Apply for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism: Supporting Business & Economic Stories!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, a new initiative established at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism is currently accepting applications for its McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, whose aim is to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce … [Read more...]

Bureau of INL Enforcement Affairs: Enhancing Rule of Law Advocacy in Nicaraguan Citizens

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from organisations to enhance Nicaraguan citizens’ awareness of Rule of Law (ROL) principles, in order to advocate for strong ROL in Nicaragua. Objectives Support law students to improve their ethical and analytical capacity with regard to ROL. Help private business owners to increase their awareness and improve their capacity to advocate for ROL Help CSOs to improve … [Read more...]

U.S.Small Business Administration: Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs

Deadline: 29 April 2016 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is inviting proposals for funding from private, nonprofit microenterprise development organizations, microenterprise development programs run by State/Local/Tribal Governments or Indian tribes for Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME) to provide assistance and guidance to disadvantaged microentrepreneurs and/or microenterprise development organizations. Purpose Technical Assistance: To provide training and … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA: Inviting Applicants for Aquaculture Research Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is inviting applicants for Aquaculture Research Competitive Grants Program to support the development of an environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture industry in the U.S. by generating new science-based information and technology to address industry constraints. Results of projects supported by this program are intended to help improve the profitability … [Read more...]

USDA: Call for Applications for Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program

Deadline: 20 June 2016 The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development is seeking applications from nonprofit corporations and institutions for Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program (RCDG) with an aim to improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting individuals and businesses in the startup, expansion or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through Cooperative Development Centers. Funding Information: The maximum … [Read more...]

USAID/Ukraine: AID-VENTURE to Support Private Sector Actors

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Ukraine is seeking applications from qualified U.S. Private Voluntary Organisations(PVOs) or regional Non-U.S. non-profit or for-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for funding of an activity entitled “Facilitating Access to Venture Funding in Belarus (AID-VENTURE) with an aim to support private sector actors, both local and international. The AID-VENTURE activity will help create the framework and … [Read more...]

Food & Business Applied Research Fund: Apply to win up to 300,000 Euros

Deadline: 5 July 2016 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is currently seeking applications for its Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), providing grants to applied research contributing to innovation for food security and private sector development in the 15 partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for the … [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...]

Call for Applications: Watson University’s Fellowships for Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Watson University is currently accepting applications from next generation Social Entrepreneurs from across the world for its Fall 2016 semester program or degree track. Watson provides a 15 week incubator like experience in which selected candidates complete short master courses from the world’s foremost leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers including a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people and more; intensive … [Read more...]

Apply for Youth Entrepreneurship Support Programme: Seeking Young Nigerian Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: Ongoing The Bank of Industry (BOI) is currently inviting applicants from Nigerian for its Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) Programme, which focus on young aspiring entrepreneurs within the age bracket of 18 – 35 years that have viable business ideas by developing a Product Program. Objectives The YES Programme has the following broad objectives: To create an interactive learning platform to train young aspiring entrepreneurs in entrepreneurship and business management that … [Read more...]