Burning Man: Seeking Applications for Global Art Grant

Deadline: 20 December 2017 Burning Man is seeking applications for Global Art Grant to support projects that reflect participatory cultural opportunities for communities worldwide. Values Cultural Experience: The Mission of Burning Man Project is to facilitate and extend the culture that has issued from the Burning Man event into the larger world. The Burning Man Global Art Grants fund projects that are aligned in the spirit of the Burning Man culture without the expectation that … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation!

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) is currently inviting nominees for its 2018 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America Conservation. The annual National Geographic/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation were established by the Society and The Howard G. Buffett Foundation to recognize and celebrate unsung heroes working in the field. Award recipients are chosen from nominations submitted to the Committee for Research and Exploration, which … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding which recognizes and rewards outstanding contributions toward bringing peoples, cultures, or nations to greater understanding of others. The Fulbright Prize was first awarded to Nelson Mandela in 1993 and most recently to Richard C. Lugar in 2016. The 2018 Prize will be awarded in early autumn 2018 in a ceremony and reception developed separately from the 41st Annual Fulbright Association … [Read more...]

Apply for African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2018!

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Africa Energy Indaba is inviting applicants for the second round of its 2018 African Youth Energy Innovator Program 2018.  Africa Energy Indaba is committed to empowering talented young Africans by allowing them to be seen by the industry experts and energy decision makers. The Theme of the 2018 program is “African Energy Revolution through Innovation”. Key Areas Energy Security: Can your innovation help with effective management of energy supply, reliability … [Read more...]

12th UNDEF Project Grant: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Funding Projects to Advance & Support Democracy

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations for the twelfth round of its funding projects to advance and support democracy in order to strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF Call for Proposals: TB Diagnostics Market Landscape Analyses Program

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) through the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is accepting proposals from qualified organizations to assess and analyze the current TB diagnostics market landscape. The procurement of TB diagnostics and related laboratory commodities by GDF has increased significantly in recent years, justifying the need to assess and analyze this market to allow GDF to better evaluate and refine its role as the global market coordinator … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF: Call for Proposals for Catalyse the Introduction of Second-Line Drugs in Paediatric Drug Resistant TB

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) through the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to develop and implement a plan that will catalyse the use of paediatric formulations of second-line drugs to treat drug-resistant TB. The objective of this CFP is to identify an organization with a proven track record working in paediatric TB, particularly MDR-TB, which can identify and coordinate early adopter programmes to … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. This annual award in his name will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. Award Information The award winner will … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards!

Deadline: Various National Awards: 19 January 2018 International Award: 28 February 2018 Nominations are open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards with an aim to felicitate the efforts of women and men who have dedicated their life to Gandhian constructive work and the ideals which Jamnalal Bajaj had cherished all his life. Types of Awards There are three National Awards and one International Award as listed below: National Awards ( for India) Constructive Work: Recognizes … [Read more...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. The Trust will be accepting applications for work benefitting conservation work in coastal environments. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is a registered education, scientific and … [Read more...]

Mastercard Foundation Call for Applications: Youth Ambassador, Secondary Education in Africa Today (SEAT) Initiative

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Mastercard Foundation, together with a group of strategic partners is seeking applications for its “Youth Ambassador, Secondary Education in Africa Today (SEAT) Initiative”. The primary focus of this effort is the role of secondary education in preparing African youth for the future of work and for helping youth to acquire the skills, knowledge, and behaviors necessary to compete and succeed in the job market as responsible citizens, including both informal and … [Read more...]

Activating Global Citizenship: Building the Next Generation of Global Citizens for the Global Goals

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking innovators to devise and demonstrate ways to positively engage young people (under the age of 30) in Global Citizenship at scale and in depth. The Misk Foundation, the non-profit philanthropic foundation established by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have partnered to launch Misk Grand Challenges. This initiative seeks to empower youth both with the skills that they need to … [Read more...]

Misk Grand Challenges: Reinventing Teaching and School Leadership Programme

Deadline: 2 May 2018 The Misk Grand Challenges is seeking new innovative ideas that transform teaching or school leadership to better prepare children with the 21st century skills they need to succeed in the future. Modern 21st century skills, such as problem solving, leadership, creativity, and adaptability, require a new active, student-centred system for learning. The Challenges seeks ideas that better prepare teachers and school leaders to drive this new active 21st century system for … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting applicants for its 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in order to celebrate women photojournalists for work that inspires us to take action and better understand the world. 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...]

Japan Fund for Global Environment: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Deadline: 11 December 2017 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is seeking applications to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including individuals … [Read more...]

ELRHA Innovation Fund: Small Grants of up to £50,000

Deadline: 10 December 2017 ELRHA is seeking applications for its Innovation Fund to support innovators across the entire innovation lifecycle. These grants are focused on parts of the innovation lifecycle that are often under-resourced:  problem recognition, advancing seed-funded projects, and project diffusion. Innovation Stages Through this Call, up to ten small grants of up to £50,000 each will be made available for the following innovation stages: Problem Recognition – Recognition … [Read more...]

Online News Association: Seeking Applications for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Online News Association is looking for women who not only have an understanding of the digital journalism landscape but who are helping to advance it in innovative ways for its "2018 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program." The Accelerator is designed for practitioners working in digital media, including freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent journalists, who are pushing innovation in digital media. In addition to learning leadership skills and tools for … [Read more...]

Apply for USAID’s World Aids Day Photo Contest!

Deadline: 21 November 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its World Aids Day Photo​ ​Contest. The theme for World AIDS Day 2017 is "Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships". There is no better time than World AIDS Day  to recommit ourselves to achieving epidemic control. This year, USAID celebrates the tremendous  progress made on a global scale in accelerating and expanding access to HIV prevention,  … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Team Reporting Fellowship to South Sudan and Uganda

Deadline:  5 December 2017 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its Team Reporting Fellowship to South Sudan and Uganda in March 2018. The IWMF will select teams of women journalists to travel to Juba and Gulu for a cross-border reporting trip focused on regional migration. The IWMF reserves the right to change reporting locations based on the real-time security situation in both locations. The feasibility of day trips outside the base locations will … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WSIS Prizes!

Deadline: 2 January 2018 Nominations are open for WSIS Prizes that is a unique international contest developed in response to requests from the WSIS stakeholders to create an effective mechanism to evaluate and recognize individuals, governments, civil society, local, regional and international agencies, research institutions and private-sector companies for outstanding success in implementing development oriented strategies that leverage the power of ICTs as an enabler of the development. The … [Read more...]