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Call for Proposals: EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development Fellowships

Call for Proposals: EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development FellowshipsDeadline: 28 February 2018 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently inviting applicants for its EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development fellowships to provide funding towards actions that aim to support researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams from SSA to acquire specific skills in clinical trials research through placements in pharmaceutical companies, CROs, clinical or academic affiliated research organisations and … [Read more…]

AmplifyChange Strengthening Grants Program: Supporting the work of Small to Medium Civil Society Organisations

AmplifyChange Strengthening Grants Program: Supporting the work of Small to Medium Civil Society OrganisationsDeadline: 31 January 2018 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strengthening Grants program to support, strengthen quality and scale-up the work of small to medium civil society organisations, partnerships and coalitions who are operating at a local, community, district or national level. Strengthening grants are also intended to support organisational development and boost effectiveness of group. Priority Areas Addressing gender-based … [Read more…]

British Council: Call for Applications for New International Voices 2018

British Council: Call for Applications for New International Voices 2018Deadline: 26 January 2018 The British Council, LIFT and Battersea Arts Centre are currently inviting West African artists currently living and working in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal or Sierra Leone to join the New International Voices residency programme in London from 11-24 June, part of LIFT 2018. The programme, created by LIFT and BAC will support a new generation of international artists who are in the early stages of their professional practice. Applicants must be aged between 18-35 (by 31 … [Read more…]

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Supporting Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Supporting Grassroots Emerging LGBTI ProjectsDeadline: 1 January 2018 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community itself and/or by … [Read more…]

AWDF Call for Proposals: Leading from the South Round 2

AWDF Call for Proposals: Leading from the South Round 2Deadline: 15 January 2018 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently inviting proposals for the second round of grants from all eligible women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations in Africa and the Middle East. Under the Leading from the South initiative, AWDF aims to scale up its grantmaking and advocacy initiatives to promote women’s rights, amplify their voices, increase economic opportunities and improve access to spaces of decision-making. AWDF is one of four … [Read more…]

AuthorAID Travel Grants: Awarding Participants from Developing Countries

AuthorAID Travel Grants: Awarding Participants from Developing CountriesDeadline: 3 January 2018 AuthorAID has announced its travel grant to support over 50 researchers with the award of travel grants during the course of this programme. It is a global network that provides support, mentoring, resources and training for researchers in developing countries. Funding Information Each of the successful grant applicants will receive USD (US Dollar) 1500 to present their research work at an academic conference. Eligibility Criteria To apply for an AuthorAID … [Read more…]

Wilson Center Call for Applications: 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship

Wilson Center Call for Applications: 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy FellowshipDeadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship with an aim to support individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy as activists or intellectuals, whether they are in exile from repressive regimes or operating within emerging democracies. The IRDF is supported by the Ratiu Family Charitable Foundation, established in 1979. The Foundation aims to further education and research in Romanian culture and history, and to stimulate and … [Read more…]

Nominations Open for AIDF Innovator of the Year Award!

Nominations Open for AIDF Innovator of the Year Award!Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is currently accepting nominations for the Innovator of the Year Award that aims to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that have helped drive Africa’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals. This competition celebrates individuals as well as teams who have introduced game-changing initiatives, created … [Read more…]

Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation: Inviting NGOs, CBOs, INGOs and CSOs for 2018 Grants Programme

Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation: Inviting NGOs, CBOs, INGOs and CSOs for 2018 Grants ProgrammeDeadline:  14 January 2018 The Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation is seeking applications for its 2017–18 grants programme that will support organizations in the non -profit sector in two ways: Grant Making Capacity Building and Training ACT Foundation’s goal is to increase quality and impact of projects, provide more time to innovate and build strong relationships with our partners, to ultimately achieve results for the people serve, together. Thematic Areas Health … [Read more…]

ISNAD: Seeking Applications for Mentoring for Research Programme

ISNAD: Seeking Applications for Mentoring for Research ProgrammeDeadline: 22 December 2017 The International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD) is inviting applications from qualified and interested students (postgraduate and undergraduate) in African universities for the first cycle of its Mentoring for Research Programme (MRP). The mission of this programme is to promote, support and improve the quality of academic and research on sustainable energy, environment and climate change in Africa. The mentoring programme will help students … [Read more…]

Aid to Artisans: Seeking Applications for canvas home™ Small Grants Program

Aid to Artisans: Seeking Applications for canvas home™ Small Grants ProgramDeadline: 29 December 2017 Aid to Artisans (ATA) has launched its Small Grants Program in partnership with canvas home™, a retailer of artisan furniture, ceramics, and textiles to provide artisans with direct and immediate financial assistance that can lay the groundwork for sustainable incomes for artisans. These grants are designed to allow artisan groups to acquire materials, tools, equipment, and training, marketing services in order to expand employment and generate income. ATA’s … [Read more…]

DHHS/NIH: Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries

DHHS/NIH: Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income CountriesDeadline: 7 January 2020 The Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health is currently seeking applications for its Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries to encourage exploratory/developmental research focused on the same. In particular, applications are encouraged that focus on the development and evaluation of tobacco cessation interventions tailored to HIV positive populations, including those with co-morbidities such as tuberculosis (TB), in … [Read more…]

MEASURE Evaluation: Seeking Applications for Small Grants to Support Research in Family Planning

MEASURE Evaluation: Seeking Applications for Small Grants to Support Research in Family PlanningDeadline: 5 January 2018 The MEASURE Evaluation project has announced a request for applications for its small grants program to increase the evidence base in routine health information systems (RHIS) in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH). The small grants are intended to support primary and secondary data analysis – especially national and sub-national program or policy evaluation. The overall goal is to use the research findings to improve RHIS and advance FP outcomes. Small … [Read more…]

DLA Call for Projects: Inviting Professionals or Individuals from Sub-Saharan Africa

DLA Call for Projects: Inviting Professionals or Individuals from Sub-Saharan AfricaDeadline: 25 February 2018 The Digital Lab Africa (DLA) has announced a call for projects #2 to provide a springboard for African talent in multimedia creation and to make their project happen with the support of French & Sub-Saharan African leading companies (studios, producers, broadcasters, distributors, experts). DLA call for projects targets artists, producers, designers, start-ups, students in the media and creative industries. The call is open to any professional or individual from … [Read more…]

Nominations Open for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Award 2018!

Nominations Open for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Award 2018!Deadline: 31 January 2018 Nominations are open for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Award 2018, Sponsored by Continental Reinsurance. The awards recognize the outstanding work of journalists on re/insurance from across the continent. Successful candidates have to demonstrate how their articles have raised awareness and understanding of the re/insurance sector in Africa. The awards are an extension of Continental Reinsurance’s continued commitment to the advancement of excellence in the … [Read more…]

Nominations Open for 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation!

Nominations Open for 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation!Deadline: 8 January 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) is currently inviting nominees for its 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation. The annual National Geographic/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation were established by the Society and The Howard G. Buffett Foundation to recognize and celebrate unsung heroes working in the field. Award recipients are chosen from nominations submitted to the Committee for Research and Exploration, which … [Read more…]

Apply for African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2018!

Apply for African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2018!Deadline: 15 January 2018 Africa Energy Indaba is inviting applicants for the second round of its 2018 African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2018.  Africa Energy Indaba is committed to empowering talented young Africans by allowing them to be seen by the industry experts and energy decision makers. The Theme of the 2018 program is “African Energy Revolution through Innovation”. Key Areas Energy Security: Can your innovation help with effective management of energy supply, reliability … [Read more…]

Call for Applications: 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Call for Applications: 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African StorytellingDeadline: 31 December 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. This annual award in his name will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. Award Information The award winner will … [Read more…]

Applications Open for YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program!

Applications Open for YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program!Deadline: 10 December 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the 6 Cohort of its Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) West Africa Emerging Program. The YALI was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Program Tracks Business and Entrepreneurship: This track caters to the range of emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs who expect to take on leadership roles within the private … [Read more…]

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018!

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018!Deadline: 14 December 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. This special edition of the awards will coincide with the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) preceding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London in April 2018 under the theme “Towards a Common Future”. It will highlight the contribution that young people are making throughout the Commonwealth, in areas such as poverty alleviation, conflict resolution and … [Read more…]

Japan Fund for Global Environment: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Japan Fund for Global Environment: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing CountriesDeadline: 11 December 2017 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is seeking applications to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including individuals … [Read more…]

Apply for Hilden Charitable Fund to Address the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women!

Apply for Hilden Charitable Fund to Address the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women!Deadline: 5 January 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently accepting applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs … [Read more…]

Wellcome Trust: Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Wellcome Trust: Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical MedicineDeadline: 30 November 2017 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, offering research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Benefits A Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for three years, and can be … [Read more…]

Wellcome Foundation: Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Wellcome Foundation: Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical MedicineDeadline: 30 November 2017 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its “Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine” to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programmes in those countries. Benefits An Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is for up to … [Read more…]

Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing Evidence to Strengthen Health Systems in LMICs

Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing Evidence to Strengthen Health Systems in LMICsDeadline: 30 January 2018 The Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust (WT) jointly fund the Health Systems Research Initiative. Aims The funders aim for a significant majority of research projects within the portfolio to focus on low-income countries. Generate evidence on how to strengthen and improve health systems for people living in low- and middle-income countries. … [Read more…]

Applications Open for IFS’s Individual Research Grants!

Applications Open for IFS’s Individual Research Grants!Deadline: 31 December 2017 The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is seeking applications for its Individual Research Grants to support excellent individual research and to build capacity of early-career scientists in the developing world to undertake research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources. Research Areas Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems Including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Forestry, Natural Products, Renewable Energy and … [Read more…]

Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against WomenDeadline: 5 December 2017 The UN Trust Fund has launched 2017 Call for Proposals for its 21st grants cycle to support civil society organizations that qualify for funding under the three programmatic areas of its 2015-2020 Strategy. The ultimate vision of the UN Trust Fund is a world without violence against women and girls that is aligned with international human rights standards and humanitarian law of which gender equality and the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination … [Read more…]

DFID Call for Concept Notes: Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) Programme

DFID Call for Concept Notes: Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) ProgrammeDeadline: 21 November 2017 Department for International Development(DFID) is seeking concept notes for its Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) Programme to provide a new round of grants for projects that support governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people. FGMC aims to bring about governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people who depend on forests for their … [Read more…]

Department of Health and Human Services: Global Infectious Disease Research Administration Development Award for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions

Department of Health and Human Services: Global Infectious Disease Research Administration Development Award for Low-and Middle-Income Country InstitutionsDeadline: 31 July 2020 The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applications from research institutions in low- to middle-income countries (LMIC) for its Global Infectious Disease Research Administration Development Award. The department seeks to provide senior administrators from these institutions with advanced training in the management of NIH grants. The ultimate goal is to improve oversight of NIAID grant awards and compliance with NIH funding policies and Federal research … [Read more…]

German Embassy in Accra, Ghana: Seeking Applications for Small Scale Projects

German Embassy in Accra, Ghana: Seeking Applications for Small Scale ProjectsDeadline: 31 December 2017 The German Embassy in Accra, Ghana is seeking applications for its Small Scale Projects to provide funds to local beneficiaries under the aspect of social, humanitarian and charitable assistance. Its focus is on underprivileged groups in the society. Small scale projects do not form part of current projects of development cooperation; they are independent projects funded from their initial stage to final completion. Funding Information The allocation in … [Read more…]

Submit Proposals for European Outdoor Conservation Association Grant Program!

Submit Proposals for European Outdoor Conservation Association Grant Program!Deadline: 30 November 2017 The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is seeking applications from eligible non-profit organizations for its funding program to implement conservation projects in any country around the world except North America. The outdoor sector and the millions of people who enjoy the great outdoors are active champions for the conservation of nature and wild places. Funding Information Available grants of up to €30,000 to implement a conservation … [Read more…]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Labor Programs to Combat Slavery in West Africa

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Labor Programs to Combat Slavery in West AfricaDeadline: 12 January 2018 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) of the United States Department of State has announced an open competition entitled “DRL Labor Programs to Combat Slavery in West Africa”. Program Activities increasing collaboration among civil society organizations working to promote the rights of current and former slaves; engaging with former slaves, advocates, and civil society organizations to assist former slaves in claiming their rights under … [Read more…]

Open Society Foundations: Disability Rights Scholarship Program

Open Society Foundations: Disability Rights Scholarship ProgramDeadline: 1 December 2017 The Open Society Foundations is seeking applications for its Disability Rights Scholarship Program to provide yearlong awards for master’s degree study to disability rights advocates, lawyers, and educators to develop new legislation, jurisprudence, policy, research, and scholarship to harness the innovations and opportunities offered by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Benefits The fellowship provides: tuition … [Read more…]

JASSO: Seeking Applications for Follow-up Research Fellowship

JASSO: Seeking Applications for Follow-up Research FellowshipDeadline: 30 November 2017 The Japan Student Services Organization (“JASSO”) provides the Follow-up Research Fellowship for Former International Students in Japan to researchers who have previously come to study in Japan from a developing country, region, etc., and are currently active in education, research, or government in their home country, region, etc. The fellowship extends to those researchers an opportunity to conduct short-term research with academic advisors at universities (except … [Read more…]

Applications Open for WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation!

Applications Open for WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation!Deadline: 13 January 2018 Applications are open for the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) which is awarded to individuals from developing/emerging economies (East and South) who wish to pursue formal studies or mid-career professional training in the field of nature conservation. The aim of the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation (PBS) is to provide financial support to individuals wishing to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help … [Read more…]

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev and Essay Competition: What Would You Do to Transform Ghana?

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev and Essay Competition: What Would You Do to Transform Ghana?Deadline: 23 November 2017 Are you a Ghanaian citizen between 16 and 28 years old, and currently living in Ghana? Here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear from you on what Ghana should focus on to achieve its development goals in the next 60 years. Be bold, be creative, and be practical! —and chart a socially inclusive path to progress! Entries are open for the #Blog4Dev Essay contest for a chance to win attractive prizes. Topic As a citizen, what should Ghana focus … [Read more…]

U.S Embassy in Kolonia: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants Competition

U.S Embassy in Kolonia: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants CompetitionDeadline: 31 January 2018 The U.S Embassy in Kolonia is seeking proposals for its 2018 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants Competition to support the preservation of major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and major museum collections that are accessible to the public and protected by law in the host country. AFCP was established to help countries preserve cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures. The … [Read more…]

Nestlé Foundation’s Research Grants: Supporting Research in Human Nutrition in LICs and LMICs

Nestlé Foundation’s Research Grants: Supporting Research in Human Nutrition in LICs and LMICsDeadline: 10 January 2018 The Nestlé Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Grants program to initiate and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in the studied populations as generally applicable to the population at large. They should also enable institution … [Read more…]

Applications Open for Village Capital Fintech Africa Program 2018!

Applications Open for Village Capital Fintech Africa Program 2018!Deadline: 24 November 2017 Village Capital, collaboration with PayPal is seeking applications for its Fintech Africa program 2018. Financial technology (fintech) services like peer-to-peer mobile payments have made financial services much more accessible and brought millions of unbanked and underbanked Africans closer to the formal economy. Moving beyond the initial success stories in major markets of fintech innovation like Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa, and also seen expansion of products … [Read more…]

Applications Open for Dalai Lama Fellowship 2018!

Applications Open for Dalai Lama Fellowship 2018!Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applications are open for Dalai Lama Fellowship 2018 that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for our common humanity. Fellows cultivate practices in mind training for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for … [Read more…]


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