Deadline: 22 December 2019 The 14th Round of United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting applications from CSOs and NGOs to support democracy. The UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The large majority of UNDEF funds go to local civil society organizations -- both in the transition and consolidation phases of democratization. In this way, UNDEF plays a novel … [Read more...] about 14th United Nations Democracy Fund is now Open for Applications
Deadline: 11 December 2019 Applications are now open for 2020 Ashden Award to increase access to sustainable energy and improving lives through sustainable energy, in response to the climate emergency. Ashden awards enterprises and programmes that are tackling climate change and that promote a fair transition through innovation with the potential for huge impact. They are seeking solutions ready to scale that contribute to decarbonisation, the reduction of inequality or positively … [Read more...] about 2020 Ashden Awards calling All Sustainable Energy Pioneers
Deadline: 11 December 2019 The Hilden Charitable Fund is accepting applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level. After a major review of Fund activities in 1992, the following grant making priorities were established: … [Read more...] about Grants for Projects working on Community Development, Education, and Health
Also read: How to Plan, Prepare and Respond to a USAID Call for Proposals - A Free Guide for NGOs Deadline: 9 December 2020 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is inviting expression of interest from NGOs and companies to co-create, co-design, co-invest and collaborate on research and development interventions to address issues related water and energy under the Water and Energy for Food (WE4F): A Grand Challenge for Development Regional Innovation Hubs. WE4F … [Read more...] about USAID’s Water and Energy for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development – Regional Innovation Hubs ($15,000,000)
Deadline: 2 December 2019 The Freedom Fund, Humanity United, and UBS Optimus Foundation are seeking proposals that can strengthen the investor case for addressing modern slavery and/or meaningfully expand modern slavery-focused data, tools, measurement and guidance that can be deployed across asset classes. Proposed projects may consider, but are not limited to, the following areas: Strengthening the investor case for addressing modern slavery through evidence-based measurement of … [Read more...] about Submit Your Proposals for Moving the Market – Seeding Innovations to Address Modern Slavery Across Asset Classes
Deadline: 15 January 2020 The International Peace Research Association (IPRA) Foundation is seeking applications for its 2020 Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women. The IPRA Foundation was founded in 1990 as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. The Foundation’s purpose is to promote peace research and scholarship throughout the world. Dorothy Senesh was a long-time activist for international peace and justice. Her husband, Lawrence, established … [Read more...] about 2020 Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women (Global South)
Deadline: 3 December 2019 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is seeking applications to provide Grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including … [Read more...] about Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) Grant Program is now open for Applications
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: 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: 9 January 2020 The Commonwealth Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2019/2020 grants programme. The Foundation works to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development with effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels of participatory governance which implies creative and constructive engagement between civil society and other governance stakeholders. The Foundation offers grants of up to £200,000 over four years in … [Read more...] about Commonwealth Foundation’s 2019 Grants to Strengthen the Ability of Civic Voices