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...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes in Jamaica and Belize

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes in  Jamaica and Belize” to strengthen the role played by civil society organizations in Jamaica and Belize in promoting human rights and democracy. Objectives The promotion of equal rights for all including the defence of victims of abuse and the fight against discrimination based on … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grants Program 2017!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute is currently accepting applications for its Center for Tropical Forest Science - Forest Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO) Research Grants Program 2017 with an aim to provide opportunities for senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to use existing Forest Dynamics Sites and conduct research in collaboration with scientists currently associated with these sites. The Grants Program supports … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash’s 2017 Grant: Supporting Ambitious Feminist and Women’s Rights Organisations!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Applications are open for the Mama Cash’s 2017 Grant with an aim to support ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash makes grants in most countries of the world. Even though contexts are significantly different, they have found that the concerns of some specific groups of women, girls and trans people tend to be unaddressed and/or contested in most societies (and social … [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; reducing … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Explorations on Ensuring Effective Health Supply Chains

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the latest round of Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic “Health Systems Strengthening: Ensuring Effective Health Supply Chains”. In 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) were adopted by countries focused on 17 critical goals to ensure a “better world with no one left behind” by 2030. SDG 3 represents health and focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being at all ages. It includes … [Read more...]

Positive Action Challenges: Combating Stigma & Discrimination In Healthcare Settings

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Positive Action Challenges and the International AIDS Society are inviting concept note for its challenge that seeks to combat stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in healthcare settings by scaling up and fostering best practices by which every person will be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their profession, behaviour, gender or sexual identity. This challenge is seeking to tackle stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in … [Read more...]

European Union: Seeking Proposals for Women and Sustainable Energy Program

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Women and Sustainable Energy” program with an aim to promote women's entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in the sustainable energy sector/value chain. Objectives To create jobs and/or entrepreneurship opportunities in developing countries for women; To increase capacities of women to operate in the sustainable energy sector; To raise awareness within communities, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education!

Deadline: 5 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education with a motive to improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives. The purpose of the Prize is to reward outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. The two Prize winners will be … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Green Star Awards!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Nominations are open for 2017 Green Star Awards, a joint initiative between Green Cross International (GCI), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The purpose of the Green Star Awards is to recognize individuals, organizations, governments and companies who demonstrate achievements in preventing, preparing for and responding to environmental emergencies as well as to integrate environment in … [Read more...]

Apply for Postcode Lottery Green Challenge: Inviting Green Start-ups from all Over the World

Deadline: 1 June 2017 Registrations are open for the 11th edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, an annual international competition that rewards products/services/technologies that successfully combine sustainability, entrepreneurship and creativity. The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world's largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Prize Information The winner will receive €500,000 to further develop their product or service, … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Scheme to Strengthen Capacity of Local CSOs in Lao PDR

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) Lao PDR” in order to strengthen the role and capacity of local civil society organisations in promoting political, civil, economic, social and cultural rights. Priorities Enhance and promote the participation and inclusion of civil society organisations in Lao … [Read more...]

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...]

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