IDRC-CRUK Call for Concept Notes: Economics of Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) have announced a Call for Concept Notes on The Economics of Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) as part of their Economics of Tobacco Control Research Initiative. The Initiative is a five-year partnership between IDRC and CRUK that aims to address the development challenges posed by tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries. The general objective of the … [Read more...]

CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

ACTAE /CANSEA Call for Proposals: Competitive Grant Scheme to Strengthen the Conservation Agriculture Network

Deadline: 9 November 2017 ACTAE Regional Project-CANSEA Component has announced a third call for proposals under its “Competitive Grant Scheme” with an aim to enhance and build durable and effective networking mechanisms to facilitate synergies among agroecology initiatives. ACTAE is organized in two complementary components CANSEA and ALiSEA under the responsibility of CIRAD and GRET respectively and CIRAD overall coordination: Strengthen and institutionalize the existing conservation … [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...]

Japan Foundation Asia Center: Inviting Applicants for Asia Center Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation Asia Center is currently inviting applicants for its Asia Center Fellowship Program which is designed to encourage joint or cooperative projects that cross national cultural borders among individuals. Fellowships are offered to successful applicants who plan to pursue their research and activities outside their home country (or countries), and who seek to further develop their field(s) of expertise and form networks between individual and … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation Asia Center: Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation Asia Center is seeking applications for its Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange which is designed to expand the bases for exchange and to promote understanding and friendship among people in Japan and ASEAN. Grants are provided to successful exchange projects at grassroots and regional level conducted by Japan-based organizations. Funding Information Grant Coverage: Maximum 1.5 million JPY The grant can cover portions … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation Asia Center: Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation Asia Center is seeking applications for its Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration which is designed to generate new cultures together within Asia. Grants are provided to successful collaborative projects conducted by organizations and professionals in Japan and ASEAN. Funding Information Grant Coverage: Maximum 10 million JPY The grant can cover portions from a maximum of three categories from below. Traveling … [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...]

Apply for Asian Cultural Council Program!

Deadline: 9 November 2017 The Asian Cultural Council is inviting proposals from individual to support international travel and cultural exchange between Asia and the U.S., and among the countries of Asia. The mission of this program is to advance the understanding through cultural exchange, ACC's first priority in all grant areas is to support activities that involve cultural immersion; meaningful cross-cultural engagement; and relationship building, collaboration, or exchange of best … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Seeking Applications for Conservation Workshop Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Conservation Workshop Grants to support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in selected countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Conservation Workshop Grants fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. Conservation Workshop Grants are … [Read more...]

Cleveland Zoological Society Seed Grants Program: Supporting Field Conservation and Research Projects in Asia

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The Cleveland Zoological Society is currently accepting applications for its Asia Seed Grants Program to support field conservation and research projects in Asia. Ideal projects have clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people and create opportunities for capacity building in country. Focus Areas Wildlife protection (law enforcement, illegal wildlife trade issues, etc.) Human wildlife conflict mitigation Development and promotion … [Read more...]

PMI IMPACT: Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Second Funding Round

Deadline: 15 November 2017 For its second funding round, PMI IMPACT has announced a call for projects that address different forms of illegal trade and related crimes such as money laundering, corruption and organized crime. PMI IMPACT is a global initiative to support public, private, and nongovernmental organizations to develop and implement projects against illegal trade and related crimes. The initiative was launched in 2016 by Philip Morris International (PMI), which has pledged USD 100 … [Read more...]

2018 KNCF Grant Program: Preserving Biodiversity Projects in the Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 KNCF Grant Program with an aim to provide assistance for nature conservation efforts implemented by NGO/NPO in developing countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Benefits Expenses for purchasing or leasing materials and goods, for purchasing land, for purchasing or installing temporary buildings, or for their repair. Personnel costs (labor costs for temporary … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 YSEALI Seeds for the Future Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Are you passionate about the future of ASEAN? Do you have an idea of how to make a positive change in your community, but are in search of mentorship and financial assistance to make it happen? If yes, then apply for the 2018 YSEALI Seeds for the Future Grants Program. Cultural Vistas and the U.S. Mission to ASEAN are currently accepting applications for its Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative’s (YSEALI) Seeds for the Future, a small grants competition for … [Read more...]

SPRING Accelerator: Call for Applications for 4TH Cohort in South Asia

Deadline: 1 November 2017 SPRING Accelerator is returning to South Asia for 2018, selecting its next cohort from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and from Myanmar for the first time! SPRING is on the look-out for established, ambitious businesses across any and all sectors to address market opportunities and unmet needs for adolescent girls through the use of Human-Centred Design. Up to 20 businesses will be selected to join the nine-month cohort, running from March 2018 to January 2019. Impact … [Read more...]

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program 2018: Enhancing Leadership Skills & International Exposure

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The Asia Foundation is accepting applications for its Development Fellows Program in order to enhance leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure for Asian professionals. The program reflects the Foundation’s six-decade tradition of investing in the region’s most promising future leaders. The 2018 program will consist of two intensive modules, including two weeks in Asia and another two weeks in the United States, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The George Washington University – Elliott School of International Affairs’ Central Asia Program (CAP) is seeking applications for its Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program. The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program (CAAFP) is intended for young professionals – scholars, government officials, policy experts, human rights and activists – who want to enhance their research and analytical skills and seek to become public policy leaders in their respective … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare’s “Positive Action for Adolescents” Call for Proposals: Apply for a Grant Funding of Up to £50,000!

Deadline: 13 October 2017 ViiV Healthcare through its Positive Action for Adolescents (PAA) program is delighted to open a special call for proposals to mark SPARK17, the event dedicated to young advocates working in the field of HIV, PAA is hosting with partners at Sentebale’s Mamohato Children's Centre in Lesotho (18-21 September 2017). Proposed projects must align with the strategy and focus of ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action for Adolescents programme and is youth-led, preferably by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Echoing Green Fellowship!

Deadline: 24 October 2017 Do you have a solution that will help your community thrive, an idea that will create new pathways to justice, or see a fresh opportunity where others only see obstacles? If yes, then apply for Echoing Green Fellowship! This is the fellowship for innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels. We know that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not—which is why we invest in talent wherever it is. Fellows represent diverse ethnic, religious, and gender … [Read more...]

FORUM-ASIA Call for Applications: Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights & Development

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Global Advocacy Learning Programme on Human Rights & Development is the first programme of its kind developed by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA). It provides a comprehensive set of knowledge and skills to human rights and development activists from Asia and beyond. Extremely qualified and experienced facilitators, as well as international experts, will guide the participants through the most relevant and pressing issues related to … [Read more...]