National Endowment for Democracy Grants Program

Due Date: 10.1 2020. Support available to NGOs (including civic organizations, associations, independent media, and similar groups) for nonpartisan programs in the following thematic areas: Promote and defend human rights and the rule of law Support freedom of information and independent media Strengthen democratic ideas and values Promote accountability and transparency Strengthen civil society organizations Strengthen democratic political processes and institutions Promote civic education Support democratic conflict resolution Promote freedom of association Strengthen a broad-based market economy Grant amounts vary depending on the size and …

Money Trail Working Project Grants [Journalismfund.eu]

Apply by 16.12 2019. Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Each team must consist of journalists from at least two continents / at least one African, one Asian and/or one European journalist. The total amount available for projects: EUR 50.000 Money Trail is a collaborative project between highly regarded journalism and training organisations Finance Uncovered, Free Press Unlimited, Oxfam Novib and Journalismfund.eu. Money …

Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2020-2021 [Google]

Apply by 5.12 2019. Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive a EUR 7,000 award (or local equivalent) for the 2020-2021 academic year. A group of undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership and academic background. Eligibility: Candidates must be Currently enrolled at an accredited university for the 2019-2020 academic year Intending to enroll in or accept full-time studies in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD …

Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program [LDI Africa]

Applications Close 15.11 2019. The program provides hands-on service opportunities for global young business and development leaders at Africa’s leading profit and nonprofit firms. The program is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scale. Applicants should have 2-10 years of professional experience; interest in/familiarity with emerging markets; and professional background in business, management consulting, strategy, finance, and social enterprise and international development. Fellows are required to have an undergraduate degree, a …

IREX Community Solutions Program 2020–2021

Apply by 30.10 2019. Year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Open to applicants, ages of 25-38, who are citizens of eligible program countries listed below. Applicants must currently live and work in their home countries. Individuals with refugee status working on behalf of their home community may be given special consideration. High level of proficiency in spoken and written English …

MAN Impact Accelerator for Social Entrepreneurs

Closing Date: 1.10 2019. The Accelerator supports innovative solutions in the fields of mobility, transport and logistics for social and environmental challenges. Open to social entrepreneurs and social business startups based (or with significant presence) in Europe, Brazil, and South Africa/Pan Africa. Startups must have a strong purpose and create both tangible and measurable impact beyond financial returns. Participants will connect with a global community of like-minded people, through a journey through four mobility hotspots (Munich, Lisbon, Johannesburg and Sao Paolo), in order to think …

Knowledge & Innovation Exchange [Global Partnership for Education + International Development Research Centre]

Submissions Due 1.10 2019. Proposals invited from individual organizations or consortia of multiple organizations, for multi-region / multi-country projects that aim to develop, test, and apply ways to scale innovations that address key education issues. Projects will (1) generate knowledge and evidence to support the adaptation of proven innovations to address key education priorities in GPE member countries; and (2) mobilize research and knowledge to support the scaling of these proven innovations. Projects funded through this global call must involve at least three (3) GPE …

Money Trail Working Project Grants [Journalismfund.eu]

Apply By 24.9 2019. Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Each team must consist of journalists from at least two continents / at least one African, one Asian and/or one European journalist. The total amount available for projects: EUR 50.000 Money Trail is a collaborative project between highly regarded journalism and training organisations Finance Uncovered, Free Press Unlimited, Oxfam Novib and Journalismfund.eu. Money …

Global Fund for Community Foundations Grants

Concept Notes accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Open to community philanthropy organizations including community foundations, women’s funds, environmental funds, national public foundations, grassroots grantmakers, and other kinds of organizations that identify with the concept and practice of community philanthropy. Applicants must be based in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, or Latin America and the Caribbean. Focus Areas Strengthening the efforts of community philanthropy organizations to respond to, change mindsets around and build support for complex, sensitive or apparently …

Innovating Justice Challenge 2019 [HiiL Justice Accelerator]

Applications Close 15.8 2019. Program scouts and supports the world’s best justice innovations. Selected innovations receive funding, help engaging the justice sector, networking connections, mentorship, business development, technical partners, and justice sector data for community building. The 2019 Challenge is open to justice entrepreneurs from East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa and MENA regions, with the best innovations focused on preventing or resolving a justice problem for many people, including small and medium-sized businesses. Justice innovations include products, services (offline or online), or tools that …