Wellcome Trust: Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Benefits A Research Fellowship is for up to three years, or applicant can hold it part-time over a longer period. An award will not usually be above £275,000. Support includes: a basic salary (determined by their host organisation) personal removal expenses research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science!

Deadline: 9 January 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science to promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. Funding Information A Collaborative Award is normally in the range of £1 million to £1.5 million, for up to five … [Read more...]

Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Grant Program: Supporting Research in the field of Cancer in U.S.

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation is inviting applicants for its grant program to support research in the field of cancer and to provide for others the advantages of new knowledge and techniques for the treatment of this related group of disabling and frequently lethal diseases. The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation was established in 1944 under the terms of the will of Mrs. Elsa U. Pardee, whose life was taken by cancer on October 2, 1944. Mrs. Pardee provided a $1 million trust … [Read more...]

RWJF’s Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research for a Culture of Health

Deadline: 12 September 2018 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research for a Culture of Health”. Systems for Action (S4A) is a signature research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that builds a Culture of Health by rigorously testing new ways of connecting the nation’s fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. Studies conducted through the S4A program test innovative … [Read more...]

Jewish Helping Hands: Seeking Applications for Tikkun Olam Grant Program

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Jewish Helping Hands is seeking applications for its Tikkun Olam Grant program to advance their goal of inspiring and supporting tzedakah, justice and righteousness, throughout the world. The goal is to help vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad through a variety of programs focused on economic development and social empowerment, with a particular focus on those demographics that have been overlooked and/or marginalized. The objective is to promote … [Read more...]

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation: Inviting Applications for Butterfield Awards Program

Deadline: Various UK: 15 September 2018 Japan: 30 September 2018 The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation is seeking applications for its Butterfield Awards Program to encourage and facilitate exploratory exchanges and collaborations between qualified professionals in Japan and the UK, and the investigation of scientific, clinical, social and economic aspects of medicine in which Japanese and British researchers, practitioners, policy makers, managers and voluntary sector workers may … [Read more...]

Medical Research Foundation: Emerging Leaders Prize for Adolescent Mental Health Researchers

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The Medical Research Foundation is seeking applications for its Emerging Leaders Prize to recognise outstanding researchers in the early stages of independent research who have already had an impact in their field and have demonstrated their potential to be the research leaders of the future. The 2018 Emerging Leaders prize will be awarded to recognise the work of up to five emerging research leaders who have made significant contributions to research on adolescent … [Read more...]

empowering people. Award 2019: Inviting Social Entrepreneurs and Developers from across the World

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Siemens Stiftung has launched empowering people. Award 2019, calling on social entrepreneurs and developers from across the world to submit their projects with impact. The award identifies and supports low-tech solutions that address crucial basic needs sectors in developing regions. Technologies entering the competition should be simple, feasible, embedded in a social business model, and deliver sustainable support to a local community in one of the following eight … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations and Nippon Foundation’s Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 14 September 2018 The United Nations and The Nippon Foundation of Japan are seeking applications for its Fellowship Programme with an aim to provide capacity-building and human resource development to developing States Parties and non-Parties to UNCLOS through a new Fellowship Programme. The Programme is executed by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) of the Office of Legal Affairs. Programme Structure The 9-month Fellowship Programme is composed of … [Read more...]

Matrix Causes Fund: Supporting the Needs of Vulnerable Persons in UK

Deadline: 17 September 2018 Applications Open for Matrix Causes Fund to provide support to organisations which promote access to justice (particularly for people trying to get support to meet their basic personal needs), or promote equality of opportunity, or promote a sustainable environment. The Matrix Causes Fund is a charitable fund administered by Matrix. Since 2003 they have committed over £950,000 to national and international charitable causes. Funding Information The MCF will only … [Read more...]

£4.2 Million Challenge Fund launched to curb Disability Employment Gap

The Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton and the Minister for Mental Health and Inequalities, Jackie Doyle-Price have launched £4.2 million challenge fund to support people with mental health or musculoskeletal conditions to stay in work. The fund is the latest in a range of government measures that aims to see 1 million more disabled people in work by 2027. It aims at testing new approaches to help people experiencing mental ill health or musculoskeletal issues to remain … [Read more...]

DHHS: Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of Children Affected by Substance Abuse

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Children's Bureau (CB) are seeking proposals for its grant programme entitled "Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse" to provide competitive grant funds for Regional Partnership Grants (RPGs) to improve the well-being of children affected by substance abuse. These … [Read more...]

NOW-Us! Award 2018: Call for Inclusive Initiatives from African and Asian Countries

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Aren’t you just dreaming of a more inclusive world, but are you actually creating one? Are you operating in one of these countries and giving a voice to groups that should be heard and included? If yes, then submit your initiative for the "NOW-Us! (NOthing about us, Without Us) Award" and be one of the ten teams to get the opportunity to attend a week full of further empowerment! Now-Us honours inspiring inclusive initiatives from Africa and Asia that trigger empowerment … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: Public Affairs Small Grants Program

Deadline: 10 August 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Ghana is seeking proposals for funding for its 2018 Public Diplomacy Grants program. Public Diplomacy grants should address one (or more) of U.S. Embassy Ghana’s strategic goals, which are: Improve Governance, Strengthen Democratic Institutions, and Promote Accountability Promote Opportunity and Development by Investing in Health and Education Maintain and Bolster Peace and Security Spur Sustained … [Read more...]

The Dunhill Medical Trust: Seeking Applications for Research Project Grants

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Dunhill Medical Trust is seeking applications for Research Project Grants to support high quality research projects which are, perhaps, smaller than can be managed by the Research Councils or fall outside their priority themes but are important to understanding the mechanisms of ageing, treating disease and frailty and identifying and developing new and effective ways to improve the lives of older people. Funding Information The minimum project grant award … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Advancing Comprehensive Healthcare Delivery Models

Deadline: 16 August 2018 The WITH Foundation (WITH) and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) has announced a Request for Proposals (RFPs) to advance comprehensive healthcare delivery models for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, improving health practitioner competency through education or training programs, and/or identifying and resolving barriers to high-quality healthcare access, through geographic collaboration. This RFP is intended to … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Fiji: Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The Regional Environmental Office of the Pacific (REO) based at the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, has announced an open competition for its "Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island State" to support local or regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries in the Pacific Islands region. Projects should seek to meet local or regional needs, involve local expertise and know-how in the design and implementation … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People in UK

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is seeking applications to support legal work in the UK that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally. The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable young … [Read more...]

Dunhill Medical Trust’s Project Grants: Supporting Services for Older People

Deadline: 28 September 2018 The Dunhill Medical Trust is inviting applications for its Project Grants which are focused on the development of care and support services for older people which are innovative and/or based on evidence of best practice and which can become self-sustaining within a planned period. The Trust will expect the beneficiary organisation to have a robust plan to create the ongoing revenue to maintain the service as the charitable funding diminishes and to have processes in … [Read more...]

BASF Call for Proposals: Inaugural Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Newtrition®, BASF’s human nutrition brand is currently inviting innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in the first-ever Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge, co-hosted by Newtrition and BASF Venture Capital (BVC). The challenge is an opportunity for applicants to present breakthrough solutions for pressing health challenges to the jury that is composed of representatives from BVC, BASF Human Nutrition R&D, marketing and sales, as well as a … [Read more...]