GCE-Brazil Request for Proposals: Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health

Deadline: 2 May 2018 Grand Challenges Brazil (GC Brazil), in partnership with Ministry of Health of Brazil, National Council on Research (CNPq), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the “foundation”) have jointly launched a program entitled “Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Brazil”. There remain key knowledge gaps in understanding how nutrition, prenatal and antenatal care, maternal support, and environmental and social factors contribute to an elevated … [Read more...]

National Geographic Big Cats Initiative: Identifying Projects to Help Halt the Decline of Big Cats Worldwide

Deadline: 4 April 2018 National Geographic Society has announced a request for proposals for its Big Cats Initiative to identify projects that will help halt the decline of big cats worldwide. Projects may be based in any of a broad spectrum of conservation, education, development, and scientific ventures, but projects with direct, quantifiable methods for saving big cats in their native landscapes will be most successful. The National Geographic Big Cats Initiative seeks to advance … [Read more...]

Apply for “Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge”!

Deadline: 9 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and Grand Challenges Canada has launched a Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge. This challenge seeks to fund and accelerate solutions that enable life-saving or life-improving assistance to reach the most vulnerable and hardest-to-reach people in conflict-generated humanitarian … [Read more...]

YHDO Request for Proposals: International Women Day

Deadline: 24 February 2018 Youth Health and Development Organization (YHDO) has announced an open request for proposals (RFPs), seeking a qualified organization and institution to submit innovative approaches for organizing events for celebration of International Women day. To better raise public awareness on women issues, strengthen partnerships and improve advocacy efforts, related to promoting women rights in Afghanistan, YHDO would like to provide small grants to community based … [Read more...]

First Nations Development Institute: Seeking Proposals for Native Youth and Culture Fund

Deadline: 8 March 2018 The First Nations Development Institute is seeking proposals for its program entitled “Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF)” to partner with tribes, Native nonprofit organizations and Native community groups working in rural and reservation-based communities seeking ways to preserve, strengthen and/or renew Native culture and tradition among youth. First Nations believes that Native youth represent the future of Native communities, and that their health and well-being … [Read more...]

Lumina Foundation: Seeking Proposals for Racial Justice and Equity Fund

Deadline: 26 February 2018 Lumina Foundation, in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, has announced a request for proposals (RFPs) for grants that are designed to support postsecondary institutions that are implementing significant work to advance equity on campus and in the broader community. Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. Types of Grant … [Read more...]

AWGC Request for Proposals: 2018 Women, Arts, & Progressive Social Change Program

Deadline: 16 March 2018 Asian Women Giving Circle (AWGC) is seeking proposals for its program entitled “2018 Women, Arts, & Progressive Social Change” to support Asian American women-led organizations and individual artists in NYC who are using arts and culture to: bring about progressive social transformation, raise awareness and catalyze action around critical issues that affect Asian American women, girls and families, and highlight and promote women’s central role as … [Read more...]

Natural Resources Canada: Seeking Proposals for Smart Grid Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Natural Resources Canada is seeking proposals for its Smart Grid Program. Smart grids help ensure safer and more secure delivery of electricity, provide foundations for new market structures and a higher quality of service for customers. They are a key enabler for GHG mitigation as they increase the hosting capacity of renewable generation, improve asset utilization and increase resiliency. Benefits of smart grids include: better utilizing the existing capacity of … [Read more...]

JRS Biodiversity Foundation: 2018 RFPs for Biodiversity Informatics for African Freshwater and Pollinator Biodiversity

Deadline: 9 March 2018 The JRS Biodiversity Foundation has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for multi-year projects focused upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity. Programs Freshwater Biodiversity Scope: JRS seeks projects that increase the access to and use of biodiversity information relating to freshwater biodiversity assessment and the conservation of freshwater ecosystem services in targeted … [Read more...]

JRS Biodiversity Foundation to Award $1,600,000 to Qualifying Proposals

The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for multi-year projects which focuses upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity. The foundation will award about $1,600,000 among qualifying proposals by July  2018. According to the foundation, proposals will not be accepted after March 09, 2018 . The mission is to increase the access to and the use of information for biodiversity … [Read more...]

C&A Foundation’s Request for Proposals: Implementation of Circular Business Models in Companies related to the Apparel Industry

Deadline: 18 February 2018 The C&A Foundation is looking for innovative ways to bridge the gap in the implementation of circular business models in companies at all levels of the apparel value chain. This request for proposals aims to find and fund initiatives that will support the implementation of circular business models in companies related to the apparel industry. Design thinking is used to create alternative and innovative solutions to complex problems by: Putting the … [Read more...]

SAARC Development Fund: Seeking Consultancy for Framing of Strategy Paper for Social Enterprise Development

Deadline: 25 December 2017 The SAARC Development Fund has request for proposals for the Development of a Strategy Paper for the launch/implementation of its SEDP program including Fund Mobilization and Action Plan. Objective To develop strategy paper for SEDP program including fund mobilization and action plan to implement the strategy. Deliverables (in English) Work plan. Draft comprehensive 5-year Strategy Paper for SEDP with fund mobilization and Action Plan for feedback. … [Read more...]

Washington Center for Equitable Growth RFPs 2018: Providing Grants up to $100,000 to U.S. Applicants

Deadline: 5 March 2018 The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is seeking applications for its grant program to deepen our understanding of whether and how inequality affects economic growth and stability. Equitable Growth supports inquiry utilizing many different kinds of evidence, relying on a variety of methodological approaches and cutting across academic disciplines. They consider proposals that investigate: the consequences of economic inequality across wages, benefits, incomes, … [Read more...]

Youth Health and Development Organization: Celebrating International Children’s Day

Deadline: 2 November 2017 Youth Health and Development Organization (YHDO) has announced an open request for proposals (RFP), seeking a qualified organization and institution to submit innovative approaches for organizing events for celebrating of World Children's Day. YHDO is currently implementing child support program with focus on community support for children victims of violence including child trafficking in Afghanistan. To better raise public awareness of child trafficking issues, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NFF’s Matching Awards Program (MAP) 2018!

Deadline: 23 January 2018 The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is inviting applicants for its Matching Awards Program (MAP) 2018 in order to provide funding for results-oriented on-the-ground projects that enhance forest health and outdoor experiences on National Forests and Grasslands. Program Areas Outdoor Experiences Program Area Improving, or maintaining recreation resource connectivity including, and similar to: trail maintenance, bridge and crossing construction or repair, … [Read more...]

UNESCO Request for Proposals: Strengthening Cultural and Creative Industries in Rwanda  

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Regional Office for Eastern Africa has opened a request for proposals for professional services to strengthen Cultural and Creative Industries in Rwanda. UNESCO requires that bidders, contractors and their subcontractors adhere to the highest standard of moral and ethical conduct during the procurement and execution of UNESCO contracts and do not engage in corrupt, fraudulent, collusive, … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Capacities of Gender Coordination Groups in Moldova

Deadline: 11 October 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking an organization to provide conceptual and logistical support in strengthening the capacities of gender coordination groups of the line ministries in line with the National Strategy for Gender Equality 2017-2021. The NSGE’s focus is on five objectives and ten areas of interventions : women's participation in decision-making, labour market and gender pay gap, social … [Read more...]

Organic Farming Research Foundation: Seeking Proposals for 2018 Research Grants Program

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) is seeking proposals for its 2018 Research Grants Program that address the resiliency of organic systems to challenges like climate change and/or have economic and social considerations to complement on-farm research. OFRF offers funding for research on organic farming and food systems and the dissemination of these research results to organic farmers and the greater agricultural and research communities. Funding … [Read more...]

HEAD Foundation’s Request for Proposals: Contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The HEAD Foundation (THF) has announced a 2017 Request for Proposals (RFP) to support projects that allow the Foundation to fulfill its mission of contributing to Human Capital & Education for Asian Development. The Foundation has a particular interest in projects that aim to utilize technological innovations to improve educational outcomes, especially in the field of STEM education. Proposals that focus on other aspects of education are welcome and would be … [Read more...]

IPA Peace & Recovery Program: Seeking Proposals to Support Field Experiments and Research

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Peace & Recovery (P&R) Program at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is launching its first request for proposals to support field experiments and related research in several broad areas: Reducing violence and promoting peace Reducing “fragility” (i.e. fostering state capability and institutions of decision making) Preventing, coping with, and recovering from crises (focusing on conflict, but also including non-conflict humanitarian … [Read more...]

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