SA Innovavation Summit’s Pitching Den Competition: Promoting and Developing Entrepreneurial Creativity of Startups

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Do you have a start-up or a business solution characterized by high growth potential, proprietary innovation, sustainable competitive advantage? If yes, then apply for Pitching Den Competition. Set against the backdrop of SA Innovation Summit, the Pitching Den competition aims to promote and develop the entrepreneurial creativity of startups, able and willing to disrupt the status-quo, to showcase their ground-breaking products or services, to gain visibility across … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Fulbright-Hovnanian Grant!

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Applications are open for Fulbright-Hovnanian Grant, which is sponsored by the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation that awards grants to Armenian students with a vision for contributing to Armenia’s future through a Master’s Degree in STEM fields and/or entrepreneurship. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program awards grants to students to conduct Master’s Degree studies at U.S. universities. These studies will be funded pending: a successful application for a J-1 visa; … [Read more...]

Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship: Seeking Applications for Micro Grants

Deadline: 4 October 2018 Does your idea have great potential, and are you a student at a higher education in Denmark? If yes, then apply for a micro grant from the Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship. The Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship is currently accepting applications in order to promote entrepreneurship as a career path by supporting pupils, students and ph.d Students who have good ideas. As a result the Foundation for Entrepreneurship offers a series of micro grants to students … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SBI Youth for India Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: 10 May 2018 Applications are now open for SBI Youth for India Fellowship to assist applicants for transition into a rural environment, assess the ground realities and identify a project which combines your interests, the strengths of the partner NGO and the needs of the community. Short-listed candidates will be called for interview rounds held across major cities in India. Recognized as the flagship program of SBI Foundation, it is a 13-month long fellowship that enables … [Read more...]

Apply for Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Start Up Programme!

Deadline: 26 April 2018 Applications are currently open for the 2018 Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Start Up Programme. The learning programme consists of 12-14 days, spread between October 2018 – October 2019. Typically, applicant attend for a day or two a month. The Start Up programme runs in: East of England – Ipswich London and the South – London or Winchester Midlands – Birmingham North West – Liverpool South West – Plymouth or Cornwall Yorkshire & NE – … [Read more...]

100 Entrepreneurs in Nigeria to Participate in Startup Europe Week

Over 100 entrepreneurs in Nigeria will join other 100,000 entrepreneurs across 50 countries for Startup Europe Week (SEW) on March 10, to support entrepreneurs across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. It is the largest multi-event of its kind for startups in Europe. Promoted by the European Commission, Startup Europe Week aims to showcase the support available to entrepreneurs on a city and regional level as regional diversity and local policy making is considered a big role … [Read more...]

Apply for Postcode Lottery Green Challenge! And Get a Chance to Win €500,000

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Entries are open for the 12th edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, an annual international competition that rewards products/services/technologies that successfully combine sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity. The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world's largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green start-ups from all over the world can submit their promising sustainable business plans. The jury will look … [Read more...]

USAID/Pakistan Request for Applications: Ambassador’s Fund Grant Program

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Applications are open for Ambassador’s Fund Grant Program (AFGP) which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and managed by TDEA. AFGP is soliciting grant proposals from eligible organisations and private sector entities in Pakistan. The AFGP aims to enhance the Ambassador's outreach to private sector and community groups to achieve shared objectives and continue to expand and strengthen the relationship between the United States … [Read more...]

Agri-Water Open Innovation Challenge: Addressing Water Crisis in Regards to Water Use in Agriculture!

Deadline: 16 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Agri-Water Open Innovation Challenge to address the particular part of the water challenge and to identify water saving technologies; particularly in regards to water use in agriculture. Advantage Austria, Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), Silicon Cape and RIIS have partnered in order to run an open innovation challenge. The ultimate aim for this programme is to assist entrepreneurs and companies to contribute solutions to the … [Read more...]

EC-Growth Call for Proposals: Entrepreneurial Capacity Building for Young Migrants

Deadline: 24 May 2018 The European Commission-Growth is currently accepting proposals for a programme entitled “Entrepreneurial Capacity Building for Young Migrants” to support the creation, the improvement and the wider distribution of support schemes for migrant entrepreneurs. This call will identify potential entrepreneurs among migrants and raise awareness about entrepreneurship within migrant communities. Specifically, the focus is on: Training courses (e.g. on entrepreneurship, … [Read more...]

Apply for Orange Social Venture Prize 2018: Rewarding the Best Innovative Business Project

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Orange Entrepreneur Club is inviting applicants for the 8th edition of its 2018 Orange Social Venture Prize that aims to reward the best innovative and socially responsible business projects in Africa and the Middle East. The Prize is awarded to three entrepreneurs or startups created less than three years ago that offer high-tech solutions based on mobiles or the Internet to meet the needs of the poorest populations in Africa and the Middle-East. The Award embodies the … [Read more...]

The 12th edition of Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is Open Again!

The 12th edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge has kicked off. Green start-ups from all over the world can submit their green business plans. There is a total of €1 million in combined prize money available for the five best start-ups, of which €500,000 is intended for the winner. The competition has expanded to become one of the largest annual sustainability entrepreneurship competitions in the world. Managing Director of the National Postcode Lottery, jury member and co-founder … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: TechCamp South Asia for Women Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 27 March 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi has announced an open competition through the Public Diplomacy Grants program for a Cooperative Agreement to implement one or both activities of a “TechCamp” project focused on growing women-owned social enterprises in India and Pakistan. This funding opportunity is part of Mission India and Mission Pakistan’s support for public diplomacy programming that advances regional and cross-border … [Read more...]

Halcyon Incubator: Early-Stage Social Entrepreneurs to Transform Ideas into Sustainable Ventures

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The Halcyon Incubator program is currently accepting applications from the early-stage social entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures, and change the world. Fellows accepted into the program will have access to the following resources: Residency, Business and Living Expenses - The Halcyon Incubator was founded to ensure that all social entrepreneurs, regardless of their economic background, can … [Read more...]

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland’s Awards Programme: Supporting Social Entrepreneurs to Take their Organisation to the Next Stage

Deadline: 20 March 2018 Do you have a project that is tackling a particular social or environmental problem in Ireland and are looking to grow your impact? Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, Through their Awards Programme provides funding, mentoring and a network of supports to high-potential social entrepreneurs and their project, helping them to build a strategy to become a highly impactful, effective, scalable, and sustainable organisation. Social Entrepreneurs Ireland looks for up to 8 social … [Read more...]

The Academy for Social Entrepreneurs Programme: Sparking a New Generation of Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 20 March 2018 Do you have an innovative idea to solve a social problem? Are you ambitious, entrepreneurial, and passionate about social change? This five day programme, over the course of five months, will provide you with the support and direction you need to help you to kick-start your idea and take the next steps. The Academy is taking place in both Dublin and Galway in 2018 and is worth in excess of €5000 for each project. The participants of the programme will be supported to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Government of Canada’s “Youth Can Do It” Event!

Deadline: 12 March 2018 Are you between 18-24 and reside in Canada? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Would you like the opportunity to network and gain mentorship? Are you willing to share your story with us? If yes, then apply for Youth Can Do It! The Youth Can Do It! event will identify diverse, young entrepreneurs and bring them together in Ottawa to connect with inspiring business experts to support their journey forward. Selected young entrepreneurs will gain support from the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to empower entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2018, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Anzisha Prize for African Youth Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 African Leadership Academy is seeking applications for the 2018 Anzisha Prize that seeks to award young entrepreneurs who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses within their communities. Award Information Monetary Reward of a shared amount of $100,000 $2,000 access to a world- renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum and training with the potential for further investment based on … [Read more...]

GCE-India 4th Call for Proposals: Addressing Global Health Challenges

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Proposals are now open for “Grand Challenges Explorations India (GCE-India)” to identify, nurture and empower revolutionary ideas that address global health challenges. GCE-India is an initiative to encourage and nurture innovation in areas that impact global health. This is the fourth call for proposals with the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as funding partners, IKP Knowledge Park, as an implementation … [Read more...]