How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

The Agroforestry Workshop: Developing a Sustainable Network of Researchers across UK, Kenya and South Africa

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The British Council's Researcher Links Programme has opened applications for Agroforestry workshop on “Role of small holder agroforestry systems in the arid and semi-arid regions in combating climate change”. The workshop aims to develop a sustainable network of researchers across the three countries to underrated the socioeconomic and environmental benefits of the Agroforestry system in Arid and semi-arid region and evaluate of potential of satellite remote sensing for … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lebanon is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The Embassy is looking for projects that: Are participatory in nature, and have involved the beneficiaries in the … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: 2017 YSEALI Micro-Grant Program

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is currently inviting YSEALI members in Vietnam to submit proposals for the 2017 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Micro-Grant Program. Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia, deepen engagement with young leaders on key regional and global challenges, and advance people-to-people ties … [Read more...]

Apply for SMOGATHON 2017! Win Up to $100,000 and Change the Quality of the Air We Breathe

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "SMOGATHON 2017" with an aim to provide great teams and start-ups with means to implement their air pollution-fighting ideas so they could bring a real change to the daily lives of people around the globe. Smogathon is an initiative aiming to fight the air pollution through technology. Focus Areas In 2017, the most-wanted categories of projects include: Indoor air purifying Outdoor air purifying Household power and heat … [Read more...]

Impact Investment Ready: Seeking Applications for Growth Grant

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Impact Investment Ready is seeking applications for its Growth Grant to provide capacity building grants of up to $100,000 to mission-driven for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, allowing them to secure investment capital to scale their social or environmental impact. Impact Investment Ready provides grants to mission-driven organisations to pay for the capacity building support needed to raise capital and fast-track their growth and scale of … [Read more...]

Apply for IDB & FEMSA Foundation’s Water, Sanitation and Waste Management Innovation Awards!

Deadline: 12 September 2017 Do you have a water, sanitation or solid waste startup, solution, product, initiative or service that is improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean? If so, apply now to participate in the IDB-FEMSA Award. Selected finalists will be called in Buenos Aires for the award ceremony, which will take place in November during the IWA 2017 Congress. The award aims to highlight innovative startups, solutions, products and initiatives in water, sanitation, and solid … [Read more...]

Voice’s Mali Sudden Opportunity Grant: Enabling Environment for Civil Society in Mali

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is currently inviting applicants for its Mali Sudden Opportunity Grant to respond to specific and unforeseen opportunities to influence policies or face a threatened / imminent attack on the enabling environment for civil society in Mali. It is an opportunity for strategic advocacy, mobilization of civil society and / or collective action that can lead to changes in legal decisions, policies and laws, behavioral change and public Challenge discrimination, … [Read more...]

Apply for International Photo Contest! Dedicated to Climate Change and Protection of Ozone Layer

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "International Photo Contest" from professional and amateur photographers from all over the world, dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017. The International Photo Contest is organized to raise public awareness on climate change and ozone layer protection issues, and to promote careful attitude towards the environment around the world. Categories "Climate change … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Bioenergy-Awards for Cutting Edge Research (B- ACER) for India!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum are seeking applications for its Bioenergy-Awards for Cutting Edge Research (B- ACER) - a dynamic and transformative program developed to nurture contacts between students and scientists from India and the United States. Objectives The Program is envisaged to: provide an opportunity to the best and brightest Indian students and scientists to gain exposure and … [Read more...]

Apply for WFN’s Whitley Awards 2018! A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2018 to support outstanding nature conservationists around the developing world. Aims Find and fund the most effective grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Support the scale-up of projects with a track record of success, founded on scientific evidence and community involvement. Fund practical work that will have a long-lasting impact on the ground. … [Read more...]

Submit EOIs for RCUK-CIAT Newton-Caldas Fund Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems Programme!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is seeking applications for its UK-Colombia programme in sustainable tropical agricultural systems supported by the Newton-Caldas Fund. The call will be managed as a two-stage process with the first stage being awards for pump-priming proposals. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India through its Solar Energy Research Initiative, and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are seeking applications for its Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship Program in order to nurture future innovators and thought leaders in Solar Energy. Objectives To provide an opportunity to the best and brightest Indian students and scientists to gain exposure and access to world class … [Read more...]

UNDP in Serbia: Training on Proposal Development and Project Management for EU Horizon 2020 Programme

Deadline: 6 August 2017 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking applications for its programme entitled "Training on project design, proposal development and project management for EU Horizon 2020 Programme" with a purpose to prepare and conduct training on project design, proposal development and project management for Horizon 2020 Programme. The objective of this programme is to leverage existing research capacity in Serbia and support country-level and international research … [Read more...]

Norad Call for Applications: Supporting Research Institutions and Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) is inviting research institutions and research organizations based in the Sub-Saharan Africa to submit applications for funding to increase research-based knowledge of high quality on poverty alleviation and sustainable development informing development policies, development programs, private sector investments, the general public and further research. The main desired outcomes would be: Increased … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: PACT Environmental Fellowship Award 2017

Deadline: 11 August 2017 Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) is seeking applications for its Environmental Fellowship Award 2017 which is designed to provide financial assistance to dynamic and successful mid-career and/or senior professional Belizeans who are entering a graduate, post-graduate or professional development programme in an area of study that will contribute to the sustainable development of Belize’s National Protected Areas System (NPAS). The award may cover costs … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Patagonia’s Australia Grants Program!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for Patagonia's Australia Grants Program to fund environmental work. Patagonia is most interested in making grants to organisations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term change. Patagonia supports small grassroots activist organisations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multipronged campaigns to preserve and protect our environment. Patagonia Fund Work … [Read more...]

Patagonia’s Media Grants Program: Supporting Grassroots Groups

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for Patagonia’s Media Grants Program to support grassroots groups that also use film as a form of activism. This program specifically funds environmental nonprofits that use media, mostly film, as a tool tightly linked to direct-action campaigns. Patagonia funds only environmental work, most interestingly in making grants to organizations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term … [Read more...]

Patagonia’s Corporate Grants Program: Supporting Small Grassroots Activist Organizations

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for Patagonia’s Corporate Grants Program to fund environmental work that takes place within the United States and is either national in scope or not located near one of their U.S. retail stores. It is a broad program that essentially encompasses all projects that do not fall within one of their International, Retail, Media or World Trout grants programs. The Corporate Grants Program supports small grassroots activist organizations with provocative … [Read more...]

National Association of Conservation Districts: Seeking Nominations for Friend of Conservation Award

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is seeking nominations for Friend of Conservation Award that recognizes an individual, business, organization, or agency outside the association for outstanding contributions to the conservation of United States natural resources. Award Information The recipient will be honored at the NACD Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN this coming January. They will receive on single day complimentary registration to the … [Read more...]

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