Top 7 Open Grants for NGOs working on Human Rights around the world

A compilation of top 7 latest and open funding opportunities for NGOs working in the area of human rights in different parts of the world. Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award: Honoring Courageous Non-governmental Human Rights Defenders Deadline: 31 March 2018 Nominations are open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to honor the courageous and innovative individuals striving for social justice throughout the world. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award was established in 1984. Robert … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Australian APEC Study Centre is seeking applications for its Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship that will provide financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies to pursue research opportunities in partnership with Australian education and research institutions. This fellowship aims to encourage the mobility of post-doctorate female researchers from the APEC region. It is designed to assist with the particular … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Neotropical Grassland Conservancy Memorial Grants!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Neotropical Grassland Conservancy (NGC) is currently seeking applications from researchers of Latin America for its Memorial Grants to promote conservation research. The NGC’s mission is to make a long-term difference for Neotropical grasslands by helping launch careers in conservation in important areas. Types of Grants Peter Rittenhouse Kellogg, Jr. Memorial Fund Grant This Award of up to $10,000 is given annually to exceptional projects, which will … [Read more...]

Call for Papers- Workshops at InterAsian Connections VI: Hanoi

Deadline: 28 February 2018 International Institute for Asian Studies has announced call for papers from researchers in any world region who wish to participate in one of the eight thematic workshops at InterAsian Connections VI: Hanoi, the sixth in this international conference series. This series showcases innovative research from across the social sciences and related disciplines and explores themes that transform conventional understandings of Asia. Crossing traditional area studies … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EU Aid Volunteers Initiative!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are now open for EU Aid Volunteers Initiative which will provide funding to deploy EU Aid volunteers in support of actions that support and complement the provision of humanitarian aid in third countries. It also supports actions aimed at strengthening the capacities of implementing sending and hosting organisations participating / intending to participate in the initiative. The Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Nominations are open for MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 that is a unique international prize dedicated to biodiversity. It honors people who have made outstanding contributions to the objective of the Convention on Biological Diversity and aims to inspires others. The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity is an international biennial prize co-organised by the AEON Environment Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The prize aims to raise … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 – 2019

Deadline: 25 March 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/People's Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 - 2019. The Government of the People's Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2018-2019 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Information Controls Fellowship

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Open Technology Fund is currently seeking applications for its Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) that cultivates research, outputs, and creative collaboration on topics related to repressive internet censorship and surveillance. The ICFP fellowship supports examination into how governments in countries, regions, or areas of OTF’s core focus are restricting the free flow of information, cutting access to the open internet, and implementing censorship … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to empower entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2018, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and … [Read more...]

IDB Call for Proposals 2018: Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a 2018 call for proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which support projects involving three or more countries. The RPG Initiative provide technical grants to finance solutions that resolve shared challenges through regional cooperation. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed 154 projects, investing more than $112 million. The Regional Public Goods … [Read more...]

Call for Papers- Peace in the Balkans, Peace in Europe: Lessons Learned

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Center for European Studies- EPOKA University is seeking applications for Call for Papers- Peace in the Balkans, Peace in Europe: Lessons Learned. It is the first workshop of the Center for European Studies. This workshop aims to bring together in one platform academicians, policy makers, practitioners and Ph.D. students focused on peace studies and welcomes proposals that: Present research works assessing the status of peace politics in the Western Balkan … [Read more...]

Apply for the WISE Accelerator Program!

Deadline: 24 April 2018 The Qatar Foundation is currently accepting applications for its WISE Accelerator program that support innovative initiatives developing solutions in education technology with high potential for scalability and positive impact. Projects Types Scalability Positive impact in education Eligibility Criteria All education initiatives that use or link technology to their DNA are encouraged to apply! Ideal candidates for the WISE Accelerator will be … [Read more...]

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is currently accepting applications for the Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme. The sustainability movement has reached the business models of nearly every industry in the United States, and many companies, municipalities and states have set aggressive sustainability goals that include how waste stream are being managed.  The EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Applications are now open for the Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge which supports radical improvements in the mobility and independence of people with lower-limb paralysis through smarter assistive technology. The challenge is looking for innovative teams from around the world to build the next generation of mobility devices for people with lower-limb paralysis. More importantly, it is looking for teams who put end-users at the heart of everything they do. That … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for the Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts in order to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 12th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Common Fund for Commodities is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental foundation investing in organisations and enterprises pursuing SDG Agenda in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Nominations are open for the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The award … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The World Food Prize 2018!

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Nominations are open for “The World Food Prize” that is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement at any point along the full range of the food production and distribution chain. Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to: soil and land; plant and animal science; food science and technology; nutrition; rural development; marketing; food processing and packaging; water and the environment; natural resource conservation; physical … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking Applications to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question … [Read more...]

Apply for EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme!

Deadline: 2 March 2018 Are you playing an active role in the fight for gender equality and women empowerment at the local, national or regional level? Do you want to share your vision of the future with other influential development actors? The time has come to make your voice heard: Apply for the Young Leaders Programme and grab the chance to be invited to Brussels to share your ideas! Themes Ensuring the Physical and Psychological Integrity of Girls and Women Promoting Economics … [Read more...]