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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...]

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...]

Call for Proposal 2016/17: Kenya Prosperity Fund to Promote the Economic Reform & Development

Deadline: 27 April 2016 The British High Commission Nairobi has announced a Prosperity Fund over the next 5 years to promote the economic reform and development needed for growth in partner countries. The Funding priorities will include improving the business climate, competitiveness and operation of markets, energy and financial sector reform, and increasing the ability of partner countries to tackle corruption. Priority Sectors Renewables: Kenya aims to produce 19,200MW of power by … [Read more...]

European Commission: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities in Liberia

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations for the thematic programme "Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities 2014-2020” to strengthen service delivery by CSOs and to contribute to the democratic process in Liberia. Objectives To support initiatives aimed at improving legal certainty and enforcement of land rights To support initiatives aimed at empowering vulnerable – women and youth To support initiatives … [Read more...]

European Commission: Upgrading Civil Defence Preparedness & Disaster Risk Reduction in Albania

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Upgrading civil defence preparedness and disaster risk reduction in Albania" to increase floods resilience with better early warning systems and disaster prevention mechanisms. The objective of this call for proposals is to increase the capacity of the Albanian General Directorate for Civil Emergencies to prevent and respond to disaster … [Read more...]

Bureau of INL Enforcement Affairs: Enhancing Rule of Law Advocacy in Nicaraguan Citizens

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from organisations to enhance Nicaraguan citizens’ awareness of Rule of Law (ROL) principles, in order to advocate for strong ROL in Nicaragua. Objectives Support law students to improve their ethical and analytical capacity with regard to ROL. Help private business owners to increase their awareness and improve their capacity to advocate for ROL Help CSOs to improve … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Kyrgyzstan: Small Grants Program to Support the Development of Democratic Institutions and Civil Society

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Spring Round of the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program to support the development of Kyrgyzstan’s democratic institutions and civil society by competitively awarding small grants to Kyrgyz nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and associations, nonprofit civil society organizations (CSOs), and independent local media organizations. Project Themes (Not … [Read more...]

European Commission: Enhancing Sustainability of Civil Society in Georgia

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations to provide support in order to enhance sustainability of Civil Society in Georgia. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to increase financial sustainability of CSOs and to increase accountability and capacities of CSOs to promote reforms in the context of the EU association process. Priorities The action should promote alternative sources of funding for civil … [Read more...]

European Union Call for Proposals: Support to Cultural Activities 2016

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Support to cultural activities 2016” to increase public awareness of EU core values and enhance visibility of the EU cooperation in Palestine through the support to the Palestinian cultural sector. Objectives The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Support to cultural activities ( 340,000 EUR) Enhance the visibility of the EU in Palestine though … [Read more...]

EU: Thematic Programme Support to Civil Society Organizations in Afghanistan

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Thematic Programme "Civil Society Organisations'' with an aim to promote dialogue, the accountability and transparency of state entities. Objectives To strengthen the collective voice and participation of grassroots civil society, including through community-based monitoring, demanding transparency and accountability from the government. To develop capacity of CSOs on good … [Read more...]

European Union: Promotion & Protection of Human Rights of Roma, Egyptians & Other Vulnerable Groups

Deadline: 17 June 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Promotion and protection of human rights of Roma, Egyptians and other vulnerable groups” in Montenegro. The global objective of this call for proposals is to ensure durable and sustainable solutions for protecting fundamental human rights of vulnerable groups in compliance with international standards. Priority issues of this Call for Proposals revolve around four pillars which would … [Read more...]

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