Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop

Deadline: 2 January 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around the world to … [Read more...]

PFAN Call for Proposals for Climate & Clean Energy Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Deadline: 20 & 24 January 2019 PFAN has launched a call for proposals for climate and clean energy projects and businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Selected projects will receive no-cost coaching by professional consultants and, once they are investment-ready, benefit from PFAN’s Investment Facilitation services. Entrepreneurs looking to initiate or scale-up clean energy or other climate change-related projects and seeking an investment of up to $50 million are invited to … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (2019) Large Grants

Deadline: 19 December 2018 The U.S. Embassy has announced that it is accepting applications for the 2019 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants. AFCP-supported projects include the restoration of ancient and historic buildings, assessment and conservation of rare manuscripts and museum collections, preservation and protection of important archaeological sites, and the documentation of vanishing traditional craft techniques and indigenous languages. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan: Study of the U.S. Institutes for Women Leadership

Deadline: 4 January 2019 U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan is seeking applications for its Study of the U.S. Institutes for Women Leadership which is an intensive short-term academic program for undergraduate female student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. The Institute will focus on two major areas: developing participants’ leadership skills in areas such as critical thinking, communication, decision-making, and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WISE Prize for Education 2019!

Deadline: 26 February 2019 Nominations are open for WISE Prize for Education 2019 to raise global awareness of the crucial role of education in all societies, and create a platform for innovative and practical solutions that might help alleviate some of the challenges which education faces around the world. Established in 2011 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the WISE Prize for Education is the first distinction of its kind to recognize an individual or a team for an outstanding, … [Read more...]

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund: Encouraging Sustainable Solutions around the World

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund to work with purpose and passion on behalf of wildlife and habitats worldwide, encouraging sustainable solutions through support of species research, animal rescue and rehabilitation and conservation education. Priority Areas Species Research: Marine Fish Sustainability: Research that contributes to the ability to create sustainable populations of marine fishes through … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the 2019 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights (50,000 USD)!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 The May 18 Memorial Foundation is currently seeking nominations for the following Prizes: The Gwangju Prize for Human Rights (GPHR) The Special Prize of the GPHR (SPGPHR) To promote the spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement, in which the people of Gwangju resisted against brutal military forces for the sake of democracy and human rights in 1980, the May 18 Memorial Foundation recognizes the exemplary efforts of individuals and organizations … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Dalai Lama Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 3 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Dalai Lama Fellowship 2019 that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for their common humanity. Fellows cultivate practices in mind training for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building … [Read more...]

Apply for Culture and Animals Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Culture and Animals Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support artists and scholars in advancing their understanding of and commitment to animals. The foundation aims to advance animal advocacy through intellectual and artistics expression. Grant Categories The Foundation funds academic and artistic projects that raise public awareness about concern for animals, awarding grants in three categories: Research (scholarly … [Read more...]

TechGirls Program: Supporting Next Generation of Women Leaders in STEM

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Applications are open for TechGirls Program which is an Initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to connect and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by providing them access and opportunities to advance their skills and pursue their dreams. This program is a three-week, U.S.-based summer exchange program designed to empower and inspire girls to pursue … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2019 World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest

Deadline: 3 January 2019 World Press Photo is inviting entries for its 2019 Digital Storytelling Contest that rewards those producing the best forms of visual journalism enabled by these changes. Categories Interactive Long Short Prizes The prize-winning photographs are assembled into an exhibition that travels to 45 countries and is seen by more than 4 million people each year. The winning pictures are also published in the yearbook, which is available in multiple … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Russell Sage Foundation’s Future of Work Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Future of Work Program that support innovative research on the causes and consequences of changes in the quality of jobs for less- and moderately-skilled workers and their families. The Program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the role of changes in employer practices, the nature of the labor market and public policies on the employment, earnings, and the quality of jobs of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Women’s STEM Award 2019!

Deadline: 17 March 2019 STEM graduates women from all over the world are invited to nominate themselves for the Women’s STEM Award 2019. Growth Fields Internet of Things: The Internet of Things has long been more than just an abstract vision. Market researchers estimate that by 2020 some 30 billion "things" worldwide, such as elevators, cars and refrigerators, will be connected via the Internet. Solutions from the Industrial Internet allow companies to automate workflows, optimize … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 P4G Partnership Fund!

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Applicants are invited to submit concept notes for P4G Partnership Fund that offers financial support and targeted assistance to select public-private partnerships that are advancing innovative strategies to achieve the following five Sustainable Development Goals: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture Water and Sanitation Clean Energy Sustainable Cities Sustainable Consumption and Production (circular economy) P4G will provide funding only … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled “Behavioral Economics” that support novel research that uses insights and methods from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. The program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the social, economic and political consequences … [Read more...]

Sanofi Espoir Foundation: My Child Matters Grant Award 2019-2021 in LMICs

Deadline: 17 December 2018 The Sanofi Espoir Foundation has announced the call for new 3-Year project proposals for My Child Matters Grant Awards 2019-2021. My Child Matters (MCM) program, initiated as a sustainable alliance by the Sanofi Espoir Foundation, collaborates with partners in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Africa, Asia and Latin America to fight childhood cancer and reduce in equalities in access to care and disease outcome. Since 2005, this program has supported 58 … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Kim Wall Memorial Fund: Inviting Women Journalists around the World

Deadline: 4 January 2019 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting women journalist for its Kim Wall Memorial Fund. The grant will fund a female reporter covering subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.” Kim wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life, and the Kim Wall Memorial Fund honors this legacy. The fund was established by Kim’s parents, her brother Tom Wall, her partner Ole … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for World Journalist Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 4 January 2019 Applications are open for World Journalist Fellowship to provide support to international journalists who enroll in one of their graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The fellow will pursue the degree in one of their nine concentrations: Business and Economic Reporting Cultural Reporting and Criticism Global and Joint Program Studies Literary Reportage Magazine Writing News and Documentary … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: Girls Impact the World Film Festival

Deadline: 20 January 2019 Entries are now open for the Girls Impact the World Film Festival which is an annual event that focuses on issues facing women and girls around the world. The Girls Impact the World Film Festival, presented by Connecther, is a film festival and scholarship program. High school and undergraduate students, submit their 3-6 minute short films that address global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, and a … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Energy Management Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Clean Energy Ministerial is seeking nominations for its Energy Management Leadership Awards to recognize leading organizations for their energy management achievements and raise the profile of the ISO 50001 energy management system as a proven, broadly applicable solution to global energy and climate challenges. Categories CEM Award of Excellence for Energy Management: The winners will be honored at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10), which takes place … [Read more...]

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