Nominations Open for 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to award outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, linguistics, … [Read more...]

MINDS Call for Applications: Youth Program in Elections and Governance for African Researchers

Deadline:  3 February 2017 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is inviting applicants from distinguished African researchers/ research institutions to conduct a baseline study on advocacy and engagement strategies to enhance youth participation in elections and governance in Africa. The main objective of the baseline study is to provide an understanding of youth participation in elections and governance in Africa with the aim of clarifying the gaps to be filled or … [Read more...]

DFID: Supporting Child Protection and Youth Empowerment Projects in Tanzania

Deadline: 30 January 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) Tanzania is in the early design phase of programming on child protection and youth empowerment. This work will be part of a future larger programme on Education and Youth. Objectives DFID Tanzania is hosting an Early Market Engagement meeting on this project to: inform the market of the upcoming opportunity solicit feedback ahead of the development of the Business Case identify whether there are … [Read more...]

The Mazda Foundation’s Grant Program: Providing Assistance to Charitable Entities, Causes and Individuals throughout New Zealand

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Mazda Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program with an aim to include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to individuals and causes which may qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide: Assistance towards the maintenance and improvement of the natural environment Assistance in the advancement of culture and education to achieve excellence at all levels in the community Assistance to young people … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Young Innovator International Conference!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Young Innovators in collaboration with Special Education Unit, Innovation Centre, Youth Friendly Resources Centre, African Youth Association of NGOs, Multi-Education Service Trust and LIFYEAD Africa is happy to announce the 2017 Young Innovators International Conference. This conference will be the largest gathering of youths, Entrepreneurs, Innovators and students across Africa, serving as a platform to support, unite and re-focus activities towards youth innovation, … [Read more...]

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: Mentoring Opportunities for Youth in United States

Deadline:  13 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative. The program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting mentoring programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, truancy, and other problem and high-risk behaviors. The program supports the implementation and … [Read more...]

The Next Economy Programme: Addressing the Issue of Youth Unemployment in Nigeria

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The SOS Children Villages, Nigeria in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages, Netherlands, 1% club, Enviu and Afrilabs is currently implementing the "Next Economy Programme", a 3-year programme with support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Next Economy Programme was created to address the issue of youth unemployment through increased access to entrepreneurship training, advisory services and linkages that will eventually result to improved livelihoods … [Read more...]

2017 Young Leaders Program: Promoting Progressive Leadership within Romanian and European Society

Deadline: 1 February 2017 Aspen Institute Romania is seeking nominations for its Young Leaders program 2017 with an aim to bring increased diversity and relevance for a growing Network of almost 200 Aspen Fellows already covering 14 countries. The flagship Leadership Program of the Aspen Institute Romania for the last 10 years, the Young Leaders Program, has reached its 11th edition. The key objectives of the Young Leaders Program are: to promote and advance progressive leadership … [Read more...]

UNAOC’s Youth Solidarity Fund: Supporting Youth-Led Organizations to Promote Intercultural and Interfaith Dialogue

Deadline: 5 February 2017 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applicants from eligible organizations for its Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) in order to support youth-led organizations that foster peaceful and inclusive societies by providing direct funding to outstanding projects promoting intercultural and interfaith dialogue. Objectives The project aims to improve understanding and cooperative relations among nations and peoples across cultures and religions, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MERICS European China Talent Program 2017!

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) is seeking applicants for its European China Talent Program 2017 in order to deepen their engagement with contemporary China. The three-day program, which is organized by the MERICS European China Policy Unit, will take place from 25 to 28 April 2017 in Berlin. The MERICS European China Talent Program gathers a select group of 15 young China experts from across Europe in Berlin to give them an opportunity to discuss … [Read more...]

Australia Day Foundation UK Trust Grant: Seeking Applications from Young Australians

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Australia Day Foundation UK Trust is seeking applications for its Grant program to support young Australian’s resident abroad or in the United Kingdom who are to undertake to further their education or career in the United Kingdom in any field of endeavor including education, business, sports, arts and culture and the professions. Objectives The Australia Day Foundation UK Trust’s objectives are to promote the education, including the social and physical training, … [Read more...]

Apply for Swedish Institute’s Young Connectors of the Future Programme in South Asia!

Deadline: 9 February 2017 The Swedish Institute (SI) is currently inviting applicants from South Asia for its Young Connectors of the Future Programme (YCF) with an aim to support young leaders in the South Asia region by giving them the tools and methods they need in their work for an equal and sustainable society. The YCF programme is leadership training within the context of working for an equal and sustainable society. Participants – who are all experts in their fields – will learn in … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Cross-border Cooperation Programme Albania- Kosovo

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for Cross-border Cooperation Programme Albania- Kosovo under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) allocations for 2014-2015 with an aim to foster socioeconomic development and strengthen the neighbourly relations in the programme area through encouraging cooperation among people, communities and institutions. Thematic Priorities Protecting the environment, … [Read more...]

Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship 2017: Inviting Young European Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 6 February 2017 The 2017 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program is currently open for applications. In 2017, the YTILI Fellowship will engage up to 100 young European entrepreneurs in a series of professional development and leadership activities that are designed to support the growth and development of commercial and social business ventures in their home communities. YTILI Fellows will build networks, linkages and lasting partnerships to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s International Youth Fellowship in Thailand!

Deadline: 25 February 2017 Do you want to give a try to meditation and start a true change from within? If yes, then apply for the International Youth Fellowship in Thailand. The Peace Revolution is currently seeking applications for its International Youth Fellowship in Thailand, a free online self-development program is a 42-day challenge teaching the skills and techniques involved in the development of inner peace. Objectives Tools for Inner Peace: Support the fellowship … [Read more...]

Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue: Inviting Attendees for Discussions on Governance and Public Policy

Deadline: 27 January 2017 The inaugural Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue—AJYD 2017 is currently open for applications and invites delegates from Australia and Japan to attend an expert-led program of roundtables, to be held in Melbourne, Australia. Over three days, AJYD 2017 will include discussions on governance and public policy, the 'Special Strategic Partnership', the trade relationship after JAEPA, innovation and entrepreneurship, and the future of the bilateral relationship, along with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Erasmus+ Youth Partnership Funding Programme!

Deadline: 2 February 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications for its program "ERASMUS+ Youth Partnership Funding". Priority Areas establishment of new networks of social enterprises, associations, clubs, NGOs development and delivery of courses and training on entrepreneurship education (in particular entrepreneurship for social benefit and the use of ICT) activities that spread information, raise understanding and critical engagement with the media or other … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s SIMP Africa Programme: Be a Part of an International Network of Emerging Leaders!

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Do you want to be a part of an international network of emerging leaders focused on responsible leadership and sustainable business practices? If yes, then apply for the Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Africa. Applications are open for Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Africa, funded by the Swedish Government. SIMP Africa comprises three weeks of intensive training. The programme is divided into a two-day kick-off and two modules, spread out … [Read more...]

Life Chances Fund: Supporting Projects based in U.K. with up to £80 million

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Life Chances Fund is now open for expressions of interest (EOIs) in the themes of early years and young people. The Life Chances Fund will aim for contributions of around 20% of total outcomes payments, with local commissioners paying for the majority of the outcomes payments. However the level of contribution from the LCF will be refined to reflect the balance in savings that are generated for the wider public sector. Where the rate of savings to central government … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Paraguay: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2017

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Embassy of the United States of America in Paraguay’s Public Diplomacy (PD) section is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2017. The PD section is seeking to inform and share with audiences in Paraguay about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic, and political systems, and values through programs focusing on the priority areas outlined below. Funding Priorities Preparing under-served youth to … [Read more...]

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