Nesta’s Open Up Challenge: Inviting Innovative UK Small Businesses to Win up to £5m!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Nesta's Challenge Prize Centre, with the support of the CMA  is currently seeking applications for its Open Up Challenge. The Open Up Challenge is run independently by Nesta's Challenge Prize Centre, with backing from the CMA and funding from eight of the UK’s largest providers of SME banking - Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, RBS, Santander, AIB Group (UK) p.l.c, Bank of Ireland UK and Danske Bank. Benefits Winners receive: Cash awards. In the innovation … [Read more...]

The Guardian Foundation: Assisting Students with Scott Trust Bursary Scheme in the UK

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Guardian Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Scott Trust Bursary Scheme, offering a number of bursaries each year for aspiring journalists to study for a postgraduate qualification in newspaper, web or broadcast journalism. The primary aim of these bursary awards is to assist students who face financial difficulty in attaining the qualifications needed to pursue a career in media. Benefits A bursary pays for tuition fees and provides a subsistence … [Read more...]

Apply for EIL Ireland Seed Fund Micro Grants for Volunteers!

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The EIL Intercultural Learning, an Ireland based nonprofit, is currently seeking applications for its Seed Fund Micro Grants. EIL recognizes that it can be difficult for returned volunteers to continue their engagement in Ireland. They may face financial barriers, time constraints or be unable to access the necessary help and support. The EIL Seed Fund Micro Grant Scheme exists to assist returned volunteers to overcome these barriers by providing successful … [Read more...]

Apply for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Programme for Journalists: Reporting after the Epidemic

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications from the journalists for its new programme- Reporting after the Epidemic. The programme aims to work with independent journalists to explore the Ebola outbreak issue in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in 2014 and 2015. The programme will feature an intensive workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone bringing together journalists from all three countries. This will take place in June 2017 (dates TBC). It will … [Read more...]

Women’s Fund from the South Call for Proposals: Leading from the South for the Latin American and the Caribbean Region

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Fondo de Mujeres del Sur - Women’s Fund from the South (Latin America and the Caribbean) together with the African Women’s Development Fund (Africa and the MENA Region), the South Asia Women Fund (Asia) and the International Indigenous Women’s Forum, supported and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, has currently announced its call for proposals of Leading from the South (LFS) for the Latin American and the Caribbean Region. Leading from the … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 William H. Johnson Prize for African American Artists

Deadline: 16 November 2017 The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts, is currently open for its William H. Johnson Prize, awarded annually to an early-career African American artist. The Johnson Foundation awards grants to individuals who work in the following media: painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, installation and/or new genre. Award Information The 2017 William H. Johnson Prize is $25,000 and the winner will be announced in December 2017. Eligibility Criteria The … [Read more...]

DST Call for Proposals: India-UK Water Quality Research Programme

Deadline: 30 March 2017 India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) invite proposals to a new 3-year research programme to improve water quality by providing a better understanding of the sources and fate of different pollutants and by supporting the development of management strategies and technologies to reduce pollution levels. The UK component of the programme has a … [Read more...]

NORFACE Call for Proposals: Transformations to Sustainability in the Field of Humanities and Social Sciences

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Belmont Forum and NORFACE launch the Programme ”Transformations to Sustainability” (acronym: T2S). T2S will contribute to re-structuring the broad field of sustainability research by placing social science and humanities at the heart of interdisciplinary research in a step change in scale and scope for research programming on this topic. Co-production of knowledge and research problem formulation is considered to be critical to the process of societal … [Read more...]

Nominations open for Arts Access Awards 2017: Recognising Disabled Artists of New Zealand

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Arts Access Awards, presented annually by Arts Access Aotearoa are now open. The Arts Access Awards celebrate the contribution of individuals, groups and organisations in providing access to the arts. They also acknowledge the achievements and contribution of a New Zealand-based artist with a physical, … [Read more...]

Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants: Inviting International Organisations to Submit Inquiries

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The 2017 Motorola Solutions Foundation grant program is currently open and invites inquiry requests for public safety and/or technology education programming for international organizations and institutions. The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, originally founded in 1953. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by … [Read more...]

Apply for Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program: Inviting Tech Nonprofits to Receive Grants of up to $25,000

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program, a 13 weeks of training program with connections to 100 high-caliber mentors. Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits. Organizations selected receive mentorship, training, and capital. Fast Forward fosters a supportive network of tech and social sector leaders to grow the tech for good … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the Stop Slavery Award! Recognising Concrete Steps Towards Eradication of Forced Labour

Deadline: 13 August 2017 Applications are open for the Stop Slavery Award, launched by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, as an action resulting from the 2015 Trust Women Conference. The initiative recognises companies that have taken concrete steps to eradicate forced labour from their supply chains. The aim is to create a virtuous cycle, a positive paradigm to demonstrate that business can play a critical role in putting an end to modern-day slavery worldwide. The Stop Slavery Award gives … [Read more...]

Apply for URBACT Good Practice Call: Inviting Cities to Share Good Practices in the Field of Sustainable Integrated Urban Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 URBACT has launched a Good Practice Call, not only a practice that is good, but a practice that has been proven to work well by ensuring desired results, and could be recommended as a model. An URBACT Good Practice will follow the key principles of the programme around sustainable development as a main orientation for driving change in cities towards the sustainable urban living. Practices should address issues which are widely faced by European cities and offer some … [Read more...]

European Public Sector Award 2017: An Innovative Public Sector in 2017 – New Solutions to Complex Challenges

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) - with the institutional and financial support of 10 European public sector partners from different levels of government - invites applications for the sixth biennial European Public Sector Award (EPSA) 2017. Under the overarching theme An Innovative Public Sector in 2017 - New Solutions to Complex Challenges, EPSA 2017 seeks to showcase and reward those cases submitted by public administrations which have … [Read more...]

Submit Entries to Participate in Global Shining Light Award!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Entries are invited to be submitted for the Global Shining Light Award presented by Global Investigative Journalism Network, to honor investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. Each year dozens of journalists and media workers are killed – and hundreds more are attacked, imprisoned or threatened – just for doing their job. Many of these violations of free expression occur in developing or … [Read more...]

UNODC Call for Proposals: Apply for HIV/AIDS Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is currently seeking proposals for its HIV/AIDS Grants programme to provide funding support to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including Community Based Organisations (CBOs) working in the area of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who inject drugs and people in prisons whose projects are aimed at building capacity of national partners. Community-based organisations are particularly encouraged … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Eurasia Media Innovation Challenge and Win up to $100,000!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Entries are now invited for Eurasia Media Innovation Challenge, by the Media Diversity Institute (MDI) in partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). With countries in the region neighboring Russia facing the growing trends of state- and oligarch-controlled media, fake news, and propaganda, Eurasian audiences are being increasingly exposed to biased information. At the same time, they also face many common challenges, from financial woes to global … [Read more...]

DFID: Support to RACE II Formal Education Programme (SR2) in Lebanon

Deadline: 30 July 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID), is currently seeking applications for its Lebanon’s Support to RACE II Formal Education Programme (SR2). As a result of the crisis in Syria, Lebanon hosts 1.02 million Syrian registered refugees within its borders. Of these, 488,000 are children of school and pre-school age (3-18 years old). The population of Syrian refugees into Lebanon has dramatically increased the demand on the public education system. The … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for Tanenbaum’s Peacemaker in Action Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Nominations are open for Tanenbaum's Peacemaker in Action Award 2017 with an intention to respond to the wars, religious tensions and sectarian battles that make the world so dangerous by working with religiously motivated men and women who are putting peace into action and working to resolve these conflicts – including those involving religion. These individuals are fueled by faith to stop human suffering and foster reconciliation, hence classified as Peacemakers in … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2017!

Deadline: 25 March 2017 Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills? Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed just for you! The Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) is a programme designed to develop and strengthen the cultural leadership skills of young practitioners emerging on the international scene. Through its framework, content and methodology. Through its framework, content and methodology, the Global … [Read more...]

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