Deadline: 24 January 2020 GlobalGiving is seeking applications from nonprofit organizations for its 2020 Giving Season Accelerator in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. GlobalGiving is the largest global crowdfunding community connecting nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country. They help nonprofits from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe (and hundreds of places in between) access the tools, training, and support … [Read more...] about GlobalGiving Accelerator: A Crowdfunding Campaign for Registered Nonprofit Organizations
Deadline: Various For Sub-programme 1: 15 December 2019 For Sub-programme 2: 20 January 2020 The UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons has launched the fourth Call for Proposals to provide funding under two sub-programmes: Sub-programme 1 (SB1): Immediate and Essential Direct Assistance for Vulnerable Victims of Trafficking in Persons Sub-programme 2 (SB2): Medium-Term Direct Assistance for Vulnerable Victims of Trafficking in Persons Objectives … [Read more...] about UN Voluntary Trust Fund for NGOs which Provide Tangible Support to Victims of Human Trafficking
Deadline: 9 February 2020 Nominations are now open for the 2020 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award to honour individuals, groups and organizations who go above and beyond the call of duty to protect refugees, displaced and stateless people. Award Information The winner receives USD 150,000 to invest in their humanitarian work. Four regional winners are also selected and honoured with a certificate. Eligibility Criteria Any individual, group of people or organization that has displayed … [Read more...] about 2020 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award to Protect Refugees and Stateless People
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), a philanthropic foundation based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched "The Global Maker Challenge", for leading manufacturers, start-ups and entrepreneurs, governments, UN agencies and philanthropists, academia and researchers, to form a community dedicated to spreading global prosperity through the art of ‘making’. The eight UN entities (the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); the Food and … [Read more...] about UAE based Foundation’s $1 million Grant Initiatives for Global Prosperity (Sustainable Development, Trade Innovation, Peacebuilding, Climate Change)
Deadline: 16 December 2019 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently accepting applications for its 2020 Kim Wall Memorial Fund to provide a $5,000 grant to a journalist whose work embodies the spirit of Kim’s reporting. The grant will fund a woman reporter covering subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.” Kim wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life, and the Kim Wall Memorial Fund honors this … [Read more...] about IWMF’s Kim Wall Memorial Fund offering Grant of $5,000 for Women Journalists
Deadline: 31 January 2020 Applications are now open for "Innovation for Peace and Justice - How can displaced populations access affordable and quality services that are essential to their safety and wellbeing?" Challenge with an aim to find and support innovative solutions that will connect refugees and forcibly displaced populations with enduring and effective legal, healthcare, and education services. To do so, the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity welcomes … [Read more...] about 2020 Innovation for Peace and Justice Challenge is now open for Applications
Deadline: 31 January 2020 Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity is seeking applications for its "2020 Climate Change - How can communities move towards a low-carbon circular economy by eliminating waste and utilizing existing resources?" Challenge with an aim to find and support solutions from startups and entrepreneurs around the world that will empower communities, especially those in developing countries, to eliminate waste and use existing resources through low-carbon, … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for 2020 Climate Change Challenge
Deadline: 31 January 2020 Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity is seeking applications for its "Innovation for Inclusive Trade - How can rural communities increase their access to new supply chains and markets in order to create better livelihoods for themselves?" Challenge with an aim to find and support solutions that will enable inclusive trade in rural communities. To do so, the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity is seeking applications from … [Read more...] about 2020 Innovation for Inclusive Trade Challenge inviting Applications from around the World
Deadline: 31 January 2020 Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity has launched the "Sustainable and Healthy Food for All - How can urban populations increase access to healthy and sustainable foods, despite rapid urbanization?" Challenge with an aim to find and support innovative solutions that will promote urban access to healthy and sustainable food for all. To do so, the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity is seeking applications from innovators and … [Read more...] about Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity launches “Sustainable and Healthy Food for All” Challenge
Deadline: 11 December 2019 The Hilden Charitable Fund is accepting applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level. After a major review of Fund activities in 1992, the following grant making priorities were established: … [Read more...] about Grants for Projects working on Community Development, Education, and Health
Deadline: 2 December 2019 The Freedom Fund, Humanity United, and UBS Optimus Foundation are seeking proposals that can strengthen the investor case for addressing modern slavery and/or meaningfully expand modern slavery-focused data, tools, measurement and guidance that can be deployed across asset classes. Proposed projects may consider, but are not limited to, the following areas: Strengthening the investor case for addressing modern slavery through evidence-based measurement of … [Read more...] about Submit Your Proposals for Moving the Market – Seeding Innovations to Address Modern Slavery Across Asset Classes
Deadline: 24 November 2019 Applications are now open for "2020 U.S. – ASEAN Women’s Leadership Academy for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI)". Aims The Academy aims to: To build a strong network of young Southeast Asian women leaders who work across national borders to solve common problems and nurture a strong ASEAN identity and community; To empower emerging women leaders and help them advance their careers by providing access to advanced skills training and … [Read more...] about Apply for 2020 U.S. – ASEAN Women’s Leadership Academy for YSEALI
Deadline: 13 December 2019 ENEA in partnership with Total, SEForAll and Acumen has launched the Energy Access Booster 2020 Call for Projects to support not-for-profits, NGOs, technology developers and social entrepreneurs in developing their energy access initiatives in Africa or Asia. The "Energy Access Booster" 2020 offers support to entrepreneurs in the field of energy access in Africa and Asia focusing on clean cooking and small-scale waste to energy projects. Why do they do this? … [Read more...] about 2020 Energy Access Booster: Supporting Energy Access Projects in Africa and Asia
Deadline: 30 November 2019 Are you a social activist working to promote and advance human rights, democracy and peace around the world? Then, this opportunity is for you! The May 18 Memorial Foundation has announced the call for the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2020. To promote the spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement, in which the people of Gwangju resisted brutal military forces for the sake of democracy and human rights in 1980, the May 18 Memorial Foundation recognizes the … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for the 2020 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights
Deadline: 26 November 2019 Are you interested in developing a one-year research and/or education project that relates to one of the below mentioned environmental areas? If yes, then apply for the Earthwatch Shulman Awards! Focus Areas Enabling sustainable agricultural land management: Understanding the impact of agricultural production & to improve nature-based practices to address flood risk, erosion and carbon emissions. Taking a landscape approach to agricultural land … [Read more...] about Earthwatch Shulman Awards: Grants of Up to £4000 for Emerging Environmental Scientists
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to apply for 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for their common humanity. Fellows learn practices for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for … [Read more...] about 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program for Next Generation Leaders
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applications are now for Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 which is supported by BP. The Sustainable Development Goals clearly reflect this need for sustainable and modern energy for all, while the world’s demand for energy continues to increase. At BP they recognise the world is clearly not on a sustainable path and needs a rapid transition to a low carbon energy system. And they need collaboration to do this. In BP, their strategy is aligned with the Paris … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 – Supported by BP. How do we increase the share of renewable energy by 2030?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 2 which is supported by RB. Delivering their purpose in RB by providing innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes – enables us to support the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by working to eradicate the burden of preventable disease, improving infant and child nutrition (particularly during the first 1000 days) and helping the world live more … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge SDG 2- Supported by RB. How to end hunger by 2030?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 3 which is supported by AstraZeneca. They have focused Lead2030 Challenge on SDG 3.4: to reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through prevention and treatment and to promote mental health and well-being. NCDs have emerged to become the number one cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, killing more than 41 million people each … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 3 – Supported by AstraZeneca. How do we fight the growing burden on non-communicable disease worldwide?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Young people from social enterprises, non-profits, or community organizations are invited to submit applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4 which is supported by Deloitte. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) clearly recognize that the skills gap must be addressed, through the focus of equitable and quality education. But the evolving nature of work means rethinking the skills and opportunities needed for success. At Deloitte, they are … [Read more...] about Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4 – Supported by Deloitte. How do we prepare 50 million futures for a world of opportunity?