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.

OWSD Postgraduate Fellowship 2015 Call Women to Develop Scientific and Technological Leadership

Deadline: 31 July 2015 The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is calling applications for the OWSD postgraduate fellowship 2015 for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) at Centres of Excellence in the South. OWSD fellowships cover all the costs related to scientific training leading to a doctorate degree while at a host institute.  The fellowship in general aims to provide mobility. About OWSD OWSD is the first … [Read more...]

ESRC-DFID Call for Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Programme 2015

Deadline: 14 May 2015 The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in UK are currently accepting applications from researchers based in developing countries for “Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Programme 2015.” ESRC-DFID Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Programme aims to build the evidence on critical policy areas which are currently constraining education systems in developing countries from translating … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations Grants: Advancing Human Rights through Higher Education

Deadline: 30 April 2015 The International Higher Education Support Program (HESP) of the Open Society Foundations invites proposals for projects that enhance the role of university communities in the advancement of human rights. Proposed projects shall address pressing, locally relevant human rights issues and offer creative responses to these issues, fostering supportive and engaged universities which serve their communities and shape public discourses and values towards the advancement of … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Innovation Grants: Break the Silence on Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The AmplifyChange is currently inviting civil society organizations for its innovative grants of up to EUR 10,000. An Innovation grant is a small grant intended to help smaller community-based groups pursue new approaches and ideas for advocacy at local level, or encourage new CSOs to embark on sexual and reproductive health and rights advocacy. AmplifyChange funds aims to empower young people, men and women to realise their sexual and reproductive rights. It … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strengthening Grants to Support Small & Medium CSOs/NGOs

Deadline: 27 April 2015 The AmplifyChange is currently inviting non-profit/non-governmental organisations from the eligible countries for its Strengthening grants to support project that seeks to engage and contribute to bringing about change in one or more of the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Strengthening Grants are intended to support small to medium civil society organisations, partnerships and coalitions who are operating at the local, community, district or national level. … [Read more...]

USAID/Kenya Calls Concept Papers for Global Development Alliance Annual Program

Deadline: 13 November 2015 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID/Kenya) is accepting concept papers for Global Development Alliance Annual Program. The program is focused on advancing the success and achieving the goals of the Power Africa Initiative. Award Information USAID anticipates entering into 2 or 3 partnerships over the course ofa 3-5 year period.  USAID also anticipates investing $2.0 to $7.5 million over the life of the project. Prospective USAID contributions to … [Read more...]

Creative Force Programme to Promote Human Rights: Collaborate with Swedish Organisations

Deadline: 18 May 2015 The Creative Force programme provides funding for collaborative initiatives involving organisations in Sweden and in the focused regions mentioned below. The programme supports projects that aim to promote human rights, transparency and democracy with the aid of initiatives that use either culture or the media as a method for achieving change. Two types of funding Seed funding Collaborative projects Focus Areas Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, … [Read more...]

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015 Calls Abstract

Deadline: 24 April 2015 The Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015 organizers are accepting abstract. Abstracts may be submitted for five different types of presentations: Oral presentation Poster presentation Pre-formed panel Skills demonstration Marketplace of ideas Abstracts should address topics within at least one of the six conference tracks: Innovating to accelerate impact at scale Measuring for evaluation and accountability Bridging equity … [Read more...]

Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is active in ten countries in West Africa: Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Senegal. OSIWA is both an advocate and grant-maker for advancing West Africa to a freer, safer, and more integrated democratic place. OSIWA is working with civil society, governments, community leaders and activists to promote equal and sustainable economy and to ensure independent justice and protection in West Africa. … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust

Feminist Review Trust was initially funded by Feminist Review, a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal setting new agendas for feminism. Given charity status in 2005, the Feminist Review Trust has made over 78 grants to projects both internationally and in the UK.  These grants represent the diversity of women's lives globally and support the creativity which women fight the inequalities they face. The maximum value of any individual award is £15,000 (or its equivalent). Thematic … [Read more...]

A List of 20 Foundations Supporting Women in Nigeria

Women and girls throughout the world continue to experience violence, discrimination, inequality, and poverty. In Nigeria, patriarchal structures and gender inequalities are deeply rooted. Nigerian women face challenges when acquiring formal education, full participation in political and economic life, and are exposed to increasing rates of violence such as prostitution, forced marriage, and trafficking. Moreover, current social and political circumstances in Nigeria forcibly put women in an … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Scholarship Opportunity for Human Rights Professional

Deadline: 17 April 2015 The University of Oxford is calling applications for Commonwealth Scholarships. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission of the United Kingdom is for funding to enable up to ten human rights advocates to undertake the Master’s in International Human Rights Law. The Commonwealth Scholarships are funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and a secondary donor. They provide course and college fees at Oxford University over two years plus return air travel from the … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations’ HESP for Advancing Human Rights

Deadline: 30 April 2015 The Open Society Foundations’ Higher Education Support Program (HESP) is accepting grant proposals for projects that enhance the role of university communities in the advancement of human rights. Projects that address pressing, locally-relevant human rights issues and offer creative responses to these issues, fostering supportive and engaged universities which serve their communities and shape public discourses and values towards the advancement of human rights are … [Read more...]

International Reporting Fellowships 2015 for Journalists: Propose Media Stories on Health/Development & Religion

Deadline: 16 March 2015 The International Reporting Project (IRP) is currently accepting applications for reporting fellowships on two different topics: The health/development fellowships that are supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The religion fellowships that are supported by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. The IRP international fellowships in journalism are grants given to journalists to report on key international issues, particularly … [Read more...]

Child Health Foundation: Innovative Small Grants Program 2015

Deadline: 30 April 2015 The Child Health Foundation is currently accepting letters of intent from interested health workers, investigators, or community organizations for innovative research or innovative service projects directed at improving the health of infants, children, and pregnant women. Selected individuals or groups will be notified to further send a full proposal. The Foundation has been supporting innovative approaches to adapting ORT to the health care and social situations around … [Read more...]

Participate in Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2015

Deadline: 1 May 2015 The Royal Commonwealth Society calls writers to participate in the Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition 2015.The competition aims to promote literacy, creativity and expression among young people. The Commonwealth essay competition is based on important issues such as gender inequality, poverty, child labor, education, and sustainable development. Prizes of the essay competition includes certificates, visit to Cambridge University, resources for winner's school, a trip … [Read more...]

RCS’s Commonwealth Youth Gender and Equality Network – A 5-day Forum Program

Deadline: 20 February 2015 The Royal Commonwealth Society is accepting applications for a five-day forum program in Malta. Many young people from across the commonwealth will be discussing on gender inequality issues. It is a key opportunity to discuss gender equality concerns and priorities ahead of active engagement in the Commonwealth Youth Forum, People's Forum and Women's Forum. Themes: Child marriage, sexual violence, domestic violence, harmful practices, economic empowerment, … [Read more...]

PACF Call for Proposals 2015: Small & Large Grants For The Projects Focusing on HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 10 March 2015 The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) invites Concept Notes on large and small grants from non-governmental and community-based organizations for the projects focusing on HIV/AIDS that can deliver change at a community level. The Fund aims to support global efforts towards Countdown to Zero: The Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections Among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive. The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) is an … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Foundation grants 2015 Up to £30,000 per year

Deadline: 29 January 2015 Call for proposals for Commonwealth Foundation grants 2015 Up to £30,000 per year. The Foundation is calling for proposals for funding sustainable development projects that contribute to effective, responsive and accountable governance with civil society participation. Focus Areas Strengthening the ability of CSOs to use creative expression for participatory governance Enhancing the capacity of CSOs, networks and alliances to engage in participatory … [Read more...]

Elton John AIDS Foundation Funds addressing HIV/AIDS: Apply for Different Funding Programs

Grant application will open shortly. The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) accepts grant applications for its different kinds of grant programs. The foundation seeks to fund frontline programmes that help to alleviate the pain - whether physical, emotional or financial - of those living with, affected by or at risk of HIV/AIDS, and to continue the fight against this worldwide pandemic so that no one is left behind. Up till now, the Foundation has supported 1,359 projects with total grant award … [Read more...]