Wilson Center Call for Applications: 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship with an aim to support individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy as activists or intellectuals, whether they are in exile from repressive regimes or operating within emerging democracies. The IRDF is supported by the Ratiu Family Charitable Foundation, established in 1979. The Foundation aims to further education and research in Romanian culture and history, and to stimulate and … [Read more...]

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute: Inviting Applicants for Reporting Award 2018

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University is inviting applications for The 2018 Reporting Award for a significant work of journalism in any medium on an under-reported topic in the public interest. Award Details The total award will be provided in the following way: The Institute will select one or several winners of the Reporting Award. Each winner may receive a different amount of money, at the discretion of the Committee. The maximum … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Climate Change and Food Security Nexus

Deadline: 30 July 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its course on “Climate change and food security nexus”. The course starts from 10 September 2018 until 21 September 2018. Climate change governance requires these stakeholders to change their practices and shift perceptions and accepted norms. Such change processes can only be successful if a learning oriented approach to climate change governance is adopted. Participants will not … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 Applications are currently open for Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 with an aim to recognize new innovative solutions that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018 is a worldwide search for early stage technology-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development and/or benefit society and/or the environment. Prizes $100,000 USD Grand Prize: A … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for AIDF Innovator of the Year Award!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is currently accepting nominations for the Innovator of the Year Award that aims to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that have helped drive Africa’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals. This competition celebrates individuals as well as teams who have introduced game-changing initiatives, created … [Read more...]

Institute for the Study of Human Rights: Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship Program

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is currently accepting applications for the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship (AHDA). AHDA provides fellows with the opportunity to hone practical skills in fundraising, advocacy and leadership; to develop a deeper understanding of and engagement with the past; and to foster mutually beneficial relationships with their peers and with international and non-profit … [Read more...]

Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation: Inviting NGOs, CBOs, INGOs and CSOs for 2018 Grants Programme

Deadline:  14 January 2018 The Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation is seeking applications for its 2017–18 grants programme that will support organizations in the non -profit sector in two ways: Grant Making Capacity Building and Training ACT Foundation’s goal is to increase quality and impact of projects, provide more time to innovate and build strong relationships with our partners, to ultimately achieve results for the people serve, together. Thematic Areas Health … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 MTV Staying Alive Foundation Grants Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 1 round of the 2018 MTV Staying Alive Foundation Grant program. A Staying Alive Foundation Grant comes with a small amount of funding, Staying Alive materials (including programming and teaching kits), and a small fund to buy technical media equipment, a local mentor, a personal grant manager, as well as training and development. Since 2005, the  program has been granting sums of money to young inspiring people, the people … [Read more...]

ISNAD: Seeking Applications for Mentoring for Research Programme

Deadline: 22 December 2017 The International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD) is inviting applications from qualified and interested students (postgraduate and undergraduate) in African universities for the first cycle of its Mentoring for Research Programme (MRP). The mission of this programme is to promote, support and improve the quality of academic and research on sustainable energy, environment and climate change in Africa. The mentoring programme will help students … [Read more...]

Apply for the World Press Institute’s Fellowship: Inviting Journalists across the World

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The World Press Institute (WPI) is seeking Applications from the journalists from across the world for its fellowship program. The WPI fellowship is offered to 10 journalists from countries around the world. It provides immersion into the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the United States for experienced international journalists, through a demanding schedule of study, travel and interviews throughout the country. The fellows … [Read more...]

UNOPS/GDF Call for Proposals: Assessing Impact of Donor Co-financing and Transition Policies on TB Commodity Procurement

Deadline: 14 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the Global Drug Facility (GDF) through this Call for Proposal (CFP), is inviting proposals from qualified organizations interested in receiving grant support to assess policies and practices, estimate impact, and develop guidance on domestic financing, procurement, and supply chain management of tuberculosis (TB) medicines and diagnostics in light of the changing TB financing and co-financing landscape, and … [Read more...]

Aid to Artisans: Seeking Applications for canvas home™ Small Grants Program

Deadline: 29 December 2017 Aid to Artisans (ATA) has launched its Small Grants Program in partnership with canvas home™, a retailer of artisan furniture, ceramics, and textiles to provide artisans with direct and immediate financial assistance that can lay the groundwork for sustainable incomes for artisans. These grants are designed to allow artisan groups to acquire materials, tools, equipment, and training, marketing services in order to expand employment and generate income. ATA’s … [Read more...]

PMNCH/EWEC Global Call for Proposals: Seeking Collaborations to Develop Case Studies on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

Deadline: 22 December 2017 Are you part of an inspirational collaboration across sectors and that has resulted in solutions and achieved success for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health? PMNCH and Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) have launched a global call for proposals to find out what countries are experiencing as they collaborate across sectors? What innovative practices are emerging which enable this collaboration? What are the impacts? What can we learn? PMNCH/EWEC are seeking … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 January 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

Varkey Foundation’s Challenge Fund Grants 2018: Investing in the Future of Education!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 The Varkey Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Challenge Fund Grants 2018 that will believe in the power of new ideas to shape the future of education. The Challenge Fund’s aim is to support a small number of early-stage initiatives, with individual grants to help build the capacity of teachers and to strengthen the status of the teaching profession. Focus Areas                                                  The Varkey Foundation is particularly … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Improving Quantification and Forecasting of New Drugs and Regimens based on Updated Guidance

Deadline: 12 December 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the Global Drug Facility (GDF) through this Call for Proposals (CFP), is currently accepting proposals from qualified organizations interested in receiving grant support to develop and implement tools that will help improve GDF’s approach to quantification and forecasting of new drugs and regimens. The objective of this CFP is to identify an organization with a proven track record working in drug-resistant TB, … [Read more...]

DLA Call for Projects: Inviting Professionals or Individuals from Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 25 February 2018 The Digital Lab Africa (DLA) has announced a call for projects #2 to provide a springboard for African talent in multimedia creation and to make their project happen with the support of French & Sub-Saharan African leading companies (studios, producers, broadcasters, distributors, experts). DLA call for projects targets artists, producers, designers, start-ups, students in the media and creative industries. The call is open to any professional or individual from … [Read more...]

ISHR Seeking Applications for Human Rights Advocates Program

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), Columbia University, is currently accepting applications for its Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP). Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its affiliation with Columbia University and its location in New York City to provide grassroots leaders the tools, knowledge, access, and networks to promote the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists from around the world for its one-week Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop in Rome. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified.  With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialized UN agency, they will bring … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for its UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018 which is funded by the Cano Foundation (Colombia) and the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (Finland). This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession. Its purpose is to reward each year a person, … [Read more...]