Applications Open for Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program!

Deadline: 8 December 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Professional Fellows Division and administered by Michigan State University (U.S.), Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania), University of Nairobi (Kenya), and Kyambogo University (Uganda). The Fellows Program are recruiting young Tanzanian, Kenyan, and Ugandan professionals from … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF Call for Proposals: TB Diagnostics Market Landscape Analyses Program

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) through the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is accepting proposals from qualified organizations to assess and analyze the current TB diagnostics market landscape. The procurement of TB diagnostics and related laboratory commodities by GDF has increased significantly in recent years, justifying the need to assess and analyze this market to allow GDF to better evaluate and refine its role as the global market coordinator … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF: Call for Proposals for Catalyse the Introduction of Second-Line Drugs in Paediatric Drug Resistant TB

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) through the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to develop and implement a plan that will catalyse the use of paediatric formulations of second-line drugs to treat drug-resistant TB. The objective of this CFP is to identify an organization with a proven track record working in paediatric TB, particularly MDR-TB, which can identify and coordinate early adopter programmes to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hivos Collaboration Grants!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Hivos is inviting applicants from coworking and creative hubs for its collaboration grants. Last month Hivos organized the third edition of its Coworking Summit, an annual gathering of founders and managers of creative hubs, coworking, hacker, maker, and art spaces. This year marked a special edition, as Hivos decided to join forces with Afrilabs, bringing together more than 40 hubs from all over Africa. The event provided a platform for participants to network, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. This annual award in his name will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. Award Information The award winner will … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards!

Deadline: Various National Awards: 19 January 2018 International Award: 28 February 2018 Nominations are open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards with an aim to felicitate the efforts of women and men who have dedicated their life to Gandhian constructive work and the ideals which Jamnalal Bajaj had cherished all his life. Types of Awards There are three National Awards and one International Award as listed below: National Awards ( for India) Constructive Work: Recognizes … [Read more...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. The Trust will be accepting applications for work benefitting conservation work in coastal environments. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is a registered education, scientific and … [Read more...]

Mastercard Foundation Call for Applications: Youth Ambassador, Secondary Education in Africa Today (SEAT) Initiative

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Mastercard Foundation, together with a group of strategic partners is seeking applications for its “Youth Ambassador, Secondary Education in Africa Today (SEAT) Initiative”. The primary focus of this effort is the role of secondary education in preparing African youth for the future of work and for helping youth to acquire the skills, knowledge, and behaviors necessary to compete and succeed in the job market as responsible citizens, including both informal and … [Read more...]

United States African Development Foundation: Seeking Proposals to Support African Enterprises, Cooperatives & Producer Groups

Deadline: 29 January 2018 The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is seeking proposals for grant financing and local support, from African enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups with innovative solutions that extend their own capabilities to increase revenues, create jobs, improve farmer incomes, and achieve sustainable market-based growth. The USADF is an independent U.S. Government agency established by Congress to support African-owned enterprises which improve … [Read more...]

Activating Global Citizenship: Building the Next Generation of Global Citizens for the Global Goals

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking innovators to devise and demonstrate ways to positively engage young people (under the age of 30) in Global Citizenship at scale and in depth. The Misk Foundation, the non-profit philanthropic foundation established by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have partnered to launch Misk Grand Challenges. This initiative seeks to empower youth both with the skills that they need to … [Read more...]

Bridging the Gaps Call for Research Grants: Sex workers know best!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Applications are open for the Bridging the Gaps sex work project that aims to support sex worker-led, civil society organisations and networks with a track record in human rights and/or health programmes for sex workers. The earliest start-date for research and development projects is 1 June 2018 and the projects are expected to start during 2018. Goals This call for proposals directly contributes to the three long term goals: Strengthened civil society that … [Read more...]

Misk Grand Challenges: Reinventing Teaching and School Leadership Programme

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking new innovative ideas that transform teaching or school leadership to better prepare children with the 21st century skills they need to succeed in the future. Modern 21st century skills, such as problem solving, leadership, creativity, and adaptability, require a new active, student-centred system for learning. The Challenges seeks ideas that better prepare teachers and school leaders to drive this new active 21st century system for … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting applicants for its 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in order to celebrate women photojournalists for work that inspires us to take action and better understand the world. The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 December 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. This special edition of the awards will coincide with the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) preceding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London in April 2018 under the theme “Towards a Common Future”. It will highlight the contribution that young people are making throughout the Commonwealth, in areas such as poverty alleviation, conflict resolution and … [Read more...]

Japan Fund for Global Environment: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Deadline: 11 December 2017 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is seeking applications to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including individuals … [Read more...]

ELRHA Innovation Fund: Small Grants of up to £50,000

Deadline: 10 December 2017 ELRHA is seeking applications for its Innovation Fund to support innovators across the entire innovation lifecycle. These grants are focused on parts of the innovation lifecycle that are often under-resourced:  problem recognition, advancing seed-funded projects, and project diffusion. Innovation Stages Through this Call, up to ten small grants of up to £50,000 each will be made available for the following innovation stages: Problem Recognition – Recognition … [Read more...]

Online News Association: Seeking Applications for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Online News Association is looking for women who not only have an understanding of the digital journalism landscape but who are helping to advance it in innovative ways for its "2018 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program." The Accelerator is designed for practitioners working in digital media, including freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent journalists, who are pushing innovation in digital media. In addition to learning leadership skills and tools for … [Read more...]

Apply for Hilden Charitable Fund to Address the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women!

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently accepting applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs … [Read more...]

Apply for USAID’s World Aids Day Photo Contest!

Deadline: 21 November 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its World Aids Day Photo​ ​Contest. The theme for World AIDS Day 2017 is "Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships". There is no better time than World AIDS Day  to recommit ourselves to achieving epidemic control. This year, USAID celebrates the tremendous  progress made on a global scale in accelerating and expanding access to HIV prevention,  … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Renewable Energy Challenge Fund Uganda — Solar Window

Deadline: 12 December 2017 Is your company active in Uganda? Or planning to enter the Ugandan market by May 2018? Is your company already working on an innovative business idea that can hit the ground running in June 2018 in Uganda, and start generating new sales by early Q3 2018? Is your company willing to invest its own money to make this project happen but is in need of a co-investor to reduce its risk exposure? If yes, then apply for Renewable Energy Challenge Fund Uganda — Solar … [Read more...]