Apply for 2019 Emerald African Management Research Fund Award

Deadline: 30 August 2019 Emerald and AFAM (Africa Academy of Management), in association with INASP and the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD), are delighted to offer a research grant for an African project in the field of management research. Applications should address the following theme – Fostering a research culture driven by growth and sustainability in Africa. Funding Information The award will offer £2,500 (approximately US$4,000 equivalent) to … [Read more...]

AICS Call for Proposals: Recovery, Stability and Socio-economic Development in Libya

Deadline: 22 March 2019 This Call for Proposals is an integral part of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS)-implemented Italian Cooperation Component of the “Recovery, Stability and Socio-economic Development in Libya” Programme, which is financed under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EU Trust Fund) and comprises two additional components implemented by UNDP and UNICEF. The Italian Cooperation Component’s Logframe is aligned to the EU Trust Fund – North … [Read more...]

Entries Open for FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards 2019

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The Financial Times and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have launched the sixth edition of the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards. The 2019 Awards include a new, special category on harnessing technology for people with disabilities, supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The new category was announced by World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva at the Global Disability Summit organised by … [Read more...]

2020 Zayed Sustainability Prize: Calling Global Sustainability Pioneers

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Submissions are open for the 2020 edition of the Zayed Sustainability Prize. UAE’s pioneering global award issues global call to organisations and high schools to submit their sustainability solutions and projects. The Prize’s five categories are designed to closely align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and reward global organisations that empower and enhance disadvantaged communities, while also inspiring schools to nurture the next … [Read more...]

GCRF Networking Grants Round 4 to address Global Issues faced by Developing Countries

Deadline: 21 March 2019 The Academy of Medical Sciences is delighted to be working with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society to offer Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants, available through the GCRF, which is part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA). The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund, which supports cutting-edge research and innovation on global issues affecting developing countries. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthen Inclusion by Promoting the Rights of Vulnerable Groups and Individuals and Promoting the role of Women and Youth as Agents of Development and Change

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals to strengthen inclusion of vulnerable groups and persons, especially women and youth with a particular focus on structurally disadvantaged regions. The specific objectives of this call for proposals are declined in two lots. Lot 1 is financed under thematic line CSO and Lot 2 financed under EIDHR: Lot 1 : "Promotion of the role of women and youth (especially young women) as agents of development and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MBTN Africa Innovation Accelerator Program

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Applications are open for MBTN Africa Innovation Accelerator program with an aim to identify, support and fund the next generation of technology enabled start-ups solving problems in African Markets. They support entrepreneurs with a strong purpose by connecting them to the brightest business minds in industry. The program provides access to the African startup ecosystem, industry specialists, corporate partners, talent, capital and coaching. Benefits … [Read more...]

Global Forest Watch announced 2019 Small Grants Fund (SGF)  

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The Global Forest Watch is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Small Grants Fund (SGF) to promote broad uptake and innovative use of GFW tools and data by civil society around the world. In 2019, the Small Grants Fund will continue to focus on rapid response to deforestation early warning – converting near real-time deforestation or fire alerts into action. Specifically, successful Small Grants Fund applicants will clearly articulate how they plan to … [Read more...]

IDEX Global Fellows Program for July 2019 in India

Deadline: 1 March 2019 IDEX is accepting applications for the July 2019 Global Fellows Program. IDEX is developing the next wave of “social intrapreneurs” who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! They are seeking young professionals (ages 21-35) who have a proven track record of leadership and are seeking to use their education and skills to address social and economic challenges for under-served populations. Benefits … [Read more...]

IWMF’s 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: Inviting Women Journalists around the World

Deadline: 7 March 2019 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists committed to human rights and social justice reporting. The fellow will be based at the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a research associate during the first several months of the … [Read more...]

Apply for The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Grants Program

Deadline: 22 March 2019 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is currently accepting LOIs from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions. Goals The Foundation’s objective is to promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Georg Forster Research Award to Win Upto EUR 60,000

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Nominations are open for Georg Forster Research Award to internationally renowned academics from developing and transition countries. The objective of the Georg Forster Research Award is to honour the recipients’ life’s work to date. Award winners are invited to conduct a research project of their own choosing in Germany in close collaboration with a specialist colleague. Benefits The award amount totals €60,000. In Germany, research awards are … [Read more...]

2019 Afresist Youth Leadership Program for Emerging African Youth Leaders

Deadline: 11 February 2019 In partnership with Afrika Youth Movement (AYM), Afresist presents '2019 Afresist Youth Leadership Program' (AYLP), a new training programme rooted in the belief that African youth can be everyday pan-Africanists, everyday leaders, everyday activists. AYLP is a step towards addressing this gap by supporting, empowering, nurturing and creating Pan-African spaces for African youth. AYLP focuses on three key modules, each rooted in self-disciple and action: … [Read more...]

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Funding for Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects and Initiatives

Deadline: 1 April 2019 PlanetRomeo Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives. The Foundation support focuses on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by … [Read more...]

TIAW: Inviting Nominations for World of Difference 100 Awards

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is inviting nominations for 2018-2019 World of Difference 100 Award to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, we want you to tell us … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Nominations are open for the fifth edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 2019 which is funded by the Government of Japan. The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD. Prize Information The Prize annually rewards three outstanding ESD projects and programmes promoting ESD with USD 50,000 … [Read more...]

Fundación Repsol announces Entrepreneurs Fund to support the Best Startups around the World

Deadline: 4 March 2019 Do you have an innovative project related to the energy industry, mobility, or the circular economy? If yes, then you can submit your application to the 8th call for proposals of Fundación Repsol’s “Entrepreneurs Fund”, a business accelerator aimed at startups related to the energy industry and advanced mobility. The Program supports the best startups offering innovative solutions in the scopes of energy and chemical industry, advanced mobility and the circular … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations for 2019 WANGO Awards! Honouring Non-Governmental Organizations throughout the World

Deadline: 15 July 2019 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. The Universal Peace Award is awarded to an outstanding individual whose work involves them with the non-governmental community and who contributes substantially to world peace and … [Read more...]

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: Inviting Short Term Grant for Armenian Studies

Deadline: 13 December 2019 The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is inviting qualified students, academics and researchers in Armenian Studies to participate in activities related to their field of studies, encouraging academic interaction and exchange of knowledge and ideas. Established in 1956 as a Portuguese foundation for the whole of humanity, the Foundation’s original purpose focused on fostering knowledge and raising the quality of life of persons … [Read more...]

Concern’s National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership: Applications open for Africa

Search New Grants, Learn How to Write Proposals, Build Donor Partnerships Deadline: 8 February 2019 Concern is seeking applications for National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership (NNPHL) which is designed for exemplary, mid-level career humanitarian professionals working for non-governmental or community-based organizations in humanitarian settings. NNPHL has a commitment to maintaining a gender balance for each iteration of the course, and ensuring that women have improved access to … [Read more...]