Government of Canada: Accepting Applications for Canada Summer Jobs Program

Deadline: 25 January 2019 Applications are now open for Canada Summer Jobs, an initiative of the Youth Employment Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to help young people between the ages of 15 and 30, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market. The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the … [Read more...]

ESAC: Seeking Nominations for 2019 Eco-Award

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC) has announced a call for nominations for the annual Environmental Community’s Organizer (ECO-Award) to honour an individual, team, or organization which has positively contributed to the field of environmental studies in Canada through community-building, research, knowledge-to-action, or innovations in practice or approaches. Selection of the award will be made by ESAC’s Awards Committee. Winners will be … [Read more...]

Canada Council for the Arts: Arts Abroad Grant Program

Deadline: 6 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for “Travel” component of Arts Abroad that funds travel linked to international presentation, exhibition, artistic collaboration, networking and new market opportunities for Canadian artists and arts professionals, artistic groups and arts organizations. Grants provide support to attend significant events outside of Canada and build international presence. Individuals who are Deaf or who have disabilities, including those living … [Read more...]

Global Affairs Canada Call for Proposals: Dismantling Barriers & Improving the Quality of Education for Women and Girls

Deadline: 13 February 2019 Global Affairs Canada has launched a call for proposals for experienced Canadian organizations with a view to increasing access and investing in quality education, and supporting skills development for women and girls in fragile, conflict and crisis situations, including in refugee-hosting countries. Objectives This call will support development assistance projects in fragile, conflict and crisis situations, including in refugee-hosting countries. The call is … [Read more...]

Canadian Women’s Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Annual Violence Prevention Grants 2019

Deadline: 4 February 2019 The Canadian Women’s Foundation is currently accepting proposals for its 2019-2020 Annual Violence Prevention Grants. The Canadian Women's Foundation is Canada's only national public foundation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. They also provide women and girls with the tools they need to move out of violence, out of poverty and into confidence and leadership. Principles governing Canadian Women’s Foundation’s violence prevention grant … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop

Deadline: 2 January 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around the world to … [Read more...]

Government of Canada: Seeking Applications for New Horizons for Seniors Program

Deadline: 21 January 2019 The Government of Canada is seeking applications from organizations interested in receiving contribution funding from the pan-Canadian stream of the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). Objectives This process seeks to ensure that seniors can benefit from and contribute to the quality of life in their communities. More specifically, this process seeks to: build the collective capacity of organizations to recognize and address barriers to social inclusion … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WISE Prize for Education 2019!

Deadline: 26 February 2019 Nominations are open for WISE Prize for Education 2019 to raise global awareness of the crucial role of education in all societies, and create a platform for innovative and practical solutions that might help alleviate some of the challenges which education faces around the world. Established in 2011 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the WISE Prize for Education is the first distinction of its kind to recognize an individual or a team for an outstanding, … [Read more...]

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund: Encouraging Sustainable Solutions around the World

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund to work with purpose and passion on behalf of wildlife and habitats worldwide, encouraging sustainable solutions through support of species research, animal rescue and rehabilitation and conservation education. Priority Areas Species Research: Marine Fish Sustainability: Research that contributes to the ability to create sustainable populations of marine fishes through … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the 2019 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights (50,000 USD)!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 The May 18 Memorial Foundation is currently seeking nominations for the following Prizes: The Gwangju Prize for Human Rights (GPHR) The Special Prize of the GPHR (SPGPHR) To promote the spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement, in which the people of Gwangju resisted against brutal military forces for the sake of democracy and human rights in 1980, the May 18 Memorial Foundation recognizes the exemplary efforts of individuals and organizations … [Read more...]

Public Safety Canada: Communities at Risk – Security Infrastructure Program (SIP)

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Public Safety Canada is seeking applications for its “Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program (SIP)” to support the implementation of projects to help communities with a demonstrated history of being victimized by hate-motivated crime through the enhancement of their security infrastructure. Funding Information Approved projects may receive up to 50% of total project costs to a maximum Public Safety Canada contribution of $100,000 per … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Dalai Lama Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 3 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Dalai Lama Fellowship 2019 that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for their common humanity. Fellows cultivate practices in mind training for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building … [Read more...]

Apply for Culture and Animals Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Culture and Animals Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support artists and scholars in advancing their understanding of and commitment to animals. The foundation aims to advance animal advocacy through intellectual and artistics expression. Grant Categories The Foundation funds academic and artistic projects that raise public awareness about concern for animals, awarding grants in three categories: Research (scholarly … [Read more...]

Canada Nature Fund: Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge

Deadline: 18 January 2019 Applicants are invited to submit applications for Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge which is part of Canada’s Nature Fund. It will leverage provinces and territories, Indigenous people and the private and non-profit sectors to collaborate towards making significant progress in meeting the terrestrial elements of Target 1 of Canada’s 2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets. Target 1 states: "By 2020, at least 17% of terrestrial areas and inland water, and 10% of … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2019 World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest

Deadline: 3 January 2019 World Press Photo is inviting entries for its 2019 Digital Storytelling Contest that rewards those producing the best forms of visual journalism enabled by these changes. Categories Interactive Long Short Prizes The prize-winning photographs are assembled into an exhibition that travels to 45 countries and is seen by more than 4 million people each year. The winning pictures are also published in the yearbook, which is available in multiple … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Russell Sage Foundation’s Future of Work Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Future of Work Program that support innovative research on the causes and consequences of changes in the quality of jobs for less- and moderately-skilled workers and their families. The Program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the role of changes in employer practices, the nature of the labor market and public policies on the employment, earnings, and the quality of jobs of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Women’s STEM Award 2019!

Deadline: 17 March 2019 STEM graduates women from all over the world are invited to nominate themselves for the Women’s STEM Award 2019. Growth Fields Internet of Things: The Internet of Things has long been more than just an abstract vision. Market researchers estimate that by 2020 some 30 billion "things" worldwide, such as elevators, cars and refrigerators, will be connected via the Internet. Solutions from the Industrial Internet allow companies to automate workflows, optimize … [Read more...]

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Grant: Supporting Environmental Projects across Canada

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The TD Friends of the Environment Foundation is accepting applications for its grant program to support environmental projects across Canada. Funding Information Funding requests are needs based, and there is no set minimum or maximum amount for which you can apply. However, the majority of TD FEF grants are between $2,000 and $8,000. Eligible Projects The Foundation supports a wide range of environmental initiatives, with a primary focus on … [Read more...]

Apply for Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s International Youth Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is accepting applications for its International Youth Fellowship Program, an extraordinary opportunity to become a leader in global development. The International Youth Fellowship Program builds the skills of young Canadians and supports the work of AKFC’s partner organizations overseas. Program Streams Participants can apply for one of three streams that best match their backgrounds and interests: International … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled “Behavioral Economics” that support novel research that uses insights and methods from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. The program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the social, economic and political consequences … [Read more...]

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