Grants and Resources for Human Rights

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

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...]