UN China Call for Proposals: Inviting CSOs for Gender Fund for Search and Advocacy (CGP)

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The United Nations in China has announced 8th Call for Proposals for the Gender Fund for Research and Advocacy (CGF). Themes Gender Equality and Philanthropy/CSR: This theme encompasses gender equality in philanthropic endeavors/charitable giving, as well as gender equality in companies’ internal and external CSR initiatives, such as workplace issues, supply chains, etc. Gender Equality and Education: This theme encompasses the inclusion of gender into any … [Read more...]

UNDP – GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP): Call for Proposals for Competent Civil Society Organizations Active in Peru

Deadline: 6 March 2017 Small Grants Programme (SGP) is seeking proposals from competent civil society organizations active in Peru and the Andean region for the participatory and multisectoral development and establishment of an Indigenous Mountain adaptation and global South-South exchange programme. Mountain countries targeted for this work will be targeted with a grant funding of up to $150,000. The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) is a corporate programme of the Global Environment Facility … [Read more...]

UNDP – GEF Small Grants Programme: Building Local to Global Coalitions for Chemicals and Waste Management

Deadline: 3 March 2017 Applications are open for the Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) that is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). SGP grant-making in over 125 countries promotes community-based innovation, capacity development, and empowerment through sustainable development projects of communities local civil society organizations with special consideration for indigenous peoples, women, and youth. The goal of the chemicals … [Read more...]

UNODC Call for Proposals: Apply for HIV/AIDS Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is currently seeking proposals for its HIV/AIDS Grants programme to provide funding support to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including Community Based Organisations (CBOs) working in the area of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who inject drugs and people in prisons whose projects are aimed at building capacity of national partners. Community-based organisations are particularly encouraged … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Grants Program: Inviting Applications from Ethiopians

Deadline: Various Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program (SSHP): 13 April 2017 PEPFAR Small Grants Program: 13 April 2017 Julia Taft Fund for Refugees: 31 May 2017 The U.S. Embassy is seeking applications for its  "Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program (SSHP), PEPFAR Small Grants Program, and Julia Taft Fund for Refugees to support projects initiated by Ethiopian NGOs, community- and faith-based groups, and civic associations focused on small-scale community-based activities … [Read more...]

UNHCR Call for EOIs: Providing Protection and Assistance to Refugees, Returning Refugees & IDPs

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) in Afghanistan to supports the Afghan government in providing protection and assistance to refugees, returning refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). It seeks to find durable solutions for these groups, to provide reliable information to all humanitarian partners and to advocate for solutions to address the underlying causes of forced … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: GF Small Grants Fund 2017

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking proposals for "GF Small Grants Fund 2017" in order to cover a range of areas related to promoting and protecting the human rights of people living with HIV and TB, key populations, including men who have sex with men, sex workers, and transgender. The small grants are expected to include capacity building activities to enable Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and/or relevant government ministries to … [Read more...]

UNICEF Request for Proposal: Development of an Advocacy and Communication Strategy on Ending Child Marriage in Zambia

Deadline: 10 March 2017 United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking proposals for Development of an Advocacy and Communication Strategy on ending child marriage in Zambia. The four-year advocacy and communication strategy will target national level actors such as policy makers, NGOs, religious leaders and traditional leaders for its advocacy activities and at sub-national levels will target boys and girls, mothers and fathers, and influential community members – such as … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Project Proposals: Grants for Youth Awareness Activities on Waste Management

Deadline: 23 February 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently inviting interested Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) / Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to submit proposals for its Grants for Youth Awareness Activities on Waste Management under its project "Të Kujdesemi për Gjakovën" or "To care for Gjakova". The project aims to tackle the problem of informal dumps and litter in the streets in Gjakova/Djakovica. It is based on open stakeholder meetings attended by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships: Inviting Journalists from the Developing World

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2017 fellowship program. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to report on its proceedings for news media in their home countries. Over the past five decades, fellowships have been awarded to hundreds of journalists from the … [Read more...]

TWAS-Elsevier Foundation: Seeking Applications for Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in partnership with the Elsevier Foundation, is seeking applications for its "Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme" with an aim to provide institutions and research groups in developing countries, especially those with limited outside contacts, with the opportunity to establish long-term links with world leaders in sustainability and further build capacity building in their countries. The Elsevier Foundation and TWAS have joined … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: Strategic Communications Support to the UNDP HIV, Health and Development Team in the U.S.

Deadline: 26 February 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking proposals for its Strategic Communications Support to the UNDP HIV, Health and Development team. Objectives The Plan follows the three strategic objectives for communications set by the Administrator: Optimize opportunities for partner visibility and communications for resource mobilization; Further Agenda 2030 and the vision of the UNDP Strategic Plan; and Encourage and support … [Read more...]

UNDP-Bosnia and Herzegovina Call for Proposals: Sustainable Tourism Development and Local Economic Growth Project

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina is inviting applicants for allocation of funds within the “Via Dinarica: A Platform for Sustainable Tourism Development and Local Economic Growth” Project with an aim to further forge the process of establishing the Via Dinarica corridor as a community-owned and operated tourism product that provides sustainable livelihoods for a broad range of stakeholders. The overall objective of the project is … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: Capitalizing on Peaceful Religious Co-Existence for Preventing Violent Extremism in Albania

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Capitalizing on peaceful religious co-existence for preventing violent extremism: Analysis of Social Cohesion in Albania based on the SCORE methodology". Its aim is to conduct an analysis of social cohesion in Albania based on the SCORE methodology. The work will serve as input to the action plan of the implementation of the National Strategy and at the same time will be … [Read more...]

Call for Participation: Training for Young Journalists on Reporting on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Issues in Southeast Asia

Deadline: 20 February 2017 UNESCO  has opened applications for a project funded by the government of Malaysia to provide "Training for Young Journalists on Reporting on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Issues in Southeast Asia" to Strength media capacity to monitor and report on climate change in Asia-Pacific. The training will bring together young journalists, photojournalists and citizen reporters from Southeast Asia, media and climate/environment experts as well as some … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Equator Prize 2017! Recognizing Community and Indigenous Initiatives to Advance Nature-Based Solutions

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The Equator Initiative has announced a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2017 that will recognize outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The Prize winners will feature innovative solutions related to protecting, restoring and/or sustainably managing nature to achieve local sustainable development, such as food security, water security, sustainable jobs and livelihoods, … [Read more...]

UNDP-GEF Call for Proposals: Global Support Initiative on Indigenous Peoples and Community Conserved Areas in Georgia

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications under the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) for "Global Support Initiative on Indigenous Peoples and Community Conserved Areas (ICCA GSI)" to provide support to territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities in different regions of the world, with a special focus on twenty six (26) countries participating in the UNDP-implemented GEF Small Grants … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: Supporting Business Activities in the field of Commodity Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Common Fund for Commodities is seeking applications to support organizations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial instruments in support of business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries that, besides giving a sound financial return, also deliver a measurable social and environmental impact. Objectives … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in UK-India Social Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The inaugural UK-India Social Innovation Challenge, a UKISEEN (UK-India Social Entrepreneurship Education Network) initiative created in a competition format, is currently open for applications. The challenge aims to incentivise social innovation in the international community. We intend to find, fund and support innovative and sustainable solutions to global problems. As a competitor, a participant will propose a business model for a social enterprise which tackles … [Read more...]

UNHCR Call for EOIs: Strengthening Capacities and Improving Access to Livelihood Opportunities in Afghanistan

Deadline: 23 February 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EoI) from interested Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support the Afghan government in providing protection and assistance to refugees, returning refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The overall objective of UNHCR Afghanistan Livelihoods programme is to “strengthen capacities and improve access to livelihood opportunities while fostering … [Read more...]

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