Applications Open for GenH Challenge!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 Applications are open for GenH Challenge that is based on the notion that new thinking and new ways to apply everyday ideas can support those on the front lines of health care worldwide. Working together, we can spark the next great idea that will change the trajectory of health. In the landscape of competitions, the GenH Challenge is committed especially to a high standard of openness, fairness, and transparency. Their goal is to provide value for everyone who … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation. The program expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Fellowship … [Read more...]

Participate in 2019 Symposium on Disrupting Global Health Narratives!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The University of Edinburgh's Global Health Governance Programme is inviting applications from early career researchers to attend its 2019 Symposium “Disrupting Global Health Narratives” at the Brocher Foundation Centre. University of Edinburgh especially encourages women and scholars from non-OECD countries to apply. The Symposium draws on their Economic Gaze project (PI Devi Sridhar), which explores the emergence of the World Bank’s global health framework. It will … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Digital Africa Challenge Program!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 The Digital Africa is inviting applicants for its Challenge Program that is an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa. The first edition of the Digital Africa contest, launched in October 2016, received more than 500 entries and rewarded 10 startups winners who convinced the jury by the potential impact of their innovation. Strengthened by this success, AFD and Bpifrance confirm their commitment and renew the experience with … [Read more...]

CEPI Call for Proposals: Enabling Rapid Vaccine Development for Epidemic Prone Infections

Deadline: 17 October 2017 Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has announced a second funding opportunity for the development of vaccines against epidemic infectious diseases. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to identify and fund proposals for vaccine platform technologies that enable rapid vaccine development, fast scale up, and achieve clinical benefit quickly for reactive use in outbreaks of novel or previously unrecognised viruses. Proposals can include new … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2018 in order to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization, but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and to encourage others to expand their support. Focus Areas Extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering Established record of achievement Demonstration of long-term sustainable impact … [Read more...]

Safari Club International Foundation: Call for Proposal for Large Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Safari Club International Foundation is inviting applicants for its large grants to contribute to the sustainable management of natural resources or the advance of constructive wildlife research. Conservation projects are awarded grants for their relationship to sustainable use of wildlife, their ability to work towards maintaining healthy ecosystems and providing quality habitat for all wildlife species. The mission of SCI Foundation is to fund and direct wildlife … [Read more...]

NIESBUD: Seeking Applications for Project Management Training and Certification Program

Deadline: 5 October 2017 The National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), a premier Institution of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India is offering fully funded International Training Programme on “Project Management Training & Certification” under ITEC fellowship which is flagship capacity building programme of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The project management now becomes a professional … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH’s H3Africa Programme: Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers

Deadline: 6 December 2017 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its "Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers” to establish Collaborative Centers to study ethical, legal and societal issues (ELSI) of human genome and environmental health research across the African continent. In order to enhance the capacity for genomics research, in Africa … [Read more...]

DHHS-NIH: Human Heredity and Health in Africa- Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues Research Program

Deadline: 6 December 2017 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking proposals for funding a opportunity entitled "Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Research Program." This FOA solicits applications for research projects that identify, examine and address the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by genomic and environmental health research and technology that pertain to … [Read more...]

Center for Ethics and Education: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

Deadline: 7 November 2017 The Center for Education and Ethics has announced a Research grant program that encourages applicants to understand educational policy and practice in broad terms, including issues that directly relate to K-12 schools and higher education institutions, but also concerning policies that influence children’s growth and development in the family and other institutions. Topics the proper content of moral education and of the rights of parents to choose its … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program that seeks to build local climate change leaders who can shape understanding of the extent and severity of climate-related stressors on African economies and ecosystems, and propose solutions on how countries can build resilience to these impacts. The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) is a grants awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary individuals and organizations to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tusk Conservation Awards 2018! A Chance to Celebrate Extraordinary People

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The Tusk Conservation Awards have partnered with Investec Asset Management to give nominees a chance to celebrate extraordinary people, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields. The awards aim to shine a light on the incredible work of individual conservationists; to inspire, encourage and support their work, and the efforts of others across the continent. Tusk is a dynamic and pioneering organisation with over 25 years of experience … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking NGOs to Promote Conservation, Food & Health in Developing World

Deadline: 1 January 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently seeking entities for its Grant Program to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local … [Read more...]

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF): Seeking LOIs for Single-year Grants

Deadline:  2 October 2017 The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) is seeking letter of intents (LOIs) for its Single-year Grants program to support Community Based Organizatons (CBOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that are: Governed and directed primarily by women Grassroots and community-based. All project staff must be in-country. VGIF envisions a world where gender equality prevails and where women and girls can access or create opportunities for … [Read more...]

Women Deliver: Inviting Applicants for Young Leaders Program

Deadline: 13 October 2017 The Women Deliver is inviting applicants for its Young Leaders Program that provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives. The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women — with particular emphasis on sexual and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women 2017 Edition

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in partnership with the African Union is implementing the 2017 Edition of the “Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women” to promote the participation of women in science and technology across the continent. The award programme contributes to the promotion of Africa and regional development and integration through science, technology and innovation. Objectives To award and honour outstanding … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa 2018 Seed Funding Round III: Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women Only

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Maypole Fund is seeking applications to support imaginative, non-violent and politically expressive projects from women and welcomes applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: anti-militarism; action against the arms trade; action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; creating a culture of peace and the prevention of conflict and war; action to support disarmament policies, processes and related … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities on Women and Gender!

FBA's 1325 Grants: Promoting Women's Participation in Issues Concerning Peace and Security Deadline: 1 November 2017 Do you represent an organization or a foundation working to promote women's participation in issues concerning peace and security? If yes then apply for project grants from the FBA! Each year the FBA grants funds to projects that support the implementation of those resolutions, with a specific focus on projects that promote women’s equal participation in issues concerning peace … [Read more...]

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