Climate CoLab Contest: Seeking Proposals on Absorbing climate impacts

Deadline: 11 February 2018 The UN Climate Resilience Initiative and InsuResilience are seeking innovative ideas for linking climate risk insurance with other forms of social protection to further enhance communities’ ability to absorb the impacts of climate change. Key Issues Impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities What is social protection? How can social protection help communities to cope with climate impacts? What is climate risk insurance? How can climate … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Health Corps Fellowship 2018-2019!

Deadline: 17 January 2018 Global Health Corps is inviting applicants for its fellowship program to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. Global Health Corps offering a range of paid fellowship positions with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Hult Prize!

Deadline: 23 December 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Hult Prize which is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award 2018!

Deadline: 20 February 2018 The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University is inviting applications for Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award 2018. Prize Details The monetary awards will be distributed in the following way: Main prize: $6,000 upon announcement of the winning proposal; $3,000 upon evidence of substantial progress (usually a first draft); and $3,500 upon completion and acceptance by the Award committee. Runner-up prize: $4,000 upon announcement of … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Facilitating Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships to Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Food Systems

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its course on “Facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships to foster sustainable and inclusive food systems." The course starts from 22 October 2018 until 9 November 2018. The course is highly interactive and builds on the participants’ own experiences and cases of MSPs. Participants will have active discussions, work on group assignments, engage in role-plays and undertake … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation: Accepting Applications for Graduate Scholarships at Central European University

Deadline: 1 February 2018 Applications are now being accepted for master’s and doctoral scholarships at Central European University. Graduate students and faculty from around the world come together in Budapest to engage in interdisciplinary education, pursue advanced scholarship, and address some of society’s most vexing problems. The Central European University in Budapest is an internationally recognized institution of postgraduate education established by George Soros and supported by the … [Read more...]

Apply for UNAIDS’s Start Free Challenge: Reducing New HIV Infections in Children!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking applications for The Start Free Challenge. This challenge is seeking replicable innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020. New infections in children can be reduced if they and their mothers have timely … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 3 January 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Standard Grant Program which is a request for funding by an experienced project lead. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 3 January 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Early Career Grant to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Fisheries Governance for Food Security

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its International Course on “Fisheries Governance for Food Security” from 22 October 2018 to 9 November 2018 in Netherlands. The primary tasks of the fisheries manager or governor is to balance the pressure on the fish stocks and the aquatic habitat. This requires innovative solutions which can be created when stakeholders are able to meet, share experiences, learn together and … [Read more...]

Alliance for Public Health: Call for Applications for Harm Reduction Academy

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Alliance for Public Health (Ukraine) is organizing Harm Reduction Academy Cycle 5 which is a global learning, dialogue and skills building course established with the vision to end AIDS and Hepatitis C among people who inject drugs. Inspired by the successes in response to HIV epidemic in some of the most challenging settings, contrasted by the emergence of injecting use-driven epidemic in new settings, the course combines decades of practical experience and most … [Read more...]

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Supporting Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects

Deadline: 1 January 2018 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community itself and/or by … [Read more...]

EJN Asia-Pacific Media Grants: Supporting the Creation, Growth, and Capacity Building of Media

Deadline: 14 January 2018 Applications are open for the EJN Asia-Pacific Media Grants which are provided as part of the EJN Asia-Pacific project, implemented by Internews with the generous funding from Sweden / the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The Environmental Journalism Network (EJN) Asia-Pacific Media Grants are available to support the creation, growth, and capacity building of media and other environmental information generating organizations that are … [Read more...]

Apply for Atlas Corps Fellowship Program to Address Critical Social Issues!

Deadline: 19 December 2017 Atlas Corps is seeking applications for its fellowship program to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled social sector professionals. The Atlas Corps Fellowship typically lasts 12-18 months. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations, develop leadership skills, and learn best practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Increasing Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and Traceability for Responsible Value Chains in the Cotton and Garment sectors

Deadline: 8 February 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its program "Increasing Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and Traceability for Responsible Value Chains in the Cotton and Garment sectors" as a part of the action entitled Promoting responsible value chains in the garment sector with a focus on Decent Work and Transparency/Traceability funded under the thematic programme Global Public Goods and Challenges of the Development Cooperation Instrument for the area of Human … [Read more...]

Submissions Open for Data Journalism Awards 2018!

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Submissions are open for Data Journalism Awards 2018 which are organised by the Global Editors Network to celebrate and credit outstanding work in the field of data-driven journalism worldwide. This year the prizes are worth $1,801 (US) each and will be awarded on 31 May 2018 at a special ceremony and gala dinner in Lisbon during the GEN Summit 2018. Prize Information The Data Journalism Awards 2018 will deliver a $1,801 (US) cash prize and a trophy to each winner of … [Read more...]

Wilson Center Call for Applications: 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship with an aim to support individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy as activists or intellectuals, whether they are in exile from repressive regimes or operating within emerging democracies. The IRDF is supported by the Ratiu Family Charitable Foundation, established in 1979. The Foundation aims to further education and research in Romanian culture and history, and to stimulate and … [Read more...]

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute: Inviting Applicants for Reporting Award 2018

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University is inviting applications for The 2018 Reporting Award for a significant work of journalism in any medium on an under-reported topic in the public interest. Award Details The total award will be provided in the following way: The Institute will select one or several winners of the Reporting Award. Each winner may receive a different amount of money, at the discretion of the Committee. The maximum … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Climate Change and Food Security Nexus

Deadline: 30 July 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its course on “Climate change and food security nexus”. The course starts from 10 September 2018 until 21 September 2018. Climate change governance requires these stakeholders to change their practices and shift perceptions and accepted norms. Such change processes can only be successful if a learning oriented approach to climate change governance is adopted. Participants will not … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Applications are currently open for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 with an aim to recognize new innovative solutions that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 is a worldwide search for early stage technology-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment. Prizes $100,000 USD Grand Prize: A … [Read more...]