Latest Opportunities

Capacity Strengthening and Sharing Course Facilitator in Kakuma: Refugees Only

Training Opportunity

2022-07-06

Cohere is seeking to hire a vibrant individual for the position of Capacity Strengthening and Sharing Course Facilitator in Kakuma and Kalobeyei.

Call for Capacity Strengthening and Sharing Course Delivery Partner in Kakuma

Training Opportunity

2022-07-06

Cohere is seeking a qualified RLO partner who will deliver our Capacity Strengthening and Sharing Course (CSSC) in Kakuma and Kalobeyei.

Capacity Strengthening Application in Nairobi

Training Opportunity

2022-07-06

Cohere is partnering with GIZ-Civil Peace Service (CPS) to strengthen the capacity of 3RLOs and 3 host community CBOs engaged in peacebuilding initiatives.

Refugee Led Innovation Fund

Funding Opportunity

2022-06-24

The Fund supports innovation by all organisations led by people who experience forced displacement, including refugees, asylum-seekers, the internally displaced, returnees and stateless people.

Launch of the call for application of UNHCR’s Advisory Board of Organisations led by Persons of Concern

General News

2022-05-04

As part of UNHCR’s commitment  to ensuring that the voices of persons UNHCR works with and for are represented, heard, and meaningfully reflected in decisions that affect their lives and to ensure accountability to affected people, the UNHCR Task Team on meaningful participation and the Interim Advisory Group are working on setting up a representative and inclusive Advisory Body to ensure UNHCR Task Team’s deliverables are informed by Organizations Led by Persons of Concern experiences, challenges, and opportunities. The Application form is accessible through the following link: https://forms.office.com/r/cC1MDS4QpG and the deadline to apply is on Wednesday 18 May 2022. For more background information on the selection criteria for the Advisory Board Members, UNHCR’s Task Team on meaningful participation and the Interim Advisory Group, kindly find enclosed the draft Terms of Reference, available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vXvcI-vaG-MpiSKACh-qh6-Suk1855RO/view?usp=sharing.

Reframe Programme Lead Job - Strategy and Networking

General News

2022-04-20

Cohere is seeking to recruit a Programme Lead to oversee the growth and development of Reframe Network.

Call for Proposals: Community-Based Organizations in Nairobi, Kenya

Funding Opportunity

2022-04-05

Call for Proposals! RefugePoint works to improve the quality of life for refugees worldwide through field building and systems change.

Job opportunity with Cohere: Administrative Assistant

General News

2022-03-31

Cohere is seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the Uganda office. The role involves high level secretarial, administrative, public relations and liaison duties with frequent contact with staff, the public, government officials, other partners and stakeholders.

Grant - women/girl-led initiatives for Economic & Environmental Justic

Funding Opportunity

2022-02-14

Organisations supported: Working on Environmental Justice and Economic Justice. Funding: 5.000 to 20.000 USD, covers salaries, office costs, etc. Eligibility: * groups that are self-led by the women, girls, trans people and/or intersex people they serve * organisation's budget UNDER 200 000 Euros * groups registered in an African country Deadline: March 15th 2022

Polish Aid Small Grants Program (KENYA ONLY)

Funding Opportunity

2022-02-07

Polish Aid's Small Grants program is open to organisations registered in Kenya (as either CBOs or NGOs). Thematic areas are: Good health and well-being, Quality education, Decent work and economic growth, Reduced inequalities, Climate action, Peace, justice and strong institutions. Deadline is 28th Feb.

Apply to be a part of a UNHCR Working Group

Networking Opportunity

2022-01-28

UNHCR are looking for RLOs to apply to be a part of a localisation working group leading up to the UNHCR NGO Consultations in June 2022. The deadline is January 31st 2022. See link for more information.

The Refugee Investment Network's new Resilient 100 Program

Training Opportunity

2022-01-24

Through a new partnership with Silver Lining Ltd., a data-driven company providing small business support, the Refugee Investment Network (RIN) will provide 100 refugee-led and refugee-supporting companies with business coaching rooted in behavior-change science, investment readiness support, and networking – all virtually. To be eligible for the Resilient 100, a business must be at least partially refugee-owned or co-managed, OR supporting refugees in a measurable way through direct products and services, employment, workforce development, or improved humanitarian delivery capacity.

RRLI: RLO-to-RLO Funding (Uganda only)

Funding Opportunity

2022-01-10

RRLI are supporting the first-of-its-kind RLO-to-RLO Fund—a fund for refugees by refugees—housed within Asylum Access. The fund will aggregate contributions and redistribute them to RLOs around the world. Our US-based legally registered fund puts philanthropic power in the hands of refugees and offers donors a way to safely and smoothly fund RLOs. The purpose of the RLO-to-RLO fund is to catalyze the growth and sustainability of community-led responses to forced displacement situations within key designated countries. We believe that when community-driven efforts are well-resourced, community wellbeing will grow.

UNHCR Innovation Award 2022 (RLOs CAN APPLY)

Funding Opportunity

2021-11-29

The 2022 Award will focus on women-led organizations and girl-led organizations (WLOs) working with or supporting refugees, internally displaced persons, returnees, stateless persons and host communities. The Award will prioritize the organizations created or led by refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR, but is also open to other community-based women-led organizations working in forced displacement context. This focus on women-led organizations seeks to award organizations that hold strong organizational values, principles, and commitments to gender equality and accountability to women and girls, as well as those that promote women in positions of leadership.

Beach Token

Funding Opportunity

2021-11-09

$BEACH is an innovative DeFi token where every 1% of every transaction funds direct beach clean ups around the world. We currently have beach cleanups taking place in Philippines, Tonga, South Africa, Ghana and we're about to start in Kenya and Sri Lanka. We also make sure to offset any emissions associated with the blockchain transactions with our own in-house offsetting projects including kelp farms and mangrove plantations. We are looking for trusted individuals anywhere in the world who care about plastic pollution and would be able to organise a team of roughly 20 litter pickers to do a weekly beach clean up. We will pay above the local salary to them and their team and in return all we ask is videos and photos of the clean up, and that they wear some T-shirts with our logo on it. Please email me at rob@beachtoken.io if you know someone appropriate.

Increase engagement between civil society and government

Funding Opportunity

2021-11-05

3 thematic areas: * Health * Environment and climate change * Freedom of expression Budget : £15,000 - £30,000 per year (for 2 years) Deadline : 30th November 2021

US Embassy in Uganda - "small" grants for community organisation

Funding Opportunity

2021-10-22

Amount : from 1,000 USD - 10,000 USD Objective: support small-scale, community-based initiatives that promote self-reliance, foster development, and promise an immediate and dramatic effect on local communities Duration: projects to start after September 2022 and end by September 2023

Freedom Fund - Fund for "survivor-led" organisations in Kenya and Uganda

Funding Opportunity

2021-09-22

Deadline : 31st October 2021 Grant : US$ 15,000 The grant is meant to support the organisation as a whole and can be used wherever the organisation has decided it needs funding (operations, programs, office payments, technology purchases, etc.)

Grant for women-led, income-generating projects

Funding Opportunity

2021-09-03

Deadline : November 30th, 2021 Project budget : Up to US $5,500 for a one year project Objective : income-generating, self-employment projects for poor women who are members of a self help group

Grants for women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations

Funding Opportunity

2021-09-03

Grants between US$20,000 - US$ 500,000 Objective : to promote women’s rights, amplify their voices, increase economic opportunities and improve access to spaces of decision-making. Only organisations registered in African or Middle East countries can apply.

Funding for Education for Change programme

Funding Opportunity

2021-08-23

Funding by the Charity "Feed to Minds", to support projects in one of these three thematic areas, with a literacy component in each case: - Economic Empowerment - Citizenship - Health Education

Network grant to advocate for Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Funding Opportunity

2021-08-23

Funding for locally-based networks which contribute to the development of stronger and more inclusive movements advocating for Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

UN Volunteer, Paid Internship UNHCR Kenya

Training Opportunity

2021-08-06

UNHCR Kenya are recruiting a refugee who's registered in Nairobi for a paid, longer-term UN Volunteer position. They'll serve as Youth Coordinator, working with urban community groups. The position begins as soon as possible.

Grants and Partnerships for Education-focused Organisations in Kakuma and Kalobeyei

Funding Opportunity

2021-08-04

Are you a leader of a refugee-led organisation or a host community CBO working in the area of children's education? Xavier Project is seeking to build long-term partnerships with 10 grassroots organisations in Kakuma Town, Kakuma Camp and Kalobeyei Settlement, including linking you to funding for your existing project (or project idea) for educational initiatives for children aged 4 to 10 years old.