Global Fund for Community Foundation: Strengthening & Supporting Community Philanthropy Approaches

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The Global Fund for Community Foundation (GFCF) is currently seeking concept notes for its 2018 grants programme aimed at strengthening and supporting community philanthropy approaches that: Strengthen the efforts of CPOs to respond to, change mindsets around and build support for complex, sensitive or apparently intractable issues at the community level (e.g. social cohesion and other community divisions, environmental issues, women’s issues, youth, other minority … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Girl Rising Creative Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Girl Rising is seeking applications from individuals and organizations from across the world for its Girl Rising Creative Challenge to share how they are helping create a gender equal world. The actions, however big or small, can lead to profound change. The Challenge is sponsored by Girl Rising. Participation in the “Girl Rising Creative Challenge” (the “Challenge”) constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Official Rules (the … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 23rd United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards!

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting applicants to submit entries for its 23rd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. 2018 marks UNCA’s 70th anniversary celebrating seven decades of journalism committed to reporting on the UN and its many causes and objectives. Award Categories The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of NEA/AC: Increasing Economic and Local Governance Opportunities

Deadline: 2 August 2018 The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is seeking applications for a program entitled “U.S.-MENA Experiential Partnership: Increasing Economic and Local Governance Opportunities”. This project complements USAID’s programs that anchor and institutionalize newly elected, created, and/or empowered local government entities. This project is unique in its focus of tapping into the skills of the U.S.-MENA … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Water Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for World Water Challenge 2018 which is an international contest for water solutions. This 4th edition of World Water Challenge is expected to serve its role as an important platform to share the ideas and know-hows towards solving the defined water issues around the world and to forge a broad network among the water-related experts and stakeholders. World Water Challenge 2018 will be held as one of the signature programs of KIWW 2018 which will … [Read more...]

UNODC: Call for Proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre Grants 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018 UNODC is seeking proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2018 to strengthen the capacity of civil society working in low- and middle- income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. Grant funding under this Call for Proposals shall be provided to projects that: Are focused on prevention of substance use; Are targeting youth; Support the active participation of youth in their communities and are … [Read more...]

New €167 Million Aid Package to support Refugees and Local Communities in Lebanon and Jordan

The EU Regional Trust Fund has approved new €167 million aid package to support refugees and local communities in Lebanon and Jordan. The new projects include the public schooling of refugee children in Lebanon and social assistance for vulnerable refugees and local communities affected by the Syrian crisis in Lebanon and Jordan. The new aid package includes: €100 million to guarantee access to education for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon; €52 million to provide social protection and … [Read more...]

AWDF: Seeking Proposals for Leading from the South Round 3

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking proposals for the third round of grants from all eligible women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations in Africa and the Middle East under Leading From the South. Under the Leading from the South initiative, AWDF aims to scale up its grantmaking and advocacy initiatives to promote women’s rights, amplify their voices, increase economic opportunities and improve access to spaces of decision-making. AWDF is … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018 Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development in Low & Lower-Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The World Bank’s Development Data Group (DECDG), in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development” to encourage collaboration, experimentation, learning and capacity development in the field of sustainable development data. The collaborations should take place in low-income countries and lower-middle-income countries, and be … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of NEA/AC: Promoting the eSports Industry in the MENA Region

Deadline: 1 August 2018 U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is seeking applications to advance U.S. economic interests in the MENA region while bolstering the nascent eSports industry. This initiative will advance and promote the industry to become a part of the mainstream private sector, encouraging formalization of business development and economic growth. Through partnerships, technical assistance, and joint ventures with the … [Read more...]

Robert Carr Fund for Civil Society Networks: 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks has announced an open Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2019-2021. Through this RFP, the Robert Carr Fund invites proposals from global and regional civil society networks addressing critical factors protecting the rights of inadequately served populations (ISPs); scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; and assuring that resources are mobilized and utilized appropriately to respond to the … [Read more...]

World Photography Organisation: Seeking Nominations for Sony World Photography Awards

World Photography Organisation is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards which is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. The objective of the awards is to establish a platform for the continuous development of photographic culture. The Awards do this by recognizing great contributions to photography in the past through the Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize as well as finding new talents of the future and providing them with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WE Empower Challenge!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are open for "WE Empower Challenge" which is a global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring entire communities to create the world they want by 2030. Benefits Five selected awardees, one from each UN region, will be chosen from those who apply by 1 July 2018. The successful awardees will be notified in early August 2018 and will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York during … [Read more...]

AYNI-FIMI Call for Applications: Leading from the South Program

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for "Leading from the South" grant program with an aim to promote reflections and collective actions, learnings and constructions of solidarity networks between countries and regions to link the voices and experiences of indigenous women, so that, from their worldview and identity in the local spaces, articulate with movements at national and regional level for human, egalitarian and sustainable development. The "Leading from the South" (LFS) … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Jordan: Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy in Amman is inviting applicants for its Small Grants Program which is designed to assist worthy organizations implement programs that promote the U.S.-Jordanian partnership. Priorities Priorities include, but are not limited to: Improving mutual understanding between Jordanians and Americans Supporting English language teaching and usage in Jordan Expanding cultural exchange between Jordanians and … [Read more...]

IWMF: Seeking Applications for Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Mexico to report on Economic Development after the Elections from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The World Bank is currently seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program (YPP) with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U Revolution Media Fellowships!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 U Revolution is seeking applications for its Media Fellowships and offering 4 paid, non-residential global media fellowships to budding journalists or influencers who are passionate about changing the way organisation talk about chronic illness or disability. U Revolution Media Fellowships are meant to support up-and-coming media talent, giving them a launchpad for their future careers. Applicants are encouraged to pitch ideas for raw, authentic stories about any health … [Read more...]

IWMF: Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Guatemala to report on the Environment from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from September 21 - … [Read more...]