GBIF Call for Concept Notes: Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) Programme

Deadline: 20 December 2017 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), funded by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan is seeking concept notes for the third phase of its Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) programme that aims to address key challenges that GBIF nodes in Asia have identified in connection with the mobilization and use of biodiversity data in the region. The third call under the Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) programme invites … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 December 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. This special edition of the awards will coincide with the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) preceding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London in April 2018 under the theme “Towards a Common Future”. It will highlight the contribution that young people are making throughout the Commonwealth, in areas such as poverty alleviation, conflict resolution and … [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...]

Submit Proposals for JFBKK Small Grant Program!

Deadline: 10 February 2018 The Japan Foundation, Bangkok is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program to the projects dedicated to: cultural or academic activities concerning Japan promotion of cultural collaboration people-to-people exchange promotion of Japanese-Language education. Program Priorities To promote deeper understanding of Japanese arts and culture among the people of Thailand and this region Joint-research and conferences whose results will be … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ISN: Iraq CBW Threat Reduction Activities

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Security-Nonproliferation (ISN) is inviting eligible entities for its "Iraq CBW Threat Reduction Activities". ISN/CTR sponsors foreign assistance activities funded by the Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining and Related Programs (NADR) account, and focuses on mitigating proliferation risk in front line states and regions where terrorist threats are on the rise, such as in the Middle East, Africa and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Future Conservationist Award!

Deadline: 26 November 2017 The Conservation Leadership Programme is seeking applications for its 2018 Future Conservationist Award to support projects in the Asia Pacific region focused on either tree species or non-avian marine species based in seaward habitats. The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is a training and capacity building programme that targets individuals from developing countries who are early in their conservation career and demonstrate leadership potential. Working as … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for the Atlantic Fellowships!

Deadline: 19 December 2017 Are you a social change leader committed to advancing justice and equity? Do you want to understand the processes that are causing and deepening inequalities? Are you willing to join forces with a global network of peers to mount a collective challenge to inequality? If yes, then apply for Atlantic Fellowship. The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme at the International Inequalities Institute is based at the London School of Economics and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Strengthening the Organizational Capacity and Regional Network of Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) in Southeast Asia

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support the increase and strengthening of organizational capacities of Disabled Peoples Organizations (DPOs) working in the Southeast Asia region. DRL’s programming objective is to increase the organizational and regional capacities of DPOs working in Southeast Asia.  The program … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 3 April 2018 The Asia New Zealand Foundation is inviting journalists for its program entitled “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 offers two … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Deadline: 5 December 2017 The UN Trust Fund has launched 2017 Call for Proposals for its 21st grants cycle to support civil society organizations that qualify for funding under the three programmatic areas of its 2015-2020 Strategy. The ultimate vision of the UN Trust Fund is a world without violence against women and girls that is aligned with international human rights standards and humanitarian law of which gender equality and the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Concept Notes: Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) Programme

Deadline: 21 November 2017 Department for International Development(DFID) is seeking concept notes for its Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) Programme to provide a new round of grants for projects that support governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people. FGMC aims to bring about governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people who depend on forests for their … [Read more...]

EJN’s Biodiversity Media Grant 2018: Supporting Journalism Networks and Media Organizations

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking applications for its Biodiversity Media Grants 2018 to support journalism networks and media organizations throughout the world in increasing the capacity of media to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity. The Biodiversity Media Grant will support projects that generally focus on training and capacity building, with flexible spending guidelines that enable local networks to invest in strategic … [Read more...]

Asia New Zealand Foundation: Seeking Applications for Business Grants

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Asia New Zealand Foundation is seeking applications for its “Business Grants” to support New Zealand organisations leading projects that provide New Zealanders with opportunities to learn from the region’s business leaders, and build relationships in Asia. The Asia New Zealand Foundation awards financial grants in support of both business networking events and conferences open to the general public, and also invitation-only events held for the benefit of senior … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation!

Deadline: 13 January 2018 Applications are open for the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) which is awarded to individuals from developing/emerging economies (East and South) who wish to pursue formal studies or mid-career professional training in the field of nature conservation. The aim of the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation (PBS) is to provide financial support to individuals wishing to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help … [Read more...]

Concern Worldwide: Call for Proposals for RAPID Fund

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Concern Worldwide is seeking proposals for its RAPID Fund to fund humanitarian organizations to implement short-term relief/early recovery projects for the returnees to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Temporarily Dislocated Persons (TDPs) residing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Concern RAPID Fund aims to complement the efforts of the Government of Pakistan towards relief and recovery assistance to affected populations. Concern Worldwide is an … [Read more...]

Apply for The Bellagio Arts & Literary Arts Residency Program!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for The Bellagio Arts & Literary Arts Residency Program that is for composers, fiction and non-fiction writers, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, dancers, musicians, and visual artists who share in the Foundation’s mission of promoting the well-being of humankind and whose work is inspired by or relates to global or social issues. The Center has a strong interest in proposals that align with The Rockefeller Foundation’s efforts to promote … [Read more...]

Global Community Fellowship: Supporting Community Development and Youth Education

Deadline: 12 November 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for Global Community Fellowship, a 13-15 month program for graduating seniors and young/ established professionals. Fellows work at NGOs and schools across Asia to support community development and youth education programs. By working directly with communities, fellows get hands-on experience learning how organizations in Asia are using creative and innovative methods to address critical social challenges. Fellow Duties … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Cycle 7 Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) has launched a Call for Pre-Proposals for its Cycle 7 grant program with an aim to leverage USG scientific investment in R&D to support USAID’s development goals in priority countries. This cycle marks the return of the program's Open Call for proposals from all eligible countries on a wide range of development-related fields, including biodiversity, agriculture, environment, clean energy, disaster … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swedish Institute’s SIMP Asia 2018 Program!

Deadline: 28 November 2017 Do you want to be a part of an international network of emerging leaders focused on responsible leadership and sustainable business practices? If yes, then apply for the Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Asia. The Swedish Institute is seeking applications for its Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Asia 2018 program in order to lead change for responsible leadership and sustainable business practices. The programme challenges traditional … [Read more...]

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...]