Apply for UNAIDS’s Start Free Challenge: Reducing New HIV Infections in Children!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking applications for The Start Free Challenge. This challenge is seeking replicable innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020. New infections in children can be reduced if they and their mothers have timely … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Fisheries Governance for Food Security

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its International Course on “Fisheries Governance for Food Security” from 22 October 2018 to 9 November 2018 in Netherlands. The primary tasks of the fisheries manager or governor is to balance the pressure on the fish stocks and the aquatic habitat. This requires innovative solutions which can be created when stakeholders are able to meet, share experiences, learn together and … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

12th UNDEF Project Grant: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Funding Projects to Advance & Support Democracy

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations for the twelfth round of its funding projects to advance and support democracy in order to strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund that has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund’s focus is global and eligibility for grants will extend to all plant, animal and fungi species conservation efforts, without discrimination on the basis of region or … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards Program!

Deadline: 30 January 2018 Qatar Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards to identify, celebrate, and promote six innovative projects for their positive contribution to education and society. The WISE Awards recognize successful, innovative educational projects that have already demonstrated a transformative impact on individuals, communities, and society. The ideal project would be an ongoing, innovative and successful … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF Call for Proposals: TB Diagnostics Market Landscape Analyses Program

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) through the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is accepting proposals from qualified organizations to assess and analyze the current TB diagnostics market landscape. The procurement of TB diagnostics and related laboratory commodities by GDF has increased significantly in recent years, justifying the need to assess and analyze this market to allow GDF to better evaluate and refine its role as the global market coordinator … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF: Call for Proposals for Catalyse the Introduction of Second-Line Drugs in Paediatric Drug Resistant TB

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) through the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to develop and implement a plan that will catalyse the use of paediatric formulations of second-line drugs to treat drug-resistant TB. The objective of this CFP is to identify an organization with a proven track record working in paediatric TB, particularly MDR-TB, which can identify and coordinate early adopter programmes to … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. The Trust will be accepting applications for work benefitting conservation work in coastal environments. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is a registered education, scientific and … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting applicants for its 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in order to celebrate women photojournalists for work that inspires us to take action and better understand the world. The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With … [Read more...]

ELRHA Innovation Fund: Small Grants of up to £50,000

Deadline: 10 December 2017 ELRHA is seeking applications for its Innovation Fund to support innovators across the entire innovation lifecycle. These grants are focused on parts of the innovation lifecycle that are often under-resourced:  problem recognition, advancing seed-funded projects, and project diffusion. Innovation Stages Through this Call, up to ten small grants of up to £50,000 each will be made available for the following innovation stages: Problem Recognition – Recognition … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Team Reporting Fellowship to South Sudan and Uganda

Deadline:  5 December 2017 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its Team Reporting Fellowship to South Sudan and Uganda in March 2018. The IWMF will select teams of women journalists to travel to Juba and Gulu for a cross-border reporting trip focused on regional migration. The IWMF reserves the right to change reporting locations based on the real-time security situation in both locations. The feasibility of day trips outside the base locations will … [Read more...]

Submit Your Entries for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2018!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2018 to promote, support and fund research, investigative journalism and related projects that encourage greater commercial transparency and the advancement of anti-bribery education. The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. Prize Information A panel of independent judges … [Read more...]

EJN’s Biodiversity Media Grant 2018: Supporting Journalism Networks and Media Organizations

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking applications for its Biodiversity Media Grants 2018 to support journalism networks and media organizations throughout the world in increasing the capacity of media to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity. The Biodiversity Media Grant will support projects that generally focus on training and capacity building, with flexible spending guidelines that enable local networks to invest in strategic … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Right Livelihood Awards!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Nominations are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Right Livelihood Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world’s political, scientific or economic … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Biennial Grassroots Justice Prize!

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the biennial Grassroots Justice Prize competition to recognize grassroots organizations and institutions, large and small, across the globe, that are working to put the power of law into people's hands. All three of this year’s awards are for grassroots justice projects that focus on legal empowerment. Legal empowerment means giving people the power to know, use, and shape the laws that affect them. Award Information ​The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Action for Nature’s Eco-Hero Awards 2018!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization, is currently inviting young people ages 8 to 16 for its International Young Eco-Hero Awards to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives. AFN encourages young people around the world to carry out individual environmental action projects with the belief that young people can have a positive impact on the environment and are vital in changing the way live on the planet. Prize … [Read more...]

Applications Open for McCain Institute’s Next Generation Leaders (NGL) Program!

Deadline: 8 February 2018 The McCain Institute is seeking applications for its Next Generation Leaders (NGL) program, designed to identify, train, network and empower a diverse group of emerging, character-driven leaders from the United States and around the world. Geared to mid-career professionals, this yearlong, fully funded professional development program empowers emerging global leaders through The McCain Institute’s tailored professional development experience. The program offers a … [Read more...]