Deadline: 31 December 2019 Counterpart International/Internet Governance/Freedom is seeking proposals from prospective partners to implement activities that propose creative and effective approaches to improving the regulatory environment that will enable national, regional and global actors to defend against censorship, surveillance, and legal developments that threaten digital rights. Applicants may choose among a range of initiatives or scale-up small programs that have demonstrated … [Read more...] about Counterpart International seeking Proposals for Internet Governance/Freedom Grants
Deadline: 3 December 2019 Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is seeking applications to provide Grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities. The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including … [Read more...] about Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) Grant Program is now open for Applications
Deadline: 28 November 2019 Fondo de Mujeres del Sur (FMS) is currently inviting applicants for its “Women in High Voice Program: Promoting Political Participation”. Goals This call seeks to provide financial and technical-political support to grassroots groups and organizations composed and led by rural, indigenous and rural women who seek to strengthen their collective political leadership capabilities, increase their participation in decision-making and strengthen the dialogue with … [Read more...] about FMS’ Financial support to Grassroots Groups and Organizations in Paraguay
Deadline: 30 November 2019 Are you a social activist working to promote and advance human rights, democracy and peace around the world? Then, this opportunity is for you! The May 18 Memorial Foundation has announced the call for the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2020. To promote the spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement, in which the people of Gwangju resisted brutal military forces for the sake of democracy and human rights in 1980, the May 18 Memorial Foundation recognizes the … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for the 2020 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights
Deadline: 21 November 2019 If you’re a creative young artist (amateur, aspiring, professional) with a passion for human rights, then this challenge is for you! Create and submit a piece of your artwork to Amnesty´s ARTivism Contest. Applicants can participate with any form of audiovisual work from illustration, lettering, paint or spoken word, rap, applicants name it! Their inspiration should come from one of 10 youth cases and the human rights issues that they currently face. Amnesty … [Read more...] about ARTivism Contest: Your Art can Change the World
Deadline: 26 November 2019 Are you interested in developing a one-year research and/or education project that relates to one of the below mentioned environmental areas? If yes, then apply for the Earthwatch Shulman Awards! Focus Areas Enabling sustainable agricultural land management: Understanding the impact of agricultural production & to improve nature-based practices to address flood risk, erosion and carbon emissions. Taking a landscape approach to agricultural land … [Read more...] about Earthwatch Shulman Awards: Grants of Up to £4000 for Emerging Environmental Scientists
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to apply for 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for their common humanity. Fellows learn practices for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for … [Read more...] about 2020 Dalai Lama Fellows Program for Next Generation Leaders
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applications are now for Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 which is supported by BP. The Sustainable Development Goals clearly reflect this need for sustainable and modern energy for all, while the world’s demand for energy continues to increase. At BP they recognise the world is clearly not on a sustainable path and needs a rapid transition to a low carbon energy system. And they need collaboration to do this. In BP, their strategy is aligned with the Paris … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 – Supported by BP. How do we increase the share of renewable energy by 2030?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 2 which is supported by RB. Delivering their purpose in RB by providing innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes – enables us to support the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by working to eradicate the burden of preventable disease, improving infant and child nutrition (particularly during the first 1000 days) and helping the world live more … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge SDG 2- Supported by RB. How to end hunger by 2030?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 3 which is supported by AstraZeneca. They have focused Lead2030 Challenge on SDG 3.4: to reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through prevention and treatment and to promote mental health and well-being. NCDs have emerged to become the number one cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, killing more than 41 million people each … [Read more...] about Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 3 – Supported by AstraZeneca. How do we fight the growing burden on non-communicable disease worldwide?
Deadline: 5 January 2020 Young people from social enterprises, non-profits, or community organizations are invited to submit applications for Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4 which is supported by Deloitte. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) clearly recognize that the skills gap must be addressed, through the focus of equitable and quality education. But the evolving nature of work means rethinking the skills and opportunities needed for success. At Deloitte, they are … [Read more...] about Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4 – Supported by Deloitte. How do we prepare 50 million futures for a world of opportunity?
Deadline: 1 January 2020 Open Technology Fund (OTF) has announced a Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening Internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the Internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for OTF’s Core Infrastructure Fund
Deadline: 12 January 2020 Applications are now open for 2020 Kinship Conservation Fellowship to provide the opportunity to learn and apply principles and practices to improve how practitioners interpret and respond to complex environmental conservation problems. Kinship Foundation is a private operating foundation established to advance the institutional philanthropy of the Searle Family. The Foundation has three areas of focus: biomedical research, environmental conservation, and … [Read more...] about 2020 Kinship Conservation Fellowship: A Chance to Join a Community of Practitioners
Deadline: 31 December 2019 Applications are now open for Global Undergraduate Exchange Program which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by World Learning. It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed to their home communities. During the Program, Global UGRAD participants challenge themselves to … [Read more...] about Apply for Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2020-2021
Deadline: 1 January 2020 Open Technology Fund (OTF) is seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, Internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive environments who wish to … [Read more...] about Submit Your Applications for OTF’s Internet Freedom Fund
Deadline: 30 November 2019 Nominations are now open for 2020 Hult Prize to transform how young people envision their own possibilities as leaders of change in the world around them. The Hult Prize is one of the world’s most acclaimed entrepreneurship programs operating on more than 1500 university campuses in 121 countries and has become a benchmark startup challenge for social entrepreneurship. The top 50 companies from around the world advance here, a step before the UN Finals. From … [Read more...] about 2020 Hult Prize Challenge: A Chance to Win US$1,000,000
Deadline: 30 November 2019 The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is inviting proposals on the plastic clean up projects; on beaches, rivers, lakes, mountains and trails - alongside and other conservation projects. EOCA defines an outdoor enthusiast as anyone who visits non-urban 'wild' environments, be it to walk, hike, explore, climb, canoe, swim, scuba dive, bird watch etc. Focus Areas The two main areas that must be addressed in application are: Protect, … [Read more...] about EOCA inviting Proposals on Plastic Clean Up and Conservation Projects
Deadline: 9 December 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Paraguay, in coordination with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, has announced the fiscal year 2020 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation grants competition. The Fund aims to preserve cultural sites or objects that have historical or cultural significance for Paraguay. Funding Areas The U.S. Embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay invites eligible organizations to submit … [Read more...] about 2020 AFCP Small Grants Competition in Paraguay
Deadline: 9 December 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Paraguay in coordination with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State have announced the fiscal year 2020 call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants competition in Paraguay. Project Activities Preventive conservation (addressing conditions that damage or threaten the site). Stabilization (reducing the physical disturbance [settling, … [Read more...] about 2020 AFCP Large Grants Competition in Paraguay
Deadline: 14 January 2020 The Inter-American Development Bank Group together with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Solve has launched an Open Innovation Challenge that seeks to find the most innovative solutions that substantially reduce or eliminate single-use plastic and plastic waste in Latin America and the Caribbean. To reduce or eliminate the production of single-use plastic and plastic waste in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Inter-American Development Bank is … [Read more...] about Calling Innovative Solutions to Reduce or Eliminate Single-Use Plastic and Plastic Waste