SFDRR Call for Participation: Approaching for Slow-Onset Climate Disasters (AI-SOCD)

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) is seeking applications to manage the risk of small-scale and large-scale, frequent and infrequent, sudden and slow-onset disasters caused by natural or man-made hazards. The causes and impacts of disaster events are generally complex; thus, systems thinking and systems approach which can identify complex interactions among different sectors shall be employed to DRR research and practices in order to design … [Read more...]

Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Scope IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture 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...]

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF): Providing Local Project Developers and Originators in Africa

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) is currently accepting applications to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to fruition. Access Power aims to contribute its project development expertise and resources to catalyze power projects across the African continent. The partner with local power developers, and assist them through the project development stage … [Read more...]

BioInnovate Africa Programme: Supporting Scientists, Researchers, Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Eastern Africa

Deadline: 2 June 2017 BioInnovate Africa Programme has announced a US$ 5 million grant funding over three years (2017–2020) to support scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in eastern Africa to link biobased research ideas and technologies to business and the market. The Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (BioInnovate Africa) Programme is a regional initiative supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to assist … [Read more...]

UNDP/GEF Call for Project Grant Proposals: Delievering Global Environment Benefits to meet the Socio-Economic Priorities in Jordan

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The Mainstreaming Rio Convention Provisions into National Sectorial Policies in Jordan funded by the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), opens a call for project grant proposals for pilot projects on the national rangelands strategy and the national drought management plan for water sector. The aim is to deliver global environmental benefits through more holistic and effective management of the natural … [Read more...]

Mazda Foundation’s Grant: Providing Assistance to Charitable Entities and Causes throughout Australia

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Mazda Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to provide assistance to a broad cross-section of worthy charitable entities and causes throughout Australia. Aims and Objectives The Mazda Foundation’s aims and objectives include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to funds, authorities and institutions which qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide: assistance to young people through education … [Read more...]

ERBACHER Foundation Grant: Building Expertise in Uganda, Tanzania and India

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The ERBACHER Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to sponsor charitable projects that make life in the country possible, worth living and future-oriented. The ERBACHER Foundation supports development aid intents in rural regions worldwide. Projects especially important to us are those promoting livestock husbandry, crop production, drinking water supply and environmental protection. The Foundation wants to contribute in making life in rural areas … [Read more...]

Patagonia’s Corporate Grants Program: Supporting Small Grassroots Activist Organizations in the United States

Deadline: 30 April 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...]

Patagonia’s Media Grants Program: Supporting Grassroots Groups in the United States

Deadline: 30 April 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...]

UNDP: Developing Renewable Energy Knowledge and Capacities through the Production of NREAP for Georgia

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Developing Renewable Energy Knowledge and Capacities through the Production of a National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) for Georgia” in order to facilitate elaboration of NREAP and provision of related capacity building for stakeholders’ capacity of local and national government, civil society organizations and public and private sector in the field of renewable and low … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Moldova

Deadline: 4 May 2017 The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Moldova is currently inviting applicants to submit concepts and applications for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Moldova in 2017. Projects Embassy calls for submission of APPLICATIONS for the implementation of the following project concepts in Moldova: Improvement of social environment for children in educational institutions in … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh: Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP)

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP) to support various development projects with a view to enhance human security at the grass-roots level. There is an increasing need for cooperation by the entire international community to realize a peaceful and affluent society in which everybody can live their individual lives in a humane manner. The GGHSP mainly supports the projects on … [Read more...]

SNSF Call for Proposals: Inviting Researchers for Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme (JFS)

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is currently accepting proposals for its Southeast Asia – Europe Joint Funding Scheme (JFS) in order to bring together Southeast Asian and European researchers and innovators and allow them to collaborate on topics of mutual interest. The JFS is a scheme for pooling resources at a multilateral level to support collaborative research and innovation projects. Thematic Areas Health, with preference: Anti-microbial … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The University of Tsukuba, in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, IUCN, ICCROM and ICOMOS is currently seeking applications for Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific, organized by the World Heritage Studies and the Certificate Programme on Nature Conservation (CPNC). Heritage Conservation is an evolving practice, and one of the current debates focuses on identifying and recovering the connections … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Resilient Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate Challenge Area

Deadline: 13 July 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), is seeking applications for its Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) "Resilient Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate Challenge Area". The AFRI Resilient Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate Challenge Area supports activities that enable the nation's agriculture and forest lands to adapt to current and future climate conditions (including increased droughts and other … [Read more...]

KR Foundation Grant Program: Seeking LOIs to address the causes of Environmental Degradation

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The KR Foundation is currently accepting letter of inquiries (LOIs) for its grant program from eligible organisations to address root  causes of climate change and environmental degradation, and safeguard the planetary boundaries. The mission of KR Foundation is to help provide answers to, stimulate mind shifts about, and encourage action on, the long-term challenges faced by current and future generations living on a planet with finite resources, fragile ecosystems, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: Seeking Applications for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is inviting applicants for the fall 2017 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program on civic engagement, environmental issues, and social entrepreneurship and economic development. YSEALI is a public diplomacy program of the U.S. Department of State designed to advance regional strategic goals, break down barriers that separate the next generation of leaders in ASEAN, and link those emerging leaders to the United … [Read more...]

HCL Grant: Providing Financial Support to NGOs working for the Upliftment of Rural India

Deadline: 5 June 2017 HCL Grant (‘The Grant’) invites eligible organizations to strengthen their capacities to strive for transformation in the areas of Education, Health and Environment. The Grant is meant to support such NGOs that reach out to marginalized, isolated and underdeveloped rural communities, and achieve sustainable socio-economic development. The Grant is 100 Crore commitment by HCL over next five years,  to recognize NGOs, not only based on the “idea”, but also for their power … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Mongolia: The Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD) Mongolia Program

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Do you have ideas to make positive change in one of these three policy areas? Do you hope to make an impact and improve the lives of all citizens? If yes, check out LEAD Mongolia! The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has currently announced that application is now open for the LEAD Mongolia In-Country Thematic Program implemented by World Learning. LEAD Mongolia is looking for 30 qualified Mongolian Emerging Leaders from across the country to take part … [Read more...]