European Commission: Local Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations in the Philippines 2019

Deadline: 12 March 2019 The European Commission is accepting applications for its grant program entitled "Local Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations in the Philippines 2019" to support CSO's contributions towards reinforced governance, social change, and inclusive policy-making in the Philippines and strengthen the capacity of Philippines civil society organisations. Objectives The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: Enhance local governance through … [Read more...]

X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition to Support a Tobacco Free Ireland

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Applications are now open for The X-HALE 2018 Short Film Competition that is an exciting opportunity for youth groups to spread the word about the impact of smoking by creating a youth-led short-film. Every year, the Irish Cancer Society provides funding and training to support youth groups from all over Ireland in making a short film to encourage young people be smoke free. They want youth groups, clubs, services, projects and centres to have their say about … [Read more...]

World Food Programme: Seeking Applications for Innovation Accelerator Programme

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The World Food Programme is inviting applications for its Innovation Accelerator Programme. WFP’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. They support WFP innovators and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Accelerator believes the way forward in the fight against hunger is not necessarily in building grand plans, but … [Read more...]

GROW Observatory offering Free MOOC on Improving Soil and Environment

Deadline: 11 February 2019 GROW Observatory, in partnership with the University of Dundee and Future Learn, is offering a FREE MOOC with FREE UPGRADE for a certificate! Apply now and become a citizen scientist and help improve your soil and the environment. Where can you find all sorts of useful and important information about your environment? You might be surprised to know it’s beneath your feet, in the soil. On this course, applicants will discover interesting things about their own … [Read more...]

DM Thomas Foundation’s Central Grants Programme to Help Disadvantaged Young People in the UK and Ireland

Deadline: 5 February 2019 The DM Thomas Foundation for Young People (formerly known as Hilton in the Community Foundation) is seeking applications for its “Central Grants Programme” with an aim to identify the most effective projects helping disadvantaged young people in the UK and Ireland. Focus Areas Improving the education of young people Improving the health of young people Target Groups Children and young people with disabilities Children and young people who are … [Read more...]

2019 International Children’s Peace Prize to Improve Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The KidsRights Foundation is inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize 2019, awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform for children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. KidsRights feels that children should be recognized, awarded and motivated in their fierce efforts to improve their own situation and that of the children … [Read more...]

Filmmakers Without Borders: Seeking Applications for Filmmaking Grants Program

Deadline: 1 June 2019 Filmmakers Without Borders is seeking applications for its Filmmaking Grants which support independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange. FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS (FWB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital … [Read more...]

Go Green in the City Challenge 2019: Inviting Applicants from all over the world

Deadline: 25 May 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Go Green in the City Challenge 2019 they are looking for students from around the world who are willing to put their skills and ideas to the test. For 180 years Schneider Electric has been committed to changing the way they access energy. As a global specialist in energy management, with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Children and Youth Mental Health Fund

Deadline: 17 May 2019 Applications are now open for the Children and Youth Mental Health Fund which has been created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development. Through the Children and Youth Mental Health Fund, SIFI aims to provide meaningful, lasting support to innovative mental health programmes and initiatives that reach out to children and young people before and during the societal, academic, physical, and emotional … [Read more...]

European Commission Call for Proposals: Engaging with Civil Society in Belarus

Deadline: 7 March 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking applications for its grant program entitled “Engaging with Civil Society in Belarus" to promote capacity development of local civil society in Belarus in promoting transparent and participatory governance, democratic reforms and human rights, and in ensuring inclusive socio-economic development. Type of Lots Lot 1: Promotion of citizen participation in general and building of the capacity of women, youth or other … [Read more...]

Social Innovation Fund Ireland: Children and Youth Education Fund

Deadline: 17 May 2019 Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development is seeking applications for its Children and Youth Education Fund with an aim to improve access to higher and further education for students (including the full primary school cycle and up to the age of 25) who are affected by disability or disadvantage. Fund Objectives Education largely determines the opportunities afforded to people throughout their … [Read more...]

2019 IFREE Small Grants Program to Promote Human Betterment through Experimental Economics

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) is accepting 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 … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society to Support Participatory Science

Deadline: 10 April 2019 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals to support participatory science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of their planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Technologies Grants Program

Deadline: 10 April 2019 National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its "Conservation Technologies" in order to create novel tools and technologies to monitor ecosystem health. In the same way that human health is monitored in real time (e.g., thermometer, MRI, blood pressure), environmental diagnostic monitoring techniques are needed to provide practical measurements correlated with ecosystem health. Because of the complexity and interconnectedness of global … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Request for Proposals for ‘Documenting Human Migrations’ Program

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking request for proposals for a program entitled “Documenting Human Migrations” to support impactful projects that through education or storytelling seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural … [Read more...]

UNESCO CFPs: Inviting Applicants to Participate in Academic Conference on the Safety of Journalists

Deadline: 18 February 2019 UNESCO in collaboration with a local university in Ethiopia (tbc) is organizing the Academic Conference on the Safety of Journalists, as part of its annual flagship World Press Freedom Day celebration. The Academic Conference aims at bridging the gap between academic research and the experience of journalists on the ground. The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2019 is "Media for Democracy: journalism and elections in times of disinformation". During the 23rd … [Read more...]

European Commission CFPs: Action Grants to support Transnational Projects

Deadline: 15 May 2019 European Commission is seeking applications for Call for proposals for action grants to support transnational projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime and the rights of victims of crime. Priorities The aims of this call are: To contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal law in the area of the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime (procedural rights priority); To contribute to the effective … [Read more...]

Stockholm Environment Institute: Call for Concept Notes for ‘Regional Environmental Event Support’

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is currently accepting concept notes for regional strategic events in Asia that focus on advancing environmentally sustainable development with integration of gender and social equality and rights-based approaches, in addition to poverty reduction, into the themes and design of these events. The events should include a mix of representatives from government, private sector, civil society, research or academic institutions … [Read more...]

Action for Nature’s Eco-Hero Awards 2019: Rewarding Environmental Initiative around the World

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Action For Nature (AFN), an international non-profit organization, is currently inviting young people ages 8 to 16 for its 2019 Young Eco-Hero Awards to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives. AFN encourages young people around the world to carry out individual environmental action projects with the belief that young people can have a positive impact on the environment and are vital in changing the way we live on our … [Read more...]

The Bertha Challenge: Fellowships for Activists & Investigative Journalists

Deadline: 10 February 2019 Applications are open for The Bertha Challenge which is an opportunity for five activists and five investigative journalists, in five global locations, to spend a year deep-diving into one pressing social justice issue. Those selected will receive non-residential paid fellowships and a project budget to work independently and together to: INVESTIGATE the causes of and solutions to the Bertha Challenge AMPLIFY their findings to a wider targeted audience … [Read more...]

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