StandICT.eu 2nd Open Call: Addressing the need for ICT Standardisation

Deadline: 4 August 2018 Applications are now open for the 2nd StandICT.eu grant programme, “Supporting European Experts Presence in International Standardisation Activities in ICT” that addresses the need for ICT Standardisation and defines a pragmatic approach and streamlined process to reinforce EU expert presence in the international ICT standardisation scene. Priority Areas The 2d Call topics follow the priority areas: Key Enable and Security 5G Cloud computing Public … [Read more...]

Apply for European Sustainability Award! Rewarding the Efforts & Creativity of European Citizens

Deadline: 14 September 2018 In 2018, the European Commission has launched for the first time a European Sustainability Award to reward the efforts and creativity of European citizens, businesses and organizations. The ambition of this Award scheme is clear to raise awareness of the SDGs in the EU by giving a human face to the efforts and creativity of European people, businesses and organizations, which are turning the global sustainable development goals into concrete solutions and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Working Grants!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu is offering working grants for mixed teams of 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. Funding Information The total amount per call is around 50.000 euro. The money comes from the Dutch … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 13th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development Activities

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental institution which provides financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Girl Rising Creative Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Girl Rising is seeking applications from individuals and organizations from across the world for its Girl Rising Creative Challenge to share how they are helping create a gender equal world. The actions, however big or small, can lead to profound change. The Challenge is sponsored by Girl Rising. Participation in the “Girl Rising Creative Challenge” (the “Challenge”) constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Official Rules (the … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 23rd United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards!

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting applicants to submit entries for its 23rd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. 2018 marks UNCA’s 70th anniversary celebrating seven decades of journalism committed to reporting on the UN and its many causes and objectives. Award Categories The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Water Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for World Water Challenge 2018 which is an international contest for water solutions. This 4th edition of World Water Challenge is expected to serve its role as an important platform to share the ideas and know-hows towards solving the defined water issues around the world and to forge a broad network among the water-related experts and stakeholders. World Water Challenge 2018 will be held as one of the signature programs of KIWW 2018 which will … [Read more...]

LIFE: Seeking Proposals for Action Grants to finance “Integrated Projects”

Deadline: 5 September 2018 LIFE is seeking proposals for its Action Grants to finance "Integrated Projects" under the LIFE sub-programmes for Environment and Climate Action. Integrated Projects are projects implementing on a large territorial scale, in particular, regional, multi-regional, national or trans-national scale, environmental or climate plans or strategies required by specific Union environmental or climate legislation, developed pursuant to other Union acts or developed by Member … [Read more...]

Reporters in the Field: Providing Grant for Cross-border Research in Europe

Deadline: 16 September 2018 Are you a reporter who wants to dig deeper? Who teams up with others to explore a story from various perspectives? Who feels that complex research doesn't stop at borders? Then apply for the grant “Reporters in the Field”. The program "Reporters in the Field" supports cross-border stories by media professionals from all over Europe. It offers grants of up to 8,000€ to international teams who want to realize a cross-border and in-depth investigation on a story of … [Read more...]

LIFE: Seeking Proposals for Action Grants to finance “Preparatory Projects”

Deadline: 20 September 2018 LIFE is seeking proposals for its Action Grants to finance "Preparatory Projects" under the LIFE sub-programmes for Environment. According to the LIFE Regulation, Preparatory projects address specific needs for the development and implementation of Union environmental or climate policy and legislation. LIFE projects shall take place in the territory of the European Union Member States. The LIFE Programme may also finance activities outside the EU and in overseas … [Read more...]

EaSI–EURES CFPs: Inviting Applications for Targeted Mobility Scheme “Your first EURES job”

Deadline: 6 September 2018 EaSI–EURES is seeking proposals for its Targeted mobility scheme "Your first EURES job" to support the development of actions for the work placement of young EU citizens aged 18-35 in an EU, Iceland and Norway territory country other than their country of residence and to help address mobility obstacles. Jobseekers and employers (SMEs in particular) are the main target groups. Priority will be given to vulnerable sub-groups, notably unemployed young people, including … [Read more...]

European Commission CFPs: Reactivate – Intra-EU Job Mobility Scheme for Unemployed over 35s

Deadline: 5 September 2018 European Commission is seeking proposals for its 'Reactivate - Intra-EU job mobility scheme for unemployed over 35s' with an aim to test an intra-EU labour market activation measure to support the inclusion of EU unemployed citizens aged 35+ in the labour market. The objective of the action is to test the feasibility of an intra-EU job mobility scheme for the age group above 35 years, with a particular focus on unemployed citizens, including long-term unemployed. … [Read more...]

Robert Carr Fund for Civil Society Networks: 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks has announced an open Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2019-2021. Through this RFP, the Robert Carr Fund invites proposals from global and regional civil society networks addressing critical factors protecting the rights of inadequately served populations (ISPs); scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; and assuring that resources are mobilized and utilized appropriately to respond to the … [Read more...]

World Photography Organisation: Seeking Nominations for Sony World Photography Awards

World Photography Organisation is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards which is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. The objective of the awards is to establish a platform for the continuous development of photographic culture. The Awards do this by recognizing great contributions to photography in the past through the Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize as well as finding new talents of the future and providing them with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WE Empower Challenge!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are open for "WE Empower Challenge" which is a global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring entire communities to create the world they want by 2030. Benefits Five selected awardees, one from each UN region, will be chosen from those who apply by 1 July 2018. The successful awardees will be notified in early August 2018 and will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York during … [Read more...]

IWMF: Seeking Applications for Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Mexico to report on Economic Development after the Elections from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The World Bank is currently seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program (YPP) with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

EU: Providing Evidence and Analysis to Support Decisions on Universal Health Coverage in Burkina Faso

Deadline: 23 July 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting applications for its grant program entitled "Providing evidence and analysis to support decisions on universal health coverage in Burkina Faso". The overall objective of this call for proposals is to help strengthen the Ministry of Health's leadership in evidence-based prioritization, mobilization, allocation and utilization of health resources. The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: Provide the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U Revolution Media Fellowships!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 U Revolution is seeking applications for its Media Fellowships and offering 4 paid, non-residential global media fellowships to budding journalists or influencers who are passionate about changing the way organisation talk about chronic illness or disability. U Revolution Media Fellowships are meant to support up-and-coming media talent, giving them a launchpad for their future careers. Applicants are encouraged to pitch ideas for raw, authentic stories about any health … [Read more...]