National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Documenting Human Migrations Program

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Documenting Human Migrations” to support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural communities. … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society RFPs: Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is inviting proposals for its Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing species conservation plans. National Geographic Society will support on the ground priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans (e.g. Action Plans, Conservation Strategies, Population and Habitat Viability Assessments) as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN SSC Species … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution Program

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” to measurably reduce plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean. National Geographic Society seeks scientists and innovators, including conservationists, educators, and storytellers, who develop or pilot solutions that stop pollution and/or effect behavior change in key stakeholders. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents or citizens … [Read more...]

National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative: Advancing Conservation Efforts Benefitting Big Cat Populations

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for "Big Cats Conservation Initiative" to advance conservation efforts benefitting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs. The goal of this RFP is to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats. Projects may be based in any of a broad spectrum of conservation, education, development, and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals to Support Participatory Science

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of our planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is inviting applications for its Early Career Grant which is designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society is currently offering Explorers a variety of funding opportunities in the fields of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]

UNDP/Afghanistan: Call for Proposal for Small Grants

Deadline: 6 August 2018 UNDP/Afghanistan is currently inviting applicants to submit proposals for its small grants to support CSOs/Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) and/or Community-Based Organisations (CBO) in promoting a culture of transparency and accountability, increasing awareness of citizens on corruption issues, and to engage citizens in the fight against corruption, particularly through Access to Information. Expected Outputs This call for proposals welcomes activities/projects by … [Read more...]

BASF Call for Proposals: Inaugural Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Newtrition®, BASF’s human nutrition brand is currently inviting innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in the first-ever Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge, co-hosted by Newtrition and BASF Venture Capital (BVC). The challenge is an opportunity for applicants to present breakthrough solutions for pressing health challenges to the jury that is composed of representatives from BVC, BASF Human Nutrition R&D, marketing and sales, as well as a … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community itself and/or by emerging LGBTI groups … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize!

Deadline: 8 October 2018 Grinnell College is accepting nominations from across the globe for the 2019 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize that awards annually to individuals who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to nominate someone who is: A change-maker working on the cutting edge of social innovation; A leader who collaborates to co-create solutions to … [Read more...]

Citypreneurs: Seeking Applications for Urban Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Citypreneurs is seeking applications for its "Urban Innovation Challenge" which consists of two main components: a startup competition that works in close collaboration with city governments to solve urban problems as defined by the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), and an inclusive policy interface that brings together academia, the public and private sectors, the civil society and international organizations to discuss the policy and set up an … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Innovation in Addressing Gender-Based Violence

Deadline: 5 September 2018 The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) has announced a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at preventing and responding to gender-based violence. SVRI and the World Bank Group will disburse more than US$1 million to advance evidence-based interventions to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) in low- and middle-income countries. Types of Projects Piloting, adaptation, testing and/or … [Read more...]

Apply Now for GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security!

Deadline: 27 September 2018 The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, is seeking applications for its Prize for Innovation in Global Security in order to recognize deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges. The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It seeks to reward … [Read more...]

Humanitarian Aid Program: Supporting Humanitarian Causes Worldwide

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation (ISTAT Foundation) is seeking applications for Humanitarian Aid Program to support humanitarian causes that are designed to help save lives, promote human welfare and alleviate suffering. The focus is on restoring the basic necessities and improving the well-being of those in need as a result of global disasters and/or afflictions. In addition, the ISTAT Foundation collaborates with and supports … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Camargo Foundation Core Program

Deadline: 17 October 2018 Applications are open for the "Camargo Core Program" which offers time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. By supporting groundbreaking research and experimentation, it contributes to the visionary work of artists, scholars and thinkers in the Arts and Humanities. By encouraging multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, it intends to foster connections between research and creation. Purpose Research, Experiment and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Future For Nature Award!

Deadline: 16 September 2018 Are you a young (under 35 years old), talented and inspiring conservationist, committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants by combining passion with action to create concrete results in nature conservation? If yes, then apply for the 2019 Future For Nature Award! The Future for Nature Foundation is seeking applications for its 2019 Future for Nature Award from individuals that make the difference for the future of nature by showing leadership, vision … [Read more...]

Conquer Cancer Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Career Development Award (CDA)

Deadline: 25 September 2018 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is seeking proposals for its Career Development Award (CDA) to provide research funding to clinical investigators, who have received their initial faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program. This research must have a patient-oriented focus, including a clinical research study and/or translational research involving human subjects. Proposals with a predominant focus on in … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs of Girls and Women in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 11 September 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Core Infrastructure Fund!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is seeking applications for its Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Accenture’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Applications are open for HealthTech Innovation Challenge, a part of Accenture’s broader HealthTech Innovation program which will also include acceleration and venture opportunities, innovation labs and more. The program supports technologies and drive creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare. Thematic Areas The program seeks to solve some of the biggest issues in healthcare by: WELLNESS & PREVENTION Minimizing … [Read more...]