European Commission announces Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

Deadline: 14 April 2019 European Commission has announced Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2019 to recognise excellence in reporting on development issues, inequalities, human rights and poverty eradication. It was created by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), and named after Lorenzo Natali, an early champion of European development policy. The Prize is organised by the European Commission in close collaboration with strategic … [Read more...]

SNAPP announces 2019 Request for Proposals to Fund Science to Solutions Teams

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) has announced its 2019 Request for Proposals to find new cross-sector and interdisciplinary teams willing to do science differently for lasting impact. SNAPP welcomes proposals for working groups on all conservation/sustainable development topics. Each year, SNAPP provides up to US$1 million total across 4-6 approved working groups, led by academic, governmental agency, multilateral, or nonprofit … [Read more...]

Submit Your Ideas for ‘Empowering Caregivers in Immunization Innovation Challenge’

Deadline: 10 March 2019 OpenIDEO, sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its ‘Empowering Caregivers in Immunization Innovation Challenge’. Opportunity Areas Opportunity Areas are specific calls to action that guide community during the Ideas Phase. They serve as provocations that are intentionally aligned with the Challenge topic and partner priorities, while ripe for innovation. Regardless of the Opportunity Areas chosen, the hope is … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Investigative Journalism Conference

Deadline: 8 April 2019 Applications are open for the the Global Investigative Journalism Conference inviting journalism professors and researchers worldwide are invited to submit research paper abstracts highlighting trends, challenges, teaching methodologies, new developments and best practices in investigative and data journalism. The conference is scheduled for this September 26-29 in Hamburg, Germany and will be co-hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Netzwerk … [Read more...]

Grand Challenges Explorations Round 23: Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking proposals for the Round 23 of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of "Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services". Within this call to increase demand for vaccination services, and thus increase the number of children vaccinated globally, they are looking for innovative ideas in the following specific areas: Novel approaches for providing practical knowledge about vaccines and vaccination services to … [Read more...]

GCE Round 23: Emerging Technologies for New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting proposals for the Round 23 of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of "Emerging Technologies for New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas". The Foundation seeks proposals that apply an emerging technology – or a combination of emerging technologies – for new and potentially transformative solutions in global health priority areas. The goal of this challenge is to foster and support impact in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for INFUSE Urban Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 20 March 2019 INFUSE is looking for innovations uniquely positioned to address immunisation challenges in urban settings. Through this Challenge, Gavi is seeking innovations that aim to address the following challenges in assuring that children living in urban areas are reached with immunisation. Accurately identify and track under-immunised populations that are highly mobile and impermanent; Inclusively plan for services that are responsive and target underserved … [Read more...]

School Enterprise Challenge: Free Business Programme for Schools around the World

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Registrations are open for the School Enterprise Challenge which is an international business programme for schools. The School Enterprise Challenge is a FREE educational programme that teaches business and life skills. It supports teachers and students to set up a REAL business at their school. Why take part? There are many benefits to taking part! Benefits for STUDENTS include Learn essential life skills: communication, teamwork, leadership Be … [Read more...]

Culture Bridges: Seeking Applications for International Mobility Grant Program

Deadline: 11 April 2019 Cultural Bridges is seeking applications for the sixth round for its International Mobility Grant to support the development of the cultural sector of Ukraine that funded by the European Union (EU) and aims to enhance effective interaction Ukraine with cultural organizations and operators in the EU. The program is implemented by the British Council in partnership with the Network of National Institutes European Union Culture (EUNIC) in Ukraine. Program Goals … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: GCE on Environmental niches of Salmonella Typhi (Round 23)

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting proposals for the Round 23 of the Grand Challenges Exploration (GCE) on the topic of “Environmental niches of Salmonella Typhi”. The Challenge In this new grand challenge, they solicit proposals to examine the environmental niches of S. Typhi. they are interested in understanding: Survival of S. Typhi in the context of the soil and water microbiomes. S. Typhi survives for 3 weeks in the presence of A. … [Read more...]

Visual Aids Call for Video Proposals: Day With(out) Art 2019

Deadline: 15 March 2019 Visual AIDS is inviting artists and filmmakers to submit proposals for new film/video works to be produced and distributed to over 100 venues worldwide for the 30th annual Day With(out) Art. Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over. Since 1989, Visual AIDS has organized Day With(out) Art, coordinating a day of mourning and action at art museums, galleries, and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) & Organizations of Civil Society (CSO)

Deadline: 7 April 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations to provide funding under two programme lots: LOT 1: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) LOT 2: Organizations of Civil Society (OSC) Program Objectives and Priorities EIDHR - BATCH 1: The general aim of this call for proposals is to support civil society in the framework of the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms … [Read more...]

Sefer Center for Academic Jewish Studies announces Russian Jewry Research Grant Program

Deadline: 31 Marсh 2019 Sefer Center for Academic Jewish Studies is seeking applications for its Russian Jewry Research Grant to support research projects in multiple disciplines on Russian Jewry. The subject of the research may comprise different aspects of Jewish history and culture within the territory of former Russian Empire during various historical periods from the ancient times till post-soviet contemporary period. The grant covers the entire variety of humanitarian and social … [Read more...]

Foundation for the Third Millennium Grant Program to Promote Environmental Protection and Health

Deadline: 5 April 2019 Foundation for the Third Millennium is seeking applications for its funding program in order to promote environmental protection and health, social justice and economic independence in balanced proportions. In order to assure reliable project oversight and adequate support, they must be able to maintain a constructive relationship with the project managers and their organization. Thus they give preference to organizations based in Switzerland and in neighboring … [Read more...]

Thomas Foundation announces Journalism Now World Team Challenge

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Thomas Foundation has announced the Journalism Now World Team Challenge. The Foundation gives a group of participants the chance to win an all-expenses-paid one week UK work-study trip in London during the autumn of 2019. Best regional performers will also be chosen and honoured and prizes will be awarded for exceptional content. It's applicant chance to create a media brand on a social media page, channel or other medium of their choice with mentoring from their … [Read more...]

EU-Kazakhstan Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)-Country based support schemes (CBSS)

Deadline: 3 May 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)-Country based support schemes (CBSS) Kazakhstan”. Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to pursue common agendas for human rights and democratic reform in Kazakhstan. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are to provide support for: Human rights and human … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Women’s Workforce Participation Program

Deadline: 23 April 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects to promote international labor standards and women's right to equal, safe, and full participation in the workforce. Funding Information Award Ceiling: $1,000,000 Award Floor: $1,000,000 Eligibility Criteria DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organisations as actors of Governance and Development

Deadline: 4 April 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society Organisations as actors of Governance and Development” to contribute to the reinforcement of Russian Civil Society Organisations as a pre-condition for a more equitable, open and democratic society, for an inclusive and sustainable development and growth. Program Lots The program is divided in to two lots: LOT 1 Specific objective 1: to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthen the Involvement of Civil Society in the Protection of Human Rights and the Improvement of Democratic Governance

Deadline: 8 April 2019 The European Union (EU) has launched a call for proposals for its program entitled "Strengthen the Involvement of Civil Society in the Protection of Human Rights and the Improvement of Democratic Governance". The general objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the protection of human rights and the promoting good governance and democracy by Congolese CSOs, as well as supporting the creating an environment that promotes citizen participation. The … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthening Policy Dialogue in Reform Processes and EU Integration in Albania

Deadline: 2 April 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its program entitled "Strengthening Policy dialogue in reform processes and EU Integration in Albania". The global objective is: To contribute to strengthening policy dialogue in reform processes, facilitate engagement and dialogue between central and local state institutions and non-state actors towards improved public policy dialogue. The specific objective(s) of this call … [Read more...]

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