Youth III Call for Projects: Supporting Decentralized Cooperation in Vocational Training for Young People

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Franco-Argentine has announced a joint call for projects "Youth III" with an aim to support decentralized cooperation in the areas of vocational training for young people and international and European mobility in volunteer programmes. Project Components Vocational training for young people: vocational training aims on the one hand to encourage the mobility of apprentices and young people in vocational training between training establishments located in the … [Read more...]

Apply for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Programme for Journalists: Reporting after the Epidemic

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications from the journalists for its new programme- Reporting after the Epidemic. The programme aims to work with independent journalists to explore the Ebola outbreak issue in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in 2014 and 2015. The programme will feature an intensive workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone bringing together journalists from all three countries. This will take place in June 2017 (dates TBC). It will … [Read more...]

Village Capital Affordable Nutrition Forum: Identifying and Supporting Next Generation Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Village Capital and The Hershey Company are seeking applications for its Affordable Nutrition Forum with an aim to identify and support the next generation of entrepreneurs increasing access to, and affordability of, nutritious food products locally in Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria. Prize Information Up to 10 enterprises will be chosen to attend Village Capital’s Affordable Nutrition Forum on 21 April 2017 in Accra, Ghana. This includes: Participating in a … [Read more...]

Sida Call for Applications: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants 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. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, … [Read more...]

Apply for Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program: Inviting Tech Nonprofits to Receive Grants of up to $25,000

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program, a 13 weeks of training program with connections to 100 high-caliber mentors. Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits. Organizations selected receive mentorship, training, and capital. Fast Forward fosters a supportive network of tech and social sector leaders to grow the tech for good … [Read more...]

IFDD Call for Projects: Contributing to Achievement of Sustainable Development Objectives

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Francophone Institute for Sustainable Development (IFDD), a subsidiary body of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) has launched the call for projects of Objective 2030 initiative with an aim to promote concrete progress in Sustainable development through the implementation of the Sustainable Development Program to 2030. The project seeks to support innovative actions and solutions that combine social inclusion and progress Economic and protection … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants 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...]

Apply to Participate in Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2017!

Deadline: 25 March 2017 Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills? Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed just for you! The Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) is a programme designed to develop and strengthen the cultural leadership skills of young practitioners emerging on the international scene. Through its framework, content and methodology. Through its framework, content and methodology, the Global … [Read more...]

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

Deadline:  18 April 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants 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. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2017!

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) 2017 is currently open for applications with an aim to strengthen cooperation with and among cities that have recognized creativity as a strategic factor of sustainable development as regards economic, social, cultural and environmental aspects. By joining the Network, cities acknowledge their commitment to sharing best practices, developing partnerships that promote creativity and the cultural industries, strengthening … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Canadian Arts Training Fund!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are being accepted for the Canada Arts Training Fund (CATF), created to support arts training in Canada. The objective of the program is to contribute to the development of Canadian creators and future cultural leaders of the Canadian arts sector by supporting the training of artists with high potential through organizations that offer training of the highest calibre. The CATF program provides stabilizing annual or multi-year financial support for the … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in the Gender and Technology Institute in Asia!

Deadline: 27 February 2017 Tech-based violence and threats targeted against women activists, rights defenders and journalists is endemic to the internet today. Therefore, Tactical Technology Collective invites participations for the Gender and Technology Institute (GTI) in Asia with an aim to build participants' skills and knowledge in using digital technologies, to enable them to be informed users of technology and to build movement-based discussions around security and privacy from a gendered … [Read more...]

Call for Participation: Training for Young Journalists on Reporting on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Issues in Southeast Asia

Deadline: 20 February 2017 UNESCO  has opened applications for a project funded by the government of Malaysia to provide "Training for Young Journalists on Reporting on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Issues in Southeast Asia" to Strength media capacity to monitor and report on climate change in Asia-Pacific. The training will bring together young journalists, photojournalists and citizen reporters from Southeast Asia, media and climate/environment experts as well as some … [Read more...]

Apply for Spring 2017 Civic Accelerator Programme to Strengthen Economic Mobility for Underserved Populations in the U.S.!

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The Civic Accelerator is seeking applications from early stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures with innovative solutions to increasing financial health and economic mobility for underserved populations. Programme Structure The Spring 2017 Civic Accelerator – a 10-week entrepreneur boot camp and investment fund – will accelerate innovative, scalable ventures that improve financial outcomes and prepare families for financial success in the 21st Century economy … [Read more...]

Data Journalism Training Program: Inviting Media Organizations in ASEAN Countries

Deadline:  8 March 2017 Do you have an idea for a great data journalism project that could impact on local communities or tackle topics related to people’s rights and freedom in ASEAN countries? Are you a media organization eager to learn about data journalism, visualizations and how to future-proof (sustainability) your work? If yes, then apply for the Data Journalism Training. Media Cooperation is seeking applications for its Data Journalism Training Programme with an aim to develop new … [Read more...]

EPA: FY 17 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) Grants

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently seeking proposals for its funding program titled- FY 17 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) Grants. The proposals are sought from entities, including nonprofit organizations, to deliver Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time … [Read more...]

ESN Call for Applications: 2017 Business Skills for Protected Areas in Africa

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Earth Skills Network, in partnership with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, the international environmental charity Earthwatch, and the global energy company Royal Dutch Shell is seeking applications for the business skills training programme for protected areas in Africa. The Earth Skills Network (ESN) provides funded training in: business planning and effective management practices and, personal development of leadership capabilities, with 12 months of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNFCCC’s 2017 Momentum for Change Awards! Opportunity to Attend UN Conference in Germany

Deadline: 9 April 2017 The United Nations Climate Change secretariat has announced the call for applications for the 2017 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments work toward implementing the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. Winners will be celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November. Selected initiatives, called ‘Lighthouse Activities,’ shine a light on innovative, scalable and replicable examples … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: SAG-SEED Starter Months in Ghana and Uganda

Deadline: 23 February 2017 SEED and SWITCH-Africa Green are currently inviting applications for its SAG-SEED Starter Months in Ghana and Uganda. The SAG-SEED Starter promotes the incubation of new eco-enterprises. Setting up a business is both an exciting and challenging task: Turning an idea into a product or service customers actually want to buy, requires not only a deep-dive into the market, but also business skills and bringing together the right team and partners. Considering all aspect … [Read more...]

WACSI Call for Papers: Apply for ISTR Africa Network Conference 2017

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is currently hosting ISTR Africa Network Conference 2017 inviting theoretical, philosophical and empirical submissions drawing on the best investigative traditions and approaches from the entire spectrum of the social sciences, including, but not necessarily limited to, economics, history, psychology, cultural studies, philosophy, sociology, political science, and anthropology. Papers may be ethnographic, comparative, … [Read more...]

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