Apply for Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme in sub-Saharan Africa!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) is seeking applications for its 2017 Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme to contribute to strengthened HIV clinical research capacity in high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa by providing two-year research fellowships to three emerging young leaders in paediatric HIV clinical science. Programme Outcomes Fellows have increased knowledge and skills in HIV clinical … [Read more...]

NORFACE Call for Proposals: Transformations to Sustainability in the Field of Humanities and Social Sciences

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Belmont Forum and NORFACE launch the Programme ”Transformations to Sustainability” (acronym: T2S). T2S will contribute to re-structuring the broad field of sustainability research by placing social science and humanities at the heart of interdisciplinary research in a step change in scale and scope for research programming on this topic. Co-production of knowledge and research problem formulation is considered to be critical to the process of societal … [Read more...]

Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants: Inviting International Organisations to Submit Inquiries

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The 2017 Motorola Solutions Foundation grant program is currently open and invites inquiry requests for public safety and/or technology education programming for international organizations and institutions. The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, originally founded in 1953. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 GlobalGiving Accelerator: Inviting Non-Profits Worldwide to achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The GlobalGiving is now accepting applications from eligible nonprofits for the June 2017 “GlobalGiving Accelerator” in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 total … [Read more...]

Apply for Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program: Inviting Tech Nonprofits to Receive Grants of up to $25,000

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program, a 13 weeks of training program with connections to 100 high-caliber mentors. Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits. Organizations selected receive mentorship, training, and capital. Fast Forward fosters a supportive network of tech and social sector leaders to grow the tech for good … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the Stop Slavery Award! Recognising Concrete Steps Towards Eradication of Forced Labour

Deadline: 13 August 2017 Applications are open for the Stop Slavery Award, launched by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, as an action resulting from the 2015 Trust Women Conference. The initiative recognises companies that have taken concrete steps to eradicate forced labour from their supply chains. The aim is to create a virtuous cycle, a positive paradigm to demonstrate that business can play a critical role in putting an end to modern-day slavery worldwide. The Stop Slavery Award gives … [Read more...]

Environmental Respect Awards: Promoting Environmentalism in Agriculture to Industry and General Public

Deadline: 13 March 2017 Entries are open for Environmental Respect Awards program in order to encourage and honor excellence in stewardship, educate retailers and distributors around the world on safe business practices, and promote environmentalism in agriculture to the industry and to the general public. Objectives To honor fertilizer/ag chemical retailers who are preserving and protecting the environment by operating their businesses in an environmentally sound manner to the benefit … [Read more...]

IFDD Call for Projects: Contributing to Achievement of Sustainable Development Objectives

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Francophone Institute for Sustainable Development (IFDD), a subsidiary body of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) has launched the call for projects of Objective 2030 initiative with an aim to promote concrete progress in Sustainable development through the implementation of the Sustainable Development Program to 2030. The project seeks to support innovative actions and solutions that combine social inclusion and progress Economic and protection … [Read more...]

Submit Entries to Participate in Global Shining Light Award!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Entries are invited to be submitted for the Global Shining Light Award presented by Global Investigative Journalism Network, to honor investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. Each year dozens of journalists and media workers are killed – and hundreds more are attacked, imprisoned or threatened – just for doing their job. Many of these violations of free expression occur in developing or … [Read more...]

EU-Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments

Deadline: 6 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Building Resilience: Education Opportunities in Fragile and Crisis Affected Environments” to maintain and contribute to improved access to quality basic education (pre-school, primary and lower secondary education) for children in fragile and crisis-affected environments. Priority Areas Safe learning environments Teaching and learning Research, data … [Read more...]

UNODC Call for Proposals: Apply for HIV/AIDS Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is currently seeking proposals for its HIV/AIDS Grants programme to provide funding support to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including Community Based Organisations (CBOs) working in the area of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who inject drugs and people in prisons whose projects are aimed at building capacity of national partners. Community-based organisations are particularly encouraged … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for Tanenbaum’s Peacemaker in Action Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Nominations are open for Tanenbaum's Peacemaker in Action Award 2017 with an intention to respond to the wars, religious tensions and sectarian battles that make the world so dangerous by working with religiously motivated men and women who are putting peace into action and working to resolve these conflicts – including those involving religion. These individuals are fueled by faith to stop human suffering and foster reconciliation, hence classified as Peacemakers in … [Read more...]

IRD’s SEP2D Programme: Promoting Documentation and Knowledge of Plant Biodiversity

Deadline:  2 April 2017 The Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) has announced its fourth call for projects for Sud Expert Plantes Sustainable Development (SEP2D) that seeks to consolidate initiatives in favor of plant biodiversity in the countries of the South, in particular by supporting the development of tools and projects to ensure the sustainability of plant collections collected by institutions in the South. The objective of this call is to contribute to the Global Strategy … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Anzisha Prize for African Youth Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 African Leadership Academy in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation is seeking applications for the 2017 Anzisha Prize that seeks to catalyze innovation and scale entrepreneurship among youth across the continent. Award Information Monetary Reward of a shared amount of $100,000 $2,000 access to a world- renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum and training with the potential for further investment based on engagement and performance $2,500 worth … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2017!

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) 2017 is currently open for applications with an aim to strengthen cooperation with and among cities that have recognized creativity as a strategic factor of sustainable development as regards economic, social, cultural and environmental aspects. By joining the Network, cities acknowledge their commitment to sharing best practices, developing partnerships that promote creativity and the cultural industries, strengthening … [Read more...]

USAID Call for Partnerships: Scaling Investment in Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for “Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS)” focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa as part of the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development. The Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development (SOGE) seeks to accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market to … [Read more...]

DBT Global Research Programme: Addressing the Health Needs of Women and Children in the Most Disadvantaged Populations Globally

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have jointly announced a second call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globally. The joint funders aim to fund high quality multidisciplinary research that will increase knowledge and understanding on chronic and … [Read more...]

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA): Call for Proposals for INGOs 2017

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) has launched a Call for Proposals for International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) for support in Development Cooperation. Goals The objectives of Finland's INGO cooperation are: to support the achievement of the goals of Finland's development policy to strengthen civil societies and democracies in developing countries Focus Areas Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights … [Read more...]

Applications Open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Applications are open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award that is given to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills, on air flair, and an exceptional talent in telling African stories with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future. Benefits The BBC will pay for the winner’s flights to and from the UK and for their visa. The BBC will also arrange and pay for the winner’s accommodation in … [Read more...]

Apply for the Green Ally Award: Europe’s Start-up Competition on Circular Economy

Opening Date: 25 April 2017 Deadline: 25 July 2017 Are you an eco-entrepreneur or green start-up who wants to tackle the global waste challenge? Apply for the Green Alley Award, an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy, recognising promising business ideas that contribute to building a circular economy and improving the waste and recycling industry. In association with core partners Landbell, Seedmatch, ERP Finland, Bethnal Green Ventures, H2 … [Read more...]

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