2019 Call to Civil Society to Apply for Funding [United Nations Democracy Fund]

Closing Date 22.12 2019. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. UNDEF projects are two years long. Applicants can request a grant of a minimum of USD 100,000 and a maximum of USD 300,000. Focus Areas: Community Activism, Electoral Processes, Gender Equality, Media and Freedom of Information, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Strengthening Civil Society, Interaction with Government, Tools for Knowledge, Youth Engagement The large majority of UNDEF …

Small Grants Program – U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic

Closing Date: 15.12 2019. Open competition for organizations to carry out programs with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic. Proposals should target participants or audiences located within the Czech Republic, with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives: Transition to Democracy / Strengthening Civil Society Critical Thinking / Media Literacy Entrepreneurship Gender Equality & Women Empowerment Cyber Security Sports and Cultural programing Educational initiatives …

Spark Grants for Grassroots Women Organizations / Initiatives

Spark provides seed, early-stage grants to grassroots women’s organizations and initiatives working to advance gender equality and the rights of women and girls in their communities. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Priority Consideration will be given to (1) strong, passionate, persevering leaders with qualities that make us believe they will make their initiative a reality; (2) organizations that are “taking a chance” to improve their local communities; and (3) initiatives where Spark would be among the initial group of funders. Organizations should (1) addresses …

Dan David Prize

Nominations Close 30.11 2019. International prize which annually awards three prizes of USD $ 1 million each for achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social impact on our world. Each year fields are chosen within the three Time Dimensions – Past, Present and Future. For 2020, the themes are (1) Past: Cultural Preservation and Revival; (2) Present: Gender Equality; (3) Future – Artificial Intelligence. The prizes are granted to individuals or institutions with proven, exceptional, distinct excellence in the sciences, arts, humanities, public …

Mobilise against Sexism! NGO Grants [Council of Europe – Gender Equality Division]

Closing Date 18.11 2019. Co-funding available for a project with activities at the national level aimed at promoting the implementation of Council of Europe Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)1 on preventing and Combating Sexism, and complementing activities undertaken by the Council of Europe with member states. The Council of Europe intends to award one grant of a maximum amount of 40,000 Euros (forty thousand Euros). The project shall include activities in at least 10 member states from different regions of the Council of Europe. The countries to be …

Small Grants Program – U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic

Closing Date: 15.12 2019. Open competition for organizations to carry out programs with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic. Proposals should target participants or audiences located within the Czech Republic, with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives: Transition to Democracy / Strengthening Civil Society Critical Thinking / Media Literacy Entrepreneurship Gender Equality & Women Empowerment Cyber Security Sports and Cultural programing Educational initiatives …

Active Citizen Fund: Systemic Grants (Czech Republic) [EEA and Norway Grants]

Submissions accepted until 4.11 2019. Financial support for civil society activities towards strengthening the process of sustainable systemic change. Grants will contribute to the long term efficient cooperation among civil society organizations with the focus on positive change in multiple areas. Focus Areas: Strengthened civil society advocacy and watchdog roles; Vulnerable groups empowered; and Increased support for civic education and media literacy. Grants Range: € 100 – 250 000. Project Duration: 3 to 4 years. Applicant as well as partner must respect the principles of …

“Drugačije od drugih” – Konkurs za najbolje medijske priloge [Stalna konferencija gradova i opština – Savez gradova i opština Srbije]

Teme konkursa su: EU integracije, zaštita životne sredine, unapređenje poslovne klime, prevencija i upravljanje vanrednim situacijama, као i rodna ravnopravnost i ljudska prava na lokalnom nivou. Raspisivanjem ovog konkursa SKGO želi da istakne važnost i ulogu lokalnih vlasti u ovim oblastima, a u cilju poboljšanja kvaliteta usluga koje pružaju građanima. U okviru konkursa “Drugačije od drugih” biće dodeljeno ukupno pet nagrada, a autori najboljih priloga biće nagrađeni laptop računarima. Nagrađeni novinari biće predstavljeni na finalnom skupu у novembru 2019. godine. Kvalifikacija Ukoliko ste novinar lokalnog, …

Active Citizen Fund: Systemic Grants (Czech Republic) [EEA and Norway Grants]

Submissions accepted until 4.11 2019. Financial support for civil society activities towards strengthening the process of sustainable systemic change. Grants will contribute to the long term efficient cooperation among civil society organizations with the focus on positive change in multiple areas. Focus Areas: Strengthened civil society advocacy and watchdog roles; Vulnerable groups empowered; and Increased support for civic education and media literacy. Grants Range: € 100 000 – 250 000. Project Duration: 3 to 4 years. Applicant as well as partner must respect the principles …

Call for Policy Relevant Research Proposals on Local Democracy [Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy – ICLD]

Proposals Due 20.9 2019. The aim of the call is to better understand the role of local governments and local democratic institutions in addressing global challenges. Proposed research should focus on problems and opportunities where there is a potential to generate innovative and transformative policies that can increase the influence of vulnerable people in the decisions made by local governments that affect their lives. ICLD will prioritize research projects that include the countries where ICLD operates: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, …