Deadline: 10 November 2016
Open to: groups founded or led by young women or trans youth (under 30 years) that are committed to advancing and defending women’s rights from a feminist perspective
Grant: grants of up to USD 5,000/ flexible grants that can be used for general support and/or projects
FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is the only youth-led fund focused exclusively on supporting global young feminist activism to advance social justice movements and agendas. FRIDA was created to bring new resources and new opportunities to young women and trans youth globally. Supporting young feminists is key to the expansion, rejuvenation and sustainability of women’s movements and organizations, both now and in the future. To date, FRIDA has completed four grant cycles,... Read More »
Deadline: 24 October 2016
Open to: ukrainian entrepreneurs who wants to sell and promote their products and services to European consumers more efficiently
Grant: 1000 EUR, several grants can be awarded to different recipients
The Youth in Science and Business Foundation, announces the grant contest within hopework.eu project. The project is partly financed from the development and humanitarian cooperation funding of Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
YSBF intends to support interesting products and services by giving a development grant, which helps you to develop or test your product/service idea.
Ukraine has a lot of talented youth and creative specialists in different fields. Current contest provides an opportunity to develop and implement new ideas regarding products and services, which will be... Read More »
Deadline: 1 October 2016
Open to: Israel‐based nonprofits and social businesses
Grant: up to USD 50,000
The Natan Fund is accepting Letters of Inquiry for the Economic Development in Israel Grants with an aim to provide grants to Israeli organizations developing innovative approaches to achieving social impact and economic growth. Natan is particularly interested in supporting the creation and expansion of scalable social businesses ‐ high‐impact, smart initiatives with the potential to exert an economic multiplier effect on participants, geographic regions, and/or particular social issues.
In the spirit of “venture philanthropy,” Natan is especially interested in supporting startups and fledgling organizations that have not yet received significant support from major funders and that are independent from larger institutions and organizational structures. Natan seeks to catalyze... Read More »
Deadline: 30 August 2016
Open to: projects located in any West African country but priority will be given to projects from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Burkina Faso and Niger
Grants: business opportunities that require total capital in excess of USD 500,000 (or any currency equivalent) will be considered
The PFAN WAFCEF-3 Pre-Call for Proposals seeks to solicit proposals from Project developers in West African countries as part of a two stage process to selecting finalist projects for the 3rd Edition of the West African Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF-3) Business Plan Competition. In view of the fact that some countries, namely Burkina Faso, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Niger and Sierra Leone have historically contributed less applications to the competition... Read More »
Deadline: 28 August 2016
Open to: everyone who is 27 or younger and aware about HIV
Grants: USD 12,000 funding for 1 year
MTV Staying Alive is dedicated to preventing HIV within young communities around the world. The organization started at 2005, and they have distributed USD 5.9 million to HIV prevention projects in 68 countries around the world. Also MTV Staying Alive is interested in organizations that are start-ups and do not have much support, financial or otherwise. They fund an organization that has little or no existing funding to date, rather than those with several funders on board. A Staying Alive Foundation Grant comes with a small amount of funding, Staying Alive materials (including programming and teaching kits),... Read More »
Deadline: 30 July 2016
Open to: local and international organizations, networks, startups and informal groups involved in the production of journalism
Award: supporting grant
The Program on Independent Journalism supports promising initiatives led by individuals or collectives that strive to improve their journalism under difficult circumstances, such as autocracy, violence, repression, or poverty—or in moments of great opportunity, such as first democratic elections, peace agreements, or massive social mobilizations.
The program supports creative, talented, and open-minded groups or media organizations working on any platform, especially in the places where verified, trustable information is not only scarce but also difficult to produce. Main priorities include: the development of new ideas, breaking new ground, and taking advantage of digital revolution.
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Deadline: 30 July 2016
Open to: social enterprises in fields such as social agriculture, responsible consumption, recycling and development of alternative ways for managing natural resources, waste, climate change and disaster risks.
Venue: 4-6 December 2016 Catania, Italy
The FILfest is a annual festival on social businesses. This year the festival will resume its vocation for social entrepreneurship in order to understand what models may better respond to the challenges of collective global wellbeing; a result that will be achieved by twinning the festival with the project “For a Better Tomorrow: Social Enterprises on the Move (FAB-MOVE), funded by the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE). The idea behind the festival is to highlight how social... Read More »
Deadline: 25 July 2016
Open to: all the courageous and determined men and women who want to be positive change they want to see in the world
Grants: to provide three grants of up to USD 30,000 that will support a world where all women and girls can live safely with access to health, education and economic freedom
The 100 Women Advisory Board and Grants Sub-committee are excited to announce that Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for our 2016 grants. 100 Women awards grants to organizations that advance the safety, health, education and economic freedom of women and girls. The Grants Sub-committee – consisting of 100 Women members – will then review all EOIs and make recommendations... Read More »
Deadline: 25 July 2016
Open to: Roma and pro-Roma organizations from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey
Grants: support to civil society networks and coalitions to contribute to the fulfillment of the commitments made by national governments within Roma Integration 2020.
Roma Integration 2020, is being started in 2016. It will be implemented within the framework of the Regional Cooperation Council and co funded by the European Union and the Open Society Foundations. This initiative provides for a regional structure for Roma inclusion in the Western Balkans and Turkey. It aims to contribute to closing the socioeconomic gap between Roma and non-Roma and to strengthen the institutional obligations of governments to incorporate and deliver specific Roma integration... Read More »
Deadline: 14 August 2016
Open to: candidates with completed PhD; and an established track record in the research field of Europe in its global contexts;
Fellowship: monthly grant and accommodation provided
The Institute for European Global Studies of the University of Basel, Switzerland, welcomes applications for three Visiting Fellowships (three months in the academic year 2017, starting in spring or in autumn) in the field of European Global Studies, with special focus on the topic area “Contesting Sovereignty: Statehood, Governmentality, Assemblages”.
The Institute for European Global Studies is an interdisciplinary research institute at Switzerland’s oldest university, the University of Basel. It develops new interdisciplinary concepts and methodologies designed to critically examine European integration as well as the relations that have shaped... Read More »