2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship is now open

Deadline: 6 May 2019 Applications are open for the 2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship. The Fellowship is a 4-month program designed to immerse outstanding, early career, journalists in digital rights and digital inclusion advocacy – and intervention efforts – in Africa. Selected journalists will work with Paradigm Initiative on various projects and contribute to improving public understanding of digital rights and inclusion issues. Components … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Absa L’Atelier Art Competition 2019

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Applications are Open for Absa L'Atelier Art Competition 2019 that rewards young visual artists, aged 21 to 40, with the opportunity to develop their talents abroad. The Absa L’Atelier art competition is hosted annually by Absa in partnership with the South African National Association for the Visual Arts (SANAVA). Prize There are four prizes for the 2019 competition: the main prize for the winner of each Group; and the Gerard Sekoto Award for a South African … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa Program

Deadline: 5 May 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for its Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa Program that is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The need to invest in grooming strong, results-oriented leaders comes out of the statistics nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60% of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35. The RLC SA will … [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...]

Apply for 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund Round IV

Deadline: 2 July 2019 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy has announced a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting women and girls in STEM, and through … [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...]

The Other Foundation seeking Applications for Grants from Individuals or Organizations in Southern African Countries

Deadline: 3 May 2019 The Other Foundation is seeking applications for grants from individuals or organizations in thirteen eligible southern African countries to support work that advances or defends the freedom, equality, and social inclusion of homosexual and bisexual women and men, and transgender and intersex people. The thirteen eligible countries from which grant applications will be accepted are Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, … [Read more...]

AWDF announces Call for Proposals for 2019 World AIDS Day Celebration

Deadline: 24 April 2019 For the 2019 World AIDS Day celebrations, African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) has announced a call for proposals to award grants to African women’s organisations and groups to support innovative activities that will strengthen the leadership and voices of women and girls with disabilities in the HIV and AIDS response. AWDF will support activities led by young women with disabilities, activities that highlights the needs of women and girls with disabilities … [Read more...]

AWDF inviting Great Ideas for 16 Days Campaigns focused on African Women’s Rights in the Workplace

Deadline: 24 April 2019 To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based violence this year, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is awarding grants to women’s rights organisations raising awareness, building campaigns and mobilizing women workers to demand for their rights and an end to violence in the world of work. AWDF will therefore, support women’s rights organisations and groups employing innovative approaches, methodologies, tools and resources that show positive … [Read more...]

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