Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: Inviting Portuguese NGOs for Bilateral Cooperation Initiatives Programme

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is seeking applications from Portuguese NGOs for Bilateral Cooperation Initiatives programme that intends to support activities aimed at enhancing relations between Portuguese NGOs and entities of the Donor States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) with a view to exchanging international experiences, sharing and transferring knowledge and good practices to strengthen the capacity and effectiveness of NGOs in the Portuguese civil society … [Read more...]

CODESRIA’s Call for Applications: African Futures and the Futures of Childhood in Africa

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Child and Youth Institute that will be held for two (2) weeks, from 17 to 28 October 2016 to strengthen the analytic capacities of young African researchers on issues affecting children and youth in Africa and elsewhere in the world. The institute is designed as an annual interdisciplinary forum in which participants can reflect together on a … [Read more...]

EU-Eritrea: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its thematic programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. The programme is divided into two lots: LOT 1 – CSOs (EUR 950 000): To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents … [Read more...]

Apply for Hurford Youth Fellows Program 2016-2017!

Deadline: 18 May 2016 The World Youth Movement for Democracy is seeking applications for its Hurford Youth Fellows Program 2016-2017 with an aim to build the leadership skills, enhance the organizational talents, and harness the potential of emerging democracy leaders from around the world. The Hurford Youth Fellows will engage in strategic meetings, conduct research, organize and lead presentations, online discussions and information-sharing sessions on key democracy issues that they will … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Information and Communication 2015

Deadline: 27 May 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Information and Communication 2015 grant programme  in order to increase the Knowledge about values and the functioning of the EU among the population at large in Serbia. The aim of the Programme is satisfy the demand in Serbia for more and better quality information about EU accession by enabling the creative potential and local knowledge of CSOs, TV, radios, universities and … [Read more...]

CFH Foundation: Round 2 Grants of US$25,000 for NGOs in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 July 2016 The Conservation, Food and Health (CFH) Foundation is accepting concept notes for its second round grants from non-profit organizations in the developing countries that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem in the field. Focus Areas Conservation: Conservation grants help improve ecological and … [Read more...]

Public Affairs Section: Afghanistan-Pakistan Partnership Summit

Deadline: 14 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for Afghanistan-Pakistan Partnership Summit to support at least 18 and up to 30 participants, approximately 15 from Afghanistan and 15 from Pakistan, with equal representation from the two countries, who will discuss areas of future cooperation between the two countries in specific sectors of interest. Goals Promote regional integration by … [Read more...]

European Commission: Enhancing CSO’ Contribution to Governance & Development Processes in Trinidad & Tobago

Deadline: 27 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications from organisations for the thematic programme “Society Organisations (CSOs) and Local Authorities (LAs)" in order to support CSOs' contributions to, and increase their participation in promoting accountability, inclusive national development and policy making in Trinidad and Tobago. Priority Areas Supporting initiatives promoting improved democratic governance, accountability at country level and with public … [Read more...]

Apply for 4th GALA Academy: Enhancing the Capacity of Next Generation of CSO Leaders in Asia

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Asia Development Alliance (ADA), and Asia Democracy Network (ADN) are currently accepting applications for its 4th Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALA Academy), with an aim to enhance the capacity of the next generation of CSO leaders in Asia, who will play a crucial and constructive role in the national, regional, and international advocacy on human rights, development, and … [Read more...]

Call For Application: RNHDP Summer Training Program 2016

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Regional Network for Historical Dialogue and Dealing with the Past (RNHDP) is currently accepting applications for the second annual training program in Istanbul. The program is organized by Hakikat Adalet Hafiza Merkezi in cooperation with the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Program (AHDA) at Columbia University and Columbia Global Centers Turkey. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in training, networking, and capacity building. … [Read more...]