The Denver Foundation: Lauren Townsend Memorial Wildlife Fund Grants for U.S. based Organisations

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Denver Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Lauren Townsend Memorial Wildlife Fund Grants, in order to support nonprofit organizations that focus on animal welfare or wildlife preservation. The Fund was established in the memory of Late Lauren Townsend, by her family in 1999. Eligibility Criteria Organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status that focus on animal welfare or wildlife preservation are eligible to apply for funding. … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: MRC-AHRC Global Public Health Partnership Awards

Deadline: 8 June 2017 Applications are open for MRC-AHRC Global Public Health Partnership Awards, offering a unique opportunity for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) to launch a global public health initiative that responds to the challenge of bringing together expertise in medical science and health interventions in developing countries, with an understanding of local knowledge and history, cultural dynamics, community engagement, and … [Read more...]

Apply for the Falling Walls Fellowship for Journalists Worldwide!

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The Falling Walls Fellowship for Journalists is currently open for applications, in an effort to keep the public informed on life-changing scientific breakthroughs. It is aimed at journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience, and who hope to advance their knowledge in the area of sciences. Benefits The Fellows get the opportunity to attend the Falling Walls Lab, Falling Walls Venture, the Falling Walls Conference as well as an additional … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust Call for Applications: Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine in LMICs

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, offering research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Benefits A Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for three years, and can be held … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Millennium Technology Prize 2018!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Technology Academy Finland (TAF) is currently seeking nominations for its Millennium Technology Prize 2018. The Prize is Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. The Prize is worth one million euros and it is awarded every second year. The Prize highlights the extensive impacts of science and innovation on society, even on humanity at large. The Millennium Technology Prize encourages further cutting-edge research and development and is thus not intended … [Read more...]

Australia Council Fellowships: Supporting Outstanding Australian Artists

Deadline: 6 June 2017 Applications are being accepted for Australia Council Fellowships of $80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years. Areas of Interest Australia Council Fellowships are awarded in the areas of: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Community Arts and Cultural Development Dance Emerging and Experimental Arts Literature Music Theatre Visual Arts. Funding … [Read more...]

Culture Ireland Call for Applications: Supporting Artists and Professionals from Ireland

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Culture Ireland is currently seeking applications for its grants program to support Irish professional artists, arts organisations and international presenters to present work by Irish artists at significant international venues and festivals. In supporting an event, Culture Ireland offers grant funding towards costs which relate directly to the international presentation of the event, i.e. travel and travel related costs such as transport, accommodation and … [Read more...]

Submit Expressions of Interest for Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund in Kenya

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Country Support Mechanism of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) in Kenya is pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest from organisations to become recipients of funding from GCERF’s Core Funding Mechanism. The GCERF is an independent Swiss foundation established to serve as the first global effort to support local, community-level initiatives aimed at strengthening resilience against violent extremist agendas. The purpose of an … [Read more...]

Hedayah Call for Proposals: Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism in Central Asia and Western Balkans regions

Deadline: 22 May 2017 Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism STRIVE-Global, funded by the European Union (EU) under the financial Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), is currently seeking proposals in order to respond to the ongoing threat of global terrorism and the need for effective responses that ameliorate, rather than exacerbate, the threat. Focused on prevention, the overall objective of the programme is to build the capacity of state and non-state actors … [Read more...]

The Health Foundation UK: Applications Open for Scaling Up Improvement Grants

Deadline: 17 May 2017 Do you have a health care intervention or approach that has been proven to deliver better care? Are you ready to deliver your intervention or approach at scale? The Health Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Scaling Up Improvement program to support teams to take successful health care interventions or approaches and deliver them at scale, to improve health care in the UK. The program will support up to seven projects that aim to scale and spread tested … [Read more...]

Bakken Invitation Award: Rewarding People Contributing in Communities through Medical Technology

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Medtronic Foundation invites eligible applicants for the Bakken Invitation Award, celebrating and connecting people, who with the help of medical technology, are contributing in communities all around the world through charitable service and volunteerism. It embraces the legacy of Medtronic co-founder and humanitarian Earl Bakken. Award The applicants receive around $20,000 grant. Eligibility Criteria Individuals who, with the help of medical … [Read more...]

Ilm Ideas 2: Submit Ideas for Building New Opportunities for Children across Pakistan

Deadline: 5 May 2017 Do you have a great idea to create new opportunities for children to learn? Ilm Ideas 2 programme is seeking education innovations to create opportunities for children and young people across Pakistan. The programme is funded by UK aid and managed by Cambridge Education, a member of the Mott MacDonald Group. The programme seeks new ideas and new partners, along with fresh thinking, to speed up the pace of change and reach the millions of children in Pakistan who do not … [Read more...]

Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants: Strengthening Communities across the US

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The Clif Bar Family Foundation is currently seeking applicants for its small grants program to strengthen the food system and the communities, enhance public health, and safeguard environmental and natural resources. These grants are awarded for general organizational support as well as funding for specific projects. Priority Areas Priority is given to applicants that Address funding priorities from a holistic perspective i.e.: Protect Earth's beauty and … [Read more...]

NEH Grants for Common Heritage: Preserving America’s Cultural Heritage

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently accepting applications for its Common Heritage grants program in order to recognize that members of the public—in partnership with libraries, museums, archives, and historical organizations—have much to contribute to the understanding of the cultural mosaic. Together, such institutions and the public can be effective partners in the appreciation and stewardship of our common heritage. The program supports events … [Read more...]

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation Grants: Supporting Community-based Organisations Located in the US

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation is currently accepting applications from the community-based non-profit organizations located in the United States for its autumn grants round. Award Information The grant amount typically ranges from 1,000 to $20,000. Eligibility Criteria The Foundation does not make grants to individuals. Grants are considered for IRS-qualified non-profit organizations located within the United States. The Foundation will consider … [Read more...]

TD FEF Leadership Program: Building Capacity in Canada’s Environmental Sector

Deadline: 1 June 2017 TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF) is currently accepting applications for its Leadership Program with an aim to enhance the organizational capacity of environmental organizations through a Leadership and Organizational Development Course. As part of the program, there will be a 4.5 day in-person course (November 2017), followed by a series of webinars to continue building on your skills. As one of the only national programs of its kind, entirely focused on … [Read more...]

UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize: Promoting Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize is currently open for nominations in order to promote the Social Science research in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Prize was instituted by the Executive Board, at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic, in connection with the commemoration of the centenary of Professor Bosch’s birth in 2009. In creating the Prize, the Member States on the Executive Board recognized the remarkable contribution of Professor Juan Bosch … [Read more...]

Cultural Vistas Call for Applications: Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Cultural Vistas is currently accepting applications for the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program, a distinguished transatlantic initiative that offers 15 accomplished Americans the opportunity to complete a comprehensive professional development program in Germany that is comprised of three main components: Customized professional assignments Professional seminars German language training. Prior to their work placements and seminars, Bosch Fellows … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA Call for Proposals: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States of Food and Agriculture (USDA) is currently accepting applications for its Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), a competitive grant program that will provide funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension to address food and agricultural sciences, as amended by the 2014 Farm Bill under section 7401. Priority Areas The legislation directed the Secretary to award … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2017: Rewarding Media Professionals for Excellence

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2017 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award … [Read more...]