Global Fund for Community Foundation: Strengthening & Supporting Community Philanthropy Approaches

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The Global Fund for Community Foundation (GFCF) is currently seeking concept notes for its 2018 grants programme aimed at strengthening and supporting community philanthropy approaches that: Strengthen the efforts of CPOs to respond to, change mindsets around and build support for complex, sensitive or apparently intractable issues at the community level (e.g. social cohesion and other community divisions, environmental issues, women’s issues, youth, other minority … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Girl Rising Creative Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Girl Rising is seeking applications from individuals and organizations from across the world for its Girl Rising Creative Challenge to share how they are helping create a gender equal world. The actions, however big or small, can lead to profound change. The Challenge is sponsored by Girl Rising. Participation in the “Girl Rising Creative Challenge” (the “Challenge”) constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Official Rules (the … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 23rd United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards!

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting applicants to submit entries for its 23rd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. 2018 marks UNCA’s 70th anniversary celebrating seven decades of journalism committed to reporting on the UN and its many causes and objectives. Award Categories The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Water Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for World Water Challenge 2018 which is an international contest for water solutions. This 4th edition of World Water Challenge is expected to serve its role as an important platform to share the ideas and know-hows towards solving the defined water issues around the world and to forge a broad network among the water-related experts and stakeholders. World Water Challenge 2018 will be held as one of the signature programs of KIWW 2018 which will … [Read more...]

UNODC: Call for Proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre Grants 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018 UNODC is seeking proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2018 to strengthen the capacity of civil society working in low- and middle- income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. Grant funding under this Call for Proposals shall be provided to projects that: Are focused on prevention of substance use; Are targeting youth; Support the active participation of youth in their communities and are … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Proposals: Supporting Grassroots Women Organisations for Land Rights and Development Justice

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting grassroots women’s rights organisations and movements to take part in this exciting Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) programme with an aim to develop capacity, tools and resources that support rural, indigenous, migrant and urban poor women (RIMUP) to demand their rights on land, water, soils, biodiversity, and other natural resources. Grant Information APWLD will provide eight … [Read more...]

MRC: UK-Indonesia Joint Partnership on Infectious Diseases

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The Medical Research Council (MRC) and Kementerian Riset Teknologi Dan Pendidikan Tinggi Republik Indonesia (RISTEKDIKTI) are currently inviting applicants for its UK-Indonesia Joint Partnership on Infectious Diseases through the Newton Fund. The objective of this initiative is to deliver research funding for internationally competitive and innovative collaborative projects between scientists from Indonesia and the UK to enable the pursuit of shared research … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018 Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development in Low & Lower-Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The World Bank’s Development Data Group (DECDG), in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development” to encourage collaboration, experimentation, learning and capacity development in the field of sustainable development data. The collaborations should take place in low-income countries and lower-middle-income countries, and be … [Read more...]

Robert Carr Fund for Civil Society Networks: 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks has announced an open Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2019-2021. Through this RFP, the Robert Carr Fund invites proposals from global and regional civil society networks addressing critical factors protecting the rights of inadequately served populations (ISPs); scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; and assuring that resources are mobilized and utilized appropriately to respond to the … [Read more...]

SNSF Call for Proposals: Inviting Applications for Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme

Deadline: 18 September 2018 The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is currently inviting proposals for its Southeast Asia – Europe Joint Funding Scheme (JFS) to bring together Southeast Asian and European researchers and innovators to collaborate on topics of mutual interest. The JFS is an instrument for pooling resources at a multilateral level to support collaborative research and innovation projects. Thematic Areas Bioeconomy: The bioeconomy comprises those parts of the … [Read more...]

World Photography Organisation: Seeking Nominations for Sony World Photography Awards

World Photography Organisation is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards which is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. The objective of the awards is to establish a platform for the continuous development of photographic culture. The Awards do this by recognizing great contributions to photography in the past through the Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize as well as finding new talents of the future and providing them with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WE Empower Challenge!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are open for "WE Empower Challenge" which is a global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring entire communities to create the world they want by 2030. Benefits Five selected awardees, one from each UN region, will be chosen from those who apply by 1 July 2018. The successful awardees will be notified in early August 2018 and will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York during … [Read more...]

AYNI-FIMI Call for Applications: Leading from the South Program

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for "Leading from the South" grant program with an aim to promote reflections and collective actions, learnings and constructions of solidarity networks between countries and regions to link the voices and experiences of indigenous women, so that, from their worldview and identity in the local spaces, articulate with movements at national and regional level for human, egalitarian and sustainable development. The "Leading from the South" (LFS) … [Read more...]

IWMF: Seeking Applications for Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Mexico to report on Economic Development after the Elections from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The World Bank is currently seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program (YPP) with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U Revolution Media Fellowships!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 U Revolution is seeking applications for its Media Fellowships and offering 4 paid, non-residential global media fellowships to budding journalists or influencers who are passionate about changing the way organisation talk about chronic illness or disability. U Revolution Media Fellowships are meant to support up-and-coming media talent, giving them a launchpad for their future careers. Applicants are encouraged to pitch ideas for raw, authentic stories about any health … [Read more...]

APWLD: Inviting Applicants for Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 30 June 2018 APWLD is currently inviting five women media professionals across Asia-Pacific region to participate in Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme that aims to strengthen media advocacy on grassroots issues through a feminist lens. Fellowship theme this year is on climate change as APWLD wish to strengthen a feminist analysis on this topic and climate justice, especially in mainstream and alternative media spaces. The duration of the fellowship will be from August 2018 – … [Read more...]

IWMF: Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Guatemala to report on the Environment from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from September 21 - … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are open for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, a unique opportunity for early-phase women entrepreneurs to take their companies to the next level. The Award is looking for committed female entrepreneurs heading initiatives with the potential to grow significantly in the years to come. Competition Highlights One-to-one personalized business coaching prior to the Awards week Series of entrepreneurship workshops, knowledge sessions and … [Read more...]