Submit Applications for International Grants Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2019 The Light A Single Candle Foundation (LASC) is currently accepting 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 … [Read more...]

Apply for A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America Program!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America program that is creating a network of journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs across the region. In 2019, ICFJ is bringing 36 new Professional Fellows from 12 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. ICFJ is also sending 12 additional U.S. hosts to Latin America for two-week … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Transforming Lives Awards 2018!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are open for Transforming Lives Awards 2018 to identify and support excellent nonprofits and social entrepreneurs focused on UN Sustainable Development Goal 8: improving livelihoods, productive employment and decent work for all. The Awards is inspired by the Alquity shared values business model, which has generated over $1.7m in charitable donations, supported the growth of sustainable livelihood programming and transformed thousands of lives across … [Read more...]

Applications Open for V4 Innovators in Israel Training Program!

Deadline: 22 October 2018 Memorandum of understanding on training cooperation in the field of innovation between the Visegrad countries and the government of the State of Israel and the International Visegrad Fund on June 18, 2018 in Jerusalem, the parties have launched the Call for Applications for the pilot edition of V4 Innovators in Israel Training Program addressed to young entrepreneurs/start-uppers and optionally to incubators’ representatives/employees. The Call aims to support … [Read more...]

Halcyon Incubator Program: Seeking Applications from Early-stage Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 10 October 2018 Applications are open for "Halcyon Incubator Program" to equip early-stage entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures and change the world. Program Structure 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, … [Read more...]

Open Innovation Challenge: Youth for Africa and SDGs Ecosystem Challengetive Solutions

Deadline: 14 October 2018 Are you an ecosystem player in Africa passionate about the continent with an innovative solution to development challenges facing the youth? If yes, then apply for the Open Innovation Challenge and Call for Youth for Africa and SDGs Ecosystem Challengetive Solutions Addressing Development Challenges Facing Youth in Africa. YAS! is a portal-platform for Africa’s youth entrepreneurial ecosystem. The portal-platform supports the development and growth of youth … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ASEAN +3 Youth Social Business Summit in Malaysia!

Deadline: 28 September 2018 The Department of Youth Development, Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia and the Youth Trust Foundation are seeking applications for "ASEAN+3 Youth Social Business Summit 2018" with an aim to provide a platform for Malaysian youths and youths in the ASEAN region to partake in these conversations alongside business practitioners, academicians and industry leaders from both the public and private sectors, and to emphasize how Social Business can play a significant … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Charity Impact Awards 2018!

Deadline: 23 October 2018 Applications are open for Charity Impact Awards 2018 to celebrate the positive impact which community, voluntary and charitable organisations are making in people’s lives across the length and breadth of Ireland. With a commitment to educate and inspire, the Awards will raise awareness of our sector’s positive impact and also promote best practice across the sector by telling the stories of those who have dedicated their lives to improving our communities. The … [Read more...]

British Council’s The Dice Fund: Seeking Applications for Collaboration Grants

Deadlines: Projects in Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia and Pakistan in partnership with UK: 11 November 2018 Egypt / UK partnership: 18 November 2018 South Africa / UK partnerships: 25 November 2018 The Dice Fund is seeking applications for its Collaboration Grants which awarded to UK and partner country organisations to co-develop initiatives that will strengthen creative and social enterprises in one of five countries. The Collaboration Grants are designed to provide intermediary … [Read more...]

Global Social Venture Competition 2019: Empowering Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 3 December 2018 Entries are open for Global Social Venture Competition 2019 to support the most promising early-stage for-profit or nonprofit solutions that address the world’s most pressing social challenges using technology. The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing … [Read more...]

Europe Foundation: Inviting CSOs for Social Enterprise Development Program 

Deadline: 28 September 2018 Europe Foundation (EPF) has announced a call for proposals for civil society organizations (CSOs) for its social enterprise development program that aims to support the development of new and existing social enterprises, to promote social enterprise as a viable instrument for attaining long-term CSO sustainability. Social Entrepreneurship envisions the achievement of social objectives of a CSO, through entrepreneurial solutions. Social Enterprise is a business model … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs for Visegrad Grants Program

Deadline: 1 October 2018 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grants to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Visegrad Grants is a grant program run and financed by the International Visegrad Fund (hereinafter referred to as the … [Read more...]

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada: Seeking Proposals for Research Grants

Deadline: 28 September 2018 The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is Seeking Proposals for its Research Grants. APF Canada is currently implementing the APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership (the Project) funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The ultimate outcome of the Project is to build the potential of micro-, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in developing Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) economies to foster sustainable economic growth and poverty … [Read more...]

ygap’s First Gens Program: Supporting Migrant and Refugee Led Social Impact Ventures

Deadline: 7 October 2018 ygap is seeking applications for its First Gens Program to support migrant and refugee led social impact ventures that are improving the lives of people living in disadvantage in Australia. Predominantly funded by LaunchVic, ygap will be offering multiple intakes into its internationally acclaimed and proven program. Each First Gens program will consist of a five-day live-in accelerator followed by three months of tailored support. The best part – the program is … [Read more...]

Transparency International’s Mini-Grants for Young People to fight corruption

Deadline: 15 September 2018 Transparency International (TI) is calling for young people under 35 years old who are motivated to solve social problems and develop new methods, tools, and projects to fight corruption. TI, with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark ahead of International Anti-Corruption Conference Series, are together launching a global competition for new project ideas to boost transparency, strengthen accountability and fight corruption. The three competition … [Read more...]

Open Innovation Challenge: Addressing Development Challenges Facing Youth in Africa

Deadline: 18 September 2018 Are you an African youth entrepreneur passionate about the continent with an innovative solution? If yes, then apply for the Open Innovation Challenge and Call for Youth Led Social Entrepreneurship Innovative Solutions Addressing Development Challenges Facing Youth in Africa. The SDG Challenge within the Africa Youth Conference 2018, UN Women partners with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to conduct a challenge and award grant financing to help … [Read more...]

IIMC’s Tata Social Enterprise Challenge: Creating Sustainable Social Impact in India

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Tata Group, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) is currently inviting applications for its Tata Social Enterprise challenge in order to find India’s most promising early stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship – encouraging sustainable, scalable and measurable social Impact. The Business plan contest (B-Plan Contest) invites social entrepreneurs who have an early stage venture (not older … [Read more...]

WORLDLABS: Seeking Applications for Elevating Ideas Competition

Deadline Extended till 22 October 2018 The WORLDLABS is seeking applications for its Elevating Ideas Competition. WorldLabs’ mission is to help ideas develop and grow by providing the funding, tools and connections needed to thrive. Too many promising entrepreneurial projects fall by the wayside due to lack of resources, help or funding. This is why they created the Elevating Ideas Competition: to give the ability to showcase their idea, find valuable collaborators and gather the supporters … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Laos: 2018 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 12 September 2018 The U.S. Embassy Vientiane Public Diplomacy Section has announced an open competition for organizations to submit project proposals for funding under the U.S. Embassy’s 2018 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. Goals Public diplomacy programming includes communicating with international audiences, cultural programming, educational and professional exchanges, promoting education including English language, science, technology and math, and international … [Read more...]

NextGen in Franchising Global Competition: Inviting Entrepreneurs from around the World

Deadline: 15 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the NextGen in Franchising Global Competition which is a worldwide program that engages millennial entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses through the franchise model, and the only business incubator in the world focused on franchising. NextGen is looking to build the next generation of franchise ambassadors. By providing individuals from around the world with networking opportunities, constructive feedback and a closer … [Read more...]