Nominations Open for European Citizenship Awards 2018!

Deadline: 9 September 2018 If you or your acquaintances know about any individual, initiative or social enterprise that deserves better visibility and genuinely acts for European values, it is your chance to make them widely known! Nominations are now open for the European Citizenship Awards 2018 which is a joint initiative between the European Civic Forum and Volonteurope, two European networks which promote active citizenship and recognition of the importance of social justice to the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Cultural Activities

Deadline: 7 September 2018 European Union (EU) has announced a cal for proposals for its "Support to Cultural Activities". The global objective of this call for proposals is: The promotion of understanding and dialogue between cultures and people. Objectives The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: The promotion of cultural diversity and exchange through cultural events, performances and the rapprochement between peoples from different walks of life through cultural … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICC Fellowship!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) Fellowship to deliver programs and special projects that inspire inclusion, create opportunities to connect, and encourage active citizenship. The ICC Fellowship provides a special opportunity for young leaders from around the world to make a change in their own community through the creation and implementation of projects on inclusion and citizenship. Launched in 2016 as the 6 Degrees Junior … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Raising Public Awareness of Development Issues and Promoting Development Education in European Union (DEAR)

Deadline: 25 September 2018 Applicants are invited to submit proposals for "Raising Public Awareness of Development Issues and Promoting Development Education in European Union (DEAR)" to ensure the commitment of EU citizens to development and contribute to sustainable lifestyle patterns of EU citizens. Specific Objectives The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: to develop European citizens’ awareness and critical understanding of the interdependent world, of roles and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the French Prime Minister. This Prize, created in 1988, is awarded in recognition and support for the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders, working to promote and protect human rights. The 2018 Prize will be awarded in Paris by the Prime Minister, … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for National Geographic Society’s Exploration Grant Program!

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its 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 encourages … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Request for Proposals for Making the Case for Nature Programme

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its programme entitled “Making the Case for Nature” to determine effective ways to market wildlife to inspire positive action to save species and ecosystems by applying principles of science communication. One of the greatest challenges in addressing wildlife issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for ‘Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa’

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is accepting 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 Documenting Human Migrations Program

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Documenting 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 communities. … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society RFPs: Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is inviting proposals for its Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing species conservation plans. National Geographic Society 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 … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution Program

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” to measurably reduce plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean. National Geographic Society seeks scientists and innovators, including conservationists, educators, and storytellers, who develop or pilot solutions that stop pollution and/or effect behavior change in key stakeholders. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents or citizens … [Read more...]

National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative: Advancing Conservation Efforts Benefitting Big Cat Populations

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for "Big Cats Conservation Initiative" to advance conservation efforts benefitting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs. The goal of this RFP is to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats. Projects may be based in any of a broad spectrum of conservation, education, development, and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals to Support Participatory Science

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of our planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is inviting applications for its 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, and technology. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]

BASF Call for Proposals: Inaugural Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Newtrition®, BASF’s human nutrition brand is currently inviting innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in the first-ever Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge, co-hosted by Newtrition and BASF Venture Capital (BVC). The challenge is an opportunity for applicants to present breakthrough solutions for pressing health challenges to the jury that is composed of representatives from BVC, BASF Human Nutrition R&D, marketing and sales, as well as a … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community itself and/or by emerging LGBTI groups … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize!

Deadline: 8 October 2018 Grinnell College is accepting nominations from across the globe for the 2019 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize that awards annually to individuals who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to nominate someone who is: A change-maker working on the cutting edge of social innovation; A leader who collaborates to co-create solutions to … [Read more...]

Citypreneurs: Seeking Applications for Urban Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Citypreneurs is seeking applications for its "Urban Innovation Challenge" which consists of two main components: a startup competition that works in close collaboration with city governments to solve urban problems as defined by the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), and an inclusive policy interface that brings together academia, the public and private sectors, the civil society and international organizations to discuss the policy and set up an … [Read more...]

Apply Now for GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security!

Deadline: 27 September 2018 The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, is seeking applications for its Prize for Innovation in Global Security in order to recognize deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges. The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It seeks to reward … [Read more...]

Humanitarian Aid Program: Supporting Humanitarian Causes Worldwide

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation (ISTAT Foundation) is seeking applications for Humanitarian Aid Program to support humanitarian causes that are designed to help save lives, promote human welfare and alleviate suffering. The focus is on restoring the basic necessities and improving the well-being of those in need as a result of global disasters and/or afflictions. In addition, the ISTAT Foundation collaborates with and supports … [Read more...]