Latest Grants , Funding Opportunities and Resources in Swaziland

Here is a list of the latest grants, funding opportunities and resources for NGOs, individuals and other organizations in Swaziland.

Kectil Program: Identifying and Nurturing Youth in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Kectil Program is inviting highly talented youth in developing countries who have the potential to make a positive difference in their communities and countries. Program Categories Web-Based Mentoring Program: Monthly Kectil Talks with Leaders in Science, Business, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Public Service Assignments & Sharing: Connect with other students on social media (Facebook & Twitter) with facilitated web-based group discussions … [Read more...]

AAU Call for Volunteer Young Social Media Reporters!

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Association of African Universities (AAU) has organised key events to mark the 2017 African University Week. The theme for the African University Week is “[email protected]: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects for Sustainable Development in Africa”. This year the AAU Secretariat will use Social Media with the help of Volunteer Social Media Reporters to create awareness about the African University Week. Roles of Young Volunteer Social Media Reporters Selected … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation. The program expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Fellowship … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund!

Deadline: 1 February 2018. Applications are open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund that supports small, preferably local initiatives worldwide towards the conservation of endangered species (flora & fauna), or initiatives that in other ways promote the conservation and wise use of nature and their natural resources base. The fund envisions a biodiverse world with healthy ecosystems and a sustainable, wise use thereof. Funding Information The grants do not exceed US$ 15.000 or € … [Read more...]

2018 Gro Brundtland Award: Inviting Female Scientists from Taiwan and Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Applications are open for the 2018 Gro Brundtland Award that offers an opportunity to young female scientists to meet and discuss with other female researchers in the same field and establish the international connection. It’s a great chance to introduce their own research to other international research groups and it promotes future collaborations between institutions. Benefits Round-trip economy class airfare to Taiwan, 6-days’ accommodation, some meals and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Digital Africa Challenge Program!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 The Digital Africa is inviting applicants for its Challenge Program that is an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa. The first edition of the Digital Africa contest, launched in October 2016, received more than 500 entries and rewarded 10 startups winners who convinced the jury by the potential impact of their innovation. Strengthened by this success, AFD and Bpifrance confirm their commitment and renew the experience with … [Read more...]

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: International Climate Protection Fellowships for Young Climate Experts from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is seeking applications for its International Climate Protection Fellowships for young climate experts from developing countries. The fellowships enables prospective leaders in academia and industry to implement a research-based proposal in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany. Up to 20 International Climate Protection Fellowships are granted annually, funded under … [Read more...]

NIESBUD: Seeking Applications for Project Management Training and Certification Program

Deadline: 5 October 2017 The National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), a premier Institution of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India is offering fully funded International Training Programme on “Project Management Training & Certification” under ITEC fellowship which is flagship capacity building programme of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The project management now becomes a professional … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program that seeks to build local climate change leaders who can shape understanding of the extent and severity of climate-related stressors on African economies and ecosystems, and propose solutions on how countries can build resilience to these impacts. The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) is a grants awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary individuals and organizations to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tusk Conservation Awards 2018! A Chance to Celebrate Extraordinary People

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The Tusk Conservation Awards have partnered with Investec Asset Management to give nominees a chance to celebrate extraordinary people, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields. The awards aim to shine a light on the incredible work of individual conservationists; to inspire, encourage and support their work, and the efforts of others across the continent. Tusk is a dynamic and pioneering organisation with over 25 years of experience … [Read more...]

Apply for Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Applications are open for the  Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme that exists to help provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with clear conservation value. Focus Project Project applications will score more highly during the selection process if they: Are likely to have a direct conservation impact. Are collaborative and involve a local conservation organization. Are logistically feasible, … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking NGOs to Promote Conservation, Food & Health in Developing World

Deadline: 1 January 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently seeking entities for its Grant Program to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities on Environment and Wildlife Conservation!

Apply for WFN’s Whitley Awards 2018! A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2018 to support outstanding nature conservationists around the developing world. Aims Find and fund the most effective grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Support the scale-up of projects with a track record of success, founded on scientific evidence and community involvement. Fund … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women 2017 Edition

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...]

Miss.Africa 2018 Seed Funding Round III: Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting … [Read more...]

World Bank, SVRI Call for Proposals 2017: Innovations in Preventing Gender-Based Violence

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) have launched a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at preventing gender-based violence. The SVRI and the WBG are requesting proposals for innovative research and interventions or related activities that will contribute to the prevention and response of gender-based violence in low and middle income countries. All projects under this call should focus on the prevention and … [Read more...]

AUC/NEPAD Call for Proposals: Good Practices in Skills Development for Africa

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Are you passionate about reducing unemployment levels among the African youth? Are you part of a project that seeks to generate employment through the development of skills? Does your project aim to change the perception of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) or other levels of education in your country?  If yes, then you can get a chance to share your work with the continent, network and gain great exposure. Africa is in dire need of job creation … [Read more...]

AHRC-MRC Global Challenge Research Fund: Developing Research Capacity in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 26 October 2017 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the MRC are seeking proposals for its Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to develop inter-disciplinary research capacity and capability in both the UK and developing countries, jointly and collaboratively and across career stages. The aim is to generate reciprocal benefits through integrating understanding of cultures and histories into medical and public health challenges in a global context and to equip the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Do you have an innovative idea that supports responses to natural disasters or humanitarian emergencies? If yes then apply for GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund! The GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund can provide funding to help applicants to test or scale it. GSMA is looking for ideas that use mobile technology to assist and empower individuals or communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, or to strengthen prevention, preparedness and response in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI’s 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders!

Deadline: 11 October 2017 The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is seeking applications for its 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to empower young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. The Mandela Washington Fellowship includes: A six-week Academic and Leadership Institute A Summit in Washington, DC An optional six-week Professional Development Experience: Activities in Africa Benefits There is no fee … [Read more...]