Nominations Open for Equator Prize 2019! Awarding Outstanding Local Community and Indigenous Peoples

Deadline: 26 February 2019 The Equator Initiative is currently accepting nominations for its Equator Prize 2019 that will be awarded to outstanding local community and indigenous peoples’ initiatives that advance innovative nature-based development solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Equator Initiative is a United Nations-led partnership that brings together governments, civil society, grassroots organizations, and businesses to foster resilient communities by … [Read more...]

Apply for Southeast Asian Technology Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders Program

Deadline: 14 March 2019 The Asia New Zealand Foundation and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade offer six-to-eight young Southeast Asian technology entrepreneurs and business leaders the chance to visit New Zealand. The week-long programme will give participants an understanding of New Zealand’s tech sector and allow them to attend Techweek 19 in Auckland. Benefits The Asia New Zealand Foundation will fund the costs of successful applicants, including a return … [Read more...]

International Training Programme in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Deadline: 15 April 2019 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme "Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights" which is designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. The programme offers participants the training necessary to help their organizations define and achieve both short- and long-term … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Schuman Awards!

Deadline: 27 January 2019 The European Union together with its member states represented in Myanmar calls for nominations for the 2019 Schuman Awards. This 3rd edition of the Schuman Awards in Myanmar will be dedicated to personalities who stand out for their engagement in defence of democracy, rule of law and human rights. The Schuman Awards are named after Robert Schuman, a former French foreign minister and one of the visionaries who contributed to the foundation of the European … [Read more...]

Public Information Fund: Inviting Local Media Organizations and CSOs in Myanmar

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Through this Annual Program Statement (APS), CSM II is seeking applications for grants from independent local media organizations and CSOs in Myanmar. The APS aims to address many of the concerns and issues raised by independent media organizations and CSOs during one-on-one consultations, and draws on the findings of analyses conducted by FHI 360 and Internews and experience from CSM I. Purpose Grants provided under this APS will support high-quality … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Global Maternal and Neonatal Health 2019

Deadline: 24 April 2019 Applications are open for Global Maternal and Neonatal Health which is a joint initiative between the Medical Research Council (MRC; part of UK Research & Innovation, partly funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)), and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The purpose of the call is to address the burden of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in low and middle income countries (LMICs), by funding high-quality proposals across … [Read more...]

Nestlé Foundation’s Research Grants to support Research in Human Nutrition in LICs and LMICs

Deadline: 10 May 2019 The Nestlé Foundation is accepting applications for its Research Grants program to initiate and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in the studied populations as generally applicable to the population at large. They should also enable institution … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Public Engagement Fund 2019

Deadline: 26 March 2019 Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Public Engagement Fund 2019 that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access … [Read more...]

CSM-II Annual Program Statement: Grants for CSOs and Independent Local Media Organizations in Myanmar

Deadline: 30 January 2019 Through this Annual Program Statement (APS), Civil Society and Media (CSM-II) is seeking applications for grants from CSOs and independent local media organizations in Myanmar. The APS aims to address many of the concerns and issues raised by CSOs and independent media organizations during one-on-one consultations, and draws on the findings of analyses conducted by FHI 360 and experience from CSM I. Grants provided under this APS will support projects or … [Read more...]

USAID Promoting the Rule of Law in Myanmar Activity: Seeking Applications for Grants

Deadline: 18 February 2019 The USAID Promoting Rule of Law in Myanmar Activity, implemented by Chemonics International, is currently inviting applicants for implementation of activities that address human trafficking and provide victims/survivors’ assistance in Myanmar. The grants will be awarded and implemented in accordance with USAID and U.S. Government regulations governing grants under contracts and the Activity’s internal grant management policies. The Promoting the Rule of Law in … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Strengthening Grants to Support Small & Medium Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 5 February 2019 AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strengthening Grants program to support, strengthen quality and scale-up the work of small to medium civil society organisations, partnerships and coalitions who are operating at a local, community, district or national level. Strengthening grants are also intended to support organisational development and boost effectiveness of group; they understand that this enables organisations … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Role of Civil Society Organizations in Governance and Democratic Transition in Myanmar

Deadline: 4 March 2019 The European Commission is currently seeking applications for its grant program entitled "Strengthening the Role of Civil Society Organizations in Governance and Democratic Transition in Myanmar" to promote the involvement of civil society organisations in intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity, non-discrimination and respect for equal rights of all the people in Myanmar, and to strengthen the transparent governance of natural resources and landuse in order to … [Read more...]

SEARCA Call for Applications: 2019 Travel Grants Program

Deadline: 7 March 2019 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is currently accepting applications for its Travel Grant program to reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) toward food security and poverty alleviation in the region. Objectives To provide opportunities to qualified Southeast Asian nationals to participate and present papers in … [Read more...]

Apply for Mobility First! – ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019: A Travel Grant for Artists and Cultural Professionals

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are now open for the Mobility First! - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative which is the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)'s travel grant for artists and cultural professionals. The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) launched Mobility First! – ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative in 2017. Through this initiative, ASEF supports the mobility of artists and cultural professionals for cross-border activities that include participation in residencies, workshops, … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund CFPs: 2019 Network Partnership Grant Programme

Deadline: 13 February 2019 The Prince Claus Fund is currently seeking proposals from cultural organisations for its 2019 Network Partnership Grant programme. With the Network Partnership Grant, the Fund aims to create a sustainable international network of strong and relevant cultural/arts organisations that enables structural stability for the organisations themselves. This year the Fund is inviting cultural organisations that are based and working on the Asian continent, and that have … [Read more...]

2019 Professional Development Grants to Support for Mid-Career Conservationists

Deadline: 1 February 2019 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is accepting applications for its Professional Development Grants (PDGs) to provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. These trainings can include short courses, certificate trainings, or conferences among other training opportunities. PDGs support training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and … [Read more...]

Van Tienhoven Foundation’s Grant Program: Promoting the Protection, Conservation, and Sustainable Use of Ecosystem

Deadline: 14 February 2019 The Van Tienhoven Foundation for International Nature Protection is accepting applications for its Grant program to promote the protection, conservation, and sustainable use of ecosystems and its living organisms, where ever these are threatened or under pressure outside the Netherlands. Aims make small grants available in order to finance direct actions that lead to change in policy and practice. This is especially the case for those ecosystems and its … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2019 WWF’s Russell E. Train Fellowships

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for Russell E. Train Fellowships to support individuals pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation. To build local capacity in Asia, Africa and Latin America, EFN is offering fellowships to current and aspiring faculty members to enable them to pursue their PhD. EFN is providing fellowships to support current and aspiring university faculty that are affiliated with or currently employed at African, Asian and Latin American … [Read more...]

Kubota Fund offering Grant for Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Kubota Fund is accepting applications to provide a grant for research analysts, trainees and students from developing countries who join in academic or training program(s) provided by research/educational institutes or private enterprises located in Japan. The Kubota Fund is based upon Mr. Kubota’s conviction that (1) economic development and social stability of developing countries are ultimately produced by engineers’ self-esteem and self-reliance, and (2) … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation to celebrate 20 years of outstanding conservation practices in the Asia-Pacific region. The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation recognizes exemplary efforts by individuals and organizations to restore or conserve structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region. It aims to encourage other property owners to … [Read more...]