Category Archives: Tanzania

OSISA: Calling Researchers Interested in Democratic Governance in Southern Africa

OSISA: Calling Researchers Interested in Democratic Governance in Southern Africa

Deadline: 11 July 2015 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) in collaboration with the SADC-Electoral Commissioners’ Forum (SADC-ECF), and the Open Society Foundations’ (OSF) Africa Regional Office (AfRO) is looking for researchers for a comparative study of electoral commissions’ contribution to democratic governance and electoral processes in Southern Africa. OSISA’s vision is to… Continue Reading

Canadian Government’s Call for Proposals for NGOs in Tanzania, South Sudan, Congo DR and Afghanistan

Canadian Government’s Call for Proposals for NGOs in Tanzania, South Sudan, Congo DR and Afghanistan

Deadlines: 14 August 2015 and 22 October 2015 The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development, and La Francophonie, Government of Canada, launched calls for proposals for the following projects in Africa and Afghanistan: Improving Maternal and Newborn Health in Underserved Areas in Tanzania—This call for proposals aims to reduce maternal and newborn mortality and… Continue Reading

The 2015 Training Opportunity for  Journalists: Call for Applications

The 2015 Training Opportunity for Journalists: Call for Applications

Deadline: 30 June 2015 The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is seeking call for applications in order to provide a training opportunity to journalists. NRGI helps people to realize the benefits of their countries’ endowments of oil, gas and minerals. The program is designed for early- to mid-career journalists with a demonstrated interest in covering the… Continue Reading

Aids Fonds Call for Proposals : Improving Testing Services for People Most at Risk for HIV(Total Budget of €1.2 Millions)

Aids Fonds Call for Proposals : Improving Testing Services for People Most at Risk for HIV(Total Budget of €1.2 Millions)

Deadline: 21 June 2015 Aids Fonds is currently inviting eligible non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to submit proposals on data driven improvement of testing services for people most at risk for HIV. The programme aims to stimulate data-driven improvement of HIV testing services to increase the number of people with HIV that know their status as early… Continue Reading

Top Opportunities

Grants for Innovative Development Storytelling Grants

Grants for Innovative Development Storytelling Grants

Deadline: 9 September 2015 Do you have a development story in original? Is your story inquisitive and engaging? Does it combine critical thinking and an exploration of new technology developments? If yes, then pitch your story by applying to Journalism Grants! The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is currently accepting applications from innovative journalists/media outlets for… Continue Reading

OSISA: Enhancing Disability Rights in Namibia and Swaziland

OSISA: Enhancing Disability Rights in Namibia and Swaziland

Deadline: 13 July 2015 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is accepting call for proposals for enhancing disability rights in Namibia and Swaziland in order to support and build the capacity of the disability communities in Namibia and Swaziland to know, demand and defend their rights, in addition to supporting reforms and the… Continue Reading

Red Umbrella Fund: 2015 Call for Applications is now open!

Red Umbrella Fund: 2015 Call for Applications is now open!

Deadline: 3 August 2015 Red Umbrella Fund – a unique global fund guided by and for sex workers is now open to accepting new applications. Founded in 2012, this Fund has supported 52 sex worker-led groups in 42 different countries. The Fund is supported by American Jewish World Service, Comic Relief, Levi Strauss Foundation, Mama Cash,… Continue Reading

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use: Call for Proposals

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use: Call for Proposals

Deadline:24 July 2015 Bloomberg Initiative is a global initiative seeking call for proposals to reduce tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries.The grants program supports projects to develop and deliver high-impact evidence-based tobacco control interventions. Funding Information Grants will be made available to proposals applying for grants between US$50,000 to US$500,000. Objectives of the Initiative… Continue Reading

Netherlands Foreign Affairs: Funding & Leadership Opportunities for Women (FLOW) in low & lower-middle Income Countries

Netherlands Foreign Affairs: Funding & Leadership Opportunities for Women (FLOW) in low & lower-middle Income Countries

Deadline: 31 August 2015 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands is currently inviting proposals for its Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW) programme with the aim to improve the position of women and girls in the World. FLOW 2016-2020 supports interventions by civil society organisations (and their partners) which promote an enabling… Continue Reading

Grant Opportunity for Young NGO Leaders from Developing Countries

Grant Opportunity for Young NGO Leaders from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 September 2015 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative creates opportunities for young people in the environmental sector in developing countries to unfold their full potential. By giving small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, the Initiative aims to strengthen environmental Civil Society Organisations capacity and efficiency. The mission of the… Continue Reading

Dutch Government’s Human Rights Tulip Award

Dutch Government’s Human Rights Tulip Award

Deadline: 15 July 2015 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Dutch Government organizes a grants award program every year to provide funding of up to €100,000 to courageous organizations or individuals promoting human rights in innovative ways. The Human Rights Tulip is the Dutch government’s human rights award. Foreign minister Bert Koenders will present… Continue Reading

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International Visegrad Fund Supporting Organizations Worldwide: Four Different Grant Programmes

International Visegrad Fund Supporting Organizations Worldwide: Four Different Grant Programmes

Deadline: Different for different programs The International Visegrad Fund founded by four countries the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland, and the Slovak Republic (collectively called Visegrad Group [V4] Countries annually provides grants to organizations around the globe to facilitate and promote the development of closer cooperation among citizens and institutions in the region… Continue Reading

Where to look for Grants for Peace and Democracy Projects?

Where to look for Grants for Peace and Democracy Projects?

As conflicts increase and threaten the foundations of peace and democracy, NGOs in many countries find it challenging to identify grants that can help them address this issue. Communities in developing countries need to be engaged, their awareness has to be enhanced and their participation in policy decisions should be ensured. NGOs play a prominent… Continue Reading

Top 25 UK Foundations Funding Projects Around the World

Top 25 UK Foundations Funding Projects Around the World

There are hundreds of Foundations and donor agencies supporting the NGOs efforts towards different issues for an equitable society. Applying to trusts and foundations is largely about demonstrating how your particular project can help them achieve their purpose. In any process of fundraising, it is important to understand that not every donor will fund your… Continue Reading

World Environment Day Today! 10 Open Opportunities (2015) for NGOs/Individuals Working on Environment Sector

World Environment Day Today! 10 Open Opportunities (2015) for NGOs/Individuals Working on Environment Sector

Today is World Environment Day! The theme for this year’s World Environment Day (WED)is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.” The well-being of humanity, the environment, and the functioning of the economy, ultimately depend upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources, says UNEP, which celebrates the World Environment Day every year… Continue Reading

Searching for Human Rights Donors? Here is a Massive List

Searching for Human Rights Donors? Here is a Massive List

As NGOs increase their efforts to address human rights violations, access to sustained funding still remains a challenge. With few donors available, the impact of their work can get reduced to a great extent. In order to assist organizations in finding new donors, we have developed this list of 50 international funders providing grants for… Continue Reading

A List of Open Grants for Participating in International Conferences

A List of Open Grants for Participating in International Conferences

International conferences for NGOs and individuals not only provide an opportunity to exchange ideas but also for building strong networks and explore potential partnerships. However, participating in these conferences is not only challenging but it can be impossible for organizations in developing countries as they demand expensive airfare and accommodation in addition to Visa formalities.… Continue Reading

International Foundations that give Small Grants to NGOs

International Foundations that give Small Grants to NGOs

Small grants not only provide needed funding for organizations in developing countries, they open up new channels of partnership and cooperation. These grants are easier to apply as they are lesser formalities and straightforward application processes. Besides, these types of grants are highly flexible and can be utilized as per need. They can also become… Continue Reading

Disability Rights Fund Inviting LoIs from Bangladesh and Uganda for “Advancing Rights and Development – Beyond 2015”

Disability Rights Fund Inviting LoIs from Bangladesh and Uganda for “Advancing Rights and Development – Beyond 2015”

Deadline: 5 June 2015 The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is accepting applications for its second grant-making round – small grants, mid-level coalition grants or national coalition grants. The civil society organizations of the disabled persons’ in Bangladesh and Uganda are encouraged to submit letters of interest on “Advancing Rights and Development – Beyond 2015”. The… Continue Reading

Is Your Organisation Eligible for Disability Rights Fund 2015?

Is Your Organisation Eligible for Disability Rights Fund 2015?

Key Dates June 5, 2015: Deadline for LoI submissions. July 9, 2015: DRF will invite selected applicants to submit full proposals. August 20, 2015: Deadline for full proposals. December 2015: Applicants will be notified about final funding decisions. January 1, 2016-December 31, 2016: Project activities will occur. Eligibility Criteria for Disability Rights Fund 2015 For Small-grants,… Continue Reading

Funding Guide: USAID Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program

Funding Guide: USAID Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program

Deadline: through the year The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing support to Pakistani people through Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program. Mission of USAID is to end extreme poverty and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity. Overview of USAID small grants and ambassador’s fund program The Small… Continue Reading

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