WANGO Awards Program: Honoring Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. WANGO not only recognizes prominent international NGOs, but also the smaller, lesser-known NGOs in the least developed countries, whose exemplary service and success may have gone … [Read more...]

Bureau of NEA Assistance Coordination: Local Civil Society Capacity Building Initiative

Deadline: 17 July 2018 The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to enhance and further develop the organizational capacity of local civil society organizations (CSOs) in the MENA region. Objectives Local civil society organizations (CSOs) increasing their capacity to be effective and operational. CSOs being able to leverage established relationships with private and public actors to increase … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s “SDGs & Her Competition” for Women Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The World Bank Group with partnership of Wharton School's Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women is seeking applications for its "SDGs & Her Competition for Women Entrepreneurs". In 2015, all 193 United Nations member countries signed on to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "create the future they want in 2030". Objectives The objectives of the initiative are to: recognize women implementing the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 World Forum Democracy to address all forms of Violence against Women

Deadline: 30 May 2018 Are unequal power relations between women and men at the heart of why women are still victims of gender-based violence? Are gender role stereotypes still preventing women from reaching equal treatment in public, political and economic affairs?  Can democracy fix this? If yes, then participate in the All World Forum for Democracy which will focus on issues to resolve specific problems with regards to inequalities between women and men. The forum will take place on … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Vigor Awards International 2018

Deadline (For the Toronto event): 1 August 2018 Nominations are open for Vigor Awards International 2018 to celebrate, honour, and acknowledge individuals who have made impact in the world by bringing positive changes to, improving, encouraging or empowering other people’s lives. Vigor Awards International seeks to honor those who ordinarily would not receive recognition or be publicly appreciated for their selfless efforts to enhance the lives of people around them, through their unrewarded … [Read more...]

Apply for the MissionBox Philanthropic Fund’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Does Your Nonprofit Make a Positive Impact for Teens? If yes, then apply for this fund. The MissionBox Philanthropic Fund is offering a May 2018, $3,500 cash grant award to a nonprofit or charity, from anywhere in the world, that significantly contributes to the empowerment and/or well-being of teens (13-19 years of age). Focus Areas Specifically, this single $3,500 grant will be awarded to any registered nonprofit or charity that provides services in the following … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for iF Social Impact Prize!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Nominations are open for iF Social Impact Prize with an aim to publish and support projects that contribute to our society. Applicants are welcome to submit all projects that contribute to solving the most urgent challenges of our time and help to improve conditions – their CSR projects or their active support for a specific aspect of society. Categories End poverty: Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing … [Read more...]

Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS): Inviting Applicants for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 30 August 2018 The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program (SGP) on the themes of “Youth” and “Urban Spatial Inequalities” that aims to support scholars and professionals in the Arab region. This competition is funded by grants provided to ACSS by the Ford Foundation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Program Activities The program funds five kinds of activities: Travel grants … [Read more...]

Burners Without Borders: Annual Community Micro-Grant Program 2018

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Burners Without Borders has launched its Annual Community Micro-Grant Program 2018 to jump-starting creative, civic projects that both grow community and make a positive impact. BWB knows that real change starts at the grassroots level and healthy communities emerge from citizens participating in actively creating the kinds of communities they want to live in. BWB prides itself on accomplishing a lot with very little money by engaging the power of community and innovative … [Read more...]

Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative: Village to Raise a Child

Deadline: 7 June 2018 The Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Village to Raise a Child program that identifies and nurtures young social entrepreneurs from around the world. These students called “Global Trailblazers” are selected via a global competition that searches for the most inspiring high schoolers with the most innovative ideas from countries around the globe. Global Trailblazers spend one week at Harvard University in Cambridge, … [Read more...]

Nordic Culture Fund: Supporting Projects in all Fields of Art and Culture

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Nordic Culture Fund is accepting applications for its grant program to support projects that contribute to an innovative and dynamic artistic and cultural scene in the Nordic Region, one that is diverse, accessible and of high quality. The Nordic Culture Fund supports art and culture projects involving different Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, the Faroe Island, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the Aaland Island). To qualify for funding, projects must … [Read more...]

Sunhak Peace Prize 2019: Making the World Better for Future Generations

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Nominations are open for Sunhak Peace Prize 2019 which was established in order to help resolve worldwide suffering, conflict, poverty and threats to the environment by promoting a comprehensive, future-oriented vision of peace. Based on the Founder's vision of One Family Under God, the Sunhak Peace Prize will encourage all people to dedicate themselves to peace, choosing dialogue and cooperation over conflict and competition. The Sunhak Peace Prize honors individuals … [Read more...]

2018 Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 3: Representing the Diversity of Women’s Lives Globally

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is seeking applications from eligible entities for the 3rd round of its 2018 grant program that gives grants to projects in the UK and internationally that support women. The grants represent the diversity of women’s lives globally and support the creativity which with women fight the inequalities they face. Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979 the voluntary work of  … [Read more...]

2018 GlobalGiving Accelerator Program: Inviting Non-Profit Organizations Worldwide!

Deadline: 1 August 2018 GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofits for its September 2018 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 total … [Read more...]

Apply for Visegrad Strategic Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 International Visegrad Fund is accepting applications for its Strategic Grants Program to support project addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group. The program is aimed at fostering cooperation among the Visegrad Group (V4) countries (Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) via supporting major projects for sustainable regional cooperation and serving, inter alia, the development of civil society, the improvement of mutual awareness among the V4 societies, … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for International Visegrad Fund’s Visegrad+ Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for Visegrad+ Grants which is run and financed by the International Visegrad Fund aimed at facilitating support from the V4 countries (Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) primarily towards the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and countries of the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,  Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) hereinafter referred to as “target country”. The program … [Read more...]

OpenIDEO/GHR Foundation: Submit Your Ideas for 2018 BridgeBuilder Challenge!

Deadline: 4 June 2018 OpenIDEO, in partnership with GHR Foundation, is inviting eligible organizations for its 2018 BridgeBuilder Challenge to address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways. BridgeBuilder invests in the building and repairing of unique bridges between people, organizations, issues, and beliefs at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet.  In doing so, BridgeBuilder aims to promote meaningful … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Visegrad Grants

Deadline: 1 June 2018 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grants to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Focus Areas Culture and Common Identity Education and Capacity Building Innovation, R&D, Entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund: Seeking Projects Preserving Wildlife and Wild Places around the World!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund is currently accepting applications to support critical research projects that protect and preserve wildlife and wild places around the world. Since 2006, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund has worked with dozens of individuals and organizations to further research, expand conservation impact, share knowledge, and engage local communities. Funding Information Awards may be made in any amount; however … [Read more...]

OTF: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]