USAID Women in the Economy Program: Providing Accredited Nutritionist Training

Deadline: 18 October 2018 The USAID Women in the Economy Program is seeking grant applications from Afghan or International healthcare training organizations to provide accredited Nutritionist Training to groups of selected females in Kabul, Afghanistan. Recognizing the need for skilled female healthcare providers, WIE seeks Afghan and/or International healthcare training partner(s) with a proven track record in providing accredited and comprehensive basic training for Nutritionists. WIE … [Read more...]

Australian Government: Seeking Applications for Global Innovation Linkages Program

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The Australian Government is seeking applications for the 2nd round of its Global Innovation Linkages Program to assist Australian businesses and researchers to collaborate with global partners on strategically focused, leading-edge research and development projects. The program will support projects focussed on developing high quality products, services or processes that will respond to industry challenges. Objectives The objectives of the grant opportunity are … [Read more...]

CJRF: Making Grants for Social Justice Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

Deadline: 21 December 2018 The Climate Justice Resilience Fund is seeking applications to make grants for community-led, social justice approaches to climate change adaptation and resilience-building. CJRF gives grants to women, youth, and indigenous peoples to create and share their own solutions for resilience. For its initial grantmaking, the CJRF will focus on three regions where climate change is already affecting landscapes and livelihoods: East Africa, the Bay of Bengal, and the … [Read more...]

USAID/Sweden FARMA II: Inviting BiH Non-Profit, For-Profit and Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 October 2018 USAID/Sweden Fostering Agricultural Markets Activity II, FARMA II (the Activity), a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Sweden-funded activity implemented by Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd., is seeking applications from qualified, legally registered BiH non-profit, for-profit, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for a grant award to implement activities to Improve the Competitiveness of Dairy, Fruit and Vegetable, … [Read more...]

HortInvest Project in Rwanda: Investment and Innovation Fund

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The HortInvest project in Rwanda has launched a first window of its Investment and Innovation Fund (IIF). With this fund, HortInvest is able to co-invest with companies and cooperatives that want to invest in business cases and innovations in fruit and vegetable value chains in Rwanda. The HortINVEST IIF will be an important instrument for the HortInvest project to support companies and farmer cooperatives to mobilise private sector investment and promote … [Read more...]

Food Loss Challenge Asia: Reducing Loss from Farm to Market

Deadline: 19 September 2018 Have an existing tech-based solution that reduces food loss from farm to market in Asia? Apply for inaugural Food Loss Challenge Asia, organised by Rabobank, the global leading food and agribusiness bank. Areas Agricultural Production and Farm Management: Increasing yields, reducing pests and diseases, enforcing best practices, etc. Quality Control: Real-time food quality monitoring, consistency of output, etc. Market Access: Connecting farmers to … [Read more...]

Apply for Agri-tech Catalyst Round 7: Agriculture and Food Systems Innovation!

Deadline: 21 November 2018 UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from the Department for International Development (DFID) for projects with partners in eligible African countries. The aim of this competition is to increase the pace of development and scale of uptake of agricultural and food systems innovation by farmers and food systems actors (such as manufacturers, processors, retailers, distributors or wholesalers) in Africa. Themes … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GCRF Global Engagement Networks!

Deadline: 11 October 2018 As part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), UK Research and Innovation is accepting applications for community building networks focused around research challenges within the six strategic GCRF Challenge portfolios. The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a five-year £1.5 billion fund and a key component in the delivery of the UK Aid Strategy: tackling global challenges in the national interest. The fund aims to ensure that UK research takes a leading … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) Regional Pitch Competition!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Are you a nutrition sensitive SME in Malawi, Ethiopia or Kenya? Does your product/service/concept address a local diet quality gap and increase the consumption of safe and nutritious foods? If yes, then apply and stand the chance win a trip to Nairobi to compete in the Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition (Africa Edition)! The Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) in collaboration with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has organized the first … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2019 Women Stop Hunger Awards

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Stop Hunger has launched its third international edition of the "Women Stop Hunger Awards" in order to highlight the role of women in the fight against hunger and to encourage exemplary and enduring anti-hunger initiatives in local communities. The awards will be presented on March 12, 2019 during the annual Stop Hunger Donors' Evening in Paris. The winners agree to participate in this event; their travel expenses to participate in the dinner are covered and each award … [Read more...]

First Nations: Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program

Deadline: 4 October 2018 First Nations is seeking applications for its “Native Agriculture and Food Systems (NAFSI) Scholarship Program” to encourage more Native American college students to enter these fields so that they can better assist their communities with these efforts. First Nations will award five $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic school year to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields, including but not limited to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Food Program Grants!

Deadline: 26 August 2018 The United Palestinian Appeal (UPA) is seeking applications for its Food Program Grants with an aim to support projects that combat hunger and malnutrition among Palestinians of all ages living in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), the Gaza Strip and refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan. UPA was established in 1978 in New York state by Palestinian-Americans from the business and professional communities who shared a vision of an efficient and professionally … [Read more...]

AgriMarketing Program: Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Component

Deadline: 30 September 2022 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is seeking applications for its AgriMarketing Program: Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Component to provide targeted support to companies for international initiatives. Under this component, funding will be available to help implement international export plans, which include promotional and market development activities. Eligibility Criteria Eligible applicants under the AgriMarketing Program: Small and Medium-sized … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Newton-Paulet Fund!

Deadline: 16 August 2018 Applications are open for Newton-Paulet Fund to provide funding for high-quality collaborative research projects that focus on the relationship between food, nutrition and health in Peru. This initiative led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and CONCYTEC seeks to provide funding for high-quality collaborative research projects that focus on the relationship between food, nutrition and health in Peru. It is carried out under the framework of the Newton-Paulet Fund … [Read more...]

USAID/Feed the Future: Request for Applications for Enhance and Alliance Projects

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its Enhance and Alliance Projects to enhance the production, marketing, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) in the target countries in order to increase the incomes, livelihoods, nutrition, and health of households, especially those of vulnerable women and children. Themes Integrate future … [Read more...]

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity: Seeking Proposals for Sustainable, Innovative Solutions to Improve Liveability

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is seeking proposals for Sustainable, Innovative Solutions to Improve Liveability. The Foundation seeks to help innovators overcome initial obstacles to reach a stage where they can demonstrate the effectiveness of their ideas for eventual application and commercialisation. Established in 2016, it aims to bring about enduring solutions, systems and capabilities against environmental, biological and other adversities in Singapore … [Read more...]

Applications Open for International Grants Program!

Deadline: 6 October 2018 The Light A Single Candle Foundation (LASC) is seeking applications for its International Grants Program. The Foundation is currently partnering with Food for the Poor on a number of projects designed to provide food support and economic development to a number of Central American and Caribbean countries. Focus Areas Projects to be funded will address one of the following LASC Focus Areas: Food support, security, and sustainability: this may include emergency … [Read more...]

MRC: Seeking Proposals for Relationship between Food, Nutrition and Health

Deadline: 16 August 2018 The MRC, BBSRC, AHRC, ESRC and Peru’s Consejo Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Tecnológica (CONCYTEC) are pleased to invite research proposals to the UK-Peru: Relationship between Food, Nutrition and Health call through the Newton Fund. The aim of this initiative is to deliver research funding for internationally competitive and innovative collaborative projects between researchers from Peru and the UK to enable the pursuit of shared research … [Read more...]

Apply for DLI Innovation Challenge! Awarding Grants to Tanzanians who have Creative Ideas

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Are you an individual, team, or organization with an innovative idea for using data to ensure that the next generation of Tanzanians is the healthiest generation through access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food? If yes, then apply for the Data for Local Impact (DLI) Innovation Challenge. Applicants are invited to apply for the fifth edition of the Data for Local Impact (DLI) Innovation Challenge that will award grants to Tanzanians who have creative ideas about … [Read more...]