NORHED Call for Partnerships : 2016 NORHED Funding Programme addressing Education for Development

Deadline: 15 February 2016 Norway invites university partnerships to submit applications for its Norwegian Programme for Capacity Building in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) funding. NORHED aims at strengthening Higher Education Institutions within key areas for development. The focus for this call is quality improvement for primary and lower secondary education. Eligible Countries […]

REACH Trust Fund-Knowledge, Learning and Innovation Grant! Supporting Efforts towards Better Education Services

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Education is the most powerful weapon for development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty, raising incomes, promoting economic growth and shared prosperity, and for improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability. Focusing towards the importance of education today, the need of a developed world and keeping in mind […]

NED Grants to NGOs Working to Advance & Promote Democracy Worldwide

Deadline: 2 October 2015 The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) invites civic organizations, associations, independent media, and other similar non-government organizations around the world to apply for its 2015 grant funding. NED yearly funds hundreds of projects of organizations that are working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. The foundation provides more than […]

Norad Grants to Civil Society Organisations: Oil for Development Programme 2016-2018

Deadline: 1 October 2015 Norad is currently accepting proposals from civil societies as a part of the Oil for Development Programme for the period from 2016 to 2018. The main approach in the Oil for Development Programme is capacity development through institutional collaboration. Norwegian public institutions enter into long-term agreements with public institutions in a […]

WYA & United Nations Democracy Fund Emerging Leaders Training Programme 2015: Training Young Leaders in 5 Arab Countries

Deadline: 1 December 2015 The World Youth Alliance (WYA) Middle East in collaboration with United Nations democracy Fund is currently inviting applications for its Emerging Leaders Training Programme 2015 Round 3 to train young leaders in five Arab countries. The fund is intended to build the capacity of potential young Arab leaders. The funds will […]

Norad’s Oil for Development Programme: Grants for NGOs in 12 countries

Deadline: 1 October 2015 The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) has an NGO grant programme called Oil for Development Programme and it is currently accepting proposals from organizations in 12 countries. The aim of the Oil for Development Programme is to reduce poverty by promoting economically, environmentally and socially responsible management of petroleum resources. […]

NORHED Seed Funding to Build Competence within Research and Higher Education

The Norwegian Program for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED), the program of Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), works to strengthen capacity of higher education institutions in Low and Middle Income countries (LMICs). The universities and other higher education institutions in the South; universities and higher education institutions in Norway […]

Eligibility Criteria for NICFI

Eligibility Criteria for NICFI (Norwegian Forest and Climate Initiative Grant) Applicants can be civil society actors working within the field of reduced deforestation and forest degradation in targeted developing countries. Independent competence centers or think tanks with an idealistic, non-commercial purpose and inter-governmental organizations outside UN may also apply. Applicant must demonstrate significant relevance and […]

A Comprehensive Guide for NGOs Working with Small-Scale and Artisanal Mining

Introduction Across the globe the mining industry has experienced massive growth since the beginning of the 20th century. While large-scale mines cause much social and environmental harm, it is believed that small-scale and artisanal mines pose an even greater threat. Small-scale mining is a largely illegal and unregulated operation that consists of small enterprises initiating […]

Top Ten Donors for HIV and AIDS Projects Worldwide

1. UNAIDS The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. UNAIDS unites the efforts of 11 UN organizations—UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank—and works closely […]

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