Women Deliver: Inviting Applicants for Young Leaders Program

Deadline: 13 October 2017 The Women Deliver is inviting applicants for its Young Leaders Program that provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives. The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women — with particular emphasis on sexual and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICT for Mountain Development Award 2017!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is currently inviting applications for its ICT for Mountain Development Award 2017 in order to recognize innovations in information and communications technology for Development (ICTD) that can help promote mountain development and environmental conservation. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these changes, adapt to them, and make the most of new opportunities, while addressing … [Read more...]

MGAEF Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Environmental Curricula Grants

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation (MGAEF) is currently seeking proposals from organizations and schools across the globe for its Environmental Curricula grants in order to contribute the development, implementation and/or field testing of environmental curricula. The mission of this grant program is to support educators in developing and implementing holistic environmental curricula that: Integrate field activities and classroom teaching, … [Read more...]

Apply for ConDev’s Student Media Grants: A Chance to Win up to $5,000!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Center on Conflict and Development (ConDev, condev.org) is inviting applicants for its Student Media Grant, a photojournalism grant funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation Chair on Conflict and Development. ConDev—part of Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural Economics—works to improve the effectiveness of development programs and policies for conflict-affected and fragile countries through international research, education and projects. The … [Read more...]

IDEX: Accepting Applications for the January 2018 Global Fellows Program in India!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 IDEX is developing the next wave of “social intrapreneurs” who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! IDEX Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working full-time for social enterprises across India. IDEX is searching all corners of the world for individuals who are committed and passionate about having a high-impact career and advancing the social impact space. It is seeking … [Read more...]

Thomson Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Young Journalist Award 2017

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2017. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe. An esteemed panel from the foundation — all highly experienced journalists within their own right — will tackle the … [Read more...]

JWH Initiative: Stimulating the Leadership of Young People in Environmental CSOs

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative is currently inviting young people for its Grant program with an aim to stimulate leadership of young people in environmental Civil Society Organizations in order to secure dedicated, knowledgeable and skillful leaders for the environmental movement in the developing world. The JWH Initiative provides small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, Initiative aims to strengthen environmental … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Queen’s Young Leaders Award Programme!

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Queen’s Young Leaders is inviting applicants for its Queen’s Young Leader Award that recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives. Benefits Mentoring As a Queen’s Young Leader applicants will be allocated a mentor with relevant experience and expertise who will support them over the course of the year to continue and develop … [Read more...]

A List of New Funding Opportunities for Youth Development

FM 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) … [Read more...]

UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards: Helping Young People Help the Planet

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Applications are open for MAB Young Scientists Awards to target young researchers carrying out interdisciplinary research in line with UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. Priority is given to projects carried out in biosphere reserves. MAB Young Scientists Award applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the priorities of the LAP, and to identify in their applications how their research contributes to the research-related actions of the … [Read more...]

Georg Arnhold Program 2018/2019: Promoting Education for Sustainable Peace

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research is seeking applications for its Georg Arnhold program on Education for Sustainable Peace 2018/2019 with an aim to promote education for sustainable peace with a particular focus on educational media and curricula at secondary school level in post-conflict or transitional societies. The objectives of this program are to support international scholarly communication and translate research findings into … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Humanitarian Accelerators Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2017 Applications are open for Humanitarian Accelerators program which is a first of its kind initiative in the Arab World connecting start-ups and established companies from around the world with the UAE’s humanitarian sector to tackle social, cultural and environmental challenges in the Arab region. The program is taking place from October 1st to November 29th in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The inaugural program focuses on empowering refugees through education and … [Read more...]

Prince Claus Fund: Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Prince Claus Fund and the British Council has announced a new joint Call for Proposals for Contemporary Take, Beyond Cultural Heritage. The Fund believes that both heritage and arts have the potential to create dialogue between communities and foster mutual understanding, and that new media opens up further opportunities for such dialogues to become inclusive and immersive experiences. This call seeks proposals that enable young people to engage with diverse … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Merdeka Award is seeking applications for its grant program that is designed to make it possible for qualified and deserving Malaysians, between the ages 22-35 to engage in short-term collaborative projects/programmes of up to three months, at an internationally-recognised host institution in select disciplines (education, arts, sports, community/social work, environment, health, science and technology). The aim of this program is to help the recipient build on … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Clean Energy Wire Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Clean Energy Wire (CLEW) is offering three grants for the most promising international collaborative projects from at least two different countries on the topics of clean energy, climate policy and the shift to a low-carbon economy. Funding Information Clean Energy Wire CLEW will support successful applicants’ stories with a grant of between EUR 4,000 and 6,000.The three successful journalist teams will be invited to the 2017 Clean Energy Wire CLEW Network … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Labour Rights Participatory Action Research for Change Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women trade unions, workers’ groups and migrant workers groups to take part in this exciting Labour Rights Feminist Participatory Action Research (Labour FPAR) programme that aims to develop knowledge, tools and resources that support women in labour movements to shape and engage in policies regarding labour rights and strengthen women workers’ power and solidarity. APWLD will provide a … [Read more...]

Harry Ransom Center: Seeking Applications for Research Fellowships

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Harry Ransom Center is seeking applications for Research Fellowships that support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. The Harry Ransom Center will award 10 dissertation fellowships and up to 50 postdoctoral fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Types of Fellowships One To Three Month Fellowships $3,500 Per … [Read more...]

The Lancet : Establishing a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Lancet is looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work with them to set up a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission. The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. Eligibility Criteria Successful applicants will be between 18-24 years; however applicants up to 29 years are also encouraged to apply. … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Advocacy Fellows Program 2018

Deadline: 8 September 2017 Applications are open for Advocacy Fellows Program 2018 to expand and strengthen the capacity of civil society advocates and organisations to monitor, support and help shape biomedical HIV prevention research and rapid rollout of new effective interventions in low- and middle-income countries with HIV burdens. The Advocacy Fellows Program pairs emerging leaders in advocacy and activism with existing organizations to develop and execute creative, context-specific … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2017!

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Nominations are open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2017 that is presented by the Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen to recognize the excellence of one individual in their work to end extreme poverty. Key Areas Global Citizenship: How does the nominee embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen? Impact: What is the nominee’s track record of reducing extreme poverty? Innovation: How has the nominee brought new thinking to … [Read more...]

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