EU Call for Proposals: Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance Program in Bangladesh

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance” with an aim to improve maternal and child nutrition. The objective of this call for proposals is to implement at local level innovative, resilient and scalable nutrition governance pro-poor models which are validated and aligned with national policies. Size of Grants Any grant requested under this … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Kenya: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 7 July 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 with an aim to support gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. Program Themes Burundi: Promoting human development, specifically in the areas of health, nutrition, and education; Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance; Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality. Kenya: … [Read more...]

European Journalism Centre: Innovation in Development Reporting Grant (IDR) Programme

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is currently seeking applications for its Innovation in Development Reporting Grant (IDR) Programme with an aim to advance innovative reporting approaches, thus enabling a better coverage of international development issues. Focus Issues Food production and food security Health and nutrition Food trade and markets Grant Information The average grant given is around €20,000 and the programme is open to both … [Read more...]

USDA-FNS: Seeking Applications for Child and Adult Care Food Program Training Grant

Deadline: 20 July 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is accepting applications for its Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Training Grant. The overall goal of this project is for the selected applicant to plan, develop, design, promote, and ultimately execute and evaluate a training program that uses a tiered approach to equip State agencies with the knowledge and skills necessary to train their CACFP program operators (including CACFP … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF)

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The governments of the United States of America (through the Department of State) and India (through the Department of Science & Technology)  have jointly announced a call for proposals for United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) for the promotion of joint activities that would lead to innovation and technopreneurship through the application of science and technology. The aim of this Fund is to support promising joint U. S.-India … [Read more...]

USAID-Kenya: Seeking Proposals for Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Leader with Associates from qualified organizations to fund a program entitled “Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems Leader with Associates”. Funding Information Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to provide approximately $35 Million in total funding for the Livestock Market Systems. Approximately $15 Million of this funding will be resources … [Read more...]

SIDA Call for Applications: MENA Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety Programme

Deadline: 29 June 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “MENA Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety”. The Programme runs from 5 November to 1 December 2017 in Sweden. Objectives To provide awareness, information and training to the relevant governmental officials and economic operators regarding the new principles and requirements related to food safety, international trade in food and … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living is seeking applications for Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services to increase the evidenced based knowledge base of nutrition providers, drive improved health outcomes for program recipients by promoting higher service quality, and increase program efficiency through innovative nutrition service delivery models. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support innovative … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Apply for the Reporting Land Rights Programme

Deadline: 3 July 2017 Applications are currently being accepted for the Reporting Land Rights Programme, a collaboration between the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, that will assist Brazilian journalists to understand property rights and incorporate it in their reporting, whether they are covering business and industry, the environment, urban revitalization, indigenous rights, food security, or a range of other topics. The programme will involve a … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Inviting Applicants for Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Department of Health and Human services, Administration for Community Living is inviting applicants for Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services to increase the evidenced based knowledge base of nutrition providers, drive improved health outcomes for program recipients by promoting higher service quality, and increase program efficiency through innovative nutrition service delivery models. Funding will support innovative and promising practices that move the … [Read more...]

Chobani Food Incubator: Inviting Early Stage Food and Beverage Startups from across the U.S.

Deadline: 4 June 2017 Applications are now open for Chobani Food Incubator, a program for companies taking on broken food systems to bring better food to more people. In addition to investment, growing food and beverage companies are given access to the network and expertise in order to scale up their operations and achieve significant growth. Chobani’s Food Incubator is designed to help nurture, support and celebrate like-minded food startups that can positively impact the world. Program … [Read more...]

USAID Request for Applications: Inviting Organizations for “Feed the Future Senegal Cultivating Nutrition”

Deadline: 24 July 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified organizations to fund a program entitled "Feed the Future Senegal Cultivating Nutrition". The purpose of the five-year Feed the Future Senegal Cultivating Nutrition activity (“Cultivating Nutrition”) is to improve diets among the Senegalese population, particularly young children and women of reproductive age, in the Feed the Future Zone of Influence (ZOI). Increased … [Read more...]

International Reporting Project: Inviting Journalists to Report on Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The International Reporting Project is accepting applications from professional journalists to report on issues related to peacebuilding and conflict resolution across the African continent. Priority Areas Applicants may propose any stories that relate to post-conflict peacebuilding. Topics might include but are not limited to: leadership: local, national, individual and organizational; human rights initiatives; access to education, healthcare and judicial … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Agriculture, NIFA: Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE) in order to support quality of life in rural communities across the United States by addressing the relationship between rural prosperity and rural health and safety in the context of food, agriculture, natural resources and human … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA Request for Applications: Renewable Resources Extension Act – National Focus Fund Projects

Deadline: 10 July 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications for its program "Renewable Resources Extension Act-National Focus Fund Projects (RREA-NFF)" to provide funds for pilot projects that: Address emerging forest and rangeland resource issues, Have national or regional relevancy, Develop new and innovative projects that can be replicated at other institutions. The goal of the NFF program is to … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Green Technologies to Facilitate Development of Value Chains for Perishable Crops and Animal

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on "Green Technologies to Facilitate Development of Value Chains for Perishable Crops and Animal" with an aim to strengthen the capacities of smallholders to contribute to food security and nutrition, by sustainably reducing post-harvest losses, while enhancing market opportunities for their produce. Objectives Review key constraints that contribute to … [Read more...]

BioInnovate Africa Programme: Creating Value for Smallholder Farming Communities through Sustainable Bioinnovations

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...]

2017 IPNI Science Award: Protecting Soil & Environmental Quality

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) is inviting applicants for its IPNI Science award with a motive to recognize and promote distinguished contributions by scientists involved with global ecological intensification as related to crop production. Ecological intensification is defined as development of high-yield crop production systems that protect soil and environmental quality and conserve natural resources. Characteristics of ecological … [Read more...]

Apply for SIDA’s Innovations Against Poverty Challenge!

Deadline: 24 July 2017 Applications are open for the Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) challenge. IAP is a specialized fund with the specific mandate to identify and support innovative Inclusive Business models that deliver developmental benefits for the low income population while being commercially sustainable; in both rural and urban areas, prioritizing women and youth. IAP is funded by Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) and managed by SNV Netherlands Development … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Humanitarian Water and Food Awards 2017!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Applications are open for the Humanitarian Water and Food Awards (WAFA) 2017, to promote outstanding individuals and organisations who are involved in the creation and application of a breakthrough sustainable project in water, air and/or food to apply for the WAF Awards. WAF Award seeks and celebrates the Silent Heroes: those who overcome challenges and carry out extensive work to secure food, clean air, and water for vulnerable communities around the world. Award … [Read more...]

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