Apply for Watershed’s Creative Producers International Programme!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Creative Producers International is a new world-wide talent development programme led by Watershed, which will provide fifteen Creative Producers from across the globe with the skills they need to become the city change-makers of the future. Expanding and leveraging the networks and ethos of Playable City™, which puts people and play at the heart of cities across five continents. Successful participants will gain the skills and abilities to have a new kind of conversation … [Read more...]

The DO School’s Future of Audio Entertainment Challenge!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Are you driven by a meaningful vision ? Are you brimming with bright ideas ? Do you want to make a real difference, perhaps with a business that benefits the community, or a project in the cultural sector, or with a technology that addresses a specific problem in your home country. What are you waiting for? Let’s turn your ideas into action. The DO School of  Innovation  is seeking applications for its Entrepreneurship for good program that is a one year funded … [Read more...]

Apply for TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 26 June 2017 Applications are open for "Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme" for young scientists from developing countries (other than India) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in emerging areas in science and technology for which facilities are available in laboratories and institutes of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India. The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in CSIR research laboratories and institutes in … [Read more...]

AU Call for Proposals: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The African Union is inviting applicants for its “Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (GMES & Africa)" programme which is managed on daily basis by a programme management unit (PMU) located within the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. GMES & Africa initiative is the crystallization of the longstanding cooperation between Africa and the European Union in the area of space science & technology and a key … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Super Happiness Challenge under the Project HeHa!

Deadline: 17 August 2017 How can we help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world? Join the Super Happiness challenge if your idea or startup can make the world a happier place. The Super Happiness Challenge is one of the first initiatives of Project HeHa - a worldwide movement to help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world. At Project HeHa (Super Happiness comes from a Chinese word “爽” shuǎng meaning a state of deep and fundamental happiness), it … [Read more...]

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...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: Better, shorter treatment for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB)

Deadline: 19 June 2017 Unitaid is pleased to announce its new Call for Proposals for the area for intervention- Better, shorter treatment for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB). Through this program, Unitaid aims to accelerate access to innovative treatment regimens and corresponding diagnostic algorithms, with the overall goal of substantially increasing DR-TB diagnosis, treatment and cure rates. Across its portfolio of projects, at least 85 percent of Unitaid funds dedicated to commodity … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Water Data Challenge! Disclose and Distribute Water Data to Farmers

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Government of Australia and other partners (including the World Bank) are seeking applications for its "Water Data Challenge" with an aim to improve the access to information that is so crucial to ensuring that farmers thrive especially in lower-income settings and water resources are managed well. The Challenge is looking for innovations that are sustainable (financial, institutional, environmental, technological, and social); use participatory and context-specific … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) for Malaysia

Deadline:  15 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) - Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) Malaysia” in order to contribute to the respect for fundamental rights and the consolidation of the rule of law in Malaysia. Priorities Enhance and promote equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of all human rights by decriminalising and abolish … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017!

Deadline: 10 July 2017 Applications are open for the TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017 that rewards scientists for their contribution in an area, albeit multidisciplinary, directly relevant to the science of sustainability. The 2017 prize will be awarded to a female scientist based on scientific achievements in conservation and management of natural resources rather than environmental advocacy. Award Information It carries a cash award of USD4,000 generously … [Read more...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize: Apply for Circular Materials Challenge!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 As part of the New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation is asking the question how can we make all plastic packaging recyclable? The Circular Materials Challenge is currently inviting innovators to find alternative materials that could be recycled or industrially composted. The aim of the Challenge is to stimulate the development of materials that could be captured and recycled or composted effectively rather than being incinerated or … [Read more...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize: Apply for $1 million Circular Design Challenge!

Deadline: 11 June 2017 The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is currently inviting designers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and academics to create a plastics system that works. The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and was launched in collaboration with HRH The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit. The Prize is funded by Wendy Schmidt, Lead Philanthropic Partner of the New Plastics Economy Initiative. Participants may apply for any … [Read more...]

Innovate for Life Fund: Tackling Africa’s most Daunting Health Challenges

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for Innovate for Life Fund that will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies that develop innovative, home-grown solutions. The Innovate for Life Fund aims to invest in African health entrepreneurs to create home-grown health solutions for the African market. The Innovate for Life Fund offers African health sector-specific support: knowledge, network and access to funding. This is … [Read more...]

ViiV Healthcare: Inviting CBOs/NGOs for Positive Action for MSM and Transgender Small Grants Program

Deadline: 21 June 2017 ViiV Healthcare is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its “Positive Actions for MSM & Transgender” Small Grants programme with an aim to improve the health and wellbeing of men who have sex with men and transgender people, strengthen their support networks, and encourage inclusive communities and institutions. The Positive Action MSM & Transgender Programme is primarily aimed at community-based organisations with priority given to those in … [Read more...]

UNOV/UNODC Call for Proposals: Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is seeking proposals for its Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017 in order to provide funding support to not-for-profit organisations working in low- and middle-income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. The objective of this Grants programme is to strengthen the capacity of civil society to prevent drug abuse globally. Thematic Areas Are focused on prevention of … [Read more...]

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program: Preparing Leaders to Address Global Challenges in the 21st Century and Beyond

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Stanford University is accepting applications for its Knight-Hennessy Scholars program that is designed to build a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges. Program Structure Leadership Development: Building on departmental programs, scholars will learn to communicate, collaborate, and innovate with their fellow Knight-Hennessy Scholars from other disciplines. … [Read more...]

#youforG20 – Project for an Interconnected World: Apply & Win upto 15,000 euros!

Deadline: 2 July 2017 On the occasion of the G20 Summit, Deutschland is seeking applications for its world-wide competition "#youforG20 – your project for an interconnected world". The G20 summit in Hamburg in July will revolve around the big issues facing global society. The competition #youforG20 is looking for good ideas with which each and every one of us can make a difference for the environment, the climate, and society. Benefits The best project wins 15,000 euros. Eligibility … [Read more...]

2017 AGFUND International Prize: Inviting Non-Governmental Organizations and Individuals Worldwide

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) invites the United Nations, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, national Non-governmental organizations and individuals worldwide to submit nominations as deemed eligible for the 2017 AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects. The Subject of the 2017 AGFUND Prize is “Ensure inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for … [Read more...]

The Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017: Celebrating the Lives of Ordinary Women

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Policies and laws, working hours and conditions - set to bring equality to our everyday lives. Many feel that gender discrimination has been addressed. But still much of the work of the everyday women is taken for granted, passing unnoticed, unrecognized and unsung. YOUMANITY is inviting applications from the creative photographer for its Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017 that aims to celebrate the lives of ordinary women who perform extraordinary jobs. It is … [Read more...]

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