Call for Proposals: 10th UNESCO Youth Forum for Young Change-makers

Deadline: 25 June 2017 UNESCO has launched a call for proposals for young change-makers to attend the 10th UNESCO Youth Forum, entitled “Rethinking Youth Engagement with UNESCO” (25-26 October 2017, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France). The primary aim of the Forum is to build sustainable relationships with young change-makers who are leading or co-shaping impactful initiatives in a UNESCO field of competence (education, science, culture, communication and information). The Forum is looking … [Read more...]

International Elephant Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Project Grant 2018

Deadline: 11 August 2017 The International Elephant Foundation (IEF) is currently seeking proposals for 2018 Elephant Conservation and Research Funding Support. Target Areas Asian Elephant: Human-elephant conflict mitigation and coexistence Reducing habitat fragmentation and loss Action to eliminate illegal killing and trafficking of elephants Community capacity building Conservation education Managing captive range country Asian elephants African … [Read more...]

Africa Art Lines Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for Artistic Mobility Fund in Africa

Deadline: 16 July 2017 Africa Art Lines is seeking proposals for its Artistic Mobility Fund in Africa to allow artists and cultural operators carrying artistic projects between morocco and other African countries to benefit from grants for their travel expenses. Africa art lines is open to artists and cultural professionals living and working within the continent and holding projects related to morocco. Africa Art Lines is a project initiated by Afrikayna, a Moroccan non-profit organization … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in OpenIDEO Education in Emergencies Challenge!

Deadline 25 June 2017 Applications are currently open for OpenIDEO Education in Emergencies Challenge, A MIKTA initiative delivered with Australian Aid, inviting individuals and organizations of diverse expertise and perspectives, those who work in the education in emergencies sector, those who have lived through emergency situations themselves, and those innovators and entrepreneurs who are passionate about bringing their expertise and ingenuity to this issue. Opportunity Areas Innovations … [Read more...]

Apply for Africa 2017 Photo Competition: Changing the Perception of Africa

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Applications are open for Africa 2017 Photo Competition that is sponsored by Agility. The story of today’s Africa – young, growing, urbanizing, and tech-savvy – needs to be told. As a company committed to supporting local capacity in Africa, Agility wants to capture the hope, aspirations and confidence of a new generation of Africans and the continent that they are rapidly reshaping. They are looking for images that will open the eyes of the world to today’s … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Business and Human Rights in the ICT Sector to Advance Internet Freedom

Deadline: 25 September 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for collaborative policy advocacy initiatives to coordinate and amplify existing business and human rights efforts to advance Internet freedom. Program Components Strengthen the capacity of local Internet freedom advocates to promote business and human rights standards at the global, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program (YPP)!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 The World Bank is currently inviting applicants for its Young Professionals Program (YPP) with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

Human Rights INGO Call for Proposals 2017: Preventing Discrimination in Development and Promoting the Right to Health of Women and Girls

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The Unit for Human Rights Policy at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland has announced a Call for Proposals directed to international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) that focus on promoting human rights and preventing discrimination in development or promote the implementation of the right to health of women and girls. The selected overall objectives of the Call this year are promotion of economic, social and cultural rights, in particular the right to … [Read more...]

Thrasher Research Fund: Inviting Applicants for Early Career Awards

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The Thrasher Research Fund is currently inviting applications for its Early Career Awards with an aim to encourage the development of medical research in child health by awarding small grants to new researchers, helping them gain a foothold in this important area. The Fund will make up to 30 awards total with two funding cycles (15 awards each). Research Interests The Fund is open to a variety of research topics important to children’s health. Both … [Read more...]

Business and Arts South Africa: Seeking Nominations for BASA Awards

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Business and Arts South Africa is seeking nominations for its BASA Awards that is jointly sponsored by Hollard & Business Day. It is the only awards ceremony that acknowledges business support of and partnerships in the arts in South Africa. The BASA Awards recognise and encourage excellence and innovation in the field of business support for the arts.  Imaginative, innovative, and cost-effective partnerships between business and the arts are highlighted, … [Read more...]

Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2017: Enabling a Smart, Safe and Sustainable World

Deadline: 20 September 2017 If your product or technology is targeting markets in transportation, smart cities, safety and security, and connected industries, or if your solution enables a smart, safe and sustainable world, then apply for Nokia Open Innovation Challenge! The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge, in partnership with venture firm Nokia Growth Partners , is a call for ideas, technologies, and new business models in IoT (Internet of Things). The challenge is running for its fifth … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas

Deadline: 27 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas under the Cross-Regional Wildlife Conservation programme in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is the identification and subsequent implementation of actions by stakeholders living in or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for INK Fellows Program: Bringing together a Community of Game Changers

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for INK Fellows Program with a mission to bring together a community of game changers who have the courage to redefine the world through their imaginative ideas and creative thinking. Being an INK Fellow provides the peer-support necessary to take brilliant work to the next level. The Program aims to provide applicants the support necessary to leverage their impact.  The INK Fellows Program is an initiative of Ixoraa Knowledge Foundation, the … [Read more...]

DHHS/National Institutes of Health: HIV/HCV Co-Infections in Substance Abusers

Deadline: 7 January 2018 The Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health is seeking applications for its program entitled "HIV/HCV Co-Infections in Substance Abusers" to to fill gaps in understanding of: the impact of substance abuse on HIV, HIV/HCV co-infection associated disease progression, the pathogenic interactions between HIV and hepatitis C virus, hepatic and non-hepatic co-morbidities associated with HIV/HCV-co-infections in people with substance … [Read more...]

OutRight Action International: Inviting LGBTIQ Activists for Advocacy Week 2017 in New York

Deadline: 7 July 2017 OutRight Action International is seeking applications from international activists for their annual week of advocacy, which runs from December 1-10, 2017 in New York City. Every December, OutRight hosts LGBTIQ activists from around the world in New York for a week of high level meetings and activities around Human Rights Day (December 10th). The week culminates with OutSummit, our one-day conference dedicated to giving activist in the US and around the world the … [Read more...]

Singularity University: Apply for N Square Impact Scholars Program

Deadline: 5 July 2017 Can Your Moonshot Idea Solve Our World’s Nuclear Threat? Apply if you're inspired by N Square's vision, welcome collaboration, and can propose innovative, scalable solutions that leverage exponential technologies. The Singularity University is currently seeking applications for its N Square Impact Scholars Program, a multimillion dollar initiative designed to stimulate innovation in the fields of nuclear disarmament, nonproliferation and safety and security. N Square is … [Read more...]

Laerdal Foundation: Saving Lives at Birth in Low-Resource Settings

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine is currently accepting applications for its funding program for projects related to Saving Lives at Birth. The support will be focused on practically oriented projects helping achieve the UN Sustainability Goal no 3 (that in 2015 replaced the previous MDGs 4 and 5), aiming at: Reducing infant and child mortality by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030 Reducing maternal deaths by 2/3 from 2010 to 2030 Funding Information … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Sony World Photography Awards! Inviting Photographers Worldwide

Deadline: Various The World Photography Organisation in partnership with Sony  is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards that seek to bring all the photographers at one of the world’s leading photography competitions. The aim of these awards is to showcase the best photography in the world from the past year. Free to enter and open to all photographers, the awards’ are an authoritative voice in the photographic industry, with the power to shape the careers of its … [Read more...]

Accenture’s HealthTech Innovation Challenge: Tackling World’s Biggest Health Issues

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Applications are open for HealthTech Innovation Challenge, a part of Accenture’s broader HealthTech Innovation program—which will also include acceleration and venture opportunities, innovation labs and more. The program supports innovative technologies and drive creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare. The Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge is in full swing to recognize early stage start-up businesses that can play a major … [Read more...]

Grand Challenges Canada: Requesting Proposals for Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, is seeking bold ideas with big impact from the best and brightest talent, for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. The bold ideas are expected to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health through one or more of the following … [Read more...]

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