Funding Call to support Cultural and Artistic Initiatives Tackling Environmental Issues Worldwide

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The Prince Claus Fund and the Goethe-Institut are issuing a new Call for Proposals to support cultural and artistic initiatives tackling pressing environmental issues around the world. This call for proposals is aimed at Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe. It seeks to support initiatives that enable local communities as well as global institutions to engage with the threatening changes of nature and our environment through contemporary … [Read more...]

Submit Your Project Ideas for “SDG Results: Access to Renewable Energy” (SDG 7 Results) Facility Scheme

Deadline: 4 June 2019 Is your organisation a business, NGO or financial institution and would you like to contribute to access to sustainable energy for those who live in developing countries? If yes, then apply for the SDG Results: Access to renewable energy (SDG 7 Results) facility scheme. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with executer Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), uses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 7) Results facility as a contribution to sustainable … [Read more...]

Atlas Corps: Inviting Global NGO Leaders for Fellowship in U.S

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Atlas Corps is currently inviting mid-career professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the United States. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to social change in 12-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. This prestigious fellowship … [Read more...]

PFAN Call for Proposal for Climate & Clean Energy Project in Eastern Africa

Deadline: 2 June 2019 PFAN has launched a special Call for Proposals for projects that deliver adaptation-related and climate resilience benefits in Eastern Africa. Their goals are to build clean energy markets one business at a time, mitigate climate change and mobilise private investment in support of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals. Focus Area The following sectors have been identified and targeted for PFAN intervention in the area of … [Read more...]

Wildlife Acoustics announces Scientific Product Grants Program

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Wildlife Acoustics has announced a Scientific Product Grants Program to support efforts in conservation and environmental stewardship. The program enables those involved in animal biology, research and conservation to do their best work easily and quickly. Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant program to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in between. Funding … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the 2020 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

Deadline: 31 October 2019 The 5th edition of the 2020 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity is now open for nominations. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s tragedies, especially man-conceived disasters and crimes against humanity. This global annual award, launched by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, seeks to identify and support modern … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 21 June 2019 The Prince Claus Fund and the Gerda Henkel Foundation has announced an Open Call for proposals specifically aimed at Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat. They invite cultural practitioners, institutions and local NGOs to present their ideas for measures to protect tangible cultural heritage against acute danger and irreversible loss. They welcome applications from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The Prince Claus Fund, through its … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL announces 2019 Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 20 September 2019 The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) of the US Department of State has announced a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support Internet Freedom. In support of the U.S. International Strategy for Cyberspace, DRL’s goal is to protect the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet by promoting fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free … [Read more...]

Small Grants Program for Fighting against Infectious Diseases affecting Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 August 2019 The Fondation Mérieux is pleased to announce its small grants programme which contributes towards financing projects that aim to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. The projects including as beneficiaries mothers and children will be given priority. The Mérieux Foundation, an independent family foundation with public interest status, is committed to fighting, in the field, the infectious diseases that affect developing countries … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Suqia is seeking nominations for its Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to support research and development of new and innovative technologies that produce, desalinate and purify water, using solar energy to support the global position of the UAE in developing solutions for challenges that are faced by poverty- and disaster-stricken communities worldwide. The Award encourages leading corporations, research centres, institutions and innovators from … [Read more...]

FLANE Accelerator Programme: A Chance to Accelerate your Business focusing on Female Empowerment

Deadline: 7 June 2019 Vodafone Institute in cooperation with Impact Hub Berlin and the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie has launched FLANE Accelerator programme which is a seven-week acceleration program for up to 5 high-potential digital impact ventures focusing on female empowerment. It is hence for male and female entrepreneurs. Impact-driven entrepreneurs are invited to work, learn and live in Berlin – one of the top ten start-up cities in the world. The programme will sharpen … [Read more...]

2019 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage

Deadline: 15 September 2019 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 24th annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Winners will be honored at a gala event with U.N. Secretary-general H.E. António Guterres on friday, december 6th 2019, at cipriani wall street, new york. The Awards are: The Elizabeth Neuffer … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GIST Business Incubation Program for Young Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The U.S. Department of State’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Initiative has announced a Business Incubation Program for entrepreneurs in emerging economies. GIST Business Incubation will support international science and technology innovators who are looking to expand their startups into the United States market. It will also provide the U.S. startup ecosystem the opportunity to forge new connections with entrepreneurs who are abroad. The … [Read more...]

Registration Open – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum

Deadline: 31 August 2019 UNESCO has launched the annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2019 under the theme "MIL Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered" which will be celebrated from 24 to 31 October this year. The Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference, the Ninth MIL and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference, will be held from 24 to 25 September 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden, under the same theme as Global MIL Week 2019. The Feature Conference will be followed by … [Read more...]

2019 Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund is now open for Applications

Deadline: 1 September 2019 Applicants are now open for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2019, the fund has a strong preference for projects which are developing innovative and progressive ways to deal with the mental health consequences of violence and political repression. Applicants should understand that they do not view mental health and human rights as issues which can be addressed separately, but are seeking to fund activities which explore the links between them. Through grant-making … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Kigali announces Ambassador’s Small Grants Program (ASG)

Deadline: 15 July 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Kigali and the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Bureau (AF) has announced an open competition for cooperatives registered with the Rwanda Cooperative Agency (RCA) to submit applications for projects to improve basic economic or social conditions in the community. Under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) assistance award solicitation, the Embassy is to provide a one-time grant designed to support high-impact, quick-implementation activities … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Kigali inviting Organizations or Individuals to create an Engaging Makerspace

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The U.S. Embassy Kigali Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations or individuals who can help create an engaging makerspace. This is a collaborative workspace for making, learning, and exploring using both high and low tech tools. This program will mainly target secondary school students and university students, their teachers and others. It will help strengthen the technology capacity and promote … [Read more...]

2019 Stockholm International Water Institute Journalist Grant Program

Deadline: 23 May 2019 Are you passionate about water and development? Have you covered these topics in your work but want a chance to learn more and interview major actors in the water community? Have you looked for an opportunity to report on a global water meeting, where world leaders, policy makers, and academics meet representatives from the private sector and civil society to discuss some of the world’s most urgent issues? If yes, then apply for the Stockholm International Water … [Read more...]

ENGIE Africa announces Call for Urban Power & Clean Water Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 6 June 2019 ENGIE Africa is currently seeking applications from innovators and startups who are developing new technologies and service-based solutions to improve reliable access to energy and clean water in urban Sub-Saharan Africa. ENGIE Africa is a long-term partner for Africa’s growing energy needs. It has over 50 years of experience on the continent and employs 3,000 people of which 98% are Africans.  ENGIE now has over 3,000 MW of energy capacity; it is a leader in energy … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Large Grants Scheme 2019

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The GCRF programme Changing the Story: Building inclusive civil societies with, and for, young people in post-conflict countries is delighted has launched its Large Grants funding scheme for researchers at all levels, supporting research that considers how civil society organisations (CSO) can best support children and young people in post-conflict settings. A key aim of Changing the Story is to deliver the first large-scale comparative study of CSO practice across a … [Read more...]

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