Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize! Improving Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize, awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform to children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. Prize Information The winner receives the statuette 'Nkosi', which shows how … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Evaluation of UN Women´s Fund for Gender Equality around the World

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its "Evaluation of UN Women´s Fund for Gender Equality" to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women. The mandate and functions of UN Women call for the promotion of organizational and UN system accountability on gender equality through evaluation, strengthening evaluation capacities and learning from evaluation, and developing systems to measure … [Read more...]

Start-Up Chile Seed: Acceleration Program for Startups in Chile

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Chilean Government is seeking applications for its "Start-Up Chile Seed Program" which is executed by Corfo, that attracts world class entrepreneurs in early stage to start their business in Chile, strengthening enterprise environment, supporting the culture of innovation in our country, and connecting with Latam to grow from this region to the world. The goal of the program is to position Chile as the leading innovation and entrepreneurial hub of Latin America. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to award outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, linguistics, … [Read more...]

2017 Call for Applications: Perspektivy’s Cross-Border Journalism Programme

Deadline: 12 February 2017 The Perspektivy is seeking applications for its programme "Cross-Border Journalism Programme" with an aim to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. Cross-Border journalism programme is an opportunity for journalists and bloggers in the early and mid stages of their career looking for the chance to develop their skills in international reporting and enhance their professional network abroad. The new digital era of media, and the globalisation of … [Read more...]

National Institute of Health: Seeking Applications for Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institute of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications with an aim to provide support for research on Zika virus (ZIKV) and its complications. The participating NIH institutes are issuing this FOA to determine whether ZIKV infection causes microcephaly and other congenital abnormalities in babies and the potential rapid spread of ZIKV to the United States. Priorities (Not Limited) Demonstrate the causative role of … [Read more...]

STARTS Prize 2017: Honoring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts throughout the World

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are seeking applications for its "STARTS Prize 2017" to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if we’re to … [Read more...]

IUCN Call for Papers: Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP)

Deadline: 5 February 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is inviting applicants for its Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP) that will contribute new knowledge and innovative solutions for combatting deforestation while accelerating restoration. Objectives Developing sustainable forest and land use scenarios Upscaling deforestation-free food and commodity production that relies on restoration strategies Achieving private sector … [Read more...]

Frame Call for Applications: Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Travel Grant to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts and to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and appearances and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary art. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-based Support Scheme to Promote Human Rights in Kenya

Deadline: 2 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme Kenya" with an aim to contribute to the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya. Objectives Increased respect of international Human Rights standards by law enforcement and security forces Abolition of the death penalty Size of Grants Any grant … [Read more...]

Fund for Local Cooperation: Improving the Functioning of Civil Society in Namibia

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Windhoek is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in order to improve the functioning of civil society and capacity of private sector for implementing projects for socio-economically and environmentally sustainable development. Focus Areas Democratic participation for enhanced equality Improved understanding of civil society and decision-makers, particularly amongst the most … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UN Public Service Awards 2017! Recognizing Innovation and Excellence in Public Services Worldwide

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations has begun accepting nominations for the 2017 UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA), aimed at promoting and recognizing innovation and excellence in public services supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the transformative agenda to boost prosperity around the world and ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) recognizes excellence in public service at the global level. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Addressing Urban Agriculture for Multiple Benefits under EU-China Urbanisation Partnership

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its program "Resource-efficient urban agriculture for multiple benefits – contribution to the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership" to support the development of innovative production systems both conventional and organic and their associated value chains in cooperation with relevant local actors and stakeholders, and according to business models that target economic and social benefits. With increasing urbanisation, … [Read more...]

European Commission: Fast Track Integration into the Labour Market for Third Country Nationals

Deadline: 30 March 2017 European Commission is seeking proposals for the program entitled "Fast track integration into the labour market for third country nationals targeting exclusively asylum seekers, refugees and their family members" with an aim to fund innovative transnational projects to test and implement innovative policy schemes and delivery mechanisms that will ensure and facilitate a swift labour market integration of the specific target groups of third country nationals (asylum … [Read more...]

Frame Call for Applications: Travel Grant to Promote the Mobility and Networking of Finnish Art Experts

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Travel Grant to promote the international mobility and networking of Finnish art experts and to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and appearances and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Noplag Scholarship Essay Contest and Win Up to $3500!

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The Noplag has announced the start of Noplag Scholarship Essay contest with a goal to help participants, become successful. The contest not only, will award scholarship, but also provide a good chance to test and enhance the writing skills. The essays are required to be creative, inspiring, detailed, vivid, interesting and engaging. Award Information Successful participants may win scholarship of up to $3500. Eligibility Criteria Participants must include high … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Enhanced Involvement of Civil Society in the EU Integration Reforms

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Enhanced Involvement of Civil Society in the EU Integration Reforms” with an aim to support the involvement of the civil society in policy creation and implementation of priority sector reforms related to the EU integration. The programme is divided into two lots: LOT 1: EUR 500.000,00: Enhanced involvement of civil society in policy creation and … [Read more...]

Frame Call for Applications: Travel Grant for Artists for Exhibiting Abroad

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Travel Grant to promote the international career development of Finnish artists or artists working in Finland by promoting their networking and opportunities to exhibit or make professional appearances abroad. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Purposes Artists can apply for a travel grant when they make a professional … [Read more...]

Cultural Fund for Sweden and Finland Action Grants: Increasing Contacts between Sweden and Finland

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Cultural Fund for Sweden and Finland is seeking applications for its Action Grants to support various activities like fund to increase contacts between Sweden and Finland and increase knowledge of the two countries. The purpose of the Fund's contribution is that it will promote a bilateral added value, i.e. the added value that an activity may by Swedish-Finnish dimension compared with the only have a national content / participation. Priorities Grants are … [Read more...]

Earth Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for 2017 Biodiversity Story Grants Round 2

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking applications for its second round "2017 Biodiversity Story Grants" to support the production of in-depth stories that highlight previously untold threats to global biodiversity or explore new conservation-based solutions. Funding for this series is being provided by the Arcadia Fund. The Earth is home to millions of species whose interactions keep our ecosystems and our planet in balance. This biodiversity provides the … [Read more...]

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