UNOPS/GDF Call for Proposals: Assessing Impact of Donor Co-financing and Transition Policies on TB Commodity Procurement

Deadline: 14 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the Global Drug Facility (GDF) through this Call for Proposal (CFP), is inviting proposals from qualified organizations interested in receiving grant support to assess policies and practices, estimate impact, and develop guidance on domestic financing, procurement, and supply chain management of tuberculosis (TB) medicines and diagnostics in light of the changing TB financing and co-financing landscape, and … [Read more...]

Aid to Artisans: Seeking Applications for canvas home™ Small Grants Program

Deadline: 29 December 2017 Aid to Artisans (ATA) has launched its Small Grants Program in partnership with canvas home™, a retailer of artisan furniture, ceramics, and textiles to provide artisans with direct and immediate financial assistance that can lay the groundwork for sustainable incomes for artisans. These grants are designed to allow artisan groups to acquire materials, tools, equipment, and training, marketing services in order to expand employment and generate income. ATA’s … [Read more...]

PMNCH/EWEC Global Call for Proposals: Seeking Collaborations to Develop Case Studies on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

Deadline: 22 December 2017 Are you part of an inspirational collaboration across sectors and that has resulted in solutions and achieved success for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health? PMNCH and Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) have launched a global call for proposals to find out what countries are experiencing as they collaborate across sectors? What innovative practices are emerging which enable this collaboration? What are the impacts? What can we learn? PMNCH/EWEC are seeking … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 January 2018 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...]

Varkey Foundation’s Challenge Fund Grants 2018: Investing in the Future of Education!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 The Varkey Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Challenge Fund Grants 2018 that will believe in the power of new ideas to shape the future of education. The Challenge Fund’s aim is to support a small number of early-stage initiatives, with individual grants to help build the capacity of teachers and to strengthen the status of the teaching profession. Focus Areas                                                  The Varkey Foundation is particularly … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Improving Quantification and Forecasting of New Drugs and Regimens based on Updated Guidance

Deadline: 12 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the Global Drug Facility (GDF) through this Call for Proposals (CFP), is currently accepting proposals from qualified organizations interested in receiving grant support to develop and implement tools that will help improve GDF’s approach to quantification and forecasting of new drugs and regimens. The objective of this CFP is to identify an organization with a proven track record working in drug-resistant TB, … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health is currently seeking applications for its Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle Income Countries to encourage exploratory/developmental research focused on the same. In particular, applications are encouraged that focus on the development and evaluation of tobacco cessation interventions tailored to HIV positive populations, including those with co-morbidities such as tuberculosis (TB), in … [Read more...]

ISHR Seeking Applications for Human Rights Advocates Program

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), Columbia University, is currently accepting applications for its Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP). Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its affiliation with Columbia University and its location in New York City to provide grassroots leaders the tools, knowledge, access, and networks to promote the … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Papers: Small-scale Renewable Electricity Projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Siemenpuu Foundation and EKOenergy Climate Fund have announced a call for project proposals to establish renewable electricity installations aiming at alleviation of energy poverty and social inequality in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. Funding Information Siemenpuu and EKOenergy are looking for projects in the range of 20.000 to 50.000 euros, lasting maximum for two years. Initially, Siemenpuu and EKOenergy are looking for 3-5 projects to be financed in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists from around the world for its one-week Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop in Rome. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified.  With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialized UN agency, they will bring … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for its UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018 which is funded by the Cano Foundation (Colombia) and the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (Finland). This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession. Its purpose is to reward each year a person, … [Read more...]

12th UNDEF Project Grant: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Funding Projects to Advance & Support Democracy

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations for the twelfth round of its funding projects to advance and support democracy in order to strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. The … [Read more...]

Sign On For Literacy Prize! Seeking Technology-based Innovations for Deaf Children

Deadline: 16 February 2018 Applications are open for "Sign On For Literacy Prize" which is a global prize competition, seeking technology-based innovations to increase sign language and literacy outcomes for deaf children in low resource settings. These innovations will assist parents, educators, communities, and governments in enhancing early childhood development outcomes, improving access to local sign languages, and increasing literacy outcomes of children who are Deaf. For this prize, a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 cohort of the AsiaGlobal Fellows Program that provide inter-disciplinary, intensive leadership development and networking opportunities for mid-career professionals interested in Asian public policy matters. The Program runs from August 20 to November 16, 2018. The AsiaGlobal Fellows Program is a 13-week, interdisciplinary program designed to develop the leadership skills of tomorrow’s leaders. It consists of lectures … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Wellcome Trust’s Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science!

Deadline: 9 January 2018 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science to promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. Funding Information A Collaborative Award is normally in the range of £1 million to £1.5 million, for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund that has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate. The Fund’s focus is global and eligibility for grants will extend to all plant, animal and fungi species conservation efforts, without discrimination on the basis of region or … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for Souter Charitable Trust’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Souter Charitable Trust (SCT) is seeking applications for its program to support projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas – especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos. The trust has given donations to charities involved in drug, alcohol and nicotine addiction campaigns and supported HIV and AIDS initiatives in more than 20 countries around the globe. It also gave grants to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards Program!

Deadline: 30 January 2018 Qatar Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards to identify, celebrate, and promote six innovative projects for their positive contribution to education and society. The WISE Awards recognize successful, innovative educational projects that have already demonstrated a transformative impact on individuals, communities, and society. The ideal project would be an ongoing, innovative and successful … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 JAUW International Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is seeking applications for its 2018 International Fellowship Program to allow promising researchers/graduate students in any field to spend a period of time in residence in a graduate /research institute etc. in Japan. This program is to offer core funding to financially help applicants come and stay in Japan when applicants have found that it is preferable or very important for applicants to stay in Japan to further … [Read more...]

Burning Man: Seeking Applications for Global Art Grant

Deadline: 20 December 2017 Burning Man is seeking applications for Global Art Grant to support projects that reflect participatory cultural opportunities for communities worldwide. Values Cultural Experience: The Mission of Burning Man Project is to facilitate and extend the culture that has issued from the Burning Man event into the larger world. The Burning Man Global Art Grants fund projects that are aligned in the spirit of the Burning Man culture without the expectation that … [Read more...]