The Chrysalis Trust Fund: Supporting Poverty, Disability, Education & Water Projects Across UK

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The Chrysalis Trust is accepting grant applications from organizations in the United Kingdom that are working on less popular and harder to fund projects. Current Funding Priorities Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria Applicants can be registered charities and other organizations […] … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare: Call for Proposals for Positive Actions for Girls and Women Funds

Deadline: 26 April 2016 ViiV Healthcare is seeking proposals from organisations for its Positive Actions for Girls and Women Fund with an aim to tackle the harmful practices and norms that limit the aspirations of girls and women and increase their vulnerability to HIV and to fund projects which focus on the reducing the commoditization of girls as well as supporting projects and organisations that advocate for girls and women. Objectives Reduce the commoditization of girls (e.g. sexual … [Read more...]

Call for Papers: Urban Poverty in the Developing World

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The Wilson Center is seeking abstracts from graduate students for its 7th annual paper competition on urban poverty in the developing world. Competition Topics Climate Change: Cities are grappling with the impacts of a changing climate, and the urban poor are the most adversely affected, especially women and children who experience difficulty in accessing resources, services, and decision-making opportunities. Arrival Cities: Responding to Migrants and Refugees: … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Development Food Assistance Projects

Deadline: 13 June 2016 The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP) is seeking applications from U.S. and non-U.S. nonprofit organizations for funding for program entitled “Development Food Assistance Projects” for Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and Liberia. Through FFP, USAID supports multi-year development food assistance projects to reduce hunger and extreme poverty in vulnerable populations by addressing the underlying causes of chronic food … [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...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from DFID

The webinar video on ‘How to Raise Funds from DFID’ is now available online. The Department for International Development (DFID) in the United Kingdom is a major source of funds and partnership opportunities for NGOs around the world. DFID offers a significant amount of funding resources for NGOs through grant opportunities and requests for applications. Its funding resources support a wide range of issues areas: education, health, poverty reduction, the environment, water and … [Read more...]

DOL/ETA: Seeking Applications for Pathways to Justice Careers Program for Youth

Deadline: 9 May 2016 The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is seeking applications from eligible entities for the Pathways to Justice Careers (PJC) program designed to support access and entry into career pathways for at-risk and court-involved youth ages 16-21. The PJC grants will use a career pathways model adapted for in-school youth to ensure that participants are encouraged to graduate from high school or earn a high school equivalency degree and … [Read more...]

Apply for MQ Fellows Award 2016: Supporting Researchers around the World!

Deadline: 5 May 2016 MQ: Transforming Mental Health is seeking applications from talented researchers for its MQ Fellows Award 2016, to support the most promising early career scientists, clinician-scientists and researchers who are asking the difficult and challenging questions that will bring transformational advances in mental health science. Award Information The MQ Fellows Award programme will provide up to £75,000 per year for three years, or up to £225,000 in total … [Read more...]

Bureau of INL Enforcement Affairs: Seeking Applications for Justice Sector Support Project

Deadline: 1 June 2016 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations to implement a program entitled “Justice Sector Support Project (JSSP)” with an aim to improve the transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of Peru’s criminal justice system while improving access to justice. Project … [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...]

Call for Applications: ESPA-NERC Research Grants Program 2016

Deadline: 13 May 2016 The Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) grant program invites research synthesis projects designed to significantly advance global understanding on the way that ecosystem services contribute to poverty alleviation. The call will fund a set of projects that build upon the scientific advances and evidence generated by ESPA projects. Grant Information Applications are invited for funding in the range of between £50,000 and £200,000 Full Economic Cost (FEC). … [Read more...]

USAID/South Sudan: Livelihoods, Vulnerability and Resilience Program

Deadline: 10 October 2016 United States Agency for International Development Mission in South Sudan (USAID/South Sudan)  is seeking concept papers from qualified applicants for USAID’s Livelihoods, Vulnerability, and Resilience Program (LVRP) Annual Program Statement (APS) with an aim to disseminate the necessary information to enable prospective applicants to apply for funding to support USAID’s goal of improving livelihoods in conflict affected areas of South Sudan with stressed and crisis … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in DFID’s Developing Effective Private Education Programme in Nigeria

Deadline: 29 April 2016 Developing Effective Private Education Nigeria (DEEPEN), funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and managed by Cambridge Education, a member of the Mott MacDonald Group, is currently inviting applications for its five-year programme, seeking to improve the quality of education in private schools, especially those serving children from low-income households. It is a programme driven by the demand of parents and children for a better … [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...]

European Commission: Strengthening the role of Civil Society in Monitoring Budget Support Operations

Deadline: 10 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Strengthening the role of civil society in monitoring budget support operations” in order to improve the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of EU assistance in mainstreaming civil society activity in the main sectors of budget support. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Support to Public Finance Policy Reforms in Moldova Lot 2: Support to the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Abuja: Improving Mutual Respect & Understanding between United States and Nigeria

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The U.S. Embassy Abuja Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking proposals from organisations for an Annual Program Statement to award grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations and academic institutions to support exchange between the United States and the Federal Republic of Nigeria with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. Project Priorities The PAS Grants Program supports projects that: Advance good … [Read more...]

Linking the Americas: Apply for the Fellowship in Latin America with America Solidaria

Deadline: 29 April 2016 America Solidaria US is currently accepting applications from volunteers across US for its year-long Fellowship Program in 13 countries throughout the Americas. Projects are focused in the areas of health, education, and economic development to benefit children, youth, and families living in poverty. Program Benefits Travel to and from country of service Visa Expenses Placement at a host organization Housing and monthly living stipend (this is adequate to … [Read more...]

European Commission’s Call for Proposals to Enhance CSO Contribution to Governance & Development Processes in Swaziland

Deadline: 10 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting concept notes from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Enhance Civil Society Organizations contribution to governance and development processes in Swaziland”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to build the capacity of Swazi NSAs to contribute to poverty reduction through supporting improved services delivery in agriculture and social protection to the poor and vulnerable in Swaziland; as well as to … [Read more...]

World Bank Group Analyst Program: An Open Opportunity for Young People

Deadline: 5 April 2016 The World Bank is currently inviting talented young people for its Group Analyst Program, providing them the opportunity to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. Through this structured three-year program, applicants will work in an intellectually challenging and culturally diverse environment within a specific practice, region, or corporate unit in the World Bank Group, which includes the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation … [Read more...]

Project Analyst at ADB, Philippines

Deadline: 6 April 2016 Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Analyst in Manila, Philippines. The Project Analyst will work with the MFI team to provide assistance on origination of new guarantees and risk participations for MFIs and to review, monitor and report on the existing MFI portfolio. The ADB aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty. Key Jobs Responsibilities The Project Analyst will perform the … [Read more...]

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