EJAF Grants: Supporting Organizations working with People affected by HIV

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is currently seeking LOIs for its grant program in order to support organizations working with people who are most affected by HIV in the Americas, defined as the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Program Goals EJAF will fund organizations working toward one or more of the following goals: Wellness: Improving the health of people living with HIV or at risk or otherwise affected by … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Chile: Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Programs with Chile

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States (U.S. Embassy) in Chile is seeking applications for Public Diplomacy Programs with Chile to support projects proposed by U.S. and Chilean cultural, educational, and other non-profit organizations and/or individuals that fulfill U.S. Embassy goals and objectives: to promote greater understanding of the United States and to foster academic, cultural, and other people-to-people exchanges between the United States … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 Entries are open for the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognise and award excellence in renewable energy and sustainability. The award celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The Prize fund comes from the Abu Dhabi Government as a way to honour and continue the legacy of the late founding father of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Masdar, Abu Dhabi's … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards!

Deadline: 23 April 2017 Has your company made improvements that have made a lasting effect on your safety, sustainability or operational performance? The DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2017 celebrate organizations of all sizes from around the world that have found innovative ways of making an enduring difference to the safety and health of their workers, to the environment and to productivity. With a growing world population, limited natural resources and consumers who take a greater … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2017 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 23 April 2017 The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program is accepting applications to empower entrepreneurs and innovative civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2017, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Chile: Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Programs with Chile

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States (U.S. Embassy) in Chile is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Programs with Chile to support projects proposed by U.S. and Chilean cultural, educational, and other non-profit organizations and/or individuals that fulfill U.S. Embassy goals and objectives: to promote greater understanding of the United States and to foster academic, cultural, and other people-to-people exchanges between the United … [Read more...]

Protection Support Fund: Reinforcing the Sustainability of Local Human Rights Organisations

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Protection International (PI) is seeking proposals from non-profit organizations for its Protection Support Fund in order to reinforce the sustainability of local human rights organisations. The call prioritises proposals for consolidating operational capacities of local human rights organisations which are important to the medium to long term prospects for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs), such as: Supporting local initiatives, especially the ones in isolated areas … [Read more...]

WHO Kobe Centre Call for EOIs: Community-Based Social Innovations to Support Older People in MICs

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The World Health Organization Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre – WKC), partnering with RAND Europe is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) for the identification of case-studies on community-based social innovations (CBSIs) that support older people in middle-income countries (MICs). Community-based social innovations (CBSIs) are initiatives that seek to empower older people to improve self-efficacy in caring for themselves and their peers, maintain … [Read more...]

Wilson Center Call for Applications: Fostering Innovation in the Americas

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Fundación Vidanta and the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars invite scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals to apply for a short-term residential fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. on the topic of "Fostering Innovation in the Americas". The Public Policy Fellowship is supported by generous funding from Fundación Vidanta. Program Details As a driver of economic productivity … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 IAPA Excellence in Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Entries are open for 2017 IAPA Excellence in Journalism Awards to highlight the most relevant issues and express the renewal of the technologies and language that are inherent of the best of journalism in the hemisphere. The Inter American Press Association is a non-profit organization bringing together Western Hemisphere publications interested in promoting and protecting freedom of the press and the public’s right to be informed in the New World. The awards … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 IAPA Excellence in Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Entries are open for 2017 IAPA Excellence in Journalism Awards to highlight the most relevant issues and express the renewal of the technologies and language that are inherent of the best of journalism in the hemisphere. The Inter American Press Association is a non-profit organization bringing together Western Hemisphere publications interested in promoting and protecting freedom of the press and the public’s right to be informed in the New World. The awards … [Read more...]

PAS Public Diplomacy Programs: Supporting Increased Academic and Cultural Exchanges between US & Chile

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States (U.S. Embassy) in Chile has announced the availability of funding for public diplomacy programs with Chile with an aim to support projects proposed by U.S. and Chilean cultural, educational, and other non-profit organizations and/or individuals that fulfill U.S. Embassy goals and objectives: to promote greater understanding of the United States and to foster academic, cultural, and other people-to-people … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Grants Program: Promoting U.S.-Canada Bilateral Relations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Section (PAS) is seeking applications for its U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Grants program to support activities that promote U.S.-Canada bilateral relations. The goal of these grants is to enhance relations between Canadian and U.S. organizations and people in the priority areas described, and/or to inform Canadian audiences about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic and political … [Read more...]

UNHCR Request for Proposals: Development and Execution of Public Engagement Campaigns

Deadline: 8 January 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking proposals from eligible entities for the Development and Execution of Public Engagement Campaigns. The purpose of engaging the public is to encourage participation in advocacy campaigns and/or to gain new leads (email addresses and telephone numbers) for conversion to donors. This engagement will be primarily via digital channels. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is the world’s leading … [Read more...]

Apply for The Leading Change Journalism Bursary 2017!

Deadline: 21 November 2016 The Queen's Young Leaders is seeking applications for its "Leading Change Journalism Bursary" to offer young people across the Commonwealth the chance to develop journalism skills while building a portfolio of work. Working to agreed deadlines and briefs, winners will be required to produce three pieces of previously unpublished web content for the Leading Change website during 2017. Content should be about inspiring leadership, individuals and projects, that create … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Foundation’s General Grants: Promoting Good Practices across the Participatory Governance Sector

Open on: 1 December 2016 Deadline: 4 January 2017 The Commonwealth Foundation is pleased to announce the call for applications for its general grants for projects that contribute to effective, responsive and accountable governance with civil society participation in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. In addition to awarding grants to civil society organisations (CSOs), the grants programme will broker knowledge and ideas. It will support innovation, share replicable and sustainable … [Read more...]

Live Your Dream Awards: Supporting Women Build their Education, Skills & Employment Prospects

Deadline: 15 November 2016 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 $1.6 million in education grants are awarded to more than 1,200 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...]

America Solidaria Fellowship Program: Become a Source of Change for the Americas

Deadline: 24 October 2016 America Solidaria is inviting fellows for its year-long fellowship program with an aim to implement local projects that build capacity for communities living in poverty and inequality. In this program, volunteers engage in cross-cultural dialogue and cultivate technical skills including grassroots organizing, community engagement, and leadership development. America Solidaria is an international non-profit organization that works to overcome childhood poverty … [Read more...]

The Summerlee Foundation’s Animal Protection Program: Promoting Animal Welfare across US

Deadline: Ongoing The Summerlee Foundation is currently accepting proposals from eligible entities for its Animal Protection Program, supporting projects of animal rescue, research, rehabilitation and advocacy. This program has assisted a wide variety of programs including companion animal issues, carnivore protection, sanctuary and refuge, and endangered species throughout North America and overseas. Objectives The Foundation makes grants for two specific purposes: to alleviate fear, … [Read more...]

Entries Open for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Royal Commonwealth Society is seeking applications for its The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017 under the theme “A Commonwealth for Peace”. Building upon the 2016 theme of An Inclusive Commonwealth, this year’s topics ask for a more active understanding of the role of the Commonwealth as a network of and for democracy, Human Rights and peace. The society is asking young writers to explore peace at every level, from the personal to the political to the … [Read more...]

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