Auckland Airport announces its 2018 Tourism Development Grant of NZ$100,000

Auckland Airport has announced its 2018 Tourism Development Grant of NZ$100,000 which will recognise and support a proposition that brings the seasonal and regional themes to life. The deadline for the submission of applications is 5pm, 30 June 2018 and an expert panel, including a senior external representative and Auckland Airport team members, will judge the entries. The grant is open to New Zealand-based tourism operators, Regional Tourism Organisations and other organisations with ideas to … [Read more...]

Dalai Lama Foundation announces Annual Graduate Scholarship Grants for the Academic Year 2018-19

The Dalai Lama Foundation has announced its eighth round of annual graduate scholarship grants for the academic year 2018-19. Ten to eighteen exceptional candidates of Tibetan descent will be selected to receive scholarship awards of up to US$10,000. The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the human capital development of the Tibetan people by supporting the pursuit of excellence among Tibetan students in a field of graduate studies of their choice. In order to apply, applicants … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Partners of the Americas (Partners), the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators has announced a new grant competition entitled "Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition" as part of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund. The purpose of the Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition is to provide incentive grants to higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United States, and higher education … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to empower entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2018, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and … [Read more...]

Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces nearly $1.6 million in Grants to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Critical and Innovative Ways

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) proudly announced nearly $1.6 million in grants to 26 organizations addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in critical and innovative ways. This final grant cycle brings EJAF’s total investments for 2017 to almost $9.5 million, and builds on the Foundation’s ongoing strategy to strengthen organizations doing essential work at local and national levels throughout the Americas and the Caribbean. At a time when HIV transmission rates remain high for vulnerable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Grants Program!

Deadline: 30 August 2018 The U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced that funding is available through the Public Affairs Grants program to support activities that promote U.S.-Canada bilateral relations in the following four priority areas: Increase entrepreneurship and economic prosperity; maximize economic growth and bilateral trade, tourism, and investment, especially among youth and underserved communities; Enhance civil society’s ability to respond to … [Read more...]

100,000 Strong in the Americas: Seeking Proposals for U.S.-Argentina Workforce Development Competition

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Partners of the Americas (Partners), the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators has announced a new grant competition entitled "U.S.-Argentina Workforce Development Competition" as a part of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund. The purpose of the U.S.-Argentina Workforce Development Competition is to provide incentive grants to higher education institutions (HEIs) in United States and Argentina—these include colleges, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 December 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. This special edition of the awards will coincide with the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) preceding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London in April 2018 under the theme “Towards a Common Future”. It will highlight the contribution that young people are making throughout the Commonwealth, in areas such as poverty alleviation, conflict resolution and … [Read more...]

Inter-American Development Bank: Inviting Artists to Demonstrate the Immense Artistic Creativity

Deadline: 7 January 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently inviting artists who want to offer new perspectives on the development challenges of the region, as well as to demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of Latin America and the Caribbean. This open call is for artists who want to provoke, innovate, and offer new perspectives on the Region’s development challenges as well as demonstrate the immense artistic creativity of the Americas. While an individual piece … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Deadline: 5 December 2017 The UN Trust Fund has launched 2017 Call for Proposals for its 21st grants cycle to support civil society organizations that qualify for funding under the three programmatic areas of its 2015-2020 Strategy. The ultimate vision of the UN Trust Fund is a world without violence against women and girls that is aligned with international human rights standards and humanitarian law of which gender equality and the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination … [Read more...]

Live Your Dream Awards: Education and Training Awards for Women

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Each year, more than $1.7 million in education grants are awarded to more than 1,300 women, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use … [Read more...]

Vodafone Americas Foundation™: Inviting Applicants for Wireless Innovation Project

Deadline: 5 March 2018 The Vodafone Americas Foundation™ is currently inviting applicants for its Wireless Innovation Project which is designed as a competition to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world. Total awards up to $600,000 will be available to support projects of exceptional promise that meet foundation's eligibility criteria. Types of Projects The Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project™ (the “competition”) seeks to identify and … [Read more...]

Ramsar: Call for Applications for Wetlands for the Future Fund

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, is seeking applications for its initiative "Wetlands for the Future Fund" which is intended to catalyze wetland activities currently underway or planned within the region, or complement existing training and education initiatives with wetland-related instruction. Wetlands for the Future Fund addresses issues stated in Ramsar’s Strategic Plan, 2016-2024, particularly Operational Goal 4: Enhancing implementation, … [Read more...]

Live Your Dream Awards: Education and Training Awards for Women

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Each year, more than $1.7 million in education grants are awarded to more than 1,300 women, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use … [Read more...]

Health Systems Global: Seeking Applications for Media Fellowships Programme

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Health Systems Global (HSG) has launched a call for its first Media Fellowships Programme offering six fellowships to journalists undertaking cutting edge news and reporting on health systems and health policy topics across the world. This is an opportunity for journalists to engage and build relationships within the community and report on some of the biggest issues and challenges facing the global community in a rapidly changing world. The fellowships will include … [Read more...]

IDB’s Call for Proposals: World Water Forum 2018

Deadline: 28 August 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a call for proposals for the 8th World Water Forum 2018. The proposals for the most groundbreaking practices and case studies on water and sanitation in the Americas will be presented at the World Water Forum 2018 in Brasilia. The World Water Forum is the major water and sanitation event worldwide. It will take place between March 18th and 23rd of 2018, in Brasilia, cohosted by the World Water Council and the … [Read more...]

FAO FLEGT Programme: Promoting Inclusion of Men, Women and Youth in Forestry Sector

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The FAO FLEGT Programme is currently accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society, indigenous and tribal peoples, and private sector organizations to identify, through a demand driven process, the highest priority actions to support and participate in implementing the VPA process. Concept notes should promote the inclusion of both men and women and youth in the forestry sector. This includes strategies towards gender equality, increasing … [Read more...]

World Cancer Research Fund International: Seeking Applications for Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The World Cancer Research Fund International is seeking proposals from anywhere in the world except the Americas (North America, Central America including the Caribbean, and South America) for its Research Grant Programme . The aim of this grant programme is to fund research that helps elucidate the role of diet, nutrition (including body composition) and physical activity on cancer. Programme Themes Mechanisms Research Theme: WCRF encourages research that … [Read more...]

Live Your Dream Awards: Education and Training Awards for Women

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Each year, more than $1.7 million in education grants are awarded to more than 1,300 women, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Fourth International “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Contest

Deadline: 25 June 2017 Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the call for applications to the 2017 “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Competition, seeking to reward original articles about Kazakhstan that have been published in a foreign (non-Kazakhstani) media outlet. This contest aims to recognize and reward the authors of the best and most objective journalistic reports, stories and analytical pieces about Kazakhstan, which are published in foreign … [Read more...]

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