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...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: High Level Support to the Water Supply and Sanitation Commission in Liberia

Deadline: 28 February 2018 The United Nations Development Programme is seeking proposals for its programme entitled "High Level Support to the Water Supply and Sanitation Commission." Call for Proposals for one Civil Society Organization/local Non-Governmental Organization to carryout advocacy/ Public Awareness Campaigns on Water Governance Reforms that will make the Water Supply and Sanitation Commission (WSSC) operational through budgetary allocation by government and partners, as well as … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Concept Notes: Inviting National NGOs for Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Afghanistan

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) is seeking concept notes for its Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Afghanistan. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides nongovernmental and community-based organizations (NGOs/CBOs) with grants to enable them to tackle global environmental challenges while addressing local sustainable development needs. SGP is a GEF … [Read more...]

UN Women/BiH Call for Proposals: Ending Violence against Women- Implementing Norms, Changing Minds

Deadline: 28 February 2018 UN Women is seeking proposals for its programme entitled “Ending Violence against Women: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds” to empower women and girls (including those from disadvantaged groups) who have experienced discrimination or violence to advocate for and use available, accessible and quality services. Focus Areas Promotion of the use of services among women from minority and disadvantaged groups Empowering women and girls (including those from … [Read more...]

UNDP in Georgia: Increasing the role of Civil Society Organizations in Advancing the Public Administration Reform

Deadline: 8 March 2018 UNDP has announced a call for proposals for non-profit civil society organizations to fund innovative and most practical projects that can assist relevant government institutions in effective implementation of the Public Administration Reform. Primary purpose of the CSO Initiative Grants is to support generation of initiatives that contribute to the smooth, effective and timely implementation of ongoing Public Administration Reform, in particular, its three crucial … [Read more...]

UNDP/Georgia: Policy Analysis and Research Grants in Support of the Public Administration Reform

Deadline: 9 March 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia is seeking applications for its Policy Analysis and Research Grants contest to facilitate research and analysis in the field of public administration reform and eventually, develop the practice of evidence-based policy-making. Within  the funding of the UK Government, UNDP has designed a multi-year imitative "Support to Public Administration Reform of Georgia", which address a complementary but distinct package … [Read more...]

UNDP-Barbados: Call for Proposals for GEF SGP Knowledge Fair 2018

Deadline: 12 February 2018 The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in Barbados has announced a Call for Proposals for the 2018 Knowledge Fair. The GEF SGP provides financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods. The Knowledge Fair aims to meet the capacity building objective of the programme and promote the strengthening of … [Read more...]