ACTAE /CANSEA Call for Proposals: Competitive Grant Scheme to Strengthen the Conservation Agriculture Network

Deadline: 9 November 2017 ACTAE Regional Project-CANSEA Component has announced a third call for proposals under its “Competitive Grant Scheme” with an aim to enhance and build durable and effective networking mechanisms to facilitate synergies among agroecology initiatives. ACTAE is organized in two complementary components CANSEA and ALiSEA under the responsibility of CIRAD and GRET respectively and CIRAD overall coordination: Strengthen and institutionalize the existing conservation … [Read more...]

Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation: Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation is accepting applications for its Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences that is designed to encourage the deepening of mutual understanding and establishment of closer relations between Japan and other countries through global intellectual exchange. This program provides grants to partially cover expenses for implementing international intellectual collaborative projects, such as international conferences. Benefits Travel … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation Asia Center: Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation Asia Center is seeking applications for its Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange which is designed to expand the bases for exchange and to promote understanding and friendship among people in Japan and ASEAN. Grants are provided to successful exchange projects at grassroots and regional level conducted by Japan-based organizations. Funding Information Grant Coverage: Maximum 1.5 million JPY The grant can cover portions … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund: Supporting Projects to Represent the Diversity of Women’s Lives

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is currently accepting applications from eligible entities for its grants program, representing the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which 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  Feminist Review’s editorial teams over the years has provided the means for the Trust to share the … [Read more...]

Apply for Africaid’s Zvandiri Challenge: Supporting the Ministry of Health and Child Care!

Deadline: 24 November 2017 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with Africaid is seeking applications for its Zvandiri Challenge with an aim to support the Ministry of Health and Child Care in the provision of comprehensive care through ensuring a robust continuum of care between the clinic and the community. Most importantly HIV positive children and adolescents are at the heart of the programme, taking the lead in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating all of … [Read more...]

Apply for Asian Cultural Council Program!

Deadline: 9 November 2017 The Asian Cultural Council is inviting proposals from individual to support international travel and cultural exchange between Asia and the U.S., and among the countries of Asia. The mission of this program is to advance the understanding through cultural exchange, ACC's first priority in all grant areas is to support activities that involve cultural immersion; meaningful cross-cultural engagement; and relationship building, collaboration, or exchange of best … [Read more...]

WWF’s Reforestation Grants: Supporting Communities in Regaining Ecological Integrity

Deadline: 15 December 2017 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Reforestation Grants with an aim to support communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested and degraded landscapes through forest restoration. EFN is looking for organizations that will use this workshop opportunity to connect corridors, create buffer zones, improve degraded lands, restore watersheds, and expand forest cover while also allowing local stakeholders to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is seeking applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018 to inspire, equip and enable the youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential … [Read more...]

2017 Simon Cumbers Media Fund: Promoting Better Quality Media Coverage

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2017 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The fund’s aim is to assist and promote more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. Proposed projects should focus on international development themes, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and applicants must demonstrate the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Professional Fellows Program (PFP)!

Deadline: 13 November 2017 The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State and American Councils for International Education are seeking applications for the Professional Fellows Program (PFP). Benefits Each finalist of the program will: Work in a full-time fellowship placement in a US worksite dealing with issues relating to his or her work at home. While there fellows will gain first-hand knowledge about US organizations and institutions and build … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Inviting Applicants for Professional Development Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is currently inviting applicants for its Professional Development Grants (PDGs) to provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. PDGs support training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Seeking Applications for Conservation Workshop Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications for its Conservation Workshop Grants to support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in selected countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Conservation Workshop Grants fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. Conservation Workshop Grants are … [Read more...]

Cleveland Zoological Society Seed Grants Program: Supporting Field Conservation and Research Projects in Asia

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The Cleveland Zoological Society is currently accepting applications for its Asia Seed Grants Program to support field conservation and research projects in Asia. Ideal projects have clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people and create opportunities for capacity building in country. Focus Areas Wildlife protection (law enforcement, illegal wildlife trade issues, etc.) Human wildlife conflict mitigation Development and promotion … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting & Protecting the Human Rights of Marginalized Individuals

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from civil society organizations for a program entitled “Promote and Protect the Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Women and Girls, LGBTI persons and other Marginalized Individuals”. This request is seeking programs that take an intersectional approach to addressing violence and discrimination targeting marginalized populations, which undermine … [Read more...]

UN Women: Inviting NGOs to Submit Written Statements on the Thematic Issues Considered by CSW

Deadline: 17 October 2017 UN Women is inviting NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to submit their written statements on the thematic issues considered by CSW, in accordance with Council resolution 1996/31. NGOs are strongly encouraged to submit joint statements in collaboration with other NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC. Written Statement Instructions: Content Statements by organizations in general consultative status with ECOSOC may … [Read more...]

2018 KNCF Grant Program: Preserving Biodiversity Projects in the Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 KNCF Grant Program with an aim to provide assistance for nature conservation efforts implemented by NGO/NPO in developing countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Benefits Expenses for purchasing or leasing materials and goods, for purchasing land, for purchasing or installing temporary buildings, or for their repair. Personnel costs (labor costs for temporary … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Aspen Institute’s 2018 New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 YSEALI Seeds for the Future Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Are you passionate about the future of ASEAN? Do you have an idea of how to make a positive change in your community, but are in search of mentorship and financial assistance to make it happen? If yes, then apply for the 2018 YSEALI Seeds for the Future Grants Program. Cultural Vistas and the U.S. Mission to ASEAN are currently accepting applications for its Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative’s (YSEALI) Seeds for the Future, a small grants competition for … [Read more...]

Dining for Women Grant: Supporting Grassroots Organizations to Empower Women/Girls Living in Extreme Poverty

Deadline: 24 October 2017 Dining for Women (DFW) is accepting letter of intent (LOI) for the 2nd round of its 2018 Grant program with an aim to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. DFW’s fund projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries with a devotion to educate and inspire individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective … [Read more...]