Category Archives: Grants for Africa

Association and CPA Global Startup Accelerator Programme 2020 for Accounting Professionals (Up to $25,000 in funding)

Deadline: November 30, 2019 The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), the global accounting organisation formed by CIMA and the AIPCA, and CPA.com invite applications for their joint Global Startup Accelerator Programme, which focuses on innovation in accounting, finance and regulatory technology. The accelerator has attracted interest from early-stage companies in 14 countries since it launched in 2017. The Association and CPA.com Startup… Read More »

2020 Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition for Students (S$1 Million & business development opportunities)

Application Deadline: 13 January 2020 The Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition invites the brightest minds from the world’s most entrepreneurial universities to come together to address the challenges of the 21st century and reimagine the future. The Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition (LKYGBPC) derives its name from Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, who developed the country’s defining business… Read More »

Y+ Call for Applications : Small Grants

Y+ is pleased to share the call for small grants application dedicated to YPLHIV led organizations. With an estimation of 1.7 million children (0-14), 1.6 million adolescents (10-19), and 3.5 million young people (15-24) living with HIV worldwide (UNAIDS 2019). The time to support and believe in youth leadership is NOW! Despite the lack of appropriate support, we… Read More »

DUCE: Call for proposal on competitive college research grants

DUCE: Call for proposal on competitive college research grants Research is one of the key functions of the Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE). In order to ensure that this function is effectively performed, the DUCE’s Research Policy and Operational Procedures of 2019 requires the College to establish small grants to fund small scale research conducted by… Read More »

World Bank Youth Summit 2019 Competition for Young Social Entrepreneurs (Win funded trip to Youth Summit in Washington, DC)

World Bank Youth Summit 2019 Competition for Young Social Entrepreneurs (Win funded trip to Youth Summit in Washington, DC) Applications are open for the World Bank Youth Summit 2019 Competition. The Competition challenges young social entrepreneurs to submit innovative proposals for scalable enterprises that leverage smart technology to build sustainable and inclusive cities that will serve the needs of… Read More »

African Development Bank (AFDB) Technology Incubation Hackathon 2019 for African Women

Tech Incubation Program Hackathon 2019 Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is implementing AfDB’s Technology Incubation Program: A gendered approach in Sudan and Rwanda, with support from Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC). Young Tech aspiring Entrepreneurs (targeting 70% female) will be selected based on performance and idea bankability over five hackathons (episodes). The selected teams comprising 12 innovators will… Read More »

Woodrow Wilson Center International Fellowship Program 2020/2021 (Stipend of $90,000)

Woodrow Wilson Center International Fellowship Program 2020/2021 (Stipend of $90,000) Applications are invited for the Woodrow Wilson Center International Fellowship Program 2020/2021. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars aims to unite the world of ideas to the world of policy by supporting pre-eminent scholarship and linking that scholarship to issues of concern to officials in Washington. Through… Read More »

UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund 2019 for Youth-led Organizations (Up to USD $25,000)

UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund 2019 for Youth-led Organizations (Up to USD $25,000). Applications are open for the UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund 2019. The Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) supports youth-led organizations that foster peaceful and inclusive societies by providing seed funding to outstanding projects promoting intercultural and interfaith dialogue. It awards grants for the implementation of selected projects that demonstrate… Read More »

International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists 2019 Round 2

International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists 2019 Round 2 Promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe is critical to transparency and a diversity of voices. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF… Read More »

Call for Proposals: Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund& Spotlight Initiative

Call for Proposals: Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund& Spotlight Initiative. Application Deadline: August 23, 2019. The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund is excited to announce its first call for proposal in Nigeria. Apply for new funding opportunities that support your local women’s civil-society organization. WPHF seeks to fund qualifying projects in Nigeria that are high impact, innovative, and… Read More »

Standard Bank Industry 4.0 Challenge 2019 for high technology Entrepreneurs (Fully Funded to ITU Telecom World 2019 in Budapest, Hungary)

Standard Bank Industry 4.0 Challenge 2019 for high technology Entrepreneurs (Fully Funded to ITU Telecom World 2019 in Budapest, Hungary) Application Deadline: August 5th 2019 In Partnership with Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services Standard Bank is assisting with identifying and supporting 5 high technology entrepreneurs. 5 Selected companies will receive development support and and an opportunity to… Read More »

Vital Voices (VV) GROW Fellowship 2020 Global Accelerator Program for Female Entrepreneurs

Vital Voices (VV) GROW Fellowship 2020 Global Accelerator Program for Female Entrepreneurs VV GROW FELLOWSHIP Research indicates that the real drivers of the global economy are women. As business leaders, employees, consumers and entrepreneurs, women are accelerating economic growth and improving conditions in their communities. Despite the proven benefits of women’s economic engagement, women business owners face disproportionate barriers in growing… Read More »

Call for Papers: UNESCO Regional Conference on Africa 2019 – Accra, Ghana (Funded)

Call for Papers: UNESCO Regional Conference on Africa 2019 – Accra, Ghana (Funded), Call for Abstracts – Assessing challenges and opportunities towards effective governance of diversity in Africa. UNESCO is opening a call for abstracts in preparation of a Regional Conference on the theme: Governance of Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development and Peaceful Coexistence in Africa,… Read More »

World Bank Group IFC 2020 Investment Analyst-FIG-Africa/MENA for young Professionals

World Bank Group IFC 2020 Investment Analyst-FIG-Africa/MENA for young Professionals Application Deadline: August 14th 2019 IFC has embarked on an ambitious new strategy to stimulate more investment activity by Creating Markets, including in Low Income Countries (LICs) and Fragile and Conflict Situations (FCS). This new strategy requires a shift in our approach to proactively create, deepen and expand… Read More »

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Launches Call for Applications for the Youth Solidarity Fund

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Launches Call for Applications for the Youth Solidarity Fund The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to invite youth-led organizations to apply for the Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF). The call is open to organizations from select countries whose work seeks to foster peaceful and inclusive societies through improved understanding and collaboration… Read More »