Village Capital Affordable Nutrition Forum: Identifying and Supporting Next Generation Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Village Capital and The Hershey Company are seeking applications for its Affordable Nutrition Forum with an aim to identify and support the next generation of entrepreneurs increasing access to, and affordability of, nutritious food products locally in Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria. Prize Information Up to 10 enterprises will be chosen to attend Village Capital’s Affordable Nutrition Forum on 21 April 2017 in Accra, Ghana. This includes: Participating in a … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Development Food Security Activities in Uganda

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP) is seeking applications for funding for development food assistance projects. Private voluntary organizations or cooperatives that are, to the extent practicable, registered with the USAID Administrator may apply. USAID supports multi-year development (i.e., non-emergency) food security activities to improve and sustain the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations through … [Read more...]

Apply for Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition 2017: The Future of Food

Deadline: 14 March 2017 Applications are open for The Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition, a global student competition that gives the opportunity to develop innovative ICT ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts. This year’s competition theme is the FUTURE OF FOOD and is based on The UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger and Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. Benefits The cash prizes are just one motivation for developing and presenting next … [Read more...]

Applications Open for H2020 SUSFOOD2 ERA-NET Cofund on Sustainable Food Production & Consumption!

Deadline: 13 March 2017 Applications are now open for ERA-NET Cofund SUSFOOD2 - “Sustainable Food production and consumption” to complement the EU bioeconomy and food policies and to reinforce cooperation in research, development and innovation between EU members and associated States in order to maximize the contribution of research to the development of more sustainable food systems from production to consumption. Programme Goals SUSFOOD2 promotes a cross-sectoral and multi-disciplinary … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research! Recognizing Achievement in International Agriculture and Food Production

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Nominations are open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The award … [Read more...]

Trellis Fund Project Proposals: Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Applications open for "The Horticulture Innovation Lab’s Trellis Fund" to connect local organizations in developing countries with U.S. graduate students who have agricultural expertise, generating benefits for both the students and the in-country institutions. The Trellis Fund aims to empower smallholder farmers with new information as well as build longstanding relationships between host organizations and U.S. researchers. The creators of the Trellis Fund believe that … [Read more...]

USAID-IHSAN: Innovation for Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), implemented by FHI 360 and its partners are inviting applicants for its Initiative for Hygiene, Sanitation and Nutrition (IHSAN) Innovation Fund to implement the Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan (Phase I) with an aim to support increasing the reach and quality of high impact, cost-effective, and evidence-based nutrition and WASH interventions in Afghanistan. The Innovations Fund is a … [Read more...]

First Nations Request for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for Food Sovereignty Assessment Grants across U.S.

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is seeking proposals under its Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative for "Food Sovereignty Assessment Grants". First Nations recognizes that Native food systems are important assets to Native communities. The work of First Nations in the Native agriculture and food systems arena has been aimed at assisting Native communities in reclaiming control of local food systems in an effort to eliminate food … [Read more...]

UNICEF: Capacity Building Agency for Sustainable Integrated Agriculture and Livestock for Nutrition in India

Deadline: 13 February 2017 The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India is seeking expression of interest from eligible entities for the program entitled "Capacity Building Agency for Sustainable Integrated Agriculture and Livestock for Nutrition in India" with an aim to support Agriculture & livestock Nutrition component of the Swabhimaan multi-sector demonstration programme for a period of three years. UNICEF India in collaboration with National Ministry of Rural development and … [Read more...]

First Nations Development Institute Program Support Grants: Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative in U.S.

Deadline: 17 February 2017 With the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Agua Fund, The First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is currently seeking applications for its "Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative (NAFSI)" to increase access to healthy and fresh foods for vulnerable children, families and communities. First Nations support projects that aim to strengthen local food-system control; increase access to local, healthy and traditional foods; and … [Read more...]

Singularity University’s Global Impact Challenge: Crowd sourcing the End of Hunger

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Do you think you have a solution eliminate hunger during emergencies? A clever concept that allows people living in the most difficult conditions to produce nutritious food? A technology you’ve dreamt up that will quickly restore livelihoods and dignity in the midst of despair? The Singularity University together with the World Food Programme (WFP) is currently inviting applications for the Global Impact Challenge to find new ways to provide food in emergencies. This … [Read more...]

Bel Foundation Call for Applications: Supporting Projects from Nonprofit Organizations and Charities to Improve Children’s Well-Being

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Do you represent an association or an NGO working to improve children's well-being, and are you undertaking a project aimed at promoting a balanced diet? If yes, then apply for the Bel Foundation's Project. The Bel Foundation, created by the Bel Group and its reference shareholder Unibel is seeking applications for its funding project to support initiatives on behalf of children and teens, with a particular emphasis on food and dietary issues. The Bel Foundation's … [Read more...]

Food & Business Global Challenges Programme: Encouraging Scientific Research and Innovation Projects in LMICs

Deadline: 28 March 2017 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is seeking applications for its Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP) with an aim to encourage scientific research and innovation projects (covering technological, organizational, policy, and social innovations) on food security and related private sector development that contribute to long-term access to affordable, safe and nutritious food for vulnerable and resource-poor populations in Low and … [Read more...]

DFID: Independent Evaluation of the Supporting Nutrition in Pakistan (SNIP)

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Independent Evaluation of the Supporting Nutrition in Pakistan (SNIP). This independent impact evaluation will focus specifically and only on the food fortification component of the SNIP programme.  DFID is primarily interested to learn whether the programme has achieved the intended impacts in improving the nutritional status of women of childbearing age and children and assess … [Read more...]

Clif Bar Family Foundation’s Small Grants: Supporting Innovative Small and Mid-Sized Groups in U.S

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Clif Bar Family Foundation is seeking applicants from eligible organisations for its Small grants with an aim to support innovative small and mid-sized groups working to strengthen food system and communities, enhance public health, and safeguard environment and natural resources. Priorities Priority is given to applicants that: Address funding priorities from a holistic perspective Protect Earth's beauty and bounty. Create a robust, healthy … [Read more...]

European Commission Call for Proposals: Supporting Development and Implementation of FOOD 2030

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Commission is seeking proposals for its "Support to the development and implementation of FOOD 2030 - a European research and innovation policy framework for food and nutrition security" with an aim to underpin the transformation of food systems in Europe so as to make them 'future-proof': sustainable, resilient, performant, inclusive, diverse, and competitive. Food and Nutrition Security is a growing challenge characterized by urgency and complexity due … [Read more...]

Food Sustainability Media Award: Inviting Professional Journalists and Emerging Talent Worldwide

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) in collaboration with the Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants for its Food Sustainability Media Award with an aim to recognise the work of professional journalists and emerging talent from all over the world for excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture and nutrition. Objectives To raise awareness of today’s ‘food paradoxes’. To promote … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2017: Romania – Research within Priority Sectors

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The European Economic Area (EEA) Grants in partnership with Research Council of Norway (NFR), Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS) is seeking applications for its programme "Romania - Research within Priority Sectors" to enhance research-based knowledge development in Romania through research cooperation between Romania and the EEA States Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. The research programme places itself well within overall strategies in Europe, like Europe 2020, … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA Call for Proposals: Integrated Biorefinery Optimization Program in the United States

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) are seeking applications for its program entitled "Integrated Biorefinery Optimization". Federal support for first-of-a-kind Integrated Biorefineries (IBRs) could significantly reduce the technical and financial risks … [Read more...]

Apply for The UC Berkeley-11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is seeking applications for "Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship" to report ambitious long form stories on the full range of subjects under the rubric of food systems: agricultural and nutritional policy, the food industry, food science, technology and culture, rural and urban farming, agriculture and the environment (including climate change), global trade and supply chains, consolidation and securitization of the food … [Read more...]

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