Urgent Action Fund

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If you have reviewed our criteria and believe you qualify for a Rapid Response Grant, Fill out the application online.
Grant applications can be submitted in any language and you will receive a response within 72 hours. Requests can be made for up to $5,000 USD.
Note: If you are applying for support in Latin America and Africa, please send all inquiries and proposals directly to our Sister Funds. Click here for information about our Sister Funds, as well as proposal instructions and contact information.
There are 3 different ways to submit a grant application. Choose only one of the following options:
  1. Fill out the application online
  2. If you have difficulty writing, typing, or accessing a computer, you may submit a request by phone or SMS text message. You may leave us a message at +1- 415-4WOMEN5 (+1- 415-496-6365) at any time of the day or night. We will then get in touch with you as soon as possible about your request. Please remember to provide a phone number where we can reach you.
  3. Download the application and send to our office via the email, postal address or fax number below:  General Application Form
E-mail: proposals@urgentactionfund.org
SMS/text message: +1 415-496-6365
Office phone: +1 415-523-0360
Postal address: 660 13th Street, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612 USA
For more details :  http://urgentactionfund.org/apply-for-a-grant/apply-online/
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NED Inviting Applications for Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

Last date : October 15, 2015

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) invites applications for the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows program. The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is an international exchange program that offers practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world the opportunity to spend five months in residence at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), in Washington, D.C. The fellows will undertake independent research on democracy in a particular country or region.
Fellowships include a monthly stipend, health insurance, office space, research support, and round-trip travel reimbursement only for the participant.
Program Details
  • Fellows are expected to work full time on their projects during two sessions of five-month fellowship being conducted in a year.
  • Practitioners must focus on strategies and best practices for strengthening democracy in their country of interest.
  • Program may address the political, social, economic, legal, or cultural aspects of democratic development.
  • Fellows are expected to present their work and prepare a written product during their stay.
  • Applicants are intended to be primarily from developing and aspiring democracies.
  • Practitioners and journalists should have substantial work experience in their fields.
  • Scholars are expected to have a Ph.D or academic equivalent at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be proficient in the English language.
  • Applicants must agree to be in residence at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Washington, D.C., during the year for which they are applying for a fellowship.
For more details : http://fellowships.ned.org/applications/
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