Nesta’s IGL Grants: Supporting Randomised Trials on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Growth

Deadline: 23 October 2017 Nesta is seeking applications for the IGL Grants programme which is one of the activities of the Innovation Growth Lab, a global collaboration that aims to make policy in innovation, entrepreneurship and growth more experimental and evidence-based. Working together with researchers and public and private organizations from around the world, IGL aims to find out what works, and what doesn’t, to accelerate innovation, support entrepreneurship and help businesses grow. … [Read more...]

Chevening Scholarship Program: Offering Opportunity to Future Leaders to Study in UK

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Applications are open for Chevening Scholarship program that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from applicant's country and beyond to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Benefits Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving applicant free to focus on achieving their professional goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. … [Read more...]

Magraret McNamara Education Grants: Inviting Women from Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for Magraret McNamara Education Grants (formerly known as MMMF) that will reward exceptional women from developing countries, that are enrolled as full-time students for the following academic term in accredited universities in the United States and Canada, have demonstrated financial need and are committed to working for the well-being of women and children. MMEG's mission is to assist women from developing countries who are pursuing their … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Minor Foundation for Major Challenges’ Grant Program!

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is inviting applications from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. MFMC shall support the development of innovative communication strategies that engage people, and that facilitate the transition necessary to prevent dangerous climate changes. Program Goals Promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through the support of national and … [Read more...]

Apply for Asian Cultural Council Program!

Deadline: 9 November 2017 The Asian Cultural Council is inviting proposals from individual to support international travel and cultural exchange between Asia and the U.S., and among the countries of Asia. The mission of this program is to advance the understanding through cultural exchange, ACC's first priority in all grant areas is to support activities that involve cultural immersion; meaningful cross-cultural engagement; and relationship building, collaboration, or exchange of best … [Read more...]

Applications Open for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Worldwide!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, is offering Business Journalism Fellowships to accomplished business journalists to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant story or … [Read more...]

Yenching Social Innovation Forum for Talented Young Innovators around the World!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Yenching Academy of Peking University is inviting talented young innovators from around the world for its Yenching Social Innovation Forum. The forum provides a platform to these young innovators to develop and share solutions to some of the most pressing social problems facing China and the world. The Yenching Social Innovation Forum will take place from December 8-11, 2017. Participants will arrive by the evening of December 8 for the opening activities and … [Read more...]

Apply for Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Applications are open for Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program (EIFP) to provide hands-on service opportunities for global young business and development leaders at Africa’s leading profit and nonprofit firms. The program is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scale. Benefits LDI Africa through its EIFP recruits organizations that are doing excellent work … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is seeking applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018 to inspire, equip and enable the youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential … [Read more...]

2017 Simon Cumbers Media Fund: Promoting Better Quality Media Coverage

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2017 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The fund’s aim is to assist and promote more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. Proposed projects should focus on international development themes, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and applicants must demonstrate the … [Read more...]

Ellen Stewart International Award 2017: Promoting Social Change & Youth Engagement through Theatre Practise

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Nominations are open for “The Ellen Stewart International Award”, which is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Award Information Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for … [Read more...]

Cleveland Zoological Society Seed Grants Program: Supporting Field Conservation and Research Projects in Asia

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The Cleveland Zoological Society is currently accepting applications for its Asia Seed Grants Program to support field conservation and research projects in Asia. Ideal projects have clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people and create opportunities for capacity building in country. Focus Areas Wildlife protection (law enforcement, illegal wildlife trade issues, etc.) Human wildlife conflict mitigation Development and promotion … [Read more...]

PMI IMPACT: Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Second Funding Round

Deadline: 15 November 2017 For its second funding round, PMI IMPACT has announced a call for projects that address different forms of illegal trade and related crimes such as money laundering, corruption and organized crime. PMI IMPACT is a global initiative to support public, private, and nongovernmental organizations to develop and implement projects against illegal trade and related crimes. The initiative was launched in 2016 by Philip Morris International (PMI), which has pledged USD 100 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Orskov Foundation’s Student Grant!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Orskov Foundation is accepting applications for its Student Grant to help individual students with funding to cover training needs in lower middle income or low-income countries classified by the UN. Preference will be given to support training aimed at sustainable land use problems with an emphasis on animal, plant and soil interactions, where it can be demonstrated that, in addition to contributing to knowledge, they will: have the potential to alleviate … [Read more...]

World Bank/REACH Trust Fund: Seeking Proposals for REACH for Reading Knowledge, Learning and Innovation (KLI) Grant Program

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The World Bank through Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund is seeking proposals for the 5th edition of its REACH for Reading Knowledge, Learning and Innovation (KLI) Grant program in order to support efforts toward more and better education services, especially to those most excluded, by helping country systems focus more sharply on results. The REACH for Reading Call for Proposals is a joint initiative by the Results for All Children (REACH) … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting & Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations for a program entitled “Promote and Protect the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Girls, LGBTI persons and other Marginalized Individuals”. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships Program!

Deadline For International Applicants: 1 December 2017 For U.S. Applicants: 31 January 2018 The Nieman Foundation is accepting applications for its Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships Program. These Fellowships at Harvard offer short-term research opportunities to individuals interested in working on special projects designed to advance journalism in some new way. Candidates need not be practicing journalists, but must demonstrate the ways in which their work at Harvard and the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IWGIA’s Indigenous Youths Program!

Deadline: 13 November 2017 International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) is seeking innovative concept notes for a program entitled “indigenous youths” relating to one of the overall thematic priorities of IWGIA's work: Climate action Global governance Land rights IWGIA is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. Grant Information The maximum Budget of 45.000 USD. Project duration should … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Reporting Fellowship to El Salvador & Guatemala – February 2018

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced its first Reporting Fellowships of 2018 to Honduras and Guatemala. A group of six journalists will report on Governance and Civil Society from Guatemala City, Guatemala. Concurrently, six other journalists will cover Labor and Migration from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. These opportunities are part of the Adelante Reporting Initiative. The work of the 80 IWMF Adelante Fellows has been published and aired by … [Read more...]

UN Women: Inviting NGOs to Submit Written Statements on the Thematic Issues Considered by CSW

Deadline: 17 October 2017 UN Women is inviting NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to submit their written statements on the thematic issues considered by CSW, in accordance with Council resolution 1996/31. NGOs are strongly encouraged to submit joint statements in collaboration with other NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC. Written Statement Instructions: Content Statements by organizations in general consultative status with ECOSOC may … [Read more...]