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 in a variety of ways. To enable African researchers who live and work on the continent the opportunity to explore the data first, the results of this groundbreaking survey have been embargoed for a 12-month period up to 31 August 2017. In the longer term, the data set will be made publicly available. During this embargoed period, the Other Foundation will support … [Read more...]

IFAD Grant Call for Proposals: Scaling-up Empowerment through Household Methodologies

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on “Scaling-up empowerment through household methodologies: from thousands to millions” in order to build knowledge, skills and expertise at local, national, regional and global levels to upscale household methodologies to empower millions of women, men and rural youth for rural inclusiveness. The purpose of the call for proposals is to identify, through a competitive … [Read more...]

NCRST/SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Nutrition

Deadline: 28 March 2017 The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences), supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) is inviting interested innovators in the biosciences sector to submit grant applications. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for the nutrition innovations with a proof of concept with … [Read more...]

Apply for GAIA 2017 Award! A Call for Agriculture Technology Innovations

Deadline: 16 March 2017 Do you have a big idea that could transform agriculture and agribusiness in Southern or Central Africa? The Gender in Agribusiness Investments for Africa (GAIA) is now accepting applications from institutions and enterprises for the “2017 AWARD AgTech Innovation Challenge for Southern and Central Africa". GAIA has been launched by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) to increase agribusiness investments in technological and business model … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation’s General Grants Program for Social Inclusion of Homesexual and Bisexual People!

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The Other Foundation is currently inviting individual or organization in thirteen eligible Southern African countries for its General Grants program to support work that advances or defends the freedom, equality, and social inclusion of homosexual and bisexual women and men, and transgender and intersex people. The Other Foundation is an African trust that advances equality and freedom in southern Africa with a particular focus on sexual orientation and gender identity. … [Read more...]

Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarship: Inviting Southern African Students

Deadline: 9 March 2017 The Ruth First Educational Trust is seeking applications for its Scholarship program to enable southern African students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Durham. Southern Africa is defined for this purpose as comprising the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Scholarships make an important contribution towards … [Read more...]

JRS Biodiversity Foundation RFPs 2017: Biodiversity Informatics for African Freshwater and Pollinator Biodiversity

Deadline: 22 February 2017 The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is seeking proposals for multi‐year projects focused upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity in eastern and southern Africa. Types of Proposals Freshwater Biodiversity Scope: JRS seeks projects that increase the access to and use of biodiversity information relating to freshwater biodiversity assessment and the conservation of freshwater ecosystem … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Small Grants for ‘Nexus Governance’ Research in Southern Africa

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The ‘Governing the Nexus in Southern Africa’ project has launched a call for proposals for its Small Grants (up to £2,500 GBP) to cover field work expenses on research into nexus governance in Southern Africa. Too often a lack of funding means that dissertations, theses and other research projects are not supported by extended fieldwork. In the interest of developing new ideas, approaches and an empirical base for crossdisciplinary research on nexus governance … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is seeking applications for its "2017 SADC Media Awards". The SADC vision is one of a common future, within a regional community that will ensure economic well-being, improvement of the standard of living and quality of life, freedom and social justice, peace and security for the peoples of Southern Africa.  This shared vision is anchored on common values and principles and the historical and cultural affinities that … [Read more...]

ARASA Call for Proposals: Africa Regional Grant on HIV-Removing Legal Barriers

Deadline: 23 January 2017 The AIDS and Rights Alliance of Southern Africa (ARASA) is accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Africa Regional Grant on HIV- Removing Legal Barriers in order to strengthen access to services for key populations (men who have sex with men, sex workers and people who use drugs). Objectives Strengthen the capacity of national civil society groups (including human rights organisations), networks of people living with HIV and key population … [Read more...]

UN Women SAMCO: Seeking Quotations for Value Chain Analysis in the Renewable Energy Sector in South Africa

Deadline: 13 December 2016 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women South Africa (UN Women SAMCO) is seeking quotations for the "Value Chain Analysis in the Renewable Energy Sector in South Africa" to develop innovative solutions on preventing gender based violence in Institutions of Higher Education in Southern Africa. The UN Women South Africa Multi Country Office (SAMCO) is planning to implement a flagship programme on Stimulating Equal Opportunities for … [Read more...]

IJP Southern African Journalists’ Bursary Program: Inviting Young Journalists to gain Valuable Insight

Deadline: 15 February 2017 International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) is offering bursary up to six young Southern African and up to five young German journalists. The bursary is intended to enable young journalists to gain valuable insights into the political, economical, cultural as well as the social fabric of the host country. The Southern African-German Journalists' Programme is a multiyear effort to shape an integrated understanding of the other country and region and to foster … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 OSISA Scholarships for African Women Media Leaders!

Deadline: 18 November 2016 The Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership at Rhodes University in South Africa, in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) invites applications for 10 postgraduate scholarships from Southern African women media leaders who wish to study media management at the SPI in 2017. The programme combines rigorous theoretical and practical grounding. It has a mid-year practical media management internship and a comprehensive … [Read more...]

MMA Isu Elihle Awards: Inviting Journalists in Eastern and Southern Africa

Deadline: 3 November 2016 Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) in patnership with Save the Children International (SCI) and Media Network on Child Rights and Development (MNCRD) is currently inviting all journalists in East and Southern Africa to submit their story ideas in the Isu Elihle (Great Idea) Awards. The awards are aimed at media professionals that seek to encourage fresh reporting, innovative angles, insightful investigations and those that seek to give children a voice and elevate the … [Read more...]

German-Northern European Journalists’ Bursary Programme: Inviting Journalists from the Nordic or Baltic Countries

Deadline: 15 November 2016 International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) is inviting journalists for its 18th German-Northern European Journalists' Bursary Programme. IJP is a non-profit organisation offering exchange programmes for early and mid-career journalists between Germany and more than 40 countries. These programmes enable participants to experience their host countries from a correspondent's perspective. So far, similar programmes have been set up for journalists from Germany and the … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 4 November 2016 The Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum (RSSAF) is 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. Mission To increase awareness of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ARASA 2017 Annual Training of Trainers Program on HIV, TB and Human Rights in Southern and East Africa

Deadline: 18 November 2016 Applications are open for participation in the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) Annual Training of Trainers Programme on HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and human rights advocacy. ARASA’s purpose is to promote the rule of law and respect for human rights to safeguard the health status of all, especially of people living with HIV and TB and key populations at higher risk of HIV and TB, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) … [Read more...]

Rapid Response Fund: Addressing Barriers Preventing LGBT People and MSM from Accessing HIV Services

Deadline: Ongoing International HIV/AIDS Alliance is currently seeking applications for its Rapid Response Fund, providing funding when a rapid intervention is necessary to address barriers preventing LGBT people and MSM from accessing HIV services. Types of Grants The Funding is available through two types of grants: Emergency Response Grants: available to support activities that respond to immediate and urgent threats to the LGBT community, and where action must happen very quickly … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in ARASA 2017 Annual Training of Trainers Program on HIV, TB and Human Rights in Southern and East Africa

Deadline: 18 November 2016 Applications are open for participation in the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) Annual Training of Trainers Programme on HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and human rights advocacy. ARASA’s purpose is to promote the rule of law and respect for human rights to safeguard the health status of all, especially of people living with HIV and TB and key populations at higher risk of HIV and TB, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) … [Read more...]

SANBio Call for Proposals: Conducting Training and Capacity Building for the BioFISA II Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is currently inviting applicants for its BioFISA II Programme in order to conduct training in scaling up nutrition products offered by organisations in the SANBio Member States to SMMEs and innovators from research institutions or otherwise in the SANBio Member States. The main aim of this support is to enhance innovations in biosciences in the region through capacity and skills development, particularly focusing on … [Read more...]

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