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 […]

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 […]

Call for Applications: GlobalGiving Accelerator Program for March 2018

Deadline: February 1, 2018 Applications are open for March 2018 Accelerator. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is an opportunity for you and your organization to build skills, access tools, and grow your base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. When you graduate, your organization becomes a permanent member of GlobalGiving, and you’ll have access to all the tools, […]

Call for Applications: West African Research Association Travel Grant Program 2018

Deadline: March 15, 2018 Applications are currently open for the Spring 2018 cycle of West African Research Association (WARC) Travel Grant Program. The WARC Travel Grant promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent. The West African Research […]