Call for Applications: UNESCO-Rotary Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Rotary and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education are currently accepting applications for Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals. Rotary and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education have teamed up to tackle the world’s water and sanitation crisis by increasing the number of trained professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, The Rotary Foundation will provide grants to … [Read more...]

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity: Call for Proposals for Sustainable, Innovative Solutions to Improve Liveability

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is seeking proposals for Sustainable, Innovative Solutions to Improve Liveability. The Foundation seeks to help innovators overcome initial obstacles to reach a stage where they can demonstrate the effectiveness of their ideas for eventual application. Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is a Singapore-based non-profit philanthropic organisation that funds and supports strategic and impact-driven programmes focusing on championing the … [Read more...]

The Water Abundance XPRIZE: Apply and Win Exciting Cash Prizes for Technologies to Alleviate the Global Water Crisis

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Australia's Aid Program, together with the Tata Group is inviting applications for the Water Abundance XPRIZE, a $1.75 million competition, challenging teams to alleviate the global water crisis with energy-efficient technologies that harvest fresh water from thin air. Teams will revolutionize access to fresh water by creating a device that extracts a minimum of 2,000 liters of water per day from the atmosphere using 100% renewable energy, at a cost of no more than … [Read more...]

STDF Development and Innovation Grants: 6th Call for National Challenges Projects

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) is seeking applications to provide grants under its National Challenges Projects (NCP) to address public and private sector priority needs in all areas with the ultimate goal of improving socio-economic issues and/or enhancing the nation’s GDP. The objectives of this call are proposed to encourage scientists to respond to society needs and market demand, and to apply innovative or applicable solutions to urgent and … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Energy-Water-Climate Change Nexus Workshop

Deadline: 26 April 2017 How can our energy and water systems be more sustainable? How resilient are they against natural and social risks and potential disruptions? And how should different stakeholders, such as cities or multi-national companies, prepare themselves to understand sustainability and resilience in such context? Applications are currently open for the workshop on "Energy-Water-Climate Change Nexus (EWCN) in a Transitional Economy: Sustainability and Resilience". Energy and water … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: German-Israeli Water Technology Cooperation Program

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology and Space (MOST) have jointly announced a call for Proposals “German-Israeli Water Technology Cooperation Program” in the field of water technology. Objectives To improve the water situation in Israel and its direct neighbourhood and/or Germany. Transferability of the results to comparable regions should preferably be ensured. To facilitate access to new … [Read more...]

Julia Taft Refugee Fund: Addressing the Social Welfare of Refugees in affected areas of Cameroon

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Yaounde-Cameroon, Political and Economic Section is seeking proposals for its Julia Taft Refugee Fund that will address refugees or returned refugees social welfare in affected regions of Cameroon. The proposals will also consider supporting projects that benefit both refugees/returnees and their host communities. Proposals can address one or more of the following areas: education, health, WASH, vocational training, income generating activities or … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 26 April 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...]