Nominations Open for International Workshop Awards!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Antipode Foundation is seeking nominations for International Workshop Awards to support radical geographers holding events (including conferences, workshops, seminar series, summer schools and action research meetings) that further radical analyses of geographical issues and engender the development of a new and better society. The Antipode Foundation will explicitly privilege applicants and initiatives from historically under-represented groups, regions, countries … [Read more...]

Submissions Open for Zayed Sustainability Prize!

Deadline: 9 August 2018 The Zayed Sustainability Prize is a tribute to the legacy of the late founding father of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan – a visionary champion of environmental stewardship and global sustainability. Submit your entry today and join a growing community of innovators who are expanding the possibilities for a sustainable future. Winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize will be announced at the awards ceremony during the opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2018!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the Fourth edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2018 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award Categories … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation‘s Investigative Sports Reporting Programme!

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Investigative Sports Reporting programme for journalists in Africa who want to report on how sport is run in their own country or wider region. This is an opportunity provided by the Sport and Society programme. Participating journalists will work on a specific story idea and develop this during an intensive workshop in Lagos. The workshop will also cover investigative techniques, storytelling approaches, and … [Read more...]

IWA’s Women in Water Award: Celebrating Female Leadership in the Field of Water

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for the IWA's Women in Water Award to acknowledge and celebrate female leadership in the field of water. Through this award, the IWA recognises those women working in the field of water who, through their demonstrated leadership, have had a significant positive impact on the development of the industry. The award showcases an individual’s excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiatives, impact of work and inspiration to others. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for IWA’s Global Water Award!

Deadline: 5 May 2018 Nominations are open for IWA’s Global Water Award to recognise those individuals who, through innovative leadership and practice, have made a significant contribution to a world in which water is wisely managed. Showcasing exceptional individuals who have changed industry norms to create lasting progress, IWAs Global Water Award aims to recognise and reward those water innovators that are driving change. The IWA Awards Committee seeks to find true influencers, leaders, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: Supporting Private Sector Growth in Algeria

Deadline: 12 June 2018 The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC), Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) has announced a funding opportunity that supports the private sector in Algeria by increasing access to finance for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). This project contributes to U.S. foreign assistance objectives of fostering economic opportunities in Algeria by addressing challenges to economic instability through … [Read more...]

Facebook: Seeking Proposals for Global Literacy & Accessibility Challenge Grants

Deadline: 25 July 2018 In order to better understand and address global literacy and accessibility issues, Facebook is currently inviting the academic community to respond to a call for research proposals in the field of literacy and accessibility. Grants will be awarded for both qualitative and quantitative research proposals including, but not limited to: Novel, scalable methods on accessing individual or population literacy levels. Understanding the experiences and challenges … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Takeda Foundation has announced a call for applications for its 2018 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award that will be given to the individuals who propose the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site. The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of … [Read more...]

Entries Open for The Liveability Challenge!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 All thinkers, dreamers, innovators and problem solvers from all over the world are welcome to submit their ideas for The Liveability Challenge. The Liveability Challenge is a global platform to identify and accelerate the implementation of solutions to urban challenges, and the first-ever edition is searching for solutions to waste management and sustainable cooling. Challenge Information Finalists of The Liveability Challenge will receive support to hone their … [Read more...]

Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science and Innovating Science

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Nominations are open for "Nature Research Awards” to celebrate and support the achievements of leading women in science and of those who have encouraged girls and young women to engage with STEM subjects around the world. Types of Award In 2018, they are launching two new Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science Award 2018: The Inspiring Science Award welcomes nominations of exceptional scientists who self-identify as female and who are within 10 years of … [Read more...]

U.S Department of State: Applications Open for 2018 TechWomen Program

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Professional Fellows Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA or “the Bureau”) is inviting proposal submissions for the FY 2018 TechWomen program to empower, connect, and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The exchange program uses a mentorship model to support emerging STEM leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central Asia, and the … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently inviting 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 25. … [Read more...]

Apply for Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) Funding Program!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) has announced its 2018 Request for Proposals to convene interdisciplinary teams and invites you to be a part of the solution. The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) takes on this key challenge and believes that successful solutions cannot be achieved by a single organization acting alone. SNAPP aims to deliver innovative science in a practical form that can be rapidly adopted by its intended audiences … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 7 May 2018 Applications are now open for the Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship which is a unique opportunity for young journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN Headquarters, the programme brings a select group of journalists to New York for the opening of the General Assembly. The 2018 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship will take place at United Nations Headquarters … [Read more...]

Demo Africa 2018: Calling All African Startups with Innovative Technologies

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Applications are open for Demo Africa 2018 that is one of the flagship initiatives of [email protected], a public-private alliance aimed at enhancing and deepening the start-up and innovation ecosystems of targeted fast-growing African economies. For over 25 years DEMO has built an unmatched track record of selecting, promoting and commercializing some of the most game-changing products the world has ever seen. DEMO Africa is the launch pad for African technology and trends, … [Read more...]

ChangemakerXchange Summit for Cultural Diversity & Dialogue (Amsterdam, Netherlands)!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you the leader or founder of a social venture that focuses on: spreading values of diversity, cross-cultural understanding, intercultural education, social cohesion, peace-building, migration and integration or dialogue between groups (e.g. religious, political, generational)? If yes, then join ChangemakerXChange Summit aimed at connecting, learning and collaborating. The summit will take place from afternoon of July 5th 2018 until afternoon of July 10th 2018. … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Conservation Technologies Programme

Deadline: 10 July 2018 National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Conservation Technologies programme in order to create novel tools and technologies to monitor ecosystem health. In the same way that human health is monitored in real time (e.g., thermometer, MRI, blood pressure), environmental diagnostic monitoring techniques are needed to provide practical measurements correlated with ecosystem health. Because of the complexity and interconnectedness of global … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Supporting Participatory Science through Development!

Deadline: 10 July 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...]

Big Cats Conservation Initiative: Identifying Projects to Help Halt the Decline of Big Cats Worldwide

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society has announced a request for proposals for its Big Cats Conservation Initiative to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats worldwide. The National Geographic Big Cats Initiative seeks 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. Projects may be based in any of a … [Read more...]