The Scurrah Wainwright Charity Grants Program: Supporting Projects Emphasized on Social Inequity

Deadline: 14 May 2016 The Scurrah Wainwright Charity is currently accepting applications for its grants program, in support of a wide range of charitable projects with an emphasis on social reform and tackling the root causes of Social Inequity. Grant Size Typically, grants size lies between £1,000 and £5,000. Eligibility Criteria The Charity has three programmes: Yorkshire: Trustees give priority to applicants working in the Yorkshire region. An organisation need not be based in the … [Read more...]

EACEA Call for Proposals: Supporting Social Inclusion through Education, Training & Youth

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Commision in cooperation with the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is seeking proposals will support projects in the fields of education, training and youth, which aim at upscaling and disseminating innovative good practices falling under the scope of the Declaration on Promoting citizenship and the common values of freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination through education. The programme is divided into two lots Lot 1: … [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...]

Bilateral Programme Budget Call for Proposals: Strengthening Peace, Security and Democracy in Ethiopia

Deadline: 10 April 2016 The British Embassy in Addis Ababa is currently inviting proposals for its Bilateral Programme Budget for the year 2016/17. The Bilateral Programme Budget is one of the channels through which the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) supports projects that strengthen ties with the Ethiopian government and contribute to creating lasting peace, security and democracy in Ethiopia. Bilateral Programme Budget is designed to support implementation of small and quick … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme: Supporting Collaborative Projects in the Target Countries

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently seeking applications from the eligible organisations for its Creative Force Programme with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. These aims shall be achieved through mutual learning processes and sustainable networks between institutions and agents of change who work with either culture or the media to bring about change. Funding Information Applicants can apply for … [Read more...]

EIDHR Call for Proposals 2015-16: Supporting Most Vulnerable Citizens in Liberia

Deadline: 24 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) programme 2015-16. The global objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen access to justice and attention for the most vulnerable citizens in Liberia. Objectives to support initiatives to enhance access to justice for the most vulnerable groups to support initiatives aimed at reducing Sexual and … [Read more...]

EU Myanmar: EIDHR Program to Support Human Rights and Democracy in Myanmar

Deadline: 13 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program. The global objective of this call for proposals is to support Civil Society efforts in promoting and protecting Human Rights and developing and consolidating Democracy in Myanmar. Objectives To empower and support the work of "community" Human Rights Defenders (HRD) in promoting and protecting political, … [Read more...]

Community of Democracies: Inviting Organisations for CD-UNITED Program!

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The Community of Democracies invites organizations to apply for funding through its CD-UNITED program entitled "Democracy in Action: Expanding Civil Society Space" which provides financial support to projects that support and strengthen democracy. CD-UNITED is the Community’s flagship initiative that seeks to finance projects and initiatives that support and strengthen democracy, promote human rights and fundamental freedoms, and build civil society around the … [Read more...]

European Instrument for Democarcy & Human Rights: Supporting Human Right Defenders and Women

Deadline: 22 May 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its European Instrument for Democarcy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Programme. The EIDHR represents a self-standing financial instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide. Objectives Support to Human Rights and Human Rights Defenders in situations where they are most at risk Support to other EU Human Rights Priorities Support to Democracy EU Election … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: MRLG Grant Facility Innovation Fund

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Luxembourg Government Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA) has announced its 2nd Call for Innovation Fund proposals. The purpose of innovative project proposals must align with the MRLG project goal to pursue multi-stakeholder collaborations that will improve the … [Read more...]

European Commission: Engaging Civil Society in Pan-African Issues

Deadline: 13 May 2016 European Commission is seeking proposals from organisations for a programme entitled "Engaging civil society in Pan-African issues" with an aim to improve the contribution of civil society organisations to continental decision- and policy making processes in Africa, particularly in the areas of Good Governance, Democracy, Human Rights, Peace and Security and Women's rights. Objectives To increase CSOs’ ability to contribute to a more effective implementation and … [Read more...]

Nordic Council of Ministers’ funding programme for NGOs in the Baltic Sea Region

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Nordic Council of Ministers is currently inviting the NGOs in the Baltic Sea Region to apply for funding for the programme for international co-operation projects. The aim of the programme is to promote co-operation between Nordic, Baltic, Polish, Belarusian and Russian NGOs. Priority Areas The programme will address issues concerned with the following: Environment, Democracy development, Network building and Cross-border co-operation. Grant … [Read more...]

European Union’s EIDHR Program: CBSS for Enhancement of Democracy & Human Rights in South Africa

Deadline: 3 May 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations for a country based support scheme (CBSS) with an aim to contribute, through supporting civil society organisations to the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms and to contribute to the strengthening of the international framework for the promotion and protection of human rights, justice and the rule of law in South Africa. The objective of this call is the enhancement of democracy and human … [Read more...]

European Union: EIDHR-CBSS to Support Civil Society & Human Rights Defenders in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Deadline: 10 May 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations for a country based support scheme (CBSS) with an aim to support civil society and human rights defenders in third countries in working on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural), and democratization. The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) new action plan aims to reinforce the implementation of the EU's human rights and democracy policy with a special emphasis on … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program 2016

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) is currently inviting applications from the young professionals for its Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program (CAAFP) Fall 2016. The fellowship program seeks to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and to build lasting intellectual networks among Central Asian, Azerbaijani, and U.S scholarly and policy communities. CAAFP fellows will spend five months in … [Read more...]

USAID Supporting Development of Emerging Leaders in Mongolia!

Deadline: 21 April 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Mongolia is seeking applications from qualified US and non-US nongovernmental organizations, private voluntary organizations, public international organizations, for-profit organizations, and consortiums of US, local and/or international organizations to fund Mongolia’s Emerging Leaders Activity that will support the development of emerging Mongolian leaders while strengthening principles and values in … [Read more...]

Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative: Seeking Projects to Support Libya through Political Transition

Deadline: 26 April 2016 The Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), a program within the Bureau of Near East Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is seeking applications for new projects designed to continue assisting Libya’s transition to a democratic and peaceful nation, improve governance capacity at the national and local level, promote the rule of law, and aid in nurturing a vibrant civil society. MEPI Goals Citizens have the regular … [Read more...]

Heinrich Boell Foundation’s Call for Proposals 2017

Deadline: 20 April 2016 Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office is currently accepting proposals from organizations, initiative groups or individuals who respond to the following goals of the Foundation: An open inclusive political culture provides space for public participation, which gives input into the green trend of the socio-economic transformation in the South Caucasus. Gender equality and gender diversity issues are accepted and a broad and informed discussion … [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...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of DRL: Supporting Syria Survivors of Torture & Gross Human Rights Violations

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking applications from organizations for projects that address the needs of Syrians survivors of torture and other gross human rights violations (GHRV), with a specific focus on released detainees and their families, either inside Syria or within the refugee population in the region. Priority Areas Providing technical MHPSS services Providing legal support and bolstering human … [Read more...]

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