Government of Canada’s International Development Programme

The Government of Canada’s international development programme works with the goal of making Canada's international assistance more focused, more effective and more accountable. In times of disaster, crises or severe conflict, Canada provides humanitarian assistance to save lives and alleviate suffering. Global Affairs Canada provides opportunities for a career that is global in scale, offering a wealth of international perspectives that increase professional skills and expand cultural … [Read more...]

DANIDA – Danish International Development Agency

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark works with an aim to fight poverty with human rights and economic growth. It is focused on some of the poorest countries in the world. The agency working for international development is referred to as DANIDA (Danish International Development Agency). Strategic Priorities Human rights and democracy Support democratic elections, parliaments, political parties, civil society and a free and critical media. Promote good governance and the … [Read more...]

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) works with the motive of making a world in which everyone can live a self-determined life in freedom, a world without poverty, violent conflicts and environmental degradation. Objectives Eradicating poverty, combating hunger and illnesses, education for everyone, supporting democracy and peace, realizing human rights and gender equality, protecting the environment and natural resources Focus Areas Business … [Read more...]

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation commonly known as Norad is a directorate under the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs whose main purpose is to ensure that Norwegian development aid funds are spent in the best possible way, and to report on what works and what does not work. Norad grants funding to organisations within civil society, research, higher education and private sector development that work with partners in poor countries. Thematic Areas Climate Change and … [Read more...]

Slovak Aid: Monitoring and Evaluation of Bilateral and Trilateral Development Projects

Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation (SAIDC) is responsible for managing bilateral and trilateral development projects within the responsibility of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. SAIDC represents an administrative and contracting unit for bilateral programming; its responsibilities include contracting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of bilateral and trilateral development projects. Official Development Assistance of the Slovak Republic is an … [Read more...]

The UK Department for International Development (UKAID)

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. It provides aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit. Priorities Strengthening global peace, security and governance Strengthening resilience and response to crisis Promoting global prosperity Tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable Delivering value for money Focus … [Read more...]

Jack Kimmel International Grant of Up to $10,000: Seeking Researchers Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2016 The TREE Fund is currently inviting applications for its Jack Kimmel International Grant Program with an aim to provide much needed funding to arboriculture and urban forestry researchers all over the world. Priority Areas Root and soil management Propagation, planting and establishment Plant health care Risk assessment and worker safety Urban forestry Grant Information Grant award amounts are limited to a maximum of $10,000. Projects … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust Call for Applications: Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Deadline: 30 August 2016 Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Master's Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine Program, with an aim to build sustainable capacity in areas of research that have the potential for increasing health benefits for people and their livestock in low- and middle-income countries. Fellowship Topics Demographic, social science and health economic studies Epidemiological, field and community-based studies Healthcare systems … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Concept Papers for Prevention of HIV Infection in Women

Deadline: 20 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a project entitled “Advancing the development and licensure of vaginal rings and innovative systemic methods for prevention of HIV infection in women”. Objectives Expedite activities required for licensure and market introduction of a dapivirine ring product and bridging opportunities to progress toward licensure of a … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: IIE-SRF Fellowships for Threatened Scholars Around the World

Deadline: Ongoing The Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) is inviting applications for its fellowship program for Threatened Scholars, the idea being the preservation of the lives, voices, and ideas of scholars around the globe. IIE-SRF fellowships support visiting appointments for threatened scholars to continue their work in safety at partnering academic institutions worldwide. The IIE-SRF fellowship provides financial support, professional development … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Training Course on Managing Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

Deadline: 20 May 2016 The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), International Medical Corps, and Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) are offering a five-day training course on Managing Gender-Based Violence Programs in Emergencies. The aim of the program is to build both technical knowledge of gender-based violence (GBV) and practical skills in program design and management by funding from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau for Population, Refugees, and Migration. The course will … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Howard G. Buffett Fund For Women Journalists

Deadline: 6 July 2016 The International Women Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting women journalists from around the world for its Howard G. Buffett Fund, supporting projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives. Objectives The Fund’s objectives are to: Advance women in the news media worldwide by funding innovative projects and unique opportunities To help journalists build skills critical to their development as … [Read more...]

USAID/West Africa: Countering Violent Extremism Piloting

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Countering Violent Extremism Piloting” to develop solutions to urgent and critical violent extremist (VE) challenges in West Africa. The activities will focus on providing innovative approaches that address current countering violent extremism (CVE) challenges and each approach will serve as a pilot and has the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UIL CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme 2016

Deadline: 30 June 2016 The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is inviting applications for CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme 2016, offering six fellowships in the month of October, to government officials and representatives of civil society organizations working in key positions within the field of adult learning and education (ALE) in UNESCO Member States. The Fellowship Programme aims at strengthening the capacities of Member States in implementing major elements of the Belém … [Read more...]

European Union: EIDHR Country based Support Schemes in Kazakhstan

Deadline: 9 June 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations for a country based support scheme with an aim to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reforms in Kazakhstan. Objectives Enhance the rule of law and good governance Monitoring of the implementation of the national and international commitments by which the Republic of Kazakhstan is bound, in particular in relation to freedom of expression, assembly and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World Summit Awards 2016!

Deadline: 15 July 2016 Nominations are open for World Summit Awards 2016 with an aim to promote world’s best digital innovation with an impact on society. Objectives Selection and promotion of best practices in digital innovation with local relevance, content depth and user value from all UN member states. Contribute to the Agenda of UN WSIS and UN Sustainsable Development Goals (SDGs) by showcasing creative usage of digital innovation. Fostering knowledge exchange crossboundery, … [Read more...]

The Paul Mellon Centre’s Rome Fellowship: Inviting Scholars from Around the World

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art is currently inviting applications for its Rome Fellowship programme, offered annually to allow a Senior or Mid-Career scholar three months at the British School at Rome to work on an Anglo-Italian art-historical topic of any period from the medieval era onwards. The Rome Fellowship is for the three months April to June 2017. Funding Information For academics, scholars in full-time University employment, curators … [Read more...]

IWMF Reporting Trips to Colombia and El Salvador: Supporting Women Journalists

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced Reporting Trips to El Salvador and Colombia. A group of six journalists from anywhere in the world will report on conservation and sustainable development in Colombia. The trip will be based in Riohacha, Department of La Guajira. Concurrently, another group of six journalists will cover Women, Health, and Development in the IWMF’s first-ever reporting trip to El Salvador. This trip will be based in San … [Read more...]

CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grants Program: Supporting Tropical Forest Research

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute is currently accepting applications for its Center for Tropical Forest Science - Forest Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO) Research Grants Program supporting tropical forest research by senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to use existing Forest Dynamics Sites and conduct research in collaboration with scientists. Funding Information Research projects ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 USD. … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Rural Entrepreneurship (12 June 2017 to 23 June 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its training course on Rural Entrepreneurship from 12 June 2017 to 23 June 2017 in Ghana. Course Structure This course on rural entrepreneurship centres around the Chain Wide Learning  methodology (CWL), that consists of three components: a multi-stakeholder workshop in which producers in the value chain gather and share their issues and opportunities at functional chain … [Read more...]