Deadline: 12 November 2019 The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is seeking applications for Digital Innovation for Development in Africa (DIDA). Digital research and innovation for development promotes the use of digital technologies as a democratised and decentralised means to approach development challenges, including openings to: Improve health and education; Stimulate economic and fiscal growth; Increase inclusion for marginalised … [Read more...] about UKRI GCRF seeking Applications for Digital Innovation for Development in Africa
Deadline: 18 November 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for 2019 Innovation Joint Call for Proposals in the fields of Infectious Diseases (incl. Antimicrobial Resistance) and Smart Cities. Thematic Areas Infectious Diseases (including Antimicrobial Resistance [AMR]) There is a long tradition of cooperation on infectious diseases between Europe and Southeast Asia and health research is a proven strength of both regions. Nonetheless, major obstacles exist to overcome the … [Read more...] about 2019 Innovation Joint Call for Proposals is now open
Deadline: 16 October 2019 Applications can come from any area of technology (including arts, design, media or creative industries), science or engineering and be applied to any part of the economy for the "Innovate UK Smart Grants". Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £25 million in the best game-changing, innovative or disruptive ideas with a view to commercialisation. Themes They give preference to applications that demonstrate realistic, … [Read more...] about Up to £25 Million available through Innovate UK Smart Grants Program
Deadline: 4 August 2019 LEAP Africa is seeking applications for its Social Innovators Programme and Awards (SIPA) 2019-2020 that is a yearly immersive fellowship that empowers and equips 20 young African changemakers with requisite skills and tools for building sustainable enterprises. LEAP Africa is a youth-focused leadership development nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, empower and equip a new cadre of leaders with skills and tools for personal, organization and community … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for Social Innovators Programme 2019-2020
Deadline: 30 September 2019 Infosys Foundation is inviting applicants for its Aarohan Social Innovation Awards with an objective to accelerate innovation, and scale the impact of relevant ideas. Aarohan Social Innovation Awards, is the platform where they will provide to celebrate and support such innovations, and help applicants bring them to life. Through these awards, they are committing to help leading innovators in the social sector to scale their innovations and improve lives. … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for Aarohan Social Innovation Awards in India
Deadline: 30 September 2019 Applications are now open for Blue Growth Innovation and SMEs Programme Portugal which is a business development programme with the main objective of increasing value creation and sustainable growth in the Portuguese blue economy. The Programme is part of the EEA Grants 2014-2021. The EEA and Norway Grants aim at contributing to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area (EEA) and to the strengthening of bilateral relations … [Read more...] about Blue Growth Innovation and SMEs Programme is now open for Applications
Deadline: 30 July 2019 The Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA)is inviting organizations with innovative projects and the capacity to implement them to submit their applications for support, in particular projects in the following areas: Health, Innovation in ICT, Agriculture, Trade and Tourism. IIDEA is an initiative which incubates small-scale regional integration projects, proposed and implemented by civil society, private sector and other interest groups in … [Read more...] about IIDEA inviting Organizations with Innovative Projects
Deadline: 11 August 2019 Applications are now open for Acumen Fellowship program which is designed for individuals who are currently leading or are an integral part of building an initiative whose mission is to eradicate poverty or injustice. The purpose of the Acumen Fellows Program is to develop a community of leaders who challenge the status quo, work across lines of difference and inspire their communities to believe in a brighter future. It is the start of a journey towards mastering … [Read more...] about Leadership Development Program for Tomorrow’s Social Changemakers
Deadline: 1 August 2019 Entries are now open for the Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize at the University of Pennsylvania that is an annual global prize that celebrates leadership and innovation in the social sector with an emphasis on impact and transferability of practices. They are committed to resourcing and connecting change-makers to bring innovative ideas to new places and problems around the world. The Beacon Awards will constitute a special awarding in 2020. The hope of this … [Read more...] about Entries now Open for Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize Beacon Awards!
Deadline: 30 September 2019 For the sixth time, the natural health food producer Rapunzel Naturkost and IFOAM have launched the 'ONE WORLD AWARD 2020' (OWA) to honor the visions and activities of persons and organizations. The award recognizes and promotes outstanding achievements within the context of the three areas of sustainability. It also recognizes people who demonstrate that globalization can indeed be more than the maximization of profits at the cost of the majority of the people … [Read more...] about ONE WORLD AWARD 2020 honoring the Visions and Activities of Persons and Organizations
Deadline: 10 September 2019 European Union has launched a call for proposals on 'Social Innovation and National Reforms' to contribute to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy, by providing financial support for the Union's objectives in terms of promoting a high level of quality and sustainable employment, guaranteeing adequate and decent social protection, combating social exclusion and poverty and improving working conditions. The social innovation activities supported under … [Read more...] about Funding Call on ‘Social Innovation and National Reforms’ for promoting Sustainable Employment and combating Social Exclusion
Deadline: 2 August 2019 Submit your applications for the most empowering and inspiring "Westpac Social Change Fellowship" program which focuses on the growth and development of the extraordinary individuals leading social change in Australia. The Fellowship will provide funding to support experiences that directly invest in applicants skills, leadership capabilities and networks. Their aim is to help applicants explore, refine and drive the success of applicants social change initiative. … [Read more...] about Westpac Social Change Fellowship for creating Positive Change in Australia
Deadline: 5 July 2019 Young Social Pioneers program is now open for applications. It is the Foundation for Young Australians’ (FYA) cornerstone initiative backing young people leading action on the most pressing social and environmental challenges of our time. The program is designed to back and support young people with the initiative, drive and ideas to lead change in their communities and across the planet. An alumni of 300 Young Social Pioneers now count on one another for … [Read more...] about Call for Australian Youth to address Social or Environmental Issues
Deadline: 26 July 2019 The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) is inviting proposals and innovative project ideas from organisations that would like to develop, and lead national and international advocacy efforts designed to promote the statutory recognition, regulation and the provision of public funding for community justice services in South Africa. South African paralegals play a critical, even though under recognised, role in realising access to justice services and … [Read more...] about OSF-SA invites Proposals from South Africa based Organisations
Deadline: 20 July 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 Arab Financial Inclusion Innovation Prize which rewards those who can increase access to financial services, reduce the costs of that access, and better serve end clients in the region. Prize equips promising innovators with the funding and support they need to realise their potential to further financial inclusion in the Arab world. Through the prize and AFIIP network, they aim to create a synergy between financial … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2019 Arab Financial Inclusion Innovation Prize!
Deadline: 16 June 2019 Are you using technology to effect social change? if yes, then apply for this Changemakers Innovation Challenge. The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is conceived by ACT Foundation as a response to the impressive work of community nonprofits and social enterprises in Africa who are leveraging technology/ digital tools to create social change in their communities. The challenge is open to non-profits and social enterprises across Africa who are using various … [Read more...] about ACT inviting Applicants for Changemakers Innovation Challenge 2019
Deadline: 23 June 2019 Applications are open for the ChangemakerXchange Summit 2019 in Thailand that will be for young social innovators from all fields and will take place in the beautiful Northern forests. The ChangemakerXchange is a global collaborative community for young changemakers to connect, share and develop cross-border collaborations. Benefits ChangemakerXchange covers their travel costs to/from the venue as well as all of the conference costs for all four nights and … [Read more...] about Applications Open for ChangemakerXchange Summit 2019 in Thailand
Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applications are open for 2019 Nokia Open Innovation Challenge, in partnership with NGP Capital that offers the opportunity for the bright minded companies to propose the best-in-class products and solutions within the Industrial Automation domain to international jury. The jury will then select the most advanced and innovative candidates to attend the final event in November held at Nokia headquarters. In the final event, these finalists will present their … [Read more...] about 2019 Nokia Open Innovation Challenge is now open for Applications
Deadline: 31 July 2019 Do you have an innovative project that you would like to know and implement? then apply for Innovation Time which is the presentation session of 3 success stories in innovation during the Rebranding Africa Forum. The Innovation Time is part of the Rebranding Africa Awards (RAA), which reward leading personalities who, through their daily actions in their respective areas of intervention, trace the paths of development and lead others to change their lives. look on … [Read more...] about Call for Applications for Innovation Time 2019 launched!
Deadline: 30 July 2019 The Macpac is pleased to announce its Fund for Good which is their way of giving back, and helping those committed to creating long-term change for the good of our people and planet. Here at Macpac, their team are passionate about protecting our environment and its wildlife, having a lasting positive impact on people’s lives through the outdoors, and supporting the communities connected with them. Focus Areas The groups they support fall into one of three … [Read more...] about Grant Program for NPOs working on Environmental and Social Causes in New Zealand & Australia