Deadline: 30 October 2019 Applications are invited to apply for Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals and academics, and to contribute to UK higher education and foreign policy aims by encouraging collaboration and links. Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain … [Read more...] about Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships is now open for Applications
Latest Grants for NGOs and individuals in Africa
Here is the list of the most recent open and closed call for proposals and other grant opportunities for NGOs, Civil Society and individuals in Africa.
Deadline: 30 August 2019 UNRISD is inviting proposals for 2019 Social Policy in Africa Conference for abstracts and papers on the theme of the conference, " Governance of Africa's Social Policy: Subverting Development and Democracy?" The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous research institute within the UN system that undertakes interdisciplinary research and policy analysis on the social dimensions of contemporary development issues. Papers … [Read more...] about UNRISD accepting CFPs for 2019 Social Policy in Africa Conference
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Deadline: 17 May 2019 The Franco-African Foundation has announced the Young Leaders program to respond to the immense global challenges that require a new generation of leaders whose ambition is to become true agents of change. Convinced that the young people of Africa and France belong to a single generation and that they bear shared responsibilities in a world in common, the French-African Foundation wishes to identify, assemble and nurture the most promising high-potential talents on … [Read more...] about French-African Foundation announces Young Leaders Program 2019
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Deadline: 17 May 2019 The French-African Foundation has launched the '2019 French-African Young Leaders program' in response to the immense global challenges which require a new generation of leaders whose ambition is to become true agents of change. The Foundation wishes to identify, assemble and nurture the most promising high-potential talents on the Franco-African economic, political, academic, social and cultural ecosystems, and to support the leadership and management potential of … [Read more...] about 2019 French-African Young Leaders Program to identify High-Potential Talents on Franco-African Ecosystem
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Deadline: 1 September 2019 Applications are open for Reimagine Education Conference & Awards that is a global competition rewarding innovative approaches aimed at enhancing student learning outcomes and employability, offering $50,000 in funding to the overall winner/s and 16 ‘Oscars’ of Education. It culminates in an international conference for all those seeking to shape the future of education. Reimagine Education is a fantastic forum for the sharing of ideas on how to improve … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Reimagine Education Conference & Awards 2019
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Deadline: 17 March 2019 Applications to Injini Cohort 3- Africa's first Edtech-dedicated incubation & Seed Investment Programme are now open. This programme is open to both for-profit & non-profit EdTech startups. *For the first time ever, the Injini programme will be opened up to non-profits. The Injini Cohort 3 programme will launch in May 2019. For this, 8 start-ups from across Africa will join the programme for 4 months during which they will deliver workshops, mentoring and … [Read more...] about Injini Cohort 3: Africa’s First Edtech-Dedicated Incubation & Seed Investment Programme
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Deadline: 15 March 2019 AFRINIC is offering fellowships for the AFRINIC-30 meeting to be held in Kampala, Uganda from 15 June to 21 June 2019. The fellowship is reserved for individuals representing small organisations, universities, and media who are actively involved in Internet operations and development or ICT policies in their countries. The fellows expected to positively and actively contribute to IP address management awareness in the AFRINIC service region. Upon selection, AFRINIC … [Read more...] about AFRINIC-30 Fellowship: Inviting Individuals representing Small Organisations, Universities, and Media
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Deadline: 5 April 2019 The Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center, West Africa, Accra has announced the 2nd Call for the 'YALI Alumni Innovation Fund' (YAIF) to provide the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs in West Africa with seed capital for competitively selected young African entrepreneurs. YALI RLCs are empowering young people through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, and networking. Additionally, selected YALI … [Read more...] about YALI Alumni Innovation Fund 2nd Call: Providing Essential Seed Capital and Technical Assistance to Young African Leaders
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Get Instant Access to Thousands of New Donors and Grants Deadline: 24 March 2019 The Imagining Africa's Futures project is launching a call for expressions of interest to become a local champion in Futures Literacy in Africa. Local champions are expected to be key constituents of UNESCO and its partners' effort to conduct research in Futures Literacy by co-designing and co-running Futures Literacy Laboratories in their local communities. Local champions can be a team of driven individuals or … [Read more...] about UNESCO’s Imagining Africa’s Futures Project inviting Applicants to become a ‘Local Champion’
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Deadline: 24 March 2019 The 2019 Advancing Development Goals International Students Contest invites teams of Master students from all academic programmes to devise innovative and pragmatic solutions to the Challenges of Global Health. The idea is to gather contributions that are both theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to a relevant international development problem stemming from an interdisciplinary collaboration between 3 to 5 enrolled master students from anywhere in … [Read more...] about Applications Open for 2019 Advancing Development Goals International Students Contest
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Deadline: 5 November 2018 The Cleveland Zoological Society is seeking applications for its Future for Wildlife Seed Grants Program which provide funds to support field conservation projects in Africa and Asia. Ideal projects have a clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people, and create opportunities for capacity building in-country. Areas of Interest Projects focusing on the following areas of special interest to the Zoo are strongly encouraged to apply: … [Read more...] about Cleveland Zoological Society’s Future for Wildlife Seed Grants: Supporting Field Conservation Projects in Africa and Asia
The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 12.6 billion of new financing for 83 projects located across Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa which will finalise new programmes to enhance access to finance by small business in partnership with local banks, and support new investment in energy, transport, communications and urban development. Out of the total funding the board has approved EUR 4.5 billion of new financing to support business investment across Europe and beyond, … [Read more...] about EIB approves EUR 12.6 Billion for 83 Projects across Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa
The African Development Bank (ADB) and Afreximbank have signed a grant agreement of US$950,000 to support the development of factoring (a form of debtor finance in which a business sells its accounts receivable (invoices) to a third party (called a factor) at a discount) on the continent. The Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) hosted by the African Development Bank will invest US$500,000 which is intended to finance the capacity building of a number of identified emerging … [Read more...] about ADB and Afreximbank collaborate to support African SMEs
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on behalf of the African Union Commission (AU) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has signed a new grant amounting to USD 9 million with Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), to support labour migration policy development, capacity-building for the African Union Commission, labour institutions and RECs, skills development and skills mobility, and overall labour migration governance. The program will target the East African … [Read more...] about IOM, AU and Partners sign USD 9 Million Swedish Government Grant to support Labour Mobility in Africa
The EU has provided a package of financial guarantee programmes worth around €800 million as part of its External Investment Plan which will help to leverage an estimated €8-9 billion in public and private investment in Africa and the Neighbourhood. This new programme will benefit people who currently have difficulty borrowing money at affordable rates, such as internally displaced people, refugees or returnees. Another programme will enable over 25,000 small businesses to access mobile … [Read more...] about EU Grants €800 Million for EIP’s First Projects in Africa and Neighbourhood
UNICEF and World Bank are going to conduct a 5-day conference together with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development of Uganda to discuss how social protection programmes can be better tailored to provide timely and effective support to the poor and vulnerable in crisis situations. As such programmes continue to expand across Africa, the meeting will focus on how to make social protection systems in the region more responsive to shocks. The five-day gathering will bring together … [Read more...] about Conference to support Poor and Vulnerable Peoples of Africa in Crises Situation
The Secretaries of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Defra, and DFID has announced a £44.5 million boost for anti-wildlife trafficking projects around the world. The Foreign Secretary set out the Government’s ambition to reduce the illegal killing of African elephants for ivory by at least one third by 2020, and to further halve this rate by 2024. Defra have announced £4.5 million for 14 new Challenge Fund projects to combat the illegal wildlife trade by addressing demand … [Read more...] about Announcement of £44.5 Million for Anti-Wildlife Trafficking Projects around the World
The 54th Final council meeting in Global Environment Facility (GEF)-6 investment cycle has approved projects focused on Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States. Thirty-three countries around the world will benefit from these projects. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Environment (UNEP), WWF-US, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will implement projects approved … [Read more...] about Global Environment Facility approves Projects to support Vulnerable Countries
Deadline: 2 July 2018 Nominations are open for Exclusive Men Of The Year (EMY) Africa Awards to celebrate men and fathers of steel and zeal, whose passion and dedication has rolled out major landmarks in the development and progress of families, societies and the nation at large; Dignitaries, Businessmen, entertainers, sportsmen, social workers, journalists, administrators, philanthropists, mentors, and so on. The Faculty of the Exclusive Men Of The Year Awards – EMY Africa Awards is a … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for EMY Africa Awards 2018!
Deadline: 29 June 2018 Climate Home News is inviting two outstanding African journalists to report deeply on the development impacts, challenges and opportunities of climate change in Africa. Fellows will be provided training and support in climate change reporting from CHN’s editorial team. They will also receive training in the scientific and technical challenges the continent faces from the project partners Future Climate for Africa. Each fellow is expected to produce four major stories … [Read more...] about Climate Home News: Inviting Journalists for Reporting on Climate Change in Africa