Internet Freedom Fund to Promote Human Rights and Internet Freedom

Deadline: 1 July 2019 Open Technology Fund is seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund which is a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments … [Read more...]

2019 GlobalGiving Accelerator inviting Non-Profit Organizations Worldwide

Deadline: 26 July 2019 GlobalGiving is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its September 2019 Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 total … [Read more...]

EACEA inviting Proposals for Supporting Literary Translation Projects

Deadline: 4 June 2019 The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is inviting proposals for Supporting Literary Translation Projects to improve access to the literary works in the EU and beyond. Objectives The main objectives of the support for literary translation projects are: to support cultural and linguistic diversity in the EU and in other countries participating in the Culture Sub-programme of the Creative Europe Programme; to strengthen the … [Read more...]

EU-Chad announces Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities

Deadline: 2 July 2019 The European Union (EU) has announced a Call for Proposals which is part of Objective 1 of the Thematic Program "Civil Society Organizations and Local Authorities", for actions carried out in the Republic of Chad, namely: The aim of this call for proposals is to: General: Support civil society organizations (CSOs) as part of development policy. This call for proposals has the specific objective (s): Promotion of living together through artistic production … [Read more...]

YOTI Fellowship Programme to Create Positive Social Impact of Digital Identity Solutions Globally

Deadline: 15 June 2019 Yoti has announced its 2019 Fellowship Programme aimed at scholars, practitioners, journalists, technologists, social changemakers, policy makers and other public intellectuals interested in tackling an identity, or digital identity, challenge or issue within their country or community. Fellows conduct research, or develop solutions or policy recommendations, while interacting with other Fellows, Yoti staff and other members of the wider global digital identity … [Read more...]

European Commission Seeking Applications for Youth4Regions Programme for Aspiring Journalists

Deadline: 15 July 2019 Are you studying journalism or are you a young journalist? Are you between 18-30 and a citizen of an EU Member State or an EU neighbouring country? Would you like to gain first hand work experience as a journalist in the capital of Europe? If yes, then apply for the Youth4Regions Programme. Youth4Regions is the European Commission programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region. Benefits Trainings … [Read more...]

Seed, Early-stage Grants to Grassroots Women’s Organizations and Initiatives

Deadline: 1 June 2019 Spark is seeking applications to provide seed, early-stage grants to grassroots women’s organizations and initiatives working to advance gender equality and the rights of women and girls in their communities (globally and in their US chapter regions: New York Metro and San Francisco Bay Area). Spark advances gender equality by engaging the next generation in accessible forms of philanthropy. Funding Information The average grant amount is $3,000-5,000 USD, and … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2020 St Andrews Prize for the Environment

Deadline: 21 June 2019 The University of St Andrews and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips have announced a call for entries for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2020 to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges across the world. The solutions should be practical, scalable and able to be replicated in other places, combining good science, economic reality and political acceptability. The Prize offers people from all backgrounds around the … [Read more...]

Submit Your Nominations for WE Empower Challenge 2019

Deadline: 8 May 2019 Nominations are open for WE Empower Challenge 2019 which is a global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and inspiring entire communities to create the world they want by 2030. Five awardees, one from each UN region, will be chosen from those who apply by 8 May 2019. The successful awardees will be notified by 15 July 2019 and will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York City, … [Read more...]

EE 30 Under 30 Program searching for Game-Changing Leaders to build Sustainable Future for All

Deadline: 3 June 2019 Nominations are now open for young people who demonstrate creativity, grit, and passion to address the key challenges facing communities around the world. NAAEE has opened the global search to find 30 game-changing leaders under 30 years of age who are using environmental education to build a sustainable future for all. Since 2016, NAAEE's EE 30 Under 30 program has recognized 90 individuals from 20 countries who are making a difference through environmental … [Read more...]

Instagram announces Request for Proposals for Well-being and Safety Research

Deadline: 3 July 2019 Instagram is currently accepting proposals for Well-being and Safety Research program. In 2019, Instagram requests research proposals to help better understand experiences on Instagram that foster or harm the well-being and safety of communities and societies. This includes, but is not limited to, research that will help to understand problematic issues facing the communities, develop better policies, assess possible interventions to protect communities, or identify … [Read more...]

Applications Open for “Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award 2019”

Deadline: 5 July 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award 2019 that aims to showcase good practices worldwide and to further advance ESD. The award conducted by Okayama City and ESD Okayama Award Steering Committee will reward outstanding ESD practices in local communities around the world to support the organizations carrying out ESD activities, and also showcase and promote ESD. Prize Information The winner will … [Read more...]

Applications and Nominations Open for UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2019

Deadline: Various Applications for Nominations: 16 June 2019 Entities to Submit their Nominations: 23 June 2019 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for applications and nominations for the 2019 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’. Since 1967, the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Support to Civil Society Actors in Promoting Confidence-Building and Preventing Radicalisation in South Asia & Knowledge Exchange on Issues of Importance to the EU-India Strategic Partnership

Deadline: 25 June 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled “Support to civil society actors in promoting confidence-building and preventing radicalisation in South Asia & Knowledge Exchange on issues of importance to the EU-India Strategic Partnership”. The overall objective of this call for proposals is thus, on the one hand, to provide support to in-country civil society actors in peace-building and preparedness; … [Read more...]

2019 EU Health Award for NGOs, Cities and Schools

Deadline: 13 May 2019 Nominations are now open for 2019 EU Health Award to recognise cities, NGOs and cities which are achieving a positive change in their community by preventing and reducing obesity in children and young people. The 2019 Award is set up in order to highlight and reward initiatives of cities, NGOs and schools acting at international, European, national and regional level. The award will celebrate their commitment and raise awareness of the vital role cities, NGOs and … [Read more...]

Supporting Civil Society Organisations Piloting Initiatives of the AU-EU Youth Cooperation Hub

Deadline: 21 June 2019 The European Union (EU) has announced a call for proposals to strengthen youth as actors of governance and development, and foster youth inclusion and empowerment by piloting proposals emerging from the AU-EU Youth Cooperation Hub. Program Lots The program is divided into seven lots: Lot 1 Culture, Arts & Sports (CAS): To support young sports and creative professionals, by promoting collaboration and enabling access to investment, capacity building … [Read more...]

Nominations are Open for 2019 EQUALS in Tech Awards

Deadline: 11 June 2019 The EQUALS Global Partnership has announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 EQUALS in Tech Awards. Each year, groundbreaking initiatives from around the world are invited to submit nominations for their work to bridge the gender digital divide. The 2019 EQUALS in Tech Award ceremony will take place in November in Berlin as a side event at the Internet Governance Forum. The annual EQUALS in Tech Awards are organized and presented by the … [Read more...] Seeking Applications for European Cross-Border Grants

Deadline: 15 July 2019 is seeking applications for its European Cross-Border Grants to support professional journalists, who have good ideas for cross-border investigations and for research on European affairs. The stories must be relevant to European target groups. Grant Information In 2019, there is €195,000 to distribute over four application rounds. The money comes from Adessium Foundation and Open Society Foundations. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

EU inviting Applicants for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The European Union (EU) has announced a call for proposals under its two lots: Lot 1 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) This general call for proposals has the general objective under Lot 1: The overall objective of the action is to enable Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to act as governance and development actors in the Republic of Guinea to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of the communities. Specific objectives: … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Capacity Building for Proficient and Highly Motivated Civil Servants to Strengthen their Skills and Capacity to Manage the EU Integration and Negotiation Process

Deadline: 26 June 2019 The European Union (EU) has announced a call for proposals for its program entitled "Capacity Building for Proficient and Highly Motivated Civil Servants to Strengthen their Skills and Capacity to Manage the EU Integration and Negotiation Process". Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the development of an effective, efficient and transparent public administration in Albania, able to support the progress in the priority … [Read more...]