Deadline: 17 December 2019 Applications are now open for GET.invest Finance Catalyst Program that links renewable energy projects to finance opportunities and vice versa, targeting small- and medium-scale renewable energy (RE) projects, currently in sub-Saharan Africa. The Finance Catalyst team works with project developers. They connect qualified projects to development finance institutions (DFIs), project preparation support instruments, impact investors and commercial lenders, providing … [Read more...] about Apply for GET.invest Finance Catalyst Program (Sub-Saharan Africa)
Deadline: 13 December 2019 ENEA in partnership with Total, SEForAll and Acumen has launched the Energy Access Booster 2020 Call for Projects to support not-for-profits, NGOs, technology developers and social entrepreneurs in developing their energy access initiatives in Africa or Asia. The "Energy Access Booster" 2020 offers support to entrepreneurs in the field of energy access in Africa and Asia focusing on clean cooking and small-scale waste to energy projects. Why do they do this? … [Read more...] about 2020 Energy Access Booster: Supporting Energy Access Projects in Africa and Asia
Deadline: 30 November 2019 Are you a social activist working to promote and advance human rights, democracy and peace around the world? Then, this opportunity is for you! The May 18 Memorial Foundation has announced the call for the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2020. To promote the spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement, in which the people of Gwangju resisted brutal military forces for the sake of democracy and human rights in 1980, the May 18 Memorial Foundation recognizes the … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for the 2020 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights
Deadline: 26 November 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation in partnership with the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism is looking for journalists based anywhere in Africa who are motivated to understand how their country could be losing money via illicit means. The wealth of Nations is a long-term engagement, and journalists who take part must commit to all elements of the scheme, signing an agreement to this effect. These elements include: The production of stories on illicit … [Read more...] about Thomson Reuters Foundation inviting Journalists for Reporting on Illicit Finance in Africa
Deadline: 26 November 2019 Are you interested in developing a one-year research and/or education project that relates to one of the below mentioned environmental areas? If yes, then apply for the Earthwatch Shulman Awards! Focus Areas Enabling sustainable agricultural land management: Understanding the impact of agricultural production & to improve nature-based practices to address flood risk, erosion and carbon emissions. Taking a landscape approach to agricultural land … [Read more...] about Earthwatch Shulman Awards: Grants of Up to £4000 for Emerging Environmental Scientists
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to apply for 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for their common humanity. Fellows learn practices for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for … [Read more...] about 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program for Next Generation Leaders
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applications are now for Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 which is supported by BP. The Sustainable Development Goals clearly reflect this need for sustainable and modern energy for all, while the world’s demand for energy continues to increase. At BP they recognise the world is clearly not on a sustainable path and needs a rapid transition to a low carbon energy system. And they need collaboration to do this. In BP, their strategy is aligned with the Paris … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 – Supported by BP. How do we increase the share of renewable energy by 2030?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 2 which is supported by RB. Delivering their purpose in RB by providing innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes – enables us to support the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by working to eradicate the burden of preventable disease, improving infant and child nutrition (particularly during the first 1000 days) and helping the world live more … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge SDG 2- Supported by RB. How to end hunger by 2030?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 3 which is supported by AstraZeneca. They have focused Lead2030 Challenge on SDG 3.4: to reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through prevention and treatment and to promote mental health and well-being. NCDs have emerged to become the number one cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, killing more than 41 million people each … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 3 – Supported by AstraZeneca. How do we fight the growing burden on non-communicable disease worldwide?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Young people from social enterprises, non-profits, or community organizations are invited to submit applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4 which is supported by Deloitte. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) clearly recognize that the skills gap must be addressed, through the focus of equitable and quality education. But the evolving nature of work means rethinking the skills and opportunities needed for success. At Deloitte, they are … [Read more...] about Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4 – Supported by Deloitte. How do we prepare 50 million futures for a world of opportunity?
Deadline: 26 November 2019 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has announced a Call for Proposals for 2020 International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH) Grant. ICATCH grants are designed for pediatricians and other health workers in low- and lower-middle income countries who need financial and advisory support to plan and implement a project or program that provides clinical care to children or adolescents, provides health education for children, or provides training for … [Read more...] about International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH) Grant for Low-Income & Lower-Middle Income Countries
Deadline: 1 January 2020 Open Technology Fund (OTF) has announced a Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening Internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the Internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for OTF’s Core Infrastructure Fund
Deadline: 12 January 2020 Applications are now open for 2020 Kinship Conservation Fellowship to provide the opportunity to learn and apply principles and practices to improve how practitioners interpret and respond to complex environmental conservation problems. Kinship Foundation is a private operating foundation established to advance the institutional philanthropy of the Searle Family. The Foundation has three areas of focus: biomedical research, environmental conservation, and … [Read more...] about 2020 Kinship Conservation Fellowship: A Chance to Join a Community of Practitioners
Deadline: 1 February 2020 Nominations are now open for Institute of Institutional Education (IIE) Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East to recognize outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals, one Israeli Jew and one Arab Muslim, whether or not a citizen of Israel, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. Prize Goals Advance the cause of peace in the Middle East Reward those who are courageous and committed to work to … [Read more...] about IIE Victor J. Goldberg Prize to advance the Cause of Peace in the Middle East
Deadline: 15 December 2019 The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) and the Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA), in partnership with the Ford Foundation, have established the NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (LTFP) in Africa. This program is intended for senior civil society/NGO leaders who are contemplating or have decided to move on from their existing NGO. This program seeks to help that leader develop a … [Read more...] about NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (LTFP) in Africa
Deadline: 31 December 2019 Applications are now open for Global Undergraduate Exchange Program which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by World Learning. It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed to their home communities. During the Program, Global UGRAD participants challenge themselves to … [Read more...] about Apply for Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2020-2021
Deadline: 1 January 2020 Open Technology Fund (OTF) is seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, Internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments who wish to … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for OTF’s Internet Freedom Fund
Deadline: 30 November 2019 Nominations are now open for 2020 Hult Prize to transform how young people envision their own possibilities as leaders of change in the world around them. The Hult Prize is one of the world’s most acclaimed entrepreneurship programs operating on more than 1500 university campuses in 121 countries and has become a benchmark startup challenge for social entrepreneurship. The top 50 companies from around the world advance here, a step before the UN Finals. From … [Read more...] about 2020 Hult Prize Challenge: A Chance to Win US$1,000,000
Deadline: 30 November 2019 The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is inviting proposals on the plastic clean up projects; on beaches, rivers, lakes, mountains and trails - alongside and other conservation projects. EOCA defines an outdoor enthusiast as anyone who visits non-urban 'wild' environments, be it to walk, hike, explore, climb, canoe, swim, scuba dive, bird watch etc. Focus Areas The two main areas that must be addressed in application are: Protect, … [Read more...] about EOCA inviting Proposals on Plastic Clean Up and Conservation Projects
Deadline: 10 January 2020 The National Geographic Society is currently seeking nominations for its 2020 Buffett Awards for Leadership in Africa and Latin America. The National Geographic/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation were established in partnership with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation to recognize and celebrate unsung conservation heroes who are working in the field. Two awards are presented each year: one for achievement in Africa and the other for achievement in Latin … [Read more...] about 2020 National Geographic Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation – Africa and Latin America