SNAPP announces 2019 Request for Proposals to Fund Science to Solutions Teams

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) has announced its 2019 Request for Proposals to find new cross-sector and interdisciplinary teams willing to do science differently for lasting impact. SNAPP welcomes proposals for working groups on all conservation/sustainable development topics. Each year, SNAPP provides up to US$1 million total across 4-6 approved working groups, led by academic, governmental agency, multilateral, or nonprofit … [Read more...]

Submit Your Ideas for ‘Empowering Caregivers in Immunization Innovation Challenge’

Deadline: 10 March 2019 OpenIDEO, sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its ‘Empowering Caregivers in Immunization Innovation Challenge’. Opportunity Areas Opportunity Areas are specific calls to action that guide community during the Ideas Phase. They serve as provocations that are intentionally aligned with the Challenge topic and partner priorities, while ripe for innovation. Regardless of the Opportunity Areas chosen, the hope is … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Investigative Journalism Conference

Deadline: 8 April 2019 Applications are open for the the Global Investigative Journalism Conference inviting journalism professors and researchers worldwide are invited to submit research paper abstracts highlighting trends, challenges, teaching methodologies, new developments and best practices in investigative and data journalism. The conference is scheduled for this September 26-29 in Hamburg, Germany and will be co-hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Netzwerk … [Read more...]

Grand Challenges Explorations Round 23: Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking proposals for the Round 23 of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of "Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services". Within this call to increase demand for vaccination services, and thus increase the number of children vaccinated globally, they are looking for innovative ideas in the following specific areas: Novel approaches for providing practical knowledge about vaccines and vaccination services to … [Read more...]

GCE Round 23: Emerging Technologies for New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting proposals for the Round 23 of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of "Emerging Technologies for New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas". The Foundation seeks proposals that apply an emerging technology – or a combination of emerging technologies – for new and potentially transformative solutions in global health priority areas. The goal of this challenge is to foster and support impact in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for INFUSE Urban Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 20 March 2019 INFUSE is looking for innovations uniquely positioned to address immunisation challenges in urban settings. Through this Challenge, Gavi is seeking innovations that aim to address the following challenges in assuring that children living in urban areas are reached with immunisation. Accurately identify and track under-immunised populations that are highly mobile and impermanent; Inclusively plan for services that are responsive and target underserved … [Read more...]

School Enterprise Challenge: Free Business Programme for Schools around the World

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Registrations are open for the School Enterprise Challenge which is an international business programme for schools. The School Enterprise Challenge is a FREE educational programme that teaches business and life skills. It supports teachers and students to set up a REAL business at their school. Why take part? There are many benefits to taking part! Benefits for STUDENTS include Learn essential life skills: communication, teamwork, leadership Be … [Read more...]

Apply for Arab Documentary Photography Programme

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Arab Fund for Art and Culture (AFAC) and the Prince Claus Fund, in partnership with the Magnum Foundation, have announced the sixth cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP). The focus of the Programme is to support compelling non-stereotypical and unconventional visual documentation of important social issues and narratives relevant to the Arab region. In recognition to the image’s power to document, educate and advocate, the ADPP will also … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: GCE on Environmental niches of Salmonella Typhi (Round 23)

Deadline: 10 April 2019 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting proposals for the Round 23 of the Grand Challenges Exploration (GCE) on the topic of “Environmental niches of Salmonella Typhi”. The Challenge In this new grand challenge, they solicit proposals to examine the environmental niches of S. Typhi. they are interested in understanding: Survival of S. Typhi in the context of the soil and water microbiomes. S. Typhi survives for 3 weeks in the presence of A. … [Read more...]

Visual Aids Call for Video Proposals: Day With(out) Art 2019

Deadline: 15 March 2019 Visual AIDS is inviting artists and filmmakers to submit proposals for new film/video works to be produced and distributed to over 100 venues worldwide for the 30th annual Day With(out) Art. Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over. Since 1989, Visual AIDS has organized Day With(out) Art, coordinating a day of mourning and action at art museums, galleries, and … [Read more...]

Sefer Center for Academic Jewish Studies announces Russian Jewry Research Grant Program

Deadline: 31 Marсh 2019 Sefer Center for Academic Jewish Studies is seeking applications for its Russian Jewry Research Grant to support research projects in multiple disciplines on Russian Jewry. The subject of the research may comprise different aspects of Jewish history and culture within the territory of former Russian Empire during various historical periods from the ancient times till post-soviet contemporary period. The grant covers the entire variety of humanitarian and social … [Read more...]

UNESCO launched 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)

Deadline: 13 June 2019 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched the 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor fund, established by the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) to support its implementation in developing countries. The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor … [Read more...]

Thomas Foundation announces Journalism Now World Team Challenge

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Thomas Foundation has announced the Journalism Now World Team Challenge. The Foundation gives a group of participants the chance to win an all-expenses-paid one week UK work-study trip in London during the autumn of 2019. Best regional performers will also be chosen and honoured and prizes will be awarded for exceptional content. It's applicant chance to create a media brand on a social media page, channel or other medium of their choice with mentoring from their … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Women’s Workforce Participation Program

Deadline: 23 April 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects to promote international labor standards and women's right to equal, safe, and full participation in the workforce. Funding Information Award Ceiling: $1,000,000 Award Floor: $1,000,000 Eligibility Criteria DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards and Get a Chance to Win $10,000

Deadline: 25 March 2019 Are you a peacebuilder? Would $10,000, international recognition and access to an international peacebuilding network help you make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for the Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders is the global awards for innovation in local peacebuilding. Through the annual awards, Peace Direct offers international recognition for organisations trying new or different peacebuilding approaches or new organisations doing … [Read more...]

2019 International Essay Contest: Promoting Youth in harnessing Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The Goi Peace Foundation is seeking applications for 2019 International Essay Contest for Young People to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. This program is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education … [Read more...]

2019 GlobalGiving Accelerator Program to Achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 26 April 2019 GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its June 2019 Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature to Provide Funds for Local NGOs

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities announces 14th Call for Proposals to Support Commodity Development Activities

Deadline: 15 April 2019 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is inviting applicants for support of commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial and technical instruments in support or business activities contributing to commodity sector development in Developing Countries. Examples include agriculture, commodity value addition and trade, minerals and metals. Besides generating a viable financial return, eligible activities should also … [Read more...]

United Nation’s Global Climate Action Award: Addressing Climate Change

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The search for the United Nation's Global Climate Action Award is on! If you are leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, they want to hear from you! Spearheaded by UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Focus Areas Applicants must … [Read more...]