Entries Open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018!

Deadline: 12 June 2018 Entries are open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018 which are the global awards for local peacebuilding, to recognise the work of those taking a stand for peace. Now in its sixth year, Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition for grassroots peace activists in war zones around the world. These are the only global awards for local peacebuilders – inspiring individuals who are building a better tomorrow in the world’s most fragile … [Read more...]

Applications & Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes!

Deadline: Various Applications For Nominations: 5 June 2018 Entities to Submit their Nominations: 17 June 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’. Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Skål International Sustainable Awards!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 Skål International is an Affiliated Member of the UNWTO, seeking nominations for Sustainable Awards to promote the development of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. Following the United Nations declaration of 2002 as the Year of Ecotourism and the Mountains, Skål International launched these Awards in the same year, to highlight and acknowledge best practices around the globe. As an international organisation of tourism industry leaders, Skål … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Sydney Peace Prize 2019

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Sydney Peace Foundation is seeking nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2019, Australia’s only international prize for peace to recognise leading global peacemakers, ensure their voices are heard, and support their vital work for a fairer world. The prize brings inspiring and exemplary stories of courage and dedication to global justice to the Australian and Sydney stage, educates the community on the work of the world’s most effective peacemakers, and honours the … [Read more...]

Plural+ 2018: Youth Video Festival on Migration, Diversity & Social Inclusion

Deadline: 3 June 2018 Applications are open for Plural+ 2018 which is an empowering tool for young people to speak out about what they think of migration, diversity and social inclusion, using their own views and voices. The PLURAL+ Video Festival is a joint initiative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with the support of a wide network of international partners. The PLURAL+ Video Festival gives youth a platform to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for the Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund (SDCBF) which is established by the Roger Williams Park Zoo and the Rhode Island Zoological Society in 1989 to support conservation programs that protect threatened wildlife and habitats worldwide. Field studies and other projects that demonstrate a multi-disciplinary approach to biodiversity and ecosystem conservation, and projects that involve in-country collaborators receive the highest funding … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Bosnia and Herzegovina – Country Based Support Scheme 2017

Deadline: 7 June 2018 The European Union (EU) has announced a call for proposals for its "European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Bosnia and Herzegovina - Country Based Support Scheme 2017" to support civil society and human rights defenders in third countries in working on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural), and democratisation. Objectives supports human rights and human rights defenders in situations where they are most at risk supports other EU … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) and the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) have announced the 2018-2019 call for applications of the Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme (SGS) for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty. The goal of the TDR strategy is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Workshop Awards!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Antipode Foundation is seeking nominations for International Workshop Awards to support radical geographers holding events (including conferences, workshops, seminar series, summer schools and action research meetings) that further radical analyses of geographical issues and engender the development of a new and better society. The Antipode Foundation will explicitly privilege applicants and initiatives from historically under-represented groups, regions, countries … [Read more...]

Submissions Open for Zayed Sustainability Prize!

Deadline: 9 August 2018 The Zayed Sustainability Prize is a tribute to the legacy of the late founding father of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan – a visionary champion of environmental stewardship and global sustainability. Submit your entry today and join a growing community of innovators who are expanding the possibilities for a sustainable future. Winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize will be announced at the awards ceremony during the opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2018!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the Fourth 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 Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2018 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award Categories … [Read more...]

IWA’s Women in Water Award: Celebrating Female Leadership in the Field of Water

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for the IWA's Women in Water Award to acknowledge and celebrate female leadership in the field of water. Through this award, the IWA recognises those women working in the field of water who, through their demonstrated leadership, have had a significant positive impact on the development of the industry. The award showcases an individual’s excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiatives, impact of work and inspiration to others. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for IWA’s Global Water Award!

Deadline: 5 May 2018 Nominations are open for IWA’s Global Water Award to recognise those individuals who, through innovative leadership and practice, have made a significant contribution to a world in which water is wisely managed. Showcasing exceptional individuals who have changed industry norms to create lasting progress, IWAs Global Water Award aims to recognise and reward those water innovators that are driving change. The IWA Awards Committee seeks to find true influencers, leaders, … [Read more...]

Facebook: Seeking Proposals for Global Literacy & Accessibility Challenge Grants

Deadline: 25 July 2018 In order to better understand and address global literacy and accessibility issues, Facebook is currently inviting the academic community to respond to a call for research proposals in the field of literacy and accessibility. Grants will be awarded for both qualitative and quantitative research proposals including, but not limited to: Novel, scalable methods on accessing individual or population literacy levels. Understanding the experiences and challenges … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Takeda Foundation has announced a call for applications for its 2018 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award that will be given to the individuals who propose the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site. The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of … [Read more...]

Entries Open for The Liveability Challenge!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 All thinkers, dreamers, innovators and problem solvers from all over the world are welcome to submit their ideas for The Liveability Challenge. The Liveability Challenge is a global platform to identify and accelerate the implementation of solutions to urban challenges, and the first-ever edition is searching for solutions to waste management and sustainable cooling. Challenge Information Finalists of The Liveability Challenge will receive support to hone their … [Read more...]

Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science and Innovating Science

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Nominations are open for "Nature Research Awards” to celebrate and support the achievements of leading women in science and of those who have encouraged girls and young women to engage with STEM subjects around the world. Types of Award In 2018, they are launching two new Nature Research Awards: Inspiring Science Award 2018: The Inspiring Science Award welcomes nominations of exceptional scientists who self-identify as female and who are within 10 years of … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs and Potential of Girls and Women

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently inviting 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. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25. … [Read more...]

Apply for Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) Funding Program!

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) has announced its 2018 Request for Proposals to convene interdisciplinary teams and invites you to be a part of the solution. The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) takes on this key challenge and believes that successful solutions cannot be achieved by a single organization acting alone. SNAPP aims to deliver innovative science in a practical form that can be rapidly adopted by its intended audiences … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 7 May 2018 Applications are now open for the Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship which is a unique opportunity for young journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN Headquarters, the programme brings a select group of journalists to New York for the opening of the General Assembly. The 2018 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship will take place at United Nations Headquarters … [Read more...]