Call for Applications: Sida PFAN Initiative on Clean Energy Financing

Deadline: 8 May 2016 The Sida PFAN Initiative on Clean Energy Financing (SPICEF) is currently inviting applications from project developers in the East and Southern African regions. SPICEF seeks to nurture entrepreneurs, start-up and existing companies, project teams and consortia with environmentally beneficial business proposals with the aim of linking them with investment and finance and making them happen. The SPICEF provides crucial early stage pro bono project development and support in … [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...]

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...]

Submit Your Applications for DREAMS Innovation Challenge 2016!

Deadline: 28 March 2016 Do you have an innovative approach to help keep adolescent girls and young women AIDS-free? If yes, then apply for this Dreams Innovation Challenge! Applications are open for the DREAMS Innovation Challenge 2016 with a motive to reduce HIV infections by infusing new thinking and high-impact approaches to meet the urgent, complex needs of adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. Focus Areas Strengthening Capacity of Communities for … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 8th Call for Proposals to support Business Activities

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for its 8th Call for Proposals to support of commodity development activities in eligible countries. The CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. Objectives Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ACU Early Career Academic Grants 2016

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is currently inviting applicants from ACU member universities for its Early Career Academic Grants 2016. Applications will be strengthened by the applicant providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organisers. Eligible Countries Australasia: Australia, New Zealand Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, … [Read more...]

JournalismFund.eu: 2016 Connecting Continents Grants for African-European Journalists

Deadline: 8 June 2016 Connecting Continents is a pilot project offering working grants for mixed teams of African and European journalists to investigate financial governance in Africa. The project is launched by Journalismfund.eu in cooperation with Oxfam Novib, which provides the money for the grants. Funding available The Program provides €100,000 for working grants for Sub-Saharan African journalists collaborating with European colleagues. Eligibility Criteria Only intercontinental … [Read more...]

WWF Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program: Building Capacity in Mozambique

Deadline: 1 March 2016 WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) is inviting applications from pursuing graduates (master’s and PhD) for its special grants to build local capacity in Mozambique. WWF Mozambique strategically focuses on thematic areas such as marine, forestry, wetlands, green economy, conservation funds, good governance, and climate change. Focus Areas The following are eligible fields of study for the Mozambique fellowship. Marine and fisheries … [Read more...]

The SEED Awards: Promoting Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development!

Deadline: 21 March 2016 Extended up to 31 March 2016 Is your enterprise in a start-up phase and does it integrate social and environmental benefits, solving pressing local issues? Do you need support to help to establish and grow your enterprise? If yes, then apply for SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development. Applications are open for SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development with a motive to find the most promising, innovative and locally-led start-up … [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...]

UK Department for International Development: LEGEND Challenge Fund of up to £750,000 to Improve Land Rights

Deadline: 26 February 2016 The Land Portal Foundation is seeking applications for its LEGEND Challenge Fund to support the development and testing of innovative approaches and partnerships for strengthening land governance, with a specific focus on piloting approaches to responsible land-related investments. The Fund has two concurrent “windows” through which applicants can apply for grants: Window 1: Responsible Land-Based Agricultural Investments Window 2: Open … [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...]

New Zealand Development Scholarships for Candidates from Selected Developing Countries!

Deadline: 15 April 2016 Applicants are invited for New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) funded by the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. They are managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) give candidates from selected developing countries an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through study in specific subject areas which will assist in the development of their home country. Awardees are … [Read more...]

2016 SIDA Training Programme on ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment’ for African Professionals

Deadline: 12 May 2016 The Swedish International Development Agency’s (SIDA) International Training Programme (ITP) is organizing the training on ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment’.  The Part 1 of this training will be held from 31 October - 18 November, 2016 in  Göteborg and Stockholm, Sweden and the Part 2  training in May-June, 2017 in one of the participating countries. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) will serve as a tool for analysis of environmental impacts and the integration … [Read more...]

Apply for the New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan

Deadline: 15 April 2016 Applicants are invited for New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme and managed by MFAT. The selection process in New Zealand is managed by Universities New Zealand. The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. The CSFP was established at the first … [Read more...]

USAID: Inviting Applicants for “Integrated HIV Prevention and Health Services for Key and Priority Populations” Program

Deadline: 29 February 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from all U.S. and non-U.S. qualified organizations (other than those from foreign policy restricted countries) for funding to support a program entitled Integrated HIV Prevention and Health Services for Key and Priority Populations (HIS-KP) in the Republic of Mozambique. This program seeks to Improve Health and HIV Outcomes among Key and Priority … [Read more...]

Aga Khan Foundation’s International Scholarship Programme 2016-2017

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Aga Khan Foundation is currently accepting applications from students around different countries for its 2016-2017 International Scholarship Programme. Application forms can be obtained from the Aga Khan Foundation or Aga Khan Education Service/Board office in the applicant’s country of current residence. The Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries that have no … [Read more...]

Demo Environment Fund by SIDA: Reducing Poverty by developing Partnerships for Planning & Demonstration Projects in 11 Countries

Deadline: 19 February 2016 Applications are currently invited for Demo Environment Fund, a challenge fund financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) and managed by The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. Demo Environment is a programme that aims to promote sustainability and reduce poverty by developing partnerships and knowledge about new and innovative technical solutions. The programme represents an opportunity for a range of private and public sector … [Read more...]

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