IWA’s Women in Water Award: Celebrating Female Leadership in the Field of Water

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for the IWA's Women in Water Award to acknowledge and celebrate female leadership in the field of water. Through this award, the IWA recognises those women working in the field of water who, through their demonstrated leadership, have had a significant positive impact on the development of the industry. The award showcases an individual’s excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiatives, impact of work and inspiration to others. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for IWA’s Global Water Award!

Deadline: 5 May 2018 Nominations are open for IWA’s Global Water Award to recognise those individuals who, through innovative leadership and practice, have made a significant contribution to a world in which water is wisely managed. Showcasing exceptional individuals who have changed industry norms to create lasting progress, IWAs Global Water Award aims to recognise and reward those water innovators that are driving change. The IWA Awards Committee seeks to find true influencers, leaders, … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants

Deadline: 8 June 2018 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 researchers … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Let’s change for us, by us! Mali Influence Grant Program

Deadline: 30 May 2018 Does your network, coalition or organization want to defend and lobby for the proper implementation of current laws or for new policies? Do you want to create a network of like-minded organizations to amplify the voices of marginalized and discriminated groups? Do you want to influence and change the attitudes, practices and processes of your local community vis-à-vis a target group of Voice? If you answered yes to the questions above, then apply for the Let's change for … [Read more...]

SMHI International Training Program: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Deadline: 27 May 2018 The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) is inviting organisations from Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to nominate candidates for the International Advanced Training Program on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. This training sequence places special emphasis on water resources and agriculture. The overall objective of this training program is to combat the negative effects of climate change on vulnerable and poor populations, through the … [Read more...]

Stockholm International Water Institute: Seeking Applications for 2018 Journalist Grant

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you passionate about water and development? Have you covered these topics in your work but want a chance to learn more and interview major actors in the water community? Have you looked for an opportunity to report on a global water meeting, where world leaders, policy makers, and academics meet representatives from the private sector and civil society to discuss some of the world’s most urgent issues? If yes, then apply for the SIWI Journalist Grant! Stockholm … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Aid to Uprooted Programme Thailand

Deadline: 12 July 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its "Aid to Uprooted Programme Thailand" to contribute to a long-term solution to the challenges encountered by the Myanmar refugees living in 9 camps along the Myanmar border. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are: to continue with the provision of basic services in the nine camps and in the hosting communities in Thailand, while preparing Myanmar refugees for a possible return process. Expected … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Lebanon: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Embassy of Japan in Lebanon is currently inviting applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects to support projects proposed by various organizations such as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and municipalities. The goal of GGP is to improve the livelihood of socially and economically vulnerable people. The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Program (GGP) was established to assist NGOs and local public authorities to … [Read more...]

Community Water Development Fund 2018: Supporting Communities in Progressing Water Related Projects and Initiatives

Deadline: 28 May 2018 The Local Authority Waters & Communities Office has announced the launch of an open call for applications to a Community Water Development Fund 2018. The Community Water Development Fund aims to support communities in progressing water related projects and initiatives, delivering benefits locally whilst also helping to meet the objectives of the River Basin Management Plan for Ireland and the wider EU Water Framework Directive. This fund will enable communities to … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 18 May 2018 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 for more sustainable urban water and sanitation services, where the rights, needs and demands of  all citizens, including those of marginalised groups, are taken into account. Benefits Increased knowledge of methods and … [Read more...]

NWO/RISTEKDIKTI Call for Proposals: 2018 Cooperation Indonesia-The Netherlands Programme

Deadline: 17 May 2018 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), in cooperation with the Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEKDIKTI) has launched a call for proposals for 2018 Cooperation Indonesia-The Netherlands programme. RISTEKDIKTI and NWO work together in the Cooperation Indonesia-The Netherlands programme to finance joint research that is in alignment with the national science agendas of Indonesia and the Netherlands, the UN … [Read more...]

Ashoka Africa: Seeking Applications for its Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator

Deadline: 21 May 2018 Are you a social enterprise and are you looking to raise investments for the first time? Are you based in North, East or Southern Africa? Join 6 months Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator by Ashoka Africa, designed to support social entrepreneurs! The aim of the accelerator is to support social entrepreneurs to refine their business model and become investment ready. It also aims to support them to find the right hybrid corporate structure to access both investment … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Embassy of Japan in Uganda is seeking proposals for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) to provide financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations to support community development projects which directly benefit people at the grassroots level. Project Areas Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing under GGP. Preferable, however, are projects in the areas below. Particular … [Read more...]

KWEF Overseas Research Grants 2018: Supporting Conservation & Restoration of Water Resources

Deadline: 26 April 2018 The Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (KWEF) is seeking applications from Asian countries  for its Overseas Research Grant 2018 to support scientists who are conducting research in their own countries on the conservation and restoration of water resources, which are defined as oceans, surface water and underground water as well as the areas of land adjacent to them. Research Areas Research subjects related to water environment in the applicant's country can … [Read more...]

World Bank approves US$80 million Project to support Panama

The World Bank has approved a US$80 million project to improve the infrastructure and quality of health, education, water and sanitation services in 12 Indigenous territories of Panama. The innovative project is based on the priorities established by the Indigenous communities and their traditional leaders. The loan will support the implementation of the Comprehensive National Plan for Indigenous Peoples of Panama. which aims to support the capacity of Indigenous Authorities and the … [Read more...]

IKEA Foundation announces €3.5 million support for Women’s Empowerment Programme in India

The IKEA Foundation has announced a new grant for €3.5 million to support its partner PRADAN with its successful women’s empowerment programme in India which helps women living in rural communities in India to organise themselves into strong self-help groups. These groups give them a stronger voice within their families and villages, and enable them to take charge of their lives. IKEA have been working with PRADAN since 2013 and invested a total of €11.5 million in their programmes, which … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. Competition Goals No Poverty Zero Hunger Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education Gender Equality Clean Water and Sanitation Affordable and Clean Energy Decent Work and Economic Growth Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Reduced Inequalities Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 Tibetan Refugees in India and Nepal Program

Deadline: 17 April 2018 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “2018 Tibetan Refugees in India and Nepal”. Proposed activities should primarily support Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal locations. Priorities Proposed activities should primarily support Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal locations. Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 to mobilize Innovation Potential of Africa!

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 which is an Africa-wide and home grown initiative aimed at harnessing the innovation potential of the continent. The goal is to engage as many people as possible in order to build a broad constituency in support of innovation in Africa. The basic fact is that Africa cannot outsource its development. It aims to mobilize the people and, especially those with the ‘power to act’, including investors, the … [Read more...]

Seven Projects in Kenya benefits from Kshs 45.4 Million Grant!

The Ambassador of Japan to Kenya and the representatives of seven grantee organizations at the Embassy in Nairobi, H.E. Mr. Toshitsugu Uesawa has signed seven Grant Contracts for GGP worth more than USD 457,000 (approx. Kshs 45.4Million). The Government of Japan has been providing funds to non-profit organizations such as Self Help groups, CBOs, NGOs, Schools, Medical Institutions and County Governments through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) since … [Read more...]