Deadline: 10-Dec-21 The Global Communications Partner for Safe and Sound City Program (S²City) is an initiative proudly led by Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation (GIB) hosted by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, and with the support of Fondation Botnar. This global program aims to improve safety and wellbeing of young people in urban environments in secondary cities in the Global South. What makes this program unique is that they are tackling urban safety and security issues with and for … [Read more...] about Global Communications Partner for Safe and Sound City Program (S²City)
Deadline: 10-Dec-21 The Ethical Youth Engagement Safe and Sound City Program (S²City) is an initiative proudly led by Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation (GIB), hosted by Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, and with the support of Fondation Botnar. This global program aims to improve safety and wellbeing of young people in urban environments in secondary cities across low- and middle-income countries. Young people sit at the center of S²City as partners, collaborators, leaders, … [Read more...] about Ethical Youth Engagement for Safe and Sound City Program (S²City)
Applications for CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 are now open to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from early-stage entrepreneurs around the world. $1,000,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems. Prize Details $250,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner. … [Read more...] about CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 + Tips on How to Participate
Deadline: 28-Jan-22 Backed by anchor partner Telecel Group, ASIP Accelerator Program is looking for the next generation of African startups disrupting industry sectors including AgriTech & Supply Chain, IoT & Connectivity, Machine Learning (Data Analytics), Cybersecurity, Clean Tech and RegTech. Upon completion of the program, startups will gain access to the extensive Global Alumni network. Furthermore, teams will be invited in the 'SBC NXT' Alumni support program, through which … [Read more...] about ASIP Accelerator Program: Scaling African Solutions for African Challenges
Deadline: 15-Jan-22 Nominations are now open for the AFRICA CEO Forum 2022 Awards. The Disrupter of the Year trophy celebrates the company whose activities are particularly disruptive and innovative. Emphasis will be placed on products and initiatives with major impact in terms of financial inclusion, access to health care, education, energy, etc. Eligible candidates All African companies created less than 10 years ago. Candidature by application, third-party nomination (company … [Read more...] about AFRICA CEO Forum 2022 Awards: Disrupter of the Year
Deadline: 15-Jan-22 The AFRICA CEO Forum (ACF) is nominating applications for its Award under the category International Company. The International Company trophy celebrates the international company that has had the most remarkable economic and social impact on the African continent over the past year. Eligible candidates All international companies or groups (whose headquarters are not in Africa) Candidature by application, third-party nomination (company or individual), or … [Read more...] about AFRICA CEO Forum 2022 Awards: International Company
Deadline: 15-Jan-22 Nominations are now open for the AFRICA CEO Forum (ACF) 2022 Awards under the category Gender Leader. The Gender Leader trophy celebrates the company, active in Africa that has distinguished itself through its efforts to increase the number of women within its executive bodies (board of directors, top management, etc.), with a strategy to promote women leadership and social initiatives that foster the inclusion of women more generally. Eligible candidates Any … [Read more...] about Award available under Category Gender Leader in Africa
Deadline: 15-Jan-22 Nominations are now open for the Africa CEO Forum (ACF) 2022 Awards that are designed to recognize impactful companies and leaders in the African private sector. The African Champion trophy highlights the role of the private sector in economic integration. The award honours the company whose involvement in the continent has increased the most, through a stronger presence in several regions and a consistent and coherent regional expansion strategy. Eligible … [Read more...] about ACF 2022 Awards Now Open for African Champion
Deadline: 22-Dec-21 The Basque Open Innovation Platform is accepting proposals for the BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative. What is the BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative? Through the BIND 4.0 SME Connection, innovative Startups will discover current industry challenges and get immersed in the cooperative Basque Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystem through Open Innovation. Participating Startup teams have the chance to earn reputable reference customers while working on paid … [Read more...] about BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative
Deadline: 15-Dec-21 The Goethe-Institut is opening call for Smart City Connections, a global invite to all public enthusiasts from all walks of life, backgrounds and practices, to (re)imagine the smart city as a cultural system. It seeks to harness vernacular creativity to inspire new possibilities and negotiations of the urban environments in which they live. They want to hear about the future city you want to live in. Join in this conversation to co-create the vision of the future smart … [Read more...] about Smart City Connections – A Global Initiative for Individuals and Groups
Deadline: 20-Dec-21 The African Forest Forum (AFF), with funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is pleased to launch a project titled “Strengthening management and use of forest ecosystems for sustainable development in Africa”. The project seeks to generate and share knowledge and information through partnerships in ways that will provide inputs into policy options and capacity building efforts for improved forest management that will better address … [Read more...] about AFF and SIDA joint Project to strengthen Forest Management for Sustainable Development in Africa
Deadline: 5-Dec-21 Are you an African company carrying out activities in areas of the blue economy? Then join in for BlueInvest Africa 2022! BlueInvest Africa is a two-day international B2B hybrid event on 15th and 16th of March 2022 for companies operating in the African blue economy to exchange with African and European investors. The event is organised by the European Union in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and is hosted on site in Seychelles as well as … [Read more...] about Call for Applications: African SMEs in the Blue Economy
Deadline: 20-Dec-21 If you want to join the Awareness 360 global family as a Fellow and serve your community, then you are eligible for the 2022 Awareness 360 Fellowship Programme. This fellowship is offered free of charge. As a Fellow you will be expected to do at least 3 projects in the span of 6 months (September 2022-February 2023). Please apply only if you are genuinely committed to be a changemaker and actively participate in Awareness 360 activities throughout 2022. Awareness 360 … [Read more...] about 2022 Awareness 360 Fellowship Programme
Deadline: 20-Dec-21 Are you an aspiring young changemaker aged 7-14? If so, this Children Fellowship Programme is for you! You are never too young to be a changemaker, a petition starter, a young leader, and/or a visionary and you're also never too young to become a certified fellow at Awareness 360! They welcome anyone who has the vision to make a change and to be a part of making a better tomorrow. This programme will run for 5 weeks consisting of 5 one hour long Zoom Live Sessions with … [Read more...] about 2022 Children Fellowship Programme for Young Changemakers aged 7-14!
Deadline: 4-Feb-22 UNIFOR is pleased to launch a call for applications for the Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) Small and Large Grant Program to support communication projects which advance the transition to a low carbon economy. MFMC supports projects that support urgent, large-scale transformation, with a focus on changing policies and practices in public or private institutions. Priorities The foundation’s priorities for the 2019-2023 period are to: encourage and … [Read more...] about Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Small and Large Grant supporting Communication Projects
Deadline: 7-Dec-21 Applications are now open for the Al Jazeera Fellowship Program to encourage research in media and other fields of journalism, as well as to provide fellows with the opportunity to learn through practical experience within the Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN). Objectives To contribute to the development of high-quality journalism in the Global South and to help journalists to adapt to modern technologies. To encourage innovation and research. To enrich … [Read more...] about Al Jazeera Fellowship Program – Apply Now!
Deadline: 16-Jan-22 Applications are now open for the 2nd cohort of Next Health Accelerator (NHA) Program that is offering 6 months of opportunity assessment, product development, acquisition marketing, network access and expert mentoring for selected startups with a focus on regional expansion and product adoption and integration in existing value chains. The Program is a revolutionary health innovation accelerator by Intrepid Entrepreneurs for African Entrepreneurs. It endeavors to … [Read more...] about 2nd Cohort of Next Health Accelerator Program
Deadline: 23-Dec-21 The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) has announced Gender Lens Investment Pay for Results Fund (PFRF) to use grant capital to test models for increasing investment into women-led Small and growing businesses (SGBs) in emerging markets. These grants are intended to cover costs associated with developing the systems and processes necessary to take a “gender lens” approach to investment. The grants will go directly to investors and will use a “pay for … [Read more...] about Gender Lens Investment Pay for Results Fund
Deadline: 16-Jan-22 The Jacobs Foundation is now calling for applications for the Jacobs Research Fellowship Program. The Program is a globally competitive fellowship for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide. Fellowships are awarded to highly talented and innovative early and mid-career researchers who have received their PhD within the past 10 years from a range of disciplines. The relevant … [Read more...] about Jacobs Research Fellowship Program focusing on Development of Children and Youth Worldwide
Deadline: 15-Feb-22 Nominations are now open for the World Resource Institute (WRI) Ross Center Prize for Cities to recognize trailblazing projects and initiatives for their contribution to inclusive and sustainable urban transformation. It seeks to inspire urban changemakers across the globe by amplifying lessons and telling impactful stories of transformative change. Every Prize cycle, an independent jury selects the grand prize winner from five finalists, which are shortlisted by an … [Read more...] about WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities – Apply Now!