TIAW: Seeking Nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is seeking nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, they want you to tell them the … [Read more...]

Chatham House: African Public Health Leaders Fellowship

Deadline: 20 June 2018 Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the African Public Health Leaders Fellowship to provide a mix of intensive orientation, interaction with African leaders in public health and high-level remote mentoring. The fellowship will develop the skills in leadership, policy analysis and formulation of successful applicants, who will benefit from the networking and mentoring opportunities in London, Geneva and their respective countries. Fellows will each develop … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled “Behavioral Economics” that support innovative research that uses behavioral insights from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. The program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the social, economic and political … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation: Seeking Proposals for Immigration and Immigrant Integration

Deadline: 20 November 2018 The Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation is seeking proposals for its initiative on “Immigration and Immigrant Integration” to support innovative research on the effects of race, citizenship, legal status and politics, political culture and public policy on outcomes for immigrants and for the native-born of different racial and ethnic groups and generations. For over 25 years, RSF has supported immigration research that has made significant contributions to … [Read more...]

TRANSFORM: Helping to Ensure Impactful Products reach Rural Communities

Deadline: 5 June 2018 Applications are open for TRANSFORM to enable access for 100 million people to products that will enhance their livelihoods, in areas as diverse as lighting, energy and WASH. TRANSFORM is looking for the best innovations that will scale last-mile distribution networks in rural areas, and have the potential to do so cost-effectively. These can include access delivered through small-scale retailers, agent-based models, distributors, eCommerce, or those that we haven't … [Read more...]

WANGO Awards Program: Honoring Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. WANGO not only recognizes prominent international NGOs, but also the smaller, lesser-known NGOs in the least developed countries, whose exemplary service and success may have gone … [Read more...]

Darwin Initiative: Inviting Applicants for Main Project Funding

Deadline: 24 July 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for Darwin Initiative's Main Project Funding which is a competitive grant scheme, to support projects in developing countries. The Darwin Initiative aims to build local capacity to manage local biodiversity and the natural environment for the future, securing the benefits of these natural resources for people. The objective of the Darwin Initiative is to protect and enhance biodiversity and in doing so, to contribute to … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s “SDGs & Her Competition” for Women Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The World Bank Group with partnership of Wharton School's Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women is seeking applications for its "SDGs & Her Competition for Women Entrepreneurs". In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future they want in 2030". Objectives The objectives of the initiative are to: recognize women implementing the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund 2018!

Deadline: 10 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund in 2018 (Round 5) which is a key part of the UK’s efforts. It is a competitive grant scheme, open to projects aiming to tackle the illegal wildlife trade in developing countries. The objective of the IWT Challenge Fund is to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and in doing so, to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries, through projects which address one, or more, of the following … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Inviting Young People in the Environmental Sector from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting applicants for its grant program. The mission of the JWH Initiative is to provide an accessible and tailored small grant for education and training of individuals who are nominated by their organisation as potential future leaders. In order to promote lasting change towards a more sustainable world the environmental movement is in constant need of inspirational and skilful leadership. Young people working … [Read more...]

GFDRR Call for Proposals: Challenge Fund Round 3

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and the Centre for Global Disaster Protection have launched a new Challenge Fund to pilot and support the development of innovative risk financing mechanisms, and align global innovation with on-the-ground user needs. This Challenge Fund will fund projects that help bring these communities together and strengthen financial resilience in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 World Forum Democracy to address all forms of Violence against Women

Deadline: 30 May 2018 Are unequal power relations between women and men at the heart of why women are still victims of gender-based violence? Are gender role stereotypes still preventing women from reaching equal treatment in public, political and economic affairs?  Can democracy fix this? If yes, then participate in the All World Forum for Democracy which will focus on issues to resolve specific problems with regards to inequalities between women and men. The forum will take place on … [Read more...]

Call for Submissions: 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award), a platform for the sharing and exchange of successful innovative practices. The Guangzhou Award supports the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and New Urban Agenda (NUA), contributing to the creation of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and human settlements. The Guangzhou Award is co-sponsored by United Cities and Local … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Vigor Awards International 2018

Deadline (For the Toronto event): 1 August 2018 Nominations are open for Vigor Awards International 2018 to celebrate, honour, and acknowledge individuals who have made impact in the world by bringing positive changes to, improving, encouraging or empowering other people’s lives. Vigor Awards International seeks to honor those who ordinarily would not receive recognition or be publicly appreciated for their selfless efforts to enhance the lives of people around them, through their unrewarded … [Read more...]

Apply for the MissionBox Philanthropic Fund’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Does Your Nonprofit Make a Positive Impact for Teens? If yes, then apply for this fund. The MissionBox Philanthropic Fund is offering a May 2018, $3,500 cash grant award to a nonprofit or charity, from anywhere in the world, that significantly contributes to the empowerment and/or well-being of teens (13-19 years of age). Focus Areas Specifically, this single $3,500 grant will be awarded to any registered nonprofit or charity that provides services in the following … [Read more...]

WWF: Inviting Applicants for Conservation Workshop Grants

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently inviting applicants for its Conservation Workshop Grants to fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. These grants support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in select countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Conservation Workshop Grants are essential … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for iF Social Impact Prize!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Nominations are open for iF Social Impact Prize with an aim to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty: Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing … [Read more...]

Jana Robeyst Trust Fund: Seeking Applications for Small Conservation Grants

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) is seeking applications for its “Small Conservation Grants” to provide financial resources for non-profit organizations to carry out vital field conservation and research work in Africa. The JRTF aims to provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with a clear conservation value. Funding Information Small grants will be awarded up to a maximum of 1,500 euro. Eligibility Criteria This … [Read more...]

Burners Without Borders: Annual Community Micro-Grant Program 2018

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Burners Without Borders has launched its Annual Community Micro-Grant Program 2018 to jump-starting creative, civic projects that both grow community and make a positive impact. BWB knows that real change starts at the grassroots level and healthy communities emerge from citizens participating in actively creating the kinds of communities they want to live in. BWB prides itself on accomplishing a lot with very little money by engaging the power of community and innovative … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Public Engagement Fund

Deadline: 28 June 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Public Engagement Fund that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access or … [Read more...]