DFID’s Migration and Refugee-Livelihoods Research Program in Ethiopia

Deadline: 26 September 2016 The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applications for its programme titled- Migration and Refugee-Livelihoods Research in Ethiopia. Program Focus DFID Ethiopia will deliver a research project as part of a five-year programme from 2016 to 2020 that will: Investigate and articulate the ‘pull and push factors’ related to Ethiopian migration, and identify the key humanitarian concerns. Identify factors … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: DFID’s Accountable Justice in Pakistan Programme

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has currently announced a procurement of services to manage delivery of the Accountability Justice in Pakistan Programme (AJPP) for a period of 4 years starting from October 2016. The Accountable Justice in Pakistan Programme (AJPP) aims to strengthen accountability and oversight of rule of law institutions in Pakistan, engage citizens in reforms and legally empower citizens to access justice. Program … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in DFID’s Developing Effective Private Education Programme in Nigeria

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Developing Effective Private Education Nigeria (DEEPEN), funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and managed by Cambridge Education, a member of the Mott MacDonald Group, is currently inviting applications for its five-year programme, seeking to improve the quality of education in private schools, especially those serving children from low-income households. It is a programme driven by the demand of parents and children for a better … [Read more...]

Making all Voices Count – International Initiative towards Effective Governance and Accountability

Deadline: Ongoing The Making All Voices Count is calling applications to fund projects that amplify the voices of citizens and enable effective government response. Grants Innovation grants – these grants support innovative ideas, tools and products that contribute to government transparency and accountability Scaling grants – these provide opportunities for proven concepts in innovation and governance to increase their reach and impact Research grants – these grants foster research … [Read more...]

DFID – Forest Governance, Markets and Climate Grants

Deadline: 13 July 2015 The Forest Governance, Markets and Climate is accepting concept notes for FGMC - Forest Governance, Markets and Climate grants to support activities globally, in timber producing, processing and consumer countries and regions. Grant Information An anticipated £30m of FGMC Grants will be awarded to between 15 and 25 grantees for 30 months from 1 October 2015 to 31 March 2018. Focus Areas Agriculture Climate change Empowerment and … [Read more...]

PEDL Exploratory Research Grants

Deadline: Ongoing The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is accepting research proposals. PEDL is a joint research initiative of CEPR and DFID. Grant Information Exploratory Grants are research grants of between £10,000 and £35,000 that are designed to allow researchers to: explore new approaches to the study of firms in low-income-countries (LICs); and to develop new (or build on) existing sources of data on firms in LICs. Research … [Read more...]

Energy and Environment Partnership Programme Call for Poverty Reduction in Southern and East Africa

Deadline: 13 April 2015 The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme (EEP) with Southern and East Africa is seeking applications for projects that can contribute to the reduction of poverty by promoting inclusive and job-creating green economy and by improving energy security while mitigating global climate change. The maximum grant allocation for a selected CFP11 project can fall in the range € 200,000 – 1,000,000 depending on the level of verifiable project co-financing brought in by the … [Read more...]

GrOW Systematic Review Call on the Effects of Women’s Economic Empowerment on Economic Growth

Deadline: 31 March 2015 The Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) Program is seeking proposals for its new call for a systematic review of existing evidence of the effects of women's economic empowerment on economic growth. GrOW aims to generate new knowledge about women's economic empowerment, gender equality, and economic growth in low-income countries. The total budget available for the program is up to CA$500,000. The project duration cannot exceed 24 months, including all … [Read more...]

Open Grant Opportunities from DFID under its International Development Funding

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) runs several funding programmes for NGOs and other institutions to address a variety of development challenges under its international development funding policy. They openly accept applications for providing funding from time to time for projects. We have gathered a list of such open opportunities where organizations can apply and secure funds. DFID’s Global Innovation Fund: grants, loans and equity The UK Department for International … [Read more...]

DFID’s The Agri-Tech Catalyst: Funding for Collaborating Projects

The UK Department for International Development's (DFID) 'The Afri-Tech Catalyst' provides funding for collaborative projects, taking innovative ideas from any sector or discipline to tackle challenges in agriculture. The Agri-Tech Catalyst will fund proposals relating to: primary crop and livestock production, including aquaculture non-food uses of arable crops (for example, for biomass) food security and nutrition challenges in international development challenges in downstream … [Read more...]