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...]

Nominations Open for Youth Week Awards 2016!

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nominations are open for Youth Week Awards 2016, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions that young people make to community and through their significant impact on others. Award Categories Change Maker – LGBTI: For young people who have created positive change in, or for, the LGBTI community. Change Maker – Cultural: For young people who have created positive change to foster cultural understanding in their community. Change Maker - … [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...]

USAID/Macedonia: Strengthening the Capacity and Services of Disabled People’s Organizations

Deadline: 1 March 2016 The United States Agency for International Development in Macedonia (USAID/Macedonia) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Macedonian organisations to propose innovating and effective approach to increase the participation of people with disabilities (PWD) in USAID programs/activities and to strengthen the capacity and services of Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs). People with disabilities are more likely to experience poverty. Women and girls with … [Read more...]

Three Grant Programs by Disability Rights Fund: Apply for Round One!

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is seeking applications for its three grant programs to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). DRF supports Disabled Persons Organizations in the developing world to take the lead in advocating for the human rights of persons with disabilities at local and national levels, utilizing … [Read more...]

National Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Advancement of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The National Coalition Funding Stream supports advancement of the CRPD at national levels through lobbying for legislative changes (including but not limited to CRPD ratification), monitoring and reporting on implementation of the CRPD or other international human rights mechanisms, or following up on the recommendations made by UN human rights mechanisms to States in regard to implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs). In addition, this funding … [Read more...]

Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Civil Society and Addressing the Rights of PWDs

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream supports civil society coalitions at sub-national levels to ensure that national legislation and policy addressing the rights of PWDs is implemented at these levels, including through establishment of budgets. In addition, this funding stream supports sub-national level coalitions to advocate that sub-national development programs, policies and plans are inclusive of persons with disabilities and to ensure that efforts to implement … [Read more...]

Small Grants Funding Stream: Strengthening the Capacity of Persons with Disability

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Small Grants Funding Stream helps organizations to build a broader movement to advance the CRPD at state and local levels.  Organizations can use funds from DRF to strengthen the capacity of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to participate more actively in decision-making processes in CRPD implementation and monitoring or to advocate for the advancement of rights defined in specific articles of the CRPD. In addition, this funding stream supports DPOs to participate … [Read more...]

USAID/Madagascar: Promoting Inclusive Development by Strengthening the Capacity of Disabled People’s Organization

Deadline: 1 March 2016 The United States Agency for International Development-Madagascar (USAID/Madagascar) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non U.S. organisations to apply for Disability Funding to increase the participation of people with disability (PWD) in USAID activities and strengthen the capacity and services of Disabled People’s Organization (DPO’s). Projects may be stand-alone, targeted programs to benefit persons with disabilities, or they can be projects/activities … [Read more...]

Apply for 17th Annual Charity Awards 2016! Inviting Charities of all Shapes and Sizes throughout UK

Deadline: 4 March 2016 Applications are open for 17th Annual Charity Awards 2016 to 'identify and recognize excellence in charity management' with the judges looking for 'great ideas, well executed'. The aim of the award is to share best practices that can be replicated across the country, helping charities to further the positive impact they make on their communities. Regarded as the most prestigious event in the voluntary sector calendar, The Charity Awards is the first and longest running … [Read more...]