ORR/ACF: Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development (RFCCMED) Program

Deadline: 15 May 2018 The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is currently inviting eligible entities to submit competitive grant applications for funding under the Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development (RFCCMED) program. Through the RFCCMED program, ORR will fund applicants to enable refugees to achieve self-sufficiency by establishing small family child care businesses. The program will provide refugee participants … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice/OJJDP: Specialized Services and Mentoring for Child and Youth Victims of Sex Trafficking

Deadline: 15 May 2018 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Specialized Services and Mentoring for Child and Youth Victims of Sex Trafficking. The purpose of this program is to enhance the capacity of applicant organizations to respond to the needs of children and youth who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Partners of the Americas (Partners), the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators has announced a new grant competition entitled "Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition" as part of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund. The purpose of the Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition is to provide incentive grants to higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United States, and higher education … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ISESCO Research Grant!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are now open for the ISESCO Research grant which is designed to give researchers an opportunity to gain experience in their academic field by working as a Research Assistant on a faculty member’s research project or on their own project under the close guidance of academic institution or scientific research center. These grants are intended to help in preparing researchers to undertake their own future research projects and to provide supplemental … [Read more...]

Apply for Go Green in the City Challenge!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for the Go Green in the City Challenge. For 180 years Schneider Electric has been committed to changing the way they access energy. As a global specialist in energy management, with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including utilities & infrastructures, machine manufacturers, non-residential buildings, data centres & networks, and in residential … [Read more...]

World Bank and World Food Programme collaborates to tackle Humanitarian and Development Challenges

The leaders of the World Bank and the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) have joined forces to knock down the practical and ideological barriers between “humanitarian” and “development” assistance in order to better tackle the complex challenges the world faces. Both share a vision of a world without extreme poverty and hunger, their approaches to tackling those problems in the past have been very different. According to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, “By 2030, we estimate that … [Read more...]

World Bank raises US$295 million to support Lebanon’s Transport to improve Mobility, spur Growth

The World Bank has approved US$295 million package ushering in the overhaul of Lebanon’s decaying transport sector and securing employment for thousands of unskilled Lebanese and Syrian workers. The project will be financed by a US$225.2 million loan while the Global Concessional Financing Facility (GCFF) is contributing another US$69.8 million on a grant basis. The GCFF provides low- or no-interest financing packages to middle-income countries whose economies are strained by refugee inflows. … [Read more...]

World Bank grants US$145 million to Nicaragua to improve its Wellbeing

The World Bank has approved three loans totaling US$145 million to strengthen healthcare, improve roads and promote regularizing land titles in Nicaragua. It also approved the new 2018-2022 Partnership Strategy with that country. The new investments are financed by the International Development Association, the World Bank entity that helps the poorest countries. The loans for the health and land-titling projects are for 30 years, while the road project is a 10-year loan. The Minister of … [Read more...]

World Bank approves US$80 million Project to support Panama

The World Bank has approved a US$80 million project to improve the infrastructure and quality of health, education, water and sanitation services in 12 Indigenous territories of Panama. The innovative project is based on the priorities established by the Indigenous communities and their traditional leaders. The loan will support the implementation of the Comprehensive National Plan for Indigenous Peoples of Panama. which aims to support the capacity of Indigenous Authorities and the … [Read more...]

The Lady Neville Charity: Providing Grants to Grass-Roots Charitable Organisations

Deadline: 14 September 2018 The Lady Neville Charity is seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to provide grants that will make a clear and significant contribution to grass-roots charitable organisations working in designated priority areas. The charity was formally set up in 1978 following a bequest from Ralph Neville JP. Priorities Area Organisations applying must be working in at least one of the following three priority areas: Local Heritage projects which help … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash’s 2018 Grant Program: Supporting Ambitious Feminist and Women’s Rights Organisations!

Deadline: 17 April 2018 Applications are open for the Mama Cash’s 2018 Grant program with an aim to support ambitious feminist and women’s rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash supports women, girls and trans people who fight for their rights. Activists who tirelessly and fearlessly make their voices heard. Who criticise oppressive or restrictive norms and practices, and lobby for fair laws. Who demand their political and economic rights, … [Read more...]

Patagonia: Inviting Applicants for Environmental Grants Program

Deadline: 30 June 2018 Patagonia is currently inviting applicants for its Environmental Grants Program to support small, grassroots, activist organizations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged campaigns to preserve and protect environment. Patagonia helps local groups working to protect local habitat, and think the individual battles to protect a specific stand of forest, stretch of river or indigenous wild species are the most effective in raising more complicated … [Read more...]

The Noble Foundation Grants: Seeking LOIs on Funding for Agricultural Research in the United States

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Noble Foundation is currently accepting letters of inquiry with the primary focus on funding for agricultural research conducted by the Noble Research Institute. In addition, funding is provided to charitable organizations that cultivate good health, support education and build stronger communities. Generally, the emphasis of our grantmaking is geographically focused on Oklahoma organizations and projects. Lloyd Noble was born Nov. 30, 1896, in the young train depot … [Read more...]

Aetna Foundation: 2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program

Deadline: 18 April 2018 The Aetna Foundation is seeking applications for its 2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program to support communities’ efforts to become healthier places to live, work, learn, play and pray. The Cultivating Healthy Communities (CHC) grant program is geared specifically towards nonprofit organizations that work with underserved, low-income, and minority populations in the contiguous United States. Funding Information Applicants can request a total grant … [Read more...]

USAID/RDMA: Seeking Applications for Together Program

Deadline: 9 May 2018 The United States Agency for International Development’s Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) is seeking applications from qualified U.S and non-U.S. organizations to provide services to improve meaningful engagement among targeted stakeholders to reduce drivers of latent and violent conflict in Thailand. Objectives The three primary objectives to build toward the activity goal are as follows: Improve existing mechanisms for targeted Royal Thai … [Read more...]

SA Innovavation Summit’s Pitching Den Competition: Promoting and Developing Entrepreneurial Creativity of Startups

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Do you have a start-up or a business solution characterized by high growth potential, proprietary innovation, sustainable competitive advantage? If yes, then apply for Pitching Den Competition. Set against the backdrop of SA Innovation Summit, the Pitching Den competition aims to promote and develop the entrepreneurial creativity of startups, able and willing to disrupt the status-quo, to showcase their ground-breaking products or services, to gain visibility across … [Read more...]

Become part of the Middle East and North Africa Committee!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Are you interested in media, youth empowerment and storytelling? Are you based in or interested in the Middle East and North Africa? Do you want to build a network and work on projects connecting young media makers from Europe and the MENA region? Then work with us! They are looking for new voluntary members to strengthen our team! The Middle East and North Africa Committee (MENAC) is a working committee of the European Youth Press. As a committee they focus on … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Emerald African Management Research Fund Award

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Emerald and AFAM (Africa Academy of Management), in association with INASP and the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD), are delighted to offer a research grant for an African project in the field of management research. Applications should address the following theme - Fostering a research culture driven by growth and sustainability in Africa. Funding Information The award will offer £2,500 (approximately US$4,000 equivalent) to fund the … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Turkey Land Cove Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Turkey Land Cove Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to offer a working residency for a motivated woman to pursue her professional, educational and/or artistic goals away from the distractions of daily life. TLC provides a quiet space for a woman to progress toward a defined goal, complete a project, and develop tools to propel her life in a new direction. Turkey Land Cove Foundation (TLC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to providing … [Read more...]

U.S Mission to Uzbekistan: 2019 Eurasia/South Asia Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program

Deadline: 23 March 2018 The Embassy of the United States in Tashkent is seeking applications for the 2019 Eurasia/South Asia Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program which provides international teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge of the United States. The program consists of non-degree academic seminars focusing on new teaching methodologies, curriculum development, … [Read more...]