Applications Open for Asia Leadership Fellow Program 2018!

Deadline: 13 December 2017 The International House of Japan and the Japan Foundation is jointly inviting applications for its Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) 2018 with an aim to create a close, personal and professional network of public intellectuals in Asia, deeply rooted in and committed to civil society beyond their own cultural, disciplinary and geopolitical backgrounds. The ALFP believes that the fellows’ critical voices against the status quo and proposals for alternative … [Read more...]

USAID-BAA: Harnessing Local Innovations, Expertise and Partnerships to Solve Development Challenges in Asia

Deadline: 19 September 2018 The USAID is inviting organizations and interested parties to partner with USAID to identify other new technologies, innovative solutions, and promising activity approaches that can solve development problems in the Asia region. This BAA seeks to incorporate innovative ideas and unorthodox partnerships that can achieve sustainable results. This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is seeking opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the … [Read more...]

APN Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for 2017 CRRP and CAPaBLE Programmes

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Asia Pacific Network (APN) for Global Change Research is currently inviting applicants for the two programmes: Collaborative Regional Research Program (CRRP) Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE) Priority Topics APN invites trans- and interdisciplinary research and capacity development proposals focusing on the following topics for South Asia, Southeast Asia and Temperate East Asia as indicated below: South Asia Policy-relevant research … [Read more...]

Apply for Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th Call for Proposals!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 7th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects. The theme of this year’s call for proposals is Climate as Business – Testing innovative green business concepts. Focus Areas The call focuses on testing innovative green business concepts and ideas that could become commercially viable. Projects … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking applications for its Research Grant Programme to support academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance their skills, knowledge, and experience … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking NGOs to Promote Conservation, Food & Health in Developing World

Deadline: 1 January 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently seeking entities for its Grant Program to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local … [Read more...]

DFAT Request for Proposals: Water for Women Fund

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is currently inviting proposals from eligible Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to implement gender and socially inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects in South Asia, South-East Asia and the Pacific through the Water for Women Fund. The Fund is a flagship program in Australia’s engagement in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). The Fund draws on lessons from DFAT’s Civil Society WASH Fund (the CS … [Read more...]

IREX Community Solutions Program 2018–2019: Addressing Issues related to Environment, Women and Gender

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) is inviting applicants for its Community Solutions Program (CSP) 2018–2019 with an aim to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Types of Program Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community Solutions fellows are matched to host organizations throughout the US where they … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Do you have an innovative idea that supports responses to natural disasters or humanitarian emergencies? If yes then apply for GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund! The GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund can provide funding to help applicants to test or scale it. GSMA is looking for ideas that use mobile technology to assist and empower individuals or communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, or to strengthen prevention, preparedness and response in … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 31 October 2017 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...]

Perspektivy Call for Applications: Cross-Border Journalism Programme

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The Perspektivy is inviting applications for its “Cross-Border Journalism Programme” with an aim to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. Cross-Border journalism programme is an opportunity for journalists and bloggers in the early and mid stages of their career looking for the chance to develop their skills in international reporting and enhance their professional network abroad. The new digital era of media, and the globalisation of economic and … [Read more...]

APN Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for 2017 CRRP and CAPaBLE Programmes

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Asia Pacific Network (APN) for Global Change Research is currently inviting applicants for the two programmes: Collaborative Regional Research Program (CRRP) Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE) Priority Topics APN invites trans- and interdisciplinary research and capacity development proposals focusing on the following topics for South Asia, Southeast Asia and Temperate East Asia as indicated below: South Asia Policy-relevant research … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation, New York: U.S.-Southeast Asia-Japan Collaboration and Exchange Initiative

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Japan Foundation, New York is seeking applications for its U.S.-Southeast Asia-Japan Collaboration and Exchange Initiative that is designed to connect Japan scholars from the U.S., Southeast Asia, and Japan in order to enhance their collective scholarship through collaborative projects and exchanges, as well as to advance Japanese Studies in these three regions. The Japan Foundation hopes that Japan scholars and students from all three regions and across many … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Ashden Awards 2018!

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Nominations are open for Ashden Awards that uncover and reward the most exciting sustainable energy pioneers in the UK and developing world, who are leading the way to a thriving low-carbon future. Benefits Award of up to £20,000 National and international media exposure Tailored support to develop applicant’s work even further Media materials to help applicant tell applicant’s story Categories Finance and business innovation for delivering … [Read more...]

Launchpad Accelerator Class 5 Applications: Helping Tech Startups Build Successful Companies

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Have you and your team set out to address a real challenge for your home city, country and region? Would you like to join an elite community of startups from around the world? Are you ready to scale your tech startup into a thriving, tech company with help from Google? If yes then, apply now for Launchpad Accelerator! Launchpad Accelerator is a six-month acceleration program for growth-stage startups from emerging markets. Through this program, startups get the … [Read more...]

CIIPC Call for Applications: Second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC), National Law University, Delhi is organising the second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition from February 5th to 10th, 2018. This workshop will take place at the National Law University, Delhi. The purpose of this workshop is to explore contemporary issues at the interface of intellectual property law and competition law in different industries. In an era … [Read more...]

INNOVATE Call for Proposals: Fostering the Adoption of Agricultural Innovations

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The INNOVATE Call for Proposals (the Call) is seeking applications from eligible organizations, companies and institutions: to pilot a NTF product/service focused on rapid testing and learning to document through a case study an ongoing or completed initiative related to NTF. The initiatives should demonstrate the potential and/or ability of products, services, or delivery channels that can catalyze and/or foster the adoption of agricultural innovations by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers an opportunity to explore the range of approaches taken by the UK and the South Asian region, and then use that knowledge to direct discussions that tackle the big issues challenging the field. Fellows will undertake a bespoke fellowship programme titled ‘Good Governance in a Changing World: the Media, Politics and Society’. It explores the different ways … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Takagi Fund for Citizen Science’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Takagi Fund for Citizen Science is accepting applications from young researchers and grassroots groups, NPOs and NGOs in Asia for its grant programs. The purpose of Takagi Fund is to foster and support independent Citizen Scientists who propose well-founded criticism and scientific counterarguments about problems and threats caused by present-day science and technology. Types of Grant Research Grant: Research grants are to support research projects by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Australia Council International Leadership Program!

Deadline: 26 September 2017 The Australia Council for the Arts has launched a new opportunity to support arts professionals from eligible Asia Pacific countries to join two leadership programs in Australia: The Arts Leaders Program is for mid-career and established arts professionals. The activities run over a 12 month period and include three trips to Australia to attend five-day residential workshops. The Future Leaders Program is for arts professionals who are in the first 10 years … [Read more...]