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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...]

EU Myanmar: EIDHR Program to Support Human Rights and Democracy in Myanmar

Deadline: 13 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program. The global objective of this call for proposals is to support Civil Society efforts in promoting and protecting Human Rights and developing and consolidating Democracy in Myanmar. Objectives To empower and support the work of "community" Human Rights Defenders (HRD) in promoting and protecting political, … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: MRLG Grant Facility Innovation Fund

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Luxembourg Government Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA) has announced its 2nd Call for Innovation Fund proposals. The purpose of innovative project proposals must align with the MRLG project goal to pursue multi-stakeholder collaborations that will improve 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...]

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...]

Asia-Europe Foundation: Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity”

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is inviting applicants for ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity” to provide an opportunity for 20 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels, in a direct exchange with their regional counterparts.  It is a two day event which will be held from 7-11 May 2016 in Guangzhou, China. This workshop will be a platform for the … [Read more...]

Submit Your Innovative Ideas for World of Food Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 1 May 2016 The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is seeking applications for its World of Food Innovation Challenge. The YSEALI Innovation Challenge will consider innovative technology solutions that are most likely to have a positive impact on agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries. Applicants can submit their innovative technology ideas to boost regional food security for a chance to join other young leaders on a weeklong training in Singapore and to participate in … [Read more...]

Apply for the UNCDF’s SHIFT Challenge Fund for Women’s Economic Empowerment!

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is seeking applications from women for its Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) Challenge Fund. SHIFT seeks to advance economic empowerment and market participation for low-income consumers, microenterprises and SMEs, with a specific focus on women, by unlocking access to financial services. The theme of the Programme is “Fostering innovative business models for women’s financial inclusion” Grant … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation Research Grants 2016: Supporting Academic & Scientific Research

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking applications from Asia- Pacific researchers for its Research Grant Programme 2016. The Programme supports academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance … [Read more...]

Three Grant Programs by Disability Rights Fund: Apply for Round One!

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is seeking applications for its three grant programs to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). DRF supports Disabled Persons Organizations in the developing world to take the lead in advocating for the human rights of persons with disabilities at local and national levels, utilizing … [Read more...]

National Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Advancement of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The National Coalition Funding Stream supports advancement of the CRPD at national levels through lobbying for legislative changes (including but not limited to CRPD ratification), monitoring and reporting on implementation of the CRPD or other international human rights mechanisms, or following up on the recommendations made by UN human rights mechanisms to States in regard to implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs). In addition, this funding … [Read more...]

Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Civil Society and Addressing the Rights of PWDs

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream supports civil society coalitions at sub-national levels to ensure that national legislation and policy addressing the rights of PWDs is implemented at these levels, including through establishment of budgets. In addition, this funding stream supports sub-national level coalitions to advocate that sub-national development programs, policies and plans are inclusive of persons with disabilities and to ensure that efforts to implement … [Read more...]

Small Grants Funding Stream: Strengthening the Capacity of Persons with Disability

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Small Grants Funding Stream helps organizations to build a broader movement to advance the CRPD at state and local levels.  Organizations can use funds from DRF to strengthen the capacity of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to participate more actively in decision-making processes in CRPD implementation and monitoring or to advocate for the advancement of rights defined in specific articles of the CRPD. In addition, this funding stream supports DPOs to participate … [Read more...]

Nobel Women’s Initiative: 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program

Deadline: 25 February 2016 The Nobel Women’s Initiative is seeking nominations for the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program—geared at young women’s rights activists who would benefit from advocacy training and hands-on skill building within an international setting. The mentorship program will commence with a six-week residency period at the Nobel Women’s Initiative office in Ottawa, Canada (late-August to October 2016). Over the past four years the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program has … [Read more...]

Be a Part of Young Scientist Support Program 2016! Build Your Capacity in Climate Science

Deadline: 28 February 2016 The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is currently inviting applicants for its Young Scientist Support Program (YSSP) 2016 that aims to help build capacity in the field of climate science and help increase the application of climate science by utilizing the most advanced scientific knowledge to enhance the socio-economic well-being of member economies and partners around the world. Research Themes Production of climate data and information by operating a real-time … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2016: IUCN Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund of up to $20,000 for Indo-Burma Hotspot

Deadline: 7 March 2016 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have jointly announced a call for proposals from non government organizations, community groups, private companies and other civil society organizations call for proposals in the Indo-Burma Hotspot, within the country of Myanmar. The Indo-Burma Hotspot comprises all non-marine parts of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, plus parts of southern … [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...]

United States Mission to ASEAN: Science and Technology Fellowship for Residents of ASEAN Member State

Deadline: 21 February 2016 Are you a scientist from ASEAN? Are you interested in driving policy debates and data-based decision making to address the most pressing regional and national level challenges? Would you like to expand your professional network within ASEAN and to learn first hand how ASEAN works on issues related to S&T? If you answered yes to these questions, the year-long ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship may be for you! United States Mission to ASEAN is seeking … [Read more...]

Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund 2016: Be the Next Generation of Leaders

Deadline: 1 October 2016 Applications are open for the Asian Women In Business (AWIB) Scholarship that encourages and promotes their scholarship, leadership, community service or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be the next generation of leaders. AWIB is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Eligible Countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, … [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...]

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