UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards: Helping Young People Help the Planet

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Applications are open for MAB Young Scientists Awards to target young researchers carrying out interdisciplinary research in line with UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. Priority is given to projects carried out in biosphere reserves. MAB Young Scientists Award applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the priorities of the LAP, and to identify in their applications how their research contributes to the research-related actions of the … [Read more...]

Three Dot Dash: Seeking Nominations or 2018 Global Teen Leaders

Deadline: 21 August 2017 Three Dot Dash is seeking applications for its 2018 Global Teen Leaders to address the world’s most pressing issues – Humanity’s Basic Needs. Three Dot Dash identifies 25-35 Global Teen Leaders (GTLs) each year and brings them to New York City to attend the Just Peace Summit.  At the Summit, GTLs tool-up and recalibrate through innovative content and action-driven workshops geared to help further amplify their work and impact. From strategic storytelling to conflict … [Read more...]

Applications Open for European Youth Foundation’s Structural Grant!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The European Youth Foundation (EYF) is a fund established in 1972 by the Council of Europe to provide financial and educational support for European youth activities. The foundation is accepting applications for its Structural Grants that are grants for general administrative costs incurred by youth NGOs. Grant Categories The EYF offers two types of structural grants: Structural grant for 2 consecutive years These grants are available every 2 years and … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Robert Bosch Stiftung and Black Sea Trust: Inviting Applicants for Confidence Building Project Proposals

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation of the German Marshall Fund (BST) are seeking proposals for its 2017-18 Confidence Building project to support confidence building activities of non-state actors in the South Caucasus, Ukraine and Moldova, and its neighboring countries. The projects should be initiated by civil society organizations which can effectively engage target audiences within the population of the region in their … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Small Grant Programme for Inter Faith Week 2017 in UK!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Inter Faith Youth Trust (Alma Royalton-Kisch Trust) is seeking applications for its Small Grants Programme under Inter Faith Week 2017 to promote the education of children and young people about the religions of the world and funds projects that bring together young people of different faiths to improve collaboration and understanding. Small Grants Programme for events organised by and for young people focused around Inter Faith Week 12-19 November … [Read more...]

The Future Project and Microsoft Nigeria: Accelerating the Economy through Youth in Enterprise

Deadline: 24 August 2017 Do you think you have what it takes to build socially inclined, high profit, highly-competitive enterprise capable of impacting the GDP? Then join the league of youths who are applying for Accelerate the Economy through Youth in Enterprise Program. The Future Project in collaboration with Microsoft Nigeria is seeking applications for its "Accelerate the Economy through Youth in Enterprise (Accelerate LABS)". Accelerate LABS is the activation of Small and Medium Scale … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Youth4Regions Media Programme!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The European Commission is conducting a competition entitled "Youth4Regions Media Programme" amongst media students across Europe. The European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy seeks to encourage students in journalism to communicate on concrete projects co- funded by the European Regional Development and Cohesion Funds. The lucky winners will be offered a chance to come to Brussels as a part of the media pool communicating on one of the … [Read more...]

The Lancet : Establishing a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Lancet is looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work with them to set up a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission. The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. Eligibility Criteria Successful applicants will be between 18-24 years; however applicants up to 29 years are also encouraged to apply. … [Read more...]

U.S.-China Youth Forum on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Opportunities!

Deadline: 5 September 2017 The Department of State (the Department) Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (the Bureau) has announced through a NOFO, an open competition to identify a U.S. implementing partner for the U.S.-China Youth Forum on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Opportunities (the Forum). The U.S. host is the Bureau. China’s host is the All China Youth Federation (ACYF). The two-day Forum is projected to take place in Shenzhen, China in early December, 2017. The U.S. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Applications are open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age that will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase, share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programmes. The program’s aim is to develop the leadership and digital skills of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The FutureLab Europe Programme 2018!

Deadline: 24 September 2017 Applications are open for "The FutureLab Europe 2018" programme with an aim to select bright, active and young Europeans aged between 20 and 30 who want to play an active role in shaping the future of Europe by implementing a project with a civic impact. Projects ideas can include (but are not limited to!) a blog series, volunteering activities, a picture exhibition, artwork, short movie, school visits, a series of debates and should be connected to the programme’s … [Read more...]

Aziz Foundation’s Grant: Supporting Charitable Activities in UK

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Aziz Foundation is seeking application for its grant program to support charitable activities, usually to registered charities or charitable community groups, but sometimes to other bodies or individuals authorised by Board of Trustees. The focus of the foundation's work is in identifying and addressing the challenges faced by disadvantaged communities; developing new leadership from within these communities, and enabling them to participate positively in wider … [Read more...]

Call for Applications for “UNDP Youth Leadership Program III: Accelerating Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development”

Deadline: 10 August 2017 Do you have an innovative solution to address a social challenge in your community? Do you want to learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to meet other young leaders from around the country? Do you want to become an agent of change? Do you want to learn how to improve the design of your solution and implement projects that will help your communities? If yes, then apply for UNDP Youth Leadership Program III. UNDP has launched the Third … [Read more...]

Submit EOIs for the Life Chances Fund! Supporting Locally Developed Projects in UK

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Life Chances Fund (LCF) is currently seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) to help those people in society who face the most significant barriers to leading happy and productive lives. Objectives Increasing the number and scale of SIBs in England Making it easier and quicker to set up a SIB Generating public sector efficiencies by delivering better outcomes and using this to understand how cashable savings are increasing social innovation and … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning 2020 … [Read more...]

GEPT Sub-Grant Program: Increasing Participation of Traditionally Marginalized Populations in Electoral Processes

Deadline Extended till 31 August 2017 The Consortium for Elections and Political Processes Strengthening (CEPPS) is inviting applicants for the Global Elections and Political Transitions (GEPT) Leader with Associates award that is a program made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The GEPT program supports elections and political transitions during a period of tremendous social change, marked by the … [Read more...]

Apply for CTEP Youth Biodiversity Research Small Grant!

Deadline: 22 September 2017 The Cicada Tree Eco-Place (CTEP) is inviting Singapore youths for its "Youth Biodiversity Research Small Grant 2017". The CTEP Small Grant supports small-scale or pilot projects in local nature/biodiversity and conservation. Funding Information The CTEP Small Grant is for up to 4000 SGD. Eligibility Criteria Applications are accepted from individuals or small groups of researchers between the ages of 18 – 35. General Criteria: Projects should focus … [Read more...]

The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation: Seeking Applications for the Literacy Fund

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is currently inviting proposals from organisations working or based in Sub-Saharan Africa for the Literacy Fund to undertake projects to increase literacy levels in young people. The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is a charitable organisation dedicated to empowering young writers, the advancement of the adventure writing genre and the promotion of literacy. The Literacy Fund aims to: support projects aiming to improve … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Stimulating the Leadership of Young People in Environmental CSOs

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting young people for its Grant program with an aim to stimulate leadership of young people in environmental Civil Society Organizations in order to secure dedicated, knowledgeable and skillful leaders for the environmental movement in the developing world. The JWH Initiative provides small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, Initiative aims to strengthen environmental … [Read more...]

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