Grants and Funding Opportunities in the month of May 2016

Grant funding opportunities, call for proposals, call for applications to apply during the month of May 2016.

Research Council of Zimbabwe: Call for Proposals to Focus on Sustainable Waste Management

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Research Council of Zimbabwe (RCZ) in collaboration with the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) are currently seeking research proposals focusing on Sustainable Waste Management. The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to support eligible research on sustainable innovations and initiatives to improve and enhance the effectiveness of the current education and awareness, law and enforcement. Focus Areas Education and awareness Measure effectiveness of … [Read more...]

USAID Broad Agency Announcement for Libya Development Challenge

Deadline: 28 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is inviting organizations and companies to participate with USAID – Libya Development Challenge Addenda issued under the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to provide innovations and technologies that further fulfill the U.S. Government’s commitment to support Libya’s peaceful transition to a democratically governed and inclusive state. The Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is seeking opportunities to co-create, … [Read more...]

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USAID Sustainable Water Partnership: Increasing Resilience to Water Security Risk

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or non-U.S. organization, individual, non-profit, for-profit entity or private and public institutions of higher education to fund a program entitled “Sustainable Water Partnership (SWP)” with an aim to increase resilience to water security risk at the basin, sub-basin, or local catchment scale. The activity will be designed to support USAID and host country … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Concept Papers for Prevention of HIV Infection in Women

Deadline: 20 May 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a project entitled “Advancing the development and licensure of vaginal rings and innovative systemic methods for prevention of HIV infection in women”. Objectives Expedite activities required for licensure and market introduction of a dapivirine ring product and bridging opportunities to progress toward licensure of a next … [Read more...]

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Apply for GUPES Green Gown Awards: Recognizing Environmental and Sustainability Best Practices!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) is inviting GUPES Members for the GUPES Green Grown Awards. The awards are the most prestigious recognition of environmental and sustainability best practice within the further and higher education sectors. They provide the sector with benchmarks for excellence and are respected by Government, funding councils, senior management, academics and students. The GUPES Green Gown Awards is a joint … [Read more...]

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives 2016-2017: Promoting Gender Equality & Empowerment

Deadline: 29 May 2016 The High Commission of Canada in South Africa is accepting proposals from local NGOs and other grassroots organizations for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), with an aim to strengthen Canada’s relationships with civil society and local communities and to build networks of contacts in countries around the world. Focus Areas Championing inclusive and accountable governance, peaceful pluralism and respect for diversity, and human rights Promoting gender … [Read more...]

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Applications Open for Africa Startups Challenge 2016!

Deadline: 30 May 2016 Do you want to partner with a global financial services company to accelerate your business? If yes, then apply for the Africa Startups Challenge 2016! Thomson Reuters in partnership with Venture Capital For Africa (VC4A) are accepting applications for its Africa Startups Challenge 2016, with an aim to empower Africa’s success by providing government, financial, academic and business solutions that have helped move from aid-based economies to self-sustaining, … [Read more...]

IDB – KRIHS Call for Research Proposals: Inviting Researchers for the Visiting Scholarship Program

Deadline: 29 May 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in collaboration with the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS) , is launching a call for research proposals, inviting individual researchers and scholars in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries for its Visiting Scholarship Program. The purpose of this call is to share knowledge and experiences in the topic of housing and urban development between South Korea and LAC region. Priority Areas The subject … [Read more...]

Applications Open for RSSAF Grant: Supporting Economic, Political and Social Development in sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 21 May 2016 Applications are open for the Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum (RSSAF) Grant, whose aim is to promote and support programs of economic, political and social development in sub-Saharan Africa. Past and Current Rhodes Scholars reviews grant applications from a wide array of health, education, and environmental projects in southern Africa. Mission To increase awareness of social, political and economic issues in Southern Africa To raise and distribute funds … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2016: Indo-Belarus Joint Research Programme

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India and the State Committee of Scientific Research have jointly announced a call for proposals under the topic of Indo-Belarus Joint Research Programme. The DST and the State Committee are invited to submit proposals from scientists & technologists for Joint Research Projects in any of the scientific areas in terms of the provisions set out. Benefits The funding will cover the following expenses in … [Read more...]

Iso Lomso Fellowships Call for Applications: Inviting Early Career African Researchers

Deadline: 25 May 2016 Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) is currently inviting applications for its Iso Lomso Fellowships for Early Career African Researchers with an aim to provide career opportunity for Africa's brightest minds in academia. Iso Lomso aims to address the gap that exists between completion of the Ph.D. and becoming an established scholar in Africa, while there is increasing support for doctoral study and for post-doctoral fellowships, it is during the extended … [Read more...]

Apply for the SUEZ Community Grants of up to $15,000

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The SUEZ Community Grants programme invites community groups to help create a more sustainable future. The program will partner with organisations that fit with programme's core philosophy of supporting local participation in social and environmental projects and build strong thriving communities. Priority Areas Grant-funded projects must meet at least one of our key focus areas: Encourage community involvement and improve the quality of the local environment … [Read more...]

European Citizenship Awards 2016: Promoting Active Citizenship

Deadline: 20 May 2016 European Civic Forum together with Volonteurope invites applications for the European Citizenship Awards 2016 with an aim to promote active citizenship and recognition of the importance of social justice to the cohesion of communities across Europe. The Awards celebrate the democratic and civic engagement of individuals, organizations, citizens’ groups, media platforms and social enterprises, recognizing innovative initiatives and contributions which give real substance … [Read more...]

Earth Journalism Network: Pacific Islands Climate Change Story Grants 2016

Deadline: 27 May 2016 The Earth Journalism Network is currently inviting applications for its Pacific Islands Climate Change Story Grants to support the production of in-depth, previously untold climate change stories in the Pacific Islands. The program addresses issues focused on climate change resilience, adaptation, and natural resource management in the Pacific Islands, including gender implications and perspectives on these issues. Funding information Grants ranging up to maximum of … [Read more...]

YES FOUNDATION Social Film Grant: Seeking Talented Emerging Filmmakers in India

Deadline: 30 May 2016 Do you have the spark of creativity, and the conviction that a film can make act differently? If yes then apply for the YES FOUNDATION Social Film Grant! Applications are open for the YES FOUNDATION Social Film Grant in association with UNDP India that is a competitive film production fund for exceptionally talented emerging filmmakers to make 1-minute Public Service Films on Sustainable Development Goals. YES FOUNDATION Social Film Grant aims to entertain, educate and … [Read more...]

BBC Children in Need Grants Programme: Awarding NGOs Working for Disadvantaged Children

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The BBC Children in Need is currently open for applications and invites charities and not-for-profit organisations working for Disadvantaged Children. The aim of the programme is to make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments. Priority Areas The Programme awards grants … [Read more...]

Costa Rica Bilateral Programme Budget: Supporting Human Rights, Justice & Security

Deadline: 27 May 2016 The British Embassy San Jose is currently accepting proposals for its Bilateral Programme Budget for the year 2016/17. Priority Areas Human Rights, including, but not limited to rights of minority and disadvantaged groups (LGBTI community, indigenous peoples, people with disabilities) Justice and security: legal and judicial development, including prison reform; public sector capacity building. Past Projects The empowerment of women through their … [Read more...]

TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences: Inviting Researchers from TWAS-Identified S & T Lagging Countries

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in collaboration with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), is inviting qualified researchers to form a research consortium with one or two collaborating groups to work on a common problem in Basic Sciences. Programme Objectives The TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences aims to: Reinforce and promote scientific research in basic sciences in developing countries; Strengthen developing … [Read more...]

66th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference in Gyeongju, South Korea

The 66th United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI)/Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Conference will be held in the City of Gyeongju, Republic of Korea from 30 May to 1 June 2016. The Conference title is “Education for Global Citizenship: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Together.” The Conference will take place in the first year of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by United Nations (UN) Member States in September 2015 to end poverty, protect the … [Read more...]

United Nations High-level Mid-Term Review of Istanbul Programme of Action for Least Developed Countries in Antalya, Turkey (27-28 May 2016)

The Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA)[1] adopted at the Fourth UN Conference on Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in Istanbul, Turkey in May 2011, constitutes an ambitious policy agenda agreed by the international community to address the challenges faced by the LDCs, based on the fundamental tenets of mutual accountability and enhanced international cooperation. The overarching goal of the IPoA is to overcome the structural challenges faced by the LDCs in order to eradicate poverty, achieve … [Read more...]