Applications Open for Minor Foundation for Major Challenges’ Grant Program!

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is inviting applications 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 … [Read more...]

Apply for Asian Cultural Council Program!

Deadline: 9 November 2017 The Asian Cultural Council is inviting proposals from individual to support international travel and cultural exchange between Asia and the U.S., and among the countries of Asia. The mission of this program is to advance the understanding through cultural exchange, ACC's first priority in all grant areas is to support activities that involve cultural immersion; meaningful cross-cultural engagement; and relationship building, collaboration, or exchange of best … [Read more...]

2018 Bright Future Program: Inviting Young Afghan Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Applications are open for the 2018 Bright Future Program, Pathway 2, Incubation Program to enable youth entrepreneurs to set up and grow their business or build an environment for those youths who have ideas but due to technical incubation support and fund they can’t set up their startups. Outcomes To do this, the consortium has identified five main pathways of change with the following outcomes: Young urban Afghans are gainfully employed; Young urban … [Read more...]

Applications Open for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Worldwide!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, is offering Business Journalism Fellowships to accomplished business journalists to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant story or … [Read more...]

Yenching Social Innovation Forum for Talented Young Innovators around the World!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Yenching Academy of Peking University is inviting talented young innovators from around the world for its Yenching Social Innovation Forum. The forum provides a platform to these young innovators to develop and share solutions to some of the most pressing social problems facing China and the world. The Yenching Social Innovation Forum will take place from December 8-11, 2017. Participants will arrive by the evening of December 8 for the opening activities and … [Read more...]

Apply for Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Applications are open for Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program (EIFP) to provide hands-on service opportunities for global young business and development leaders at Africa’s leading profit and nonprofit firms. The program is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scale. Benefits LDI Africa through its EIFP recruits organizations that are doing excellent work … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is seeking applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018 to inspire, equip and enable the youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential … [Read more...]

2017 Simon Cumbers Media Fund: Promoting Better Quality Media Coverage

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2017 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The fund’s aim is to assist and promote more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. Proposed projects should focus on international development themes, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and applicants must demonstrate the … [Read more...]

Ellen Stewart International Award 2017: Promoting Social Change & Youth Engagement through Theatre Practise

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Nominations are open for “The Ellen Stewart International Award”, which is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Award Information Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for … [Read more...]

Cleveland Zoological Society Seed Grants Program: Supporting Field Conservation and Research Projects in Asia

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The Cleveland Zoological Society is currently accepting applications for its Asia Seed Grants Program to support field conservation and research projects in Asia. Ideal projects have clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people and create opportunities for capacity building in country. Focus Areas Wildlife protection (law enforcement, illegal wildlife trade issues, etc.) Human wildlife conflict mitigation Development and promotion … [Read more...]

PMI IMPACT: Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Second Funding Round

Deadline: 15 November 2017 For its second funding round, PMI IMPACT has announced a call for projects that address different forms of illegal trade and related crimes such as money laundering, corruption and organized crime. PMI IMPACT is a global initiative to support public, private, and nongovernmental organizations to develop and implement projects against illegal trade and related crimes. The initiative was launched in 2016 by Philip Morris International (PMI), which has pledged USD 100 … [Read more...]

World Bank/REACH Trust Fund: Seeking Proposals for REACH for Reading Knowledge, Learning and Innovation (KLI) Grant Program

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The World Bank through Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund is seeking proposals for the 5th edition of its REACH for Reading Knowledge, Learning and Innovation (KLI) Grant program in order to support efforts toward more and better education services, especially to those most excluded, by helping country systems focus more sharply on results. The REACH for Reading Call for Proposals is a joint initiative by the Results for All Children (REACH) … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting & Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations for a program entitled “Promote and Protect the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Girls, LGBTI persons and other Marginalized Individuals”. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships Program!

Deadline For International Applicants: 1 December 2017 For U.S. Applicants: 31 January 2018 The Nieman Foundation is accepting applications for its Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships Program. These Fellowships at Harvard offer short-term research opportunities to individuals interested in working on special projects designed to advance journalism in some new way. Candidates need not be practicing journalists, but must demonstrate the ways in which their work at Harvard and the … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala – February 2018

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced its first Reporting Fellowships of 2018 to Honduras and Guatemala. A group of six journalists will report on Governance and Civil Society from Guatemala City, Guatemala. Concurrently, six other journalists will cover Labor and Migration from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. These opportunities are part of the Adelante Reporting Initiative. The work of the 80 IWMF Adelante Fellows has been published and aired by … [Read more...]

UN Women: Inviting NGOs to Submit Written Statements on the Thematic Issues Considered by CSW

Deadline: 17 October 2017 UN Women is inviting NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to submit their written statements on the thematic issues considered by CSW, in accordance with Council resolution 1996/31. NGOs are strongly encouraged to submit joint statements in collaboration with other NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC. Written Statement Instructions: Content Statements by organizations in general consultative status with ECOSOC may … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 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, … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation’s Conference Grant: Advancing Education Research

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Spencer Foundation’s Conference Grant program is designed to provide support to scholars for small research conferences and focused symposia. The conference grant program intends to bring together researchers whose substantive knowledge, theoretical insight, and methodological expertise can be assembled in ways that build upon and advance best practices in education research. Through this grant program, the Foundation rotates the area of focus periodically to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Europeana Research Grants Programme 2017

Deadline: 20 October 2017 Europeana has launched the call for submissions for it's second Europeana Research Grants Programme. Europeana is a European organisation that aggregates cultural heritage data from all over Europe. With the Europeana Research Grants Programme, they want to incentivize digital humanities researchers to create their own research project using cultural heritage from Europeana’s collections. This year’s Grants Programme is focused on intercultural dialogue in the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Aspen Institute’s 2018 New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]