National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 29 November 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Early Career Grant to offers less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IFS’s Individual Research Grants!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is seeking applications for its Individual Research Grants to support excellent individual research and to build capacity of early-career scientists in the developing world to undertake research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources. Research Areas Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems Including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Forestry, Natural Products, Renewable Energy and … [Read more...]

Shell Ideas360 Competition: Developing Ideas to Tackle the Pressures on the World’s Food, Water and Energy Resources

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applications are open for Shell Ideas360 Competition which is a global competition that connects students to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world’s Food, Water and Energy resources. It’s an exciting journey of learning and discovery. The theme of Shell Ideas360 is "People & Planet - the Energy, Water and Food Challenge". Prizes and Benefits Each member of a team that submits an idea receives a 3-month subscription to WIRED’s interactive … [Read more...]

UNICEF’s Learning Think Pieces: Promoting Fresh and Cutting-Edge Thinking

Deadline: 26 November 2017 The UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Regional Office is currently seeking applications for its Learning Think Pieces that aims to promote fresh and cutting-edge thinking on how to improve the quality of education in the ESA region. These Think Pieces aim to broaden expertise, stimulate dialogue and encourage new ways of thinking to address the major educational challenges facing the region. Aims To stimulate new debate and reflections in advancing … [Read more...]

UN Habitat Call For Proposals: Small Public Space Implementation Projects

Deadline: 14 November 2017 UN-Habitat’s Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for the implementation of innovative public space projects. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to achieve the following expected result: The effective creation, protection, design and management of public spaces, particularly in disadvantaged communities in rapidly urbanizing cities and towns, as critical preconditions for poverty reduction and … [Read more...]

BioInnovate Africa Programme Phase II: Supporting Scientists, Researchers, Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Eastern Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2018 BioInnovate Africa Programme has announced a US$ 3.5 million grant funding over three years (2018–2020) to support scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in eastern Africa to link innovative biobased research ideas and technologies to business and the market. The Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (BioInnovate Africa) Programme is a regional initiative established in 2010 with support from the Swedish International … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Hult Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Hult Prize that is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation: Seeking Applications for Small Research Grants

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Research Grants Program that supports education research projects. The program’s aim is to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 by Lyle M. Spencer. The Foundation is intended, by Spencer’s direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. Funding … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for 2018 Campus Technology Impact Awards

Deadline: 13 April 2018 Have you made your mark on the practice of technology in higher education? If yes, then apply for 2018 Campus Technology Impact Awards. The Campus Technology Impact Awards will honor exemplary colleges and universities that are making an extraordinary impact with technology on campus, doing important work in the service of teaching, learning, administration and operations. The goal is to highlight projects large and small that have had the greatest impact on the … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Deadline: 5 December 2017 The UN Trust Fund has launched 2017 Call for Proposals for its 21st grants cycle to support civil society organizations that qualify for funding under the three programmatic areas of its 2015-2020 Strategy. The ultimate vision of the UN Trust Fund is a world without violence against women and girls that is aligned with international human rights standards and humanitarian law of which gender equality and the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination … [Read more...]

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for Biodiversity Story Grants 2018

Deadline: 20 November 2017 Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking applications for its Biodiversity Story Grants 2018 to support the production of in-depth stories that highlight previously untold threats to global biodiversity or explore new conservation-based solutions. EJN is making the funds available through its Biodiversity Media Initiative, with support from Arcadia — a charitable fund of Peter Baldwin and Lisbet Rausing. Story Themes EJN welcomes all story ideas, … [Read more...]

EJN’s Biodiversity Media Grant 2018: Supporting Journalism Networks and Media Organizations

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking applications for its Biodiversity Media Grants 2018 to support journalism networks and media organizations throughout the world in increasing the capacity of media to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity. The Biodiversity Media Grant will support projects that generally focus on training and capacity building, with flexible spending guidelines that enable local networks to invest in strategic … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Right Livelihood Awards!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Nominations are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Right Livelihood Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world’s political, scientific or economic … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for European Outdoor Conservation Association Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is seeking applications from eligible non-profit organizations for its funding program to implement conservation projects in any country around the world except North America. The outdoor sector and the millions of people who enjoy the great outdoors are active champions for the conservation of nature and wild places. Funding Information Available grants of up to €30,000 to implement a conservation … [Read more...]

JASSO: Seeking Applications for Follow-up Research Fellowship

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Japan Student Services Organization (“JASSO”) provides the Follow-up Research Fellowship for Former International Students in Japan to researchers who have previously come to study in Japan from a developing country, region, etc., and are currently active in education, research, or government in their home country, region, etc. The fellowship extends to those researchers an opportunity to conduct short-term research with academic advisors at universities (except … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Biennial Grassroots Justice Prize!

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the biennial Grassroots Justice Prize competition to recognize grassroots organizations and institutions, large and small, across the globe, that are working to put the power of law into people's hands. All three of this year’s awards are for grassroots justice projects that focus on legal empowerment. Legal empowerment means giving people the power to know, use, and shape the laws that affect them. Award Information ​The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation!

Deadline: 13 January 2018 Applications are open for the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) which is awarded to individuals from developing/emerging economies (East and South) who wish to pursue formal studies or mid-career professional training in the field of nature conservation. The aim of the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation (PBS) is to provide financial support to individuals wishing to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Action for Nature’s Eco-Hero Awards 2018!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Action For Nature (AFN), a non-profit organization, is currently inviting young people ages 8 to 16 for its International Young Eco-Hero Awards to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives. AFN encourages young people around the world to carry out individual environmental action projects with the belief that young people can have a positive impact on the environment and are vital in changing the way live on the planet. Prize … [Read more...]

Apply for Technovation Challenge 2018: Seeking Young Girls around the World

Deadline: 7 March 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Technovation Challenge for teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology. Girls aged 10 to 18 learn to identify a problem in their community and create a mobile app solution to address that problem, and then learn how to communicate these ideas and translate them into a fully launched business. The Technovation program takes students through 4 stages of launching … [Read more...]

Apply for The Bellagio Arts & Literary Arts Residency Program!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for The Bellagio Arts & Literary Arts Residency Program that is for composers, fiction and non-fiction writers, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, dancers, musicians, and visual artists who share in the Foundation’s mission of promoting the well-being of humankind and whose work is inspired by or relates to global or social issues. The Center has a strong interest in proposals that align with The Rockefeller Foundation’s efforts to promote … [Read more...]