How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs … [Read more...]

Thomson Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Young Journalist Award 2017

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2017. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe. An esteemed panel from the foundation — all highly experienced journalists within their own right — will tackle the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TED 2018 Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 10 September 2017 Applications are open for "TED 2018 Fellowship" program to find a new class of extraordinary thinkers and doers. The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to a global network of 400 visionaries: scientists, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, doctors, journalists and inventors who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. Program Resources Once selected, Fellows receive transformational support. Fellows … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Apply for SMOGATHON 2017! Win Up to $100,000 and Change the Quality of the Air We Breathe

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "SMOGATHON 2017" with an aim to provide great teams and start-ups with means to implement their air pollution-fighting ideas so they could bring a real change to the daily lives of people around the globe. Smogathon is an initiative aiming to fight the air pollution through technology. Focus Areas In 2017, the most-wanted categories of projects include: Indoor air purifying Outdoor air purifying Household power and heat … [Read more...]

Christopher Newport University Call for Abstracts: Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

Deadline: 3 September 2017 The Christopher Newport University is seeking abstract from all academic disciplines for its conference entitled "Global Status of Women and Girls" that explore these topics and shed light on women’s efforts to effect social change. The theme of this conference will be "Women, Social Change and Activism: Then and Now". This interdisciplinary conference uses the tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women … [Read more...]

The DO School & BMW Group’s DOathon Training Program for Budding Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 July 2017 (The extended selection deadline for those who don't need a visa for Germany is 21 August 2017) Are you passionate about pioneering the future of work for generations to come, alongside a company that champions innovation, BMW Group? Then apply now for the DOathon Training Program. The DO School and BMW Group are currently inviting budding entrepreneurs for its DOathon Training Program that is an intense three-day, standalone program for people who act as champions of … [Read more...]

Voice’s Mali Sudden Opportunity Grant: Enabling Environment for Civil Society in Mali

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Voice is currently inviting applicants for its Mali Sudden Opportunity Grant to respond to specific and unforeseen opportunities to influence policies or face a threatened / imminent attack on the enabling environment for civil society in Mali. It is an opportunity for strategic advocacy, mobilization of civil society and / or collective action that can lead to changes in legal decisions, policies and laws, behavioral change and public Challenge discrimination, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Millennium Oceans Prize! Inviting Passionate Young Leaders Worldwide

Deadline: 30 July 2017 Are you an undergraduate student who is passionate about the health of our oceans and life under water? If yes, then apply for the Millennium Oceans Prize! Millennium Campus Network, an organization dedicated to social and environmental impact related to the SDG's, is looking for passionate young leaders to create a concrete campaign idea to rally fellow peers and youth leaders across the globe to advocacy and leadership for the oceans, freshwater systems, sustainable … [Read more...]

Apply for International Photo Contest! Dedicated to Climate Change and Protection of Ozone Layer

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "International Photo Contest" from professional and amateur photographers from all over the world, dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017. The International Photo Contest is organized to raise public awareness on climate change and ozone layer protection issues, and to promote careful attitude towards the environment around the world. Categories "Climate change … [Read more...]

World Cancer Research Fund International: Seeking Applications for Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The World Cancer Research Fund International is seeking proposals from anywhere in the world except the Americas (North America, Central America including the Caribbean, and South America) for its Research Grant Programme . The aim of this grant programme is to fund research that helps elucidate the role of diet, nutrition (including body composition) and physical activity on cancer. Programme Themes Mechanisms Research Theme: WCRF encourages research that … [Read more...]

WARC Travel Grant Program: Inviting West African Nationals to Promote Intra-African Cooperation

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The West African Research Association (WARC) is currently inviting applicants from West African nationals for its Travel Grant program to promote intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent. Funding for the WARC Travel Grant Program is provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of … [Read more...]

11th Call for Proposals: Common Fund for Commodities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Common Fund for Commodities is seeking applications to provide financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial and technical instruments in support of business activities contributing to commodity sector development in Developing Countries that besides generating a viable financial return, eligible activities should also deliver a measurable social and environmental … [Read more...]

Apply for WFN’s Whitley Awards 2018! A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2018 to support outstanding nature conservationists around the developing world. Aims Find and fund the most effective grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Support the scale-up of projects with a track record of success, founded on scientific evidence and community involvement. Fund practical work that will have a long-lasting impact on the ground. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 7 August 2017 Applications are open for The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 8 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education, health, transport, energy among others. After undergoing a rigorous nomination and selection process, 12 finalists (3 per category) will be invited to attend the African Leadership Network (ALN) Annual … [Read more...]

ACP-EU Migration Action: Remittances in East & Horn of Africa and West & Central Africa Region

Deadline: 9 August 2017 The ACP-EU Migration Action is seeking applications for its funding program under the topic "Remittances" in East & Horn of Africa and West & Central Africa Region. The impact of remittances on development and on the economies of ACP countries is multidimensional: at the individual level (migrants and their families), at the community or meso level, and at the whole-of-economy/country or macro level. ACP countries have also some of the highest dependency rates … [Read more...]

Conquer Cancer Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Career Development Award (CDA)

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Career Development Award (CDA) to provide research funding to clinical investigators, who have received their initial faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program. This research must have a patient-oriented focus, including a clinical research study and/or translational research involving human subjects. Proposals with a predominant focus on in … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: Targeting Control & Elimination of NIDs through Product-Focused Implementation Research

Deadline: 2 November 2017 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals to provide funding for product-focused post-registration implementation studies for NIDs in sub-Saharan Africa. Neglected Infectious Diseases (NIDs, also known as Neglected Tropical Diseases) are a diverse group of diseases that affect an estimated 1.2 billion people worldwide. These diseases disproportionately affect the world’s poor, causing significant mortality and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CCF’s Young Investigator Award (YIA)!

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Young Investigator Award (YIA) with an aim to provide funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Award Information The Young Investigator Award is a one-year grant totaling $50,000 to pay for personnel and/or … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strategic Grants: Supporting Organisations that Work Globally and Regionally to help Shape Policies

Deadline: 25 July 2017 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strategic grants program with an aim to support organisations that work globally and regionally to advocate and help shape policy and strategy on the priority themes of AmplifyChange. Priority Themes Intersections between gender-based violence and barriers to safe abortion: Approaches that strengthen advocacy for safe abortion, including responding to the intersections between … [Read more...]

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