Movies that Matter Grant Programme: Promoting the Screenings of Human Rights Cinema Worldwide!

Deadline: 15 April 2018   Movies that Matter is inviting applications for its Grant programme to promote the screenings of human rights cinema worldwide. MtM offers grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take […]

Applications Open for the Open Society Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 July 2018   The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship Programme with an aim to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address new and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship, and financialization are needed to fight […]

Martin Ennals Award 2019: Inviting Human Rights Defenders around the World

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 Martin Ennals Award that is an annual prize for human rights defenders. The Martin Ennals Award is intended for human rights defenders (HRD) who are defending the rights of others, while at risk. This could include physical danger, repressive legal processes, or other forms of harassment. The Award […]

Apply for Funding: KIOS Call for Proposals 2018 (Strengthening the Realization of Human Rights Defenders)

Deadline: 20 March 2018 KIOS Foundation has announced a call for proposals 2018 to strengthen the realization of human rights by supporting the human rights work of civil society in developing countries.   Priority Groups Special emphasis is given to proposals focusing on women’s rights and gender equality, human rights defenders, the rights of vulnerable and marginalized groups as well as advocacy work related to […]

Call for Nominations: Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award!

Deadline: 31 March 2018   Nominations are open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to honor the courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award was established in 1984. Robert F. Kennedy believed that each individual holds the power to invoke change, that a single voice […]

OSIWA Call for Proposals: Grants for Local Organisations

Deadline: 30 April 2018   The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is accepting proposals from local organizations based in West Africa to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. Its headquarters is in Dakar and it has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown […]

Call for Applications: African Women’s Development Fund Main Grants

Deadline: March 7, 2018.   AWDF invites applications from eligible African women’s organisations under its main grants programme. Applications for the first grant-making round of 2018 can be sent in under one or more of AWDF’s thematic areas as listed below. These frame AWDF’s current funding strategy Shaping Africa’s Future; Body & Health Rights The focus […]

Apply for a 50.50 Feminist Investigative Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: February 15, 2018.   50.50 is the section of the independent media platform openDemocracy.net covering women’s rights, gender and sexuality. They are looking for two part-time feminist investigative journalism fellows to work with editors Claire Provost and Lara Whyte on in-depth and investigative reports for the series tracking the backlash against sexual and reproductive rights. Fellowships will […]

Nominations Open for Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), in partnership with the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize with an aim to reward outstanding civil society action in defending human rights in Europe and beyond. Candidates should have made a real difference to the […]