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...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Following the Climate Money Programme!

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its programme entitled “Following the Climate Money”. This programme will draw on the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s long track record of covering climate change and climate funding for a global audience. The programme will feature an intensive 5-day workshop in Indonesia. The workshop will introduce participants to climate finance, as well as related areas like carbon markets and the cost of disaster management, … [Read more...]

Sida: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation-Integrated Processes

Deadline: 11 May 2018 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes” to contribute to planning and implementation of  better sustainable urban water and sanitation services, where the rights, needs and demands of  all citizens, including those of marginalised groups, are taken into account. Priority Themes Framing sustainable urban water and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for InterAction’s 16th Annual Photo Contest!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for InterAction's 16th Annual Photo Contest. Each year, InterAction’s photography contest focuses on incredible humanitarian and development work. They encourage applicants to submit their most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. Examples of empowering women, youth potential, self-reliance, innovative technology, shared values, and partnerships are encouraged, though … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: SAG-SEED Replicator Connect Workshops in Ghana

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Do you live in Ghana? Do you have an entrepreneurial drive and want to make a change in their community, but haven’t got a clear business idea yet? Then the SAG-SEED Replicator is right for you! SEED and SWITCH-Africa Green are pleased to invite applications for the next round of SAG-SEED Replicator Connect Workshops in Ghana. The SAG-SEED Replicator is best for you, if you are: A future entrepreneur wanting to start their own business, but lacking a concrete … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Social Innovation Tournament Program!

Deadline: 6 March 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 Social Innovation Tournament program to recognize and support the best European social entrepreneurs. It is organized every year in a different country to reward and sponsor European entrepreneurs whose primary purpose is to generate a social, ethical or environmental impact. Projects are typically related to combating unemployment, marginalization of disadvantaged communities and promoting access to education in a wide range … [Read more...]

Pitch Your Start-Up at the Scale Kenya Forum!

Deadline: 10 February 2018 Scale Kenya Forum is inviting all social impact start-ups to take their innovation to the next level. At Scale, applicants will have the opportunity to pitch to an audience of experienced investors and advisors, while benefiting from pre and post-event coaching. Winning ideas will receive mentorship, workspace and incubation support provided by Scale Kenya partners. Scale is a program hosted by the East Africa Civil Society Initiative (CSI), a joint initiative of the … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: SEED BDS+ Training of Trainers on Eco-Inclusive Enterprise Development

Deadline: 20 February 2018 SEED with the generous support of The Government of Flanders is seeking nominations for the BDS+ Training of Trainers (ToT) programme on "Eco-Inclusive Enterprise Development". Workshop Details Location: Lilongwe, Malawi (venue tbc) Workshop Dates: 19 - 21 March, 2018 (3 days) Participants: 15-20 professionals based in Malawi/Zambia/Zimbabwe Language: English ToT Benefits The ToT will offer the following benefits to its participants: … [Read more...]

Apply for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s “Africa Rising Reporting Workshop”!

Deadline: 23 February 2018 Increasingly African business and social leaders are emphasising that the future of the continent lies in its own hands. But, are we adequately reporting this and giving sufficient media attention to the strengthening entrepreneurial and innovative spirit? While analysing the challenges facing development, this intensive 3-day course explores the opportunities being seized by businesses and individuals in Africa, as well as the costs and benefits of foreign … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Africa Energy Ideas Competition!

Deadline: 20 February 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 Africa Energy Ideas Competition that is set to accelerate the development of early-stage energy firms across Africa. Across Africa, the main energy challenge is to rapidly deliver modern energy services to millions of households and businesses using sustainable and affordable energy technologies. This competition challenges early-stage energy entrepreneurs from Africa to collaborate with local research institutions or industries to … [Read more...]

Sida: Inviting Applicants for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Training Programme

Deadline: 10 April 2018 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has commissioned Lund University (LU) to carry out an advanced training programme on the topic of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The International Training Programme in SRHR is designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline: 10 April 2018 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)”, designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has commissioned Lund University (LU) to carry out an advanced training … [Read more...]

Apply for Start-Up Chile Seed Program!

Deadline: 30 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Start-Up Chile Seed program to attract world class entrepreneurs to do business in Chile. Seed accommodates early stage entrepreneurs who will strengthen the enterprise environment, support the culture of innovation in Chile and connect with Latam to grow from the region to the world. Benefits Foreign teams will be provided with a one year working visa. All teams will have access to the Start-Up Chile community which … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Turkey Europe Future Forum 2018!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Turkey Europe Future Forum 2018. The Turkey Europe Future Forum is a project of Stiftung Mercator in cooperation with TUSIAD, under the patronage of Federica Mogherini, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place from July 1-8, 2018 in Paris and Berlin. The topic will be "Rethink Europe's Future" and tackles questions like these: Which scenario for the future of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swedish Institute’s SIMP Africa Programme!

Deadline: 6 February 2018 Do you want to be a part of a network of emerging leaders with a shared interest in exploring 21st century business perspectives? If yes, then join the Swedish Institute Management Programme for change-makers focusing on lasting success through responsible leadership and sustainable business. The Swedish Institute is seeking applications for its Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Africa programme to lead change for responsible leadership and sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Deadline: 20 February 2018 Applications are open for Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge that harnesses the power of capital markets and student creativity to create positive impact in a world of perpetual resource scarcity and continued population growth. The challenge seeks to identify outstanding proposals offering novel investment strategies to meet some of the most pressing global challenges ahead. Contestants must propose and defend a strategy that uses finance and … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute: Inviting Applicants for Young Connectors of the Future

Deadline: 6 February 2018 Are you a leader with a vision? Do you want to make a change? Young Connectors of the Future (YCF) is a leadership programme for people who want to work for positive change in society – and in themselves. If you are open-minded and want a real learning challenge, apply for a seat among the YCF! YCF aims to support young leaders in South Asia by giving them the tools and methods they need in their work for an equal and sustainable society. All participants are experts … [Read more...]

Tony Elumelu Foundation: Inviting African Applicants for Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is currently accepting applications for the 4th Cycle of its Entrepreneurship Development Programme for business ideas that can transform Africa. The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is the leading philanthropy in Africa championing entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs across the continent. The Foundation’s long-term investment in empowering African entrepreneurs is emblematic of Tony Elumelu’s philosophy of Africapitalism, which positions … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa Emerging Leaders Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) West Africa Emerging Leaders Program. The YALI was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Program Tracks Business and Entrepreneurship: This track caters to the range of emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs who expect to take on leadership roles within the private sector or … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications for Say No! Stop Violence against Women

Deadline: 10 February 2018 As part of its NON.NO.NEIN. Say No! Stop Violence against Women campaign, the European Commission in cooperation with Edcom is launching a competition inviting young professionals and students in creative schools to pitch a concept for an awareness raising video to be used on social media. Say No! Stop Violence against Women campaign aims to share information and showcase success stories about the important work that is being done in this field across the EU. More … [Read more...]