Nominations Open for World Summit Award! An Open Call for Young Innovators

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Nominations are open for The World Summit Awards (WSA) Young Innovators to promote and award innovators under the age of 30, who developed a digital application tackling the UN SDGs. The World Summit Awards are a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. Award Categories Government & Citizen Engagement Health & Well Being Learning & Education Environment & Green Energy … [Read more...]

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: Submit Project Concepts for Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund (HCCF)

Deadline: 21 July 2017 Applications are open for "The Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund (HCCF)", which is a new grant fund established by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) with support from the Norwegian Agency for International Development. The HCCF's primary objective is to increase access to cleaner fuels and more efficient cooking technologies among crisis-affected people through the scale-up of successful cooking interventions in humanitarian settings. HCCF also aims to … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Mozambique: Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 17 July 2017 High Commission of Canada in Mozambique is seeking proposals for its Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives to provide financial assistance to cover part or all the costs of projects that are comparatively modest in scope, scale and expense, and are generally designed, developed, proposed, and implemented by authorities or organizations of local base. This enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. The CFLI is also a major tool of the … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Chile: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 16 July 2017 The Embassy of Canada in Chile is pleased to launch the call for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives for 2017-2018. Priority Areas Empower women and girls and promote gender equality. Promote peaceful pluralism and respect for diversity, in particular the promotion of LGBT rights, immigrants and refugees. Support the participation of indigenous communities for inclusive governance, strengthening their capacity to participate in consultation processes in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan Foreign Trade Council (JFTC) Essay Competition 2017!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Japan Foreign Trade Council (JFTC) is inviting applicants for its JFTC Essay Competition 2017 to encourage students, young researchers and business people to express their opinions on matters of national and international importance. Essay Topics What advantages are people around the world gaining through free trade, and, to the contrary, what are the disadvantages? What kinds of measures are conceivable in order to further increase the advantages while … [Read more...]

Applications Open for European Commission’s “Birth Day Prize”!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications for its initiative "The Birth Day Prize". The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (or the Foundation) and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., subsidiary of Merck & Co. Inc., Kenilworth, NJ USA (or MSD) have committed to award prizes to winners following evaluation of entries by the Commission. The Horizon Prize on reducing maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality - the Birth Day Prize - will be awarded to the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is currently seeking nominations for its Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science to recognize scientists, journalists, and public servants for significant contributions to science and to the public’s understanding of science, the Association administers the awards listed below. All awards are presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting immediately following the award year. Award Information A … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 6 July 2017 The Embassy of Canada in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives that is designed to contribute to development through the financing of small-scale, short-term bi-lateral projects in countries eligible for Official Development Assistance , Which are also aligned with the thematic priorities of the Canadian Department of Global Affairs. The CFLI seeks to support local projects, planned and designed by local … [Read more...]

Government of Canada’s Call for Concept Papers: Workplace Opportunities – Removing Barriers to Equity!

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The Government of Canada is seeking concept papers for the Labour Program's second round of the "Workplace Opportunities: Removing Barriers to Equity" to support employers subject to the Employment Equity Act (the Act) in their efforts to improve designated group representation in areas of low representation through partnerships and industry-tailored strategies. Workplace Opportunities will provide funding to eligible recipients to develop tailored solutions to support … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors. The Aurora Prize is seeking the stories of selfless individuals who demonstrate exceptional courage, commitment and impact at personal risk for the sake of others. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, … [Read more...]

Call for Project Proposals: EUREKA Celtic-Plus European Research Initiative to Support R&D Projects

Deadline: 16 October 2017 Do you want to access new markets, technologies and skills? Do you want to gain recognition through your involvement in an international collaborative R&D project? Do you want to work with partners beyond national borders, develop new products or services, or work on pre-competitive research and development? Then apply for Celtic-Plus, an industry-driven European research initiative to define, perform and finance through public and private funding, common R&D … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Equals in Tech Awards: Recognizing ICT Initiatives Empowering Women and Girls

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Nominations are now being accepted for international ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards recognizing ICT initiatives empowering women and girls. The awards promote and support gender equality in the ICT field. The “Equals in Tech” Awards (formerly the GEM-TECH Awards) is an annual initiative designed to promote gender equality and mainstreaming in technology. The awards are now part of Equals, an ITU and UN Women global partnership to achieve gender equality in the digital age. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Trust Conference Scholarship Programme!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Trust Conference Scholarship, a part of the Trust Conference is now open for applications inviting all applicants working in the areas of human trafficking, slavery and human rights. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate their participation at Trust Conference will enhance their work in their own communities. This year, up to 60 scholarships will be awarded to applicants from diverse disciplines that will bring unique … [Read more...]

RIA’s Call for Papers for Symposium on Human Rights and the Humanities!

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Royal Irish Academy is calling for papers for Symposium on Human Rights and the Humanities that will be held on 7 December 2017. The keynote lecture will be delivered by Samuel Moyn (Yale). The symposium seeks to consider human rights in a larger perspective, one that the humanities are particularly capable of providing. It will find answers to questions like: what can the future of human rights be in the face of new threats to the world order and the rise of … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Kenya: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2017-2018

Deadline: 7 July 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Kenya is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) 2017-2018 with an aim to support gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. Program Themes Burundi: Promoting human development, specifically in the areas of health, nutrition, and education; Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance; Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality. Kenya: … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Jamaica: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 30 June 2017 High Commission of Canada in Jamaica is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) which is a program designed to fund small-scale bilateral projects in Official Development Assistance (ODA) eligible countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The CFLI also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada, recipient countries and their respective civil societies by deepening contacts and … [Read more...]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services: Apply for Canada Standard Grants Program

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The Canada Standard Grants Program, a matching grant program, is currently open for applications to support public-private partnerships carrying out wetlands conservation projects in Canada. Their projects contribute to a comprehensive, programmatic approach towards furthering the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). Project activities involve the long-term conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for the benefit of waterfowl … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Accra, Ghana: Call for Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Deadline: 7 July 2017 The High Commission of Canada in Accra is seeking project proposals for Ghana under the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives exercise for 2017-18 Fiscal Years. Priorities Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality, with a focus on preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM). Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance, democracy, peaceful pluralism and respect for diversity, with a focus on addressing discrimination against, … [Read more...]

Partnership for Clean Competition: Apply for Anti-Doping Research Grant

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) is currently accepting applications for its Anti-Doping Research Grant program, to contribute to a movement in addressing doping’s root causes and ultimately decreasing the use of performance-enhancing drugs by all participants in all sports at all levels of play. Research Priorities The PCC research priorities are as follows: Developing methods of cost-effective testing to detect and deter the use of banned and illegal … [Read more...]

International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies: Inviting Applicants for 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) is inviting applicants for its World Summit on Arts and Culture that will be held in Kuala Lumpur on 11-14 March 2019. It is co-hosted by IFACCA and the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN) of the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism and Culture and is expected to attract arts leaders and key policy makers from up to 80 countries. To refine the theme and develop the structure and contents of the … [Read more...]

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