2020 Zayed Sustainability Prize: Calling Global Sustainability Pioneers

Deadline: 30 May 2019 Submissions are open for the 2020 edition of the Zayed Sustainability Prize. UAE’s pioneering global award issues global call to organisations and high schools to submit their sustainability solutions and projects. The Prize’s five categories are designed to closely align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and reward global organisations that empower and enhance disadvantaged communities, while also inspiring schools to nurture the next … [Read more...]

GCRF Networking Grants Round 4 to address Global Issues faced by Developing Countries

Deadline: 21 March 2019 The Academy of Medical Sciences is delighted to be working with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society to offer Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Networking Grants, available through the GCRF, which is part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA). The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund, which supports cutting-edge research and innovation on global issues affecting developing countries. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MBTN Africa Innovation Accelerator Program

Deadline: 15 February 2019 Applications are open for MBTN Africa Innovation Accelerator program with an aim to identify, support and fund the next generation of technology enabled start-ups solving problems in African Markets. They support entrepreneurs with a strong purpose by connecting them to the brightest business minds in industry. The program provides access to the African startup ecosystem, industry specialists, corporate partners, talent, capital and coaching. Benefits … [Read more...]

IDEX Global Fellows Program for July 2019 in India

Deadline: 1 March 2019 IDEX is accepting applications for the July 2019 Global Fellows Program. IDEX is developing the next wave of “social intrapreneurs” who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! They are seeking young professionals (ages 21-35) who have a proven track record of leadership and are seeking to use their education and skills to address social and economic challenges for under-served populations. Benefits … [Read more...]

IWMF’s 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: Inviting Women Journalists around the World

Deadline: 7 March 2019 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently accepting applications for its 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists committed to human rights and social justice reporting. The fellow will be based at the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a research associate during the first several months of the … [Read more...]

Apply for The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Grants Program

Deadline: 22 March 2019 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is currently accepting LOIs from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions. Goals The Foundation’s objective is to promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Georg Forster Research Award to Win Upto EUR 60,000

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Nominations are open for Georg Forster Research Award to internationally renowned academics from developing and transition countries. The objective of the Georg Forster Research Award is to honour the recipients’ life’s work to date. Award winners are invited to conduct a research project of their own choosing in Germany in close collaboration with a specialist colleague. Benefits The award amount totals €60,000. In Germany, research awards are … [Read more...]

APSF’s Project Grants for Australia and South West Pacific Region

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Australia and Pacific Science Foundation (AFSP) is seeking applications for its Project Grants which are focusing on ecology, biodiversity, and life sciences in Australia and the Southwest Pacific region. In seeking to achieve its aims, The Australia & Pacific Science Foundation provides support, on a competitive basis, for the following activities: The top priority is to encourage high quality research by scientists in Australian national or state … [Read more...]

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Funding for Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects and Initiatives

Deadline: 1 April 2019 PlanetRomeo Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives. The Foundation support focuses on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by … [Read more...]

TIAW: Inviting Nominations for World of Difference 100 Awards

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is inviting nominations for 2018-2019 World of Difference 100 Award to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, we want you to tell us … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Nominations are open for the fifth edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 2019 which is funded by the Government of Japan. The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD. Prize Information The Prize annually rewards three outstanding ESD projects and programmes promoting ESD with USD 50,000 … [Read more...]

Fundación Repsol announces Entrepreneurs Fund to support the Best Startups around the World

Deadline: 4 March 2019 Do you have an innovative project related to the energy industry, mobility, or the circular economy? If yes, then you can submit your application to the 8th call for proposals of Fundación Repsol’s “Entrepreneurs Fund”, a business accelerator aimed at startups related to the energy industry and advanced mobility. The Program supports the best startups offering innovative solutions in the scopes of energy and chemical industry, advanced mobility and the circular … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations for 2019 WANGO Awards! Honouring Non-Governmental Organizations throughout the World

Deadline: 15 July 2019 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. The Universal Peace Award is awarded to an outstanding individual whose work involves them with the non-governmental community and who contributes substantially to world peace and … [Read more...]

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: Inviting Short Term Grant for Armenian Studies

Deadline: 13 December 2019 The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is inviting qualified students, academics and researchers in Armenian Studies to participate in activities related to their field of studies, encouraging academic interaction and exchange of knowledge and ideas. Established in 1956 as a Portuguese foundation for the whole of humanity, the Foundation’s original purpose focused on fostering knowledge and raising the quality of life of persons … [Read more...]

Google Cloud-SAP CFPs: Achieving ‘Circular Economy 2030’ for Sustainable Future

Deadline: 17 March 2019 Google Cloud and SAP are coming together to help address the challenge of global demand for resources and host a social entrepreneurship contest "Circular Economy 2030" for a sustainable future. If you believe business can catalyze positive change, this is your opportunity to spark a sustainable revolution. What Organization is looking for? Original idea: Creativity is key. They want to see new ideas with the potential to impact any aspect of the global economy … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Neglected Tropical Diseases Data Innovation Incubator Grand Challenge

Deadline: 25 March 2019 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking applications for its Neglected Tropical Diseases Data Innovation Incubator Grand Challenge to support global efforts to control, eliminate, and eradicate NTDs. The team focuses on seven of the ten London Declaration diseases, as well as on cross-cutting efforts to improve the quality and impact of NTD programs through a variety of levers, including data systems. Strengthening NTD data systems and ensuring use of … [Read more...]

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: 2019 Project Grants Program

Deadline: 31 December 2019 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is seeking applications for its 2019 Project Grants Program. The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation was created in 1956 by the last will and testament of Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian, a philanthropist of Armenian origin who lived in Lisbon between 1942 and the year of his death, 1955. Priority Areas Promote the preservation of the Armenian language and culture, and the development of the diaspora by linking its different parts and … [Read more...]

EJN Call for Proposals for Asia-Pacific Climate Change and Environmental Story Grants 2019

Search New Grants, Learn How to Write Proposals, Build Donor Partnerships Deadline: 28 February 2019 Internews' Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking proposals for its Asia-Pacific Climate Change and Environmental Story Grants to support in-depth and investigative reporting on climate and environmental change that can inform at-risk communities and policy makers to make better decisions and build resilience. EJN's Asia-Pacific project aims to overcome these barriers by providing … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads 2019

Search New Grants, Learn How to Write Proposals, Build Donor Partnerships. Deadline: 15 February 2019 UNESCO, in collaboration with the National Commission of People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is inviting applicants from countries along the maritime and terrestrial Silk Roads to participate in the Third International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads (IYF3). The Experience Changsha Media Arts Residency Programme, as part of Changsha Media Arts Festival & … [Read more...]

Apply for Young Champions of the Earth Prize 2019

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Are you a change-maker, rain-maker, ground-breaker? Do you see opportunity, where others see crisis? Do you want to change the world? If yes, then apply for the Young Champions of the Earth Prize 2019. UN Environment is seeking applications for its “Young Champions of the Earth” with an aim to celebrate and support individuals aged between 18 and 30 who have outstanding potential to create a positive environmental impact. The Prize In 2019, seven Young … [Read more...]