Grants

Grants

D-Prize Challenge 2022 Prize for Social Entrepreneurs to Fight Poverty

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
November 28, 2021
D-Prize supports new entrepreneurs who distribute proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented products and services to end poverty ...
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Connect2Recover Research Competition

Sector:
Education, Development, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
September 17, 2021
Through the Connect2Recover initiative, ITU is launching the "Connect2Recover Research Competition" to identify promising research proposals that will accelerate digital ...
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Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Women Entrepreneurship for Africa Program for Female Entrepreneurs

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups
Grant Deadline:
October 10, 2021
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Women Entrepreneurship for Africa Program for female entrepreneurs invites applications for funding. The “Women Entrepreneurship for ...
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AVAC Advocacy Fellow Program

Sector:
Education, Development, Health
Grant Deadline:
October 12, 2021
AVAC is currently accepting new applications for the next cohort of Fellows! This round of applications will recruit the 12th ...
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Great Thinkers International Fellowship Program

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Arts & Culture, Research, Startups, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
September 15, 2021
Applications are opened for the Great Thinkers International Fellowship Program! Think Different Global is a community of great thinkers & ...
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The Elsevier-ISES Renewable Transformation Challenge 2021

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
September 12, 2021
Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) are pleased to announce the third biennial Renewable Transformation Challenge. If you have an ...
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World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator 2021 for Solutions to Hunger

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Research, Startups
Grant Deadline:
September 19, 2021
Apply to receive up to US $100,000 in equity-free funding, mentorship and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organization. Successful ...
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Whitley Awards for Grassroots Conservation Leaders in the Global South 2022

Sector:
Education, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
October 31, 2021
Whitley Awards fund grassroots conservation leaders in the Global South and put an international spotlight on winners’ work. To find ...
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African Academy for Open Source Investigation Fellowship for NGOs

Sector:
Education, Development, Research, Startups, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
September 17, 2021
The International Center for Journalists seeks applications for their African Academy for Open Source Investigation Fellowship. The initiative will empower ...
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Narrative Changers Africa Food Fellowship

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
October 1, 2021
Changing Narratives Africa invites applications for their newly launched Narrative Changers Africa Food Fellowship. For their first cohort - they ...
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ISTAT Foundation Covid-19 Relief Grants for NGOs Worldwide

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
The ISTAT Foundation is seeking applications from established, registered non-profit, non-governmental organizations worldwide that are directly responding to the COVID-19 ...
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UHAI EASHRI East Africa Grants for Sex Workers and Gender Minorities

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Youth & Children
The UHAI EASHRI invites applications for the grants. UHAI EASHRI is Africa’s first indigenous activist fund for sex workers and ...
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Amplify Change Network Grant

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Youth & Children, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 26, 2021
Network grants are now open for ‘concept note’ applications. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full application Since ...
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Halcyon Fellowships 2022

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Startups, Science & Technology, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
October 8, 2021
Applications are invited for the 2022 Halcyon Fellowships. Halcyon Fellowships equip early-stage social entrepreneurs with tools and relationships they need ...
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World Water Challenge 2021

Sector:
Environment, Development, Health
Grant Deadline:
September 10, 2021
Applications are invited for the World Water Challenge 2021. World Water Challenge is an international contest for water solutions. As ...
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The 2022 Gratitude Network Fellowship Program

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Youth & Children, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 20, 2021
Applications are invited for the 2022 Gratitude Network Fellowship Program The Gratitude Network is creating a community of powerful leaders ...
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Call for Applications: #GenerationRestoration ”The Advocacy Odyssey”

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
September 15, 2021
Applications are invited for the #GenerationRestoration: The Advocacy Odyssey Program 2021. The Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL) and the Global ...
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One Young World Lead2030 Challenges for SDGs

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Arts & Culture, Women & Gender, Startups, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
September 23, 2021
Innovative applications are invited for the One Young World Lead2030 Challenge for SDGs. From ending extreme poverty to protecting our ...
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Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young Africans 2022

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Startups, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
September 15, 2021
Applications are invited for the 2022 Yali Mandela Washington Fellowship for young Africans. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African ...
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Call for Applications: Rise Emergency Aid

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Startups, Health
Applications are invited for the Rise Emergency Aid. They are seeking applications from female-led nonprofits with an annual budget under $40,000 ...
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Call for Applications: Rise Fellowship 2021

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Startups, Science & Technology, Health
Applications are invited for the Rise Fellowship 2021. They are seeking applications from female-led entrepreneur/nonprofits with an annual budget under $50,000 ...
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Call for Proposals: Generating and Mobilizing Knowledge and Innovation for Early Learning

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Research, Startups, Science & Technology, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 23, 2021
Applications are invited from organizations in East, West and Southern Africa. This call is open to individual African organizations (organizations with independent legal registration ...
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Call for Nomination: She Stands for Peace E-book

Sector:
Education, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
August 31, 2021
Nominations are invited from individuals and organizations to recognize exceptional women advancing peace and security agenda in Africa. These women's ...
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The Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge 2021

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Research, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
September 30, 2021
The Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge is seeking innovators driven by a passion for solving challenges in the agri-food sector. The Innovation ...
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The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships 2022

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Research, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
October 15, 2021
The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships invite applications from young Africans. The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor ...
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Africa No filter Convening Grant 2021

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Research, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 27, 2021
Africa No Filter invite applications for its convening grants 2021. Convening Grants support the facilitation of exchanges, conversations, dialogues and debates ...
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Africa-Asia Impact Investing Fellowship

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 12, 2021
AVPA and AVPN in collaboration with Faculty from the Oxford Saïd Business School are proud to announce the inaugural Africa-Asia ...
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The Wallace Global Fund (WGF)

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
September 30, 2021
The Wallace Global Fund (WGF) invites applications from eligible organizations globally. WGF supports activities at the global and national level, ...
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One Young World Covid-19 Grants for Young People Worldwide

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Youth & Children, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 31, 2021
Applications are now open for the Covid-19 Young Leaders Fund (CYLF). This is a programme designed to support young leaders ...
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Fondation SUEZ Grants for Improving the Living Conditions of Individuals

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Youth & Children, Leadership, Health
Applicants are invited to apply for the Fonds SUEZ grant program to combat exclusion by favouring inclusion and consequently sustainably ...
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Global Water Foundation Grants for Water and Sanitation

Sector:
Environment, Development, Health
The Global Water Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Water and Sanitation Grants Program. The Global Water Foundation is ...
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ACT Foundation Changemakers Innovation Challenge 2021 for Nonprofits and Social Enterprises in Africa

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 15, 2021
The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is conceived by ACT Foundation as a response to the impressive work of community nonprofits and ...
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Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 6

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
September 23, 2021
Applications are open for the Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 6 - Supported by Reckitt. This challenge seeks to support solutions ...
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Joke Waller-Hunter Initiative Grant 2021 for Young Environmental Leaders

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
August 31, 2021
Applications are open for the Joke Waller-Hunter Initiative Grant 2021 for Young Environmental Leaders. The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative creates ...
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USAID Youth Excel: Our Knowledge Leading Change Program Grant Competition 2021

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Research, Youth & Children, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 11, 2021
Applications are open for the USAID Youth Excel: Our Knowledge Leading Change Program Grant Competition 2021. Youth Excel seeks concept ...
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Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
August 30, 2021
Applications are open for the Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4 - sponsored by Deloitte. At Deloitte, they are committed to ...
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Call for Proposals: Anglo American Nature Positive Grant 2021

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
July 31, 2021
Anglo American, through the Anglo American Foundation, is inviting suitably qualified nonprofit organizations (NPOs) or academic institutions to submit proposals ...
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Call for Applications: APN Catalytic Grant

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Leadership
The Africa Philanthropy Network (APN) is inviting applications from individuals and organizations whose initiatives showcase and elevate the role of ...
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APN Storytelling Competition on the Power of Philanthropic Giving to Address Social Change for African Youth Aged 25- 35 Years Old

Sector:
Education, Development, Research, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
August 11, 2021
APN is implementing the Giving for Change Program funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Giving for Change is ...
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Gupta Family Foundation’s Grants 2021

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
September 30, 2021
The Gupta Family Foundation is offering grants to uplift and empower individuals disadvantaged by poverty or disability, or by discrimination ...
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Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Leadership
The Women's Peace & Humanitarian Fund is seeking applications for its Short-Term Grants, an opportunity for civil society organizations to ...
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Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity Fund

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Leadership
The Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity invite applications for their next round of funding. Focus areas are: Education for groups or ...
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Call for Applications: Didymus Grants

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Leadership
Didymus seeks to help and encourage smaller charities who are working in the areas of social inclusion, education, the arts, ...
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Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 16, 2021
The Seeding The Future Foundation is funding high impact initiatives that have the potential to transform our global food system ...
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The Starling Collective Fellowship 2021

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
September 1, 2021
Giving Tuesday is now accepting applications for the 2021 cohort of the Starling Collective - a global learning community and innovative ...
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Call for Proposals: Leading from the South (LFS) and Main Grants

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
August 11, 2021
African Women Development Fund is inviting proposals from interested women-led organisations with an annual income less than USD200,000 who are ...
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Women’s Political Leadership Programme 2022 for Emerging Women Leaders (Fully Funded to Sweden)

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
August 31, 2021
Are you a local political leader in Africa, Asia or Eastern Europe, a woman and most importantly, an agent of ...
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Jamlab Accelerator Programme sub-Saharan Africa 2021 – 2022

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Arts & Culture, Research, Startups
Grant Deadline:
August 13, 2021
Are you working on something that you think could reshape media or journalism in sub-Saharan? Do you have skills you ...
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Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) Short Course 2021 for African Academics

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
July 28, 2021
The Institute for Poverty, Land & Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape is hosting a short course on the Political ...
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African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative — Women in Climate Change Science

Sector:
Education, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
July 31, 2021
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) seeks applications for the AIMS-NEI Fellowships for Women in Climate ...
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Earth Journalism Network – Climate Change Media Partnership

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
July 30, 2021
The Earth Journalism Network seeks 20 journalists from developing countries, including 12 journalists from the Asia-Pacific region, to report in-person ...
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Fondation Segre – Conservation Action Fund

Sector:
Environment, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
August 31, 2021
The Fondation Segré Conservation Action Fund supports on-the-ground conservation actions with the goal of improving the status of threatened animal ...
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Fondation Segre – Research Support Grants

Sector:
Environment, Research
Grant Deadline:
August 31, 2021
The Fondation Segré Research Support Grants provide support to young and early-career researchers in their research to improve the knowledge ...
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The Sexual Violence Research Initiative Grant 2021

Sector:
Women & Gender, Research, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
August 2, 2021
The SVRI invites applications from Researchers and nongovernment organizations to apply for their grant. They will consider applications for innovative ...
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Karibu Foundation Grants for Global South

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Research, Youth & Children
The Karibu Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support alternative voices from the Global South that provide ...
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AYNI Fund Leading From the South II (LFS II) Program

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Leadership, Health
AYNI LFS II is inviting all Indigenous Women Organizations to participate in the IV Call for Grant Proposals of the “Leading from the South II” ...
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Leap Africa’s Social Innovators Program 2021 (SIPA)

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Arts & Culture, Startups, Science & Technology, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
July 25, 2021
The Social Innovators Programme is our platform for equipping, empowering and showcasing young changemakers with requisite skills and effective tools ...
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Call for Applications: Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) Grants 2021

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Development, Leadership, Health
Applications are invited for the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa Grants 2021 They support initiatives with a demonstrated capacity ...
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Feminist Review Trust Grant Program

Sector:
Education, Development, Women & Gender, Research
Grant Deadline:
September 10, 2021
Applications are invited for the Feminist Review Trust Grant Program Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review ...
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OTF Rapid Response Fund

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Development, Research, Startups, Science & Technology, Health
Open Technology Fund invites qualified individuals and organizations to apply for its Rapid Response Fund The The Rapid Response Fund ...
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ILO SDG 8.7 Innovation Challenge 2021

Sector:
Education, Development, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 15, 2021
The ILO is calling for applications for its recently launched competition for the acceleration of action towards SDG 8.7. The ...
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AREF Call for Applications: Women in Research Essential Grant Writing Skills Workshop

Sector:
Education, Development, Research, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
July 8, 2021
AREF is calling for applications from women who are emerging biomedical/health researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa to participate in its Essential Grant ...
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R.E Train Education for Nature Program

Sector:
Education, Development, Research, Leadership
The Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) provides financial support to conservation leaders in Southern countries to gain ...
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The Coca-Cola Foundation Environment Fund

Sector:
Development, Women & Gender, Research, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Leadership
Applications are invited from registered organizations across the globe for the Coca-Cola Foundation Environment Grant. The Coca-Cola Foundation provides grants ...
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The Ubuntu United Nations Program

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
July 8, 2021
Are you a change maker making an impact in your community? Would you like to have your voice heard and ...
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GlobalGiving Accelerator Program 2021

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
July 16, 2021
Applications for the GlobalGiving Accelerator Program2021 are now open. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign ...
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Energy Talent Program – Call for Applications

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Research, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
July 12, 2021
Applications for the Energy Talent Program 2021 are now open. The Energy Talent Program is a 24-month career development and ...
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Africa Climate Change Fund – Call for Proposals

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Startups, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
July 23, 2021
The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF or Fund) is a multi-donor trust fund hosted by the African Development Bank to ...
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JAC Trust Climate Change & Displaced People Programme

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Research, Startups, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 1, 2021
The Trusts objective is to help forcibly displaced people and their host communities to respond to the climate crisis and ...
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Merieux Foundation Small Grants Program

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Startups, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
August 1, 2021
The Mérieux Foundation's grants program contributes towards financing projects that aim to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. The ...
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Robert Carr Fund Calls for Proposals

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Startups, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
July 11, 2021
The Robert Carr Fund is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals 2021 to award grants for funding cycle 2022-2024 ...
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Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Startups, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
June 28, 2021
This fellowship offers candidates at the mid-stage of their career the opportunity to spend ten months at Chatham House working ...
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The Children’s Prize 2021

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
July 30, 2021
The Children’s Prize is awarded to scientifically-minded individuals with a passion for global child health and a strong commitment to ...
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Acumen West Africa Fellowship

Sector:
Education, Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
July 20, 2021
Each year, the Acumen Fellowship in West Africa selects ~20 Fellows from across sectors, countries, and backgrounds who are tackling ...
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GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security 2021

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
September 23, 2021
In 2015, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, the GCSP and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme established a ...
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Jana Robeyst Trust Fund Small Grants for Sub-Saharan Africa

Sector:
Environment, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
August 31, 2021
The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) is seeking applications for its “Small Conservation Grants” to provide financial resources to early ...
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Japan Water Forum Fund 2021

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
July 10, 2021
The Japan Water Forum makes small grants to grassroots organizations in least-developed countries. Funding is made to projects addressing local ...
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Build GLFX Chapters in Africa with Seed Funding

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
June 30, 2021
The GLFx initiative, in partnership with the Robert Bosch Foundation, is opening a call to support five new GLFx chapters ...
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The SVRI Research Grants 2021

Sector:
Development, Women & Gender, Research
Grant Deadline:
August 2, 2021
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) through the Knowledge for Action to End Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children ...
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AstraZeneca: Step Up! Global Grants Programme

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
July 21, 2021
This grant empowers small, youth-focused non-profit organizations to make change happen by enabling them to increase their impact and operate ...
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The Volant Trust Covid-19 Response Fund

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
July 31, 2021
The Volant Trust is accepting applications from international charities that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping ...
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The GSMA Innovation Fund For Digital Urban Services

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
July 2, 2021
The GSMA is looking for start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises in Africa, South or South East ...
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Western Union Foundation Accelerator and Fellowship

Sector:
Education, Development, Startups, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
July 19, 2021
The Western Union  Fellowship is a program for young entrepreneurs and community leaders who are from and working with highly ...
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The Global Water Foundation Fund

Sector:
Environment, Development, Health
The Global Water Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Water and Sanitation Grants Program. Grant Foci Strictly water and ...
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AgriDi Grants for Digital Innovations in West Africa

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
June 30, 2021
Under the European Union, ACP Innovation Funded project on “Accelerating inclusive green growth through agri-based digital innovation in West Africa” ...
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MoleSkin Foundation Creativity Pioneers Support Fund

Sector:
Development, Arts & Culture, Research
Grant Deadline:
June 30, 2021
Moleskine Foundation has decided to establish a Creativity Pioneers Support Fund microgranting program. Creativity Pioneers Support Fund is a one-time ...
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ITU Global South Digital Innovation Challenge

Sector:
Development, Research, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
July 15, 2021
The Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge, in response to COVID-19, is co-organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and ...
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Fund for Innovation in Development Grants

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Environment, Development, Research
The ambition of the FID is to support innovation in the fight against poverty and inequality. It allows innovators from ...
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Call for Submissions: Innovating Education in Africa 2021

Sector:
Education, Development, Startups, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
June 25, 2021
Innovating Education in Africa (IEA) was established in 2018 by the African Union (AU) with the aim of identifying, promoting ...
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The Waislitz Global Citizen Awards

Sector:
Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
June 13, 2021
The Waislitz Foundation is seeking nominations for the Global Citizens Awards that recognizes the excellence of individuals in their work to ...
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The Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge

Sector:
Environment, Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
July 10, 2021
Are you aged 18-30 with a world changing idea Applications are now open for the Global Innovation Challenge that will ...
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Call for Nominations: Zero Project 2022 – Accessibility

Sector:
Environment, Development, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
June 7, 2021
The Zero Project 2022 Call for Nominations seeks to identify innovative practices and policies from around the world–centered around enabling ...
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2021 Visegrad Grants Program

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
June 1, 2021
Visegrad grants support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations ...
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Green Skills Innovation Challenge

Sector:
Environment, Development, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
June 4, 2021
The Green Skills Innovation Challenge is now open for entries! Are you a Green Economy changemaker actively equipping people with ...
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European Commission Call for Proposals: Conflict and Peace-Building

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
June 25, 2021
The European Commission is calling for proposals for the Conflict and climate change Challenge for Peace Building to support security initiatives and peace-building activities in partner ...
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OPEC Fund Annual Award for Development

Sector:
Environment, Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
June 1, 2021
The OPEC Fund Annual Award for Development (AAD) celebrates outstanding contributions to sustainable development. Each year, it recognizes a different ...
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USIP Grant Competition (2021): Reinvigorating Multilateral Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding

Sector:
Environment, Development, Startups
Grant Deadline:
July 7, 2021
The United States Institute of Peace seeks research that strengthens an understanding of how multilateral institutions can be reformed to ...
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WFP Innovation Challenge 2021

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
May 31, 2021
Do you have an innovation that can end hunger? The World Food Programme's Innovation Challenge is searching for game-changing ideas ...
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The Athari Group Accelerator

Sector:
Environment, Development, Startups
Grant Deadline:
June 1, 2021
Applications to the first cohort of the Athari Group's Nonprofit Accelerator Programme are live. Athari Group welcomes early-stage nonprofit ideas ...
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The Facebook Community Accelerator 2021

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Startups
Grant Deadline:
May 31, 2021
The Facebook Community Accelerator is a program to help leaders harness the power of their community to turn impactful ideas ...
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Call for Proposals: AfDB – AFAWA

Sector:
Entrepreneurship
The African Development Bank - Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa Initiative (AfDB - AFAWA) has initiated a call ...
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Actions For Earth Global Leaders Award

Sector:
Environment, Development
Grant Deadline:
May 31, 2021
Do you have a great idea or an activity that will help solve a global environmental problem sustainably? Then consider ...
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The Blue Action Fund

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups
Grant Deadline:
July 16, 2021
The Blue Action Fund is pleased to announce a new open call for grant proposals focussing on Africa’s Atlantic coast ...
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The MIT-Solve Global Challenges 2021

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
June 16, 2021
MIT Solve is a marketplace for social impact innovation with a mission to solve world challenges. The 2021 Global Challenges ...
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The Milken-Motsepe AgriTech Prize

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
December 31, 2021
The Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech is a global competition for innovative solutions to increase economic value to farmers, from seed ...
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Early Career Fund – SRI2021

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
April 30, 2021
The Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021) is engaging participants from all parts of the world at what will ...
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Siemens Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Call 2021

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
April 30, 2021
Siemens Stiftung is launching its first E-Mobility Innovation Call: ”Electric Mobility Made in Africa ForAfrica”. The foundation is dedicated to ...
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Global TFF Challenge 2021

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups, Science & Technology
The Thought For Food Challenge is the world’s most diverse and impact-focused innovation competition in food and agriculture. The challenge ...
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The Smart Cities Innovation Programme

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
May 9, 2021
The SCIP is a 6-month accelerator supporting tech start-ups from Rwanda and other African countries in the fields of Smart ...
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Vertical Loop Grant for Social Good

Sector:
Development, Research, Startups, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
April 18, 2021
Calling all companies, organizations, and NGOs (from anywhere in the world) with a product, service, or idea that is creating a ...
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The Elevate Prize 2021

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
May 5, 2021
The Elevate Prize is seeking 10 leaders of nonprofits who are:Purpose-Driven, Problem Solvers, Radically Diverse, Resilient + Creative, At a ...
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The Women In Africa – WIA54 Programme

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Women & Gender
Grant Deadline:
May 7, 2021
The Women in Africa - WIA 54 programme has promoted women entrepreneurship in Africa since 2017. This year, 540 women ...
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Echoing Green 2021 Fellowship

Sector:
Development, Startups, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
April 20, 2021
Echoing Green is looking for visionary leaders who are committed to upending structural oppression and creating change in their communities ...
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Chat for Impact

Sector:
Development, Startups, Science & Technology, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
April 11, 2021
The Chat for Impact global Summit aims to support and accelerate the work that impact and justice organizations are doing ...
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USAID Sustainable Landscapes Broad Agency Grants

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
September 24, 2022
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invites organizations, companies, foundations, community-based enterprises and other public and private entities, ...
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Call for applications: Women In Africa 54 2021

Sector:
Development, Startups, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
May 7, 2021
In 2021, WIA rolled out its 2030 plan, which multiplied the number of beneficiaries of the initial programme in each ...
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Young Social Entrepreneurs Global 2021

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
April 25, 2021
Applications to join the Singapore International Foundation (SIF)’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Global 2021 are now open. If you are aged between ...
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Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP) 2021

Sector:
Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
June 11, 2021
GDN invites non-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from low and lower-middle-income countries to submit project applications ...
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The Paris Peace Forum Call for Projects

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Research
The Paris Peace Forum will showcase 80 projects and invites applications tackling one of the following themes:- Fighting against the ...
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The Wallace Global Fund

Sector:
Development, Research, Women & Gender
The Wallace Global Fund supports activities and movements that are global or national in scope. We will consider significant local ...
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Trust Africa Civil Society Grants for Strengthening Citizens Voices

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Research, Development
Grant Deadline:
March 31, 2021
Under its Governance Program, TrustAfrica is inviting Concept Notes from potential civil society partners in implementing a project geared towards ...
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IDRC Call for Proposals: Women’s Economic Empowerment in a Low-Carbon COVID-19 Recovery

Sector:
Research, Women & Gender, Development, Environment
Grant Deadline:
April 13, 2021
Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) seeks short proposals for projects that will support the generation and use of nationally ...
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Thematic call for grant applications OKP-TMT-GENDER

Sector:
Leadership, Research, Development
Grant Deadline:
April 22, 2021
The Nuffic Call for joint proposals for Tailor-Made Training (TMT) - Orange Knowledge Programme is a special TMT call with ...
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International Fund for Cultural Diversity 2021

Sector:
Development, Arts & Culture, Research
Grant Deadline:
June 16, 2021
UNESCO will receive applications to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). Established under the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion ...
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We-Account Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) 2020/2021

Sector:
Research, Science & Technology, Development, Human Rights & Democracy, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
April 11, 2021
Innovation for Change (I4C) Africa Hub is launching the We-Account Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) 2020/2021 around three (3) key thematic areas ...
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Call for Applications: Spring 2022 TechWomen

Sector:
Development, Women & Gender, Science & Technology, Development
Grant Deadline:
2021-05-05, 2021-05-05
The Spring 2022 TechWomen application is now open! The mission of TechWomen is to empower, connect and support the next ...
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The Feminist Review Trust Grant Program

Sector:
Development, Women & Gender, Development, Women & Gender
Grant Deadline:
2021-04-30, 2021-04-30
Applications are now open for the Feminist Review Trust Grant Program aimed at supporting projects that transform the lives of women globally ...
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The WE Empower UN SDG Challenge 2021

Sector:
Development, Women & Gender, Startups, Women & Gender, Startups, Development
Grant Deadline:
2021-04-15, 2021-04-15
The WE Empower Challenge is a global competition for women entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs who are advancing the United Nations ...
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Google Impact Challenge for Women & Girls

Sector:
Development, Women & Gender, Research, Science & Technology, Women & Gender, Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
2021-04-09, 2021-04-09
This is an open call for applications, in line with Google.org's mission to provide funding opportunities for gender equity globally ...
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AWDF Grants

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Women & Gender, Development, Human Rights & Democracy
Grant Deadline:
2021-07-01, 2021-07-01
AWDF is happy to invite applications for grants from all eligible women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations. If you ...
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Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Grants

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology, Research, Science & Technology, Environment, Development
Grant Deadline:
2021-07-01, 2021-07-01
The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote ...
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Global Support for Women’s Economic Empowerment

Sector:
Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
March 17, 2021
The Office of Global Womens Issues - S/GWI has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) outlining concepts and ...
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The USAID CARE-GBV Small Grants Program

Sector:
Development, Women & Gender, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
March 17, 2021
The USAID Collective Action to Reduce Gender-Based Violence (CARE-GBV) activity is seeking innovative concept note applications for small grants from ...
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The MFA Finland 2021 Call for Proposals for INGOs

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
March 26, 2021
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) announces a Call for Proposals for International Non-governmental Organisations (INGOs) for support ...
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The Van Tienhoven Foundation Grants

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development
Grant Deadline:
February 28, 2021
The Van Tienhoven Foundation for International Nature Protection makes small grants available to finance direct actions on species, ecosystem, and ...
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Mama Cash Grants

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development
Grant Deadline:
March 31, 2021
Mama Cash will receive Letters of Interest from applicants who are not current grantee-partners from 1 March - 31 March ...
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The Pollination Project Micro-Grants

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Human Rights & Democracy, Development
The Pollination Project (TPP) is a global community of over 4,000 grassroots changemakers in 116 countries. Every day, the TPP community ...
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European Commission Call for Proposals to Support Civil Society Organisations

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
March 31, 2021
The European Commission is seeking proposals to support civil society in the West Africa / Lake Chad Basin region on ...
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Eisenhower Fellowships Fall 2021 Africa Program

Sector:
Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
March 15, 2021
Confronting the urgent challenge of climate change, Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) seeks outstanding applicants for its innovative Fall 2021 Africa Program ...
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The THET UKPHS Small Grants – Wave 1

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
May 12, 2021
The Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) has launched its's first wave of small grants for UK Partnerships for Health ...
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The ClimateScience 2021 Olympiad

Sector:
Environment, Development, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
August 1, 2021
ClimateScience is a global charity creating and providing educational resources on solutions to climate change to 100,000s of people worldwide ...
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The Africa Oxford Health Innovation Platform

Sector:
Development, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
March 31, 2021
AfOx-HIP will identify 50 outstanding emerging African researchers and innovators, proposing new solutions for health and facilitate their interaction with ...
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The iF Social Impact Prize 2021

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology
The Industrie Forum (iF) Social Impact Prize aims to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. The prize ...
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The 2021 Anzisha Prize

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
March 31, 2021
2021 Anzisha Prize Applications Are Open! The Anzisha Prize is Africa’s biggest award for her youngest entrepreneurs aged 15 - ...
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OSIWA Call for Proposals

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
May 15, 2021
The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is a grant-making and advocacy foundation that is part of the global ...
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The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2021

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
March 14, 2021
Experts in research on learning, children, and youth worldwide are now invited to nominate candidates for the 2021 Klaus J ...
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The Africa Food Prize 2021

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
May 25, 2021
Nominations are open for The Africa Food Prize, the preeminent award recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading ...
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Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Global

Sector:
Startups
Grant Deadline:
April 25, 2021
The Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Global is an eight-month program by the Singapore International Foundation that inspires, equips, and enables ...
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Advancing Women’s Empowerment Fund

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Women & Gender, Startups
Grant Deadline:
March 5, 2021
In partnership with USAID, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs is thrilled to announce another round of AWEF funding. In this ...
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The Assistive Technology (AT) Impact Fund

Sector:
Development, Research, Startups, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
February 21, 2021
On February 10th 2021, the AT Impact Fund launched its first global open call for applications. The fund seeks to ...
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U.S. – Africa Tech Challenge

Sector:
Startups, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
February 28, 2021
The U.S. – Africa Tech Challenge is seeking innovative responses to counter disinformation and propaganda in Africa, supported by the ...
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African Women Development Fund Grants for Women 2021

Sector:
Development, Women & Gender, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
March 12, 2021
African Women Development Fund Grants for Women; African Women Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking proposals for grants from all eligible ...
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The Zayed Sustainability Prize

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
May 6, 2021
The Zayed Sustainability Prize rewards innovators and visionaries whose achievements have furthered the global proliferation of innovative, impactful, and inspirational ...
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The Ernest Solvay Fund 2021

Sector:
Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
March 15, 2021
Ernest Solvay Fund is an initiative of the King Baudouin Foundation an independent, pluralistic foundation based in Brussels (Belgium) with ...
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The Heywood Foundation Public Policy Prize

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development
Do you see possibilities created out of the challenges of COVID-19, that society, citizens, and policymakers should think about and ...
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Call For Applications – United Nations Voluntary Fund

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy
Grant Deadline:
March 1, 2021
The United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture was established by the General Assembly in 1981(resolution 36/151 - PDF) with ...
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The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
March 15, 2021
The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security is awarded in partnership with Agropolis Foundation, which brings together over 40 ...
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International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sector:
Environment, Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
March 19, 2021
The Federal Government of Switzerland, with the technical support of FAO, established the International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and ...
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The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
April 30, 2021
The 3rd cycle of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award is now open. Corporations, research centers, institutions, ...
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The NGO CSW65 Forum Young Feminist Awards

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Arts & Culture, Women & Gender
Grant Deadline:
March 1, 2021
NGO CSW Youth Leaders & Young Professionals In collaboration with Women Have Wings make available five $5,000 grant awards to ...
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British Council Go Digital Fund: Sub Saharan Africa & Wales

Sector:
Development, Arts & Culture, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
February 7, 2021
The British Council Go Digital Fund is open to organizations in Wales and Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) to collaborate digitally on ...
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Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety Programmes 2021

Sector:
Environment, Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
February 10, 2021
The Global Road Safety Partnership has launched Round 18 Call for Proposals under the Road Safety Grants Programme.  In Round ...
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MCW YOUNG LEADERS ACCESS PROGRAM 2021

Sector:
Development, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
March 1, 2021
The Young Leaders Access Program is a year-long program that prepares young people from around the world, 18 to 26, ...
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The Ashden Awards 2021

Sector:
Environment, Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
March 3, 2021
The Ashden Awards boost outstanding climate solutions, backing radical ideas delivering lower emissions and a fairer world, with grants and ...
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Call for Proposals: The InsuResilience Solutions Fund

Sector:
Education, Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
January 29, 2021
The ISF especially welcomes project concepts targeting the sectors most vulnerable to effects of the pandemic, such as critical infrastructure, ...
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Call for Proposals: SOS African Wildlife Rapid Action Grants

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
January 31, 2021
The Save Our Species - SOS African Wildlife initiative funded by the European Union, is inviting all eligible CSOs to apply ...
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The W.K Kellogg Racial Equity 2030

Sector:
Education, Development
Grant Deadline:
January 31, 2021
The Racial Equity 2030 is a global challenge in honor of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s 90th anniversary. It is a ...
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Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity

Sector:
Education, Development
Grant Deadline:
January 31, 2021
The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme is a funded fellowship based at the International Inequalities Institute at ...
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Call for Projects; Promotion of family farming in West Africa – Fondation de France and the CFSI

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
February 23, 2021
Fondation de France and the French Committee for International Solidarity (CFSI) joined forces to support farmers and farming innovation in ...
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Urgent Action Fund-Africa

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender
Urgent Action Fund-Africa provides financial support for strategic interventions that take advantage of opportunities to advance women’s human rights. Such opportunities ...
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PCLG Small Grants

Sector:
Environment, Development
Grant Deadline:
February 1, 2021
PCLG International, in a bid to foster multi-stakeholder collaboration and learning between conservation and development and/or rights-focused organizations, has announced ...
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UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award 2021

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
February 28, 2021
Each year, UNHCR searches for extraordinary persons who go beyond the call of duty in supporting refugees, internally displaced and ...
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World Habitat Awards 2021 for Innovative Solutions on Housing

Sector:
Environment, Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
March 15, 2021
World Habitat Awards recognizes and highlights innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes from across the world ...
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The 2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Development, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
March 31, 2021
The 7th cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship programme is live, and open to businesses and start-ups across any sector in ...
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The GI-TOC Resilience Fellowship 2021

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
January 4, 2021
The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) through the second edition of the Resilience Fellowship themed ‘Extortion as an ...
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Commonwealth Peace & Reconciliation Challenge Grants

Sector:
Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
January 31, 2021
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) supports youth-led organizations (the age definition used by UNAOC to ...
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UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund 2020

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
January 31, 2021
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) supports youth-led organizations (the age definition used by UNAOC to ...
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Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021

Sector:
Health
Grant Deadline:
March 31, 2021
The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award is launching its first competition designed to highlight and support the work of ...
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The Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
February 28, 2021
The Arrell Food Prizes recognize global excellence in the broad area of food innovation and community impact. In 2021, two ...
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The GNI Emerging Voices Fellowship Program

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
December 30, 2020
Global Network Initiative warmly welcomes applications for the next one-year GNI Emerging Voices Fellowship Program. The fellowship program seeks to ...
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Call for Innovators – Circular Economy

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
December 18, 2020
Coopen is a collaborative programme whose goal is to promote innovative solutions that respond to sustainable development challenges in Africa, ...
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Call for Applications: BIEA Thematic Research Grants

Sector:
Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
December 30, 2020
The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) invites applications for funding for original research projects in any discipline in the ...
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Making More Health Co-Creation Accelerator 2021

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
February 7, 2021
Since 2011, Ashoka and Boehringer Ingelheim have collaborated around a global initiative – Making More Health (MMH). Making More Health brings together the best ...
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The 2021 Roux Prize

Sector:
Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
February 28, 2021
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Roux Prize. The Roux Prize was created in 2013 to honor individuals or ...
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The Women Building Peace Award

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender
Grant Deadline:
February 2, 2021
The United States's Institute of Peace (USIP) Women Building Peace Award honors the inspiring work of women peacebuilders whose courage, ...
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The Rafto Prize

Grant Deadline:
February 1, 2021
Call for nominations have begun for the Professor Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize for Human Rights (i.e. the Rafto Prize). Awarded every ...
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Energy Globe Award 2021 for Sustainable Energy Projects

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
December 9, 2020
The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate ...
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The Lead2030 Challenge for SDG15

Sector:
Environment, Development, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
December 18, 2020
Novartis looks forward to supporting SDG 15 by funding a project, which utilises data/digital/novel technologies in order to generate positive ...
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The African Peacebuilding Network Individual Research Fellowships

Sector:
Development, Research
Grant Deadline:
February 1, 2021
The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) invites research fellowship applications from African researchers, policy ...
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The Grand Challenges Africa Innovation Phase 1 Seed Grants | Round 12 Request for Proposals on Food Security and Nutrition

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
December 4, 2020
The Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), created through a partnership between the African Academy of Sciences ...
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The AI for Accessibility Grants

Sector:
Development, Research, Health
AI for Accessibility grants support projects that use AI to empower people living with disabilities. Applications are accepted on a ...
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The Rodenberry Foundation Catalyst Fund

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Research, Health
The Rodenberry Foundation's Catalyst Fund is looking for well-thought-out projects that have a high potential for lasting impact. The ideas/projects ...
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The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards

Sector:
Environment, Development, Research, Health
Grant Deadline:
January 31, 2021
A Commonwealth prize recognizing the most impactful innovations in sustainable development has been launched by the Secretary-General. Five thematic categories ...
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The Future Bora Grant (Kenya) Call for Applications

Sector:
Development
Grant Deadline:
December 15, 2020
Future Bora aims to catalyze interventions that expand economic opportunities for the most vulnerable and under-served Kenyan youths i.e. orphans, ...
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The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards

Sector:
Environment, Development, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
January 31, 2021
The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards recognizes and celebrates the contributions that innovators in the public, private, and ...
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ACT Foundation 5th Grant Cycle: Call for Applications

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Leadership, Health
Grant Deadline:
November 30, 2020
ACT Foundation is calling for applications from non-profit organizations and social enterprises in Africa for their Grant Cycle which opened, ...
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The Alan & Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund

Sector:
Education, Science & Technology, Youth & Children, Health
The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts is the operating office of 17 different independent grant-making trusts established by members of three ...
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The National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Health
Grant Deadline:
November 30, 2020
The NED encourages applications from organizations working in diverse environments including newly established democracies, semi-authoritarian countries, highly repressive societies and ...
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The Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity

Sector:
Education, Environment, Development, Women & Gender, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
November 30, 2020
The Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity Grant focuses on areas such as: Education for groups or communities who have limited access, ...
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The EU announces Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations (Zambia)

Sector:
Development, Research, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
December 1, 2020
The European Union (EU) has announced a call for proposals for Enhancing Civil Society Organization (CSO) Participation in Budgetary Oversight ...
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The Reimagine Charitable Giving Challenge

Sector:
Development, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
November 6, 2020
This program challenges our global community of innovators to come together and build solutions to address the following question: How ...
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Call for applications – the Direct Aid Program Kenya

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Health
Grant Deadline:
October 21, 2020
The Australian High Commission in Kenya is seeking applications for the Direct Aid Program, which is designed to provide financial ...
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Funding in Africa for Independent Policy Research Organizations

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
November 4, 2020
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) invite proposals from independent policy research organizations ...
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UNDP Tanzania – Call for Proposals for Small Grants

Sector:
Environment, Development
Grant Deadline:
October 30, 2020
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced a call for proposals for the GEF Small Grants Programme to focus ...
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Microsoft’s AI for Humanitarian Action Project

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Science & Technology, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
October 31, 2020
Building on the progress of the past two years and the urgency of the moment, Microsoft is expanding "AI for ...
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Call for Projects – Orange Foundation’s Villages & Mother and Child Health Programme

Sector:
Development, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
October 16, 2020
The Orange Foundation is inviting projects for Villages and Mother and Child Health Programme to install one - or more ...
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The AstraZeneca Global Grants and Funding for Youth and Youth-led NGOs

Sector:
Development, Youth & Children, Health
Grant Deadline:
October 12, 2020
StepUp! is part of AstraZeneca’s Young Health global grants programme and it aims to extend the reach and impact of ...
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The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Development, Women & Gender, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
November 4, 2020
The UN Trust Fund will prioritize applications from women’s rights, women led, and small women’s organizations, in recognition of them ...
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The 2021 Hult Prize Challenge on Food For Good

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
December 31, 2020
In 2021 the Hult Prize is asking teams around the world to build viable food enterprises that will impact the ...
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The IMMANA Fellowships 2021/2022 for Emerging Leaders in Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health Research

Sector:
Development, Research, Science & Technology, Health
Grant Deadline:
December 31, 2020
Round 6 IMMANA Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research. The Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts ...
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The Commonwealth100 Online Leadership Development Programme 2020/2021

Sector:
Development, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
November 6, 2020
The Commonwealth100 is open to young leaders who are from a Commonwealth country, or who currently live, work or study ...
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Thomson Reuters Foundation 2020/2021 Reporting on Illicit Finance in Africa Workshop for African Journalists

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy, Arts & Culture
Grant Deadline:
October 4, 2020
Thomson Reuters Foundation in partnership with the African Centre for Media Excellence is looking for journalists based anywhere in Africa ...
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Generation Equality: Supporting a New Wave of Youth-Led Activism for Gender Equality

Sector:
Women & Gender, Youth & Children, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
October 21, 2020
In order to support a stronger wave of youth-led advocacy in 2021 and beyond, and in order to specifically seek ...
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Call for Submissions: The Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2020

Sector:
Education
Grant Deadline:
September 25, 2020
The African Union Commission (AUC) and Partners across Africa will hold the third edition of Innovating Education in Africa Expo ...
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Global Giving Accelerator Program 2020 Season

Sector:
Development
Grant Deadline:
October 16, 2020
The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help you take your fundraising to the ...
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The Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship

Sector:
Development
Grant Deadline:
October 15, 2020
The Fellowship is recruiting a total of 20-25 Fellows for 2021. We are recruiting Fellows who are development experts in ...
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Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship 2020/2021

Sector:
Leadership
Grant Deadline:
October 14, 2020
The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders. Through this annual fellowship programme, we ...
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The Noel Buxton Trust accepting Applications for 2020 Africa Grants

The Noel Buxton Trust is currently accepting applications for its Africa Grants, with an aim to support and protect street ...
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GLOBAL CITIZEN PRIZE – Cisco Youth Leadership Award

Sector:
Leadership
Grant Deadline:
September 20, 2020
The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award honors an individual aged 18-30 who has contributed meaningfully towards the goal ...
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Fund for Local Cooperation 2020 “Circular Economy, and Good Governance and Vibrant Democracy” (South Africa)

Grant Deadline:
September 18, 2020
The Embassy of Finland in Pretoria hereby invites South African civil society organizations and innovation support organizations to submit concept ...
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Women’s Voice & Leadership Fund – Rapid Response Grants

Sector:
Women & Gender
The Fund has a special emphasis on mitigating the effect of COVID 19 on Women’s Rights. The funding comes from ...
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Open Road Alliance

Sector:
Science & Technology
Charitable Grants will only be offered to organizations responding directly to COVID-19 that are also demonstrating how their intervention moves ...
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Landcam launches Call for 2020-2021 Grants Proposals (Cameroon)

Sector:
Environment
Grant Deadline:
September 10, 2020
The Landcam has launched a Call for Proposals for Small Grants Scheme to support innovative civil society initiatives in land ...
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The 2020 .ORG Impact Awards

Sector:
Science & Technology
Grant Deadline:
September 4, 2020
.ORG Impact Awards is a global awards program to recognize and celebrate individuals and organizations that have a connection to ...
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2020 African Women’s Development Fund

Sector:
Leadership
Grant Deadline:
August 10, 2020
Throughout the year, African Women's Development Fund invites applications from eligible African women’s organizations under its main grants program. The ...
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The Global Resilience Fund for Girls and Young Women

Sector:
Women & Gender, Youth & Children
Grant Deadline:
August 3, 2020
The Fund is prioritizing applications from girls and young women with disabilities, girls and young women of colour, LGBTQIA2S youth, ...
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The Tony Elumelu Foundation

Sector:
Entrepreneurship, Leadership
Grant Deadline:
March 31, 2020
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF)—Africa’s leading philanthropy focused on empowering African entrepreneurs—is looking for the most innovative business ideas across ...
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National Endowment for Democracy

Sector:
Human Rights & Democracy
Grant Deadline:
March 27, 2020
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions ...
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