Nominations Open for Young Global Leader Program 2020!

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The World Economic Forum is seeking nominations for its programme “Young Global Leader” 2020. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests. The Forum strives in all its efforts to demonstrate entrepreneurship in the global … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF)

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) has launched out into a new programme entitled “NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF)”, for a 10-year period up to 2025, aiming at capacity building of young scientists in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region; both of the CGF Programme and the ongoing Research Grant Programme (under the NEF Research Grant Scheme) will be simultaneously progressed. The CGF Programme is … [Read more...]

2018 GlobalGiving Accelerator Program: Inviting Non-Profits Worldwide to achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 15 October 2018 GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofits for its Giving Season 2018 Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 total … [Read more...]

Nieman Foundation: Seeking Applications for Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships

Deadline: 28 September 2018 The Nieman Foundation is seeking applications for its Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships Program. These Fellowships at Harvard offer short-term research opportunities to individuals interested in working on special projects designed to advance journalism. Candidates need not be practicing journalists, but must demonstrate the ways in which their work at Harvard and the Nieman Foundation may improve the prospects for journalism’s future. Benefits For fellows … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism (SST) is seeking applications for its grant program. The foundation supports projects or organizations in Switzerland and around the world. In accordance with its statutes, the Foundation supports projects and organisations that: are suited to improve the economic, cultural and social conditions of the population in tourist destinations, contribute to sustainable tourism development in the destinations, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for “Start and Scale-Up for SDGs” at Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 IOM, the UN Migration Agency, joins the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and partners have announced a call for applications to participate in the prestigious youth entrepreneurship pitching event entitled Start and Scale-up for SDGs. Young entrepreneurs from around the world are invited to pitch business ideas that contribute to at least one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). … [Read more...]

Gratitude Network Fellowship: Inviting Social Entrepreneurs Serving Children and Youth

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are open for Gratitude Network Fellowship which is a 12-month leadership development program for social entrepreneurs serving children and youth. The Fellowship is designed to help the social entrepreneur scale their organization to the next level and therefore positively impact even more children. All Gratitude Fellows Are matched and meet monthly with a highly-skilled Strategic Coach Receive support from Expert Advisors to help tackle … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change 2018!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are open for "Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change 2018" that is co-organized by the UNFCCC secretariat and the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme. Categories Category 1- Responsible production & consumption: Submit videos that showcase applicants’ activities that contribute to responsible production and consumption Examples of submissions: Carrying out climate friendly solutions/ideas on how to promote sustainable production … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for Energy Globe Award 2019 for Sustainability!

Deadline: 21 November 2018 Nominations are open for the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability- the Energy Globe Award 2019. The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in the awards. Award Categories Earth Fire Water Air Youth Sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Youth Carnegie Peace Prize!

Deadline: 20 August 2018 Are you a peace builder and between 18 and 29 years old? Then don’t hesitate, grab your mobile or camera and make a video of your work as a peacebuilder! Best practices from young peacebuilders all over the world will be highlighted through a video contest. The best videos compete for the Youth Carnegie Peace Prize. The winner of the Youth Carnegie Peace Prize will be awarded the title ‘Youth Ambassador of the Peace Palace’ during the Carnegie Peace Building … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Accepting Applications for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The National Geographic Society is accepting applications for its Early Career Grant which is designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society is currently offering Explorers a variety of funding opportunities in the fields of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]

Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF): Seeking Applications for Young Investigator Award

Deadline: 25 September 2018 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is seeking applications for its Young Investigator Award (YIA) to provide funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Award Information The Young Investigator Award is a one-year grant totaling $50,000 to pay for personnel and/or research expenses, … [Read more...]

Apply Now for 21st Eco-Generation Regional Ambassadors Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2018 Eco-generation is seeking applications for the 21th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors Program with an aim to provide exceptional experiences with the opportunities to actively plan, to execute or participate in various environmental awareness programs in each region and country. Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors would carry the voice of the future generations at an international level. Since new visitors will gain their first impression of Tunza Eco-generation … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Nominations are open for the World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018, a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. The World Summit Award is a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation with high social impact. Combining an ongoing series of international events and activities with a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, … [Read more...]

ICFJ: Seeking Applications for Global Climate Reporting Program

Deadline: 19 August 2018 ICFJ is seeking applications for Global Climate Reporting Program to increase coverage of the potential impacts of extreme weather and climate-related effects on society by improving journalists’ knowledge and capacity. Participants will learn from global experts about how extreme weather and climate affect human health and safety and natural ecosystems, and produce stories on these critical topics. The program will bring up to 16 international journalists to San … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s Global Peace on the Move 21 Program!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Peace Revolution is currently inviting applicants for a program entitled "Global Peace on the Move 21" to be held on 13-26 December 2018 at Himmawan, Thailand. Objectives Set participants on a lifelong empowerment journey of inner peace and positive habit development. Allow participants to interact with like-minded people in an international environment. Equip participants with tools to train their minds and discover new perspectives. Empower … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Joint TDR/WPR Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The WHO Western Pacific Region (WPR) and TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, have announced the 2018-2019 call for applications for the Joint WPR/TDR Small Grants Scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty. The goal of the TDR strategy is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, strengthen research capacity of individuals and institutions in developing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Innovate for Refugees Competition!

Deadline: 2 November 2018 Applications are open for the Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR) which is a global competition for the best tech-driven solutions addressing the challenges faced by refugees across the globe. The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab has a proven track record in promoting MIT-style entrepreneurship through its solid platform that was developed over 10 years, enabling it to empower entrepreneurs by providing opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing, showcasing … [Read more...]

Submissions Open for ICT for Mountain Development Award 2018!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is currently seeking applications for its ICT for Mountain Development Award 2018 in order to recognizes innovations in information and communications technology for Development (ICTD) that can help promote mountain development and environmental conservation. The award(s) will be announced on International Mountain Day (IMD), 11 December, 2018. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Health Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 12 August 2018 Applications are open for the "Global Health Journalism Fellowship" which is inviting outstanding young journalists to participate in the first ever international conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health at the University of Oxford, from 23-28 September. This conference will bring together over 200 stakeholders from academia, NGOs, private sector organisations and policy-makers to discuss the opportunities to strengthen international collaboration in medicine … [Read more...]