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...]

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...]

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...]

DST-NRF Professional Development Programme 2016: Supporting Young Scientists & Professionals

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) has announced DST-NRF Professional Development Programme (PDP) block grant Call for 2016 in order to support the professional development of the next generation and emerging researchers. Objectives To leverage innovation and research at public Research Institutions, Science Councils and National Facilities in South Africa, through the implementation of science and technology … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Arts Research Programme for Indian Researchers & Scholars

Deadline: 11 June 2016 India Foundation for the Arts is currently accepting proposals from researchers and practitioners for its Arts Research Programme to encourage projects in Indian languages other than English, so as to contribute to discourse in particular language contexts. The Arts Research programme support scholars, researchers, and practitioners to undertake research into the various histories and expressions of artistic practices in India. It seeks to foster wider perspectives, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Youth Debate Training and Competition

Deadline: 20 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for Youth Debate Training and Competition intending Afghan youth to develop skills required for successful civic engagement (e.g., public speaking, critical thinking, team-building, in-depth research) through formal debate training and competition. Funding Information The Base Period award floor and ceiling are set at $70,000 and $100,000. … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Model United Nations Conference in Kabul

Deadline: 16 June 2016 Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a Model United Nations (UN) Conference in Kabul, Afghanistan intending Afghan youth to develop important skills including public speaking, English language, critical thinking, and conflict resolution that are critical to Afghanistan’s national development and for students’ academic successes. The Model UN Conference in Kabul is intended to help … [Read more...]

ESRC-NRF Newton Call for Collaborative Research: Higher Education in Africa

Deadline: 3 May 2016 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and National Research Foundation (NRF) invite Collaborative Research between the UK and South Africa, offering additional value to existing programmes of education research, and contribute to the economic development and welfare of South Africa and Africa more broadly. Thematic Areas Proposals addressing the following themes are invited: Organisation of higher education systems, higher education institutions (HEIs) and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UK-Malaysia Joint Health Research in Non-Communicable Diseases

Deadline: 20 April 2016 The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Academy of Science, Malaysia (ASM) are currently inviting proposals to the UK-Malaysia Joint Health Research Call on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) through the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund. This initiative will provide funding for UK-Malaysian collaborative research projects focused on non-communicable diseases in Malaysia. Funding Available The award of up to £2m of MRC funding available for this scheme, and up to £2m from … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in MDLI East Africa Freedom of Expression Litigation Surgery

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is seeking applications from lawyers based in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi to participate in a forthcoming litigation surgery on the right to freedom of expression that will held in Kampala, Uganda from 8 - 11 August 2016. All applicants are required to submit for discussion and workshopping a current or potential case involving a violation of the right to freedom of expression. Objectives To identify and … [Read more...]

Call for Papers: Urban Poverty in the Developing World

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The Wilson Center is seeking abstracts from graduate students for its 7th annual paper competition on urban poverty in the developing world. Competition Topics Climate Change: Cities are grappling with the impacts of a changing climate, and the urban poor are the most adversely affected, especially women and children who experience difficulty in accessing resources, services, and decision-making opportunities. Arrival Cities: Responding to Migrants and Refugees: … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Niger: Integrated Gender Equality Advancement Program

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The United States Embassy is seeking applications from qualified Nigerien local organizations for a program entitled "Niger Integrated Gender Equality Advancement: Empowering Adolescent Girls for a more Prosperous and Stable Life" that will contribute to the U.S. Mission’s efforts in promoting gender equality with an aim to address the needs and challenges of adolescent girls, including those with physical disabilities, within a positive, nurturing and supportive … [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...]

Strategic Call for Proposals: Interreg–IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Hungary–Serbia

Deadline: 26 August 2016 The Hungary-Serbia IPA Cross-border Co-operation Programme, approved by the European Commission, is a programme in which the participating countries, Hungary and Serbia, have established their Programme management as “shared management system”. Cross-border co-operation between Hungary and Serbia works within the framework of the Hungary-Serbia Pilot Small Projects Fund (PSPF) under the Hungarian National Phare Programme, aimed at supporting people-to-people actions … [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: Support for Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development in Turkmenistan-Phase III

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications for a programme entitled “Support for further sustainable Agriculture and Rural development in Turkmenistan - Phase III” to support the Government of Turkmenistan achieving the national sector objectives for sustainable agriculture, rural development and institutional support. The objective of this project is to support and  increase the productivity and competitiveness of the agro-food sector through … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Asia/New Zealand Co-commissioning Fund

Deadline: 2 May 2016 Creative New Zealand is currently inviting proposals for Asia/New Zealand Co-commissioning Fund programme, in order to support the commissioning of new work with New Zealand and Asian partners for national and international presentation. Priority is given to projects where the presenting partners are also investing in the development of the new work. Costs covered Grant amount of $750,000 will be awarded as : artists’ fees for New Zealand artists artists' fees … [Read more...]

Apply for ESD Scholarship Programme 2016-2017 in Estonia!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD) is currently inviting applicants from young diplomats and civil servants for its training program International Relations and European Integration taking place at the Estonian School of Diplomacy in Tallinn. The training course includes three thematic modules: International Relations European Studies Diplomatic Studies Scholarship Covers tuition fee monthly allowance (450 EUR) accommodation in Tallinn (incl. … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2016: CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) are currently inviting proposals for its CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism with an aim to investigative reporting despite the difficult conditions under which they often have to operate. Award Categories The Call is divided into two categories: Professional journalists (4.000 EUR) Young professional journalists(1.000 EUR) Eligibility … [Read more...]

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