UNDP/Afghanistan: Call for Proposal for Small Grants

Deadline: 6 August 2018 UNDP/Afghanistan is currently inviting applicants to submit proposals for its small grants to support CSOs/Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) and/or Community-Based Organisations (CBO) in promoting a culture of transparency and accountability, increasing awareness of citizens on corruption issues, and to engage citizens in the fight against corruption, particularly through Access to Information. Expected Outputs This call for proposals welcomes activities/projects by … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Proposals: GEF Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Malaysia is currently inviting qualified civil society organizations to put forward Concept Proposal. The purpose for Concept Proposal is to assist interested applicants to use their time and effort more effectively and also to ensure that they are on the right track from the very beginning. Eligible Project Activities All project proposals … [Read more...]

Sweden Government contributes 6.8 billion SEK towards Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women have welcomed 6.8 billion SEK contribution of Sweden Government that will allow UN agencies to provide sustained support to national priorities as countries progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals; to respond in a timely and effective way to crises; and to operate to high standards of accountability, quality and transparency. Core funds pay for essential enablers for work on the ground, including maintaining staff and offices where they are most … [Read more...]

UNDP: Seeking Proposals from Civil Society Organizations and Academic Institutions in Sierra Leone to Support Justice and Security Sector Reforms

Deadline: 25 June 2018 UNDP has announced a Call for Proposals from Civil Society Organizations and Academic Institutions in Sierra Leone to strengthen public awareness and empowerment of those vulnerable in the justice system and accountability towards the Judiciary and the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) to implement reforms. Support will be provided to civil society organisations and academic institutions that submit proposals that include but is not limited to the following … [Read more...]

UNDP/Tunisia: Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations to Implement Awareness Raising, Training and Reintegration Activities

Deadline: 17 June 2018 The UNDP office has launched a Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations to Implement Awareness Raising, Training and Reintegration Activities on behalf of UNODC. This call for proposals aims to mobilize civil society organizations to implement activities that help to increase access of prisoners in Tunisian prisons to HIV prevention services and sexually transmitted infections, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis, and advocacy for reducing drug-related risks. It … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: GEF SGP National Indigenous Peoples Fellowship

Deadline: 30 June 2018 In line with the objectives of the 6th Operational Phase (OP6) of the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), implemented by UNDP, running from 2015-2019, the SGP has developed a fellowship initiative to increase its support to indigenous peoples. The aim of the SGP indigenous fellowship initiative is to develop higher-level capacity of existing and potential indigenous leaders to advance the work of their communities, organizations and networks at national, regional and … [Read more...]

UNDP: Inviting CSOs under Regional Program for Local Democracy in the Western Balkans (Reload)

Deadline: 30 May 2018 UNDP is seeking applications for its 'Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the framework of a public call for proposals as part of the Regional Program for Local Democracy in the Western Balkans (Reload) in the city of Banja Luka'. The project aims at strengthening the partnership between the local government units (LGU) and civil society in the Western Balkans (WB) through the construction and expansion of a transparent approach to funding civil society organizations … [Read more...]

UNDP/Bangladesh: Challenge Fund Support for Innovative Human Rights Actions under the Coalitions of CSOs/NGOs/CBOs

Deadline: 27 May 2018 UNDP/Bangladesh has announced a Request for Application (RFA) for its Challenge Fund Support to CSOs/CBOs/NGOs which is an initiative of Human Rights programme (HRP) to foster innovative human rights actions under the coalition of CSOs/CBOs at grassroots/district/national level with limited management capacity. The actions will special focus on vulnerable groups/communities, particularly minorities, youth and women and the coalition should include at least two … [Read more...]

Pan-African High-level Conference on Education to strengthen Partnerships in Education for Africa

UNESCO and Government of Kenya in collaboration with the African Union as well as other key partners including ADEA and the SDG4 co-conveners (ILO, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNHCR, UN Women and the World Bank), is convening a Pan-African High-level Conference on Education (PACE 2018) in Nairobi from 25-27 April 2018 . PACE 2018 aims at strengthening the partnerships in education and as such accelerate the implementation of SDG4 and Continental Education Strategy for Africa at country level. It … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Youth and Truth Seeking and Dialogue

Deadline: 15 April 2018 As part of its efforts to assist Libyan national and local authorities, civil society and other partners in their effort to promote and inclusive vision to develop a national reconciliation strategy, UNDP-UNSMIL Towards National Reconciliation in Libya project funded by Peace Building Fund have launched a call for proposals for its "Youth and Truth Seeking and Dialogue". The proposal should aim to encourage young people to participate in the reconciliation processes in … [Read more...]

Tony Elumelu Foundation announces African Entrepreneurs with the Innovative, High-Potential Business Ideas

The Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the African entrepreneurs with the most innovative, high-potential business ideas. More than 150,000 Africans from 114 countries worldwide applied to join the 4th cycle of TEF's $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The 2018 cohort includes an additional 250 entrepreneurs to the standard selection of 1,000. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) with the partnership of $1,000,000 support 200 entrepreneurs in conflict and fragile … [Read more...]

IKEA Foundation announces €3.5 million support for Women’s Empowerment Programme in India

The IKEA Foundation has announced a new grant for €3.5 million to support its partner PRADAN with its successful women’s empowerment programme in India which helps women living in rural communities in India to organise themselves into strong self-help groups. These groups give them a stronger voice within their families and villages, and enable them to take charge of their lives. IKEA have been working with PRADAN since 2013 and invested a total of €11.5 million in their programmes, which … [Read more...]

Astana Civil Service Hub: Seeking Applications for Innovative Solutions Scheme 2018

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Astana Civil Service Hub has announced a Call for Applications for the Innovative Solutions Scheme aimed at supporting initiatives for public administration modernization and encouraging innovation and creativity in public institutions. The Innovative Solutions Scheme is a multistage mechanism, which allows: to identify successful innovative solutions, to facilitate deeper understanding by the Hub participating countries of the identified solutions by … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: ICCA GSI – GEF Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 6 April 2018 SGP in Malaysia is currently inviting qualified civil society organizations to put forward proposals that would help SGP undertake a project that working in the territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs) in Malaysia. The Global Support Initiative for Indigenous Peoples and Community – Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCA-GSI) is a global project funded by the Government of Germany, through its Federal ministry of the Environment, … [Read more...]

UNDP/Indonesia Call for Proposals: Improved Mechanism for Handling Rescued Wildlife

Deadline: 6 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently inviting applicants to submit a Micro Grant Proposal for its "Improved Mechanism for Handling Rescued Wildlife". UNDP-GEF Project assisted MoEF in implementing the IWT Project. In order to assist DG of Environmental and Forestry Law Enforcement with implementation of the project, a qualified and highly experienced NGO will be engaged to provide technical assistance with key aspects of the three project … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Alternative Livelihood for Local Communities to Combat IWT

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently inviting applicants to submit a Micro Grant Proposal for its "Alternative Livelihood for Local Communities to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT)". UNDP-GEF Project assisted MoEF in implementing the IWT Project. In order to assist DG of Environmental and Forestry Law Enforcement with implementation of the project, a qualified and highly experienced NGO will be engaged to provide technical assistance with key … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Innovative Approach for Increasing IWT Awareness

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting applicants to submit a Micro Grant Proposal for its “Innovative Approach for Increasing Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Awareness”. UNDP-GEF Project assisted MoEF in implementing the IWT Project. In order to assist DG of Environmental and Forestry Law Enforcement with implementation of the project, a qualified and highly experienced NGO will be engaged to provide technical assistance with key aspects of the three … [Read more...]

UN Women RFPs: Providing Support in Advancing Understanding of Journalists and Media towards Greater Gender Equality

Deadline: 5 March 2018 UN Women is seeking proposals for its program to provide support in advancing understanding of journalists and media towards greater gender equality. Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Representative and direct supervision of UN Women Communications Specialist, the selected company (further referred to as Contractor) will be responsible to provide support in conducting a series of activities, divided into two major Directions, generally aimed at strengthening media … [Read more...]

UNDP: Small Grants to Support Victim Groups in Conflict-Affected Communities inside and Outside PoC Sites

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced a Call for proposals from civil society organizations (CSOs) including NGOs and/or CBOs for the application of small grants to support victim groups in conflict-affected communities inside and outside PoC sites. The overall objective of the grant is to establish, support and coordinate a victims group at national/state level to provide victims with information on their rights and the channels available to … [Read more...]

UN Women/Survivors’ Empowerment Journey Programme: Supporting Economic and Social Empowerment of Women

Deadline: 12 March 2018 UN Women is inviting applications to submit technical and financial proposals for its EVAW SEJ Programme. UN Women firmly believes that addressing violence against women requires a multipronged approach of access to protection and justice, economic and social empowerment of women, creating enabling environment for women and girls through prevention of violence, and sound policy actions. UN Women through its flagship programme Survivors' Empowerment Journey (SEJ) … [Read more...]