UN launches Campaign to mark 70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration

The United Nations on Sunday kicked off a year-long campaign in Paris, France to honor the foundational human rights document to mark its 70th anniversary next year. As “one of the world's most profound and far-reaching international agreements,” the Universal Declaration proclaimed the inalienable rights of every human being regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. It is the most translated … [Read more...]

Apply for UNAIDS’s Start Free Challenge: Reducing New HIV Infections in Children!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking applications for The Start Free Challenge. This challenge is seeking replicable innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020. New infections in children can be reduced if they and their mothers have timely … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sky Ranch Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 The Sky Ranch Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to provide comprehensive support services to youth that may include education, job training, enrichment activities, counseling and case management. Funding Interests Preference will be given to organizations that: Serve troubled youth between the ages of 11-18. Focus on preventing youth involvement in the criminal justice system, or provide long-term rehabilitation in a residential or … [Read more...]

Bloomberg Initiative Grant Program Round 23: Supporting Projects to Reduce Tobacco Use

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are seeking proposals for the 23rd round of its Bloomberg Initiative To Reduce Tobacco Use Grants Program to support projects to develop and deliver high-impact evidence-based tobacco control interventions. Proposals must focus on achieving policy change that will lead to substantial reductions in tobacco use. Priorities Priority will be given to projects that lead … [Read more...]

USAID-West Africa: Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Research and Piloting Program

Deadline: 7 December 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/West Africa Regional Peace and Governance Office (RPGO) seeks to award up to 4 Cooperative Agreements to research and pilot Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) approaches in West Africa under this Annual Program Statement (APS). Programming Principles Focus on Regional and National African Partners – Foster long-term solutions by building West African government and civil society capacity to counter … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 3 January 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Standard Grant Program which is a request for funding by an experienced project lead. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 3 January 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Early Career Grant to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, … [Read more...]

Brady Education Foundation: Seeking Applications for Existing Program Evaluation

Deadline: 1 April 2018 The Brady Education Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program entitled “Existing Program Evaluation.” Program Goals Primary Goal: Evaluate the effectiveness of programs designed to promote positive cognitive and/or achievement outcomes for children (birth through 18 years) from underserved groups and/or low-resourced communities (minority ethnic groups, low-income families). Secondary Goals: What works for whom, under what conditions: … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (UCLA Law) and Sonke Gender Justice Network (Sonke) has announced the launch of the UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship. Commencing in August 2018, the programme will provide specialised training to top graduates from South African law schools for careers as impact-oriented public interest lawyers in the areas of health, human rights, HIV prevention, and gender equality. Benefits The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Grants Program!

Deadline: 30 August 2018 The U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced that funding is available through the Public Affairs Grants program to support activities that promote U.S.-Canada bilateral relations in the following four priority areas: Increase entrepreneurship and economic prosperity; maximize economic growth and bilateral trade, tourism, and investment, especially among youth and underserved communities; Enhance civil society’s ability to respond to … [Read more...]

The Knight Foundation awards $2.5 million through Knight Arts Challenge

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced grants totaling $2.5 million to forty-three projects in South Florida for bringing South Florida together through the Knight Arts Challenge.  As in past years, grants were awarded to arts organizations and individual artists in support of projects that will help make art seen, felt, and heard throughout Miami's many diverse neighborhoods. In this year's competition, recipients of grants include Arts For Learning, which will receive … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Mexico: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants Program

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State are seeking proposals for its 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants Program. The Fund is aimed at preserving cultural sites or objects that have historical or cultural significance for Mexico. Funding Areas AFCP gives top priority to project activities that adhere to the program guidelines and to international standards for the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Sudan: Seeking Project Abstracts for AFCP Large Grants Competition

Deadline: 4 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Sudan is seeking project abstracts for AFCP Large Grants Competition to support large scale, partnership-based projects to preserve significant cultural heritage sites in Sudan. AFCP was established to support countries in preserving their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures. The AFCP competition for Sudan supports preservation of cultural sites, objects, and museum collections of historical or cultural significance … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Sudan: Call for Proposals for AFCP Small Grants Competition

Deadline: 6 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan and the Cultural Heritage Center of the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State has announced the 2018 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Competition. AFCP was established to support countries in preserving their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures. The AFCP competition for Sudan aims to support preservation of cultural sites or … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Zambia: U.S. Embassy Lusaka PAS Education Advising Support

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Zambia Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to assist with U.S. Embassy education advising activities. The U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Zambia program is seeking a registered Zambian non-profit, non-governmental organization to assist with their educational advising activities. Specifically, their grantee partner will assist … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Haiti: SUSI for Students Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 11 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy is seeking applications for its program entitled "SUSI for Students Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship" to provide students with a better understanding of their leadership skills. The four-week academic residency will provide participants with an overview of how entrepreneurial skills can address social issues. The Institute should review the development, history, challenges, and successes of social enterprises and community leaders, in the United … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice, OVW: Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is seeking applications for its Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program that is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who are seeking relief in legal matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence, at minimum or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for US Embassy / BAAS Small Grants Programme!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 The British Association for American Studies (BAAS), supported by the United States Embassy, London, is seeking applications for its small grants programme for cultural, educational and outreach activities that will foster American Studies and otherwise enhance the understanding of the United States in the United Kingdom. Activities Grants may be requested for a range of activities, including (but not limited to): Curriculum development, including schools … [Read more...]

USDA-FAS: Seeking Applications for Food for Progress Program

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is seeking applications for its program "Food for Progress Program" with an aim to improve agricultural production and expand trade of agricultural products in developing countries. This program provides for the donation of U.S. agricultural commodities as well as financial and technical assistance to carry out programs with these goals. Priority Areas FAS will give priority … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Fisheries Governance for Food Security

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its International Course on “Fisheries Governance for Food Security” from 22 October 2018 to 9 November 2018 in Netherlands. The primary tasks of the fisheries manager or governor is to balance the pressure on the fish stocks and the aquatic habitat. This requires innovative solutions which can be created when stakeholders are able to meet, share experiences, learn together and … [Read more...]