MAZON Canada: Supporting Food-insecure People in Canada

Deadline: 9 April 2018 MAZON Canada is seeking applications for its grant program to support food-insecure people in Canada. MAZON Canada allocates funds annually for the purchase of food to projects affecting food-insecure people in Canada. MAZON Canada is the national Jewish response to hunger. MAZON raises funds primarily from within the Jewish community and allocates those funds on a non-denominational basis to Canadian organizations battling hunger on the front lines. MAZON grants are … [Read more...]

Apply for Go Green in the City Challenge!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for the Go Green in the City Challenge. For 180 years Schneider Electric has been committed to changing the way they access energy. As a global specialist in energy management, with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including utilities & infrastructures, machine manufacturers, non-residential buildings, data centres & networks, and in residential … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Inviting Applicants for ‘Partnerships for Her Voice, Her Choice’ Program

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the “Partnerships for Her Voice, Her Choice” program, announced by Minister Bibeau in support of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) as a means of advancing gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls in line with the Feminist International Assistance Policy. The call focuses on comprehensive sexual education; reproductive health services and investments in family planning and contraceptives; the prevention of and … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash’s 2018 Grant Program: Supporting Ambitious Feminist and Women’s Rights Organisations!

Deadline: 17 April 2018 Applications are open for the Mama Cash’s 2018 Grant program with an aim to support ambitious feminist and women’s rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash supports women, girls and trans people who fight for their rights. Activists who tirelessly and fearlessly make their voices heard. Who criticise oppressive or restrictive norms and practices, and lobby for fair laws. Who demand their political and economic rights, … [Read more...]

Patagonia: Inviting Applicants for Environmental Grants Program

Deadline: 30 June 2018 Patagonia is currently inviting applicants for its Environmental Grants Program to support small, grassroots, activist organizations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged campaigns to preserve and protect environment. Patagonia helps local groups working to protect local habitat, and think the individual battles to protect a specific stand of forest, stretch of river or indigenous wild species are the most effective in raising more complicated … [Read more...]

SA Innovavation Summit’s Pitching Den Competition: Promoting and Developing Entrepreneurial Creativity of Startups

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Do you have a start-up or a business solution characterized by high growth potential, proprietary innovation, sustainable competitive advantage? If yes, then apply for Pitching Den Competition. Set against the backdrop of SA Innovation Summit, the Pitching Den competition aims to promote and develop the entrepreneurial creativity of startups, able and willing to disrupt the status-quo, to showcase their ground-breaking products or services, to gain visibility across … [Read more...]

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada: Seeking Applications for its Media Fellowship Program

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is seeking applications for its Media Fellowship Program which offers up-and-coming and established journalists the opportunity to spend time in Asia researching and preparing stories.  The program is supported by Cathay Pacific Airways. The fellowship accepts creative proposals that examine important and emerging stories on issues impacting Asia and relevant to Canada. It aims to help Canadian journalists become better informed … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. Competition Goals No Poverty Zero Hunger Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education Gender Equality Clean Water and Sanitation Affordable and Clean Energy Decent Work and Economic Growth Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Reduced Inequalities Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for 2020 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research!

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is accepting proposals for its 2020 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research. The Journal of Peace Research is a leading international and interdisciplinary journal in peace research, published in collaboration between the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and SAGE Publications. They welcome issues on topics that significantly advance the research frontier of the field, with a focus on causes and consequences of violence, … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation’s Exhibition and Fellowship: Moving Walls 25

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and fellowship opportunity focused on the topic of migration. Selected projects will be featured in the next installment of their ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in September 2018 at the Open Society Foundations—New York. The Open Society Foundation is inviting proposals about the work that engages with topics of migration, identity, belonging, and … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

Kurt Schork Memorial Fund: Seeking Applications for 2018 Awards in International Journalism

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 2018 Awards in International Journalism to support journalists, freelancers and local reporters whose work is often poorly paid, mostly unsung and all too often fraught with danger. The three annual awards, for freelance and local journalism and, since 2017, for newsfixers, are recognized worldwide as a mark of excellence and have an established track record for brave reporting on conflict, … [Read more...]

Apply for “Stay below 1.5!” Writing Competition & Win a fully funded Fellowship in Bonn, Germany!

Deadline: 23 March 2018 The Climate Tracker is inviting trackers from everywhere in the world for its “Stay below 1.5!” writing competition  and the best writer will get a chance to attend the UNFCCC climate negotiations in May 2018, which will be held in Bonn, Germany. Climate Tracker are looking for young writers from around the world who want to make a big impact in their countries by writing about the necessity to stay below 1.5 degrees of warming and the ways in which they can reach that … [Read more...]

Brower Youth Awards: Recognizing the Outstanding Leadership Efforts of Young People

Deadline: 20 May 2018 Earth Island Institute is currently inviting eligible applicants for The Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership, established to honor renowned environmental advocate David Brower. The Award recognizes the outstanding leadership efforts of young people who are working for the protection of our shared planet. Award Details Each of the six recipients of the Brower Youth Awards will receive a $3,000 cash prize, a professionally produced short film about their … [Read more...]

Apply for 7th International City Health Conference!

Deadline: 1 April 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the seventh series of the City Health conferences that will take place on 13-14 September 2018 at Odesa (Ukraine). The event is hosted by Alliance for Public Health (Ukraine), AFEW International (Netherlands) and the City of Odesa, in association with Knowledge-Action-Change (The United Kingdom). The theme for City Health 2018 is ‘Developing healthy responses in a time of change’. This includes changes in political and societal norms, … [Read more...]

Astana Civil Service Hub: Seeking Applications for Innovative Solutions Scheme 2018

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Astana Civil Service Hub has announced a Call for Applications for the Innovative Solutions Scheme aimed at supporting initiatives for public administration modernization and encouraging innovation and creativity in public institutions. The Innovative Solutions Scheme is a multistage mechanism, which allows: to identify successful innovative solutions, to facilitate deeper understanding by the Hub participating countries of the identified solutions by … [Read more...]

Cerebro Labs: Seeking Applications for its Cerebro Startup Challenge

Deadline: 23 March 2018 Cerebro Labs is seeking applications for its Cerebro Startup Challenge to help startups create a disruptive value proposition, innovate their business models, and accelerate their business growth through an array of business support services. The challenge aims to assist startups to connect with a network of domain experts, investors, advisors, and corporate partners. Cerebro Labs is a tech business incubator and accelerator for pre-seed and early stage startups … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Core Infrastructure Fund

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated … [Read more...]

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Announces 2018-2019 Media Fellowship Program

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) has announced the details of its 2018-2019 Media Fellowship Program. The goal of the program is to help Canadian journalists become better informed about this dynamic part of the world in order to write and broadcast insightfully on Asia and the Canada-Asia relationship. The Fellowship is funded in part by Hong Kong’s award-winning airline, Cathay Pacific Airways. Two of the 2018-2019 APF Canada Media Fellows will receive a two-night stopover … [Read more...]

UNAOC Fellowship Programme 2018: Fostering Youth Resilience to Prevent Violent Extremism and Build Sustainable Peace

Deadline: 8 April 2018 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to launch the Call for Applications for the 2018 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The theme of the Fellowship 2018 being “Fostering youth resilience to prevent violent extremism and build sustainable peace”, candidates must also be able to present professional achievements in these fields. The goal of the Fellowship is to provide participants with first hand exposure to cultural diversity, while … [Read more...]