EOY India 2018 Program: Honouring Entrepreneurial Excellence

Deadline: 31 July 2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year India program is seeking nominations from deserving entrepreneurs, who, with their story of disruption and transformation have established successful businesses. It is waiting to unfold many more exceptional stories! For the past two decades, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year India program has recognized and celebrated the country’s most exceptional entrepreneurs who have moved us all with their ideas, innovation and inspiration. They are India’s … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Young Professionals Bootcamp!

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 'Young Professionals Bootcamp' (YPB) which is a 5-day in-residence program to learn world class practical training, inspire innovation, drive success in the marketplace and ultimately lead to transformation of the Nigerian economy. YPB is a new initiative of the Platform Nigeria powered by Covenant Christian Centre. 200 participants will be selected from a pool of numerous applications to attend a 5 day intensive professional … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education!

Deadline: 14 August 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education which is an annual competition run with the generous support of The Saville Foundation. The competition seeks out the very best organisations that are using enterprise and entrepreneurship to innovate in the field of education in Africa. The competition rewards the most innovative and inspiring organisations working with young people in Africa, cultivating entrepreneurial and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EIC Innovators’ Summit Video Challenge!

Deadline: 5 July 2018 The European Innovation Council beta is inviting the Europe’s most thrilling innovators to the EIC Innovators’ Summit Video Challenge. The two-day event will bring together 1000 top SMEs, investors, corporate, representatives, researchers and influencers. The winners may also be interviewed, and all entries may be highlighted by EASME on their websites, their YouTube channel, and the event website of the EIC Innovators’ Summit. The EIC Innovators’ Summit will be an … [Read more...]

APSA Challenge 2018: Technologies and Innovations for Sustainable Development in Africa

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are now invited for the APSA Challenge 2018 to promote research, innovations in science and technology (S&T), and entrepreneurship for sustainable development in Africa. The competition is organized by the Association for the Promotion of Science in Africa (APSA). The candidates will submit a project or a Prototype describing the characteristics of an innovative device they wish to propose as part of the Challenge. By device, it should be understood … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic: Special Grant Round – Innovations and Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 5 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Prague the Czech Republic is seeking proposals with outstanding merit focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation. Projects may encourage experimentation in start-up concepts, facilitate academic institution connections with industry partners, and emphasize a process of teaching and learning to allow for the commercialization of ideas.  Projects focused on providing financial, marketing, communications and leadership expertise to students and … [Read more...]

EU Calls for Proposals: Skills for Employment and Social Inclusion

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Skills for Employment and Social Inclusion: promotion of sustainable social entrepreneurship initiatives for more inclusiveness of Disadvantaged Groups and Marginalised people". The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to poverty reduction and social inclusion of people confined in the informal economy and disadvantaged/marginalised groups … [Read more...]

Unlocking ¢hange Challenge: Supporting the Most Promising social Entrepreneurs in the United States!

Deadline: 13 June 2018 Applications are now open for the Unlocking ¢hange Challenge which is a collaboration of BNY Mellon and Ashoka. The challenge is looking for  innovations for financial wellbeing, resilience, and freedom that supports the most promising social entrepreneurs in the United States with bold ideas to increase financial wellbeing, ensuring communities can set financial goals, grow their personal savings, and access capital, credit, financial services, and products needed to … [Read more...]

Google.org Impact Challenge: Supporting the Next Generation of Australians

Deadline: 6 July 2018 If you’re an Australian organisation using technology to create change in the community, submit your application for the Google.org Impact Challenge! The Google.org Impact Challenge searches for and supports the next generation of Australians whose innovative ideas for change are making an impact locally and globally. This year, the Google.org Impact Challenge will award $5.5M to nonprofit innovators and social entrepreneurs using technology to tackle their biggest … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: NSRCEL Social Ventures Incubation Programme

Deadline: 5 June 2018 Applications are open for N S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) Social Ventures Incubation Programme. NSRCEL is the hub of entrepreneurial activity at IIMB. They bring incubated start-ups, co-working ventures, industry mentors, eminent academicians and researchers together at the centre. This unique ecosystem thrives on continuous interaction between theory and practice. NSRCEL has been helping early stage ventures since 2002. Leveraging on the … [Read more...]

TRANSFORM: Helping to Ensure Impactful Products reach Rural Communities

Deadline: 5 June 2018 Applications are open for TRANSFORM to enable access for 100 million people to products that will enhance their livelihoods, in areas as diverse as lighting, energy and WASH. TRANSFORM is looking for the best innovations that will scale last-mile distribution networks in rural areas, and have the potential to do so cost-effectively. These can include access delivered through small-scale retailers, agent-based models, distributors, eCommerce, or those that we haven't … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for iF Social Impact Prize!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Nominations are open for iF Social Impact Prize with an aim to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty: Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Botswana: 2018 Mission-Driven Alumni Outreach Small Grant Competition

Deadline: 18 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section has announced the FY 2018 Mission-Driven Alumni Outreach (MDAO) Small Grant Competition. The MDAO Small Grant Competition offers alumni of U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs the opportunity to propose innovative projects that address one of three U.S. foreign policy themes. Strategic Priorities All submitted projects must address one of the three U.S. foreign policy themes below: Fostering a Culture of … [Read more...]

Friends of Liberia: Accepting Applications for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Friends of Liberia (FOL) is currently accepting applications for small grants of up to $3000 supporting programs in Education, Psycho-Social Support System Rehabilitation and Entrepreneurship. Programs Organizations operating in Liberia and involved in any of the programs listed below may apply: Education General education by schools Developing literacy skills in children Training of teachers Education of girls Health education Water, … [Read more...]

Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative: Village to Raise a Child

Deadline: 7 June 2018 The Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Village to Raise a Child program that identifies and nurtures young social entrepreneurs from around the world. These students called “Global Trailblazers” are selected via a global competition that searches for the most inspiring high schoolers with the most innovative ideas from countries around the globe. Global Trailblazers spend one week at Harvard University in Cambridge, … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Women Transforming India Awards

Deadline Extended till 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for Women Transforming India Awards that is launched by NITI Aayog and the United Nations in India, in collaboration with DICE Districts. The award invites stories of exceptional women entrepreneurs, who are breaking the glass ceiling and challenging stereotypes through businesses, enterprises and initiatives that provide: Innovative solutions to address some key development challenges and/or, Impacted lives of … [Read more...]

ICFJ: A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America 2018

Deadline: 20 May 2018 In 2018, the International Center for Journalists will continue to expand its network of digital journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from Latin America as part of the “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America” program. For this revamped version of the program, ICFJ will bring 36 more Professional Fellows from 12 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama … [Read more...]

Pravah: Seeking Applications for Changelooms 2018

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applications are now open for the Changelooms 2018 to encourage, recognize, and support young social entrepreneurs to achieve their potential to lead social change initiatives. This year long program provides Changeloomers from across the country with opportunities for intensive learning, networking, mentorship, visibility and fund-raising. This journey is envisaged as one that would explore the construction of identities – others as well as of the self, positively … [Read more...]

GLG announces Opening of its GLG Social Impact Fellowship!

GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) has announced the opening of applications for its milestone fifth class of GLG Social Impact Fellowship at the Milken Institute Global Conference. Fellowship provides a select group of social sector leaders and entrepreneurs with two years of no-cost access to GLG's world-leading platform of more than 600,000 subject-matter experts around the world and in every field. Applications will be accepted today through June 30, 2018. According to the Director of … [Read more...]

UN Women: Call for Proposals for Women Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 27 May 2018 UN Women Programme Office in Serbia is currently inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs) and networks, professional associations and/or agriculture cooperatives that are legally registered in Serbia and have specialized knowledge, expertise and track record of working on gender equality and women economic empowerment, to submit Project Proposal and Results Based Budget to provide services associated with the UN Women requirement for Responsible Party. UN Women … [Read more...]