AmplifyChange Strategic Grants: Supporting Organisations that Work Globally and Regionally to help Shape Policies

Deadline: 25 July 2017 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strategic grants program with an aim to support organisations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Priority Themes Intersections between gender-based violence and barriers to safe abortion: Approaches that strengthen advocacy for safe abortion, including responding to the intersections between … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ChangemakerXchange Summit 2017 in Philippines!

Deadline: 9 July 2017 Applications are open for the ChangemakerXchange Summit in Philippines that will take place from September 4 to 8, 2017. The ChangemakerXchange is a global collaboration platform for young social innovators. It gathers some of the world’s most exciting changemakers at impact retreats in beautiful spaces around the world for the exchange and co-creation of ideas. Eligibility Criteria To qualify, applicants for ChangemakerXchange: must be between 18 to 30 years old … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ASEAN Social Impact Awards!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 If you know any outstanding social entrepreneurs, nomination and application forms are open now! The NUS Department of Social Work has announced the ASEAN Social Impact Awards in partnership with Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC) and Ashoka Innovators for the Public. The Award indentifies and further encourages individuals from the citizen sector with a strong drive and vision to resolve social issues, thereby creating positive social impact in their respective communities … [Read more...]

ASEF Call for Proposals: 17th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights

Deadline: 19 July 2017 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking applications for its Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights that promotes mutual understanding and co-operation between Europe and Asia in the area of political dialogue, particularly on human rights issues, and encourages an open and non-confrontational debate between representatives of civil society organisations and officials from all ASEM Partners. The Seminar series is co-organised by the … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 12 July 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), as a signatory to the global Family Planning (FP) 2020 agreement, is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia with the commitment to doubling its spending on FP by providing services to an additional 24 million girls and women worldwide by 2020. As the UK’s principle lead in working to end extreme poverty, DFID is significantly scaling-up its … [Read more...]

2017 LCA Award: Strengthening Capacities for putting Life Cycle Thinking into Effective Practice!

Deadline: 29 June 2017 Applications are open for 2017 LCA Award. The Life Cycle Initiative has the goal to enable users around the world to put life cycle thinking into effective practice, and UN Environment serves as its secretariat. As part of the flagship activities being pursued in 2017, support is being provided to practical projects implementing Life Cycle approaches. This activity leverages support from LCA experts, and providers of LCA software and data to institute practical projects. … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of EAP: Support for the Lower Mekong Initiative Young Scientist Exchange Program

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) is seeking applications for an environmental award to support a regional education project in the Lower Mekong countries of Southeast Asia. Guided by the specific objectives from the LMI 2016-2020 Master Plan of Action, this project proposes to establish a Young Scientist Exchange Program where young scientists (ages 18-35) from LMI partner countries are offered research opportunities and engage in … [Read more...]

Aidsfonds Call for Proposals: Challenging Intellectual Property Barriers that Prevent Access to Treatment for People Living with HIV

Deadline: 22 August 2017 The Aidsfonds has launched the 2017 Call for Proposals “Challenging intellectual property barriers that prevent access to treatment for people living with HIV” with an aim to support civil society organizations with a track record in treatment advocacy addressing intellectual property barriers and holding their governments accountable for access to essential medicines, lowering costs of pharmaceuticals and thereby contributing to financial and programmatic … [Read more...]

International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies: Inviting Applicants for 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) is inviting applicants for its World Summit on Arts and Culture that will be held in Kuala Lumpur on 11-14 March 2019. It is co-hosted by IFACCA and the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN) of the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism and Culture and is expected to attract arts leaders and key policy makers from up to 80 countries. To refine the theme and develop the structure and contents of the … [Read more...]

USAID/Thailand: Seeking Applications for Disability Sector Support Activity in Lao PDR

Deadline: 16 July 2017 The United States Agency for International Development’s Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. organizations to provide services and support to the disability sector in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (USAID Okardt). The goal of the Disability Sector Support Activity in Lao PDR (USAID Okardt) is to improve and sustain the independence and functional ability of persons with disabilities, regardless … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water

Deadline: 4 July 2017 Applicants are invited for the 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) which is a gathering of youth delegates representing different countries within the Asia Pacific region. The APYPW is to bring a diversity of young voices together toward global water issues and in the process encouraging them to deeply ponder and investigate pragmatic solutions for water-related challenges that are confronted today. By offering a variety of programs and activities from … [Read more...]

International Elephant Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Project Grant 2018

Deadline: 11 August 2017 The International Elephant Foundation (IEF) is currently seeking proposals for 2018 Elephant Conservation and Research Funding Support. Target Areas Asian Elephant: Human-elephant conflict mitigation and coexistence Reducing habitat fragmentation and loss Action to eliminate illegal killing and trafficking of elephants Community capacity building Conservation education Managing captive range country Asian elephants African … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation Asia Center: Call for Applications for HANDs! Project 2017 – 2018

Deadline: 18 July 2017 If you are young professionals concerned about disaster and environmental education, then please apply for HANDs! Project 2017 – 2018!! Applications are open for HANDs! Project 2017 – 2018 which is a human resource development program sponsored by the Japan Foundation Asia Center. The Project was created as a place for mutual learning, sharing knowledge, and cooperating to solve problem for disaster prevention and support for disaster-affected areas, primarily in Asian … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Strengthening Economic Growth in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The UK's Department for International Development, DFID Central Asia has launched a new competition opportunity in 2017, seeking partners for two new multi-million programmes to promote economic growth in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan Economic Policy Facility. This programme will turn high-level political support for growth and prosperity initiatives into realistic policies, strategies and plans which improve the economies, governance, resilience and delivery capability in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IDRC’s Research Awards 2018!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking applications for its "Research Awards 2018". Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective. Benefits For payroll purposes, awardees are considered full-time … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: AAA-Inlaks Art Grant for Indian Artists

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Inlaks India Foundation and Asia Art Archive in India are seeking applications for its AAA-Inlaks Art Grant for 2017-18 to support new and innovative approaches to practicing art today. The aim of the Grant is to encourage artists to propose and test new forms of art-making that incorporate research, collaboration, workshops and formal experiments as a way to examine the technologies and eco-systems of information that shape times. The provocation to candidates applying … [Read more...]

SEARCA’s Travel Grants: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD) toward Food Security and Poverty Alleviation

Deadline: 7 September 2017 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is inviting applicants for its Travel Grant program to reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) towards food security and poverty alleviation in the region. Objectives To provide opportunities to qualified Southeast Asian nationals to participate and present papers in … [Read more...]

IPA-IRC Request for Proposals: Intimate Partner Violence Initiative Program

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is inviting proposals from researchers working on randomized evaluations in related fields to conduct rigorous research to help expand the evidence base on what works in reducing intimate partner violence in low income countries for its joint program entitled "Intimate Partner Violence Initiative". As part of the broader initiative, IPA also invite proposals that seek to improve the … [Read more...]

Astraea’s International Fund: Supporting Groups led by LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Priorities The fund prioritizes funding to groups that are: Led by and targeted to lesbian/bisexual/queer women Led by and targeted to … [Read more...]

South Asia Women’s Fund: Strengthening South Asian Feminist Movements Programme 2017-18

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The South Asia Women’s Fund (SAWF) is currently accepting applications from interested women and trans rights groups, organisations and activists for its 2017-18 Strengthening South Asian Feminist Movements programme with an aim to support the voices and leadership of those facing multiple discriminations, working within difficult contexts and circumstances.  Types of Grants Project/Programme Grants: Supporting the implementation of new, innovative ideas; up … [Read more...]

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