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 United Nations Democracy Fund Grants 2016: Applications for grants of up to $400,000 
Deadline: 31 December 2015. The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy during the annual proposal window, which opens 15 November. Grants are open to: Civil Society Organizations, NGOs, Independent and Constitutional Bodies, Global and Regional inter-government bodies…[more]

Creative Force Africa: Financial Support to Cooperation Projects between Swedish and African Parties 
Deadline: 15 January 2016. Applications are open for the Creative Force Africa programme that supports collaborative projects with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. These aims shall be achieved through mutual learning processes…[more]

CTI PFAN Programme: Grants of up to US$ 500.000 for Projects building Resilience to Climate Change in Sub-saharan Africa 
Deadline: 24 January 2016.  CTI Private Financing Advisory Network is currently inviting applications for its CTI PFAN’s Programme for Financing Climate Change Projects to identify promising projects which have the capability of raising private sector financing while building resilience to climate change…[more]

WWF Reforestation Grants

Education for Nature (EFN) has launched a special grant opportunity with the funding support of The UPS Foundation for supporting communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested or degraded forest landscapes through forest restoration. EFN is looking for organizations that will use this workshop opportunity to connect corridors, create buffer zones, improve degraded lands, restore watersheds, and expand forest cover while also allowing local stakeholders to connect with nature and become a vested part of a larger conservation program. Apply by 1 February 2016 at Reforestation Grants.

Commonwealth Foundation Grants

The Commonwealth Foundation awards grants for sustainable development projects that contribute to effective, responsive and accountable governance with civil society participation. This year, there will be a special focus on Small Island Developing States. Apply by January 5, 2016 at http://www.commonwealthfoundation.com/grants

USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) Call for Proposals 2016 
Deadline: 1 November 2016. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the call for applications for the next round of Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) Program. DIV supports the piloting and rigorous testing of innovative approaches to solving international development problems and supports transitioning innovations with evidence of impact and cost effectiveness to scale. DIV’s aim is to create a portfolio of innovations that improves lives for millions of the poor around the world, especially individuals in poverty or extreme poverty, and other vulnerable groups  …[more]

Save Our Seas Emergency Grants: Support for Environmental and Conservation Emergencies 
Deadline: Ongoing.  Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) is inviting applicants for its Emergency Grants. Emergency funds for projects or situations that require logistical, expertise and/or financial support outside the normal funding cycles can be allocated on special occasions when these require unique…[more]

Fledgling Grants: Supporting Social Issue Documentary Film and Other Storytelling Projects 
Deadline: Ongoing. Fledgling is inviting applicants for its open rolling grant opportunity in order to support outreach and engagement for social issue documentary film and other storytelling projects that have the potential to inspire positive social change around issues that affect the most vulnerable…[more]