Latest Grants, Fellowships & other Resources in Nigeria

Here is a list of latest grants, fellowships, funding call for proposals and other resources for individuals and NGOs in Nigeria.

Security & Rule of Law – Strategic Research Fund – Call for Proposals on Comprehensive Approaches to Human Security in LMI Countries

Deadline: 18 August 2015 This Call seeks to support research projects that contribute to new evidence-based knowledge and insights on policies and intervention theories and strategies regarding inclusive, comprehensive approaches to human security in fragile and conflict-affected settings, in view of transnational security threats. It is part of the Strategic Research Fund within the research programme Security & Rule of Law in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings. Research … [Read more...]

Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health RMNCH Project in Nigeria – Conference and Webinar

Deadline: 7 August 2015 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Nigeria) is conducting pre-solicitation conference Webinar for the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH) Project in Nigeria. Details for the conference and webinar are as follows: Title: Nigeria RMNCH Bilateral Conference and Webinar (Pre-Solicitation Conference) Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 10 am – 2 pm EST Venue: GHPOD Crystal City Training Facility, Potomac Room Only … [Read more...]

FMM West Africa Call for Non-State Actors Fund 2015

Deadline: 15 August 2015 The FMM West Africa is calling proposals for the non-state actors fund 2015. The Non-State Actors Fund seeks to strengthen the capacities of NSAs and local public authorities to promote and protect the rights of migrants and to develop networks and cross-border cooperation projects. The project ‘Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa (FMM West Africa) aims to boost the development potential of free movement and migration in West Africa. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Eisenhower Fellowships 2015 for African Leaders

Deadline: 15 October 2015 Eisenhower Fellowships seeks a diverse mix of applicants, ages 32-45, from a wide range of professional sectors. EF provides a unique leadership development opportunity for individuals who have a demonstrated track record of significant professional and community achievements and who seek to tackle big challenges in the future.  Competitive candidates articulate goals for the fellowship program and propose steps to achieve them.  EF seeks ascendant leaders who are … [Read more...]

Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund NTCF 2015 Pipeline Of Projects

Deadline: 20 August 2015 The Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund (NTCF) is seeking proposals under its 2015 Pipeline of Projects. The grant provided by NTCF, created by the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the African Development Bank (AfDB) will be of US$25,000,000, with a view to contributing to the economic and technological development and social progress of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and to promote regional cooperation and economic integration in Africa. Focus … [Read more...]

AuthorAID small grants for 2015

Deadline: 22 July 2015 and 29 July 2015 The AuthorAID small grants for 2015 seeks applications for different types of grants. Types of Grants: 8 travel grants ($1500 each): For researchers who have an accepted abstract or proposal to present at a conference. Deadline to apply: 22 July 2015, 10 PM GMT. 8 workshop grants ($2500 each): For experienced researchers or administrators who would like to organise a workshop on research writing or grant proposal writing. Deadline to apply: 29 … [Read more...]

Lot2: Enhancing Local Authorities

Deadline: 30 October 2015 European Union aims to foster an enabling environment for citizen participation, exchange of knowledge and experience and capacities of local authorities in partner countries in support of internationally agreed development goals. Objectives To strengthen the capacity of local government councils as welfare providers and promoters of inclusive and sustainable growth at local level in Cross River State and Kano State as: Actors of local governance and … [Read more...]

US Consulate General – Funding Opportunity in Nigeria

Deadline: 10 August 2015 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria has issued a call for proposals for the grant opportunity to increase cooperation on issues of mutual interest. The U.S. Mission in Nigeria is able to provide financial support to a specific program or initiative that supports shared goals. Funded projects typically range from 5,000 to 9,000 USD. Objectives Mutual Understanding – culture, art, higher education, understanding American … [Read more...]

US African Development Foundation Works for Undeserved Communities in Africa

Deadline: Ongoing The US African Development Foundation supports African-led development that grows community enterprises by providing seed capital and technical support. The main purpose of USADF is to foster hope, growth, and goodwill in Africa. Grant Types Enterprise Expansion Grants (EEG) – Provides funding up to $250,000 over five years for established enterprises and organizations with a viable growth and expansion plan. Operational Assistance Grants (OAG) – Provides funding up … [Read more...]

Making all Voices Count – International Initiative towards Effective Governance and Accountability

Deadline: Ongoing The Making All Voices Count is calling applications to fund projects that amplify the voices of citizens and enable effective government response. Grants Innovation grants – these grants support innovative ideas, tools and products that contribute to government transparency and accountability Scaling grants – these provide opportunities for proven concepts in innovation and governance to increase their reach and impact Research grants – these grants foster research … [Read more...]

FMM West Africa Fund Inviting Non-State Actors in 16 Countries: Funds of 100,000 Euros to Support Migrants

Deadline: 15 August 2015 The Free Movement of Persons and Migration (FMM) in West Africa is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its grants and capacity building services to Non-State actors (NSA) to scale up effective and comprehensive free movement and migrant assistance services, as well as to reinforce the cross-border cooperation. The FMM West Africa Fund was established to provide a coordinated support to NSAs and Local Authorities (LA) in West Africa, in line … [Read more...]

USAID: Ebola Response, Recovery and Resilience in West Africa

Deadline: 15 September 2015 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking proposals for partnership from organizations for Ebola Response, Recovery and Resilience in West Africa. USAID is intersted in organizations that can offer solutions to address challenges faced in the ongoing response, recovery and resilience efforts in the three countries where Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has had the greatest impact—Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Investments USAID may … [Read more...]

Global Alliance for Youth Leaders Program for Young Nigerians

Deadline: 20 July 2015 Are you a social enterprise for youth in Nigeria? Are you an advocate for youth? If yes, the following opportunity awaits you! Applications are invited from Young Nigerians for its Global Alliance for Youth Leaders Program (GAYL) to be held in Nigeria. GAYL was formed soon after finishing a leadership training course that was organized by the Commonwealth Youth program (CYP) in 2013 under the Discovering Young Leaders Program (DYLP), GAYL presently runs in over 20 … [Read more...]

MISTI Fellowship – Empowering the Teachers (ETT) Program

Deadline: 17 July 2015 The MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) is seeking application for the Empowering the Teachers (ETT) program. The goal is to reform the current curricular using new materials, approaches and methods that exemplify the best of MIT’s practices: problem-solving, student-centered, innovation and bringing knowledge to bear on the world’s greatest challenges. Fellowship includes - Empowering the Teachers will cover the travel, living and instructional … [Read more...]

The Commonwealth Foundation: Grants to Civil Society Organizations

The Commonwealth Foundation is seeking applications to provide grants to Civil Society Organizations  in order to develop the capacity of Civil Society to act together and learn from each other to engage with the institutions that shape people’s lives. The Commonwealth Foundation is a development organization with an international remit and reach, uniquely situated at the interface between government and civil society. Size of funds The organization provide funds up to £30,000 per … [Read more...]

Aids Fonds Call for Proposals : Improving Testing Services for People Most at Risk for HIV(Total Budget of €1.2 Millions)

Deadline: 21 June 2015 Aids Fonds is currently inviting eligible non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to submit proposals on data driven improvement of testing services for people most at risk for HIV. The programme aims to stimulate data-driven improvement of HIV testing services to increase the number of people with HIV that know their status as early as possible after infection. Programme Objectives To find innovative ways to tackle data gaps in knowledge on HIV prevalence. To seek … [Read more...]

Submit Applications: 2015 Youth Square Program on Good Governance for Young Female Leaders

Deadline: 12 June 2015 Youth Square Nigeria is currently seeking applications from Nigerian women for its Youth Square Program on Accountability and Good Governance. The program aims to build the capacity of young Female leaders in Nigeria on accountability, good governance and local policy development. The Youth Square project is designed to positively engage and educate young women on the  2015 elections (candidate selection and election processes, peaceful voting) and building their … [Read more...]

PEDL Exploratory Research Grants

Deadline: Ongoing The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is accepting research proposals. PEDL is a joint research initiative of CEPR and DFID. Grant Information Exploratory Grants are research grants of between £10,000 and £35,000 that are designed to allow researchers to: explore new approaches to the study of firms in low-income-countries (LICs); and to develop new (or build on) existing sources of data on firms in LICs. Research … [Read more...]

LEAP Africa Social Innovators Programme 2015/2016

Deadline: Ongoing Are You Nigerian, Young & Innovative? If yes, the LEAP Africa 2015 Social Innovators Programme is for You! The Social Innovators Programme (SIP) supports talented youth between the ages of 18 and 35 years, whose ideas and initiatives offer effective solutions to challenges in local communities across Nigeria, with the necessary training, funding, advocacy and network support required to strengthen their existing initiatives and enhance their sustainability and … [Read more...]

AU-TWAS Young Scientist National Awards: Call for Nominations

Deadline: 30 June 2015 TWAS, the African Union (AU) and national ministries of science and technology are currently inviting nominations for its currently established 'AU-TWAS Young Scientist National Awards’. The awards are designed to recognize scientific excellence in their countries. Award Categories In each participating country, two USD5,000- prizes will be awarded each year in the categories of: 'Life and earth sciences', and 'Basic sciences, technology and … [Read more...]