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...]

Apply for Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th Call for Proposals!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 7th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects. The theme of this year’s call for proposals is Climate as Business – Testing innovative green business concepts. Focus Areas The call focuses on testing innovative green business concepts and ideas that could become commercially viable. Projects … [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...]

Norad’s Civil Society Department: Funds for Women’s Rights 2018-2020

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Norad's Civil Society Department has announced a call for proposals for efforts supporting two Grant Scheme Allocations: Allocation 1: Funds for efforts supporting the follow-up of 1325- Women, Peace and Security Allocation 2: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (Women’s Economic Participation and Empowerment and Women’s Political Participation and Empowerment) Allocations & Priorities Funds for efforts supporting the follow-up of 1325- Women, … [Read more...]

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF): Seeking LOIs for Single-year Grants

Deadline:  2 October 2017 The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) is seeking letter of intents (LOIs) for its Single-year Grants program to support Community Based Organizatons (CBOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that are: Governed and directed primarily by women Grassroots and community-based. All project staff must be in-country. VGIF envisions a world where gender equality prevails and where women and girls can access or create opportunities for … [Read more...]

Women Deliver: Inviting Applicants for Young Leaders Program

Deadline: 13 October 2017 The Women Deliver is inviting applicants for its Young Leaders Program that provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives. The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women — with particular emphasis on sexual and … [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...]

Nominations Open for 13th Edition of IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. The Theme for the 1439H/2018 Prize is “Women’s Contribution to Promoting Peace and Stability”. Objectives Recognize: the important role of women in IDB member countries and Muslim communities globally contributions made by individuals or organizations … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women Only

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Maypole Fund is seeking applications to support imaginative, non-violent and politically expressive projects from women and welcomes applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: anti-militarism; action against the arms trade; action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; creating a culture of peace and the prevention of conflict and war; action to support disarmament policies, processes and related … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities on Women and Gender!

FBA's 1325 Grants: Promoting Women's Participation in Issues Concerning Peace and Security Deadline: 1 November 2017 Do you represent an organization or a foundation working to promote women's participation in issues concerning peace and security? If yes then apply for project grants from the FBA! Each year the FBA grants funds to projects that support the implementation of those resolutions, with a specific focus on projects that promote women’s equal participation in issues concerning peace … [Read more...]

IREX Community Solutions Program 2018–2019: Addressing Issues related to Environment, Women and Gender

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) is inviting applicants for its Community Solutions Program (CSP) 2018–2019 with an aim to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Types of Program Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community Solutions fellows are matched to host organizations throughout the US where they … [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...]

Voice’s Uganda Innovate and Learn Grants: Testing and Scaling New Approaches

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Voice is seeking applications for its Uganda Innovate and Learn Grants to focus on organizations that want to learn from innovation and/or to test and scale new approaches with a focus on human-centered innovations that are context-specific and relevant to empowering, amplifying and/or influencing the voice of marginalized and discriminated people to participate fully in society. There exist many new, interesting and effective methods and approaches for supporting the … [Read more...]

Securing Water for Food: Inviting Applicants for Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest

Deadline: 27 September 2017 Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development has launched a global water-agriculture photo contest to call attention to the significant issue of water scarcity while recognizing and celebrating steps being taken around the world to improve water and food security. Aims Harness the power of images to tell a story that raises awareness and inspires action to Securing Water for Food’s commitment to enterprises and organizations with innovations … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters’ Photojournalism Grants: Developing the Next Generation of Photojournalists

Deadline: 10 November 2017 Thomson Reuters is seeking applications for its Photojournalism grants program to develop a diverse new generation of photojournalists to tell original human stories from around the world. Reuters Pictures is offering up to eight $5,000 USD grants to passionate photojournalists or students of photojournalism who are interested in working on photo assignments and projects to advance their abilities and tell new stories. The photojournalism grants are being launched … [Read more...]

Mohamed Dekkak: Inviting Applicants for Peace & Tolerance Scholarship Award

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Mohamed Dekkak, a Moroccan businessman, investor, art collector, cultural even promoter and philanthropist; is inviting applicants for its Peace & Tolerance Scholarship Award . A Moroccan expat, he is best known as the Chairman and Founder of Adgeco Group of Companies. Mohamed Dekkak has been overseas for an extended period. He is a business professional and a successful Moroccon entrepreneur with high academic & business qualifications; Mohamed Dekkak … [Read more...]

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