Call for Applications: Sida PFAN Initiative on Clean Energy Financing

Deadline: 8 May 2016 The Sida PFAN Initiative on Clean Energy Financing (SPICEF) is currently inviting applications from project developers in the East and Southern African regions. SPICEF seeks to nurture entrepreneurs, start-up and existing companies, project teams and consortia with environmentally beneficial business proposals with the aim of linking them with investment and finance and making them happen. The SPICEF provides crucial early stage pro bono project development and support in … [Read more...]

AREF Research Development Fellowship 2016: Supporting Researchers working on Human Health Challenges in Africa

Deadline: 6 July 2016 The Africa Research Excellence Fund is seeking applications for its AREF Research Development Fellowship 2016 with an aim to enhance the research competitiveness of early-career African researchers who have research leadership potential and are working on important challenges for human health in Africa. Objectives to develop your own research ideas and researchable questions to develop your skills - advanced research methods or technologies - to advance those … [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...]

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 Commission: Raising Public Awareness of Development Issues & Promoting Development Education in the EU

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting concept notes from eligible organisations for its Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR) programme with an aim to anchor awareness and understanding of global development in societies. This Call contains four lots: Lot 1: Global learning education and campaigning and advocacy projects led by a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) or an association of CSOs, from EU member states. Lot 2: Global Learning … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Abuja: Improving Mutual Respect & Understanding between United States and Nigeria

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The U.S. Embassy Abuja Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking proposals from organisations for an Annual Program Statement to award grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations and academic institutions to support exchange between the United States and the Federal Republic of Nigeria with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. Project Priorities The PAS Grants Program supports projects that: Advance good … [Read more...]

U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program: Fostering Greater Contacts between Americans & Russians

Deadline: 24 May 2016 The U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy Moscow is seeking proposals from U.S and Russian organisations for FY 2016 U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program with an aim to help foster greater contacts between Americans and Russians by supporting unique projects centered on Russian-American, peer-to-peer collaboration, including an exchange of best practices between Russians and Americans on a topic of mutual interest. Projects must be non-political in nature and focus … [Read more...]

MINDS: Call for Applications for African Researchers

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is accepting applications from distinguished African researchers to conduct research on the subject of institutional development in Africa examining one of these three (3) aspects: Nation building in Africa: This paper will examine case studies of post-independence-era attempts at nation building in Africa, interrogating the ideals, objectives and methodologies by which the objectives were pursued. The … [Read more...]

European Commission: Enhancing CSOs’ Contributions to Governance & Development Processes in Pakistan

Deadline: 18 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting concept notes from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Enhancing CSOs' contributions to governance and development processes in Pakistan" with an aim to support Civil Society Organisations at country level: As actors in governance and accountability As partners in promoting social development As stakeholders in promoting inclusive and sustainable growth As partners to test pilot actions promoting local … [Read more...]

Apply for SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme 2016: Helping India secure an Equitable and Sustainable Growth

Deadline: 10 June 2016 Applications are open for the SBI Youth for India fellowship programme 2016 whose aim is to achieve as much diversity as possible in terms of professional experience, education and cultural background, to be able to bring fresh perspectives towards rural development. The Programme seeks to help India secure an equitable and sustainable growth path by: Providing educated Indian youth with an opportunity to touch lives and create positive change at the grass root … [Read more...]