NEF’s Research Grant Programme to Strengthen Research Capacity of Young Researchers in Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 14 October 2019 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is inviting applications for its Research Grant Programme to support academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region. With the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region, grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance their skills, knowledge, and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State announces Funding to support Religious Freedom in the EAP Region

Deadline: 28 May 2019 The United States Department is seeking applications for its grant program entitled "DRL East Asia and Pacific (EAP) Religious Freedom Solicitation 1: Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, and Indonesia". DRL's goal for religious freedom in the EAP region is to promote diverse, multi-ethnic and multi-religious, and inclusive societies that respect the rights of all people. Applications should propose specific approaches that transform the increasingly constrained environment … [Read more...]

Minor Foundation for Major Challenges inviting Applicants from all over the World

Deadline: 7 June 2019 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) is inviting applicants from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions. Goals The Foundation’s objective is to promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through … [Read more...]

Money Trail offers Working Grants for African, Asian and European Journalists

Deadline: 25 June 2019 In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Money Trail exists because countries throughout the world lose billions of dollars through tax abuse, money laundering and … [Read more...]

One Young World seeking Applications for Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 3 May 2019 Are you eager to join an international discussion of issues like sustainability and the environment? Would you like to build an international network and gain insight into how other people think? If yes, then apply for the Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarship 2019. The Audi Environmental Foundation actively supports research into new technologies and scientific methods for a liveable future. Its stated goal is to make a contribution to environmental protection and … [Read more...]

Applications for Media-X Prototype Grant Scheme is now Open

Deadline: 13 May 2019 Applications are now open for Media-X Prototype Grant Scheme (the “Scheme”): a prototype fund to promote media innovation and the development of new media and social enterprises which is a pilot funding initiative launched by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (“JMSC”) of the University of Hong Kong (“HKU). It aims to work with industry innovators to cultivate and promote innovation in the news and media industry. Grantees from the scheme will benefit from … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Deadline: 28 June 2019 Nominations are open for 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award that will be given to the individuals who are pursuing the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site. The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of young individuals trying to address … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize

Deadline: 31 October 2019 The sixth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations. The prize is awarded every two years and it recognizes initiatives that contribute to improving educational practices around the world, with priority given to developing countries and to marginalized and disadvantaged communities. The winners are selected by an International … [Read more...]

Dining for Women Grant to Foster Good Health, Education and Economic Self-Sufficiency in Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 April 2019 Dining for Women is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for its grant program to support grassroots international organizations empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. The foundation funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic self-sufficiency in developing countries. They are devoted to educating and inspiring individuals to make a difference and fight global poverty through the power of collective giving. Priority … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation inviting Lyle Spencer Research Awards to Transform Education

Deadline: 22 May 2019 Spencer Foundation is inviting applicants for its Lyle Spencer Research Awards to support to intellectually ambitious research projects oriented to improving the practice of education. Funding Information The Budgets between $525,000 and $1 million and project durations of up to five years. Eligibility Criteria Proposals to the Lyle Spencer Research Awards must be for academic research projects that aim to study education. Proposals for activities other … [Read more...]

UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2019 is now open for Submissions

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The 2019 Call for Applications of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network is now open to foster international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as a strategic lever for sustainable urban development. The UNESCO Creative Cities bring a concrete contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda through policy-making and grass-root projects promoting the … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation accepting Applications for Research Grant in the Areas of Humanities and Social Science

Deadline: 9 May 2019 The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is accepting applications for its research grant that provide funds to excellent research activities in the areas of humanities and social science. Targeted Research Areas of Research Research activities in the areas of humanities and social science which are expected to contribute to achieving the goal of the Foundation, by promoting "international understanding" by solving various issues which exist between … [Read more...]

Expo 2020 Dubai: An International Call For ‘Best Practices for a Better 2030’

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Expo 2020 Dubai’s platform to showcase projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. It will highlight simple but effective initiatives, which localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and can be adapted, replicated, and scaled to achieve an enhanced global impact. The international call for projects aims to recognise and enhance the visibility of impactful and integrated development practices at Expo 2020, a global … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applicants are invited to submit applications for the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund which is a significant philanthropic endowment established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field of species conservation and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund’s reach is truly global, and its species interest is non-discriminatory. It is open to applications … [Read more...]

GIJN presents ‘Global Shining Light Award’ to recognize Courageous Investigative Journalists and their Work

Deadline: 19 May 2019 The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) presents the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. On behalf of the global investigative journalism community, GIJN is pleased to recognize and celebrate these courageous investigative journalists and their work. Each year dozens of journalists and media workers are killed … [Read more...]

Apply for UNDP’s ‘16 x 16’ Initiative Program 2019

Deadline: 19 April 2019 Applications are open for UNDP's ‘16 x 16’ initiative Program 2019 which is a new global initiative, supported by the Government of Italy, as part of UNDP’s Youth Global Programme for Sustainable Development and Peace (Youth-GPS), to recognize and support 16 youth-led organisations, movements or networks that promote Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16). It is also a contribution to the implementation of the United Nations Youth Strategy, Youth 2030. Aims … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2020 Millennium Technology Prize

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The Technology Academy Finland (TAF) is currently seeking nominations for its Millennium Technology Prize 2019. The Prize is Finland’s tribute to innovations for a better life. The Millennium Technology Prize highlights the extensive impact of science and innovations on the well-being of society. The Prize is one million euros, and it is awarded every two years by Technology Academy Finland (TAF). The Millennium Technology Prize, first awarded in 2004, was … [Read more...]

Apply for ICERI2019 (12th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation)

Deadline: 11 July 2019 Applicants are invited to participate in ICERI2019 (12th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation) that will be held on the 11th, 12th and 13th of November 2019 in Seville (Spain). This conference will be the best opportunity to present and share experiences in the fields of Education, Research and Innovation in a multicultural and enriching atmosphere. Every year, ICERI brings together over 700 delegates from 80 different … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State announces grant to Strengthen Implementation of Anticorruption Standards Globally

Deadline: 4 June 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for its grant program entitled "Strengthening Implementation of Anticorruption Standards Globally". This award will support efforts in at least three of six target countries (select among: South Africa, The Gambia, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malaysia, and Armenia) to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mobility First! – ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Apply for the Mobility First! – ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative which is the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)’s travel grant for artists and cultural professionals. Mobility First! supports a wide variety of activity types (workshop/training, conference/forum, festival/biennale, residencies, partnership meetings, research trips, short-term exploration/networking) with particular focus on these areas: Skills transfer / knowledge exchange Innovation in arts … [Read more...]

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