Kurt Schork Memorial Fund: Seeking Applications for 2018 Awards in International Journalism

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 2018 Awards in International Journalism to support journalists, freelancers and local reporters whose work is often poorly paid, mostly unsung and all too often fraught with danger. The three annual awards, for freelance and local journalism and, since 2017, for newsfixers, are recognized worldwide as a mark of excellence and have an established track record for brave reporting on conflict, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ECA: 2018 Special Professional Fellows Program for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Deadline: 16 May 2018 The Professional Fellows Division in the Office of Citizen Exchanges at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is seeking proposals for the FY 2018 Special Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in support of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). Goals The Special Professional Fellows Program for the ASEAN (hereinafter Professional Fellows Program) supports the … [Read more...]

Apply for “Stay below 1.5!” Writing Competition & Win a fully funded Fellowship in Bonn, Germany!

Deadline: 23 March 2018 The Climate Tracker is inviting trackers from everywhere in the world for its “Stay below 1.5!” writing competition  and the best writer will get a chance to attend the UNFCCC climate negotiations in May 2018, which will be held in Bonn, Germany. Climate Tracker are looking for young writers from around the world who want to make a big impact in their countries by writing about the necessity to stay below 1.5 degrees of warming and the ways in which they can reach that … [Read more...]

Apply for 7th International City Health Conference!

Deadline: 1 April 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the seventh series of the City Health conferences that will take place on 13-14 September 2018 at Odesa (Ukraine). The event is hosted by Alliance for Public Health (Ukraine), AFEW International (Netherlands) and the City of Odesa, in association with Knowledge-Action-Change (The United Kingdom). The theme for City Health 2018 is ‘Developing healthy responses in a time of change’. This includes changes in political and societal norms, … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation: Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange by Youth and Community Leaders

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The Japan Foundation is seeking applications for its "Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange by Youth and Community Leaders" to support international dialogue initiatives by local community groups and/or youth groups in Japan that lead to the development of next generation human resources for international intellectual exchange. Grant Coverage Part of the travel costs (international air or ship fares, local transportation expenses, daily allowances and accommodation … [Read more...]

Astana Civil Service Hub: Seeking Applications for Innovative Solutions Scheme 2018

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Astana Civil Service Hub has announced a Call for Applications for the Innovative Solutions Scheme aimed at supporting initiatives for public administration modernization and encouraging innovation and creativity in public institutions. The Innovative Solutions Scheme is a multistage mechanism, which allows: to identify successful innovative solutions, to facilitate deeper understanding by the Hub participating countries of the identified solutions by … [Read more...]

Cerebro Labs: Seeking Applications for its Cerebro Startup Challenge

Deadline: 23 March 2018 Cerebro Labs is seeking applications for its Cerebro Startup Challenge to help startups create a disruptive value proposition, innovate their business models, and accelerate their business growth through an array of business support services. The challenge aims to assist startups to connect with a network of domain experts, investors, advisors, and corporate partners. Cerebro Labs is a tech business incubator and accelerator for pre-seed and early stage startups … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Core Infrastructure Fund

Deadline: 1 May 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Dioscoro L. Umali Achievement Award in Agricultural Development!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for Dioscoro L. Umali Achievement Award in Agricultural Development. The award recognizes exemplary individuals in Southeast Asia who have contributed to the advancement of agricultural development in the region as exemplified by Dr. Dioscoro L. Umali, the first Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and a renowned development practitioner. It covers achievements along the full range … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia Wetland Fund 2018

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) is now seeking project proposals for funding support under the RRC-EA Wetland Fund 2018. This Grant Program provides complementary support to plan and ongoing national Ramsar initiatives as a contribution of participating Contracting Parties to the implementation of the Ramsar Convention. Thematic Areas Wetland advocates from the region are invited to apply for small grants in line with the following thematic … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition that is a unique global challenge in which three university students are rewarded for their most innovative, impactful ideas for the wellness industry. This competition defines the wellness industry broadly and is looking for innovations in sectors as varied as architecture/design, beauty, education, fitness, hospitality, investment, medicine, nutrition, real estate, spa, technology, travel, … [Read more...]

Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in LMICs

Deadline: 5 June 2018 The Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust (WT) jointly fund the Health Systems Research Initiative. Aims The funders aim for a significant majority of research projects within the portfolio to focus on low-income countries. Generate evidence on how to strengthen and improve health systems for people living in low- and middle-income countries. … [Read more...]

The IFREE Small Grants Program: Promoting Human Betterment through Experimental Economics

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to promote Human Betterment through Experimental Economics to Improve the Understanding of Exchange Systems. IFREE funds primary research in market and personal exchange systems. IFREE sponsors: participatory, hands-on, educational, workshops, interdisciplinary academic discussions, outreach programs for those outside the … [Read more...]

Allard Prize for International Integrity: Protection of Human Rights and Fight against Corruption

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, has currently launched nominations for the Allard Prize for International Integrity, awarded biennially to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption or protecting human rights, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the Rule of Law. Corruption and human rights violations are serious global issues … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Applications are open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to provide selected start-ups in Africa and Asia Pacific with equity-free funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact. For the third round, the Fund will be supporting start-ups willing to work with mobile operators. The fund is … [Read more...]

Apply for International Women’s Day 2018 “Best Practice” Competition!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you running International Women's Day activity? Could it be an example of 'best practice'? Might further groups benefit from seeing and understanding your success? Can you provide engaging content and photographs as evidence of your activity and its impact? If so, the International Women's Day 2018 "Best Practice" Competition could be for you. This competition encourage groups to strive, helps progress the gender agenda and sets a worldwide ​expectation for … [Read more...]

Apply for International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 10 June 2018 The International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) is seeking applications for its fellowship programme through the Freezailah Fellowship Fund to promote human resource development and to strengthen professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry and related disciplines. The goal is to promote the sustainable management of tropical forests, the efficient use and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information about the international … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: Addressing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies

Deadline: 4 May 2018 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals for its FY 2018 Notice of Funding Opportunity for global programming to further innovation in addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in conflict-affected humanitarian emergencies. This announcement is for submissions that advance GBV programming and practice at the field level, with a particular focus on initiatives and efforts that improve quality and accessibility of … [Read more...]

SEARCA’s Travel Grants: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD) toward Food Security and Poverty Alleviation

Deadline: 7 June 2018 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is inviting applicants for its Travel Grant program to reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) toward food security and poverty alleviation in the region. Objectives To provide opportunities to qualified Southeast Asian nationals to participate and present papers in ISARD-relevant … [Read more...]

European Student’s Union: Seeking Applications to Unite Students and Refugees for Integration in Society and Education

Deadline: 15 April 2018 European Student's Union(ESU) is inviting applications for‘Together, Moving Forward’ Programme which is a small grant programme aiming at building positive refugee-host interactions across Europe. ESU encourage and promote valuable and viable options for refugees and asylum seekers to access and benefit from education, and be part in their communities. This programme was started in 2016 and since then ESU has supported several valuable projects, shared views with … [Read more...]