Youth III Call for Projects: Supporting Decentralized Cooperation in Vocational Training for Young People

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Franco-Argentine has announced a joint call for projects "Youth III" with an aim to support decentralized cooperation in the areas of vocational training for young people and international and European mobility in volunteer programmes. Project Components Vocational training for young people: vocational training aims on the one hand to encourage the mobility of apprentices and young people in vocational training between training establishments located in the … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 GlobalGiving Accelerator: Inviting Non-Profits Worldwide to achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The GlobalGiving is now accepting applications from eligible nonprofits for the June 2017 “GlobalGiving Accelerator” in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 total … [Read more...]

IFDD Call for Projects: Contributing to Achievement of Sustainable Development Objectives

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Francophone Institute for Sustainable Development (IFDD), a subsidiary body of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) has launched the call for projects of Objective 2030 initiative with an aim to promote concrete progress in Sustainable development through the implementation of the Sustainable Development Program to 2030. The project seeks to support innovative actions and solutions that combine social inclusion and progress Economic and protection … [Read more...]

EU-Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments

Deadline: 6 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments” to maintain and contribute to improved access to quality basic education (pre-school, primary and lower secondary education) for children in fragile and crisis-affected environments. Priority Areas Safe learning environments Teaching and learning Research, data … [Read more...]

National Institutes of Health: Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for the program entitled “Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS” to encourage researchers to utilize a developmental perspective that addresses the substantial changes that occur across the lifespan (from infancy through older adulthood) that are associated with HIV prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

European Commission Call for Proposals: Support to International Co-production Funds under Creative Europe Programme

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for the implementation of a programme of support for the European cultural and creative sector (CREATIVE EUROPE). The European Commission is responsible for the implementation of the Creative Europe Programme and for the decision to grant individual European Union funds. The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency hereafter "the Agency" manages the Culture and MEDIA Sub-programme on behalf and under … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Japan Foundation Awards 2017: Inviting Individuals or Organizations Worldwide!

Deadline: 3 March 2017 Nominations are open for Japan Foundation Awards 2017 that are presented to individuals or organizations that have significantly contributed to the promotion of international mutual understanding and friendship through their academic, artistic, or cultural activities over the years and are expected to continue to do so. Individual recipients or the representative of a recipient organization will be invited and requested to attend the presentation ceremony, which will be … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) Worldwide

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) with an aim to support novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to respond to the challenges of existing livestock vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia. The call seeks proposals that are adopting innovative approaches to increasing the duration of immunity by better induction and maintenance of immunological memory; … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 JAUW International Fellowship Program for Women Researchers!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is seeking applications from women students or researchers for its 2017 International Fellowship Program to allow promising researchers/graduate students in any field to spend a period of time in residence in a graduate /research institute etc. in Japan. This program offers core funding to pursue their ongoing study/research at any of the host institutions in Japan. Award Information The amount of grant will … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Israel 2016-2017

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Israel 2016-2017” in order to the promotion and protection of human rights in line with international and domestic standards and obligations and to the upholding of democratic principles. Objectives Reinforcing respect and protection of fundamental freedoms. Advancing the rights of persons … [Read more...]

EU: Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for its Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation programme. The challenge is to demonstrate that innovative combinations of existing or emerging network technologies enable new Digital Social Innovation which can better cope with emerging sustainability challenges, achieving mass adoption and measurable global impact. Scopes Innovation Actions: pilots of Collective Awareness … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Tackling Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for its programme focused on addressing- How to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic? Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century and its prevalence has increased at an alarming rate in the last decades. The main problem is that overweight and obese children are likely to remain obese in adulthood and more likely to develop noncommunicable diseases like diabetes and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Cultural Heritage as a Driver for Sustainable Growth

Deadline: 7 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its programme entitled "Cultural Heritage as a Driver for Sustainable Growth". Cultural heritage (both tangible and intangible) can be used as a driver for the sustainable growth of urban and rural areas, as a factor of production and competitiveness and a means for introducing socially and environmentally innovative solutions. The overall challenge is to go far beyond simple conservation, restoration, physical … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-based Support Scheme Turkey Programme

Deadline: 9 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme (CBSS) Turkey Programme” with an aim to contribute, through supporting civil society organisations, to the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms and to contribute to the strengthening of the international framework for the promotion and protection of human rights, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNCCD’s Land for Life Award 2017: Identifying Individuals or Organizations Worldwide!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is inviting applicants for its 2017 Land for Life Award with an aim to identify and honour individuals or organizations that showcase effective and creative sustainable land management approaches. Under the theme" Land and Human Security", the 2017 Award will give spotlights to those whose work has tremendously contributing to stability and security of communities suffered from the impacts of land … [Read more...]

Tekeleza Prize: Recognizing Innovators who Helped Communities to Build Resilience to Climate Change

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Climate information Prize is seeking nominations for its Tekeleza Prize with an aim to award innovators that have helped their target community/ies use climate information to build their resilience to climate change. The Climate Information Prize (CIP) is funded by UK Aid and works in partnership with the Kenya Meteorological Department. CIP awards cash prizes to entrepreneurs and innovators who come up with new solutions that use climate information in some way … [Read more...]

amfAR’s Innovation Grants: Exploring the Potential for HIV Eradication

Deadline: 16 February 2017 amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research is inviting applicants for its Innovation Grants to fund research that explores all curative approaches, including reservoir removal, elimination of mechanisms that sustain the reservoir, editing the provirus sufficiently to render it benign, or suppressing the intact provirus, thus preventing pathogenicity. Areas of Interest Clinical proof of concept: Treatments currently approved for use in humans could have value in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 AAJA Lifetime Achievement Award to Individual’s Demonstrated Courage and Commitment!

Deadline: 17 March 2017 Nominations are open for Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) 2017 AAJA Lifetime award to individuals who has demonstrated courage and commitment to the principles of journalism over the course of a life’s work, as well as dedication to issues important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational and professional organization with more than 1,600 members across … [Read more...]

EJC’s Global Health Journalism Grant Programme: Supporting Projects to Improve Reporting on Healthcare

Deadline: 29 March 2017 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is seeking applicants for its Global Health Journalism Grant Programme for Germany to support projects that are aimed at improving the reporting on health care in developing countries and the German contribution to this topic. Each fellow will create and publish a series of items that shed light on health-related issues of developing countries, while putting health into the broader context of development cooperation, political … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for EOIs: Strengthening Cyber Policy Think Tanks in the Global South

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from independent research organizations in the global South that are committed to using research to inform and influence national-level cyber-related policy in the areas of digital rights, cybersecurity, and innovation policy. This initiative will provide funding to promising think tanks, and will work with successful applicants to improve their research, policy, and … [Read more...]

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