Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund: Supporting Projects to Represent the Diversity of Women’s Lives

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is currently accepting applications from eligible entities for its grants program, representing the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979 the voluntary work of  Feminist Review’s editorial teams over the years has provided the means for the Trust to share the … [Read more...]

Apply for Africaid’s Zvandiri Challenge: Supporting the Ministry of Health and Child Care!

Deadline: 24 November 2017 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with Africaid is seeking applications for its Zvandiri Challenge with an aim to support the Ministry of Health and Child Care in the provision of comprehensive care through ensuring a robust continuum of care between the clinic and the community. Most importantly HIV positive children and adolescents are at the heart of the programme, taking the lead in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating all of … [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...]

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...]

Lesbian Health Fund (LHF): Improving the Health of Lesbians and other Sexual Minority Women

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Lesbian Health Fund (LHF), a program of GLMA is seeking applications for its Fall LHF Grant program to improve the health of lesbians and other sexual minority women (SMW) and their families through research. In honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting, the Fall cycle will give preference to funding research focused on societal and domestic violence affecting sexual minority women or girls. Research Areas While many areas in the field of lesbian health need … [Read more...]

EU Global Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program 2017

Deadline: 9 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) program 2017 to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide. Program Lots and Objectives Lot 1: Supporting Human Rights Defenders in the area of land-related rights, indigenous peoples, in the context of inter alia 'land … [Read more...]

CEPI Call for Proposals: Enabling Rapid Vaccine Development for Epidemic Prone Infections

Deadline: 17 October 2017 Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has announced a second funding opportunity for the development of vaccines against epidemic infectious diseases. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to identify and fund proposals for vaccine platform technologies that enable rapid vaccine development, fast scale up, and achieve clinical benefit quickly for reactive use in outbreaks of novel or previously unrecognised viruses. Proposals can include new … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2018 in order to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization, but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and to encourage others to expand their support. Focus Areas Extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering Established record of achievement Demonstration of long-term sustainable impact … [Read more...]

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF): Seeking LOIs for Single-year Grants

Deadline:  2 October 2017 The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) is seeking letter of intents (LOIs) for its Single-year Grants program to support Community Based Organizatons (CBOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that are: Governed and directed primarily by women Grassroots and community-based. All project staff must be in-country. VGIF envisions a world where gender equality prevails and where women and girls can access or create opportunities for … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The World Water Council (WWC) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize. Working towards creating global awareness and taking concrete measures to promote the cause of water is the underlying rationale behind the awarding of the prize. Falling within the overarching framework of “Cooperation and solidarity in the fields of management and development of water resources”, this Sixth Edition of the Great Prize will reward the … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Visegrad+ Grant Program

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applicants for its “Visegrad+ Grant” program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target … [Read more...]

The International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for Visegrad Grants Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting eligible organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4) and worldwide for its “Visegrad Grants” program to foster regional cooperation between the V4 countries and projects advancing innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the project. The average grant support for supported project in 2016 was around €20,000. Focus Areas … [Read more...]

Entries Open for St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2018!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The University of St Andrews and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips are seeking entries for St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2018 with a motive to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges across the world. The solutions should be practical, scalable and able to be replicated in other places, combining good science, economic reality and political acceptability. Topics Reducing human animal conflict Water and … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Ockenden International Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 Entries are open for the 2018 Ockenden International Prize to recognize and reward innovative work that fosters self-reliance for refugees and/or internally displaced people (IDPs) anywhere in the world. The Ockenden International Prizes remain focused on identifying solutions to the challenges faced by displaced people, raising awareness of their needs, and rewarding outstanding projects. Prize information The four winner will get a prize of … [Read more...]

5th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize: Developing Grass-Roots Activities Related to Water Issues around the World

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Japan Water Forum (JWF) is currently seeking applications for the 5th round of its Kyoto World Water Grand Prize with an aim to find and develop outstanding grass-roots activities related to water issues around the world. 5th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize honors a distinguished organization that has been working for solving critical water issues in developing countries, through which the Prize making a contribution to the grass-root activities as well as … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Nestlé’s Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize!

Deadline: 30 October 2017 Nestlé, in partnership with Ashoka is seeking applications for its 2018 Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize with an aim to source, recognize and support leading innovations or programs in the areas of Water, Nutrition and Rural Development, that: Is beyond ‘proof of concept’ and has conducted a successful pilot Has the potential to grow on a broad-scale or replicate in a new community or context Has social or environmental impact, through either improving … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAFA) 2017!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for the Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAFA) 2017 to promote outstanding individuals and organisations who are involved in the creation and application of a breakthrough sustainable project in water, air and/or food. WAF Award seeks and celebrates the Silent Heroes: those who overcome challenges and carry out extensive work to secure food, clean air, and water for vulnerable communities around the world. Award Information The elected … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 20 October 2017 GlobalGiving is accepting applications from eligible nonprofits for its “GlobalGiving Accelerator” program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. 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 from a … [Read more...]

Apply for Under 30 Impact Challenge: A Chance to win up to $500,000!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Applications are open for the Under 30 Impact Challenge, a $500,000 competition for entrepreneurs who are building successful for-profit enterprises that drive positive social and environmental impact. The Rise Fund is partnering with Forbes and Echoing Green to host the first-ever Under 30 Impact Challenge. Focus Sectors Education Energy Food and Agriculture Financial services Growth infrastructure Healthcare Technology, media, and … [Read more...]