U.S. Department of State, Bureau of INL: Strengthening Civil Society to Expose Corruption and Support Law Enforcement Action against Corruption

Deadline: 15 July 2019 The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. based non-governmental (NGOs)/non-profit organizations or Educational Institutions for a Grant/Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Strengthening Civil Society to Expose Corruption and Support Law Enforcement Action against Corruption”. This award will support efforts globally to improve … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Reporting on Refugees and Migration Through the Eyes of Children

Deadline: 7 June 2019 To prepare news professionals worldwide to cover refugee and migrant children and families with greater knowledge, depth, and skills, the Dart Center is now accepting applications for a journalism training workshop focused on children and the international refugee crisis. This workshop, to be held September 19-22, 2019 at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, is designed for local, regional and international reporters across diverse beats touching … [Read more...]

AWDF Call for Proposals: Leading from the South 4 (Africa and the Middle East)

Deadline: 17 June 2019 African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking proposals for grants from all eligible women-led and women’s rights groups and organisations in Africa and the Middle East under Leading From the South. LFS (Leading from the South) is a funding initiative designed and managed by AWDF and three other women’s rights organisations: Women’s Fund Asia, Fondo de Mujeres del Sur and Indigenous Women’s Fund (FIMI). Under this initiative, AWDF aims to scale up its … [Read more...]

The Diaspora Challenge to Build Scalable Business Solutions to Social Challenges in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applications are open for the Diaspora Challenge to mobilise the Diaspora community to build scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa. The Challenge is opened to African Diaspora currently based in the UK. Thematic Areas The challenge is seeking business ideas that make an impact in these 3 critical sectors: Education How might they harness the potential of technology to bridge the education gap and unlock the potential of the young … [Read more...]

Singapore International Foundation announces Arts for Good Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 16 June 2019 The Arts for Good (A4G) Fellowship which is organised annually by the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, by fostering a community of practice that harnesses the power of arts and culture to create positive social change. The Fellowship brings together cross-sector professionals such as artists, art administrators and programmers from the social sector on a programme comprising webinars and two exchange programmes. Upon … [Read more...]

Environmental Fellowship supporting Documentary Filmmakers around the World

Deadline: 5 June 2019 The SFFILM Vulcan Productions Environmental Fellowship is supporting documentary filmmakers telling powerful stories about the environment and/or conservation. The SFFILM Vulcan Productions Environmental Fellowship is geared towards filmmakers from anywhere in the world with a proven track record of creating compelling, wide-reaching stories through documentary film, photography, journalism, or related fields. This fellowship will support a feature documentary … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Science 2019

Deadline: 20 August 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Science 2019 to promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. The Wellcome Trust Fund's team of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Benefits The support includes: Research expenses directly related to their proposal … [Read more...]

Movies that Matter offers grants to Human Rights Film Events

Deadline: 1 September 2019 Movies that Matter is offering grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Types of Grant Start-Up Grant Movies that Matter supports film events in their initial phase. Only the 1st and 2nd edition can be … [Read more...]

Slingshot 2019 Startup Competition inviting Innovative Tech and Business Ideas Worldwide

Deadline: 28 June 2019 Startups from around the world of all profiles and backgrounds are invited to participate in SLINGSHOT 2019 to submit their most innovative tech and business ideas. Applicants submission will be reviewed by > 160 industry professionals and decision-makers including major investors and corporates. The Top 100 Global Startups will be selected and invited to the SLINGSHOT 2019 in November 2019. This will be a unique opportunity to pitch applicants startup in front … [Read more...]

Core Infrastructure Fund is now open for Applications

Deadline: 1 July 2019 Open Technology Fund is seeking applications for its 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, … [Read more...]

UNDP announces Implementing of Sustainable Alternative Livelihood Projects for Marine Protected Areas, by NGOs in Mauritius

Deadline: 10 June 2019 The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has announced the Implementation of Sustainable Alternative Livelihood Projects for Marine Protected Areas, by NGOs in the Republic of Mauritius. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to implement the sustainable alternative livelihood opportunities for local communities to reduce the pressure on lagoon resources so as to demonstrate the benefits of MPA's in the Republic of Mauritius. This project aims to present a … [Read more...]

Call for Funding Support to Scale Up Agricultural Technologies in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) has announced a funding call to competitively provide support to existing/new innovation Platforms, agribusinesses and other Multi-stakeholders platforms to bring technologies to scale on TAAT commodities value chain. This call is only suitable for agribusinesses and multi-stakeholder groups working on the TAAT commodities value chain with business considerations. This call will prioritize the development and … [Read more...]

5th Edition of the Free Press Awards to recognise Journalists Worldwide

Deadline: 15 July 2019 Free Press Unlimited is pleased to announce its fifth edition of the Free Press Awards 2019 with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. They support journalists worldwide to make stories be told. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live in November 2019 and will recognise exceptional work in the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Nominations are open for Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019 to promote and reward excellence in international environmental photography, and to enhance the understanding of the causes, consequences of and solutions to climate change and social inequality. The competition encourages entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, images … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Alfred Fried Photography Award from across the World

Deadline: 2 June 2019 Nominations are open for Alfred Fried Photography Award that promote photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in their lives. The Alfred Fried Photography Award, launched in 2013.It shows the various facets of peacefulness. It completes the image of humans by adding their good sides. It honours the pictures which tell about successes rather than failures, of empathy rather … [Read more...]

Announcement of Call for Proposals on Intervention Effectiveness used in the Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Deadline: 3 June 2019 The Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center (NTD-SC) at The Task Force for Global Health is accepting proposals for operational and implementation research to improve the effectiveness of interventions used in the elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Research proposed for this call will investigate and solve persistent challenges associated with the implementation of NTD programs, focusing on different elements of either mass drug administration (MDA) … [Read more...]

One Young World’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award is now open for Nominations

Deadline: 19 May 2019 Nominations are open for One Young World’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award which has been created to identify and promote 5 of the world’s most revolutionary entrepreneurs under 35 who are having a positive global impact and inspiring others with their leadership. The 5 entrepreneurs identified will receive the Award at the One Young World 2019 Summit in London, which takes place from 22nd -25th October. The ceremony will take place in front of an audience of 2000 … [Read more...]

Apply for International Student Excellence Scholarship Program

Deadline: 17 May 2019 The Griffith University is inviting applications for International Student Excellence Scholarship – High School Leavers to support international students coming to study in their undergraduate, postgraduate, research and pathway programs. Their scholarships recognise remarkable students with outstanding academic achievements and the potential to make a positive contribution to Griffith and their community. They also offer scholarships to encourage and support … [Read more...]

World’s Most Prestigious Award for Sustainability- The Energy Globe Award 2020! Apply Now

Deadline: 5 December 2019 Nominations are open for the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability- the Energy Globe Award 2020. The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 180 countries take part each year in the awards. Every individual, private or public institution, companies, NGOs, etc. can submit a … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust seeking Applications for Investigator Awards in Science

Deadline: 25 July 2019 Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Investigator Awards in Science that enables independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. Funding Information and Duration Investigator Awards Provide Flexible funding up to around £3 million. Flexible duration, up to 7 years. Benefits Research expenses Staff Materials and consumables Animals Equipment Access charges … [Read more...]

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