How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

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...]

Applications Open for TED 2018 Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 10 September 2017 Applications are open for "TED 2018 Fellowship" program to find a new class of extraordinary thinkers and doers. The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to a global network of 400 visionaries: scientists, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, doctors, journalists and inventors who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. Program Resources Once selected, Fellows receive transformational support. Fellows … [Read more...]

Naseej Prize: Surrounding Cultural and Religious Diversity in the Middle East

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Are you a journalist specialising in cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East? If so, then apply for Naseej competition! CFI and the SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom are launching a competition for awarding the best article or report on an issue surrounding cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East. Entrants must submit an article, report or opinion piece on an issue relating to cultural and religious diversity (such as the rights … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Apply for SMOGATHON 2017! Win Up to $100,000 and Change the Quality of the Air We Breathe

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "SMOGATHON 2017" with an aim to provide great teams and start-ups with means to implement their air pollution-fighting ideas so they could bring a real change to the daily lives of people around the globe. Smogathon is an initiative aiming to fight the air pollution through technology. Focus Areas In 2017, the most-wanted categories of projects include: Indoor air purifying Outdoor air purifying Household power and heat … [Read more...]

Christopher Newport University Call for Abstracts: Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

Deadline: 3 September 2017 The Christopher Newport University is seeking abstract from all academic disciplines for its conference entitled "Global Status of Women and Girls" that explore these topics and shed light on women’s efforts to effect social change. The theme of this conference will be "Women, Social Change and Activism: Then and Now". This interdisciplinary conference uses the tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women … [Read more...]

The DO School & BMW Group’s DOathon Training Program for Budding Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 July 2017 (The extended selection deadline for those who don't need a visa for Germany is 21 August 2017) Are you passionate about pioneering the future of work for generations to come, alongside a company that champions innovation, BMW Group? Then apply now for the DOathon Training Program. The DO School and BMW Group are currently inviting budding entrepreneurs for its DOathon Training Program that is an intense three-day, standalone program for people who act as champions of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course for Youth Multipliers!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Are you a young key multiplier playing an active role in a youth organisation, willing to gain skills to promote and disseminate principles of Global Development Education (GDE) to other young people?  Do you want to develop intercultural competences to facilitate peer-learning processes with other young people?  If yes, then apply for the 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course. The North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of Europe is seeking applications for its … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Millennium Oceans Prize! Inviting Passionate Young Leaders Worldwide

Deadline: 30 July 2017 Are you an undergraduate student who is passionate about the health of our oceans and life under water? If yes, then apply for the Millennium Oceans Prize! Millennium Campus Network, an organization dedicated to social and environmental impact related to the SDG's, is looking for passionate young leaders to create a concrete campaign idea to rally fellow peers and youth leaders across the globe to advocacy and leadership for the oceans, freshwater systems, sustainable … [Read more...]

Apply for International Photo Contest! Dedicated to Climate Change and Protection of Ozone Layer

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for "International Photo Contest" from professional and amateur photographers from all over the world, dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017. The International Photo Contest is organized to raise public awareness on climate change and ozone layer protection issues, and to promote careful attitude towards the environment around the world. Categories "Climate change … [Read more...]

World Cancer Research Fund International: Seeking Applications for Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The World Cancer Research Fund International is seeking proposals from anywhere in the world except the Americas (North America, Central America including the Caribbean, and South America) for its Research Grant Programme . The aim of this grant programme is to fund research that helps elucidate the role of diet, nutrition (including body composition) and physical activity on cancer. Programme Themes Mechanisms Research Theme: WCRF encourages research that … [Read more...]

Conquer Cancer Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Career Development Award (CDA)

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Career Development Award (CDA) to provide research funding to clinical investigators, who have received their initial faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program. This research must have a patient-oriented focus, including a clinical research study and/or translational research involving human subjects. Proposals with a predominant focus on in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CCF’s Young Investigator Award (YIA)!

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its Young Investigator Award (YIA) with an aim to provide funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Award Information The Young Investigator Award is a one-year grant totaling $50,000 to pay for personnel and/or … [Read more...]

Elrha 5th Call for Proposals: Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme

Deadline: 16 August 2017 Elrha is seeking applications for its programme entitled “Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC)” with an aim to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises. The scope of this programme covers any research that will strengthen the evidence base around public health interventions, and thereby lead to more effective public health interventions in humanitarian crises. “Humanitarian crises” … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ACSS Small Grants Program!

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is pleased to announce the first cycle of its Small Grants Program on the themes “Youth” and “Spatial Inequalities.” The Program is a funding opportunity that aims to support scholars and professionals in the Arab region undertaking four kinds of activities: conference presentations, internships, Small on small-scale projects, and organizing workshops. This competition is funded by grants provided to ACSS by the Ford … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition … [Read more...]

EPRM Call for Proposals: Improving Conditions in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas all over the World

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) is seeking proposals for its grant program in order to improve conditions in and around mines and for the miners concerned in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. The European Partnership for Responsible Minerals is a multi-stakeholder partnership established to create better social and economic conditions for mine workers and local mining communities, by increasing the number of mines that adopt responsible … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Global Education Training Course For Youth Multipliers!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Are you a young key multiplier playing an active role in a youth organisation, willing to gain skills to promote and disseminate principles of Global Development Education (GDE) to other young people? Do you want to develop intercultural competences to facilitate peer-learning processes with other young people? If yes, then apply for the 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course for Youth Multipliers that is Organised by the North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for SIWI’s Stockholm Water Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 September 2017 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently inviting applicants for its Stockholm Water Prize 2018 to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Prize Categories Policy and Practices human rights, conflict resolution, influence on policies, and international cooperation with application in the water sector sustainable and safe … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards 2018

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Ramsar Convention Secretariat has launched the call for nominations for the seventh edition of the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards. The Awards will be presented at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in October 2018. Award Categories Three Awards will be granted, and each recipient will receive the Evian Special Prize of US$10,000 kindly offered by the DANONE Group. The Award categories are: The … [Read more...]

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