UK Government grants £144m to support Education Campus in Northern Ireland

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP has announced £144m of UK Government funding to support major education campus in Northern Ireland. This will offer collaborative education opportunities and experiences to students across the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) area of the curriculum. The Strule Project will be the largest shared educational campus in Northern Ireland, bringing together over 4,000 pupils, from all backgrounds, … [Read more...]

AFAC/ACSS: Seeking Applications for Research on the Arts Program

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is seeking applications for their joint ‘Research on the Arts Program’ (RAP) that aims to support research on all art practices across disciplinary boundaries and methodological approaches on key themes of concern to, and in, the Arab region. This program is funded by AFAC and by a grant provided to the ACSS by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Grants are intended to support a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ANZ & Sydney Mardi Gras Community Grants 2018!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are now open for the ANZ & Sydney Mardi Gras Community Grants in 2018, designed to support and develop LGBTQI community projects in Australia. This grant primarily aims to raise the visibility of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities. The judges will assess the merits of each application in their discretion and will ultimately determine any successful applications, in whole or in part. Winners will be announced by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Wolfson Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Wolfson Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to fund capital projects (buildings/refurbishment, equipment) and only award grants to charities or organisations with charitable status (or equivalent). The Wolfson Foundation has awarded over £800 million in grants since their establishment (£1.7 billion in real terms), supporting over 10,000 projects across the UK, all on the basis of expert peer review. Focus Areas Science & Medicine … [Read more...]

Ireland Government announces €29.6 million Investment in Frontier Research

Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation and Research and Development, John Halligan TD has announced a €29.6 million investment by the Irish Research Council in “frontier research” projects. Thirty-six researchers will receive funding under the Irish Research Council’s new Laureate Awards to conduct ground-breaking research in the life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, arts, humanities and social … [Read more...]

For Creative Girls: Seeking Applications for Reconnecting Arts

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Reconnecting Arts has announced an open call that invites Middle Eastern – Arab artists to support emerging creatives and Arab Artists, re-Connecting emerging Middle Eastern Creatives through inclusive opportunities. It is a platform for creatively courageous females, championing women engaged in the Creatives (Design, Arts, Writing, Painting, Cooking etc), showcasing them and inspiring the aspiring female creatives to flourish. For Creative Girls is a … [Read more...]

Applications open for Affiliate Programme 2018!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 British Council is seeking applications for events planned by UK based organisations or individuals to join the Affiliate Programme for UK/Germany 2018. The Council will collaborate with a wide range of British and German partners to create a diverse programme that spans the arts, education, society, sport and science. In particular it is looking for projects which: align with the themes of the season contribute to the programme’s overall geographical spread … [Read more...]

CSUDP Call for Proposals: Inviting Urban Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya

Deadline: 2 August 2016 The Civil Society Urban Development Platform (CSUDP) is currently accepting proposals from eligible urban Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for a programme entitled “Organizing, influencing and inspiring civic competencies towards equitable and just urban societies”. The Programme seeks to reverse urban inequalities through promoting just and fair access to urban services and building resilience of the disadvantaged urban majority. This programme is a component for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Deadline: 11 October 2016 The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship, a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society. Storytellers publish stories on the Fulbright-National … [Read more...]

Horowitz Foundation’s 2016 Awards: Understanding the Major Fields of Social Sciences

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy is seeking applicants for its 2016 Awards in order to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences. Aim to support emerging scholars through small grants to promote scholarship with a social policy application to encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences Award Categories Donald R. Cressey Award: For the most outstanding … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Austria: Generation Next Youth Leadership Initiative

Deadline: 15 August 2016 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Vienna is inviting proposals to design and implement a two-to-three week program entitled "Generation Next Youth Leadership Initiative" that will provide at least 10 Austrian university students the opportunity to examine the dynamic processes of integration while learning the principles of civic education, leadership, respect for diversity, and community engagement through leadership development program in the United … [Read more...]

2016 INGO Call for Proposals: Supporting Development of Local Communities

Deadline: 17 July 2016 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) is seeking proposals from International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) concerning humanitarian demining for the period 2016-2020 in order to support the development of local communities through partnerships, employment, the promotion of gender equality and human rights based approach. Finland’s humanitarian mine action employs a comprehensive approach that contributes to a wider effort to promote global security, … [Read more...]

filia.die frauenstiftung: Inviting Women’s Organisations to Promotes Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The filia.die frauenstiftung is inviting women's organisations to apply for a one-year grant program which aims to support women and girls so they can realize their own ideas and projects for promoting social change and gender equality. filia.die frauenstiftung directs 50% of her grantmaking budget to women’s organisations in South-East, Central and Eastern Europe. The project aims for an increase of participation of women and girls in society, their participation … [Read more...]

2016 INGO Call for Proposals: Supporting the Work of Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 1 August 2016 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) is seeking Proposals from International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) for human rights work that has the development and welfare of developing countries. Focus Areas Fighting Impunity for human rights violations: Aim to promote human rights through work that contributes to the elimination of impunity for human rights violations. Funding available: The total amount of funding available for this … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 International Grinnell Prize of $100,000!

Deadline: 9 October 2016 The Grinnell College is seeking applicants for its 2017 Grinnell Prize. The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize, or the Grinnell Prize, directly reflects Grinnell’s historic 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 Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Human Services Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and … [Read more...]

African Women’s Development Fund: Focusing on Respect for Women’s Human Rights

Deadline: 19 September 2016 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking applicants from local, national, sub-regional and regional organisations in Africa working towards women’s empowerment. The AWDF is an institutional capacity-building and programme development fund, which aims to help build a culture of learning and partnerships within the African women’s movement. The vision of AWDF is for women to live in a world where there is social justice, equality and respect for women’s … [Read more...]

United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia: Institutional Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (United Board) is currently inviting applications for its Institutional Grants Program with an aim to promote whole person education in the tradition of the liberal arts colleges and universities in Asia. Whole person education addresses the varied academic, professional, personal, and spiritual needs of students. It empowers students for their own personal and professional growth, and nurtures a sense of … [Read more...]

Lifelong Learning Awards 2016: Building Inclusive & Democratic Educational Systems

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The Lifelong Learning Platform is seeking applicants for its Lifelong Learning Awards 2016 in order to attract public attention on lifelong learning as well as to inspire new practices and policies. First priority of its Lifelong Learning Manifesto: “Building inclusive and democratic educational systems”. The priority covers different important issues such as citizenship and global education, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, fighting prejudices and … [Read more...]

UNESCO Learning City Award 2017: Developing Learning Cities around the World

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is currently inviting applications for its Learning City Award 2017 with an aim to encourage and reward progress achieved in developing learning cities around the world. The Award is conferred on cities that have achieved outstanding progress in building learning cities by implementing the Key Features of Learning Cities. Programme Features Promoting inclusive learning from basic to … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Civil Society Leadership Awards

Deadline: 15 September 2016 Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applications for its Civil Society Leadership Awards with an aim to provide fully funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. CSLA directly assists future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social … [Read more...]