Climate CoLab Contest: Seeking Proposals on Sustainable Land Use and Waste Management Practices

Deadline: 10 September 2017 The Climate CoLab contest is inviting applicants to submit proposals on sustainable land use and waste management practices that can be effectively implemented and brought to scale, in order to address the challenges of global climate change. The main question on which the proposals are to be submitted is: How can we scale-up sustainable landscape & waste management to significantly reduce emissions while ensuring food, water & energy security? Key … [Read more...]

Lottery Environment and Heritage: Preserving And Protecting New Zealand’s Natural Environment

Deadline: 9 August 2017 Lottery Environment and Heritage is seeking applications to provide grants for plans, reports and one-off projects that will protect, conserve and promote New Zealand’s natural, cultural and physical heritage. Natural heritage projects promote, protect and/or keep our native plants (flora) and animal life (fauna) safe from harm Physical heritage projects restore, protect and/or conserve places, structures and large built objects that are important to our … [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...]

Call for Applications: Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship

Deadline: 17 August 2017 Applications are open for Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship. Fellows in this program will participate in substantial, policy-based and administrative work in the office of a United States Representative or a Congressional Committee for five days per week. The program will introduce Fellows to a variety of topics concerning contemporary policies and politics in Washington, DC. The Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship will run for four months in … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Standard Grants Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is inviting non-governmental, civil society organizations (NGOs and CSOs), municipalities, schools and other public institutions for its funding program "Standard Grants". Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects addressing annual strategic goals of the Visegrad Group. In 2017 they include regional competitiveness and connectivity, security and stability and promotion of the V4. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and … [Read more...]

The International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for ‘Small Grants’ Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is seeking applications for its funding program "Small Grants" for people and organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4), Western Balkans countries (WB), countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and worldwide who believe their projects can make a significant contribution to regional cooperation and the advancement of innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects … [Read more...]

Apply for Alumni Awards 2017-18: Celebrating the Outstanding Achievements of Alumni!

Deadline: 2 October 2017 British Council is seeking applications for its Alumni Awards 2017-18 in order to celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries. Benefits Finalists and winners at all levels (national, regional and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government. The prize was set up in 1998 to recognize and support the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders. Themes Freedom of information, freedom of the press and journalism: Article 19 of the Universal Declaration … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 EESC Civil Society Prize!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is seeking applications for its Civil Society Prize 2017 to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. The overall objective of the prize is to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to the creation of a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for PCMA Education Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The PCMA Education Foundation is accepting proposals for its grant program that inspire the meetings and business events community through senior level education; ground-breaking research; and individual scholarships which help to create new generations of event strategists throughout the world. The goal of the Foundation is to ensure that we have the funds to support educational scholarships for promising individuals and fund critical business event industry … [Read more...]

UNESCO 2017 Global Report Call for Infographics!

Deadline: 29 August 2017 The Secretariat of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005 Convention) is inviting companies, individuals or consortiums to submit a proposal for the production of infographics to be included in the second edition of the UNESCO Global Report on the implementation of the 2005 Convention, to be published in December 2017. As part of a wider exercise to promote transparent and informed/evidence-based policy … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs … [Read more...]

ERA.Net RUS Plus Call 2017: Inviting Applicants for Innovation Project

Deadline: 19 September 2017 The  ERA.Net RUS Plus is inviting applicants for its Innovation Project that is a unique transnational research and innovation support instrument in the frame of the ERA.Net RUS Plus initiative. The goal of the call is to create a long-term research and development collaboration in the field of innovation between EU Member States and Countries Associated to H2020 and Russia. Innovative research collaboration of a high standard between teams from EU Member States … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Call for Applications: Youth, Peace and Security European Regional Consultation

Deadline: 2 August 2017 Applications are open for "Youth, Peace and Security European Regional Consultation" from 40 young people between the age of 15 and 29 who are active, enthusiastic and invested in promoting peace and security across the European Union, the countries of the European Free Trade Association and the Western Balkans to help discuss and orient the role of youth in sustaining peace in their communities and countries. As part of a series of regional consultations organised … [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...]

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