Deadline: 30 September 2016 The U.S. Embassy Tokyo Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced small grants program, awarding a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and other organizations to enhance mutual understanding between the U.S. and the Japan. PAS will only consider grants that have a significant American component and are geared to Japanese audiences. Types of Programs The PAS … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State: U.S. Embassy Tokyo PAS Annual Program Statement
Deadline: 8 November 2016 The Chevening is seeking applications for its "Chevening/Clore Fellowship". The fellowship offers a mid-career professional in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored professional development programme in the UK. The Chevening/Clore Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Clore Leadership Programme. As a part of the Clore Leadership Programme, each international fellow will … [Read more...] about Apply for The Chevening/Clore Fellowship Program!
Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Foundation for Children is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) from individuals, committees or project-focused foundations with an aim to support the promotion of the health and welfare of children of Australia. The Foundation is supported by participants of Australia's financial community, receiving both corporate and individual donations to fund research programs and a wide range of other projects designed specifically to improve the health, welfare and … [Read more...] about Foundation for Children: Promotion of Health and Welfare of Children of Australia
Deadline: 30 September 2016 Conservation International is inviting indigenous people to apply for the Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship 2016-2017. This seven-month fellowship creates opportunities for new leaders from indigenous and traditional people’s communities and organizations from different parts of the world. This fellowship program will enable selected applicants to develop their leadership skills, interact with indigenous organizations and leaders in their region, and … [Read more...] about Call for Applications: Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship 2016-2017
Deadline: 30 September 2016 Principle 10 is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for its Small Sub Grants Fund (SSGF) with an aim to support the creation of a regional agreement on access rights, the right to information, participation and access to justice in environmental matters. This agreement has the potential to: Provide stronger protections and procedural safeguards against the impact of mining and energy projects amongst others which could result in devastating impacts … [Read more...] about Principle 10 Small Sub Grants Fund: Accessing Justice in Environmental Matters
Deadline: 9 November 2016 The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), through its CRACK IT programme, is inviting small or medium enterprises (SMEs) to find solutions and to come up with new ways of minimizing the use of animals in research. NC3Rs is a UK-based scientific organisation. Its aim is to find ways of replacing, refining and reducing the use of animals in research and testing. NC3Rs is funding this competition with support from … [Read more...] about NC3Rs Innovation Fund: Minimizing the Use of Animals in Research
Deadline: 30 November 2016 The British High Commission in Yaoundé- Cameroon is currently inviting applications for its Cameroon Women's Scholarship 2016/2017 Edition with an aim to target women with strong leadership potential, who possess the academic excellence to pursue a Master’s degree, but face a significant financial barrier to continuing their studies. The Scholarship is funded by the British High Commission in Cameroon which also manages the scheme in partnership with the Cameroon … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Cameroon Women’s Scholarship 2016/2017 Edition
Deadline: 28 September 2016 EDF Energy in partnership with Innovate UK is currently seeking proposals for funding an Innovation Challenge to stimulate new inspection and monitoring systems. The aim of the competition is to identify new and innovative ways to inspect and monitor EDF Energy’s power generation assets. These solutions must be safe, fast, cost effective and accurate. Funding Information There is between £5,000 and £10,000 of funding available for projects selected by EDF … [Read more...] about EDF Energy Innovation Challenge: Stimulating New Inspection and Monitoring Systems
Deadline: 30 September 2016 The UK's Department of International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applicants to deliver the third phase of its Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF programme) - The United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (UKNIAF). The selected applicant will be expected to deliver the programme's five output areas over a period of four years (2017-2021). Building on the success of the two earlier phases of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory … [Read more...] about DFID: United Kingdom – Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility
Deadline: 26 September 2016 The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is pleased to announce that for the fourth year in a row, the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation has donated $25,000 in order to support FIJ’s grant-making program for independent investigative reporters. The funds will support the work of freelance reporters whose investigations are published in US media outlets. The Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation’s journalism program supports press freedom around the world and seeks to … [Read more...] about The Fund for Investigative Journalism: Supporting US based Freelance Reporters and Stories
Deadline: 30 December 2016 The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research (MSTR), Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka have jointly announced a call for proposals for Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Research Programme. Research Areas Food Technology Plant based medicines Materials Metrology Space Research & Applications Robotics & Automation Industrial Electronics Any other … [Read more...] about Call for Proposals: Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Research Programme
Deadline: 25 September 2016 The third edition of International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC) is currently open for submissions inviting candidates from all over the world writing in Chinese or English about any contemporary art exhibition held between 20 September 2015 and 20 September 2016. The Awards aim to support independent critical coverage of contemporary art, away from the immediate pressures of the market, media and private patronage. Awards Three Cash Prizes will be … [Read more...] about Submit your Entries for International Awards for Art Criticism
Deadline: 25 September 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for EU Scheme for Young Professionals in the Western Balkans, the program confirmed that public administration reform and good governance continue to be key priorities under the political and administrative criteria for accession. The overall objective of EU Scheme for Young Professionals in the Western Balkans project is to contribute to progress in the accession process and to deepen regional cooperation among countries in the … [Read more...] about Applications Open for EU Scheme for Young Professionals in the Western Balkans!
Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Multi Sectoral Working group on Combatting Corruption–East Africa Region is inviting papers on the implementation of the African Convention on Combatting and Preventing Corruption. Objectives Encourage and promote new thinking and debate on issues that the MSWG is exploring through its knowledge generation and research. Encourage submissions based on primary sources, personal research and innovative thinking. Benefits Papers are accepted in … [Read more...] about Call for Papers: Implementation of the African Convention on Combatting and Preventing Corruption
Deadline: 25 September 2016 Discovery Entrepreneurs MedTech Silicon Valley Programme is seeking applications with an objective to provide local medtech entrepreneurs with the opportunity to network and learn in a global market, as well as gain access to tailored support for business growth. It is a new and innovative Enterprise and Supplier Development support offering by Discovery. Benefits Twenty selected entrepreneurs will spend a week in the San Francisco Bay area exploring the … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Discovery Entrepreneurs MedTech Silicon Valley Programme!
Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is inviting civil society organizations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for "Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot". The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International (CI), the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan, the MacArthur Foundation, and the World Bank. A fundamental goal is to ensure civil … [Read more...] about CEPF Call for Proposals: Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot
Deadline: 19 September 2016 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is seeking applicants from South Africa for its 2016 Rising Reconciliation Shapers in order to enable reconciliation, whether they originate in the spheres of politics, media, business, culture, sport, academia or community service. The Reconciliation Award to celebrate the work of South Africa’s young leaders in shaping reconciliation and its relevance to current day challenges. It is vital to present an award … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2016 Rising Reconciliation Shapers!
Deadline: 10 October 2016 The Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub is inviting applications for participation in a Scientific Research Paper Writing Workshop. This workshop is one of the BecA-ILRI Hub’s annual training workshops under the capacity building portfolio, whose objective is to strengthen the capacity African national agricultural research systems (NARS) to drive innovation. The training will be held from 13-18November … [Read more...] about 2016 Call for Applications: Scientific Research Paper Writing Workshop
Deadline: 20 September 2016 The FMM West Africa is currently seeking proposals for its Non-State Actors Fund (FMM NSA Fund) that aims to maximise the development potential of free movement of persons and migration in West Africa by supporting the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Free Movement of Persons’ Protocols and the ECOWAS Common Approach on Migration. FMM West Africa is jointly funded by the European Union and the ECOWAS Commission and is implemented by a Consortium of Partners: … [Read more...] about FMM Non-State Actors Fund: Supporting Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa
Deadline: 30 September 2016 Nominations are open for the 5th International One World Award (OWA) with an aim to honor people and their projects that make the world a better place; dedicated people who give positive and innovative examples of globalization - people who make the future worth living. The international OWA award will be granted for the fifth time by the organic food producer Rapunzel and the IFOAM - Organics International. Objectives of the ONE WORLD AWARD The objective of the … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 5th International One World Award!