Apply to Participate in 4th ‘Women Leading, Women Organising’ Training!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) in association with the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights, is currently seeking applicants for its 4th ”Women Leading, Women Organizing’ Training” in Manila, the Philippines from 25th-29th July, which will precede the ASEAN People’s Forum on 30th July-1st August 2017. The training will focus on labour rights, and migrant workers’ rights in the context of globalisation, fundamentalism, militarism, and feminist … [Read more...]

Hedayah Call for Proposals: Supporting Civil Society Initiatives to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism

Deadline: 22 May 2017 Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism STRIVE-Global, funded by the European Union (EU) under the financial Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism -STRIVE GlobalSupport of Civil Society initiatives to Prevent/Counter Violent Extremism in Central Asia, South Caucasus and Western Balkans” with an aim to support design and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of SCA: South Asia Regional Connectivity Program

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) is currently inviting organizations interested in submitting proposal applications that seek to support and enhance connectivity in South Asia. Through the provision of technical assistance and the promotion of regional cooperation, U.S. assistance focusing on issues relating to economic growth and trade facilitation, security, and environmental resource management will facilitate sustainable, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of EAP: Promoting Gender Equality in Decision-Making in the U.S. Freely Associated States

Deadline: 26 June 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) is seeking applications from eligible entities for its projects that promote gender equality in political representation, and other leadership and decision-making roles in the U.S. Freely Associated States (FAS): Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and Republic of Palau. Goals Enhance the role of women through public outreach and education for both men … [Read more...]

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund: Seeking Proposals to help Critically Endangered Flora and Fauna

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF) is currently accepting grant proposals with an aim to help save critically endangered flora and fauna in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The Fund’s mission is to support small, preferably local initiatives towards the conservation and wise use of nature and our natural resource base. The Fund prefers to act as a catalyzer of larger initiatives, and link its project support as much as possible … [Read more...]

Hedayah Call for Proposals: Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism in Central Asia and Western Balkans regions

Deadline: 22 May 2017 Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism STRIVE-Global, funded by the European Union (EU) under the financial Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), is currently seeking proposals in order to respond to the ongoing threat of global terrorism and the need for effective responses that ameliorate, rather than exacerbate, the threat. Focused on prevention, the overall objective of the programme is to build the capacity of state and non-state actors … [Read more...]

Grab the Chance to Visit New Zealand! An Open Opportunity for Social Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders from Southeast Asia

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Asia New Zealand Foundation and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, offers up to eight young social entrepreneurs and business leaders from Southeast Asia the chance to visit New Zealand. This opportunity is part of the ASEAN Young Business Leaders Initiative (YBLI), a key part of the New Zealand Government’s ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) strategy. The initiative was created to strengthen links between entrepreneurs and business … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

SFDRR Call for Participation: Approaching for Slow-Onset Climate Disasters (AI-SOCD)

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) is seeking applications to manage the risk of small-scale and large-scale, frequent and infrequent, sudden and slow-onset disasters caused by natural or man-made hazards. The causes and impacts of disaster events are generally complex; thus, systems thinking and systems approach which can identify complex interactions among different sectors shall be employed to DRR research and practices in order to design … [Read more...]

Asia New Zealand Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Travel & Discretionary Grants

Deadline: 3 July 2017 The Asia New Zealand Foundation is currently seeking applications from journalists for its "Travel and Discretionary Grants" with an aim to offer New Zealand journalists the chance to travel to Asia to research and prepare stories. These grants support independent and self-managed travel to the region by New Zealand journalists. The Asia New Zealand Foundation does not make travel arrangements and cannot sponsor visas. Grant Categories The Asia New Zealand Foundation … [Read more...]

Asia-Europe Foundation Call for Applications: ASEFEdu Young Reporter 2017

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Are you an aspiring young reporter with a desire to travel across Asia and Europe practising your craft and providing important coverage of education projects? The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking reporters aged between 18 and 30 years from Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) partner countries to cover its 2017 calendar of projects on the theme of Access to Education and Employment. This is an unprecedented opportunity to apply the trade and gain exposure to the rich … [Read more...]

The IOM CA Photostory Project: Addressing the Migration from Central Asia through Photography and Story Writing

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Central Asia has launched  a photography award and invites University Students and Artists/Photographers (citizens of Central Asia) to submit photographs related to the theme Migrants: An Invisible Force in Central Asia aiming to draw attention and stimulate dialogue around the theme of migration through powerful photography, story writing and open discussions with government and non government stakeholders, societies and … [Read more...]

DFID: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health for Africa & Asia

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia to provide a comprehensive package of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with a primary focus on increasing the number of additional Family Planning (FP) users according to the FP2020 definition, alongside reducing maternal mortality and improving access to safe abortion. Funds … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IGIDR-IDRC Scholarship Programs!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in partnership with the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) is currently seeking applications for its IGIDR-IDRC scholarships programs to support scholars in tackling barriers to inclusive development in Asia. To that effect, the IGIDR is running a capacity building program in inclusive development with a special focus on the labour market and industrial policy. As part of this initiative and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2017!

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Do you run a sustainable social venture, or have an innovative idea that can improve the world around you? If yes, then apply for the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia. The DBS Foundation together with National University of Singapore (NUS) Enterprise, is currently inviting applicants for its DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2017 with an aim to identify passionate aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs, who have innovative business solutions to solve social … [Read more...]

Entries Open for SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award 2016/2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Government of Australia has announced the call for entries for the SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award (SAELA) 2016/2017 with the theme “Addressing Barriers to Inclusion”. Addressing Barriers to Inclusion is Priority Area number 2 in SEAMEO Education Agenda 2015-2035. In this Priority, SEAMEO is to work towards and promote efforts in “addressing barriers to inclusion and access to basic learning … [Read more...]

SNSF Call for Proposals: Inviting Researchers for Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme (JFS)

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is currently accepting proposals for its Southeast Asia – Europe Joint Funding Scheme (JFS) in order to bring together Southeast Asian and European researchers and innovators and allow them to collaborate on topics of mutual interest. The JFS is a scheme for pooling resources at a multilateral level to support collaborative research and innovation projects. Thematic Areas Health, with preference: Anti-microbial … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The University of Tsukuba, in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, IUCN, ICCROM and ICOMOS is currently seeking applications for Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific, organized by the World Heritage Studies and the Certificate Programme on Nature Conservation (CPNC). Heritage Conservation is an evolving practice, and one of the current debates focuses on identifying and recovering the connections … [Read more...]

Visegrad Small Grants Program: Inviting NGOs/CSOs Worldwide

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting non-governmental, civil society organizations (NGOs/CSOs), municipalities and local governments for its Visegrad Small Grants Program. Project Categories Education and Capacity Building: Raising the region’s competitiveness through improved skills of citizens. Culture and Common Identity: Strengthening regional and European identity through common cultural initiatives. Environment: Promotion of and … [Read more...]

ICNL Call for Applications: Asia Education Initiative (AEI) Grants

Deadline: 31 May 2017 International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), supported by USAID is seeking applicants for its Asia Education Initiative (AEI) Grants in order to support the study of civil society law at universities and schools of law in eligible countries in Asia. The AEI will provide grants to support the creation of an education initiative on civil society law. Grant Information Grants will generally be in the amount of $5,000 – $10,000, however reasonable proposals for a … [Read more...]