Deadline: 10-Dec-21 The Ethical Youth Engagement Safe and Sound City Program (S²City) is an initiative proudly led by Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation (GIB), hosted by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, and with the support of Fondation Botnar. This global program aims to improve safety and wellbeing of young people in urban environments in secondary cities across low- and middle-income countries. Young people sit at the center of S²City as partners, collaborators, leaders, … [Read more...] about Ethical Youth Engagement for Safe and Sound City Program (S²City)
Applications for CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 are now open to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from early-stage entrepreneurs around the world. $1,000,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems. Prize Details $250,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner. … [Read more...] about CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 + Tips on How to Participate
Deadline: 22-Dec-21 The Basque Open Innovation Platform is accepting proposals for the BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative. What is the BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative? Through the BIND 4.0 SME Connection, innovative Startups will discover current industry challenges and get immersed in the cooperative Basque Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystem through Open Innovation. Participating Startup teams have the chance to earn reputable reference customers while working on paid … [Read more...] about BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative
Deadline: 15-Dec-21 The Goethe-Institut is opening call for Smart City Connections, a global invite to all public enthusiasts from all walks of life, backgrounds and practices, to (re)imagine the smart city as a cultural system. It seeks to harness vernacular creativity to inspire new possibilities and negotiations of the urban environments in which they live. They want to hear about the future city you want to live in. Join in this conversation to co-create the vision of the future smart … [Read more...] about Smart City Connections – A Global Initiative for Individuals and Groups
Deadline: 20-Dec-21 The German Marshall Fund (GMF) of the United States has launched the ReThink.CEE fellowship program that supports next-generation policy experts from the region. Democracy and Euro-Atlantic integration became contested paradigms in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Three decades after the revolutionary transformation of 1989—guided by the vision of democratic, free, West-oriented, and prosperous countries—neither democracy nor Euro-Atlantic integration are the only … [Read more...] about ReThink.CEE Fellowship 2022—Call for Applications
Deadline: 3-Dec-21 The Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster is accepting applications for its Circular by Design Challenge to connect creative minds with technology, manufacturing and traditional industry to kick-start the development and market launch of new, circular products, services and digital solutions. Building on the government’s goal of positioning Luxembourg as a frontrunner in the circular economy, the Challenge invites creatives to develop their circular ideas through a … [Read more...] about Circular by Design Challenge in Europe
Deadline: 20-Dec-21 If you want to join the Awareness 360 global family as a Fellow and serve your community, then you are eligible for the 2022 Awareness 360 Fellowship Programme. This fellowship is offered free of charge. As a Fellow you will be expected to do at least 3 projects in the span of 6 months (September 2022-February 2023). Please apply only if you are genuinely committed to be a changemaker and actively participate in Awareness 360 activities throughout 2022. Awareness 360 … [Read more...] about 2022 Awareness 360 Fellowship Programme
Deadline: 20-Dec-21 Are you an aspiring young changemaker aged 7-14? If so, this Children Fellowship Programme is for you! You are never too young to be a changemaker, a petition starter, a young leader, and/or a visionary and you're also never too young to become a certified fellow at Awareness 360! They welcome anyone who has the vision to make a change and to be a part of making a better tomorrow. This programme will run for 5 weeks consisting of 5 one hour long Zoom Live Sessions with … [Read more...] about 2022 Children Fellowship Programme for Young Changemakers aged 7-14!
Deadline: 4-Feb-22 UNIFOR is pleased to launch a call for applications for the Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) Small and Large Grant Program to support communication projects which advance the transition to a low carbon economy. MFMC supports projects that support urgent, large-scale transformation, with a focus on changing policies and practices in public or private institutions. Priorities The foundation’s priorities for the 2019-2023 period are to: encourage and … [Read more...] about Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Small and Large Grant supporting Communication Projects
Deadline: 31-Dec-21 The Pilots for Healthy Active Ageing (Pharaon) Fall 2021 is now open to strengthen the open platforms by filling ecosystem needs and adding new technologies to support older adults as well as their formal and informal caregivers. Pharaon is a Horizon 2020 project to improve the dignity, independence, and wellbeing of older adults by providing enhanced smart and active living solutions. The project has created a set of customizable and interoperable platforms that … [Read more...] about Pharaon Open Call for Existing and Mature Technologies – Apply Now!
Deadline: 23-Dec-21 The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) has announced Gender Lens Investment Pay for Results Fund (PFRF) to use grant capital to test models for increasing investment into women-led Small and growing businesses (SGBs) in emerging markets. These grants are intended to cover costs associated with developing the systems and processes necessary to take a “gender lens” approach to investment. The grants will go directly to investors and will use a “pay for … [Read more...] about Gender Lens Investment Pay for Results Fund
Deadline: 16-Jan-22 The Jacobs Foundation is now calling for applications for the Jacobs Research Fellowship Program. The Program is a globally competitive fellowship for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide. Fellowships are awarded to highly talented and innovative early and mid-career researchers who have received their PhD within the past 10 years from a range of disciplines. The relevant … [Read more...] about Jacobs Research Fellowship Program focusing on Development of Children and Youth Worldwide
Deadline: 15-Feb-22 Nominations are now open for the World Resource Institute (WRI) Ross Center Prize for Cities to recognize trailblazing projects and initiatives for their contribution to inclusive and sustainable urban transformation. It seeks to inspire urban changemakers across the globe by amplifying lessons and telling impactful stories of transformative change. Every Prize cycle, an independent jury selects the grand prize winner from five finalists, which are shortlisted by an … [Read more...] about WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities – Apply Now!
Deadline: 31-Dec-21 Funding is now available under The Options for Pregnancy Termination Innovation Initiative (“OPTions Initiative”) - a Grand Challenges Canada’s investment program for safe pregnancy termination innovations to support women’s, girls’, and people with diverse sexual and gender identities’ access to safe abortion in low- and middleincome countries. The OPTions Initiative seeks innovative and transformative approaches that put women, girls, and people with diverse sexual … [Read more...] about Grand Challenges Canada Request for Proposals “Next Generation Methods”
Deadline: 3-Jan-22 The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering reporting grants to support the production of in-depth or investigative stories that will highlight progress toward a post-pandemic "green recovery". EJN is seeking to increase reporting on this emerging topic in order to improve public understanding of these actions and ensure that governments are held accountable for implementing recovery plans that work towards a sustainable future. This is a critically timed opportunity … [Read more...] about Story Grants on Green Recovery from the Covid-19 Pandemic
Deadline: 17 December 2021 Applications are now open for the 2nd round of ONSIDE Gaming Fund to support girl/women/non-binary people-led initiatives that promote and advocate for gender justice in esports and gaming. The ONSIDE Fund is part of the broader ONSIDE Initiative which envisions a world where all girls, women and non-binary people exercise their right to play. This includes activities related but not limited to game development, playing and organizing, competing in … [Read more...] about 2nd Round Open for ONSIDE Gaming Fund
Deadline: 15-Dec-21 Applications are now open for the 2022 Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge (Middle East & Africa) to empower all to make the most of the energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. The Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge (the “Contest”) aims at supporting the emergence of innovative solutions to meet future challenges in intelligent energy. Through the Contest, Schneider seeks to identify ideas, … [Read more...] about 2022 Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge (Middle East & Africa)
Deadline: 15-Feb-22 Applications are now open for the 2022 Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge (Europe) to empower all to make the most of the energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. The Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge (the “Contest”) aims at supporting the emergence of innovative solutions to meet future challenges in intelligent energy. Through the Contest, Schneider seeks to identify ideas, solutions, and/or … [Read more...] about 2022 Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge for Europe
Deadline: 14-Dec-21 The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) has announced a call for proposals under "Development of Guide on Managing Transparency of Just Transitions" to support the management of transparency of Just Transitions and equitable climate action, and enable integration of such data in countries’ MRV / Transparency frameworks. Objectives The guide will enable developing countries to better integrate Just Transitions in climate policies and actions, so that they … [Read more...] about Call for Proposals: Development of Guide on Managing Transparency of Just Transitions
United Nations (UN) is offering a wide range of opportunities/grant calls to address sustainable development challenges worldwide. Here is a list of these opportunities you can apply this month. Please visit the list by clicking Next. UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women: 2021 Call for Proposals Deadline: 6 January 2022 The 25th grant cycle of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is now open. This fund is seeking proposals for civil society-led, … [Read more...] about UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women: 2021 Call for Proposals