CFH Foundation: Seeking Concept Notes for Round 2 Grants from Organisations in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 July 2016 The Conservation, Food and Health (CFH) Foundation is seeking concept notes for its second round grants from organizations in the developing countries to support projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem […] … [Read more...]

EU-Eritrea: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its thematic programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. The programme is divided into two lots: LOT 1 – CSOs (EUR 950 000): To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents … [Read more...]

USAID Broad Agency Announcement for Global Health Challenges

Deadline: 13 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is inviting applicants for USAID Global Health Challenges to seek opportunities to co-create, co-design, coinvest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions to address the most pressing problems in global health. It is to generate novel tools and approaches that accelerate … [Read more...]

CFH Foundation: Round 2 Grants of US$25,000 for NGOs in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 July 2016 The Conservation, Food and Health (CFH) Foundation is accepting concept notes for its second round grants from non-profit organizations in the developing countries that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem in the field. Focus Areas Conservation: Conservation grants help improve ecological and … [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...]

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...]

Applications Open for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2016: Improving the Lives of People in Developing World

Deadline: 18 May 2016 ​International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently accepting applications for the IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2016, to promote the growth of Canadian and developing country capacity in research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and Environment Inclusive Economies Technology and Innovation Award Information The award will cover justifiable field research expenses up to CA$20,000. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Tomorrow’s News Programme for Applicants from Developing Countries

Deadline: 2 May 2016 Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants from developing countries for its new programme entitled "Tomorrow's News" open for media outlets that are committed to high quality journalism and that want to produce strong digital content that increases their reach and impact but which are uncertain what kind of content will work best, and how to produce it on a tight budget. The programme will draw on the latest knowledge on media trends from the Reuters Institute for … [Read more...]

International Climate Initiative: Supporting Climate Change Mitigation and Biodiversity Projects

Deadline: 6 June 2016 The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) is currently inviting proposals for its International Climate Initiative (IKI), in support of  climate and biodiversity projects in developing countries, emerging economies and transition states (‘partner countries’). It aims to fund high-quality projects that are sufficiently innovative or have sufficiently ambitious climate protection and biodiversity conservation … [Read more...]

European Commission: Raising Public Awareness of Development Issues & Promoting Development Education in the EU

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting concept notes from eligible organisations for its Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR) programme with an aim to anchor awareness and understanding of global development in societies. This Call contains four lots: Lot 1: Global learning education and campaigning and advocacy projects led by a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) or an association of CSOs, from EU member states. Lot 2: Global Learning … [Read more...]