IWMF Call For Applications: Mexico and Honduras Reporting Fellowships

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced reporting trips to Mexico and Honduras. Two groups of six journalists will report on Migration from Mexico or Honduras. The Mexico trip will be based in Tijuana, Baja California and the Honduras trip will be based in Tegucigalpa. About the Reporting Trips Both trips will take place from July 6 – 20, 2017, which includes travel dates. All Fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where … [Read more...]

Best Climate Practices Contest 2017: Building Local Resilience to Climate Disaster Risk

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) is seeking applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017 with an aim to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards, is an essential piece of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”. Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country Based Support Schemes in Jamaica and Belize

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Schemes in  Jamaica and Belize” to strengthen the role played by civil society organizations in Jamaica and Belize in promoting human rights and democracy. Objectives The promotion of equal rights for all including the defence of victims of abuse and the fight against discrimination based on … [Read more...]

Roberto Cimetta Fund: Seeking Applications for General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-MENA Region

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The Roberto Cimetta Fund has launched a General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-MENA region. Artists and cultural operators living and working in the Euro-MENA region can apply. Priority is given to mobility from the South and East of this region. Eligibility Criteria The aim of applicant’s trip must directly or indirectly show potential for a constructive and long term impact on the arts sector in their own country. This means that … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in Malawi

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in order to increase equitable and inclusive access to informal and formal TEVET training. Objectives Deliver relevant quality TEVET training; Ensure skills training and economic empowerment of women and vulnerable groups; Provide supportive skills such as basic literacy and entrepreneurial skills; Provide adequate … [Read more...]

MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award: Apply and win Cash Prize of up to $250,000

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Nominations are currently open for the MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award, carrying a $250,000 cash prize. This award will go to a person or group engaged in what we believe is an extraordinary example of disobedience for the benefit of society. This award honors work that impacts society in positive ways, and is consistent with a set of key principles. These principles include non-violence, creativity, courage, and taking responsibility for one’s actions. This disobedience … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Tulip Award 2017!

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Human Rights Tulip, an award of the Dutch government, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  is currently open for nominations recognising courageous human rights defenders who promote and support human rights in innovative ways. Since its establishment in 2008, the Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to individuals and organisations from a variety of countries. The prize is intended to help human rights defenders to learn from each other. The winner of the … [Read more...]

Erasmus+ Call for Proposals: Supporting Policy Reform – Social Inclusion through Education, Training & Youth

Deadline: 22 May 2017 Applications are open for Erasmus+ programme "Support for policy reform — Social inclusion through education, training and youth”. The call comprises two lots, one for Education and Training (Lot 1) and one for Youth (Lot 2). Objectives Lot 1 — Education and training: Enhancing the acquisition of social and civic competences, fostering knowledge, understanding and ownership of fundamental values, promoting mutual respect and intercultural dialogue and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CTFS-ForestGEO Research Grants Program 2017!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute is currently accepting applications for its Center for Tropical Forest Science - Forest Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO) Research Grants Program 2017 with an aim to provide opportunities for senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to use existing Forest Dynamics Sites and conduct research in collaboration with scientists currently associated with these sites. The Grants Program supports … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World Smart City Awards!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Smart City Expo World Congress is seeking nominations for its prestigious World Smart City Award where pioneering city strategies, projects and ideas are recognised based on innovation, impact and feasibility. Winners will be announced at the World Smart City Awards on November 15th in a ceremony that attracts an audience of more than 1,000 key public and private decision makers, providing an excellent opportunity to gain prestige and visibility. The WSCA have … [Read more...]

XminusY Call for Proposals: Supporting Social Movements for Democracy around the World

Deadline: 30 June 2017 XminusY is currently accepting proposals to support social movements, action groups and changemakers who are fighting for a fair, democratic, sustainable and tolerant world. Projects that are supported by XminusY can take place on a broad variety of topics. But more important than the topic, is that the people involved take action themselves to change their own society. Actions supported by XminusY are demonstrations, occupations, direct-action and other creative forms … [Read more...]

Nokia Bell Labs Prize: Apply to Win Exciting Prizes

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are currently open for Nokia Bell Labs Prize, a competition for innovators from participating countries around the globe that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision. Categories Web Applications Cloud Services Computational … [Read more...]

OpenIDEO BridgeBuilder Challenge: Addressing Global Challenges through Innovations

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The OpenIDEO BridgeBuilder Innovation Challenge, in collaboration with GHR Foundation,  is currently seeking applications from organizations working to address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways. These global challenges are complex and interwoven -- problems that cannot be solved in isolation. They are also evolving at a rate that requires immediate action to provide relief, restoration and … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship Worldwide!

Deadline: 11 April 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking fellows for its "The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship" which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. During this fellowship, the selected journalist will have the chance to complete research and coursework at MIT’s Center for International Studies and participate in internships with media outlets including The Boston Globe and The … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) for Cameroon 2016-17

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Cameroon 2016-17” to support civil society and social partners in implementing actions aiming at defending and promoting Human Rights. Priority Sectors Sector I: "Social cohesion": Promoting civil liberties, especially freedom of association and assembly Promoting the right to a cultural identity and an … [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...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-based Support Schemes Philippines 2016-2017

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “EIDHR Country-based Support Schemes Philippines 2016-2017” with an aim to support the work of civil society organisations, including human rights organisations, in addressing the needs of vulnerable and socially-excluded groups with a particular focus on supporting the empowerment of these groups to claim their rights. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Support … [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...]

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