10th Call for Proposals: Australia-India Strategic Research Fund 2016

Deadline: 19 October 2016 The Department of Science & Technology is seeking proposals for its 10th round of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) 2016 with an aim to build linkages between premier research institutions in both countries. Objectives Increase the uptake of leading-edge science and technology (S&T) by supporting collaboration between Australian and Indian researchers in strategically focused, leading-edge scientific research and technology projects, … [Read more...]

Apply for Climate Tracker COP22 Fellowship and Win a Chance to become a Negotiator Tracker

Deadline: 7 October 2016 Climate Tracker has launched its new and exciting COP22 campaign, a fully funded fellowship offering participants, the opportunity to win a Fully Funded trip to COP22 to become a Negotiator Tracker. Program Structure Every two weeks applicant will be given a topic to write about, having to write at least one article on each topic to be eligible for the prizes. But one can write more than that if they want! The topics will organise as following: Week 1 and 2 … [Read more...]

CEPF’s Call for Letters of Inquiry: East Melanesian Islands Biodiversity Hotspot

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in its role as the Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is inviting Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) from civil society organizations for its East Melanesian Islands (EMI) Biodiversity Hotspot. Strategic Direction Empower local communities to protect and manage globally significant biodiversity at priority Key Biodiversity Areas under-served by current … [Read more...]

Samuel H. Kress Foundation: Conservation Grants Program

Deadline: 1 October 2016 Samuel H. Kress Foundation is currently inviting applications for its Conservation Grants Program with an aim to support the professional practice of art conservation, especially as it relates to European art of the pre-modern era. Grants are awarded to projects that create and disseminate specialized knowledge, including archival projects, development and dissemination of scholarly databases, documentation projects, exhibitions and publications focusing on art … [Read more...]

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund: Addressing the Needs of Species Conservation

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund is currently accepting applications for its Grant program with an aim  to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. Its focus is global and eligibility for grants will extend to all plant, animal and fungi species conservation efforts, without discrimination on the basis of region or … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Manthan Award 2016!

Deadline: 15 September 2016 Nominations are Open for Manthan Award 2016 in order to bring all stakeholders such as governments, business and industry and civil society organisations engaged in the development sector significant ICTD initiatives and valuable digital content that are successfully serving under-served communities especially in rural areas and urban slums. The Manthan Award South Asia seeks to bridge this gap and create a platform that will not only highlight such ICTD … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO’s Photo Contest: Science for Sustainable Future!

Deadline: 31 August 2016 UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office, launches a social media campaign #Science4Sustainability with a Photo Contest on the theme Science for Sustainable Future.  The contest is open to nationals of all six UNESCO New Delhi Cluster countries, namely, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Launched in September 2015, The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a plan of action for the planet and a transformative vision for a better world. It aims to end … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Belgrade: Direct Aid Program to Improve the Wellbeing and Livelihood

Deadline: 16 September 2016 The Australian Embassy in Belgrade is seeking applications from NGOs, CSOs and organisations for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) with an aim to improve the well being and livelihood of the target beneficiaries, if project activities are successful. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget and managed by the Embassy. Priorities Promotion of human rights and freedom of expression, with particular focus … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund 2016

Deadline: 5 September 2016 The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is seeking proposals for its Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund (NTCF) 2016 with an aim to promote African solidarity, regional integration and technological advancement as well as economic independence through increased capacity building and institutional support initiatives in development efforts for the benefits of the Bank’s RMCs. The specific areas to be supported by the Fund include: … [Read more...]

Mobile for Good Awards 2016: Recognising Innovative Mobile Solutions for Driving Social Change in India

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The Vodafone Foundation together with NASSCOM Foundation, its implementation partner, is currently accepting applications from NGOs and Social Enterprises using mobile technologies for Mobile for Good (M4G) Awards to recognise life changing mobile solutions driving social change in India. The Mobile for Good Awards recognise and supports emerging talent and innovative mobile solutions from NGOs/NFPs that facilitate community empowerment and inclusive … [Read more...]

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund: Cerrado Biodiversity Hotspot Small and Large Grants

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its Cerrado Biodiversity Hotspot Small and Large Grants with a goal to ensure civil society is engaged in biodiversity conservation. Priorities Promote the adoption of best practices in agriculture in the priority corridors. Support the creation/ expansion and effective management of protected areas in the priority corridors. Promote and strengthen supply … [Read more...]

Apply for Ford Motor Company’s 2016 Conservation & Environmental Grants Programme!

Deadline: 11 September 2016 The Ford Motor Company is currently inviting applicants for its Conservation & Environmental Grants programme. The programme was created to empower individuals and non-profit groups donating their time and effort to preserve the environmental well-being of their communities. By providing necessary funding and visibility, they hope to encourage the multiplication of similar grassroots efforts that will serve as catalysts for change across the globe. Funding … [Read more...]

WHO Call for Applications: Collaborative Research on Health & Environment in the South East Asian and Western Pacific Regions

Deadline: 15 October 2016 The World Health Organisation (WHO) is seeking applicants for its Collaborative research on health and the environment in the South East Asian and Western Pacific Regions in order to undertake a socio ecological systems approach to understanding the challenges of VBDs that will inform the implementation of innovative and sustainable environmental public health approaches and solutions. Objectives Implement multi-stakeholder-driven, ecosystem-based innovative … [Read more...]

Aswatona Fund for Media Development: Strengthening the Voices of Women, Youth & Rural Communities

Deadline: 9 September 2016 Applications are open for the Aswatona Fund for Media Development funded by European Union with a motive to foster media pluralism, public voice and civil society participation in the media and to strengthen the voices of women, youth, remote and rural communities, and marginalised groups. Organisations supported by the Aswatona Fund will be locally-based, independent media and civil society organisations, plus key stakeholders including professionals … [Read more...]

Environmental Protection Agency: Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Water Quality

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to provide training and technical assistance for small public water systems to help such systems achieve and maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), and to provide training and technical assistance for small publicly owned wastewater systems, communities served by onsite/decentralized wastewater systems, and private well owners to improve … [Read more...]

GEF Small Grants Programme: Supporting Areas Conserved by Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities in Malaysia

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Malaysia is seeking applicants from civil society organizations for its Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) with an aim to provide strategic support to territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs) in Malaysia. Objectives To support outreach and awareness raising activities among Malaysian NGOs, CBOs , IPOs and civil society organizations on … [Read more...]

KR Foundation Grants to Promote Sustainable Behaviour

Deadline: 12 September 2016 The KR Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible organisations on its thematic area- Sustainable Behaviour. The mission of KR Foundation is to help provide answers to, stimulate mind shifts about, and encourage action on, the long-term challenges posed by current and future generations living on a planet with finite resources, fragile ecosystems, and climate change. Priority Areas The Foundation will especially consider funding for initiatives … [Read more...]

UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017: Promoting Human Resource Capacities

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017 whose aim is to promote human resource capacities in the developing Member States and to enhance friendship among peoples of the world, The Government of the Czech Republic has placed at the disposal of UNESCO three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies (which comprises the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programmes for the academic year 2017-2018. Fields of … [Read more...]

DST- UKIERI Call for Research Proposals 2016: Strengthening the Educational Relations

Deadline: 5 October 2016 The Department of Science & Technology (DST) has launched a call for research proposals for its UK India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) with an aim to strengthen the educational relations between the two countries and been successful in covering all segments of the education sector. UKIERI focusses on three strands: Strand 1: Leadership and Faculty Development Strand 2: Skills Development Strand 3: e-Partnership and Research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program 2016

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The World Bank Group (WBG) is seeking applicants for its Africa Fellowship Program 2016 in order to increase the diverse workforce that is a priority for the Bank and its clients. Fellows will also work on economic policy, technical assistance, and lending for eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity. Special attention will be given to work with Fragile and Conflict-Affected States. Fellows will spend a minimum of six months at the World Bank offices in … [Read more...]

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