Submit Applications for Girl Rising Creative Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Girl Rising is seeking applications from individuals and organizations from across the world for its Girl Rising Creative Challenge to share how they are helping create a gender equal world. The actions, however big or small, can lead to profound change. The Challenge is sponsored by Girl Rising. Participation in the “Girl Rising Creative Challenge” (the “Challenge”) constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Official Rules (the … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 23rd United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards!

Deadline: 15 September 2018 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting applicants to submit entries for its 23rd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. 2018 marks UNCA’s 70th anniversary celebrating seven decades of journalism committed to reporting on the UN and its many causes and objectives. Award Categories The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Water Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Applications are open for World Water Challenge 2018 which is an international contest for water solutions. This 4th edition of World Water Challenge is expected to serve its role as an important platform to share the ideas and know-hows towards solving the defined water issues around the world and to forge a broad network among the water-related experts and stakeholders. World Water Challenge 2018 will be held as one of the signature programs of KIWW 2018 which will … [Read more...]

UNODC: Call for Proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre Grants 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018 UNODC is seeking proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2018 to strengthen the capacity of civil society working in low- and middle- income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. Grant funding under this Call for Proposals shall be provided to projects that: Are focused on prevention of substance use; Are targeting youth; Support the active participation of youth in their communities and are … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Proposals: Supporting Grassroots Women Organisations for Land Rights and Development Justice

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting grassroots women’s rights organisations and movements to take part in this exciting Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) programme with an aim to develop capacity, tools and resources that support rural, indigenous, migrant and urban poor women (RIMUP) to demand their rights on land, water, soils, biodiversity, and other natural resources. Grant Information APWLD will provide eight … [Read more...]

Robert Carr Fund for Civil Society Networks: 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: 13 August 2018 The Robert Carr Fund for civil society networks has announced an open Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2019-2021. Through this RFP, the Robert Carr Fund invites proposals from global and regional civil society networks addressing critical factors protecting the rights of inadequately served populations (ISPs); scaling up access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; and assuring that resources are mobilized and utilized appropriately to respond to the … [Read more...]

World Photography Organisation: Seeking Nominations for Sony World Photography Awards

World Photography Organisation is seeking nominations for its Sony World Photography Awards which is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. The objective of the awards is to establish a platform for the continuous development of photographic culture. The Awards do this by recognizing great contributions to photography in the past through the Outstanding Contribution to Photography prize as well as finding new talents of the future and providing them with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WE Empower Challenge!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 Applications are open for "WE Empower Challenge" which is a global business competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring entire communities to create the world they want by 2030. Benefits Five selected awardees, one from each UN region, will be chosen from those who apply by 1 July 2018. The successful awardees will be notified in early August 2018 and will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York during … [Read more...]

IWMF: Seeking Applications for Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Mexico to report on Economic Development after the Elections from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from … [Read more...]

Apply for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The World Bank is currently seeking applications 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...]

Applications Open for U Revolution Media Fellowships!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 U Revolution is seeking applications for its Media Fellowships and offering 4 paid, non-residential global media fellowships to budding journalists or influencers who are passionate about changing the way organisation talk about chronic illness or disability. U Revolution Media Fellowships are meant to support up-and-coming media talent, giving them a launchpad for their future careers. Applicants are encouraged to pitch ideas for raw, authentic stories about any health … [Read more...]

APWLD: Inviting Applicants for Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 30 June 2018 APWLD is currently inviting five women media professionals across Asia-Pacific region to participate in Inaugural Media Fellowship Programme that aims to strengthen media advocacy on grassroots issues through a feminist lens. Fellowship theme this year is on climate change as APWLD wish to strengthen a feminist analysis on this topic and climate justice, especially in mainstream and alternative media spaces. The duration of the fellowship will be from August 2018 – … [Read more...]

IWMF: Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Guatemala to report on the Environment from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from September 21 - … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are open for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, a unique opportunity for early-phase women entrepreneurs to take their companies to the next level. The Award is looking for committed female entrepreneurs heading initiatives with the potential to grow significantly in the years to come. Competition Highlights One-to-one personalized business coaching prior to the Awards week Series of entrepreneurship workshops, knowledge sessions and … [Read more...]

Funding support of $250,000 for ‘We are Oceania Program’

U.S. Department of the Interior has announced FY 2018 funding support for 'We are Oceania (WAO) Hālau Ola'-One Stop Center in Hawai’i which provides information and services to migrants from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and the Republic of Palau (Palau), also known as the freely associated states (FAS). $250,000 is provided for the We are Oceania program that has helped more than 5,600 individuals in Hawai’i who have sought assistance … [Read more...]

Orange Fab France: Women Start Accelerator Program 2018

Deadline: 24 June 2018 Orange Fab France has announced the “Women Start” Program which is dedicated to female entrepreneurs from around the world. The aim is to help female (co) founders of start-up to sign business partnerships with an Orange business unit and encourage them to go international. Like all the Orange Fab France programs, the aim of “Women Start” is to form business partnerships between start-ups and market lines from Orange or Orange partners in France and abroad. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Equals in Tech Awards: Helping Women & Girls Cross the Digital Divide!

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 EQUALS in Tech Awards that will be held on 22 September in New York City. The prestigious international award ceremony is hosted by EQUALS Partners with the valuable support of a growing list of leading corporate and media sponsors. The award will celebrate projects that help women and girls cross the digital divide. Award Categories Prizes are awarded for outstanding achievement and innovative strategies, in four categories: … [Read more...]

Magnum Foundation CFPs: Photography in Collaboration – Migration and Religion

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Magnum Foundation is inviting proposals for Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion, an initiative for photographers to expand upon their practice by working with creative partners from other disciplines. The foundation is seeking proposals for projects that are careful interdisciplinary explorations at the intersection of migration and religion, broadly defined, and that explore how forms of social organization transform under the pressures and processes of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Applications are open for the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award established to recognize modern day heroes and the exceptional impact their actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversity. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s … [Read more...]