ViiV Healthcare: Call for Proposals for Positive Actions for Girls and Women Funds

Deadline: 26 April 2016 ViiV Healthcare is seeking proposals from organisations for its Positive Actions for Girls and Women Fund with an aim to tackle the harmful practices and norms that limit the aspirations of girls and women and increase their vulnerability to HIV and to fund projects which focus on the reducing the commoditization of girls as well as supporting projects and organisations that advocate for girls and women. Objectives Reduce the commoditization of girls (e.g. sexual … [Read more...]

ESRC-NRF Newton Call for Collaborative Research: Higher Education in Africa

Deadline: 3 May 2016 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and National Research Foundation (NRF) invite Collaborative Research between the UK and South Africa, offering additional value to existing programmes of education research, and contribute to the economic development and welfare of South Africa and Africa more broadly. Thematic Areas Proposals addressing the following themes are invited: Organisation of higher education systems, higher education institutions (HEIs) and … [Read more...]

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...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from DFID

The webinar video on ‘How to Raise Funds from DFID’ is now available online. The Department for International Development (DFID) in the United Kingdom is a major source of funds and partnership opportunities for NGOs around the world. DFID offers a significant amount of funding resources for NGOs through grant opportunities and requests for applications. Its funding resources support a wide range of issues areas: education, health, poverty reduction, the environment, water and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards!

 Deadline: 26 April 2016 Applications are open for the African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards in order to raise the profile of Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Africa by recognizing the important role with professional media practitioners and citizen journalists play in the environmental discourse. Objectives To propagate the African narrative on Climate Change in environmental discourse. To motivate journalists and media houses in Africa to … [Read more...]

Call for EOIs: Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from teams of researchers and financial service providers to conduct rigorous research on financial product innovations for low-income households in developing countries. Supporting Areas Designing financial and non-financial services linked to digital finance channels, including payments for health and education services. Increasing women’s use … [Read more...]

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice: International Fund to Support LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Astraea supports lesbian, trans, intersex and LGBTQI groups that promote racial, economic and gender justice and mobilize communities to challenge … [Read more...]

Apply for BFCN YES Competition 2016: Supporting Research on Issues Relating to Food & Nutrition!

Deadline: 27 July 2016 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation is seeking applications from across the globe for its BCFN young Earth Solutions (YES) competition 2016 to support higher education and interdisciplinary research, to advance the knowledge base in food and sustainability. Objectives to encourage young scientists to conduct research on issues relating to food and nutrition to favour collaborative research to open new fields of research and create … [Read more...]

European Union: Skills and Technical Education Programme in Malawi

Deadline: 26 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in Malawi in order to increase the informal and formal TEVET training and to facilitate innovative research on TEVET training and financing. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Increasing access to formal and informal training EUR 4.000.000 Lot 2: Innovative research aimed at improving TEVET training and financing of … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 Mandela Rhodes Scholarship: Providing Exceptional Educational Opportunities!

Deadline: 2 May 2016 The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is currently accepting applications from young Africans for its 2017 Mandela Rhodes Scholarship, whose aim is to provide exceptional educational opportunities, develop a network of leaders, and thereby help to build leadership capacity in Africa. Benefits Tuition and registration fees as set by the institution. A study materials allowance as set by the MRF. Accommodation and meal allowances as set by the MRF. A medical aid … [Read more...]