National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for Big Cats Conservation

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Initiative entitled "Big Cats Conservation" to advance conservation efforts benefitting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs. The goal of this RFP is to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats worldwide. Projects may be based in any of a broad spectrum of conservation, … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for Long-Distance Animal Migration

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its "Long-Distance Animal Migration". The world's large-scale animal migrations provide aesthetic, economic, ecological, and recreational value. However, migratory species are on the decline globally. Long-distance migrants are particularly sensitive to global change as they start their journeys with no knowledge of the conditions they will find upon arrival. Projects may be focused around conservation, … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for Sustainable Cities Programme

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its "Sustainable Cities Programme".  As the global population heads toward nine billion people by 2020, urban areas are facing increased pressure to provide services for ever-growing numbers of inhabitants. Cities create new ecosystems of human production and consumption that can provide great efficiencies in resource distribution (e.g., mass transit is far more energy efficient than individual transportation; … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 24 September 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Early Career Grant to offer 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 grant-funded projects should be bold, … [Read more...]

Women Deliver: Inviting Applicants for Young Leaders Program

Deadline: 13 October 2017 The Women Deliver is inviting applicants for its Young Leaders Program that provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives. The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women — with particular emphasis on sexual and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICT for Mountain Development Award 2017!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is currently inviting applications for its ICT for Mountain Development Award 2017 in order to recognize innovations in information and communications technology for Development (ICTD) that can help promote mountain development and environmental conservation. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these changes, adapt to them, and make the most of new opportunities, while addressing … [Read more...]

MGAEF Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Environmental Curricula Grants

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation (MGAEF) is currently seeking proposals from organizations and schools across the globe for its Environmental Curricula grants in order to contribute the development, implementation and/or field testing of environmental curricula. The mission of this grant program is to support educators in developing and implementing holistic environmental curricula that: Integrate field activities and classroom teaching, … [Read more...]

Apply for ConDev’s Student Media Grants: A Chance to Win up to $5,000!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Center on Conflict and Development (ConDev, condev.org) is inviting applicants for its Student Media Grant, a photojournalism grant funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation Chair on Conflict and Development. ConDev—part of Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural Economics—works to improve the effectiveness of development programs and policies for conflict-affected and fragile countries through international research, education and projects. The … [Read more...]

Elephant Family Grant 2018: Protecting Asian Elephants and Their Habitat

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Elephant Family is currently inviting applications which are directly benefiting wild Asian elephants in any of the range states – Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam. Funding Information There is no maximum or minimum grant but it is unlikely the foundation will make grants above £100,000 per year. The Foundation will consider small grants of £1,000 or more but most of the funds will … [Read more...]

IDEX: Accepting Applications for the January 2018 Global Fellows Program in India!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 IDEX is developing the next wave of “social intrapreneurs” who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! IDEX Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working full-time for social enterprises across India. IDEX is searching all corners of the world for individuals who are committed and passionate about having a high-impact career and advancing the social impact space. It is seeking … [Read more...]

Thomson Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Young Journalist Award 2017

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2017. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe. An esteemed panel from the foundation — all highly experienced journalists within their own right — will tackle the … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Stimulating the Leadership of Young People in Environmental CSOs

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting young people for its Grant program with an aim to stimulate leadership of young people in environmental Civil Society Organizations in order to secure dedicated, knowledgeable and skillful leaders for the environmental movement in the developing world. The JWH Initiative provides small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, Initiative aims to strengthen environmental … [Read more...]

PEMSEA Youth Grant Competition 2017: Enabling Young Leaders

Deadline: 31 August 2017 PEMSEA is seeking applications from youth leaders for its program entitled “The Youth Grant Competition” in order to enable young leaders to provide real world solutions. The Youth Program engages and empowers youth leaders across the region to take ownership of the health of coasts and oceans in East Asia. Through Youth Program activities, young leaders can build the skills and professional development to become effective integrated coastal management (ICM) … [Read more...]

A List of New Funding Opportunities for Youth Development

FM 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) … [Read more...]

UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards: Helping Young People Help the Planet

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Applications are open for MAB Young Scientists Awards to target young researchers carrying out interdisciplinary research in line with UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. Priority is given to projects carried out in biosphere reserves. MAB Young Scientists Award applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the priorities of the LAP, and to identify in their applications how their research contributes to the research-related actions of the … [Read more...]

APF Canada Call for Proposals: Research Grant Program to Strengthen Ties between Canada and Asia

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is currently seeking proposals for its Research Grant program "Market Access for Micro- Small-, and Medium-size Entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in APEC Developing Economies" to strengthen ties between Canada and Asia with a focus on expanding economic relations through trade, investment and innovation; promoting Canada's expertise in offering solutions to Asia's climate change, energy, food security and natural resource … [Read more...]

Georg Arnhold Program 2018/2019: Promoting Education for Sustainable Peace

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research is seeking applications for its Georg Arnhold program on Education for Sustainable Peace 2018/2019 with an aim to promote education for sustainable peace with a particular focus on educational media and curricula at secondary school level in post-conflict or transitional societies. The objectives of this program are to support international scholarly communication and translate research findings into … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Humanitarian Accelerators Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2017 Applications are open for Humanitarian Accelerators program which is a first of its kind initiative in the Arab World connecting start-ups and established companies from around the world with the UAE’s humanitarian sector to tackle social, cultural and environmental challenges in the Arab region. The program is taking place from October 1st to November 29th in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The inaugural program focuses on empowering refugees through education and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Merdeka Award is seeking applications for its grant program that is designed to make it possible for qualified and deserving Malaysians, between the ages 22-35 to engage in short-term collaborative projects/programmes of up to three months, at an internationally-recognised host institution in select disciplines (education, arts, sports, community/social work, environment, health, science and technology). The aim of this program is to help the recipient build on … [Read more...]

HEAD Foundation’s Request for Proposals: Contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The HEAD Foundation (THF) has announced a 2017 Request for Proposals (RFP) to support projects that allow the Foundation to fulfill its mission of contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development. The Foundation has a particular interest in projects that aim to utilize technological innovations to improve educational outcomes, especially in the field of STEM education. Proposals that focus on other aspects of education are welcome and would be … [Read more...]

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