Apply for Free Press Awards 2017: Rewarding Media Professionals for Excellence

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2017 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award … [Read more...]

Future Earth Request for Proposals: Pegasus Programme for Biodiversity and Natural Assets

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Future Earth is currently accepting proposals for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the "Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or Pegasus – Biodiversity and Natural Assets". This program is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people to thrive in a sustainable and equitable world." This initiative is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore … [Read more...]

Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Scope IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Nominations are open for the UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in social sciences, humanities and arts, intended to reward the efforts of a person, group of people or international institution that has contributed to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and humanities. It is meant to promote pioneering initiatives that may contribute to the development, diffusion and consolidation of the values of humanity. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Women Leaders!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Vital Voices Global Partnership, together with Hilton Worldwide, and Heineken welcomes nominations for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Leaders, an upcoming leadership development and networking program. In an effort to support women leaders in their work to combat human trafficking and enable them to realize their full leadership potential, the Global Freedom Exchange (GFE) invests in, mentors, and strengthens the capacity of women leaders on the … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law. Prize Information The winner will receive $10,000 USD. The winner of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be announced in July of … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories 2017: Supporting Journalism Produced by and about Women

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Applications are currently open for the IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, a funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants will be a catalyst for reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. Awards and … [Read more...]

Getty Images Editorial Grants Program: Supporting Independent Photojournalists around the World

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Getty Images is currently seeking applications for its "Editorial Grants Program" to support independent photojournalists around the world by providing the creative freedom and collaborative editorial support necessary to pursue work that is personally important to them and which they would otherwise not have the time or resources to address. Award Information $10,000 prize (five available) Winners will be announced in September at Visa pour l’Image … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Ellen Stewart International Award!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Nominations are open for "Ellen Stewart International Award" that is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Benefits Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for the development … [Read more...]

USAID-Kiev: Seeking Applications for ServingLife Activity

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Regional Contracting Office in Kyiv, Ukraine is seeking applications from qualified U.S. or Non-U.S. non-profit or for-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and other qualified non-USG organizations for funding of an activity entitled “ServingLife.” The overall goal of the five-year ServingLife activity is to reduce HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and Hepatitis C (HCV) transmission through … [Read more...]

UNAOC-BMW Call for Applications: Intercultural Innovation Award 2017

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Applications are now open for "The Intercultural Innovation Award 2017", which is a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group that aims to select and support the most innovative grassroots projects that encourage intercultural dialogue and cooperation around the world. Award Information Awardees will receive a monetary prize to be used for project expansion and/or replication of their project. The total amount of the prize … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in 1776 Challenge Cup 2017 and Win Grand Prizes!

Deadline: Various Applications are open for 1776 Challenge Cup 2017, a global competition for the world’s most promising startups tackling complex, regulated challenges to share their vision on a global stage, and engage with industry leaders. Over 1,000 startups will compete in the first round of Challenge Cup in 75 cities across six continents. Many Challenge Cup competitions will take place in state or country capitals, a critical component to engaging governments and stakeholders with the … [Read more...]

Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2017: Apply to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of International Networking Extravaganza!

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Are you creative? Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset? Are you passionate about shaping the future of the media landscape, especially in the digital domain? Then seize the opportunity to apply to participate in our anniversary edition of “Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2017”! Participants will meet members of Executive Board and international top executives. Participants will get the opportunity to attend challenging workshops, working hand in hand with experienced … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The University of Tsukuba, in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, IUCN, ICCROM and ICOMOS is currently seeking applications for Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific, organized by the World Heritage Studies and the Certificate Programme on Nature Conservation (CPNC). Heritage Conservation is an evolving practice, and one of the current debates focuses on identifying and recovering the connections … [Read more...]

The Waterloo Foundation: Seeking Applications for Child Development Fund

Deadline: 2 July 2017 The Waterloo Foundation is seeking applications for its Child Development Fund to provide grants for research projects and for practical projects. (This deadline refers exclusively to research projects looking specifically at developmental trauma or diet. These awards are typically granted to universities, or to charitable organisations who are working in collaboration with universities on discrete research projects. Please note that the practical grants awarded under … [Read more...]

b.creative Challenge 2017: Rewarding Young Creative Changemakers

Deadline: 28 April 2017 b.creative is currently inviting artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs from all over the world to take part in the b.creative challenge 2017 with an aim to foster new ideas in an international endeavour to better handle issues like: growing poverty rates, social cohesion, access to education and digital literacy, mental and physical wellbeing, transport and people’s mobility, new food and sustainable agriculture, climate change and environmental protection. The … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 Entries are open for the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognise and award excellence in renewable energy and sustainability. The award celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The Prize fund comes from the Abu Dhabi Government as a way to honour and continue the legacy of the late founding father of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Masdar, Abu Dhabi's … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 7 May 2017 The World Heritage Studies and the Certificate Programme on Nature Conservation (CPNC) at the University of Tsukuba, in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, IUCN, ICCROM and ICOMOS, are seeking applications for its "Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific". Heritage Conservation is an evolving practice, and one of the current debates focuses on identifying and recovering the connections between nature … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. This annual award is organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries … [Read more...]

SNAPP Request for Proposals 2017: Supporting Science to Solutions Teams

Deadline: 7 June 2017 Are you interested in natural solutions to climate change, sanitation and water security? The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) is currently seeking proposals to convene interdisciplinary teams, and invites them to be a part of the solution. SNAPP takes on this key challenge and believes that successful solutions cannot be achieved by any single organization acting alone. SNAPP provides funding to bring together teams of 12-18 people from diverse … [Read more...]