Apply to Participate in MDLI East Africa Freedom of Expression Litigation Surgery

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is seeking applications from lawyers based in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi to participate in a forthcoming litigation surgery on the right to freedom of expression that will held in Kampala, Uganda from 8 - 11 August 2016. All applicants are required to submit for discussion and workshopping a current or potential case involving a violation of the right to freedom of expression. Objectives To identify and … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Nominations Open for Midwives4all Prize 2016: Saving the Lives of Mothers, New born & Families!

Deadline: 6 April 2016 International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) is currently inviting applicants for its Midwives4all Prize 2016 with a motive to increase the visibility of their good work in saving the lives of mothers, new born and families. The Midwives4all Prize, a certificate of recognition, is awarded to an exceptional midwife who has demonstrated her/his achievements as a change-agent in the midwifery profession through education, provision of services, regulation, research, … [Read more...]

Embassy of United States in Uganda: PEPFAR Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The Embassy of United States in Uganda is seeking applications from organisations for The President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS with an aim to assist communities and local Ugandan grassroots organizations with small-scale development projects to provide care and support to key populations (KP), adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). Program Priorities for Community … [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...]

Apply for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016!

Deadline: 21 March 2016 Are you ready to embrace your inner leadership and change your community? If yes, then apply for the eighth and ninth cohorts of the YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016. The YALI Regional Leadership Centers is currently inviting Young African Leaders for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016. YALI promotes three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and … [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...]

Women’s Empowerment Fund III: Building Capacity of Enterprises & Women Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 21 March 2016 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for its third annual Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF), a financing mechanism designed to scale effective business models for empowerment through women’s energy entrepreneurship. WEF’s goal is to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. Focus … [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 Proposals: GBIF Capacity Enhancement Support Program 2016

Deadline: 11 April 2016 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is accepting proposals for its 2016 Capacity Enhancement Support Programme, which seeks to enhance the long-term capacity of GBIF Participants through collaborative projects. GBIF mission is to provide free and open access to biodiversity data. The programme aims to address specific capacity needs identified by Participants by facilitating capacity transfer and collaboration at the regional and global levels. … [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...]

Call for Proposals: Rapid Response Fund for Human Rights and Rule of Law in Uganda

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis The USAID-funded Uganda Rights & Rule of Law Activity seeks proposals from the human rights activists in Uganda for its Rapid Response Fund for Human Rights and Rule of Law program. The aim of the program is to support the advancement and protection of socio-economic development through support to national- level structures that uphold respect for human rights and rule of law. The activity seeks proposals for critical interventions that respond … [Read more...] 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 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...]

Congo Basin Grant Program 2016: Providing Competitive Research Grants of up to $5,000 USD

Deadline: 1 May 2016 Conservation Action Research Network (CARN) is currently seeking applications for its Congo Basin Grant Program 2016 to provide competitive research grants of up to $5,000 USD for African graduate students and early career professionals. The Program will support and encourage young African scientists to conduct novel conservation research and management activities that address the critical challenges facing wildlife, biodiversity and ecosystem health in the Congo … [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...]

2016-2017 EASST Visiting Fellowship Program for Selected East African Social Scientists

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) is currently inviting applications for its EASST Visiting Fellowship 2016-2017. The Fellowship seeks to equip East African social scientists with the skills needed to carry out rigorous evaluations of economic development programs. Eligible Countries Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, or Uganda. Benefits Small grants of up to $10,000 will be provided to fellows who return to their home institution, to hold … [Read more...]

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