UN-OHCHR Call for Applications: Indigenous Fellowship Programme 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking applications for its Indigenous Fellowship Programme (IFP) 2018, a comprehensive human rights training programme that was established by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1995-2004). The programme contributes to build the capacity and expertise of indigenous representatives on … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship To Zanzibar, Tanzania!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania". As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement. Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Adressing Humanities and Social Sciences Around the World

Deadline: 11 May 2017 The  Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is currently seeking applications for its research grant that is provided to assist original and challenging international research which meets social as well as academic demands in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Research activities of social, academic and international needs in the areas of humanities and social sciences which promote international understanding and/or coexistence of Nature and Mankind. Those … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: A Regional Hub for Structured Dialogue

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “A Regional Hub for structured dialogue" to enable CSOs from the Neighbourhood South to engage in a more structured, inclusive, continuous and sustainable regional dialogue between civil society, EU institutions, regional entities and authorities. The global objective of this call for proposals is to promote citizen engagement and political participation of young … [Read more...]

European Union: Energy Efficient Household Devices, Distribution, After-Sales Structures and Mini-Grids for Exploring Economic Growth Potential in Rural Areas

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Energy efficient household devices, distribution, after-sales structures and Mini-grids for exploring economic growth potential in rural areas” in order to enable conditions that are created for full scale access in rural areas to basic energy options. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Energy efficient household devices, distribution and … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases

Deadline: 2 June 2017 The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) Office of International Health and Biodefense (IHB) at the Department of State, is seeking applications for its "Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases" to build a broad international community which will help drive innovative and locally appropriate solutions to stop mosquitos that carry Zika and … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2017: Rewarding Media Professionals for Excellence

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2017 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award … [Read more...]

Future Earth Request for Proposals: Pegasus Programme for Biodiversity and Natural Assets

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Future Earth is currently accepting proposals for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the "Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or Pegasus – Biodiversity and Natural Assets". This program is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people to thrive in a sustainable and equitable world." This initiative is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore … [Read more...]

EC-EACEA Call for Proposals: Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The European Commission-Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is seeking proposals for its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017 with an aim to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and highly qualified professional manpower in Africa. Aims Contribute to the improvement of the quality of higher education through the promotion of internationalisation and … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Nominations are open for the UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in social sciences, humanities and arts, intended to reward the efforts of a person, group of people or international institution that has contributed to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and humanities. It is meant to promote pioneering initiatives that may contribute to the development, diffusion and consolidation of the values of humanity. The … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: EU-China Cooperation on Wildlife Protection

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “EU-China Cooperation on Wildlife Protection” in order to contribute to the implementation of EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking by supporting the action of China in this field. The objectives of this call for proposals are to support China-EU efforts in tackling wildlife trafficking by undertaking a targeted awareness raising or communication activity to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Women Leaders!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Vital Voices Global Partnership, together with Hilton Worldwide, and Heineken welcomes nominations for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Leaders, an upcoming leadership development and networking program. In an effort to support women leaders in their work to combat human trafficking and enable them to realize their full leadership potential, the Global Freedom Exchange (GFE) invests in, mentors, and strengthens the capacity of women leaders on the … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law. Prize Information The winner will receive $10,000 USD. The winner of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be announced in July of … [Read more...]

Asia-Europe Foundation Call for Applications: ASEFEdu Young Reporter 2017

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Are you an aspiring young reporter with a desire to travel across Asia and Europe practising your craft and providing important coverage of education projects? The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking reporters aged between 18 and 30 years from Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) partner countries to cover its 2017 calendar of projects on the theme of Access to Education and Employment. This is an unprecedented opportunity to apply the trade and gain exposure to the rich … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories 2017: Supporting Journalism Produced by and about Women

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Applications are currently open for the IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, a funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants will be a catalyst for reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. Awards and … [Read more...]

Getty Images Editorial Grants Program: Supporting Independent Photojournalists around the World

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Getty Images is currently seeking applications for its "Editorial Grants Program" to support independent photojournalists around the world by providing the creative freedom and collaborative editorial support necessary to pursue work that is personally important to them and which they would otherwise not have the time or resources to address. Award Information $10,000 prize (five available) Winners will be announced in September at Visa pour l’Image … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Ellen Stewart International Award!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Nominations are open for "Ellen Stewart International Award" that is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Benefits Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for the development … [Read more...]

Patagonia’s Corporate Grants Program: Supporting Small Grassroots Activist Organizations in the United States

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for Patagonia's Corporate Grants Program to fund environmental work that takes place within the United States and is either national in scope or not located near one of their U.S. retail stores. It is a broad program that essentially encompasses all projects that do not fall within one of their International, Retail, Media or World Trout grants programs. The Corporate Grants Program supports small grassroots activist organizations with provocative … [Read more...]

USAID-Kiev: Seeking Applications for ServingLife Activity

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Regional Contracting Office in Kyiv, Ukraine is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or Non-U.S. non-profit or for-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and other qualified non-USG organizations for funding of an activity entitled “ServingLife.” The overall goal of the five-year ServingLife activity is to reduce HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and Hepatitis C (HCV) transmission through … [Read more...]

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