GBIF: Promoting the Mobilization and Use of Biodiversity Data in Asia

Deadline: 6 January 2019 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), funded by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan is seeking concept notes for the fourth phase of its Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) programme that aims to address key challenges that GBIF nodes in Asia have identified in connection with the mobilization and use of biodiversity data in the region. The fourth call under the Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) programme invites … [Read more...]

IOC Women and Sport Awards: Promoting the Advancement of Gender Equality in Sport

Deadline: 18 January 2019 Nominations are open for IOC Women and Sport Awards which are given to women, men or organisations who have made remarkable contributions to the development, encouragement and reinforcement of women’s participation in sport. The IOC Women and Sport trophies are awarded annually to promote the advancement of gender equality in sport. They recognise outstanding achievement and contributions made to develop, encourage and strengthen the participation of women and … [Read more...]

Efficiency for Access Coalition: Inviting Applicants for Research & Development (R&D) Fund

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Efficiency for Access Coalition (EforA) is currently inviting applicants for its research and development fund to accelerate innovation in off-grid and weak grid appliance technologies. The Efficiency for Access Coalition, with funding from UK Aid, will invest into Research and Development (R&D) projects that lead to the acceleration of availability, affordability, efficiency and performance of a range of Low Energy Inclusive Appliances that are particularly … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Global Fund Partnership Photo Contest!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 If you are 18 years or older and involved in the implementation of a Global Fund-supported grant or program anywhere in the world, then submit your entries for the Global Fund Partnership Photo Contest! Applicant's photos will help them show the importance and impact of the work being done across the globe to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Prize Information Global Fund will award a total of 6 prizes in two categories: … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are open for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019 to recognize journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. Prize Information A panel of independent judges will review the submissions … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for AI for Earth Program

Deadline: 9 January 2019 The National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are seeking proposals to support the exploration of how AI can help us understand, engage, and protect the planet. The grants will support the creation and deployment of open source trained models and algorithms that are available to other environmental researchers and innovators and thereby have the potential to provide exponential impact. Core Areas To qualify, applications should … [Read more...]

Fonds SUEZ: Improving the Living Conditions of Persons in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Fonds SUEZ grant program to combat exclusion by favouring inclusion and consequently sustainably improving the living conditions and autonomy of persons via access to essential services, social insertion and social harmony. The Fondation SUEZ supports concrete actions in favour of: Access to essential services (water, sanitation and waste) for disadvantaged populations in developing countries; The insertion of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Right Livelihood Award!

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world’s political, scientific or economic elite, but an … [Read more...]

Online News Association: Inviting Applications for 2019 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Online News Association is inviting Applications for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program which is a yearlong intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women who are pushing digital innovation. The Women’s Leadership Accelerator kicks off with a week of tailored, immersive programming for 26 promising women leaders at UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center, Feb. 10-15, 2019. ONA provides support and coaching to … [Read more...]

Apply for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019!

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 with an aim to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. Prizes $100,000 USD Grand Prize: A single team will be designated the grand prize winner. $75,000 USD First Runner Up: A single team will be designated first runner up. $25,000 USD Second Runners Up: Three teams will be designated the Second … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Supporting Participatory Science through Development

Deadline: 9 January 2019 National Geographic Society is accepting proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of their planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Core Infrastructure Fund!

Deadline: 1 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sport and Active Society Development Grants Program!

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The International Olympic Committee is seeking applications for its Sport and Active Society Commission Development Grant program which was created by the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission to acknowledge and further encourage the implementation of relevant programmes in the field of Sport for All. Themes To be eligible for 2018 Grants, the projects must focus on at least one of the following themes: Social inclusion of refugees through sport and … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for FineReads 2018 $15K Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2019 FineReads is currently seeking applications from organizations for its 2018 $15K Grant Program. FineReads is incredibly passionate about increasing literacy rates for children around the world. To demonstrate the commitment to this cause, they are awarding one $5K grant and ten $1K grants to select nonprofits and organizations, who have made impactful efforts towards increasing world literacy. Through this initiative, FineReads hope to raise awareness for this … [Read more...]

2019 WISE Awards: Recognizing Innovative Practices that Transform Education & Society

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Qatar Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards to recognize and promote six innovative projects that address global education challenges and transforming communities. The selected projects are models of excellence that serve as an inspiration for others to improve education through innovation and creative action. Types of Project The WISE Awards recognize innovative educational projects that … [Read more...]

Maecenia Foundation Grant Program: Promoting Pioneering Projects of Women

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Maecenia Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to promote pioneering projects of women in all areas of science, art and culture. The submitted works should contribute to the development of the sciences and the arts by developing new approaches from the perspective of women. Projects that move between science and art and / or are interdisciplinary are particularly desirable. Funding will also be given to projects that are dedicated to the … [Read more...]

EU Global Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program 2018

Deadline: 21 December 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) program 2018 to support civil society in protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide. Program Lots and Objectives LOT 1: Support to LGBTI Human Rights Defenders and their organisations working in areas where LGBTI persons are most at risk of discrimination The specific … [Read more...]

IWMF: Reporting Grants on Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice in the Americas

Deadline: 31 December 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation and the Women’s Equality Center are seeking applications for its Reporting Grants to support reporting focused on reproductive health, rights and justice in the Americas. Examples of relevant topics include abortion and contraception access, maternal health, reproductive health policy and abortion bans. These grants support reporting of untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives in the … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation’s Small Research Grants: Supporting Education Research Projects

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Research Grants Program that supports education research projects. The program’s aim is to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 by Lyle M. Spencer. The Foundation is intended, by Spencer’s direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. Funding … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Open Society Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 4 February 2019 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship to support individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world. Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address the … [Read more...]

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