Lipman-Miliband Trust:  Seeking Applications for The Southern Africa Fund

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Lipman-Miliband Trust is seeking applications for its Southern Africa Fund in order to support progressive social, economic and cultural projects which originate from, or engage with, Southern Africa. Applications can be for small projects but also could be for larger amounts than the £1,000 limit for projects funded from the Trust’s main fund. The Trust’s mission is to help support the practice and dissemination of socialist education and research, an area … [Read more...]

OSISA Call for Proposals: Youth, Arts and Culture Initiative

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Are you inspired by the fact that up to 67% of the SADC region’s population is below 40 years and yet youth, especially young women, remain on the margins of the mainstream economy, politics and society? Are you working on promoting and protecting youth’s economic, social and political spaces at a community or national level? Are you inspired to use art and activism to promote voice in the public space? Are you a catalyst in your community- seeking to create spaces for … [Read more...]

Apply for CIPESA-ICT4 Democracy Academia Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 1 July 2017 Applications are open for "CIPESA-ICT4 Democracy Academia Fellowship Programme" with an aim to nurture university students’ and early career academics’ understanding of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for governance, human rights and development. By engaging members of the academic community, the programme benefits partners of the ICT4Democracy in East Africa network through placements of individuals with skills in fields such as ICT, mass communication, … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas

Deadline: 27 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas under the Cross-Regional Wildlife Conservation programme in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is the identification and subsequent implementation of actions by stakeholders living in or … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Affairs is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations for Grants to implement a program entitled “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa”. The goals of this project are to reduce poaching and trafficking of protected animals and their body parts originating from Sub-Saharan … [Read more...]

WWF Nedbank Green Trust: Supporting Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for WWF Nedbank Green Trust which is co-founded by Nedbank and WWF-SA in 1990, is a mutually beneficial partnership between Nedbank and WWF-SA, which supports nature conservation projects through community-based programmes. WWF Nedbank Green Trust's mission is to be a leading, independent and sustainable funding entity for environmental conservation in Southern Africa. The WWF Nedbank Green Trust was established by the Trustees, Nedbank and WWF … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa (RLC SA) Programme!

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa (RLC SA) programme with an aim to provide the platform and tools to empower dynamic young Africans and also awaken their innate leadership potential for the benefit of Africa and its global partners. YALI promotes three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and now the … [Read more...]

AU Call for Proposals: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The African Union is inviting applicants for its “Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (GMES & Africa)” programme which is managed on daily basis by a programme management unit (PMU) located within the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. GMES & Africa initiative is the crystallization of the longstanding cooperation between Africa and the European Union in the area of space science & technology and a key … [Read more...]

USAID Strategic Partnership Fund: Catalyzing Rapid and Inclusive Growth in the Southern Africa Trade

Deadline Extended till 28 June 2017 The Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Strategic Partnership Fund to support interventions with matching funds that can catalyze rapid and inclusive growth in the Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub project, across all program components. Objectives Accelerate intraregional agricultural and consumer goods trade and exports to … [Read more...]

ARASA Call for Submissions: Second Africa Regional Dialogue on HIV, TB and the Law

Deadline: 12 June 2017 Are you protected from discrimination or unfair treatment because of your HIV status or your TB status? Or does discrimination persist? What has changed, if anything, in the last 5 years? As a woman living with HIV, do you still experience violence from partners, stigmatisation, blame, or discrimination from health carers because of your HIV status? Has there been any positive change in laws, practices or the actions of others in the past 5 years? Are you better … [Read more...]

AU Call for Proposals: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The African Union is inviting applicants for its “Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (GMES & Africa)" programme which is managed on daily basis by a programme management unit (PMU) located within the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. GMES & Africa initiative is the crystallization of the longstanding cooperation between Africa and the European Union in the area of space science & technology and a key … [Read more...]

OSISA: Submit Applications for Public Policy Course in Africa

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (Osisa) in collaboration with The Institute of Peace, Leadership and Governance (IPLG) is seeking applications for its Public Policy Course with an aim to provide participants with knowledge and skills in public policy design, analysis, and implementation processes to assist them to develop relevant programmes. This course in public policy, governance and civil society is designed to provide basic fundamentals of public … [Read more...]

Apply for OSISA’s Guy Mhone Scholarship 2017-2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 A partnership agreement between Africa University and Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), started in 2009, has announced the Masters in Public Policy and Governance programme with an aim of developing a three-week capacity building programme for mid-career policy practitioners working in the public and private sectors. This postgraduate degree programme is designed to address both the demand side of intellectual capacity challenges that civil society … [Read more...]

SANEF Call for Entries: Inviting Applications for Nat Nakasa Awards 2017

Deadline: 28 May 2017 The South African National Editor's Forum (SANEF) and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa are now seeking nominations for its "Nat Nakasa Awards 2017" for Media Integrity. Today, the written word has a platform without restriction and to celebrate media integrity in South Africa, the Nat Nakasa Award is awarded on an annual basis by the SA National Editors’ Forum and the Nieman Society. Nat Nakasa was a prominent journalist and writer who died in exile. This annual … [Read more...]

ZIMDEF-NEPAD SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) are inviting interested innovators for “Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition” grant programme. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for nutrition innovations with potential regional and global impact … [Read more...]

RSSAF Grant Program: Promoting Economic, Political and Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum (RSSAF) is currently inviting applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa for its Grant program with an aim to promote and support programs of economic, political and social development in sub-Saharan Africa. RSSAF aims to channel the resources raised from scholar stipend deductions and other fundraising activities, to support projects primarily for poor and vulnerable groups in Sub-Saharan Africa. Grant Information RSSAF usually awards … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation Research Grant: Seeking Expression of Interests from African Researchers

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Other Foundation is seeking expression of interests for its Research Grant to work with the data from the first statistically sound, nationally representative survey of opinions about homosexuality and gender non-conformity, in South Africa. During this embargoed period, the Other Foundation will support interested researchers to work with activists and advocates to deepen this knowledge and analysis further, so that more insights can inform their efforts to … [Read more...]

SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions using Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Deadline Extended till 31 May 2017 The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) is seeking applications from innovators for its "Innovative Solutions using Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS)" grant programme. Innovative solutions based on indigenous knowledge systems covering the impact areas of human and animal … [Read more...]

ZIMDEF-NEPAD SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) are inviting interested innovators for “Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition" grant programme. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for nutrition innovations with potential regional and global impact and … [Read more...]

Apply for USAID’s District Inclusive Education Support Project in South Africa!

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Southern Africa, is seeking applications for its "District Inclusive Education Support Project (DIESP) in South Africa" in order to identify effective approaches to improving inclusive education that can be scaled with GoSA and other resources. The goal of the overall USAID/SA education program is to improve reading skills of primary grade learners. For children with barriers … [Read more...]

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