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...]

The Other Foundation Research Grant: Seeking EOIs 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...]

Applications Open for Initiative Southern Africa (INISA) Student Grant 2017!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Initiative Southern Africa (INISA) is currently inviting applicants for its Student Grant 2017 that will offer a grant for students from Universities and other tertiary education institutions in countries of the SADC region (Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe). INISA is a German Non-Governmental Organisation founded in 1995. INISA’s … [Read more...]

A List of New Funding Opportunities for Youth Development

FM 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning 2020 … [Read more...]

The EQUAL Global Network: Seed Grants for Small-Scale & Pilot Research Projects

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Education Quality and Learning for All (EQUAL) Global Network is seeking proposals for its "Seed Grant" from small-scale and pilot research projects based in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan African countries. EQUAL aims to engage researchers, research organizations, and education NGOs to support countries in achieving U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 4 and its targets (‘ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning … [Read more...]

ACP-EU Call for Concept Notes: Counter-Trafficking in Human Beings and/or Counter-Smuggling of Migrants

Deadline: 9 August 2017 The ACP-EU Migration Action is seeking concept notes for its funding program under the topic "Counter-Trafficking in Human Beings and/or Counter-Smuggling of Migrants" in the Caribbean, Southern Africa and the Pacific Region. Both THB and Smuggling of Migrants constitute prosperous and difficult to trace multi-billion businesses of which the scale is hard to quantify reliably. While numbers of estimated victims of trafficking worldwide vary, they are reported as being … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strategic Grants: Supporting Organisations that Work Globally and Regionally to help Shape Policies

Deadline: 25 July 2017 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strategic grants program with an aim to support organisations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Priority Themes Intersections between gender-based violence and barriers to safe abortion: Approaches that strengthen advocacy for safe abortion, including responding to the intersections between … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Promoting Innovations in ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations to implement a project on South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support rural transformation: Promoting innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) for agriculture and rural development. Objectives Strengthen smallholders’ capacities to undertake sustainable rural transformation processes by accessing “digital dividends” created through … [Read more...]

OSISA Call for Proposals: Youth, Arts and Culture Initiative

Deadline: 20 July 2017 Are you inspired by the fact that up to 67% of the SADC region’s population is below 35 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...]

AmplifyChange Strategic Grants: Supporting Organisations that Work Globally and Regionally to help Shape Policies

Deadline: 25 July 2017 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strategic grants program with an aim to support organisations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Priority Themes Intersections between gender-based violence and barriers to safe abortion: Approaches that strengthen advocacy for safe abortion, including responding to the intersections between … [Read more...]

Apply for African Union’s 2017 Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in partnership with the African Union is implementing the 2017 Edition of the "Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women" to promote the participation of women in science and technology across the continent. The award programme contributes to the promotion of Africa and regional development and integration through science, technology and innovation. Objectives To award and honour outstanding … [Read more...]

USAID-South Africa’s Triple R Program: Preventing HIV Infections among OVC, Adolescent Girls and Young Women

Deadline: 8 August 2017 The United States Agency for International Development Southern Africa (USAID/SA) is seeking applications from a qualified organization to fund a program entitled "Ready, Resourceful, Risk Aware (Triple R): Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), Adolescent Girls and Young Women" to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among priority populations: orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), adolescent girls (AG), and young women (YW) in Swaziland. The strategic … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]