Tag Archives: Human Rights

Camaleo: Inviting applications for ‘Annual Support for non profits’ to provide a one-year long free support to a non profit organization that has identified concrete needs for external support and that can’t afford high quality consultancy services.

Funding brief: Camaleo offers a one-year long free support to a non profit organization that has identified concrete needs for external support and that can’t afford high quality consultancy services. The support is planned to start in May 2018. Camaleo will select one organization amongst those who send in their application and will offer an […]

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights: Inviting applications for ‘Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award’ to honor these courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world.

Funding brief: Robert F. Kennedy believed that each individual holds the power to invoke change, that a single voice has the ability to declare an iniquity, and that each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny […]

Open Technology Fund (OTF): Inviting applications for ‘The Internet Freedom Fund’ to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments who wish to speak freely online.

Funding brief: The Internet Freedom Fund is OTF’s primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘Madanjeet Singh Prize’ to promote of Tolerance and Non-Violence 2018.

Funding brief: Its purpose is to reward individuals, institutions and other entities or non-governmental organizations that have made exceptional contributions and demonstrated leadership in the promotion of tolerance and non-violence. The Prize was established in 1995 on the occasion of the United Nations Year for Tolerance and the 125th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma […]

Allard Prize for International Integrity: Inviting applications for ‘Allard Prize Photography Competition’ to recognize photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize.

Funding brief: The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Photographers are encouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes […]

National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Inviting applications for ‘grant’ from hundreds of nongovernmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions each year.

Funding brief: The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of nongovernmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions each year. NED is interested in proposals from local, independent organizations for nonpartisan programs that seek to: ● Promote and defend human rights and the rule of law ● Support freedom […]

AmplifyChange: Inviting applications for ‘Strengthening grant’ to support time-limited, projects that seek to engage and contribute to bringing about change in one or more of the SRHR priority themes of AmplifyChange.

Funding brief: Strengthening grants support time-limited, projects (usually 6-24 months) that seek to engage and contribute to bringing about change in one or more of the SRHR priority themes of AmplifyChange. They ask grantees to see our Theory of Change and think about which outcome they will contribute to through their proposed project. Up to […]

The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF): Inviting applications to invite civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy during the annual proposal window.

Funding brief: The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy during the annual proposal window. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The large majority of UNDEF […]

The Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘Jamnalal Bajaj Awards’ to recognize outstanding contribution, made outside India.

Award brief: This Award was instituted in 1988 to commemorate the Birth Centenary of Jamnalal Bajaj. The objective of the Award is to recognize outstanding contribution, made outside India, to any of the following : (a) Promotion of peace and harmony among people and friendliness among nations through the application of Gandhian philosophy of truth and non-violence. […]

Government of Netherland-Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Inviting applications for ‘Human Rights Fund’ to support organizations that work for human rights worldwide.

Funding brief: Human rights are the cornerstone of human dignity, freedom and development in a society. The Human Rights Fund (MRF) supports organizations that work for human rights worldwide. Theme: The disbursement of grants for activities is restricted to the following themes: ● Human rights defenders; ● Equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) […]

UN Women: Inviting applications for ‘The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women’ for the funding theme- a) Addressing violence against women and girls in the context of the current forced displacement and refugee crisis; b) Addressing violence against women and girls with disabilities.

Funding brief: The UN Trust Fund’s annual Call for Proposals, which is available in six languages, accepts multi-year grant applications for up to US$1 million in English, French and Spanish. With its 21st funding cycle in 2017, the UN Trust Fund will fund organizations that qualify for funding (a) under the three programmatic areas of […]

Doctors of the World–Médicos del Mundo (MdM-Spain): Inviting applications for ‘Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography competition’ for the competition theme-‘humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations or socially excluded groups’.

Funding brief: Doctors of the World–Médicos del Mundo (MdM-Spain) Invites applications for ‘Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography competition’ for the competition theme-‘humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations or socially excluded groups’. Themes: Photographs must be related to any of the following themes: humanitarian action, […]

Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF): Inviting applications for the funding theme-‘ Excluded People’s Rights (EPR) in Bangladesh’ .

Funding brief: Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) is a nongovernmental organization has been working for promoting Human Rights and Good Governance in partnership with national and local NGOs for last 15 years. The UK aid awarded MJF a programme, “Excluded People’s Rights (EPR) in Bangladesh”. This programme will promote rights and equality of 1.64 million people. […]

The U.S. Department of State-Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL): Inviting applications for ‘Promoting & Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals’ for the funding theme-‘Promote and Protect the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Girls, LGBTI persons and other Marginalized Individuals’.

Funding brief:  The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations to promote and protect the human rights of marginalized populations. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine society collective […]

Embassy of France in Dhaka: Inviting applications for ‘2017 HUMAN RIGHTS PRIZE OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC’

Award brief: This Prize, which was set up in 1988, is awarded in recognition and support for the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders, and linked to one of two possible themes. 1 – Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and individual candidates, regardless […]

The MITEF Enterprise Forum Pan Arab Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR Competition): Inviting applications for ‘Innovate for refugees’ to find and reward innovative and tech-driven solutions for life threatening challenges faced by refugees worldwide.

Funding brief: The MITEF Enterprise Forum Pan Arab Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR Competition) is designed to attract the best tech-driven solutions addressing the refugee crisis. Launched on World Refugee Day in 2016, the Innovate for Refugees program is an initiative by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab to find and reward innovative and tech-driven […]

Grinnell College: Inviting applications for The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize to honor individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change.

Donor Name:  Grinnell College Award name: The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize Award brief:  The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize, directly reflects Grinnell’s historic mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their […]

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI): Inviting applications for Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources.

Donor Name:  The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) Award name:  2018 Stockholm Water Prize Funding brief: The Stockholm Water Prize recognizes women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. A candidate for the Stockholm Water Prize shall have attained outstanding achievements of lasting […]

Australian High Commission, Bangladesh: Inviting applications for The Direct Aid Program (DAP) to address humanitarian hardship and to advance development activities.

Donor Name: Australian High Commission, Bangladesh Funding name: The Direct Aid Program (DAP) Funding brief: The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The aim of the DAP is to advance developmental objectives and address humanitarian hardship in developing […]

The Pulitzer Center: Inviting Applications for award to innovatively surface and report information on property rights and land-related issues in their region.

Donor Name: The Pulitzer Center Funding name: Open Call for Proposals: Independent Media Organizations and Property Rights Funding brief: The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a grant-giving non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications from independent media organizations with creative ideas to innovatively surface and report information on property rights and land-related […]

Dutch government: Inviting Applications for award for courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways.

Donor Name: Dutch government (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Award name: The Human Rights Tulip  Award brief: The Human Rights Tulip is an award of the Dutch government, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways. Since its establishment in 2008, the Human […]

The Common Fund for Commodities: Inviting Applications to provides financing to organizations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries.

Donor Name: The Common Fund for Commodities Funding name: Funding innovation – support for commodity development Funding brief: The Common Fund for Commodities provides financing to organizations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of […]

Lush : Inviting Applications to support groups both in North America and around the world working in the areas of environmental conservation, animal welfare and human rights.

Donor Name: Lush Funding name: Charity Pot funding Funding brief: Charity Pot funding goes to small, grassroots groups that have limited resources and often struggle to find funding. They support groups both in North America and around the world working in the areas of environmental conservation, animal welfare and human rights. As a campaigning company, they […]

Niwano Peace Foundation: Inviting Applications to promote interreligious understanding and cooperation.

Donor Name: Niwano Peace Foundation Fund name: Grant Program (1st term), 2017 Funding brief: The Niwano Peace Foundation promotes inter religious understanding and cooperation.  It also strives to strengthen cooperation among people actively making continuing efforts, in a religious spirit, to achieve a peaceful society. The  Foundation  does  not  support  any  specific  religious  group.  Respecting  the  uniqueness  of  each  religion  and  embracing  the  spirit  of  tolerance,  it  aims  to  build  a  world  of  peace  and  coexistence.  The Foundation  makes  grants  in  order  to  provide active encouragement  […]

The Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA): Inviting Applications to enhance the skills of approximately 100 civic and community leaders to more effectively address current economic, environmental, political, and social challenges in their communities.

Donor Name: The Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Fund name: Community Solutions Program, FY 2017 Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-ECAPEC-17-028 Funding brief: The Community Solutions Program seeks to enhance the skills of approximately 100 civic and community leaders to more effectively address current economic, environmental, political, and social challenges in their […]

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): Inviting Applications for the funding theme-Support to Civil Society Organizations under the Challenge Fund

Donor Name: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Fund name: The Challenge Fund Reference No: 36335 Funding brief: The Human Rights Programme (HRP) is an integral part of rights-based programming effort of the  UNDP supported by a consortium of donors. UNDP has developed and implemented a number of projects in the human rights, justice and […]

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights: Inviting Applications for award to honor courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world.

Award Name: Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award name: Human Rights Award Award brief: Robert F. Kennedy believed that each individual holds the power to invoke change, that a single voice has the ability to declare an iniquity, and that each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot […]

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice: Inviting Applications to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the human rights of intersex people.

Donor Name: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Fund name: Intersex Human Rights Fund Funding brief: The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is proud to announce a new call for proposals for our third cycle of our Intersex Human Rights Fund, launched in 2015 to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to […]

Open Technology Fund: Inviting Applications to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks.

Donor Name: Open Technology Fund (OTF) Fund name: Internet Freedom Fund Funding brief: The Internet Freedom Fund is OTF’s primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks. The Internet Freedom […]

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA): Inviting Applications for International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) for support in Development Cooperation

Donor Name: The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) Fund name: Support for International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) Goals: The objectives of Finland’s INGO cooperation are: • to support the achievement of the goals of Finland’s development policy • to strengthen civil societies and democracies in developing countries Funding brief: Grant proposals submitted should meet […]

The Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh: Inviting Applications to -a). European Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) – Country Based Support Scheme; b) Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities Thematic Programme;

Donor Name: Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh Fund name: a. European Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) – Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) 2016-2017 (Lot 1) b. Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities Thematic Programme 2016 (Lot 2) Reference Number: EuropeAid/154326/DD/ACT/BD Funding brief: Lot 1: European instrument for democracy and human rights […]

German Embassy–Germany’s human rights policy: Inviting Applications to strengthen civil society, particularly support for human rights defenders, human rights institutions and media, the protection and promotion of women’s rights, the protection and promotion of children’s rights, projects calling for a moratorium on or the abolition of the death penalty, as well as economic, social and cultural rights.

Donor Name: German Embassy Dhaka, The Federal Foreign Office , German GOVT Fund name: Germany’s human rights policy Funding brief: Germany is committed to protecting and promoting human rights across the world. To this end, the Federal Foreign Office makes available funding to support human rights projects. This money has to be used and accounted […]