Apply for Under 30 Impact Challenge: A Chance to win up to $500,000!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Applications are open for the Under 30 Impact Challenge, a $500,000 competition for entrepreneurs who are building successful for-profit enterprises that drive positive social and environmental impact. The Rise Fund is partnering with Forbes and Echoing Green to host the first-ever Under 30 Impact Challenge. Focus Sectors Education Energy Food and Agriculture Financial services Growth infrastructure Healthcare Technology, media, and … [Read more...]

African Development Bank: Inviting Applicants for Young Professionals Program

Deadline: 11 September 2017 Do you have passion and commitment to development of Africa? Do you have outstanding academic and professional achievements? Are you committed to engage in crucial issues in Africa’s development? Do you wish to make a difference, be part of something bigger than yourself and explore your leadership potential? If yes, then apply for AfDB's Young Professionals Program! The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a three year leadership opportunity for the development of … [Read more...]

WHO Call for LOIs: Research to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Light of Population Ageing in ASEAN Countries

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The World Health Organization (WHO) Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre) is currently inviting researchers in ASEAN countries to submit Letters-of-Intent for descriptive or implementation research addressing issues in ensuring and sustaining Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in light of population ageing in the ASEAN region. Research Themes Descriptive research Implementation research Funding Information Category A: The Principal … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 October 2017 Applications are open for Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship that is established in memory of Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg, early supporters of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”). This fellowship is open to recent graduates (at the Master's level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide. Graduates with LL.B. degrees or advanced degrees in other relevant disciplines may also be … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism (SST) is accepting applications for its grant program. The foundation supports projects or organizations in Switzerland and around the world that: To improve the economic, cultural or social conditions of the population in tourist recipient countries, Contribute to sustainable tourism development in recipient countries, Intercultural understanding between the population of tourist sending and receiving … [Read more...]

Apply for Youth LEAD Technical Assistance Fund 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for “Youth LEAD Technical Assistance Fund 2017” to provide financial support and technical assistance in order for Young Key Population-led organisations, networks or groups to achieve catalytic role in their critical works in HIV response. The technical assistance has significant role to play for the development of the organization and often small amount of fund can help community-based organizations to continue its critical work towards … [Read more...]

ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2017: Mobility First!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) has launched Mobility First!, a new fund to support the travel of Asian and European artists and cultural professionals between Asia and Europe. Through this new initiative, ASEF supports the mobility of artists and cultural professionals for cross-border activities that include participation in events, networking, research and collaborative meetings. Mobility support is provided to selected individuals for travel from Asia to … [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...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Labour Rights Participatory Action Research for Change Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women trade unions, workers’ groups and migrant workers groups to take part in this exciting Labour Rights Feminist Participatory Action Research (Labour FPAR) programme that aims to develop knowledge, tools and resources that support women in labour movements to shape and engage in policies regarding labour rights and strengthen women workers’ power and solidarity. APWLD will provide a … [Read more...]

A List of Open Funding Opportunities for Asian Countries!

The Prince Claus Fund: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation, is seeking proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. This new funding collaboration aims to continue this work, helping … [Read more...]

Reimagine Education Conference & Awards: Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes & Employability

Deadline: 10 September 2017 Applications are open for Reimagine Education Conference & Awards that is a prestigious international competition rewarding innovative initiatives aimed at enhancing student learning outcomes & employability. The awards culminates in a global conference for those seeking to shape the future of education. The overall winner will receive US$ 100,000 in total funding. This will take the form of $50,000 in cash and $50,000 in Amazon Web Services (AWS) … [Read more...]

Apply for Youth LEAD Technical Assistance Fund 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for "Youth LEAD Technical Assistance Fund 2017" to provide financial support and technical assistance in order for Young Key Population-led organisations, networks or groups to achieve catalytic role in their critical works in HIV response. The technical assistance has significant role to play for the development of the organization and often small amount of fund can help community-based organizations to continue its critical work towards … [Read more...]

Health Systems Global: Seeking Applications for Media Fellowships Programme

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Health Systems Global (HSG) has launched a call for its first Media Fellowships Programme offering six fellowships to journalists undertaking cutting edge news and reporting on health systems and health policy topics across the world. This is an opportunity for journalists to engage and build relationships within the community and report on some of the biggest issues and challenges facing the global community in a rapidly changing world. The fellowships will include … [Read more...]

UEFA Foundation for Children: Promoting Fundamental Rights Of Children throughout the World

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The UEFA Foundation for Children has launched a call for projects with an aim to promote the fundamental rights of children throughout the world. In order to achieve the program’s objectives, the foundation establishes programmes involving football or sport in general, either running its own projects or working in partnership with other entities. The foundation may advise, work with or support any organisation or project that has similar goals or seeks to provide … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for Changing Polar Systems

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its "Changing Polar Systems". As global temperatures rise and polar ice melts, polar environments have become some of the most rapidly changing on Earth. Yet, public understanding of these changes largely amounts to “ice is melting,” which trivializes and often masks the complex interactions between terrestrial and marine life in these areas. Projects may be focused around conservation, education, research, … [Read more...]

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...]

Bel Foundation: Supporting Projects from Nonprofit Organizations and Charities to Improve Children’s Well-Being

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Do you represent an association or an NGO working to improve children’s well-being? Are you undertaking a project aimed at promoting a balanced diet? If yes, then apply for the Bel Foundation’s Project. The Bel Foundation, created by the Bel Group and its reference shareholder Unibel is seeking applications for its funding project to support initiatives on behalf of children and teens, with a particular emphasis on food and dietary issues. The Bel Foundation’s … [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...]

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