Grants and Resources for Human Rights

Latest call for proposals, grants, fellowships and other resources for the promotion and protection of human rights.

The Scurrah Wainwright Charity Grants Program: Supporting Projects Emphasized on Social Inequity

Deadline: 14 May 2016 The Scurrah Wainwright Charity is currently accepting applications for its grants program, in support of a wide range of charitable projects with an emphasis on social reform and tackling the root causes of Social Inequity. Grant Size Typically, grants size lies between £1,000 and £5,000. Eligibility Criteria The Charity has three programmes: Yorkshire: Trustees give priority to applicants working in the Yorkshire region. An organisation need not be based in the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Global Drug Policy Advocacy Fellowship Program for Asia & Africa

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The Global Drug Policy Program under Open Society Foundations (OSF) invites applications to the 2016 Asia & Africa Advocacy Fellowship Program on Drug Policy Reform. This program supports those working in sectors related to drug policy in order to increase their understanding of international drug policy reform issues, improve their advocacy skills, and enhance their capacity in working with the media on drug policy. The fellowship seeks to increase the capacity of … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in MDLI East Africa Freedom of Expression Litigation Surgery

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is seeking applications from lawyers based in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi to participate in a forthcoming litigation surgery on the right to freedom of expression that will held in Kampala, Uganda from 8 - 11 August 2016. All applicants are required to submit for discussion and workshopping a current or potential case involving a violation of the right to freedom of expression. Objectives To identify and … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare Small Grants Program: Positive Action for MSM and Transgender

Deadline: 20 May 2016 ViiV Healthcare is seeking applications from organisations for its “Positive Actions for MSM & Transgender" Small Grants programme which is a new global initiative designed to support and inform the global effort to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS among MSM (men who have sex with men) and transgender populations around the world and to enable MSM and transgender individuals to safely seek culturally competent HIV care and services. The program focuses on … [Read more...]

DOL/ETA: Seeking Applications for Pathways to Justice Careers Program for Youth

Deadline: 9 May 2016 The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is seeking applications from eligible entities for the Pathways to Justice Careers (PJC) program designed to support access and entry into career pathways for at-risk and court-involved youth ages 16-21. The PJC grants will use a career pathways model adapted for in-school youth to ensure that participants are encouraged to graduate from high school or earn a high school equivalency degree and … [Read more...]

Bureau of INL Enforcement Affairs: Seeking Applications for Justice Sector Support Project

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations to implement a program entitled “Justice Sector Support Project (JSSP)” with an aim to improve the transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of Peru’s criminal justice system while improving access to justice. Project … [Read more...]

Apply for 4th GALA Academy: Enhancing the Capacity of Next Generation of CSO Leaders in Asia

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Asia Development Alliance (ADA), and Asia Democracy Network (ADN) are currently accepting applications for its 4th Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALA Academy), with an aim to enhance the capacity of the next generation of CSO leaders in Asia, who will play a crucial and constructive role in the national, regional, and international advocacy on human rights, development, and … [Read more...]

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice: International Fund to Support LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Astraea supports lesbian, trans, intersex and LGBTQI groups that promote racial, economic and gender justice and mobilize communities to challenge … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and the Stabilisation Unit (SU) are seeking applications for its Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme (HEROS). It is envisaged that the programme will run for up to 5 years subject to supplier performance and on-going need. Program Objectives The programme consists of the following objectives: Humanitarian emergency response management Humanitarian planning, preparedness … [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...]

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...]

Kurt Schork Memorial Fund: Seeking Journalists for International Journalism Awards 2016

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is currently inviting applicants for its 2016 awards in international journalism, that seeks to illuminate the human condition through courageous reporting of conflict, corruption, human rights transgressions and other fundamental issues of the day. KSMF invites freelance journalists everywhere to enter the 15th annual edition of the awards, established in 2002 to honour American freelance journalist Kurt Schork, who was killed in 2000 … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash 2016 Grants: Supporting Initiatives Led by Women!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Applications are open for Mama Cash 2016 Grants that support ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. The Mama Cash was the first international women’s fund in the world and is still alive and kicking. For 2016, Mama Cash expects to approve grants to approximately 20 new groups, in addition to the planned renewal grants to current grantee-partners. Focus Areas Mama Cash supports groups and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Kyrgyzstan: Small Grants Program to Support the Development of Democratic Institutions and Civil Society

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Spring Round of the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program to support the development of Kyrgyzstan’s democratic institutions and civil society by competitively awarding small grants to Kyrgyz nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and associations, nonprofit civil society organizations (CSOs), and independent local media organizations. Project Themes (Not … [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...]

Department of Justice: Enhancing Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking

Deadline: 10 May 2016 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications for funding under a joint solicitation to support the development and enhancement of multidisciplinary human trafficking task forces within the United States  that implements victim-centered, collaborative, and sustainable approaches to: Identify victims of all types of human trafficking within … [Read more...]

European Commission: Civil Society Facility Programme in Serbia

Deadline: 6 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Civil Society Facility (CSF) Programme”. The overall objective of the CSF programme is to contribute to anchoring democratic values and structures, human rights, social inclusion and the rule of law, there by supporting the EU integration process. Objectives To increase the effectiveness of the Serbian CSOs in undertaking initiatives To enhance regional … [Read more...]

Department of Justice: Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking

Deadline: 2 May 2016 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications from organisations to support comprehensive services to victims of all forms of human trafficking throughout the United States. The aim of the program is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to assist all victims of human trafficking to achieve their goals, which may include increased autonomy and self-sufficiency, and … [Read more...]

Department of Justice: Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

Deadline: 12 May 2016 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications from organisations to support specialized services for victims of human trafficking throughout the United States. The aim of the program is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to assist all victims of human trafficking to achieve their goals, which may include increased autonomy and self-sufficiency, and increased feelings … [Read more...]

Apply for 2016/17 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: Inviting Women Journalists Worldwide!

Deadline: 29 April 2016 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting applications from woman journalists around the world for its 2016/17 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. The goal of the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is to provide women journalists with a transformative experience by offering them opportunities to complete research and coursework at leading academic institutions and build reporting skills through internships at major U.S.-based media … [Read more...]

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