Deadline: 14 May 2018 The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has announced an open competition for the FY 2018 TechGirls Central Asia Program. The Bureau anticipates that the TechGirls participants will be selected from the Central Asian countries that are participating in TechWomen so that TechWomen participants may assist with recruitment and mentoring of the girls once they return home. The eligible countries … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ECA: Seeking Applications for 2018 TechGirls Central Asia Program
Deadline: 14 May 2018 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions, and other qualified organizations for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean”. INL/C seeks to fund a project that builds Latin America's capacity to deter, detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) has announced the details of its 2018-2019 Media Fellowship Program. The goal of the program is to help Canadian journalists become better informed about this dynamic part of the world in order to write and broadcast insightfully on Asia and the Canada-Asia relationship. The Fellowship is funded in part by Hong Kong’s award-winning airline, Cathay Pacific Airways. Two of the 2018-2019 APF Canada Media Fellows will receive a two-night stopover … [Read more...] about The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Announces 2018-2019 Media Fellowship Program
Deadline: 15 April 2018 Applications are open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to provide selected start-ups in Africa and Asia Pacific with equity-free funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact. For the third round, the Fund will be supporting start-ups willing to work with mobile operators. The fund is … [Read more...] about Applications Open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund!
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has secured $190 million in total funding—comprising of $85 million in grants and $105 million in concessional loans—from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for its climate change projects in Cambodia, Mongolia, and Tajikistan, shoring up the bank’s efforts to increase its climate financing for the Asia and Pacific region. ADB Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Bambang Susantono said, “ADB has an ambitious plan to provide annual … [Read more...] about ADB Projects secure $190 million from GCF Funding
Deadline: 7 June 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) toward 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...] about SEARCA’s Travel Grants: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD) toward Food Security and Poverty Alleviation
Deadline: 20 March 2018 KIOS Foundation has announced a call for proposals 2018 to strengthen the realization of human rights by supporting the human rights work of civil society in developing countries. Priority Groups Special emphasis is given to proposals focusing on women’s rights and gender equality, human rights defenders, the rights of vulnerable and marginalized groups as well as advocacy work related to the rights of these priority groups. Project Duration The first KIOS grant is … [Read more...] about KIOS Call for Proposals 2018: Strengthening the Realization of Human Rights Defenders
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...] about Apply for ISIF Asia’s Internet for Development Grants for Gender Empowerment & Innovation!
Deadline: 30 March 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 N-Peace Awards in order to recognize individuals who work on women, peace and security by profiling, documenting and highlighting their work and achievements. The Awards are intended to further the cause of peace, gender equality, equal participation, and empowerment of women. Currently unique to the Asia-Pacific region, N-Peace operates in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Nepal, with the goal … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2018 N-Peace Awards!
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...] about Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Public Engagement Fund
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...] about Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation: Seeking Applications for ASPIRE 2018
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...] about Applications Open for Battle of Minds Competition!
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...] about SCN Local Innovation Grants: Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism at the Local Level across South Asia
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...] about SPIDER: Call for Project in Digital Health
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...] about U.S. Mission to India: TechCamp South Asia for Women Social Entrepreneurs
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...] about SEARCA’s Travel Grants toward Food Security and Poverty Alleviation!
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...] about Asia New Zealand Foundation: Seeking Applications for Business Grants
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...] about ISIF Asia’s Cybersecurity Grants: Focusing on Practical Solutions around Network Resiliency and Security
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...] about ISIF Asia’s 2018 Four Grants Programs: Empowering Communities in the Asia Pacific Region
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...] about ISIF Asia: Seeking Proposals for Internet for Development Grants for Community Networks Grants