Applications for CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 are now open to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from early-stage entrepreneurs around the world. $1,000,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems. Prize Details $250,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner. … [Read more...] about CISCO Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 + Tips on How to Participate
Deadline: 12-Jan-22 The Department of Justice launched its Working to Change: Social Enterprise and Employment Strategy 2021 – 2023. The Probation Service, in collaboration with the Irish Prison Service, are inviting applications from social enterprises in Ireland for Round 3 of the KickStart Fund to support implementation of the Working to Change Strategy under the Dormant Accounts Fund Action Plan 2021. The objective of KickStart Round 3 is to “Support and encourage new and existing … [Read more...] about KickStart Fund Round 3 Now Open in Ireland
Deadline: 10-Dec-21 The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D., opened the call for applications to Irish Aid’s Civil Society Fund 2022 round. The Fund supports NGOs to carry out projects with a duration of 1 to 3 years in countries eligible for overseas development assistance. Funding Information The minimum annual grant is €50,000 and maximum annual grant is €400,000, subject to the limit of 60% dependency on the Department. Eligibility … [Read more...] about Funding Opportunity: 2022 Civil Society Project in Ireland
Deadline: 8-Dec-21 Yesod Europe has launched the Professional Development Fund to support Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe to develop their professional skills and knowledge. The Yesod Europe is committed to supporting the creation of vibrant, meaningful, Jewish life through strong communities driven by inspired and engaged individuals. Categories Funds can be used for one-to-one learning or group courses, either online or in-person. There are several types of … [Read more...] about Up to $2,000 available under Professional Development Fund
Deadline: 22-Dec-21 The Basque Open Innovation Platform is accepting proposals for the BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative. What is the BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative? Through the BIND 4.0 SME Connection, innovative Startups will discover current industry challenges and get immersed in the cooperative Basque Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystem through Open Innovation. Participating Startup teams have the chance to earn reputable reference customers while working on paid … [Read more...] about BIND 4.0 SME Connection Initiative
Deadline: 15-Dec-21 The Goethe-Institut is opening call for Smart City Connections, a global invite to all public enthusiasts from all walks of life, backgrounds and practices, to (re)imagine the smart city as a cultural system. It seeks to harness vernacular creativity to inspire new possibilities and negotiations of the urban environments in which they live. They want to hear about the future city you want to live in. Join in this conversation to co-create the vision of the future smart … [Read more...] about Smart City Connections – A Global Initiative for Individuals and Groups
Deadline: 3-Dec-21 The Luxembourg Creative Industries Cluster is accepting applications for its Circular by Design Challenge to connect creative minds with technology, manufacturing and traditional industry to kick-start the development and market launch of new, circular products, services and digital solutions. Building on the government’s goal of positioning Luxembourg as a frontrunner in the circular economy, the Challenge invites creatives to develop their circular ideas through a … [Read more...] about Circular by Design Challenge in Europe
Deadline: 16-Dec-21 The Irish Youth Foundation, in partnership with a new corporate partner, is providing grants through its Skills & Employability Fund 2021 to fund not for profit, voluntary and charitable organisations supporting young people experiencing disadvantage nationwide. Objectives This fund will offer grants to projects and programmes that support young people who are currently not in education, training or employment to successfully transition into skills based … [Read more...] about Skills & Employability Fund 2021 (Ireland)
Deadline: 11-Jan-22 Applications are now open for the Heritage Capacity Fund that aims to support the capacity of organisations, with a demonstrated national relevance, working in the heritage sector by providing funding towards their core costs: to build capacity in the heritage sector by developing and strengthening the skills, processes, and resources that heritage organisations need to survive, adapt, and thrive following the Covid-19 pandemic. to support heritage organisations … [Read more...] about Heritage Capacity Fund in Ireland – Apply Now!
Deadline: 20-Dec-21 If you want to join the Awareness 360 global family as a Fellow and serve your community, then you are eligible for the 2022 Awareness 360 Fellowship Programme. This fellowship is offered free of charge. As a Fellow you will be expected to do at least 3 projects in the span of 6 months (September 2022-February 2023). Please apply only if you are genuinely committed to be a changemaker and actively participate in Awareness 360 activities throughout 2022. Awareness 360 … [Read more...] about 2022 Awareness 360 Fellowship Programme
Deadline: 20-Dec-21 Are you an aspiring young changemaker aged 7-14? If so, this Children Fellowship Programme is for you! You are never too young to be a changemaker, a petition starter, a young leader, and/or a visionary and you're also never too young to become a certified fellow at Awareness 360! They welcome anyone who has the vision to make a change and to be a part of making a better tomorrow. This programme will run for 5 weeks consisting of 5 one hour long Zoom Live Sessions with … [Read more...] about 2022 Children Fellowship Programme for Young Changemakers aged 7-14!
Deadline: 4-Feb-22 UNIFOR is pleased to launch a call for applications for the Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) Small and Large Grant Program to support communication projects which advance the transition to a low carbon economy. MFMC supports projects that support urgent, large-scale transformation, with a focus on changing policies and practices in public or private institutions. Priorities The foundation’s priorities for the 2019-2023 period are to: encourage and … [Read more...] about Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Small and Large Grant supporting Communication Projects
Deadline: 16-Jan-22 The Jacobs Foundation is now calling for applications for the Jacobs Research Fellowship Program. The Program is a globally competitive fellowship for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide. Fellowships are awarded to highly talented and innovative early and mid-career researchers who have received their PhD within the past 10 years from a range of disciplines. The relevant … [Read more...] about Jacobs Research Fellowship Program focusing on Development of Children and Youth Worldwide
Deadline: 15-Feb-22 Nominations are now open for the World Resource Institute (WRI) Ross Center Prize for Cities to recognize trailblazing projects and initiatives for their contribution to inclusive and sustainable urban transformation. It seeks to inspire urban changemakers across the globe by amplifying lessons and telling impactful stories of transformative change. Every Prize cycle, an independent jury selects the grand prize winner from five finalists, which are shortlisted by an … [Read more...] about WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities – Apply Now!
Deadline: 16-Feb-22 The European Commission is calling proposals for the Erasmus+: the Union Programme for education, training, youth and sport. Objectives The general objective of the Programme is to support, through lifelong learning, the educational, professional and personal development of people in education, training, youth and sport, in Europe and beyond, thereby contributing to sustainable growth, quality jobs and social cohesion, to driving innovation, and to strengthening … [Read more...] about Erasmus+ Call for Proposals to support Education, Training, Youth and Sport
Deadline: 15-Feb-22 The European Commission (EC) has launched the 'Effective Systems for Authenticity and Traceability in Food System' Grant Program. Scope To contribute to the goals of the farm to fork strategy, the EU will scale up its fight against food fraud to create a level playing field for operators and strengthen the powers of control and enforcement authorities. The new EU Official Controls Regulation includes key provisions in relation to food fraud. Recently, the issue of food … [Read more...] about CFPs to support R&I in combating Food Fraud and improving Food Systems
Deadline: 3-Jan-22 The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering reporting grants to support the production of in-depth or investigative stories that will highlight progress toward a post-pandemic "green recovery". EJN is seeking to increase reporting on this emerging topic in order to improve public understanding of these actions and ensure that governments are held accountable for implementing recovery plans that work towards a sustainable future. This is a critically timed opportunity … [Read more...] about Story Grants on Green Recovery from the Covid-19 Pandemic
Deadline: 17 December 2021 Applications are now open for the 2nd round of ONSIDE Gaming Fund to support girl/women/non-binary people-led initiatives that promote and advocate for gender justice in esports and gaming. The ONSIDE Fund is part of the broader ONSIDE Initiative which envisions a world where all girls, women and non-binary people exercise their right to play. This includes activities related but not limited to game development, playing and organizing, competing in … [Read more...] about 2nd Round Open for ONSIDE Gaming Fund
Deadline: 15-Feb-22 Applications are now open for the 2022 Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge (Europe) to empower all to make the most of the energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. The Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge (the “Contest”) aims at supporting the emergence of innovative solutions to meet future challenges in intelligent energy. Through the Contest, Schneider seeks to identify ideas, solutions, and/or … [Read more...] about 2022 Schneider Go Green International Business Case Challenge for Europe
Deadline: 14-Dec-21 The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) has announced a call for proposals under "Development of Guide on Managing Transparency of Just Transitions" to support the management of transparency of Just Transitions and equitable climate action, and enable integration of such data in countries’ MRV / Transparency frameworks. Objectives The guide will enable developing countries to better integrate Just Transitions in climate policies and actions, so that they … [Read more...] about Call for Proposals: Development of Guide on Managing Transparency of Just Transitions