Norad Call for Proposals: 2018 Enterprise Development for Jobs

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) is seeking proposals for its Enterprise Development for Jobs that aims to contribute to job creation in developing countries by stimulating the establishment of new business enterprises or expansion of existing ones. The main objective for this call is to stimulate renewable energy projects that increase access to renewable energy and thereby contribute to job creation and poverty reduction. The purpose of this call … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan’s Grant Assistance For Grassroots Human Security Projects 2018!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Embassy of Japan is inviting interested local non-profit organisations; including non-governmental organisations, schools, hospitals and local government authorities designed to benefit communities at the grassroots level, to submit projects for financial assistance under the Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The embassy is in the process of accepting GGP applications for the fiscal year 2018 (April 1st, 2018 to March 31st, 2019) … [Read more...]

IDRC’s Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its program "Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls." Scope The Accelerating Climate Action call will focus on the following three themes, collectively addressing current knowledge gaps in socially-transformative climate research: Climate and disaster resilience: Research projects focusing on socially-equitable development planning that enhances … [Read more...]

Green Climate Fund Approves Climate Change Adaptation Project for Tajikistan

A new climate change adaptation project for Tajikistan has been approved by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) which was developed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the government. The initiative is designed to help mountain communities to cope with the impact of climate change on their incomes and food security. The US$10 million project is the second WFP-led project to be approved by the GCF which will support 120,000 people in areas that have experienced an … [Read more...]

BCBN Grant Initiative: Empowering Charities in the UK

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Applications are open for BCBN Grant Initiative to provide small third-sector grant awards to empower charities and local community projects. This initiative will distribute a one-off grant award of up to £3,000 per charity or to small but credible community projects, which are able to demonstrate their positive impact on the communities they aim to serve. They have in place strict vetting procedures and criteria’s for successful applications. Applicants are welcomed … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation: Seeking Applications for 2018 Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 17 April 2018 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking applications for its 2018 Research Grant Programme to support academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance their skills, knowledge, and experience … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy The Hague: Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 1 April 2018 The U.S. Embassy The Hague Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through the Embassy’s public diplomacy grants program. Grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations and universities.  They support projects to: Enhance international security Strengthen economic prosperity Promote environmental stewardship and sustainability Reinforce shared … [Read more...]

Apply for Postcode Lottery Green Challenge! And Get a Chance to Win €500,000

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Entries are open for the 12th edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, an annual international competition that rewards products/services/technologies that successfully combine sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity. The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world's largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green start-ups from all over the world can submit their promising sustainable business plans. The jury will look … [Read more...]

Pilot Program Call for Proposals: Innovation for Firms in Suriname

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are open for Pilot Innovation for Firms in Suriname (IFS is a sub-component of the Suriname Business Climate and Innovation Program), which is a 4-year economic competitiveness enhancement project of the Government of Suriname, financed by the IDB. The IDB is supporting the Government of Suriname with the “Business Climate and Innovation Program (SUBCIP-I) (SU-L1049”). The objective of this program is to increase the value added of the private sector in the … [Read more...]

German Academic Exchange Service: Seeking Applications for A bridge to Africa Scholarship

Deadline: 30 April 2018 As part of the Pan African Soil Challenge, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Ethiopia is offering a journalistic scholarship within the project "A bridge to Africa". The scholarship includes a one-month stay at the German Research Centre in Jülich and a one-week trip to Accra. The project on the pan-African challenge of soil as a resource will build a scientific bridge between Forschungszentrum Jülich and African partners. Against the background of the … [Read more...]

Apply for Australian Government’s Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) India Window!

Deadline: 12 April 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) India Window in order to help, identify and support scalable shared value partnerships that will contribute to India's economic growth agenda whilst addressing development challenges. The BPP India Window complements the Australian Government's India Economic Strategy. The BPP’s Goal is to: “create scalable shared value partnerships that advance Australia’s economic and social development … [Read more...]

Research Resources Grants: Seeking Applications for Support for Libraries and Archives

Deadline: 12 April 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Research Resources Grants: Support for libraries and archives. Research Resources Grants improve access to health-related library and archive collections across the UK and Republic of Ireland by supporting cataloguing, conservation and digitisation projects. Benefits Support includes: staff project expenses materials and consumables equipment access charges for digitisation and conservation … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Technologies Programme

Deadline: 4 April 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Conservation Technologies Programme to advance breakthrough technologies that can scale National Geographic’s efforts to explore, visualize, understand, and ultimately protect the planet. National Geographic, through its engineering team, has a long record of success in developing innovative, cutting-edge technologies that have opened their eyes to different viewpoints, helped them to see the world in a new light … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Making the Case for Nature Programme

Deadline: 4 April 2018 One of the greatest challenges in addressing environmental issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers more effectively create and use images or video to overcome apathy towards species and ecosystems? National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its program entitled “Making the Case for Nature” to advance the field of science communication by … [Read more...]

The Honda Foundation’s Grant Program: Promoting Innovation and New Technologies in Australia

Deadline: 10 August 2018 The Honda Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to inspire goodwill by donating much needed funds to worthy causes nationwide. It embraces that responsibility by giving back to the community and supporting those charities who work tirelessly to implement change in the lives of Australians. More than $10 million has so far been donated to hundreds of very worthy causes, including empowering disadvantaged Australians, providing relief for … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” with an aim to reduce plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean. National Geographic is especially interested in nimble and innovative solutions that have the potential to scale.  National Geographic seeks to support scientists, educators, and storytellers working to fill key knowledge gaps on the effects (ecological and social) of marine plastic … [Read more...]

Eco-Award 2018: Honouring Individuals and Organizations Contributing to Environmental Studies in Canada

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC) is pleased to call for nominations for the annual Environmental Community’s Organizer (ECO-Award) to honour an individual, team, or organization which has positively contributed to the field of environmental studies in Canada through community-building, research, knowledge-to-action, or innovations in practice or approaches. This award was created during ESAC’s 2012 annual meeting in Waterloo, Ontario. Past honoured … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services: Inviting Applications for U.S. Standard Grants Program

Deadline: 13 July 2018 The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services is inviting applications for its U.S. Standard Grants Program to support public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). These projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds. The U.S. Standard Grants … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Loom Nam Khong Pijai Scholarship!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 Loom Nam Khong Pijai Scholarship that are granted by the Royal Thai Government in honor of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The scholarship provides an opportunity for students of diverse backgrounds from all countries in Greater Mekong Sub-region to study and do research work together in the truly international environment at AIT and to build a good foundation for international understanding among people of Asia. Thematic … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit Photo Competition!

Deadline: 13 April 2018 Have a great shot of rainforests in the region? Submit it to the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) Photo Competition for your chance to win cash prizes. Center for International Forestry Research is looking for photographs that highlight the value of rainforests in the Asia-Pacific region. These can include photos of rainforests and forest landscapes, the communities who live in and around forests, forest products for trade, health or nutrition, diverse plants … [Read more...]