Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: Inviting Innovative Ideas for Social Change

Deadline: 23 October 2017 Applications are currently open for Shuttleworth Foundation’s Fellowship program offering individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. Program seeks exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Shuttleworth Foundation is a small social investor that provides funding to dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. The Foundation looks for social … [Read more...]

USAID: Innovations in Feed the Future Monitoring and Evaluation Program

Deadline: 12 October 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Food Security (BFS), Office of Strategic Planning and Program Management (SPPM), Monitoring and Evaluation Division (MEL), invites applications for funding from qualified U.S. and non-U.S., non-profit or for-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and international organizations to carry out activities that develop, test or apply innovative methods for monitoring or evaluating Feed the … [Read more...]

ACTAE /CANSEA Call for Proposals: Competitive Grant Scheme to Strengthen the Conservation Agriculture Network

Deadline: 9 November 2017 ACTAE Regional Project-CANSEA Component has announced a third call for proposals under its “Competitive Grant Scheme” with an aim to enhance and build durable and effective networking mechanisms to facilitate synergies among agroecology initiatives. ACTAE is organized in two complementary components CANSEA and ALiSEA under the responsibility of CIRAD and GRET respectively and CIRAD overall coordination: Strengthen and institutionalize the existing conservation … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Khwarizmi International Award!

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Nominations are open for Khwarizmi International Award to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology. The Khwarizmi International Award is named in memory of the achievements of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, the Iranian mathematician and astronomer. Fields of Participation Aerospace Agriculture … [Read more...]

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

Deadline: 6 January 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 … [Read more...]

BMBF Call for Proposals: International Disaster and Risk Management (IKARIM) Grant Program

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has announced the International Disaster and Risk Management (IKARIM) call for proposals within the "Research for Civil Security 2012-2017" that aims to transfer know-how and to form international partnerships for disaster risk management. The focus is on innovative, application-oriented co-operation projects that contribute to population protection, disaster prevention and the protection of critical … [Read more...]

International AIDS Society: Seeking Applications for CIPHER Grant Programme – 2017/2018

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The International AIDS Society (IAS) is seeking applications for its Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme to fund research projects that contribute to the optimization of diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care of infants, children and adolescents affected by HIV in resource-limited settings. The Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme is designed for mentored … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018!

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The World Travel & Tourism Council is seeking nominations for its Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018 that are one of the world's highest accolades in the Travel & Tourism sector, aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism. Award Categories Community Award: The Community Award is for any Travel & Tourism organisation that is working to improve the lives and opportunities for communities where it operates. The award can be for an … [Read more...]

The Sumitomo Foundation: Grant for Projects for the Protection, Preservation & Restoration of Cultural Properties outside Japan

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Sumitomo Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program so that cultural properties outside Japan, which are the common heritage of humankind, may be handed down to future generations. Funding Information Grant Budget Total budget for fiscal 2017: ¥35,000,000 Number of projects to be selected: Approximately 15 Duration of Grant One (1) year, March 2018-March 2019 Eligible Projects Projects for the protection, … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently 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...]

Applications Open for NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) has launched a new grant programme "NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF)" with an aim to promote capacity building of young scientists. The CGF Programme is directed towards helping young scientists in this region grow up as world-class scientists in the areas of, or related to, conservation of wildlife and ecosystem in their own country or in the Asia-Pacific region. In this … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Global Social Venture Competition 2018!

Deadline: 4 December 2017 Entries are open for Global Social Venture Competition 2018 to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and funding to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact. 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...]

Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 19 November 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education … [Read more...]

INOMICS: Seeking Applications for Conference Grant Contest 2017

Deadline: 10 December 2017 INOMICS is seeking applications for its Conference Grant Contest 2017 which offers a €500 grant to young researchers who want to travel to the academic conference of their choice. INOMICS supports researchers by making available this grant to cover the costs of attending a conference so that they can grow their careers and so that the academic community can benefit from hearing their perspectives. Attending conferences is a key way that young researchers can both … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Hult Prize!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Hult Prize that is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Irish Aid’s Fellowship Training Programme

Deadline: 8 December 2017 Applications are open for Irish Aid’s Fellowship Training Programme to bring suitably qualified candidates from developing countries to undertake Masters Degrees at universities and colleges in Ireland, with further students supported for similar courses in their own region. Awards are made in fields such as development studies, rural development, health care, education and law with the aim of supporting and enhancing the contribution recipients can make to Irish … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation: Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation is accepting applications for its Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences that is designed to encourage the deepening of mutual understanding and establishment of closer relations between Japan and other countries through global intellectual exchange. This program provides grants to partially cover expenses for implementing international intellectual collaborative projects, such as international conferences. Benefits Travel … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ideas for Action Competition 2018!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Ideas for Action Competition 2018 is currently open for applications and invites students and young professionals from around the world to participate and submit design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation Asia Center: Inviting Applicants for Asia Center Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation Asia Center is currently inviting applicants for its Asia Center Fellowship Program which is designed to encourage joint or cooperative projects that cross national cultural borders among individuals. Fellowships are offered to successful applicants who plan to pursue their research and activities outside their home country (or countries), and who seek to further develop their field(s) of expertise and form networks between individual and … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation Asia Center: Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation Asia Center is seeking applications for its Grant Program for Enhancing People-to-People Exchange which is designed to expand the bases for exchange and to promote understanding and friendship among people in Japan and ASEAN. Grants are provided to successful exchange projects at grassroots and regional level conducted by Japan-based organizations. Funding Information Grant Coverage: Maximum 1.5 million JPY The grant can cover portions … [Read more...]