DST Call for Proposals: India-UK Water Quality Research Programme

Deadline: 30 March 2017 India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) invite proposals to a new 3-year research programme to improve water quality by providing a better understanding of the sources and fate of different pollutants and by supporting the development of management strategies and technologies to reduce pollution levels. The UK component of the programme has a … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan: Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects in Uganda

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Embassy of Japan is seeking applications for its program entitled "Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects" 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 Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Uganda initiated the GGP in 1992 with a project in Kampala. The number, sector, and region of the GGP have grown and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Cambodia Innovate and Learn Grants!

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Voice is currently inviting groups and organizations for its Cambodia Innovate and Learn Grants to test and scale new approaches with a focus on human-centred innovations that are very context-specific. Themes improving access to (productive) resources (finance, land and water) and employment in particular improving access to social services, health and education fostering space for political participation Funding Information Innovate and learn grants … [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...]

WaterSMART Grants: Inviting Applications for Water Marketing Strategy across U.S.

Deadline: 19 April 2017 The Bureau of Reclamation is currently seeking applications for its funding opportunity "WaterSMART water marketing strategy" to cost-share with Reclamation and develops a water marketing strategy to help prevent water-related conflicts and contribute to water sustainability. Reclamation will provide grants to conduct planning activities in developing a water marketing strategy to establish or expand water markets or water marketing transactions. Water marketing refers … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Equator Prize 2017! Recognizing Community and Indigenous Initiatives to Advance Nature-Based Solutions

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The Equator Initiative has announced a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2017 that will recognize outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The Prize winners will feature innovative solutions related to protecting, restoring and/or sustainably managing nature to achieve local sustainable development, such as food security, water security, sustainable jobs and livelihoods, … [Read more...]

USAID-IHSAN: Innovation for Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan

Deadline: 15 March 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. The Innovations Fund is a … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in UK-India Social Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The inaugural UK-India Social Innovation Challenge, a UKISEEN (UK-India Social Entrepreneurship Education Network) initiative created in a competition format, is currently open for applications. The challenge aims to incentivise social innovation in the international community. We intend to find, fund and support innovative and sustainable solutions to global problems. As a competitor, a participant will propose a business model for a social enterprise which tackles … [Read more...]

DST: India-Canada Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Program 2017

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Applications are now open for "India-Canada Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Program 2017” to support the industrial collaborative R&D projects that brings together companies, research organisations & academia from India and Canada for joint co-development of Innovative products, processes or services. The aim is to deliver benefits to all participants, and more importantly, to both nations. On behalf of the Department of Science & … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment Programme: Seeking Applications for Planning Grant

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Can your technology contribute to a better environment and help reduce poverty? Do you want to explore a new market for your product? If yes, then apply for the Planning Grant. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grant to strengthen organisation’s partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus areas Water … [Read more...]

Apply for DST’s Water Technology Initiative for Demand Driven Convergent Water Solutions in Mission mode!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Department of Science & Technology (DST) is currently seeking applications under Water Technology Initiative (WTI-2016) for "Demand Driven Convergent Water Solutions in Mission mode". This call is aimed at delivering customized technological solutions in specific socio-economic context to address identified water challenge. The focus is on application research and field level interventions to demonstrate technical, social, environmental and eventually economic … [Read more...]

DST Call for Proposals: Water Technology Initiative for WATER Technology Research and Innovation Centres

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Department of Science & Technology (DST) is seeking applications under Water Technology Initiative (WTI-2017) for WATER Technology Research and Innovation Centres (WATER-IC). Water Technology Initiative is a demand oriented user centric initiative which includes application & development research in laboratories as well as demand driven mission mode research in field. The scope of initiative covers the value chain of R&D right from water oriented basic … [Read more...]

JRS Biodiversity Foundation RFPs 2017: Biodiversity Informatics for African Freshwater and Pollinator Biodiversity

Deadline: 22 February 2017 The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is seeking proposals for multi‐year projects focused upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity in eastern and southern Africa. Types of Proposals Freshwater Biodiversity Scope: JRS seeks projects that increase the access to and use of biodiversity information relating to freshwater biodiversity assessment and the conservation of freshwater ecosystem … [Read more...]

Hivos Call for Proposals: Civic Engagement for Open Contracting

Deadline: 15 February 2017 Are you involved in a project, initiative or organization aimed at improving the transparency and accountability of public institutions in Indonesia, the Philippines, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi or Guatemala? Do you have experience in the field of open contracting? Could you use advice on concrete ways to positively adjust the trajectory and outcomes of your project? Hivos and ARTICLE 19 are offering a programme that you might be interested in! The programme is looking … [Read more...]

The Waterloo Foundation: Inviting UK Based Applicants for World Development Grants Program on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The Waterloo Foundation (TWF) is currently seeking applications for its “World Development Grant Program on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene” to support programmes which take an integrated approach to addressing access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene. TWF believes that access to clean drinking water, sanitation and improved hygiene is one of the core requirements to support the sustainable development of a community.  Without access to these basic resources people … [Read more...]

Apply for International ReSource Award: Enhancing Resilience in Water Management!

Deadline: 22 March 2017 The Swiss Re Foundation is currently accepting proposals for its International ReSource Award to enhance resilience in water management. The ReSource Award focuses on social entrepreneurial approaches applied to water-related social and/or ecological issues. Award Information The International ReSource Award is worth a total of USD 150 000 in funds including non-financial contributions in the form of expert advice and coaching support to three finalists and the … [Read more...]

HIF Call for Innovators: Apply to Participate in WASH Challenge!

Deadline: 10 March 2017 ELRHA's Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) is launching WASH challenge, a new challenge to understand how to design, implement, and evaluate approaches to user-centred sanitation that incorporate rapid community engagement and are appropriate for the first stage of rapid-onset emergencies. The limited time and resources available in emergencies, particularly rapid-onset disasters, means the design, selection, and implementation of sanitation facilities are often done … [Read more...]

The Mosaic Company Foundation Grant: Feed a Growing Global Population

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Mosaic Company and The Mosaic Company Foundation are seeking applications for its Grant program to help the world grow the food it needs. Core Areas Food To feed a growing global population, food production will have to double by 2050 yet today, a daunting challenge considering that today, one billion people go to bed hungry each night. Mosaic seeks to address these issues by concentrating on the following funding areas: Hunger: food insecurity and food … [Read more...]

HIF’s Emergency Household Water Filter Challenge: Seeking EOI’s to Support Innovative Ideas around the World

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) is currently seeking applications for its "Emergency Household Water Filter Challenge" to develop a better understanding about how existing household water filters perform in humanitarian emergencies, and to encourage the development of new filters specifically designed for the emergency context. Providing clean water in humanitarian emergencies is essential, however few household water filters have been developed with this … [Read more...]

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...]

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