COAL Prize 2018: Inviting Artists throughout the World

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for COAL Prize 2018 which is supported by the Ministry of Culture, the European Union and the Imagine 2020 network, the Museum of Hunting and Nature and the François Sommer Foundation. The Coal Prize 2018 will be awarded in October in Paris, at a ceremony organized in partnership with the Museum of Hunting and Nature and the François Sommer Foundation, in the presence of the ten shortlisted artists and actors in the domains of art and sustainable … [Read more...]

Young Water Fellowship Program: Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 16 May 2018 Applications are open for the Young Water Fellowship Program to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by offering them an intensive training program, seed funding grants for their projects, and mentoring support by senior level experts during one year. The YWF 2018 will focus on social entrepreneurship. Young people with social businesses … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for SIWI’s 2019 Stockholm Water Prize!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Categories Policy and Practices: This category covers achievements that has improved the governance and management of water, as a natural and economic resource and/or as a human right and … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018!

Deadline: 12 June 2018 Entries are open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018 which are the global awards for local peacebuilding, to recognise the work of those taking a stand for peace. Now in its sixth year, Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition for grassroots peace activists in war zones around the world. These are the only global awards for local peacebuilders – inspiring individuals who are building a better tomorrow in the world’s most fragile … [Read more...]

Applications & Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes!

Deadline: Various Applications For Nominations: 5 June 2018 Entities to Submit their Nominations: 17 June 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’. Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Sydney Peace Prize 2019

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Sydney Peace Foundation is seeking nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2019, Australia’s only international prize for peace to recognise leading global peacemakers, ensure their voices are heard, and support their vital work for a fairer world. 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 … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Research and Policy Dialogue in the Domain of Economic and Fiscal Governance in Tanzania

Deadline: 12 June 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals to inform and promote evidence-based dialogue on economic and fiscal governance issues in Tanzania. Objectives The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals are: To provide and disseminate high quality, policy-relevant and evidence-based research on topics related to economic and fiscal governance in Tanzania; To encourage domestic debate in Tanzania on economic and fiscal governance issues, especially with … [Read more...]

DFID: Seeking Applications for Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme

Deadline: 29 May 2018 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme, a 44 month flagship programme for DFID’s Africa Regional Department. Following the Ebola crisis and various outbreaks since then, DFID is using learning from these and its regional preparedness programme to deliver on its commitments on global health security. DFID’s interventions during the Ebola crises and in other public health … [Read more...]

Plural+ 2018: Youth Video Festival on Migration, Diversity & Social Inclusion

Deadline: 3 June 2018 Applications are open for Plural+ 2018 which is an empowering tool for young people to speak out about what they think of migration, diversity and social inclusion, using their own views and voices. The PLURAL+ Video Festival is a joint initiative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with the support of a wide network of international partners. The PLURAL+ Video Festival gives youth a platform to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize with an aim to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa, thus contributing to the health and welfare of the African people and of all humankind. The Laureates will be announced in 2019 and the award ceremony will be held during the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Zambezi Prize! Solving Africa’s Biggest Financial Inclusion Challenges

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation is seeking applications for its 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion that aims to unearth and celebrate the startups that are solving Africa’s biggest financial inclusion challenges. The MIT Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion is a global platform that supports Africa’s leading … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Workshop Awards!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Antipode Foundation is seeking nominations for International Workshop Awards to support radical geographers holding events (including conferences, workshops, seminar series, summer schools and action research meetings) that further radical analyses of geographical issues and engender the development of a new and better society. The Antipode Foundation will explicitly privilege applicants and initiatives from historically under-represented groups, regions, countries … [Read more...]

Submissions Open for Zayed Sustainability Prize!

Deadline: 9 August 2018 The Zayed Sustainability Prize is a tribute to the legacy of the late founding father of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan – a visionary champion of environmental stewardship and global sustainability. Submit your entry today and join a growing community of innovators who are expanding the possibilities for a sustainable future. Winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize will be announced at the awards ceremony during the opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2018!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the Fourth edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2018 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award Categories … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation‘s Investigative Sports Reporting Programme!

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Investigative Sports Reporting programme for journalists in Africa who want to report on how sport is run in their own country or wider region. This is an opportunity provided by the Sport and Society programme. Participating journalists will work on a specific story idea and develop this during an intensive workshop in Lagos. The workshop will also cover investigative techniques, storytelling approaches, and … [Read more...]

IWA’s Women in Water Award: Celebrating Female Leadership in the Field of Water

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for the IWA's Women in Water Award to acknowledge and celebrate female leadership in the field of water. Through this award, the IWA recognises those women working in the field of water who, through their demonstrated leadership, have had a significant positive impact on the development of the industry. The award showcases an individual’s excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiatives, impact of work and inspiration to others. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for IWA’s Global Water Award!

Deadline: 5 May 2018 Nominations are open for IWA’s Global Water Award to recognise those individuals who, through innovative leadership and practice, have made a significant contribution to a world in which water is wisely managed. Showcasing exceptional individuals who have changed industry norms to create lasting progress, IWAs Global Water Award aims to recognise and reward those water innovators that are driving change. The IWA Awards Committee seeks to find true influencers, leaders, … [Read more...]

Facebook: Seeking Proposals for Global Literacy & Accessibility Challenge Grants

Deadline: 25 July 2018 In order to better understand and address global literacy and accessibility issues, Facebook is currently inviting the academic community to respond to a call for research proposals in the field of literacy and accessibility. Grants will be awarded for both qualitative and quantitative research proposals including, but not limited to: Novel, scalable methods on accessing individual or population literacy levels. Understanding the experiences and challenges … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Takeda Foundation has announced a call for applications for its 2018 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award that will be given to the individuals who propose the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site. The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of … [Read more...]

Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science and Innovating Science

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Nominations are open for "Nature Research Awards” to celebrate and support the achievements of leading women in science and of those who have encouraged girls and young women to engage with STEM subjects around the world. Types of Award In 2018, they are launching two new Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science Award 2018: The Inspiring Science Award welcomes nominations of exceptional scientists who self-identify as female and who are within 10 years of … [Read more...]