IWMF’s Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship – U.S./Mexico Border

Deadline: 28 October 2018 Applications are now open for IWMF's Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship - U.S./Mexico Border. As part of the IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, six pairs of journalists will travel to the U.S./Mexico border from February 22 to March 14, 2019. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, where they will complete a comprehensive security and first aid training from February 23 to February 26, 2019. Fellows will then depart for six days … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Seeking Proposals for Policy Fellowship Initiative 2018

Deadline: 8 October 2018 The Open Society Foundations (OSF)-Armenia is seeking proposals for its Policy Fellowship Initiative 2018 to carry out rigorous and innovative research identifying the most critical open society challenges, developing practical solutions, and advocating for such by maximising the impact of their research. The fellowships are intended primarily for individuals aiming to undertake independent policy-oriented research and produce critical thinking on fundamental policy … [Read more...]

Sumitomo Foundation: Seeking Applications for Japan-Related Research Projects

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Sumitomo Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Projects with an aim to enhance mutual understanding between Asian countries and Japan through promoting research projects in the field of the social sciences or humanities that are related to Japan. Notes The following projects are not eligible: Research projects for profit making or those conceivably conducive to profit making. Contracted research projects for a third party. Research … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Armenia: Seeking Proposals for 2019 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation

Deadline: 26 October 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Armenia has announced a call for proposals for its Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019. AFCP supports preservation projects in the following categories, pending available funding: A CULTURAL SITE OR SITES - conservation of an ancient or historic building, preservation of an archaeological site, or documentation of cultural sites in a region for preservation purposes. AN OBJECT OR COLLECTION OF OBJECTS - conservation … [Read more...]

The Prince Claus Fund Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 1 December 2018 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme and the Whiting Foundation are accepting proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. The second round will continue to facilitate the vital work of restoring physical objects and making the information they carry accessible to a wider … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Innovations Driving Programmatic Performance in Immunization

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking proposals for the 22nd round of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of “Innovations Driving Programmatic Performance in Immunization: Service Experience and Data Use + Measurement”. Within this call to promote the effective use of timely and relevant data to drive programmatic performance, and thus increase the number of children vaccinated globally, GCE is looking for innovative ideas in the following … [Read more...]

5% Initiative: Call for Proposals for Improvement in Tuberculosis Screening, Treatment and Prevention

Deadline: 26 October 2018 The 5% Initiative has launched a Call for Proposals with the objective of selecting operational research projects that aim to strengthen the fight against tuberculosis in the context of Global Fund grants in the following fields: Improvement in tuberculosis screening and treatment (all forms) in the general population and risk groups, including the optimal use of new tools for the diagnosis and setting up of a course of treatment; Optimisation of the setting … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Innovation for WASH in Urban Settings (Round 22)

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking proposals for the 22nd Round of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of “Innovation for WASH in Urban Settings”. GCE seeks digital technology-based solutions that promote access to essential resources and services (clean water, sanitation) and can make a difference in reducing morbidity and mortality to promote healthy, safe, and productive lives. GCE know that technology does not automatically or inevitably … [Read more...]

France Libertés – Danielle Mitterrand Foundation: Call for Proposals on Water and Climate

Deadline: 26 October 2018 France Libertés –Danielle Mitterrand Foundation has launched a call for proposals to support projects, led by non-profit organizations, promoting the link between water and climate. In this call, they focus on the interrelations between water and climate and taking into account their links, in order to integrate the protection of this natural resource in the fight against global warming. The links between Water and Climate have been regularly demonstrated and … [Read more...]

YWC Call for Proposals: Be Bold. Be Creative. Get Support.

Deadline: 16 October 2018 The Youth for Water and Climate #YWC Platform is looking for youth-led projects for its call for proposals "Be Bold. Be Creative. Get Support." which has been designed to identify, encourage and support youth engagement related to water management and climate change adaptation. This call for proposal is made possible due to the contributions of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, which will enable youth from around the world to access financial support … [Read more...]

Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award: Inviting Non-profit Organisations around the World

Deadline: 16 November 2018 Nominations are open for “Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award”, a new global award which seeks to initiate or build on bold ideas that address an area of social need. Macquarie encourages non-profits to be imaginative in their thinking about the enduring outcomes they can achieve with this funding. The Award will be shared by approximately five organisations globally, with funding to be delivered over a period of five years. The Macquarie Group Foundation is the … [Read more...]

Why applying for Awards and Prizes can be a Great Opportunity

Many international agencies announce calls for applications for awards and prizes regularly to recognize, honor and even provide financial support to NGOs, activists, social scientists and development practitioners for their exemplary work. However, many deserving organizations and individuals miss submitting their applications for these awards and prizes mostly because they fail to understand their relevance. The awards and prizes are not just awards and prizes! They contain an enormous value … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 15 UNWTO Awards!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are now open for the 15 UNWTO Awards to acknowledge the contribution of institutions – public, private or NGOs – to competitive and sustainable tourism development at the local, national, regional and international levels. The contribution of the awardees is in line with the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and the principles and Sustainable Development Goals. UNWTO will tentatively announce the awardees of the UNWTO Awards by middle of December 2018 … [Read more...]

Apply for International Prize “Women, Entrepreneurship and Digital”!

Deadline: 26 September 2018 Fondation la France has launched an International Prize “Women, Entrepreneurship and Digital” to support entrepreneurial projects run by women or women in the digital sector. It is intended for project developers in Africa, the Near and Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean (as defined by the Development Assistance Committee), and who are part of the local ecosystem of the inclusive and social economy. The goal of the Fondation la France is to promote … [Read more...]

2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2019!

Deadline: 25 October 2018 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Hilton Humanitarian Prize which is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to nonprofit organizations judged to have made extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering. The Prize is not only intended to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization, but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and to encourage others … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Jeanne Marchig Animal Welfare Award!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Marchig Animal Welfare Trust is currently seeking applications from organisations or individual for its Jeanne Marchig Animal Welfare Award 2018, with an aim to promote and encourage practical work in preventing animal cruelty and the relief of animal suffering. Award Categories The development of an alternative method to the use of animals in experimental procedures and the practical implementation of such an alternative resulting in a significant … [Read more...]

Apply for Volvo Environment Prize 2019: Promoting Scientific Research & Innovations!

Deadline: 10 January 2019 Nominations are open for the Volvo Environment Prize 2019 that is awarded for: “Outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries, which in broad terms fall within the environmental field.” The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. The International Prize Jury, a group of internationally renowned scientists, makes the final selection of prize laureate. There are … [Read more...]

2018 AGFUND International Prize: Encouraging Innovation & Creativity in Human Development Work

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) International Prize with the aim of inciting and encouraging innovation and creativity in human development work. The Subject of the 2018 AGFUND Prize is “End of poverty in all its forms everywhere”. Prize Objectives Support the distinguished efforts aiming at the promotion and development of the concepts and dimensions of human development. Disseminate the successful project … [Read more...]

Apply for Energy Globe Award 2019 for Sustainability!

Deadline: 21 November 2018 Nominations are open for the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability- the Energy Globe Award 2019. The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in the awards. Award Categories Earth Fire Water Air Youth Sustainable … [Read more...]

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