THET announced Third Round of Grants under the Africa Grants Programme (AGP)

Deadline: 28 February 2019 THET has announced a third round of grants under the Africa Grants Programme (AGP) with support from Johnson & Johnson. The AGP supports the training of health workers in low- and middle-income countries, through engaging established partnerships between health organisations in the UK and Ireland and their counterparts in Sub-Saharan Africa. The aims of the AGP are to save and improve the lives of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa (in particular women … [Read more...]

SAFOD Organizing A Free Webinar on Assistive Technology in Southern Africa

Deadline: 18 February 2019 The Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD); the African Network for Evidence–to–Action in Disability (AfriNEAD), and the University of Washington is currently inviting applicants to participate in a 2-hour webinar includes a Q & A session focusing on the Assistive Technology (AT) situation in Southern Africa; the AT-Info-Map project; and the forthcoming regional AT Expo. AT includes a wide range of technology products that are used to support … [Read more...]

2019 EVAWI Call for Proposals for International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Violence Across the Lifespan

Deadline: 1 May 2019 End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is accepting proposals for its International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Violence Across the Lifespan to promote innovative techniques, unique approaches, and promising practices in responding to gender-based violence. Objectives Improve responses to victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking, elder abuse, and other gender-based crimes Enhance … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2019 Africa Food Prize

Deadline: 14 May 2019 Nominations are open for 2019 Africa Food Prize which is the preeminent award for recognizing the extraordinary individual or institution whose contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity for all Africans. The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic … [Read more...]

Apply for AIMS NEI Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS NEI) is seeking applications for its second round of the AIMS NEI Fellowships for Women in Climate Change Science (WiCCS) to increase women’s participation in, and contribution to, to a more sustainable societal response to climate change. Climate change including global warming poses significant threats to humanity. Documented impacts of global warming include an increased frequency … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation’s Grants to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline: 1 July 2019 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently accepting applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Global Maternal and Neonatal Health 2019

Deadline: 24 April 2019 Applications are open for Global Maternal and Neonatal Health which is a joint initiative between the Medical Research Council (MRC; part of UK Research & Innovation, partly funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)), and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The purpose of the call is to address the burden of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in low and middle income countries (LMICs), by funding high-quality proposals across … [Read more...]

Nestlé Foundation’s Research Grants to support Research in Human Nutrition in LICs and LMICs

Deadline: 10 May 2019 The Nestlé Foundation is accepting applications for its Research Grants program to initiate and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in the studied populations as generally applicable to the population at large. They should also enable institution … [Read more...]

Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs: Call for Projects for 2019 ‘Sustainable Food and Agriculture’

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (MAA), is currently inviting all French local authorities and foreigners to work together on a project to transition to sustainable food systems (ranging from agricultural production to food waste management) and to build the most appropriate responses to their territory while benefiting from the experience of each. Objectives The main objectives are: … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Public Engagement Fund 2019

Deadline: 26 March 2019 Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Public Engagement Fund 2019 that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access … [Read more...]

IWMF announced Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists 2019 Round 1

Deadline: 25 February 2019 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its 1st round of 2019 Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists. Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Fund will support projects including educational opportunities, investigative … [Read more...]

British Ecological Society: Inviting Applicants for Ecologists in Africa Grant Program 2019

Deadline: 20 March 2019 The British Ecological Society (BES) is inviting applicants for its 2019 Ecologists in Africa Grant Program to carry out innovative ecological research. The grant is designed to support applications to develop their skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in the developed world. Funding Information The maximum value of a grant is £8,000 for research. An additional sum up to £2,000 may be requested to fund travel to … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition 2019

Deadline: 13 February 2019 Applications are open for 2019 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition. The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) is open to applicants worldwide and offers a tremendous opportunity to entrepreneurs and investors alike. Focus Areas Urban Education Connecting Research to Practice Teaching & Learning Technology in Grades K through 12 Special Education & At-Risk Students Open & Collaborative … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals to Develop Vaccines against Rift Valley Fever and Chikungunya Viruses

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has launched a call for proposals (CfP3i) to develop human vaccines against Rift Valley fever and Chikungunya viruses. The decision to fund the development of vaccines against RVF and CHIK is based on the feasibility of vaccine development and the potential public health impact of vaccines against these diseases. While vaccines against both viruses appear to be technically feasible, the commercial … [Read more...]

2019 STARTS Prize to Honor Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society Stimulated by the Arts throughout the World

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for STARTS Prize 2019 the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if they are to master the social, ecological and economic challenges that Europe will be facing … [Read more...]

2019 MILEAD Fellows Program inviting Young African Women Leaders

Deadline: 22 February 2019 Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is seeking applications from exceptional emerging African women leaders for the 2019 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development) Fellows Program to identify Africa’s most promising women leaders. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term and paradigm-shifting leadership development program to identify, develop and promote a new generation of young African female leaders … [Read more...]

Apply for 3rd Pan African Youth Conference under the theme of ‘The Future Is Now; Youth are Not Too Young to Lead’

Deadline: 10 March 2019 Youth organisations are invited to apply for 3rd Pan African Youth Conference which is co-organised by The Gambia National Youth Council and the AYC Secretariat in partnership with Government of The Gambia, UN System in The Gambia, Kanifing Municipal Council, The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Child Fund International The Gambia. 3rd Pan African Youth Conference on African Unity and Development and the Annual General Assembly Meeting of the African … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize!

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Nominations are open for UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes which was created in 1995 to reward outstanding examples of action to safeguard and enhance the world’s cultural landscapes, a category of World Heritage. The Prize, generously supported by the Greek Government, bears the name of Melina Mercouri, former Minister of Culture of Greece and a strong advocate of integrated … [Read more...]

Africa Media Network on Health: AMNH Excellence in Health Journalism Awards

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Africa Media Network on Health (AMNH) is accepting applications for its AMNH Excellence in Health Journalism Awards ceremony to honour journalists who have demonstrated outstanding merit in health reporting. The award ceremony and gala dinner would convene representatives from government, media and civil society to honor five selected journalists from countries where AMNH is currently active – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. The event will provide … [Read more...]

Apply for Yunus&Youth Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2019

Deadline: 18 February 2019 The Yunus&Youth is seeking applications for its Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2019 that gives young people the resources and mentorship they need to drive social change. Yunus&Youth enables early-stage young social entrepreneurs to create stronger positive social impact, while also helping them to become financially sustainable by providing mentoring, business training and access to a global network. Yunus&Youth offers a … [Read more...]

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