Toyota Foundation’s International Grant Program 2019 for East and Southeast Asian Countries

Deadline: 8 June 2019 In 2019, the International Grant Program of the Toyota Foundation continues the fifth year of its program “Cultivating Empathy Through Learning from Our Neighbors: Practitioners’ Exchange on Common Issues in Asia”, focusing on countries in East and Southeast Asia. The grant program focuses on deepening mutual understanding and knowledge-sharing among people on the ground in target countries who are finding solutions to shared issues. Through promoting direct … [Read more...]

Internet for Development (I4D) Grant 2019 focusing on Powering Internet Infrastructure

Deadline: 30 May 2019 The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) Asia is seeking applications for Internet for Development (I4D) Grant for 2019 which focuses on Powering Internet Infrastructure. The Grant will be allocated to one project that support research and development of software and/or hardware solutions that can improve the stability and reliability of how Internet infrastructure is powered. This includes but is not limited to solar, wind, and hydraulic solutions used to … [Read more...]

ISIF Asia’s Internet Operations Research Grants for Asia Pacific-based Organizations & Individuals

Deadline: 30 May 2019 The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) Asia’s Internet Operations Research Grants to support the development of an independent Internet research community in the Asia Pacific. The 2019 Grants will support research focused on the availability, reliability, and security of the Internet, with a particular focus on operational stability and security. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must also include … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Internet for Development (I4D) Award 2019

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Nominations are open for the 2019 Award which will recognize the positive contributions of Internet-based innovations to development focusing on powering Internet infrastructure. The 2019 Internet for Development Award will be awarded to one organization that support research and development of software and/or hardware solutions that can improve the stability and reliability of how Internet infrastructure is powered. Focused Area Interested applicants can submit … [Read more...]

Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists: Accepting Applications for 2019 Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is currently accepting applications from journalists from the mainly developing nations of Africa, Asia (including Pacific Island nations), Latin America and the Caribbean to cover the United Nations General Assembly for approximately 10 weeks beginning in September each year. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to China: Seeking Applications for Hong Kong Small Grant Program

Deadline: 15 September 2019 The U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong & Macau Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. PAS awards a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and other organizations to enhance mutual understanding between the U.S. and Hong Kong and/or Macau. PAS will only consider grants that have a … [Read more...]

APWLD: Inviting Applicants for Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 30 June 2018 APWLD is currently inviting five women media professionals across Asia-Pacific region to participate in Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme that aims to strengthen media advocacy on grassroots issues through a feminist lens. Fellowship theme this year is on climate change as APWLD wish to strengthen a feminist analysis on this topic and climate justice, especially in mainstream and alternative media spaces. The duration of the fellowship will be from August 2018 – … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for SIWI’s 2019 Stockholm Water Prize!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Categories Policy and Practices: This category covers achievements that has improved the governance and management of water, as a natural and economic resource and/or as a human right and … [Read more...]

Toyota Foundation’s International Grant Program 2018: Practitioners Exchange on Common Issues in Asia

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The Toyota Foundation is currently accepting applications for its International Grant Program 2018 that aims to survey and analyze situations in target countries, obtain new perspectives, and expand the potential of future generations. The grant program focuses on deepening mutual understanding and knowledge-sharing among people on the ground in East Asia and Southeast Asia who are finding solutions to shared issues.  The title of the program is “Cultivating Empathy … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads 2

Deadline: 1 April 2018 If you're aged 18-30 years, and come from a country in Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, or Europe, then apply for International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads 2! UNESCO, in collaboration with the National Commission of People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is currently inviting young women and men from countries along the maritime and terrestrial Silk Roads to participate in the International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage … [Read more...]

The Power Paradox- Connecting Future Leaders to contribute to the Sustainable Development of the World

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The South American Business Forum is inviting applications for The Power Paradox- Connecting future leaders to contribute to the sustainable development of the world. Each year the forum receives 100 outstanding university students from around the world together with 40 leaders of business, political and academic areas. SABF mission is to bring together current and future leaders, regardless of generation and nationality, through the development of a platform for … [Read more...]

Nokia Bell Labs: Seeking Applications for its 2018 Bell Labs Prize

Deadline: 25 April 2018 Nokia Bell Labs is seeking applications for its 2018 Bell Labs Prize that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision. The Bell Labs Prize (the “Contest”) is offered by the Bell Labs Organization of Nokia of America Corporation, a subsidiary of Nokia … [Read more...]

Apply for Go Green in the City Challenge!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for the Go Green in the City Challenge. For 180 years Schneider Electric has been committed to changing the way they access energy. As a global specialist in energy management, with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including utilities & infrastructures, machine manufacturers, non-residential buildings, data centres & networks, and in residential … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash’s 2018 Grant Program: Supporting Ambitious Feminist and Women’s Rights Organisations!

Deadline: 17 April 2018 Applications are open for the Mama Cash’s 2018 Grant program with an aim to support ambitious feminist and women’s rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash supports women, girls and trans people who fight for their rights. Activists who tirelessly and fearlessly make their voices heard. Who criticise oppressive or restrictive norms and practices, and lobby for fair laws. Who demand their political and economic rights, … [Read more...]

SA Innovavation Summit’s Pitching Den Competition: Promoting and Developing Entrepreneurial Creativity of Startups

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Do you have a start-up or a business solution characterized by high growth potential, proprietary innovation, sustainable competitive advantage? If yes, then apply for Pitching Den Competition. Set against the backdrop of SA Innovation Summit, the Pitching Den competition aims to promote and develop the entrepreneurial creativity of startups, able and willing to disrupt the status-quo, to showcase their ground-breaking products or services, to gain visibility across … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. Competition Goals No Poverty Zero Hunger Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education Gender Equality Clean Water and Sanitation Affordable and Clean Energy Decent Work and Economic Growth Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Reduced Inequalities Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for 2020 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research!

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is accepting proposals for its 2020 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research. The Journal of Peace Research is a leading international and interdisciplinary journal in peace research, published in collaboration between the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and SAGE Publications. They welcome issues on topics that significantly advance the research frontier of the field, with a focus on causes and consequences of violence, … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation’s Exhibition and Fellowship: Moving Walls 25

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and fellowship opportunity focused on the topic of migration. Selected projects will be featured in the next installment of their ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in September 2018 at the Open Society Foundations—New York. The Open Society Foundation is inviting proposals about the work that engages with topics of migration, identity, belonging, and … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 May 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...]

Apply for 7th International City Health Conference!

Deadline: 1 April 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the seventh series of the City Health conferences that will take place on 13-14 September 2018 at Odesa (Ukraine). The event is hosted by Alliance for Public Health (Ukraine), AFEW International (Netherlands) and the City of Odesa, in association with Knowledge-Action-Change (The United Kingdom). The theme for City Health 2018 is ‘Developing healthy responses in a time of change’. This includes changes in political and societal norms, … [Read more...]

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