Apply for #EndFGM Challenge! Bringing about Sustained Change in Attitudes and Social Norms

Deadline: 20 March 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with TBA is seeking applications for its #EndFGM Challenge. This challenge is looking for innovative interventions to bring about a sustained change in attitudes and social norms towards ending FGM/C. This challenge is looking for interventions that can demonstrate they have effected a sustained change in attitudes and social norms at community level towards ending the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting. This … [Read more...]

Apply for Research Awards for Health Professionals!

Deadline: 6 July 2018 The Wellcome Trust is inviting applications for the Research Awards for Health Professionals offering practising health professionals the opportunity to carry out humanities or social science research, in any area of health. Benefits An award will not usually be above £350,000. Support includes: a basic salary (determined by their host organisation) personal removal expenses research expenses Eligibility Criteria Applicant can apply for a Research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Persephone Miel Fellowship 2018!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Applications are now open for Persephone Miel Fellowship 2018 which is designed to help journalists from the developing world do the kind of reporting they've always wanted to do and enable them to bring their work to a broader international audience. The fellowship is overseen by the Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews. The fellowship will benefit those with limited access to other fellowships and those whose work is not routinely disseminated … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 2: Representing the Diversity of Women’s Lives

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is seeking applications from eligible entities for the 2nd round of its 2018 grant program to represent the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979 the voluntary work of  Feminist Review’s editorial teams over the years has provided the means for the Trust to share … [Read more...]

Applications Open for InterAction’s 16th Annual Photo Contest!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for InterAction's 16th Annual Photo Contest. Each year, InterAction’s photography contest focuses on incredible humanitarian and development work. They encourage applicants to submit their most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. Examples of empowering women, youth potential, self-reliance, innovative technology, shared values, and partnerships are encouraged, though … [Read more...]

Apply for Belarus in Focus 2017 International Journalism Competition!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Are you interested in Belarus? Have you written articles about this country in 2017? If the answer is “yes” then Belarus in Focus 2017 is for you. This year the competition takes place for the seventh time. Belarus in Focus Information Office in partnership with Press Club Belarus has announced Belarus in Focus 2017 – 7th edition of an international competition for journalists writing about Belarus in international media. The goal is to encourage journalists and … [Read more...]

2018 BCFN YES Research Grant: Seeking Young Researchers across the Globe

Deadline: 14 June 2018 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation is seeking young researchers from all over the world for its 2018 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES) Research Grant Competition with an aim to improve the sustainability of the food system. The 2018 BCFN YES! calls for concrete research proposals for making more sustainable the agri-food system (in terms of environmental, social, health and/or economic aspects), that are coherent with the BCFN research … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Seeds Systems Support Activity (S3A)

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Food Security is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement to fund a program entitled Seeds Systems Support activity (S3A) to enhance farmers’ access to a full range of seed choices and options to maximize their responsive decision making and planning for production. The Activity seeks to improve functioning of national seed sector in Feed the Future countries and in countries with … [Read more...]

Zis Foundation’s Travel Grants: Inviting Young People across the World!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Zis Foundation is seeking applications from young people of all nations between 16 and 20 for its Travel Grants, a self-organised study trip to Germany, Austria or Switzerland. Funding Information A grant of 600 Euro for a very unique study trip to a foreign country. Applicants will travel alone and applicants get the chance to research a topic of their own choice. Applicant’s project is split into three parts. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 March 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking fellows for its “The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship” which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. During this fellowship, the selected journalist will have the chance to complete research and coursework at MIT’s Center for International Studies and participate in internships with media outlets including The Boston Globe and The New … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Camaleo Annual Support in Organisational Development 2018

Deadline:15 March 2018 Camaleo has announced the launch of its first Call for proposals for non profit organisations. It offers a one-year long free support to a non profit organisation that has identified concrete needs for external support and that can’t afford high quality consultancy services. The support is planned to start in May 2018. Camaleo is a non profit organisation aiming at answering social organisation's needs. Its objective is to support non profit organisations and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 AFRINIC Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 The African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) is accepting applications for its 2018 AFRINIC Fellowship Program. The AFRINIC fellowship is for individuals representing small organisations, universities, and organisation that are actively involved in Internet operations and development or ICT policy in their countries and respective communities. The fellow is expected to positively and actively contribute to Internet number resource management awareness and policy … [Read more...]

Muste Institute’s Social Justice Fund: Supporting Grassroots Activist Projects in United States and Around the World

Deadline: 5 March 2018 The A.J. Muste Memorial Institute is seeking applications for its Social Justice Fund to support grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Social Justice Fund’s are especially interested in funding efforts to: stop war and militarism abolish the death penalty support labor organizing defend immigrant rights oppose prison … [Read more...]

Palliative Care Development in Africa: Inviting Applications for Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Trustees of the True Colours Trust have set aside funds towards a small grants programme for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. Applications and approved grants are administered by the African Palliative Care Association. Grant Information                                                                                   The size of grants ranges from £500- £5,000. Funding is primarily for … [Read more...]

GlobalGiving Accelerator Program: Inviting Non-Profits Worldwide to achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 1 May 2018 GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofits for its GlobalGiving Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 total from a … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Quality Alternative Care for Children and De-Institutionalisation

Deadline: 27 March 2018 The European Union (EU)  is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Quality Alternative Care for Children and De-Institutionalisation" to ensure better outcomes for children by ensuring better implementation of the UN's Guidelines for the alternative care of children in their entirety, so that children enjoy equal chances to reach their full potential in societies. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to provide quality care for children through the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 18 March 2018 Applications are open for Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program that is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers aiming at improving the learning, development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political sciences, … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications for Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2018

Deadline: 9 March 2018 Applications for 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism in development are now open. Through this prize the European Commission recognises the dedication of journalists whose work helps to create a better world. The Natali prize will acknowledge outstanding reporting on development issues which will reward outstanding reporting on issues such as poverty eradication, and the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable … [Read more...]

Apply for Future News Worldwide 2018 Programme!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are now open for the Future News Worldwide 2018 Programme which aims to assist young people to develop a wide range of journalism skills and to establish the UK as a global leader in the nurturing of young journalists and media figures. Future News Worldwide is a unique partnership programme between the British Council and some of the world's leading media organisations. Underlying this, the programme will help build strong and lasting connections to … [Read more...]

Palliative Care Development in Africa: Seeking Applications for Microfinance Program

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Trustees of the True Colors Trust have set aside funds for a microfinance program for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. Nominations and funds are administered by the African Association for Palliative Care (APCA). Funding Information The sum of the funds allocated is between £ 500 and £ 5,000. The funding is mainly allocated to one-off projects, with a duration not exceeding one … [Read more...]