Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; 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. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law. Prize Information The winner will receive $10,000 USD. The winner of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be announced in July of … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The University of Tsukuba, in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, IUCN, ICCROM and ICOMOS is currently seeking applications for Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific, organized by the World Heritage Studies and the Certificate Programme on Nature Conservation (CPNC). Heritage Conservation is an evolving practice, and one of the current debates focuses on identifying and recovering the connections … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 Entries are open for the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognise and award excellence in renewable energy and sustainability. The award celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The Prize fund comes from the Abu Dhabi Government as a way to honour and continue the legacy of the late founding father of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Masdar, Abu Dhabi's … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The World Heritage Studies and the Certificate Programme on Nature Conservation (CPNC) at the University of Tsukuba, in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, IUCN, ICCROM and ICOMOS, are seeking applications for its "Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific". Heritage Conservation is an evolving practice, and one of the current debates focuses on identifying and recovering the connections between nature … [Read more...]

East-West Center: Applications Open for Advanced Leadership Program for Professionals based in Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The East-West Center has announced an Advanced Leadership Program for advanced professionals to reflect upon personal and organizational achievement while developing plans for the future. The Advanced Leadership Program takes place at the East-West Center's campus in Honolulu, Hawai'i, and runs from October 18 - November 29, 2017 (6 weeks). Participants engage in a self-designed program with substantial time given to independent work, research and exploration. Participants … [Read more...]

Apply for Arcus Foundation’s 2017 International Human Rights Program!

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Arcus Foundation is seeking proposals for its 2017 International Human Rights Program to ensure its program portfolios remain responsive to new and emerging opportunities within the geographic and thematic scope of its strategy. The purpose of the program is to solicit proposals from intermediary organizations for country-level work in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and/or the Middle East. Goals Arcus will … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Financial Management Capacity Building for Implementing Partners IRF

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support the financial management capacity building for implementing partners IRF in order to provide technical assistance and financial management capacity building to organizations working on international religious freedom programs globally. Funding Information Applications should … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution Call for Applications: 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 currently seeking applications for its Pacific Youth Peace Training; a free online self-development program that is a 42-day challenge, teaching the skills and techniques involved in the development of inner peace. Program Structure The training offers 14 days of intensive training program providing participants … [Read more...]

Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues: Advancing the Status of Women and Girls

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) at the U.S. Department of State announces a funding opportunity for a new initiative “Global Programming Consortium to Advance the Status of Women and Girls” in order to proactively equip civil society and especially locally-based organizations with the capacity, knowledge, and skills to deepen their expertise and influence on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), economic empowerment, and/or gender-based violence … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Pilot Programme to Strengthen Political Parties

Deadline: 4 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pilot Programme to Strengthen Political Parties” with an aim to support representative democracy and political pluralism through the bolstering of political parties, in line with a multiparty, non-partisan approach. Lots & Objectives Lot 1: Participation of women - and especially young women - in political parties To empower young women to take an … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World Summit Awards 2017!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Nominations are open for World Summit Awards (WSA) 2017, 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, academia … [Read more...]

Apply for Global Youth Empowerment Fund: A Chance to Win Up to US $5000!

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Junior Chamber International (JCI) in partnership with SDG Action Campaign is currently accepting proposals for its Global Youth Empowerment Fund, an initiative to empower young people around the world to impact their communities by investing in grassroots, community projects. The Fund will offer grants, financing and training to youth-led projects and social enterprises that advance the Global Goals for Sustainable Development in local communities around the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Intercultural Dialogue and Culture Program

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Intercultural dialogue and Culture” with an aim to promote intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and respect for equal dignity of all people in the project countries. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Enhancing understanding, tolerance and respect for cultural and religious diversity Lot 2: Culture as enabler of social inclusion and … [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...]

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...]

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...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) Worldwide

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) with an aim to support novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to respond to the challenges of existing livestock vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia. The call seeks proposals that are adopting innovative approaches to increasing the duration of immunity by better induction and maintenance of immunological memory; reducing … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Explorations on Ensuring Effective Health Supply Chains

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the latest round of Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic “Health Systems Strengthening: Ensuring Effective Health Supply Chains”. In 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) were adopted by countries focused on 17 critical goals to ensure a “better world with no one left behind” by 2030. SDG 3 represents health and focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being at all ages. It includes … [Read more...]

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