UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity: Seeking Applications from NGOs in Developing Countries

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking applications for the 8th edition of its International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The IFCD is providing more than 6 million USD in funding for 90 projects in 51 developing countries, covering a wide range of areas. Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs are all eligible to … [Read more...]

Apply for 3rd Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education!

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is seeking applications for its "3rd Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED)" from the 28th May to 3rd June 2017, in Jeju, Republic of Korea. The five-day workshop aims to contribute achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7, to foster global citizenship through education. While enabling participants to deepen their … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations’ Exhibition & Grant: Moving Walls 24

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and grant opportunity "Moving Walls 24" that engages with ideas of resistance and embraces the role and agency of artists themselves in shaping our societies. Selected projects will be exhibited in the next installment of an ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in October 2017 at the Open Society Foundations–New York. Proposals are invited on work that … [Read more...]

ICT for Social Good: Innovation for Development Grant Program for Local Innovators in Low-Income Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The ICT for Social Good is currently accepting applications for its grant program "Innovation for Development" to sustain, as much as possible, local innovators in low-income countries but also to inform the development sector too often still based on traditional intervention models about local innovations. “ICT for Social Good” is part of a broader framework, “Innovation for Development”, a large feasibility study on innovation within the international development … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash’s 2017 Grant: Supporting Ambitious Feminist and Women’s Rights Organisations!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Applications are open for the Mama Cash’s 2017 Grant with an aim to support ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash makes grants in most countries of the world. Even though contexts are significantly different, they have found that the concerns of some specific groups of women, girls and trans people tend to be unaddressed and/or contested in most societies (and social … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of PRM Global Innovation Programs: Addressing Gender-based Violence in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is currently seeking applications for its "Global Innovation Programs to Address Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies". PRM’s mission is to provide protection, ease suffering, and resolve the plight of persecuted and uprooted people around the world on behalf of the American people by providing life-sustaining assistance, working through multilateral systems … [Read more...]

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: Inviting Innovative Ideas for Social Change

Deadline: 14 May 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 Foundation funds people from all over the world regardless of gender, age, nationality or experience. We are looking for a complete picture of you and your idea. Eligibility … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Proposals: Photographs on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is inviting professional photographers from all over the world to send a sample of their best photographs illustrating journalists while doing their job and in particular on the issues of the safety of journalists and impunity for crimes against them. As the United Nations agency with a specific mandate to promote “the free flow of ideas by word and image”, UNESCO aims to promote freedom of … [Read more...]

UNU-INRA Call for Applications: Apply for Science Reporting Workshop for African Journalists

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) and the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), in partnership with the UN Information Centre (UNIC), Accra, have announced a call for application for a Science Reporting Workshop, to be held on 6th -27th April, 2017 at UNU-INRA Office, 2nd Floor International House, University of Ghana Campus, Legon-Accra, … [Read more...]

Niwano Peace Foundation’s Grant Program 2017: Building a World of Peace and Coexistence

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Niwano Peace Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program 2017 to build a world of peace and coexistence. The Foundation makes grants in order to provide active encouragement for activities undertaken in a religious spirit and conducted in such a way as to invite broad social participation. The Niwano Peace Foundation promotes interreligious understanding and cooperation. It also strives to strengthen cooperation among people actively making continuing … [Read more...]

TWAS Research Grants Programme: Supporting Applicants from the Developing World in Basic Sciences

Deadline: 11 May 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is currently seeking researchers for its Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Groups). Grants can be awarded for research projects in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics either to individual young researchers or to research units in the science-and-technology-lagging countries (S&TLC) identified by TWAS, to enable them to purchase the research facilities they need to enhance their productivity. The TWAS Research Grants … [Read more...]

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Inviting Applicants for Community Solutions Program 2017

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Department of State Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is currently seeking applications for "The Community Solutions Program" to enhance the skills of approximately 100 civic and community leaders to more effectively address current economic, environmental, political, and social challenges in their communities. Thematic Areas Environmental Issues: Fellowships should focus on issues related to water and resource management, food security, … [Read more...]

YouthPower Learning Grants Request for Applications: Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism

Deadline: 13 April 2017 Making Cents International under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently seeking applications for YouthPower Learning Grants for Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism. The objective of the YouthPower Learning’s grant program is to engage US and developing country youth-serving and youth-led non-profit and for-profit organizations in efforts to further assess, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Africa Food Prize: Recognizing the Heroes of Agriculture!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Africa Food Prize 2017 is now open for nominations, recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives. The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity that elevates all Africans. Building … [Read more...]

Equitas Call for Proposals: 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education in Canada

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education on the theme Bridging our diversities, in Canada. The Organizing Committee is seeking workshop submissions and paper proposals for the Conference, in English or French. This conference will provide opportunities to share existing HRE experiences and tools. It will create spaces where practitioners, policy-makers and academics can explore how HRE can build more peaceful and equitable … [Read more...]

DFC Competitive Grants Program: Improving Food and Nutrition Security in LMICs

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK aid from the UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) are seeking proposals for its 2nd Drivers of Food Choice (DFC) Competitive Grants Program with an aim to improve food and nutrition security in LMIC. The DFC competitive research grants aim to provide a deep understanding of the drivers of food choice among the poor in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Research Topics Development … [Read more...]

Peace Direct Call for Applications: Identifying Peacebuilding Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism

Deadline: 27 March 2017 Peace Direct has launched a collaborative research project for experts and practitioners in Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). The project will bring together people with knowledge and experiences from a diverse range of contexts to share best practices and develop new approaches. The consultations will take place online, using Convetit, an innovative platform for bringing together experts. The consultation will last 5 days online. After the online consultation is … [Read more...]

Apply for Knight Foundation’s Journalism 360˚ Challenge!

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The Knight Foundation, Google News Lab and the Online News Association are seeking applications for its "Journalism 360˚ Challenge" to discover new ways to engage audiences and advance the field of jounalism. Virtual, augmented, mixed reality and 360 video are opening new opportunities for journalists to connect with audiences. In a news environment dominated by two-dimensional digital experiences, this technology allows people to interact with their surroundings and … [Read more...]

Pulitzer Center Call for Proposals: Data Journalism and Property Rights Grants

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a grant-giving non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is currently seeking proposals for its Data Journalism and Property Rights Grants. The anticipated proposals must use open data to reveal new perspectives on property rights issues related to land tenure, indigenous land rights, transparency in land transactions and concessions, resource rights, or overlapping land use rights—just to name a few. The … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2017 with an aim to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO … [Read more...]

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