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...]

Applications Open for Planning Grants under Sida/Demo Environment Programme

Deadline: 6 September 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 Grants. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grants to strengthen partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus Areas Climate change … [Read more...]

Sida/Demo Environment Programme: Seeking Applications for Demonstration Grants

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you an organisation in one of the 14 countries mentioned below? Are you looking to import technology that would be new to your country? Would this technology have a beneficial impact on the environment, and help reduce poverty? If yes, then apply for the Demonstration Grants. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Demonstration Grants in order to involve new and sustainable … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Ghana: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program 2017-18

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Australian High Commission in Ghana is seeking applications for Direct Aid Program for 2017-18, small grants program to help fund development projects in its countries of accreditation including Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The primary objective of the DAP is to achieve a practical and tangible humanitarian or developmental outcome in vulnerable communities. DAP funds activities that have a direct, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2017 Australian Climate and Water Summer Institute

Deadline: 27 August 2017 Applications are open for 2017 Australian Climate and Water Summer Institute that will offer around 15 of the most talented students and early career researchers in Australia and New Zealand a unique opportunity to work closely with peers and experts from academia and government agencies to enhance climate and water information and its practical applications. The Summer Institute will take place in Canberra in two phases: a two-week ‘boot camp’ from 11-23 December … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICT for Mountain Development Award 2017!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is currently inviting applications for its ICT for Mountain Development Award 2017 in order to recognize innovations in information and communications technology for Development (ICTD) that can help promote mountain development and environmental conservation. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these changes, adapt to them, and make the most of new opportunities, while addressing … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission Nigeria: Small Grants – Direct Aid Program (DAP)

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Australian High Commission Nigeria is seeking applications for its Small Grants – Direct Aid Program (DAP), a flexible small grants program run directly by the Australian High Commission in Abuja (and by around 50 other Australian overseas missions). DAP is primarily aimed at supporting small-scale sustainable development projects and activities that are participatory in nature and, preferably, which actively engage the beneficiaries in the design, development, … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 8 December 2017 The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is seeking concept notes for the  2nd round of its Sustainable Water Fund programme (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 … [Read more...]

IDB’s Call for Proposals: World Water Forum 2018

Deadline: 28 August 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a call for proposals for the 8th World Water Forum 2018. The proposals for the most groundbreaking practices and case studies on water and sanitation in the Americas will be presented at the World Water Forum 2018 in Brasilia. The World Water Forum is the major water and sanitation event worldwide. It will take place between March 18th and 23rd of 2018, in Brasilia, cohosted by the World Water Council and the … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: GEF Small Grants Programme in Lebanon

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is accepting proposals in the five thematic areas: Biodiversity Land degradation Climate Change International Water Chemicals Focus Areas Conservation of biodiversity: in protected areas, critical forest ecosystems, and conservation of biodiversity related to sustainable agriculture. Climate change mitigation: … [Read more...]

Apply for GSMA Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 3 September 2017 Applications are open for the Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund with an aim to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water and sanitation services. To date, M4D Utilities estimates the trials have impacted over 2.5 million direct beneficiaries in underserved populations around the world. The grants awarded since 2013 have led to an additional $174 million raised by grantees from the private sector, showcasing … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Benin: Embassy Cotonou’s Small-Grants Program

Deadline: 28 August 2017 The U.S. Mission to Benin is pleased to announce an open competition for community organizations in Benin to submit applications for a grant from Embassy Cotonou's Small-Grants program (ECSG) with an aim to assist Beninese community groups to develop lasting, self sustaining projects that significantly impact communities by addressing critical health, social, and development concerns. These grants have contributed to agricultural modernization, economic development, … [Read more...]

STDF-JSPS Joint Call for Proposals: Supporting Joint Research Projects and Seminars

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) have announced its seventh call for proposals in the framework of the cooperation between the Egyptian and Japanese governments. The purpose of this program is to establish a new cooperation or to further advance an existing one in areas of mutual interest. In addition, the program will promote exchange visits between Egyptian and Japanese scientists and will … [Read more...]

Apply for Postdoctoral African Fellowship in Hydro-Economics! Sustaining Growth through Water Security

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Reach Programme is seeking applications for its Postdoctoral African Fellowship in Hydro-Economics to provide an early career researcher an opportunity to develop their career in water security in Africa. The focus of this Fellowship aligns with the REACH Observatory, Sustaining Growth through Water Security. This Fellowship provides the recipient with an opportunity to develop their academic career in water security and in partnership with the REACH … [Read more...]

Apply for IDB & FEMSA Foundation’s Water, Sanitation and Waste Management Innovation Awards!

Deadline: 12 September 2017 Do you have a water, sanitation or solid waste startup, solution, product, initiative or service that is improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean? If so, apply now to participate in the IDB-FEMSA Award. Selected finalists will be called in Buenos Aires for the award ceremony, which will take place in November during the IWA 2017 Congress. The award aims to highlight innovative startups, solutions, products and initiatives in water, sanitation, and solid … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Millennium Oceans Prize! Inviting Passionate Young Leaders Worldwide

Deadline: 30 July 2017 Are you an undergraduate student who is passionate about the health of our oceans and life under water? If yes, then apply for the Millennium Oceans Prize! Millennium Campus Network, an organization dedicated to social and environmental impact related to the SDG's, is looking for passionate young leaders to create a concrete campaign idea to rally fellow peers and youth leaders across the globe to advocacy and leadership for the oceans, freshwater systems, sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), the Daugherty Water for Food Institute (DWFI) and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are seeking applications for its Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program to nurture cooperation between students and scientists from both countries. Objectives The program is envisaged to: provide opportunity to best and brightest Indian … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Grant Proposals: National Drought Management Plan for Water Sector in Jordan

Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Mainstreaming Rio Convention Provisions into National Sectorial Policies in Jordan that is funded by the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are seeking a call for project grant proposals for Pilot Projects on the National Rangelands Strategy and the National Drought Management Plan for Water Sector in order to respond to the following main constraints hindering the mainstreaming processes in the targeted … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for SIWI’s Stockholm Water Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently inviting applicants for its Stockholm Water Prize 2018 to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Prize Categories Policy and Practices human rights, conflict resolution, influence on policies, and international cooperation with application in the water sector sustainable and safe … [Read more...]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Transdisciplinary Research into Detecting and Controlling Lead in Drinking Water

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking applications for its grant program entitled "Transdisciplinary Research into Detecting and Controlling Lead in Drinking Water". EPA is issuing this call for research to foster projects to: identify communities that are at a high risk of experiencing the adverse health effects of lead in drinking water; identify opportunities to mitigate these risks; and conduct educational and outreach efforts so … [Read more...]