The Japan Foundation: Providing Financial Support to Artists and Japanese Cultural Specialists

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation is seeking applications for its “Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists.” This program is designed to provide financial support for artists and Japanese cultural specialists who participate in cultural events (e.g., performances, demonstrations, lectures and workshops) overseas with the aim of introducing Japanese arts and culture or of contributing to international society through arts and cultural … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 AWARD Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 7 October 2017 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is inviting applications for its fellowship program that is a career-development program that since 2008 has, through tailored fellowships, equipped top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their science and leadership skills. This fellowship is a catalyst for innovations with high potential to contribute to the prosperity and wellbeing of … [Read more...]

Youth Service America: Seeking Applications for Be Fearless Be Kind Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Youth Service America (YSA) is seeking applications for its Be Fearless Be Kind grants to encourage young people to stand up for others, include everyone, and take action when they see a problem. The Be Fearless Be Kind grants give young people an opportunity to put their empathy, passion, and creativity into action as they #LeadASAP help make the world a better place! YSA empowers youth to “lead ASAP” through Awareness, Service, Advocacy, and Philanthropy. When … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WWF Conservation Innovation Awards 2017!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Nominations are open for WWF Conservation Innovation Awards 2017 that are WWF-New Zealand's challenge for conservationists, community groups, product designers, researchers, backyard inventors and others to come up with innovative ways to increase the scale and effectiveness of conservation in New Zealand. Prize Categories Engaging young people and communities: This category is for ideas that will increase the scale and effectiveness of community … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA: Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Competitive Grant Program

Deadline: 13 December 2017 The United States Agency for International Development, National Institute of Food and Agriculture is inviting applications for its "Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Competitive Grant Program" to support projects to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables among low-income consumers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by providing incentives at the point of purchase. Funding Information Estimated Total Program … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GenH Challenge!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 Applications are open for GenH Challenge that is based on the notion that new thinking and new ways to apply everyday ideas can support those on the front lines of health care worldwide. Working together, we can spark the next great idea that will change the trajectory of health. In the landscape of competitions, the GenH Challenge is committed especially to a high standard of openness, fairness, and transparency. Their goal is to provide value for everyone who … [Read more...]

Impact Giving: Seeking Applications for Potential Grant Program

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Impact Giving is seeking applications for its Potential grant program to award projects that transform lives. It is a women’s collective giving organization. The purpose is to make an IMPACT both locally and globally by supporting positive sustainable social change where most needed. Principles High Impact & Transformation: Grants are awarded only to projects or programs which make a high impact by transforming lives, with obvious, significant change … [Read more...]

Wildlife Preservation Canada Grant: Saving Highly Endangered Animal Species facing Imminent Extinction in Canada

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Wildlife Preservation Canada is seeking applications for its grant program to support captive breeding, reintroduction and/or translocation in recovery efforts of terrestrial animal species at risk. It is a dynamic non-profit charitable organization devoted to saving highly endangered animal species facing imminent extinction in Canada and internationally. This organization works in collaboration with appointed recovery teams and other organizations. Their … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Asia Leadership Fellow Program 2018!

Deadline: 13 December 2017 The International House of Japan and the Japan Foundation is jointly inviting applications for its Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) 2018 with an aim to create a close, personal and professional network of public intellectuals in Asia, deeply rooted in and committed to civil society beyond their own cultural, disciplinary and geopolitical backgrounds. The ALFP believes that the fellows’ critical voices against the status quo and proposals for alternative … [Read more...]

British Embassy Sana’a: Supporting the Better Inclusion of Yemeni Youth in Conflict Resolution and Prevention

Deadline: 5 October 2017 The British Embassy Sana’a is inviting proposals for project work to support the better inclusion of Yemeni youth in conflict resolution and prevention in Yemen for the period October 2017 to March 2018. The programme is looking to support a project or projects with a budget of up to £120,000 in the following area: Promotion of inclusion of youth (defined as 15-35) in resolving and preventing conflict in Yemen Examples of areas of work that projects might … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Digital Africa Challenge Program!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 The Digital Africa is inviting applicants for its Challenge Program that is an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa. The first edition of the Digital Africa contest, launched in October 2016, received more than 500 entries and rewarded 10 startups winners who convinced the jury by the potential impact of their innovation. Strengthened by this success, AFD and Bpifrance confirm their commitment and renew the experience with … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 19 September 2018 The USAID is inviting organizations and interested parties to partner with USAID to identify other new technologies, innovative solutions, and promising activity approaches that can solve development problems in the Asia region. This BAA seeks to incorporate innovative ideas and unorthodox partnerships that can achieve sustainable results. This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is seeking opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the … [Read more...]

PEDL: Seeking Applications for Major Research Grant Program

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is seeking applications for its Major Research Grant Program with an aim to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in Low-Income Countries (LICs). The Initiative supports research related to firms, enterprises, and markets in LICs and gives priority to approaches that promise to produce credible research results relevant for policy-making in these … [Read more...]

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Grant: Supporting Environmental Education and Green Space Programs in Canada

Deadline: 15 January 2018 The TD Friends of the Environment Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support environmental projects across Canada. With the support of more than 180,000 donors, TD FEF has provided approximately $82 million to over 24,000 environmental projects and programs. Project Priorities The Foundation supports a wide range of environmental initiatives, with a primary focus on environmental education and green space programs. Eligible projects … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for EU Prize for Cultural Heritage and Europa Nostra Awards!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Nominations are open for both "EU Prize for Cultural Heritage" and "Europa Nostra Awards" to identify and promote best practices in the conservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, to stimulate the trans-frontier exchanges of knowledge and experience throughout Europe, to enhance public awareness and appreciation of Europe's cultural heritage, and to encourage further excellent initiatives through the power of example. Categories ( for both the … [Read more...]

Te Pou: Seeking Applications for Consumer leadership Development Grant Program

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Te Pou is seeking applications for its "Consumer leadership Development Grant Program" to support disabled people and family/whānau to take part in leadership development activities. This includes: training or learning activities that develop consumers’ and family/whānau's leadership skills training or learning activities that are for the benefit of other disabled people or the disability sector in general. Priority Areas UN Convention on the … [Read more...]

South Africa Media Innovation Program: Inviting Applicants for Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The South Africa Media Innovation Program (SAMIP) is inviting applicants for its Innovation Challenge. The SAMIP Innovation Challenge is for South African projects and organisations that are building news and information products that engage and inform local/underserved communities, by: searching for new ways to connect people with information, exploring new business models, distribution mechanisms and/or revenue generation opportunities, or creating … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH’s H3Africa Programme: Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers

Deadline: 6 December 2017 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its "Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers” to establish Collaborative Centers to study ethical, legal and societal issues (ELSI) of human genome and environmental health research across the African continent. In order to enhance the capacity for genomics research, in Africa … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Her Network Woman of the Year Award!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 Do you know an outstanding woman who is making an impact in any of the awards categories? Nominate Her for the Her Network Woman of the Year Awards. Nominations are open for The Her Network Woman of the Year award that is designed to publicly celebrate, showcase and honour women in diverse industries who are doing great work i.e positively affecting lives/changing the narrative through their work. The Objective of this award to unite Women through the recognition and … [Read more...]

DHHS-NIH: Human Heredity and Health in Africa- Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues Research Program

Deadline: 6 December 2017 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking proposals for funding a opportunity entitled "Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Research Program." This FOA solicits applications for research projects that identify, examine and address the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by genomic and environmental health research and technology that pertain to … [Read more...]

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