Deadline: 3 January 2016 The Global Social Economy Forum -GSEF2016 is seeking proposals for an integrated vision of development in cities. The forum is meant to be a dynamic and participatory gathering, constructed in collaboration with local and international partners. The core theme of the Montréal edition of this forum, co-organized by the City of Montréal and the Chantier de l'économie sociale, is: Collaboration between local governments and The social and solidarity economy actors … [Read more...] about Global Social Economy Forum: Allies for Intelligent and Sustainable Development of Cities!
Grants and Resources for Development
A list of current and past grant funding opportunities and useful resources for NGOs for development.
Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Building and Social Housing Foundation is currently inviting individuals/organisation from all over the world to apply for its World Habitat Awards 2016. The World Habitat Awards is presented at the World Urban Forum and UN-Habitat Governing Council events in April of each year, increasing opportunities for international exposure, networking and dissemination of the award winning approaches. Two awards are given annually to projects that provide practical and … [Read more...] about World Habitat Awards 2016/17: Rewarding Innovative Solutions to Current Housing Needs & Problems of the World
Deadline: 15 January 2016 New York University’s Robert F Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Fundacion Mujeres for Africa are inviting mid-career women from civil society organizations in Ghana for Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Programme that is one year cohort-based leadership development program. Through the program’s leadership development, individualized coaching, and networking opportunities, GWSLP participants develop the skills and support needed to lead transformational … [Read more...] about 2016 Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Programme: Inviting Mid-Career Women in Ghana
Deadline: 12 February 2016 Women in Aerospace- Europe (WIA-Europe) is seeking applications for its 2016 Student and Young Professional Awards to recognize the achievements of outstanding individuals in aerospace and upcoming talents of young professionals and students. WIA-Europe envisions a world where Europeans collaboratively created an aerospace sector with an inclusive representation. WIA-Europe Objectives Be a networking platform for women in aerospace; Attract more women to the … [Read more...] about Applications Open for WIA-Europe 2016 Student and Young Professional Awards!
Deadline: 14 December 2015 The World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is inviting women working for newspapers or digital media to apply for Women in News (WIN) leadership development programme. The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, or WAN-IFRA, is the global organisation of the world’s press, representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. It was created by the July 2009 merger of … [Read more...] about WAN-IFRA Women in News Leadership Development Programme: Inviting Women Working for Newspapers or Digital Media!
Applications Open: 1 January 2016 Deadline: 1 March 2016 The Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced second annual round of Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) to support emerging entrepreneurs across Africa. The Tony Elumelu Foundation believes that the private sector holds the key to unlocking Africa’s economic potential. To that end, its mission is to catalyse economic and social development in Africa through entrepreneurship. Objectives Identify 10,000 African startups … [Read more...] about Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme: Supporting Emerging Entrepreneurs across Africa!
Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa (MCFEA) is currently accepting applications from organizations throughout Europe and Africa to support projects that align with environmental conservation, environmental education and poverty alleviation. A special priority is projects that combine conservation with the economic and social development of local communities. Grants are to organizations for one year. The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa: Supporting Economic and Social Development of Local Communities!
Deadline: 29 January 2016 The Nigeria Energy Forum is delighted to invite young professionals to make submissions for the 2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest. The essay contest will take the form of a letter written to the UN Secretary General, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for sustainable energy development in Africa. Essay Contest Prize Information The winners of the essay contest will receive commendation certificates and prizes, including a unique opportunity to … [Read more...] about 2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest: How can Africa Achieve Sustainable and Affordable Supply of Energy for all by 2030?
Deadline: 18 February 2016 The Royal Bank of Canada’s Blue Water Project is inviting organisations for its two levels of grants: Community Action Grants Leadership Grants Community Action Grants: These grants range from $1,000 to $10,000, and are awarded to local or community-based organizations in Canada, the United States or the Caribbean. Leadership Grants: These grants range from $10,001 to $100,000 and are awarded to organizations that are leaders in providing programs in North … [Read more...] about RBC Blue Water Project: Apply for the Two Grant Programmes!
Deadline: 27 November 2015 Nominations are open for the Australian Awards for Excellence in Women's Leadership that recognizes the contribution of individuals to the advancement of gender equality at a National and State/Territory across 2015.More specifically the award recognises contribution of individuals that have significantly improved the likelihood of Australian women receiving equitable access to higher levels of leadership. The 2016 recipient of The Australian Award for Excellence in … [Read more...] about Nominations Open! The Australian Awards for Excellence in Women’s Leadership