VAHRDP Small Grant Fund: Seeking Applications from Vietnamese

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The alumni-based Small Grant Fund (SGF) is a component of the Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (VAHRDP); the SGF has been established to fund proposals from Vietnamese alumni of Australian tertiary education institutions. Funding Information The value of an activity for an individual alumnus funded under this scheme will be up to VND 83 million (approximately AUD 5,000 as of October 2016) The maximum duration for implementing a grant … [Read more...]

Amref Health Africa Call for Proposals: Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (K-SHIP)

Deadline: 10 February 2017 Amref Health Africa in Kenya is inviting eligible organizations for its Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (K-SHIP) to support the country to attain sustainable access to basic sanitation as well as adopt appropriate hygiene practices. The main programme components include: Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Equity & Inclusion Sanitation Marketing Categories of Implementers Non-Governmental Organizations Regional Civil … [Read more...]

VIA Water Fund Call for Proposals: Supporting Innovative Solutions for Water Problems in 7 African Countries

Deadline: 6 February 2017 Applications are open for VIA Water Fund. VIA Water is a Dutch programme designed to identify and (financially) support innovative solutions for water problems in cities in Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda and South Sudan. VIA Water is not just about funding: knowledge sharing is key to the programme. The programme is a partnership between UNESCO-IHE, Aqua for All and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, designed to generate more knowledge about … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: PUB Overseas Seed Fund on Water Technologies

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The Public Utilities Board (PUB), Singapore’s National Water Agency, is seeking applications for its Seed Fund on Water Technologies to ensure a sustainable and efficient water supply for Singapore with the Four National Taps (local catchment water, imported water, NEWater and desalinated water). Seeking beyond incremental improvements to the existing technologies, PUB Overseas Seed Fund for Water Technologies aims to solicit novel and ingenious breakthrough ideas to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NFP Tailor-Made Training Programme 2017!

Deadline: 8 February 2017 Applications are open for NFP Tailor-Made Training Programme 2017 under the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) that promotes capacity building by providing training and education for professionals. The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. EP-Nuffic is responsible for the management of the NFP. The Tailor-Made Training programme (TMT) is one of the modalities of the NFP. A … [Read more...]

African Water Association’s “African Young Water and Sanitation Professionals” Program in West Africa

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The African Water Association is seeking applications for its scholarship program "African Young Water and Sanitation Professionals (AFYWSP)". This program, funded by USAID West Africa through the AfriCap Program (WASH – African Water Association – AfWA – Capacity Building Program –AfriCap), will provide young graduate students at the graduate level (Master II) with research scholarships. As part of its Research and Capacity Building Program, the African Water … [Read more...]

USAID-IHSAN Innovation Fund: Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan (Phase I)

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), implemented by FHI 360 and its partners are inviting applicants for its Initiative for Hygiene, Sanitation and Nutrition (IHSAN) Innovation Fund to implement the Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan (Phase I) with an aim to support increasing the reach and quality of high impact, cost-effective, and evidence-based nutrition and WASH interventions in Afghanistan. Objectives … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO-IHE’s Netherlands Fellowship Programmes!

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Are you a water professional, a national of, and working and living in one of the 51 countries on the NFP country list? If yes, then consider applying to a Master of Science study programme at UNESCO-IHE and nominate you for the fellowship. The UNESCO-IHE is seeking applications for its Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) with an aim to promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing training and education through fellowships for … [Read more...]

NSF Call for Proposals: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems in the U.S.

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The National Science Foundation (NSF) is currently seeking applications from eligible entities for its program titled 'Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (INFEWS)'. Humanity is reliant upon the physical resources and natural systems of the Earth for the provision of food, energy, and water.  It is becoming imperative that we determine how society can best integrate across the natural and built environments to provide for a growing demand for … [Read more...]

Shell Ideas360 Global Competition: Developing Ideas to Tackle the Challenges on Energy, Water and Food Resources

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The Shell International Limited is seeking applications for its Shell Ideas360, global competition in order to learn & develop innovative ideas to tackle the challenges on energy, water and food resources. The theme of Shell Ideas360 is "People & Planet - the Energy, Water and Food Challenge". Prizes and Benefits Each member of a team that submits an idea receives a 3-month subscription to WIRED’s interactive digital edition (accessible on iPad, … [Read more...]

Tinker Foundation’s Institutional Grants Program: Improving the Lives of Latin Americans

Deadline: 1  March 2017 The Tinker Foundation is seeking applications for its Institutional Grants Program to improve the lives of Latin Americans. The Foundation encourages collaboration among organizations in the United States and Latin America and prefers to fund those institutions that are actively engaged with external stakeholders in addressing an issue of concern. Funding for general support may be considered on a limited basis. Focus Areas The Foundation has identified program areas … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes” with an aim to contribute towards the 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 … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Nominations are open for Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW), an international award focusing on water-related scientific innovation and judged by leading scientists from around the world. Five prizes are bestowed every two years. Prize Topics Surface Water Prize Water Harvesting Rain & Runoff Water Modeling Effects of Global Warming on Precipitation Flood Mitigation & Control Evaporation & Transpiration … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Prevention and Management of Mental Disorders

Deadline: 11 April 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking applications for its program titled "Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Prevention and Management of Mental Disorders". The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) call will focus on implementation research proposals on child, adolescent and adult age onset mental disorders[2] including, but not limited to, dementia, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, alcohol- and drug-use disorders, etc., in low- and … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Uganda: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP)

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Uganda is seeking applications from eligible entities for a program entitled "Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects" with an aim to provide financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations so as to implement community development projects, which directly benefit people at a grassroots level. The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme was first introduced as the Small … [Read more...]

SUGI/Food-Water-Energy Nexus: Increasing the Access and the Quality of Life

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a call jointly established by the Belmont Forum and the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life. The call aims to develop more resilient, applied urban solutions that bring interand transdisciplinary research and … [Read more...]

Sustainable Water Fund: Improving Water Security and Flood Prevention in Developing Countries

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is seeking concept notes for Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) with an aim to contribute to inclusive green growth by improving water security and flood prevention in developing countries through public-private partnerships (PPPs).  FDW encourages the formation of public-private partnerships (PPPs) made up of public bodies, businesses, NGOs and knowledge institutions. The aim of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Netherlands … [Read more...]

Submit Your Entries to Apply for Food-Water-Energy Challenge!

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The Food-Water-Energy Challenge is open for applications and invites children and young people from around the world to submit a short 3 minute video which captures their understanding of the ways in which food, water and energy is produced, consumed and experienced in their everyday life. This competition is being run as part of the (Re) Connect the Nexus research project, exploring young people's relationship and understanding of the food, water, energy nexus.  … [Read more...]

Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Sustainable Water Fund to Improve Water Security in Developing Countries

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is seeking proposals for its Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) with an aim to support Public Private Partnerships (PPP) that contribute to inclusive green growth by improving water security and water safety in developing countries. The FDW programme is divided into two phases: the development phase and the implementation phase.  The development phase begins with a call for ideas. This is an invitation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs … [Read more...]

Black Sea Horizon: Supporting Participation of Black Sea countries in Brokerage Events

Deadline: 7 December 2016 Black Sea Horizon is inviting eligible entities for its 2nd Call for Proposals with an aim to increase collaboration of research communities of the Black Sea region (BS) and European Union Member States and Associated Countries (EU MSs and ACs). The  grant scheme  financially supports the participation of local researchers from academia(research entities e.g. research institutions/organizations, higher education institutions etc.), research performing SMEs and the … [Read more...]

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