National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Standard Grant Program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to exploring our planet, protecting wildlife and habitats, and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants 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...]

Call for Applications: Fourth International “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Contest

Deadline: 25 June 2017 Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the call for applications to the 2017 “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” Competition, seeking to reward original articles about Kazakhstan that have been published in a foreign (non-Kazakhstani) media outlet. This contest aims to recognize and reward the authors of the best and most objective journalistic reports, stories and analytical pieces about Kazakhstan, which are published in foreign … [Read more...]

Apply for Leakey Foundation’s Research Grant!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Leakey Foundation is currently inviting applications for its research grants with an aim to promote the sharing of data in an appropriate manner consistent with the needs of grantees, but with the recognition that different fields of study require different approaches to data sharing. The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to the exploratory phases of promising new research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICHCAP’s Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program 2017!

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Applications are open for the ICHCAP’s Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program 2017 that is a representative program among Korea’s cultural official development assistance programs, offering five months’ residency (July to November 2017) to selected participants. The main objective of the program is to enhance international exchange in the ICH field by inviting young professionals from the Asia-Pacific region. The participants have an opportunity to build their … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria – PROACT 2016

Deadline: 16 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria - PROACT 2016” in order to strengthen the agricultural and livestock productions, including livelihood opportunities and related value chains while at the same time tackling the roots causes of the past droughts, through an improvement of the water management and irrigation, in collaboration with local governance institutions … [Read more...]

EU Action Grants: Supporting Transnational Projects to Promote Judicial Cooperation in Civil & Criminal Matters

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its action grants to support transnational projects to promote judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters. Priority Areas Priority 1: Judicial cooperation in civil matters Priority 2: Judicial cooperation in criminal matters Expected Results increased capacity of national practitioners, authorities to address issues related to judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters, and to … [Read more...]

New Zealand Foreign Affairs & Trade: Inviting Organisations for Pacific Island Countries Participation Fund

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The New Zealand Foreign Affairs & Trade (MFAT) is seeking applications for its "Pacific Island Countries Participation Fund (PIC Fund)" to increase the number of Pacific Islanders attending regional and international conferences or events relevant to their countries’ development. The PIC Fund is a contestable fund managed by the New Zealand Aid Programme. Supporting people to attend conferences strengthens the ownership of development processes and activities in their … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Engaging Youth in Promoting Tolerance, Pluralism, and the Human Rights of Marginalized Populations

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an  open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects to Promote Tolerance, Pluralism, and the Human Rights of Marginalized Populations through Engaging Youth. DRL’s objective is to initiate discussions at the local and national level with youth about their attitudes and behavior toward religious minorities and marginalized populations, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Pacific Prime Singapore Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Pacific Prime Singapore is inviting applicants for its Pacific Prime Singapore Scholarship Program. Pacific Prime Singapore is strongly dedicated to investing in education and giving back to the community. As firm believes in the importance of higher education, the scholarship has been launched to help aspiring students in Singapore by offsetting some of their education expenses. The Pacific Prime Singapore scholarship offers aspiring students at high school, … [Read more...]

Apply for ESD Okayama Award 2017: A Chance to Win Up to US $3,000!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award 2017 with an aim to showcase good practices worldwide and to further advance ESD. Project integrates environmental, social, and economic dimensions of ESD. The award conducted by Okayama City and ESD Okayama Award Steering Committee will reward outstanding ESD practices in local communities around the world to support the organizations carrying out ESD activities, and also showcase … [Read more...]

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...]

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