Deadline: 10 January 2020 The World Bank Group in partnership with Wharton School's Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women has announced SDGs & Her Competition which is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations. The objectives of the initiative are to: Recognize women implementing the Sustainable Development Goals … [Read more...] about SDGs & Her Competition for Women-led Micro and Small Enterprises
Deadline: 31 January 2020 The Culture and Animals Foundation (CAF) is accepting applications for its grant program. CAF is an all-volunteer-run, non-profit organization whose mission is to support artists and scholars in advancing their understanding of and commitment to animals. The Culture & Animals Foundation aims to advance animal advocacy through intellectual and artistic expression. Grant Categories The Foundation funds academic and artistic projects that raise public … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for Culture and Animals Foundation’s Grant Program
Deadline 24 January 2020 Are you curious and part of an NGO covering sustainability and climate topics? Are you looking for new and insightful approaches to boost the impact of your work and accelerate change in sustainable behaviours that really matter? If yes, then apply for the Second Round of "The Academy of Change". Humanity is facing unprecedented challenges due to the effects of climate change that are already being felt around the world. To meet emission targets set by governments, … [Read more...] about An Opportunity for Leaders working on Climate Change and Sustainability Engagement in NGOs
Deadline: 9 January 2020 The European Commission (EC) is seeking proposals for its program entitled "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)" to support NGOs in the protection and promotion of democracy, human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide. Lots This call for proposals has three lots: Lot 1 – BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS The EU has a strong interest to improve implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) worldwide … [Read more...] about European Commission’s 2019 Global Call for Proposals for Democracy and Human Rights
Deadline: 20 January 2020 Applications are now open for 2020 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program. The Fellowship program will provide leadership training through seminars with Third-sector practitioners, research based on best practices, and the application of a comparative framework. Fellows are based at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY), where participants will attend weekly seminars, explore work of key agencies and foundations, meet with … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for 2020 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program
Deadline: 15 February 2020 Wildlife Acoustics is accepting applications for its Scientific Product Grants Program to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The program enables those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant program to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in … [Read more...] about Scientific Product Grants Program to support Efforts in Conservation and Environmental Stewardship
Deadline: 24 January 2020 GlobalGiving is seeking applications from nonprofit organizations for its 2020 Giving Season Accelerator in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. GlobalGiving is the largest global crowdfunding community connecting nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country. They help nonprofits from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe (and hundreds of places in between) access the tools, training, and support … [Read more...] about GlobalGiving Accelerator: A Crowdfunding Campaign for Registered Nonprofit Organizations
Deadline: 9 February 2020 Nominations are now open for the 2020 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award to honour individuals, groups and organizations who go above and beyond the call of duty to protect refugees, displaced and stateless people. Award Information The winner receives USD 150,000 to invest in their humanitarian work. Four regional winners are also selected and honoured with a certificate. Eligibility Criteria Any individual, group of people or organization that has displayed … [Read more...] about 2020 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award to Protect Refugees and Stateless People
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), a philanthropic foundation based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched "The Global Maker Challenge", for leading manufacturers, start-ups and entrepreneurs, governments, UN agencies and philanthropists, academia and researchers, to form a community dedicated to spreading global prosperity through the art of ‘making’. The eight UN entities (the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); the Food and … [Read more...] about UAE based Foundation’s $1 million Grant Initiatives for Global Prosperity (Sustainable Development, Trade Innovation, Peacebuilding, Climate Change)
Deadline: 31 January 2020 Applications are now open for "Innovation for Peace and Justice - How can displaced populations access affordable and quality services that are essential to their safety and wellbeing?" Challenge with an aim to find and support innovative solutions that will connect refugees and forcibly displaced populations with enduring and effective legal, healthcare, and education services. To do so, the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity welcomes … [Read more...] about 2020 Innovation for Peace and Justice Challenge is now open for Applications
Deadline: 31 January 2020 Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity is seeking applications for its "2020 Climate Change - How can communities move towards a low-carbon circular economy by eliminating waste and utilizing existing resources?" Challenge with an aim to find and support solutions from startups and entrepreneurs around the world that will empower communities, especially those in developing countries, to eliminate waste and use existing resources through low-carbon, … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for 2020 Climate Change Challenge
Deadline: 31 January 2020 Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity is seeking applications for its "Innovation for Inclusive Trade - How can rural communities increase their access to new supply chains and markets in order to create better livelihoods for themselves?" Challenge with an aim to find and support solutions that will enable inclusive trade in rural communities. To do so, the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity is seeking applications from … [Read more...] about 2020 Innovation for Inclusive Trade Challenge inviting Applications from around the World
Deadline: 31 January 2020 Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity has launched the "Sustainable and Healthy Food for All - How can urban populations increase access to healthy and sustainable foods, despite rapid urbanization?" Challenge with an aim to find and support innovative solutions that will promote urban access to healthy and sustainable food for all. To do so, the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity is seeking applications from innovators and … [Read more...] about Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity launches “Sustainable and Healthy Food for All” Challenge
Deadline: 2 December 2019 The Freedom Fund, Humanity United, and UBS Optimus Foundation are seeking proposals that can strengthen the investor case for addressing modern slavery and/or meaningfully expand modern slavery-focused data, tools, measurement and guidance that can be deployed across asset classes. Proposed projects may consider, but are not limited to, the following areas: Strengthening the investor case for addressing modern slavery through evidence-based measurement of … [Read more...] about Submit Your Proposals for Moving the Market – Seeding Innovations to Address Modern Slavery Across Asset Classes
Deadline: 15 January 2020 The International Peace Research Association (IPRA) Foundation is seeking applications for its 2020 Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women. The IPRA Foundation was founded in 1990 as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. The Foundation’s purpose is to promote peace research and scholarship throughout the world. Dorothy Senesh was a long-time activist for international peace and justice. Her husband, Lawrence, established … [Read more...] about 2020 Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women (Global South)
Deadline: 30 November 2019 Are you a social activist working to promote and advance human rights, democracy and peace around the world? Then, this opportunity is for you! The May 18 Memorial Foundation has announced the call for the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2020. To promote the spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement, in which the people of Gwangju resisted brutal military forces for the sake of democracy and human rights in 1980, the May 18 Memorial Foundation recognizes the … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for the 2020 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to apply for 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for their common humanity. Fellows learn practices for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for … [Read more...] about 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program for Next Generation Leaders
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applications are now for Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 which is supported by BP. The Sustainable Development Goals clearly reflect this need for sustainable and modern energy for all, while the world’s demand for energy continues to increase. At BP they recognise the world is clearly not on a sustainable path and needs a rapid transition to a low carbon energy system. And they need collaboration to do this. In BP, their strategy is aligned with the Paris … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 – Supported by BP. How do we increase the share of renewable energy by 2030?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 2 which is supported by RB. Delivering their purpose in RB by providing innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes – enables us to support the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by working to eradicate the burden of preventable disease, improving infant and child nutrition (particularly during the first 1000 days) and helping the world live more … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge SDG 2- Supported by RB. How to end hunger by 2030?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 3 which is supported by AstraZeneca. They have focused Lead2030 Challenge on SDG 3.4: to reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through prevention and treatment and to promote mental health and well-being. NCDs have emerged to become the number one cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, killing more than 41 million people each … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 3 – Supported by AstraZeneca. How do we fight the growing burden on non-communicable disease worldwide?