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...]

CODESRIA/CASB Summer School in African Studies and Area Studies in Africa

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and The Centre for African Studies Basel (CASB) call for applications for the 2nd CODESRIA/CASB Summer School in African Studies and Area Studies in Africa. The Summer School sets out to stimulate and consolidate interdisciplinary approaches in research on Africa, but also in other regions of the world undertaken from within the African continent. It focuses on African Studies as an instance … [Read more...]

European Union RE-INTEG: Creating a Conductive Environment for Economic & Social Development

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The European Union Emergency Trust Fund is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Enhancing Somalia’s responsiveness to the management and reintegration of mixed migration flows" with an aim to contribute to Somalia’s transition out of fragility by strengthening stability and security and by creating a favorable environment for the economic and social development. The programme is divided into five lots: Lot 1: Mogadishu - 12 M€ Lot 2: … [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 EOIs: Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from teams of researchers and financial service providers to conduct rigorous research on financial product innovations for low-income households in developing countries. Supporting Areas Designing financial and non-financial services linked to digital finance channels, including payments for health and education services. Increasing women’s use … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Seeking Proposals for Youth Engagement, Education and Employment Programs

Deadline: 21 May 2016 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS or Service) National Youth Development Program is seeking proposals from non-profit, state and local government youth-serving organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop and administer projects focused on providing employment, educational and public-service opportunities for U.S. citizens and legal residents. Projects are developed based on needs identified by USFWS offices at the … [Read more...]

European Union: Skills and Technical Education Programme in Malawi

Deadline: 26 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in Malawi in order to increase the informal and formal TEVET training and to facilitate innovative research on TEVET training and financing. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Increasing access to formal and informal training EUR 4.000.000 Lot 2: Innovative research aimed at improving TEVET training and financing of … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 Mandela Rhodes Scholarship: Providing Exceptional Educational Opportunities!

Deadline: 2 May 2016 The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is currently accepting applications from young Africans for its 2017 Mandela Rhodes Scholarship, whose aim is to provide exceptional educational opportunities, develop a network of leaders, and thereby help to build leadership capacity in Africa. Benefits Tuition and registration fees as set by the institution. A study materials allowance as set by the MRF. Accommodation and meal allowances as set by the MRF. A medical aid … [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...]

U.S. Embassy Armenia Call for Applications: Hubert Humphrey Program 2017

Deadline: 10 June 2016 The Embassy of the United States of America in Armenia is currently inviting applications for its Hubert Humphrey Program 2017 competition, for mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts during the 2017-2018 academic year. The program will be funded for one academic year, pending: a successful application for a J-1 … [Read more...]

Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program: Fostering Next Generation of Iraqi Leaders

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is inviting eligible organizations to submit proposals to develop and implement a 2017 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) with an aim to foster the next generation of Iraqi leaders by exposing Iraqi high school students to U.S. society and culture and providing them skills development in leadership, civic education and responsibility, diversity awareness and tolerance, and civic engagement. Grant Programs Iraqi Young Leaders … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees

Deadline: 2 May 2016 U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from organisations for its NGO programs to provide benefits to Tibetan and Sri Lankan refugees, IDPs, and returnees in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Focus Sectors Protection Education Healthcare Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) Shelter Livelihoods Funding Information Program plans for 12 months will be considered. Project proposals for Tibetans … [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 Union: Promotion & Protection of Human Rights of Roma, Egyptians & Other Vulnerable Groups

Deadline: 17 June 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Promotion and protection of human rights of Roma, Egyptians and other vulnerable groups” in Montenegro. The global objective of this call for proposals is to ensure durable and sustainable solutions for protecting fundamental human rights of vulnerable groups in compliance with international standards. Priority issues of this Call for Proposals revolve around four pillars which would … [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...]

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program: Addressing Needs of Rural Americans

Deadline: 1 June 2016 National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications from colleges and universities for Rural Health and Safety Education (RHSE) Competitive Grants Program for fiscal year (FY) 2016 to address the needs of rural Americans by providing individual and family health education programs. The RHSE program supports quality of life in rural communities across the United States by addressing the relationship between rural prosperity and rural health and safety … [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...]

Linking the Americas: Apply for the Fellowship in Latin America with America Solidaria

Deadline: 29 April 2016 America Solidaria US is currently accepting applications from volunteers across US for its year-long Fellowship Program in 13 countries throughout the Americas. Projects are focused in the areas of health, education, and economic development to benefit children, youth, and families living in poverty. Program Benefits Travel to and from country of service Visa Expenses Placement at a host organization Housing and monthly living stipend (this is adequate to … [Read more...]

HRSA: International AIDS Education and Training Center to Improve Health Outcomes of People Living with HIV

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applications for the International AIDS Education and Training Center (IAETC) program with an aim to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV (PLWH) along the HIV treatment cascade by building sustainable health systems, including a global workforce with the right skills, mix, and distribution to respond to HIV and other population health priorities in … [Read more...]

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