June 2019 Grants and Fellowship Opportunities

June 2019 grants and fellowship opportunities
  • Applications Open for Carole Stone Foundation Scholarship 2019

Application Deadline: 18 June 2019

Grant Award: All expense paid trip to the One Young World Summit 2019 in London

About the grant – Applications are open for Carole Stone Foundation Scholarship 2019 to support a young leader who is making an impact for SDG15: Life on Land.



  • Nestlé Foundation’s Research Grants for initiating Research in Human Nutrition in LICs and LMICs

Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

Award Grant: $300,000

About the grant – The Nestlé Foundation is accepting applications for its Research Grants program to initiate and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries.

Research Grants: The Foundation offers different research grant categories:

Training Grant
Pilot Grant
Full Grant (small / large)

Website – http://www.nestlefoundation.org/e/research.html


  • Applications Open for 9th All Africa Business Leaders Award 2019

Application Deadline: 15 July 2019

Award grant: All expense paid trip to AABLA Awards 2019 for finalists

About the grant – Applicants are invited to submit their applications for 9th All Africa Business Leaders Award (AABLA) 2019.

The 9th All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in Partnership with CNBC Africa welcomes all Africa’s business leaders to enter this prominent award.

Website – http://aablawards.com/


  • Applications Open for GET.invest Finance Catalyst Program in the Sub-Saharan Africa

Application Deadline: 24 June 2019

Award grant – Assess to Development Finance Institutions (DFI) for project funding

About the grant – Applications are open for GET.invest Finance Catalyst Program to finance opportunities and vice versa, targeting small and medium scale renewable energy (RE) projects, currently in sub-Saharan Africa.

Only projects with a cumulative generation capacity between 0.5-50 MW or aggregated investments in the range of € 1-70 million are eligible.

Website – https://www.get-invest.eu/finance-catalyst/recp-finance-catalyst-solution/


  • An Opportunity for African Women Writers and Journalists to Attend African Women’s Writers Workshop 2019

Application Deadline: 24 June 2019

Award grant – All expense paid trip to Ghana

About the grant – The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently inviting African women writers and journalists to apply for the African Women’s Writers Workshop 2019. This 10-day writing workshop takes place in Ghana, from 21st October 2019 to 30th October 2019.


Website https://awdf.org/calling-all-african-women-writers-african-women-writers-workshop-2019/


  • 2019 JWH Initiative to Stimulate the Leadership of Young People in Developing World

Application Deadline: 9 August 2019

About the grant – The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is inviting applicants for its 2019 grant program that aims to stimulate leadership of young people in environmental Civil Society Organizations in order to secure dedicated, knowledgeable and skillful leaders for the environmental movement in the developing world.

Website http://www.jwhinitiative.org/grantees/upcoming/


  • 2019 UN Global Compact’s SDG Pioneers is now open for Nominations

About the grant – Are you a young professional (35 or under) using business as a force for good to advance the Sustainable Development Goals? If yes, then submit your sustainability story to be considered as a 2019 SDG Pioneer.

Website https://www.unglobalcompact.org/sdgs/sdgpioneers


  • Nominations Open for EDF Pulse Africa 2019 Awards

Application Deadline: 8 July 2019

About the grant – Nominations are now open for EDF Pulse Africa 2019 Awards with an aim to support African innovators, who are true actors in energy development.

Website https://africa-pulse.edf.com/


  • Applications Open for Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Scholarships

Application Deadline: 10 June 2019

Grant Award – All expense paid trip to Gothenburg, Sweden

About the grant – Applications are now open for the Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2019 scholarships with an aim to support the students and young professionals from around the globe to participate in the Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum, taking place from 24 to 26 September 2019, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The scholarships include:

Round-trip air ticket from the country of departure to Gothenburg, Sweden;
Accommodation and meals during the stay in Gothenburg, from 23 to 26 September 2019;
Opportunity to present during the 2019 Global MIL Week Youth Agenda Forum

Website –  https://bit.ly/30XaO6X


  • Call for Organizations from Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Nigeria, Indonesia and the Philippines

Application Deadline: 19 June 2019

Grant Award – €5000

About the grant – The Liliane Foundation, the Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development and Voice have joined hands to implement the ‘Voices for Inclusion’ project. This project focuses on learning about advocacy by or with different groups of people facing exclusion in 5 countries (Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Nigeria, Indonesia and The Philippines) in order to discover if collaboration between groups with different backgrounds can lead towards more effective influencing for inclusive policies and practices.

Apart from joining in this unique learning challenge, during the international learning event in The Netherlands, the participant organizations will get the chance to win one of the awards!

Website: https://connect.lilianefonds.org/voices+for+inclusion/callfororganisations/Default.aspx


  • Business Partnership Facility (BPF) – Call for Projects “Enterprises for SDGs”

Application Deadline: 9 September 2019

Grant Award – €50,000 – €200,000

About the grant – Applicants are invited to apply for the Business Partnership Facility (BPF) that provides grants to support and develop private sector involvement in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries.

Website – https://www.kbs-frb.be/en/Activities/Calls/2019/20181211_MG_001


  • 2019 Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

Application Deadline: 16 August 2019

Grant Award – First Prize of $15,000
Two Runners-Up Prizes of $5,000
Future Partner prize of $5,000

About the grant – Applications are open for 2019 Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education to recognise African-driven and African based organisations addressing skill gaps, financial insecurity and underemployment through innovative entrepreneurial education programmes.


Website –  https://www.teachamantofish.org.uk/pan-african-awards/


  • Malaria No More Reporting Trip 2019: A Chance to Travel Rwanda

Application Deadline: 23 June 2019

Grant Award Full Funded and Paid Trip to Rwanda

About the grant – As part of the IWMF’s partnership with Malaria No More, four journalists will travel to Rwanda from September 16-27, 2019 (11 days total: 9 days in country and 1 travel day each way) for a reporting fellowship on Rwanda’s efforts to end malaria, the impact U.S. investments in supporting those efforts are having on Rwandan women and girls, and the role that women are playing in leading the fight against malaria.

Website –  https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/141489/2019-rwanda-iwmf-malaria-no-more-reporting-trip-2019


  • Submit Nominations for 2019 Disobedience Award!

Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

Grant Award$250,000

About the award – Nominations are open for the third annual MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award to recognize individuals and groups who engage in responsible, ethical disobedience aimed at challenging norms, rules, or laws that sustain society’s injustices.


Website – https://www.media.mit.edu/groups/disobedience-award/overview/


  • Call for Applications for Innovation Time 2019 launched!

Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

Grant Award – €5,000

About the grant – Do you have an innovative project that you would like to know and implement? then apply for Innovation Time which is the presentation session of 3 success stories in innovation during the Rebranding Africa Forum.

What does the price of Innovation Time provide? The Innovation Award from the Rebranding Africa Awards;
An undeniable reputation thanks to a large media exposure; Meetings with international investors and sponsors

Website: https://bit.ly/2V2kvkX


  • Call for Proposals: Strengthening Association and Assembly Rights in Africa using the Guidelines on Freedom of Association and Assembly

Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

Grant Award – $15,000

About the grant – The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is seeking proposals to support pilot national initiatives identified by members of the various regional networks as part of its “Strengthening Association and Assembly Rights in Africa through the ACHPR Guidelines” program.

Website –  https://bit.ly/2HNUHB1


  • Invitation to Submit Grant Proposals for Propcom Mai-Karfi- Nigeria

Application Deadline: 14 June 2019

Grant Award – NGN 23,000,000 and NGN 118,000,000.

About the grant – Propcom Mai-karfi was a six-year DFID programme aimed at increasing incomes for the poor in Northern Nigeria through enhanced opportunities for increased employment and improved productivity in selected agricultural market systems across the 19 states of Northern Nigeria. Propcom Mai-karfi ran from 5 December 2011 – 31 December 2017. This was followed by a no-cost extension to 16 March 2018, and two costed extensions to 22 June and 31 August 2018.

Length: The length of each grant is expected to be between 12 and 15 months.

Geographical focus: Nine focal states: Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe and Taraba

Website –  http://www.propcommaikarfi.org/jobs


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