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November 2020

Live Launch: Sanitation and Hygiene Fund 17 November 2020

November 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

4 p.m. CET (10 a.m. EST, 6 p.m EAT) Watch it here: or here: YouTube channel.  No registration is required The Sanitation and Hygiene Fund to be launched on 17 November NEWS NOVEMBER 12, 2020 The Sanitation and Hygiene Fund will be launched during an online event next Tuesday. It is seeking US$2 billion over the coming five years to provide a 21st-century solution to the decades-old crisis on sanitation, hygiene and menstrual health. Currently, more than 4 billion people…

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Grant opportunity to Strengthen West African Movement for Gender Diversity & Sexual Rights

November 23, 2020

Deadline: November 13, 2020 Grant size: USD 10,000 - USD 100,000 ISDAO Grants Program: Strengthening West African Movement for Gender Diversity & Sexual Rights The Initiative Sankofa d'Afrique de l'Ouest (ISDAO) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its 3rd grants cycle. ISDAO provides flexible funding to support the overall coordination, operations, and strengthening of a group, organisation, or network. ISDAO is a West African activist-led Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) Fund dedicated to strengthening…

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December 2020

Call for Proposals: European Union Support and Strengthen Civil Society Organizations in Gabon

December 3, 2020

Deadline: 3 December 2020 The European Union (EU) is accepting proposals from eligible organizations to Support and Strengthen Civil Society Organizations in Gabon. Objectives The general objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to reducing inequalities in the context of sustainable development, in particular by pursuing the objectives of sustainable development (SDG), and to improve the quality of life in a more equitable and democratic society through support for civil society in Gabon. The specific objective is to…

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Funding opportunity: International Trans Fund’s 5th Grant Cycle

December 4, 2020

Apply Now for International Trans Fund’s 5th Grant Cycle The International Trans Fund (ITF) is pleased to announce 5th grant cycle. ITF warmly welcome applications from trans-led organisations with budgets below $150,000 USD based in any region of the world. This year the ITF is introducing two grant types: SEED Grant (1-year) The SEED grant is a 1-year general support and/or project grant for trans-led organisations that have never been funded by the ITF, or that prefer to apply for…

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Vacancy: Vice President, Strategic Advocacy and Communications at Co-Impact

December 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vacancy: Vice President, Strategic Advocacy and Communications at Co-Impact Location flexible; Nairobi or Johannesburg preferred Download the JD here:  JD - VP Strategic Advocacy and Communications Who is Co-Impact Co-Impact is a global philanthropic collaborative that supports locally-rooted coalitions in the Global South to transform underlying systems and achieve impact at scale, with a core focus on advancing gender equality and women’s leadership. We bring together funders from around the world to invest in initiatives that are working to improve…

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Future Bora Initiative: Supporting Transformational Organisations that Expand Economic Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth – Kenya

December 15, 2020

Deadline: 15 December 2020 Future Bora is an initiative of the Government of Kenya under the Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP). The initiative aims to expand economic opportunities for these vulnerable and under-served Kenyan youth by supporting transformational organisations that have interventions that are tailored to the local and highly specific needs of these youth groups. Future Bora aims to catalyse interventions that expand economic opportunities for the most vulnerable and under-served Kenyan youth between the age of…

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Call for applications: AI for Accessibility Grants

December 15, 2020

Microsoft's AI for Accessibility grants support projects that use AI to empower people living with disabilities. They are looking for individuals or teams who are not only passionate about making the world more inclusive, but also firmly rooted in the communities they intend to benefit. They want to invest in ideas that are developed by or with people with disabilities. Microsoft works with partners in three important areas of focus: Daily life: Over 1 billion people around the world live with…

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Funding Opportunity: DAAD Scholarship Programmes for Eastern Africa (Fully-funded)

December 15, 2020

The Call for Scholarship Applications intake 2021 for the Eastern Africa Region is now open. Deadline: 15 December 2020.       Objectives The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development. To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Master or doctoral studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and/or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa. Who can apply?…

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Funding to implement Integrated Health Services (IHS) in Burkina Faso

December 18, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement Integrated Health Services in Burkina Faso. 20 November 2020 - 18 December 2020 Apply here: Burkina Faso is a landlocked Sudano-Sahelian country located in the heart of West Africa. It is bordered to the north and west by Mali, to the east by Niger, and to the south by Benin, Togo, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. Burkina Faso's health system…

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Global Network Initiative (GNI) Emerging Voices Fellowship Program

December 30, 2020

Apply by 30 December 2020. The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is accepting applications for the next one-year GNI Emerging Voices Fellowship Program. The fellowship program seeks to further online freedom of expression and privacy around the world by facilitating collaboration and conversation among diverse stakeholders. The Sustaining Multi-stakeholder Networks for Internet Freedom (SuNI) project aims to protect and advance online freedom of expression and privacy by establishing and enhancing connections between civil society and ICT companies. The goal is to…

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January 2021

SADC Dialogue Facility (SDF): Support to Evidence-based and Results-oriented Policy Dialogue

January 4

The Southern African Community (SADC) Secretariat has announced a call for applications for Enhanced Cooperation and Dialogue for Regional Integration: The SADC Dialogue Facility (SDF) - support to evidence-based and results-oriented policy dialogue. Apply here: Objectives and Priority Issues The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the implementation of the SADC regional integration agenda through supporting evidence-based and results-oriented policy dialogue. The specific objective of this call for proposals is: Undertaking policy research to…

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Global Young Innovators Programme – South Africa

January 8

  Deadline: 8 January 2021 Newable is calling South African young innovators (aged 18-30) willing to rise to the challenge and collaborate with inspirational, like-minded entrepreneurs in the UK to form ground-breaking projects and be a force for positive change. The Global Young Innovators Programme offers 60 forward-thinking, entrepreneurial minds from across South Africa and the United Kingdom (UK), a platform to join forces, ignite ideas and co-design solutions that can help solve some of the greatest challenges facing the…

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Funding Opportunity: Defending the freedom, equality, and social inclusion of LGBTI Commu

January 15

Application date: 20 November 2020 - 15 January 2021 Apply here: The Other Foundation invite applications for grants from individuals or organisations in thirteen eligible southern African countries to support work that advances or defends the freedom, equality, and social inclusion of homosexual and bisexual women and men, and transgender and intersex people. In addition, a small number of grants will be made available to prevent the reversal of gains in LGBTI organising, visibility, and advocacy as a result…

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Nuffic Call for Proposals for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

January 19

Apply by 19 January 2021 Nuffic, the Dutch expertise centre for internationalisation of education, is inviting proposals for the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) to facilitate the emergence of a community regional practice in the field of SDSR. The call also aims to strengthen collaborative capacities, exchange and learning in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the sub-region, in accordance with the third axis of the Nuffic regional approach in the Sahel. Objectives The proposed…

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Terms of Reference: Consultant to Undertake A Case Study on NGO Law Best Practices in Nigeria & Uganda

January 20

        Deadline: COB 20 January 2021 I. Background of the I4C Africa Hub Innovation for Change (I4C) Africa Hub’s vision is to protect, respect, strengthen, expand, and recover civil society space. Launched in 2017, the Africa Hub – based in Nairobi, Kenya – has been working to strengthen the capacity of civil society through promoting home-grown African solutions, and as a result of being part of a global network, offered network members access to the latest thinking, …

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WFP Innovation Accelerator Programme: A Chance to Win up to USD 100,000

January 23

Apply to the WFP Innovation Accelerator to receive up to US $100,000 in equity-free funding, mentorship from industry experts and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. The WFP Innovation Accelerator sources, supports and scales high-potential solutions to end hunger worldwide. They provide WFP staff, entrepreneurs, start-ups, companies and non-governmental organisations with access to funding, mentorship, hands-on support and WFP operations. Benefits Funding: Apply to receive up to $100,000 in equity-free funding, with further funding dependent upon progress and measurable…

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