UN-OHCHR Call for Applications: Indigenous Fellowship Programme 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking applications for its Indigenous Fellowship Programme (IFP) 2018, a comprehensive human rights training programme that was established by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1995-2004). The programme contributes to build the capacity and expertise of indigenous representatives on … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation: Seeking Applications for Omid Grants Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Khaled Hosseini Foundation is seeking applications for its Omid Grant to support humanitarian projects in Afghanistan. The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The Foundation works with the United Nations refugee organization (UNHCR) to build shelters for refugee families. It also provides economic opportunities, education, and healthcare for women and children of Afghanistan. Eligibility … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities for African Countries

Among all the continents in the world, Africa is the second-largest and second-most-populous one with 54 sovereign countries—the most on any continent. Poverty, illiteracy, malnutrition and inadequate water supply and sanitation, as well as poor health, affect a large proportion of the people who reside in the African continent, which is required to be prevented by means of philanthropic approaches to help them prevail over this present state. To help into getting the opportunities which can … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations in Thailand

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for "Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations". Objectives To conduct a scoping study including through literature review and field level interviews in two selected countries in ASEAN to identify social security needs of WMWs and their children in crisis and disaster situations as well as the gaps, … [Read more...]

UNDP/GEF Call for Project Grant Proposals: Delievering Global Environment Benefits to meet the Socio-Economic Priorities in Jordan

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The Mainstreaming Rio Convention Provisions into National Sectorial Policies in Jordan funded by the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), opens a call for project grant proposals for pilot projects on the national rangelands strategy and the national drought management plan for water sector. The aim is to deliver global environmental benefits through more holistic and effective management of the natural … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission in Kampala, Uganda: Julia Taft Refugee Fund

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The U.S. Mission in Kampala, Uganda has announced a call for proposals for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund. The Fund’s primary intention is to support projects to assist refugees and focus on one-time needs. The Julia Taft Fund supports community-based projects that provide sustainable assistance to refugees, internally displaced persons, vulnerable migrants and stateless persons. Funding Information The maximum project budget should not exceed $25,000. How to … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Health Information Systems or Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in West Africa

Deadline: 23 May 2017 The Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is pleased to announce a call for implementation research proposals to contribute to national and regional efforts to improve health systems responsiveness in West Africa (WA). Thematic Areas Health Information Systems (HIS) Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Objectives Generate and promote application of an evidence base through support to a cohort of implementation research … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Health Information Systems or Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 23 May 2017 Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has announced a call for implementation research proposals to contribute to national and regional efforts to improve health systems responsiveness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Objectives Generate and promote application of an evidence base through support to a cohort of implementation research projects focusing on either HIS or ASRH in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Ensure … [Read more...]

UN Women-ASEAN: Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its project entitled "Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations". The overall goal of this project is to prevent the exploitation of women migrant workers in the ASEAN through better access to evidence and knowledge, policy advocacy and capacity development of ASEAN and migrant worker … [Read more...]

UN Women Nepal: Advocacy Campaign for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its Advocacy Campaign for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality with leadership elements for one year (July 2017 – July 2018) to: raise awareness on gender-based discrimination and structural barriers hindering women’s leadership roles in economic activities in households, communities and labour markets in the local context (urban/semi-urban/rural), … [Read more...]

USAID’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems: Enhancing the Production and Consumption of Animal-Source Foods

Deadline for Reach Grants: 14 May 2017 Deadline for Focus Grants: 26 May 2017 The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems (LSIL) programme, awarded by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with an aim to enhance the production, marketing, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) in the target countries in order to increase the … [Read more...]

UNAOC-BMW Call for Applications: Intercultural Innovation Award 2017

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Applications are now open for "The Intercultural Innovation Award 2017", which is a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group that aims to select and support the most innovative grassroots projects that encourage intercultural dialogue and cooperation around the world. Award Information Awardees will receive a monetary prize to be used for project expansion and/or replication of their project. The total amount of the prize … [Read more...]

UNDP: Developing Renewable Energy Knowledge and Capacities through the Production of NREAP for Georgia

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Developing Renewable Energy Knowledge and Capacities through the Production of a National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) for Georgia” in order to facilitate elaboration of NREAP and provision of related capacity building for stakeholders’ capacity of local and national government, civil society organizations and public and private sector in the field of renewable and low … [Read more...]

Entries Open for SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award 2016/2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Government of Australia has announced the call for entries for the SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award (SAELA) 2016/2017 with the theme “Addressing Barriers to Inclusion”. Addressing Barriers to Inclusion is Priority Area number 2 in SEAMEO Education Agenda 2015-2035. In this Priority, SEAMEO is to work towards and promote efforts in “addressing barriers to inclusion and access to basic learning … [Read more...]

A List of Open Funding Opportunities on Education

Here is a list of open opportunities for organisations/individuals working on education around the world. Nominations Open for 2017 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education! Deadline: 5 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education with a motive to improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives. The purpose of the … [Read more...]

UNDP-GEF Call for Proposals: Improving Knowledge and Monitoring of Global Environment in Georgia

Deadline: 27 April 2017 The Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently accepting proposals from NGOs under the project “Harmonization of Information Management for Improved Knowledge and Monitoring of Global Environment in Georgia” (CCCD in Georgia). This call for proposals will support the intention to mobilize media and academic sector to proactively engage in monitoring and cooperation activities related to climate change, biodiversity … [Read more...]

UN Women, Mobilizing for Change: Documenting Best Practices to Promote Gender Responsive Governance at the Local Level

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka is currently inviting civil society organisations to submit proposals for ‘Mobilizing for Change: Documenting Best Practices to Promote Gender Responsive Governance at the Local Level.’ Objectives To build capacities of Elected Women Representatives/women’s groups to gather evidence/data on factors that … [Read more...]

UNDP/GEF Small Grants Program: Inviting NGOs and CSOs from Moldova

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) through its Global Environment Facility (GEF) is seeking proposals for its Small Grants Program (SGP) from NGOs and CSOs in Moldova. Small Grants Program of the Global Environment Facility provides grants to NGOs and community organizations (NGOs / CSOs) in countries emerging to enable them to meet the global challenges of environment, while addressing the needs of sustainable development. SGP motto is "Community action with … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 edition of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Program in order to provide participants with first hand exposure to cultural diversity, while interacting with a wide range of local actors and partners. The participants will acquire crucial comprehension tools to help them understand the plurality of their host country’s culture, politics, society, religion, and media. The theme of the Fellowship 2017 is “The … [Read more...]

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