European Union: Skills and Technical Education Programme in Malawi

Deadline: 26 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in Malawi in order to increase the informal and formal TEVET training and to facilitate innovative research on TEVET training and financing. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Increasing access to formal and informal training EUR 4.000.000 Lot 2: Innovative research aimed at improving TEVET training and financing of … [Read more...]

UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2016

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships Programme whose aim is to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhance international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland. The fellowship will be an opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. Eligible Countries Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina … [Read more...]

Submit Your Applications for DREAMS Innovation Challenge 2016!

Deadline: 28 March 2016 Do you have an innovative approach to help keep adolescent girls and young women AIDS-free? If yes, then apply for this Dreams Innovation Challenge! Applications are open for the DREAMS Innovation Challenge 2016 with a motive to reduce HIV infections by infusing new thinking and high-impact approaches to meet the urgent, complex needs of adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. Focus Areas Strengthening Capacity of Communities for … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 8th Call for Proposals to support Business Activities

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for its 8th Call for Proposals to support of commodity development activities in eligible countries. The CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. Objectives Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ACU Early Career Academic Grants 2016

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is currently inviting applicants from ACU member universities for its Early Career Academic Grants 2016. Applications will be strengthened by the applicant providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organisers. Eligible Countries Australasia: Australia, New Zealand Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa Programme 2016: Building a Diverse Generation of Leaders

Deadline: 26 February 2016 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting African Leaders for its YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa Programme 2016. The objective of the programme is to provide the platform and tools to empower dynamic young Africans and to awaken their innate leadership potential for the benefit of Africa and its global partners. Aims Create critical thinkers Solve complex and multidisciplinary problems Foster entrepreneurial … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: TDR/WPR Small Grants for Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 15 March 2016 The World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WPR) and the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) have announced the 2016-2017 call for applications for the Joint TDR/WPR Small Grants Scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty. Objectives Strengthen the research capacity of relevant national individuals and institutions in conducting implementation research. Facilitate and strengthen … [Read more...]

Three Grant Programs by Disability Rights Fund: Apply for Round One!

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is seeking applications for its three grant programs to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). DRF supports Disabled Persons Organizations in the developing world to take the lead in advocating for the human rights of persons with disabilities at local and national levels, utilizing … [Read more...]

National Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Advancement of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The National Coalition Funding Stream supports advancement of the CRPD at national levels through lobbying for legislative changes (including but not limited to CRPD ratification), monitoring and reporting on implementation of the CRPD or other international human rights mechanisms, or following up on the recommendations made by UN human rights mechanisms to States in regard to implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs). In addition, this funding … [Read more...]

Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Civil Society and Addressing the Rights of PWDs

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream supports civil society coalitions at sub-national levels to ensure that national legislation and policy addressing the rights of PWDs is implemented at these levels, including through establishment of budgets. In addition, this funding stream supports sub-national level coalitions to advocate that sub-national development programs, policies and plans are inclusive of persons with disabilities and to ensure that efforts to implement … [Read more...]