Landmark Additional Funding to achieve Zero New HIV Infections and Zero AIDS-Related Deaths

UNAIDS appreciates the announcement of an additional funding of AUD 1.3 million (US$ 977 000) made by the Government of Australia for the AIDS response. The additional funding will be used to scale up HIV prevention in Cambodia, Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Papua New Guinea. The funds will add to the AUD 4.5 million (US$ 3.3 million) annual contribution to UNAIDS that Australia has pledged for the next five years. Fully funding the work of the UNAIDS Joint Programme is … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy New Zealand, PAS:  Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy New Zealand Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking Statement of Interest (SOI) for  its Public Diplomacy Grants Program that strengthen security and military cooperation and coordination, promote the mutual benefits of bilateral trade and investment, and deepen the relationships with Pacific communities, in New Zealand, Niue and the Cook Islands, based on our shared values and heritage. All programs must include an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Applications are open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to provide selected start-ups in Africa and Asia Pacific with equity-free funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact. For the third round, the Fund will be supporting start-ups willing to work with mobile operators. The fund is … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 N-Peace Awards!

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 N-Peace Awards in order to recognize individuals who work on women, peace and security by profiling, documenting and highlighting their work and achievements. The Awards are intended to further the cause of peace, gender equality, equal participation, and empowerment of women. Currently unique to the Asia-Pacific region, N-Peace operates in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Nepal, with the goal … [Read more...]

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation: Seeking Applications for ASPIRE 2018

Deadline: 13 April 2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is seeking applications for its APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (“ASPIRE”). It is an annual award which recognizes young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to both excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies. Mission The ASPIRE Prize supports APEC’s mission to: Strengthen international science … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Battle of Minds Competition!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Battle of Minds(BAT) competition which will challenge to put together a team, form an original business plan and compete with students across the globe. It’s a huge opportunity to show why you’re the future of business, testing your desire to collaborate and determination to win. Research your market, develop a product idea and convince of its success, and your prize will be a prestigious three to six-month internship at BAT.  All … [Read more...]

ISIF Asia’s Cybersecurity Grants: Focusing on Practical Solutions around Network Resiliency and Security

Deadline: 30 April 2018 ISIF Asia’s Cybersecurity Grants support projects focusing on practical solutions around network resiliency and security. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must also include an implementation component, a realistic timeframe and a detailed budget breakdown. Grant Information USD 43,000 is available, as follows: USD 30,000 scale-up grant for one existing project looking to expand, USD 13,000 … [Read more...]

Apply for 4th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education!

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is seeking applications for its “4th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED)” from 20 to 26 May 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The one-week Workshop aims to build capacity of dynamic youth leaders around the world to identify strategies to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7, and to carry out innovative initiatives on fostering … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 – 2019

Deadline: 25 March 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/People's Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 - 2019. The Government of the People's Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2018-2019 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North … [Read more...]

East-West Center: 2018 – 2019 Asia Pacific Leadership Program

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The East-West Center is pleased to invite applications for the 2018 – 2019 Asia Pacific Leadership Program. The Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) is the center of excellence for leadership education in Asia Pacific and a signature program of the East-West Center. The program links advanced and interdisciplinary analysis of emergent regional issues with experiential leadership learning. The APLP is a 8 month program with a 4-month residency requirement in Hawai’i.  … [Read more...]

Earth Journalism Network: Call for Proposals for Asia-Pacific Story Grants

Deadline: 23 February 2018 The Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking proposals for its Asia-Pacific Story Grants to support the production of in-depth stories that provide information that can empower communities at risk of environmental and climate change impacts to make better decisions about their options and build their resilience. Story Themes EJN welcomes all story ideas that capture the efforts of vulnerable local communities – particularly women, youth and … [Read more...]

ENEA Access 1st Call for Projects 2018: Developing Energy Access Initiatives in Africa or Asia-Pacific Countries

Deadline: 18 February 2018 ENEA has launched its Call for Projects to support Non Profits, NGOs, Technology Developers and Social Entrepreneurs in developing their energy access initiatives in Africa or Asia-Pacific (starting in 2018). To achieve this objective, ENEA has committed to providing each selected project with 30 - 100 days of its consulting services on a pro-bono basis. ENEA combines economic performance with social engagement in a hybrid model creating new values: advising public … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2018

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Entries are open for 2018 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. This year’s awards cycle will mark the launch of a three-year partnership with Think City, a Malaysian urban renewal body that will support the programme and host the annual Awards Jury meeting in Penang, Malaysia. The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation ("the Awards") recognize the achievement of the private sector and public-private initiatives in … [Read more...]

EJN to provide 11 Grants of up to $20,000 each in 2018

Deadline: 14 January 2018 The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) through its latest call for proposals is going to provide 11 grants of up to $20,000 each in 2018. The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) Asia-Pacific Media Grants are available to support the creation, growth, and capacity building of media and other environmental information generating organizations, that are aiming to improve the quantity and quality of news coverage of climate change, natural resources and the environment. The … [Read more...]

EJN Asia-Pacific Media Grants: Supporting the Creation, Growth, and Capacity Building of Media

Deadline: 14 January 2018 Applications are open for the EJN Asia-Pacific Media Grants which are provided as part of the EJN Asia-Pacific project, implemented by Internews with the generous funding from Sweden / the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The Environmental Journalism Network (EJN) Asia-Pacific Media Grants are available to support the creation, growth, and capacity building of media and other environmental information generating organizations that are … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Tokyo: Inviting Applicants for Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy Tokyo Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program in order to strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Japan through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or … [Read more...]

East-West Center: Seeking Applications for Asia Studies Fellowship Program

Deadline: 2 January 2018 The East-West Center (EWC) is seeking applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake research and writing on topics of relevance to contemporary US-Asia policy. EWC is particularly interested in proposals regarding key challenges in U.S.-Asia relations and possible responses and approaches to addressing those challenges. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to: competing economic initiatives in Asia; changes in relationships … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: APN’s Annual Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW)

Deadline: 23 December 2017 Are you young researcher working in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Viet Nam, and Thailand and interested in developing regional proposals? If yes, then apply for the Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW). Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) in collaboration with Vietnam Academy of Science & Technology (VAST) is seeking applications for its Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW) in order to enhance … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) has launched a new grant programme "NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF)" with an aim to promote capacity building of young scientists. The CGF Programme is directed towards helping young scientists in this region grow up as world-class scientists in the areas of, or related to, conservation of wildlife and ecosystem in their own country or in the Asia-Pacific region. In this … [Read more...]

25 Latest and Most Useful Grants for NGOs working on Environment

Environmental issues continue to dominate the global agenda of international donor agencies as more and more funding is allocated to address them. Agencies are seeking out strong NGO participation in developing countries and are actively supporting them with new grants and other resources. Below is a list of 25 latest and open grants for NGOs working on environment and addressing climate change issues in the developing world. Minor Foundation for Major Challenges’ Grant Program Deadline: … [Read more...]

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