Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Public Engagement Fund

Deadline: 3 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Public Engagement Fund that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access or … [Read more...]

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation: Seeking Applications for ASPIRE 2018

Deadline: 13 April 2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is seeking applications for its APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (“ASPIRE”). It is an annual award which recognizes young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to both excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies. Mission The ASPIRE Prize supports APEC’s mission to: Strengthen international science … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Battle of Minds Competition!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Battle of Minds(BAT) competition which will challenge to put together a team, form an original business plan and compete with students across the globe. It’s a huge opportunity to show why you’re the future of business, testing your desire to collaborate and determination to win. Research your market, develop a product idea and convince of its success, and your prize will be a prestigious three to six-month internship at BAT.  All … [Read more...]

SCN Local Innovation Grants: Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism at the Local Level across South Asia

Deadline: 29 March 2018 The Strong Cities Network (SCN) has announced an opportunity for the award of two Local Innovation Grants for a community-based organisation to implement new projects and activities aimed at preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) at the local level across South Asia. SCN Local Innovation Grants are aimed at providing support to civil society organisations. The intention is to strengthen partnerships between communities and local government to develop … [Read more...]

SPIDER: Call for Project in Digital Health

Deadline: 12 March 2018 SPIDER is seeking project proposals in the thematic area of ICT for Health & Wellbeing. Project proposals should focus on national/local public health priorities. The proposals should present health projects where ICT is an integral part of implementation, whether basic or elaborate. Locally anchored project partners that have shown results in reaching underserved communities and bridging the digital divide will be at an advantage. The proposed project can be a … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: TechCamp South Asia for Women Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 27 March 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi has announced an open competition through the Public Diplomacy Grants program for a Cooperative Agreement to implement one or both activities of a “TechCamp” project focused on growing women-owned social enterprises in India and Pakistan. This funding opportunity is part of Mission India and Mission Pakistan’s support for public diplomacy programming that advances regional and cross-border … [Read more...]

SEARCA’s Travel Grants toward Food Security and Poverty Alleviation!

Deadline: 7 March 2018 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 ISARD-relevant … [Read more...]

Asia New Zealand Foundation: Seeking Applications for Business Grants

Deadline: 31 May 2018 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...]

ISIF Asia’s Cybersecurity Grants: Focusing on Practical Solutions around Network Resiliency and Security

Deadline: 30 April 2018 ISIF Asia’s Cybersecurity Grants support projects focusing on practical solutions around network resiliency and security. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must also include an implementation component, a realistic timeframe and a detailed budget breakdown. Grant Information USD 43,000 is available, as follows: USD 30,000 scale-up grant for one existing project looking to expand, USD 13,000 … [Read more...]

ISIF Asia’s 2018 Four Grants Programs: Empowering Communities in the Asia Pacific Region

Deadline: The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) has announced its 4 different types of grant programs to empower community in the Asia pacific region to research, design and implement Internet-based solutions for their own needs, placing particular emphasis on the positive role the Internet has in social and economic development in the region. Grant Programs The grant programs are: Cybersecurity Grants I4D for Community Networks Grants I4D for Gender Empowerment … [Read more...]

ISIF Asia: Seeking Proposals for Internet for Development Grants for Community Networks Grants

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Internet for Development Grants for Community Networks will be allocated to projects/organizations working to achieve affordable, locally owned and managed communication infrastructure, deploying creative low-cost solutions that use wireless technologies, GSM and/or fibre connections. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must also include an implementation component, a realistic timeframe and a detailed … [Read more...]

Apply for ISIF Asia’s Internet for Development Grants for Gender Empowerment & Innovation Grants!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Internet for Development Grants for Gender Empowerment & Innovation will be allocated to projects/organizations working to achieve gender equality on the Internet. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must include an implementation component, a realistic timeframe and a detailed budget breakdown. Grant Information USD 53,000 is available, as follows: USD 30,000 scale-up grant for one existing … [Read more...]

ISIF Asia’s Internet Operations Research Grants: Supporting the Development of an Independent Internet Research Community

Deadline: 30 April 2018 ISIF Asia’s Internet Operations Research Grants support the development of an independent Internet research community whose work can improve the availability, reliability, and security of the Internet in the Asia Pacific region, and widen its coverage, applications and benefit to the community. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must include an implementation component, a realistic timeframe and a detailed … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for ISIF Asia 2018 Internet for Development Awards!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for the ISIF Asia 2018 Internet for Development Awards to recognize the positive contributions of Internet-based innovations to development on 2 categories: I4D Award for Community Networks The Internet for Development Award for Community Networks will be awarded to projects/organizations working to achieve affordable, locally owned and managed communication infrastructure, deploying creative low-cost solutions that use wireless technologies, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Malaysia: Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur has announced an open competition for organizations to submit proposals to carry out a program in Malaysia to further research violent extremism in Southeast Asia and to create linkages between academic institutions in SE Asia and researchers in the United States. Program Objectives In order to expand effectiveness in working against violent extremism by promoting international academic collaboration,the … [Read more...]

Prague Civil Society Centre: Seeking Applications for Fellowship Programme 2018

Deadline: 10 March 2018 Prague Civil Society Centre is inviting applications for the Fellowship Programme 2018 which is fully funded three-month research residencies in Prague for individuals. The project proposal should aim to reflect and elaborate upon your current work in your home country. You should demonstrate how participating in the fellowship programme will aid your work upon returning home, how you will share the knowledge and expertise gained during the fellowship or how you … [Read more...]

SEALNeT Singapore: Apply for SEALNET 2018 Mentor Project

Deadline: 8 March 2018 Southeast Asian Service Leadership Network has announced the 4 projects that will take place in the Summer of 2018, which works to promote the spirit of service leadership and to contribute to the development of future Southeast Asian leaders. Each applicant may apply for a maximum of two projects. Each project has their own recruitment committee. Therefore, the application will be reviewed by both of the projects’ committee and will be contacted for the interview … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Womanifesto Sub-grant for Advancing Feminist Participatory Democracy

Deadline: 9 March 2018 APWLD is currently inviting women’s rights and feminist organisations in the region to apply for the Womanifesto Sub-grant: Advancing Feminist Participatory Democracy. APWLD will partner and support eight to ten organisations that will build a women’s movement around a community-driven Womanifesto or women’s agenda that articulates the aspirations of the citizens at the grassroots. In particular, partners will develop women’s political agenda, engage in and influence … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cross-Border Journalism Programme!

Deadline: 4 March 2018 The spring 2018 call for applications for the sixth season of "Cross-Border Journalism" Programme is now open which aims to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. The 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. Working in teams, participants can produce joint or individual … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN): Enabling Strong Local Conservation NGOs to Protect Habitat

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the SPN provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe rerserves and connect wildlife habitats for endangered … [Read more...]