Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute: Inviting Applicants for Reporting Award 2018

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University is inviting applications for The 2018 Reporting Award for a significant work of journalism in any medium on an under-reported topic in the public interest. Award Details The total award will be provided in the following way: The Institute will select one or several winners of the Reporting Award. Each winner may receive a different amount of money, at the discretion of the Committee. The maximum … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Climate Change and Food Security Nexus

Deadline: 30 July 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its course on “Climate change and food security nexus”. The course starts from 10 September 2018 until 21 September 2018. Climate change governance requires these stakeholders to change their practices and shift perceptions and accepted norms. Such change processes can only be successful if a learning oriented approach to climate change governance is adopted. Participants will not … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Applications are currently open for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 with an aim to recognize new innovative solutions that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 is a worldwide search for early stage technology-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment. Prizes $100,000 USD Grand Prize: A … [Read more...]

Institute for the Study of Human Rights: Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship Program

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is currently accepting applications for the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship (AHDA). AHDA provides fellows with the opportunity to hone practical skills in fundraising, advocacy and leadership; to develop a deeper understanding of and engagement with the past; and to foster mutually beneficial relationships with their peers and with international and non-profit … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 MTV Staying Alive Foundation Grants Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 1 round of the 2018 MTV Staying Alive Foundation Grant program. A Staying Alive Foundation Grant comes with a small amount of funding, Staying Alive materials (including programming and teaching kits), and a small fund to buy technical media equipment, a local mentor, a personal grant manager, as well as training and development. Since 2005, the  program has been granting sums of money to young inspiring people, the people … [Read more...]

Apply for the World Press Institute’s Fellowship: Inviting Journalists across the World

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The World Press Institute (WPI) is seeking Applications from the journalists from across the world for its fellowship program. The WPI fellowship is offered to 10 journalists from countries around the world. It provides immersion into the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the United States for experienced international journalists, through a demanding schedule of study, travel and interviews throughout the country. The fellows … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF Call for Proposals: Assessing Impact of Donor Co-financing and Transition Policies on TB Commodity Procurement

Deadline: 14 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the Global Drug Facility (GDF) through this Call for Proposal (CFP), is inviting proposals from qualified organizations interested in receiving grant support to assess policies and practices, estimate impact, and develop guidance on domestic financing, procurement, and supply chain management of tuberculosis (TB) medicines and diagnostics in light of the changing TB financing and co-financing landscape, and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 GBIF Young Researchers Award!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is accepting proposals for its 2018 Young Researchers Awards with an aim to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students whose master’s and doctoral studies rely on GBIF-mediated data. Award Information The 2018 programme will provide €5,000 prizes recognizing the work of two graduate students—preferably, one master’s and one PhD candidate—nominated by GBIF Participant … [Read more...]

PMNCH/EWEC Global Call for Proposals: Seeking Collaborations to Develop Case Studies on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

Deadline: 22 December 2017 Are you part of an inspirational collaboration across sectors and that has resulted in solutions and achieved success for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health? PMNCH and Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) have launched a global call for proposals to find out what countries are experiencing as they collaborate across sectors? What innovative practices are emerging which enable this collaboration? What are the impacts? What can we learn? PMNCH/EWEC are seeking … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 January 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

REAPing Rewards: Targeting Educational Outcomes in Rural and Remote Communities in Australia

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for the Rural Education Australia Program, which is known as REAPing Rewards, is a national program targeting educational outcomes in rural and remote communities. It is a flexible program that provides grants of up to $10,000 to not-for-profit community groups, early childhood service providers, and primary and secondary school community support committees, for locally developed or locally driven ideas, projects and programs that directly … [Read more...]

Australia Council for the Arts: Inviting Applicants for Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund

Deadline: 6 February 2018 The Australia Council for the Arts is inviting applicants for its “Playing Australia: Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund” to support performing arts to reach regional and remote communities across Australia. Grants are available to support the net touring costs associated with a national tour. Funding Information There is no limit on the amount that can be requested. Applicants can apply for: interstate net touring costs, including freight, … [Read more...]

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Programme: Seeking Proposals on ‘Counter Terrorism’ 2017

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Counter Terrorism” 2017 that aims to foster practical cooperation by developing collaborative networks between academia, think tanks, civil society and government representatives. Key Priorities Methods for the protection of critical infrastructure, supplies and personnel (vulnerability reduction, resilience, route … [Read more...]

Varkey Foundation’s Challenge Fund Grants 2018: Investing in the Future of Education!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 The Varkey Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Challenge Fund Grants 2018 that will believe in the power of new ideas to shape the future of education. The Challenge Fund’s aim is to support a small number of early-stage initiatives, with individual grants to help build the capacity of teachers and to strengthen the status of the teaching profession. Focus Areas                                                  The Varkey Foundation is particularly … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Improving Quantification and Forecasting of New Drugs and Regimens based on Updated Guidance

Deadline: 12 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the Global Drug Facility (GDF) through this Call for Proposals (CFP), is currently accepting proposals from qualified organizations interested in receiving grant support to develop and implement tools that will help improve GDF’s approach to quantification and forecasting of new drugs and regimens. The objective of this CFP is to identify an organization with a proven track record working in drug-resistant TB, … [Read more...]

ISHR Seeking Applications for Human Rights Advocates Program

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), Columbia University, is currently accepting applications for its Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP). Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its affiliation with Columbia University and its location in New York City to provide grassroots leaders the tools, knowledge, access, and networks to promote the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists from around the world for its one-week Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop in Rome. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified.  With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialized UN agency, they will bring … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for its UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018 which is funded by the Cano Foundation (Colombia) and the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (Finland). This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession. Its purpose is to reward each year a person, … [Read more...]

12th UNDEF Project Grant: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Funding Projects to Advance & Support Democracy

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations for the twelfth round of its funding projects to advance and support democracy in order to strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The … [Read more...]

Sign On For Literacy Prize! Seeking Technology-based Innovations for Deaf Children

Deadline: 16 February 2018 Applications are open for "Sign On For Literacy Prize" which is a global prize competition, seeking technology-based innovations to increase sign language and literacy outcomes for deaf children in low resource settings. These innovations will assist parents, educators, communities, and governments in enhancing early childhood development outcomes, improving access to local sign languages, and increasing literacy outcomes of children who are Deaf. For this prize, a … [Read more...]