Apply for the 2017 African Entrepreneurship Award: A Chance to Win Up to $1 Million!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 Are you looking for mentoring to launch or grow your business idea in Africa? If yes, then submit a business proposal to start your journey with the African Entrepreneurship Award. The BMCE Bank of Africa is inviting young African entrepreneurs for its 2017 African Entrepreneurship Award with an aim to improve business idea and achieve goals of building something awesome in Africa. Award Categories                                                                    … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Thailand: U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues in the Seas of Southeast Asia

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy Bangkok has launched a open competition for organizations interested in submitting proposals to organize a conference that examines current marine environmental issues in the seas of Southeast Asia that are of interest to the United States, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and its partners. Proposals should encourage think tanks and academia to engage in a comprehensive conversation examining and analyzing international issues related … [Read more...]

The Wildlife Conservation Society: Seeking Applications for Climate Adaptation Fund

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Wildlife Conservation Society is seeking applications for its Climate Adaptation Fund - a program to support projects that implement effective interventions for wildlife adaptation to climate change. This year the Climate Adaptation Fund’s consideration of ecosystem and wildlife adaptation projects based in and around urban environments has been further defined in this year’s RFP. This focus on urban-based work does not replace, but is in addition to, continuing … [Read more...]

WWF’s Climate Fellowship: Building Capacity in Climate Change Adaption & Resilience for Conservation

Deadline: 1 March 2017 WWF’s Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN) is seeking applications for its fellowship to emerging leaders who are able to make significant contributions to helping people and nature adapt to a changing climate. Changes in climate and extreme weather events have already begun to affect biodiversity across the globe. Climate change also magnifies the impacts of other threats like habitat destruction, overexploitation, and disease. The increasing number of … [Read more...]

Environmental Respect Awards: Promoting Environmentalism in Agriculture to Industry and General Public

Deadline: 13 March 2017 Entries are open for Environmental Respect Awards program in order to encourage and honor excellence in stewardship, educate retailers and distributors around the world on safe business practices, and promote environmentalism in agriculture to the industry and to the general public. Objectives To honor fertilizer/ag chemical retailers who are preserving and protecting the environment by operating their businesses in an environmentally sound manner to the benefit … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program: Inviting Latvian NGOs

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Applications are open for the U.S. Embassy Riga’s Small Grants Program to support initiatives that contribute to more open and competitive political and economic systems and the protection of human rights. Program Grants are aimed primarily at Latvian NGOs. Grants are awarded on the basis of a determination of need by the PAO staff. Funds are disbursed by the Public Affairs Officer or other public diplomacy grants officer. The implementing office at the … [Read more...]

CRDF Global: 2017 U.S. – Russian University Alternative Energy Research Competition

Deadline: 20 April 2017 CRDF Global is currently accepting proposals from joint teams of U.S. and Russian researchers employed by U.S. and Russian Universities focusing on alternative energy research as it applies directly to the following: Renewable and alternative energy for electricity (solar, wind, wave, geothermal) Renewable and alternative energy for fuels (chemical and biofuels) Research projects may address any aspect of alternative energy production within these two … [Read more...]

PFAN-Asia Call for Proposals: Addressing Women Entrepreneurship in Clean Energy & Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities in Asia

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia (USAID PFAN-Asia) has launched two calls for proposals in Asia Region: Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects: The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia (USAID PFAN-Asia), the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), announce a call for proposals for women entrepreneurs in clean energy. Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and … [Read more...]

EU-Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments

Deadline: 6 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments” to maintain and contribute to improved access to quality basic education (pre-school, primary and lower secondary education) for children in fragile and crisis-affected environments. Priority Areas Safe learning environments Teaching and learning Research, data … [Read more...]

UNDP – GEF Small Grants Programme: Building Local to Global Coalitions for Chemicals and Waste Management

Deadline: 3 March 2017 Applications are open for the Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) that is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). SGP grant-making in over 125 countries promotes community-based innovation, capacity development, and empowerment through sustainable development projects of communities local civil society organizations with special consideration for indigenous peoples, women, and youth. The goal of the chemicals … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Neotropical Grassland Conservancy Memorial Grants!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Neotropical Grassland Conservancy (NGC) is currently seeking applications from researchers of Latin America for its Memorial Grants to promote conservation research. The NGC’s mission is to make a long-term difference for Neotropical grasslands by helping launch careers in conservation in important areas. Types of Grants Peter Rittenhouse Kellogg, Jr. Memorial Fund Grant This award of up to $10,000 is given annually to exceptional projects, which will … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Applications are open for Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowships that is designed for outstanding Indians residing in India to pursue a master's degree program at selected U.S. colleges and universities in the areas of Arts and Culture Management including Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies; Environmental Science/Studies; Higher Education Administration; International Legal Studies; Public Administration; Public Health; Urban and Regional Planning; and Women's … [Read more...]

IRD’s SEP2D Programme: Promoting Documentation and Knowledge of Plant Biodiversity

Deadline:  2 April 2017 The Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) has announced its fourth call for projects for Sud Expert Plantes Sustainable Development (SEP2D) that seeks to consolidate initiatives in favor of plant biodiversity in the countries of the South, in particular by supporting the development of tools and projects to ensure the sustainability of plant collections collected by institutions in the South. The objective of this call is to contribute to the Global Strategy … [Read more...]

Discovery Frontiers Call for Proposals: Biodiversity and Adaptation of Biosystems in Canada

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Discovery Frontiers (DF) grants initiative, sponsored by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), is currently open for applications to identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities where Canada can benefit from its world-class capacity to take a leadership role in key areas of research and innovation. Discovery Frontiers address national research priorities and global challenges by supporting a small number of major new transformative and … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Partnerships: Scaling Investment in Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for “Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS)” focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa as part of the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to … [Read more...]

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation: The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program for United States

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation is seeking applications for Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program that will offer general or project support to non-profit organizations throughout the United States and is most competitive grant program. The program supports organizations that share and embody this theory of change. While Foundation's broad goals are to further social and environmental justice and support sustainable and just food systems, that focus on the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Applications are now open for the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020, by the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office acting as the Managing Authority (MA) of the Programme, the Slovak Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine acting as the National Authorities … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Sri Lanka – Pakistan Collaborative Research Programme

Deadline: 21 April 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) of Sri Lanka and the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) are calling for proposals on joint research and development from research groups involving members from both countries. NSF and PSF are the apex bodies for promotion and funding of scientific research and commercialization as well as science popularization in their respective countries. Focus and Priorities Food and Agriculture Health Natural Products Marine … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Finland in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC)

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Addis Abeba is seeking applications for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) to support local civil society organizations and small-scale businesses to complement the bilateral development cooperation of Finland in Ethiopia. The FLC is expected to contribute towards the four goals of Finland’s development policy. Focus Areas The rights and status of women and girls have strengthened; Developing countries' own economies have generated … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Project Proposals: Grants for Youth Awareness Activities on Waste Management

Deadline: 23 February 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently inviting interested Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) / Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to submit proposals for its Grants for Youth Awareness Activities on Waste Management under its project "Të Kujdesemi për Gjakovën" or "To care for Gjakova". The project aims to tackle the problem of informal dumps and litter in the streets in Gjakova/Djakovica. It is based on open stakeholder meetings attended by … [Read more...]

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