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Grant Funding Opportunities for Youths and Youth Organizations around the world

A list of latest, upcoming and past grant funding opportunities, call for proposals, requests for proposals, call for applications, funding announcements for youths and youth organizations around the world.

Apply for funding from WhatsApp to tackle issues arising from fake news

WhatsApp has announced that it is accepting applications for its Research Awards offered to tackle issues arising from fake news and misinformation. WhatsApp cares about the safety of our users and is seeking to inform our understanding of the safety problems people encounter on WhatsApp and what more we can do within WhatsApp and in partnership with civil society to address the problem. For this first phase of our program, WhatsApp is commissioning a competitive set of awards to … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada announces Call for Proposals for Uganda

The High Commission of Canada has announced a call for proposals for Uganda under the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) for the 2018-2019 funding cycle. The average contribution is expected to be in the range of CAD $15,000-$20,000 for each individual project. Larger projects may be considered on an exceptional basis. The average duration of a CFLI project is six (6) consecutive months, with all project activities to be completed by February 28, 2019. However, longer projects may be … [Read more...]

Apply for a Grant under the Red Umbrella Fund 2018

The 2018 Call for applications is now open to apply for a grant under the Red Umbrell Fund. The Red Umbrella Fund is the first global fund guided by and for sex workers. Launched in 2012, the Red Umbrella Fund joins together funders and sex workers in support of the human rights of sex workers. The Red Umbrella Fund is led by a partnership of sex workers and donors, with a sex worker majority in both grant decisions and overall governance. The Red Umbrella Fund is generously supported … [Read more...]

Funding to address SRHR needs of Young Key Populations

YouthLead has issued a call for proposals to provide funding to address SRHR needs of Young Key Populations. Youth LEAD and Y-PEER (Asia Pacific Center) have collaborated together to address SRHR needs of YKP at the regional and country level, pertaining to capacity development, policy influence, service delivery, community mobilization and evidence generation. One of the highlights of this collaboration has been to promote innovative ideas and initiatives from various youth and YKP-led … [Read more...]

Grants of up to $20,000 to address youth issues from GFCF

The Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) is offering grants of up to $20,000 to address youth issues. Concept notes can be submitted for this grants programme aimed at strengthening and supporting community philanthropy approaches that: Strengthen the efforts of CPOs to respond to, change mindsets around and build support for complex, sensitive or apparently intractable issues at the community level (e.g. social cohesion and other community divisions, environmental issues, … [Read more...]

Funding for NGO Networks addressing health and human rights of youths and other vulnerable groups

In this Request for Proposals for the year 2018, funding is available for networks of NGOs addressing health and human rights of youths and other vulnerable groups. The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks is inviting proposals from global and regional civil society networks addressing: critical factors protecting the rights of inadequately served populations (ISPs); scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; and assuring that resources are mobilized … [Read more...]

AWDF Call for Proposals 2018 (Africa and the Middle East)

The Africa Women's Development Fund (AWDF) has announced the 2018 for grants from all eligible women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations in Africa and the Middle East under Leading From the South call for proposals. AWDF is mandated to fund in all 54 African countries. Under the Leading from the South initiative AWDF has expanded its grantmaking mandate to include selected countries in the Middle East. AWDF funds organisations and initiatives advancing the rights of women … [Read more...]

UNODC Funding Call for Proposals to prevent drug abuse among the youth

UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) has announced a call for proposals to prevent drugs abuse among the youth in low and middle-income countries. This Call for Proposals takes into consideration the importance of harnessing all available resources towards the implementation of activities aimed at meeting the objectives of this Grants programme. The objective of this Grants programme is to strengthen the capacity of civil society to prevent drug abuse globally. This Call for … [Read more...]

The AYNI Fund wants to co-invest in your Project

The International Indigenous Women's Forum's AYNI Indigenous Women Fund has a special fund called Leading from the South (LFS). It has been created to support human rights activism, shaped, implemented and led by organizations, groups of women from the global south, working for political, social empowerment and economic development of women and gender equality. LFS is a grant program funded by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which is constituted as a joint program, implemented … [Read more...]

Hivos Fund for Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Hivos Southern Africa is seeking proposals for Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR). Hivos Southern African Hub aims towards an open and green society, inspired by humanist values such as freedom, dignity, responsibility and curiosity. Our objective is that every person can live in freedom and dignity on a planet that is sustainable. We pride ourselves as upholding the principles of Social innovation of generating new ideas and approaches that resolve … [Read more...]