The Chrysalis Trust Grants: Supporting UK-Based Charities

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Chrysalis Trust is currently accepting applications from the UK registered charities providing public benefit. The trust prioritizes less popular and harder to fund projects. The trust provides support for both capital projects and core funding. Priority Areas Relief of poverty and disability Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water Eligibility Criteria All grants are made at the discretion of the trustees without discrimination … [Read more...]

U.S. Department’s Fish and Wildlife Service: Applications Open for Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), U.S. Department of State, is currently seeking proposals for the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund (RTCF)  for the conservation of African rhinoceroses. In response to the alarming decline of rhino and tiger populations, the US Congress passed the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act in 1994, Congress passed the Act provides for the establishment of the Rhino Tiger Conservation Fund to be administered by the U.S. Fish & … [Read more...]

CODESRIA’s 2017 Economic Justice Institute: Economic Justice in Africa: Climate Change, Inequalities and Development

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) invites applications for participation in an institute on ‘Economic Justice and Climate Change in Africa’ to be convened in Accra, Ghana from 29 May to 7 June 2017, on the broad theme of ‘Economic Justice in Africa: Climate change, Inequalities and Development’. This call targets scholars and researchers working in African universities and research centres; practitioners and civil society … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Cambodia: Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’, Professional Fellows Division, administered by American Councils for International Education is currently accepting applications from young professionals interested in coming to the US for a one month professional fellowship Program on Economic Empowerment, under Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the US Department of State’s … [Read more...]

Apply for the Encore Prize: Generation to Generation Challenge

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The Encore Prize, a Generation to Generation Challenge, is currently open for nominations to support innovations focused on new ways to bring experienced talent to social problems. The first challenge: To help kids at risk. The first Encore Prize will be for organizations with innovative solutions that utilize experienced talent to serve youth, in conjunction with the Generation to Generation campaign to mobilize adults 50+ to help young people thrive. The Prize A total … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award: Apply and win Cash Prize of up to $250,000

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Nominations are currently open for the MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award, carrying a $250,000 cash prize. This award will go to a person or group engaged in what we believe is an extraordinary example of disobedience for the benefit of society. This award honors work that impacts society in positive ways, and is consistent with a set of key principles. These principles include non-violence, creativity, courage, and taking responsibility for one’s actions. This disobedience … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Tulip Award 2017!

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Human Rights Tulip, an award of the Dutch government, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  is currently open for nominations recognising courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways. Since its establishment in 2008, the Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to individuals and organisations from a variety of countries. The prize is intended to help human rights defenders to learn from each other. The winner of the … [Read more...]

The Noble Foundation Grants: Seeking LOIs on Capital Funding for Higher Education in the United States

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The Noble Foundation is currently accepting letters of inquiry with the primary focus on capital funding for higher education and on health research and delivery systems. The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, established by Lloyd Noble, is the largest independent agricultural research institution in the U.S. Eligibility Criteria Proposals are considered only from 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations located within the United States. No loans or grants are available … [Read more...]

NordForsk: Seeking Proposals for Nordic Centre of Excellence under the Nordic Research Programme Education for Tomorrow

Deadline: 13 September 2017 NordForsk, in collaboration with the Academy of Finland; the Swedish Research Council; the Research Council of Norway; the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Iceland; and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of Denmark, is issuing a call for proposals for a Nordic Centre of Excellence under the Nordic research programme Education for Tomorrow. The aim of the call is to bridge the gap between research and practice in the area of teaching and … [Read more...]

XminusY Call for Proposals: Supporting Social Movements for Democracy around the World

Deadline: 30 June 2017 XminusY is currently accepting proposals to support social movements, action groups and changemakers who are fighting for a fair, democratic, sustainable and tolerant world. Projects that are supported by XminusY can take place on a broad variety of topics. But more important than the topic, is that the people involved take action themselves to change their own society. Actions supported by XminusY are demonstrations, occupations, direct-action and other creative forms … [Read more...]

Nokia Bell Labs Prize: Apply to Win Exciting Prizes

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are currently open for Nokia Bell Labs Prize, a competition for innovators from participating countries around the globe that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision. Categories Web Applications Cloud Services Computational … [Read more...]

OpenIDEO BridgeBuilder Challenge: Addressing Global Challenges through Innovations

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The OpenIDEO BridgeBuilder Innovation Challenge, in collaboration with GHR Foundation,  is currently seeking applications from organizations working to address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways. These global challenges are complex and interwoven -- problems that cannot be solved in isolation. They are also evolving at a rate that requires immediate action to provide relief, restoration and … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Tent Challenge: Helping the Displaced to Become Better Integrated into their Host Communities

Deadline: 1 July 2017 Applications are currently open for the Tent Challenge making on efforts that will better enable the displaced to integrate socially and economically in their host communities. Helping the displaced to become better integrated into their host communities – economically, socially, and through a process of mutual understanding – is a crucial challenge. And, as tent’s refugee work report detailed, including refugees in a host country's labor force can lead to a powerful and … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2017: Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in LAC

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently seeking proposals for its Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods based on the premise that the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) share numerous development challenges and opportunities that can be addressed more effectively and efficiently through regional collective action and cooperation. The Initiative defines regional public goods (RPGs) as goods, services or resources that are … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations’ Exhibition & Grant: Moving Walls 24

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and grant opportunity "Moving Walls 24" that engages with ideas of resistance and embraces the role and agency of artists themselves in shaping our societies. Selected projects will be exhibited in the next installment of an ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in October 2017 at the Open Society Foundations–New York. Proposals are invited on work that … [Read more...]

Government of Canada Call for Proposals: Green and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Women and Youth in Guatemala

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The Government of Canada is currently seeking proposals for its program "Guatemala: Green and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Women and Youth". Outcomes Under this call, the project proposal must contribute to the achievement of this ultimate outcome: Ultimate outcome: Increased economic empowerment for women and youth, especially from Indigenous communities, in Alta Verapaz, Chimaltenango and Sololá departments. The project proposal must also … [Read more...]

Apply for The Creator Awards: Celebrating New Ideas and Real Change

Deadline: Various Nominations are currently open for the WeWork Creative Awards 2017 to recognize and reward those who are thinking in new ways, building fresh projects, and achieving real change around the world. WeWork has always called itself the platform for creators. A platform can provide support, it can provide a forum for discussion, action, or creation, and a platform can be foundation for a certain set of beliefs or principles. WeWork believes as the nature of work changes, more and … [Read more...]

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: Inviting Innovative Ideas for Social Change

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Applications are currently open for Shuttleworth Foundation's Fellowship program offering individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. Program seeks exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Foundation funds people from all over the world regardless of gender, age, nationality or experience. We are looking for a complete picture of you and your idea. Eligibility … [Read more...]

ESRC Call for Applications: Productivity Network Plus Grants on Sustainable Economic Growth in the UK

Deadline: 27 March 2017 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is currently seeking applications for a Productivity Network grants programme. Productivity has a major bearing on sustainable economic growth. The UK’s ongoing low levels of productivity, especially in comparison with international competitors, are of critical concern and require affirmative action on the part of both government and business. To aid progress, the UK needs research to help understand and explain the … [Read more...]

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