European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation

Deadline: 7 December 2015 Applications are invited for European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation. The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation has been launched with the aim of celebrating excellent research practices (i.e. research projects and programmes) in which the process requirements of RRI (e.g. eligibility and assessment criteria) have successfully been integrated throughout the research process. This award will provide an … [Read more...]

Research Consultant on SSC and TrC at UNDP, USA

Deadline: 19 October 2015 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Research Consultant on SSC and TrC, based in New York, USA. UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. Key Job Responsibilities The Research Consultant on SSC and TrC will perform the following functions- The review and … [Read more...]

African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program: Supporting African Young Professional

Deadline: 2 November 2015. The African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program is offering a great opportunity to young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration. The ALT Scholarship Program will grant scholarships to young African women and men to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances. This program is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade … [Read more...]

Call for applications – Litigation Workshop for Lawyers in Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Deadline: 31 July 2015 The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) and the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) are currently inviting applications for a litigation workshop on the right to freedom of expression for lawyers working in Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The workshop, to be held in Johannesburg on 16, 17 and 18 September 2015, is designed to assist lawyers who are currently working on issues involving infringements and limitations of expression, or who have … [Read more...]

Programme Officer in United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Germany

Deadline: 7 July 2015 United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Officer. The position will be based in Bonn, Germany. The UNCCD has adopted a multi-stakeholder approach for maximum effectiveness in combating land degradation and desertification. Results-based planning and targeted implementation supported by productive partnerships, effective resource mobilization and alignment of … [Read more...]

United Nations Commission’s DGWG Small Grants of up to US$20,000 to Registered NGOs in Nepal

Deadline: 23 February 2015 The Demand Generation Working Group (DGWG) of the United Nations Commission on Life Saving Commodities for Women and Children (UNCoLSC) is currently accepting applications for small grants to support the development and implementation of demand generation communication strategies in Nepal.  Organizations working in Nepal can submit their proposals that complement country-specific RMNCH priorities by identifying opportunities and gaps in demand generation for the … [Read more...]

Registered NGOs in Bangladesh to Submit Applications for United Nations Commission’s DGWG Small Grants

Deadline: 23 February 2015 The Demand Generation Working Group (DGWG) of the United Nations Commission on Life Saving Commodities for Women and Children (UNCoLSC) is accepting applications for small grants to support the development and implementation of demand generation communication strategies in Bangladesh. The small grants will support the work of relevant stakeholders to develop demand generation communication strategies and implement activities that strengthen demand generation efforts … [Read more...]

The IMRD Consortium Scholarships: Call for Application

Deadline: 15 March 2015 The International Master of Science in Rural Development (IMRD) is inviting applications for limited number of full scholarships to young students from any country. The aim of providing IMRD scholarship is to finance students in IMRD programme. Awarded students are expected to study atleast half of IMRD programme at partner awarding them the scholarship. The awardee has to conduct his/her master dissertation at the awarding university. IMRD Consortium Scholarship … [Read more...]

GSMA enabled MECS Innovation Fund Seed Grants

GSMA enabled Mobile Enabled Community Services (MECS) Initiative calls applications for its Seed Grant Fund. The objective of MECS Seed Grant Fund is to enhance areas of research and development by using mobile to access water services and sustainable energy. Primary focus of this grant is to help projects implemented in Indian sub-continent, Sub-Saharan Africa, and South East Asia. The maximum grant size of Seed Grant Fund is up to 200,000 British Pounds. Applicants must be able to contribute … [Read more...]

The CTA Calls ACP countries Organizations to Document the Farming Practices

Deadline: 14 October 2014 The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) invites grant applications from individuals, groups and organizations in ACP (African Caribbean & Pacific) countries along with the European Union (EU) Member States for the documentation of proven practices, tools or policies that promote resilience and help farmers [in short; document the farming practices] to address the challenges posed by climate change. The major purpose of this call is to … [Read more...]

South Asian NGOs using ICT for Community Development participate in the eNGO Challenge

Deadline: Ongoing Registered non-government organizations (NGOs) in South Asia region are invited to participate in the eNGO Challenge designed to promote and encourage best ICT (information communication technology) practices by NGOs for community development. All the NGOs who are using ICT for community development and for the promotion of local information, content, activities for global audience and collaboration are encouraged to be part of the Challenge. The challenge is organized by the … [Read more...]

Scholarships to Non-profit Leaders to participate in the Leading Change Summit

Deadline: 1 August 2014 The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) and TechSoup Global are jointly offering 12 scholarship for the employees in US non-profits to participate in 2014 Leading Change Summit (LCS). The LCS is an opportunity for the participants to receive feedback or support to  with her/his concept, find the right questions and new directions to tackle the problem s/he is facing and be inspired by the peers and meet other people who s/he can work together with. Features of … [Read more...]

Training Video on ‘Donor Research & Identification’ available for 7 days only

The highly popular training video on 'Donor Research & Identification' is now available on our Premium site for a limited time only. This video discusses some basic approaches to effective donor research methods. A key focus is on how to use a variety of free internet tools to identify new international grants for your NGO. The research techniques covered in this video focus on identifying grants for NGOs around the world including: foundations in the United States, United Kingdom, … [Read more...]

Participate in the International Training on Green Growth: Policy Measures and Implementation Tools

Deadline: 25 April 2014 The Weitz Center for Development Studies collaborates with the MASHAV (Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation) to provide International Training on Green Growth: Policy Measures and Implementation Tools to be held from 9 June to 3 July 2014. Green Growth is a concept adopted by the UNESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) in Korea 2005 at the Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development. The concept … [Read more...]

UNGEI’s Good Practice Fund for Girls’ Education and Gender Equality

Deadline: 30 November 2013 The United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI) has announced a call for proposals for the Fund for Documentation of Good Practice in Girls' Education and Gender Equality. The Fund seeks to provide an opportunity for good practices to be systematically documented and shared within and between countries and regions, especially those which are “lesser known” among development practitioners; demonstrate the diverse ways that organizations/actors are addressing … [Read more...]

Science and Power in Participatory Forestry (SCIFOR) Scholarships Program

Deadline- 10 January 2014 All eligible applicants are invited to submit applications for Science and Power in Participatory Forestry (SCIFOR) Scholarships Program offered under University of Copenhagen. The objective of this program is to support equitable, environmentally sound, and economically rational forest management. The project involves investigations of management planning practices and outcomes in forests managed under Participatory Forest Management in Tanzania. The 2 scholarships … [Read more...]

Fundraising Essentials: Making the ask

Making the ask, the art of actually inviting a potential donor to support your cause, is one of the most fundamental skills a fundraiser needs to develop. It is a technique that for some people will take some practice but can make a crucial difference between securing life changing funds for your organisation and going home empty handed. In today’s difficult financial climate an effective ask can mean the difference between an organisation surviving or failing and with more NGOs and similar … [Read more...]

How Frontline SMS could benefit your NGO

Mobile is everywhere. More than 3.2 billion people have mobile phones worldwide, and they send more than 22 billion SMS each and every day, from Soweto to Soho. Mobile messaging is increasingly used as a professional tool, but the market is complicated. Coordinating messages with the people you care about, whether they are staff, customers, fans or friends, can be challenging without the right set of tools. FrontlineSMS is a revolutionary service that makes it easy to connect to nearly anyone … [Read more...]

Co-Funding Opportunity through the Evaluation Clinic organized by ILO’s YEN

The International Labour Organization's (ILO) Youth Employment Network in partnership with Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI) is organizing the Evaluation Clinic in Amman, Jordan, from August 20-22, 2013. The event is being hosted by the Institute forSustainable Development Practice at the Columbia Global Centers, Middle East, and targets primarily an audience of youth employment and entrepreneurship practitioners in Jordan and the Middle East. The Clinic will provide a venue for … [Read more...]

Winter School on Analytics and Policy Design of Migration, Qatar

Introduction: The Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar opened in 2005 with the aim of training global leaders who will make a difference in their community and in the world. The Qatar campus is highly international and the research carried out in the School provides a forum for global scholarship and research on international and regional affairs. Objectives: This is the first Winter School organised by the University. Main focus of the academic event is to discuss the … [Read more...]