FY2016 African Community Grant for Community-Based Organizations

Applications Open: 26 October 2015 Deadline: 20 November 2015 The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) is inviting applicants from qualified community-based organizations (CBOs) serving the district of Columbia’s African constituents for its African Community Grant for fiscal year 2016 with a purpose to provide targeted services and resources to the District’s African residents and/or business owners in areas of need in the community. Focus Areas economic and workforce … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program for Developing Countries

Deadline: 23 October 2015 The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is inviting  civil society organisations, academic and research institutions to submit proposals for the country development strategy process for the "Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme" in developing countries with grants to enable them to tackle global environmental challenges while addressing local sustainable development needs. This call for proposals is to solicit Civil Society Organizations, … [Read more...]

2015 PEPFAR Small Grants Program for HIV/AIDS & Community based Prevention in Trinidad and Tobago

Deadline: 1 November 2015 U.S. Embassy Port of Spain is currently inviting applications for the 2015 PEPFAR Small Grants Program (PSGP). The programe is a part of  Caribbean Regional Partnership Framework against HIV/AIDS and community based prevention activities to reduce the spread of HIV, reduce AIDS related stigma and discrimination, and encourages communities to cooperate in fighting the epidemic. The program strongly supports creative, original, and innovative ideas and should be … [Read more...]

BRACED Consortium Director at Concern Worldwide, South Sudan

Deadline: 11 October 2015 The Concern Worldwide is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of BRACED Consortium Director, based in Juba, South Sudan. The duration of the position will be of 3 years. The BRACED Consortium Director will ensure the effective implementation of the BRACED consortium funded by DFID in South Sudan. The Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest … [Read more...]

Technical Officer-Prevention & Mitigation at FHI 360, Nigeria

Deadline: Ongoing The FHI 360 is currently inviting applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Technical Officer-Prevention & Mitigation based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Key Job Responsibilities The Research Officer performs the following functions- Assist the Senior STO in the development of strategies for the design … [Read more...]

UNDP’s GEF Small Grants Programme for NGOs/CBOs Working Around the World

Applications are accepted throughout the year The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) provides Global Environment Facility Small Grants to assist developing countries in fulfilling their commitment of protection of the global environment through local actions. Grant Size The maximum grant amount per project is US$50,000, but averages around US$25,000. Areas of Interest Biodiversity Climate Change Land Degradation Sustainable Forest Management International … [Read more...]

US-African Development Foundation Supporting Marginalized Communities in Africa

Applications are open year round US-African Development Foundation (USADF) supports African-led development that grows community enterprises by providing seed capital and technical support. This  empowers those who are least served by  existing markets or assistance programs to  become a part of Africa’s growth story. USADF works with Small holder Farmers, Youth, Women and Girls & Recovering Communities mainly in conflict affected countries in Africa. Eligible Countries in Africa Benin, … [Read more...]

Project Coordinator at UNDP, Turkey

Deadline: 16 September 2015 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Coordinator based in Istanbul, Turkey. UNDP helps countries pursue a development response to all citizens, to ensure that economic growth benefits everyone, including those at greater risk of exclusion. Key Job Responsibilities The Project Coordinator will perform the following functions- Manage the realization of project … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme for NGOs/CBOs Working in Maldives

Deadline: 16 September 2015 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently inviting applications for its Global environment facility small grants programme from interested NGOs/CBOs working in Maldives to organise and facilitate a Best Practice and Knowledge Fair.  The Best Practice and Knowledge Fair is an important modality which aims to meet the capacity building objectives of the programme. Program Objectives: Enabling SGP grantees and other CSO stakeholders to network, … [Read more...]

2015 International Youth Day: Various Open Opportunities & Toolkits Empowering Youths around the World

12th August 2015 is celebrated as International Youth Day!! The day is meant as an opportunity for governments and others to draw attention to youth issues worldwide. The 2015 International Youth Day theme is "Youth Civic Engagement". The engagement and participation of youth is essential to achieve sustainable human development. A number of NGOs around the world work for the protection of their rights, their empowerment and their close association with the society & environment. Yet often … [Read more...]

The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit 2015, October 6-8, Washington

Deadline: 5 October 2015 Making Cents International is inviting youths for The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit 2015  in order to provide a demand-driven Knowledge Management (KM) platform to build the capacity of positive youth development stakeholders worldwide to design, implement, and evaluate high-impact youth economic opportunity programs, policies, and partnerships. The Summit will be organized from 6th October to 8th October 2015 at Arlington, United States. Participants … [Read more...]

Partnership Manager (Humanitarian Aid and Disaster) at All We Can, UK

Deadline: 31 August 2015 The All We Can agency is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Partnership Manager (Humanitarian Aid and Disaster) based in London, UK. The Partnership Manager (HA & DRR) will be the thematic lead and champion for All We Can’s humanitarian aid response and disaster risk reduction support for churches and local NGOs. All We Can is a distinctive, relevant international development agency, making an effective long term … [Read more...]

Call for Proposal to Support Local Civil Society in Sudan

Deadline: 10 September 2015 The French Embassy has issued a call for proposals for the year 2016-2017 for the French Civil Society Support Fund in Sudan. The French Embassy will give Priorities to local NGO's working on issues of prevention, protection, and response to gender-based violence (GBV). The expected nominal requested amount of the grant should be around 10 000 to 30 000 euros, even though lower or greater budget could be considered. This new fund is aimed at empowering civil … [Read more...]

GEF Small Grants Programme Call for Proposals for NGOs in South Africa

Deadline: 20 August 2015 The UNDP’s Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grants Programme has announced a call for proposals for NGOs in South Africa to develop the Country Programme Strategy (CPS) for the 6th Operational Phase (2015 – 2018). The SGP provides non-governmental and community-based organisations with grants to enable them to tackle global environmental challenges while addressing local sustainable development needs. Proposals will be received from civil society … [Read more...]

A List of Open Calls for Applications for Human Rights Grants Funding

Take a look at this compilation of recent and open grants available for human rights organizations. AmplifyChange Innovation Grants Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights Open throughout the year The AmplifyChange offers its innovative grants of up to EUR 10,000 to civil society organizations across the world. 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 … [Read more...]

GEF Small Grants Programme Call for Proposals from NGOs/CBOs

Deadline: 14 August 2015 The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is seeking proposals for GEF small grants programme (SGP) from non-governmental and community-based organizations (NGOs/CBOs) in Cambodia. SGP is a GEF corporate programme, implemented by UNDP and executed by UNOPS. The maximum amount per grant award for the entire project will be limited to $25,000, with applicants required to provide a detailed budgetary estimate. Focus Areas: Community landscape/seascape … [Read more...]

Caribbean Development Bank’s Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund

Deadline: 7 August 2015 The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is announcing its third call for concept notes for the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund (CDRRF) with a purpose of providing grants to communities across the Caribbean to support the costs of undertaking projects to strengthen the population’s ability to react to and reduce the risk of exposure to natural hazards. The Community Disaster Risk Reduction (CDRR) Fund finances projects which reduce the risks of natural disasters and … [Read more...]

US African Development Foundation Works for Undeserved Communities in Africa

Deadline: Ongoing The US African Development Foundation supports African-led development that grows community enterprises by providing seed capital and technical support. The main purpose of USADF is to foster hope, growth, and goodwill in Africa. Grant Types Enterprise Expansion Grants (EEG) – Provides funding up to $250,000 over five years for established enterprises and organizations with a viable growth and expansion plan. Operational Assistance Grants (OAG) – Provides funding up … [Read more...]

USAID Sudan Civil Society Organization (CSO) Support Program

Deadline: 17 August 2015 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking concept papers from qualified applicants for Sudan Civil Society Organization (CSO) Support program. Award Information USAID intends to award between one to four awards ranging from $50,000 to $250,000 per year. Applicants may propose activities covering no more than three years from the date of award. Objectives To strengthen civil society capacity at national and sub-national … [Read more...]

Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program for NGOs/CBOs Working Around the World

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) provides Global Environment Facility Small Grants to assist developing countries in fulfilling their commitment of protection of the global environment through local actions. The maximum grant amount per project is US$50,000, but averages around US$25,000. Areas of Interest Biodiversity Climate Change Land Degradation Sustainable Forest Management International Waters Chemicals Focus Countries Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, … [Read more...]

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