Call for Applications: Regional Youth Exchange Programme on Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 April 2016 Swedish Institute Alexandria (SwedAlex) and the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) are currently inviting young people from the EU-MENA region to apply for its Regional Youth Exchange Programme in Alexandria, Egypt, with an aim to conceptualize a gender agenda that is conducive and sustainable. The four days program will include interactive activities mainly based on participant’s insights and knowledge. Themes The programme will address the following … [Read more...]

Social Fund for Development 2016: Inviting Non-Profits to Promote Community Projects!

Deadline: 16 March 2016 The French government has announced a Social Fund for Development (SFD) Program 2016 for NGOs in Kenya. The SFD aims at contributing to poverty alleviation efforts and at meeting the direct needs of communities, as well as building the capacities of the local civil society. Objectives Contributing to social development Giving the beneficiaries a chance to be directly involved in the development process Focusing on education, informal settlements and gender is … [Read more...]

BERSAMA: Inviting NGOs for Gender Based Violence Prevention Program!

Deadline: 24 March 2016 The United States Agency for International Development mission in Indonesia (USAID/Indonesia) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) for a program to prevent gender-based violence in Eastern Indonesia; entitled BERSAMA “Bersama” is a new activity that USAID/Indonesia’s Office of Democracy, Rights, and Governance (DRG) proposes to begin in FY 2016. Bersama will focus on addressing the problem of gender-based violence … [Read more...]

Be a Part of 9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education!

Deadline: 29 February 2016 European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is inviting researchers, professors, administrators, policy-makers, practitioners and students for its 9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (and Research) to Paris, on 12-14 September 2016. The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an autonomous body of the European Union, established to contribute to and strengthen the promotion of gender equality, including gender mainstreaming in … [Read more...]

USAID: Supporting People with Disability and Strengthening the Capacity of Disabled People’s Organization!

Deadline: 2 March 2016 The United States Agency for International Development-Uganda (USAID/Uganda) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non U.S. organisations to propose innovative and effective approaches that increase the participation of people with disability (PWD) in USAID activities and strengthen the capacity of Disabled People’s Organization (DPO’s). Areas of Interest USAID seeks applications for projects that integrate people with disabilities in USAID Mission programs … [Read more...]

FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship: Award of upto US$10,000 Supporting Graduate-level Studies

Deadline: 26 February 2016The FINCAD is currently inviting the women from around the world to apply for the FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship 2016 Program, an annual scholarship program supporting outstanding women in the field of finance, particularly relating to the use of derivatives in capital markets and/or financial risk management, and give them an opportunity to cultivate their skills and knowledge.BenefitsUS $10,000 will be awarded to the applicants to support their graduate-level … [Read more...]

Third Wave’s Grow Power Fund for Emerging Gender Justice Organizations in US

Deadline: 9 February 2016 Third Wave's Grow Power Fund 2016 is accepting proposals to support youth-led Gender Justice Activism to advance the political power, well-being, and self determination of communities of color and low-income communities in the United States. The Grow Power Fund is: A long-term investment in youth-led gender justice organizations providing grants of up to $40,000 a year for general support, capacity building and coaching An opportunity for emerging feminist, … [Read more...]

Apply for the Geneva Challenge 2016 Advancing Development Goals Contest, The Challenges of Urbanization

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The Graduate Institute Geneva invites teams of 3-5 enrolled Masters Students from anywhere in the world to participate in the Geneva Challenge 2016 Advancing Development Goals Contest, The Challenges of Urbanization. Three finalist teams will be invited (traveling and accommodation expenses covered) to an oral presentation in Geneva. The Geneva invites teams of students to: identify a challenge stemming from urbanization construct an interdisciplinary analysis on … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals for Non-Profit Indigenous Organizations Addressing Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests Through Video

Deadline: 30 January 2016 The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently inviting indigenous organizations to submit a proposal to develop a video of maximum 10 minutes (preferably an animation video) on the practical use that Indigenous Peoples could make of the VGGT. Objectives The (animation) video should: Highlight the role of the VGGT as a tool for Indigenous Peoples to use in land related matters Turn into a tool that will enable Indigenous Peoples to learn about the … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: SEIA Sida Conference Strategic Fund

Deadline: 31 March 2016 With support from the Government of Sweden, SEI (Stockholm Environment Institute) funds events focused on environmentally sustainable development, gender equality, and poverty reduction. Organizations across Asia or addressing issues in Asia are invited to submit concept notes. The Regional Asia Environment Conference Support Programme funded by Sweden aims to promote informed dialogue where different groups and stakeholders can share knowledge in regional forums and … [Read more...]