Deadline: 05-Jan-21 Do you know a Canadian woman who passionately volunteers her time and energy to help people in her community? Recognize her dedication with a 2021 Women of Worth nomination. L’Oréal Paris is proud to announce the fifth annual Canadian Women of Worth grant award program. A woman of Worth honors extraordinary women who … [Read more...] about L’Oréal Paris announces Fifth Annual Canadian Women of Worth Award
Awards, Prizes and Challenges
View the latest awards, prizes and challenges for NGOs, companies, startups and individuals around the world.
Deadline: 31-Jan-21 Nominations are now open for the 4th round of the Womanity Award to find innovative programmes to prevent domestic violence against women and girls. First launched in 2014, the Womanity Award works to surface innovative solutions to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) from around the world. It focuses on the … [Read more...] about Womanity Award (4th round) to prevent Domestic Violence against Women and Girls
Deadline: 30-Jan-21 The Sidney Hillman Foundation is currently accepting nominations for the 2021 Hillman Prizes. Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has honored journalists, writers and public figures that pursue investigative journalism and public policy in service of the common good. Sidney Hillman was the founding president of the … [Read more...] about United States: Submit Nominations for 2021 Hillman Prizes
Deadline: 21-Dec-20 Nominations are now open for the Community Spirit Awards to support the development of new projects, grow services and help raise community spirit in the local community. The programme was initiated to recognise and support the invaluable work undertaken each day by local groups located within the Dublin Bus … [Read more...] about Community Spirit Awards: Call for Nominations (Ireland)
Deadline: 31-Dec-20 The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF), United Nation Development Program (UNDP), and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tanzania have launched the “Recovery and Resilience Innovation Challenge” to help selected startups to develop strategies for shock absorption in the case of unforeseen events in the … [Read more...] about Recovery and Resilience Innovation Challenge (Tanzania)
Deadline: 20-Dec-20 Because International is seeking applications for the 2021 Social Innovation Competition - an opportunity for entrepreneurs to develop their idea and connect with an entrepreneurial network. The competition’s goal is “to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with tangible resources that turn their ideas into a reality in ways … [Read more...] about 2021 Social Innovation Competition: Submit Applications Now!
Deadline: 10-Feb-21 The Keeling Curve Prize is accepting applications for the prize from innovative climate change solutions in the areas of Capture & Utilization, Energy, Finance, Social & Cultural Pathways, and Transport & Mobility. The KCP's aim is to accelerate and celebrate these solutions by honouring the very best climate … [Read more...] about 2021 Keeling Curve Prize: Win $25,000 for your Climate Initiative
Deadline: 10-Jan-21 Rare’s Center for Behavior and the Environment, 11th Hour Racing, The Circulate Initiative, Inter-American Development Bank, Lonely Whale, The Nature Conservancy and Ocean Conservancy have partnered up to launch the Solution Search: Water Pollution & Behavior Change Contest. Solution Search is a global contest that … [Read more...] about Solution Search: Water Pollution & Behavior Change Contest
Deadline: 12-Feb-21 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Uganda in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA); and Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) have initiated the “Take on the P.E.A.R.L Innovation Challenge Call”. This Innovation Challenge Call will support the piloting and or scaling of inclusive … [Read more...] about UNDP/Uganda: P.E.A.R.L. Innovation Challenge Call
Deadline: 9-Feb-21 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program – is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative … [Read more...] about 18th Annual P3 Awards: National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and Planet (United States)
Deadline: 22-Jan-21 The Climate Smart Cities Challenge is making an open call to city governments and agencies around the world to join an open competition that aims to stimulate and scale innovative ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in cities while creating other social benefits. The Climate Smart Cities Challenge seeks to help cities … [Read more...] about UN-Habitat: Open Call for Cities to Join Competition to improve Cities’ Futures
Deadline: 28-Feb-21 The Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization has launched the International Young Eco-Hero Awards to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives of young people ages 8 to 16. AFN encourages young people around the world to carry out individual environmental action projects. They … [Read more...] about Action For Nature inviting Applications for Eco-Hero Awards 2021
Deadline: 31-Jan-21 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Kingdom's Foreign & Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Government of Canada have established a co-financing facility called "The Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility", which is a continuation of the Compete Caribbean … [Read more...] about Call for Blue Economy-Based Cluster Challenge
Deadline: 4-Jan-21 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched the Re-establishing Tourism Confidence through Innovative Digital Solutions Challenge to help Southeast Asia’s small and medium-sized tourism businesses endure the COVID-19 downturn, how can we use digital technology to provide health and safety information, or develop consumer … [Read more...] about ADB’s Challenge to help Southeast Asia’s small and medium-sized Tourism Businesses
Deadline: 15-Jan-21 The Call for Entries for the 2021 Canadian Hillman Prize is now open. The Canadian Hillman Prize honours excellence in journalism in service of the common good. The Hillman Prize seeks out investigative reporting that draws attention to social or economic injustice and hopefully leads to corrective measures. The 2021 … [Read more...] about 2021 Canadian Hillman Prize to honour Excellence in Journalism
Deadline: 30-Nov-20 The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is joining forces with Independence Blue Cross to launch the Well City Challenge - a social impact challenge to engage and support everyday innovators with new creative ideas for addressing Philadelphia’s millennial health and mental health challenges. All programming will be … [Read more...] about Well City Challenge: Community Solutions for Millennial Health – U.S.
Deadline: 27-Nov-20 The Response Innovation Lab Uganda (RIL), in collaboration with Save the Children and with the support of the Government of Norway, is launching a Covid-19 Innovation Prize for 2020. They will be used to support locally-sourced innovations responding to the pandemic (prevention and treatment), secondary socio-economic … [Read more...] about Response Innovation Lab launches COVID-19 Innovation Prize – Uganda
Deadline: 4-Dec-20 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced a call for applications for the Urban Development Technology Innovation Challenge to undertake a proof-of-concept/pilot of a high-level technology solution to address an identified development challenge. The purpose of the TIC grant is to introduce new solutions in ADB’s … [Read more...] about Urban Development Technology Innovation Challenge: Call for Applications
Deadline: 18-Dec-20 One Young World has launched the Lead2030 Challenge for SDG15 with an aim to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems to benefit, now and in future, from this natural ecosystem-service. By scaling up research and development, technological innovation, investing in natural infrastructure and … [Read more...] about One Young World launches Lead2030 Challenge for SDG15
Deadline: 13-Dec-20 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a call for proposals for the Innovation Challenge - Support for Innovative and Civic Initiatives by Young People to Strengthen their Role in Post-COVID-19 Succession. An innovation challenge is a competition of innovative ideas, which aims to meet the challenges … [Read more...] about INNOVATION CHALLENGE: Support for Innovative Initiatives by Young People (Tunisia)