National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Standard Grant Program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to exploring our planet, protecting wildlife and habitats, and … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the "Global South", with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [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...]

Apply for Leakey Foundation’s Research Grant!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Leakey Foundation is currently inviting applications for its research grants with an aim to promote the sharing of data in an appropriate manner consistent with the needs of grantees, but with the recognition that different fields of study require different approaches to data sharing. The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to the exploratory phases of promising new research … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria – PROACT 2016

Deadline: 16 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria - PROACT 2016” in order to strengthen the agricultural and livestock productions, including livelihood opportunities and related value chains while at the same time tackling the roots causes of the past droughts, through an improvement of the water management and irrigation, in collaboration with local governance institutions … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting Transnational Projects to Promote Judicial Cooperation in Civil & Criminal Matters

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its action grants to support transnational projects to promote judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters. Priority Areas Priority 1: Judicial cooperation in civil matters Priority 2: Judicial cooperation in criminal matters Expected Results increased capacity of national practitioners, authorities to address issues related to judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters, and to … [Read more...]

Apply for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships!

Deadline: 12 May 2017 Applications are open for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships that are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with an aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth. The purpose of these scholarships are to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Engaging Youth in Promoting Tolerance, Pluralism, and the Human Rights of Marginalized Populations

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an  open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects to Promote Tolerance, Pluralism, and the Human Rights of Marginalized Populations through Engaging Youth. DRL’s objective is to initiate discussions at the local and national level with youth about their attitudes and behavior toward religious minorities and marginalized populations, … [Read more...]

Apply for ESD Okayama Award 2017: A Chance to Win Up to US $3,000!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award 2017 with an aim to showcase good practices worldwide and to further advance ESD. Project integrates environmental, social, and economic dimensions of ESD. The award conducted by Okayama City and ESD Okayama Award Steering Committee will reward outstanding ESD practices in local communities around the world to support the organizations carrying out ESD activities, and also showcase … [Read more...]

Apply for NIESBUD’s Fully Funded International Training Programmes 2017-2018!

Deadline: 10 June 2017 The National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), a premier Institution of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India is offering various fully funded International Training Programmes during the year 2017-18 under ITEC/SCAAP which are flagship capacity building programmes of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Starting from 3rd July 2017 till 11th August 2017, NIESBUD is organizing 6 weeks … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law. Prize Information The winner will receive $10,000 USD. The winner of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be announced in July of … [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...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Financial Management Capacity Building for Implementing Partners IRF

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support the financial management capacity building for implementing partners IRF in order to provide technical assistance and financial management capacity building to organizations working on international religious freedom programs globally. Funding Information Applications should … [Read more...]

Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues: Advancing the Status of Women and Girls

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) at the U.S. Department of State announces a funding opportunity for a new initiative “Global Programming Consortium to Advance the Status of Women and Girls” in order to proactively equip civil society and especially locally-based organizations with the capacity, knowledge, and skills to deepen their expertise and influence on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), economic empowerment, and/or gender-based violence … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Pilot Programme to Strengthen Political Parties

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pilot Programme to Strengthen Political Parties” with an aim to support representative democracy and political pluralism through the bolstering of political parties, in line with a multiparty, non-partisan approach. Lots & Objectives Lot 1: Participation of women - and especially young women - in political parties To empower young women to take an … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World Summit Awards 2017!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Nominations are open for World Summit Awards (WSA) 2017, a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. The World Summit Award is a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high social impact. Combining an ongoing series of international events and activities with a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, academia … [Read more...]

Apply for Global Youth Empowerment Fund: A Chance to Win Up to US $5000!

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Junior Chamber International (JCI) in partnership with SDG Action Campaign is currently accepting proposals for its Global Youth Empowerment Fund, an initiative to empower young people around the world to impact their communities by investing in grassroots, community projects. The Fund will offer grants, financing and training to youth-led projects and social enterprises that advance the Global Goals for Sustainable Development in local communities around the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Intercultural Dialogue and Culture Program

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Intercultural dialogue and Culture” with an aim to promote intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and respect for equal dignity of all people in the project countries. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Enhancing understanding, tolerance and respect for cultural and religious diversity Lot 2: Culture as enabler of social inclusion and … [Read more...]

Youth Ambassadors Program 2017: Inviting Teenagers and Adult Mentors from the Caribbean

Deadline: 4 April 2017 The Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean is offering a yearlong program beginning with a three-week leadership exchange in the U.S. for teenagers ages 15-18 and Adult Mentors from the Caribbean. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the program aims to develop a cadre of young adults in the United States who have a strong sense of civic responsibility, a commitment to their communities, an awareness of current and … [Read more...]

Best Climate Practices Contest 2017: Building Local Resilience to Climate Disaster Risk

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is seeking applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017 with an aim to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards, is an essential piece of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and … [Read more...]

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