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United Nations in Moldova launches 2nd round of the Innovation Grant Scheme (IGS – 2015) for SME

Deadline: 22 August 2015 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Moldova has issued a call for concept notes for the second round of Innovation Grant scheme competition for small and medium enterprises with the following objectives: to stimulate development of innovations within Moldovan SMEs, local business associations, potential entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and expansion motivation, business incubators’ graduates, by providing financing for market-oriented new or … [Read more...]

EU Call for Concept Notes for NGOs in Afghanistan

Deadline: 9 August 2015 The European Union (EU) is accepting applications for the Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities (CSO-LA) program. The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to co-finance actions proposed by civil society organisations (CSOs) to promote and strengthen a broad-based and inclusive civil society in Afghanistan. Grant Information The overall indicative amount made available under this Call for Proposals is EUR 2,000,000. An indicative portion of 75% of … [Read more...]

Somalia Stability Fund Programme

The Stability Fund has issued call for concept notes covering a wide range of development needs for Somalia Stability Fund Programme. The Somalia Stability Fund is a multi-donor fund which supports peace and stability in Somalia. It is designed to strengthen local stability, improve the co-ordination of international support. Objectives Supporting peace and stability in Somalia Seeking, sharing and incorporating learning Supporting local priorities Enhancing local … [Read more...]

IDLO Call for Proposals – Rule of Law Fund, Indonesia

Deadline: 26 May 2015 The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Jakarta is calling proposals for the purpose of enhancing synergy and cooperation within the law and justice sector in Indonesia, as well as to promote the regional legal order. The maximum budget for a proposed intervention is: EUR 200,000. The duration of the proposed intervention should be for a maximum of 12 months. While the Rule of Law Fund is a three-year program, this first round of program ideas will be limited to … [Read more...]

USAID Grants for Securing Water for Food Challenge in Developing Countries

Deadline: 22 May 2015 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Sweden, and the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is requesting applications for "Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Competition (SWFF)". The objective of Securing Water for Food challenge is to enable the production of more food with less water and/or make more water available for food production, processing, and distribution in developing and … [Read more...]

US Bureau of PRM Call to Strengthen Humanitarian Response to Urban and Other Non-Camp Refugees Globally

Deadline: 1 September 2015 The US Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration is requesting concept notes for Global Innovation Programs to help the humanitarian community better respond to refugees outside of camps. Award Information Duration of Activity: 12 or 24 months Funding Limits: Funding requests should not exceed $1,000,000 per concept note. In FY 2016, PRM anticipates providing up to $1,000,000 in total to fund NGO programs to develop innovations in … [Read more...]

Small and Large Fund Programs for Disabled People’s Organization in Macedonia

Deadline: 8 July 2015 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Macedonia is seeking concept papers from eligible prospective organizations to strengthen the capacity and services by programs for Disabled People's Organization in Macedonia. USAID/Macedonia anticipates awarding one or more awards in the range from $20,000 to $300,000 for small fund programs and from $300,000 - $600,000 for large fund programs per individual award expended within a 12-36 month period. The program … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Ukraine Media Partnership Program

Deadline: 20 April 2015 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy Kyiv is accepting proposals for the Ukraine Media Partnership Program. The project goal is to create and maintain long-term relationships between selected American and Ukrainian media outlets of similar size, and between the individuals who work at both outlets. Award Period: 12 months Award Amount: $400,000 PAS encourages applicants to submit proposals for programs that provide for a minimum of two visits to both the … [Read more...]

Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Round Three Open for Applications

Deadline: 22 May 2015 Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Competition (Round 3) designed to address barriers to enable the production of more food with less water and/or make more water available for food production, processing, and distribution, is now open for applications. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Sweden, and the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands invite eligible organizations to respond to this … [Read more...]

Cities Alliance Calls Proposals for 2015 Catalytic Fund

Deadline: 8 May 2015 The Cities Alliance invites proposals promoting innovation and catalytic impact to stimulate transformational change in cities, for its 2015 Catalytic Fund with the theme "Migration and the Inclusive City". Through this call, the Cities Alliance seeks innovation in policy responses and practical approaches that increase spatial, social and economic inclusion by also extending to migrants the rights to the city:  access to land, services, opportunity, as well as to an urban … [Read more...]

IDRC Calls Research Proposals for GrOW Program

Deadline: 23 February 2015 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in partnership with the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DfID) and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation are accepting research proposals for the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) programme. The call aims to investigate the effect of specific patterns of growth on women's economic empowerment. The project is of 24 months. Through this call a single consortium is … [Read more...]

USAID Calls Concept Papers to Strengthen Peace-Building in Central African Republic

Deadline: 20 April 2015 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is calling concept papers to strengthen and support locally-led peace-building and atrocity prevention in Central African Republic (CAR) over next five years, i.e. 2015-2019. Concept papers must reflect the goals and objectives in relation to CAR's peace-building program. USAID has planned to contribute a maximum amount up to $7,000,000. Award amounts will vary, though USAID anticipates that no single award … [Read more...]

Catalytic Fund Grants 2015 for Urban Development

The call for proposals for Catalytic Fund Grants 2015 for Urban Development will open in May-June 2015. The Catalytic Fund (CATF) is a Cities Alliance funding instrument which provides grant support for innovative projects that strengthen and promote the role of cities in poverty reduction and in sustainable urban development. Focus areas for proposals Proposals are requested along any one of five focus areas. All proposals will need to demonstrate how gender is mainstreamed through the … [Read more...]

SWITCH Asia II Concept Note Submission Guideline

You are required to complete the Concept Note Form available in the SWITCH Asia II Call to be eligible for the grants. The concept note requires an estimate of the amount of contribution requested from the Contracting Authority and an indicative percentage of that contribution in relation to the total amount of the Action. If selected, you will have to provide complete estimated budget sheet. The EU contribution may not vary from the initial estimate by more than 20%. Please … [Read more...]

How to prepare Concept Note to apply for Fondation Ensemble Calls for Proposals 2015

Read about the steps to follow to prepare concept note and apply for Fondation Ensemble Calls for Proposals 2015. Download Concept Note format from Specific Project Page you want to apply for and prepare a complete concept note (not more than 3 pages excluding the cover page) Preparing Cover Page Keep the main relevant intervention sector with title 'For a Project of:' Put logo of your organization Mention the Project title and intervention country Completing the Overview … [Read more...]

PACF Small & Large Grants for NGOs Worldwide (Special Focus: Sub-Saharan Africa)

Deadline: 10 March 2015 The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) invites Concept Notes on large and small grants from non-governmental and community-based organizations that can deliver change at a community level. The Fund aims to support global efforts towards Countdown to Zero: The Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections Among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive. It also aims to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and children’s health by … [Read more...]

The Transparency and Accountability Initiative call for Research Concept Notes from OGP Member Countries Research Teams

Deadline: 27 October 2014 The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Transparency and Accountability Initiative invites research concept notes from research teams in 60 member countries of OGP. The primary purpose of the research is to inform pro-reform actors seeking more responsive and accountable governance (including civil society, governments, donors, OGP support staff, etc.) about when they can pursue these aims through the mechanism of the OGP, and how they can most effectively do so. The … [Read more...]

The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security for UN and/or non-UN Organizations

Deadline: 1 September 2014 The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) accepts grant applications from UN organization(s) and/or designated non-UN organization(s), which translate the human security approach into practical actions particularly at the field level. The objective of the UNTFHS is to finance activities carried out by the eligible organizations, to demonstrate its added-value in view of promoting and disseminating the concept. Supported Projects Operational … [Read more...]

The Civil Society Development Fund for South Africa

Deadline: 7 July 2014 The Civil Society Development Fund (run by the Embassy of France in South Africa) invites South African Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to submit Concept Notes and the first column of logical framework to get the Fund's support for capacity development. Applicants for selected concept notes will be invited to submit full proposals. Funding Priorities Improving local governance, public participation access to basic services with a specific focus on sustainable … [Read more...]

The UNTFHS invites Concept Notes on Projects that Apply, Promote & Disseminate Human Security Concept

Deadline: 1 September 2014 The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) invites Concept Notes from UN organization(s) and/or designated non-UN organization(s) to implement operational projects that apply the human security concept and/or projects aiming to promote and disseminate the human security concept. The major objective of UNTFHS is to finance activities carried out by UN organization(s) and/or designated non-UN organization(s), which translate the human security concept … [Read more...]

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