Grant Alert: $90,000EC in Business Financing from Carib Export

OVERVIEW: Regional trade and investment promotion agency, CaribExport invites applications from individuals, firms and Business Support Organizations in the Caribbean. DETAILS: Legally registered entities, with the potential to export their products and services, can apply to Carib Export’s Direct Assistance

Top Picks: Jobs & Courses to apply for in May

As a professional, it’s always important to stay on the cutting edge of skills that improve your chances of daily success. Here are our top five picks of opportunities to boost your work profile here in Grenada. 1.Kimron Corion’s Ultimate

Grant Alert! IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2019

OVERVIEW: Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) announces the Call for Applications for Canadians & citizens of developing countries pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university. DETAILS: IDRC expects to make up to 20 awards each valued at a maximum

Grant Alert! FAPESP: Economic inclusion of marginalized youth

OVERVIEW: Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the São Paolo Research Foundation (FAPESP) jointly announce the competitive Call for Proposals on “Innovations for marginalized youth economic inclusion”  FAPESP and IDRC have shared interests in creating new opportunities for vulnerable groups. 

Commonwealth Foundation Grant Open

The Commonwealth Foundation is interested in supporting projects that strengthen civic voice. The Foundation  seeks projects that aim to ensure that civic voice: Is more effective in holding governance institutions to account Enhances involvement in policy processes Shapes public discourse

Grant Alert: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2018

OVERVIEW: Through the AFCP program, the U.S. Department of State supports projects that seek to preserve cultural heritage in Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. DETAILS: Funded projects

TIC Americas 2018

The Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas – TIC Americas– organized by the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) is a business accelerator platform for young entrepreneurs that foster their business ideas and start-ups. TIC Americas provides guidance, training, mentoring, seed capital,

Open Now: The #AdamStart Entrepreneurship Challenge

The #AdamStart Entrepreneurship Challenge is an annual initiative organised by 24-year-old social entrepreneur Adam Bradford. ELIGIBILITY: The challenge itself is open to young people aged 18-29 years old who have a new business idea they would like to launch. VALUE: The

National Geographic Society Early Career Grant Open

The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative transformative, novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. FOCUS AREAS:

UN Youth Video Competition Open

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change invites applicants between the ages of 18 and 30 who are combating climate change to share their inspiring actions in a compelling and concise maximum three minute video. Your submission should showcase  a

Blue Action Fund Calls for Proposals

Blue Action Fund plans to finance individual grants to selected marine/coastal conservation projects of NGOs in marine protected areas (MPAs) and their buffer zones, focusing on the most sensitive coastal waters of Africa, Latin America and Asia/Pacific. This First Open

Setting Up your NGO: Articles of Incorporation

After careful deliberation you have decided to start a non profit organization. In addition to the application to become a legally registered entity, you must present the Articles of Incorporation. The Articles of Incorporation are the basic charter of a

SCP Clearinghouse calls for proposals in Agriculture & Food Security

The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme is a global multi-stakeholder initiative with the goal to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable food systems through key activities including awareness raising, capacity development, facilitating access to knowledge and information, and strengthening partnerships. Available

The Grenlec Community Partnership Initiative (GCPI) calls for proposals

The Grenlec Community Partnership Initiative (GCPI) is inviting proposals from established community groups and non-profit organisations in Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. The GCPI contributes to national development through partnerships with community and stakeholder development initiatives in the Tri Island state.

Global Startup Challenge

Agency: *Ship The Start Up Festival Theme: Start Up Businesses Value: all-expenses-paid trip to Ship – The Startup Festival (July 11-13th) in Finland Eligible Caribbean & Latin American Countries:Global Field: Business Development Deadline: February 28, 2017 The Global Startup Challenge is an online competition

CaribbeanTales Call for Submissions

Agency: CaribbeanTales Inc. Value: up to $30,000.00 USD in production funding for each of three (3) successful TV series pilots, that will be broadcast on Flow’s TV networks across the Region. Eligibility: filmmakers, producers, writers, animators, and media practitioners from the Caribbean

SIANI: Open Call for Agriculture & Food Security Proposals

Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative announce the new call for applications for Expert Groups! Have you got an idea about how to make our food systems more sustainable and our food security better? Do you have in mind people who

Grant Assistance for Sports & Cultural Grassroots Projects

Grant assistance for Cultural Grassroots Project (GCGP) is meant to facilitate cultural exchanges and deepen friendship and mutual understanding between Japan and developing countries by providing non-profit organizations of those countries with support for procurement of equipment and construction of

WISIONS Sustainable Energy Project Support Calls for Applications from the Caribbean

WISIONS facilitates the mobilisation of knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the “Global South”. Through the supporting scheme SEPS – Sustainable Energy Project Support – WISIONS fosters knowledge exchanges

Expression of Interest: Participate in a Regional Market Access Capacity Building Programme

Caribbean Export would like to invite interested Food Safety Service Providers(including certification bodies) in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and the Dominican Republic to submit applications to participate in the first phase of the Regional Market Access Capacity Building Programme, Food Safety project.

How to establish an NGO in Grenada

Starting a non profit usually stems from the compelling desire to see situations change for the better. For this reason, Non-profit organizations and can be the most powerful vehicle used to drive community change. Creating a successful NGO/NPO however, can be an exhausting,

Grenada Small Business Development Fund

  The Government of Grenada through the Grenada Development Bank offers $25,000 EC to Small – Medium sized Enterprises to be used for all aspects of business including working capital. Financing may be used for startup activities or expansion of existing operations. VALUE:

Common Fund for Commodities call for proposals

The CFC, is an intergovernmental financial institution which provides financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. VALUE: The amount of finance requested from CFC should not exceed 50% of the total amount required

Trident Angels offers funding to Caribbean Entrepreneurs

Trident Angels is a network of successful business leaders based in Barbados. The Angels are interested in investing their money and experience into ventures that have the potential to grow and create value. VALUE: Deals are negotiated independently by the investors

Business opportunity for Caribbean Fashion, Fabric & Yarn Creatives

GlobeIn, a California based creative company is looking for practical artisanal lifestyle products that would be appealing to average American female consumer. GlobeIn provides curated Artisan Boxes featuring exclusive, handcrafted products from global artisans. The company is dedicated to supporting artisans from around

Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. The competition is organized by: Digital Experts United, Goi Peace Foundation and Siftung Entrepreneurship company and supports the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development

$30,000 Grants for ICT based Initiatives in the Caribbean

FRIDA  is inviting applicants to apply for one of  three funding programs in order to contribute towards regional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. FRIDA Grants provide funding to support research projects and innovative initiatives that seek to explore

FundriseHer Grant for Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs

Agency: FundRiseHER Value: $10,000 – $25,000 Eligible Caribbean Countries: All Caribbean Countries Deadline: 31st December 2016 Overview: FundRiseHER™ is a crowdfunded Grant Fund designed as an enabler for women entrepreneurs who own 50% or more of their companies and who aspire to

Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grant open to the Caribbean & Latin America

Agency: Microsoft Corporation Theme: Supporting & scaling innovative businesses that help bridge the digital divide Eligible Caribbean & Latin America Countries: ALL Field: Information & Communication Technology Deadline: 31st January 2017 Overview: The Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grant Fund seeks to support,

Sophie Danforth Biology Conservation Grant for Wildlife and Habitat protection

Agency: Roger Williams Park Zoo Country Eligibility: Global Value: $1,000 Field: Conservation Deadline: 1 June 2017 OVERVIEW: Established by the Roger Williams Park Zoo and the Rhode Island Zoological Society in 1989, the Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund (SDCBF) supports conservation programs that

The Save Our Seas Foundation

Agency: Save our Seas Foundation Eligibility:  Global Value: US$10,000 Field: Marine Environment Deadline: 31 May 2017 OVERVIEW: The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) protects the oceans by funding research, conservation and educational projects that focus on the major threats to the marine aquatic

Caribbean Innovation Competition open for Registration

Agency: Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) Eligibility:  Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands Value: Award of $5000USD in addition to networking, training and mentorship

AuthorAID Travel & Workshop Grants available for Caribbean & Latin America

Agency: AuthorAid Theme: Helping researchers in developing countries publish communicate their work. Value: $1500 – 2500 USD Eligible Caribbean Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize,  Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia,Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua,  Panama, Peru,  St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent

Call for Proposals: IRENA-ADFD Project Facility Renewable Energy

Agency: IRENA and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) Theme: Renewable energy projects in developing countries. Value: $5 – $15 million USD Eligible Caribbean & Latin American Countries: Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Belize, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana,

Grant Alert: Haiti

Agency: Global Affairs Canada Theme: Strengthening agri-food value chains and adaptation to climate change Value: $50 million over five (5) years. Eligible Caribbean Countries: Haiti Field: Agriculture, Climate Change Deadline: 6 April 2017 Overview: Global Affairs Canada is seeking proposals to strengthen agri-food

Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project calls for proposals

Agency: Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project Eligibility: Artists everywhere Value: Award of NT$60,000 (about US$2,000), airfare, accommodations, food, local transportation, volunteer help and free local natural & recycled materials. Field: Creative Expression Deadline: 20 January 2017 Overview: The Wetlands Art project

Ideas for Action Competition

Agency: World Bank Group & Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School Eligible Caribbean Countries: All Caribbean Countries Value: Winners of the competition get the opportunity to: Present their ideas at an event during the Annual Meetings of the

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Grant

Agency: The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Grant Theme: Addressing Food and Health in the Developing World! Value: $20,000 – $25,000 Eligible Caribbean Countries:Antigua and Barbuda,  Bahamas,  Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic,  Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent

International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH) Grant program

Agency: American Academy of Pediatrics Value: maximum of $6000 over a three-year period. Eligible Caribbean Countries: Haiti Field: Health Deadline: 10 February 2017 Details: The American Academy of Pediatrics calls for applications for its International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH) Grant program. The

The Commonwealth Foundation calls for proposals

Agency: Commonwealth Foundation Value: £30,000 per year Maximum Eligible Caribbean Countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia,  The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago Field: Creative expression, Capacity development, Constructive engagement, Learning & Sharing Deadline: 4 January 2017 Grant Details: The

$230,000 in grant support for Caribbean Female Journalists

The International Women’s Media Foundation is a Washington-based organization, dedicated to strengthening the role of women journalists worldwide.The  Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications from the Caribbean and all over the world for the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists.

Call for Entries for UNAOC Plural+ Youth Video Contest

PLURAL PLUS Youth Video Festival is a joint initiative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The initiative invites youth around the world to submit original and creative videos focusing on the

Funding for Animal Conservation Projects from AZCF

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) forecasts that 30% of the world’s species of wildlife will disappear over the next 50 years. Auckland Zoo provides financial resources for external organisations and individuals to carry out vital field conservation

Up to $75,000 USD in Funding for Social Enterprises

The Swiss Re Foundation is accepting proposals for The ReSource Award. “The ReSource Award acknowledges social entrepreneurial initiatives aimed at prototyping or scaling up new approaches for resolving existing social and/or ecological issues related to sustainable water management practices.” (Swiss ReFoundation,

Species Conservation Fund offers Grants for Conservation of Endangered Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund is  established to: Provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives Recognize leaders in the field of species conservation; and Elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate The Fund is

Award Programme for Journalists from Developing Countries

Thomson Reuters Foundation invites journalists from developing countries to participate in its small programme by submitting and developing story ideas under the programme- Reporting Taboos. The programme will feature an intensive workshop in London from July 11th – 15th, during which

5 reasons you should join an NGO today

1 Increased employable skills: NGO’s rely heavily on volunteers since most are unable to hire full time staff. This means that oftentimes you will have to work in areas/fields you otherwise wouldn’t have. This requires skills that you would either have

Technologies for Financial Inclusion Program

  The Technologies for Financial Inclusion Program (Tec-In) invites inclusive financial service providers (bank and non bank), interested in obtaining debt or capital financing, to present their applications. The Tec-In Program seeks to test and apply technology that contributes to

$100,000 for Caribbean Creatives & Organizations promoting Culture

The International Fund for the Promotion of Culture invites project proposals from artists, creators, NGO’s, private non profit and/or public bodies whose activities contribute to the promotion of culture and artistic creation. The IFPC will financially assist: a. the production of

$12,000 US Nursing Research Grant

The Sigma Theta Tau International Global Nursing Research Grant encourages nurses to focus on responding to health disparities globally. VALUE: up to US $12,000 (max) Allocation of funds is based on: the quality of the proposed research, the future promise of

Register for the Caribbean Investment Summit

The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), will host the 3rd Caribbean Investment Summit on May 13th at the Marriott Biscayne Bay, Miami, USA. This Summit provides a unique window

Save our Seas Foundation Small Grants

The SAVE OUR SEAS FOUNDATION offers small grants designed for short (12- to 18-month) and small projects dedicated to early career scientists. The grant is aimed at original and innovative start-up projects, and presents early career scientists, conservationists or educators with an

$25,000 Grant for Marine Research, Conservation & Education

The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) offers a series of grants dedicated to research, conservation and education projects worldwide. These projects should integrate at least two of these components and focus on charismatic marine megafauna, particularly sharks, rays and skates.

Funding for Academic Travel & Conferences open to Caribbean Nationals

Early Career Academic Grants Thirty (30) Early Career Academic Grants are open to early career academics employed by ACU member universities to enable them to participate in a conference held in a Commonwealth country other than their own. VALUE: Maximum 2000 GBP

Deadline near: Grants for Caribbean Bird Community Research

The AOU International Committee will award one or more grants per year for baseline studies of Neotropical bird communities that build on the foundation established by publications such as Terborgh et al. (1990), Robinson et al. (2000), Blake and Loiselle


The Fonds SUEZ initiatives is an endowment fund with an annual budget of 4 million euros provided by SUEZ, Lyonnaise des Eaux, Degrémont and SITA France. The Fonds provides direct or indirect financial support and/or technical skills, based on the

US $15,000 Program Grant for Poverty Alleviation

The Presbyterian Mission Agency invites grant applications to the Presbyterian Hunger Program for international projects outside of the United States. VALUE: Maximum $15,000 US DEADLINE: April 30 GENERAL CRITERIA: The Presbyterian Hunger Program will consider proposals which address at least one of the

Open call: $50,000 US for turtle conservation

The Marine Turtle Conservation Fund is seeking project proposals aimed at the conservation of marine turtles outside of the United States and its territories. DEADLINE: April 1st Eligible Applicants: Proposals will be accepted from individuals; non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, public and private

UNESCO calls for applications through IFCD

The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) has launched its 7th annual call for funding requests. IFCD aims to support projects that lead to structural change through the reinforcement of corresponding institutional infrastructures, including professional capacities and organizational structures, deemed necessary to