Humanitarian Education Accelerator Program: Inviting Cutting-Edge Education Innovations

Deadline: 1 November 2016 Department for International Development (DFID), in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is currently accepting applications for its second cohort of Humanitarian Education Accelerator program. This program will help in understanding how to transform good pilot projects into scalable educational initiatives. The program aims to identify effective methods to scale educational … [Read more...]

GSBI Accelerator Program: Addressing Issues on Climate Resilience and Women Led Enterprises

Deadline: 21 October 2016 Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship is inviting social entrepreneurs for Global Social Benefit Institute Accelerator Program in order to address the problems of poverty, empower women, and build resilience to climate change. The program is inviting specifically social enterprises that are helping communities adapt to the damaging effects of climate disruption — Climate Resilience — and women-led social enterprises or enterprises serving women — or Women … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund’s Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Auckland Zoo is currently inviting applications for its Small Grants Programme with an aim to focus on projects from the South Pacific. This small grants round demonstrates Auckland Zoo’s commitment to supporting conservation in the South Pacific. The Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme exists to help provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with clear conservation value. Auckland Zoo is inviting … [Read more...]

Apply for YALI’s 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders!

Deadline: 26 October 2016 The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is seeking applications for its Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders with an aim to empower young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. The Fellowship will provide up to 1,000 outstanding young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. college or university with support for professional development after they return home. The … [Read more...]

UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous People: Assisting Representatives of Indigenous Communities and Organizations

Deadline: 25 October 2016 The United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples offers opportunity for indigenous people to participate in the sessions of the Human Rights Council including its Universal Periodic Review mechanism, and the treaty bodies. The Fund for Indigenous Populations was established with the purpose of assisting representatives of indigenous communities and organizations to participate in the deliberations of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the former … [Read more...]

The Rufford Foundation: Providing Small Grants for Nature Conservation Projects Across Developing World

Deadline: Ongoing The Rufford Foundation is currently seeking applications for Rufford Small Grants for Nature Conservation program. The Rufford Foundation is a UK registered charity which funds nature conservation projects across the developing world. It has awarded grants to over 3000 projects in 155 countries. Funding Information: A grant of up to £5,000 available for nature conservation projects Further Funding Criteria On successful completion of a Rufford Small Grant, having provided … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cameroon Women’s Scholarship 2016/2017 Edition

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The British High Commission in Yaoundé- Cameroon is currently inviting applications for its Cameroon Women's Scholarship 2016/2017 Edition with an aim to target women with strong leadership potential, who possess the academic excellence to pursue a Master’s degree, but face a significant financial barrier to continuing their studies. The Scholarship is funded by the British High Commission in Cameroon which also manages the scheme in partnership with the Cameroon … [Read more...]

2016/2017 CIPHER Grant Programme: Addressing Priority Research Gaps in Paediatric HIV

Opening Date: 3 October 2016 Deadline: 28 October 2016 Applications are open for Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme, is designed for mentored early-stage investigators to advance paediatric HIV research and to fill critical knowledge gaps that impede paediatric HIV diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care in resource-limited settings. It does this by promoting and encouraging HIV research related to infants, children and adolescents, … [Read more...]

Partnership for Forests Call for Concepts: Improving Livelihoods by Catalysing Investment in Forests

Deadline: 14 October 2016 The Partnership for Forests is currently inviting applications from eligible organizations for its first call for concepts with an aim to tackle deforestation and improve livelihoods by catalysing investment in forests and sustainable land use. This first call is focused on supporting Forest Partnerships—partnerships between private sector companies, public sector actors and civil society that catalyse investment in forests and sustainable land use. Grant … [Read more...]

Apply for Kiplinger Fellowship Program in Public Affairs Journalism!

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at Ohio State University is seeking innovative journalists with a strong desire to reboot their digital skills. Selected Fellows will spend a week at Ohio State's main campus in Columbus, immersed in hands-on training led by national experts. The focus of the program lies on using digital and social media to build a stronger following, develop new sources and enhance fellows' reporting. Topics include social media for … [Read more...]

NIH: Genomics of HIV/AIDS Drug Response and Co-Morbidities

Deadline: 7 May 2020 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is currently seeking proposals for its programme titled- Genomics of HIV/AIDS Drug Response and Co-Morbidities. The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to expand the use of high-throughput genotyping, genomic sequencing, and related genomic technologies, and generate resulting data resources widely available for research use, to improve the efficacy and safety and ease of use of HIV/AIDS therapies and of non-HIV drugs … [Read more...]

EDF Energy Innovation Challenge: Stimulating New Inspection and Monitoring Systems

Deadline: 28 September 2016 EDF Energy in partnership with Innovate UK is currently seeking proposals for funding an Innovation Challenge to stimulate new inspection and monitoring systems. The aim of the competition is to identify new and innovative ways to inspect and monitor EDF Energy’s power generation assets. These solutions must be safe, fast, cost effective and accurate. Funding Information There is between £5,000 and £10,000 of funding available for projects selected by EDF … [Read more...]

Apply for Roddenberry Prize: $1 million for a Boldly Better Future!

Deadline: 16 November 2016 The Roddenberry Foundation invites daring ideas from innovative thinkers that delivers on the promise of innovation, captures the spirit of discovery and embraces the power of diversity to benefit all humanity. The Roddenberry Foundation was created to build on Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s legacy and philosophy, to drive social change and improve the lives of people around the world. Awards $1 Million Awards for The best five ideas for a boldly better … [Read more...]

Global Community Fellowship: Supporting Community Development and Youth Education

Deadline: 13 November 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for Global Community Fellowship, a 13-15 month program for graduating seniors and young/ established professionals. Fellows work at NGOs and schools across Asia to support community development and youth education programs. By working directly with communities, fellows get hands-on experience learning how organizations in Asia are using creative and innovative methods to address critical social challenges. Fellow Duties … [Read more...]

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: International Climate Protection Fellowships

Deadline: 1 March 2017 With the International Climate Protection Fellowships, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is seeking leaders in academia and industry to implement a research-based proposal in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany. The global challenge posed by climate change can only be met by cross-border international collaborations. By enabling future decision-makers and multipliers to share knowledge, methods … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thought For Food Challenge!

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Thought For Food (TFF) Global Challenge is the world’s leading competition for food and agriculture, inviting young innovators from universities around the world to develop new business solutions that tackle the complex challenges surrounding how to feed and nourish 9+ billion people by 2050. TFF aims to play a key role in resolving global food security challenges by tapping into the unique skills and talents of the Millennial generation, and by providing state of … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL: Seeking Statements of Interest for Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in ASEAN

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs for a program entitled "Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in ASEAN" with an aim to support the policy objective of increased respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms of association, speech, and peaceful assembly in Southeast … [Read more...]

Submit your Entries for International Awards for Art Criticism

Deadline: 25 September 2016 The third edition of International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC) is currently open for submissions inviting candidates from all over the world writing in Chinese or English about any contemporary art exhibition held between 20 September 2015 and 20 September 2016. The Awards aim to support independent critical coverage of contemporary art, away from the immediate pressures of the market, media and private patronage. Awards Three Cash Prizes will be … [Read more...]

PASGR Call for Proposals: Gendering Social Science Research Methods Module

Deadline: 12 October 2016 The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is seeking proposals to design "Gendering Social Science Research Methods Module" that aims to promote a vibrant African social science community that addresses key governance and public policy issues on the continent. Three Core Programmes Higher Education Professional Development and Training Research Objectives To design a three-day module that should be able to interrogate … [Read more...]

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge: Tackling World’s biggest Health Issues

Deadline: 21 October 2016 The Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge is inviting early stage start-up businesses in order to play a major role in improving the way people around the world manage their health and associated costs. The program from Accenture’s Life Sciences and Health practices brings together innovative startups with many of the largest life sciences companies and healthcare providers to tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges including access, affordability … [Read more...]

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