Apply for NIESBUD’s Fully Funded International Training Programmes 2017-2018!

Deadline: 10 June 2017 The National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), a premier Institution of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India is offering various fully funded International Training Programmes during the year 2017-18 under ITEC/SCAAP which are flagship capacity building programmes of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Starting from 3rd July 2017 till 11th August 2017, NIESBUD is organizing 6 weeks … [Read more...]

Ekhagastiftelsen Foundation Grant Program: Promoting Human Health around the World

Deadline: 20 May 2017 Ekhagastiftelsen Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to promote human health by supporting the development of better food, natural medicines and healing practices, and to support research for a healthier way of life, which in itself may have a disease preventive effect. A central idea is to focus more on preventive active care than reactive care to combat symptoms. The same applies to the agricultural and food areas where the focus should be to find … [Read more...]

USAID/Nepal: Seeking Concept Papers for Health System Strengthening (HSS) Activity

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Health System Strengthening.” USAID/Nepal anticipates awarding a 5-year Cooperative Agreement to improve health outcomes, particularly for the most marginalized and disadvantaged groups, by improving access to and quality of maternal, child and reproductive health services, with … [Read more...]

Cultural Protection Fund: Small Grants Program to Support Cultural Heritage in Conflict-affected Countries

Deadline: 21 July 2017 The British Council is seeking applications for its Cultural Protection Fund's Small Grants Program to help create sustainable opportunities for social and economic development through building capacity to foster, safeguard and promote cultural heritage in conflict-affected countries. The Fund will support efforts to keep cultural heritage sites and objects safe, as well as supporting the recording, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. It will also provide … [Read more...]

UN-OHCHR Call for Applications: Indigenous Fellowship Programme 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking applications for its Indigenous Fellowship Programme (IFP) 2018, a comprehensive human rights training programme that was established by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1995-2004). The programme contributes to build the capacity and expertise of indigenous representatives on … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship To Zanzibar, Tanzania!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania". As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement. Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

Deadline: 11 May 2017 The  Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is currently seeking applications for its research grant that is provided to assist original and challenging international research which meets social as well as academic demands in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Research activities of social, academic and international needs in the areas of humanities and social sciences which promote international understanding and/or coexistence of Nature and Mankind. Those … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: A Regional Hub for Structured Dialogue

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “A Regional Hub for structured dialogue" to enable CSOs from the Neighbourhood South to engage in a more structured, inclusive, continuous and sustainable regional dialogue between civil society, EU institutions, regional entities and authorities. The global objective of this call for proposals is to promote citizen engagement and political participation of young … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases

Deadline: 2 June 2017 The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) Office of International Health and Biodefense (IHB) at the Department of State, is seeking applications for its "Mosquito Talk: Building and Expanding International Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases" to build a broad international community which will help drive innovative and locally appropriate solutions to stop mosquitos that carry Zika and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 10YFP Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme

Deadline: 8 May 2017 Applications are open for the “Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) Programme” with an aim to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable lifestyles and education. The thematic focus of this call for proposals is “Reduction of CO2 emission arising from household consumption of energy, food, or mobility through innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships”. Focus Areas Developing And Replicating Sustainable Lifestyles, Including Low-Carbon Lifestyles, which has … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2017: Rewarding Media Professionals for Excellence

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2017 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of NEA: Supporting Entrepreneurs in Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 6 June 2017 The Department of State Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is inviting applicants to submit proposals that will foster and support entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa, advancing regional stability and prosperity. The aim of this program is to assist new entrepreneurs seeking to expand and grow their businesses and activities. Proposals must demonstrate knowledge of the target country economy and entrepreneurial ecosystem, and … [Read more...]

Future Earth Request for Proposals: Pegasus Programme for Biodiversity and Natural Assets

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Future Earth is currently accepting proposals for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the "Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or Pegasus – Biodiversity and Natural Assets". This program is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people to thrive in a sustainable and equitable world." This initiative is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore … [Read more...]

Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Scope IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and … [Read more...]

Nuffic Call for Proposals: Inviting Syrians for MSP-TMT Programme

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The Nuffic is seeking proposals for its MSP Regional Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Programme to provide local training opportunities for Syrian nationals who are currently unable to participate in the regular MSP II programme. The objective of the call is to increase capacity development among Syrians by offering a tailor-made training for Syrians in Jordan, Lebanon or Turkey. Funding Information The maximum available budget for this call is €50,000. Eligibility … [Read more...]

UNDP/GEF Call for Project Grant Proposals: Delievering Global Environment Benefits to meet the Socio-Economic Priorities in Jordan

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The Mainstreaming Rio Convention Provisions into National Sectorial Policies in Jordan funded by the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), opens a call for project grant proposals for pilot projects on the national rangelands strategy and the national drought management plan for water sector. The aim is to deliver global environmental benefits through more holistic and effective management of the natural … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Nominations are open for the UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in social sciences, humanities and arts, intended to reward the efforts of a person, group of people or international institution that has contributed to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and humanities. It is meant to promote pioneering initiatives that may contribute to the development, diffusion and consolidation of the values of humanity. The … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Health Information Systems or Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 23 May 2017 Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has announced a call for implementation research proposals to contribute to national and regional efforts to improve health systems responsiveness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Objectives Generate and promote application of an evidence base through support to a cohort of implementation research projects focusing on either HIS or ASRH in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Ensure … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Women Leaders!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Vital Voices Global Partnership, together with Hilton Worldwide, and Heineken welcomes nominations for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Leaders, an upcoming leadership development and networking program. In an effort to support women leaders in their work to combat human trafficking and enable them to realize their full leadership potential, the Global Freedom Exchange (GFE) invests in, mentors, and strengthens the capacity of women leaders on the … [Read more...]

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