National Geographic Society Inviting Proposals for Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is inviting proposals for its "Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa" to encourage further investigation of hominid evolution in Africa and Asia, with preference given to projects in relatively unexplored parts of those continents. Preference will also be given to applicants who are residents or citizens of the country of fieldwork, as well as to projects with strong local capacity development components. Projects should be … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society Seeking Proposals for Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals from around the world that will support on the ground priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans (e.g. Action Plans, Conservation Strategies, Population and Habitat Viability Assessments) as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN SSC Species Specialist Group. In partnership with the IUCN SSC and Fondation Segré, the goal of this request for funding is to halt further biodiversity … [Read more...]

Solar E-Waste Challenge: A Program to Support Innovations in Off-grid Solar E-waste Management

Deadline: 15 May 2019 The Global LEAP Solar E-Waste Challenge will make $1 million in grant funding available to companies with innovative approaches to e-waste management in the off-grid solar sector in sub-Saharan Africa, which includes solar lanterns, solar home systems (SHSs), and solar-powered appliances at their end-of-life. Grant funding is available for recycling and e-waste management companies who work with (or plan to work with) the off-grid solar sector operating across … [Read more...]

Her Abilities Award to Honour the Achievements of Women with Disabilities

Deadline: 21 June 2019 Nominations are open for the Her Abilities Award which is the first global award honouring the achievements of women with disabilities. Her Abilities was launched by Light for the World to honour women with disabilities who achieved greatness in their life or field of work. Categories Her Abilities will award the achievements of women with disabilities globally from the following three categories: Health & Education: Women with disabilities from the … [Read more...]

PEP launches a Call for Proposals of “Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment” (PAGE) in Africa

Deadline: 10 June 2019 Under the PAGE-II Round 3 Call for Proposals, PEP is seeking proposals for projects that aim to support policy processes through the gender-sensitive analysis of actual policy solutions and address key knowledge gaps and policy needs in terms of the evidence base. Theme Proposals are invited on the following two broad themes: Entrepreneurship and financial inclusion; Productive employment in rural farm and non-farm sectors. Aims PEP support program … [Read more...]

Apply for One Young World Scholarship Program 2019

Deadline: 10 May 2019 Applications are open for Deloitt One Young World Scholarship Program 2019. As a longstanding partner of One Young World, they are proud to support the Deloitte One Young World Scholarship 2019, which will enable 10 outstanding young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit in London, United Kingdom on 22 – 25 October 2019. This scholarship is intended for young leaders focused on improving the education, skills, and access to opportunity for people in their … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for National Geographic Society’s Exploration Grant

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for an 'Exploration Grant' which is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. Funding Information Projects are typically funded for between US $10,000 and US $30,000. Eligibility Criteria All applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time they submit an application. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society Call for Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is inviting applications for 'Early Career Grant' which is designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society is currently offering Explorers a variety of funding opportunities in the fields of conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society announces RFPs for Documening Human Migrations

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society has announced request for proposals for "Documening Human Migrations" to Support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural … [Read more...]

Apply for Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019

Deadline: 25 May 2019 Applications are open for the Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019 to engage and empower young people with information so that they can make healthy choices today that will lead to better health later in life. This year, AstraZeneca is collaborating with One Young World to offer 18 scholarships to inspiring young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The successful scholars will join 7 other YHP youth delegates who are already … [Read more...]

2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship is now open

Deadline: 6 May 2019 Applications are open for the 2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship. The Fellowship is a 4-month program designed to immerse outstanding, early career, journalists in digital rights and digital inclusion advocacy – and intervention efforts – in Africa. Selected journalists will work with Paradigm Initiative on various projects and contribute to improving public understanding of digital rights and inclusion issues. Components … [Read more...]

Money Trail offers Working Grants for African, Asian and European Journalists

Deadline: 25 June 2019 In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Money Trail exists because countries throughout the world lose billions of dollars through tax abuse, money laundering and … [Read more...]

One Young World seeking Applications for Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 3 May 2019 Are you eager to join an international discussion of issues like sustainability and the environment? Would you like to build an international network and gain insight into how other people think? If yes, then apply for the Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarship 2019. The Audi Environmental Foundation actively supports research into new technologies and scientific methods for a liveable future. Its stated goal is to make a contribution to environmental protection and … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund Round IV

Deadline: 2 July 2019 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy has announced a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer 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 women and girls in STEM, and through … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Agri-tech Catalyst Round 8

Deadline: 29 May 2019 Applications are open for Agri-tech Catalyst round 8: agriculture and food systems innovation to increase the pace of development of agricultural and food systems innovation and its uptake by farmers and food systems actors in Africa. UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from DFID for projects with partners in eligible African countries. Themes integrating smallholders into global and local supply chains … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Deadline: 28 June 2019 Nominations are open for 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award that will be given to the individuals who are pursuing the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site. The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of young individuals trying to address … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize

Deadline: 31 October 2019 The sixth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations. The prize is awarded every two years and it recognizes initiatives that contribute to improving educational practices around the world, with priority given to developing countries and to marginalized and disadvantaged communities. The winners are selected by an International … [Read more...]

Dining for Women Grant to Foster Good Health, Education and Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 April 2019 Dining for Women is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for its grant program to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. The foundation funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries. They are devoted to educating and inspiring individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective giving. Priority … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation inviting Lyle Spencer Research Awards to Transform Education

Deadline: 22 May 2019 Spencer Foundation is inviting applicants for its Lyle Spencer Research Awards to support to intellectually ambitious research projects oriented to improving the practice of education. Funding Information The Budgets between $525,000 and $1 million and project durations of up to five years. Eligibility Criteria Proposals to the Lyle Spencer Research Awards must be for academic research projects that aim to study education. Proposals for activities other … [Read more...]

UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2019 is now open for Submissions

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The 2019 Call for Applications of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network is now open to foster international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as a strategic lever for sustainable urban development. The UNESCO Creative Cities bring a concrete contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda through policy-making and grass-root projects promoting the … [Read more...]

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