Applications Open for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4!

Deadline: 5 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4 which is supported by Deloitte. The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) brings the business community together to accelerate progress in delivering quality education for all of the world’s children and youth. In 2017, during the United Nations General Assembly GBC-Education launched the Youth Skills and Innovation Initiative. Through the Initiative, the Coalition hopes to tackle to … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Sydney Peace Prize 2020

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Sydney Peace Foundation is inviting nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2020, Australia’s only international prize for peace to inspire and empower people from all walks of life to make peace with justice a reality. The prize brings inspiring and exemplary stories of courage and dedication to global justice to the Australian and Sydney stage, educates the community on the work of the world’s most effective peacemakers, and honours the remarkable people at the … [Read more...]

Sumitomo Foundation: Seeking Applications for Protection, Preservation & Restoration of Cultural Properties outside Japan

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The Sumitomo Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program so that cultural properties outside Japan, the common heritage of human, be handed down to future generations. Funding Information Grant Budget: Total budget for fiscal 2018 ¥35,000,000. Number of projects to be selected: Approximately 15 Duration of Grant: One (1) year, March 2019-March 2020 Eligible Projects Projects for the protection, preservation & restoration of … [Read more...]

Enel Foundation Call for Applications: Open Africa Power 2019

Deadline: 26 November 2018 Enel Foundation has announced a call for applications for Open Africa Power 2019 which is an education venture initiated by Enel Foundation in 2018 in partnership with top Academic institutions in Italy and Africa, aiming to forge a new generation of African leaders deeply engaged with their countries clean energy future. The 2019 edition will engage up to 60 African students and alumni in a series of professional development and leadership activities, comprising … [Read more...]

Yale: Seeking Applications for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program

Deadline: 5 December 2018 Applications are open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program to provide World Fellows the opportunity to expand their vision, learn from each other, and grow personally and professionally. Key Components Key components of the Program are: WEEKLY SEMINARS Good society. World Fellows present to each other their vision for making the world a better place, what they do professionally, and how they contribute to building the ‘good society.’ Dine and … [Read more...]

UNODC’s Small Grants Scheme: Assisting CSOs to tackle Corruption

Deadline: 9 November 2018 United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is seeking proposals for its grants programme entitled "Supporting CSOs to sensitize the private sector on anti-corruption activities." This Call for Proposals takes into consideration the importance of harnessing all available resources towards the implementation of activities aimed at meeting the objective of this Grants programme. The main objective of this Grants programme is to encourage African CSOs to work with … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2019!

Deadline: 14 November 2018 Applications are open for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2019 that are one of the world’s highest accolades in the Travel & Tourism sector, aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism. Award Categories Social Impact: The Social Impact Award is for any Travel & Tourism organisation that is working to improve the people and places where it operates. Social Impact is demonstrated by the actions organisations take that go significantly beyond … [Read more...]

Money Trail: Seeking Applications for Working Grants Program

Deadline: 15 November 2018 In Money Trail, is offering working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Funding Information The total amount per call is around 50.000 euro. The money comes from the Dutch … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Africa Science Leadership Programme!

Deadline: 9 November 2018 The University of Pretoria in partnership with the Global Young Academy, funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, is seeking applications for its initiative “The Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP)” to serve early to mid-career researchers in basic and applied science, engineering, social sciences, arts and the humanities. The Programme aims to grow mid-career African academics in the areas of thought leadership, team development, engagement and collaboration, with … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Gender Equality Prize 2019!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Nominations are now open for the the Finnish Government’s International Gender Equality Prize 2019 which will be awarded for the second time in autumn 2019, can go to a person or organisation working to promote gender equality in an internationally significant way. The prize, established in 2017 in honour of the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence, was first awarded to Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, whose life’s work has made her one of the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 WWSF Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life!

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF) is currently inviting applicants for its 26th annual Prize for women’s creativity in rural life in order to honor and award creative and courageous women and women’s groups around the world working to improve the quality of life and empower rural communities. The Prize aims to draw international attention to laureates’ contributions to sustainable development, food security and peace, thus generating recognition and support for … [Read more...]

GIST Tech-I Competition: Empowering Young Innovators to Build Businesses

Deadline: 23 November 2018 The U.S. Department of State has announced the launch of the 2019 Global Innovation through Science and Technology, Technology Idea (GIST Tech-I) competition. GIST Tech-I is a global pitching competition which seeks to identify and select, train, and encourage innovations by young scientists and great minds all over the world. As part of the GIST initiative, Tech-I works to empower young innovators to build businesses that address economic and development … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Atlas Corps Fellowship (USA)!

Deadline: 1 December 2018 Atlas Corps is currently inviting nonprofit/NGO professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the United States. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to social change in 12-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. This prestigious fellowship … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Renewing the European Union Human Rights Defenders Mechanism

Deadline: 22 January 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for renewing the EU multifaceted human rights defenders mechanism led by a consortium of specialised organisations with worldwide coverage addressing the most difficult situations faced by human rights defenders. Objectives The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: to enable HRDs at risk (individuals, groups and organisations) to carry out their work and enhance their protection through EU multifaceted … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Cycle 8 Grant Program!

Deadline: 14 January 2019 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) has launched a Call for Pre-Proposals for its Cycle 8 grant program with an aim to leverage USG scientific investment in R&D to support USAID’s development goals in priority countries. Funding Information Projects are anticipated to run for one year and range in size from $30,000 to $80,000 (USD) (except for projects under the Peru / Strengthening Natural Resource Management in Peru focus area, which can be … [Read more...]

Apply for Peace and Social Change Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 5 November 2018 The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program at Columbia University has announced the Peace and Social Change Fellowship Program. The fellowship is open to grassroots women activists working broadly on issues of peace and security across Africa and will begin with a three-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya in January 2019. All costs of travel and participation will be covered. The Peace and Social Change Fellowship is designed to bring together activists, practitioners … [Read more...]

Africa Opportunity Platform: Call for Proposals for Innovative Renewable Energy in Africa

Deadline: 26 February 2019 Africa Opportunity Platform (AOP) has launched an investment call for proposals in renewable energy in Africa with an objective to enhance access to affordable clean sustainable energy across African cities and municipalities. This project further aims to catalyze the involvement of private institutions and entrepreneurs in capacity building and resilience to climate change through collaborative schemes between AOP and local government authorities. Under this call, … [Read more...]

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund: Inviting NGOs around the World

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund to work with purpose and passion on behalf of wildlife and habitats worldwide, encouraging sustainable solutions through support of species research, animal rescue and rehabilitation and conservation education. Priority Areas Species Research: Marine Fish Sustainability: Research that contributes to the ability to create sustainable populations of marine fishes through aquaculture, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for African CSO Excellence Awards!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 Nominations are open for African CSO Excellence Awards which is a joint initiative between EPIC-Africa and the Rockefeller Foundation. The Awards highlight the importance of organizational capacity to achieve program impact. Elements The African CSO Excellence Awards reward organizations that demonstrate excellence across eight key elements of organizational capacity: Strategic Ability and Adaptability, Leadership and Governance, Financial Health and Management, … [Read more...]

GLMA Call for Research Proposals: Lesbian Health Fund

Deadline: 31 December 2018 GLMA is currently seeking applications for Lesbian Health Fund to improve the health of lesbians and sexual minority women (SMW) and their families through research. For the Fall 2018 cycle, the LHF Grant Committee will give preference to funding research focused on resilience and coping among lesbian and sexual minority women or girls, and their families. While special consideration will be given to proposals adhering to this theme, they welcome all proposals that … [Read more...]