Big Cats Conservation Initiative: Identifying Projects to Help Halt the Decline of Big Cats Worldwide

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society has announced a request for proposals for its Big Cats Conservation Initiative to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats worldwide. The National Geographic Big Cats Initiative seeks to advance conservation efforts benefitting big cat populations, protecting and restoring them and their habitats via field-based, action-oriented, direct, and quantifiable strategic programs. Projects may be based in any of a … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 10 July 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the National Geographic Society’s ‘Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction’ program to halt further biodiversity decline by implementing species conservation plans. National Geographic Society will support on the ground priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans (e.g. Action Plans, Conservation Strategies, Population and Habitat Viability Assessments) as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for ‘Documenting Human Migrations’ Program

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Documenting Human Migrations”. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural communities. The goal of this RFP is to support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Early Career Grant Program

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Early Career Grant program to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. All proposed projects should be bold, innovative, and potentially transformative and have a primary focus in conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology. Funding Information Grants are typically funded for less than US $5,000. Eligibility Criteria Project Leadership Applicants may … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Making the Case for Nature Programme

Deadline: 10 July 2018 One of the greatest challenges in addressing wildlife issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers more effectively create and use images or video to overcome apathy towards species? National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its programme entitled “Making the Case for Nature” to determine effective ways to market wildlife to inspire positive … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution Program

Deadline: 10 July 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its program entitled “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” with an aim to reduce plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean. National Geographic Society supports scientists working to fill key knowledge gaps around the flow of plastic from their sources into the ocean. National Geographic Society seeks innovators, including conservationists, educators, and storytellers, who can develop solutions to … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange Opportunity Grants: Inviting CSOs to Implement Projects addressing Menstrual Health Management

Deadline: 10 May 2018 AmplifyChange is currently seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Opportunity grants to nurture and encourage innovative ideas and approaches on SRHR advocacy in new contexts. For this Opportunity grant call, AmplifyChange seeks to fund civil society organisations that aim to implement projects addressing Menstrual Health Management (MHM) within a sexual and reproductive health rights framework. Grant Information Opportunity grants will fund up to EUR … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Exploration Grant

Deadline: 10 July 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for its Exploration Grant which is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. Funding Information Grants are typically funded for between US $10,000 and US $30,000. Eligibility Criteria Project Leadership Applicants may submit a proposal as the project leader for only one project at a time. However, applicants may be … [Read more...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Seeking Applications for Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is seeking applications for its Science for Peace and Security (SPS) grant programme to promote dialogue and practical cooperation between NATO member states and partner nations based on scientific research, technological innovation and knowledge exchange. The SPS Programme supports collaboration through three established grant mechanisms: multi-year research projects, research workshops, and training courses. Interested … [Read more...]

Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2018: Submit Your Ideas and Projects!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform to mobilize youth-led innovations for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Register now and be a part of a global community of creative youth entrepreneurs! Co-organized by the Goi Peace Foundation (GAP Key Partner), Stiftung Entrepreneurship and Digital Experts United, the Competition is currently inviting young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to submit … [Read more...]

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust: Grants to Individuals Undertaking Nature Conservation Projects

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is currently inviting applicants for the December round of its 2018 grant program for individuals undertaking nature conservation projects. Projects may involve practical habitat or species management, research, training, education, awareness raising or campaigning. The Trust will be accepting applications for work benefitting reptile & amphibian conservation.  The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is a registered … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Waislitz Global Citizen Award

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award that is an annual cash prize of $100,000 presented by Alex Waislitz, Drew Schaefer, and Global Citizen to recognize the excellence of one individual in their work to end extreme poverty. Global Citizens around the world will vote on the top 4 finalists on the Global Citizen site. One winner is then chosen from the 4 finalists judges - Global Citizen CEO Hugh Evans, and Alex Waislitz from the Waislitz … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Henley & Partners’ Global Citizen Award 2018!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Henley & Partners is seeking nominations for the Global Citizen Award 2018. Once a year, Henley & Partners honors an inspirational global citizen. The award is a tribute to remarkable individuals who work towards improving the global community, and whose actions contribute to a more just, peaceful, and tolerant world. The committee looks for an inspirational individual who demonstrates extraordinary vision, courage, and commitment in contributing to the … [Read more...]

Participate in 2018 International Essay Contest for Young People!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Young people from around the world are invited to apply for the 2018 International Essay Contest for Young People organized by the Goi Peace Foundation, a Key Partner of the Global Action Programme on ESD (GAP). The annual contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how … [Read more...]

Human Rights First: Seeking Nominations for 2018 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award

Deadline: 10 May 2018 Human Rights First is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award. Those involved in human rights throughout the world are encouraged to nominate individuals or organizations that have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to international human rights advocacy in areas such as the defense of civil society, protection of refugees, combatting of antisemitism and other forms of extremism, promotion of religious freedom, defense of the … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State to Honour Young Leaders with the Emerging Young Leaders Award

In recognition of the positive role young people play in building sustainable peace, the U.S. Department of State is honoring ten outstanding young leaders (ages 18-24) from across the globe with the Emerging Young Leaders Award. On Wednesday, May 2, the ten recipients of the third annual Emerging Young Leaders Award will be acknowledged in a public ceremony at the State Department for their efforts as partners for peace and drivers of economic growth and opportunity. The Emerging Young … [Read more...]

Apply for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships!

Deadline: 20 June 2018 Applications are open for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships that are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those unable to study in the UK for financial and other reasons. The purpose of these scholarships are to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 8th Truth Foundation’s Human Rights Award

Deadline: 25 May 2018 Nominations are now open for the 8th Truth Foundation’s Human Rights Award. To commemorate the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture held annually on June 26, the Truth Foundation grants its Human Rights Award to an individual or organization from South Korea or abroad that has made a significant contribution to help and heal survivors of torture and state-sponsored violence, as well as to prevent such violence. Through the award, the Truth … [Read more...]

Apply for Women Startup Challenge Podcast!

Deadline: 16 April 2018 Women Who Tech is on a mission to fund women-led startups. Why? Because only 1.9% of Venture Capital (VC) funding went to women-led startups in 2017. For women of color (WOC), the numbers are even more dismal: 0.2% get VC money. These barriers are crushing women’s economic power. That is why Women Startup Challenge Podcast is open for cohosted by Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, and more. Nearly 2,000 early-stage ventures (40% WOC) have applied to Women Startup … [Read more...]

Nature Travel Grant Scheme: Inviting Media Organisations from around the World

Deadline: 29 April 2018 Applications are now open for the Nature Travel Grant Scheme in order to offer journalists and members of media organisations from around the world the opportunity to attend ESOF for free. The grant offers complimentary registration as well as help covering travel and accommodation costs. Nature Research has supported ESOF since its very first meeting in 2004. Similar to the 2012, 2014 and 2016 editions, Springer Nature is funding the Nature Travel Grant Scheme for … [Read more...]