Apply for Pitching for Peace! A Competition for Journalists

Deadline: 1 March 2018 War Stories, Peace Stories (WSPS), in partnership with the Pulitzer Center, is currently inviting journalists working from any platform to pitch a project focused on an underreported nonviolent response or peace effort in an international conflict area. WSPS seeks pitches that illuminate peace efforts, nonviolent resistance, and reconciliation in areas of international conflict or extremism. Funding Information Three projects will be selected for Pulitzer Center … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IWMF’s Kim Wall Memorial Fund!

Deadline: 2 February 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Kim Wall Memorial Fund - Inaugural Grant” Program. The grant will fund a female reporter covering subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.” Kim wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life, and the Kim Wall Memorial Fund honors this legacy. Grant Information The Kim Wall Memorial Fund will distribute one … [Read more...]

OPEN Media Hub EOIs: Production Support for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The OPEN Media Hub is launching a Call for Expression of Interest for Production Support, a scheme to enable TV and online video journalists in the European Neighbourhood to create contents (audio-visual stories, news, features, online portfolio…) related to the European Union and their respective countries’ relations with the European Union. Besides financial support, media professionals will benefit from practical guidance to produce audio-visual stories, video news … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize 2018!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize 2018, awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform for children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. KidsRights feels that children should be recognized, awarded and motivated in their fierce efforts to improve their own situation and that of the … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund to work with purpose and passion on behalf of wildlife and habitats worldwide, encouraging sustainable solutions through support of species research, animal rescue and rehabilitation and conservation education. Priority Areas Species Research: Marine Fish Sustainability: Research that contributes to the ability to create sustainable populations of marine fishes through aquaculture, with … [Read more...]

Saving Lives at Birth Round 8: A Grand Challenge for Development

Deadline: 28 February 2018 United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada (funded by the Government of Canada), UK’s Department of International Development (DFID), and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) have joined together to launch the eighth round of "Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development". The program seeks groundbreaking prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Visegrad Strategic Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 February 2018 International Visegrad Fund is seeking applications for its Strategic Grants Program. Strategic Grants support project proposals addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group. Strategic Grants are designed for longer project duration (12–36 months), offer higher financial support (ca. €40,000 on average per project), and are recommended for more experienced grantees. Strategic Grants priorities in 2017 Regional cooperation for … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting Applicants for Visegrad+ Grant Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 International Visegrad Fund is inviting applicants for its Visegrad+ Grant program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly via … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for Visegrad Grants Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting eligible organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4) and worldwide for its Visegrad Grants program in order to foster regional cooperation between the V4 countries and projects advancing innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the project. The average grant support for supported project in 2016 was around €20,000. Focus Areas … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Grawemeyer Award!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, is open for applications and seeks ideas on issues of world importance and presented viewpoints that could lead to a more just and peaceful world. Each idea supports one noble cause: to inspire us all to work together for the common good. The Award is presented annually to the winner of a competition designed to stimulate the recognition, dissemination and critical analysis of outstanding proposals for improving … [Read more...]

McLain Association for Children: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Program

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Recognizing that the most meaningful efforts often come from within the community, McLain Association for Children, Inc. is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program to identify those that are already out there doing good work and assist them to accomplish even more. McLain Association for Children seeks to transform the lives of the most vulnerable around the world by providing them with the resources they need and by strengthening the systems and individuals … [Read more...]

Media Freedom Matters Program: Grants for Advocacy Projects, Educational and Outreach Initiatives in Support of the Media in Moldova

Deadline: 21 January 2018 Freedom House, together with the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, is accepting applications for financial support from local registered non-governmental organizations and coalitions based in the Republic of Moldova, in the Eastern Partnership region and the European Union, seeking to raise awareness of freedom of the press, freedom of expression and independent media information in the Republic of Moldova, including among citizens, poorly protected strata of … [Read more...]

RJI Fellowship: Strengthening Democracy through Better Journalism

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute is inviting proposals from people and organizations who wish to partner with it on innovative projects that strengthen democracy through better journalism. Successful projects often include devising new strategies to take advantage of an opportunity or solve a problem, building new tools for news organizations, transforming an idea into a market-tested prototype or advancing a prototype so it’s ready for investment or a full … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Deadline: 20 February 2018 Applications are open for Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge that harnesses the power of capital markets and student creativity to create positive impact in a world of perpetual resource scarcity and continued population growth. The challenge seeks to identify outstanding proposals offering novel investment strategies to meet some of the most pressing global challenges ahead. Contestants must propose and defend a strategy that uses finance and … [Read more...]

Apply for Minor Foundation for Major Challenges’ Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is seeking proposals from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. MFMC shall support the development of innovative communication strategies that engage people, and that facilitate the transition necessary to prevent dangerous climate changes. Program Goals Promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through the support of national and international … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World of Children Awards 2018!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Nominations are open for the World of Children Awards 2018 in order to provide funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective change makers for children worldwide. Award Categories and Grant Information The Protection Award is specifically for those providing services and protection from fear, abuse, and exploitation (including but not limited to trafficking, slavery and sexual … [Read more...]

Knight Science Journalism Fellowship: Inviting Journalists from around the World

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT to support a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting. [email protected] is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Knight International Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking nominations for its "2018 Knight International Journalism Awards" with an aim to foster a global culture of news innovation. ICFJ is now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have had a significant impact on the lives of people around the world. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. The program is supported by the John S. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant!

Deadline: 2 February 2018 The 2018 Motorola Solutions Foundation grant program is currently open and invites inquiry forms for technology and engineering education and public safety education programming. The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, originally founded in 1953. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, … [Read more...]

Resonate Awards 2018: Honoring Outstanding Achievements in Renewble Energy and Sustainable Science

Deadline: 21 January 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 Resonate Awards. The Resonate Awards honor outstanding achievement in renewable energy and sustainability-focused science and technology. Awarded to up-and-coming innovators under the age of 40, an ideal honoree’s work charts new pathways or opens up new areas to solutions with long-term impacts on sustainability challenges such as energy security, climate change and the environment. Drawing on Caltech’s legacy of innovation, the … [Read more...]