Applications Open for Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Applications are now open for the Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge which supports radical improvements in the mobility and independence of people with lower-limb paralysis through smarter assistive technology. The challenge is looking for innovative teams from around the world to build the next generation of mobility devices for people with lower-limb paralysis. More importantly, it is looking for teams who put end-users at the heart of everything they do. That … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for the Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts in order to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an … [Read more...]

Nestlé Foundation Research Grants: Supporting Research in Human Nutrition

Deadline: 10 May 2018 The Nestlé Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Grants program to initiates and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in the studied populations as generally applicable to the population at large. They should also enable institution strengthening … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 12th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Common Fund for Commodities is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental foundation investing in organisations and enterprises pursuing SDG Agenda in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Nominations are open for the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The award … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The World Food Prize 2018!

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Nominations are open for “The World Food Prize” that is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement at any point along the full range of the food production and distribution chain. Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to: soil and land; plant and animal science; food science and technology; nutrition; rural development; marketing; food processing and packaging; water and the environment; natural resource conservation; physical … [Read more...]

FAO: Fourth Call for Proposals under the Benefit-sharing Fund

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Benefit-sharing Fund of the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has launched a Call for Proposals for its fourth cycle of projects to enable farmers around the world use and conserve adapted varieties, leading to increased productivity, on-farm incomes and nutrient-rich food, as well as enhanced resilience to production shocks and reduced adverse impacts to the environment. This Call for Proposals also emphasizes new … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking Applications to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question … [Read more...]

WWF’s Russell E. Train Fellowships: Current & Aspiring University Faculty for Conservation

Deadline: 1 March 2018 To build local capacity in Asia, Africa and Latin America, EFN is offering fellowships to current and aspiring faculty members to enable them to pursue their PhD. EFN is providing fellowships to support current and aspiring university faculty that are affiliated with or currently employed at African, Asian and Latin American universities to pursue doctoral degrees in conservation-related fields. After completing a degree, the individual must enhance, expand, or establish … [Read more...]

Apply for EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme!

Deadline: 2 March 2018 Are you playing an active role in the fight for gender equality and women empowerment at the local, national or regional level? Do you want to share your vision of the future with other influential development actors? The time has come to make your voice heard: Apply for the Young Leaders Programme and grab the chance to be invited to Brussels to share your ideas! Themes Ensuring the Physical and Psychological Integrity of Girls and Women Promoting Economics … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Early Career Grant which is a request for funding that offers less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]

Martin Ennals Award 2019: Inviting Human Rights Defenders around the World

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 Martin Ennals Award that is an annual prize for human rights defenders. The Martin Ennals Award is intended for human rights defenders (HRD) who are defending the rights of others, while at risk. This could include physical danger, repressive legal processes, or other forms of harassment. The Award is named after Martin Ennals (1927-1991), an activist who was instrumental to the modern human rights movement and a driving force behind … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN): Enabling Strong Local Conservation NGOs to Protect Habitat

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the SPN provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe rerserves and connect wildlife habitats for endangered … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Standard Grants

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Standard Grants which is a request for funding by an experienced project lead. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 March 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship sponsored by Laureate International Universities. The Laureate Global Fellowship is a pioneering youth social entrepreneurship program working to redefine how young people lead change. It is one of YouthActionNet’s 23 national/regional youth leadership institutions worldwide, whose fellows shape network of nearly 1700 youth driving change in over 90 countries. Launched in 2001, the fellowship … [Read more...]

Apply for UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme to  offer young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research. Fellowships may last from six months to two years, and Fellows will be selected based on their skills and backgrounds vis-à-vis the needs of UNU and UNFCCC. Upon completion of the UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Open Society Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship Programme with an aim to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address new and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship, and financialization are needed to fight pervasive economic inequality. This proposition is intended as a provocation to … [Read more...]

Gratitude Network: Seeking Applications for Gratitude Awards 2018

Deadline: 15 March 2018 The Gratitude Network is now seeking applications for the Gratitude Awards 2018. It is working through social entrepreneurs to impact the lives of children globally. The Gratitude Network seeks out the world’s most dynamic and innovative leaders and organizations impacting the lives of children and youth. Those that are selected as awardees receive a 1‐year program of intense coaching, mentoring and strategic advice to help them scale their business model to achieve … [Read more...]

Investing in Women Call for Proposals: Partnerships for Advocating Gender Equality (#samePAGE) Program

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Investing in Women (IW), an initiative of the Australian Government has announced a Call for Proposals for its Partnerships for Advocating Gender Equality (#samePAGE) program that aims to develop advocacy partnerships that help to progress women’s economic empowerment in the Philippines or Indonesia by shifting costly and harmful gender norms. The initiative aims to develop innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships with dynamic, credible local organisations and/or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are now open for the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018. It is an international award of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA).  The Prize Ceremony will be held on 28 October 2018 in Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China. The Prize aims to encourage the development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research, innovation and outreach in the … [Read more...]