ARCOS Small Grants Programme: Enhancing Biodiversity Conservation in Africa

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Abertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) in partnership with the MacArthur Foundation is currently seeking proposals for ARCOS Small Grants Programme with an aim to enhance collaborative sustainable solutions for biodiversity and people, focusing on critical landscapes and watersheds of the Albertine Rift, the Great Lakes Region of East and Central Africa and the African Mountains. Thematic Orientations Sustainable Mountain Development for Global Change … [Read more...]

European Commission: Strengthening the role of Civil Society in Monitoring Budget Support Operations

Deadline: 10 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Strengthening the role of civil society in monitoring budget support operations” in order to improve the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of EU assistance in mainstreaming civil society activity in the main sectors of budget support. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Support to Public Finance Policy Reforms in Moldova Lot 2: Support to the … [Read more...]

Comic Relief Local Communities Programme: Addressing Issues across UK

Applications accepted on a rolling basis The Comic Relief is currently accepting applications from the UK based community organisations for its Local Communities Programme. The aim of this programme is to empower local people, enabling them to create lasting change in some of the poorest and most disadvantaged communities in the UK. This is done by supporting organisations with the knowledge, ideas and ability to tackle complex problems in a way which is both effective and … [Read more...]

European Commission: European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development in Georgia

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development in Georgia” (ENPARD II) whose aim is to promote agriculture and rural development policies and reforms and to improve the delivery of related services to help address basic needs of the rural population. Themes Improving the competitiveness of agriculture Improving the environment and the … [Read more...]

Reporting Taboos: Programme Targeting Journalists Working for Domestic Media in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently inviting the journalist from the developing countries for its small programme- Reporting Taboos. Participants will be asked to submit and develop story ideas which will be the focus of the programme. There will be an intensive workshop in London during which the participating journalists will develop and refine their story ideas and pitch them to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s award-winning editorial team. The workshop will … [Read more...]

IUCN Oceania: EESLI Small Grants Enterprise & Community Development Accelerator

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Oceania is seeking applications for its Energy, Ecosystems & Sustainable Livelihoods (EESLI) Small Grants Enterprise & Community Development Accelerator with an aim to make available its advantages, privileges, and opportunities to all residents of the Pacific Island Countries mentioned below for the purpose of cultivating community projects and micro/small enterprises (MSEs) furthering the goals and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund Community Grants

Deadline: 28 March 2016 The Commonwealth Bank is currently inviting applications from the youth-focused community organisations across Australia, for its Staff Community Fund Community Grants to support the health and well being of Australian youth. Award Information The maximum amount payable by the SCF for each successful application will be $10,000. However, the SCF, in its absolute discretion, may choose to pay an amount less than $10,000 (the “Community Grant”). Eligibility … [Read more...]

National Institute of Justice: Funding for Research and Evaluation Projects on Human Trafficking

Deadline: 9 May 2016 The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding for research and evaluation projects that support and inform federal, State, local and tribal criminal justice agencies and victim service providers in responding to the challenges that trafficking in persons poses in their jurisdictions. Focus Areas Evaluation of Effective Investigative Initiatives, Including Task Forces Community and State Level Prevalence Estimates Trafficking in … [Read more...]

Capacity Building Workshop of the EU-Middle East Forum (EUMEF) for the Young Professionals from the MENA Region

Deadline: 28 March 2016 DGAP's EU-Middle East Forum (EUMEF), in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Swedish Institute Alexandria and Istanbul Policy Center (IPC), is currently inviting applications from the young and mid-level professionals, for its upcoming Capacity Building Workshop on “Turkey and Egypt in 2025: Foreseeing Challenges and Opportunities” (Scenario Planning and Strategic Policy Analysis), which will take place in Istanbul on June 01 – 04, 2016. Objectives The … [Read more...]

FRIDA 2016 Call for Proposals: Apply for Awards, Grants and Scale-Ups!

FRIDA has launched its 2016 call for proposals and is inviting applicants for three funding programs in order to contribute towards regional development in Latin America and the Caribbean and provide capacity building and networking opportunities to civil society organizations, enterprises, governments and universities that articulate the potential of information and communications technology. FRIDA, under this call for proposals will provide USD 235K in the form of: FRIDA Awards FRIDA … [Read more...]