U.S. Department of State Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees & Vulnerable Populations

Deadline: 25 May 2016 U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from organisations for its NGO programs to provide benefits to refugees and other vulnerable populations in Central Asia. Funding Priorities Proposed activities should primarily support Afghan refugees and stateless individuals in Central Asia. Proposals can include projects […] … [Read more...]

State Bureau of EAP: Inviting organisations to Promote Women’s Entrepreneurial Center

Deadline: 10 June 2016 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) is inviting organisations to submit applications for a project to promote women’s entrepreneurship, as part of the Lower Mekong Initiative. The Center will provide a safe space for female would-be entrepreneurs and business owners from the formal and informal […] … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Global Drug Policy Advocacy Fellowship Program for Asia & Africa

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The Global Drug Policy Program under Open Society Foundations (OSF) invites applications to the 2016 Asia & Africa Advocacy Fellowship Program on Drug Policy Reform. This program supports those working in sectors related to drug policy in order to increase their understanding of international drug policy reform issues, improve their advocacy skills, and enhance their capacity in working with the media on drug policy. The fellowship seeks to increase the capacity of … [Read more...]

Apply for Uncovering Asia Fellowships and attend the Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in Nepal

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The Uncovering Asia Programme currently invites applications from the journalists from across Asia and around the world for the fellowships to travel to and attend its Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference, in Kathmandu, Nepal (September 23-25, 2016). The three day conference brings together an extraordinary group of top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts. The conferences, held every two years, are well-known for … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare: Call for Proposals for Positive Actions for Girls and Women Funds

Deadline: 26 April 2016 ViiV Healthcare is seeking proposals from organisations for its Positive Actions for Girls and Women Fund with an aim to tackle the harmful practices and norms that limit the aspirations of girls and women and increase their vulnerability to HIV and to fund projects which focus on the reducing the commoditization of girls as well as supporting projects and organisations that advocate for girls and women. Objectives Reduce the commoditization of girls (e.g. sexual … [Read more...]

European Commission: Support for Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development in Turkmenistan-Phase III

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications for a programme entitled “Support for further sustainable Agriculture and Rural development in Turkmenistan - Phase III” to support the Government of Turkmenistan achieving the national sector objectives for sustainable agriculture, rural development and institutional support. The objective of this project is to support and  increase the productivity and competitiveness of the agro-food sector through … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Asia/New Zealand Co-commissioning Fund

Deadline: 2 May 2016 Creative New Zealand is currently inviting proposals for Asia/New Zealand Co-commissioning Fund programme, in order to support the commissioning of new work with New Zealand and Asian partners for national and international presentation. Priority is given to projects where the presenting partners are also investing in the development of the new work. Costs covered Grant amount of $750,000 will be awarded as : artists’ fees for New Zealand artists artists' fees … [Read more...]

Call for EOIs: Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from teams of researchers and financial service providers to conduct rigorous research on financial product innovations for low-income households in developing countries. Supporting Areas Designing financial and non-financial services linked to digital finance channels, including payments for health and education services. Increasing women’s use … [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...]

European Commission: Support for Public Administration Capacity Building in Turkmenistan

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications for a programme entitled “Support of Public Administration Capacity Building in Turkmenistan" to support the modernisation, in line with international and European standards, the know-how and skills of the Turkmen Public Administration by building up the capacity of the institutions responsible for the training and professional development of civil servants. The specific purpose of this project is to enhance … [Read more...]