Nominations Open for UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize!

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Nominations are open for UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes which was created in 1995 to reward outstanding examples of action to safeguard and enhance the world’s cultural landscapes, a category of World Heritage. The Prize, generously supported by the Greek Government, bears the name of Melina Mercouri, former Minister of Culture of Greece and a strong advocate of integrated … [Read more...]

EU: Strengthening Indigenous Provision of Education in Ethnic Areas of Myanmar

Deadline: 11 February 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for its grant program entitled “Strengthening Indigenous Provision of Education in Ethnic Areas of Myanmar" to contribute to a peaceful and inclusive society for sustainable development in Myanmar. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is: improved access to Indigenous education service provision and improved learning outcomes for Indigenous children, youth and women living in ethnic conflict … [Read more...]

Africa Media Network on Health: AMNH Excellence in Health Journalism Awards

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Africa Media Network on Health (AMNH) is accepting applications for its AMNH Excellence in Health Journalism Awards ceremony to honour journalists who have demonstrated outstanding merit in health reporting. The award ceremony and gala dinner would convene representatives from government, media and civil society to honor five selected journalists from countries where AMNH is currently active – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. The event will provide … [Read more...]

Apply for Yunus&Youth Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2019

Deadline: 18 February 2019 The Yunus&Youth is seeking applications for its Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2019 that gives young people the resources and mentorship they need to drive social change. Yunus&Youth enables early-stage young social entrepreneurs to create stronger positive social impact, while also helping them to become financially sustainable by providing mentoring, business training and access to a global network. Yunus&Youth offers a … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Knight International Journalism Awards 2019

Deadline: 22 February 2019 Nominations are open for Knight International Journalism Awards 2019 to recognize excellent reporting that makes a difference in the lives of people around the world. The program is supported by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ICFJ works at the nexus of journalism and technology, building the expertise and storytelling skills of reporters worldwide. Through their work, journalists are enhancing news coverage … [Read more...]

2019 Core Infrastructure Fund: Seeking Applications from across the Globe

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Open Technology Fund is seeking applications for its 2019 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 (see an example template here) signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Secure and Sustainable Human Rights Documentation Solutions

Deadline: 11 March 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support the research, development, and implementation of secure human rights (HR) documentation solutions. In support of the 2017 National Security Strategy, DRL's goal is to promote accountability for perpetrators of genocide and mass atrocity. Further, in support of the U.S. … [Read more...]

United States Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 11 March 2019 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support Internet Freedom. In support of the U.S. International Strategy for Cyberspace, DRL's goal is to protect the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet by promoting fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free flow of information online through … [Read more...]

Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs: 2019 Youth V Call for Projects

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has launched a “Youth V” call for projects to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, making it a reality for young people in all territories. Streams Youth exchange projects volunteering Capacity building project on youth public policies Eligibility Criteria The call for projects is addressed to the CTFs and their groupings within the framework of a decentralized … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2019

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Nominations are open for 2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to improve the development and living conditions of children and youth. Scholars, academic institutions, and professional organizations all over the world who are engaged in research on children and youth are encouraged to submit nominations. Potential recipients may come from any scholarly discipline that seeks to enhance the development and living conditions of children and youth. This … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award 2019

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting applicants for its 2019 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards which will be given annually to a woman photojournalist whose work reflects courage and dedication, as Anja’s does. The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations for 2019 GBIF Young Researchers Award

Deadline: 15 May 2019 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is inviting nominations for its 2019 Young Researchers Awards with an aim to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students whose master’s and doctoral studies rely on GBIF-mediated data. Award Information The 2019 programme will provide a pair of €5,000 prizes recognizing the work of two graduate students—preferably, one master’s and one PhD candidate—nominated by GBIF … [Read more...]

Cambridge Conservation Initiative: Project Innovation Grants in Landscape Restoration across Europe

Deadline: 4 March 2019 Cambridge Conservation Initiative (Endangered Landscapes Programme) is seeking proposals for its Project Innovation Grants to support the preparatory work and planning needed for innovative new landscape restoration projects across Europe. The Endangered Landscapes Programme provides inspiration for a future in which biodiversity and ecosystem processes are restored to Europe’s degraded lands, establishing resilient, more self-sustaining ecosystems. Working in … [Read more...]

2019 World of Children Awards to Support Life-Changing Work for Children

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Nominations are invited to apply for the 2019 World of Children Awards to provide funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective changemakers for children worldwide. Award Categories and Grant Information The Education Award recognizes individuals making extraordinary contributions to the education of children thus providing them the platform from which to become fully productive members … [Read more...]

2019 Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists on ‘Global Change Impacts and Water’

Deadline: 18 February 2019 Do you have the science tools to make the connection between shrinking water supplies, water quality, food production and climate change? Are you looking for story ideas to convey these global change impacts to your news audience? Would you like to build your confidence in discerning the credibility of scientific sources? The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute is seeking applications for its 21th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, June … [Read more...]

European Commission’s Blue Labs: Innovative Solutions for Maritime Challenges

Deadline: 31 January 2019 European Commission is inviting proposals for its Blue Labs grant program with an aim at promoting innovative laboratories (“Blue Labs”) to pilot new and economically viable solutions addressing selected maritime and marine challenges and opportunities. The focus of this action is to support young scientists supported by experienced researchers, industry and local stakeholders, to team up and develop innovative technologies, products and services in support of a … [Read more...]

Nordic Culture Point’s Culture and Art Programme: Supporting Nordic Cooperation within Art & Culture

Deadline: 4 March 2019 Nordic Culture Point is seeking applications for its Culture and Art Programme to support Nordic cooperation within art and culture. Applicants can apply for funding for a project with artistic and/or cultural quality which promotes a multifaceted and sustainable Nordic region. The programme grants support to projects within all areas of art and culture, in all project phases: preliminary work, production, presentation and dissemination. However, applicants cannot … [Read more...]

Apply for European Commission’s Erasmus+ Youth Partnership Funding Program 2019

Deadline: 5 February 2019 The European Commission is inviting applicants to submit their applications for its “ERASMUS+ Youth Partnership Funding”. Priority Areas establishment of new networks of social enterprises, associations, clubs, NGOs; development and delivery of courses and training on entrepreneurship education (in particular entrepreneurship for social benefit and the use of ICT); activities that spread information, raise understanding and critical engagement with the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Applications are open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT to support a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting. [email protected] is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged … [Read more...]

2019 NextWorldNow Grant Program to Improve the Well-Being of Communities

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The NextWorldNow (NWN) Community Investments is seeking applications for its 2019 Grant program. NextWorldNow believes that world communities can work together in an informed and personal way using technology and resources to improve the well-being of participants in each community. This program is designed for individuals who share a view of a larger self, have decided that they have enough means to live comfortable lives, and want to share their resources with … [Read more...]