National Geographic Society Seeking Proposals for Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals from around the world that 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 Specialist Group. In partnership with the IUCN SSC and Fondation Segré, the goal of this request for funding is to halt further biodiversity … [Read more...]

Her Abilities Award to Honour the Achievements of Women with Disabilities

Deadline: 21 June 2019 Nominations are open for the Her Abilities Award which is the first global award honouring the achievements of women with disabilities. Her Abilities was launched by Light for the World to honour women with disabilities who achieved greatness in their life or field of work. Categories Her Abilities will award the achievements of women with disabilities globally from the following three categories: Health & Education: Women with disabilities from the … [Read more...]

Apply for One Young World Scholarship Program 2019

Deadline: 10 May 2019 Applications are open for Deloitt One Young World Scholarship Program 2019. As a longstanding partner of One Young World, they are proud to support the Deloitte One Young World Scholarship 2019, which will enable 10 outstanding young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit in London, United Kingdom on 22 – 25 October 2019. This scholarship is intended for young leaders focused on improving the education, skills, and access to opportunity for people in their … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for National Geographic Society’s Exploration Grant

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for an '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 … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society Call for Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is inviting applications for '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, or technology. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society announces RFPs for Documening Human Migrations

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society has announced request for proposals for "Documening 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 … [Read more...]

Apply for Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019

Deadline: 25 May 2019 Applications are open for the Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019 to engage and empower young people with information so that they can make healthy choices today that will lead to better health later in life. This year, AstraZeneca is collaborating with One Young World to offer 18 scholarships to inspiring young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The successful scholars will join 7 other YHP youth delegates who are already … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

APWLD Call for Proposals: Feminist Participatory Action Research for Feminist Fossil Fuel Free Futures (Climate Justice FPAR) 2019-2021

Deadline: 12 May 2019 APWLD is currently inviting grassroots women’s rights organisations and movements to take part in this exciting Feminist Participatory Action Research programme that aims to develop action research which will be presented in national and regional forums, and will also be reported in the Global Stocktake in 2023, holding governments accountable to the Paris Agreement. Through the course of their FPAR journey, APWLD and its partners will shape current governance … [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...]

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