World Peace Initiative: Inviting Non-Profit Organizations for ‘Mindfulness Grant For The Community’

Deadline: 20 October 2018 Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to foster sustainable world peace? Do you feel that your startup or organization needs support to improve and move to its next stage?  Do you think that you don’t have enough financial support from local organizations and want to reach more people in your community? If yes, then apply for the Mindfulness Grant for the Community program! World Peace Initiative (WPI) has announced its Mindfulness … [Read more...]

Apply for WPI’s Community Awareness Grant for Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 20 October 2018 Are you young leaders or young entrepreneurs willing to use mindfulness to promote lasting peace in the world? Do you think that your start-up or organization needs help to progress and move to a higher stage? Do you think you do not have enough financial support from local organizations and want to reach more people in your community? If yes, then apply for the Community Awareness Grant for Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs! The World Peace Initiative Foundation (WPI) … [Read more...]

Apply for 2nd International Youth Summit Lahore 2018!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are open for 2nd International Youth Summit Lahore 2018 with an aim to highlight a dynamic and principled process of promoting the values, relations and institutions that enable youth to participate in social, economic, cultural and political life on the bases of equal rights and dignity. Summit will focus majorly on engaging societies in order to foster them that are stable, safe and societies that are based on promotion and protection of human rights, … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting the Illegal Internet Trade in Wildlife

Deadline: 24 September 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation, in partnership with The Global Initiative Against Organized Crime (GIATOC) funded by the Government of Norway is offering a training scheme on Reporting the Illegal Internet Trade in Wildlife for journalists from Africa and Asia. In marketplaces across the world the illegal wildlife trade is booming, and enormous, irreparable damage to biodiversity is occurring. Hundreds of thousands of endangered and legally protected plants, insects and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Caine Prize for African Writing 2019

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are open for Caine Prize for African Writing that is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Benefits Winning and short-listed authors will … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Research Grants Program!

Deadline: 6 November 2018 The Center for Education and Ethics has announced a Research grant program that encourages applicants to understand educational policy and practice in broad terms, including issues that directly relate to K-12 schools and higher education institutions, but also concerning policies that influence children’s growth and development in the family and other institutions. Topics the proper content of moral education and of the rights of parents to choose its … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters’ Photojournalism Grants: Inviting Young Journalists from around the World

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Thomson Reuters is inviting applications for its Photojournalism grants program to recruit and develop a diverse new generation of young photojournalists. Photojournalism grants will help young photojournalists tell original human stories from around the world. Following the success of last year’s grant program, which saw eight recipients from across four continents selected from hundreds of high-quality entries, Reuters Pictures is again offering up to eight $5,000 … [Read more...]

KR Foundation: Seeking LOIs to Address Root Causes of Climate Change

Deadline: 22 December 2018 KR Foundation is seeking Letters of inquiry (LOIs) to address root causes of climate change and environmental degradation, and safeguards the planetary boundaries. The mission of KR Foundation is to help provide answers to, stimulate mind shifts about, and encourage action on, the long-term challenges faced by current and future generations living on a planet with finite resources, fragile ecosystems, and climate change. Program Areas KR Foundation currently has … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards to recognize excellence in public service at the global level. The UNPSA is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Promoting International Joint Research Targeting Global Issues

Deadline: 2 November 2018 Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) in collaboration with the Japan International Collaboration Agency (JICA) has announced a call for proposals for Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) with an aim to promote international joint research targeting global issues. The aim of the program is to acquire new knowledge and technology that lead to the resolution of global issues and the advance of science and technology, and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for European Commission Evidence Informed Policy Making Workshop 2018!

Deadline: 8 October 2018 Applications are open for European Commission Evidence Informed Policy Making: Water-Energy-Food-Health Workshop 2018. The Evidence Informed Policy Making (EIPM) seminar will train participants to use evidence for policy making by focusing on challenges and interrelations of those fields. Benefits Scientists will Learn how to better communicate and visualise research results; To address policy needs; How to target relevant policy makers; … [Read more...]

European Commission: ERC Synergy Grant Programme 2019

Deadline: 8 November 2018 The European Commission is inviting applications for its “ERC Synergy Grant” with an aim to promote substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, to cross-fertilize scientific fields, and to encourage new productive lines of enquiry and new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines. ERC Synergy Grants are intended to foster research at the intellectual frontiers by enabling a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ashden Awards 2019!

Deadline: 6 November 2018 Applications are open for Ashden Awards that reward innovative enterprises and programmes that deliver, or play a key part in enabling the delivery of sustainable energy systems and through this bring social, economic and environmental benefits. Categories Clean Cooking (£20,000 prize) Sustainable Energy & Healthcare (£20,000 prize) Financial or Business Model Innovation (£20,000 prize) Powering Business (£20,000 prize) Sustainable Mobility … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2019 Ockenden International Prizes!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Entries are invited for the 2019 Ockenden International Prizes for successful self-reliance Refugee Projects. Ockenden International has launched its seventh annual quest to find and reward the most effective self-reliance projects for refugees and internally displaced people. Prizes criteria include projects providing education, legal assistance, livelihood assistance and any other highly effective programmes that help refugees and/or displaced people build stable, … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund Call for Applications: Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ERASMUS+ Youth Dialogue Funding Programme

Deadline: 4 October 2018 Applications are open for its program “ERASMUS+ Youth Dialogue Funding”. Erasmus+ is open to organisations across all sectors of education, training, youth and sport. Any public, private or not-for-profit organisation actively involved in these areas may apply for funding. Objectives The overall programme objectives are to: boost skills and employability; modernise education, training and youth work; focus on young people Program … [Read more...]

Global Social Venture Competition 2019: Empowering Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 3 December 2018 Entries are open for Global Social Venture Competition 2019 to support the most promising early-stage for-profit or nonprofit solutions that address the world’s most pressing social challenges using technology. The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing … [Read more...]

INSPIRE Fund: Supporting INSPIRE Awareness-Raising & Engagement Activities in LMICs

Donor requested removal. Deadline: 31 October 2018 The INSPIRE Working Group has launched a call for proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities in low- and middle-income countries. The purpose of the program is to enable leaders from Low- and Middle-Income Countries increase INSPIRE awareness and engage civil society and governments at national and regional levels, and from those experiences to actively exert leadership in shaping and driving INSPIRE … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ERASMUS+ Youth Mobility Funding

Deadline: 4 October 2018 The European Commission is seeking applications for its program “ERASMUS+ Youth Mobility Funding”. Erasmus+ is open to organisations across all sectors of education, training, youth and sport. Any public or private organisation actively involved in these areas may apply for funding. The overall programme objectives are to: boost skills and employability modernise education, training and youth work focus on young people Program Activities There are two … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Change Leaders Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Coady International Institute is seeking applications for its program entitled “Global Change Leaders”, to enable women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Program participants engage in learning grounded in real world experiences and focused on Coady’s core thematic areas. Benefits The Global Change Leaders program provides successful … [Read more...]

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