Nominations Open for Swiss Re Foundation’s Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award!

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Nominations are open for Swiss Re Foundation Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award to recognise entrepreneurial initiatives that take innovative approaches to building resilient societies and realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. While resilience is the core theme of this annual programme, its specific focus changes from year to year. This 2019 award will focus on innovative solutions that offer more and better access to healthcare for households … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: “Media Ambassadors India – Germany” Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for “Media Ambassadors India – Germany” Fellowship Program with an aim to attract journalists with an interest in international understanding between India and Germany. The program is open to Indian professionals who have several years of working experience and possess very good skills in English. Indian journalists can only apply for a stay in Germany. The program’s selection committee will choose up to eight fellows for each period of stay … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 January 2019 Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is accepting applications to provide funding to research and development projects that appear likely to improve the welfare of young children, from infancy through 7 years, in the United States. Grants are only made if a successful project outcome will likely be of significant interest to other professionals, within the grantee’s field of endeavor, and would have a direct benefit and potential national application. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Young Filmmakers Competition!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are open for Young Filmmakers Competition that is part of the #EUandME campaign, which aims to show how EU legislation and initiatives can enable applicants to pursue their passions. Categories Entries can be submitted in one of five categories: Mobility Sustainability Skills & business Digital Rights Winning Entries Each of the 5 winners will be awarded with a grant of €7,500 to realise their films. Acceptance of the … [Read more...]

USDA-FNS: Inviting Applications for Farm to School Grant Program

Deadline: 4 December 2018 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is inviting applications for its Farm to School Grant Program in order to assist eligible entities, through grants and technical assistance, in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools. Funding Priorities In addition to the general program purpose and priorities outlined above, across all grant categories, USDA considers the following … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Education Research in Africa Award!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Nominations are open for "Education Research in Africa Award" to promote high quality education research, produced by African universities, research centers and research networks. The Award is organized by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the African Development Institute (ECAD) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), with financial support from the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC). The research works of candidates … [Read more...]

Media Literacy Council Call for Proposals: Better Internet x Youth

Deadline: 23 November 2018 The Media Literacy Council has launched the Better Internet x Youth Call-for-Proposals to support Digital Literacy community initiatives that promote online safety, responsibility and civility. The Council hopes to empower youths to initiate projects that will reach out to and benefit their peers as well as the community at large. A key criterion of the CFP is for applicant organisations to have existing youth networks and for them to include youth participation … [Read more...]

AHRC Call for Proposals: Centre for Cultural Value

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) and Arts Council England (ACE) are jointly funding this call to establish a Centre for Cultural Value (CCV). The CCV will facilitate wider and more effective use of the existing evidence base and advance knowledge about the value of arts and culture in the UK and advance approaches to how this value is captured and shared. The Centre will function as a custodian and communicator, broker and … [Read more...]

Apply for LUIS VALTUEÑA International Humanitarian Photography Competition!

Deadline: 9 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for LUIS VALTUEÑA International Humanitarian Photography Competition which is conducted by Doctors of the World Spain (Médicos del Mundo Espana). Themes Photographs must narrate or tell a story related to these topics: humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations or socially excluded groups. Award Information The … [Read more...]

Mental Health Foundation: Seeking Applications for 2018 NZ Mental Health Media Grants

Deadline: 12 October 2018 The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) has announced the 2018 NZ Mental Health Media Grants are open for applications. Over the past decade the journalism recipients have produced some award-winning work. Most recently Mike Wesley-Smith from The Nation tackled the topic of mental distress in New Zealand’s criminal justice system, Katie Kenny and Laura Walters from Fairfax Media, took us on a journey through the evolution of the mental health system, Jehan Casinader from … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GCRF Global Engagement Networks!

Deadline: 11 October 2018 As part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), UK Research and Innovation is accepting applications for community building networks focused around research challenges within the six strategic GCRF Challenge portfolios. The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a five-year £1.5 billion fund and a key component in the delivery of the UK Aid Strategy: tackling global challenges in the national interest. The fund aims to ensure that UK research takes a leading … [Read more...]

Lottery Health Research: Providing Grants to Organisation in New Zealand

Deadline: 5 September 2018 Applications are open for Lottery Health Research to provide grants to organisations for health research projects, scholarships, fellowships and research equipment that will help improve the health of New Zealanders. Organisations receiving grants are expected to show how their health research will contribute to: better understanding of the causes, prevention and treatment of disorders affecting New Zealanders new approaches in health and bio-medical … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Children’s Fund Grants Program!

Deadline: 26 August 2018 The United Palestinian Appeal (UPA) is seeking applications for its Children's Fund Grants to support projects that serve orphaned, disabled, and impoverished Palestinian children living in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), the Gaza Strip and refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan. The goal of the Children’s Fund is to contribute to a nurturing and stimulating holistic educational environment that allows children to realize their full potential. UPA was … [Read more...]

ICFJ: Seeking Applications for Global Climate Reporting Program

Deadline: 19 August 2018 ICFJ is seeking applications for Global Climate Reporting Program to increase coverage of the potential impacts of extreme weather and climate-related effects on society by improving journalists’ knowledge and capacity. Participants will learn from global experts about how extreme weather and climate affect human health and safety and natural ecosystems, and produce stories on these critical topics. The program will bring up to 16 international journalists to San … [Read more...]

Unlocking Curious Minds: Supporting Innovative Approaches in New Zealand

Deadline: 21 August 2018 Applications are open for Unlocking Curious Minds which is a contestable fund that supports innovative approaches which provide more New Zealanders with more opportunities to learn about and engage with science and technology. Unlocking Curious Minds supports projects that use innovative and/or best-practice approaches to help potential and future citizen scientists, particularly young New Zealanders aged 18 years and under, learn about and to engage with science and … [Read more...]

Access Fund: Seeking Applications for Climbing Conservation Grant Program

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The Access Fund is seeking applications for its Climbing Conservation Grant Program that preserve or enhance climbing access and opportunities and conserve the climbing environment throughout the United States. Funding Information Most grant requests range from $1,000 to $4,000 The Access Fund considers requests for over $10,000, but these projects should have national significance and utilize a high degree of matching funds. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

European Commission: Ensuring Effective Delivery of Aid to Victims of Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Settings

Deadline: 22 August 2018 European Commission is seeeking applications for its program entitled "Ensuring effective delivery of aid to victims of sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian settings." The overall goal of the pilot project is to produce recommendations and contribute to increasing the capacity of humanitarian actors to adequately respond to sexual violence in humanitarian settings, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of EU aid. The overall aim shall be to develop … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the 16th Edition of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for the 16th Edition of its UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture with an aim to encourage the  propose qualified candidates who deserve recognition for their literary, scientific or artistic achievements, as well as for their global dissemination of Arab culture – independent of any religious considerations. The purpose of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture is … [Read more...]

LIFE: Seeking Proposals for Action Grants to finance “Integrated Projects”

Deadline: 5 September 2018 LIFE is seeking proposals for its Action Grants to finance "Integrated Projects" under the LIFE sub-programmes for Environment and Climate Action. Integrated Projects are projects implementing on a large territorial scale, in particular, regional, multi-regional, national or trans-national scale, environmental or climate plans or strategies required by specific Union environmental or climate legislation, developed pursuant to other Union acts or developed by Member … [Read more...]

UK Department for Education awards £240,000 to support Mental Health Services for Children and Young People

A group of organisations,  led by the Anna Freud Centre has received £240,000 from the U.K Department for Education, to work with Action for Children, Child Outcomes Research Consortium, Research in Practice and NSPCC. Up to 10 pilots across the country will trial new high quality mental health assessments, that ensure young people are assessed at the right time, with a focus on their individual needs as they enter care. The pilot areas will also benefit from a share of £650,000 to deliver the … [Read more...]

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