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European Commission: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities in Liberia

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations for the thematic programme "Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities 2014-2020” to strengthen service delivery by CSOs and to contribute to the democratic process in Liberia. Objectives To support initiatives aimed at improving legal certainty and enforcement of land rights To support initiatives aimed at empowering vulnerable – women and youth To support initiatives … [Read more...]

PeaceNexus Foundation’s 2016 Organizational Development Grant

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The PeaceNexus Foundation has announced a call for applications for its 2016 Organizational Development Grant. NGOs in the Western Balkans, West Africa, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan as well as international NGOs can apply for this opportunity. Eligibility criteria Only registered non-profit organisations with a peacebuilding relevant mandate and activities are eligible; Think-tanks, academic institutions and policy makers without operational peace-building activities in … [Read more...]

Global Reconciliation Fund: 2016 Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation Programs and Activities

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian assistance (DCHA), Office of Conflict management and Mitigation (CMM) invites applications from qualified entities for funding a program entitled "2016 Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation Programs and Activities (Global Reconciliation Fund)". The program carry out the activities that mitigate conflict and promote … [Read more...]

Making All Voices Count: Joint Initiative to Support Civil Society Groups

Applications to be submitted before April 2016 Making All Voices Count (MAVC) is currently inviting applications for its Joint Initiative to Support Civil Society Groups. MAVC is a global initiative that supports innovative and tech-focused approaches to addressing governance issues. Objectives With this call, MAVC is seeking innovative civil society-led projects that can contribute to: the shaping of OGP National Action Plans and their commitments. the implementation of OGP National … [Read more...]

UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2016

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships Programme whose aim is to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhance international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland. The fellowship will be an opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. Eligible Countries Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina … [Read more...]

MINDS North and West Africa Civic Education Workshop in Elections & Governance

Deadline: 19 February 2016 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is currently seeking applications for its North and West Africa Regional Civic Education workshop in Elections and Governance. The aim of the workshops is to create awareness, enhance knowledge and develop relevant skills in electoral and governance processes and leadership among participants, in order for them to effectively communicate and apply them in influencing and mobilizing other youth to actively … [Read more...]

Landesa Rural Development Institute: 2016 Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program

Deadline: 28 February 2016 Landesa Rural Development Institute (LRDI) is currently seeking applications for six weeks long Women's Land Rights Visiting Professionals program, to support motivated professionals to enhance their ability to improve women’s land rights in the developing world. The Program seeks to cultivate a network of qualified professionals from around the world who are strongly committed to securing women’s land rights at local, national, and international levels. The … [Read more...]

Apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund of up to US$100,000: Open Source Technology Solutions for Children!

Deadline: 26 February 2016 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking applications for its open source technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people. UNICEF works with governments, civil society organizations, and other organizations around the world to advance children’s rights to survival, protection, health, development and participation and is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Eligible … [Read more...]

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity: Seeking Proposals for the 2016 Innovation Competition

Deadline: 28 March 2016 The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is seeking proposals for its 2016 Innovation Competition. The competitions are destined for financial service providers such as banks, microfinance institutions, insurance companies and agribusinesses who may wish to apply for support. The three principles guiding The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity are: Impact: Projects should have a positive effect on the lives of rural poor people through … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2016: EDCTP Grants of up to € 3 million to Clinical Research in Sub Saharan Africa

Deadline: 18 February 2016 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently accepting proposals from Sub Saharan Africa for EDCTP Regional Networks Program. The purpose of this Call is to provide funding for actions that aim to support regional networking in sub-Saharan Africa and with Europe in order to build and strengthen regional, national, institutional and individual capacities to conduct clinical trials in line with the International Conference on … [Read more...]

Apply for 2016/2017 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 12 February 2016 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC has jointly announced applications for Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program. The program gives Fellows opportunities to meet with leading information practitioners and explore topics including information technologies, library operations and management, and global cooperative librarianship. Eligible Countries Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, … [Read more...]

Open Society Initiative for West Africa Programme 2016 to support Human Rights & Journalism

Deadline: 30 April 2016The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is inviting proposals from local organizations based in West Africa. OSIWA works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, and the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation.OSIWA only supports innovative interventions with effective strategies that respond to the broader deep-seated political, justice and socio-economic roadblocks to … [Read more...]

Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professional Program for Women in India, China, Ghana, Liberia & Tanzania

Deadline: 28 February 2016 Applications are currently being accepted for the Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professional Program for women professionals working in India, China, Ghana, Liberia, or Tanzania. The program cultivates a network of grassroots activists, government officials, NGO leaders, researchers, and academics strongly committed to strengthening women’s land rights. The Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program is managed by the Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights, in … [Read more...]

GIST Tech-I Competition in Sectors of Agriculture, ICT, Health & Energy for Individuals in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Are you a scientist? An entrepreneur? A researcher? An innovator? A student? Or are you just someone who has a great idea or startup company and are looking to change the world?  If yes, GIST Tech-I Competition is for you! Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) is currently inviting applications for its GIST Tech-I Competition. It is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. The GIST Tech-I … [Read more...]

Scholarships are Available for Female students in Developing Countries to Study Human & Health Science at Swansea University (UK)

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Swansea University College of Human & Health Science is currently inviting Female applicants to apply for the Eira Francis Davies Scholarship. Female students ordinarily resident in a developing country (mentioned below)who are admitted to pursue an undergraduate or a Taught Master’s postgraduate course at Swansea University’s College of Human & Health Science shall be eligible to apply for the Eira Francis Davies Scholarship. Eligible Countries Afghanistan, … [Read more...]

Fondation Ensemble’s 2016 Calls for Proposals

Deadline: 1 February 2016 Fondation Ensemble has announced two calls for proposals for the year 2016 and invites organizations from select countries to apply. 1. PROGRAM FUND: LARGE-SCALE PROJECTS IN ALL OUR FOCUS SECTORS, AND IN OUR FOCUS INTERVENTION COUNTRIES: 4 focus sectors: sustainable agriculture, sustainable fishing, marine and terrestrial (fauna and flora) biodiversity conservation, sustainable technologies Focus intervention countries: Ecuador, Peru, Cambodia, Laos, … [Read more...]

Fondation Ensemble’s Development & Conservation Grants 2016

Deadline: 1 February 2016 The Fondation Ensemble is currently inviting organizations which support field projects in sustainable development and conservation. It aims to bring concrete and sustainable improvements to the target communities’ living conditions (social and economic impacts) while protecting and/or rehabilitating the environment (environmental impacts). Program aims The project encourages an entrepreneurial approach and the development of local businesses that create jobs … [Read more...]

KSP Excellence Scholarship 2016 for Students in Least Developed Countries Planning to Enrol in a Master program at Sciences Po

Deadline: 10 January 2016 The Kuwait Program at Sciences Po is currently inviting applications for its KSP Excellence Scholarship 2016 to supporting research and teaching of excellence in the social sciences and the humanities with special emphasis on the study of the Arab World and the Gulf Region. The Kuwait Program expands its Excellence Scholarship flagship program which was first established in 2013. Building on this success, scholarships are now offered to an even larger group of … [Read more...]

Romanian Government Scholarships 2016-2017 for non EU Countries

Deadline: 15 March 2016 Romanian State to foreign citizens through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently inviting applications for the 85 scholarships program for under- and post-graduate studies in Romania. Scholarship Covers Free-of-charge tuition, Free-of-charge accommodation Financial support 65 EURO per month, for the under-graduate students. 75 EURO per month, for post-graduate students (master degrees and specialization). 85 EURO per month, for post graduate … [Read more...]

Edinburgh Online Distance Masters Scholarship 2016 for Developing Countries

Deadline: 3 June 2016 The University of Edinburgh is currently inviting applications for its Edinburgh Global Online Distance Learning Master's Scholarship 2016. They will offer 4 scholarships for distance learning Master's programmes offered by the University. Scholarships will be available for students pursuing any distance learning Master's programme offered by the University. The winners of the scholarships will be announced in July 2016. Eligible Countries Afghanistan, Bangladesh, … [Read more...]

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