UNICEF Innovation Fund: VR/AR Technologies to Solve Real Human Problems

Deadline: 17 September 2017 Do you have a Virtual or Augmented reality solution that can help improve children's lives? Is yes, then apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund. Applications open for "UNICEF Innovation Fund" which is looking for start-ups that are developing and piloting new open source VR/AR solutions. VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) technologies can be used to solve real human problems. By providing new, immersive ways of accessing data they can enhance our learning … [Read more...]

ICRI/UN Environment Grants Programme: Promoting Resilience of Ecosystems

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and UN Environment are seeking concept notes for its grant programme 2017 to encourage projects that demonstrate and catalyze enhanced protection and management of coral reefs and related ecosystems, in particular by promoting resilience of ecosystems, dependent people and economic sectors. Innovative and replicable projects will be favourably considered. Priority areas Climate change resilience Adaptation … [Read more...]

Darwin Plus: Seeking Applications for Project and Fellowship Funding

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The Overseas Territories Environment and Climate Fund (also known as Darwin Plus) is seeking applications to provide funding for: environmental projects in UK Overseas Territories fellowships for UK Overseas Territories (OT) Nationals to train in the UK Priority Areas A key priority for Darwin Plus is that it should help deliver the UK Governments commitment to create a Blue Belt of marine protection around the OTs. This includes: Improving … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 CGAP Photo Contest: A Chance to Win up to US$2000!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is seeking entries for its 2017 CGAP Photo Contest that will show how people in both rural and urban areas are using digital finance in innovative ways to build greater resiliency through financial tools, and conduct their financial lives. The CGAP Photo Contest is looking for original, striking images that capture the importance of financial inclusion efforts around the world. Themes Innovations in Digital … [Read more...]

Saving Brains: Seeking Innovative Solutions addressing Risk Factors facing Children living in Adversity

Deadline: 11 October 2017 Saving Brains is seeking bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that protect and nurture early brain development in a sustainable manner, with the ultimate goal of increasing human capital and tackling existing inequalities. Funding is open to innovative solutions that address the risk factors facing children living in adversity by promoting health and nutrition, providing enrichment and nurturing, and protecting against maltreatment. Grand … [Read more...]

Apply for Alumni Awards 2017-18: Celebrating the Outstanding Achievements of Alumni!

Deadline: 2 October 2017 British Council is seeking applications for its Alumni Awards 2017-18 in order to celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries. Benefits Finalists and winners at all levels (national, regional and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government. The prize was set up in 1998 to recognize and support the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders. Themes Freedom of information, freedom of the press and journalism: Article 19 of the Universal Declaration … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting Transnational Projects on Judicial Training

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its action grants to support transnational projects on judicial training covering civil law, criminal law or fundamental rights. The objective is to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU law in the areas of civil law (including consumer law), criminal law and fundamental rights, to judicial ethics and the rule of law, by covering training needs' gaps in these fields. Priorities Tackle … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CCF’s Young Investigator Award (YIA)!

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Young Investigator Award (YIA) with an aim to provide funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Award Information The Young Investigator Award is a one-year grant totaling $50,000 to pay for personnel and/or … [Read more...]

A List of Open Grant Opportunities on Healthcare Development

Grand Challenges Canada: Seeking Proposals for Stars in Global Health Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, is seeking bold ideas with big impact from the best and brightest talent, for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. The bold ideas are expected to improve reproductive, … [Read more...]

2nd KATANA Projects: Promising Entrepreneurs to Co-Create the Future of Business in Agrifood

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the 2nd edition of its KATANA Projects that aims to identify products and services with high market potential. The EU-funded business accelerator KATANA is searching for promising entrepreneurs who want to co-create the future of business in agrifood. Project Categories Precision Agriculture Services Mobile services Functional Foods Funding Information Winners will receive 100,000 EUR per consortium (20,000-50,000 EUR … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition … [Read more...]

EPRM Call for Proposals: Improving Conditions in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas all over the World

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) is seeking proposals for its grant program in order to improve conditions in and around mines and for the miners concerned in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals is a multi-stakeholder partnership established to create better social and economic conditions for mine workers and local mining communities, by increasing the number of mines that adopt responsible … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for SIWI’s Stockholm Water Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently inviting applicants for its Stockholm Water Prize 2018 to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Prize Categories Policy and Practices human rights, conflict resolution, influence on policies, and international cooperation with application in the water sector sustainable and safe … [Read more...]

Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2017: Inviting Young Journalists Worldwide!

Deadline: 16 July 2017 The World Health Summit is currently inviting young professionals for its Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2017 with an aim to support the recognition of emerging young medical science journalists and their contribution towards public understanding of science. Award Information The prize money of 500 Euro to recompense travel expenses. A certificate will also be presented by the World Health Summit Presidents. Five outstanding young candidates … [Read more...]

EU-EIDHR Programme: Protection of Human Dignity and Respect for Fundamental Human Rights & Freedoms in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Protection of Human Dignity and Respect for Fundamental Human Rights & Freedoms in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean”. The objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean by protecting human dignity and promoting an … [Read more...]

European Outdoor Conservation Association Grants: Inviting Non-Profit Organizations to Implement Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is seeking applications from eligible non-profit organizations for its 2017 funding program to implement conservation projects in any country around the world except North America. The European Outdoor sector and the millions of people who enjoy the great outdoors are active champions for the conservation of nature and wild places. Priority Areas Protect, enhance or restore threatened key species, habitats or … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Preventing and Combating Gender-Based Violence & Violence against Children

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its programme entitled "Prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children". Programme Priorities Prevention of gender-based violence (GBV): The focus is on primary prevention, i.e. changing social attitudes and behaviour, in order to end tolerance of all forms of violence. This involves tackling prejudices and gender stereotypes and norms that encourage or condone violence, as well as … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking proposals for its grant program to support grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with the focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. Thematic Areas PlanetRomeo Foundation supports projects and initiatives under the following themes: Community Organizing Shelter Sports & … [Read more...]

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