Nominations Open for 2018 Equals in Tech Awards: Helping Women & Girls Cross the Digital Divide!

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 EQUALS in Tech Awards that will be held on 22 September in New York City. The prestigious international award ceremony is hosted by EQUALS Partners with the valuable support of a growing list of leading corporate and media sponsors. The award will celebrate projects that help women and girls cross the digital divide. Award Categories Prizes are awarded for outstanding achievement and innovative strategies, in four categories: … [Read more...]

Magnum Foundation CFPs: Photography in Collaboration – Migration and Religion

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Magnum Foundation is inviting proposals for Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion, an initiative for photographers to expand upon their practice by working with creative partners from other disciplines. The foundation is seeking proposals for projects that are careful interdisciplinary explorations at the intersection of migration and religion, broadly defined, and that explore how forms of social organization transform under the pressures and processes of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Applications are open for the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award established to recognize modern day heroes and the exceptional impact their actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversity. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s … [Read more...]

Pathfinder Award: Recognising Innovative Solutions for Protected and Conserved Areas

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and WildArk is seeking nominations for the inaugural Pathfinder Award for innovation in conservation.  The Award is supported by the contributions of several partners and funders through projects that are helping to identify and communicate solutions. The Pathfinder Award recognises outstanding and innovative … [Read more...]

SEARCA: Inviting Applicants for Travel Grants Program

Deadline: 7 September 2018 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is inviting applicants for its Travel Grant program to reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) toward food security and poverty alleviation in the region. Objectives To provide opportunities to qualified Southeast Asian nationals to participate and present papers in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge!

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Applications are open for the 5th Edition of the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge. It is a worldwide renowned startup competition designed specifically to address the needs of deeptech entrepreneurs across several different industries and technologies. The Challenge was created in 2013 by deeptech entrepreneur Xavier Duportet and Arnaud De La Tour, at the time both PhD students, who realised that the resources needed to propel emerging technologies were different … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: International Quality Awards 2018

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for International Quality Awards 2018 which are designed to recognise and reward the contribution of quality professionals, teams and entire organisations across the globe. Award Categories Emerging Talent: To recognise the quality professional who has contributed most to their organisation in terms of governance, assurance, improvement, leadership and context within the first 8 years of their quality career. Quality Professional in a New … [Read more...]

Apply for UNCTAD Youth Forum 2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is organizing a Youth Forum. The 2018 UNCTAD Youth Forum will primarily focus on topics that relate to youth empowerment through entrepreneurship, with particular emphasis on investing in digital youth, involving youth at the negotiation table, outlining the vision of millennials and how youth can think globally and act locally. The Forum will gather around 250 youth from around the world, between the ages … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award!

Deadline: 30 October 2018 Nominations are open for the King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award to recognize young people’s endeavour to be effective and productive citizens, contributing to the welfare of their communities and environment, as well as institutions that improve the enabling environment and infrastructure for youth to make an impact, in all United Nations Member States. As of the 2018 Award Cycle, the King Hamad Award for Youth Empowerment to achieve the SDGs will have two main … [Read more...]

Apply for Filmmakers Without Borders Filmmaking Grants Programme!

Deadline: 1 August 2018 Filmmakers Without Borders is seeking applications for its Filmmaking Grants to support independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange. Filmmakers Without Borders (FWB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital … [Read more...]

Elrha 6th Call for Proposals: Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme

Deadline: 17 July 2018 Elrha is seeking proposals for the 6th round of its “Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC)” programme with an aim to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. The R2HC programme is the product of a strategic partnership between the UK Government (DFID), the Wellcome Trust, and the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The scope of this programme covers any research that will … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mobility First! ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) has launched a 2018 call for Mobility First! – Travel grant that support international travel for artists and cultural professionals in Asia and Europe. Through this initiative, ASEF supports the mobility of artists and cultural professionals for cross-border activities that include participation in events, networking, research and collaborative meetings. Mobility support is provided to selected individuals for travel from Asia to … [Read more...]

SEAMEO BIOTROP Call for Proposals: Sustaining and Enhancing the Integrity and Productivity of Ecosystems in Southeast Asia

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The Southeast Asian regional Centre for Tropical Biology (SEAMEO), Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (BIOTROP) are seeking project proposals for implementation in 2019 on the theme Sustaining and Enhancing the Integrity and Productivity of Ecosystems in Southeast Asia. Theme Strands Ecological restoration: It is becoming increasingly important worldwide as a way to reinstate the integrity of species and ecosystems while simultaneously enhancing human welfare. … [Read more...]

European Outdoor Conservation Association Grant Program: Inviting Non-Profit Organizations

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is seeking applications from eligible non-profit organizations for its funding program to implement conservation projects in any country around the world except North America. The outdoor sector and the millions of people who enjoy the great outdoors are active champions for the conservation of nature and wild places. Funding Information Available grants of up to €30,000 to implement a conservation project. Project … [Read more...]

Toyota Foundation’s Research Grant Program 2018: Exploring New Values for Society

Deadline: 3 August 2018 The Toyota Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Research Grant Program 2018 to encourage ambitious researchers who seek new values for society by fundamentally exploring basic ways of thinking and methodologies on what approach they should take to address difficult issues to be faced in the future. The Toyota Foundation Research Grant Program supports research projects in accordance with its program title, “Exploring New Values for Society”. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Smart City Awards!

Deadline: 3 September 2018 The Smart City Expo World Congress is seeking applications for its prestigious World Smart City Award to recognize, promote and support pioneering city strategies, projects and ideas that can potentially change citizen's lives through their outstanding innovation and impact. Winners will be announced on November 14 in front of an audience of more than 1,000 key public and private decision makers, providing an excellent opportunity to gain prestige and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Transparency International’s Anti-Corruption Award 2018!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Nominations are now open for Transparency International’s Anti-Corruption Award 2018 to recognise the courage and determination of the many individuals and organisations fighting corruption around the world. The Award consists of a trophy and participation in a public award ceremony during the 18th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Conference to take place from the 22nd to the 24th of October 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Transparency International’s … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund!

Deadline: 25 October 2018 Applications are open The Asian Women In Business (AWIB) Scholarship Fund to encourage and promote exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. Founded in 1995, Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Over the years, AWIB has expanded its mission to address identified … [Read more...]

Apply for BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards!

Deadline: 28 June 2018 Nominations are open for the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards in order to recognize fundamental contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, humanities and artistic creation. Award Categories Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) Biology and Biomedicine Information and Communication Technologies Ecology and Conservation Biology Climate Change Economics, Finance and Management Humanities and … [Read more...]

Japan Water Forum Fund 2018: Supporting Grassroots Organizations in Developing Countries

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Japan Water Forum (JWF) is currently accepting applications for its funding program 2018 that aims to support selected grass-roots organizations in developing countries who have been addressing water-related issues in their own countries. Successful applicants are provided with grants. JWF Fund is formed and operated by utilizing membership fees of Japan Water Forum and donations to Charity for Water. During the past 13 years, JWF Fund supported 163 projects in … [Read more...]