Applications Open for Ideas for Action Competition 2018!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Ideas for Action Competition 2018 is currently open for applications and invites students and young professionals from around the world to participate and submit design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 African Innovation Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 to strengthen African innovation ecosystems through supporting a culture of innovation and competitiveness, whilst spurring growth of innovative, market-driven African solutions to African challenges. Focus Areas Honouring and encouraging innovative achievements that contribute toward developing new products, increasing efficiency or saving cost in Africa. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program!

Deadline: 6 December 2017 Applications are open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program with an aim to cultivate and empower a network of globally engaged leaders committed to making the world a better place. Goals Leadership: To strengthen the knowledge and skills essential for global leadership. Service: To provide opportunity to serve others through sharing knowledge and experience, and collaborating on initiatives. Network: To grow a global community of people with … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund: Supporting Projects to Represent the Diversity of Women’s Lives

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is currently accepting applications from eligible entities for its grants program, representing the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979 the voluntary work of  Feminist Review’s editorial teams over the years has provided the means for the Trust to share the … [Read more...]

Apply for Africaid’s Zvandiri Challenge: Supporting the Ministry of Health and Child Care!

Deadline: 24 November 2017 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with Africaid is seeking applications for its Zvandiri Challenge with an aim to support the Ministry of Health and Child Care in the provision of comprehensive care through ensuring a robust continuum of care between the clinic and the community. Most importantly HIV positive children and adolescents are at the heart of the programme, taking the lead in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating all of … [Read more...]

Nesta’s IGL Grants: Supporting Randomised Trials on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Growth

Deadline: 23 October 2017 Nesta is seeking applications for the IGL Grants programme which is one of the activities of the Innovation Growth Lab, a global collaboration that aims to make policy in innovation, entrepreneurship and growth more experimental and evidence-based. Working together with researchers and public and private organizations from around the world, IGL aims to find out what works, and what doesn’t, to accelerate innovation, support entrepreneurship and help businesses grow. … [Read more...]

Chevening Scholarship Program: Offering Opportunity to Future Leaders to Study in UK

Deadline: 7 November 2017 Applications are open for Chevening Scholarship program that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from applicant's country and beyond to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Benefits Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving applicant free to focus on achieving their professional goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Minor Foundation for Major Challenges’ Grant Program!

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is inviting applications from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. MFMC shall support the development of innovative communication strategies that engage people, and that facilitate the transition necessary to prevent dangerous climate changes. Program Goals Promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through the support of national and … [Read more...]

Cleveland Zoological Society: Seeking Proposals for Africa Seed Grants Program

Deadline: 6 November 2017 The Cleveland Zoological Society is seeking proposals for its Africa Seed Grants Program to provide funds to support field conservation and research projects in Africa. Ideal projects have clear and direct conservation impact, positively affect local people and create opportunities for capacity building in country. Funding Information Annual awards ranging from $1000 to $3500 will be made to conservation and research initiatives involving wildlife and their … [Read more...]

Applications Open for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Worldwide!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, an initiative of the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, is offering Business Journalism Fellowships to accomplished business journalists to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant story or … [Read more...]

Yenching Social Innovation Forum for Talented Young Innovators around the World!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Yenching Academy of Peking University is inviting talented young innovators from around the world for its Yenching Social Innovation Forum. The forum provides a platform to these young innovators to develop and share solutions to some of the most pressing social problems facing China and the world. The Yenching Social Innovation Forum will take place from December 8-11, 2017. Participants will arrive by the evening of December 8 for the opening activities and … [Read more...]

Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2018-2019: Creating Gender Equality

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2018-2019 – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field. Elements Scholarship: An academic scholarship, awarded based on academic performance, leadership, and impact on … [Read more...]

APN Individual Research Grants: Seeking Applications from African Researchers

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is currently seeking applications from African researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions or regional governmental and non-governmental organizations in Africa for its Individual Research Grants with an aim to support independent African research and its integration into regional and global … [Read more...]

Apply for Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Applications are open for Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program (EIFP) to provide hands-on service opportunities for global young business and development leaders at Africa’s leading profit and nonprofit firms. The program is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scale. Benefits LDI Africa through its EIFP recruits organizations that are doing excellent work … [Read more...]

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program for Sub-saharan African

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Michigan State University for master’s students is open to students who have already completed a bachelor's degree at an African university and are residents or citizens of an African country. This program targets academically qualified yet economically disadvantaged young people in Africa who will contribute to the transformation of the continent. Through leadership and career training, financial, academic, social, and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is seeking applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018 to inspire, equip and enable the youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential … [Read more...]

2017 Simon Cumbers Media Fund: Promoting Better Quality Media Coverage

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2017 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The fund’s aim is to assist and promote more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. Proposed projects should focus on international development themes, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and applicants must demonstrate the … [Read more...]

Ellen Stewart International Award 2017: Promoting Social Change & Youth Engagement through Theatre Practise

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Nominations are open for “The Ellen Stewart International Award”, which is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Award Information Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for … [Read more...]

Young African Scholars Program: Addressing Issues on Violence, Aggression and Dominance

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Harry Frank Guggengeim Foundation is seeking applications for its “Young African Scholars Program”, which will provide both research grants to established scholars and dissertation fellowships to graduate students. The program includes a methods workshop, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings. Benefits Program will provide research grant of upto $2,000 USD each. Eligibility … [Read more...]

PMI IMPACT: Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Second Funding Round

Deadline: 15 November 2017 For its second funding round, PMI IMPACT has announced a call for projects that address different forms of illegal trade and related crimes such as money laundering, corruption and organized crime. PMI IMPACT is a global initiative to support public, private, and nongovernmental organizations to develop and implement projects against illegal trade and related crimes. The initiative was launched in 2016 by Philip Morris International (PMI), which has pledged USD 100 … [Read more...]