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...]

Applications Open for Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Foundation Fiat Panis is currently inviting applicants for its Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award to contribute to the improvement of the food situation in countries with food deficits by supporting development oriented scientific research in Germany. Therefore the support of scientists seems particularly important to them. The foundation decided to intensify the support of qualified young scientists by honouring excellent diploma and master theses in the field … [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...]

European Public Sector Award 2017: An Innovative Public Sector in 2017 – New Solutions to Complex Challenges

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) - with the institutional and financial support of 10 European public sector partners from different levels of government - invites applications for the sixth biennial European Public Sector Award (EPSA) 2017. Under the overarching theme An Innovative Public Sector in 2017 - New Solutions to Complex Challenges, EPSA 2017 seeks to showcase and reward those cases submitted by public administrations which have … [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...]

Krzysztof Skubiszewski Scholarship and Research Grant 2017

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The Centre for East European Studies of University of Warsaw is seeking applications for its Krzysztof Skubiszewski Scholarship and Research Grant 2017. The scholarship and the research grant are open to candidates from Central Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic States, Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia & the Caucasus. The scholarship holder will be given the opportunity to conduct academic research in Poland during the 2017/2018 academic year in collaboration with … [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...]

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...]

EU Call for Proposals: Promoting Inclusive Economic Growth in Egypt

Deadline: 9 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled “Promoting Inclusive Economic Growth in Egypt” with an aim to solicit projects that will promote the development of MSMEs in innovative ways and contribute to creation of new enterprises, achieving innovation, improving competiveness, productivity, and employment creation, and enhancing internationalization of the MSME sector in Egypt. The programme is divided … [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...]

TACSO: Participation in Storytelling Capacity Building Activity for CSOs

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations (TACSO) is currently seeking applications for its "Participation in Storytelling Capacity Building Activity for CSOs"  to strengthen the overall capacities and accountability of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) within the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) beneficiaries; to guarantee the quality of services of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs); and to create a sustainable role of CSOs in the … [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...]

Apply for SSA’s Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) is seeking applications for its "Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)", a four-volume series that highlights features of social security programs in 177 countries, by awarding a new cooperative agreement by September 2017. Each country summary of SSPTW is divided into sections based on the five branches of social security (old age, survivors and disability; sickness and maternity; work injury; unemployment; … [Read more...]

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