demonstrable or potential capacity to bring about intellectual, policy or other change in their field. The Fellowship is a postgraduate non-degree programme and does not lead to an academic qualification. The ALC … [Read more...]

PEDL’s Major Research Grant Program to address Cross-cutting Issues in Lower-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is seeking applications for its Major Research Grant Program with an aim to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in Low-Income Countries (LICs). The Initiative supports research related to firms, enterprises, and markets in LICs and gives priority to approaches that promise to produce credible research results relevant for policy-making in these … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Deadline: 11 April 2019 The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic. Scholarship Benefits The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits: Economy class air travel between applicants' home country and the … [Read more...]

Submit Your Applications for Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for "Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative" which is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation. The Prize mission is to identify and spotlight African entrepreneur heroes and their stories to inspire the continent and beyond. The Prize will short list to the top 50 applicants and they will be announced in August 2019. Prizes US$1 million Prize Money: The Prize will host a … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL seeking Applications for “University Support for Drug Demand Reduction And Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Prevention Programs”

Deadline: 27 May 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)  is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. based non-governmental (NGOs)/non-profit organizations or Educational Institutions for a Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Drug Demand Reduction Education and University-level programs on the treatment and prevention of Substance Use Disorders”. Goals Provide technical advisory … [Read more...]

Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship for Young Journalists of Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 April 2019 Applications are now open for Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship which is a unique opportunity for young (22 to 35), working journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN Headquarters, the programme brings a select group of journalists to New York to cover the opening of the General Assembly for their news outlets. During the 3-week programme, fellows have an … [Read more...]

GAFSP Special Call for Proposals for Fragile and Conflict Affected Countries

Deadline: 10 September 2019 The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) Steering Committee is currently accepting proposals for grant funding for new projects under the Public Sector Window. Through the first four Calls for Proposals, the GAFSP Public Sector Window has allocated US$1.2 billion in recipient-executed funding to 31 low-income countries in Africa; Central, East, and South Asia; and Latin America and the Caribbean. GAFSP resources are being used to help finance … [Read more...]

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