SEED Awards 2019: Identifying Innovative and Promising Start-Up Eco-Inclusive Enterprises

Deadline: 2 April 2019 Is your start-up enterprise innovative, locally driven, and eco-inclusive? Is your enterprise making significant contributions to inclusive climate change mitigation and/or adaptation? Does your enterprise aim to replicate business activities in another region or country? If yes, then apply for the SEED Awards to take your enterprise to the next level. The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to identify the … [Read more...]

Cities Alliance Innovation Programme: Secure Tenure in African Cities- Micro Funds

Deadline: 14 March 2019 The Cities Alliance Innovation Programme has launched a Call for Proposals to award small grants for community organisations working on innovative ways to improve tenure security, property and land rights in African cities at the local level. The Secure Tenure in African Cities: Micro Funds for Community Innovation initiative will address the connection between the issue of land tenure, Africa’s growing young population, and its capacity to innovate and deploy … [Read more...]

2019 International Essay Contest: Promoting Youth in harnessing Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development

Deadline: 15 June 2019 The Goi Peace Foundation is seeking applications for 2019 International Essay Contest for Young People to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. This program is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education … [Read more...]

2019 GlobalGiving Accelerator Program to Achieve Crowdfunding Success

Deadline: 26 April 2019 GlobalGiving is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its June 2019 Accelerator program in order to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that will help to take fundraising to the next level. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 … [Read more...]

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature to Provide Funds for Local NGOs

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The International Union for Conservation of Nature Netherlands (IUCN NL) is currently accepting applications for its Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) to enable strong local conservation NGOs to secure, connect and efficiently protect habitat of Red List species. The IUCN NL programme Small grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN) provide funds for local NGOs to acquire (through purchase or lease) threatened nature, create safe reserves and connect wildlife … [Read more...]

AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant: Inviting Women-led Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 5 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant to support women-led organisations who, as part of a wider existing or new movement, seek to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights. Outcomes should be focused on building stronger SRHR movements and working collaboratively to improve SRHR outcomes. In this funding call, AmplifyChange will support movement building work that contributes to: Strengthening the … [Read more...]

United Nation’s Global Climate Action Award: Addressing Climate Change

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The search for the United Nation's Global Climate Action Award is on! If you are leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, they want to hear from you! Spearheaded by UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Focus Areas Applicants must … [Read more...]

A Youth Grant Program for Grassroots NGOs working with Children and Youth

Deadline: 28 February 2019 KEEN is seeking applications for its Effect Youth Grants Program to support projects that bring together different groups of children and youth through outdoor adventures, environmental awareness and nature education. The KEEN Effect Youth Program creates experiences and outdoor values that shape the future of children and adolescents for a long time. By selecting programs that bring diverse audiences of children outside for adventurous recreation, … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women Groups to Proactively Challenge Patriarchy

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applications are open for "The Maypole Fund" from women only with an aim to resource imaginative, non-violent activities by feminist anti-militarist women whether individual women or women only groups – to proactively challenge patriarchy. The Maypole Fund is seeking applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: anti-militarism; action against the arms trade; action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IWMF’s 2019 Honduras Reporting Fellowship

Deadline: 21 March 2019 Applications for the IWMF's 2019 Honduras Reporting Fellowship is open to both individuals and pairs of journalists. As part of the IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, twelve journalists will travel to Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, Honduras from May 28 to June 14, 2019. All reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, where they will complete a comprehensive security and first aid training from May 28 to June 1, 2019. Fellows will then … [Read more...]

Astraea Lesbian Foundation announces the Fifth Cycle of Intersex Human Rights Fund

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has announced a call for proposals for the fifth cycle of Intersex Human Rights Fund to support organizations, projects and timely campaigns led by intersex activists working to ensure the human rights, bodily autonomy, physical integrity and self-determination of intersex people. Astraea launched the Intersex Human Rights Fund in 2015 to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Japan Foundation Awards 2019: Inviting Individuals or Organizations Worldwide!

Deadline: 29 March 2019 Nominations are open for Japan Foundation Awards 2019 that are presented to individuals or organizations that have significantly contributed to the promotion of international mutual understanding and friendship through their academic, artistic or cultural activities and are expected to continue to do so. Individual recipients or the representative of a recipient organization will be invited and requested to attend the presentation ceremony, which will be held in … [Read more...]

Komla Dumor Award 2019: Seeking Applications for Rising Star of African Journalism

Deadline: 26 February 2019 The BBC is seeking applications for the rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award 2019. Benefits The BBC will pay for the winner’s flights to and from the UK and for their visa. They will also arrange and pay for the winner’s accommodation in London during their placement. The winner will receive £2,000 per month for the three month placement to cover their living expenses and a one-off payment of £5,000 as a contribution … [Read more...]

2019 Mama Cash Grant Program to Support Feminist and Women’s Rights

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applications are open for 2019 Mama Cash Grant program to support women, girls, trans people and intersex people who fight for their rights. Themes Money (economic justice) Mama Cash makes grants to women’s, girls', trans people’s and intersex people's organisations and initiatives working on: Labour rights Environmental justice Voice Mama Cash makes grants to women’s, girls', trans people’s and intersex people's organisations and … [Read more...]

The 2019 Grassroots Justice Prize: A Chance to Win up to $10,000 USD

Deadline:  For Nominations: 22 February 2019 For Applications: 8 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 Grassroots Justice Prize competition to recognize grassroots organizations and institutions, large and small, across the globe, that are working to put the power of law into people’s hands. The competition will honor the work of non-profits, social enterprises, and public institutions that have demonstrated remarkable innovation, impact, and/or sustainability in … [Read more...]

Nordic Culture Fund to support Projects in all Fields of Art and Culture

Deadline: 2 May 2019 The Nordic Culture Fund is inviting applications for its grant program to support projects that contribute to an innovative and dynamic artistic and cultural scene in the Nordic Region, one that is diverse, accessible and of high quality. The Nordic Culture Fund supports art and culture projects involving different Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, the Faroe Island, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the Aaland Island). To qualify for funding, projects must … [Read more...]

Mind & Life Institute: Inviting Letters of Intent for PEACE Grants Program

Deadline: 6 March 2019 The Mind & Life Institute, a non-profit organization, is currently inviting Letters of Intent for its PEACE Grants program to fund research on novel interdisciplinary approaches for investigating and nurturing wholesome mental qualities related to Prosociality, Empathy, Altruism, Compassion, and Ethics (PEACE). The Institute is committed to building a scientific understanding of the mind and human behavior as a way to reduce suffering and promote … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TRT World Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for TRT World Fellowship 2019 that is an exciting initiative in Istanbul for young talent from around the world to get a unique hands-on experience in the field of change-inspiring journalism. The purpose of the Fellowship Program is to engage people who want to get to know the perspective of TRT World and TRT Arabi, keep up with the most up-to-date changes in the media industry and improve their understanding of Turkish … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2020-21 Rotary Peace Fellowship Program

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Rotary Peace Fellowship is currently open for applications and invites professionals from around the world to receive fellowships to study at one of the Rotary Peace Centers. Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution; many go on to careers in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank. Types for … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Emerald African Management Research Fund Award

Deadline: 30 August 2019 Emerald and AFAM (Africa Academy of Management), in association with INASP and the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD), are delighted to offer a research grant for an African project in the field of management research. Applications should address the following theme – Fostering a research culture driven by growth and sustainability in Africa. Funding Information The award will offer £2,500 (approximately US$4,000 equivalent) to … [Read more...]

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