EU Action Grants: Supporting National/Transnational Projects to enhance the Rights of Victims of Crime/Violence

Deadline: 8 April 2016 European Union is seeking applications from the organisations for its Action grants to support national or transnational projects to enhance the rights of victims of crime/victims of violence. This call for proposals is based on the 2015 annual work programmes of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme) and of the Justice Programme. Aims To co-fund transnational projects that support victims of violence in line with the specific objective of … [Read more...]

European Commission: Supporting National and Transnational Projects on Non- Discrimination and Roma Integration

Deadline: 12 April 2016 European Commission is inviting applicants for Action Grants aims to co-fund national or transnational projects on non-discrimination and Roma integration in line with the specific objective to promote the effective implementation of the principle of non-discrimination on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation, and to respect the principle of non-discrimination on the grounds. The Commission wishes to … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Human Rights Essay Award 2016: Get a Full Scholarship to Attend the Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights & Humanitarian Law in Washington

Deadline: 1 February 2016 Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is currently inviting essay submissions for its Human Rights Essay Award 2016. The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy and seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay has to be a legal article. Awardees will receive a full scholarship to attend … [Read more...]

USAID: Funding to Promote Human Rights in Southern Africa

Deadline: 23 November 2015 The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are seeking applications for a program entitled "Promoting Human Rights in Southern Africa". The resources will be made available to USAID Missions and Offices who are encouraged to submit applications for projects that will: Respond to urgent or … [Read more...]

Vodafone Americas Foundation: Funding the best Innovations using Wireless Technology to Address Critical Social Issues around the World

Deadline: 22 February 2016 The Vodafone Americas Foundation is currently inviting applications for its competition- 'designing the Wireless Innovation Project' to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world. Total awards up to $600,000 will be available to support projects . The Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project (the “competition”) seeks to identify and fund the best innovations using wireless related technology to address critical social … [Read more...]

USAID/West Africa: “Human Rights for All” to Build the Capacity of Local Human Rights Organizations

Deadline: 16 November 2015 The United States Agency for International Development is seeking proposals for a project entitled "Human Rights for All" in order to build the capacity of local human rights organizations while also improving the understanding of their role as advocates, allies, and spokespersons for highly vulnerable, politicized, and underserved populations. This project will build the capacity of local human rights organizations while also improving their understanding of their … [Read more...]

The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice: Submit LOIs for Astraea’s International Fund 2016!

Deadline: 31 January 2016 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is accepting applications for its Astraea's International Fund to support groups led by  LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Grants Information The fund strengthens LGBTQI groups by providing flexible general support grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 … [Read more...]

Video and Resource Guide on ‘How to Raise Funds from the European Commission’

The European Commission (EC) is a significant source of funding for NGOs worldwide. Its regular calls for proposals and other grant opportunities offer a substantial amount of funding resources for NGOs. These calls and opportunities seek to support projects and programs in a wide range of fields: Poverty reduction; sustainable development; promoting democracy; human rights; and more. Despite this, many NGOs avoid applying for funding because of the complexity and highly competitive nature of … [Read more...]

Latest Job in Accounts and Finance, Administration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Media and Program Management

Latest Jobs in Accounts and Finance: Manager, Nostro Control, Economist, Financial Control Specialist, Investment Officer, Economics Officer…[more] Latest Jobs in Administration: Personal Assistant, Deputy Country Director, Senior Procurement and Contracts Assistant, Director of Finance and Administration (DFA)...[more] Latest Jobs in Monitoring and Evaluation: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (Coordination), Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Senior Technical Officer, Strategic … [Read more...]

Protecting Children from Abuse including Children without Appropriate Care in Uganda: Call for Proposals

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes Netherlands is inviting non-governmental organizations in Uganda for its new call titiled "Protecting Children from Abuse including Children without Appropriate Care in Central, East and Northern Regions of Uganda" Uganda is a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child (CRC) and to the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, both of which state that every child shall be entitled to the enjoyment of parental … [Read more...]

Terre des Hommes Netherlands: Ending Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Uganda

Deadline: 16 November 2015 A call for proposals has been issued by Terre des Hommes Netherlands to tackle commercial sexual exploitation of children in Uganda which is an important theme in TdH-NL's current strategic plan (2011-2015). Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) is one of the Worst Forms of Child Labour that is increasingly becoming a serious problem in Uganda. According to ECPAT studies (2011) the incidents and number of victims of CSEC have increased while at the same … [Read more...]

Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR): A Call focusing on Ending Child Marriage and Child Pregnancies in Uganda

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes Netherlands has marked tackling child abuse and violations of SRHR as an important theme is its current strategic plan and thus has launched a call for proposals for the Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR): A Call focusing on Ending Child Marriage and Child Pregnancies in Uganda. Despite the existing legal and policy frameworks in Uganda, there are still high levels of child sexual violence and abuse. For instance, Child … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Fighting Trafficking and Unsafe Migration of Children in Uganda

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Fighting trafficking and unsafe migration of children is an important theme under Terre des Hommes Netherlands current strategic plan. The foundation plans to increase its support to comprehensive projects addressing trafficking and unsafe migration of children in Eastern Africa. Child trafficking mainly happens for the purpose of child labour (mainly domestic, farm labour and increasingly labour in artisanal mines and oilfields), street begging and sexual … [Read more...]

Protecting Children from Abuse and Violations of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), including CSEC in Tanzania

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes Netherlands has launched a call for proposals for Protecting Children from Abuse and Violations of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), including CSEC in Tanzania. Tanzania's national figures suggest that more than 70% of children experience one or more forms of physical, sexual or emotional abuse in Tanzania (UNICEF 2009). Nearly 3 out of every 10 females and 1 out of every 7 males reported at least one experience of sexual violence prior … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Ending Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Turkana Kenya

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes Netherlands is seeking proposals for “Ending Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Turkana Kenya” to support projects working on the same. Whilst the Kenyan government has taken some positive and laudable steps to tackle CSEC through the 2013 -2017 National Plan of Action Against CSEC, a lot still remains to be done at different levels - family, community, national government and regional. The existence and continued growth of CSEC within … [Read more...]

Terre des Hommes Netherlands: Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) in Uganda

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes Netherlands is inviting non-governmental organizations in Uganda for its program called "Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) in Uganda" in order to to increase its support to comprehensive projects addressing (the worst forms of) child labour in Eastern Africa. According to the US Department of Labor (USDOL) 2014 report, Uganda's child labour prevalence rate stands at 30%. A total of 2,700 children are involved in the worst forms of … [Read more...]

Terre des Hommes Netherlands- 14 New Opportunities for NGOs working to Combat the Worst Forms of Child Exploitation in Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania & Kenya

Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) is a development organisation dedicated to children; it is named after a book by the famous French writer and World War II pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – author of "The Little Prince". Even before this book was published, he wrote "Terre des Hommes" (Earth for Mankind) in which he called upon 'the people of the earth' to take their responsibilities seriously and to show solidarity. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the … [Read more...]

TdH-NL Call for Proposals: Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCI) in Tanzania

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) is inviting non-governmental organisations (NGOs or CSOs) with the required framework to submit full proposals on : Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCI) in Tanzania. Tackling the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) is an important theme in TdH-NL's current strategic plan (2011­-2015). As part of its new strategic plan (2016­-2020), TdH-NL plans to increase its support to comprehensive projects addressing (the worst … [Read more...]

Terre des Hommes Invites Proposals: Fighting Trafficking & Unsafe Migration of Children in Ethiopia

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes in Netherlands (TdH-NL) is inviting non-governmental organisations (NGOs or CSOs) with the required framework to submit a full proposal on- Fighting Trafficking & Unsafe Migration of Children in Ethiopia. Tackling trafficking and unsafe migration of children is an important theme in TdH-NL's current strategic plan (2011­-2015) for Ethiopia. As part of its new strategic plan (2016­-2020), TdH-NL plans to increase its support to comprehensive … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Promoting Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, Focusing on Child Marriage and FGM in Tanzania

Deadline: 16 November 2015 Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) is inviting non-governmental organisations (NGOs or CSOs) with the required framework to submit full proposals on : Promoting Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, Focusing on Child Marriage and FGM in Tanzania. Expected Outcomes It specifically aims to address the following outcomes: Children at risk of child abuse / violations of SRHR and children who are victims of child abuse / violations of SRHR claim their … [Read more...]

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