KCDF Call for Proposals: Local Fundraising Capacity Building Facility Grant

Deadline: 24 May 2016 Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) is currently seeking proposals for  Local Fundraising Capacity Building Facility (Pamoja4Change Facility), a competitive grant scheme for capacity building of Kenyan community based organizations and other qualified civil society organizations for successful local fundraising and resources mobilization. The local partners propose their own local development projects […] … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Global Drug Policy Advocacy Fellowship Program for Asia & Africa

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The Global Drug Policy Program under Open Society Foundations (OSF) invites applications to the 2016 Asia & Africa Advocacy Fellowship Program on Drug Policy Reform. This program supports those working in sectors related to drug policy in order to increase their understanding of international drug policy reform issues, improve their advocacy skills, and enhance their capacity in working with the media on drug policy. The fellowship seeks to increase the capacity of … [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...]

European Commission: Support to Kenya Energy and Transport Sector

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting applications for a programme entitled “Support to Kenya Energy and transport sector” whose aim is to contribute towards poverty reduction and accelerated and inclusive economic growth through more sustainable and efficient energy and transport sectors. Focus Areas Transport sector governance and technical issues (road safety, transport planning, traffic modelling, traffic engineering, project management, public private … [Read more...]

Call for Proposal 2016/17: Kenya Prosperity Fund to Promote the Economic Reform & Development

Deadline: 27 April 2016 The British High Commission Nairobi has announced a Prosperity Fund over the next 5 years to promote the economic reform and development needed for growth in partner countries. The Funding priorities will include improving the business climate, competitiveness and operation of markets, energy and financial sector reform, and increasing the ability of partner countries to tackle corruption. Priority Sectors Renewables: Kenya aims to produce 19,200MW of power by … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Sida PFAN Initiative on Clean Energy Financing

Deadline: 8 May 2016 The Sida PFAN Initiative on Clean Energy Financing (SPICEF) is currently inviting applications from project developers in the East and Southern African regions. SPICEF seeks to nurture entrepreneurs, start-up and existing companies, project teams and consortia with environmentally beneficial business proposals with the aim of linking them with investment and finance and making them happen. The SPICEF provides crucial early stage pro bono project development and support in … [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...]

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Social Impact, Kenya

Deadline: Ongoing Social Impact (SI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in Kenya. The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for overseeing all project M&E activities and effectively tracking and measuring the impact of the project. SI’s mission is to create dramatic improvements in the performance of organizations and programs working to enhance the social and economic … [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...]

USAID: Supporting Health Communications and Marketing Program in Kenya!

Deadline: 26 April 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified Kenyan organizations to provide funding in support of a program entitled Health Communications and Marketing (HCM) in Kenya. The purpose of the activity is to implement social marketing and communications within the health sector and to build the sustainability of Government of Kenya’s Ministry of Health to lead, coordinate and implement … [Read more...]

Senior Finance and Budget Officer at UNEP, Kenya

Deadline: 8 May 2016 United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Finance and Budget Officer in Nairobi, Kenya. The Senior Finance and Budget Officer will have the overall supervision of the Director for Operations and immediate supervision of the Chief, Resources Management. UNEP’s mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling … [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...]

EU-Africa Joint Call for Proposals on Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme

Deadline: 15 June 2016 The European Commission is currently inviting proposals for its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in Africa. The programme's specific objective is to improve the skills and competences of students and staff through enhanced intra-African mobility. Objectives The programme aims to- contribute … [Read more...]

AGRA Seeking Concept Notes to implement the Financial Inclusion for Small holder Farmers in Africa Project

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is seeking concept notes from qualified organisations to implement the Financial Inclusion for Small holder Farmers in Africa Project (FISFAP) which is funded by the MasterCard Foundation with an aim to reduce food insecurity and increase the incomes of smallholder farmers in the target countries by February 2020 through financial institutions and agriculture value chain actors, especially agro dealers, … [Read more...]

Making All Voices Count: Joint Initiative to Support Civil Society Groups

Applications to be submitted before April 2016 Making All Voices Count (MAVC) is currently inviting applications for its Joint Initiative to Support Civil Society Groups. MAVC is a global initiative that supports innovative and tech-focused approaches to addressing governance issues. Objectives With this call, MAVC is seeking innovative civil society-led projects that can contribute to: the shaping of OGP National Action Plans and their commitments. the implementation of OGP National … [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...]

AEWA Small Grants Fund: Inviting NGOs Working on AEWA related Conservation & Livelihood activities in Selected African Countries

Deadline: 27 March 2016 The African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement Small Grants Fund is open for applications with an aim to promote the implementation of AEWA in developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The Fund supports AEWA-related conservation activities, for example species and habitat conservation, training and awareness-raising for different target groups, survey and monitoring of species and sites, and livelihood-related activities. Grants … [Read more...]

Positive Action for Children Fund: Supporting Organizations to Deliver Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Services!

Deadline: 29 March 2016 The Call for Proposals for ViiV Healthcare's Positive Action for Children Fund(PACF) 2016 is open. The PACF aims to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and children’s health by supporting interventions that engage affected communities, developing their capacity to participate and lead. PACF supports organisations across four continents, with special attention given to countries with the most need of PMTCT interventions: Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development!

Deadline: 21 March 2016 Applications are open for SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development in order to find the most promising, innovative and locally-led start-up social and environmental enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies. The three awards open for applications are: Switch Africa Green-SEED Awards, SEED Africa Awards SEED Gender Equality Awards. Winners will be honored at the SEED Africa Symposium on 28-29 September 2016 in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 Innovation Competition by MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity

Deadline: 28 March 2016 Applications are open for the 2016 Innovation Competition by Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity. The competition aims to transform lives of people by supporting Financial Innovation. The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity is a US$50 million challenge fund to extend financial services to people living in poverty. Is your idea innovative? The ideas will be judged on the basis of following questions: What is the potential for the … [Read more...]

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