Apply for World Bank’s #LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest: A Chance to Voice Your Views on Poverty & Inequality

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you a student or a young professional passionate about development and data? Do you care about poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)? Then this blog contest is for you. To help promote and showcase innovative and promising blogs LACfeaturegraph Blog Contest, the Poverty and Equity Global Practice will reward the best blog entry related to poverty, inequality, and/or shared prosperity that integrates information from the LAC Equity Lab by … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the "Global South", with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Fourth International “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Contest

Deadline: 25 June 2017 Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the call for applications to the 2017 “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Competition, seeking to reward original articles about Kazakhstan that have been published in a foreign (non-Kazakhstani) media outlet. This contest aims to recognize and reward the authors of the best and most objective journalistic reports, stories and analytical pieces about Kazakhstan, which are published in foreign … [Read more...]

TWAS: OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS are currently seeking nominations for an award to recognize and spotlight talented early career women scientists living and working in developing countries. Benefits Five women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean are celebrated each year for their research excellence, receiving a cash prize of USD5,000, a year’s free … [Read more...]

FRIDA Awards: Recognizing Innovative Initiatives and Practices in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 23 June 2017 Applications are open for FRIDA Awards to recognize innovative initiatives and practices in Latin America and the Caribbean that, from the field of information and communication technologies, have made a concrete contribution and with demonstrated impact to the social and economic development of the region. Themes Applications will be accepted in line with the themes of interest of the FRIDA program: Development of Internet. Innovative solutions for the … [Read more...]

FRIDA Call for Proposals 2017: Providing Support for Research Projects and Innovative Initiatives

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (FRIDA) has announced its call for proposals 2017 to provide financial support for research projects and innovative initiatives that seek to explore the potential of information and communication technologies to promote social and economic development in the region and access to the Internet. Funding Information In 2017, FRIDA will offer a single grant of US $ 20,000. The selected project will … [Read more...]

Apply for The Brower Youth Awards for Environmental Leadership!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 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 outstanding youth leaders who are making strides in the environmental movement. Under the umbrella of the New Leaders Initiative, the Brower Youth Awards provides an elevated platform to showcase and honor the accomplishments of young environmental leaders. Award … [Read more...]

EJAF Grants: Supporting Organizations working with People affected by HIV

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is currently seeking LOIs for its grant program in order to support organizations working with people who are most affected by HIV in the Americas, defined as the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Program Goals EJAF will fund organizations working toward one or more of the following goals: Wellness: Improving the health of people living with HIV or at risk or otherwise affected by … [Read more...]

UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize: Promoting Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize is currently open for nominations in order to promote the Social Science research in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Prize was instituted by the Executive Board, at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic, in connection with the commemoration of the centenary of Professor Bosch’s birth in 2009. In creating the Prize, the Member States on the Executive Board recognized the remarkable contribution of Professor Juan Bosch … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

DHHS: Health Workforce for HIV and Chronic Disease Service Delivery Global Initiative

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration is currently seeking applications for "Health Workforce for HIV and Chronic Disease Service Delivery Global Initiative". The purpose of this initiative is to develop and implement innovative approaches to increasing the adequacy, capacity, employment, coordination, complementarity, deployment and retention of physicians, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, community health workers … [Read more...]

Apply for Arcus Foundation’s 2017 International Human Rights Program!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Arcus Foundation is seeking proposals for its 2017 International Human Rights Program to ensure its program portfolios remain responsive to new and emerging opportunities within the geographic and thematic scope of its strategy. The purpose of the program is to solicit proposals from intermediary organizations for country-level work in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and/or the Middle East. Goals Arcus will … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2017 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 23 April 2017 The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program is accepting applications to empower entrepreneurs and innovative civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2017, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience … [Read more...]

Inter-American Development Bank: Call for Proposals for Improving Lives Grant 2017

Deadline: 27 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is seeking applications for its program "Improving Lives Grant" recognizing the 10 most inspiring and creative initiatives that primarily address the needs of the Latin American and/or Caribbean communities located in the Washington DC metropolitan area (WDC). IDB’s Community Relations Program seeks to improve the Latin American and Caribbean communities’ lives in the WDC area by supporting our local nonprofit organizations … [Read more...]

Youth Ambassadors Program 2017: Inviting Teenagers and Adult Mentors from the Caribbean

Deadline: 4 April 2017 The Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean is offering a yearlong program beginning with a three-week leadership exchange in the U.S. for teenagers ages 15-18 and Adult Mentors from the Caribbean. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the program aims to develop a cadre of young adults in the United States who have a strong sense of civic responsibility, a commitment to their communities, an awareness of current and … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2017: Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in LAC

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently seeking proposals for its Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods based on the premise that the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) share numerous development challenges and opportunities that can be addressed more effectively and efficiently through regional collective action and cooperation. The Initiative defines regional public goods (RPGs) as goods, services or resources that are … [Read more...]

CDEMA CU: Seeking Applications for Country Directed Fund

Deadline Extended till 16 June 2017 The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Unit (CDEMA CU), with support from the European Union (EU), through the Strengthening of the Capacity of the CDEMA Coordinating Unit and Participating States for Implementation of Comprehensive Disaster Management project is currently inviting National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) and relevant national agencies, responsible for CDM implementation, to apply for its Country Directed Fund … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017 with an aim to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society, Local Authorities and Human Rights in Somalia

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to civil society, local authorities and human rights in Somalia” in order to provide financial support to Somali and international civil society organisations and/or local authorities in order for these entities to work on actions that promote and help build a more stable, resilient and accountable society. The programme is divided into three lots: … [Read more...]

IZUMI Foundation Grants: Supporting Programs on Health Improvement in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The IZUMI Foundation is seeking applications from eligible entities for its grant program with an aim to improve the health outcomes for people living in the most impoverished areas of Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The IZUMI Foundation gives assistance to the world’s poorest people by supporting programs that improve health in developing countries. Focus Areas Infectious Disease Neglected Tropical Diseases Malnutrition Maternal & … [Read more...]

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