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Latest Grants, Fellowships and Resources for Youths

A list of latest grants and fellowship opportunities for youths and youth-led NGOs around the world.

Apply for Youth Opportunity Fund: Supporting NGOs Working in Innovative Ways!

Deadline: 2 May 2016 The Citi Foundation, in partnership with the America’s Promise Alliance is currently inviting applicants from United states for its Youth Opportunity Fund with a motive to help urban youth build an entrepreneurial mindset, acquire leadership, financial, and workplace skills, and begin to engage in the formal economy through a first job. The key priority of the Fund is to support nonprofits working in innovative ways to place low-income young adults on a path towards … [Read more...]

Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program

Deadline: 23 May 2016 Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs is seeking applications from eligible organisations for the Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program that began in FY2013 and supports the Department's goals of fostering regional cooperation on the continent in addition to nurturing young leaders. The program offers secondary school youth (ages 15-18) and a small number of adult educators from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to engage in intensive, … [Read more...]

CODESRIA’s Call for Applications: African Futures and the Futures of Childhood in Africa

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Child and Youth Institute that will be held for two (2) weeks, from 17 to 28 October 2016 to strengthen the analytic capacities of young African researchers on issues affecting children and youth in Africa and elsewhere in the world. The institute is designed as an annual interdisciplinary forum in which participants can reflect together on a … [Read more...]

EACEA Call for Proposals: Supporting Social Inclusion through Education, Training & Youth

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Commision in cooperation with the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is seeking proposals will support projects in the fields of education, training and youth, which aim at upscaling and disseminating innovative good practices falling under the scope of the Declaration on Promoting citizenship and the common values of freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination through education. The programme is divided into two lots Lot 1: … [Read more...]

Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Youth Leadership Program with Burma

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is seeking proposals from public and private non-profit organizations for FY 2016 Youth Leadership Program with Burma to conduct three- to four-week U.S.-based exchange programs for teenagers and adult educators. Participants will be high-school-aged youth and adult educators. Applicants should plan to provide U.S.-based programming for 17-18 youth and 2-3 adult … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Youth Debate Training and Competition

Deadline: 20 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for Youth Debate Training and Competition intending Afghan youth to develop skills required for successful civic engagement (e.g., public speaking, critical thinking, team-building, in-depth research) through formal debate training and competition. Funding Information The Base Period award floor and ceiling are set at $70,000 and $100,000. … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Model United Nations Conference in Kabul

Deadline: 16 June 2016 Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a Model United Nations (UN) Conference in Kabul, Afghanistan intending Afghan youth to develop important skills including public speaking, English language, critical thinking, and conflict resolution that are critical to Afghanistan’s national development and for students’ academic successes. The Model UN Conference in Kabul is intended to help … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Youth Week Awards 2016!

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nominations are open for Youth Week Awards 2016, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions that young people make to community and through their significant impact on others. Award Categories Change Maker – LGBTI: For young people who have created positive change in, or for, the LGBTI community. Change Maker – Cultural: For young people who have created positive change to foster cultural understanding in their community. Change Maker - … [Read more...]

Apply for Hurford Youth Fellows Program 2016-2017!

Deadline: 18 May 2016 The World Youth Movement for Democracy is seeking applications for its Hurford Youth Fellows Program 2016-2017 with an aim to build the leadership skills, enhance the organizational talents, and harness the potential of emerging democracy leaders from around the world. The Hurford Youth Fellows will engage in strategic meetings, conduct research, organize and lead presentations, online discussions and information-sharing sessions on key democracy issues that they will … [Read more...]

DOL/ETA: Seeking Applications for Pathways to Justice Careers Program for Youth

Deadline: 9 May 2016 The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is seeking applications from eligible entities for the Pathways to Justice Careers (PJC) program designed to support access and entry into career pathways for at-risk and court-involved youth ages 16-21. The PJC grants will use a career pathways model adapted for in-school youth to ensure that participants are encouraged to graduate from high school or earn a high school equivalency degree and … [Read more...]

Apply for Children & Young People Now Awards 2016!

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for Children & Young People Now Awards 2016 that is providing an opportunity to become the gold standard for everyone working with children, young people and families. The awards provide a great source of pride and recognition for all those who strive day in, day out, to improve the lives of others. Award Categories Children and young people's wellbeing and achievement The Early Years Award The Play Award The Youth Work … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Green Talents Competition 2016 for Young Researchers in Sustainable Development

Deadline: 24 May 2016 The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is currently inviting young researchers from around the world to participate in Green Talents Competition 2016. Selected as one of the 25 awardees, the researchers are invited to visit the hot spots of German sustainability research and establish a unique network with peers and experts. The prestigious Green Talents programme offers the unique opportunity to become part of an exceptional world-wide network of … [Read more...]

European Commission’s 4th Call for Proposals: Community Development Programme in Cyprus

Deadline: 27 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its 4 th Community Development Programme in order to improve the living standards of the citizens living in the northern part of Cyprus. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Support to Urban Local Communities(1,500,000) Lot 2: Support to Rural Local Communities(3,350,000) Themes Waste management services Cleaning and environmental services Social … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Seeking Proposals for Youth Engagement, Education and Employment Programs

Deadline: 21 May 2016 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS or Service) National Youth Development Program is seeking proposals from non-profit, state and local government youth-serving organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop and administer projects focused on providing employment, educational and public-service opportunities for U.S. citizens and legal residents. Projects are developed based on needs identified by USFWS offices at the … [Read more...]

European Commission: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities in Liberia

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations for the thematic programme "Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities 2014-2020” to strengthen service delivery by CSOs and to contribute to the democratic process in Liberia. Objectives To support initiatives aimed at improving legal certainty and enforcement of land rights To support initiatives aimed at empowering vulnerable – women and youth To support initiatives … [Read more...]

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Inviting Applicants for CBYX Enhancement Program

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is inviting applicants from United States for FY16 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Enhancement Program which is a one-time opportunity to expand and strengthen people-to-people relationships between the United States and Germany. Purpose Provide German youth participants in the CBYX High School and Young Professionals components with enhanced opportunities to learn about civil society and political life … [Read more...]

Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program: Fostering Next Generation of Iraqi Leaders

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is inviting eligible organizations to submit proposals to develop and implement a 2017 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) with an aim to foster the next generation of Iraqi leaders by exposing Iraqi high school students to U.S. society and culture and providing them skills development in leadership, civic education and responsibility, diversity awareness and tolerance, and civic engagement. Grant Programs Iraqi Young Leaders … [Read more...]

USAID’s Biodiversity APS in South Sudan: Strengthening Livelihoods & Resilience to Shocks

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified organizations for its Biodiversity Annual Program Statement (APS) in South Sudan in order to build foundations for conservation, anti-trafficking, land and natural resource management, conflict mitigation, and security, and will enhance women and youth with livelihoods and economic opportunities, through fishing, vegetable gardening and small scale microenterprise … [Read more...]

European Union Call for Proposals: Support to Cultural Activities 2016

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Support to cultural activities 2016” to increase public awareness of EU core values and enhance visibility of the EU cooperation in Palestine through the support to the Palestinian cultural sector. Objectives The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Support to cultural activities ( 340,000 EUR) Enhance the visibility of the EU in Palestine though … [Read more...]

World Bank Group Analyst Program: An Open Opportunity for Young People

Deadline: 5 April 2016 The World Bank is currently inviting talented young people for its Group Analyst Program, providing them the opportunity to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. Through this structured three-year program, applicants will work in an intellectually challenging and culturally diverse environment within a specific practice, region, or corporate unit in the World Bank Group, which includes the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation … [Read more...]

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