Foundation for the Third Millennium: Promoting Health, Social Justice and Economic Independence

Deadline: 6 October 2017 Foundation for the Third Millennium is seeking applications for its funding program in order to promote environmental protection and health, social justice and economic independence in balanced proportions. In order to assure reliable project oversight and adequate support, they must be able to maintain a constructive relationship with the project managers and their organization. Thus they give preference to organizations based in Switzerland and in neighboring … [Read more...]

ACSS Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for Research Grants Program

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is seeking proposals for the fifth cycle of its Research Grants Program on the theme “Environmentalism, Impoverishment and Social Justice Movements: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.” The aim of the grants is to support multidisciplinary research across disciplinary boundaries and methodological approaches on key themes of concern to the Arab region. This competition is funded by a grant provided to the ACSS by the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Planning Grants under Sida/Demo Environment Programme

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Can your technology contribute to a better environment and help reduce poverty? Do you want to explore a new market for your product? If yes, then apply for the Planning Grants. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grants to strengthen partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus Areas Climate change … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment Programme: Seeking Applications for Demonstration Grants

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you an organisation in one of the 14 countries mentioned below? Are you looking to import technology that would be new to your country? Would this technology have a beneficial impact on the environment, and help reduce poverty? If yes, then apply for the Demonstration Grants. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Demonstration Grants in order to involve new and sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IIMC’s Tata Social Enterprise Challenge!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Tata Group, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) is seeking applications for its Tata Social Enterprise challenge in order to find India’s most promising early stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship-encouraging sustainable, scalable and measurable social Impact. The Business plan contest (B-Plan Contest) invites social entrepreneurs who have an early stage venture (not older than three … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in New Delhi: Direct Aid Program to Strengthen Communities in India and Bhutan

Deadline: 22 December 2017 The Australian High Commission in New Delhi is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) with an aim to support projects that have a strong development focus, contribute to poverty reduction, and strengthen communities in India and Bhutan. DAP activities should aim to achieve practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. DAP funding can also support capacity building programs in the areas of governance and human rights engagement. Grant … [Read more...]

Apply for Youth LEAD Technical Assistance Fund 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for “Youth LEAD Technical Assistance Fund 2017” to provide financial support and technical assistance in order for Young Key Population-led organisations, networks or groups to achieve catalytic role in their critical works in HIV response. The technical assistance has significant role to play for the development of the organization and often small amount of fund can help community-based organizations to continue its critical work towards … [Read more...]

Big Ideas Competition 2017: Combating Climate Change

Deadline: 7 September 2017 UN Global Pulse and the Government of the Republic of Korea have launched the third edition of the Big Ideas Competition in support of data-driven ideas to combat the effects of climate change. The competition calls for data and climate enthusiasts from ASEAN countries, Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea to put their skills and ideas to use in support of climate action. In line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal #13 (Climate Action – taking action to combat … [Read more...]

Elephant Family Grant 2018: Protecting Asian Elephants and Their Habitat

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Elephant Family is currently inviting applications which are directly benefiting wild Asian elephants in any of the range states – Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam. Funding Information There is no maximum or minimum grant but it is unlikely the foundation will make grants above £100,000 per year. The Foundation will consider small grants of £1,000 or more but most of the funds will … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning … [Read more...]

ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2017: Mobility First!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) has launched Mobility First!, a new fund to support the travel of Asian and European artists and cultural professionals between Asia and Europe. Through this new initiative, ASEF supports the mobility of artists and cultural professionals for cross-border activities that include participation in events, networking, research and collaborative meetings. Mobility support is provided to selected individuals for travel from Asia to … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Applications are open for the ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship 2018-19 that is designed to help develop skills, knowledge, networks and experience of potential leaders in the arts and cultural sector of South Asia. The Fellowship is supported by Goethe-Institut, British Council, and the Piramal Art Foundation. Program Structure The Fellowship includes: A two‐week residential course in India in May 2018: This includes intensive modules in Strategic Planning, … [Read more...]

PEMSEA Youth Grant Competition 2017: Enabling Young Leaders

Deadline: 31 August 2017 PEMSEA is seeking applications from youth leaders for its program entitled “The Youth Grant Competition” in order to enable young leaders to provide real world solutions. The Youth Program engages and empowers youth leaders across the region to take ownership of the health of coasts and oceans in East Asia. Through Youth Program activities, young leaders can build the skills and professional development to become effective integrated coastal management (ICM) … [Read more...]

HEAD Foundation’s Request for Proposals: Contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The HEAD Foundation (THF) has announced a 2017 Request for Proposals (RFP) to support projects that allow the Foundation to fulfill its mission of contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development. The Foundation has a particular interest in projects that aim to utilize technological innovations to improve educational outcomes, especially in the field of STEM education. Proposals that focus on other aspects of education are welcome and would be … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Labour Rights Participatory Action Research for Change Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women trade unions, workers’ groups and migrant workers groups to take part in this exciting Labour Rights Feminist Participatory Action Research (Labour FPAR) programme that aims to develop knowledge, tools and resources that support women in labour movements to shape and engage in policies regarding labour rights and strengthen women workers’ power and solidarity. APWLD will provide a … [Read more...]

Internet for Development Grant: Scaling-Up an Innovative Internet-Based Solution to Development Issues

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The Internet for Development Grant will support the scaling-up of an innovative Internet-based solution to development issues. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Applications areas such as women and girls in IT, diversity and inclusion, access provision, utility services, devices, IoT, IPv6, privacy, democracy enhancement, open data, economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, health and education will be considered … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Prince Claus Fund and the British Council has announced a new joint Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage. The Fund believes that both heritage and arts have the potential to create dialogue between communities and foster mutual understanding, and that new media opens up further opportunities for such dialogues to become inclusive and immersive experiences. This call seeks proposals that enable young people to engage with diverse … [Read more...]

A List of Open Funding Opportunities for Asian Countries!

The Prince Claus Fund: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation, is seeking proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. This new funding collaboration aims to continue this work, helping … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ASEAN Impact Challenge 2017!

Deadline: 9 September 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for ASEAN Impact Challenge 2017 in order to discover innovators from Southeast Asia who are accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through cross-sector partnerships and disruptive innovations. The theme of the program is ‘Inclusive Innovations for ASEAN’ and hopes to discover innovations from citizens and the private sector that are delivering on the inclusivity agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals in … [Read more...]

Nordic Culture Point: Inviting Applicants for Culture and Art Programme

Deadline: 20 September 2017 Nordic Culture Point is currently accepting applications for its Culture and Art Programme with an aim to provide support to innovative projects of high artistic and cultural merit, that promote a multifaceted and sustainable Nordic region. The Culture and Art Programme supports Nordic cooperation within art and culture.  Projects can entail: Production of works, projects and initiatives that include a creative process The communication of works, projects … [Read more...]

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