Grant for Strengthening Local Independent Media

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 January 2017 Open to: U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/non-government organizations (NGOs), public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; for-profit organizations or businesses Grant: up to USD 520,000


The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that strengthen local independent media in Belarus. DRL’s goal is to support local independent journalists and media outlets in Belarus to produce fact-based reporting and objective information.

The program’s objectives are increasing citizens’ access to objective information about domestic and global issues of public importance, by enhancing local independent media’s ability to engage a larger print and... Read More »

Visegrad – Eastern Partnership Grant

Posted on November 14th, 2016 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 December 2016 Open to: non-governmental, civil society, not-for-profit organizations Grant: total requested budget per project do not exceed 100,000 EUR


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and the International Visegrad Fund are hereby announcing a joint call for proposals with deadline on December 1, 2016 for projects to be financed from the “Visegrad 4 Eastern Partnership” grant chapter jointly funded by  the governments of the Visegrad Group countries and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. The primary focus of the support is promotion of democratization and strengthening of civil society in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries in line with the aspirations of the EaP policies of the European Union.

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Natan Fund’s Grants for Social Businesses in Israel

Posted on August 31st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 »

Call for Proposals: West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing

Posted on July 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 »

Call for Grant: MTV Staying Alive

Posted on July 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 »

Grant for Supporting Independent Journalism and Innovation

Posted on July 25th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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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Call for Application: 4 Grants for the FILFest on Social Entreprises

Posted on July 21st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 »

Apply for a Women Grant!

Posted on July 20th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 »

Civil Society Fund for Roma Integration 2020

Posted on July 19th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 »

Visiting Fellows at The Institute for European Global Studies

Posted on July 19th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 »