Funding Opportunities for January, 2010 by 2LOxUwoz


									Funding Opportunities for January, 2010

Development Grants for NGOs/ CBOs that have not received ay funding from USAID
The USAID through its Office of Development Partners (ODP), Division of Private and Voluntary
Cooperation (PVC) is seeking applications from indigenous, local NGOs or US-based private and
voluntary organizations under its Development Grants Program (DGP). This is a “small grants
program for development activities that respond to overall USAID priorities and support selected
USAID Missions’ strategic objectives and sector priorities.” USAID has allocated over US $40
million for this program.
Deadline: February, 12th 2010;jsessionid=QQBzLXkCK99pM1Fdsv0wg8gSslkNlB

Funding and Partnership Opportunities for NGOs in USAID’s Global Development
USAID continues its commitment to more strategic alliances with the private sector in order to
further increase sustainable development impact to advance global, peace, and prosperity. Our
objective is not aimed necessarily at increasing the number of alliances. Rather we seek to
increase the overall strategic value of our alliances for fostering sustainable Development in the
developing world.
The closing date to respond to this opportunity is 30 September 2010.

Third Round of Stop TB Partnership’s Challenge Facility for Civil Society
The Stop TB Partnership in Switzerland has announced the availability of $400,000 budget in
total for its third round of Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS). The CFCS works “to provide
support to community-based organizations engaged in advocacy and social mobilization activities
seeking to raise awareness and empower communities to become part of the solution in the fight
against TB.”
Deadline is 10th February, 2010

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Distribution and Tracking of
Cotrimoxazole, HIV/AIDS
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Purchase, Distribution and Tracking of Cotrimoxazole,
HIV/AIDS Related Laboratory Commodities and Supplies in the Republic of Uganda Under the
President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Grant

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Support for a National Monitoring and Evaluation
System, Strategic Information Coordination, Data Synthesis, and Data Use to Strengthen the
Multi-Sector HIV/AIDS Response in the United Republic of Tanzania Under PEPFAR Grant

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Building the Capacity of Regional Health Management
Team to Coordinate, Manage, and Support HIV/AIDS Clinical Services in the United Republic of
Tanzania under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Grant
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Building the Capacity of Regional Health Management
Team to Coordinate, Manage, and Support HIV/AIDS Clinical Services in the United Republic of
Tanzania under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Grant

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Improving Access to and Delivery of HIV/AIDS
Services by Strengthening Community and Health Center Linkages in the Eastern Province of the
Republic of Zambia Under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Grant

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Strengthening Health Information Systems
Implementation, Capacity, and Infrastructure in the Republic of Mozambique Under the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Grant

USAID, Uganda – Strides for Family
Expanding access to and increase the use of reproductive Health, Family Planning and Child
survival Services
Budget: 100M – 1B (UGshs)
Deadline: 25th February, 2010
Contact: for a detailed RFP Package

USAID, Uganda – The LEAD Project
Call for concept papers for Grant funds to Private Sector, NGOs/ CBOs and Producer
Deadline: 30th November, 2010

Microsoft’s NGOs Connection
Microsoft’s NGO Connection is a program set up primarily to assist organizations achieve their
goals and objectives. It emphasizes upon the use of technology as a tool for effectively working
on projects and programs.

Funding for Strengthening Civil Society for the Conservation of Environment for selected
African Countries
The Small Scale Initiatives Program (SSIP) – 2009-2011 of the French Global Environment
Facility (FGEF) has announced the availability of funding support for projects in Central and
Western African Countries for strengthening the capacities of NGOs for the conservation of
environment. There are two eligible themes identified by the program: “biodiversity protection and
the fight against climate change along with the improvement of local populations living
Each project under the grant can be proposed for up to 50,000 Euros and can be implemented for
a period of two years.
Oxfam International Youth Partnerships
The Oxfam International Youth Partnership (OIYP), “a global network of young people who share
a vision of a just world and are committed to working for peaceful, equitable and sustainable
social change with their communities” is inviting applications for its 2010-2013 programs.

IPPF’s Advocacy Flexi Fund for NGOs for Promotion of MDGs
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) has announced a call for applications
from civil society organizations from low income countries under its Advocacy Flexi Fund. There
are grants available up to US $10,000 to undertake advocacy work for the promotion of the
Millennium Development Goal 5b (MDG5b): universal access to reproductive health by 2015.
Deadline: 15th February, 2010

King Baudouin Foundation is providing Grants to fight HIV/AIDS through football.
The program targets registered non-governmental organization, association, or club all over
Deadline: 1st February, 2010

Change Makers Competition seeking solutions for Maternal Health
The Young Champions of Maternal Health Program is the new competition offered by the
Maternal Health Task Force at Engender Health and Ashoka at the Changemakers website. The
competition invites all types of organizations (citizen sector or charitable organizations or private
companies or public entities) from all countries.

The World Press Institute Scholarships for journalists around the world
The 2010 WPI fellowship will begin August 16 and end October 8. It begins with a three-week
residency in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The fellows will then spend four weeks
traveling to four or five U.S. cities before returning to Minnesota for the final week of the program.
Requirements for applicants, include: At least five years of full-time news experience; fluency in
all aspects of English; several written essays; three letters of recommendation; and at least three
work samples.

Partnership for Transparency Fund for NGOs to curb Corruption
Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) works towards “helping civil society play an effective
role in the design, implementation and monitoring of national anti-corruption programs.”

Foundation Ensemble’s Programmes Fund and Small Grants Fund for Sustainable
Development, Water & Sanitation and Animal Biodiversity
Foundation Ensemble based in Paris has issued a call for proposals in its priority areas of water
and sanitation, sustainable development and animal biodiversity.
Deadline is 5th March, 2010

Change-makers seeking Solutions for Raising Awareness against Gender-based Violence
The Campus of Excellence and Ashoka’s Change-makers have launched a new competition for
preventing violence against women. Under this competition, women’s associations, education
groups or grassroots-based NGOs implementing most innovative solution around the world for
raising awareness and taking action against gender-based violence will be selected for grant
support (for the prize winner) and/or will get an opportunity to participate in the 2010 Campus of
Excellence event in Spain (for the prize winner and two runners up).

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund – Scholarship Fund for Women from Developing
The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) is offering scholarship funds to women from
developing countries currently studying in the United States or Canada. The MMMF awards
grants of approximetly US$12,000 each; grants are not renewable. Every year, the MMMF also
invites the recipients to Washington DC to participate in a three day Awards Program organized
in their honour.
The application must be filled out online. Application forms will be available starting 2 November 2
2009. The application deadline is 18 February 2010.

Conservation, Food, and Health Foundation.
Concept applications may be submitted at any time, but must be received by 01 January and 01
July in order to be reviewed for the Foundation’s meetings in May and November, respectively.

Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.
Applications are by invitation only. Potential applicants send an inquiry (request to apply)
between November and 01 January. Applications are due 25 January 2010.

African Development Bank, Congo Basin Forest Fund.
The CBFF announces its second call for proposals. CBFF aims to avoid deforestation and
contribute to poverty alleviation in the Congo Basin. The grants competition is open to
governments, NGOs, civil society organizations, and the private sector. Application deadline for
concept notes is 28 February 2010.

Asian Institute of Technology and French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.
Call for applications under the theme of sustainable development and climate change. The
program promotes joint research teams of young researchers from AIT, French research
institutions, and research institutions in the ASEAN region. Additional Asian countries are eligible
(China, India, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan). Application deadline is 28
February 2010.

Darwin Initiative.
Managed by Defra UK, the Darwin Initiative funds UK institutions which collaborate with partners
on projects and research for biodiversity conservation in developing countries and UK overseas
territories. Call for applications for (i) scoping awards; (ii) fellowship awards; and (iii) UK
Overseas Territories Challenge Fund. Application deadline is 19 February 2010.
Equator Initiative,
Equator Prize 2010. The Prize will make 25 awards to recognize community efforts to reduce
poverty through the conservation of biodiversity. Submission deadline is 28 February 2010.

European Commission (EC), ACP-EU Energy Facility. This second phase of the Energy
Facility has two themes: (i) Access to sustainable and affordable energy services in rural and
peri-urban areas; and (ii) Improving energy governance and capacity building. There will be two
calls for proposals, the first of which was announced in late November for 100 million euros.
Applications are invited from the ACP (African, Caribbean, and Pacific) countries and the EU.
Concept notes are due 01 February 2010.

European Commission (EC), Research Directorate.
Calls for proposals, Marie Curie Co-Funding of Regional, National, and International Programs
(FP7-PEOPLE-2010-COFUND). Support for training and career development of researchers (all
fields in "green sectors" are eligible). Deadline for submissions is 18 February 2010.

King Baudouin International Development Prize.
The 2010-2011 Prize, worth 150 thousand euros, recognizes the work of persons or
organizations for their substantial contribution to the development of countries in the southern
hemisphere. Nominations are due 01 February 2010.

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).
Call for proposals in Responsible Innovation (MVI). Multi-disciplinary research in cooperation
with developing countries. Themes include food, animals, nature, and natural habitat.
Preliminary proposals are due 02 February 2010.

New England Biolabs Foundation.
Small grants for grassroots organizations working in environment linked with social change,
education, the arts, and science. International grant making is restricted to selected countries.
Letters of inquiry are due by 16 February 2010.

Royal Society.
International travel grants. Application deadlines in 2010 are 01 February, 30 March, and 30 July.

Skoll Foundation.
Skoll Awards for social entrepreneurship include environmental sustainability among the themes.
Application deadline is 17 February 2010.
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Development Grants Program.
Grants for U.S. private voluntary organizations and NGOs in the developing countries where
USAID has programs. Sectors are climate change, water and sanitation, dairy production, and
microenterprises -- with emphasis on grant making to organizations that have not previously
engaged with USAID. Deadline for concept papers is 12 February 2010.;jsessionid=yBjJL3nb0Q5wnhrr1ybMF0LLTp4swNxfLP

 Commonwealth Foundation.
The Foundation's Civil Society Grants includes a theme for communities and livelihood, with
topics such as adaptation to climate change and environmental disasters. Another theme is
capacity building for coastal and marine fisheries. Quarterly deadlines are 31 March, 30 June, 30
September, and 31 December.

Dubai International Awards.
The Dubai International Awards for Best Practices in the living environment are made every two
years. The deadline for entries for the 2010 cycle is 30 March 2010.

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Nominations for the Great Man-Made River International Water Prize for innovative work in arid
and semi-arid areas.
Deadline for Application: 15 June 2010).

World Conservation Union (IUCN), Central African Regional Program for the Environment.
Small grants for strengthening civil society for sustainable forest conservation in Central Africa.
Application deadlines: 31 January and 30 June.

Equator Prize for reducing poverty through Conservation
Projects and NGOs working locally in developing countries to eliminate poverty through
conservation are still making significant contribution for the overall achievement of the
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); they can now apply for the Equator Prize 2010.
Deadline: 28th February, 2010

UNESCO’s International Leadership Training Program to celebrate 62 years of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Deadline: 26 February 2010
Young people working in the field of human rights can apply to participate 6 August 2010 to 14
August 2010
Deadline: 26th February, 2010

Women’s Economic Development Challenge
Ashoka’s Change makers have collaborated with ExxonMobil and the International Center for
Research on Women (ICRW) to launch the new Women Tools and Technology challenge for
identifying innovative projects and solutions that use technology to economically empower
women in developing countries.

UNAIDS Special Youth Program has remunerated Fellowship for Young People from
developing Countries
UNAIDS Special Youth Programme in Geneva, Switzerland is presently accepting applications
from young people between 20 and 24 years from developing countries.
The deadline to apply for this opportunity is 12 February 2010.

USAID Grants for Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation Programs and activities Select
Countries (affected by conflict) in Karamoja only in Uganda
Under the APS for Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation Programs and Activities, USAID is
offering grant support to NGOs, nonprofits, international organizations and others...applications
are invited to propose projects that mitigate conflict
Deadline: 5 March 2010 and search

One World Media Awards 2010 for developing countries
As part of the One World Media Awards, the Special Award is for initiatives made by
organizations/projects using media for impacting lives of the people at the ground in the
developing world
Deadline: 26 February 2010

IUCN Small Grant Programs for NGOs
NGOs in Central Africa can avail this funding opportunity from IUCN whic will strengthen civil
society for sustainable conservation of forests in Central Africa
Deadlines: 31 January and 30 June 2010

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