UNODC Call for Proposals: Apply for HIV/AIDS Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is currently seeking proposals for its HIV/AIDS Grants programme to provide funding support to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including Community Based Organisations (CBOs) working in the area of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who inject drugs and people in prisons whose projects are aimed at building capacity of national partners. Community-based organisations are particularly encouraged … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for Tanenbaum’s Peacemaker in Action Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Nominations are open for Tanenbaum's Peacemaker in Action Award 2017 with an intention to respond to the wars, religious tensions and sectarian battles that make the world so dangerous by working with religiously motivated men and women who are putting peace into action and working to resolve these conflicts – including those involving religion. These individuals are fueled by faith to stop human suffering and foster reconciliation, hence classified as Peacemakers in … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2017!

Deadline: 25 March 2017 Are you a young cultural practitioner looking to develop and strengthen your cultural leadership skills? Then the Global Cultural Leadership Programme is designed just for you! The Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) is a programme designed to develop and strengthen the cultural leadership skills of young practitioners emerging on the international scene. Through its framework, content and methodology. Through its framework, content and methodology, the Global … [Read more...]

Discovery Frontiers Call for Proposals: Biodiversity and Adaptation of Biosystems in Canada

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Discovery Frontiers (DF) grants initiative, sponsored by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), is currently open for applications to identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities where Canada can benefit from its world-class capacity to take a leadership role in key areas of research and innovation. Discovery Frontiers address national research priorities and global challenges by supporting a small number of major new transformative and … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Canada Day Challenge: Inviting Youth of Canada

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for the Canada Day Challenge, inviting youths to draw a picture, take a photo, or write a short story, a poem or an essay. Youth can decide which category works best for them, or they can also submit entries in each of the three categories. Each entry must be submitted separately. Entries that celebrate Canada’s culture and identity, illustrate young Canadians’ vision of the future, and reflect their exploration and participation in their community … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Canadian Arts Training Fund!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are being accepted for the Canada Arts Training Fund (CATF), created to support arts training in Canada. The objective of the program is to contribute to the development of Canadian creators and future cultural leaders of the Canadian arts sector by supporting the training of artists with high potential through organizations that offer training of the highest calibre. The CATF program provides stabilizing annual or multi-year financial support for the … [Read more...]

Apply for the Green Ally Award: Europe’s Start-up Competition on Circular Economy

Opening Date: 25 April 2017 Deadline: 25 July 2017 Are you an eco-entrepreneur or green start-up who wants to tackle the global waste challenge? Apply for the Green Alley Award, an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy, recognising promising business ideas that contribute to building a circular economy and improving the waste and recycling industry. In association with core partners Landbell, Seedmatch, ERP Finland, Bethnal Green Ventures, H2 … [Read more...]

Apply for SSA’s Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) is seeking applications for its "Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)", a four-volume series that highlights features of social security programs in 177 countries, by awarding a new cooperative agreement by September 2017. Each country summary of SSPTW is divided into sections based on the five branches of social security (old age, survivors and disability; sickness and maternity; work injury; unemployment; … [Read more...]

Apply for Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition 2017: The Future of Food

Deadline: 14 March 2017 Applications are open for The Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition, a global student competition that gives the opportunity to develop innovative ICT ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts. This year’s competition theme is the FUTURE OF FOOD and is based on The UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger and Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. Benefits The cash prizes are just one motivation for developing and presenting next … [Read more...]

National Institutes of Health: Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for the program entitled “Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS” to encourage researchers to utilize a developmental perspective that addresses the substantial changes that occur across the lifespan (from infancy through older adulthood) that are associated with HIV prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grant

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation invites Research Grant applications from individual researchers or a few principal investigators on natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. Funding … [Read more...]

11th Francophone Fund for Human Rights: Supporting Grassroots Initiatives for Protection of Human Rights

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The International organization of Francophonie (OIF) is seeking proposals for the 11th edition of its Francophone Fund for Human Rights “Martine ANSTETT” (FFDH) that is devoted to the protection of the rights of migrants in the french speaking world. The FFDH aims to support grassroots initiatives and projects for the promotion and protection of human rights, democracy and peace. Approaches Provide practical solutions to the problems of migrants Encourage … [Read more...]

Apply for National Geographic Society’s Standard Grant! Seeking Applications Worldwide

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Grants program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. Three Lenses The Human Journey: The Human … [Read more...]

Apply for P3 Impact Award: Recognizing Collaborative Excellence

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Applications are currently open for P3 Impact Award, created by Concordia, the University of Virginia Darden School Institute for Business in Society, and the U.S. Department of State Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships to recognize and honor best practices of public-private partnerships (P3s) that are improving communities and the world in the most impactful ways. The award seeks to highlight leading practices and actionable insights in the P3 arena. For this … [Read more...]

Jacobs Foundation: Global Fellowship Program for Research on Child and Youth Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Jacobs Foundation is seeking applications for its "Global Fellowship Program" for Research on Child and Youth Development. The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. Besides providing Fellows with independent and competitive … [Read more...]

Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge: Promoting Integrity through Tech Solutions

Deadline: 6 March 2017 Citi Foundation together with its Allies proudly presents the Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I), an open innovation challenge to source solutions that promote integrity, accountability and transparency in the public sector. Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) is a global initiative to invite and encourage technology innovators from around the world to create solutions to help public sector entities increase transparency and promote integrity. Priority … [Read more...]

USAID: Inviting Organisations for Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP)

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. organizations for “Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP)” with an aim to strengthen the capacity of utility executives and employees in USAID-assisted countries to effectively manage and operate power systems, run financially viable businesses, and integrate different types of energy resources into their power grids. These partnerships will … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award! Honoring Courageous Non-governmental Human Rights Defenders Worldwide

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Nominations are open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to honor the courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award was established in 1984. Robert F. Kennedy believed that each individual holds the power to invoke change, that a single voice has the ability to declare an iniquity, and that each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out … [Read more...]

Positive Action Challenges: Combating Stigma & Discrimination In Healthcare Settings

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Positive Action Challenges and the International AIDS Society are inviting concept note for its challenge that seeks to combat stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in healthcare settings by scaling up and fostering best practices by which every person will be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their profession, behaviour, gender or sexual identity. This challenge is seeking to tackle stigma and discrimination faced by key populations in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ideas for Action Competition 2017!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Ideas for Action Competition 2017 is currently open for applications and invites students and young professionals from around the world to participate and submit design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities … [Read more...]

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