UNODC Call for Proposals: Apply for HIV/AIDS Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is currently seeking proposals for its HIV/AIDS Grants programme to provide funding support to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) including Community Based Organisations (CBOs) working in the area of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who inject drugs and people in prisons whose projects are aimed at building capacity of national partners. Community-based organisations are particularly encouraged … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for Tanenbaum’s Peacemaker in Action Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Nominations are open for Tanenbaum's Peacemaker in Action Award 2017 with an intention to respond to the wars, religious tensions and sectarian battles that make the world so dangerous by working with religiously motivated men and women who are putting peace into action and working to resolve these conflicts – including those involving religion. These individuals are fueled by faith to stop human suffering and foster reconciliation, hence classified as Peacemakers in … [Read more...]

DBT Global Research Programme: Addressing the Health Needs of Women and Children in the Most Disadvantaged Populations Globally

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have jointly announced a second call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globally. The joint funders aim to fund high quality multidisciplinary research that will increase knowledge and understanding on chronic and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Sri Lanka – Pakistan Collaborative Research Programme

Deadline: 21 April 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) of Sri Lanka and the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) are calling for proposals on joint research and development from research groups involving members from both countries. NSF and PSF are the apex bodies for promotion and funding of scientific research and commercialization as well as science popularization in their respective countries. Focus and Priorities Food and Agriculture Health Natural Products Marine … [Read more...]

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA): Call for Proposals for INGOs 2017

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) has launched a Call for Proposals for International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) for support in Development Cooperation. Goals The objectives of Finland's INGO cooperation are: to support the achievement of the goals of Finland's development policy to strengthen civil societies and democracies in developing countries Focus Areas Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights … [Read more...]

National ICT R&D Fund Request for Proposals: ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The National ICT R&D Fund is seeking proposals for its "ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program" to provide services to train women entrepreneurs to leverage ICT for their businesses. The applicant entities should be on Active Taxpayers List (ATL) of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Pakistan has witnessed a phenomenal growth in its telecom industry. The Government of Pakistan (GoP) has mandated that a certain percentage of gross revenue generated by all … [Read more...]

Apply for the Green Ally Award: Europe’s Start-up Competition on Circular Economy

Opening Date: 25 April 2017 Deadline: 25 July 2017 Are you an eco-entrepreneur or green start-up who wants to tackle the global waste challenge? Apply for the Green Alley Award, an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy, recognising promising business ideas that contribute to building a circular economy and improving the waste and recycling industry. In association with core partners Landbell, Seedmatch, ERP Finland, Bethnal Green Ventures, H2 … [Read more...]

Apply for SSA’s Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) is seeking applications for its "Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)", a four-volume series that highlights features of social security programs in 177 countries, by awarding a new cooperative agreement by September 2017. Each country summary of SSPTW is divided into sections based on the five branches of social security (old age, survivors and disability; sickness and maternity; work injury; unemployment; … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships: Inviting Journalists from the Developing World

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2017 fellowship program. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to report on its proceedings for news media in their home countries. Over the past five decades, fellowships have been awarded to hundreds of journalists from the … [Read more...]

Apply for Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition 2017: The Future of Food

Deadline: 14 March 2017 Applications are open for The Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition, a global student competition that gives the opportunity to develop innovative ICT ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts. This year’s competition theme is the FUTURE OF FOOD and is based on The UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger and Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. Benefits The cash prizes are just one motivation for developing and presenting next … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in the Gender and Technology Institute in Asia!

Deadline: 27 February 2017 Tech-based violence and threats targeted against women activists, rights defenders and journalists is endemic to the internet today. Therefore, Tactical Technology Collective invites participations for the Gender and Technology Institute (GTI) in Asia with an aim to build participants' skills and knowledge in using digital technologies, to enable them to be informed users of technology and to build movement-based discussions around security and privacy from a gendered … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Empowerment through Education Scholarship Program for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Wells Mountain Foundation (WMF) is currently inviting applications for its Empowerment through Education (ETE) Scholarship Program that will provide undergraduate scholarships to developing country nationals to study in their home country or a neighboring country. The scholarship participants will not only be able to improve their own future, but also that of their own communities. Scholarship Covers ETE scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD annually … [Read more...]

USAID’s Citizens Voice Project: Strengthening Citizens’ Voice and Public Accountability

Deadline: 23 February 2017 Recognizing the fundamental need to build positive relationships and foster effective engagement between government and citizens, USAID’s Citizens Voice Project has launched its twelfth Grants cycle inviting applications to strengthen citizens’ voice and public accountability. The aim of this seven year, $45 million project is to improve engagement between citizens of Pakistan and the government on priority project-supported initiatives to advance good governance … [Read more...]

National Institutes of Health: Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for the program entitled “Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS” to encourage researchers to utilize a developmental perspective that addresses the substantial changes that occur across the lifespan (from infancy through older adulthood) that are associated with HIV prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grant

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation invites Research Grant applications from individual researchers or a few principal investigators on natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world. Funding … [Read more...]

Apply for National Geographic Society’s Standard Grant! Seeking Applications Worldwide

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Grants program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. Three Lenses The Human Journey: The Human … [Read more...]

Apply for P3 Impact Award: Recognizing Collaborative Excellence

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Applications are currently open for P3 Impact Award, created by Concordia, the University of Virginia Darden School Institute for Business in Society, and the U.S. Department of State Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships to recognize and honor best practices of public-private partnerships (P3s) that are improving communities and the world in the most impactful ways. The award seeks to highlight leading practices and actionable insights in the P3 arena. For this … [Read more...]

Jacobs Foundation: Global Fellowship Program for Research on Child and Youth Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Jacobs Foundation is seeking applications for its "Global Fellowship Program" for Research on Child and Youth Development. The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. Besides providing Fellows with independent and competitive … [Read more...]

Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge: Promoting Integrity through Tech Solutions

Deadline: 6 March 2017 Citi Foundation together with its Allies proudly presents the Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I), an open innovation challenge to source solutions that promote integrity, accountability and transparency in the public sector. Citi® Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) is a global initiative to invite and encourage technology innovators from around the world to create solutions to help public sector entities increase transparency and promote integrity. Priority … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Reporting Controversies Safely Workshop

Deadline: 19 March 2017 It is the job of the journalist to report on issues that matter. But when those issues are controversial or sensitive how easy is it to report without inflaming tensions further – or even compromising your own safety? Do you give one side of the story, or all sides? Are there things you cannot cover? If you make your story “impartial”, is that just another word for “boring”? The Thomson Reuters Foundation is looking to make that job easier for journalists in … [Read more...]

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