Nominations Open for 2016 World Peace Initiative Foundation Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2016 Are you an organization or individual, who believes that world peace is possible? Have you organized any event to promote the idea of Peace In Peace Out? Do you believe peace coaching is the most rewarding opportunity to share your light with others? If yes, than nominate for World Peace Initiative Foundation Awards 2016. World Peace Initiative Foundation Awards are an opportunity to acknowledge, celebrate and recognise outstanding peacebuilders across the world for … [Read more...]

Apply for the 2016 Global Citizen Youth Advocates Symposium!

Deadline: 28 August 2016 Applications are open for the 2016 Global Citizen Youth Advocates Symposium in order to provide exceptional young advocates with direct exposure to the work of Global Citizen and skilled development practitioners, but also equip them with innovative tools and knowledge for effective methods of campaigning. The Global Citizen will host the first-ever Youth Advocates Symposium on September 22, 2016. Goals Food & Hunger Health Education Girls & … [Read more...]

Pitch Your Product in the AidEx Aid Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 9 September 2016 The Aidex is seeking applications for its Aid Innovation Challenge that aims to find the next big invention to impact the delivery of aid. It is a unique chance to pitch life-changing inventions to a panel of experts from the sector live at AidEx on Wednesday 16th November 2016. The Aid Innovation Challenge is an exciting opportunity for those with the 'next big invention' to help others. AidEx was created to help the international aid and development community … [Read more...]

NIH: Limited Competition for the Continuation of the Hepatitis B Research Network Clinical Centers

Deadline: 19 December 2016 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is currently inviting applications on the topic- Limited Competition for the Continuation of the Hepatitis B Research Network Clinical Centers. The purpose of this call is to continue the Hepatitis B Research Network Clinical Centers with a focus on the promotion of translational research on hepatitis B focusing upon elucidating the pathogenesis and natural history and developing means of treatment and control. Funding … [Read more...]

IFCCD Call for Project Applications: Strengthening Capacity of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity

Deadline: 2 September 2016 The International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD) with the support from the International Organization of the Francophonie offers a limited number of scholarships participation in a training IFCCD on strengthening capacity of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity francophone Africa, meeting in Bamako, Mali, from 13 to 16 November 2016. The Malian Coalition for Cultural Diversity (CMDC) sought the support of the Federation in the framework of its … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund 2016

Deadline: 18 September 2016 Applications are open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund 2016 funded by UK Department for International Development (DFID), and supported by the GSMA and its members with an aim to support innovative start-ups in emerging markets. Objectives Establish partnerships between operators and start-ups in order to increase the reach of innovative mobile services. Test business models with the greatest potential for growth. Provide lessons and … [Read more...]

Fish and Wildlife Service: Seeking Project Proposals for Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

Deadline: 1 November 2016 The Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled "Asian Elephant Conservation Fund" with an aim to support projects that promote conservation of Asian elephants and their habitats. In 1997, with awareness of the increasing threat to the welfare of the already endangered Asian elephant, The Asian Elephant Conservation Act was signed into law. The Act provides for the conservation of Asian … [Read more...]

GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security 2016: Addressing International Security Challenges

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, invites applications from across the globe for Prize for Innovation in Global Security 2016, established to recognise deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges. The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Stop Slavery Award!

Deadline: 26 August 2016 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking nominations for its "Stop Slavery Award" which is  a high-profile award as part of a drive aimed at engaging the world’s biggest companies in the fight against forced labour. The goal will be to recognize those corporations who can be considered “best in class,” based on the policies and the processes they have in place to limit the risk of slavery in their supply chain, as well as on the role they are taking as key agents … [Read more...]

UNIDO’s Global Start-up Business Plan Competition 2016

Deadline: 23 September 2016 United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is seeking applicants for its Global Start-up Business Plan Competition 2016 (GSBPC) with an aim to stimulate and unleash the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation among aspiring and existing entrepreneurs with ideas that contribute to their personal economic benefit and towards developing their communities. The main points to focus on are: The business idea – uniqueness, viability, relevance … [Read more...]

Global Innovation Fund: Supporting Innovations that Benefit People Living in Developing Countries

Deadline: Ongoing Global Innovation Fund (GIF) is currently inviting applications for its Grants program with an aim to support innovations that benefit people living on less than the equivalent of $5 per day (PPP) in developing countries, and are especially interested in innovations that impact people living on less than $2 per day (PPP). GIF is also seeking innovations that benefit vulnerable groups such as women and girls, the disabled, minority or indigenous groups, refugees or displaced … [Read more...]

UNITAID Call for Proposals: Enabling Preventive TB Treatment in High-Risk Groups

Deadline: 12 September 2016 UNITAID has announced its new Call for Proposals for the area for intervention: Enabling preventive TB treatment in high-risk groups. In order to enhance the TB treatment among the vulnerable groups, including children under age five and people living with HIV, are particularly at risk of developing active TB following initial infection, UNITAID intends to support preventive treatment strategies as a complement to these. Priority Areas Under this call, UNITAID is … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Democracy and Human Rights Fund!

Deadline: Ongoing The United States Embassy in Cameroon is seeking applications for its "Democracy and Human Rights Fund (DHRF)" with an aim to strengthen democratic institutions, improve governance, and promote respect for human rights in Cameroon. The DHRF provides assistance to Cameroonian organizations that seek to implement short-term, highly targeted activities designed to show measurable results. Funding Information Typical DHRF grants are approximately USD 10,000 (or about 4.5 … [Read more...]

The Christensen Fund: Providing Financial Support for Indigenous-led and Community-based Organizations

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The Christensen Fund is seeking applications from organisations in order to provide financial support for indigenous-led and community based organizations. The Christensen Fund is a private foundation founded in 1957 and based in San Francisco, California. The fund focus on the bicultural – the rich but neglected adaptive interweave of people and place, culture and ecology. Its mission is to buttress the efforts of people and institutions who believe in a bio-diverse … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2016 Humanitarian & Development Journalism Award for Reporting & Photojournalism!

Deadline: 2 September 2016 Nominations are open for Humanitarian & Development Journalism Award 2016 by AidEx in partnership with NRS International for journalists who have made an outstanding contribution to the reporting of humanitarian and development issues during the past year. The award will help celebrate the hard work done by journalists in portraying the realities of an often misunderstood sector.  The awards will take place at AidEx on the 17th of November 2016. The program aims … [Read more...]

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor: Seeking Statements of Interest for China Programs

Deadline: 23 September 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 that support the policy objective to foster respect for human rights in China. SOIs should have a direct and lasting impact by promoting reforms that take advantage of changing social and political dynamics in China in the areas of rule of … [Read more...]

The Future Generation Art Prize 2017: Submit your Entries now and win Exciting Cash Prizes!

Deadline: 11 September 2016 Entries are now invited for the fourth edition of The Future Generation Art Prize worldwide competition established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in Ukraine. It is a worldwide contemporary art prize created to discover, recognise and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. The Prize aims to make a major contribution to the careers of younger artists involved in the dynamic cultural development of societies in transition, many of whom have found … [Read more...]

Applications Open for University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program

Deadline: 15 October 2016 Applications are open for University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program to bring early career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor, Michigan for residencies that begin in late August, generally lasting up to six months. Scholars are paired with a faculty mentor during their stay and have full access to the University of Michigan's resources to further their work on a research project, an academic degree, publications, grant proposal, or … [Read more...]

KR Foundation Grants to Promote Sustainable Behaviour

Deadline: 12 September 2016 The KR Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible organisations on its thematic area- Sustainable Behaviour. The mission of KR Foundation is to help provide answers to, stimulate mind shifts about, and encourage action on, the long-term challenges posed by current and future generations living on a planet with finite resources, fragile ecosystems, and climate change. Priority Areas The Foundation will especially consider funding for initiatives … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2016 AidEx Humanitarian Hero of the Year Award!

Deadline: 9 September 2016 Nominations are open for 2016 AidEx Humanitarian Hero of the Year Award. It aims to recognize and celebrate stand-out individuals from the humanitarian and development aid community and showcases the courageous work and dedication that they put into their line of work. AidEx was created to help the international aid and development community engage the private sector in a neutral setting, drive innovation and support the ever-growing need for emergency aid and … [Read more...]

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