Thomson Reuters Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Reporting Controversies Safely Workshop

Deadline: 19 March 2017 It is the job of the journalist to report on issues that matter. But when those issues are controversial or sensitive how easy is it to report without inflaming tensions further – or even compromising your own safety? Do you give one side of the story, or all sides? Are there things you cannot cover? If you make your story “impartial”, is that just another word for “boring”? The Thomson Reuters Foundation is looking to make that job easier for journalists in … [Read more...]

USAID: Inviting Organisations for Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP)

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. organizations for “Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP)” with an aim to strengthen the capacity of utility executives and employees in USAID-assisted countries to effectively manage and operate power systems, run financially viable businesses, and integrate different types of energy resources into their power grids. These partnerships will … [Read more...]

USAID Broad Agency Announcement: ASEAN Agribusiness Development Program

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking expression of interest from the eligible organizations and companies for its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for “ASEAN Agribusiness Development” for research, innovation and collaboration in support of increasing access to finance for entrepreneurs and small- and medium-sized agribusinesses (SMAs) in the ASEAN region. The goal of this project is to increase access to finance for SMAs … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YES FOUNDATION Media for Social Change Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 YES FOUNDATION is seeking applications for its Media for Social Change Fellowship. It is an intensive, high impact 2-month program to develop socially conscious youth leadership in association with ISDI-WPP School of Communication and supported by YES BANK. As part of the Fellowship, 200 select high potential youth will be trained and placed with 50 leading NGOs in Mumbai, Delhi, and Bengaluru to support their communication efforts. Objectives Develop … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award! Honoring Courageous Non-governmental Human Rights Defenders Worldwide

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Nominations are open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to honor the courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award was established in 1984. Robert F. Kennedy believed that each individual holds the power to invoke change, that a single voice has the ability to declare an iniquity, and that each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out … [Read more...]

Positive Action Challenges: Combating Stigma & Discrimination In Healthcare Settings

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Positive Action Challenges and the International AIDS Society are inviting concept note for its challenge that seeks to combat stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in healthcare settings by scaling up and fostering best practices by which every person will be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their profession, behaviour, gender or sexual identity. This challenge is seeking to tackle stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research! Recognizing Achievement in International Agriculture and Food Production

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Nominations are open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The award … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 2017 awards in international journalism. Since its inception in 2002, the Kurt Schork Memorial Fund has sought to support those journalists Kurt most admired, the freelancers and local reporters whose work is often poorly paid, mostly unsung and all too often fraught with danger. Award Categories The 16th annual call for awards is therefore now split into three categories: A Local … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for ECO-Award! Honouring Individuals and Organizations contributing to Environmental Studies in Canada

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC) has announced a call for nominations for the annual Environmental Community’s Organizer Award (ECO-Award) to honour an individual, team, or organization which has positively contributed to the field of environmental studies in Canada through community-building, research, knowledge-to-action, or innovations in practice or approaches. This award was created during ESAC’s 2012 annual meeting in Waterloo, Ontario. Past … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: Supporting Business Activities in the field of Commodity Development

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Common Fund for Commodities is seeking applications to support organizations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial instruments in support of business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries that, besides giving a sound financial return, also deliver a measurable social and environmental impact. Objectives … [Read more...]

USAID/BAA: Harnessing Local Innovations, Expertise and Partnerships to Solve Development Challenges in Asia

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from the eligible organizations and companies for its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Harnessing Local Innovations, Expertise and Partnerships to Solve Development Challenges in Asia to seek opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions that … [Read more...]

USAID Broad Agency Announcement: Improving Urban Health in Asia

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from the eligible organizations and companies for its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for “Improving Urban Health in Asia”. It seeks, through co-creation with local partners, systems approaches to overcoming urban health challenges in Asia. Achieving meaningful health outcomes in the growing number of urban centers of Asia requires an accurate understanding of the outcomes that … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Cambodia Democratic Development Program

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified organisations for "Cambodia Democratic Development Program” to build more responsive, democratic local governance and service delivery in Cambodia. The selected implementing partner will be encouraged to build on what is already working and supporting ‘best fit’ rather than ‘best practice’ approaches and test pathways to advance democratic decentralization and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ashoka Changemakerxchange Summit in Singapore-Malaysia!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Applications are open for Ashoka Changemakerxchange Summit in Singapore-Malaysia that aims to engage young social entrepreneurs and changemakers who are creating positive social impact within their communities.. The summit will take place from May 17th to May 21st 2017 and participants must be able to attend all days. This edition of ChangemakerXchange summit is the first of three retreats hosted across Southeast Asia which will gather participants from South Korea, … [Read more...]

Apply for Gannett Foundation’s Community Action Grant in United States!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Gannett Foundation is seeking applications for its Community Action Grants to supports local organizations in communities served by Gannett Co., Inc. The Gannett Foundation is a corporate foundation sponsored by Gannett Co., Inc. Through its Community Grant Program, Gannett Foundation supports nonprofit activities in the communities in which Gannett does business. Through its other programs, the Foundation invests in the future of the media industry, … [Read more...]

Global Fund for Community Foundation: Supporting the work of European CPOs on Migration and Refugees in their Communities

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Global Fund for Community Foundation (GFCF) is inviting concept notes for a two-year grants and learning programme aimed at understanding and supporting the work of European community philanthropy organizations (CPOs) on migration and refugees in their communities. The programme builds on an initial GFCF convening on the topic held in Brussels, January 2016. The purpose of these short-term grants will be to support (both programmatically and institutionally) the … [Read more...]

Astraea Intersex Human Rights Fund: Honoring Resilience, Creativity and Growth of Intersex Activism & Ensuring Human Rights of Intersex People

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking proposals for its Intersex Human Rights Fund to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the human rights of intersex people. The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice works for social, racial and economic justice in the U.S. and internationally. The foundation’s grantmaking, capacity building & leadership development, media and communications, and philanthropic advocacy … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People in United Kingdom

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is seeking applications to support legal work that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally. The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable young migrants as … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CIDRZ HealthCorps 2017/18 Global Public Health Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 20 March 2017 CIDRZ HealthCorps is seeking applications for its 2017/18 Global Public Health fellowship program. Established in 2001, CIDRZ is the largest independent non-governmental healthcare and research organisation in Zambia. It conduct locally-relevant, leading-edge healthcare research, strengthen primary health care systems in multiple focus areas, and run a state-of-the-art medical and research diagnostic laboratory. Through close collaboration with the Government of the … [Read more...]

Elrha Humanitarian Innovation Fund: Call for Research and Evaluation Partner

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The Humanitarian Innovation Fund is seeking applications for "Research and Evaluation Partner” to create good practice guidance for designing user-centred emergency sanitation provision using rapid community engagement approaches. The guidance should include information on how to design, implement and measure the impact of the approach and engagement with the affected communities. It should have direct applicability for the decisions humanitarian agencies need to make … [Read more...]

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