TIAW: Seeking Nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is seeking nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, they want you to tell them the … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled “Behavioral Economics” that support innovative research that uses behavioral insights from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. The program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the social, economic and political … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation: Seeking Proposals for Immigration and Immigrant Integration

Deadline: 20 November 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation is seeking proposals for its initiative on “Immigration and Immigrant Integration” to support innovative research on the effects of race, citizenship, legal status and politics, political culture and public policy on outcomes for immigrants and for the native-born of different racial and ethnic groups and generations. For over 25 years, RSF has supported immigration research that has made significant contributions to … [Read more...]

WANGO Awards Program: Honoring Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. WANGO not only recognizes prominent international NGOs, but also the smaller, lesser-known NGOs in the least developed countries, whose exemplary service and success may have gone … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s “SDGs & Her Competition” for Women Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The World Bank Group with partnership of Wharton School's Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women is seeking applications for its "SDGs & Her Competition for Women Entrepreneurs". In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future they want in 2030". Objectives The objectives of the initiative are to: recognize women implementing the … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Inviting Young People in the Environmental Sector from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting applicants for its grant program. The mission of the JWH Initiative is to provide an accessible and tailored small grant for education and training of individuals who are nominated by their organisation as potential future leaders. In order to promote lasting change towards a more sustainable world the environmental movement is in constant need of inspirational and skilful leadership. Young people working … [Read more...]

GFDRR Call for Proposals: Challenge Fund Round 3

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and the Centre for Global Disaster Protection have launched a new Challenge Fund to pilot and support the development of innovative risk financing mechanisms, and align global innovation with on-the-ground user needs. This Challenge Fund will fund projects that help bring these communities together and strengthen financial resilience in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 World Forum Democracy to address all forms of Violence against Women

Deadline: 30 May 2018 Are unequal power relations between women and men at the heart of why women are still victims of gender-based violence? Are gender role stereotypes still preventing women from reaching equal treatment in public, political and economic affairs?  Can democracy fix this? If yes, then participate in the All World Forum for Democracy which will focus on issues to resolve specific problems with regards to inequalities between women and men. The forum will take place on … [Read more...]

Call for Submissions: 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award), a platform for the sharing and exchange of successful innovative practices. The Guangzhou Award supports the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and New Urban Agenda (NUA), contributing to the creation of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and human settlements. The Guangzhou Award is co-sponsored by United Cities and Local … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Vigor Awards International 2018

Deadline (For the Toronto event): 1 August 2018 Nominations are open for Vigor Awards International 2018 to celebrate, honour, and acknowledge individuals who have made impact in the world by bringing positive changes to, improving, encouraging or empowering other people’s lives. Vigor Awards International seeks to honor those who ordinarily would not receive recognition or be publicly appreciated for their selfless efforts to enhance the lives of people around them, through their unrewarded … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications on Capacity-Building in the area of Child Rights

Deadline: 31 May 2018 European Commission is seeking applications on "Capacity-building in the area of rights of the child - putting in place robust national or regional integrated mechanisms to support children ageing out of/leaving alternative care". This call aims to fund targeted, practical projects ensuring maximum tangible and demonstrable benefits and impacts on the lives of beneficiaries (i.e. future careleavers). The projects should be practical projects rather than research and … [Read more...]

Apply for the MissionBox Philanthropic Fund’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Does Your Nonprofit Make a Positive Impact for Teens? If yes, then apply for this fund. The MissionBox Philanthropic Fund is offering a May 2018, $3,500 cash grant award to a nonprofit or charity, from anywhere in the world, that significantly contributes to the empowerment and/or well-being of teens (13-19 years of age). Focus Areas Specifically, this single $3,500 grant will be awarded to any registered nonprofit or charity that provides services in the following … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 European Youth Award!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Applications are open for 2018 European Youth Award that is a pan-European contest to motivate young people, social entrepreneurs, and start-ups to produce digital projects that  will have an impact on society. It demonstrates their potential to create innovative solutions with Internet and Mobile technology addressing the goals defined by the Council of Europe and Europe 2020 as well as the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The annual winner’s event (EYA … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for iF Social Impact Prize!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Nominations are open for iF Social Impact Prize with an aim to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty: Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing … [Read more...]

Civitates Call for Proposals: Addressing the Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Europe

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The newly established fund Civitates has announced its first call focused on encouraging civil society organisations from EU member states and EFTA countries to come together and create national coalitions to address issues related to the shrinking space for civil society in their country. The call will be in two phases. The first phase will provide resources to the initial partners to reach out to potential new partners from different sectors and geographies within one … [Read more...]

Burners Without Borders: Annual Community Micro-Grant Program 2018

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Burners Without Borders has launched its Annual Community Micro-Grant Program 2018 to jump-starting creative, civic projects that both grow community and make a positive impact. BWB knows that real change starts at the grassroots level and healthy communities emerge from citizens participating in actively creating the kinds of communities they want to live in. BWB prides itself on accomplishing a lot with very little money by engaging the power of community and innovative … [Read more...]

Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative: Village to Raise a Child

Deadline: 7 June 2018 The Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Village to Raise a Child program that identifies and nurtures young social entrepreneurs from around the world. These students called “Global Trailblazers” are selected via a global competition that searches for the most inspiring high schoolers with the most innovative ideas from countries around the globe. Global Trailblazers spend one week at Harvard University in Cambridge, … [Read more...]

Nordic Culture Fund: Supporting Projects in all Fields of Art and Culture

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Nordic Culture Fund is accepting applications for its grant program to support projects that contribute to an innovative and dynamic artistic and cultural scene in the Nordic Region, one that is diverse, accessible and of high quality. The Nordic Culture Fund supports art and culture projects involving different Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, the Faroe Island, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the Aaland Island). To qualify for funding, projects must … [Read more...]

European Commission CFPs: Sport as a tool for Integration and Social Inclusion of Refugees

Deadline: 7 June 2018 European Commission is inviting proposals for its project entitled “Sport as a tool for integration and social inclusion of refugees” with an aim to support local sport projects focused on the integration of refugees. The main objective of this call is to identify and support good practices in the EU; it is also to promote the development of methods to assess the impact in a systematic and replicable manner. These projects should involve local sport organisations and … [Read more...]

Sunhak Peace Prize 2019: Making the World Better for Future Generations

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Nominations are open for Sunhak Peace Prize 2019 which was established in order to help resolve worldwide suffering, conflict, poverty and threats to the environment by promoting a comprehensive, future-oriented vision of peace. Based on the Founder's vision of One Family Under God, the Sunhak Peace Prize will encourage all people to dedicate themselves to peace, choosing dialogue and cooperation over conflict and competition. The Sunhak Peace Prize honors individuals … [Read more...]