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...]

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...]

ARASA and ITPC Call for Applications: Addressing Intellectual Property Barriers in African Countries

Deadline: 16 September 2016 Applications are invited for participation in the AIDS & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) & International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) 2016 online training course on “Addressing Intellectual Property Barriers in African countries: Improving Access to sustainable availability & access to affordable, quality, safe & efficacious essential medicines” ARASA is a partnership of 106 civil society organizations working together in 18 … [Read more...]

SANBio’s BIOFISA II Programme: Addressing Southern Africa’s Challenges in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: Ongoing The Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is currently inviting applications for its BIOFISA II Programme with an aim to address Southern Africa’s challenges in health and nutrition. The BioFISA Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme) is aimed at strengthening the NEPAD SANBio Network and in this second phase it focuses on boosting regional collaboration and networking. The Mobility Grant is used to support this objective. Supported … [Read more...]

DFID: Strengthening Trade for Inclusive Development in Southern Africa (STRIDES)

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme entitled- Strengthening Trade for Inclusive Development in Southern Africa (STRIDES). The DFID office in Southern Africa, in conjunction with DFID East Kilbride, intends to hold an Early Market Engagement Event (EME) to publicise this forthcoming opportunity, explain the scope of the proposed programme and test the concept against the market. Inputs from the … [Read more...]

Open Grant Opportunities for Southern African Countries

Here are some recently opened funding opportunities for African Countries by various foundations in order to support NGOs, institutions and individuals working for the development of Africa and its people who are facing issues like poverty, improper livelihood, injustice with their rights and a lot more. Please visit the list by clicking “Next”. Lipman-Miliband Trust: The Southern Africa Fund Deadline:  30 September 2016 The Lipman-Miliband Trust is seeking applications for its Southern … [Read more...]

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa: Accepting Grant Request up to $50,000

Deadline: Ongoing The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) accepts grant applications from organizations, groups, associations, institutions working for the overall development of southern African people, throughout the year. The groups, networks, or organizations and institutions whose mission and programs align with that of OSISA can make grant proposals below $50,000 to support their projects or organizations. Priority Areas For the 2016 strategy year, OSISA invites … [Read more...]

DFID: Strengthening Trade for Inclusive Development in Southern Africa (STRIDES)

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled- Strengthening Trade for Inclusive Development in Southern Africa (STRIDES). The DFID office in Southern Africa, in conjunction with DFID East Kilbride, intends to hold an Early Market Engagement Event (EME) to publicise this forthcoming opportunity, explain the scope of the proposed programme and test the concept against the market. Inputs from the … [Read more...]

SANBio Call for Mobility Grants under the BIOFISA II Programme

Deadline: Ongoing The Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is currently inviting applications for its BIOFISA II Programme with an aim to address Southern Africa's challenges in health and nutrition. The BioFISA Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme) is aimed at strengthening the NEPAD SANBio Network and in this second phase it focuses on boosting regional collaboration and networking. The Mobility Grant is used to support this objective. Supported … [Read more...]

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