Nominations Open for 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors. The Aurora Prize is seeking the stories of selfless individuals who demonstrate exceptional courage, commitment and impact at personal risk for the sake of others. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, … [Read more...]

FRIDA Call for Proposals: Inviting Young Women-Led Groups for Climate and Environmental Justice Special Grants

Deadline: 23 July 2017 FRIDA is currently accepting proposals from young feminist and young women-led groups for its Climate and Environmental Justice Special Grants with an aim to ensure young feminists and young women are supported in continuing to play an active role in the global transition towards justice and sustainability. Priorities Special focus on frontline and young women environmental rights defenders. Groups, networks, or collectives that are diverse in their membership … [Read more...]

Australia and Pacific Science Foundation: Inviting Applications for Project Grants

Deadline: 9 March 2018 The Australia and Pacific Science Foundation (AFSP) is seeking applications for its “Project Grants” in 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 institutions, and … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water

Deadline: 4 July 2017 Applicants are invited for the 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) which is a gathering of youth delegates representing different countries within the Asia Pacific region. The APYPW is to bring a diversity of young voices together toward global water issues and in the process encouraging them to deeply ponder and investigate pragmatic solutions for water-related challenges that are confronted today. By offering a variety of programs and activities from … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas

Deadline: 27 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Long-term Sustainable Ecosystem Management and Wildlife Law Enforcement in Transboundary Conservation Areas under the Cross-Regional Wildlife Conservation programme in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean”. The objective of this Call for Proposals is the identification and subsequent implementation of actions by stakeholders living in or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Pro Natura Fund Overseas Grant Programme 2017!

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The Pro Natura Foundation Japan (PNFJ) is currently inviting applications for the 28th edition of its Pro Natura Fund Overseas Grant Programme 2017 to support investigation and research aiming at conservation of ecosystem, and education and enlightenment activities aiming at the improvement of conservation awareness, in areas other than Japan. The project needs to contribute to local nature conservation. The programme is focused on the scientific research and … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Enhancing the Rights of Persons Suspected or Accused of Crime

Deadline: 12 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its action grants to support transnational projects to enhance the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime and the rights of victims of crime. Programme Scope The aims of this call are: to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal law in the area of the rights of persons suspected or accused of crime to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal … [Read more...]

Astraea’s International Fund: Supporting Groups led by LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Priorities The fund prioritizes funding to groups that are: Led by and targeted to lesbian/bisexual/queer women Led by and targeted to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance

Deadline: 7 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its programme "Prevent and Combat Racism, Xenophobia & other forms of Intolerance". The call to prevent and combat racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance will support: projects focusing on preventing and combating Antisemitism projects focusing on preventing and combating anti-Muslim hatred and intolerance projects focusing on preventing and combating xenophobia and anti-migrant hatred … [Read more...]

PlanetRomeo Foundation Call for Proposals: Supporting Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects

Deadline: 1 July 2017 PlanetRomeo Foundation is currently seeking proposals for its grant program to support grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with the focus 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. Thematic Areas PlanetRomeo Foundation supports projects and initiatives under the following themes: Community Organizing Shelter Sports … [Read more...]

The Sur International Journal on Human Rights Call for Papers on “Reclaiming civic space: Insights and Learnings from and for Activists”

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Conectas Human Rights and the Fund for Global Human Rights invites contributions in the form of articles, case studies and institutional reflections – with preference given to activist voices from the Global South – for the 26th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, to be published in December 2017. The special edition will focus on the responses to the crackdown on civil society currently seen – to different degrees – around the world. The … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights for CSOs in Guyana and Suriname

Deadline: 20 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) 2016/2017” with an aim to support civil society working in Guyana and Suriname on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural) and democratisation. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1- Guyana Death Penalty Gender Equality Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender … [Read more...]

Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation’s Grant Program: Inviting NGOs to Promote Human Rights, Child Education & Protection

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation is currently inviting applicants from non-profit organization (association, foundation, cultural association, university, academic institution, etc.) for its grant program with an aim to protect and promote human rights, children education and protection, scientific and medical research and health, promotion of art and culture, environmental protection and nature conservation. The Nando Peretti Foundation was founded in 2000 as a … [Read more...]

Blue Action Fund Call for Proposals: Supporting Conservation Projects in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Deadline: 3 August 2017 Blue Action Fund is currently seeking proposals to finance individual grants to selected marine/coastal conservation projects of NGOs in marine protected areas (MPAs) and their buffer zones, focusing on the most sensitive coastal waters of Africa, Latin America and Asia/Pacific. Its goal is to contribute to reducing the dramatic loss of marine biodiversity and to advancing local development, e.g. through stabilizing incomes in coastal communities or enhancing coastal … [Read more...]

Applications Open for FY2017 Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program!

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The Toyota Foundation is currently inviting applications for its Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2017 with an aim to support project activities by any private nonprofit organizations or groups (except any schools). The areas of themes applied to this grant should be on “Biodiversity Conservation” or “Climate change measures”. The Grant Program, based on the above-principles, offers support for projects committed to capacity building for the next-generation … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Proposals: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently seeking proposals for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the “Global South”, with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is inviting applicants for its grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. Funding Information The Trust awards grants to both UK and overseas projects, and they typically range in value from £500 to £1,500. It is unlikely that the Trust would make an award for more than … [Read more...]

FSC Call for Applications: Youth Correspondent Programme 2017

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student? Are you passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have an interest to communicate about it? Do you want to make a difference and engage the youth of today to care about the future of tomorrow? If yes, then join Forest Stewardship Council 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible forestry. The … [Read more...]

Apply Now to Become a Young Champion of the Earth!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a big idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a vision for a more sustainable future; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is seeking applications for its programme "Young Champion of the Earth" in order … [Read more...]

The Peace Revolution: Inviting Applications for “Pacific Youth Peace Training”

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Do you want to give a try to meditation and start a true change from within? If yes, then apply for the Pacific Youth Peace Training. The Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its program entitled "Pacific Youth Peace Training" in order to promote a culture of peace, peace education, conflict prevention and youth empowerment through the primary means of meditation and self-development. The Peace Revolution Pacific Youth Peace Training will bring together 30 young … [Read more...]

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