Fonds SUEZ: Improving the Living Conditions of Persons in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Fonds SUEZ grant program to combat exclusion by favouring inclusion and consequently sustainably improving the living conditions and autonomy of persons via access to essential services, social insertion and social harmony. The Fondation SUEZ supports concrete actions in favour of: Access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for disadvantaged populations in developing countries; The insertion of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Right Livelihood Award!

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world’s political, scientific or economic elite, but an … [Read more...]

Online News Association: Inviting Applications for 2019 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Online News Association is inviting Applications for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program which is a yearlong intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women who are pushing digital innovation. The Women’s Leadership Accelerator kicks off with a week of tailored, immersive programming for 26 promising women leaders at UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center, Feb. 10-15, 2019. ONA provides support and coaching to … [Read more...]

Apply for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019!

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 with an aim to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. Prizes $100,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner. $75,000 USD First Runner Up: A single team will be designated first runner up. $25,000 USD Second Runners Up: Three teams will be designated the Second … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Supporting Participatory Science through Development

Deadline: 9 January 2019 National Geographic Society is accepting proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of their planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Core Infrastructure Fund!

Deadline: 1 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for 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 objectives, activities, and … [Read more...]

2019 JFGE Grant: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Deadline: 5 December 2018 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is currently accepting applications 2019 grant program to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sport and Active Society Development Grants Program!

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The International Olympic Committee is seeking applications for its Sport and Active Society Commission Development Grant program which was created by the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission to acknowledge and further encourage the implementation of relevant programmes in the field of Sport for All. Themes To be eligible for 2018 Grants, the projects must focus on at least one of the following themes: Social inclusion of refugees through sport and … [Read more...]

Johnson & Johnson: Inviting Applicants for Africa Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Johnson & Johnson is inviting applicants for its Africa Innovation Challenge to encourage entrepreneurial thinking in Africa and the creation of health care solutions that address the critical unmet needs of the continent and her people. Categories Promoting Early Child Development & Maternal Health: Improving maternal health helps nurture happy, healthy babies and generates positive child development. They are looking for non-pharmaceutical product … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for FineReads 2018 $15K Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2019 FineReads is currently seeking applications from organizations for its 2018 $15K Grant Program. FineReads is incredibly passionate about increasing literacy rates for children around the world. To demonstrate the commitment to this cause, they are awarding one $5K grant and ten $1K grants to select nonprofits and organizations, who have made impactful efforts towards increasing world literacy. Through this initiative, FineReads hope to raise awareness for this … [Read more...]

2019 WISE Awards: Recognizing Innovative Practices that Transform Education & Society

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Qatar Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards to recognize and promote six innovative projects that address global education challenges and transforming communities. The selected projects are models of excellence that serve as an inspiration for others to improve education through innovation and creative action. Types of Project The WISE Awards recognize innovative educational projects that … [Read more...]

Maecenia Foundation Grant Program: Promoting Pioneering Projects of Women

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Maecenia Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to promote pioneering projects of women in all areas of science, art and culture. The submitted works should contribute to the development of the sciences and the arts by developing new approaches from the perspective of women. Projects that move between science and art and / or are interdisciplinary are particularly desirable. Funding will also be given to projects that are dedicated to the … [Read more...]

European Commission: CSOs for Fair, Transparent and Inclusive Elections

Deadline: 28 December 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a grant program entitled "CSOs for Fair, Transparent and Inclusive Elections" to support, strengthen and assist electoral CSOs in Afghanistan. Objectives Objective 1: to promote public participation and awareness on the Presidential and Provincial Councils election process, with specific focus on women and other marginalized groups of the population; Objective 2: to … [Read more...]

World Health Organization: Promoting African Solutions for African People

Deadline: 10 December 2018 The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having significant social impact and addressing the unmet health needs on the continent. The WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) recognises the critical role that innovation can play in supporting Africa to address the continent’s biggest problems in healthcare and is excited to announce the … [Read more...]

EU Global Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program 2018

Deadline: 21 December 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) program 2018 to support civil society in protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide. Program Lots and Objectives LOT 1: Support to LGBTI Human Rights Defenders and their organisations working in areas where LGBTI persons are most at risk of discrimination The specific … [Read more...]

IWMF: Reporting Grants on Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice in the Americas

Deadline: 31 December 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation and the Women’s Equality Center are seeking applications for its Reporting Grants to support reporting focused on reproductive health, rights and justice in the Americas. Examples of relevant topics include abortion and contraception access, maternal health, reproductive health policy and abortion bans. These grants support reporting of untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives in the … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation’s Small Research Grants: Supporting Education Research Projects

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Research Grants Program that supports education research projects. The program’s aim is to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 by Lyle M. Spencer. The Foundation is intended, by Spencer’s direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. Funding … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling!

Deadline: 2 December 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family are seeking entries for the 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. Last year, he had spoken of his dream to establish an award that would bring together his belief in great journalism with his commitment to progress in Africa. Award … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Open Society Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 4 February 2019 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship to support individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world. Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address the … [Read more...]

Kinship Foundation: Environmental Fellowship for Mid-career Conservationists

Deadline: 8 January 2019 Applicants from across the world are invited to submit applications for the 2019 Kinship Conservation Fellowship which is an environmental leadership program that emphasizes market-based approaches to conservation. The Fellowship is delivered by a faculty of experts who work closely with each carefully selected cohort of Fellows to explore innovative ways to address conservation challenges. The curriculum uses a case study approach, where participants evaluate … [Read more...]

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