Nominations Open for 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors. The Aurora Prize is seeking the stories of selfless individuals who demonstrate exceptional courage, commitment and impact at personal risk for the sake of others. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas

Deadline: 27 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas under the Cross-Regional Wildlife Conservation programme in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is the identification and subsequent implementation of actions by stakeholders living in or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Pro Natura Fund Overseas Grant Programme 2017!

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The Pro Natura Foundation Japan (PNFJ) is currently inviting applications for the 28th edition of its Pro Natura Fund Overseas Grant Programme 2017 to support investigation and research aiming at conservation of ecosystem, and education and enlightenment activities aiming at the improvement of conservation awareness, in areas other than Japan. The project needs to contribute to local nature conservation. The programme is focused on the scientific research and … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Enhancing the Rights of Persons Suspected or Accused of Crime

Deadline: 12 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its action grants to support transnational projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime and the rights of victims of crime. Programme Scope The aims of this call are: to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal law in the area of the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance

Deadline: 7 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its programme "Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance". The call to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance will support: projects focusing on preventing and combating Antisemitism projects focusing on preventing and combating anti-Muslim hatred and intolerance projects focusing on preventing and combating xenophobia and anti-migrant hatred … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights for CSOs in Guyana and Suriname

Deadline: 20 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) 2016/2017” with an aim to support civil society working in Guyana and Suriname on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural) and democratisation. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1- Guyana Death Penalty Gender Equality Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender … [Read more...]

Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation’s Grant Program: Inviting NGOs to Promote Human Rights, Child Education & Protection

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation is currently inviting applicants from non-profit organization (association, foundation, cultural association, university, academic institution, etc.) for its grant program with an aim to protect and promote human rights, children education and protection, scientific and medical research and health, promotion of art and culture, environmental protection and nature conservation. The Nando Peretti Foundation was founded in 2000 as a … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Proposals: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently seeking proposals for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the “Global South”, with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is inviting applicants for its grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. Funding Information The Trust awards grants to both UK and overseas projects, and they typically range in value from £500 to £1,500. It is unlikely that the Trust would make an award for more than … [Read more...]

FSC Call for Applications: Youth Correspondent Programme 2017

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student? Are you passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have an interest to communicate about it? Do you want to make a difference and engage the youth of today to care about the future of tomorrow? If yes, then join Forest Stewardship Council 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible forestry. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Integrated Water Management (IWC) Masters Scholarships 2018!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The International Water Centre is seeking applications for its Masters Scholarships 2018 to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) in Brisbane, Australia. The IWC Masters Scholarships are a prestigious award granted annually to high calibre candidates who clearly demonstrate potential as future water leaders. IWC is offering up to three scholarships for international candidates for full-time study of the MIWM program starting in Semester 1, … [Read more...]

John Ball Zoo’s Wildlife Conservation Fund: Helping Communities to Learn about Wildlife

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The John Ball Zoo is seeking applications for its Wildlife Conservation Fund which is education based with an eye to helping communities learn about the wildlife around them. The John Ball Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund was established in 1985 to promote understanding and enjoyment of rare, threatened and endangered animals and their habitats and to support zoological research that will directly benefit captive animal management. Grant Information Amounts are … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Forest Stewardship Council’s Youth Correspondent 2017 Program!

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student? Are you passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have an interest to communicate about it? Do you want to make a difference and engage the youth of today to care about the future of tomorrow? If yes, then join Forest Stewardship Council 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Standard Grant Program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to exploring our planet, protecting wildlife and habitats, and … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the "Global South", with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Fourth International “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Contest

Deadline: 25 June 2017 Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the call for applications to the 2017 “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Competition, seeking to reward original articles about Kazakhstan that have been published in a foreign (non-Kazakhstani) media outlet. This contest aims to recognize and reward the authors of the best and most objective journalistic reports, stories and analytical pieces about Kazakhstan, which are published in foreign … [Read more...]

Apply for Leakey Foundation’s Research Grant!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Leakey Foundation is currently inviting applications for its research grants with an aim to promote the sharing of data in an appropriate manner consistent with the needs of grantees, but with the recognition that different fields of study require different approaches to data sharing. The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to the exploratory phases of promising new research … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria – PROACT 2016

Deadline: 16 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria - PROACT 2016” in order to strengthen the agricultural and livestock productions, including livelihood opportunities and related value chains while at the same time tackling the roots causes of the past droughts, through an improvement of the water management and irrigation, in collaboration with local governance institutions … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting Transnational Projects to Promote Judicial Cooperation in Civil & Criminal Matters

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its action grants to support transnational projects to promote judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters. Priority Areas Priority 1: Judicial cooperation in civil matters Priority 2: Judicial cooperation in criminal matters Expected Results increased capacity of national practitioners, authorities to address issues related to judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters, and to … [Read more...]

Apply for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships!

Deadline: 12 May 2017 Applications are open for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships that are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with an aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth. The purpose of these scholarships are to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled … [Read more...]

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