DST/DBT/EC Call for Proposals: EU-India Water Cooperation on Research and Innovation Program 2017- 2018

Deadline: 27 February 2018 The Indian Department of Science and Technology (DST), Indian Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and European Commission – Horizon 2020 have jointly announced a call for proposals on “EU-India Water Cooperation on Research and Innovation” program 2017-2018. The EU-India S&T Agreement aims to support excellent research on priority areas which can best be addressed by a multinational approach. This initiative should facilitate cooperation among the researchers … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IFS’s Individual Research Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is seeking applications for its Individual Research Grants to support excellent individual research and to build capacity of early-career scientists in the developing world to undertake research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources. Research Areas Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems Including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Forestry, Natural Products, Renewable Energy and … [Read more...]

Shell Ideas360 Competition: Developing Ideas to Tackle the Pressures on the World’s Food, Water and Energy Resources

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applications are open for Shell Ideas360 Competition which is a global competition that connects students to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world’s Food, Water and Energy resources. It’s an exciting journey of learning and discovery. 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 … [Read more...]

Concern Worldwide: Call for Proposals for RAPID Fund

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Concern Worldwide is seeking proposals for its RAPID Fund to fund humanitarian organizations to implement short-term relief/early recovery projects for the returnees to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Temporarily Dislocated Persons (TDPs) residing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Concern RAPID Fund aims to complement the efforts of the Government of Pakistan towards relief and recovery assistance to affected populations. Concern Worldwide is an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Cycle 7 Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) has launched a Call for Pre-Proposals for its Cycle 7 grant program with an aim to leverage USG scientific investment in R&D to support USAID’s development goals in priority countries. This cycle marks the return of the program's Open Call for proposals from all eligible countries on a wide range of development-related fields, including biodiversity, agriculture, environment, clean energy, disaster … [Read more...]

EPA Grant Program: Providing Training and Technical Assistance for Small Public Water Systems

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking applications for its grant program to provide training and technical assistance for small public water systems to help such systems achieve and maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), and to provide training and technical assistance for small publicly owned wastewater systems, communities served by onsite/decentralized wastewater systems, and private well owners to improve water quality … [Read more...]

Apply for Water JPI 2017 Joint Call: Supporting International Cooperation Activities

Deadline: 11 December 2017 Applications are open for Water JPI 2017 Joint Call with an aim to enable transnational, collaborative research, development and innovation projects addressing questions relating to the water challenges faced by society with focus on Water Resource Management in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The Water JPI 2017 Joint Call will be funded by 12 Funding Partner Organisations from 12 countries. The Funding Partner Organisations (FPOs) … [Read more...]

Applications Open for India-Israel Global Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Startup India and the Israel Innovation Authority are inviting entrepreneurs, startups, research teams, etc., to submit their solutions to challenges in the areas of agriculture, water and digital health. India and Israel are joining forces in order to address some of the world’s most pressing innovation challenges. Focus Issues Healthcare Challenge #1: Solutions for real-time health monitoring, home care, remote care, periodic counseling and advice on … [Read more...]

USDA: Seeking Applications for Solid Waste Management Grant Program

Deadline: 2 January 2018 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for its Solid Waste Management Grant Program that reduces or eliminates pollution of water resources by providing funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites. Funds may be used to: Evaluate current landfill conditions to identify threats to water resources. Provide technical assistance or training to enhance … [Read more...]

Apply for NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum 2018! Supporting Social Innovations across India

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The NASSCOM Foundation is seeking applications for its Social Innovation Forum 2018 to recognize and support Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) led innovations that have met a social development need or helped organizations achieve their social development objectives. The NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum is a ‘Tech 4 Good’ platform that aims to address critical gaps in development, through technology-led social innovations and solutions that can lead to … [Read more...]

UNHCR Call for EOIs: Inviting NGOs to Implement Projects with the United Nations Agencies in Syria

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Syria is currently inviting non-governmental organizations (NGOs) authorized to implement projects with the United Nations Agencies in Syria to express interest to support UNHCR’s 2018 operations in Syria through partnership arrangements. UNHCR’s overall protection strategy for 2018 is aligned with its global mandate for situations of internal displacement as well as the HRP priorities. With … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Local Small Scale Projects for 2018

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bosnia and Herzegovina has announced its annual call for proposals for the Local Small Scale Projects (LSP) directly managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Sarajevo. These projects are complementary to the large multiple-year projects implemented by the Czech Development Agency (CzDA) and are important component of the Czech Republic Development Cooperation. Target Sectors The projects should preferably target in the … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants (UK and Peru)

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The Newton Fund together with a UK Government initiative funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its Researcher Links Travel Grants to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Researcher Links Travel Grants provide financial support for early-career … [Read more...]

DFAT Request for Proposals: Water for Women Fund

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is currently inviting proposals from eligible Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to implement gender and socially inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in South Asia, South-East Asia and the Pacific through the Water for Women Fund. The Fund is a flagship program in Australia’s engagement in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). The Fund draws on lessons from DFAT’s Civil Society WASH Fund (the CS … [Read more...]

Securing Water for Food: Inviting Applicants for Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest

Deadline: 27 September 2017 Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development has launched a global water-agriculture photo contest to call attention to the significant issue of water scarcity while recognizing and celebrating steps being taken around the world to improve water and food security. Aims Harness the power of images to tell a story that raises awareness and inspires action to Securing Water for Food’s commitment to enterprises and organizations with innovations … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation Integrated Processes

Deadline: 24 November 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes” in order 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 … [Read more...]

DST-NRDIO Call for Proposals 2017: Indo-Hungarian Joint Research Program

Deadline:  17 November 2017 The Department of Science & Technology (DST) of India and the National Research Development and Innovation Office (NRDIO) of Hungary have jointly announced a call for proposals 2017 to promote collaborative projects with clearly defined goals involving at least one Indian and one Hungarian scientist. Purposes To further research advances and knowledge production within the priority areas To create synergies across borders and institutes To benefit … [Read more...]

APN Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for 2017 CRRP and CAPaBLE Programmes

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Asia Pacific Network (APN) for Global Change Research is currently inviting applicants for the two programmes: Collaborative Regional Research Program (CRRP) Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE) Priority Topics APN invites trans- and interdisciplinary research and capacity development proposals focusing on the following topics for South Asia, Southeast Asia and Temperate East Asia as indicated below: South Asia Policy-relevant research … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The World Water Council (WWC) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize. Working towards creating global awareness and taking concrete measures to promote the cause of water is the underlying rationale behind the awarding of the prize. Falling within the overarching framework of “Cooperation and solidarity in the fields of management and development of water resources”, this Sixth Edition of the Great Prize will reward the … [Read more...]

DST Call for Proposals: 2017 BRICS Multilateral Research and Development Projects

Deadline: 28 November 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is seeking proposals for its 2017 BRICS Multilateral Research and Development Projects with an aim to support excellent research on priority areas which can best be addressed by a multinational approach. The initiative should facilitate cooperation among the researchers and institutions in the consortia which consist of partners from at least three of the BRICS countries. Thematic Areas Prevention and monitoring … [Read more...]