EU Call for Proposals: Increasing Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and Traceability for Responsible Value Chains in the Cotton and Garment sectors

Deadline: 8 February 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its program "Increasing Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and Traceability for Responsible Value Chains in the Cotton and Garment sectors" as a part of the action entitled Promoting responsible value chains in the garment sector with a focus on Decent Work and Transparency/Traceability funded under the thematic programme Global Public Goods and Challenges of the Development Cooperation Instrument for the area of Human … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Productive Employment and Decent Work for Sustainable Development

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The Swedish Public Employment Service and the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) are seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Productive Employment and Decent Work for Sustainable Development” with an aim to strengthen the capacity of decision makers and other stakeholders from Africa and Asia in the field of labour market policy. The participants will exchange experiences within the area of labour market policy between countries and … [Read more...]

SAARC Development Fund: Seeking Consultancy for Framing of Strategy Paper for Social Enterprise Development

Deadline: 25 December 2017 The SAARC Development Fund has request for proposals for the Development of a Strategy Paper for the launch/implementation of its SEDP program including Fund Mobilization and Action Plan. Objective To develop strategy paper for SEDP program including fund mobilization and action plan to implement the strategy. Deliverables (in English) Work plan. Draft comprehensive 5-year Strategy Paper for SEDP with fund mobilization and Action Plan for feedback. … [Read more...]

Submissions Open for Data Journalism Awards 2018!

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Submissions are open for Data Journalism Awards 2018 which are organised by the Global Editors Network to celebrate and credit outstanding work in the field of data-driven journalism worldwide. This year the prizes are worth $1,801 (US) each and will be awarded on 31 May 2018 at a special ceremony and gala dinner in Lisbon during the GEN Summit 2018. Prize Information The Data Journalism Awards 2018 will deliver a $1,801 (US) cash prize and a trophy to each winner of … [Read more...]

AuthorAID Travel Grants: Awarding Participants from Developing Countries

Deadline: 3 January 2018 AuthorAID has announced its travel grant to support over 50 researchers with the award of travel grants during the course of this programme. It is a global network that provides support, mentoring, resources and training for researchers in developing countries. Funding Information Each of the successful grant applicants will receive USD (US Dollar) 1500 to present their research work at an academic conference. Eligibility Criteria To apply for an AuthorAID … [Read more...]

Wilson Center Call for Applications: 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship with an aim to support individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy as activists or intellectuals, whether they are in exile from repressive regimes or operating within emerging democracies. The IRDF is supported by the Ratiu Family Charitable Foundation, established in 1979. The Foundation aims to further education and research in Romanian culture and history, and to stimulate and … [Read more...]

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...]

Aid to Artisans: Seeking Applications for canvas home™ Small Grants Program

Deadline: 29 December 2017 Aid to Artisans (ATA) has launched its Small Grants Program in partnership with canvas home™, a retailer of artisan furniture, ceramics, and textiles to provide artisans with direct and immediate financial assistance that can lay the groundwork for sustainable incomes for artisans. These grants are designed to allow artisan groups to acquire materials, tools, equipment, and training, marketing services in order to expand employment and generate income. ATA’s … [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...]

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...]

DHHS/NIH: Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health is currently seeking applications for its Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries to encourage exploratory/developmental research focused on the same. In particular, applications are encouraged that focus on the development and evaluation of tobacco cessation interventions tailored to HIV positive populations, including those with co-morbidities such as tuberculosis (TB), in … [Read more...]

MEASURE Evaluation: Seeking Applications for Small Grants to Support Research in Family Planning

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The MEASURE Evaluation project has announced a request for applications for its small grants program to increase the evidence base in routine health information systems (RHIS) in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH). The small grants are intended to support primary and secondary data analysis - especially national and sub-national program or policy evaluation. The overall goal is to use the research findings to improve RHIS and advance FP outcomes. Small … [Read more...]