The Prince Claus Fund 2nd Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 16 September 2018 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme and the Whiting Foundation are accepting proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. The second round will continue to facilitate the vital work of restoring physical objects and making the information they carry accessible to a wider … [Read more...]

khyentse Foundation: Seeking Applications for Ashoka Grants

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The khyentse Foundation is seeking applications for its Ashoka Grants to preserve and promote the Dharma and working to increase Dharma activity around the world in creative and long-lasting ways. This program identifies and supports organizations and individuals working to increase Dharma activity around the world. The Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche to support all traditions of Buddhist study and practice. Since … [Read more...]

INSPIRE Fund: Supporting INSPIRE Awareness-Raising and Engagement Activities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The INSPIRE Working Group has launched a call for proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities in low- and middle-income countries. To enable leaders from Low- and Middle-Income Countries increase INSPIRE awareness and engage civil society and governments at national and regional levels, and from those experiences to actively exert leadership in shaping and driving INSPIRE globally. Funding is made possible by the New Venture Fund and Ignite … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICC Fellowship!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) Fellowship to deliver programs and special projects that inspire inclusion, create opportunities to connect, and encourage active citizenship. The ICC Fellowship provides a special opportunity for young leaders from around the world to make a change in their own community through the creation and implementation of projects on inclusion and citizenship. Launched in 2016 as the 6 Degrees Junior … [Read more...]

World Heritage Center- AWHF: Inviting Participants for Workshop on World Heritage and Educational Institutions in Africa

Deadline: 14 September 2018 The World Heritage Centre in collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is inviting participants for its "Workshop on World Heritage and Educational Institutions in Africa" to mark an important milestone in the involvement of African institutions of higher learning in the implementation of the World Heritage Convention. The three-day francophone workshop will feature information exchanges on existing curricula related to heritage conservation and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Africa Tourism Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Nominations are open for Africa Tourism Leadership Awards with an aim to recognize game-changing individuals and/or groups’ initiatives being pursued across the sector, such as those leading to progressive policy-making and business practices, thought leadership, innovation, sustainable investments and public-private-community partnership, to name just a few, which are making waves across the African tourism sector. This is the first-ever Pan-African travel and tourism … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: SEED Starter Workshops 2018

Deadline: 6 August 2018 Do you have a business idea and need expert support to turn it into reality? If yes, then apply for the SEED Starter Workshops. The SEED Starter is inviting entries from teams who develop green and inclusive business solutions to one of the key social and environmental challenges in Malawi. The winning teams will receive support on turning their idea into reality. The SEED Starter promotes the incubation of new eco-enterprises. Setting up a business is both an exciting … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the French Prime Minister. This Prize, created in 1988, is awarded in recognition and support for the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders, working to promote and protect human rights. The 2018 Prize will be awarded in Paris by the Prime Minister, … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for National Geographic Society’s Exploration Grant Program!

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Exploration Grant which is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. Funding Information Projects are typically funded for between US $10,000 and US $30,000. Eligibility Criteria All applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time they submit an application. National Geographic Society encourages … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Request for Proposals for Making the Case for Nature Programme

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its programme entitled “Making the Case for Nature” to determine effective ways to market wildlife to inspire positive action to save species and ecosystems by applying principles of science communication. One of the greatest challenges in addressing wildlife issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for ‘Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa’

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is accepting proposals for its “Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa” to encourage further investigation of hominid evolution in Africa and Asia, with preference given to projects in relatively unexplored parts of those continents. Preference will also be given to applicants who are residents or citizens of the country of fieldwork as well as to projects with strong local capacity development components. Projects should be … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Documenting Human Migrations Program

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Documenting Human Migrations” to support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural communities. … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society RFPs: Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is inviting proposals for its Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing species conservation plans. National Geographic Society will support on the ground priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans (e.g. Action Plans, Conservation Strategies, Population and Habitat Viability Assessments) as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN SSC Species … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution Program

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” to measurably reduce plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean. National Geographic Society seeks scientists and innovators, including conservationists, educators, and storytellers, who develop or pilot solutions that stop pollution and/or effect behavior change in key stakeholders. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents or citizens … [Read more...]

National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative: Advancing Conservation Efforts Benefitting Big Cat Populations

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for "Big Cats Conservation Initiative" to advance conservation efforts benefitting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs. The goal of this RFP is to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats. Projects may be based in any of a broad spectrum of conservation, education, development, and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals to Support Participatory Science

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of our planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is inviting applications for its Early Career Grant which is designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society is currently offering Explorers a variety of funding opportunities in the fields of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]

BASF Call for Proposals: Inaugural Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Newtrition®, BASF’s human nutrition brand is currently inviting innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in the first-ever Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge, co-hosted by Newtrition and BASF Venture Capital (BVC). The challenge is an opportunity for applicants to present breakthrough solutions for pressing health challenges to the jury that is composed of representatives from BVC, BASF Human Nutrition R&D, marketing and sales, as well as a … [Read more...]

Apply for African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards 2018!

Deadline: 5 August 2018 Are you a passionate journalist in Africa excited about the health of the planet, future generations and the global discourses around low-carbon, climate resilient green economic development pathways? Have you been following international and local conversations on the impact of climate change and environmental pollution on people, communities and economies? If yes, then apply for the 2018 ACCER Awards. The Awards acknowledges African journalists who dedicate their time … [Read more...]

Apply for PlanetRomeo Foundation’s Grants for Emerging LGBTI Projects!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community itself and/or by emerging LGBTI groups … [Read more...]