USAID: Inviting Applicants for Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity

Deadline: 11 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID/Bangladesh) is seeking applications from qualified US and non-US organisations to fund an activity entitled "Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity" that will improve rural household income and nutrition by increasing aquaculture productivity, strengthening the aquaculture value chain and improving the awareness and adoption of nutrition related behaviors of rural … [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...]

Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme: Supporting Collaborative Projects in the Target Countries

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently seeking applications from the eligible organisations for its Creative Force Programme with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. These aims shall be achieved through mutual learning processes and sustainable networks between institutions and agents of change who work with either culture or the media to bring about change. Funding Information Applicants can apply for … [Read more...]

The Eligibility Criteria and Application Procedure for UN Trust Fund: Ending Violence Against Women

Visit the eligibility criteria and application procedure for the UN Trust Fund below. You can also find the list of countries eligible to apply for the fund below. Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo DR, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, … [Read more...]

Programme Associate at AWID, Bangladesh

Deadline: 6 April 2016 The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Associate in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Programme Associate will work with and provide support to the members of the Program Team in the design, implementation and monitoring of effective programs consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. AWID's mission is to be a driving force within the global community of feminist and … [Read more...]

Apply for APN South Asia Media Fellowship on Climate Change!

Deadline: 15 May 2016 APN and the University of Peradeniya are currently inviting applicants for its fully funded two-day South Asia Media Visit in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The media visit is designed to engage media in expanding efforts to raise awareness about, and disseminate information on and lessons learned from, APN funded projects on global change and sustainability issues. The theme for the media visit is Home Garden Systems in the face of Climate Change. Activities The activities planned … [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...]

Teach for India Fellowship: Developing the Lives of the Children

Teach for India Fellowship: Developing the Lives of the Children Deadline: 25 August 2016 India Applications are open for the Teach for India Fellowship Program 2016 that is providing Indian citizens an opportunity to became a part of the solution and a change agent in the society. The Program is a 2 year full-time paid commitment in which the most promising graduates and professionals will be placed as full-time teachers in under-resourced and low-income schools….[more] Archives: Call … [Read more...]

How to Apply for a Tailor-Made Training Course: A Programme within Netherlands Fellowship Programmes

The Tailor-Made Training course (TMT) is a specific type of study programme funded within the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) in order to meet the specific needs of a requesting organization. Any organization will be eligible for an NFP Tailor-Made Training programme only if it is located in one of the NFP countries. The programme is open to a broad range of s in 51 NFP countries, from education institutions, research institutes and ministries to NGOs and small and medium sized … [Read more...]

India Call for Proposals: Water for Health 2016

Call for Proposals: Water for Health 2016 to Support High Quality Research & Development Programmes Deadline: 24 May 2016 The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) jointly announces a call for proposals under the topic of Water for Health 2016 to support high quality research and development programmes…[more] Fund-raising scenario in India: Lessons for NGOs Non-profit sector is increasingly feeling a need … [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...]

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...]

ABILIS Foundation: Small Grants for Disabled Women Organisations

Applications are accepted throughout the year The Abilis Foundation provides small grants to organizations run by People with Disability (related to mobility, vision, hearing or any other type) to implement their projects in developing countries. The primary objective of the Abilis foundation is to build the capacity of people with disabilities improving the quality of their lives. The Foundation gives priority to projects which promote the Human Rights of persons with disabilities and/or … [Read more...]

South Asian Women’s Fund- Strengthening Women’s Rights in the Region

LOIs can be submitted anytime The South Asian Women’s Fund (SAWF) is committed to supporting women’s organisations and activists working towards realising women’s human rights in the South Asian region. It supports human rights in the context of conflict, identity, socio-economic deprivations and in relation to violence against women. SAWF aims at supporting women’s groups and activists, who are working at the grassroots, to undertake innovative, cutting edge and critical work. Types of … [Read more...]

OWSD Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDC)

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World(OWSD) is seeking applications for its fellowship program in order to provide women a chance to pursue postgraduate research in a field of the natural sciences. The general purpose of the scheme is to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their … [Read more...]

Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The Elsevier Foundation TWAS and OWSD are seeking nominations to reward and encourage women working and living in developing countries in the early stages of their scientific careers. A total of five Awards are given annually to five women scientists at relatively early stages in their careers (up to ten years after receiving their PhD). Subject Areas for 2017 awards are Engineering Sciences: Engineering, Innovation and Technology Nominations are invited from … [Read more...]

The Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund: Encouraging and Promoting Exceptional Asian Female Students

Deadline: 1 October 2016 Applications are open for Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund that encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders. Eligible Countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, … [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...]

Asia-Europe Foundation: Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity”

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is inviting applicants for ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity” to provide an opportunity for 20 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels, in a direct exchange with their regional counterparts.  It is a two day event which will be held from 7-11 May 2016 in Guangzhou, China. This workshop will be a platform for the … [Read more...]

Apply for 7th Earth Care Awards 2016: Protecting Land and Water Resources

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Applications are open for 7th Earth Care Awards (ECAs) 2016 to promote resilience to climate change and reduction of greenhouse gases in the development of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The objective is to reduce emissions, adopt approaches to protect land and water resources and promote innovations for reducing impacts, emphasizing appropriate environmental action. Award Categories Community based mitigation … [Read more...]