Entries Open for International Gender Equality Prize!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Entries are open for International Gender Equality Prize to promote gender equality in the world, to support discussion on equality and to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. Discussion about equality is always topical, and especially today, even in Europe and other western societies. Equality is an opportunity for all societies in the world. This is why Finland is celebrating its centenary of independence by launching an international gender equality … [Read more...]

Europe’s Young Ambassadors Programme: Addressing Europe’s Unfinished Business

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Applications are open for Young Ambassadors Programme, a part of the European Project of Initiatives of Change (IofC), which aims to bring together young people caring about the future of Europe. The programme consists of two days training designed specifically for the Young Ambassadors (14th-16th July), followed by full participation in the AEUB forum (17th-21st July). Benefits An opportunity for young Europeans to grow in their personal understanding and … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform, which supports the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Competition Goals No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and … [Read more...]

European Union: Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities Development in Armenia

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities in Development” with an aim to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Armenia, by facilitating participation of the civil society and local authorities in poverty reduction and sustainable development process at local level. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1 "Civil Society Organisations in … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Reinforcing Civil Society in Armenia

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Reinforcing Civil Society in Armenia” with an aim to enhance the role of civil society in promoting EU-Armenia cooperation and monitoring reforms and increasing public accountability in areas covered by the EU-Armenia agreements. Objectives Increase monitoring capacity of civil society Increase public accountability Reinforce civil society through … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: DFID Nepal Skills for Employment Programme (SEP)

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Nepal country office of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new programme Skills for Employment Programme (SEP) to support Nepalese youth to access gainful employment in Nepal or through migration. The Programme will run for 4 years from contract award with an option to extend for a period of up to 12 months, dependent upon the requirement. It will consist of a five month Inception Phase, approximately one and a half … [Read more...]

DFID: Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE)

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE). The programme aims to increase sustainably the net economic returns to refugees and hosts communities through both increased gains and decreased losses. In doing so the programme has several secondary objectives. In increasing economic returns, SHARPE should mitigate, or at minimum avoid any … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Promoting Inclusive Development in Fiji

Deadline:  8 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “strengthening the role of civil society in promoting inclusive development in fiji”. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1- Civil Society Organisations (CSO-LA): Focus on country level enhancing CSOs' contribution to governance and development processes Lot 2- The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Supporting local civil … [Read more...]

Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon: Belgian Grants in the Field of Peace Building

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon is seeking applications for its Belgian Grants in the Field of Peace Building. Objectives and Scopes Taking into account the definition of the concept of peace building, the following objectives and scopes can be formulated within which the projects have to be situated, relating to ongoing conflicts and pre- or post-conflict situations. Mediation in impending and ongoing conflicts – processes of peace dialogue and (inter)national … [Read more...]

Apply for A. J. Muste Memorial Institute’s Social Justice Fund in the U.S. & Overseas

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The A. J. Muste Memorial Institute is currently seeking applications for its Social Justice Fund supporting grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Funding Criteria The Muste Institute's Social Justice Fund considers proposals: for new projects or campaigns, or efforts to expand existing work for ongoing projects or campaigns for … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme 2016-2017 for Pakistan

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country based support scheme 2016-2017 in Pakistan” with an aim to support human rights defenders in situations where they are most at risk and to supports other EU human rights priorities. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Support to Human Rights Defenders where they are the most at risk Lot 2: … [Read more...]

Women of Peace Award: Supporting Ordinary/extraordinary Women around the World

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Women's Peacepower Foundation, Inc. is seeking nominations for its Women of Peace Award to reward ordinary/extraordinary women around the world who work without funding or recognition for the universal goal of peace, fairness and true justice within the lives of women and their families. The Women of Peace Award recognizes women in the US and other countries that: demonstrate how violence against women and children is at the root of other forms of violence that … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation!

Deadline: 24 July 2017 The Royal Academy of Engineering is currently seeking applications for its "The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation" with an aim to stimulate and reward engineering entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation encourages ambitious and talented Sub-Saharan African engineers to apply their skills to develop scalable solutions to local challenges, highlighting the importance of engineering as an enabler of improved quality of life … [Read more...]

The Chrysalis Trust Grants: Supporting UK-Based Charities

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Chrysalis Trust is currently accepting applications from the UK registered charities providing public benefit. The trust prioritizes less popular and harder to fund projects. The trust provides support for both capital projects and core funding. Priority Areas Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria All grants are made at the discretion of the trustees without discrimination … [Read more...]

IWMF Call For Applications: Mexico and Honduras Reporting Fellowships

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced reporting trips to Mexico and Honduras. Two groups of six journalists will report on Migration from Mexico or Honduras. The Mexico trip will be based in Tijuana, Baja California and the Honduras trip will be based in Tegucigalpa. About the Reporting Trips Both trips will take place from July 6 – 20, 2017, which includes travel dates. All Fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where … [Read more...]

Best Climate Practices Contest 2017: Building Local Resilience to Climate Disaster Risk

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is seeking applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017 with an aim to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards, is an essential piece of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes in Jamaica and Belize

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes in  Jamaica and Belize” to strengthen the role played by civil society organizations in Jamaica and Belize in promoting human rights and democracy. Objectives The promotion of equal rights for all including the defence of victims of abuse and the fight against discrimination based on … [Read more...]

Roberto Cimetta Fund: Seeking Applications for General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-MENA Region

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The Roberto Cimetta Fund has launched a General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-MENA region. Artists and cultural operators living and working in the Euro-MENA region can apply. Priority is given to mobility from the South and East of this region. Eligibility Criteria The aim of applicant’s trip must directly or indirectly show potential for a constructive and long term impact on the arts sector in their own country. This means that … [Read more...]

Apply for Comic Relief’s Community Mental Health Matters Initiative!

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Comic Relief is currently inviting applicants for its “Community Mental Health Matters” that offer funding for existing and emerging mental health activities in Malawi, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Community care is a cost-effective way of delivering mental health services to a large underserved population in resource-poor settings, particularly in remote areas where many of the poorest live. Focus Areas Improving the health and wellbeing of … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

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