DHHS-NIH: Human Heredity and Health in Africa- Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues Research Program

Deadline: 6 December 2017 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking proposals for funding a opportunity entitled "Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Research Program." This FOA solicits applications for research projects that identify, examine and address the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by genomic and environmental health research and technology that pertain to … [Read more...]

Center for Ethics and Education: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

Deadline: 7 November 2017 The Center for Education and Ethics has announced a Research grant program that encourages applicants to understand educational policy and practice in broad terms, including issues that directly relate to K-12 schools and higher education institutions, but also concerning policies that influence children’s growth and development in the family and other institutions. Topics the proper content of moral education and of the rights of parents to choose its … [Read more...]

Apply for Newton Fund’s Researcher Links Workshop Grants (UK and Peru)!

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its Researcher Links Workshop Grants to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants (UK and Peru)

Deadline: 25 October 2017 The Newton Fund together with a UK Government initiative funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its Researcher Links Travel Grants to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Researcher Links Travel Grants provide financial support for early-career … [Read more...]

Counterpart International: Call for EOIs for Electoral Projects Mozambique

 Deadline: 2 October 2017 Counterpart International (CPI) Mozambique is currently inviting interested NGOs/CBOs/CSOs/FBOs to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) to apply to receive limited grants for the PCBG electoral support project. Counterpart is currently evaluating the possibility of engaging local partners who have the management and technical capacity to provide high quality service delivery with regards to this program. The program Parceria Cívica Para Boa Governação (PCBG) funded by … [Read more...]

Ramsar: Call for Applications for Wetlands for the Future Fund

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, is seeking applications for its initiative "Wetlands for the Future Fund" which is intended to catalyze wetland activities currently underway or planned within the region, or complement existing training and education initiatives with wetland-related instruction. Wetlands for the Future Fund addresses issues stated in Ramsar’s Strategic Plan, 2016-2024, particularly Operational Goal 4: Enhancing implementation, … [Read more...]

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council: Inviting Applicants for Partnership Development Grants

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is seeking applications for its Partnership Development Grants that are expected to respond to the objectives of the Connection program and the Insight program. Objectives The objectives of the Connection program are to: facilitate the multidirectional flow of social sciences and humanities knowledge among researchers and between the campus and the larger community, in order to enhance intellectual, … [Read more...]

USAID/Ukraine: Seeking Applications for Comunitatea Mea / My Community Activity

Deadline: 20 October 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 "Comunitatea Mea" in Moldova. Comunitatea Mea is a five-year activity that aims to strengthen local government to become more effective, transparent and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Uganda Empowerment Grants!

Deadline: 16 October 2017 Is your organisation target-led by one of the below-mentioned target groups? Are you working in Karamoja, Acholi, Lango or West Nile region? Is your organisation’s or group’s annual budget smaller than Euro 50,000? If yes, then apply for Uganda Empowerment Grants. Voice is seeking applications from (informal) groups or organizations for its Uganda Empowerment Grants to raise awareness, develop trans-formative leadership, build skills and confidence of the Voice target … [Read more...]

NAB Foundation’s Environmental Wellbeing: Sustainable Regions Grants

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The NAB Foundation has announced that they have opened the environmental wellbeing grant round for the NAB Foundation’s 2017 Grants Program. The NAB Foundation’s Sustainable Regions Grants strengthen regional communities by enabling and inspiring them to live sustainably through enhancing the natural environment. NAB is committed to strengthening regional communities. It does this by: valuing natural capital, helping regions better manage their natural … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program that seeks to build local climate change leaders who can shape understanding of the extent and severity of climate-related stressors on African economies and ecosystems, and propose solutions on how countries can build resilience to these impacts. The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) is a grants awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary individuals and organizations to … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the Volvo Environment Prize 2018!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 Nominations are open for the Volvo Environment Prize 2018 for individuals and organizations with an aim to promote scientific research and innovations that in broad terms fall within the environmental and sustainability field. There are many outstanding biologists and environmental scientists among the laureates, but the scope of the award is wide. The award ceremony takes place in Stockholm in November each year. Prize Information The Prize consists of a … [Read more...]

ACSS Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for Research Grants Program

Deadline: 27 November 2017 The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is seeking proposals for the fifth cycle of its Research Grants Program on the theme “Environmentalism, Impoverishment and Social Justice Movements: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.” The aim of the grants is to support multidisciplinary research across disciplinary boundaries and methodological approaches on key themes of concern to the Arab region. This competition is funded by a grant provided to the ACSS by the … [Read more...]

Apply for Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th Call for Proposals!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 7th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects. The theme of this year’s call for proposals is Climate as Business – Testing innovative green business concepts. Focus Areas The call focuses on testing innovative green business concepts and ideas that could become commercially viable. Projects … [Read more...]

Apply for the Prestigious Energy Globe Award 2018 for Sustainability!

Deadline: 21 November 2017 Applications are open for the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability- the Energy Globe Award 2018. The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in the awards. Prizes and Benefits The best projects will be honored as part of a ceremony … [Read more...]

Jana Robeyst Trust Fund: Inviting Applications for Small Conservation Grants

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) is inviting applications for its “Small Conservation Grants” to provide financial resources for non-profit organisations and individuals to carry out vital field conservation 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 … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking applications for its Research Grant Programme to support academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance their skills, knowledge, and experience … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Applications are open for Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund that has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund’s focus is global and eligibility for grants will extend to all plant, animal and fungi species conservation efforts, without discrimination on the basis of region or selected … [Read more...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is inviting applicants for its grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. Funding Information The Trust awards grants to both UK and overseas projects, and they typically range in value from £500 to £1,500. It is unlikely that the Trust would make an award for more than … [Read more...]

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